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Dealing with Job Loss

Career Alley

Job loss is not easy to deal with. Whether you knew it was going to happen or you were surprised. My post “I Lost My Job, Now What” covers the stages (which are similar to losing a loved one) as well as what to do first. And while somewhat of a cliche, it is very […]. Career advice Job Loss Job Search Plan

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My 3 Words – 2017

Career Trend

My 3 words for 2017 determinedly appeared a few days before Christmas (Dec. 22, to be exact): Pace, Pray, Pow! Before expanding on my words, a brief review of the 3 Words initiative is in order. Colleague Hannah Morgan, nationally recognized author and speaker on all things job search, challenged me to participate in my first 3 words exercise […]. The post My 3 Words – 2017 appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. 3 Words My Three Words New Year Goals

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The 6 strategies to success recommended by all bestsellers

Ms. Career Girl

The post The 6 strategies to success recommended by all bestsellers appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. There are thousands of books out there about how to be successful and achieve everything you want in life. Most of them are focused on career topics, but many of them can also help you be more fulfilled in life in general. Regardless of what you want to achieve, there are a few strategies that every single book about how to be successful tells you to adopt.

The Secrets to Improving Communication Within Your Workplace Team

Workology

When most teams within an organization discuss communications, we tend to focus on communication with our customers or for recruiters and HR, that’s communication with our candidates. While. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Leadership Work communication effective team communication team communication workplace team communication

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5 Tips for Job Fair Success

Career Alley

There are many job opportunities out there, and if you are looking for a job, sometimes the best way to do so is by attending a job fair or convention. Job Fair Careers hire Job Search

Happy Hanukkah

Sklover Working Wisdom

On This First Night of Hanukkah – A Message for all our Friends, Regardless of Faith: Hanukkah celebrates the miracle of “the light,” the miracle that it exists, and the miracle that it endures. Each of us can be a “light unto the world” in our own lives. Celebrate that light within you – and keep it alive. You will have something to celebrate each and every day, and so will all others. Be a light unto the world. © © 2016 Alan L. Sklover All Rights Reserved. Commercial Use Prohibited

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Slay Your Life Like The Warrior Queen You Are: Tips and Tricks to Win at Life

Ms. Career Girl

The post Slay Your Life Like The Warrior Queen You Are: Tips and Tricks to Win at Life appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Slay, kill it, make your life worth living. You deserve the best in the world, you just haven’t gotten far enough to know what that is. If you get out, take what you want, make yourself happy while doing it, and take a few friends with you along the way then you are on the way to leading the perfect life. Go Out And Get What You Want. Go out and get what you want.

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Your Art, Your Life: Priceless Pointers for Creating a Career with Your Talent

Career Alley

If you have a talent for art, design, or anything creative, there's a good chance you might want to make a career out of it. But how do you do about doing this? It's not like there is a specific path to follow like in other careers. Career advice Careers Talent

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Move like you are going somewhere.” ” – Unknown. It’s true. studies have shown that people who walk in a certain manner – brisk pace, forward-looking, with an apparent destination in mind – portray confidence and instill respect in others. They might be lost. They might be unemployed. They might even be homeless. It doesn’t matter. And a slim briefcase only increases the sense of confidence and respect – even if it contains only a bologna sandwich.

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A Look At The TV Industry And Becoming a TV Presenter

Ms. Career Girl

The post A Look At The TV Industry And Becoming a TV Presenter appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Ayala. Her bio follows. I am a TV Presenter on a live music TV show called The Ayala Show that showcases live music and new music. I also co-produce the show, and co-own and manage the TV Production Company, Mind Motion Media that makes it. Before any of that happened I was and still am a songwriter and recording artist myself.

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10 Types of Employees That HR Secretly Hates

Evil HR Lady

I’m currently on vacation and not writing anything, so here’s a throw back. People generally go into Human Resources because they like people. After a few years of dealing with these humans, HR people can become cynical. You would too if you had to deal with these types below. If you see yourself in one, stop it. Special snowflakes. These employees feel like they aren’t subject to any of the rules. Showing up on time? Forget it. Always on his phone? You bet.

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Get Hired Faster With a Job Search Log

Workology

Looking for a job can feel like screaming into a windstorm while getting pelted by debris. You’re sending out applications and not hearing back. When you do hear back, it’s “good, Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Career Job Search job search job search log

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Performance Improvement Plan a Fraud? – Here’s 12 Clear Indicators

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Corrupt politicians make the other 10 percent look bad.”. – Henry Kissinger. ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : As readers of this blogsite know, it is my professional opinion that at least 90% of Performance Improvement Plans (“PIPs”), also called Performance Enhancement Plans (“PEPs”), are fraudulent at their very core. You might be thinking “Gee, isn’t the word ‘fraud’ a little harsh? And might that “90%” be a little exaggerated?”.

