Sat.Nov 24, 2018 - Fri.Nov 30, 2018

Nothing Sells Better than Enthusiasm in the Job Interview

Ms. Career Girl

Job seekers are often surprised when they don’t receive a job offer after an interview. They wonder, “Why wasn’t I selected? What went wrong?” But imagine this scenario: I want to work in your company, but in my interview with you, I sit in a cowering posture and with downcast eyes.

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5 Transformative Executive Job Search FAQs

Executive Career Brand

In executive job search strategy sessions, my clients and I discuss all kinds of obstacles and issues they’re dealing with, or have concerns about. Over the years, I’ve kept track of these things, and have written blog posts addressing the ones that come up all the time.

2018 169

This Woman is Serving 10 Years in Prison for Lying to Get a Job

Evil HR Lady

You should never lie on your resume , but if you do, the punishment in the United States tends to be super mild. If you get caught (and there’s always a chance you won’t), you may not get the job, get fired, or be publicly humiliated. But you’re very unlikely to serve time in jail. The rest of the world doesn’t operate in the same way. An unidentified Greek woman is currently serving prison time because she lied on her resume.

2018 157

Preparing for Your First Interview in Years


If you’ve been in one job or with a single company for years, the idea of making a change can be intimidating. Whether it’s been five years, ten or more since your last interview, things have likely changed.

2018 202

How Women are Changing the Face of Construction

Ms. Career Girl

Construction has traditionally been a male-dominated field and that is still the case today with less than 10 percent of construction workers being female.

3 Tips for Writing a Career Change Resume

Professional Resume Services

There may come a time in your career when you’re ready for a change. Obvious challenges are present when making a career change, and none are more evident than trying to write resumes that get you hired. Some of your skills may transfer over to your new career, but many of them won’t.

2018 130

How Gen Z Should Use LinkedIn

Evil HR Lady

Sure, some recruiters will show up on campus , but most aren’t looking specifically for new grads, so you need to get a way to get your information in front of all these recruiters. You may assume that LinkedIn isn’t the place to be–it’s where your mom looks for a job. But, because it’s where recruiters are, a LinkedIn profile is a great way to make a splash in the professional world, even when you’re inexperienced.

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Four Ways to Prevent Empty Nest Syndrome

Ms. Career Girl

How many times have you wondered what it would be like when your children left the nest? Were you expecting the day to come? Did you believe the inevitable empty nest syndrome scenario would be a reality in your life? If you are anything like me, you answer would be, ”not really.”.

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How to Take Your Executive Resume Summary to the Next Level

Professional Resume Services

Everyone has their own opinions about what part of a resume is the most important. The truth is you don’t really know which part is most important, since every hiring manager is different when it comes to what they prefer to see.

2018 130

Can a New Manager Require Exempt Employees to Clock In?

Evil HR Lady

A newly-hired manager is telling salaried employees that they have to work 45 hours a week, take designated lunch breaks and set daily hours. If employees miss time, they have to make it up. Does this make all employees non-exempt ? In the past, being salaried/exempt meant employees had flexibility. As long as they put in over 40 hours per week, the timing of their daily arrivals and departures didn’t matter. Aren’t salaried employees paid for the job, rather the hours?

2018 135

“I've Got No Idea What I'm Good At – So How Can I Change Career?”

Career Shifters

Manali has always known she was in the wrong line of work. But when she thinks of exploring her options elsewhere, paralysis sets in. How do you get started on a shift when you can't be sure where your talents lie

2018 183

Why Job Seekers Should Consider Preparing With Mock Interviews

Ms. Career Girl

It’s no secret that women in the workforce, especially in tech, face a lot of challenges both in their day-to-day responsibilities and in their climbs up the leadership ladder. In competitive positions like product management, this rings especially true.

2018 192

How to Advance to a Management Position in 2019


When the holiday decorations start going up, New Year’s resolutions can’t be far behind. As the year draws to a close, people start taking stock of their lives, figuring out where things could be going better, and giving themselves deadlines to take action.

2019 173

Making the Case for–and Against–Hiring Overqualified Workers

Evil HR Lady

We’ve all seen it before—you get an application from a candidate that is simply overqualified for the position that she’s seeking. After all, why would an applicant with over twenty years of experience be vying for a mid-level role? But here’s the problem with calling someone “overqualified.” ” At some companies, the term has become an easy way to reject someone without saying “you’re too old.”

5 Reasons Why the MBA Is Still Relevant

Career Alley

A lot of people tend to play down the importance of an MBA in an increasingly high-tech world or because of the sheer number of people who hold them. Others are told you cannot advance in your career without earning an advanced degree like an MBA. Launch your Career College Degree MBA

2018 172

Here’s How To Start Taking The Work Out of Networking

Ms. Career Girl

It might just be the longest four-letter word in the English language. For most of us, networking ranges somewhere between loathsome and terrifying. But what if there was a way to make it much less so? What if there was a way to take the work out of networking?

2018 193

6 Reasons Investing in Employee Health Is Worth It


Employees make a company’s growth and prosperity possible. Great workers are powerful, but they’re also human. As much as a person might want to perform their best every day, sometimes life interferes in the form of sickness, chronic stress or an unforeseen emergency.

2018 157

When a Headhunter Makes His Profession Look Bad

Evil HR Lady

Jane (all names have been changed) wasn’t looking for a job when a headhunter contacted her about an unnamed position. She’d been at her job for over five years and was thinking about moving on, so she was interested to talk. To her surprise, a couple of hours later a second recruiter contacted her! When it rains, it pours. Taking this as a sign that it was time to move on Jane set up phone interviews with both. The first conversation with Bob went well.

