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A Clever LinkedIn Personal Branding Tip to Accelerate Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

If you’re using LinkedIn correctly for personal branding and executive job search, you’ve come at it in two ways: 1. You’re building keyword-rich content to boost SEO (Search Engine Optimization) so your profile sits there working PASSIVELY for you – making you more visible and findable. You’re PROACTIVELY using LinkedIn’s various activities and features […].

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12 Things No One Told Me Before I Tossed My Cap

Ms. Career Girl

It’s Graduation Season, when mortarboards soar and new professionals take wing into the workforce. In their flight to the C-Suite, they’ll surely remember the sage advice dispensed at their ceremonies by wizened, or famous, or (best case) funny keynote speakers. Though truthfully, I don’t remember a bit. I may never be a Celebrity Commencement speaker, but with some distance from my own graduation day, I decided to give my own personal re-commencement address.

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How to Take Your Executive Cover Letter to the Next Level

Professional Resume Services

Many executives sit down to write their resumes and cover letters thinking it will be simple. Resumes are generally about facts and statistics, but the cover letter takes a different approach. You have a little more freedom to show your personality in your executive resume cover letter , which can be good or bad. The important thing to remember is having a cookie cutter cover letter isn’t going to get you recognized. Here are some tips for making yours stand out. Hook Your Reader.

From Purchasing to Cooking

Career Shifters

“There was too much stress. I wasn't happy anymore.”. Maria Lima was bored with her role. By going back to her family roots she's rediscovered an activity that gives her genuine pleasure and, through this, found a whole new world of career possibilities. Here's how she's managed long hours and a salary drop to make the work she loves a reality

2018 168

The Old/New Rules of LinkedIn Invites.

The HR Capitalist

If you're like me, you realize someone changed the informal rules on LinkedIn. Here's a primer on what the old rules were and the new rules ARE: OLD RULES: --You only connected with people you knew or were interested in their background. --You You knew if you connected with them and tried to sell them something immediately, you ran the risk of complaints and might lose access to new invites, etc. --You You had some class.

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This Summer’s Guilty Pleasure Reads for Your Weekends

Ms. Career Girl

Warm summer weekends bring the promise of relaxation, a little sun and most importantly, free time to settle in with the best books of the summer. For fans of novels with touching romance stories, these 10 new books will be the perfect reads for your weekends at the beach or even a late night glass of your favorite wine. How to Walk Away by Katherine Center. Just when Margaret Jacobsen begins to feel on top of the world, a devastating plane crash will bring her life to a screeching halt.

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3 Ways You May be Networking Wrong

Professional Resume Services

Networking is valuable whether you’re actively looking for a job or not. If for some reason you believe building your network doesn’t bring any value to your personal or professional career, then there’s a chance you may be doing it wrong. Having a solid LinkedIn profile is one of the most effective ways to make new connections. But how you approach each of those connections could be the difference between them being a viable resource or just another name.

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The Top 100 Movie Quotes for HR Pros: #68 is Tyler Durden: "How's That Working Out For You?".

The HR Capitalist

New series at the Capitalist : The Top 100 Movie Quotes of all time for HR Pros. In no special order, I break down the 100 movie quotes that resonate most for me as a career HR pro. Some will be funny, some will be serious. Some will tug at your heart like when the Fox voice-over guy said, "Tonight - a very special episode of 90210". You get the vibe. I'll do it countdown-style like they're ranked, but let's face it - they're ALL special. #68: 68: "How's that working out for you? Being Clever".

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Enough Passion, Can’t I Just Have A Job?

Ms. Career Girl

The Passion Push. Why does it seem like every other blog, video or tweet we see these days is about being passionate about work? Interviewers ask you why you are passionate about getting this job (and blogs tell you how to answer the question ). Videos (by supposedly wildly successful people) urge you to make a business out of your passion. Corporate initiatives require that you read a new motivational book every year.

2018 167

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” ” – Tony Robbins. I love Tony’s point: try something new, seek a different approach, observe what others have done to achieve greater fulfillment or success, and perhaps take a path you’ve never taken before. The world is changing, why shouldn’t you? This quote was sent to us by Maria Elena of Las Cruces, New Mexico, who shared with us that never before did she ever submit something to a blog site.

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Supreme Court: Your Bakery Doesn’t Have to Bake a Gay Wedding Cake

Evil HR Lady

The US Supreme Court Just handed down a 7-2 decision in favor of the baker in Masterpiece Cakeshop, LTD v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission , saying that the baker had the first amendment right to not bake and decorate a wedding cake for a gay couple as that violated his sincerely held religious beliefs. What does this mean for your business? Most likely nothing. The decision is very narrowly tailored to where strongly held religious beliefs clash with other civil rights.

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Uber Is Now Run By Your Dad and He's Misusing Slang Like A Dad Would.

The HR Capitalist

Most of you are aware of the leadership challenges and changes at Uber, the company some of us love or hate. It all started with founder Travis Kalanick, who rose with the company as its first CEO and really defined the hard knock culture that ultimately took him down. Things got too crazy and Kalanick was out, replaced by the Uber board by former Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi - primary to bring grown up leadership to the company that defined an entirely new business segment (ridesharing).