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What To Do (First) When You Lose Your Job

Ms. Career Girl

The post What To Do (First) When You Lose Your Job appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Yesterday was the worst day of Amanda’s career. She knew her company’s sales were down, had heard the layoff rumors. But Amanda was rated a top performer. Sure, there were tough times ahead, but she would be OK. What could go wrong? Then suddenly, it all changed. A short meeting with HR one morning and Amanda was ‘let go.’ ’ Fired.

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Things You Wish Your Employees Would Do Before the End of the Year

Evil HR Lady

The year is ending in about five minutes (maybe an exaggeration there), but there are things every manager wishes their employees would do before the year ends. If you haven’t taken the time to come up with a list of last minute tasks for your employees, you can use mine. Adjust as needed for your situation. Travel expenses/other expenses in! Nothing is more obnoxious than trying to credit things back to a previous year , so please, for the love of Pete, get your receipts in.

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3 Things to Ask Yourself When Considering a Career Change

Undercover Recruiter

You’re going about your day-to-day life when something triggers a feeling of dissatisfaction with your career. Maybe you pick up your alumni magazine and feel a pang of jealousy as you read about the brilliantly successful non-profit a classmate started that is making a big difference in the world. Or, despite your careful budgeting, you. View Article. 3 Things to Ask Yourself When Considering a Career Change. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

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Happy Kwanzaa

Sklover Working Wisdom

Kwanzaa is derived from the Swahili phrase “matunda ya kwanzaa,” which means “first fruits of the harvest.” ” It is a celebration of family, community and culture of those of African descent worldwide, celebrated from December 26 through January 1 of each year. We wish every member of our “blog family” who celebrates the Kwanzaa holiday nothing but happiness, joy and inspiration on this special holiday.

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Why All Young Women Professionals Should Read the News

Ms. Career Girl

The post Why All Young Women Professionals Should Read the News appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Reading the news keeps you up-to-date on current events, your favorite comics and the weather. But there are even more benefits specific to today’s young woman professional, who is still, despite decades of women’s advocacy, fighting to be treated in the same manner as the young working man.

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It Takes a Village to Boost Employee Job Satisfaction

Evil HR Lady

Job satisfaction is critical to keeping your workforce happy and productive. If people are satisfied with their jobs, they are more engaged, work harder and are less likely to leave for another job. One of any HR leader’s top priorities should be increasing job satisfaction across all business units and locations. But how can you do that? Even the best HR person can’t be at all places at all times.

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5 Reasons Why Social Proof Matters to Recruiters and Hiring Managers

Competitive Resumes

Social proof may replace the reference check one day. There is good reason for believing it will. As the unemployment rate shrinks , the competition for jobs is growing. At the same time, employers have changed the way the vet candidates. CareerBuilder’s annual social media recruitment survey found that 60 percent of employers check candidates’ social media accounts – a 500 percent increase over the last decade.

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Merry Christmas

Sklover Working Wisdom

To all our Readers, Friends and Colleagues, regardless of faith: Our Best Wishes to You and Your Family for a Very Merry Christmas. This holiday is one we have all come to identify with as a time of joy, a time of giving, a time of wonder, and a time of warmth. Give generously this Christmas, especially of your time, attention, affection and support. As you give, so shall you get. All of Us at SkloverWorkingWisdom. © © 2016 Alan L. Sklover All Rights Reserved. Commercial Use Prohibite

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Personal Finance for Young Adults

Ms. Career Girl

The post Personal Finance for Young Adults appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Personal finance is often a tricky subject for people of all ages. As a young adult in your teens or twenties, it’s important to get a solid grasp of personal finance right now in order to avoid common mistakes. Young adulthood is a critical time of development, and you have the potential to set yourself up for a lifetime of financial success by following these guidelines. Pay Off Debt Early.

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7 Skills Every Project Manager CV Should Include

Undercover Recruiter

Writing your CV as a project manager can be a complex task. As somebody who balances so many tasks across multiple teams and locations, it can be a challenge to get all of your experience down into 2 sheets of A4. A good project manager’s CV should demonstrate the candidate’s ability to lead staff, mitigate. View Article. 7 Skills Every Project Manager CV Should Include. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

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???? 35 Resume Filenames Recruiters Won’t Respond To

JobMob

If your resume's filename doesn't make sense to a recruiter, they probably won't read it. Photo Credit: Sean MacEntee. As much as you might want to think otherwise, recruiters are people like you and me. They get too much email to read it all, they have anti-spam filters in their inboxes and they misplace downloaded files too.

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The Definitive Social Media To-Do List For Job Seekers

Career Realism

The Definitive Social Media To-Do List For Job Seekers. Work It Daily. The job market has changed significantly over the last 20 years, and with it, so too have the hiring methods of employers. Traditionally, it’s been newspapers, industry publications, recruiters, and job boards that have provided the ‘lion’s share’ of new hires for employers.

