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Reviews – The 5 Job Search Books You Should Read

Career Alley

Resumes are probably the most important document you will ever have in your career (short of a million-dollar contract). It’s difficult writing a great resume, […]. Find your Dream Job Books Resumes

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How To Use Video For Job Search and Personal Branding

Executive Career Brand

When I began collaborating on a new kind of customized video system for job search and career late last year, I did a Google search on “how to use video for job search“ Google loaded more than 5 billion results, but only a few results within the first 10 pages or so were actually about […]. The post How To Use Video For Job Search and Personal Branding appeared first on Executive Career Brand™. Executive Job Search Personal Branding personal brand video

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Plan Be: Affirmations for Success While Working from Home

Ms. Career Girl

We are living in times of extra stress and anxiety; if you find yourself feeling drained or completely overwhelmed while living and working during a pandemic, you are not alone. During the Covid-19 crisis, I have found that daily, positive affirmations can not only alleviate stress, but can increase productivity and support overall wellness and self-care. Now is the time to affirm yourself – and own all of your gifts, for you can live a life filled with love, joy & fulfillment!

2020 163

What NOT To Say in the Interview

Professional Resume Services

There is an unspoken set of rules that goes on in the interview. And you are expected to know them. These rules come from the recruiter or hiring manager. They have things they want to hear and things they don’t want to hear. How do you know what they are and how do you prepare. Read more » The post What NOT To Say in the Interview appeared first on Executive Resume Services.

2020 148

6 Surprising Things You Can Do With A Health Coach Certification

Career Alley

A major skill that you need to be a coach is to be able to relate to people in the right way. This means that you can have empathy with your clients and their situation. Find your Dream Job coach health coach

2020 226

Exhausted? Blame Zoom. Or Skype

Evil HR Lady

I cannot even begin to count the number of video conferences I’ve done since the beginning of March. I’ve worked exclusively at home for 11 years, and so I thought I was as up to date as anyone on remote communication. I teach a daily class via Skype and thought I was prepared for all my real-life meetings to replaced with video conferences–mostly Zoom. But, I find them exhausting.

2020 198

Tips and Resources for Staying Motivated Through COVID-19

Ms. Career Girl

The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has tossed everyone’s plans up in the air and forced many entrepreneurs to pivot their business operations. It’s an unsettling, unprecedented time, but it’s not time to give up. Entrepreneurs are known for their grit, ingenuity and drive – so keep going! Here are a few tips and resources for staying motivated and making it through this tough time: Get a Mentor.

2020 141

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Successful Job Hunting During COVID-19

Career Alley

You may think that there’s no point in looking for a job right now. While the conditions are challenging in the extreme, there are still some things you should be doing to give yourself the best chance of finding work. There are still companies hiring if you search smart. Find your Dream Job COVID-19 Job Hunting Work hard

2020 221

You Love Dress Codes

Evil HR Lady

Last week I wrote about a judge’s request for lawyers (lawyers!) to get out of bed and put some clothes on before appearing in a virtual court. I knew this would result in people telling me that dress codes are stupid and what matters is performance and not whether the lawyer is wearing a swimming suit. I was right. I got messages. Okey-dokey. Performance is what matters. What is a part of performance? How you communicate. What are clothes? A means of communication.

2020 181

What Being a Diverse, Female Entrepreneur Has Taught Me About Challenges and Uncertainty 

Ms. Career Girl

The spread of the coronavirus has severely impacted so many industries and businesses, and founders across the startup world, are moving quickly to adapt to this new reality. The general advice coming from venture capitalists has been to stay lean and don’t expect that fundraising will happen. But this has always been the startup reality for underrepresented founders.

2020 133

Time on Your Hands? – Get Valued Credentials Online

Sklover Working Wisdom

To Our Readers: At this difficult time, we are not focusing all of our energies on the great difficulties presented to us by the coronavirus. Rather, we’re focusing on your difficulties and opportunities after the coronavirus is gone. When that sunny day does dawn, you will then be a better workplace navigator and negotiator for yourself and your loved ones, and able to give more to your loved ones and to the world. and we will continue to “be there” for you, in every way we can.

2020 100

Top Five List for Job Search Repairs and Maintenance

Career Alley

while you may think that your job search is in good shape, it's always a good idea to get an oil change every few thousand miles or so. Find your Dream Job Company Career Sites Job Search

2020 202

Swiss Saturday: Quarantine Version

Evil HR Lady

It’s day 4640 of quarantine here in the beautiful city of Basel. And, I do mean beautiful. We have had amazing weather and while, technically, we don’t have a stay at home order, I live smack in the middle of the city, so going out means running into other people. We’re two blocks from the Rhein, and you know it’s spring when the naked people start appearing. Ahh, Europe. Fun fact: In the summer you can swim in the Rhein.