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Healthy Food Tips to Help Fight Summer Dehydration

Ms. Career Girl

With summer comes warmer temperatures and lots of outdoor activities. With all that’s sure to be going on in your busy schedule, it’s easy to forget that your body needs more water. Dr. Christopher Calapai has created a tip sheet of his seven favorite healthy foods to help fight summer dehydration. Watermelon. Watermelons contain around 92% water and one of the most hydrating foods out there. They can be a great alternative to snacks like pretzels, chips and peanuts.

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Removing Bias From Hiring with Melissa Dobbins

Competitive Resumes

Removing bias from the hiring process is quite a task considering those who are still asking why. My guest this episode is Melissa Dobbins, founder, and CEO of career.place, whose purpose is to remove bias from hiring. She states on her website that she is “…radically reshaping the hiring process through the synthesis of science and technology…” Her goal is to show hiring companies how to remove bias from the hiring process.

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Amazon Does the Right Thing for Muslim Workers During Ramadan

Evil HR Lady

Have you ever wondered why more businesses in the United States close on Christmas than on any other holiday? Sure, some of it is tradition–we’ve always been closed. But, some of it is simply practical: 90 percent of Americans celebrate Christmas , including the bosses. So, companies close. But, the religious makeup of the United States is changing and Amazon is doing the right thing when it comes to dealing with that change.

2018 138

55% of Americans Are Cool with their LGBTQ Coworkers

Workology

According to a new study, 55% of Americans are ok with their LGBTQ coworkers… but what about the other 45%? Propeller Insights and Bospar Public Relations polled 1010 Americans about gender, Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR LGBTQ

2018 72

From Passion to Profit: How to Turn your Hobby into a Dream Job

Ms. Career Girl

We love a good story of dreams coming true. Think of Bake Off’s Nadia, whose journey from enthusiastic amateur to big-time pro is the stuff of national legend. But we can’t all bake the Queen’s birthday cake… So how else can you turn your hobby into a lucrative career? Is it just blue sky thinking? Is it only for the very well-off? Or might it actually be possible to make a living doing what we love? Ambitious Women.

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WEBINAR: Building the Perfect HR Function and Team!

The HR Capitalist

Is your HR department the best in the biz? If you answered “yes” you’re probably stretching it – but we know a few HR experts who can actually help you get there! The FOT team is made up of industry pros from multiple top-notch HR shops (with the awards to prove it), and now they want to tell YOU how to be awesome at HR too during our upcoming webinar.

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#MeToo’s Impact Isn’t Pretty–for Men or Women

Evil HR Lady

If you’re a male university professor, would you have a closed-door meeting with a female student ? What if you’re a female university professor, would you have a closed-door meeting with a male student? What about a closed-door meeting with a student of the same gender, regardless of your sexual orientation? And what if you’re a manager in the corporate world? Are the days of one on one meetings over, for fear of accusations or attacks ?

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3 Ways Effective Onboarding Builds a Better Workplace

Undercover Recruiter

A lot of organizations treat recruiting and onboarding like fishing: dangle the bait, hook ‘em, reel ‘em on board, and then…well, there isn’t a ton of concern about the fish’s experience after that. Many companies are able to attract new talent with a promising interviewing process, but they often falter with the very next step. View Article. 3 Ways Effective Onboarding Builds a Better Workplace Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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Asking If Your Data Is Safe Is The Wrong Question – Here’s What You Should Ask Instead

Ms. Career Girl

With cloud-based data storage taking over the world, people want to know if their data is safe. Asking if your data is safe implies that it’s possible for data to be safe in an absolute manner – as if you can push a button or buy a security product that automatically makes your data safe. Unfortunately, data can never be 100% safe. The better question to ask is, “How can I protect my data to the best of my ability?”.

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5 Foods You Have to Eat During #SHRM18 in Chicago

Workology

Sign up to receive SHRM party alerts and announcements by texting ‘SHRM’ to 55678 This year’s annual SHRM conference takes place in Chicago, which is great news for people who love to eat! Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR chicago food SHRM 18 travel

4 Tips to Ensure Sensitive Employee Documents Stay Private

Evil HR Lady

Every company has sensitive employment documents, whether they are employee records, salaries, medical records or disciplinary records. Of course, it’s critical that all of this information is kept private. Here are some steps to take to help keep your employment documents away from prying eyes. Use Individual Logins and Equipment. Employees who need access to sensitive employee information as part of their job should have an individual login to the computer system.

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3 Ways Businesses Can Build Trust with their Remote Workers

Undercover Recruiter

In today’s hyper-connected world, employees don’t have to be in the office to be productive. Many companies have identified remote working as a viable option to hire the best staff. Tech companies, always ahead of the game, have been doing this for years. In fact, 36% of developers work remotely at least a few days each. View Article. 3 Ways Businesses Can Build Trust with their Remote Workers Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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Rules for Long-Distance Leadership: An Interview with Wayne Turmel

David Zinger

Wayne Turmel and Kevin Eikenberry wrote a new book, The Long-Distance Leader, with 19 rules for remarkable remote leadership. This interview focuses on the connections between long-distance leadership and employee experience & engagement based on the book. It is a cool book that will really help you bear the demands of leadership from a distance. After all the research and writing that went into your new book, what most stands out for you? I think there are two things that standout.

