Sat.Nov 30, 2019 - Fri.Dec 06, 2019

7 Books That Celebrate the Successes of Women

Ms. Career Girl

It’s no secret that women do remarkable things every day. Whether it’s building a thriving career, inspiring others or overcoming a tumultuous incident, the power of women is alive and well.

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Holiday Gifts for Job Seekers

Career Alley

Holiday gifts for job seekers. Are you trying to find the perfect gift for a job seeker? We’ve put together a list of gift ideas that every job seeker would appreciate. Career Advice Holiday Gifts job seekers

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From Physio to Charity

Career Shifters

“I wanted to do more to help people. It felt like a calling I couldn't ignore.”. Tas Economou worked hard on beating 'impostor syndrome' to become a success in her career. But she knew something else was missing, and she was determined to find out what that was.

2019 207

10 Common Job Interviewing Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

Job interviews are one of the most nerve-wracking but necessary parts of life that most of us must deal with. Job interviewing mistakes are something we can avoid. Did you know that on average 33% of hiring managers decide whether to hire a candidate within the first 90 seconds of meeting them?

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Best Tips to Land a Dream Job During the Holidays

Ms. Career Girl

Executive job seekers looking to find jobs during the holidays are often under the mistaken impression it’s fruitless to apply. The excuses run rampant as to why not to look including no one is hiring, and everyone is off work, but the truth is the opposite is true.

2019 207

Top 4 Things You Should Do to Progress in Your Career

Career Alley

For you to advance in your career, you need to come up with a plan. Career progress takes many forms from taking more responsibility at work to advancing in the corporate ladder. Discover Career Opportunities

2019 153

How to dramatically improve your resume…even if you don’t know how

Cube Rules

Here is the frustrating question: “I need to redo my resume because I want a new job. What should I put in it?” It’s a frustrating question…because I can’t answer it. So, I ask questions. And then I start frustrating the person asking the question, usually because they don’t know the answers.

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How to Get Good Job References

Ms. Career Girl

Your job references can make the difference. Most potential employers request job references.

2019 158

6 Tips to Help Students Find Their First Job

Career Alley

Finding a job is always extremely overwhelming, especially for students whose resumes are not yet filled with a long list of outstanding achievements. However, there are certain strategies that can help students cope with distress during the process of job search. Land your First Job First Job

2019 141

How to find business results for your resume accomplishments

Cube Rules

One of my most consistent resume themes is that your resume must show your accomplishments. Logical — but where do you find your achievements to put on your resume? This is a big deal to a lot of people. Defining an accomplishment is one thing.

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Be simple, but go deep.”. – Constance Hale. I want to share a simple quote that has served me well over my career. “Be Be Simple, but go deep.” Constance Hale, Sin and Syntax , 2001.]

2019 130

Wellness Tips for the Holidays

Ms. Career Girl

Holidays are always spun as “the most wonderful time of the year.” However, they can quickly feel like anything but once the busy schedule sets in.

2019 151

5 Unexpected Tricks For Landing Your Dream Job in 2020

Career Alley

Today’s job market is a highly competitive place, and in order to stand out from the hundreds of other applicants who may be applying for the same position you need to be on your A-game. Discover Career Opportunities Dream job

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Interview Questions: What did you like least about your last supervisor?

Cube Rules

Interview questions are tough to answer when they ask you to go negative on your current job, isn’t it? Going negative on interview questions, after all, makes you look negative.

2019 130

“I'm Confused By All The Options In Front Of Me. How Do I Narrow Down My Ideas?”

Career Shifters

Nicole's fed up with spending her days doing meaningless work. She longs to trade it all in for something that really fires her up. But how do you discover your ideal career, you've got so many ideas that your head is spinning

2019 159

7 Times You Should Think About Employee and Client Gifts that Aren’t Christmas

Evil HR Lady

‘Tis the season for gift buying. Everyone scrambles to come up with the perfect “Holiday” gift, and then once we’ve done our Secret Santa exchange, we breathe a sigh of relief. months until we need to think about that again! But why is it so difficult? It’s not like December sneaks up on us. It’s not like you hire 47 new people every November who you know nothing about and for whom you need to buy presents.

2019 156

Proven Methods for Reducing Stress on Your Commute

The Undercover Recruiter

We’ve all been there. The clock strikes 5:00 pm, you’re ready to leave work, make it to that evening fitness class and have some time to yourself with what’s left of the rest of your evening. But you still have tasks to complete. You finish what you can in a hurry and leave only to. View Article.

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How to tell if your company is in trouble. And it is not by what you think.

Cube Rules

Compared to the Great Recession, the economy is in pretty good shape. Employment is as well. That doesn’t mean the layoffs have stopped. Nor does it mean that outsourcing doesn’t continue. That global thing is real.

2019 130

WHEN THE BOSS BULLIES THE TEAM: METH, I'M ON IT.

HR Capitalist

By now, most of you have seen the anti-drug campaign coming out of South Dakota with ads that show regular people with one of two tag lines: "Meth, I'm On It". Meth, We're On It". There's a lot of layers to the visual campaign, including: 1--South Dakota, like many states, has a huge Meth problem.

It’s Cyber Monday and Your Employees are Shopping at Their Desks

Evil HR Lady

Black Friday sales used to require standing in line and battling crowds. This year, there were $7.4 billion in online sales on Black Friday. Now that your employees are back at work, they are likely to continue shopping online. Last year’s Cyber Monday brought $7.9 billion in sales , and that doesn’t happen without people buying during the workday. It may drive you nuts, but here’s a word of advice: Let them.

