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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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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?

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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

10 CV Mistakes That Put Employers Off Your Candidate

The Undercover Recruiter

If your candidate is applying for new opportunities, you need to see off their competition and show that they are the best person for the job. This starts with their CV. Their CV is generally the first opportunity they get to make a great impression and to sell their skills and experience.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Inclusive Recruiting Creates Innovative and Diverse Teams


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

How To Work Your Way Out of a Career Rut

Career Alley

We all have the odd day when work doesn’t feel great or exciting, or much fun at all. But what if you feel like that about your job every single day, when you feel that what you do is getting you nowhere and doesn’t inspire you at all? Career advice Career Change

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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.

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.

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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.

9 Interview Tips for College Grads on the Job Hunt


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

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.

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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

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.

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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.

Protecting Your Executive Image Online

Professional Resume Services

Thanks to the rise of the Internet, your executive image is just as important online as it is offline. There are many reasons why you need to keep a clean executive image online, and most of them are obvious. The good thing is, in most cases, you have complete control over your online presence.

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.

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.

You Can Learn New Tricks at Any Age


“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

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

Is Rejection a Badge of Honor?

Water Cooler Wisdom

But although unpleasant, rejection can be seen as a critical warning and/or badge of honor. This post, featuring an exclusive interview with Halley Bock, author of Life, Incorporated , will explore the types of professional rejection, how you should take it in different situations, and what it means when you’re not experiencing any. What are the different types of professional rejection?

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