Lace Wigs: Understated Fashion for the Young Professional Woman

Ms. Career Girl

The post Lace Wigs: Understated Fashion for the Young Professional Woman appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. You might think that a wig is something that would only be found in the wardrobe of old women. But that’s far from reality. In fact, you likely see other women every day who are wearing one and you have no clue. Beautiful hair pieces can be a perfect addition to any millennial woman’s working wardrobe. And sometimes, it’s essential.

10 Tricky Interviewers to Watch Out For

Undercover Recruiter

No matter how much preparation you do for your job interview, there’s no guarantee you won’t get an absolute shock in the form of an interviewer with a totally uncomfortable style about them. Sound negative? No, it’s called being realistic. Ideally you’ll be greeted by someone who’s relaxed, friendly, professional and approachable. Following their lead. View Article. 10 Tricky Interviewers to Watch Out For. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

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How to Reject a Great Applicant

Workology

“Diplomacy is the art of telling people to go to hell in such a way that they ask for directions.” – Winston Churchill If a candidate does not have the necessary skills, or is an obvious bad. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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How To Answer 5 Tricky Job Interview Questions

Career Realism

How To Answer 5 Tricky Job Interview Questions. Work It Daily. Why do hiring managers ask tricky job interview questions? They ask because for them, hiring you is a risk. They try to minimize the risk by asking questions designed to uncover problems with you or your qualifications. Answer them well, and they will feel comfortable offering you the job. Related: 4 Tips To Answer Tough Interview Questions Correctly.

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Are You Emotionally Generous?

Personal Excellence Blog

Note from Celes: Happy holidays everyone! Hope you’re having a good break so far! This holiday season, let us practice emotional generosity to everyone around us. Today’s article is one of my first ones ever published on PE, and I thought it’s fitting to update it as it’s the holiday season and I’m currently working on a new edition of Be a Better Me in 30 Days Program (which should be out next month). Happy holidays, and stay tuned for my end-of-year review soon!

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25 Ways to Wow Your Boss & Win Them Over

Undercover Recruiter

Regardless of how much or little you like your boss, the reality is that it’s their opinion of you that matters more to your career. We know there are some difficult bosses out there; not all of us are fans of he or she we report to. But at the end of the day, they are. View Article. 25 Ways to Wow Your Boss & Win Them Over. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Career Management Boss Career Employee impress Promotion

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How to Get the Most Out of Employee Check-ins

Workology

Checking in with your team-members doesn’t have to be a long, drawn-out or difficult process. It’s an easy day-to-day practice which can be integrated with your daily workflow. We give you some tips to help you keep your performance check-ins frequent, easy and beneficial for everyone. Embed feedback and conversations into daily work life […] Source. HR Leadership feedback leadership

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3 Tips For Flaunting Your Value On Your Resume

Career Realism

3 Tips For Flaunting Your Value On Your Resume. Work It Daily. If you want employers to keep on reading your resume, you’re going to need a resume that speaks to them. By this we mean a resume that can tell them what value you bring to the table, or that addresses the question, “What can you do for me?”. Related: 3 Ways To Emphasize Your ROI On Your Resume. So, you’re probably wondering: “How do I do that?”.

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Why I Do Year End Reviews (And 6 Important Questions To Ask Yourself in Your Review)

Personal Excellence Blog

(Image: Roobcio ). Note from Celes: Hi everyone! Following my 2016 year end review , I thought to update this post so that you guys can get started on your year end review too. How was your 2016? What are your goals and plans for 2017? This post will get you started. Enjoy, and let’s set big goals for this year! Hi everyone! The year is coming to an end, and soon it’ll be the new year! Are you ready for the new year? Are you ready for a year of excitement and new challenges?

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All You Ought To Know About Office Ergonomics

Undercover Recruiter

Ergonomically designed offices are increasingly becoming the norm as organizations realize just how important it is in establishing a productive and energized workspace. The discipline of ergonomics looks at how to improve the interaction between people and the equipment, furniture and systems they come into contact with in the workplace. The primary aim of office. View Article. All You Ought To Know About Office Ergonomics. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

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Embracing Workforce Fluidity In 2017

Workology

Change is hard and can make us uncomfortable. That may be why 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions fail in the first week alone. But, change is upon us and it is here to stay. Every year, the Oxford. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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4 Tips To Keep In Mind When Organizing Your Resume

Career Realism

4 Tips To Keep In Mind When Organizing Your Resume. Work It Daily. There has been and most likely will always be discussions over the “best” format for resumes. While there’s no debate over the need to ensure your resume is free from spelling and grammatical errors, the debate over several key areas remains. But parts of the debate actually focus on what’s commonly seen in resumes, not what the majority of career coaches recommended. Here are four areas where I believe this is important.

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