Sat.Jun 09, 2018 - Fri.Jun 15, 2018

Three Inspirational Women You Should Know About

Ms. Career Girl

Throughout history, brave women broke with convention, taking on roles deemed ‘inappropriate’ for their time or culture. Many of their names have been lost. Here are the stories of three inspirational women you’ve probably never heard of, who overcame expectations to be demure and ‘behave.’. Margaret Anstee: Turning the United Nations Upside Down . Dame Margaret Joan Anstee was the first female Undersecretary General at the United Nations.

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How to Write a Personal Mission Statement


Wondering how to write a personal mission statement? Read on! Most companies create mission statements that define the direction the company wants to move. If mission statements mold the future of successful companies, why do so many professionals neglect to devise mission statements of their own? You cannot expect to chart a career course , without developing a road map of where you want to go and how you plan to get there. Benefits of Learning How to Write a Personal Mission Statement.

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Why Do Career Storytellers Charge So Much, and Who Even Cares About My ?Story? Anyway?

Career Trend

Why Do Career Storytellers Charge So Much? When an executive-level prospect contacts me, some of the inevitable, “What’s in it for me? Why do you charge more than many other resume writers?” ” questions pop up, mostly to untangle the angst of investing in themselves at that level, and that deeply. To assuage their concerns and […]. The post Why Do Career Storytellers Charge So Much, and Who Even Cares About My “Story” Anyway?

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Avoid These Common Phone Interview Mistakes

Professional Resume Services

Landing a phone interview is often the first step in getting your foot in the door for a formal interview. However, if you don’t take the interview seriously, you may never be invited to the office for the next step. Although a phone interview generally doesn’t last more than 30 minutes, it’s still extremely important and valuable for both you and the employer.

Pretty Little Lies on Your Resume That Will Prevent You From Snagging the Job

Ms. Career Girl

On a resume there’s no such thing as a little white lie. Because either a small embellishment or a large exaggeration will eliminate you faster than you can say, “Hey wait a minute, let me take that back!” And, if by some small chance you and your lies on your resume make it past the hiring manager’s notice, it’s likely you’ll be found out once you’re on the job.

2018 167

4 Tips for Progressive Career Growth and Development


Whether you’re already settled in your career, just got into a new job or still wondering which career path to choose, you’ve most likely asked yourself where you’ll probably be in the next few years. With up to 76% of employees looking for opportunities for career growth, it’s easy to see why many job seekers and those in the job market are constantly looking for learning and development opportunities that will help them progress in their career growth in the long run.

2018 151

5 Ways to Improve Your LinkedIn SEO and Reach More Employers

Competitive Resumes

Job seekers who want to take charge of their online job searches need to start applying search engine optimization (SEO) techniques to their social media profiles – especially LinkedIn. Employers are using Google to vet you. When they enter your name, there’s no telling what they might find. The negative comments others have made about you could derail your job search. If you want to increase the quality of your job prospects and ensure a smoother job search, you… Click To Tweet.

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How To Speed Up Your Morning Routine

Ms. Career Girl

Getting ready in the morning can be a really stressful experience. Trying to look put together when on a huge time crunch is no mean feat. Luckily, there are items that can really help you out. These are products that can serve more than one purpose, standing in for more than one step in a morning routine. A Treatment Cleanser.

2018 156

Made a Mistake at Work? Repair it in Five Easy Steps

Professional Resume Services

Everyone is going to make mistakes at work. Some mistakes are bigger than others, but most of them are repairable if you handle them in the appropriate manner. Most people don’t typically put a mistake they’ve made in their executive bio. However, if a good result comes out of the mistake, then you could actually enhance your reputation and make the most of it. Here are five steps to take if you’ve made a mistake at work. Apologize To The Appropriate People.

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Does Your Company Have an "Unconscious Bias" Problem?

The HR Capitalist

Do you believe that "Unconscious Bias" exists? Let's start with some definitions: Psychologists tell us that our unconscious biases are simply our natural people preferences. Biologically we are hard-wired to prefer people who look like us, sound like us and share our interests. Social psychologists call this phenomenon "social categorization? whereby we routinely and rapidly sort people into groups. This preference bypasses our normal, rational and logical thinking.

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Two (or More) Job Opportunities? – 18 Elements of Comparison – [Part 1 of 2]

Sklover Working Wisdom

“It’s not hard to make decisions. when you know what your values are.”. – Roy E. Disney. NOTE : This Newsletter is of considerable length, befitting its importance to so many. For this reason we are presenting it in two installments, this first including Elements of Comparison 1 through 9, the second including Elements of Comparison 10 through 18. The second installment will be published next week. Stay Tuned.”.

