Sat.Oct 27, 2018 - Fri.Nov 02, 2018

Working Anyway: On Physical Challenges – Reflections from a Retiree

Ms. Career Girl

Chances are, right now you are in pretty good health, and maybe aging or physical difficulties are something you think may not happen until decades from now… and I truly hope this is the case.

2018 242

Boat Mechanics Are In Demand: Here’s How You Can Become One

Career Alley

If you love the water and are seeking a tech-savvy profession in a desirable industry, you should consider becoming a boat mechanic. Discover Career Opportunities boat mechanic

2018 153

What Got You Here Won't Get You There: The 3 Career 'Rules' Keeping You Trapped In Your Shift

Career Shifters

You're not stupid. So why are you so stuck? Natasha shares 3 'common sense' ideas that are so ingrained, you can't even see them – and how to un-learn them to start making progress in your career change

2018 208

Do You Want Your Child to Be a Doctor? Take Away the Smartphone and Hand Her an Embroidery Hoop

Evil HR Lady

If your little darlings (or you) have dreams of medical school, you may think you purely need to focus on math and science. But, Roger Kneebone, professor of surgical education at Imperial College, London, says that you also need to know how to cut and sew. Kneebone (side note: how could he be anything other than a doctor with that name?) told the BBC , that the issue has become urgent. Naturally, a surgeon needs to cut and sew.

2018 132

The Must-Read Books of Fall By Our Favorite Female Authors

Ms. Career Girl

After a long workday or a week spent in the office, there’s nothing better than settling into a comfortable spot with a warm drink and a great new book. If you’re looking for a fiction story to relax with this fall, these are the must-read new releases by women that we think you’ll love.

2018 220

Reasons Why Leadership Development Is Important

Career Alley

Leadership development refers to expanding the leadership characteristics in employees. The goal of this is to grow the potential of future leaders within the company. Launch your Career Leadership Leadership Skills

Is Upgrading Your Executive LinkedIn Profile to Premium Worth It?

Professional Resume Services

When you work hard to optimize your LinkedIn profile, it’s only natural to consider whether you should upgrade to the premium version to take full advantage of the benefits.

2018 130

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How to Defend Against Five Emotional Vampires At Work

Ms. Career Girl

Emotional vampires wear many different disguises — from workplace bullies to needy relatives to poor-me complainers. Intentionally or not, these people can make us feel depressed, overwhelmed, defensive, wiped out and angry.

2018 215

Work for Hire – Key Words & Phrases

Sklover Working Wisdom

What is meant by: “ Work for Hire ”? A “work for hire” (or “work made for hire”) is an item of creative content that was made on the job. Examples include written works, data analyses, visual presentations, songs, computer code and programs, and useful forms and booklets.

2018 130

Secrets Executive Recruiters Can’t Tell You and Tips for Working with Them

Executive Career Brand

I always advise executive job seekers NOT to rely entirely on executive recruiters to get them into a job. If you reach out to several recruiters and then sit back and wait for them to connect you with a job, you may be waiting a long time. Most of your job-hunting efforts should revolve around […]. The post Secrets Executive Recruiters Can’t Tell You and Tips for Working with Them appeared first on Executive Career Brand.

2018 119

Dilemma of the Month: Negative Feedback From Direct Reports

Evil HR Lady

I am a new manager with four direct reports. I have always had great performance reviews and am in good standing at my company. Recently, my boss held a meeting with my direct reports where they filled out a survey about my performance as their manager. The results were not anonymous, and when my boss shared them with me, he disclosed that “someone” mentioned I wasn’t allowing my team to learn, but rather I was micromanaging them.

2018 132

How To Become A BadAss Successful Woman In Business

Ms. Career Girl

Picture this scenario, you have been sent to a conference to network and make connections, and while you are smiling and making polite conversation on the outside; on the inside, you are comparing yourself to everyone in the room. Should I have worn this outfit?”

2018 195

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Winning without fighting is the best of skills.” ” – Sun Tzu. This proverb is truly the essence of what I offer on this blogsite. It is precisely what I espouse for employees at work: fighting is costly, causes damage, and employers generally have greater resources to fight.

2018 130

Be Aware of the Constant LinkedIn Changes and Updates

Professional Resume Services

Have you ever looked at your executive LinkedIn profile and noticed a section or piece of information wasn’t there? You’re not alone. Like any social media platform, LinkedIn always makes changes to its website to enhance the user experience. Some changes may be minor like switching up the layout, while others may be more significant. When you’re actively searching for a job, it’s critical to keep your account updated as much as possible and ensure all the relevant information is present.

2018 109

What’s the Best Way to Get Employees to the Gym?

Evil HR Lady

Sure, you want to get your workers to the gym, but how should you do it? Should you set up a fitness reimbursement system as part of your employer wellness program, or should you go all-in and build an on-site gym? Either option has its benefits, depending on your business, your employees and your location. Fitness Reimbursement Programs.

2018 125

Handling Change: the CIO Model

Ms. Career Girl

Change is the Only Constant. I once read an editorial called ‘Everything Has A Shelf Life.’ The author’s premise was that nothing lasts forever; change happens every day. Expected and unexpected, good and bad, change is part of life. Handling change is essential in the workplace.

