Sat.Sep 02, 2017 - Fri.Sep 08, 2017

8 things you learn in your first year of work

Ms. Career Girl

Joining the workforce is a wonderful and terrifying thing. The times when we mess up are the most memorable and formative of our lives, but it is the things that we learn and take away from these experiences that really matter.

2017 194

Hiring New Employees Can Be Worse than a Root Canal

Evil HR Lady

There are two things everyone hates: going to the dentist and job hunting. And it turns out, no matter which side of the job hunting table you’re sitting on, trying to find a right fit between employer and employee is hard, unpleasant, and time-consuming. What makes searching for a new employee so difficult? And, more importantly, how can you make it easier? Here are the problems, and here are the solutions. Problem: You Want Perfection. Everyone wants to hire that perfect employee.

2017 185

10 Job Search Strategies Beyond The Resume

Competitive Resumes

Many people want the resume dead – or they at least want to hold a funeral for it. It’s very sexy to proclaim the resume’s demise, and it brings major street cred. But the truth is the resume is still an essential part of your job search. Job descriptions still tell you where to send or upload it.

2017 175

Keys to a Great Executive Cover Letter

Professional Resume Services

When you sit down to write an executive cover letter, you may have many different thoughts running through your mind. Will the hiring manager even read this? Why can’t I simply regurgitate my resume? Aren’t all cover letters the same?

Get Creative: 10 Reasons Why You Must Install Art in the Office

Ms. Career Girl

From the aesthetic to the psychological, the benefits of including art in the workplace are numerous and diverse. Not only does artwork have a positive impact on employees’ wellbeing, but it also improves the aesthetic of a space, in addition to a host of other advantages.

2017 192

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OLD WIVES TALES ABOUT DIET AND WEIGHT LOSS

Ms. Career Girl

An estimated 45 million Americans go on a diet each year, and Americans spend $33 billion each year on weight loss products. Yet, nearly two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. With all of this money expended, why are so many people unable to lose weight?

2017 182

EEOC Sues Estee Lauder over Parental Leave Policy. Is Your Business Next?

Evil HR Lady

In 2013, Estee Lauder implemented a new parental leave policy, which allowed for six weeks of paid leave for moms and two weeks of paid leave for dads. The reasoning is that mom is the primary caregiver and dad is a backup. They did allow an exception in the case of a man who hired a surrogate–he would be allowed the six weeks of paid leave.

2017 149

Job Search News Sept 8, 2017

Competitive Resumes

It’s Friday and your job search news continues!! Your job search could use these articles and resources so enjoy! I’ve read them, and you can feel free to comment on them in any form you’d like including leaving a message on the “send voicemail” button on your right.

2017 130

8 Basic Tech Skills Every Employee Should Have

The Undercover Recruiter

Being tech-savvy is no longer unique, it’s universal. Some people may be more comfortable around technology than others, and that might depend on your profession. We get that, but every professional nowadays must have a degree of technological sophistication to them.

2017 113

It’s Dangerous to Wear Sleep Deprivation as a Badge of Honor

Ms. Career Girl

Being over-tired doesn’t feel good. Sleep deprivation comes with a cranky malaise, yet most of us continue to behave as if it’s no big deal that we are often exhausted. In fact, many of us wear our sleep deprivation as a badge of honor.

2017 176

Can You Teach Work Ethic?

Evil HR Lady

Some people are born workers. They jump in, work hard until the job is done, and show up the next morning, ready to go again. Others are glued to their phones and can’t get anything done unless you are breathing down their necks. This all begs a question: Can you teach work ethic to people who aren’t naturally inclined? Psychologist Marie Hartwell-Walker recently addressed that question. She noticed a difference in work ethic between kids who lived on small family farms and “city” kids.

2017 147

“I'm Terrified Of Failing. How Can I Learn To Believe In Myself?”

Career Shifters

Tanja wants to get back to helping others thrive. But she's paralysed by the prospect of making a shift and getting it wrong. How do you find the confidence you need to move on in spite of your fears

2017 158

Why You Should Care About Career Adaptability?

The Undercover Recruiter

There is a lot of research out there that looks at the reasons why people can effectively transition throughout their career and the reasons why not.

2017 112

Unconventional Advice for Succeeding in Business

Ms. Career Girl

“The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful people say no to almost everything.” —Warren Buffet.

2017 173

Study: Most People (Minorities Included) Rarely or Never Face Discrimination

Evil HR Lady

Probably the most famous song from Broadway’s Avenue Q was, Everyone’s a Little Bit Racist , where puppets sing about how everyone has tendencies towards racism in one way or another. If this is the case, you’d think that most people would suffer from discrimination in one way or another, but a new study suggests that it isn’t universal. Don’t make a mistake- -we still have a long way to go , but this study suggests discrimination isn’t inevitable.

2017 130

What Can Education Do For Your Career?

Career Alley

We tend to associate education with youth, as something that we have to do when we’re young – a kind of right of passage. But education can offer you so much more than you would first think. Although it is a kind of prerequisite for many different career choices, it can also aim to boost […]. Education College

2017 140

6 Warning Signs Your Candidate Will Flake

The Undercover Recruiter

Few things beat the exhilaration of finding the right person for the job. They generally come along a bit too late for comfort, after many revised job spec drafts, and much too much trawling through the internet. But then you’ve got them! Woo hoo!