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Don?t Sweat It! Natural Ways to Control Summer Sweating

Ms. Career Girl

Now that summer is (unofficially!) here, most of us are delighted to enjoy the sunshine and warm weather. However, excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis, is an issue that afflicts many more people than you might think and can stem from a large number of underlying triggers. Though it may seem like a trivial matter, it can cause a handful of setbacks: stained clothing, physical discomfort, and social embarrassment, among others.

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Managing Isn’t Easy—But That’s No Excuse to Shirk the Responsibility

Evil HR Lady

Sometimes it seems that managers do nothing while their employees do all the work. So why should managers make more money to sit in air-conditioned offices and do paperwork while everyone else works hard? There is a difference between managing and doing , and in many cases (but certainly not all cases), managing is harder than doing. Sure, a manager’s work might be physically less demanding, but don’t underestimate the difficulty or importance of that work. Responsibility No. 1: Hiring.

2018 130

“Am I Crazy To Be Thinking About A Shift?”

Career Shifters

Rose is torn. Her current role is safe, and lucrative, but it's not helping her grow. Meanwhile, the career she's got her heart set on carries no guarantees of security. How do you know whether you're making the right move, or a big mistake

2018 124

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The words of the tongue should have three gatekeepers: Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary?” ” – Arab Proverb. These days – more than ever – the words, phrases and sentiments that roll off your tongue, and find themselves in your emails, can have either devastating or adoring effects. An entire life’s work can go down the drain by a series of words; we have all seen it.

2018 100

The Six Best Yoga Poses For Weight Loss

Ms. Career Girl

“Yoga is for your mind not for your body!” announced my college professor when I told her that she should try yoga as it would help her shed her unwanted pounds. Of course, she asked for my opinion! So are you someone who harbors similar thoughts on yoga? That it can only calm your mind and cannot compete with other intensive forms of exercise to lose weight. Well, let me clear the misconception once and for all. Yoga helps you beat stress and what is stress?

2018 125

Diversity Will Not Save Your Business

Evil HR Lady

Penguin Random House UK released a statement about their diversity goals. They state (bold in the original): To better understand how our actions are making a difference in the long term we need to better understand the diversity of the authors we publish and the people we hire, and how this changes over time. That’s why we want both our new hires and the authors we acquire to reflect UK society by 2025.

People Who Create Find New Ways To Thrive. People Who Manage Process Top Out. That's Life.

The HR Capitalist

To say that I was a little late watching " The Wolf of Wall Street " is an understatement. Released in 2013, I didn't see it until last week and then suffered through a 4-hour FX version that had 5 minute commercial breaks. Thankfully, it was DVR time. I was underwhelmed by the movie. I get it- Jordan Belfort is a pathological criminal who we're supposed to go back and forth between hating and admiring - " Look! Jordan's great at pumping the troops up!!

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#SHRM18 Unofficial Party Guide, Cocktails & Reception List


Want More Parties & Events? Text ‘SHRM’ to 55678 Welcome to the 2018 SHRM Unofficial Party, Reception, Meet-up, Cocktail, and Activities List. This list is password protected for 24. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR shrm 2018 shrm annual conference shrm chicago shrm18

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4 Things Every Business Owner Considers When Investing In Their Business

Ms. Career Girl

Starting a business is never easy and there is a lot to think about. There are many risks and rewards associated with investing in a business venture. It is important that you consider each point carefully and objectively, as this will help you decide whether you are making a smart decision – or heading for financial ruin. The following four points are things all businesses owners would be wise to think carefully about. Do You Have the Right Experience?

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Netflix Has a New Sexual Harassment Policy. It?s Like 7th Grade on Steroids

Evil HR Lady

One of the big problems with US sexual harassment law is that it depends on feelings. The “victim” must feel offended in order for sexual harassment to occur. That means there are no bright lines (other than criminal ones) that determine what is and what is not sexual harassment. While this is definitely a problem with the law, Netflix’s solution is even worse. Like, junior high level worse.

2018 125

SIMPLE HACKS: Your Initial Call to a Passive Candidate (One Who Didn't Apply).

The HR Capitalist

I'm not going to lie - I had a couple of rough "first" calls earlier in my career as a young professional. The first one was doing customer service as a youngster for a wireless company while I was going back to get my MBA. I went through three weeks of professional training and then the first live call came to me when I was on the floor on my own. I froze like a deer in headlights. Couldn't even say my intro. I disconnected them and gathered myself.

2018 81

5 Ways New Tech is Transforming Employees into Influencers

Undercover Recruiter

CMOs must adapt to a modern marketing environment that has changed dramatically through new technologies and channels. Part of this transformation includes acknowledging marketing expertise, competencies, and capabilities around the workforce. For CMOs, the new influencers are their own people in teams across their company. And that potentially is a huge group of influencers. Employee. View Article.