2018 191

From Teaching to Finance

Career Shifters

“It started to feel like all there was in life was work.”. When Emily Thompson realised that she'd lost all love for her profession, she started to look for a new career. Here's how she developed a skill she enjoyed, overcame repeated rejection, and found work that she looks forward to on a Monday

2018 138

How to ask for help and not feel incompetent

Penelope Trunk

The leasing company said they were waiting on a criminal background check. This was a good sign since it’s the only part of the rental approval process that I pass with flying colors.

2018 83

Job Application Rejection: A Male Candidate Would Be Better

Evil HR Lady

When you’re job hunting rejections are expected. Most of the time you can expect a “thanks but no thanks” email or to be ghosted. It’s rare to be given a reason. However, a woman in Lausanne, Switzerland received a reason why she had been rejected: She’s not male. This email from a senior recruiter at Interiman , says while they would think about her as a candidate if she had more experience, they really prefer a male candidate.

2018 128

Five Scary Actions that Haunt Your Reputation

Ms. Career Girl

Have you ever been so frustrated by someone’s bad habits that the very thought of communicating with them scares you? Do you go into hiding when you see a rude coworker coming your way? What if YOU are the one everyone with whom everyone fears communicating?

2018 169

how to be successful without hurting men’s feelings

Ask A Manager

2018 114

Top Tips For Shortlisting Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

Shortlisting candidates is potentially the most important part of the recruitment process.

2018 95

The Secrets of Successful Business Traveling

Corn on the Job

Provided by Brosix.com. Career Advice

2018 56

5 talking points made by people about Fintech in 2018

Imarticus Learning

Standing at the tail end of 2018, one may observe that the term Fintech has effectively touched upon all the corners and aspects of major industrial sectors all across the globe.

2018 56

my coworker signed me up for a racist organization as a joke, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker signed me up for a racist organization as a joke. I have a colleague — a very nice, very young man with a quirky sense of humour and a less-than-fully-formed sense of boundaries around what’s appropriate to say at work. I believe this is his first professional job after graduating.

2018 87

How to Turn Leaving Your Job into a Networking Opportunity

The Undercover Recruiter

So you have a new job. Congratulations! Now comes the tricky work of getting away from your old job. It may seem clear cut but quitting your job is a complicated business, whether you’ve had problems there or it was mostly smooth sailing. It all comes down to people. You need to tie things up.

2018 96

3 Timesaving Business Travel Hacks

Corn on the Job

There’s a certain glamour attached to business travel. You get to go somewhere new and exciting. Your company often pays for you to stay in a swanky hotel. You get to meet many interesting people. But the reality sometimes differs from the fantasy.

Why is Excel Such An Undervalued Tool For Data Analysis?

Imarticus Learning

Microsoft Excel is one of the most popular data analytics tool available in the market. Initially released way back in 1987, its popularity increased manifold in 1993 after the launch of its Version 5.

2018 52

heading off pregnancy talk at work, my office thinks the Christmas party is secular, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. How can I head off pregnancy talk at work? I’m a sales executive in a small department of about 20 people in a larger organization. My spouse is also in the same firm. We have recently found out I am pregnant and are very happy about it. A few of our friends and immediate superiors know. They have been wonderful and supportive. I have efficiently received the accommodations I need.

2018 87

Could Job Shares Help You to Build a More Inclusive Talent Pipeline?

The Undercover Recruiter

Exploring the potential of job sharing, especially at senior levels, is one option available to organizations looking to build a more inclusive talent pipeline.

2018 88

Leading a Team in the Future Workplace

Water Cooler Wisdom

    When writing my brand new book  Humanity Works: Merging People and Technology for the Workforce of the Future , I found a business world in the process of rapid transformation. I learned that one way to have a sustainable competitive advantage in a constantly evolving, virtual,  global  and automated environment is to master how to lead a team.

2018 40

Challenges Fintech Companies Face While Expanding to Rural India

Imarticus Learning

Fintech companies move ahead with creative innovations in both the field of finances and technology. In India, Fintech does have a successful turnover in the Indian market which concern financial transaction between masses through various media.

2018 52

having my baby on video conferences, bumper stickers when you drive clients in your car, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Is it unprofessional to have my baby on video conferences? I work from home, and my five-month-old son goes to day care twice a week. On the other days, my husband cares for him and brings him to me when he’s hungry to nurse.

2018 78

Top Tips for Holding Better Meetings

The Undercover Recruiter

Meetings – love them or loathe them, you cannot escape them. Wherever you work, chances are that you will be dragged along to or hold at least one meeting during the course of your working week.

2018 87

Action Changes Things

Learning Voyager

Inspired by a colleague's list of tips for resilience and coping. Here are six ideas for taking action in dark times. A = Aspire to an Attitude of Accountability where the old saying "If it is to be, it is up to me" becomes our maxim, and instead of waiting for someone else to take the lead, we step forward and seize our responsibility to make a difference.

2018 40

What Are The New Advancements In Data Analytics?

Imarticus Learning

Data analytics is a field which witnesses a continuous revolution. Since data is becoming increasingly valuable with each passing time, it has being now treated with great care and concern.

2018 52

my coworker is keeping a notebook about me, should I say something about my coworker’s self-harm scars, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker is keeping a notebook about me. I have been at my company for over four years. I have a coworker who for the past two years has been keeping a notebook about me. He puts several things in there to account for his day, but I am the only coworker mentioned. I have been told he is keeping account of his day because he has been put on Performance Managements (fancy word for write-up) before because he does not meet his quota for the day.

2018 73