Sat.Dec 07, 2019 - Fri.Dec 13, 2019

The Step by Step Guide to Landing Your First Job

Career Alley

The best chance you have at landing a job in your industry once you've graduated is to plan and launch a job search campaign. It's much easier to find a job when you know what you're looking for. Land your First Job College Job Search

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Lower Your Standards (Or, How Golden Unicorns Are Ruining Your Career Change)

Career Shifters

Feeling paralysed and trapped? No idea what you want to do next with your career? Natasha doesn't buy it. Here, she explains a key 'ideas' distinction keeping you stuck, and shares a simple way to start making progress, no matter how uncertain you feel

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Why not go out on a limb? Isn’t that where the fruit is?”. – Frank Scully. Could it be a coincidence that nature places its sweetest rewards just outside of easy reach, in this way daring us to engage in a moment of courage and faith?

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How to Add More Leadership Experience to Your Resume

Cube Rules

Regardless of the field you might be interested in going into, leadership experience will help your resume stand out. There are five methods of showing your leadership skills on your resume. Let's take a look.See more resume tips and my approach to building resumes.

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The Best Things About Working in Dental Care

Career Alley

You may be tempted to chase the money and go into whatever field pays best… but while this might allow you to own a nice house, nice clothes, and a nice car, nice things are never adequate compensation for hating your job and waking up every morning dreading going to work.

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3 Small Steps to Becoming a More Conscious Consumer

Ms. Career Girl

Would you rather use…. A) Plastic straws OR B) Metal/Reusable straws. Would you rather purchase…. A) $10 “fast-fashion” t-shirt OR B) $50 t-shirt made of sustainable fabrics. Would you rather support…. A) brand that lacks a social good mission OR B) A brand that instills a social good mission.

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Why I Feel Uncomfortable Writing Career Change Articles

Career Shifters

I want you to find fulfilling work. Supporting you to figure out what you want to do, and to make the shift – it's why I do what I do every day. But this process frustrates me beyond belief. Here's why

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Physical Therapy as a Career

Career Alley

There are all sorts of roles and specialties within the medical field. Whether you’re interested in becoming a registered nurse, dentist, paramedic or even a […]. Discover Career Opportunities How to become

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4 Amazing Book Series With Strong Female Leads

Ms. Career Girl

Traditionally, men have always been the stars of the show. They were always the lead characters in books, and this made it hard for a lot of young girls to relate to some stories. It’s always easier to enjoy a book and understand the main characters when you can relate to them in some way. .

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Checking the Boxes: Hiring within the law

Evil HR Lady

To register, click here: Free Webinar! The post Checking the Boxes: Hiring within the law appeared first on Evil HR Lady

2019 130

How Earning a Master’s in Nursing Can Improve Your Life

Jobacle

If you are a registered nurse, then chances are you have thought at some point about career progression and the option of getting an MSN (Master of Science in Nursing) degree. However, something is holding you back. Could it be a lack of confidence? A perceived lack of time, perhaps?

2019 130

You Probably Need This In Your D&I Stack: Microaggression Awareness.

HR Capitalist

Saw a social post last week from a friend in the HR Business that said a manager was providing performance feedback to an employee, and the employee told them they had used a microaggression. The manager didn't know what that was and had to look it up. But that's why you have me.

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Top 10 Reasons Why it is important to Discuss Your Career Before Marriage

Ms. Career Girl

You’ve found your perfect partner. Things are going well between you and you start to think that you might be ready to get married. Before you walk down the aisle together you need to have a serious discussion about your future.

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Are Perks and Benefits Negotiable With Salary?

Evil HR Lady

We are planning to make a job offer to a very strong candidate. Of course, salary is negotiable, but what about other things that a candidate wants to negotiate — especially those things listed in our employee handbook, such as vacation time, benefits, telecommuting privileges, dress code, etc.? And what about parking or where the cubicle or office would be? To read my answer, click here: Are Perks and Benefits Negotiable With Salary? The post Are Perks and Benefits Negotiable With Salary?

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Boring Meeting? Try These Tips to Help You Cope

Jobacle

Yawn…it’s another boring meeting. The lights dim, the projector beams its blinding light, and the speaker clears her throat to continue what appears to be a never-ending meeting. You have just come back from lunch break and the classic case of midday napping overtakes your attention span.

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Sheryl Sandberg and the Balancing Act of Personal Mission vs Company Mission.

HR Capitalist

Personal values in the business world are tricky. While we all have the code we live by, we also have to go out and make a living for ourselves and are families. Generally speaking, the average professional doesn't have huge conflicts between their personal code of ethics and who they work for.

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New Business or Side Hustle? 3 Ways To Stay Motivated The First Year

Ms. Career Girl

The first year of operations is a critical time for any new business, with pressure to find and keep new customers, manage cash flow and potentially hire help, it’s easy to see how new business owners may become overwhelmed.

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Chipotle Wants Sick Employees to Verify with a Nurse. This is a Very Pro-Employee Move. Here’s Why

Evil HR Lady

Chipotle made headlines with its policy requiring (or suggesting) that sick employees call a nurse to verify that they are actually sick and not just hungover. CEO Brian Niccol said : “We have nurses on call, so that if you say, ‘Hey, I’ve been sick,’ you get the call into the nurse. The nurse validates that it’s not a hangover — you’re really sick — and then we pay for the day off to get healthy again.”

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Holiday Networking: Why It’s Important, and How to Approach It

The Undercover Recruiter

Another year is fading into the past and the holidays are right around the corner, which can only mean one thing: holiday gatherings.

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How To Not Get Killed In A "What's Wrong" Focus Group At Your Company.

HR Capitalist

Simple post today. From time to time, HR pros have to do focus groups to determine the climate of the employee relations environment at their company. Ideally, this is done before there's smoke in the air. But at times, especially in a multi-location environment, that's impossible.

