Sat.Jun 01, 2019 - Fri.Jun 07, 2019

Does Personal Branding Have Age Barriers?

Professional Resume Services

There are a lot of discussions nowadays about the importance of personal branding for senior level managers. Some professionals who have established careers with many years of experience believe c-level personal branding is only required for the young up-and-coming executive.

2019 194

Unemployed? How To Survive and Thrive

Ms. Career Girl

Staying positive when you’re unemployed, especially where you must constantly state that yes, you are still “in transition,” can be a tall order. In order to maximize success, you must have practices to shatter the negative illusions in your mind.

2019 228

10 Things Managers Should Stop Worrying About

Evil HR Lady

Managers earn more money (generally!) than individual contributors because it’s harder. Organizing a group of people, managing their work , and being responsible for the results is generally harder than doing the tasks. That’s fair. But managers often make their work much more difficult than it needs to be. Human Resources Executive Jordan George has enough experience in the people business to know what matters and what doesn’t.

2019 143

Learn How To Make Effective Training Materials With Easy Methods

Career Alley

As a writer, it is your job to do the difficult work so your reader will not have to do it. Every type of writing has its own challenges which are also the same with writing training and instructional materials. Career Advice Training

2019 153

Executive Resume Targeting is More Important Than You Think

Professional Resume Services

What’s the first thing you think about when you start preparing or updating your resume? A common misconception today is thinking you have to craft your resume to be more general since you don’t know exactly what an employer wants to see.

2019 181

Doing This One Thing Increases Your Chance of Getting Hired by 75%

Ms. Career Girl

Getting hired, even in today’s strong job market, is a numbers game. And the numbers are scary. Right off the bat, a resume faces a lot of competition. Just to give you an idea of the sheer volume, Monster.com reports 427,000 resume postings a week. That’s 22.2

2019 225

Stress Management 101: How to Keep Your HR or Employee Relations Role from Draining You

Evil HR Lady

I spent three years running layoffs for a Fortune 100 company. There’s simply no easy way to do this job. No matter how fair you are, how closely you follow best practices, and how great the severance package is, it’s emotionally tricky to help terminate people. Hiring, while often seen as the cheerier side of this equation, can be just as emotionally draining.

2019 145

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“I've Spent My Entire Career In The Same Role. How Do I Find New Work That Feels Like Me?”

Career Shifters

Michelle thought she knew exactly where she was headed. But now she's feeling disillusioned about the career she spent years qualifying for. With a single-track career history and no relevant contacts or experience, how do you plan a rewarding move into something new

2019 149

Beach Getaway? Check Out These 2019 Summer Beach Reads

Ms. Career Girl

When you’re a working woman, sometimes nothing is better than time off, in peace and quiet with a great new book.

2019 209

Improve Knowledge Sharing and Increase Productivity with Edge Collaboration

Evil HR Lady

The average large U.S. business loses $47 million in productivity each year as a direct result of inefficient knowledge sharing, according to Panopto’s Workplace Knowledge and Productivity report. But Sean Jackson, founder and CEO of Sift, thinks edge collaboration might be able to change that. Jackson describes edge collaboration as “eliminating the lag and the proverbial data transmissions back-and-forth between departments.”

2019 136

4 Different Ways to Make a Living Following Your Passion

Career Alley

There are all kinds of different things you might be passionate about in your life, ranging from music, to law and justice, to fitness, to […]. Discover Career Opportunities Careers

2019 153

3 Career / Study Changes You Can Do to Reinvent Yourself

Jobacle

Some people are lucky enough to find one job they love, advance in it, rise to the highest level and remain rewarded, satisfied and fulfilled for their whole careers. Nowadays, this just isn’t the reality for most people. It’s very common to change careers at least once in a lifetime.

2019 141

Why Being Yourself at Work Starts With Knowing Yourself at Home

Ms. Career Girl

Do you feel that you need to wear a professional mask at work? In the past, the divide between ‘work’ and ‘home’ was pretty concrete. You had a ‘work’ self and a ‘private’ self, and rarely should the twain meet. But these days, employers are encouraging us to be ourselves most of the time.

2019 185

Here’s Why Tesla’s Move to Block Anonymous Employee Complaints Will Absolutely Backfire

Evil HR Lady

Tesla blocked its employees from talking about them on Blind. Blind is an app where you can chat anonymously about your work, but the catch is you have to verify that you work for the company you say you do. To do this, you have to sign up with a Tesla email to access the Tesla chat room. Tesla, according to Verdict and Gizmodo , started blocking verification emails at the beginning of May and blocked Blind on its company WiFi.

2019 128

4 Tips for Boosting Your Confidence for an Interview

Career Alley

One of the most essential things for interviewing well is to go into the interview with as much confidence (but not “arrogance”) as possible. Of course, though, “be confident” is much easier said than done. Discover Career Opportunities Confidence

2019 153

“Lawyer on Contingency Fee?” – Who “Swallows” the Expenses?

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Be careful who you trust – The devil was once an angel”. – Unknown. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Wendy hired an attorney to represent her in a lawsuit against a former employer. Her agreement with the attorney said that attorney would represent her on a “contingency” basis, meaning that the attorney would be paid only if the lawsuit was successful, and then he would be entitled to 1/3 of the proceeds.

It’s Your Money Too! Get Active About Your Finances

Ms. Career Girl

Money. Investing, Financial Planning. For many women, these are cringe-worthy words. Overt and subtle cultural messages teach us not to worry ‘our pretty little heads’ about it. (Do Do you hate that phrase too?). It might feel good in the short term, but it’s just plain stupid in the long term.

