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Tips To Remember When Negotiating Your Next Job Offer

Ms. Career Girl

In the current bounce-back economy and tight labor market, you are in a great position now more than ever to negotiate your next job offer or promotion. While many of us are hesitant to haggle over an exciting new position, remember you should not be fearful of asking for what you want.

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From Employee to Freelancer

Career Shifters

“I couldn’t imagine doing anything else, ever. But then lockdown hit.”. Angela Aschmann adored her industry, but when the pandemic struck, she was forced to look beyond the opportunities it could provide.


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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“At the gates of patience, there is no crowding.” ” – Moroccan Proverb. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. It is an almost universally accepted notion that patience is a virtue. Some even say it is the greatest of all virtues.

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Ban Smoking at the Office? Check. Ban Smoking at Home? Wait, What?

Evil HR Lady

Thankfully, smoking inside the office went out of fashion years ago, but now that many people are working from home, can you ban smoking at home during business hours?

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Navigating Your Life as an Empath

Ms. Career Girl

The ability to feel empathy is a gift. It allows us to understand and share the emotions of other people, pushing us outside of our own narrow views of the world. Empathy is the root of friendship, trust, collaboration … even love. It’s a feeling of connection that we all know and share.

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Vaccine Mandates: The Remote Worker Question

The HR Capitalist

Editor's Note : To keep the crazies away on both extremes, I present my status and views on vaccination below.

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On this 20th Anniversary of 9/11.

Sklover Working Wisdom

“When will those who seek only to destroy finally learn the eternal truth that people of good will, faith and tenacity just can’t be kept down?”. – Al Sklover. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. On this anniversary of 9/11, it’s a good time to pause and reflect.

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Experts Reveal 4 Ways to Avoid Early Small Business Failure

Ms. Career Girl

If you are a small business owner in the United States, you are in good company. According to the US Census Bureau , around 1.4 million new startups were filed between June and September 2020. But research from Lending Tree reveals that around 20% of those will fail during their first year. .

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How To Stay Productive When It Feels Like The World Is Falling Down Around You

Corn on the Job

As women, we are responsible for so much more than we realise. There is a lot of weight on our shoulders at any time and we are expected to carry on regardless.

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The Marketing Metrics that Matter for Recruitment Brands

Undercover Recruiter

When it comes to crafting and delivering an email marketing campaign that attracts candidates and encourages them to find out more about the latest vacancy, measuring how each piece of content has done can help recruiters to truly understand if what they’re saying is hitting the mark.

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The School Bus Driver Shortage Means Problems for Your Business

Evil HR Lady

In Chicago, 70 bus drivers quit in protest of a mandatory vaccine policy. That’s about 10 percent of the drivers. In Massachusetts, the National Guard is subbing as bus drivers, as there aren’t enough to be found.

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5 Ways to Beat the “Sunday Night Scaries” and Be Happier at Work

Ms. Career Girl

Do you experience the “Sunday night scaries,” dreading the thought of Monday morning? Or hit snooze on your alarm so many times you lose count because you don’t want to get out of bed and go to work?

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Top 3 Recruitment Metrics Recruiters Must Look Into

Recruit CRM

With the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccines comes economic recovery in the United States. As businesses rebuild, hiring activity has seen a natural increase, with 86% of employers now hiring. Despite the 5.9%

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What we learned from 9/11 about quitting work after life-altering events

Penelope Trunk

A majority of people in the US are considering quitting their jobs right now according to the New York Times. This is obvious to me because in the months after the towers fell, my world was my recovery support groups — and in my groups, the conversations were all about who is going back to work.

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My Company Stopped Giving Bonuses, but My Coworker Got One

Evil HR Lady

My company has given bonuses every year since I was hired in 1999 but said last year it would no longer do it due to our industry’s economic struggles. These bonuses have always been based on 10 criteria. In an average year, I’d meet eight of these and receive 8 percent of my salary.

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Why Your Resume & LinkedIn Profile Should Look The Same

Career Realism

While there are clear differences between your resume and LinkedIn profile, they should (for the most part) look the same. But why? What will happen if you have inconsistencies on your resume and LinkedIn profile?

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Recruit CRM's Recruitment Entrepreneurs Series Ft. Lindy Sollinger

Recruit CRM

Based in Cape Town, Lindy Sollinger has always wanted to be a psychologist since her university days. However, a chance job in temp recruiting led her to where she is today.

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What a good career coaching session really looks like

Penelope Trunk

People who are not my kids think it’s really interesting to listen to my side of a coaching phone call.

