Sat.Mar 31, 2018 - Fri.Apr 06, 2018

Separating Your Professional and Personal Lives is Easier Than You Think

Ms. Career Girl

“Balance is not better time management, but better boundary management.” ” Betsy Jacobson. There are many reasons to keep your professional and personal lives separate and unfortunately, it’s easier than ever to blur the line between the two.

2018 206

5 Transferable Skills: From Raising Kids to The Job Interview

Competitive Resumes

If You’ve Raised Kids, You Can Manage Anything by Ann Crittenden was written some years ago to show that parenting skills translate to job skills.

2018 189

ATS Myths You Shouldn’t Believe When Job Searching

Professional Resume Services

If it’s been a while since your last job search, you may have been introduced to a new tool to look out for called Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS). These systems help employers filter through resumes easier by identifying specific keywords and phrases and eliminating the ones that don’t have them.

2018 184

Welcome to the New Evil Oils Lady

Evil HR Lady

I’ve been waiting a long time to announce this, and I just had to get everything put together and ready to go! I’m leaving the world of HR and Business writing and entering into a new area, which also brings joy and help to all those who are willing to just be open minded. That’s right: Essential Oils.

2018 178

Five Simple Steps for a Stronger Body

Ms. Career Girl

We have turned from hunter gatherers who were always on the move, into a species who struggle to get up from the couch to get drink from the fridge. We’ve gone from nomadic to sedentary. Obviously, that isn’t exactly healthy for us. We were simply not built to live this way.

2018 186

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Tips for Identifying a Toxic Culture Before You Take the Job

Ms. Career Girl

When companies look at creating a great culture, they’ll often look at other successful companies to see how it should be done. That’s how we get stocked break rooms and similar perks as the definition of how great the culture must be.

2018 184

NFL Cheerleader: A Job Where You’re Told How to Use a Tampon

Evil HR Lady

Being a cheerleader is hard work and glamorous and you can bet that any woman that makes it that far figured out long ago how to handle tampon usage and the right shaving techniques, but the NFL doesn’t think so.

2018 146

From Retail to Pottery

Career Shifters

“I always felt like a creative person, but was never confident enough to do something with it.”. Emma Low knew she wasn't cut out for the 9–5. So, boosted by a wave of support from her loved ones, she decided to take a much-loved hobby and turn it into a full-time pursuit.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Working Hard. A Monday Poem” He worked by day and toiled by night. She gave up play and much delight. Dry books he read, new things to learn. And forged ahead, success to earn. He plodded on, with faith and pluck, And when she won, they called it luck. – Author Unknown.

2018 130

Three Compelling Questions to Ask in Any Sales Campaign

Ms. Career Girl

One thing that the most proficient salespeople instinctively and intuitively do on a consistent basis is to focus on the right deals. They seem to have their own built ? in or hard ? wired qualification system for accurately and effectively assessing their sales opportunities.

2018 163

Why We Need Less Creative Job Postings

Evil HR Lady

Paul Bogaards is an EVP, Director, Public Relations, Knopf Doubleday, a publishing company. He’s looking to hire a publicist , and so he wrote what looks like an extremely creative job posting and published on Tumblr (not, as he says, on the official Knopf job’s page). It’s brilliant.

2018 132

From 9–5 to Freelance

Career Shifters

“I was living for the weekend, and spending too much money to make myself feel better during the week.”. Claire Sanders loved her work, but something about the context needed to change. So, instead of throwing the baby out with the bathwater, she made a simple sidestep.

Happy Easter

Sklover Working Wisdom

To All our Friends Who Celebrate Easter: The Essential Message Of Easter is Hope. Is there any better Message to Celebrate? Happy Easter! 2018 Alan L. Sklover. All Rights Reserved

2018 130

Five Ways to Fight the Workplace Divide And Gender Discrimination

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you’re reading about the countless stories of sexual harassment in Hollywood, researching the wage gap or simply talking to your favourite female, it’s obvious women still suffer in the workplace. According to The Telegraph 1 in 5 women have been sexually harassed in the workplace.

2018 158

Why You Should Encourage a Good Employee to Quit

Evil HR Lady

When you have a star employee, the last thing you want is to lose them, right? As an employer, you probably bend over backward to support your best employees. You want to work from home two days a week? Absolutely. You want to come in late on Tuesdays? No problem. A raise? Well… that one can be a little harder; you still have budgets. And what about growth and development? If you work for a Fortune 100 company, there are plenty of growth opportunities for just about everyone.

2018 125

4 Steps to Effective Recruitment Marketing

The Undercover Recruiter

Because of the reach and popularity of the online space, recruitment marketing has justified itself as a genuine candidate attraction tool, as well as a safe space to build your employer brand.

2018 100

Cancer, Job Applicants & the Law – Eight Most Common Questions Answered

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Whoever said winning isn’t everything. wasn’t fighting cancer.”. – Author Unknown. ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : Theresa, 48, an experienced Architectural Draftswoman, was seeking to return to the workforce after not working for four years. After hearing of a job opening at a large architectural firm for which she seemed perfectly suited, Theresa submitted her resume, and she was soon asked to come for an interview.