2017 106

Women in Leadership Roles: Rare Traits That Drive Your Success

Ms. Career Girl

These days finding a strong powerful leading woman isn’t hard. While it hadn’t been hard before, these days women have even more opportunities to express themselves, to lead, and to inspire others. No wonder so many young women look up to them and want to become like them in the future.

Women 173

Terminating an Employee: When Is It Time?

Evil HR Lady

On television, terminating an employee looks easier than it really is. The employee makes a big mistake and boom—that’s it. However, in the real world, managers agonize over if or when they should let an employee go. They know that, by firing someone, they are taking away that person’s livelihood, which can be emotionally draining. However, sometimes it has to happen. After all, your restaurant can’t run properly, and may not succeed, if you’re staffed with bad employees.

2017 130

From Banking to Healthy Holidays

Career Shifters

“I am probably, ironically, working longer and harder. But I'm also more driven, and it's more exciting.”. Kathryn Brierley was faced with a tough choice: stay in a career she loved but was exhausted by, or go after something totally different?

Why Job Ad Jargon Scares Off Young People

The Undercover Recruiter

Are you looking to streamline your job ad to onboard talent with the right KSA? Well, then you might want to ditch the jargon. Acronyms and technical jargon may be one man’s familiar language, but they will be foreign to many others, especially the young.

2017 103

How to Write Incredible Speeches in 20 Minutes

Ms. Career Girl

A glorious speech requires a great deal of preparation and practice. In case the time is not on your side make sure to follow a proven formula in order to perfect your words of wisdom. A truly great speech must portray your true self in order to be valuable.

2017 151

Create the Perfect Wellness Program With These 4 Steps

Evil HR Lady

Every small business has different needs, so when you’re crafting a wellness program for your business, make the perfect one for your employees’ needs. Use tools to figure out what your employees are looking for to make a program that works. Anthem provides a guide to help you build a worksite wellness program that can help you craft what you need. Here are the four steps you can go through: To keep reading, click here: Create the Perfect Wellness Program With These 4 Steps.

2017 126

Collaboration – The New Path in Careers

Career Alley

In today’s job environment dynamic new start-ups are one of the best paths to a career. Young and flexible, these companies are better able to take risks on new hires and are primely positioned to develop new inter-business links to provide better services and outcomes for all. Career advice career paths collaboration

2017 128

How to Optimize the Right Corporate Culture

The Undercover Recruiter

Ryan Kellogg is a veteran of the US Army, where he learned to adapt to his surroundings very quickly. He also realized the military has a very strong culture, something that was very different when transitioning into civilian life.

Employee Reward Programs: What Works?

Ms. Career Girl

Employee rewards and recognition are as varied as the employees themselves. You’ve probably been with companies that keep it ultra simple (read that cheap) and do little more than a passing “thank you.”

2017 148

Are People Who Have 8-10 Years at Their Current Company Dinosaurs?

HR Capitalist

I think an interesting thing has happened when it comes to careers, and it's probably not a good thing. People have historically judged you by switching jobs too often. That's why I always counsel people to stick it out a year (preferably two) before jumping out of a less that perfect situation.

2017 86

Careers Created By An Aging Population

Career Alley

As the number of retiring baby boomers increases, more senior care professionals will be required in the coming years. There are various career choices for people interested in working with seniors. Career advice Career Alternatives

2017 119

How To Land A Job At Northside Hospital

Career Realism

How To Land A Job At Northside Hospital. Work It Daily. Working in healthcare is rewarding already, but if you can find a position at a place like Northside Hospital, which inspires employees, drives them to be better, and makes them feel at home, you’ve hit the jackpot.

2017 77

The Essential Building Blocks for Women in Business to Thrive

Ms. Career Girl

Stepping out into the business world is a daunting prospect, especially for women in business, but the lure of a potential success is too great to ignore. A staggering 42% of businesses fail because there is no market for their product.

Women 130

Should Companies Actively Use Positive Discrimination?

The Undercover Recruiter

It was once thought of as the best way to ensure a diverse and inclusive workforce. Jobs and programs aimed just at one specific group to ensure only applicants from those backgrounds would apply and therefore helping companies meet their diversity quotas.

Thinking About Working Overseas? Read These Pros And Cons Before You Pack Your Bags

Career Alley

The United Nations reported that over 3% of the world’s population is now living and working abroad, and the numbers continue to grow. As finding a job in one’s own country becomes more difficult due to the lack of work and rising competition for each post, it’s little wonder that finding work overseas has become quite fashionable. Relocation

2017 113

BOOM: Amazon Announces Intent to Build Second HQ in a City Outside of Seattle.

HR Capitalist

. Damn! Amazon announced on Thursday that it is planning to open another headquarters called Amazon HQ2 in US city TBD. Amazon HQ2 will cost $5 billion and eventually house up to 50,000 Amazon staff, Amazon said in a press release.

Atlanta, Georgia: The Hidden Cultural Gem of America

Ms. Career Girl

​ When dreaming of the perfect vacation, most people tend to think about warm sunshine basking over wave kissed beaches. While a secluded island bungalow sounds like an amazing spot, a second and less thought about vacation is heading to the city.