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Salary Range Definition and How It Works for Employers

What is salary range? Or range salary? Hiring managers can inquire about your preferred pay range throughout the interview process. This gives them a better idea of how much money they should set aside for your pay.It's

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It Pays To Deliver On Your Brand Promise

Career Realism

Do you remember the Pepsi challenge? It was a legendary marketing promotion in which people participated in a blind taste test with Pepsi vs. Coke. More people preferred Pepsi but continued to buy Coke. When a brand choice is made, the strong, familiar, trusted brands will always have an edge.

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my employee sent me a “letter of intent” to look for another job

Ask a Manager

This post, my employee sent me a “letter of intent” to look for another job , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I manage a small department at a state agency.

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5 Quick Tips For Working In Walking At Work

Career Realism

Everyone knows that you should walk around every once in a while, especially if you have a desk job. But, do we walk enough during the workday? Probably not (I know I don't). Well, surprise, surprise—sitting all day is terrible for your health.

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Can A Little Fear Be A Good Thing?

Career Realism

Every time I start a project, I get this tiny moment of panic. It doesn't last long, but even now, after years in this business, I still notice that it happens. It has a long and technical name, but in portfolio school, we just called it "fear of the blank page."

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8 Ways To Get Your Foot In The Door At Any Company

Career Realism

"If I could just get my foot in the door…" is a complaint we often hear from job seekers. With automated applicant tracking systems in such wide use, how do you bypass computers and connect with hiring managers? Actually, there are multiple ways to do exactly that. Let's take a look at eight.

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LinkedIn Is Dying. Here's The Better (Free!) Alternative.

Career Realism

LinkedIn, the popular social network for professionals, is widely considered the best tool for your career. But, is LinkedIn really helping you grow your career and reach your professional goals?

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What is a Reasonable Average Raise Percentage to Ask For?

What's the average raise percentage in the United States? If you just had a positive performance evaluation or took on more duties, you can be eligible for a raise. Your precise salary rise is determined by a number of criteria, including your degree of experience and geographic area.

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Here's How to Become a Jeweler (Professional Guide)

Here's how to become a jeweler. A jeweler is a trained artisan who works with metals, stones, jewels, and other materials to design, produce, and repair wearable items.

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Here's How to Become a Basketball Coach (Professional Guide)

Here's how to become a basketball coach. All professional athletes are guided by a coach as they progress through the ranks. A coach, regardless of the sport, has the unique ability to improve a player's talent and help them gain confidence in their game.

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Here's How to Become a Lineman (Professional Guide)

Here's how to become a lineman. Linemen connect or maintain power for homes and businesses, sometimes in hazardous situations. Learning about the responsibilities, abilities, and stages involved in becoming a lineman will assist you in making career decisions

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Here's How to Become a Video Game Designer (Professional Guide)

Here's how to become a video game designer. In the entertainment business, designing video games is a fun way to combine technical and artistic abilities. A job as a video game creator also allows you to make a living out of your enthusiasm for video games.

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Here's How to Become a Nutritionist (Professional Guide)

Here's how to become a nutritionist. Some dietitians give information that is tailored to the unique needs of their clients.

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Here's How to Become an Anesthesiologist (Professional Guide)

Here's how to become an anesthesiologist. Anesthesiologists are responsible for providing anesthetic and monitoring vital signs throughout a medical operation, and they play a crucial part in the surgery process. Anesthesiologists play a vital role before, during, and after surgical procedures.

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Here's How to Become a CIA Agent (Professional Guide)

Here's how to become a CIA agent. The Central Intelligence Agency is one of the largest government agencies in the United States, with several branches utilizing a wide range of skills. Roles in the CIA provide several possibilities to improve your abilities and advance your career.

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Here's How to Become a Real Estate Broker (Professional Guide)

Here's how to become a real estate broker in your state. Real estate brokering is a lucrative job that allows you to work from home and meet a diverse range of individuals. Many of the same tasks are performed by real estate brokers and agents.

Here's How to Become a Plastic Surgeon (Professional Guide)

Here's how to become a plastic surgeon. Plastic surgeons frequently work with celebrities and others who are recuperating from diseases or injuries. They can also assist those who desire or need to modify the form of a body component. Plastic surgeons serve patients every day, whether they're doing reconstructive or cosmetic surgery

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Here's How to Become a Crane Operator (Professional Guide)

Here's how to become a crane operator. Within a construction zone, a crane operator utilizes a crane to transfer various things. Cranes come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and kinds, including mobile cranes, tower cranes, boom trucks, and self-erect tower cranes

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Here's How to Become an Event Planner (Professional Guide)

Here's how to become an event planner. Someone who coordinates all aspects of professional meetings and events is known as an event planner (also known as a meeting and/or convention planner). They frequently select meeting sites, manage transportation, and handle a variety of other arrangements.Whether it's working in the industry or starting your o

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