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3 Smart Tips for Excelling at Your Career

Career Alley

There are all sorts of different factors that go into establishing a successful career, and these will often vary quite significantly from one field or industry to another. Discover Career Opportunities career

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10 New Books That Make Great End of Summer Reads

Ms. Career Girl

The end of summer is nearly in sight, bringing with it the end to carefree days kicking back and reading. Before the temperatures cool down, get out and enjoy the final days of sunshine and bliss, with these ten great end of summer reads. The Nine by Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg. When Hannah Webber found out she was pregnant, her fears of never having a child quickly vanished. Giving birth to her son, Sam, she vowed to do everything in her power to make sure he was raised well.

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Smart Networking Tips from Job Search and Career Experts

Executive Career Brand

Smart networking continues to be the best way to land a job that you covet and deserve. Over the past 10-15 years, power networking has expanded to include connecting and communicating through social media. So many of us shudder at the thought of having to network, even if we know we HAVE to. We can […]. The post Smart Networking Tips from Job Search and Career Experts appeared first on Executive Career Brand

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

The time is past due; today, I must express my Very Deepest Concern. I am neither a Democrat nor a Republican. I am the son of a refugee who arrived on a boat, and who feared her whole life being “sent back.”. I am someone who, at a young age, was separated from my own family. When we moved to the suburbs, my first experience – at age 2 – was to be beaten by older kids due to my family’s religion. Yet, from a young age, I was so very fortunate to be the recipient of the kindness of strangers.

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Corporate Events To Remember

Career Alley

Hosting an event is not an easy challenge, especially when it is a corporate one. After all, the event hosted reflects the image and reputation […]. Discover Career Opportunities Corporate Planning

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How a Road Trip Makes You a Better Leader

Ms. Career Girl

What’s the difference between a leader and a manager? The two words often get mixed up but can be extremely different. Many people argue managers are focused on business operations and leaders are centered on team members. Finding a balance between manager and leader can generate the most revenue and highest employee retention rate for a business. Could something as sedate as a road trip help in that quest?

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So You Want To Be a Thought Leader, But You Hate Writing.

The HR Capitalist

Readers of this blog often ping me to have conversations about the best way to get started writing and sharing thoughts on the world of HR. With the exception of the recent period where I finished my book (shameless plug - buy my book, The 9 Faces of HR, here ), I've written most business days since 2007. . Only freaks do that. For ideas on starting your own blog, see this presentation I did way back in the day. Most of it still holds true.

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Nerves Holding You Back? Here’s How to Power Forward

Ms. Career Girl

As a professional Vocal Coach for many years, I have observed many of the performers and public speakers I worked with being held back by nerves and insecurity. The one thing they all had in common? They all had a valuable message, one that often got covered and had no chance of coming out due their nervousness, and physical reactions of the body, (shaking, freezing, heart palpitations, forgetting words) overriding what they had to say.

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Using Pictures of Employees on your Careers Site - Do You Need a Release?

The HR Capitalist

So you're ramping up your employee comms materials. A project to refresh the ole' careers site, new collateral, etc. You rightfully detest stock art because it's all fake and your employees don't look that perfect, happy or content. . That means you've made the decision to take real photos of real people doing work and feature them in new digital and analog comms tools that you're building.

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LinkedIn, Glassdoor, and Indeed Battle Illegal Job Postings Every Day. Here’s How

Evil HR Lady

“We have Filipino maids!” ” announced one Instagram ad, aimed at wealthy expats in the Middle East who may want to hire a live-in housekeeper. This ad wasn’t aimed at job seekers (although it certainly would discourage non-Filipinos from applying for a job), but many job postings show just as much bias and prejudice for specific groups.

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How To Write A Email To A Recruiter And Get A Reply

Career Advice Guy

Connecting with a recruiter is one of the best job search strategies to find the job you want. It shows that you’re proactive in your job search and are genuinely interested in a specific position. It will also put you in a great position to take advantage of hidden jobs that are not posted on […]. Recruiter

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Beyond The Bickering: 5 Steps to Resolving Conflict In Teams

Ms. Career Girl

You can run the most efficient, well-run company in the world, packed with eager team members clad in your branded hoodies, but at some point conflict is going to rear its ugly head. I have worked with team members who clashed over their contributions to a shared project, with team leads who have battled over their position with the leadership team, with managers who don’t see eye to eye with their direct reports, and problems between customers, partners, and communities.

