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Teaching Hacks You Need To Know

Career Alley

If you are thinking of becoming a teacher or you are new to the world of teaching, you will find that your teaching style takes a long time to find. Discover Career Opportunities Teaching Careers

2018 226

Smart Personal Branding: Posting LinkedIn Updates vs Updating Your LinkedIn Profile

Executive Career Brand

If you’ve been paying attention, plenty of helpful articles have probably passed in front of your eyes about using LinkedIn for personal branding and executive job search. I write about LinkedIn often right here on ExecutiveCareerBrand.com. In particular, you’ve probably seen lots of articles about LinkedIn updates, and how you can use them to build […].

2018 203
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Money Management Tips (That won’t bore you to death)

Ms. Career Girl

How many times have you glazed over when trying to listen to an expert tell you what you should already have implemented with your financial plan, profitability forecasting or investments? More than 5 times? More than 10? Here are four tips that you can implement to brighten your financial future without putting you in a coma. Tip #1 – Clarity. Be super clear about what you would like to create with your finances. Wishing and hoping does not work, visioning and being clear does.

2018 159

What To Do When You Want To Do Everything: Is A Portfolio Career Right For You?

Career Shifters

Struggling to choose one thing to do next? If you'd love to indulge more than one of your interests – and get paid for them – a portfolio career can seem deeply appealing. But what does it actually look like? Who is it right for? And if you want one, how do you get started? Natasha shares some tough truths and real-life stories

2018 182

8 Reasons To Consider A Career In Tech

Career Alley

Why consider a career in tech? The list of reasons is growing all the time. Technology is a fast-paced, growing industry - with a lot of opportunities for those within it. A career in technology is becoming more and more desirable, especially when you factor in the success of large tech companies such as Google and Apple. Discover Career Opportunities Careers in Technology

2018 202

Critical Details to Include on a Senior Level Executive Resume

Professional Resume Services

If you’ve been on a job hunt for any amount of time, you likely have heard about the importance of details. But how do you know which details to include on a senior level resume? The formatting, length and other similar aspects can be corrected by the best executive resume writers, but even the experts don’t know the details of your work history. When you’re applying for a senior level position, consider including these critical details when writing an effective resume.

2018 122

How to Market Effectively to Generation Z

Ms. Career Girl

Generation Z will make up about 20% of the workforce and 40% of consumers by 2020. Here are 5 key differences between Generation Z and Millennials , and our perspective on how these differences will impact your business. Generation Z is More Entrepreneurial. Entrepreneurship has been in decline in the US for several decades. Generation Z may reverse that trend. Generation Z is 55% more likely than millennials to start a business. What is driving this trend?

2018 133

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As Competitive as You Can Be: Which Professions Can Greatly Benefit from IT Training?

Career Alley

To gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace, especially in the field of Information Technology (IT) there are many options to choose from. In fact, the outlook for IT professions is quite positive. Launch your Career IT Training

2018 202

Are You Jeopardizing Your Executive Job Search?

Professional Resume Services

Every aspect of a job search has to go perfectly in order to land the position you want sometimes. You may have crafted the perfect resumes and cover letters with the help of an executive resume service , but still can’t get a job for some reason. If you’re able to land an interview but can’t get past that point, you could be making a critical mistake many job seekers make: not writing a thank you note.

2018 116

10 Tricks to Save Thousands on Your Car

Ms. Career Girl

Cars can be costly investments, but with a little foresight and tips you can seriously save on exactly how much you invest. For starters, most people don’t know the various dashboard light meanings —and they don’t need to. Consider it a sign that something’s not right, and just like your own well-being, it’s important to get things checked as quickly as possible. Ignoring problems is a surefire way to progress to a costly car repair.

2018 111

Glossophobia: What It Is and How to Beat It

Jobacle

The dreaded day has finally arrived. After sweating through another restless night of sleep, you roll out of bed in fear of one of the most common phobias that plague mankind. No, we’re not talking about rolling out of bed into the range of a lonely spider. We’re talking about glossophobia, a fancy term that describes the inexorable fear of speaking in front of an audience. Oh, the audience doesn’t have to number into the hundreds.

2018 112

Dear Moms, Do You Want Your 35-Year-Old Living in Your Basement? Because This Is How You Get That.

Evil HR Lady

My friend, Pam, was thrilled when her teenage daughter landed a job. As an HR person herself, though, she was surprised when her daughter’s new manager called to speak with her. After all, it wasn’t Pam’s new job–it was her daughter’s. Well, the reason for the manager’s phone call can be summed up in two words: Helicopter moms. To keep reading, click here: This is how you get a 36 year old living in your basement.

2018 153

Being Bully-Boss’ed? – The 57 Signs. Is It Happening to You?

