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Your Guide to Studying Abroad

Career Alley

You’re about to embark on the journey of a lifetime. Studying abroad is a unique experience that you’ll treasure for the rest of your life but getting there is tough. Have the best time of your life by following this guide. Research Study Abroad Programs There are scores of study abroad programs that all offer […]. Career advice Abroad Study Travel Working Abroad

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The Ten Best Professions For Introverts

Ms. Career Girl

The post The Ten Best Professions For Introverts appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Nelma Lumme. Her bio follows. As an introvert, you might be looking for solitary work that allows you to recharge your social batteries and give you a sense of personal haven. Introverts don’t like to stand out and usually look for less crowded and quieter working and living environment.

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Why All Your Career Ideas Feel Uninspiring And Unreachable (And What To Do About It)

Career Shifters

Struggling to find a career idea you're really excited about? Feeling like a stuck record, going over and over the same old ground? Natasha shares a simple metaphor to help you understand why you're not moving forward with your shift, and what you can do to open up fresh, exciting options

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Four Tips for Tending to Your Family AND Your Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Your job search should never take priority over your family. Here are a few ways you can maintain balance between your two roles. Going through a job search affects your family indirectly more than you think. As much as the search takes a toll on your own mental and physical state, you still have to find a balance with your family. You may have gone from working 8-12 hour days and never being at home to always being at home searching for a job.

2017 118

5 Careers Where Work Experience Is An Asset

Career Alley

We all know that a fantastic resume and a great interview performance are crucial in getting a job. But have you also thought about looking for a work experience placement to take part in before you start your job hunt? Career advice Work Experience

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8 Signs You’re on the Right Path in Life

Ms. Career Girl

The post 8 Signs You’re on the Right Path in Life appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Lucy Benton. Her bio follows. When you’re young, people always try to give you advice on what you should and should not do. At first, it might be kind of helpful to use the experience of others but it gets old very quickly. At some point, you just can’t handle all that pressure from people who think that you’re doing something wrong.

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How Will You Stand Out at Your Next Job Fair? Use a Handbill

Competitive Resumes

Everyone usually has one goal attending a networking event or a job fair: To meet the right person to get the next step. So, use a handbill! In this episode, I discuss with Jessica Dillard, the founder of Dillard and Associates an old school solution to a current problem. Yes, business cards are a must if you wish to differentiate yourself from others, but a handbill will place your contributions and potential at the top of mind. How do you stand out at job fairs and networking events?

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Who’s Your Daddy? – Leverage Your Job Search Network

Career Alley

In a prior post on this topic (Job Leads and Links from Friends – Did You Network Today?) I mentioned that I did not know the statistics of those hired due to Networking (versus job hunting). I still don’t know the stats, but I do know that Networking has the following going for it: Cost – […]. Networking

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How to Define Success || 4 Theories from 4 Successful Business Women

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Define Success || 4 Theories from 4 Successful Business Women appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Jessica K. Her bio follows. Life’s been moving at the speed of light for me lately. All within the last 3 months, I quit a 6-figure job, got married, got into a nearly fatal car accident and totaled the car that I’d just paid off 2 months prior, bought our first house, and now about to move into that house.

2017 145

Work With America’s Best Executive Recruiters

Executive Career Brand

The 250 Top-Ranked Executive Search Firms in America and 8 Tips To Work With Them. When you’re proactively job-hunting, you need to take advantage of every opportunity to advance your job search. Although the best way to land your next gig is by networking your way into the “ hidden” job market , certainly executive recruiters are also a source of jobs and should be part of your executive job search toolkit.

My Co-Workers Tattle on Me

Evil HR Lady

I have two high-achieving women that give my errors to management when they see them. I know because they receive a call on what I’m working on and then I see supervisors looking at that case just no notes. I take the time to learn my job and become faster and more accurate. Now I’ve been placed on a Performance Improvement Plan. How can I ensure management that I am a great employee but take longer to get there?

Six Easy But Impressive Ways to Improve Your Resume

Career Alley

When you’re applying for jobs, you know that you need to stand out. The competition is tough, and normally you’re up against people with very similar qualifications and experience to yours. So, you need something that sets you apart. Resumes Improve Your Resume

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Horoscope Careers: What Job Should You Have According To Your Star Sign?

Ms. Career Girl

The post Horoscope Careers: What Job Should You Have According To Your Star Sign? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Do you believe that your destiny is written in the stars? A reported 8% of Britons (and double the number of Americans) believe that your horoscope can predict the future, though some estimates place this figure as high as 26% of Americans.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” ” – Charles Darwin. As in nature, so too as in humankind. This principle is so very applicable to work and career in 2017. We are unquestionably in a period of significant change, and no where is that change more significant than in how we “make a living,” so we are able to “make a life.”

