Sat.Mar 03, 2018 - Fri.Mar 09, 2018

Workplace Accidents: Everything You Need to Know

Career Alley

We live in a society where making claims against people or suing others is becoming an increasingly taboo. The phrase “compensation culture” is thrown about in newspaper and online news article headlines. This is because an increasing number of morally questionable individuals started taking advantage of the legal framework and claiming for compensation related to workplace accidents that they weren’t necessarily entitled to. Career advice

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Seven Tips To Step Up Your Leadership Game

Ms. Career Girl

Many people often think of competition as a more masculine characteristic. These days, that’s not the case anymore, especially when it comes to competition in the workplace. Women continue stepping up their games into leadership positions. Female empowerment is no longer just a term, it is now a culture. Pioneering women demonstrate what empowerment and respect look like in action. How can you follow their example? How can you breakout into a leadership position in your own career?

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Details to Include in Your Executive Cover Letter

Professional Resume Services

You spend so much time writing the perfect resume, so why do you have to exhaust the same amount of time and effort on a cover letter? The little known fact about resumes and cover letters is they go hand-in-hand in most cases. Some recruiters will look at a cover letter first to determine whether they even want to bother reading a resume. Others will look at a resume first and decide at that point whether it’s worth reading the cover letter.

How Embracing Your Colorful Details Will Result in a Resume That Knocks the Socks Off Your Next Employer

Career Trend

“I thought maybe it was the best resume I’d ever seen,” said my new strategic sales executive client who retained my services yesterday. She went on to explain that she had been part of the hiring team that recruited my former client into her company–which started a dialogue of how he put the resume together. […].

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Careers In Computer Coding

Career Alley

Careers in computer coding appeal to many tech enthusiasts from a variety of backgrounds. After all, it’s a sector that offers a huge sense of stability and can provide fantastic financial rewards too. Discover Career Opportunities Career Opportunities Coding Careers Tech Careers

2018 218

Four Super Tools To Stay True To Your Dreams

Ms. Career Girl

Do you dream of success? Are you sure you not only know your purpose – your why in life — but you can stick to it, no matter what? Here’s a Spoiler Alert: At some point, someone is going to try and dash those dreams. Someone will tell you your purpose is ridiculous. Or you may be the one telling yourself those lies. Whoever it is, it’s going to make you want to give up. It may happen a week from now, or a year, or five years. But it will happen.

2018 166

5 Ways to Prepare for a Video Interview

Professional Resume Services

The popularity of video interviews is increasing by the day. With more companies offering telecommuting opportunities and wanting to save on resources like travel costs, video interviews are becoming an acceptable practice. If you haven’t been a part of a video interview yet, you likely will be at some point in the future. You’ve worked with the best professional resume writers to get to this spot, so you owe it to yourself to prepare for a video interview the best ways possible.

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How to Find a Recruiter

Career Alley

Once you've made your decision to get a new job, starting the job search process can be somewhat overwhelming. Recruiters Executive Search

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Want to Choose a Resume Format that Suits your Profile?

Ms. Career Girl

Here’s what you should know. First impressions do matter. It’s because there are no second chances when it comes to making a good one. What better way to make a great first impression than with an exceptionally crafted resume? Needless to say, times have evolved now. Gone are the days when a good resume was a question of good grammar and error checking.

2018 165

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” ” – Arthur Ashe. I just can’t stop reading and rereading this quote. At work, don’t moan over your lowly position; instead use it to impress those around you in order to get one step higher. And at work, don’t groan over what seems like insufficient resources to achieve a big goal you’ve been assigned. Just do what you can, from where you are, with what you’ve got. Positive, positive, and even more positive.

2018 109

“I Don’t Know What I Want To Do. Am I Trapped?”

Career Shifters

Anthony has never really known which direction to take. After years in a job that he fell into rather than chose, he’s both desperate and scared to change. How do you move forward when you’ve no idea where to go

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Essential Skills You Never See In A Job Listing That You Need

Career Alley

they need independent workers and men and women with drive, ambition and common sense. Career advice

2018 193

Real Stories About Real Women to Motivate You

Ms. Career Girl

Women’s voices are important now, more than ever, and these new books shine a light on some of the most influential female writers of the century. Whether you’re struggling to get past a new hurdle, searching for the courage to find a new beginning or just need a little inspiration to accomplish your goals, these true stories and the strong female voices behind them will give you the push you’ve been looking for. Grab a cup of coffee, or a glass of wine, and settle in for a relaxing read!

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Congrats to Us!!

Sklover Working Wisdom

Our Three Millionth Visitor. Yes, that is what I said: Three Million Visitors. We are both very pleased and quite proud to have grown to be a source of workplace insight and empowerment for over three million employees, worldwide. Apparently, our visitors have told others, and they, in turn, have told others. Thank you all for being part of our ever-growing “Blog Family.”. Al Sklover and Staff. 2018 Alan L. Sklover. All Rights Reserved

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T-Mobile: Sometimes People Strategy is Zigging When Everyone Else Is Zagging.

