Sat.Aug 19, 2017 - Fri.Aug 25, 2017

Career Crisis? What Career Crisis

Career Alley

In today’s modern world, a rewarding career is something that most adults aspire to achieve. However, life isn’t always easy, and there will inevitably be several stages where things seem to be going wrong. Still, you don’t need to throw the towel in just yet. Career advice Career Advice

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The Best Ways to Build Your Brand Online

Professional Resume Services

When many people think about building a brand, they think about actual companies promoting their brand to drive business. However, executives today have to build their own personal brand as well. Building your brand online can take a significant amount of time and effort, and it won’t happen overnight. Your online brand is how people perceive you in real life, so it’s worth taking c-level personal branding seriously. Here are some of the best ways you can build your brand online.

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How to Dress the Part and Win at Work

Ms. Career Girl

Whether it’s fair or not, you’d be surprised how much your appearance can play a role in how business associates view you. Showing up with wrinkled clothing and out-of-place hair can have an unwelcome effect on your career. This applies to both men and women, but let’s be honest: women are held to even stricter standards. In male-dominated industries, women must be even more cognizant of how they present themselves.

2017 146

Retention Agreement Contain a Release? If So, It Just Might Be Your Severance

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Don’t tell me of deception. A lie is a lie, whether to the ear or to the eye.”. – Samuel Johnson. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Likely due to recent news about shortages of qualified employees, more and more employers are using retention agreements to retain their employees during periods of insecurity, such as mergers, divestitures of company divisions, periods of lowered revenue as well as in event of rumored layoffs. In my decades of practice, I have negotiated many retention agreements.

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What Your Application Needs to Get Right if You Want That Job

Career Alley

If you’re in the process of applying for a job, you’re probably getting a little concerned about whether or not your application is good enough. If it’s not, you could rule yourself out of the process before they’ve even had the chance to meet you. Many jobs have a lot of applicants, so it’s easy […]. Job Search Cover Letter

2017 238

How Your Executive Job Search is Affected by Search Engine Optimization

Professional Resume Services

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) has many different functions and benefits. You can either greatly benefit from SEO when you’re searching for an executive job, or you could fall way behind the rest. Being discovered is one of the most important things in a job search today. You may have a great LinkedIn profile , but if you don’t have the right keywords on your profile, recruiters won’t be able to find you.

2017 122

How To Become the CEO of Your Own Health

Ms. Career Girl

Between a career, family and life in general, it’s no surprise that our personal health often ends up taking a back seat. Thankfully, as technology evolves, so does the healthcare industry allowing everyone from home makers to business travelers to address their healthcare through telemedicine. Because of its many modern day benefits, telemedicine is now one of the fastest growing segments of the healthcare industry with an expected market growth of $113.1 billion by 2025.

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Five Qualifications for a Job in the Retail Industry

Career Alley

Many jobs in the retail industry require interaction with customers. This means a candidate for a job in retail has to have specific qualifications in order to be considered for the position. Discover five qualifications that are essential for success in a retail job. Career Opportunities Retail

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The Boss’s Husband Is a Jerk. Can Getting Along with Him Be Required?

Evil HR Lady

I work for a woman-owned trucking company. Boss Lady has a husband that is always present, but he is not officially on any paperwork as he collects disability. This husband has verbally assaulted a particular driver on two occasions in the past week. As in yelling and chasing after the driver as the driver tried to get away from him. Now the driver has been told that he will only continue to be employed there if he is nice to the husband. My question is basically if this is legal?

2017 141

How To Turn Football Party Leftovers Into DIY Beauty Recipes

Ms. Career Girl

Hi guys! I’m Heather Marianna, creator of Beauty Kitchen , an all-natural beauty and skincare line with whimsical products including red wine eye gels, chocolate sugar scrub, watermelon lip mask, bath bombs, clay masks and more. On my YouTube channel, I post a ton of fun DIY beauty treatments using common kitchen household ingredients ( a lot of my videos have over 3 million views, yipppeee!)

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From Sales to Software

Career Shifters

“I sleep better at night and feel a sense of fulfilment I never thought possible.”. Though Tate Price was challenged by his career, he didn't find it worthwhile. Here's how he taught himself a new skill set, found an outlet for his creativity, and secured a job in an industry where he had no previous experience

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Your Guide To Becoming A Roofer

Career Alley

If you want to become a roofer, then you need to make sure you know what path to take. As a roofer, you’ll be working on all kinds of buildings, helping to repair, maintain, and create roofing from scratch. You may want to specialize in an area. You might want to specialize in thatching, sheeting […]. Career Opportunities Roofers

2017 210

Mark Zuckerberg Is Doing the Right Thing by Taking Two Months of Paternity Leave–Instead of Four

Evil HR Lady

Priscilla Chan and her husband, Mark Zuckerberg, are expecting their second daughter. Any new baby is exciting, but when the baby is Facebook royalty, the world listens to what Dad is going to do about the new baby. Zuckerberg says he’ll take two months of parental leave when the new baby makes her appearance–one month after the birth and then the month of December. He assures us that “I’m pretty sure the office will still be standing when I get back.”