2018 66

Top 7 Tips for LinkedIn Native Video


Have you noticed the lights, camera, and action now on the LinkedIn home feed? The LinkedIn native video capability was introduced in August 2017 and history was made! Talk about driving engagement. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Personal Brand Social Media LinkedIn sandra sandra long video

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Dilemma of the Month: Bias in Human Resources

Evil HR Lady

I am the chief financial officer for a 90-plus person firm and the head of human resources reports to me. Several employees have told me they feel uncomfortable going to the HR manager with complaints or concerns, because she’s really good friends with some of the people here and they’re afraid she’ll be biased. She does a good job otherwise, so I was thinking about outsourcing our employee relations arm. What do you think?

2018 112

Stuff the Capitalist (aka KD) Likes: Epic Musical Intros

The HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note: Who am I? Who cares? Good questions. It's my site, so I'm going to tap into road days once in awhile by telling you more about who I am - via a " Stuff I Like " series. Nothing too serious, just exploring the micro-niche that resides at the base of all of our lives. Potshots encouraged in the comments. Freak out And give in Doesn't matter what you believe in Stay cool And be somebody's fool this year 'Cause they know Who is righteous, what is bold So I'm told. .

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The Guide to Listen First Recruitment Marketing

Undercover Recruiter

Where do you start with recruitment marketing? Effective recruitment marketing should always begin with listening. In this episode, Katrina shares her take on employer brand vs. recruitment marketing, best practice in recruitment communications, tips & tricks around job descriptions, application processes, understanding what candidates want and much more. For most of Katrina’s career, she has. View Article.

2018 60

Join the Amazing HR Race & Pub Crawl at #SHRM18


Looking for the SHRM party list? Text ‘SHRM’ to 55678 and get the scoop first. The list will be released June 12th to VIPs. While I love the SHRM Annual Conference, it’s the. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR shrm annual conference shrm chicago shrm18

2018 59

Be A Self-Made Goddess

Evil HR Lady

I’m not normally the self-made Goddess type, but my friend, Evrim Numanoglu Ozgen, has interviewed me and over 20 other experts in professions such as parenting, life coaching, success coaching, human resources, energy healing, physical healing, women’s health, fitness, tantra, love & relationship, and entrepreneurship for this Online Masterclass. I assure you that my part had nothing to do with fitness. It’s free and it should be an interesting mix of ideas and information!

2018 109

The New Blackberry Is Out - Here's What It Tells Us About Change.

The HR Capitalist

Hey Gen Z! You love your smart phones. Did you realize the boomers and a good part of your Gen X brethren grew up in corporate America with a device called the "Blackberry?" It had an actual physical keyboard on it that the old people swore by, and at one time in corporate America, IT departments refused to deploy iPhones and Androids to their workforces, citing reasons like, "not designed for business" and "not secure".

2018 73

4 Ways to Improve Candidate Care

Undercover Recruiter

With the unemployment rate in the UK languishing at around the 4.1% mark – the lowest since 1975 – candidates continue to be in short supply. And yet, despite Brexit and other market influences, new jobs are being created and need to be filled. Exceptional candidate care will leave a lasting impression, enhance your brand’s. View Article. 4 Ways to Improve Candidate Care Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2018 59

What Will Happen Now With Arbitration?


Employment arbitration is a fairly new concept that has mushroomed into a very common practice in employment agreements. In 1992, only 2% of non-unionized workers were under arbitration agreements; Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR arbitration hr legal pamela harding

2018 59

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Tim's Strategy

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2018 40

My Takeaways from the ATD Tech Skills Gap Panel

Water Cooler Wisdom

The technology skills gap is a well-known issue in American employment circles. Yet, research tends to focus on only one aspect of the problem – the shortage of hard tech skills like programming and information security management. But there is another, perhaps even more critical dimension to the  technology skills gap 1 : the lack of applied tech skills in the workplace.

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5 Ways to Keep Employees Motivated Under High Pressure

Undercover Recruiter

My previous job was customer service for a huge electronics brand. Many days were ten hours of non-stop calls, some with furious customers who have been trying to resolve issues for weeks or even months, and they’ve just waited on hold for half an hour to talk to you. It was the kind of job. View Article. 5 Ways to Keep Employees Motivated Under High Pressure Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Employer Recruiting Employee motivation high pressure stress

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Top 5 Sessions at #SHRM18 in Chicago


Sign up to receive SHRM party alerts and announcements by texting ‘SHRM’ to 55678 This year’s SHRM Annual Conference has over 200 sessions and talks to choose from. That’s more than a little overwhelming but don’t worry, I’m here to help you separate the good from the great. Get the most from your time at […] Source. HR SHRM 18

Why I Deleted My Twitter Account with 7,000 Followers

Personal Excellence Blog

Hi everyone! About two months ago (April I think?), I deleted my Twitter account. I thought I should write a post explaining this as some of you have been asking me about it. My Issues with Social Media. First off you guys know my stance with regards to social media. While social media used to be a great place for authentic conversations, it has become a very “noisy” commercial ground now.

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