Sklover Working Wisdom

“I find in most circumstances people leave bosses, not companies.”. – John Rampton. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Over the past two years, Nike has terminated five senior executives for being bully bosses – four men and one woman. One of those terminated had been identified as the probable next CEO.

2018 100

Seven Tips for Being a Great Leader in a Male-Dominated Business

Ms. Career Girl

Not only are women achieving success in male-dominated industries, more and more women are also becoming leaders. Being a leader comes with its own set of challenges, even in non-male-dominated fields. But when you’re a leader in a group where women have been marginalized for years, it can be even harder to gain a foothold. Here are a few tips for being a great leader in a male-dominated business. Be Confident.

2018 106

Quit or Be Quiet: Examining Employee Behavior Using DiCaprio's "The Beach".

The HR Capitalist

We all know that any company isn't a match for everyone. What's always been interesting to me is the power of the flock - your employees - being the best stewards of who fits and who doesn't. When someone isn't a match for what's going on (across all factors) at your company, the most talented opt out and gone. They come in, check it out and say, "this is not for me." Then they get another job. Simple as that.

2018 99

An Open Letter to New Employees

Evil HR Lady

Dear New Employee, Welcome! We’re excited to have you on board. This is an open letter to new employees because we want to make sure your first few days are as pleasant as possible. Then we’ll start throwing work on you. But for now, welcome! Coffee is in the break room, and if you made it yourself, it’s fresh. Here’s what you need to know to make your first few days as wonderful as possible: Please Wander Around.

2018 149

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” ” – Thomas A. Edison. Did you know that Steve Jobs was fired the first time he worked for Apple? That Steven Spielberg was rejected both times he applied to film school at USC? That the Beatles were turned down by the first 17 record labels they sought, because no one thought they had any future in the music business?

2018 100

Adventures on the Dark Side of TED ® Talks

Ms. Career Girl

Everyone knows TED ® (Technology, Entertainment and Design). The organization devoted to spreading ideas exploded into society, starting in 1984 with a single conference and moving into those YouTube videos we all watch for inspiration. Local organizations can license the TED name and host TEDx conferences. TED talks inspire, educate, and amuse us. There’s also a growing list of books to help you speak like a TED speaker.

2018 106

5 Lessons on Career Success I Learned in College

Competitive Resumes

For mass communications majors at college, getting a television or radio reporting gig was a major career stepping stone. I was not one of those mass communications majors, but when I saw a job posting for a reporter position with a radio program, I decided to apply. I knew the competition would be substantial, and that I would be at a disadvantage. I was a communications major, but not a mass communications major.

2018 138

Dilemma of the Month: Low Salary Expectations

Evil HR Lady

I’m a corporate recruiter. For candidates that progress to an HR phone screen, we ask their expected salary and share the range we have for the role. Is it appropriate to use someone’s low salary expectations as a reason for not moving forward? For example, I was recruiting for a mid-level management role, with compensation between $125,000-$150,000 per year. Many of the candidates had salary expectations within that range.

2018 130

"No Poach" Recruiting Agreements Continue to Fall Across Corporate America.

The HR Capitalist

If you've been in the business world long enough, you've ran into executives at both small and big companies making agreements to not recruit other company's employees. These agreements are a by-product of the good-ole-boy network and usually the result of one executive knowing another and agreeing to keep each other's companies "off-limits" to recruiting efforts. It's called collusion, right? Funny thing is, HR has never really had a voice in that.

2018 79

How to Write a Great Freelancer CV

Ms. Career Girl

As anyone who has tried it knows, freelancing isn’t easy. Finding clients and building up a portfolio all take time and effort, whatever industry you work in and whatever skills and services you provide. Sometimes you have to accept that the rewards aren’t great enough to make ends meet as a free agent, and you might decide the time has come to make the move into steady, full-time employment.

From Financial Literacy to English

Career Shifters

“If there was ever a time to move, now was that time.”. Brandon Brady enjoyed his job. But his prospects were limited, and besides, he was itching to see the world. So, when an opportunity to work abroad piqued his interest, he decided to grab it with both hands. Here's his story

2018 109

Traveling for Business? WeWork Will Only Reimburse Your Meals if They are Vegetarian

Evil HR Lady

WeWork announced that they would no longer have meat at company events and that if you submit a receipt for a hamburger purchased while on company travel, you won’t be reimbursed. The goal is to lower WeWork’s carbon footprint. A noble goal, for sure. But, I’m not sure they’ve thought through the consequences of this decision. Only 3.3

2018 122

Amazon Has a Peer Jury Feature In Their PIP Program Called "Pivot".

