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Are You Really Ready To Become A Freelance Consultant?

Career Alley

Not only are you free to choose your clients and your rates, but your working hours too. Sometimes it’s that levels of flexibility that draw people in. Career Opportunities Freelance freelancing

On Writing With Passion

Ms. Career Girl

The post On Writing With Passion appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. There is a very boring piece of advice for not-yet published writers that floats around the writing community and it is this: Write what you know. To that I ask: Why? If you want to write about what you know, do so. If you don’t, don’t. Do not limit yourself. Do not fence your ideas for your book into you and your life. Do not clip your own literary imagination.

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Get Yourself Together: 8 Tips for Improving Video Interviewing Skills

Jobacle

Contributed by LiveCareer. At least 50 percent of the nation’s employment managers now use video interviewing at some point in their screening process. Yet, most job seekers are less than confident in their onscreen interviewing skills. Luckily, you can start preparing for your first video interview before you even land one. And if you have one lined up already, well…awesome! Take the below tips into consideration as you get ready. Prep Your Tech.

2017 140

Memorial Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“It is not where you serve, but how you serve.” ” – J. Rubin Clark. If you have not visited the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C., please consider doing so. It is not flashy or grand, but simple and direct, like the men and women it honors. It is not anonymous, but highly personal, containing the names of over 52,000 people killed in service. It can be touched, and powerfully touches back.

2017 133

This Is The Perfect Job For You

Career Alley

That’s what everybody wants right? The perfect job for them. Who wouldn’t? Doing something they really enjoyed, that suited their lifestyle, that they were good at. However, so many people still don’t know what they should be doing. It’s all too easy to think of numerous jobs that sound good and get confused, become paralyzed […]. Career Opportunities

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How to Behave Like a Lady in a Man’s World of Business

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Behave Like a Lady in a Man’s World of Business appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Julie Petersen. Her bio follows. Who says you have to be a man to make it in the high-stakes world of business? It’s not 1962 anymore, and Don Draper and his fellow Mad Men are a thing of the past. Today’s boardrooms are no longer men-only, and today’s businesses are better because of it.

2017 138

Eating at Work Is a Challenge – Try These Snacks!

Jobacle

Eating at work and staying healthy can be serious challenges. From workplace stress catapulting you into an emotional eating binge to happy hour drinks and steak dinners with clients, work can feel like Public Enemy No. 1 when it comes to sabotaging your healthy eating plans. The best strategy? Plan ahead and stock your desk with an arsenal of healthy snacks for work. The items below will help keep you satiated and alert throughout the day.

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Chasing The Dream… Starting With You

Career Alley

We’ve all been there, in a job that merely pays the bills and nothing else. It doesn’t entertain us, challenge us, or even feel like we’ve done anything at the end of the day, so you start daydreaming about what career you would love to do, but have you made that next step? For a […]. Career advice

2017 193

Keeping It In The family: Who You Know, Not What You Know

Ms. Career Girl

The post Keeping It In The family: Who You Know, Not What You Know appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. ‘It’s It’s so, so normal’ to get a job – and especially a first job – through family connections, states the popular career agony aunt of Ask a Manager. And in a world where 7 in 10 new graduates use family connections to get their first job, she may just be right.

2017 129

Why I’m Not Betting on Google For Jobs to Change Recruiting

Workology

Last week Google announced they are officially entering the job board space with their newest product, Google for Jobs. Recruiters already rely on Google Adwords to help target job candidates who. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Recruiting google google for jobs google recruiting

2017 101

How to Breathe Life into Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

Every day can’t be the same whether you have a job during your job search or not. It’s dead. It’s an exercise in utility. What’s worse, you are explaining to your family why you are not getting results. If your job search lacks life, you must diversify your efforts until you yield results. You need others to help, but you must have resolve. If you’re stuck, I have some suggestions you should try. Maybe a few of them are appealing, but none of them are easy.

2017 143

Handy Tips For Happiness, Health and Safety at Work

Career Alley

Employers know they’re liable for your health and safety, and have strict rules in place to protect you when you’re at work- however, things can sometimes go wrong. Career advice Health and Safety

2017 193

Thinking of Telecommuting? 3 Points to Consider

Ms. Career Girl

The post Thinking of Telecommuting? 3 Points to Consider appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Working from home, or telecommuting, is increasingly common – in a 2015 survey 37% of employees telecommuted, and 80% wanted to. The benefits for employees include lower stress, less time on the road each day, flexibility of timing, and better ability to concentrate. Benefits for employers include reduced turnover, greater employee satisfaction, and greater employee productivity.