2018 128

Preparing For The Difficult Times In Medicine

Career Alley

Working in the medical profession can be as difficult as it is rewarding. Taking the time to evaluate one’s work is not something many doctors or nurses will have the opportunity to do due to the busy nature of their roles. Discover Career Opportunities Medical Careers Medical Profession

2018 172

Everyday Heroes – Are You One?

Ms. Career Girl

While they’re seldom in the limelight, everyday heroes are everywhere. No, they don’t fix all that’s amiss in the world. But each in their own way puts out a positive ripple and makes the world a better place.

2018 183

Giving and Receiving Gifts at Work -Ten Practical Precautions

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The road to hell is paved with good intentions.”. – Proverb. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Each year, without fail, I get five to ten emails from employees who have either (a) given a gift at work and gotten into trouble for doing so, or (b) received a gift at work that is either causing discomfort or a problem. As you might imagine, most of these calls come shortly before or shortly after the year-end holiday season.

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2018 Worst Employer of the Year

Evil HR Lady

It’s time to vote for the worst employer of the year! Employment Attorney Jon Hyman, over at Ohio Employer Law Blog keeps a running list throughout the year. We narrowed it down a few weeks ago, and now we have the final four! Go vote here: Worst employee of the year, 2018! The post 2018 Worst Employer of the Year appeared first on Evil HR Lady

2018 118

That One Fatal Moment That Changes All: 5 Essential Workplace Safety Tips to Protect Yourself from Getting Injured

Career Alley

How can you ensure your office and warehouse premises are safe working environments? Follow these five essential workplace safety tips to protect your workforce and your business from workplace injuries. Discover Career Opportunities Injured

2018 151

How to Avoid the Hidden Costs of Working From Home

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you are hustling from home as a freelancer or working for an employer who is embracing the benefits of allowing workers to telecommute , working from home can be a great way to save time and money.

Ignoring your performance goals hurt your rating (I am guilty of this)

Cube Rules

How many of you create your goals with your manager? Yes, everyone. How many of you create your goals and then ignore them until it is time to do your mid-year and year-end performance review? I raise my hand to that one this year (not every year). I'm paying (literally) for it, too.

2018 141

From Sales to Jewellery

Career Shifters

“I wanted to feel like 'me' again.”. Frustrated with corporate politics and seeking a more flexible way to work, Sarah Cooke decided to take matters into her own hands.

2018 134

Scents That Will Help Boost Productivity

The Undercover Recruiter

Many people don’t realize what a powerful tool aromatherapy can be. Scents are tied directly to the part of the brain that is linked to memory and emotion, so scents can influence both.

2018 109

Drink Pairing Made Easy: How to Pair Drinks with Any Meal

Ms. Career Girl

Choosing drinks that go well with a certain food isn’t something that most people spend much time thinking about, but they do it anyway. For example, a glass of lemonade on a hot summer day would probably taste great with barbequed foods from the grill but terrible with soup.

2018 172

How certain goals force an average performance rating

Cube Rules

Here are the goals that are easy to check off:Completed all mandatory training on timeResponded to all risks and issues assigned to you Supported department initiatives for improvementPretty awesome, right? You get to answer with a big, affirmative YES I DID!

2018 141

How to Create a Great Work Environment for Millennial Employees

Corn on the Job

As we have evolved as a society, our idea of a job, making a living and being employed has changed significantly. Work is no longer just a means to a check, it’s actually a place we seek fulfillment, purpose and happiness.

2018 56

Why You Need to Invest in Company Culture Training

The Undercover Recruiter

n 2015, The New York Times investigated work conditions in America’s eighth largest Fortune 500 company: Amazon. As soon as the exposé was published, the world was shocked to discover that the working environment in Jeff Bezos’ Goliath was, as the newspaper described it, “bruising”.

2018 103

When to Go with Your Gut – And How to Know When You Should Pause

Ms. Career Girl

Over the course of our life we have been taught to use logic above all else to make our decisions. To be able to show reasoning for why something is the right decision is still highly valued.

2018 171

weekend free-for-all – November 24-25, 2018

Ask A Manager

This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. This one is truly no work and no school.). Book recommendation of the week: Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist , by Tim Federle.

2018 81

?? Should You Holiday From Job Hunting During The Holidays?


Holiday job search do's and don'ts. Photo by Kevin Dooley. You might vacation, you might have extended family meals and you might have friends hosting house parties. Enjoy them all and keep these five pointers in mind. 1) Don’t actively job search on a holiday weekend.

2018 54

How Office Design Can Impact Recruitment and Retention

The Undercover Recruiter

Have you ever considered that your physical workplace or even the room in which you host interviews could have an impact on whether your preferred candidate accepts a job offer? Well according to new research conducted by office design company K2 Space, it can.

2018 102

Three Home Decorating Ideas You May Have Overlooked

Ms. Career Girl

Everyone likes the excitement of change. Our clothes, our cars, and even our jobs get replaced because we hear the allure of something new and different. But we sometimes get stuck with the same look of our homes for years on end because we’re not sure what to do.

2018 170

How AI Can Improve Life for the Differently Abled

Imarticus Learning

As more tech companies invest in Artificial Intelligence or AI, the realm of possibilities continue to expand. One of the emerging fields in which AI is on the cusp of making real breakthroughs is with human disabilities.

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