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Tips for Job Search After 50

Career Alley

There is nothing like experienced job candidates for employers, but that doesn't mean looking for a job when you are 50 years old (or older) will be a piece of cake. Find your Dream Job Job Search After 50 Older workers

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3 Reasons I Won’t Connect with You on LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

I’m fortunate and grateful to receive lots of requests to connect on LinkedIn. Heeding the same advice I give my executive job seeking clients, I connect with most people who ask me. Expanding my network on LinkedIn means more people to learn from and communicate with. more people who may spread the […]. The post 3 Reasons I Won’t Connect with You on LinkedIn appeared first on Executive Career Brand. Executive Job Search Executive Networking LinkedIn networking

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Enjoy Your Job: Make Your Work Match Your Strengths

Ms. Career Girl

Do you enjoy your job or dread it? Another presentation to write? Messing with fonts and colours bored Marcia to tears. She would much rather analyze numbers, to find their secrets. Sighing, she turned to her colleague Stephen, who had also just let out a long sigh. What is it?’ She asked him. ‘I I hate spreadsheets! I would much rather write your presentations!’ Looking at one another, each had the same idea…. Like Marcia and Stephen, you probably have favorite and dreaded tasks at work.

2018 184

Are You Listening to Bad Career Advice?

Professional Resume Services

Asking for advice when you’re struggling with making a decision can be valuable. However, when it comes to getting career advice, you have to be careful who you’re listening to. Most people you ask won’t intentionally give you bad advice, but it also may not be very valuable to you. The best executive resume services will typically offer different bits of information than you would receive from family, friends, co-workers or anyone else.

2018 130

How To Start A Successful Medical Practice

Career Alley

The study of medicine is hard enough, involving learning many practices and procedures of medicine. Starting a medical practice will take almost as much dedication as the field of study. Find your Dream Job Medical Careers

2018 209

5 Signs to Turn Your Side Hustle Full-Time


More and more Americans today are going all-in with their side hustles. What started as a way to make ends meet or get some extra cash for the weekends turned into an unstoppable movement. Suddenly, 9-5 employers are turning into first-time business owners, and this means they finally can reclaim their time for themselves and their businesses. A survey in 2017 reported that over half of all Millennials today have some kind of side hustle.

2018 115

An Interview With Woman of The Year Toby Hassan Fishman

Ms. Career Girl

Being a single mom is challenge enough. Now imagine doing that and also building a successful business. Toby Hassan Fishman did those, and topped it off recently by recognized by the International Business Awards as Woman of the Year AND by the Best in Biz International Awards as Creative Executive of the Year ! The International Business Awards are the world’s premier business awards program.

2018 181

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Are Your Employees Taking Lunch Breaks? Here’s Why They Should

Evil HR Lady

The harder your employees work, the better, right? Not quite. Breaks at work, from regular lunch hours to informal opportunities for socializing, are essential for your employees to reach their full performance potential. Here’s why. The Importance of Lunch Breaks for Employees. First, your brain needs a breather. We all understand that if people do physical labor, their bodies need to rest and recover. So why should we assume our brains can keep going all the time? They can’t.

2018 153

Lawyer Career Myths That Need a Good Busting


If you’ve been interested in becoming a lawyer for a long time, it may well be because you’ve watched a lot of legal-related TV shows or movies over the years. Big productions such as “Suits,” “The Good Wife,” “Boston Legal,” “Law and Order,” “Legally Blonde” and “Erin Brockovich” have made the legal career path more popular than ever. However, many people don’t realize that what’s portrayed on the screen isn’t necessarily true to life!

2018 106

Four Tips For Moms Returning To Work

Ms. Career Girl

Mothers who have been out of the workforce for a few years often find it difficult to return. Years spent as a stay-at-home mom can count against women as they try to get back into full-time work. If you are a stay-at-home mom who has been out of the workforce for some time, here are four helpful tips for returning to work. Craft Your Resume. The first task on your list is to create a new resume.

2018 168

The Importance of Correct Grammar and Spelling During an Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Most people don’t need an executive resume service to tell them they should proofread their resume, social media profile and anything else during their job search. However, it’s easy to overlook typographical errors when you’re focusing on many aspects of the job search, as well as trying to balance your personal life. Having correct grammar and spelling on everything tied to your name is of critical importance.

2018 100

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Either you run the day, or the day runs you.” ” – Jim Rohn. At work, achievement counts. Yet we have to make time for personal, family and unexpected matters, too. The best solution, the greatest path to personal productivity, is making a “Daily Agenda,” first thing every morning. Before you answer a single call, respond to a single email, or sip your first cup of coffee, prepare a list of items you need to attend to, and the priority of each item.