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Top 6 Best Work Jeans

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Jeans are one of the most versatile pieces of anyone’s wardrobe. A good pair of jeans are not only comfortable, but also durable and rugged. With many companies eschewing formal business wear for a more relaxed working environment, jeans have made a resurgence in corporate America.

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As a Middle Manager, How Can I Improve the Toxic Culture at My Company?

Evil HR Lady

I took a new job in middle management. The company culture isn’t great, and my staff is unhappy. I can’t change policy, and I can’t fix the CEO. How can I make it a better place to work when I don’t have any real power? To read my answer, click here: As a Middle Manager, How Can I Improve the Toxic Culture at My Company? The post As a Middle Manager, How Can I Improve the Toxic Culture at My Company? appeared first on Evil HR Lady. Cornerstone

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3 Proven Strategies That Will Supercharge Your Team

The Undercover Recruiter

There are two ways to create a top-performing team. You can try to transfer, fire, and hire your way to a team that, on paper, looks great. Or you can be a leader. High-performance teams aren’t clobbered and pieced together; they are forged.

2019 72

update: my coworkers complained that the look of my breasts post-mastectomy is making them uncomfortable

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 whose coworkers complained that the look of her breasts after her mastectomy was making them uncomfortable ? Here’s the update. First, as many people guessed, I am in the UK. When I emailed you last time, there was some creepy behavior happening in my office. This got solved (kind of).

2019 63

List Incomplete Education on Resume

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Your resume is a living, breathing document that should be constantly updated and customized. As your resume is your best bet to landing a job interview, you’ll want to ensure that your resume is perfected and contains all relevant and pertinent information.

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Don’t Feel Sorry For Tommy Callaway, the Butt Slapping Jogger. He Chose Bad Behavior

Evil HR Lady

Runner Tommy Callaway slapped WSAV-TV anchor Alex Bozarjian on the behind while Bozarjian was on live television covering the fun-run that Callaway was running in. You can see it for yourself: The man accused of slapping @wsavalexb 's backside while she was on the air is telling his side of the story. In an interview with @InsideEdition , 43-year-old Tommy Callaway says he went to wave to the camera and got caught up in the moment.

2019 100

The Rise of the Messy CV

The Undercover Recruiter

A few months ago, I was retained to find a medical executive for a growing biotech. The Hiring Manager set forth all of the expected criteria during our briefing and then something extraordinary happened. You don’t need to find me a pretty CV,” she instructed. “I I am happy with a messy one.

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is it OK to put up a Christmas tree at work?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work at a public university, and together with a few colleagues, I supervise a group of graduate students who work in a shared lab office space. Our lab space is a little dreary — there are no windows, and there’s a fair amount of dusty old academic detritus. To add a bit of seasonally appropriate cheer and make the space more inviting, I brought in a small artificial Christmas tree and set it up on our lab’s conference table yesterday.

2019 64

Difference Between Internship vs Practicum

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Many college and university students are typically required to complete certain extracurricular work experiences in order to fulfill their degree obligations. These experiences can include either an internship, an externship, student teaching, or a practicum.

How to Include Your Remote Workers in Your Holiday Festivities

Evil HR Lady

Remote work is becoming increasingly popular, offering employees a flexible schedule and saving them time and money that is usually spent on commuting. Studies show that telecommuters are more productive than their office counterparts. According to a FlexJobs report , 65% of workers believe they’re more productive at home than in a traditional office. However, there’s also a downside of remote work: Many remote workers suffer from FOMO, or fear of missing out.

2019 100

A Guide to Quick and Convenient Office Relocation

The Undercover Recruiter

Companies choose to relocate for many reasons. Rising overheads, employee satisfaction, space, access to new networking opportunities and company expansion all play a role in the decision to move.

2019 63

interviewer wants to know my current salary (with an update already included!)

Ask A Manager

I sometimes answer letters privately that I don’t publish here (due to the volume of mail I receive), and I thought this exchange was worth sharing (with the writer’s permission). In September I received this letter: I’ve interviewed with a great company that I am very interested in. I’m close to getting an offer. At my first phone interview, they told me the salary range — about 30%-50% above what I’m paid now.

2019 63

How Long Should a Federal Resume Be?

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Federal resumes are meant to be used for applying to any Federal position within the United States of America. However, unlike a resume meant for the private market or sector, Federal resumes typically contain more information and can be upwards of three-pages long.

Sorry, Managers, You Don’t Get to Date at Work

Evil HR Lady

Office-based television shows would have you believe that the only place you can possibly find love is at work. And you’d also think that HR spends all day monitoring the romantic relationships at work. None of this is true. People do find love at work– 15 percent of people met their significant other at work –but that means most people don’t find love at the office. And frankly, HR has better things to do than monitor your romance.

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Making Your Company Culture a Key Feature of Your Talent Strategy

The Undercover Recruiter

Company culture shouldn’t just be important for the people who currently work for you but also for the people who could work for you. Here’s how one employer and talent branding team in the well-being and health space attracts and retains the best talent by showcasing its exceptional culture.

2019 61

all of my 2019 book recommendations

Ask A Manager

All year long, I’ve made a weekly book recommendation when kicking off the weekend open thread. These aren’t work-related books; they’re just books I love and think everyone else should read. Sometimes they’re books that I’m in the middle of reading, and other times they’re just long-standing favorites. Here’s the complete list of what I’ve recommended this year (maybe in time for holiday gift-shopping!). I’ve bolded my favorites of the favorites.

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May We Contact This Employer?

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Job interviews are inherently difficult to navigate. There are a plethora of questions and situations which could potentially derail your success and the opportunity to land the position. Perhaps one of the most difficult questions to answer is, “may we contact this employer?”

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