Sat.Aug 12, 2017 - Fri.Aug 18, 2017

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.

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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.

2017 193

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 267

4 must do actions to take before applying for a job

Cube Rules

If it has been a while since you’ve been in a job search, it’s tempting to apply to a perfect job posting right away. Tempting, but there is work to do. Before you blast out your resume, take some time to review the basics. Not too long — job postings get removed as fast […].

2017 158

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.

2017 202

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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.

2017 173

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.

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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 142

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Any fool can criticize, complain and condemn – and most fools do.” ” – Dale Carnegie.

2017 130

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?

2017 155

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.

2017 130

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.

2017 131

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

2017 126

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?

2017 151

7 Most Wanted Work Benefits to Attract Millennials

The 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).

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

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 126

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.

2017 139

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.

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

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 122

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.

2017 130

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.

2017 107

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

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 116

How To Get A Closer Look At Wells Fargo’s Company Culture

Career Realism

How To Get A Closer Look At Wells Fargo’s Company Culture. Work It Daily. As a job seeker who’s pursuing a career at Wells Fargo , you’re encouraged to learn as much as you can about the company before you apply.

2017 95

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.

2017 103

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.

2017 130

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 116

3 Tips For Getting A Job At Medidata Solutions

Career Realism

3 Tips For Getting A Job At Medidata Solutions. Work It Daily. Are you passionate about making the world a better place, searching for a great working environment, and excited by innovation?

2017 94

6 Awesome Recruitment Ads That Are Serious Thumbstoppers

The 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.

2017 97

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

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.

2017 85

Developing An Elevator Pitch for Your Employer Brand


When companies have a job opening, they need to fill it as soon as possible, and ideally they would have several high-quality candidates to choose from quickly. Why is speed so important? According to Randstad data, each job vacancy costs an average of $500 a day. However, companies can no longer expect to successfully woo […] Source. HR employer brand

2017 81

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


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.

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