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6 Tips for Writing an Effective Resume

Career Alley

Need help writing your resume or CV? Your resume is your most important job search tool and it can be quite difficult to write if this is the first time you've created your resume. Resumes CVs

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5 Tips To Help You Decide On Your College Major

Ms. Career Girl

Big decisions shape the course of our lives, and the biggest one you face as a young person in high school is choosing a college major. It may not appear to be a big decision because you are always free to change your mind. However, if you come to a clear decision sooner rather than later, you will have to do far less backtracking, and you’ll save time and money by staying on course with the right classes. You’ll also move ahead in your career much faster.

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Can I Land My Dream Executive Job Even If I’m Under-Qualified?

Executive Career Brand

3 things that may downplay your lack of some qualifications. So many times when I first speak with my executive job-seeking clients, they feel compelled to discuss their shortcomings. It’s a shame they’re so quick to focus on what they consider to be their negative qualities. But they’re very concerned that they don’t have what it takes to land the kinds of jobs they want and, frankly, deserve.

2017 148

The Right Way to Proofread Your Executive Resume

Professional Resume Services

Making a mistake in your executive resume can be detrimental to your success in landing your next job. Even if you use the best executive resume format imaginable, a typographical errors shows you could lack attention to detail, which is an important characteristic of any executive. Proofreading your executive resume is essential, but proofreading it the right way is even more important. When you’re working on your resume for several hours, it’s easy to overlook a mistake.

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What To Do When Your Job Is Making You Ill

Career Alley

It’s important to be able to shake off the stresses and start again because tomorrow’s a new day. Career advice Career Advice

2017 232

The Top Cities in America for Women in Business

Ms. Career Girl

The number of women in executive roles and women-owned businesses has steadily risen over the last decade, with more than 9.4 million firms owned by females, generating over $1.5 trillion in sales. In fact, one in five companies that earn over $1 million in revenue are now women-owned. With these numbers only set to rise in the future and with more female CEOs in America than ever before, it’s a great time to be a woman in business.

Too Busy To Change Career? Not With These Techniques.

Career Shifters

Lack of time is not an excuse to stay in the wrong job. Natasha shares her favourite (lesser known) approaches for how you can make time work for you – and, through doing so, make a speedier escape

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Bridging the Gaps: Understanding Why Your Business Expectations Are Not Being Met

Career Alley

To outsiders, a lot of business can appear to be a guessing game. Deciding whether to invest in a product or service or not, considering whether certain marketing moves will be a hit, testing out different advertising locations… the list goes on. But any decent business person will know that things aren’t quite that simple. Business Advice Business New Business

2017 226

Once, good jobs paid good salaries and benefits. Now good jobs prepare you for your next job.

Cube Rules

I believe in jobs that have good salaries, bonuses, and benefits. But I also believe that every jobs ends. And when that job ends, you need to have skills and accomplishments to grab that next job. It didn’t used to be this way. Companies brought you on board, helped you in your work, promoted you […]. The post Once, good jobs paid good salaries and benefits. Now good jobs prepare you for your next job. appeared first on Cube Rules. Cube Rules Commentary

2017 122

How to Handle Employee Complaints

Evil HR Lady

Even the best job in the world comes with a few complaints. As soon as you start employing people, you’re going to begin hearing grumblings and grievances. Here are three steps you need to take in order to handle complaints effectively: Listen. Whether you institute an open-door policy, hold a formal meeting where you let your employees vent or post an anonymous suggestion box, you need to create a mechanism for employees to share their concerns and complaints.

2017 171

From Business Development to Make-up

Career Shifters

“I kept thinking that there must be more to life than this.”. Writing reports and going to client meetings wasn't doing it for Kristina Gasperas. She needed something more inspiring. Here's how a surprising wedding experience sparked the start of a new, more exciting career

2017 170

Top 5 Tips For Job Search Success

Career Alley

Getting a job isn’t easy, especially as there are possibly hundreds of other people applying for the same roles. The job market is competitive, and you need to stand out from the crowd to succeed. Job Search tips

2017 210

6 Podcasts You’ll Love and Learn From

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you spend 2 hours a day commuting, or have a few minutes to spare before you fall asleep in the evenings, podcasts are a brilliant low-effort way of amusing and educating yourself. These can range from edited versions of regular radio shows to podcast only broadcasts, and come in a huge spectrum of topics. If at. They can range from edited versions of regular radio shows to podcast-only broadcasts, and come in a huge spectrum of topics.

2017 116

The Innovator Cliche and Why Thinkers-In-Action Get the Job Done

Career Trend

With all of this innovative thinking, however, who is doing the executing? More than likely it is you. . The post The Innovator Cliche and Why Thinkers-In-Action Get the Job Done appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. executive resumes Career Introspection Career Networking executive resume Innovation unique value proposition

2017 115

The More Your Company Wins, the More Great Talent Will Allow You To Coach.