Could an Executive Search Company Bring Unforeseen Benefits to Your Job Hunt?

Professional Resume Services

Utilizing an executive search company could work wonders for your job search! Here’s how. As an executive, you have many options available to you when it comes to searching for a new job. If you have many years of experience, you may choose to use networking as your primary job search strategy. Other people may opt for different strategies. One thing professional resume writing services always say is to keep your options open with your job hunt.

2017 100

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“We sell hope.” ” – Charles Revson. Founder, Revlon Cosmetics. So do we. Hope that civility at work can be encouraged and, if not, then enforced. Hope that fairness at work can be found and, if not, then required. Hope that problems at work can be resolved wisely and opportunities at work can be taken full advantage of. The difference between us and Revlon Cosmetics is that what we offer is free. And we hope our efforts are working for you.

2017 100

Never Look Past Health And Safety

Career Alley

We all want the best from our careers, right? It’d be crazy to think otherwise. Our career path and choices are one thing we have to nail when we want to think about a good life. A good life? It has a foundation of happiness, and nothing can make one more happy than being in […]. Career advice Health & Safety

2017 193

5-Steps to Forgive Someone and Move On

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5-Steps to Forgive Someone and Move On appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Divine Grace Buszka, Her bio follows. We all deserve happiness, but many of us can’t seem to get to a place of pure joy. Perhaps it is because you are hanging onto anger towards someone who has wronged you. It happens to all of us. Whether it’s a co-worker, a family member or a friend – we’ve all resented someone who hurt us. It can be toxic.

2017 126

Here Are Some Fresh Executive Job Search Tips for the New Season!

Professional Resume Services

Summer’s almost here! Start it on the right foot by refreshing your job search efforts. Being stuck without a job for an extended period of time can be stressful. Insanity is defined as doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting different results. If your job search isn’t working out how you would like it to, consider using one of the top resume writing services to get you out of your rut.

2017 100

A Comprehensive List of Work Roles White People Should Never Be Selected For.

The HR Capitalist

Of course, I'm kidding with that title. I'm not the authority on the PC-ness of white people in roles that are typically exclusively held by non-whites. . But I gotta tell you, I have some opinions. First, I think there's a lot of roles that white people don't belong in. Here's a taste of some of those roles: --Any leadership position at a HBCU. Leadership positions with Diversity titles in Corporate America.

2017 98

A Budding Chef’s Guide To Healthy Habits In An Unhealthy Trade

Career Alley

It’s no joke that cheffing is one of the hardest jobs anyone can do. A culture of long, stressful hours, incredibly demanding physical and mental labor plus hot kitchen conditions are there to truly test your character. Becoming a great chef is arguably as difficult as becoming a great sportsman. There’s a reason that professional […]. Career Opportunities Chef Careers

2017 193

Tips For Working With A Bad Boss

Ms. Career Girl

The post Tips For Working With A Bad Boss appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. No single boss is the same. Some are good while others a plain useless. Therefore, it’s important you know what to do when you encounter a bad boss. There are steps to take to ensure you come out ahead. Here are a few tips for working with a bad boss which will let yourself get back to the important stuff, like actually working. Remain Flexible. Stay open-minded when conversing with your boss.

2017 122

Remembering Those Who Died for Our Freedoms

Evil HR Lady

The post Remembering Those Who Died for Our Freedoms appeared first on Evil HR Lady

2017 138

Stuff the Capitalist (aka KD) Likes: Ryen Russillo

The HR Capitalist

Who am I? Who cares? Good questions. It's my site, so I'm going dig in once in a 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. We live in a "hot take" society. Fox News. MSNBC.

2017 79

Top 10 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Successful People

Career Alley

What is it about successful people that makes them so? Do they wake up at 4:00 am each day? Do they drink green smoothies right after they come back from their 5 mile morning run? There has to be some secret, right? Something that makes successful people attract good luck? We study the greats to […]. Self Improvement Key to Success Success

2017 193

Is a Career in Family Medicine Still worth the Investment?

Ms. Career Girl

The post Is a Career in Family Medicine Still worth the Investment? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Whether finishing their CE renewal or completing their last year of residency, the unique challenges that face hopeful doctors as they pursue their careers can make the future seem daunting. Some setbacks that young developing healthcare professionals face while pursuing their medical careers include hefty student loans, several years of schooling, and long hours on the job.

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This Movie Theater Wants to Celebrate Women by Violating State and Federal Law.

