Sat.Dec 14, 2019 - Fri.Dec 20, 2019

The Most Promising Careers in 2020

Career Alley

The job market is changing very rapidly, so future workers will need to change the way they approach their job. Emotional intelligence and data literacy will be very important skills in the near future. Discover Career Opportunities Careers

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Why Soft Skills Are the Secret to Career Success

Ms. Career Girl

If you’re in the job market, you’ve probably tweaked your resume to ensure it’s a strong and accurate representation of your abilities. Many of the attributes you list are hard skills, which directly relate to your job.

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Executives Are Feeling a Job Search Itch This Month

Career Trend

Executives are feeling a job-search itch this month. Employers should take heed. I’ve been engaged in numerous, meaty executive resume service consultations with Directors, VPs + CEOs this month, more so than in recent Decembers. These individuals all are preparing for a 2020 job hunt.

2019 138

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy.’ They told me I didn’t understand the assignment. I told them they didn’t understand life.”. – John Lennon.

2019 130

How to Pass a Numerical Reasoning Test in Five Easy Steps

Career Alley

Whether it’s a mock test or the real deal, ensuring you have everything you need both mentally and practically will really help you get into the right headspace to maximise your chances of success. Career Advice Testing

2019 141

How to Know When To Deliberate and When to Decide

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you’re a business owner, a member of senior management, a team lead, or even a professional with decision-making power in your role, you’ve probably come up against the issue of analysis paralysis.

2019 186

Gift Giving at Work: Don’t Stress It!

Professional Resume Services

While the holiday season is supposed to be full of “good tidings and cheer”, we all know that this is not something that comes easily to many of us. Between long lines in stores, wallets that grow empty as the season goes on, and angst over what to get the person who isn’t happy with. Read more » The post Gift Giving at Work: Don’t Stress It! appeared first on Executive Resume Services.

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Your Elevator Speech Volume 2

Career Alley

If you’ve been job hunting for any length of time, you’ve probably heard of the “Elevator Speech” If not, your first question may be, “what […]. Find your Dream Job elevator speech Interviews

How to Use a Personal Value Proposition to Land Your Next Job

Ms. Career Girl

You want the kind of job that is suited to your skills and talents. A career that will keep you challenged just enough to stay interested. Finding that career, however, is not a simple task.

2019 151

McDonald’s Wins Big at the NLRB. It’s Also a Win For Small Business

Evil HR Lady

The last time you ordered some Chicken McNuggets or a Big Mac, was it a McDonald’s employee who took your order, made the food and handed it to you? The National Labor Relations Board just handed down a ruling that decries that most likely, it was not a McDonald’s employee, but an employee who works for a McDonald’s franchise. Over 90 percent of McDonald’s restaurants are franchises –that is owned by people other than McDonald’s corporate entity.

2019 106

Unlimited Vacation vs. Remote Work: Who Wins?

HR Capitalist

If there's ever been a hype machine that reached peak myth status in the world of HR, it's unlimited vacation, trailed closely by: --no performance reviews. --dog-friendly dog-friendly company. peer feedback. --HSA HSA accounts. But I digress.

2019 61

Finding A Career Focused On The Betterment Of Society

Career Alley

Never discount the positive benefits of volunteering. When working for positive change, sometimes you have to put your time in, and actually invest in this process. This will, of course, be looked on fondly by those who may have connections to potential career paths you promote.

2019 141

Fake Friends – How To Recognize (and neutralize) Gaslighting in Your Life

Ms. Career Girl

True friends are true treasures – they like you as you are, are there for you through the good and bad times, and you bring out the best in each other.

2019 151

Job Description: “Women don’t do well here.”

Evil HR Lady

When you’re hiring a tough to fill role, it is essential to be honest about the struggles you’ll face in it. Ascend Medical does an excellent job of explaining what is difficult in this job as a hospitalist in Bullhead City, Arizona. “I would say our physicians get called 2 to 3 times a night but don’t always have to come back.” ” That’s useful information to have and makes for a good job description.

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Read this if you think you don’t have Aspergers

Penelope Trunk

Recently I wrote about how most women over 40 working full-time in an office have Aspergers. One of the comments on that post was from Marcy.

2019 83

Dealerships Vs. Indy Shops: Which Motorcycle Mechanic Jobs Are Best for You?

Career Alley

Do you have a passion for motorcycles that goes beyond the aesthetic appeal? Do you enjoy working on your own bikes? If so, you might fare well as a motorcycle mechanic or technician. Find your Dream Job mechanic jobs

2019 141

How to Successfully Navigate a Workplace Romance

Ms. Career Girl

Work is a place that a lot of adults spend the majority of their time. For this reason, it’s no surprise that an annual survey by CareerBuilder, found that 40% of people have dated a work colleague at some point.

2019 130

Apple Offers a Legally Risky Perk: Genetic Testing

Evil HR Lady

The old perks of free lunch and onsite dry cleaning are moving aside for Apple’s new perk: Genetic testing. Apple has onsite health clinics, and they now offer employees free genetic testing. This seems like a fantastic perk, but I’d be extra cautious about it. It has a noble goal–turning healthcare from reactive to proactive. This is something most of us can appreciate.

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Here’s why there are no women over 40 in your office

Penelope Trunk

The US is one of the only countries in which working extremely long hours is extremely rewarding. Other countries tax very high income to the point that it’s not worth earning. In those countries, it’s possible to take care of children and have an interesting job.

2019 82

AWAY BAGS: When Your Horrible People Practices Turbocharge Sales.