The HR Capitalist

I saw this one last weekend. I think you'll enjoy it. Here's your set up. Alabama's football team is coached by Nick Saban - did a post early this week after what a control freak he is. The thing is, if your system gets great results, you have the ability to be a complete control freak. If you're not a world class leader, you can't be a micromanaging control freak, because people you manage won't take it - they'll revolt.

2017 114

You have done the work for the promotion, but it does not happen. Now what?

Cube Rules

I do love hearing from my readers. They ask pretty good questions. This one came in today: “In order to be promoted, one must already be doing the work required in the promotion.” ” But what if, say, you’ve been doing the extra work for two years and the promotion has yet to be offered? In other […]. The post You have done the work for the promotion, but it does not happen. Now what? appeared first on Cube Rules.

2017 109

Go with the Gut: 7 Foods to Eat for Better Skin, Hair and Mood

Ms. Career Girl

All symptoms of the body from thin, dull hair, and sallow skin, to acne breakouts, body aches and sluggish energy all point to the gut. Gut health is incredibly important to making mindful eating an essential part of longevity and anti-aging. If you want to feel vibrant and maintain a youthful appearance up to 15 years younger than your actual age, start weaving these key foods into your diet.

2017 116

Florida’s Unique Approach to Talent Development

Jobacle

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Enterprise Florida for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. When you hear the word “cape” you probably automatically think of a superhero. Well in the state of Florida CAPE isn’t exactly a superhero, but it is a program that has the ability to grow Florida Talent !

Offer Letter or Company Plan – Which One Governs?

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.”. – Albert Einstein. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Case History 1: Joseph signed an Offer Letter that said the following: “The Company will provide you and your family with health insurance coverage, subject to the terms provisions and conditions of the Company Health Insurance Plan.” Sounded good to Joseph.

2017 100

Defensive Googling and The Obsolete 40-Hour Work Week

Competitive Resumes

Still conflicted with building your brand online. Have you tried defensive googling, yet? Concerned the data or the lack of data about you on Google it’s vital to your job search? Did you know the 40-hour work week is obsolete? We address all three of these questions in today’s episode. We have two segments today I hope will improve your career. You’ll learn more about finding yourself and strengths can guide you to positive career outcomes.

2017 140

Self-driving Cars: What You Need To Know

Ms. Career Girl

There’s an automated car in your future. You may already have one. While it’s not a fully automated, self-driving, autonomous car, it probably falls in one of the six levels of automation established by the Society of Automotive Engineering (SAE). At present, many new cars now fall at level two, which involves controls such as lane guidance and speed adjusting cruise control. Beyond that, we’re on a path that leads to the truly driverless car.

2017 111

Hosting an Office Halloween Party: Dos and Don’ts

Evil HR Lady

It’s that time of year again, All Hallow’s Eve is right around the corner. If you’re thinking about throwing an office Halloween party, you may be wondering: what is (and what is not) appropriate? Consider the following points: Culture and Industry Matter. If your business is a funeral home, dressing up as a creepy vampire is a terrible idea. However, if your business is an after-school hangout for teens, that might be perfect.

2017 139

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“There is no better test of a person’s integrity than how he or she behaves when proven to be wrong.” ” – Marvin Gay Williams, Jr. Forward, NBA Charlotte Hornets. How simple. How true. An elegant guide in challenging times. This quote provides a simple way to take stock of other people, and to examine the person you are, at the same time. Far too often, it seems, there are too few people around us who are “built out of good wood,” as they say in Minnesota, where I used to live.

2017 100

The HR Capitalist Playbook for Men Avoiding Workplace Harassment Claims.

The HR Capitalist

Harassment claims have been in the news lately, and it's an interesting time for HR leaders. Whether you're talking about the latest Harvey Weinstein reports or all the crazy stuff that went down at Uber , you've probably never had everyone's attention on the male side of the house like you do today. What do you do with that attention? Well, it's probably not enough just to email Harvey Weinstein and Uber rundowns to your management team.

2017 90

5 Things You Should Do To Revive a Toxic Work Culture

Ms. Career Girl

Are your employees tired? Discouraged? Burnt out? If the answer is yes, you may have a toxic culture at work. That’s a problem. Unhappy workers are less productive, make more mistakes, and are more likely to seek employment elsewhere. Work Culture exists on multiple levels. It isn’t just behaviors. It’s also an infrastructure of beliefs and values. To create real and lasting change, your business must tackle cultural issues on both levels.

