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Why job search skills are so crucial to landing a job

Cube Rules

There are job skills. And then there are job search skills. They are not the same. A big part of why many people have such a difficult time landing a job is because they have poor job search skills. And why is that?

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How to Increase Your Executive Job Search Momentum

Professional Resume Services

Having positive momentum in anything you do is motivating. The great thing about this is people get motivated in different ways, so there’s no right or wrong way to accomplish it.

2019 185

Age is power – Being Badass at 50

Ms. Career Girl

Society tells us that getting old is bad. And in the workplace, getting old often means losing your status and your job. Women, especially feel the pressure to stay young and attractive to stay employed. As we age, we’re marginalized and easily dismissed as irrelevant. And too often, we come to believe the ageist story about ourselves that we can’t compete, despite our accomplishments and who we once were. We feel powerless. Society makes it challenging to feel like much of a badass at 50.

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Should I Give Feedback To Rejected Candidates?

Evil HR Lady

I’m a recruiter for a popular company, and we receive a lot of applicants for jobs. We can’t interview all of them, and even great candidates aren’t necessarily interviewed. And of those, most won’t be hired. Frequently, candidates — both those who get interviews and those who don’t — contact me to find out why they weren’t hired or even interviewed. Should I respond thoroughly to these inquiries, give a simple form response or ignore them? .

2019 169

Memorial Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“It is not where you serve, but how you serve.” ” – J. Rubin Clark. If you have not visited the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C., please consider doing so. It is not flashy or grand, but simple and direct, like the men and women it honors.

2019 130

4 Ways to Avoid a Lengthy Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Have you ever felt like you were spinning your wheels during your job search? You may be putting forth a lot of effort but not moving forward as quickly as you’d like. Sometimes it’s best to take a step back and evaluate your strategy and make some alterations as needed. If you need to, get.

2019 130

Bali Is A Solo Traveler’s Dream

Ms. Career Girl

Although some people have certain reservations towards traveling solo , solivagantry (solitary wandering) is actually a great opportunity to meet other cultures and make new friends.

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When Something Goes Wrong At Work

Career Alley

Suffering an accident at work can be highly damaging. Not only can it physically injure you but it can cause you a lot of mental pain as well. You are meant to feel safe in your work environment. Career Advice

2019 170

Top 3 Benefits of Manual Labor 

Jobacle

When’s the last time you washed your clothes by hand or even cooked a meal from scratch? With technology comes laziness and all its detriment. Modern cultures have lost the pleasure of manual labor, which is why you should incorporate it back into your life for these three reasons.

2019 163

Five Ways Nature is The Perfect Natural Healing Therapy

Ms. Career Girl

It’s common practice to seek answers from a doctor when our body, mind or spirit isn’t feeling well. Yet what if solutions to our ailments aren’t found behind four walls, but when sitting on green grass, putting our feet in water or walking in a forest of trees?

2019 152

When Revenge at Work Backfires

Evil HR Lady

A reader sent me an email upset because her boss had given her a “first and final warning” for a parking incident that went a little too far. That may seem ridiculous, but she took the incident a bit too far. Our reader, who we’ll call Jill, works for a small business that doesn’t have sufficient parking, so Jill parks on the street. The business across the street lacks appropriate parking as well, and their employees park on the road. And here’s what happened.

2019 133

Can Losing Your Job Become An Opportunity?

Career Alley

Picture the scene. One day, you curse the alarm clock as you get dressed for work. The next day, you lie down in bed, tired […]. Discover Career Opportunities Job Loss

2019 170

Using Online Branding to Secure Your Dream Executive Position

Executive Career Brand

Imagine getting a call for that senior-level executive position you’ve been longing for. It all goes well until the interviewers look at your social media profiles. There are some photos and posts you’d rather your prospective employer didn’t see, which reflect badly on your professional image.

2019 143

Dealing with Workplace Harassment – A Simpler Approach

Ms. Career Girl

It is no revelation that workplace culture needs a facelift given the infuriating world of sexual harassment and workplace improprieties by supervisors, CEOs, and power-trippers.

2019 144

How to Engage Remote Workers

Evil HR Lady

Remote work has changed the way corporate America functions. Work-at-home jobs are no longer left to the realm of stuffing envelopes and answering calls — everything from education to marketing to accounting can now happen at home. While employees love the flexibility remote work affords, a new study by the Harvard Business Review and Virgin Pulse found that remote employees are actually more disengaged and ready to leave their jobs. And it’s not the only research that shows this.

2019 131

The Top-Ranking Manual Careers

Career Alley

You don’t necessarily need a four-year degree to find your dream job. Manual labor can be just as lucrative, with top blue-collar workers earning annual mean wages well above the $50,620 national average. Discover Career Opportunities Blue Collar Jobs

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We’re pleased to offer another new “Model Letter”:

Sklover Working Wisdom

Request for “Tax Gross Up” for Reimbursed Relocation, Education, Travel or other Workplace Expense. If your employer requests that you incur an expense related to your work, with the assurance that you will be reimbursed for it, that reimbursement might just be treated as income, and you might have to pay tax on all of it, or part of it. This result is often required by federal tax law, and at other times by IRS regulations.

2019 100

7 Things Recruiters Won’t Tell You

Ms. Career Girl

Recruiters might be the ticket to your dream job. They’re well-connected, always trying to fill multiple positions, and they know the “ins” of the industries and top companies you aspire towards. If you’re lucky enough, they may even have a position that you are a fit for. There is no downside to better understanding the nature of their work. Here are 7 things recruiters will never tell you, but that you should know: You could probably negotiate.