The HR Capitalist

This blog is generally about HR. One thing about HR though - the best HR leaders generally help their clients (internal leaders of business units and functional areas) think differently about business problems. Since the solution to most business problems generally involve workforce alignment and OD issues, it stands to reason that HR people could have something valuable to say. But a lot of us allow the status quo to go on even if we think there's a better way. We're busy. We've got s**t to do.

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YouTube Shows How Not to Do Diversity

Evil HR Lady

You want a diverse workforce , but discriminating against any single group is still illegal. A lawsuit filed by Arne Wilberg, who worked as a recruiter at YouTube for four years (and five years in other positions), claims that YouTube set quotas, and told recruiters to cancel interviews with candidates that didn’t mean the company’s diversity goals. This meant that white and Asian males were rejected on the basis of their race and gender alone.

Five Tips for a Smooth Job Relocation

Ms. Career Girl

For some people, a job relocation is exciting. But for most people, it’s viewed with skepticism and dread. Between moving, finding housing, and meeting new friends, the process can be quite challenging. It doesn’t have to be painful, though. How to Make Your Job Relocation as Smooth as Possible. If you work in a large organization with lots of different locations and room for upward mobility, then you’re eventually going to be asked to relocate in order to keep moving up.

2018 154

#SXSW Exclusive: 7 Ways to Use Chat Bots to Elevate #HR

Workology

Recruiters are overwhelmed by too many open positions. Candidates are frustrated with hiring processes that they view as too slow. So how can chatbots help your HR team? This week begins SXSW and one of the sessions and topics I’m most interested in is the subject of chat bots for HR and recruiting. Chat Bots […] Source. HR Tech chat bots SXSW

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Miss Robin - A Story on the Value of Employee Retention.

The HR Capitalist

Take a look at this Instagram post below (email subscribers, click through if you can't see it) and I'll tell you more after the jump: So here's your backstory on this-- I spoke Monday in Atlanta in front of a large group of franchise owners at Primrose Learning Centers. The Dunn's are former Primrose parents, and happy ones at that. So I was excited when Primrose choose my company (Kinetix) to provide Recruiting and HR services for the parent company, which is headquartered in Atlanta.

2018 93

Craft Stories to Get the Job

Competitive Resumes

Zanie (not her real name) was 19 years old when I interviewed her for a customer service position. The most refreshing thing about Zanie was how measured and tactical she appeared during the interview. My boss and I were immediately impressed by her readiness, eye contact, and directness. Honestly, we were wowed before the interview even began because of how well Zanie communicated over the phone. Her phone manners convinced HR to send her over to us immediately.

2018 131

SleepPhones – Headphones For Sleeping And More

Ms. Career Girl

What a cool product! I used to use regular earbuds at night but I gave up on them because of how uncomfortable they were. My SleepPhones are really nice. I got the SleepPhones Wireless in “one size fits most” When I first tried on the headband I wasn’t sure if it was going to fit because I have a small head and it seemed kinda loose but once I got it positioned correctly and laid down it was very comfortable.

2018 153

H-1B Visas: A Practical Guide for Startups and Small Business Owners

Evil HR Lady

So you finally found the ideal candidate. The only wrinkle? That ideal candidate doesn’t live in the U.S. All is not lost. If you want to hire talented international candidates, you can sponsor them through something called an H-1B visa. Here’s a quick rundown of how it works and the top things to think about as you go through the process. What’s an H-1B visa? An H-1B visa is a non-immigrant work visa available to highly skilled employees.

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#SXSW Exclusive: 7 Ways to Use Chat Bots to Elevate #HR

Workology

Recruiters are overwhelmed by too many open positions. Candidates are frustrated with hiring processes that they view as too slow. So how can chatbots help your HR team? This week begins SXSW and one of the sessions and topics I’m most interested in is the subject of chat bots for HR and recruiting. Chat Bots […] Source. HR Tech chat bots SXSW

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Job Search News – March 9, 2018

Competitive Resumes

This is your job search news – THE JOB SCAM EDITION – – with curated articles and resources providing tactics to avoid scams! I’ve read them, and you can feel free to comment on them in any form you’d like. Leave a message on the “send voicemail” button on your right. I’ll try to keep it short, fresh, and informative. If you have some news I need to know about, tweet me @MarkADyson ! There are a few references regarding job scams I hope to help you to avoid.