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How to Build CareerKred with Ryan Rhoten

Competitive Resumes

Glad to have my friend Ryan Rhoten back on the show to discuss his first book, CareerKred: 4 Simple Steps to Build Your Digital Brand & Boos Credibility In Your Career. We discuss in depth the importance of brand building in 2017 and how critical it is to establish credibility online. Do you think it’s important to build credibility online? Let us know what you think: – Call and leave a voicemail at 708-365-9822, or text your comments to the same number.

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The 3 Hardest Stages Of The Job Hunt

Career Alley

If you are currently on the market for a new job, you would be excused for occasionally getting a little stressed. The fact is, looking for and applying for work is one of the most worrisome and stressful situations in modern life. Nobody particularly enjoys it, and it can be surprising how fast it can […]. Job Search Challenges

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Life Choices: A Virtual Spaghetti Bowl Of Divergent Paths

Ms. Career Girl

The post Life Choices: A Virtual Spaghetti Bowl Of Divergent Paths appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. It was Robert Frost who said – Two roads diverged in the wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. While the wisdom in those words is indisputable, there’s also risk. The risk is that you believe those divergent paths happen only once or at most a few times throughout life. Reality tells us differently.

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Use Core Competencies to Identify High Potential Performers

Evil HR Lady

Core competence is a bit of HR jargon that describes a unique skill that defines a company and it’s culture. Mainly, these are what we’d call “soft skills.” ” Every company needs them and not every company has the same core competencies. If you want to figure out which employees are going to lead your company in the future, look at those who either already have the core competencies central to your company, or who have the potential to gain them.

Unlimited PTO - More For the Employer or the Employee?

The HR Capitalist

Check out a recent post I did at my other site - Fistful of Talent - on the optics of unlimited PTO - what it means for companies over employees and more. Here's a taste: In my darkest moments, I’m a bit of a skeptic. And I think unlimited PTO might just be a scam to not pay out accrued vacation and sick time. With me? Against me? As with most things, the truth probably lies somewhere in the middle.

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Fantastic – And Alternative – Careers For Car Enthusiasts

Career Alley

Given that the auto industry is one of the biggest in the world, it’s not too much of a surprise to hear that there are so many jobs and opportunities within it. But you don’t have to be an engineer, driver, or stuntman to enjoy a successful career if you have a love of cars […]. Career Opportunities Automotive Career Alternatives

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Taking a Change Agent Role

Ms. Career Girl

The post Taking a Change Agent Role appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Guest Post By Brian Engard. In today’s business environment, change is closely linked with success. Businesses must adapt to a landscape in constant flux. As technology and society change, so too must companies that wish to thrive. A change agent can drive this evolution, ensuring that a company stays one step ahead of the curve. Characteristics of a Change Agent.

2017 120

Why Everyone Hates Recruiters

Evil HR Lady

When you’re on the hunt for a new job , everything about it is stressful. If you’re unemployed, you’re hoping and praying to land a job so you can pay your bills. If you’re employed, you may be trying to get out of a bad situation and every day is painful. Even if you’re currently pretty happy, but are looking for a change, taking time off for interviews is stressful and if your current manager finds out, you may find yourself out of a job before you land a new one.

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4 Ways to Support Good Mental Health in the Workplace

The Undercover Recruiter

Work is one of the main causes of mental health problems; One in three have experienced mental health problems at work with two-thirds of sufferers citing work as a contributing factor. This demonstrates the importance of work culture on our wellbeing, and the changes needed in the workplace to support those who are silently suffering. View Article. 4 Ways to Support Good Mental Health in the Workplace. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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Steve Kerr's CEO Approval Rating on Glassdoor Would be 100% (#NBAfinals)

The HR Capitalist

Part of engagement and building the modern organization is ensuring that the rank and file in your company approve of your leadership. This is why Glassdoor has the CEO approval rating, etc. Leadership approval ratings are driven by a host of things. I'm here today to add one small thing to that body of knowledge: Sometimes the rank and file at your company is going to insist on doing juvenile, immature things for fun that don't hurt anyone.

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5 Characteristics of High Performance Culture

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Characteristics of High Performance Culture appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Guest Post By Brian Engard. It’s no secret that motivation is important to doing good work. Company culture” has become a popular term among corporate leaders; more and more companies are focusing on creating a culture that fosters motivation in their workforce. This is more than a simple fad: According to the Harvard Business Review (HBR) , “Why we work determines how well we work.”