2019 137

From Criminal Law to Ceramics (Plus Post-shift Update)

Career Shifters

“I went into work every day to perform a role that was written for someone else.”. Stine Dulong felt suffocated and trapped. But after some straight-talking from a friend, she decided to throw herself into the things that made her happiest.

2019 137

Naxos – My Favourite Greek Island

Boomers Next Step

Why Naxos Greece is my favorite Greek Island? Chora Naxos, part of the Cyclades Group, is everything I was looking forward to in a Greek Island. It is a wonderful blend of Greek tradition, with influences from the Venetian and Mycenaean civilizations.

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11 Things Managers Should Never Say

The Undercover Recruiter

Did you see the recent news story about the Manchester, UK restaurant waiter who accidentally served a £4500 bottle of wine to customers who had ordered one worth £260?

2019 109

Living By Your Rules, or Someone Else’s? – How To Know The Difference

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you see yourself as rule-maker, rule-breaker or rule-follower, at some point in your life, you’ve probably realized that some rules were definitely made to be broken! From the moment we first learn to say the word “no”, we start realizing we have the power to carve our own path as an autonomous individual. Living by your rules, not theirs, is clearly an option.

2019 128

Wish Upon a Job – Building Your Job Search

Career Alley

What can you do to begin your search immediately while continuing to build out your Job Search Tool Kit? Read on. Create a Killer Resume and Cover Letter Resumes

2019 100

Visiting Relaxed Paros, Cyclades Islands, Greece

Boomers Next Step

The Greek Island of Paros, Greece Paros, Greece. A Greek Island that is part of the Cyclades group, looked a bit underwhelming when we arrived, but ferry ports are not usually attractive.

2019 87

Make Sure Inclusivity is at the Heart of Your Recruitment

The Undercover Recruiter

There’s no one size fits all as the skills required for one specific industry won’t be the same for another, which is why every organization needs to tailor their recruitment strategy.

2019 106

How To Prepare For Different Types Of Interviews

Career Realism

Getting an interview is a success in itself: you've caught their eye! But before celebrating, it's important to understand that while landing an interview seems like the hard part, it's only the very beginning of the process. Each company's hiring process is different.

2019 81

9. Finance for Recruitment Entrepreneurs

Recruit CRM

Many new entrepreneurs who are not basically finance professionals, struggle with the jargons used in finance and accounts. The objective of this piece is to acquaint recruitment entrepreneurs with the basic structure of finance and accounts required for a small business to start with.

2019 55

Walking in the Footsteps of Ancient Civilisations in Delos, Greece

Boomers Next Step

Walking in the footsteps of ancient civilisations in Delos, Greece I won’t try and tell you the history of Delos Greece. It’s a Greek Island near Mykonos. There have been so many civilizations that contributed to the island that history all became a bit of a muddle in my mind.

2019 82

How to Have a Productive Argument at Work

The Undercover Recruiter

The beautiful thing about working in human resources is all the people you get to deal with in your working day. Counterpoint: the painful thing about working in human resources is all those people you have to deal with every single day.

2019 101

Social Media Is An Extension Of Your Resume

Career Realism

You've identified an amazing job opportunity and decided to apply for it. Your resume has been updated and the cover letter is written, everything seems to be in order. Are you forgetting something?

2019 79

The All-Too Human Condition of Hating a Candidate Due to the Referral Source.

HR Capitalist

Referrals - We love them in the talent world. Ideally, referrals are made by employees/team members who understand the culture we've created at our company, and only refer the best in their network to us.

2019 76

my boss has romantic phone conversations that bother me because I’m single

Ask A Manager

I’m off for Memorial Day, so here’s an older post from the archives. This was originally published in 2012. A reader writes: Longtime reader, first time question asker! I work in a small, two-person office for a nonprofit, was was hired on only a little over 2 months ago. Before me, it was just my boss, the executive director, by herself for a year.

2019 76

What Tips Can You Give to Employers to Support Employee Mental Health?

The Undercover Recruiter

If you’re reading this and thinking you don’t have an employee mental health policy in place and have no idea where to start, or you’re not happy with the one you currently have in place, then don’t worry.

2019 91

My formula for a Successful Investment Banking Career

Imarticus Learning

Prasad Mekde reminisces and talks about his experience which helped him land a prestigious job at BNP Paribas and earn a confirmation of service in just a few months. . Hello. My name is Prasad Mekde. I graduated in 2015 and enrolled in the investment banking operations course at Imarticus.

5 Questions: Should Amazon Employees Take the Company Offer (10K, 3 Months Pay) to Quit?

HR Capitalist

I’ll give you $10,000 and 3 months of pay if you quit today and do something else. . Who’s interested? Everyone! Who takes me up on my offer? Well, that’s where it gets interesting. If the whole “we’ll pay you to quit” sounds familiar, it was the rarified air of the HR culture darling, Zappos.com.

2019 77

5 Big Questions To Ask Yourself Before Taking A Job

Career Realism

This is it. It's the light at the end of the tunnel. After going through the hiring process, you're offered a position! Congratulations! It's a big accomplishment and you should be proud of yourself. However, just because you got the offer doesn't necessarily mean you should accept it on the spot.

2019 73

How to Develop an EVP to Attract Global Talent

The Undercover Recruiter

Harman International is a global leader in connected car technology, lifestyle audio, innovation design, and analytics. It figured out an Employee Value Proposition (EVP) that will be launching across no less than 30 countries – want to know more?

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