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From Boxes to Bricks, How Women Can Break Into Male Dominated Careers

Ms. Career Girl

Recently, I had the good fortune of winning DHL’s Safe Driving Rodeo competition – a contest that assessed the driving performance of 640 of the company’s couriers from all across the country.

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How to be Aggressive with an Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Being aggressive with an executive job search doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be pushy or demanding. Aggressiveness actually means spending a significant amount of time developing the best resumes and cover letters tailored to the job and company you’re applying for.

2017 185

My Top 10 Posts on LinkedIn for Personal Branding and Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

No doubt about it, LinkedIn is the place to be and be seen when you’re building your personal brand and in an executive job search. Not surprisingly, I frequently blog about LinkedIn. Of the 20 or so blog posts I wrote this year about using LinkedIn, I’m spotlighting the ten best here.

2017 182

Do We Place Too Much Emphasis on the Interview?

Evil HR Lady

When I was at HR Tech in Amsterdam, I got a chance to talk with the folks at Oracle about things I’m passionate about. Yes, I am this much fun at parties too. The post Do We Place Too Much Emphasis on the Interview? appeared first on Evil HR Lady. Exclusive EHRL

2017 170

9 Powerful Lessons We Can Learn from the Sun

Ms. Career Girl

As you rise out of bed every day, the sun also rises, and when the earth turns on its axis to give sunlight to the other side of the globe, you also retire from the day’s work and go to bed.

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Want to Freelance? Setting and Sticking to Targets is Crucial.

Ms. Career Girl

Maybe you’re also one of those people who embarked on the full-time freelancing journey with great excitement, only to realise that there’s still room for growth when it comes to your self-management skills.

Are the Holidays the Best Time to Search for a Job?

Professional Resume Services

Getting ready for the holidays can be challenging enough where it’s tempting to put your job search on hold. Besides, companies don’t actually hire new employees during the holiday season, right? This is a common misconception people have.

2017 151

6 Great Resume Resources

Career Alley

every hiring manager is different and may have different preferences in terms of resume formats and their review process. Resumes Careers

2017 136

Ineffective HR Makes Sexual Harassment Thrive. Here’s How to Fix it.

Evil HR Lady

Is your HR department effective at stopping sexual harassment , or are they like many of the companies described by The New York Times, “ineffective”? There are many reasons why HR can’t put a stop to all discrimination and harassment (of all kinds, not just sexual harassment), but we can change that. Here are the problems and solutions. Problem: “HR’s client is the company, which means that HR is supposed to protect the company’s interests.”

2017 143

Why Encouraging Employees to Take Vacation Matters

Ms. Career Girl

Entrepreneurs know what it means to put their nose to the grindstone and work hard to realize their dreams. It’s easy to get caught up in meeting daily business needs that never stop, and it’s more difficult to realize when you need to stop and take a break.

2017 179

Should You Change Jobs this Holiday Season?

Professional Resume Services

There’s always a good time and a bad time to change jobs, but most of the time it isn’t dependent on the time of year. Your own personal situation should play a larger role in determining when the time is right to make a job change.

2017 141

Job Search News – December 15, 2017

Competitive Resumes

This is your job search news – THE DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION EDITION- with articles and resources centered around learning 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.

2017 130

5 HR Best Practices That Never Go Out of Style

Evil HR Lady

Remember when there was no Human Resources Department or HR best practices? There was simply a “personnel department,” often led by a stern person in a stuffy suit (at least according to television and movies). Personnel did hiring and firing and managed the “steno pool.” ” Now we have Human Resources, but we still use some of those old school best practices — although hopefully, we aren’t unpleasant! Here are five best practices that never go out of style.

2017 143

6 Ways You Fail to Show Personality on Your Resume

Ms. Career Girl

When you’re a recruiter, sometimes you cannot but marvel at the uniformity of most candidates’ resumes. In most cases, you can tell one from another only by a name at the top. For some reason, most candidates write generic resumes even if they themselves aren’t generic people.

2017 169

Happy Hanukkah

Sklover Working Wisdom

On This First Night of Hanukkah – A Message for all our Friends, Regardless of Faith: Hanukkah celebrates the miracle of “the light,” the miracle that it exists, and the miracle that it endures. Each of us can be a “light unto the world” in our own lives.

2017 130

Race Matters in Hiring, No Matter How Nice The Cheshire Cat Grins

Competitive Resumes

Race matters in hiring. Employers hire based on race, age, and religion despite the laws that are meant to prohibit unfairness or discrimination. This Supreme Court debate from 2003 in retrospect, had little affect on the ways that race still matters today to many hiring managers.

2017 130

Queen Elizabeth Shows How a True Leader Reacts to Criticism

Evil HR Lady

Queen Elizabeth II has managed to make the British Royalty what most of the world thinks of when they think about Royal Families. When she turned 90 in 2016, 76 percent of British Adults were in favor of keeping the monarchy and 75 percent said that the monarchy has an important role to play in the future. Compare that to British Prime Minister Theresa May’s approval rating of 34 percent. . Why is the Queen so popular when politicians struggle?

2017 133

Tired and Hungry? 5 Delicious Dinner Recipes You Can Make Tonight!

Ms. Career Girl

What’s for dinner? Dinner time. After a long day at work, your brain is tired and your stomach is growling. You need something fast, tasty, and easy for dinner. These 5 go-to recipes get a great dinner on the table in no time!

