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Why CEOs Hire Me: Writing Career Stories for the C-Suite

Career Trend

I serve CEOs every day by writing career stories for the C-suite. At CareerTrend, our primary focus is writing career stories for the C-Suite and Board-level executives. Executives hire me for the eloquent, deep processes we undergo.

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14 actions to boost your job performance this year

Cube Rules

Updated for 2020. Time to close up for the year and start looking at the next one. When I think about the upcoming year, I want to come up with actionable, doable tasks that will help your career and job performance.

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Understanding How To Manage Your Finances After Graduation

Career Alley

The biggest challenge for fresh graduates is the lack of experience with handling money. Even those who may have studied commerce can actually have their own share of struggles with finance management. Career Advice budget finance

2019 141

Happy Kwanzaa

Sklover Working Wisdom

Kwanzaa is derived from the Swahili phrase “matunda ya kwanzaa,” which means “first fruits of the harvest.” ” It is a celebration of family, community and culture of those of African descent worldwide, celebrated from December 26 through January 1 of each year.

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7 Breakfast Resolutions for the New Year

Ms. Career Girl

With many of us following such busy schedules, breakfast can often become a rushed affair, if not skipped entirely. But, as the most important meal of the day and much-needed fuel for your body, it deserves to be taken seriously.

2019 173

Study: The Old Boys Network is Real and Explains Part of the Pay Gap

Evil HR Lady

Schmooze your way to success. It’s not what you know, it’s who you know. And, it turns out, it’s not what you do, but who your manager is. A new, unpublished study from Harvard Business School’s Zoë Cullen and UCLA’s Ricardo Perez-Truglia finds that men and women get promoted at the same rate when their bosses are female, but when men have a male boss, they climb the corporate ladder faster. The gender of women’s bosses makes no difference in their careers.

2019 106

Your Ultimate Guide on Becoming a Lifeguard

Career Alley

It may take some time for people to finally realize what career they are going to pursue in life. Some would opt to be a doctor, a veterinarian, a writer, or a musician. But as for you, you concluded that you always wanted to be a lifeguard. Discover Career Opportunities lifeguard

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3 Reasons a To-Done List Can Change Your Whole Perspective

Ms. Career Girl

Raise your hand if you ever ended the day wishing that you had gotten more done! We’re all raising our hands, right? If we’re being real here, there is an impossible amount of things to get done in a day.

2019 164

Illegal Internship: Two Years of Experience, No Salary, No Equity

Evil HR Lady

Unpaid internships aren’t inherently wrong. But ones that require two years of experience and have a whole list of responsibilities for a for-profit firm are illegal. And that’s exactly what For Exposure highlighted in this tweet: [this job is somehow both an associate position requiring a degree and 2 years of experience, yet also an unpaid internship.] pic.twitter.com/2YLc8h634c — For Exposure (@forexposure_txt) December 22, 2019.

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Tips To Help Get That Promotion You’ve Been Wanting

Career Alley

We all have the ability to do and learn more in life. And even though you might want a promotion, that doesn’t mean you have all the life skills and experience available to do the job. Career Advice Careers Promotion

2019 141

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”. – Winston Churchill. Well said, Winston! At work, as elsewhere, difficulties and conflicts inevitably arise, and often when and where you least expect it.

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5 Best Jobs that Naturally Create Work Life Balance

Competitive Resumes

Attaining work life balance is not easy owing to the myriad pressures and demands that modern jobs have. However, there are certain occupations that can still be considered as the best jobs for work life balance, owing to the comfortable working culture that such industries and job roles promote. This article sheds light on five such occupations that will help you attain a positive balance between your work life and personal life.

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Fake Hustle In Corporate America.

HR Capitalist

There's a term that coaches in sports are familiar with - it's called " fake hustle ". What's fake hustle in sports? Fake hustle is when an athlete shows incredible effort, but only does it when the play in question has already been decided.

5 Ways an ACLS Certification Can Upgrade Your Nursing Career

Career Alley

The job outlook for the nursing profession is exceptionally good. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 12 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations. Career Advice Discover Career Opportunities Nursing

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.

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Chairing a Meeting Effectively

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Chairing A Meeting Effectively. Meetings are the lifeblood of businesses. They are a great way to collaborate, to share information, and to provide updates. However, meetings with no guidance, no agenda, or no chairperson can prove to be both ineffective and detrimental to progress.

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What I Hate About SharkTank.and How to Deal With It.

HR Capitalist

And as you might suspect, it's linked to leadership and talent. I love SharkTank as a show - when I'm not sure what to watch, especially with my teenage sons around, SharkTank is the go- to.

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Playing to One’s Strengths: 5 Job Suggestions That Are Suitable for Autistic Adults

Career Alley

Being an adult often requires having a steady job to earn income for living expenses. For neurodiverse adults, finding the right job can seem impossible. Career Advice Careers jobs

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LinkedIn Is Rethinking How Employers Discover Talent

The Undercover Recruiter

It’s probably one of the most-used sites in the world when it comes to hiring new talent and for potential hires to put themselves out there, but that’s not all LinkedIn wants to do.

