Sat.Mar 18, 2017 - Fri.Mar 24, 2017

How Public Should Your LinkedIn Profile Be?

Professional Resume Services

The default privacy settings for your LinkedIn profile aren’t always best. Here’s are a few things to keep in mind. Unfortunately, many executives never look at the privacy settings on their LinkedIn profile.

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The 8 Worst Types of Colleagues

Ms. Career Girl

The post The 8 Worst Types of Colleagues appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. It doesn’t matter where you work or what you do for a job, annoying colleagues are part and parcel of working life.

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Is Hiring Students Worth the Investment?

Evil HR Lady

Hiring students to work at your restaurant seems pretty normal. However, employing younger staff members comes with both benefits and drawbacks. Is it the right decision for your restaurant? Here are a few considerations to keep in mind. Think about Training Time. If you hire students to work at your restaurant, it will likely be their first or second job. You will have to train them on every little detail of the job.

2017 53

The 4-point framework for answering job interview questions

Cube Rules

When the hiring manager has to interrupt you answering an interview question in order to ask you another question, you’ve pretty much lost the job. That’s happened in literally all of the interviews I’m participating in for the day job. It drives me (and the hiring manager) crazy.

2017 46

Executive Job Search Success After 50: How to Overcome Age Discrimination

Executive Career Brand

If you’re now over 50 and job-hunting, and it’s been several years since you’ve been in a job search, you may be in for a rude awakening. All of a sudden, job interviews may be much harder to land.

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“How Do I Convince People That My Skills And Experience Are Relevant?”

Career Shifters

2017 53

How to Cope with Stress in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Cope with Stress in the Workplace appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Samantha Rivers. Her bio follows. Workplace stressors, like tight deadlines and large workloads, can be overwhelming.

2017 34

This Kickstarter Solves the Boring Meeting Fidgeting Problem

Evil HR Lady

Meetings are a fact of business life. Sure, a lot of things can be accomplished via email, IM or Slack , but sometimes you have to meet face to face or over video conference. These are good things–face to face can bring a lot of advantages and convey information more clearly than via text message. After all, you can hear tone of voice and see facial expressions when you can actually see each other.) But, what if you’re a person who is prone to fidgeting?

2017 43

Here's The Video I Send Team Members When I Think People Are Stupid.

HR Capitalist

If there's anything I've tried to live up to in my professional life, it's the need to communicate things to the lowest common denominator in any organization.

2017 33

How to Deal with Rude People – Co-Workers, Associates, Customers, Strangers

Personal Excellence Blog

This is part 1 of my series on how to deal with rude people — including strangers, co-workers, associates, and customers. Photo: mosoma ; Image: Personal Excellence ). Quick Note from Celes: Hi everyone! This is a series I wrote in 2010 and I’ve given it a refresh.

Why It’s Hard To Hear Your Intuition – And What To Do About It

Ms. Career Girl

The post Why It’s Hard To Hear Your Intuition – And What To Do About It appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. We live in a word filled with wonderful exterior distractions with which to let ourselves get swept away from interior thoughts.

2017 28

Trump Wants to Create 5 Million Apprenticeships in 5 Years (Because Marc Benioff Told Him to Do It)

Evil HR Lady

President Trump met this week with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. One of the things President Trump talked about was Germany’s successful apprenticeship program. We often think about apprenticeship programs as being something you do for a blue collar job, which is true but Germany’s apprenticeship (and the apprenticeship programs of other European countries) aren’t focused exclusively on blue collar work.

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VIDEO: 5 Presentation Tips for HR Pros Who Hate Giving Presentations.

HR Capitalist

Let's face it, most of you hate to present. Those of you that have to present occasionally tolerate it. Those of you that fear it avoid it like the plague, right?

2017 30

From Video Games to Market Research

Career Shifters

“Make your move. It's a risk, but everything will eventually work out.”. Sometimes, doing what you're 'supposed' to do leaves you in completely the wrong place. For Dan Lazar, a career change meant navigating uncertainty, mental gymnastics, and working out of a garage.

2017 35

The Importance of Career Conversations

The Undercover Recruiter

It’s difficult at the best of times to manage one’s career but in the current constrained and uncertain business environment it’s particularly challenging.

2017 23

I Quit My Job: Can I Get Unemployment?

Evil HR Lady

Unemployment insurance is designed to provide you money between jobs when you lose your job through no fault of your own, but is there ever a case where you can receive unemployment payments even when you resigned ? Yes there are. There are not very many (and they vary by state–remember unemployment is a state decision, not a federal one), but they do exist.

2017 36

How To Know When You’re Making Progress, Journey of Enlightenment, And More [PEP011]

Personal Excellence Blog

(Image: Nantawat Chotsuwan ). Hey everyone! After a LONG hiatus (9 months, I truly apologize) since my last episode, I’m back on the podcast with episode 11.

2017 22

the things you don’t know about work when you’re early in your career

Ask A Manager

Last week, I asked what misconceptions you had when you were new to the work world , and what misconceptions you’ve seen from junior people around you. There were loads of insightful comments, and here are 15 of my favorites. “When I was new to the working world, I thought that my boss knew everything about my work situation, and that if something was wrong or making me unhappy my boss would notice and fix it.

