Sat.Apr 01, 2017 - Fri.Apr 07, 2017

Balancing Being a Career Girl With Being a Dog Mom?

Ms. Career Girl

The post Balancing Being a Career Girl With Being a Dog Mom? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Chelsea Rivera. Her bio follows. Adopting a pet is one of the most emotionally fulfilling things a person can do.


The Existence of the Pay Gap and We Love Equal Pay Day

Competitive Resumes

We are recording this episode on April 3, 2017. This is a day before the “Don’t Call it a Pay Gap” Facebook Live hosted by PayScale. I wanted to support this event because it’s discussion about the issues faced daily by women.


Modernizing Your Executive Resume for 2017

Professional Resume Services

The format of your resume is just as important as its content. Here’s how to revamp your own resume in a modern way. It’s widely understood that you have approximately six seconds to make an impression on a hiring manager with your resume—even for executives.


7 Ways To Contaminate Your Personal Brand and Doom Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Sometimes, bad things happen in executive job search that are beyond your control. Other times, without considering the consequences, you may do one unfortunate thing, or get into bad habits, that will tarnish the good work you’ve done building your personal brand.


Three Ways You Can Help Close the Gender Pay Gap

Ms. Career Girl

The post Three Ways You Can Help Close the Gender Pay Gap appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. When women and men with the same level of experience, doing the same job at the same level of performance, are paid differently, a gender pay gap exists.


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Recruiter Secrets: The Real Reason Why You Didn’t Get the Job

Ms. Career Girl

The post Recruiter Secrets: The Real Reason Why You Didn’t Get the Job appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. According to Cheryl Polk, career advice expert for Excel Career and College Planning , there are plenty of reasons why recruiters choose someone else over you. But let’s be honest.


Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“If someone sweats for you, you wash his shirt.” ” – Italian Proverb. I just LOVE this proverb: if someone puts out effort for you – at work or elsewhere – at least make it easy for her, and show your appreciation. It could be a simple act of kindness, or perhaps true “heavy lifting.”


Who Comes First — Clients or Employees?

Evil HR Lady

We’ve all heard the saying, “The customer is always right.” Sure, without your clients, you have no business — but without employees, you have no one to serve your paying customers. Without them you don’t have a business, either. So, who comes first, especially in a dispute? Your clients or your employees? A lot of businesses put clients first. I’m going to flip that on its head and tell you flat out: employees come first. Contrary to popular belief, this won’t be a disaster for your clients?


“Am I Doomed To A Career That Doesn’t Interest Me?”

Career Shifters


5 tips to finding a mentor

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 tips to finding a mentor appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Ask any successful person the story of their career and it won’t take long before they mention an inspiring boss, mentor or teacher.


19 Signs You Should Quit Your Job (Or Leave Your Partner)


The signs you should quit your job are everywhere, yet for some bizarre reason, you keep ignoring all of the signs. Wake up! Looking back, my only childhood regret was staying with girlfriends for too long. I’m not sure the reasons why.


The Seven Step Path to Problem Solving

Evil HR Lady

It’s April, so there’s probably a pretty good chance you’ve given up on your new year’s resolutions. But, there’s no law that says January 1 is the only day to set life changing goals. Personally, I think spring is a great time to make new goals –it’s starting to get warm, and stay light later, and it makes for a more pleasant environment. (At At least, it does for me.)


Global Stats Shaping Recruiting Trends in 2017

The Undercover Recruiter

If you want your company to improve its recruitment strategy this year, then it’s well worth considering how these trends can help you do that. Things like social media and mobile platforms can help to promote a job advertisement or engage potential candidates.


How to Prioritize Workouts when Work Gets Tough

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Prioritize Workouts when Work Gets Tough appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Vanessa Davis. Her bio follows. It’s incredibly easy to excuse ourselves out of exercise.


“Best Excuses to Attend Job Interviews” – Five Guidelines for Choosing Yours

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Go where you are celebrated, not tolerated. If they can’t see the real value of you, it’s time for a new start.”. – Author Unknown. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Marsha, a Payroll Supervisor at a Medical Laboratory, was recruited by a larger healthcare company for a position as Director of Compensation. The new position would be a 50% increase in compensation and offer benefits including a very generous retirement package. It was an opportunity she felt she just had to pursue.


How the Campus Culture Wars Are Coming to Your Office

Evil HR Lady

“There are two ideas now in the academic left that weren’t there 10 years ago,” says Jonathan Haidt, a psychologist and professor of ethical leadership at New York University’s Stern School of Business, in The Wall Street Journal. “One is that everyone is racist because of unconscious bias, and the other is that everything is racist because of systemic racism.” ” Do you believe that? Before you give a quick answer of “yes,” think about it.


Wearable Tech at Work: Why Recruiters Need to Pay Attention

The Undercover Recruiter

Wearable technology has the potential to revolutionise recruiting. Devices such as Fitbit, Jawbone, Niki+ and Apple Watch can collect, analyse and share information about employees’ private lives, and the technological innovations are not going away anytime soon.