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Expert Strategies for Showcasing Your Region to New Talent

The Undercover Recruiter

Attracting talent to a region—in this case, Ottawa—rather than an individual company requires a unique approach and special attention to your region’s strengths, international reputation, and potential. Natalie MacArthur is Director of Talent Attraction at Invest Ottawa.

2019 91

The 7 sections of a resume explained

Cube Rules

Let’s get resume building back to the beginning for a bit. Let’s start with the basics and go through what sections every resume should include. Even though many, if not most, resumes don’t include all these sections. To their peril.

2019 130

What Sales Rep Title Will Generate the Most Traffic to Your Job Posting?

HR Capitalist

Great research and post over at OnGig related to which Sales Titles generate the most traffic to job postings. You can click on the image to the right to blow up the pie charts to a more readable view.

2019 62

What to Consider When Hiring New Graduates at Your Small Business

Evil HR Lady

Hiring new graduates is a great way to get talented and enthusiastic entry-level employees on board. However, those fresh faces pose some unique challenges. Onboarding new employees properly is always important, but especially when you hire new grads. For many of them, their position at your company is their first experience spending consistent time in an office. As such, they may not know the ins and outs of workplace etiquette and expectations.

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5 Tips to Nail a Salary Negotiation

The Undercover Recruiter

You have showcased an impressive C.V, navigated your way through the interview stages and celebrated receiving a job role. However, the hard work has only just begun as you approach the task of negotiating a salary.

the best office holiday party date story of all time

Ask A Manager

Earlier today, I asked people to share their funniest office holiday stories. I love this one with all my heart and hereby present it to you: When I was fresh out of college, a dude in my social circle invited me to his fancy work Christmas party. He was a teacher, so I’d kind of assumed I was there as friend to act as a buffer between well-intentioned female colleagues who wanted to set him up with one another, with their daughters, etc. I was wrong!

2019 64

Use This Quote When Convincing Someone to Decline An Offer From a Big Company.

HR Capitalist

"It's better to be a pirate than join the Navy.". Steve Jobs. Steve Jobs was brutal in many ways, but with his brutality came moments of pure clarity. This quote is one of those moments. The stale way to make the same point is obvious - " Why do you want to go work for that big company?

2019 56

Court: Demoting a Disabled Employee Can Be a Reasonable Accommodation

Evil HR Lady

Brigid Ford worked as a Sheriff’s Deputy for 12 years when a car ran a red light and smashed into her patrol car. After a year of light-duty, her injuries mean she still couldn’t use her right hand totally and had ongoing pain. In other words, not the best condition for a police officer. The Sheriff’s department offered her three choices: 1. A civilian job at a lower rate of pay with accommodations for her disability. Resignation. Termination.

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Why a Strong Company Culture is Key to Employee Happiness

The Undercover Recruiter

I’m very passionate about our employees’ happiness and well-being. I also believe that having a set of shared values, as well as a strong company culture, is central to people’s happiness at work.

2019 82

update: my coworkers won’t cut expenses

Ask A Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer who was upset that her coworkers wouldn’t cut more expenses since their company was struggling financially?

2019 64

Trigger Warnings on Disney+.Could They Work for Managers?

HR Capitalist

Did you sign up for Disney+ over the last couple of weeks? 10 million other households did. You didn't know you needed another streaming service, but Disney+ comes with some unique features, mainly that the entire catalog of Disney is available for streaming. That's a deep catalog.

2019 56

Why We Haven’t Fixed Our Diversity Problems

Water Cooler Wisdom

I’ll be the first to say I don’t have all the answers when it comes to diversity and inclusion. I don’t think anyone does, but least of all me. The closest I’ve come to discrimination is being told I had to be three times as smart, competent, and amusing as male speakers because I was a small, young-looking woman. And, sometimes people ask “odd” questions about my religion (Judaism). But just because we don’t have all the answers doesn’t mean we shouldn’t keep asking the questions.

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What Industries are Lagging When it Comes to Unlimited Holidays?

The Undercover Recruiter

Did somebody say unlimited holidays? Believe it or not, the concept does actually exist in some industries and it’s becoming more popular amongst employers.

2019 72

updates: the lip sync battle, the employee with “expectations” for his boss, and more

Ask A Manager

You It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are four updates from past letter-writers. My employee keeps telling me his “expectations” of me. There was a development a couple of weeks ago that I would like to share. I had been out for a couple of weeks (minor surgery, all is well) and so had not interacted with this guy for a while.

2019 63

let’s hear your funniest office holiday stories

Ask A Manager

In the spirit of the holiday season, I want to hear about office holiday-related debacles. Did a coworker throw a tantrum when she didn’t win a raffle? Did your CEO send out an epic email demanding apologies for bad behavior at the company holiday party? Did your boss celebrate the season by offering poinsettias in exchange for tales of woe ? Were you given a nude, spray-painted gold Barbie ? These are all real stories that we’ve heard here in the past, and no w you must top them.

2019 63

update: my employee keeps commenting on my looks

Ask A Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer whose employee kept commenting on her attractiveness ? Here’s the update. Thanks so much to you, Alison, and to your rigorous and diverse community for the advice and guidance on my question.

2019 63

should I ask to be paid to attend the holiday party, how do people call in sick, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Should I skip the holiday party unless I’m paid to attend? I work at an great (so far) organization where I am for the most part thrilled with my job and boss. I am acquainted with my coworkers and we have very professional relationships. I’ve been there about six months and received rave reviews regarding my work. Recently, HR sent around an invitation to this year’s holiday party.

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