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Why You Need a Website for Your Job Search

Career Alley

In job search, marketing is key and having a job search marketing toolkit should be part of your job search plan. Let's face it, most employers will do an extensive web search of each candidate prior to (or certainly during) any interview process. Job Search Branding marketing toolkit personal website

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How To Keep Top Talent at the Top of Their Game

Ms. Career Girl

Becoming a manager is a big step in your career, and with it comes a lot of new responsibilities and expectations. As a manager, your goals are no longer just your own, as you and your team’s success are one and the same. A good manager also knows that a major part of her role is lifting up and bringing out the best in those she leads – which is why it’s so important to focus on developing your people, especially those that you think are top talent.

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Which Skills Are Optimal For An Executive Job Search?

Professional Resume Services

Anyone who has worked as a recruiter or hiring manager knows the difficulties in sorting through executive resumes. And as an executive, you may quickly realize you possess very similar skills as your competition when searching for a new job. Highlighting your best skills and attributes will help set your resume apart from the others. When you combine your tangible skills with writing an effective resume , you’ll have a better chance of distinguishing yourself.

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3 Things To Remember When You Feel You're Not Where You Should Be

Career Shifters

You should be further along in your shift. You should have done more. You're not where you wanted to be by now. Sound familiar? Natasha shares three lessons to get you focused, freed up, and having fun with your career change

2017 205

5 Reasons It’s Never Too Late To Study

Career Alley

When people think of the career they’re going to do for their rest of their lives, they immediately think of the metaphorical ‘missed boat’ at the age of 18, right out of high school. We are conditioned to believe that our one shot at a life with a higher education is when we are fresh and young. Education Online Education

2017 210

Give Your Team Inspiration Not Motivation

Ms. Career Girl

I think of inspiration as something that touches, moves, and affects us. Through emotions, or the heart if your prefer, it reaches beyond the logic and filtering of the mind. When you are inspired and touched emotionally, you might shed tears in an instant, or simply feel a noticeable physical resonance with the source of the inspiration. There’s no thinking about it. It just happens. There’s a lesson in that process that is transferable to much of life.

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Top 5 Secrets to a Great Senior-Level Executive Resume

Professional Resume Services

Executives today may struggle with formulating a quality resume to get a senior-level position. Many executives haven’t had to search for a job in a while, so they are rusty when it comes to how the process works. One of the main things helping you out will be if you have strong c-level personal branding. When you combine your personal branding with a professional resume writing service , you’ll be setting yourself up for success in your job search.

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Five Questions You Can’t Change Career Without

Career Alley

We’ve all heard of the "mid-life crisis". More recently ‘mid-twenties’ crisis has even become a thing. We use these terms to describe someone who has reached a point in their life where they feel the need for change. Career change Career Change Job Change

2017 210

6 Things You Ought To Have On Your Desk

Ms. Career Girl

Whilst a cluttered desk which is littered with all sorts of rubbish and inconsequential items will never be conducive to hard work, a well organized, minimalist working space is likely to spur you on to greater heights with regard to your work. But this is not the same as getting rid of everything and having a blank slate – it simply means you need to pick the few items that you do have on your desk with care, optimizing your working conditions and motivating yourself to achieve your best.

2017 131

Constructive Discharge – Key Words & Phrases

Sklover Working Wisdom

What is the meaning of: “ Constructive Discharge ” ? Many people use the phrase “constructive discharge” (or “constructive termination”) to mean, generally, “This place has become intolerable, if not impossible, to work in.”. In doing so, most are part right and part wrong. Because this is an increasingly common situation, let’s here and now set the record straight.

The Tyranny of Single Stall, Gender-Neutral Bathrooms in the Workplace.

The HR Capitalist

Notes to follow from life on the road. Topic: Transgender individual's rights to use either bathroom (men's or women's) they desire. Buckle up, people. But it's probably not going to be what you think. I spend a lot of time on the road, and I spend that time in a lot of different parts of the country. One thing that's happening in retail (shops, restaurants, etc) points to a trend I hope doesn't come to office parks. Here's the trend.

2017 108

Why Working In Accounting Could Be A Dream Come True For You

Career Alley

Have you ever considered a career in the accounting field? For some people this isn’t ideal, as they just don’t have the skillset and interests necessary to thrive. However, for others, this role could be a dream come true. Here’s why! Career Opportunities Accounting

2017 193

I Hate My Colleague! How to Manage Difficult Coworkers

Ms. Career Girl

Linda and her colleague Joseph always disagree. What Joseph thinks is possible, Linda blocks. And what Joseph thinks can’t be done is ‘child’s play’ in Linda’s eyes. Everyone dreads working with the two of them. It’s bad for both of them, and for their company. Do you have difficult coworkers? Someone you just can’t seem to connect with? Is working with them frustrating and stressful?