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When a Condescending Boss Condescends

Evil HR Lady

I read your blog (obviously) and I would love to get your opinion on something that happens in the department in which I work – ironically Human Resources. There are 9 people in our HR department and I am the secretary. Our Assistant Director (female many years older than me) continually calls me “Good Girl” and yes, even says it in the same tone as one would praise a pet or a child. This often occurs when I do a simple task and is therefore very condescending. .

2017 122

Here are a Couple of Career Lessons to Learn from Kevin Durant

Competitive Resumes

For those of us who nearly obsessed with Kevin Durant’s move to the Golden State Warriors, we forgot there were a team of champions before Durant arrived. Many of us basketball fans were engaged the entire year with what was going on at Golden State. There was so much intrigue with Kevin Durant making an audacious move to the Golden State Warriors from a relatively good team, the OKC Thunder. It was expected the Warriors would win. And last night they did.

2017 109

From 9–5 to Flexible Home Working

Career Shifters

"I'm more passionate than I've ever been before about working hard.”. When Louis became a parent, he knew his lifestyle had to change. Now, he's taken a salary cut, worked weekends, and lost his kitchen table under piles of paper; but creating a fulfilling career and a legacy for his daughter makes it all worthwhile. This is his story

2017 109

Overcoming Office Politics: Tame the Animals!

Ms. Career Girl

The post Overcoming Office Politics: Tame the Animals! appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Office politics: Love them or hate them, they are part of our reality at work. If you want to succeed, you must play the political game. At work, people with different goals compete for the same insufficient resources to reach them. This creates stress and pressure. Pressure and personalities create the behavior that we call politics. Which Political Animal Are You?

2017 111

Employee Self-Service Portal Implementation

Evil HR Lady

Wouldn’t it be great if your employees could manage their own benefits and perks — things like health insurance and discounted movie tickets — with an employee self-service portal? Not only would it make HR’s job easier, but it makes the employees’ lives easier as well. Setting Up Your Employee Self-Service Portal. You’ll need to work with your IT department or hire a consultant to set up the intranet part of your portal. This is a web page that only people within your company can reach.

2017 122

New Growth Area In Executive Search: The Search Where All Viable Candidates Are Known!!!!

The HR Capitalist

I must say - as someone who helps run a recruiting firm, there are always a few types of searches that surprise me. It's a field where you're always learning. One of those surprises is the past few years is a rare type - the search where almost every viable candidate is known, or at least easily verified. Confused? Let me explain. We've done some of these searches at Kinetix, in the field of education and other industries.

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What’s the Number One Interview Question to Ask?

Undercover Recruiter

We all have one. That killer question that nobody else has thought of. The one that will tell you everything you need to know about that candidate. The one you wished you were asked when you were being interviewed. There are some that will stay with you forever and you hope your candidates will too. View Article. What’s the Number One Interview Question to Ask? Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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7 Ways To Ruin Your Office Romance

Ms. Career Girl

The post 7 Ways To Ruin Your Office Romance appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. We spend an average 70% of our waking day in the office , so is it any wonder that some of our strongest relationships are formed at work? Whilst workplace dating can be difficult and has certain stigmas attached, it’s more common than you might think.

2017 111

Building Company Pride: Making Your Office a Great Place to Work

Evil HR Lady

When your team has strong company pride, it increases unity and makes for a better working environment. People who are proud of their place of work are likely to recommend their friends to work there and to do business with that firm. How do you build company pride? It Starts at the Top, but Not in the Way You Think. If the boss is always talking about how great his company is, it can be off-putting.

2017 122

How Culture Impacts Your Employer Brand

The Undercover Recruiter

What is the value of culture in employer branding? Brian Evje helps people and organizations lead change and growth by aligning leadership, change, and organizational health. With his intense experience working with start-ups and high-growth companies, he knows a thing or two about importance of corporate culture. Have a listen to our chat below, keep reading. View Article. How Culture Impacts Your Employer Brand. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

How Intellectual Curiosity is Critical for Your Success in HR

Workology

I’m working on writing a new book and because of that have been diving into what is important when it comes to HR and innovation, creativity, and success in supporting and even leading the. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Executive HR Senior curiosity hr development perpetual beta

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B2B and B2C customer segmentation analysis: your guide to consumer loyalty

Ms. Career Girl

The post B2B and B2C customer segmentation analysis: your guide to consumer loyalty appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. While the internet has undoubtedly been a boon to many businesses, connecting them with customers across the globe, there’s been a definite downside for many.

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