Sat.Jan 07, 2017 - Fri.Jan 13, 2017

Your Job Search Letters with Wendy Enelow

Competitive Resumes

Modernize Your Job Search Letters, Get Noticed…Get Hired is a compilation of sample job search documents. I have a copy of my own and knew this was a must-have resource. Wendy Enelow (my guest this week), and co-founder Louis Kursmark published this book with 60 other presenters.

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The Worst Possible Job Descriptions

Evil HR Lady

The language used to describe something can make a huge difference in our perceptions. Writer and fitness expert James Fell posted a request to “ badly explain your profession” on his Facebook Page. He described his own profession as: “I make ‘eat less, move more’ really complicated.” ” His followers didn’t disappoint. Fell gave me permission to share some of the best bad descriptions.

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Trending Sources

The Secret Weapon for Job-Winning Interviews

Executive Career Brand

I know. You think I’m going to tell you that the “secret weapon” is something like targeting. or personal brandin g. or proactive networking. or deep preparation. or even hiring a professional job search strategist. All of those are critical, but that’s not the secret weapon I want you to embrace.

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How to use job descriptions to evaluate your resume

Cube Rules

Here is the frustrating question: “I need to redo my resume because I want a new job. What should I put in it?” ” It’s a frustrating question…because I can’t answer it. So, I ask questions.

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9 Ways to Keep Your Job Net-Working

Competitive Resumes

Job networking is difficult because people expect so much to the point where it’s expectations are unrealistic. Although referrals account for more than 60% of people finding jobs, networking is hard work. Not to mention there needs to be a mind shift in the way we use it.

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9 Snares In Your Job Search to Avoid

Competitive Resumes

Mouse traps are the simplest snares even a child can assemble. Some job seekers set his or her trap before or during their job search. If you are stuck or stifled in your job search, you need to consider if you are in your way.

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You’ve Got The Job! What’s Next?

Ms. Career Girl

The post You’ve Got The Job! What’s Next? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. We know all too well that the job market has been very competitive the last few years.

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Moving On Like Megyn: Is It Time For A New Job?

Career Realism

Moving On Like Megyn: Is It Time For A New Job? Work It Daily. Last week, Fox News announced that long-time news anchor Megyn Kelly is leaving her prime-time role at the network to take a new job at NBC.

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5 Simple Things Positive People Say Every Single Day #MondayMotivation

The Undercover Recruiter

When all else fails, your attitude is what will truly define the final outcome. Some people confuse positivity with ignorance, being unrealistic or naive. But in my eyes, it couldn’t be further from it.

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3 Elements to Increase Your Usefulness During Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

Your job search efforts will struggle if you lack conviction. When you don’t have your reasons and a purpose for your job search, you can wander aimlessly for years. At times, you can even find jobs you later regret taking because of your lack of reasoning.

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Dilemma of the Month: My Boss Gossips

Evil HR Lady

My boss is a gossiper. She gossips to me about a team member of mine. I’ve worked at this company for two years. The first year it wasn’t bad, but she gradually started to say negative things to me about my colleague. The sad part is I believed all this stuff at first. As I started to hear more, I couldn’t handle it. I told HR the truth and was advised to speak with my boss’s immediate boss. He said it was inappropriate and he would address it with her without mentioning any names.

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Please Don’t Say These Things During Your Next Job Interview

Career Realism

Please Don’t Say These Things During Your Next Job Interview. Work It Daily. Over the last few years, I’ve had the opportunity to conduct several job interviews for openings at our company. Interviewing can actually be pretty fun, especially when you’re on the other side of the table!

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Savings Tips for Women in 2017

Ms. Career Girl

The post Savings Tips for Women in 2017 appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Roberta Pescow, a contributing writer for NerdWallet. After years of low interest rates, APRs are on the rise. This is good news for all savers, but especially women.

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Making a Mental Health Self-Care Plan for Work


Mental illness is a pervasive problem in the workplace. 85% of Canadian employers and 94% of U.S. employers report that they have a highly stressed workforce — and this isn’t new. While. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Career mental health self-care

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Expert Tips on How to Choose Your Career


I can’t believe this New Yorker is about to drop a Tom Brady quote on you. “Too often in life, something happens and we blame other people for us not being happy or satisfied or fulfilled.

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7 Simple Habit Changes That Will GUARANTEE Professional Success In 2017

Career Realism

7 Simple Habit Changes That Will GUARANTEE Professional Success In 2017. Work It Daily. Habits. The biggest difference between successful people and unsuccessful people is that successful people challenge themselves to make simple habit changes (and actually follow through).

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10 Tips to Move up the Career Ladder

Career Alley

Youth, Education and ambition are undeniable assets many new employees bring to the table. But they are certainly no guarantee of success. Career advice Career Advice Career Tips

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What Is the New “Blended” Workforce?