2017 117

The How-Tos of Building Relationships With HR

Evil HR Lady

Human resources departments often have a reputation for being hard to approach or understand. Building relationships with employees is a critical step for a successful HR department. Here’s how. Don’t Get Too Close. This may seem counterintuitive to building relationships, but when HR becomes close friends with some staff, the other staff members feel HR doesn’t operate fairly.

2017 143

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Any fool can criticize, complain and condemn – and most fools do.” ” – Dale Carnegie. At work, as in life, you will go so, so much further in your chosen direction if you are a positive person, that is, by sincerely complimenting, by openly appreciating, and by being honestly supporting. Work life can be grinding. You will stand out like a diamond if you are known to be one who is generous of spirit. This quote was sent to us by Mason L.

2017 100

Are You A Kid At Heart? Why Not Work With Them?

Career Alley

Do you get on well with kids? Did you never lose your inner child? It sounds like you might be perfectly suited to go into a career working with children. Career Opportunities Working with Children

2017 193

Psychological Tools That Help Overcome Debt Stress

Ms. Career Girl

Nobody said that dealing with debt stress was easy. When you owe money, there are all sorts of thing floating through your mind. Will your home be repossessed? Will you have to move? Will you be able to feed yourself and your kids? Fortunately, there are a number of well-established psychological tools which can help you face up to your financial problems and sort them out before they stress you out so much they rob your capacity to find solutions.

2017 115

The Importance of Paid Time Off and Vacation

Evil HR Lady

Americans famously get less paid time off than other developed nations, and yet we don’t manage to use it all. While it may seem better to have your employees working than to have them enjoying their PTO, the reality is that you should want them out of the office. Taking a break is good for them and good for your business. Here’s why and how to get your employees to take advantage of their PTO allotment. Remove the Fear.

2017 136

ABOUT INNOVATION: Why Are Nirvana Cover Bands So Good?

The HR Capitalist

Sell the kids for food Weather changes moods Spring is here again Reproductive glands. He's the one Who like all our pretty songs And he likes to sing along And he likes to shoot his gun But he don't know what it means Don't know what it means And I say yeah. . --In In Bloom, Nirvana. If there's one thing that's always amazed me, it's the number of artists that are absolutely ####ing awesome - but never make it in the marketplace. . You know what I mean, right?

2017 94

Does Certification Help You Get a Better Job?

The Undercover Recruiter

As a new professional looking for your first job experience straight after graduation, you’ve probably heard that earning certain certifications can help you get a job. However, these tests are costly and time-consuming, and some people report that the certification did nothing to help them land the job of their dreams. Is it worth it. View Article. Does Certification Help You Get a Better Job? Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

5 Ways to Help Launch Careers for Young Women

Ms. Career Girl

Women’s well-being is a topic that comes up in the media again and again. One of the hottest subject areas within this topic is how to help women advance in their careers. Many women need help getting their careers off the ground. They’re completely capable of having a successful career — they just need someone to help get them to the starting line.

2017 106

Dealing with Ransomware Attacks

Evil HR Lady

Have you heard of WannaCry, Cryptolocker or Cryptowall? These, and other malware, cause ransomware attacks. That’s where someone steals your data and holds it hostage. Your data is worth far more than your hardware, so it can put any business into a spin. You may think it won’t happen to your business—you’re too small to have anyone pick on you—but you need to be prepared. It can happen to your business.

2017 126

7 Most Wanted Work Benefits to Attract Millennials

Undercover Recruiter

If you’re looking to attract top millennial talent to your company then you might want to look beyond the traditional benefits of pensions, company car, or bonuses (as great as they are). Job seekers are increasingly transferring an importance on to work benefits with over a third of employees revealing perks are a primary consideration. View Article. 7 Most Wanted Work Benefits to Attract Millennials. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

How to Say No at Work

The Undercover Recruiter

Perhaps the most important skill to learn at work is prioritization. By taking on some projects and declining others, it is possible to control your work quality more effectively, something that is absolutely crucial. But learning when and how to say no is something particularly difficult in an American professional climate where people tend to. View Article. How to Say No at Work. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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How To Enjoy a Yacht Charter Like a Millennial

Ms. Career Girl

While yacht charters used to be reserved for the social elite and only those who were well acquainted with the high life would access the planet’s most exotic destinations, things have changed. Nowadays, the yachting industry caters for anybody with an interest in seafaring. Even those who have little to no knowledge about or experience of chartering a vessel can enjoy the water, yet a penchant for luxury is advisable.

2017 100

Should You Fire the Charlottesville Protesters?