2019 149

Let’s Stop Pretending Everyone Needs Calculus

Evil HR Lady

First: I love math. I think it’s critical. I was the first female in my high school to ever pass the AP calculus exam. My ability to do calculus and statistics got me my first professional job in Human Resources. And I don’t think everyone should have to learn advanced math. Basic math, yes. Calculus? Students staged a sit-in at Manhattan’s LaGuardia High School to protest an increased focus on academics.

2019 131

The Role of Corporate Culture in Talent Acquisition

Jobacle

It is more costly to fire an employee than to retain one. As a business, you will have to incur the immediate costs of a severance package and ensuring that the firing process was successful enough.

2019 141

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“When you innovate, you’ve got to be prepared for people telling you that you are nuts.” ” – Larry Ellison, Founder of Oracle Corporation. Whether you “see things others don’t,” “dance to the beat of a different drummer,” are “ahead of your time,” or have a rather odd “vision” of how things work, or should work, you are almost by definition a “nut.”

2019 100

From Translation to SEO

Career Shifters

“I couldn't see any way to progress from what I was doing.”. Rachel Baker liked her work, but it left her feeling isolated and with little room to develop. So, she decided it was time for a change.

2019 133

Asking For A Raise? Here’s What You Should Remember

Career Alley

Asking for a raise is one of those things that is easy to do if you get it right. If you don’t, you could find that you’ve ruined your chances of changing up your salary for a good few months, and you may also leave your boss with some serious doubts about ever giving you one. Career Advice salary negotiations

2019 118

How to Leave a Job Without Burning Bridges

The Undercover Recruiter

When gainfully employed individuals accept a job offer, whether based on seeking a change or an offer that came unexpectedly, they have decided that leaving their current employer is the right move.

2019 113

Bro-tastic vs. We Care: A Quick Review of Uber's Current and Past Corporate Values.

HR Capitalist

I'm always fascinated by the choices that companies and leadership teams make when they create company values. . The challenge, of course, is to cut through the noise and get to what's real for the employees who work for your organization.

2019 83

How To Avoid The Monday Blues

Career Realism

It's been a wonderful and relaxing weekend but, as late Sunday afternoon arrives, a shadow begins to loom. It slowly begins to dominate your thoughts and remains in the back of your mind, even as you take in the last ounces of joy from the weekend. Then, suddenly, it's Monday morning.

2019 81

update: tubs of butter are taking up all the room in our tiny fridge

Ask A Manager

I am on day 3 of illness and do not have the ability to write a short-answer post for today, so instead please enjoy this update from the letter writer earlier this year whose tiny office fridge was crammed full of tubs of butter. Thank you for answering my question. Unfortunately getting a larger fridge was not going to happen. The building manager laughed when I asked. Really laughed. Like head back full mirth.

2019 81

5 CV Red Flags Which Employers Hate

The Undercover Recruiter

As a recruiter, selecting the right candidate to match your clients’ specification is essential. But it’s not just about finding that perfect candidate. You need to be supporting them in putting their best foot forward to the employer, too.

2019 100

Men Who Are Uncomfortable Mentoring Women: I'd Guess You're Doing This.

HR Capitalist

Is the number of men who are afraid to mentor women really on the rise in the #metoo era? As crazy as it seems, a new report from Sheryl Sandberg’s LeanIn Organization says this is the case.

2019 71

How To Address An Employee That Lied About Being Sick

Career Realism

In this week's edition of Well This Happened we tackled Janet's situation involving an employee who lied about taking a sick day.

2019 77

I’m in trouble for re-sorting a coworker’s trash — and I’m enraged

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’ve worked at a medium sized tech company as a software engineer for the past two years now. Our city has an ordinance requiring all businesses to compost and recycle. I fully support this ordinance, as I’m a staunch environmentalist and care deeply about the future of our planet, for my sake and the sake of my children. I don’t want my kids growing up in a garbage covered wasteland.

2019 78

The Future of Workspace

The Undercover Recruiter

Because the nature of work has dramatically changed in every industry throughout the world, workspace design and architecture has evolved, too.

2019 96

How Do You Know If Your Job Interview Went Well?

Career Advice Guy

Imagine the scenario; you've been for a job interview which you think went well. You liked the company, and can see where the role will progress in the next three to five years, but how do you know if the interview went well?

2019 52

5 Ways To Boost Your Resume So It Gets Noticed By Employers

Career Realism

We've all been there. A job that you would absolutely LOVE gets posted and you look at it right away. But when you look at the job description, you realize there are required skills you don't have on your resume.

2019 75

why do people get stuck in “reply all” hell on email lists?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Can we get a definitive ruling on the etiquette when someone accidentally emails an incorrect distribution list in a large office? Today I went to lunch for 40 minutes and came back to 239 emails — someone emailed the wrong distribution list for a request (I heard there were over 1,000 people on this list, though I don’t know for sure). It always starts with few people emailing back and replying to all that it’s the wrong list, but then more people pile on.

2019 78

What Makes a Good Mental Health Policy?

The Undercover Recruiter

Now while there’s no competition to see which company offers the best mental health policy, there are certain elements which would be useful to include. Our experts this week share what they think should be included in a mental health policy that benefits employers as well as employees.

2019 91

Better Marketing For Corrective Action in HR.

HR Capitalist

I recently dropped a post titled " Is Corrective Action a Death Sentence? ", which explored the fact that all too often, corrective action/progressive discipline is the beginning of the end. When an employee gets that document, all too often they have the opinion they can't save their job. .

2019 64

3 Surefire Ways To Connect With Your Interviewer

Career Realism

The difference between most areas in life and the job search process is that, in most areas in life, you know who your competition is. You can analyze the competition's strengths, capitalize on their weaknesses, and prepare accordingly to you give yourself the best chance to win.

2019 73