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Get My New Book: THE 9 FACES OF HR.

The HR Capitalist

It's true. I just launched a book and it is selling well. It's called THE 9 FACES OF HR. If you like reading The HR Capitalist or Fistful of Talent , you're going to like the book and you should buy it. Here's the summary from Amazon for your consideration: "Popular blogger and CHRO Kris Dunn presents a hard, but compelling reality: every HR professional on the planet can be classified as one of 9 “Faces” based on your career level and your ability to innovate and drive change.

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Enterprise Ordered to Pay $16.3 Million, and that’s Just Part of the Punishment for Discrimination

Evil HR Lady

An administrative law judge (ALJ) ordered Enterprise RAC Company of Baltimore LLC to pay out “$6,645,444 in lost earnings and benefits to 2,336 African-American applicants for the company’s management trainee program.” ” Then you add interest, and the cost of giving jobs to applicants they previously rejected, and your total now stands at $16.3 million dollars.

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Here’s Why You Really Need Work Friends

The Undercover Recruiter

We all spend a lot of our time at work, and even if you’re lucky enough to love your job, you still need something special to help make that time more enjoyable. What you really need is a work friend. Scientific research has shown that not only does it help you to have a better. View Article. Here’s Why You Really Need Work Friends Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Employer Cashnet USA employee productivity employees G John Cole Work friends

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“My Career Change Feels Too Daunting. How Do I Move Forward?”

Career Shifters

Joanna's made some big life changes, but when it comes to her work, she's paralysed by how insurmountable it feels to make a shift. How do you plan the next stage of your career, when making the right choice feels so overwhelming

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Why Recruiters Need to Get on the Phone

Undercover Recruiter

Recruiters! Did you know that you are interrupted at least 150 times a day! And still, your boss yells “Get on the phone!” That phrase was the mantra of many a recruitment leader in the early 2000s and continues to be said in every recruitment office across the globe. 68% of B2B business (eg. Recruiters!). View Article. Why Recruiters Need to Get on the Phone Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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How to Respond to Requests for Reference Checks

Evil HR Lady

My company has a policy of only confirming job title and dates of employment when people call for reference checks. I know managers are giving out more information. How can I train managers to send all reference requests to human resources? To read my answer, click here: How to Respond to Requests for Reference Checks. Leave your own in the comments! The post How to Respond to Requests for Reference Checks appeared first on Evil HR Lady. Comstock

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Stop Hiring Managers and Start Hiring High-Performance Coaches

The Undercover Recruiter

According to Gallup’s recent book, It’s the Manager, poor management is likely destroying your enterprise engagement and productivity. This is because to each employee of your company, despite how clear or well-articulated your vision, mission, and goals may be, these are always filtered through each of your front-line leaders. Most of your managers were probably chosen. View Article.

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Interviews — When Your Boss Is Your Reason for Leaving

Avid Careerist

One of my resume clients (let’s call him/her Pat) reported to the CEO of a start-up business unit of a Fortune 500 company. Pat grew the business unit’s sales so. Read More. The post Interviews — When Your Boss Is Your Reason for Leaving appeared first on AvidCareerist. Uncategorized Interviews (15 More Posts

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What is the Best Thing Recruiters Can Do on Social Media?

Undercover Recruiter

While there is no right or wrong way of using social media for recruiting (well, it depends on who you ask) there are certainly some really good things you can do if you get it right. This week our expert panel share what they think are some of the best tips of using social media. View Article. What is the Best Thing Recruiters Can Do on Social Media? Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Recruiting candidates Recruiters Social Media Social Media in Recruitment URPane

How to Reduce the Risk of Fraud at Your Office

Evil HR Lady

When we talk about fraud and embezzlement in business, famous criminals like Bernie Madoff and Jordan Belfort might come to mind. But it isn’t just banks and institutions on Wall Street that deal with financial fraud. Every business owner must understand the dangers of embezzlement and the implications it could have on their organization. Smaller organizations are especially at risk because they often lack the resources to take a financial loss.

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The Most Sought-After Work Benefits to Attract Talent

The Undercover Recruiter

With people in the US reportedly switching careers once every 4.2 years on average in the US and every five in the UK, it’s never been more important to look at how major corporations advertise themselves to prospective employees, and what employees really look for in an ideal workplace. Although flexible working, generous sick pay, View Article. The Most Sought-After Work Benefits to Attract Talent Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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5 things to know before starting your own business

Boomers Next Step

Finally making the decision to start your own business is exciting, intimidating and invigorating all at once. It can be one of the most daring things we choose to do in our lives. When you understand there is considerable risk that can be involved in starting your own business and being responsible for your business […].