2017 30

10 Tips on Building an Employer Brand

The Undercover Recruiter

Do you know what people think about your organisation as an employer? Building and maintaining an attractive employer brand is a powerful way for organisations to gain a competitive edge when it comes to recruiting and retaining high calibre employees.

2017 22

Blood, Sweat, Tears, and Goal Setting

Ms. Career Girl

The post Blood, Sweat, Tears, and Goal Setting appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. So let’s talk about the blood and sweat and tears of writing. There is no easy way to write a book so don’t go searching for it.

2017 21

9 Interview Tips for College Grads on the Job Hunt

Blogging4jobs

You have just graduated, and it is great congratulations! Not everyone manages to start and finish a third-level course, and you did it. You should be proud of yourself. But now, you are getting. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Career Entry Interview Job Search interviews job search new grads

2017 23

my assistant quit because of St. Patrick’s Day pinching

Ask A Manager

This letter was originally part of a five-short-answers column, but it’s getting enough interest that I’m making it its own post. The other four letters that were originally bundled with it are now here. A reader writes: This past Friday, the office I work at got into the spirit of Saint Patrick’s Day. We were all asked to wear green, and items such as green hats, clovers, and other symbols of the day were encouraged.

2017 24

Why “Personal Branding” is Here to Stay

The Undercover Recruiter

The term personal brand is one that always makes me quiver. The concept has now been around quite a long time, and ultimately is not rocket science, but amazingly enough it is still a concept that many people are challenged by. Whether it is just the term itself that makes you quiver as it does.

What Is It Really Like Dating a Workaholic ?

Ms. Career Girl

The post What Is It Really Like Dating a Workaholic ? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. It isn’t uncommon to be attracted to someone who is career driven and goal oriented. It shows that they know what they want and they are willing to put in the work to get it.

2017 21

Know Who Your Employer Is? – You May Be Wrong.

Sklover Working Wisdom

“During the day, I don’t believe in ghosts. At night, I’m a little bit more open-minded.”. – Author Unknown. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Case History #1: Newly Established Entity: George interviewed for a position with a well-known sales and marketing agency headquartered in Italy. After being told he was their first choice candidate, basic terms were successfully negotiated. George was then presented with an Offer Letter to sign, which he forwarded to us for review.

2017 16

The Oxford Comma Case Proves We Need New Employment Laws, Not Better Grammar

Evil HR Lady

You’ve probably heard about the company in Maine that will end up shelling out around $10 million due to the lack of an Oxford comma. The New York Times explains it as follows : A class-action lawsuit about overtime pay for truck drivers hinged entirely on a debate that has bitterly divided friends, families and foes: The dreaded — or totally necessary — Oxford comma, perhaps the most polarizing of punctuation marks.

4 Tips to Reduce Employee Absenteeism

The Undercover Recruiter

A new report in the UK has found that statistics show the lowest level of sickness absence since records began and while this might be good news, when employees do call in sick, sadly not all absence is genuine, no matter where in the world you are.

2017 21

What to Do When Smartphone Data Loss Occurs

Ms. Career Girl

The post What to Do When Smartphone Data Loss Occurs appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. It’s every smartphone users worst fear. Data loss. Whether it’s from a watery plunge or treacherous bug, losing data is a big deal for a lot of smartphone users.

2017 21

Inclusive Recruiting Creates Innovative and Diverse Teams

Blogging4jobs

While many recruiters struggle to recruit talented people for their company, there is a huge pool of untapped talent being overlooked. Around 26 million people in the U.S. have some form of. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR autism diversity inclusive recruitment workforce diversity

update: my coworker has punched and kicked me under the table at meetings

Ask A Manager

Remember the letter writer a couple of weeks ago whose coworker was punching and kicking her under the table at meetings — hard? Here’s the update. I ended up getting the nerve to talk to my boss about it. Honestly, I’ve never seen someone’s eyes bug out of their head so much. He was definitely shocked that this was happening, and he was able to convince me to not only go to HR, but to confront “Jane” head-on.

2017 20

6 Ways to Make Your Employment Branding a Success

The Undercover Recruiter

Behind every great success there are key ingredients to make it happen. Some are top-secret so as to keep close-competitors from stealing their formula, but others are common knowledge and when you think about it, pretty easy to do.

4 Trends Seeking to Address Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

The post 4 Trends Seeking to Address Cultural Diversity in the Workplace appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

You Can Learn New Tricks at Any Age

Blogging4jobs

“He’s like 70 — what’s the point?” ” I hear this a lot from people dismissing nasty comments by their older relatives. He’s “old,” with one foot in the grave, and he wouldn’t learn anything from me confronting him anyway. So what’s the point? This is just one side of a much broader cluster of stereotype […].

2017 21

is it time for me to ask for a promotion?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’ve been in my job for 1.5 years. Most people in my department get promoted around 2-2.5 years. Because of the timing of reviews/promotions, if I was to get promoted this year, it would happen right before my 2-year mark. Speaking with other people at my level in my department (on different teams), they all seem to think it’s perfectly reasonable for me to get promoted this review cycle. Someone even said it would be BS if I wasn’t.

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