2020 170

How to Navigate Through Menopause AND Your Career

Ms. Career Girl

In the workplace, women’s bodies are usually the subject of discussion when they decide to start or grow their families. Pregnancy and motherhood are hugely impactful on a woman’s career. However, they’re not the only phases of life that can have a lasting footprint. Menopause arrives in a woman’s late 40s or early 50s — right around the time she reaches her peak earning potential. Women in the throes of menopause may experience a wide spectrum of symptoms.

2020 100

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“True Leaders know the way, go the way, and show the way.”. – John R. Maxwell. We always need leaders. We have a greater need for good leaders in times of crisis. The simple fact is that some people are better at leading than are others.

2020 100

COVID Lockdown Netflix Recommendation - "American Factory"

The HR Capitalist

I know, you're burned out on streaming. You've worked through a bunch of things during the COVID lockdown - you whipped through Joe Exotic, Ozark and Bosh - and you found yourself working through a 3rd tier series like Last Chance U. I see you America. That's why I'm here with a Netflix Recommendation that only a professional manager or HR person could get excited about. AMERICAN FACTORY.

2020 99

You Can Give Your Employee Antibody Tests, But You Shouldn’t

Evil HR Lady

Just about everyone wants to see life get back to normal–whatever that means. But, how do you do it safely? Some businesses are talking about doing antibody testing for Covid-19 to determine if people are safe to return to work. . Normally, medical tests (including taking workers’ temperatures ) would be prohibited by law, but nothing is normal right now. The Americans with Disabilities Act allows only tests that are necessary and directly related to employment.

2020 154

You’ve Started A New Business: What Makes Digital Marketing The Way Forward?


. Whatever else you think about running a business, there is no doubt that you are going to need to market it. Without marketing, your business will make very little money, and maybe not any money at all. It makes no difference what type of business you run, marketing is going to be essential to let people know about it.

2020 123

“How Do I Convince Others To Take My Career Change Idea Seriously?”

Career Shifters

Disillusioned with his work, Jason feels he's stumbled on the perfect career change. He's worked hard on re-training, and he's having lots of interesting conversations. But there's just one problem: people aren't buying. When your skills are unproven, how do you convince others to give you a chance

2020 116

The HR Famous Podcast: E11- The Future is $99/Month HR Managers (and thy stripper name shall be.)

The HR Capitalist

It’s episode 11 of The HR Famous Podcast , long-time HR leaders (and friends) Jessica Lee, Tim Sackett and Kristian Dunn kill some more time by recording a new episode on the pod (of course trying to flatten the curve in their respective isolation pods) focused on what virtual HR looks like today – including what kind of HR services you can get for $99/month. Plus there’s some stripper name talk too.

2020 95

How ‘Workshares’ Can Help You Keep Employees on the Payroll

Evil HR Lady

Most jobs cannot be done exclusively at home. Essential employees who cannot work at home need to go into work, but what can you do for your non-essential employees who can’t do their jobs from home? Or even, what happens when there just isn’t enough work or enough revenue to pay people–even if they can work from home? The gut answer a layoff. If there isn’t enough work, you can terminate employees.

Transitioning Your MBA into a Career – Top Careers to Focus On


Are you in the process of working your way through an MBA degree program? Have you chosen an MBA degree based on the fact that it should be able to open a wide variety of career paths and leave your future open for whatever you choose? If so, then experts would agree you’re laying those first all-important stones in your path to success, but simply earning an MBA isn’t going to be enough to set you up.

2020 107

From Office Life to Creative Business

Career Shifters

"I thought to myself, this is just too much.". Overwhelmed by her day job, side business and family commitments, Lucy Houle knew that something had to change. By jumping into her business with both feet, she's built a work life that feeds her passion, and also works around her family. This is her story

2020 109

ASK KRISTIAN DUNN, LIFE COACH: What's The Equivalent of the Informal Office "Hey" During the COVID Lockdown?

The HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note : From time to time, one of my high-level friends will ask me a question that causes me to cease being Kris Dunn (HR Leader and HR Pro) and morph into Kristian Dunn (life coach/executive coach, my real name btw). These are their questions and my well thought out answers worth at least $500/hour. Submit your questions to Kristian Dunn by messaging him on LinkedIn. Dear Kristian: I'm an executive who should break through to the C-level in a major company in the next 5 years.

2020 88

Ramadan Etiquette in the Office

Evil HR Lady

The Muslim holy month of Ramadan runs from April 23 to May 23 in 2020, which means that you may have co-workers who aren’t eating or drinking between sun up and sundown. Considering the days are quite long in the northern hemisphere this seems like it could be a long and miserable day. How should you act? To be honest, I had no idea. I’ve traveled a bit in the Middle East, but never over Ramadan, and my Muslim co-workers have been few and far between.