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How the Learning Quotient Will Change the Hiring Process

Undercover Recruiter

As recruiters, we must constantly look ahead to try and anticipate workplace trends. One area we’re keeping an eye on is the learning quotient (LQ) concept, which measures a candidate’s potential and their willingness to adapt to challenges in the workplace. Both your candidates and clients will benefit from learning about the LQ, as this. View Article. How the Learning Quotient Will Change the Hiring Process Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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Lessons from a Zip Line Failure

Evil HR Lady

I learned something about myself yesterday when I got trapped in the middle of a zipline and had to be rescued by a very kind young employee. My children asked to go to a ropes park up in the mountains. It’s gorgeous, it’s nearby, and I thought it was a fabulous idea, right up until the point where I learned that children under 13 have to be accompanied by an adult at all times. My youngest is 11, so that meant that I would be climbing ropes and sailing along zip lines myself.

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The Generation Game at Work

The Undercover Recruiter

We are living longer and retiring later, and this means up to five generations of employees may be working together at any one time. With employees often working well beyond 70, as school leavers join the workforce, companies have a striking challenge – managing a multi-generation workforce with very different characteristics. It is changing the. View Article. The Generation Game at Work Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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Facing Redundancy: 9 Things To Do If You Think Your Job Might Be Made Redundant

Boomers Next Step

Are You Worried Your Job Might Be Made Redundant? You may have heard the rumours circulating at work that redundancies are about to be announced. You have heard and wondered, but you really don’t expect that your job will be affected. After all you know how hard you’ve worked and you believe that your work […].

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?? Common Bad Job Search Advice To Ignore Every Time


Job search going poorly? Maybe you're following the wrong advice. Photo by Elijah Hiett. Everyone you ask – and some you don't – will have an opinion on what you need to do in your job search, and more so if your search is not going well, but some of that advice is just bad. After all, people thinking their advice is good doesn't make it good advice.

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5 Reasons You’re Still Unemployed

Career Realism

"Why am I still unemployed?" At Work It Daily, we're asked this question a lot. The reality is, the reason is different for everyone. The good news? Whatever is holding you back from getting hired, you can overcome. Here are five reasons you're still looking for a job: Your Resume Isn’t Job Specific While it's good to have a strong resume with all of your professional skill sets, your resume can become generic when all you do is send the same resume to every open position you find.

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Implementing an Employer Brand in North America

The Undercover Recruiter

It’s a global brand which is very well known in the automotive industry but it’s just as popular with its customers. The German-based company is better known for its tires but that’s not all they do. Continental has over 40,000 employees, and we will learn how they are implementing an employer brand strategy in the. View Article. Implementing an Employer Brand in North America Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

How to Write a Good Resume with Content That Grabs Attention and Builds Interest

Boomers Next Step

Your resume has two main purposes: 1. To represent you and your career in a way that keeps you in the running for a job opportunity when you aren’t there in person. Therefore, it’s important that it gets enough attention that it actually gets read. To build enough interest in the mind of the […].

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Emotions as Pointers

Career Tips Blog

Maybe emotions are just data to consider and if that's true, maybe we can intentionally lead our emotions where we want them to be. Personal Growth emotions

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3 Ways To Be Memorable During An Interview

Career Realism

When you go into a job interview, your goal is to make a good impression, right? Kind of. The goal is to make a *memorable* impression—you want them to automatically think of you when someone asks, “Who should we hire?" How how can you make such a powerful impression? Here are some ways to be memorable during an interview: Show Genuine Enthusiasm During The Interview We've hired several people since I started at Work It Daily.

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Reviews For Investment Banking

Imarticus Learning

A career in finance and investment banking lets you shape the nation’s economy. This is a major feat of anyone’s career that enables them to scale their country’s economy while ascending their own career on the top. . As you are determined on your stance to choose an investment banking career, you must prepare yourself to deal with financial analysis at every single step.

6 Things You Need To Know Before Retiring To Another Country

Boomers Next Step

Retiring to another country is a very popular option for many people. Malaysia and Thailand are the top retirement countries for Australians, while many in the USA move to Panama, Costa Rica and Mexico. UK citizens have been flocking to southern European countries in recent years for their retirement, but this may be affected by […].

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