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Accessorizing For Your Body Shape: Golden Rules For Getting It Right

Ms. Career Girl

When you want to look your best, the chances are that you already know the right clothes to wear to complement your body shape. If you need a little volume in your hops, for example, it’s a good idea to reach for the nearest A-line skirt. Similarly, spaghetti straps and anything that draws attention to your shoulders is likely to be a no-no if you have exceptionally broad shoulders and an inverted triangle shape.

2017 106

The Solar Eclipse Killed Work Productivity in America.

The HR Capitalist

OK - that title's click bait, but wait, don't leave. First up, Reuters DID report that American employers saw at least $694 million in missing output from the roughly 20 minutes that outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas estimated workers took out of their workday on Monday, Aug. 21 to stretch their legs, head outside the office and gaze at the nearly two-and-a-half minute eclipse.

Creative Careers For The Creative Types

Career Alley

Is the music in your head original? Do you act out scenes from your favourite movies? Does the idea of sitting behind a desk fill you with dread? If the answer to these questions is yes, you are a creative person who needs a creative career. Career change Career Change Career Opportunities

2017 210

Defending Yourself Against False Sexual Harassment Charges

Evil HR Lady

The workplace isn’t filled with angels, and sometimes the devils sexually harass other employees and sometimes they make false accusations. The reasons can range from a genuine misunderstanding to a well thought out lie in the attempt to undermine or destroy someone else’s career. If you are falsely accused of sexually harassing someone, you need to know what to do. Here are a few tips for getting through this nightmare.

2017 130

Nurses are Superheroes

Ms. Career Girl

Me, a Nurse? Yeah, Right! As if I have time to go to nursing school. Even if I did, do I really have what it takes to be a nurse? Nurses work long hard hours. They always seem tired, and stressed, and worried. Is nursing really the right choice? These are all valid concerns about nursing, but there is another side to nursing. A side that rarely gets discussed, the superhero side. Nurses are superheroes.

2017 106

Why Is This Manager Riding Your ### In The (NFL) Workplace?

The HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note: Please make it stop. This slow season on the sports front is killing me. Can football go ahead and get here so we have some meaningful programming? No, baseball doesn't count - sorry - at either the pro level or the Little League World Series level. BTW, while I'm ranting, when did Little League games at the sub-regional level become ESPN fare? Do I really care about Lansing, MI vs Kalamazoo, MI in the sub-regional qualifier? Why is that on ESPN? Shouldn't kids be in school?

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Top 3 signs that show a business is worth buying

Career Alley

Starting a business from scratch isn’t the only way to build an empire and establish a long-term financial investment. Buying an existing business comes with many advantages and is often considered a less risky investment if you’ve done your research. Business Advice New Business Self Employed

2017 210

Are ESPN’s Viewers Really this Dumb? Their Management Sure Thinks So

Evil HR Lady

ESPN thought its viewers would be offended by a man named Robert Lee. No, not the Confederate General, whose statue was at the center of the recent Charlottesville protests. This is an Asian man who is a sportscaster. ESPN pulled him from commenting on a University of Virginia football game because they were afraid that their viewers would be offended.

2017 126

College Dorm Ahead? What To Take, What To Leave Behind

Ms. Career Girl

Whether it’s you or your college-bound daughter, if there’s life in the dorms awaiting you, it’s going to require some big adjustments. From the choice of how much and which “stuff” to bring along to the attendant emotions, it can be challenging. So, first, take a deep breath and remind yourself to keep your eye on the bigger goals. And that this is just part of the passing into adult life.

2017 106

GLASSDOOR GOLD: "I'm Not Getting Into This With You".

The HR Capitalist

You hate Glassdoor. But amidst all the negativity - and the fact your worst employees are at least 5 times more likely to leave a review than your best employees - are nuggets of truth. Can we agree on that? I was looking up a company over the weekend and found this gem. Please click through or enable pictures if you're an email subscriber for the clip below. . . . Manager - "We've got to let you go. You're not a good fit.". Employee - "Why am I not a good fit?".

2017 72

7 Ways for Teachers to Make Extra Money

Career Alley

If you are working as a teacher you are probably in luck when it comes to talents and possibilities for earning extra money. Figure out how much spare time you have and what your preferences are before you start looking. Following are 7 suggestions that may be helpful to you when looking for ways to make extra money. Career Opportunities

2017 182

Barclays Puts Creepy Sensors to See Where All the Bankers Are

Evil HR Lady

You’d be perfectly okay with your boss installing a monitoring device called “OccupEye” that can tell them when you’re at your desk and when you’re not, right? The fact that it has a creepy name doesn’t really help me feel comfortable about such a device.

