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10 Best Posts to Get Your Executive Job Search in Gear

Executive Career Brand

At this writing, it’s the beginning of a new year. a time when executive job search is on many people’s minds. But this roundup of posts are well worth reading whatever time of year you come across them. as you think about diving into job search, […].

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How to Professionally Apologize for Virtually Anything

Ms. Career Girl

The chances are, you’re going to hold a variety of different jobs over the course of your professional life, and that means you’re going to end up apologizing to a lot of different people.

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5 Employment Trends You Can Expect to See in 2019

Evil HR Lady

With each new year comes new professional trends. So, what should you expect in employment trends for 2019? While much of what you’ll see in the coming year will depend on your industry, your location and your individual business needs, there are some overarching trends that you should keep your eye on. Here are five of them. Low Unemployment. Unemployment has been steadily falling since 2010 , and at the end of 2018, the national rate was below 4 percent.

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Happy New Year

Sklover Working Wisdom

To All of Our Blog Readers, Friends, Clients and Colleagues: “Our BEST WISHES for a Healthy, Safe and Peaceful NEW YEAR”. Thank you so very sincerely for making 2018 – our ELEVENTH year of publication – successful beyond our expectations.

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Getting help with your job search

Career Alley

As with most things in life, sometimes you can "do it yourself" and sometimes you need professional help. The job search process has become very complex and very competitive, you need to think about what you will need. Find your Dream Job hire Resume

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Making New Year’s Resolutions:  Start with a Vision of Your “Future Me”

Ms. Career Girl

As the New Year approaches, people say things like, “My resolution is to be better at everything in this New Year.” “I’ll I’ll lose weight.” “I’ll I’ll go to the gym three times a week.” “I’ll I’ll network more.”

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This Advice Can Make 2019 the Best Year Ever

Evil HR Lady

A common theme of people who email me for help with their career is that their jobs are terrible, their bosses are unreasonable , and their pay is too low. The problem is, you can only change your own actions. While people will react differently if you behave differently, you have to make the changes to begin with. So, this morning, I stumbled across this quote from Albert Ellis: “The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own.

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Office Schmoffice! Find Fun Ways To Earn Your Living

Career Alley

One of the biggest changes a lot of us want to make in the New Year is often our career. A job is a massive part of our lives and it takes up a lot of our time.

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Why Cultural Fluency Is Important to Your Career Success

Ms. Career Girl

In recent years, it has become a requirement for managers working in multinational companies to have international work experience to be able to advance their career further into senior leadership positions.

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How #MeToo Concerns Made Me Nervous at a Turkish Dance

Evil HR Lady

What if a man called a bunch of women to the stage and encouraged them, to the sounds of the cheering crowd, to make overtly sexual moves designed to embarrass them and elicit more cheers from the crowd? That, we’d all agree, would be highly inappropriate. But, what if a woman went into the audience, dragged up 10 or so men, and encouraged them, to the sounds of the cheering crowd, to make overtly sexual moves designed to embarrass them and elicit more cheers from the crowd?

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Engage 2019: Get More Into Your Work to Get More Out of Your Work

David Zinger

Do you know how to fully engage with your work so that both you and others fully experience all the benefits of your labor? In 2019, I am devoted to helping educate others to get more into their work to get more out of their work.

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Why Starting Your Own Business Might be the Right Choice for You

Career Alley

Most people set their sights on the high-paying jobs. What better than to find a career where the salary is high?

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4 Things Every Female Entrepreneur Should Do This Year

Ms. Career Girl

New year, same to-do list. Although we replace our calendars, the concerns of small business owners are very much the same year to year: Make sure your business is cash flow positive , and that you’re generating enough revenue to stay that way.

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How to Handle a Non-Drinker at the Office

Evil HR Lady

Nicolette doesn’t drink alcohol. Why isn’t important, and, in fact, I didn’t ask her and she didn’t volunteer the information. But, she did share this story: After years of happily going about my non-drinking business, I was suddenly confronted with a boss who refused to buy me a soft drink as part of his round in the pub after our Christmas lunch. I felt very uncomfortable, especially as he didn’t seem to have an issue getting one for my Muslim colleague!

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From Advertising to Childcare

Career Shifters

“I felt that I was increasingly compromising on both home life and work.”. Under growing pressure to juggle the different areas of her world, Caroline El-Semman knew that something had to change. Then, she spotted a business opportunity that offered everything she was looking for.

Tackling The Job Market In 2019

Career Alley

Are you in the market for a new job? Perhaps 2018 was a year to forget because you were made redundant? Or, maybe you are feeling the whole New Year, New You vibe and you want to start a new chapter in your life? Find your Dream Job Job Market Job Search

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The Financial Independence Movement: Right For You?

Ms. Career Girl

What is Financial Independence? A new movement is sweeping the nation -and for once, it’s not about clothes or the latest YouTube celebrity. This is the Financial Independence movement – or FI – and it’s something every Singlish Woman and Career Girl should look at.

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5 Trends to Transform How We Learn in the Workplace 2019

The Undercover Recruiter

Shaped by technology, new advances and alternative ways of thinking; the way we learn is changing. International teaching providers, Teachingabroaddirect.co.uk

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Mistakes to Avoid on Your Executive Resume

Resume Writing

careersteering. Are you ready to launch your 2019 job search? Not so fast. Avoiding a few, often elusive, errors on your executive resume will help move your resume to the winner’s pile. Old email addresses. Your e-mail domain is disclosing your age and not at all in a magnificent way.