2018 100

Lead a Killer Meeting, Not A Mind-Killing One Full of Meeting Boredom

Ms. Career Girl

Death by Meeting. Silvia was dying of meeting boredom. Her manager, Tom, was nice guy, but his bi-weekly Leadership Team meeting drained her energy and wasted her time. Too many speeches, no conclusions, nothing accomplished. What was the point?

2018 153

Why a Little Pessimism Can Benefit You as an HR Manager

Evil HR Lady

Seeing the silver lining can make your life easier in many ways. However, there are benefits of pessimism in the workplace. As an HR manager, having a little pessimism can go a long way in preventing workplace problems from getting out of hand. No, you shouldn’t be purposefully negative at work. But, a substantial part of any HR manager’s job is to reduce a company’s risk of lawsuits, government fines and excessive turnover.

2018 122

By: 100 Helpful Career Blogs for Jobseekers and Jobholders - ThriveYard

Careers Done Write

[…] Careers Done Write provides career services to clients in need of career planning and coaching and resume writing services. President: Debra Wheatman) […

2018 100

5 Steps Recruiting Departments Can Take to Prepare for the GDPR

The Undercover Recruiter

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to come into force in May 2018 and it is up to businesses to ensure that they are compliant with the new rules.

2018 99

Five Ways to Improve Your Company’s Profitability

Ms. Career Girl

Entrepreneurs often spend time talking about their revenue, but this isn’t always a relevant data point. What you should really be focused on is the profitability of your business. If you aren’t profitable, what’s the point?

2018 130

Finding the Right Sabbatical Leave Policy for Your Company

Evil HR Lady

It’s not uncommon for college professors to go on sabbatical, but what about other types of employees? At its base, a sabbatical is a long-term break from work. While most businesses can’t afford to lose an employee for an entire year, they might be able to swing it for six weeks or a few months. With a little care, even small businesses can use sabbatical leave policies to boost employee retention and drive innovative problem-solving.

2018 116

What To Do When You’re Second-Guessing Your College Degree

Career Realism

What To Do When You’re Second-Guessing Your College Degree Work It Daily. There are many people out there who are fortunate enough to go to school with a few career paths in mind.

2018 92

Does Employee Satisfaction Drive Company Performance?

The Undercover Recruiter

For generations, economists have told a simple story about how companies work like a juice machine. They combine ingredients – people, buildings and software – and transform the output into useful products.

2018 98

Memory Trouble? How to Remember Better

Ms. Career Girl

We’ve all been there. A familiar face comes into view, a friendly hand extends towards us, and we reach out for a shake. The person calls us by our first name, now it’s our turn. Our mind races. Frank? Definitely Ben. Or was it Brad? Definitely began with “B”, maybe Bill?”.

2018 130

Want a Lesson in Collaboration and Teamwork? Listen to an Independent Podcast. Yes, Any One.

Evil HR Lady

My name is Suzanne and I’m a podcast addict. Sadly, I don’t have enough hours in the day to listen to every podcast that I want to listen to, but I listen to enough to have noticed a very weird phenomenon: Podcasters are crazy collaborative and supportive of each other. I’ll be listening to an episode of the true crime hit In Sight , and they’ll say “if you want to learn more listen to this fabulous episode on Generation Why.”

2018 109

Does Drama at Work Cost the Average Worker 2.5 Hours Per Day? #workhuman

HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note : I'm spending the first couple of days of this week at WorkHuman in Austin.

2018 91

What is the Future of Employer Branding?

The Undercover Recruiter

Employer branding, while still relatively new, is constantly changing. It is a space that promotes innovation and creativity. So if it is changing this much now, what will it be like in the future?

2018 87

Communication Is Key to Positive Employee Experience


Imagine for a moment that you’re a business leader at a midsize firm. Your company is facing stiff competition. The corporate leadership has seen drastic changes. Customers are ambivalent about the products the company sells. And the employees, well, they are struggling to keep pace with the changes and may not even know what the […] Source.

2018 72

California Tech Sales | MRC (A Xerox Company)

Career Realism

California Tech Sales | MRC (A Xerox Company) Work It Daily. MRC Smart Technology Solutions is a subsidiary of Global Imaging Systems – a Xerox company. “The more we help others to succeed, the more we all succeed. “ Looking for a professional job in tech sales?

HBR Says Women Experience More Incivility than Men at Work — Especially from Other Women (KD at #workhuman)

HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note : I'm spending the first couple of days of this week at WorkHuman in Austin.

2018 83

How Philips Built an Employer Brand from Scratch

The Undercover Recruiter

When Lisa Chartier started the employer branding team at Philips she was flying solo. Over time, she built up a strategic function that now spans the globe.

2018 82

Make Your Resume Better Than The Rest

Corn on the Job

When someone puts an advert out for a job, they will have several applications and resumes to go through each day. And if there is something that they don’t like, no matter how small, it can go straight onto the ‘no’ pile pretty quickly.

2018 63