2017 153

The Career Changer’s Guide To Informational Interviews: How To Find Clarity, One Conversation At A Time

Career Shifters

Informational interviews are one of the most powerful tools you can use to move your shift forward. But how do you find interesting people to speak to? What questions should you ask? And if you don't have any career ideas yet, how can interviews help you get inspired?

2017 185

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The art of reading between the lines is a lifelong quest of the wise.” ” – Shannon L. Adler. What is said is important; what is not said may be more important. What is written is important; who does not get in the email may be more important.

2017 130

Hogwarts Sorting Hat or Myers-Briggs? Which is Better?

Evil HR Lady

I am a Ravenclaw. I’ve taken numerous online quizzes to sort me into my Hogwarts House and they all come back consistently Ravenclaw. I agree with this. I ‘m too wimpy to be a Gryffindo r, too snarky to be a Hufflepuff, and not ambitious enough to be a Slytherin. Also, I’m pretty academically oriented and take my rejection from a fast food restaurant where the manager told me that my GPA was too high as a badge of honor. Ravenclaw through and through.

Beauty 911 How To Nip a Winter Skin Disaster In The Bud

Ms. Career Girl

What can be worse than the onset of an unsightly skincare emergency the day of a big event such as a wedding, reunion, business interview, or first date? Have you ever cancelled a first date because a cold sore erupted?

2017 141

Mistakes Of A Millennial During The Job Hunting Process

Career Alley

Whether you’re a student thinking about future prospects or a jobseeker looking to break into a desired industry isn't important. The job hunting process can be a daunting factor. However, you’re not alone in feeling a little overawed by it all. In fact, most millennials are guilty of sabotaging their possibilities. And in most cases, it’s largely preventable. Job Search Millennials

2017 123

10 Tech Tools to Help You Get Excellent Hiring Results

The Undercover Recruiter

The hiring process is getting simpler… and more complicated by the day. How is that possible? One word: technology. As a recruiter, you have the option to make your job easier by using all the right tools. They help you pick the right candidates and eliminate the expense of a bad hire.

2017 107

Dilemma of the Month: Drug Testing New Hires

Evil HR Lady

We drug test new hires at my company. When a potential employee’s test comes back positive it’s easy enough to rescind the offer, but we had a candidate have a test returned “negative but diluted” and we rescinded the offer. The candidate had already given two weeks’ notice at his current company and they won’t take him back. Did we do the right thing? To read the answer, click here: Dilemma of the Month: Drug Testing New Hires.

2017 116

From Hedge Funds to Ethical Food

Career Shifters

“I had no passion for what I was doing.”. Jenny Costa enjoyed her work, but there was something missing. Here, she shares how she overcame impatience, lack of funds and a slow growth curve to turn her fascination into a fulfilling career

2017 141

How to maximize the potential of in-between jobs

Career Alley

Being jobless could be a stressful time, but it can also be an excellent time to reflect on life decisions, make positive changes and get a fresh start. Career advice Career Advice Job Loss

2017 119

Fake It ‘Til You Make It: A Lesson in Work Ethic

The Undercover Recruiter

Occasionally it happens. You start a new job, only to realize it’s not what you had hoped. Perhaps the job was oversold by the employer, or it’s a new role you thought you would enjoy more. Or maybe you just weren’t in a financial position to turn down the job offer. Regardless, what’s done is.

2017 103

Updating Insurance Based on Life Milestones

Evil HR Lady

Life changes mean different health care needs. Accordingly, your employees may need help updating insurance coverage as they encounter new life milestones. As open enrollment season is now underway, it’s a good time to sit down and talk with employees about any changes in coverage they may need as they hit certain life milestones. Here are some significant events to remind employees about: Getting Married.

Podcast Interview With Jobacle Founder Andrew Rosen

Jobacle

I recently had the pleasure of being a guest on the 12 Minute Conversations podcast. If you are interested in learning a bit more about the history behind my little career advice journey with Jobacle.com, I encourage you to take a listen. This project has always been a labor of love.

2017 130

Tips For A Successful 2018

Career Alley

This may have been your best year yet, or you could be glad to see the back of 2017, maybe even you’re somewhere in between. Either way, the time to plan for a successful 2018 is now. Below are a couple of aspects of your life you may be planning to bring about change for, and how you might manage that. Career advice Careers Job Search Success

2018 113

Recruiters: This Is Why You Are Not Ready for 2018

The Undercover Recruiter

I was honoured to attend the APSCo Awards for Excellence recently. I was doubly honoured to be shortlisted for the Affiliate of the Year – and WE WON! I did not act cool when they read Barclay Jones out… I was a proper giggly girl (and so was Wayne!) Plus, what an honour to listen to. View Article.

2018 98

Why Executives Should Consider A Career At HubSpot

Career Realism

Why Executives Should Consider A Career At HubSpot. Work It Daily. With over 31,000 customers in more than 90 countries, Hubspot is the world’s leading inbound marketing and sales platform.

2017 87

Employee Engagement and Burnout: The Best Resource Ever

David Zinger

The absolute best book I have ever read and studied on burnout is 35 years old this year. Christina Maslach, an exceptional psychologist, wrote Burnout – The Cost of Caring. Below is a picture of my book with a well worn cover and a lot of underlining and notes on the inside.

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