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Ep 139 – Navigating Immigration: How to Hire Current Visa Holders

Workology

Another sign of the strong economy and tight labor market is that the jobless rate ticked down to 3.8% in May – a tie with the lowest unemployment rate since 1969. Since then, the only other time unemployment was this low was in April 2000. It’s because of the tight labor market, the increased need […] Source Another sign of the strong economy and tight labor market is that the jobless rate ticked down to 3.8% in May – a tie with the lowest unemployment rate since 1969.

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Twitter: No One Understands Your Job. Hilarity Ensues

Evil HR Lady

If you’ve ever been forced to make small talk with a stranger, you know the topic of work will come up. When it does, there are only two options. The person doesn’t understand what you do. The person doesn’t understand what you do, but wants you to do something similar for free. Okay, that’s a bit of an exaggeration. If you’re at a professional conference , people tend to understand what you do, because they do something similar.

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How to Link Employer Brand with Company Performance

Undercover Recruiter

Employer brand is a powerful tool in shaping corporate culture and helping employees to internalize corporate values; and is invaluable in engaging employees and aligning talent management with business strategy. A number of academic studies have recognized the positive correlation between employer brand and employee engagement. For example, Heger conducted an empirical study in 2007. View Article.

2018 57

How to Know When To Take a Risk

Water Cooler Wisdom

Starting a business usually involves significant personal, professional and financial risks. But  But while most business owners and entrepreneurs are hardly strangers to business risks, it's often hard to know what constitutes a risk that's likely to succeed. Adam Mendler, CEO of technology venture company  The Veloz Group,  says that an acceptable risk is one that's well-justified and offers a higher expected value than alternatives.

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The Power of Lifelong Learning and Personal Development

Workology

I just finished a book called Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential by Dr. Barbara Oakley. Drawing on the latest neuroscientific insights, Dr. Oakley. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR learning personal development personal growth

A Job For Life, Not Just Today

Corn on the Job

When you’re looking for a job , it seems like you’ll be happy once you find a position that is well-paying and that you enjoy. And yes, that is a good start, but there is something else you should think about, too. As much as we’d like it to be otherwise, the working world is changing. Soon, automation is going to come in, and as much as 40% of jobs could be lost during the transition. So as well as a job that you like, you might also want to think about a job that’ll exist in a few years.

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Developing a Health Strategy for Optimum Business Performance

Undercover Recruiter

Employees are the core asset of any business, and for every $1 invested in employee wellness, a business saving of $2.50 is made from reduced sick leave and improved staff retention. While many employers are aware of the benefits of promoting health and wellbeing, often it’s done on an ad-hoc basis, which makes it hard. View Article. Developing a Health Strategy for Optimum Business Performance Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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How to Know When To Take a Risk

Water Cooler Wisdom

Starting a business usually involves significant personal, professional and financial risks. But  But while most business owners and entrepreneurs are hardly strangers to business risks, it's often hard to know what constitutes a risk that's likely to succeed. Adam Mendler, CEO of technology venture company  The Veloz Group,  says that an acceptable risk is one that's well-justified and offers a higher expected value than alternatives.

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What to Do If You Have Been Unlawfully Fired

Workology

If you think you have been fired unlawfully from your job anywhere in United States, you should enlist the help of National Labor Relations Board, or NLRB, which is a federal agency vested with the. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR legal legal advice nlra NLRB unlawful termination

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Moving to Dubai? Here’s How to Find a Job in Advance of Your Move

Corn on the Job

Dubai, like many other Middle Eastern countries, was built on oil wealth. Today, however, oil revenue only accounts for 5% of Dubai’s GDP and the Emirate has successfully diversified into a thriving business centre and tourist destination. Dubai is now a major centre of investment with world-class business facilities and liberal economic policies. International trade in Dubai has increased by 11% per year in the last two decades, which has led to rapid economic growth.

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How Dell Built an Employer Brand from the Ground Up

Undercover Recruiter

Jennifer Newbill is the Director Global Employment Brand at Dell, and has a relentless focus on consistent candidate experience and engagement, including: employment brand design and asset creation, vendor management, global recruiting tools and optimization, social strategy and measurement of candidate engagement, employee advocacy programs, global referral programs and overall candidate experience. In this episode. View Article.

2018 56

I’m Bisexual and I Have Been Resisting My Sexuality. What Should I Do?

Personal Excellence Blog

(Image: Zachary Shea ). “Firstly, I hope you will respect my wish for confidentiality and will therefore refer to me as ‘John.’ ’ I have known that I have been bisexual (leaning towards men) for a while now. I have always wanted to keep it secret (because I don’t agree with bi/homosexuality), but it is becoming harder to do so. My parents don’t mind what or who I am, but I don’t want to let them or me down. Furthermore, a major issue is my social status.

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