2017 106

Corporate Team Building Activities that Actually Build Teams

Evil HR Lady

“Hi! I’m Heidi, your Team Building Trainer! We’re here to do some corporate team building activities! So, everyone pick a partner — someone you don’t know!” ” Are you rolling your eyeballs, sighing, and not-so-secretly wishing your kid’s school calls to tell you you have to come pick up your child?

2017 139

Future of HR is Fluid, Frictionless, & Agile #HRTechConf

Workology

It’s that time of year again. The HR Technology Conference is upon us. It’s a time to connect with colleagues, friends, and innovators who are changing the human resources and recruiting. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR future of HR HR tech HR Tech Conf human resourcs

2017 79

Nick Saban Is a Steve Jobs-Type Control Freak: Exhibit 63

The HR Capitalist

The sports world follows the business world in a lot of ways. There's talent considerations, managing performance and more. Oh yeah - the best leaders in sports, just like in business, are a little bit crazy. They are crazy control freaks with a detailed plan on how domination is going to be achieved. Think Steve Jobs. Think the Uber guy before he came crashing down. . In sports, consider Alabama football coach Nick Saban.

2017 79

About Leadership, Loyalty, and Legacy

Ms. Career Girl

Have you ever observed and admired a couple who have been married for multiple decades? You know the ones I mean. Their relationships runs a smoothly as a perfectly balanced, well-oiled machine. Not a vibration of discord is present, even when challenges confront that indomitable team of two. They’ve mastered the recipe of making a team, in this case their marriage, function at the highest level.

Employee Incentive Programs: Which One is Right For Your Business?

Evil HR Lady

Your employees need a reason to want to stay with your company. Thus, employee incentive programs are important. So, what incentive program is best for your company? Here are the pros and cons of different employee incentive programs so you can decide which is right for your business. Annual Cost-of-Living Raises. Pro: Everyone can look forward to a raise at year-end. Con: All you have to do to get the raise is not get fired. That’s a pretty low standard.

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5 Ways to Raise Retention with Workplace Atmosphere

Undercover Recruiter

HR and recruiting departments know the value of retaining an employee vs. finding a new one. However, many companies focus more on improving their recruiting measures than they do on keeping the employees they already have. Unfortunately, there are many problems in the workplace that can contribute to employee turnover. Up to 80 percent of. View Article. 5 Ways to Raise Retention with Workplace Atmosphere. Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2017 70

Job Search News, October 13, 2017

Competitive Resumes

Your job search could use these articles and resources so enjoy! I’ve read them, and you can feel free to comment on them in any form you’d like. Leave a message on the “send voicemail” button on your right. I’ll try to keep it short, fresh, and informative. If you have some news I need to know about, tweet me @MarkADyson ! Tell me yours, I’ll tell you mine! . via GIPHY. Would there be a “gender wage gap” if salary was public rather than personal?

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Discount Your Diploma With These 7 Money-Saving Tips

Ms. Career Girl

It’s a big decision to go back to school as an adult. Whether you’re pursuing your first degree or your sixth, you’ve put a lot of time and consideration into the choice, and you’re taking the plunge. Once you accept your place at a college or university, though, the feeling of excitement and pride can very quickly turn toward one of trepidation: How will I manage to afford this degree? As an adult, you probably have many more real-world financial concerns than your teenaged co-ed counterparts.

2017 106

Man Fired For Bringing a Watermelon to Work

Evil HR Lady

Watermelon, when in season, is available at every grocery store. At many grocery stores, you can buy it whole, quartered, or even cut into rind free, individually wrapped pieces. But, if you show up with one at a certain Detroit firehouse, you’ll be fired. That’s what happened when firefighter trainee Robert Pattison brought a whole watermelon as a present for his new co-workers. Traditionally, probationary firefighters bring in a gift for the existing group.

2017 126

5 Reasons Why Diversity Also Means Different Mindsets

Undercover Recruiter

There are a number of ways you can define diversity, but it is primarily defined as the inclusion of different types of things or people. It also means allowing many ideas and opinions to form freely about something. Diversity to me is embracing difference in all types of ways not just skin color. In our working environment, View Article. 5 Reasons Why Diversity Also Means Different Mindsets. Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

Americans Don’t Want to Be Hired By Algorithms

Workology

According to a new Pew study a majority of Americans are anxious about the growing role of algorithms in how companies make hiring decisions, and in particular, are worried about a potential future. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

2017 59

How To Make Your Small Business Employees Happy

Ms. Career Girl

You’ve finally done it: started your own business, worked hard for a long time to make your entrepreneurial dreams come true. It’s been a year or two since you started, and you’ve finally built up a team of people who really understand why and how you want to run your small business. Every morning, when you walk into your office, you’re greeted by the smell of coffee and by colleagues excited to get started on the day’s work.

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