2018 100

From Product Development to Gelato

Career Shifters

“It was a dream that I just had to give a shot.”. Frustrated with slow-moving corporate processes? Hannah Wood was. When a scholarship abroad reawakened her foodie roots, she suddenly saw an opportunity back home. Here's how she sparked a new community partnership which helped make her ideas a reality

2018 139

6 Things Millennials (And Everyone!) Can Do to Maintain a Youthful Appearance

Ms. Career Girl

Many people in their 20’s are stressed out about high post-college student loan debt requiring long work hours and side hustles to pay it off. They’re noticing their work hard play hard lifestyle is leading to tired eyes and premature wrinkles. They turn to filters to optimize their social media photos. Many are influenced by celebrities their age not to mention the countless millennial “social media influencers” who are setting the new standard for beauty and youth.

2018 144

Employee Time Tracking and Analytics 101 for Managers

Evil HR Lady

That is 10:00 am Eastern Time! It will be fabulous, I promise! The post Employee Time Tracking and Analytics 101 for Managers appeared first on Evil HR Lady. Exclusive EHRL

2018 136

The Top 10 Countries that Defy the 9 to 5

Undercover Recruiter

Businesses in these countries offer alternative working options that aim to limit interactions with employees after hours, shorten the work week and encourage leave to be taken, and workers generally report higher levels of overall happiness and engagement. With UK workers believing that over 36% of their time spent at work is unproductive, Instant Offices look at what countries. View Article.

2018 76

RBI Forms a Unit On Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and AI

Imarticus Learning

All of us were shocked to hear the news of RBI banning cryptocurrency in India. Few of us were afraid that such a promising technology would go unrecognised by the Indian Government. But after banning cryptocurrencies, the Reserve Bank of India has now formed a particular unit for the development of blockchain and artificial intelligence lead by a general manager.

2018 55

Excelling as an Entrepreneur (While Helping Others)

Ms. Career Girl

Deciding to take the plunge of entrepreneurship is a business adventure that takes a lot courage, commitment, and of course, hard work. The challenges can be worth it in the end once your efforts begin paying off and you find that sweet success, but what’s going to make your particular perspective, objective, and overall business different than all the others — especially from the big guys?

Ergonomics: Solution or Scam?

Evil HR Lady

Repetitive motion injuries are a real thing. Bad posture is also a real thing. So, it make sense to have “ergonomically correct” office furniture to help keep our bodies functioning as well as possible–and to help prevent pain. But what if all the money we spend making sure everything is ergonomic isn’t really helping? Sydney University professor Chris Maher, a leading authority on back pain, says that the evidence for ergonomics is slim.

2018 130

No Degree? No Problem!

Undercover Recruiter

Most of us know the drill – you finish school, you stay out of trouble, you get a college degree and you land that top job – because none of the world’s biggest firms will ever consider a candidate without a degree, right? Wrong!! Tech giants Google and Apple have joined a growing list of companies. View Article. No Degree? No Problem! Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2018 72

The Origins and History of Machine Learning

Imarticus Learning

Before this article gets on to the details of machine learning, it will enlighten the reader about the definition and concepts of machine learning. Some of the researchers and studies suggest that machine learning is a technique of artificial intelligence where the system automatically learns from information and data. IT professionals define machine learning as a process by which the machine automatically improves their performance and algorithms without getting programmed manually.

2018 54

Yeah, The Girls Like The Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auctions, Too!

Ms. Career Girl

I admit it. I’ve always liked sparkly and shiny things. While that usually interprets to some new jewelry or rainbow-inducing crystals, I’m also just like most Americans. Totally in love with my car! And ever since I was a teenager I’ve been entranced by those big, powerful machines. Along the way, I’ve owned a few. A Corvette. More than one Nissan 300ZX. And even a classic Boss 302 Mustang.

2018 115

18 True Tales of Ridiculous Performance Appraisals

Evil HR Lady

“Your greatest strength… your listening abilities. well, there might not actually be anything going on in your head, but you SEEM like you’re listening,” this is a direct quote from a performance review, sent to me by Reflektive , a people management company. It’s performance review season–many companies do an annual review in December, so October is when people start thinking about writing them.

2018 129

Recruitment Marketing vs. Employer Branding: What’s the Difference?

Undercover Recruiter

Reading them you’d think they are the same thing – but are they? Some would argue there are some similarities in their function and others would claim they are completely different and a business needs both. Our expert panel tell us whether they think there is a difference between recruitment marketing and employer branding – View Article. Recruitment Marketing vs. Employer Branding: What’s the Difference? Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2018 70

The Ultimate Revelations About Machine Learning

Imarticus Learning

‘Machines can teach themselves.’ This phrase had captured our imagination the day it was coined, and it continues to do so. What kind of algorithms encompasses such a phenomenon? What are the Machine Learning basics? The answers to such questions have been revealed in various capacities over the years, but the curiosity around the subject strives for more. One of the few misconceptions around Machine learning is that it doesn’t involve human intervention.

