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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.

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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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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When Your Job Search is in “Code Blue” You…

Competitive Resumes

Going into vacation mode, I wanted to offer some job search advice in what you can do in a pinch. Employers seem to ignore you lately. No call backs from employers, network contacts, or even seeing leads from anywhere. Your job search is in “code blue.”

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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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7 Top Lessons to Help Every Small Business Reach Milestones

Ms. Career Girl

The post 7 Top Lessons to Help Every Small Business Reach Milestones appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. According to the Small Business Administration, small businesses make up 99.7% of U.S. employer firms.

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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 140

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Misers aren’t fun to live with, but they sure make wonderful ancestors.” ” – David Brenner. Every employer is looking for ways to cut costs, wherever they can. Some are cutting “fat,” and some are cutting right through the “muscle and bone.”

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25 Top Growing Careers of 2017


Looking for the top growing careers in 2017 and beyond? Our friends at have put together the 25 best jobs of 2017. And it’s no surprise that tech jobs, dominate the list, including seven of the top 10.

2017 169

Tips For Launching Your #SideHustle

Ms. Career Girl

The post Tips For Launching Your #SideHustle appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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

Career Shifters

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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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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.

2017 177

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.

How Business Intelligence Can Help Your Bosses Make Better Decisions


There are many ingenious ways of making work better. However, while you, as an employee, can do your best to implement strategies that make a difference to your own work (and, by extension, assisting your fellow workers), the really big changes occur from the top-down on a systems-wide basis.

2017 151

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.

Now Is The Time For You To Know The Truth About Ambiverts

Ms. Career Girl

The post Now Is The Time For You To Know The Truth About Ambiverts appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Parvathy. Bio follows. Black can never be white, can it? Something can either be black or white. There are no two ways about it. Or wait, is there?

2017 163

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 119

6 Social Media Platforms You Must Use for Employer Branding

The Undercover Recruiter

Do you currently use social media to support your employer brand? Maybe it’s something which you’ve considered recently but you weren’t sure whether it was necessary?

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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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 158

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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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 137

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.

2017 95

6 Things To Do To Kickstart Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

Ms. Career Girl

The post 6 Things To Do To Kickstart Your Entrepreneurial Dreams appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Entrepreneurship has been one of the most talked about and so-called flashy professions in the recent times.

2017 154

5 Tips for Kick-Starting Your Bilingual Career

Career Alley

Don’t let yourself discouraged! It’s vital you act quickly and make the time to improve your language skills. Career change Bilingual Careers

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How to Circumvent Your Boss


If you are wondering how to circumvent your boss we have prepared several career tips and information to consider before taking the risky step. It’s a problem that most people end up encountering no matter what their job is. How do you go over your boss’s head without committing career suicide?

2017 130

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 94

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 151

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

2017 128

How to Let an Employee Go Like a Human: 12 Tips for Firing Someone


If you are scouring the web looking for the best way on how to let an employee go, we have some cold hard truth for you: firing someone sucks. It sucks for you, and it’s likely even worse for them.

2017 130

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 94

Why Every Woman Needs Business Cards

Ms. Career Girl

The post Why Every Woman Needs Business Cards appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. If you’re a career woman on the move, your purse should be full of business cards. No exceptions.

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