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Bots, Bugs, and Bad Guys: How To Protect Yourself Online

Ms. Career Girl

Imagine this: You’re about to head off shopping. Before you go, you gather up all your personal information and visibly pin it to your clothing. Yes, that’s far fetched. But that’s essentially what you’re doing if you shop, browse, engage in social media, or do personal business online. “Every wireless network you join, each link that you click, every download you save holds the possibility that someone out there is targeting you.”

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Job Posting: Candidates Must Be African American, Native American, Hispanic/Latino

Evil HR Lady

The State of New York is hiring a new intern for its summer internship program. Unfortunately, for a particular internship, they posted the job saying “Internship candidates must be underrepresented minorities (African American, Native American, Hispanic/Latino American) college seniors graduating SPRING 2018 OR currently enrolled graduate students.” ” Let’s unpack this, shall we? Can you see what is wrong with this job posting? Right.

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5 Things to Watch Out for When Conducting an Interview

Undercover Recruiter

The interview is the part of the recruitment process where you really get to know the candidate. What motivates them? Can they think on the spot? Are they a good cultural fit? However, to figure out whether they’re right for the job it’s not enough just to listen to their answers. You have to make. View Article. 5 Things to Watch Out for When Conducting an Interview Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Employer Recruiting behavior conduct interview Interview

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#SXSW: Future of Learning and Knowledge Share is Critical For the Dispersed Workforce

Workology

Attending SXSW? Join our special event called HRetreat. Network and learn with other HR & workplace pros as part on Saturday, March 10th. RSVP here. One of the biggest challenges for companies is that their workforces are becoming more decentralized. Managers are leading teams that are in different locations or they are remote. This makes […] Source. HR Learning Work future of learning learning SXSW

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Celebrating the Women Who Made an Impact on London’s Culture

Ms. Career Girl

This International Women’s Day, author and tour guide Rachel Kolsky is hoping to spread awareness about extraordinary women from London. Her goal is to elevate and celebrate the impact women have had?—?and and continue to have?—?on on London’s streetscape, heritage and culture. Through her association with The Women’s Library, she has planned a series of tours throughout the city that highlight amazing women who have shaped society and strived for society.

2018 151

These HR Duties Have the Biggest ROI for Small Business Owners

Evil HR Lady

When you have a small business, every task counts. There are no jobs that can be cut, or teammates that can take extended vacations without being missed. Therefore, business owners tend to focus on the roles and tasks that bring in immediate money—sales, engineering, marketing—and tolerate the necessary administration side with an accountant or finance person. Because hey, money matters, right? Then, the big human resources question looms.

2018 116

Future of Blockchain Technology

Imarticus Learning

You must have heard about the new and emerging forms of currency in the economy today, which is more popularly known as a cryptocurrency. Bitcoin is one of the types of cryptocurrency which has become extremely famous among the rich and famous as well as those involved in the finance industry today.

5 Ways to Encourage Female Pipelines in Workplaces

Undercover Recruiter

With International Women’s Day just around the corner and the looming mandatory gender pay gap reporting deadline in April, the topic of encouraging female talent in the workforce is more prevalent than ever. Recent research has revealed that teams that included women were more successful at logical analysis, coordination, planning, and problem-solving, while the Peterson. View Article. 5 Ways to Encourage Female Pipelines in Workplaces.

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How To Write A Successful Cover Letter

Ms. Career Girl

While most people know what makes a good CV, a cover letter seems to be more of a mystery. Knowing the correct tone and what best to include can be tricky. But a good cover letter can prove to be invaluable – particularly when applying for a job alongside other candidates with similar skills. Here are eight tips to make your cover letter go further. Introduce Yourself. Begin your cover letter talking about your career trajectory thus far, and how you came upon the position.

Help Janet Find a New Job

Evil HR Lady

Janet contacted me and asked for some help. We had a bunch of back and forth and she asked me to post this to my blog so she can get the input of my brilliant readers. So, let’s help Janet get out of a job she hates and into something she loves: Janet: I need some guidance and hope you may help. Basically, I hate my job, I hate Mondays thru Thursday beginning Sunday nights!!

2018 109

What is The Meaning of Business Analytics?

Imarticus Learning

What is the meaning of business analytics? According to the definition of business analytics , it means, “The study of data through the statistical and operations analysis, the formation of optimization techniques and the communication of these results to customers, business partners, and college executives.”.

2018 58

New to HR? Learning The Art of Negotiation

Workology

Negotiation is something you need to be skilled at in order to get the right offer. No matter what job you’re interested in, the art of negotiation will be a valuable asset to your career. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Basics HR

2018 57

How to Bulk Up Your CV to Impress Future Employers

Ms. Career Girl

Your CV is the first thing that recruitment agents and employers will see when you are applying for a vacancy that you’re really interested in. This means that you need it to do a lot of the work of impressing these people so that you can get your foot in the door for an interview and have a chance to impress them face-to-face!

2018 126