2017 126

Be the Product

Ms. Career Girl

There’s not a week that goes by where I don’t read some article explaining successful people’s morning routines. I’ve stopped reading them as I generally end up feeling like I’m still not doing enough. Feeling bad about yourself is not a great way to start the day. That said, my morning routine includes reading articles that have collected in my digital feed from the previous day. I’m a big fan of using Feedly to make this easy. I scan through roughly 300 articles a day.

2017 106

5 Tips on Encouraging Women in Business

The Undercover Recruiter

Tips on encouraging more women to progress in business are just as effective for encouraging more men to stay and climb the career ladder in your organisation as well. The aim is to create a culture where everyone can work in a way which makes them feel productive and engaged. Identifying any unconscious bias and. View Article. 5 Tips on Encouraging Women in Business. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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“How Do I Transfer My Passion To A New Environment?”

Career Shifters

Kristen likes the people she works with and the way she works, but not the job itself. When you have some of what you want in your career (but not all of it), how can you join the dots to have everything light you up

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Today’s Solar Eclipse Will Blind You, Destroy Your Business and Steal Your Cat.

Evil HR Lady

Judging by the number of articles on the internet right now about how everyone is too dumb to survive the solar eclipse without going blind, I expect that by this afternoon, most of the population will need to visit an ophthalmologist. If only I had known about this back when I was choosing my career path, I could have gone to medical school and starting later today I could be filthy rich. In addition to everyone becoming blind, apparently, we are going to go broke as well.

2017 125

3 Things You Can Start To Do Now To Increase Your Income

Ms. Career Girl

Is your budget such that you frequently run out of money before you run out of month? If so, it may be time to look at some options to increase your income. Here are three paths you can start on today that can help you increase your income and build a better and more secure financial future. If You’re Entrepreneurial. Everyone has heard about #sidehustles and freelancing.

2017 106

Desk or Labor Jobs Here Today, Consider Them Gone Tomorrow

Competitive Resumes

Below is a Quora response I wanted to share. The original is here. I don’t think experts think these two jobs (desk or labor) will exist for the long term. It might be time to reframe the question and the discussion at large. For right now, we still talk about white collar vs. blue collar jobs. The short answer is contingent on training, certifications, and industry experience often determines salary. Traditional labor and desk jobs are paying $100,000+ depending on location.

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The Future of Education and the Future of Work Are Linked

Workology

I recently read an article about a meeting of a Tasmanian leadership group. The group was talking about the future of work and what it means for Tasmania. The issues they discussed, especially how. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR future of education future of work Skills Training

2017 68

How to Reinvigorate Your Workforce

The Undercover Recruiter

Productivity is high on current business agendas, both at a national-level and for individual business leaders as ONS figures continue to show a fall in the output per hour. In order to attain good financial results, customer satisfaction and high output, employee engagement needs to be a priority. We know that businesses are still harbouring retention concerns. View Article. How to Reinvigorate Your Workforce. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2017 66

Figuring Out the Female Boss: Two Key Steps

Ms. Career Girl

A bad boss can make the workplace miserable. And sometimes this person is a woman. Given how much time people spend in this office, life itself can become wretched. You start to feel angry, humiliated, anxious, and depressed. You tell your coworkers just how bad this supervisor is, how she treats you, how she makes you feel. She really is a “jerk,” you claim, “a b**ch” you all agree. You consider doing something about it but take no steps.

2017 106

5 Do’s and Don’ts for Recruiting High-Level Candidates

Undercover Recruiter

The recruitment process can be the bane of many a firm’s existence. What should be an exciting time of growth and inspiration can often turn into a nightmare-inducing catastrophe. The knowledge that every new person added can either move the team forward or backward can make the undertaking unnecessarily stressful and complicated, draining valuable resources. View Article. 5 Do’s and Don’ts for Recruiting High-Level Candidates.

2017 63

New to HR? Conducting Your First Interview

Workology

There are a variety of styles employers use when conducting interviews and no two companies are exactly the same. Throughout your career, I’m sure there have been interviews that you. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR interviews new to hr

2017 64

6 Steps to Engaging with Your Workforce

The Undercover Recruiter

Engaged employees demonstrate higher levels of performance, commitment, and loyalty. To build an engaged workforce, there are all sorts of things you can use to inspire employees. Watson Wyatt studies show that an organisation with highly engaged employees typically achieves a financial performance four times greater than a company with poor employee attitudes. It’s not. View Article. 6 Steps to Engaging with Your Workforce. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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