In a recent Forbes article about 2017 HR trends, author and futurist, Jeanne Meister, wrote about “the blended” workforce. It’s an excellent article and I highly recommend it. (Ms. Meister is also the co-author of The 2020 Workplace which also well worth a read.) Definitions Change Over Time I reflected as I read her article on how the […] Source. HR age diversity blended workforce gig economy millennials

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5 Worthwhile New Year’s Resolutions That You Can Keep!

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Worthwhile New Year’s Resolutions That You Can Keep! appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. We’ve all been there. It’s January, and you want to commit to that resolution. But deep down you know the truth: you’ll never stick it out.

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7 Reasons Why Nobody Wants To Talk To You At Networking Events

Career Realism

7 Reasons Why Nobody Wants To Talk To You At Networking Events. Work It Daily. Networking events can be SUPER intimidating, especially if your number one fear is that no one will talk to you.

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The Heisenberg Rules: What HR Can Learn from Breaking Bad (#1 - Acknowledge High Performance)

HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note - I finally got around to binge-watching the former AMC hit Breaking Bad on Netflix, which follows high school chemistry teacher Walter White 's journey through a lung cancer diagnosis and his subsequent turn to becoming a world-class meth producer.

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9 Alternative Career Choices to Enter After Recruitment

The Undercover Recruiter

Whether you started the role as a recruitment consultant with a longstanding career in mind or, like many people out there you fell into the role, there’s no doubt that working in the field teaches you a lot of invaluable skills which can be transferred into a variety of alternative careers.

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Knowing Your Legal Rights as an Intern

Ms. Career Girl

The post Knowing Your Legal Rights as an Intern appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Internships are a great way for high school or college students to get experience in their field before heading off into the workforce.

Get A Promotion In 2017 By Doing THIS…

Career Realism

Get A Promotion In 2017 By Doing THIS… Work It Daily. You’re happy at your job, but you want to take it to the next level. You’re ready for more responsibility and a fatter paycheck. Are you ready to get a promotion in 2017? Watch this free webinar to find out how you can get promoted this year !). According to a recent CareerBuilder survey , 30% of workers are hoping to get a raise or promotion this year. If you want to get a promotion in 2017, you need to brand yourself accordingly.

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How to Keep Stress Free in the Job Seeking Process

Corn on the Job

If losing a job is stressful, looking for a new job can be twice as difficult. Searching for a job is very uncomfortable and for some the experience can be unfamiliar.

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The ABCs of Giving and Receiving Feedback


It’s no secret that feedback is a hugely important in the workplace. Giving and receiving useful feedback is a key part of both personal and organizational development. It impacts individual growth. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR development goals feedback KPIs performance reviews professional development

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Top Tips for Finding a New Job Fast

Ms. Career Girl

The post Top Tips for Finding a New Job Fast appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. In January, many people think about how they want the year ahead to look for them, and what they want to achieve. This is why New Year’s resolutions are so popular.

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The Most Off-Putting Things Recruiters & Hiring Managers do to Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

Ghosting, the term used to describe ending a relationship by not responding to texts or calls, has gained such popularity in recent years. Even the New York Times wrote a story on the phenomenon.

 At least the broken-hearted have good company! Jobseekers have many frustrations about the search process, but none greater than a lack. View Article. The Most Off-Putting Things Recruiters & Hiring Managers do to Candidates. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

“I’m Paralysed By What-ifs. How Do I Find A Way Forward?”

Career Shifters

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3 Ways to Increase Your Candidate Job Offer Acceptance Rate


Total reward programs are an important piece of making your company the best place to work and attracting the best technical talent for your organization. We will discuss how to non-compensation benefits and perks can increase your acceptance rate as well as how you’re able to offer a well rounded strategy when it comes to […] Source. HR career development employee perks job offer acceptance job offers non-cash compensation total rewards

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my boss and coworkers all say “I love you” to each other

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Several of my coworkers and my boss regularly say “I love you!” ” to each other. This makes me deeply uncomfortable. As you may have guessed, there are some underlying issues with professional boundaries which impede our effectiveness as an organization (there are lots of friendships between “levels” in the company), but I understand that the only behavior I can control is my own.

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Why Rigid Workplace Culture Holds Back Employees

The Undercover Recruiter

More than half of UK workers feel that both the structure and culture of their workplaces are holding them back from doing their job more effectively (55% and 53% respectively), with 53% warning they will consider moving jobs unless their organisation changes.

How to Get Mentally Fit for The New Year

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Get Mentally Fit for The New Year appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. With the start of a new year it is important to reflect back on the prior year, assess what went well, what didn’t and decide where you want to go next.

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The Employee Engagement Network: A Labor of Love

David Zinger

I am heading to Chile, Argentina and Uruguay for a month on Friday. I am not sure how much online time I will have so I want to acknowledge that the Employee Engagement Network will be celebrating nine years this month.

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