How to Unlock a Keyboard

The Corporate Con/noisseur

How to Unlock a Keyboard. Perhaps nothing is more frustrating at work than when your desktop or laptop keyboard locks. This can happen for a variety of reasons, but is most commonly due to an outdated driver, an accidental enablement, or the Number Lock or Scroll Lock being turned on.

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the swingers, the fist fight, and other stories of holiday chaos

Ask A Manager

Earlier this month, I asked you to share your funniest office holiday stories. Here are eight of my favorites … in addition to, obviously, the greatest office holiday party story of all time. Note: Some of these are mildly NSFW.). The laps. “First proper job, aged 18, in the UK where the drinking age is 18.

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Seasonal Jobs are Available Year-Round

Career Alley

Seasonal jobs are temporary job openings that last for the duration of a respective season. They are open year-round and exist in different industries. Retail […]. Discover Career Opportunities

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Properly Spotting Talent During The Hiring Process

The Undercover Recruiter

It’s no secret that the recruiting process is often time-consuming, frustrating and expensive for HR leaders, job recruiters and talent scouts. Finding and attracting the right talent requires time and resources, multifaceted advertising, and in-depth resume reviews — just to start the process.

Everything About Working at Walmart

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Everything About Working At Walmart. Walmart is one of the largest retailers and employers in the United States. With over 4,700 stores, Walmart is spread throughout the contiguous United States, employing over 2.2 million associates worldwide.

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update: my manager is urging me to drop truth bombs on the CEO

Ask A Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer who manager and other colleagues were urging her to tell the CEO how bad a coworker was who he wanted her take an internal job working for? The first update was here , and here’s the latest. It’s been about three years in the making but I have an update on how everything turned out.

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Protecting Your Company From Rising Cyber Threats

Corn on the Job

The increased dependence on technology for personal and company business has created new risks in the areas of cyber-security attacks. There have been many reports of data breaches within the last few years, and there is no questioning how badly hackers want access to personal and company data.

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Lessons Learned From 2019

The Undercover Recruiter

December is traditionally the time of year when you get a chance to sit down with your umpteenth hot chocolate and mince pie to reflect then review what you have achieved in the year gone by against your new year’s resolutions perhaps and certainly against targets set out by your employer!

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Booking a Food Truck to Your Office

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Booking A Food Truck to Your Office. Oftentimes, corporate employees are limited in their restaurant selection by what is in their immediate surroundings. If you happen to live in a major metropolitan city, with a plethora of food options, this may not be as big of a concern.

2019 52

updates: coworker calls me “mama,” office-mate broke up with me, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are four updates from past letter-writers. Coworker calls me “mama” because I’m pregnant. I wrote to you earlier this year about people calling me “Mama” while pregnant at work. I am happy to have a very boring update. Once the newness of the news of my pregnancy wore off, it was never an issue.

2019 60

Comparing Job Offers: Always Pick The Best Boss.

HR Capitalist

From our Kinetix Tips series (email subscribers click through for photo): Of course, I was operating with limited characters in that space, so one elaboration. A potential boss's comfort with that question really doesn't include him automatically saying "yes".

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White Middle-aged Men Can’t Call the Shots for Much Longer

The Undercover Recruiter

Is your company culture vibrant and engaged? Does it draw in talented people from different backgrounds, minorities and age groups, to out-think and out-perform competitors?

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Emailing Your Resume

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Emailing Your Resume. For each job position an employer posts on their website, there are nearly 52 candidates that apply. From these 52, only a handful are selected to come in for an in-person interview.

2019 52

update: my coworker is blaming someone else for an anonymous complaint I made

Ask A Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer who made an anonymous complaint about a coworker’s racist comment and the coworker blamed someone else for it? (#2 2 at the link) Here’s the update. I wrote to you in September looking for some advice regarding a racist coworker I had anonymously complained about.

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Different Types of Interviewees

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Different Types of Interviewees. A job interview is meant to showcase an interviewees skills and qualifications for a job. Although most interviewees are nervous before a job interview, an interviewer should look to assuage their nerves and help them showcase their best side.

2019 52

You Don’t Have Enough Experience

The Corporate Con/noisseur

You Don't Have Enough Experience. Oftentimes, when searching for a career or an entry-level position, you may find yourself in a catch-22 situation. The position may be entry-level but may still require a certain amount of years of experience.

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Interview Questions for Teens

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Interview Questions for Teens. No matter if you’re a seasoned career veteran who has been through countless interviews or are looking for your first part-time job, nearly everyone gets a little nervous before an interview.

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How Many Hours A Week Do Interns Work?

The Corporate Con/noisseur

How Many Hours A Week Do Interns Work? Whether you are a paid or unpaid intern, you may wonder how many hours a week you are expected to work.