2018 52

A DIY Guide to Making a Debt Payoff Plan

Ms. Career Girl

Many who are in debt – which is an increasing of number of people – would love nothing more than to have a plan in place where they can work towards pulling out of the hole. Unfortunately for many, however, they either don’t know where to begin or believe the road is too difficult so they don’t ever really try and overcome their debt. However, by formulating a debt payoff plan that actually works and sticking to the plan with consistency and determination, you can overcome debt.

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Massachusetts Turns Non-Competes on Their Heads

Evil HR Lady

A non-compete prevents you from going to a competitor when you leave a job. Instead you are prohibited from working in similar jobs in a geographic region. They make sense when they simply prohibit salespeople from calling on their former customers, but companies were going crazy, and even fast food got involved. Massachusetts saw that these non-competes were hurting their tech industry.

4 Essential Characteristics for a Good Wellness Initiative

Undercover Recruiter

According to Deloitte research, nearly 2.8 million employees are quitting their jobs every month, with many citing a ‘lack of empowerment’ as the key reason. Nowadays, staff engagement is down to so much more than trips away and pay rises, with more and more employers understanding there is a strong need to focus on effective health. View Article. 4 Essential Characteristics for a Good Wellness Initiative Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2018 68

I’m too sad to write a title

Penelope Trunk

When you tell your friends, in disbelief, about this post, you will say, “She’s liveblogging her nervous breakdown.” ” I am doing that. Because I don’t know what else to do. The problem with blogging while you are having a nervous breakdown is you can never work again. The problem with not blogging while you are having a nervous breakdown is you have to hide things. If I weren’t blogging, I would have such a long list of things to hide.

2018 64

Michael Kors Buys Versace for a Whopping $2.12 Billion. Want to Know Why?

Imarticus Learning

Yes, it’s true. Micheal Kors has bought the inimitable (or highly imitable depending on how you look at it) Versace for 2.12 billion dollars. This news has sent shock waves around the world not only because of Micheal Kors audacity – did he buy Versace? But because Versace is one of the most valuable fashion brands in the world, perhaps even the strongest – the rope link design is synonymous with playful yet decadent luxury.

2018 40

How to Create an Agile Process

Water Cooler Wisdom

Many organizations pride themselves on having predictable policies and procedures that drive performance and growth. However, given the rate of change in today's business world, sometimes being inflexible can be a problem rather than a solution. Having an agile process can help. Agile processes are plans that involve advance planning and organization but also allow you to quickly change course if needed. To

2018 40

How to Terminate an Employee’s Employment Without Taking it Personally

Undercover Recruiter

There are many reasons why as an employer, you would want to terminate an employee’s contract. If you think you have fair ground for letting someone go, you need to make sure you do it correctly. The UK Government offers employers a look into the right dismissal procedures. It might be hard to terminate an. View Article. How to Terminate an Employee’s Employment Without Taking it Personally Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2018 67

Introducing: My Patreon

Penelope Trunk

I have been blown away by the comments on my last post. I am so appreciative of the kindness and support and all the ideas so many of you have shared. I asked myself: why am I so reluctant to do Patreon? Melissa has been telling me to do it for years. And now so many commenters are telling me to do it, too. The first, most obvious reason is that I’m terrified of rejection. As a writer I’m used to being rejected. It’s how writers get better.

2018 51

A View on India’s Current Growth Rate

Imarticus Learning

We can say that the Indian economy is doing well with the given conditions of global challenges (trade wars and oil prices) and self-caused wounds such as demonetisation. Speaking of the current scenarios, we have witnessed a healthy growth of 8.2% in the first quarter of this fiscal. The 2-year high growth rate is achieved by a good performance from the manufacturing and farm sectors.

2018 40

Amazon Raising All US Workers to a Minimum of $15/hr Is The Simplest Business Decision Ever.

The HR Capitalist

In case you missed it, Amazon announced today that it would establish a $15/hr minimum hourly wage for all 350,000 of its U.S. employees. The new pay threshold will go into effect Nov. 1 and impact all full-time, temporary and seasonal workers across the company’s U.S. warehouse and customer service teams as well as Whole Foods, the company said in a blog post. It did not disclose what its current minimum pay wage is for U.S. workers, perhaps in part because there is not one set rate.

Learning to Improve the Workplace for Women

Undercover Recruiter

Does the world need another employer review site? Perhaps if it’s tailored to a specific audience. Romy Newman is the co-founder and President of Fairygodboss, the largest online career community for women. Fairygodboss has helped millions of women get career advice, job reviews and support from other women and works with top employers (like Apple, View Article. Learning to Improve the Workplace for Women Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2018 66

meal trains for coworkers in crisis, I have more experience than my resume indicates, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Meal trains for coworkers in crisis. I’ve appreciated your consistent message that gifts should flow downward, not up , which makes a lot of sense for holidays/birthdays/happy occasions. I’m curious about your thoughts on meal trains (or other forms of support) in times of crisis — is that in a different category than regular gifts?

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