Evil HR Lady

It seems to be somewhat of an epidemic: Companies issuing press releases to celebrate their defiance of federal civil rights laws. The latest is the Alamo Drafthouse, which announced Wonder Woman screenings for women only. Let’s celebrate womanhood! Or, Girl Power!

“Be Open And Inquisitive.” Real-life Career Change Lessons From Alison, Our Launch Pad Graduate

Career Shifters

Yes, Launch Pad Alumni change careers – but their mindset is usually the first thing that shifts. In the last of our three-part series, Alison shares how a new perspective on life helped her leave a well-respected but unfulfilling career for something that feels just right

2017 109

Is Employer Brand Something a Company Can Control?

The Undercover Recruiter

Nowadays your employer brand is just as important than your actual brand. In fact, an organisation’s employer branding is what will set them apart to help attract the best talent and eventually win them. It’s what people believe working for your organisation is and the key to a successful employer brand is your employees – I mean. View Article. Is Employer Brand Something a Company Can Control? Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2017 74

Creating A Working Woman’s Dream Home Office

Ms. Career Girl

The post Creating A Working Woman’s Dream Home Office appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Working from home has its benefits and many women are taking advantage of those benefits these days. You don’t even have to have children to make a case for working from a home office. It’s more convenient and it allows people with anxiety disorders and other health issues to work a full-time job on their terms. When it comes to working from home you do have some extra responsibilities to take on.

Should Your Business Be a BYOD workplace?

Evil HR Lady

BYOD–Bring Your Own Device–is a thing at a lot of companies, especially small ones. Everyone already has a smartphone and a laptop, so why not have your employees use those instead? Well, there are lots of things to think about. Over at The Balance I give a run down of the pros and cons of being a BYOD workplace. So, to read, click here: Pros and Cons of a Bring Your Own Device Workplace. The post Should Your Business Be a BYOD workplace? appeared first on Evil HR Lady. The Balance

2017 130

Check Out My Post at Fistful of Talent Today - "The Day Google Died".

The HR Capitalist

I'm up over at Fistful of Talent today with a post entitled, " The Day The Google Died ". If you're like me, you love Google and rely on it every day. It's easy to think Google will be around for the rest of time. It won't, and my post explores why a recent decision related to an OFFCP request marks the start of the decline. Here's a taste: If there's one thing we know through the annuals of time and the history of the enterprise organization globally, it's that nothing is forever.

2017 72

Is it Realistic to Leverage a College Degree to Obtain a Job?

Competitive Resumes

Congratulations to all of you who obtained their college degree this season! Is your degree leverage for employment? Since it is graduation season, and many college graduates are moving forward with life, how many are actually employed with a job in their major? Too early to tell of course, but those of us in the career space watch these stats as an indicator of the condition of the job market. The Data on the College Degree.

2017 100

Why You Should Use Google’s G Suite & How To Set It Up

Ms. Career Girl

The post Why You Should Use Google’s G Suite & How To Set It Up appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Matthew Guay of Zapier. Your email account is perhaps the most important part of your digital life. It is your online address, where anyone can send you a message. It’s your digital passport that you use to login to most sites and apps.

2017 115

Why You Should Go to Lunch, Today

Evil HR Lady

The Wall Street Journal just ran an article about how sad it is that people don’t go out to lunch anymore. They write: The U.S. restaurant industry is in a funk. Blame it on lunch. Americans made 433 million fewer trips to restaurants at lunchtime last year, resulting in roughly $3.2 billion in lost business, according to market-research firm NPD Group Inc. It was the lowest level of lunch traffic in at least four decades.

2017 126

How Fortune 500 Employers Attract the Best Talent

The Undercover Recruiter

The good folks at WilsonHCG have recently released their 2017 report looking at the world’s greatest employment brands. We had a chat with John Wilson to find out more. Have a listen to our chat below, keep reading for a summary and don’t forget to subscribe to the Employer Branding Podcast. What are some of. View Article. How Fortune 500 Employers Attract the Best Talent. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2017 69

5 Ways Recruiting has Become a Collaborative Process

Workology

Hiring the wrong candidate doesn’t just affect the hiring manager; it affects the company as a whole and the people that work hard to keep it afloat. If someone is not on board with the values and. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR company culture employee networks hiring recruiting unconscious bias values

2017 68

Want to Land Your Dream Job? Tips for Recent College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

The post Want to Land Your Dream Job? Tips for Recent College Grads appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Nick Murphy. His bio follows. You did it, congrats on your college graduation! You should take the next 5-10 days to celebrate, relax and get energized because what’s coming next is work… lots of it. The good news is that you don’t ever have to cram for another final exam.

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