Lunchtime Politics In The Office: Where Do You Fit?

Ms. Career Girl

The post Lunchtime Politics In The Office: Where Do You Fit? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Whether you eat out every day of the week or tend to grab a quick sandwich at your desk, none of us are immune to the presence of office lunchtime politics.


5 Jobs a College Student Can Do Without Giving Up Valuable Time

Career Alley

The key is to find a flexible work opportunity that maximizes your earning potential in just a few hours. Consider these smart job opportunities and start paying off those loans while you’re still going to school. Career Opportunities Career Alternatives Job Search


When a Boss Baby Shows Up at Your Office

Evil HR Lady

The Boss Baby , starring Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Kimmel, and Lisa Kudrow, premiered this past weekend. It’s the story of a baby who not only takes over a family (as all babies do) but is a savvy business baby , intent on finding a way to stop the influence of evil puppies in the world. Puppies, you see, distract from the cuteness of babies. It’s funny and everyone who has a little brother or sister can relate to that moment when you got dethroned.


Is it okay if I don’t want kids?

Penelope Trunk

I see how it feels so easy to just say no to kids. Having kids is irrational. They do not make us happier. They disrupt the halcyon days of early marriage. And they cost a lot of money.


Job Hunting? Ace Your Next Interview!

Ms. Career Girl

The post Job Hunting? Ace Your Next Interview! appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. If you’re hunting for a job, you know the routine: apply, apply, apply, then hope for an interview.


3 Recruitment Tasks Supercharged with Artificial Intelligence

The Undercover Recruiter

The recruitment process continues to lengthen as the search for highly skilled talent increases, the fear of making a bad hire remains and the quality of active candidates is lacking. The average time to fill doubled from 2014 (22.9 days) compared to 2010 (12.6


Seventh Circuit Court Says Sexual Orientation Is a Protected Class

Evil HR Lady

The Seventh Circuit court issued a landmark ruling that stated that sexual orientation falls under “race, color, religion, sex, or national origin” in Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The Supreme Court has not yet ruled on this, so the ruling only technically applies to people within the states of Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin, but you should pay attention regardless of where you live.


Six Style Tips for Interview Success

Career Alley

Job interview success is not just about your ability to answer questions correctly and show up with an impressive resume. You can also improve your chances by creating the perfect first impression. In order to do that, you need to have your style sorted out. Here are six style tips for interview success. Tip […]. Interviews Success


The Benefits Of An Office Dog

Ms. Career Girl

The post The Benefits Of An Office Dog appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. For years, the workplace has been viewed as a serious place; business only with no frills. Perhaps nothing is a better example of this mindset than the absence of pets around the office.


4 Essentials of the Modern Recruiter Tech Stack

The Undercover Recruiter

Technology moves fast and as a recruiter, you cannot be exempt from developments and must, in fact, be a leader. This article outlines some of the technology which has recently come into play within recruiting, and it’s your time to get involved to stay relevant.


The Number of Failures Before Success [Infographic]

Personal Excellence Blog

In a society where the one thing constantly celebrated and harped on is success, sometimes we forget the failures that come along with every “person of the year” cover story.


Earn A Living In The Great Outdoors

Career Alley

find out what the best paying and most outdoorsy jobs are; hopefully one of them will suit your wants, needs, and desires. Career Opportunities Career Opportunitieis Outdoors


Real Career Girls: There Are Heroes Everywhere

Ms. Career Girl

The post Real Career Girls: There Are Heroes Everywhere appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Last month, I wrote about heroes and how real career girls are heroes every day. While the trials and challenges you and I have faced and overcome may have seemed nearly overwhelming at the time, we weren’t alone in our struggles. Yet we push forward and move on. So often, our struggles go unappreciated or even unnoticed.


5 Online Safety Considerations for Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

The rise of job search websites has made it easier than ever to get your candidate’s resume in front of potential employers. But, there are some risks that come with sharing your personal information and contact details online.


How Project Management Can Engage Employees


Organizations have a hand in employee disengagement when they don’t put in the effort to free their people to do what they do best. How Does That Play Out? That analyst you just hired? She’s working at 70% because she’s not clear on the specifications of the project she was just assigned to. She’s doing […] Source. HR employee engagement Project management


Careers for the Compassionate

Career Alley

A career choice is something that sticks with us for life. You spend a few years in college studying it, then you might study at university, then that might lead to a job. That’s already over ten years of your life spend studying for a job that you want to do, but what if you […]. Career Opportunities Hot Jobs


Why I Had To Have The "There's No Crying In the Workplace" Talk With My Son.

HR Capitalist

When you read the title of this post, you might think I have sensitive sons. Problems with emotions, crying, etc. That's not true. I think they're pretty emotionally balanced, in the normal range, and generally OK.