HR Capitalist

They say there's no such thing as bad publicity. That might be true. For proof, look to Away Travel , which is the maker of the ultra-hip and ultra-cool Away Suitcase. It's a trendy product, but one that I had an only passing awareness of. Of course, that's before the s**t hit the fan.

2019 56

What Are the Key HR trends to Expect in 2020?

The Undercover Recruiter

The challenges for HR departments are nothing if not rich and varied. From dealing with company-wide GDPR sensitive data to handling difficult and personal conversations with staff, HR continues to evolve to meet the demands of a fast-paced, digitally-driven environment.

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Tilting Toilets and Smell Checks Don’t Solve Your Productivity Issues

Evil HR Lady

One of the advantages of having a social media presence is that readers will tag me on interesting stories. One of the disadvantages is that sometimes this involves icky things , like a smell check for employees who spend too long in the bathroom. Oh, how I wish I were joking. First, there’s the company that wants to do a smell check if you’re in the bathroom too long.

2019 100

Understanding Summer Internships

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Understanding Summer Internships. Internships are one of the most crucial work experiences you can receive while still in school.

BREAKING: Big Data Is Going to Tell Us Our Workforce is Hopelessly Flawed.

HR Capitalist

If you're a leader, you probably understand that the workplace is flawed. Whether you believe it is merely flawed or hopelessly flawed probably depends on your natural outlook and disposition. Glass half-full? You know the workplace is flawed but you're confident we can make it better.

2019 56

Why Modern Offices Stop Millennials Leaving

The Undercover Recruiter

Did you know that 16% of 18-24-year-olds have left a job due to poor office design and 31% of UK workers claimed that their working environment makes them feel uninspired?

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Why Companies Revoke Job Offers When You Try to Negotiate

Evil HR Lady

Job offers should work this way. The company makes a job offer. The candidate makes a counteroffer. Negotiation. The candidate either accepts or rejects the offer. But, sometimes, companies stop everything after step two and revoke the offer. It’s not a common occurrence–most companies expect that you will negotiate–but it does happen. There are a few reasons companies yank back an offer. The candidate makes a ridiculous counteroffer.

2019 100

7 Reasons Internships Are So Important

The Corporate Con/noisseur

7 Reasons Internships Are So Important. A common refrain we hear from recent graduates and entry level professionals is that you need to have previous experience to get additional experience.

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the worst boss of 2019 is…

Ask A Manager

We have a winner! 16,049 votes are in, and the worst boss of the year is the manager who told an employee coworkers were complaining about the look of her post-mastectomy breasts — with 44% of the vote. The six runners-up, who managed to be pretty terrible themselves: the boss who pees in a cup and dumps it in the kitchen sink — 20%. the boss who makes you wear her clothes, eat her food, and say you’re grateful for your job — 15%.

2019 63

The Benefits Your Candidates Will Be Looking for in 2020

The Undercover Recruiter

Taking a closer look at which benefits your candidates value most as we move into the New Year is an important exercise as recruiters. Our candidate relationships place us in a good position to be able to inform our clients of the most desirable benefits in the market.

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Emphasizing Cognitive Diversity: Can It Be Taught?

Water Cooler Wisdom

A few years ago, I worked with The Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative (BJKLI) and The Deloitte University Leadership Center for Inclusion on a survey that sought to provide modern context around the notions of diversity and inclusion. Among other things, the research asked nearly 4,000 global professionals of all levels, ages, genders, races, ethnicities, and sexual orientations how they define these terms.

Best Computer Skills to Put on Your Resume

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Computer Skills To Put On Your Resume. Nowadays, corporate offices are littered with streaming devices, computers, laptops, tablets, and a slew of other electronic devices.

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vote for the worst boss of 2019

Ask A Manager

It’s time to vote on the worst boss of the year! We’ll crown the worst boss of the year later this week, based on your votes … so please vote below. Voting ends at 11:59 p.m. EST Wednesday night.). You may also like: vote for the worst boss of 2015 vote for the worst boss of 2014 vote for the worst boss of 2013 vote for the worst boss of 2019 was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager

2019 63

How to Start Your Own IT Recruitment Agency?

The Undercover Recruiter

Do you build extensive plans? Do you want to start your own business, but don’t want to retry an experiment of many startups that “died” within the first five years? Indeed, the market today faces hard times. Even in high-end spheres such as IT, the risk of failure is quite high.

2019 63

How to Build Relationships with Generation Z

Water Cooler Wisdom

 Generation Z, defined as those born 1996-2012, is a diverse and cosmopolitan group of young people that may be inexperienced, but appreciates unique opportunities to contribute. What else do we know about them, and what can we do to better connect with Gen Z? They are city dwellers who stay put. Not only is Generation Z more ethnically and racially diverse than prior generations, but members reside in heterogeneous environments as well. 

2019 40

Did I Pass My Background Check?

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Did I Pass My Background Check? Many large and small employers utilize background checks to verify a candidate’s claims and to confirm that they do not have any outstanding warrants to legal troubles.

update: my boss accidentally sent me a message complaining about me

Ask A Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer whose boss accidentally sent her a message complaining about her time of arrival, intended for someone else ? Here’s the update. I wrote to you in January to ask for advice because my boss, Diane, said that we had a flexible time policy but then criticized me for not arriving at 9 on the dot.

2019 62

Santa Brings Valuable Guidelines For HR

The Undercover Recruiter

December can be an amazing month for business. As Christmas is here, it’s a month to enjoy and work simultaneously.

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