The HR Capitalist

Back when I was working for companies that were primarily non-union but routinely had some organizing "bubble-ups", a mentor of mine had the following saying related to making changes to employment practices that felt similar to a union: "We can give them OUR union or let them choose THEIR union". The point - and it's a significant one - was that corporations have built employment practices that limit risk, organizing and representation by borrowing the practices from unions. Need an example?

2018 72

Should I Save or Pay off College Debt Post Graduation?

Ms. Career Girl

You finally have your diploma in hand! It’s potentially the key to a great job and financial independence…and with it comes a heaping pile of debt. Those monthly payments aren’t always easy to maintain. If you’re a savvy financial organizer, you won’t spend the extra income you bring in each month, but rather, put it toward debt payments or savings accounts. Both options will lead to a better financial future, but should you put all your extras into saving or paying off debt?

2018 106

Wherever We Go, There We Are: Tips for Effective Team Communication

Workology

One of the most critical skills for a new leader is also one for which many are the least prepared: how to communicate with your team members effectively. I remember back to the first time I sat down. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR building teams communication leadership teamwork

2018 68

Dilemma of the Month: Low Salary Expectations

Evil HR Lady

I’m a corporate recruiter. For candidates that progress to an HR phone screen, we ask their expected salary and share the range we have for the role. Is it appropriate to use someone’s low salary expectations as a reason for not moving forward? For example, I was recruiting for a mid-level management role, with compensation between $125,000-$150,000 per year. Many of the candidates had salary expectations within that range.

2018 100

Why I Had To Have The "There's No Crying In the Workplace" Talk With My Son.

The HR Capitalist

When you read the title of this post, you might think I have sensitive sons. Problems with emotions, crying, etc. That's not true. I think they're pretty emotionally balanced, in the normal range, and generally OK. I didn't have to have a talk about "there's no crying in the workplace" with one of my sons because I'm afraid his current behavior will transcend into softness in the workplace.

2018 72

Seven Tips for Building a Professional Wardrobe on a Budget

Ms. Career Girl

As a young professional trying to climb the ranks in your industry, you have to present a successful image and pay attention to the finer details. Like it or not, what you wear says a lot about you. You need a wardrobe that’s professional, flattering, and appropriate. Building such a wardrobe on a budget is challenging, yet possible. Try These 7 Tips. You aren’t going to wake up one morning and magically have a collection of designer clothing hanging in your closet.

2018 100

Seven Types of Support and Training Managers Need

Workology

We have all heard about the importance of learning and development, aka training, yet not many employers do it. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers with fewer than 100. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Career Development HR Leadership Learning leadership development learning learning design manager development training

2018 64

Does AI Give Recruiters a Competitive Edge?

Undercover Recruiter

Modern technology has allowed systems to become automated and makes sourcing top talent simpler. With the vast amount of changes occurring in the HR and recruitment world, recruiters and HR professionals alike need to invest in technology to stay relevant. Our processes and use of technology continue to help us in not only finding talent. View Article. Does AI Give Recruiters a Competitive Edge? Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2018 56

Quit or Be Quiet: Examining Employee Behavior Using DiCaprio's "The Beach".

The HR Capitalist

We all know that any company isn't a match for everyone. What's always been interesting to me is the power of the flock - your employees - being the best stewards of who fits and who doesn't. When someone isn't a match for what's going on (across all factors) at your company, the most talented opt out and gone. They come in, check it out and say, "this is not for me." Then they get another job. Simple as that.

2018 68

Should You Pursue Foreign Markets?

Water Cooler Wisdom

Operating a business outside your home country  sounds appealing, and can in fact be an excellent way to take your organization to the next level. But, in addition to ensuring that you've perfected current processes first, expanding to foreign markets requires substantial time and resources and careful  consideration of several factors. 

2018 40

When are Background Checks Issued in the Hiring and Selection Process?

Workology

In today’s employment market, companies are competing for talent and must move quickly to make hiring decisions. This means conducting background checks with employment contingent after a candidate. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR adverse action background check background checks fair credit employment act FCRA hiring

What Should Firms Be Doing To Attract The Best Young Talent?

Undercover Recruiter

All indicators agree: until 2030, the number of skilled jobs needed in the global economy will exceed the number of available candidates. The war for talent is raging and companies are not sure they will win it. What should firms be doing to attract the best young talent? Not offer a career but an exciting, View Article. What Should Firms Be Doing To Attract The Best Young Talent? Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2018 53

"No Poach" Recruiting Agreements Continue to Fall Across Corporate America.

The HR Capitalist

If you've been in the business world long enough, you've ran into executives at both small and big companies making agreements to not recruit other company's employees. These agreements are a by-product of the good-ole-boy network and usually the result of one executive knowing another and agreeing to keep each other's companies "off-limits" to recruiting efforts. It's called collusion, right? Funny thing is, HR has never really had a voice in that.

2018 68