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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 28

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.

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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.

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How to Apply Design Thinking to Innovate Performance Management


In an illuminating TEDTalk “The way we think about work is broken”, Barry Schwartz encourages us to think about whether it’s human nature that creates institutions or institutions which can shape. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR coaching design thinking performance management

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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 27

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 39

Minimum Wage: Basics You Should Know

Evil HR Lady

Running a restaurant successfully requires more than just having great food; it’s also about having great staff and following the law. Minimum wage laws require that you pay your employees at a certain level, but even that can vary depending on whether an employee receives tips or not. Here’s what you need to know when you set pay rates for your employees. Knowing the Laws. First and foremost, when paying your employees, you have to make sure you follow the law.

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What HR Needs to Do To Understand the Changing Workplace Landscape


I bought a coworking space because the workplace is changing. Being tethered to technology is allowing us to work anywhere and anytime. For example, one of my clients is based in Israel. This means that when my work day begins here in the United States, there’s is just wrapping up. It means that I might […] Source. HR Work change changing work Workplace change

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.

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.

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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 30

3 Ways to Make Social Media Work FOR Your Job Search


Tools are amazing things. Having the right tool for the job can make all of the difference, but using the wrong tool can be a huge headache. Hammers are one example. Using a hammer with a nail is great, but using a hammer to drive a screw is not so good. Likewise, saws can be […] Source. HR job search social media

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?

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.

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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 22

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 20

New to HR? Exploring the Office Rules


Being new to the professional world and having your own office is one of the most exciting feelings ever! At least for me it was. I had finally found my HR position in an amazing company and was ready to move in, decorate and dominate! As a young professional, you might not have experienced what […] Source. HR company culture new to hr office culture

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 21

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 22

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.

I was fired for forwarding resumes to myself, asking not to telecommute, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go…. I was fired for forwarding resumes to myself. I’d like to get your opinion on an incident a few years back in my first internship out of school. I had just completed the four-month contract, and my boss couldn’t have been happier with my work. He got me a one-year contract in a higher paying role, still reporting to him, and I ended up taking a two-week vacation overseas between the internship and the contract start.

2017 20


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?

???? One Handy Job Interview Technique You Need to Master


Start your first impressions with a good first impression. Photo by Jonas Vincent. Have you ever noticed this? People shake hands all the time. Unless your handshake is particularly bad, people will rarely react negatively to it and they'll ignore the occasional jitter or semi-clasp.

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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.

accepting an offer without negotiating, having employees drive me to work, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Is it bad form to accept a job offer without negotiating? If you get a job offer and the salary is actually much more than you were expecting, do you negotiate? You always read that negotiating makes you a “stronger” candidate and that managers appreciate that you don’t just accept the first offer. But, if you’re truly happy with the offer, does it look weak or is it bad form to just accept it?

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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 11

Our Unique Path in Life [PEP012]

Personal Excellence Blog

(Image: Hannah Donze ). Hi everyone! Sorry for the slow updates with the PE podcast — I’ve been having trouble finding a stable and quiet place to record audio and video, which is why I haven’t been adding new episodes as frequently as I like.

“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 10

should I ask job interviewers to sign a confidentiality agreement?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I recently received a job offer for a job I was qualified for based on experience, but underqualified for on paper – I was lacking a certification. The odds were stacked against me, but your site helped me to develop an excellent cover letter and fine tune my interview skills. I credit your site in helping me highlight my strengths and demonstrate that my experience was more valuable than the special certification I was lacking.