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Dangerous Jobs: Risking Your Life For Your Career

Career Alley

Many people travel to work with a mundane routine in mind. However, there are several dangerous jobs that have a much higher risk of fatality. […]. Discover Career Opportunities

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Is Getting Healthy is One of Your New Year’s Resolutions? – Here’s The Cost

Ms. Career Girl

It’s that time of the year when many people look ahead and decide to make changes in their life. New Year’s Resolutions can be about almost anything, but most are related to either health or money. While money may be what drives the world, without your health it loses much of its value.

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Offering the Right Salary and Negotiating with Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

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my office mate asks me 75 questions a day — literally

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Due to renovations, I’ve been put in the same office as another employee. We work different jobs, but are technically peers in the company’s hierarchy. He is, frankly, driving me crazy. Every question that comes across his mind, he gets up and verbally asks me. Most of these are surprisingly basic questions. Some questions are work related. Some are random, like how long of a drive it is to get to Chicago.

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How AI is Helping the Financial Sector Cover Regulatory and Compliance?

Imarticus Learning

Synopsis. Artificial intelligence (AI) is here and is making waves in the financial industry. From sales management to compliance and protection against cybercrime, here is everything you need to know about AI.

Failing Relationship? Should You Stay or Should You Go?

Ms. Career Girl

Relationships can be a wonderful addition to our life, they can be the fuel to elevate us, nurture us and give us the wings to create an even greater and happier life.

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How to Interview Candidates Remotely

The Undercover Recruiter

In many cases, getting every candidate on your recruitment shortlist in for a face-to-face interview just isn’t feasible. Telephone or video interviews can often be a quicker and less complex process, usually giving more flexibility for both the employer and the candidate.

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I’m uncomfortable with my coworkers’ names, crying when laying someone off, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I’m uncomfortable with my coworkers’ names. I work in the healthcare industry which is very diverse and have had this issue in several jobs, which is coworkers having names I feel uncomfortable about saying. Some examples of these names are: Princess, Honey, Sir, King. I don’t feel comfortable calling a grown woman “Princess.”

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Dark and Quiet

Learning Voyager

" Darkness reveals the heavenly lights." For the past several years, a group of friends has gathered in December for the celebration of the Winter solstice. One of the group, a Franciscan sister, prepares a short and simple prayer for us to follow as we stand around a fire in the night. This year, she asked us to reflect on the meanings we have for darkness. After a few initial responses that brought out the "dark side" of darkness, someone said, "When it's dark, the stars come out."

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The Real Story Behind Stretch Assignments

Water Cooler Wisdom

Stretch opportunities are all the rage in the workplace. But as popular as they are, it’s unclear why some people decide to accept a stretch assignment or role – and others step aside. It’s also unclear why women haven’t benefited from stretches as much as men. Selena Rezvani is Be Leaderly’s VP of consulting and research and a recognized speaker on women and leadership.

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Why Recruitment Marketing is a Must-Have

The Undercover Recruiter

As part of our Undercover Recruiter Panel, we asked those in the know for their thoughts on some key questions that every recruitment leader and recruitment marketer needs to know.

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the government shutdown: an open thread for people being furloughed

Ask A Manager

With the government shutdown nearing two weeks and hundreds of thousands of government employees and contractors furloughed — and currently not getting paid — here’s an open thread for people who are affected. People impacted by the last shutdown, what advice do you have for people affected by this one? And people affected by this one, ask and share away. And here’s a piece from 2013 by a regular commenter (thank you, Katie the Fed!)

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3 Words for a New Year

Learning Voyager

At this time of year, I often recall the " 3 Word Exercise " that I learned from blogger Chris Brogan. In a nutshell, he recommends visioning the new year ahead and letting 3 words filter out of the "big story" you have in mind. As I sit here and envision my "big story" for 2019.three words that are percolating up for me are. Epiphany (as in "shine forth") Emerge Energy I'll be pondering the significance of these words and write about them in the new year. What are your 3 words for 2019?

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Why Do Personality Tests Fail at Selection?

The Undercover Recruiter

A newly released book on the history of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) has made wave for a round of press questioning the use of personality assessment for HR purposes.

Why Everyone Owns the Employer Brand

The Undercover Recruiter

Bottle Rocket is one of the world’s premier mobile development firms, responsible for designing and building apps. Some of its clients include National Geographic, BET, A&E and is also a multiple Apple Hall of Fame award winner.

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Dress to Impress: The Tech Dress Code Lowdown

The Undercover Recruiter

While tech companies are often portrayed as allowing relatively relaxed attire these days, it turns out that many companies still have and enforce business professional dress codes. And not only do they have them, but the majority of employees think they’re beneficial.

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should I push my job-searching friend harder, fired coworker was looking at colleague’s burlesque photos, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Should I push my job-searching friend to tell me what’s holding her back? A good friend of mine was let go from her job (one in her field that she’s had since we graduated college, also located in our college town) in March. At the time, I asked for details, but she didn’t offer much and I didn’t feel the need to probe.

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New Year’s free-for-all – January 1, 2019

Ask A Manager

It’s the New Year’s open thread free-for-all! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything that you want to talk about — work-related, not work-related, doesn’t matter. Tomorrow I’ll be back to my normal posting schedule. *

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