Evil HR Lady

Over the weekend, a group of white nationalists held a march to protest the removal of a Civil War hero statue in Charlottesville, Virginia. Protesters from Antifa and Black Lives Matter showed up in a counter protest and violence broke out, resulting in one death, when a driver rammed his car into the crowd of counter-protesters. A Twitter account, “ Yes, You’re Racist ” is working to uncover the identity of the white nationalist protesters.

2017 126

A Performance vs Potential 9-Box From a Portion of Our Company.

The HR Capitalist

Here's a 9-box from a department in our company - performance on the horizontal, potential on the vertical. . Not bad at all. Some like Picasso. Some like Warhol. I think this is art. If you want to order this as a print for your office, let me know. email subscribers click through to see graph below): Performance Management

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How Ericsson Attracts Diverse & Millennial Tech Talent

The Undercover Recruiter

Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson is 140 years old, and guess what? They’re struggling to stay cool and attractive to millennial tech talent – you may have heard of this challenge before. Have a listen to this interview Lisa Smith-Strother to learn how they work to overcome it. And be sure to subscribe to the Employer. View Article. How Ericsson Attracts Diverse & Millennial Tech Talent. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

Job Search News for August 18, 2017

Competitive Resumes

Here are some good reads of job search news for this week from around the web. I think I’ll keep the “job search” articles coming every Friday. I’ll read them, and you can feel free to comment on them in any form you’d like including leaving a message on the “send voicemail” button on your right. I’ll try to keep it short, fresh, and informative. If you have some I need to know about, tweet me @MarkADyson ! via GIPHY.

2017 100

Your Workplace May Be Toxic for Your Health

Evil HR Lady

Does your job have repeated intense physical exertion? Are you exposed to unpleasant and potentially hazardous working conditions? What about hostile or threatening workplaces ? Are your deadlines reasonable, or do you have too much to do in not enough time? Do you take time out of your personal life to do work , all for a dead end job? If any of this sounds familiar to you, you’re not alone.

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From Full-time to Flexible Working

Career Shifters

"Of course, my income isn't guaranteed, but I see that as more of a challenge, and I'm not far off what I used to earn now.". It's not easy to 'give up' a career you've worked hard to build. But for Hazel Morris, continuing her busy, long-distance job was no longer an option. Here's how she turned a gift for a friend into a business and a lifestyle she loves

2017 100

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring New Graduates

The Undercover Recruiter

Graduates… They’re a picky bunch, aren’t they? They have shorter attention spans than goldfish, yet have all these incredible ideas that are changing the way the corporate world works. They are turning down jobs that don’t meet their needs nowadays, so to help you hire the right graduate for your workforce we put together the. View Article. 7 Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring New Graduates. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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Career News Roundup August 12, 2017

Competitive Resumes

Hopefully this will start a weekly article roundup of articles found outside of this blog. Reference these articles to help you navigate some of the snags and snares: About that job interview… How To Prepare For 6 Different Types Of Job Interviews. There is no question the needed preparation for interviews is a critical part of your job search. You’ll need to stop preparing for one type of interview.

2017 100

Want the Ideal HR Department? Follow This Recipe

Evil HR Lady

So, you want to make the ideal HR department? There’s a recipe for that. It’s a little tricky and some of the ingredients have to be special ordered. But if you follow this recipe, you’ll get the HR department of your dreams. Step One. Ingredients: 1 cup administrative skills. 1/2 cup recruiters, firmly packed. 1 tablespoon onboarding. 3 HR trainers, chilled. Directions: Blend these first three ingredients until smooth.

2017 116

???? Can You Describe Yourself in One Word for a Job Interviewer?

JobMob

Dilbert creator Scott Adams asked his readers to describe themselves in one word. Can you? Photo by Jeanne Menjoulet. We usually find it pretty easy to call other people names, but could you do it for yourself in a job interview? It's a good intellectual exercise that's harder than you'd think. Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post's poll.

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5 Ways to Get an Award-Winning Employer Brand on a Budget

The Undercover Recruiter

Employer branding today means so much more than dogs in the office and team photos on social media. Now more than ever companies are realising the importance of employer branding, however there’s a common misconception that a broad HR team and big budgets are required to achieve success and truly stand out. I’m here to. View Article. 5 Ways to Get an Award-Winning Employer Brand on a Budget. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2017 69

6 Awesome Recruitment Ads That Are Serious Thumbstoppers

Undercover Recruiter

We all know the daily struggle of going through loads and loads of resumes. Every now and then you might stumble across something incredibly awesome. So awesome, that the entire department eventually got to see it. That’s what we’re here for: we want to inspire you at all times, so we’ve summarised a few job. View Article. 6 Awesome Recruitment Ads That Are Serious Thumbstoppers. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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