2020 137

How to Let Recruiters Know on LinkedIn That You’re Looking for A New Job?

Career Advice Guy

Probably the most challenging part of searching for a new job is searching in secret. Over the years, I’ve met hundreds. Read More. The post How to Let Recruiters Know on LinkedIn That You’re Looking for A New Job? appeared first on The Career Advice Guy. Social Media

2020 68

????? How To Keep In Touch Professionally With Your LinkedIn Connections


Do you say “let's keep in touch” when you really mean “I look forward to staying in touch whenever I lose my job”? Yup, there's a better way. Photo by Clem Onojeghuo. This is a guest post by Daniel Alfon. The worst time to work on your LinkedIn profile, CV and networking is immediately after losing your job. Most people know they should keep their network warm; at one point they’ll need a killer LinkedIn profile and CV, right?

2020 61

3 Benefits Of Working A Temporary Job Following A Layoff

Career Realism

Once the shock of a layoff begins to wear off, an impacted employee has to make a host of important decisions. One of those decisions may be to find a short-term job in the interim, while working on long-term career goals. Finding your next dream job doesn't always happen over night, but that doesn't mean you should give up on it. However, to fill the gap of time between a layoff and finding a new full-time job in your desired industry, it may be necessary to work a temporary or part-time job.

2020 62

Best Non-Prescription Glasses

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Non-Prescription Glasses. Glasses, in recent years, have become more fashionable and entered into the mainstream. Whereas glasses were once relegated to the realms of, dare we say it, dorky, they are now a fashionable, modern, and oftentimes necessary aesthetic. As prescription glasses have entered the mainstream, so too have non-prescription glasses.

2020 40

How to Get a Job after the COVID-19 Crisis

Corn on the Job

The COVID-19 crisis has left a lot of people unemployed. For some, this period of unemployment is temporary and will resolve itself when the crisis has passed. For others, their role or place of employment no longer exists. While emergency programming might bridge the gap for now, what happens after the crisis is over? Here are some helpful tips for how to get a job after the COVID-19 pandemic. Set Short and Long-Term Goals.

2020 43

should people who sell MLM products put “business owner” on their resumes?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: My sister and I have a difference of opinions on whether an MLM (multi-level marketing) consultant could put “business owner” as their title on a resume. My sister’s opinion is, “You’re putting your own money into it, you’re paying to use the name, you’re hiring your people, and responsible for all sales, training, accounting, organizing.

2020 36

How To Network During Coronavirus

Career Realism

Whether you've been laid off, or are afraid you might be, you need to be prepared. If you want to find a new job you MUST build a networking strategy. It's those meaningful connections, those meaningful conversations that you have with people, that builds the trust, that earns the respect, that gets people to want to mobilize and help you.

2020 58

Gray Aesthetics for Home or Work Office

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Gray Aesthetics for Home or Work Office. Creating a pleasing and comfortable aesthetic, whether at your home or work office, can oftentimes be difficult. This difficulty typically stems from color palettes and matching differing pieces of furniture, art, and electronics amongst one-another. While a more generalized rule, a gray background and scheme typically works well for most home and work offices.

2020 40

Best Cubicle Privacy Screens

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Add Your Heading Text Here. Privacy is, as the old saying goes, golden. Whether you are writing a sensitive, confidential email or surfing the web at your work cubicle, privacy is essential, but not always guaranteed. When you’re looking to add some physical privacy to your cubicle workspace, look no further than a cubicle privacy screen. Cubicle privacy screens can be a great way to afford you with an additional layer of privacy, seclusion, and isolation.

2020 40

Best Cubicle Corner Shelves

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Cubicle Corner Shelves. When it comes to decorating your office desk, oftentimes you will have to work within the confines of your cubicle. Although frustrating, there are some options to increase the overall size and room of the space you are given. This can be done by installing cubicle corner shelves, increasing the overall square footage allowable and within the dedicated space provided.

2020 40

Best Unique Messenger Bags

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Unique Messenger Bags. We’ve previously discussed messenger bags, specifically the best black messenger bags. However, since writing and publishing that article, we have received multiple requests to discuss the best unique messenger bags. Unique messenger bags are meant to fulfill the basic functions of a messenger bag; however, they have a unique twist in style and design.

2020 40

How Far Are You Willing to Commute?

The Corporate Con/noisseur

How Far Are You Willing to Commute? A commonly asked interview question by the interviewer is, how far are you willing to commute? This question is often asked by the interviewer to get a better sense of a candidate’s expectations and their willingness to commute over long distances to reach the office.

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