Sat.Jan 13, 2018 - Fri.Jan 19, 2018

Message to Executive Job Seekers :: Just Slow Down

Career Trend

This is a message to executive careerists in job transition :: Just slow down. It may be tempting to lean heavily upon inherent leadership skills in areas such as: executing rapid change; quickly navigating turbulence; and, making lightning-fast decisions.

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Is 2018 The Year You Launch Your SideHustle?

Ms. Career Girl

Many of us aspire to having our own business, or at least a sidehustle that brings in some extra cash. So why haven’t you started working on it? Fact is, years seem to fly by ever more quickly. So December 31, 2018 is going to be here in eleven very quick months.

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These Work Behaviors Could Cost You Your Job

Professional Resume Services

Your workplace behaviors can play a large role in shaping your career. No matter how skilled and experienced you are, if you have poor workplace habits and are difficult to work with, then you won’t reach the career levels you desire.

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The Renegade Mindset: How To Stay True To What Matters To You

Career Shifters

In a world where the pressure to conform is all-consuming, how do you discover what you want, and then maintain the strength of mind to carve your own path? Natasha shares how to create the mindset shift you need to break the mould and stay on track for a career (and a life) you love

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Layoffs? Did Someone Say Layoffs?

Competitive Resumes

Tis the season for layoffs. You might need a new job search in 2018. As we speak, there are companies putting the final touches on separation agreements and/or severance packages.

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Rebuilding Your Career After Being Fired or Laid Off

Ms. Career Girl

It comes when you least expect it. It comes when you can least afford it. And it comes when you thought your “safe” job was forever. Usually the event takes place at about 3 PM on an ordinary work day when your boss calls you in for a “friendly” chat.

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An HR Viewpoint of Trump’s Bad Language

Evil HR Lady

By now the whole world has blown up over President Trump’s “sh!thole” thole” remark. It even caused a stir as foreign newspapers tried to figure out how to translate the word properly. Chinese media outlets are tightly controlled and have relatively little latitude when it comes to creative interpretations. The official Xinhua News Agency and other outlets translated the expletive as “fenkeng” — literally “cesspit.”

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How to Create Realistic Expectations During Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

Your job search needs to be dynamic, but based on realistic expectations. We envy those who make it look easy. I liken it to getting and staying married. When I met my wife, it wasn’t “love at first sight.” ” Are you ready for an emotional ride of sorts?

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The Top 100 Companies For Remote Jobs

Ms. Career Girl

More people are working from home than ever before. 43% of U.S. workers now work remotely at least occasionally, up from only, at the most, 9% of workers in 2007. And remote work has grown far faster than any other commute mode over the last 10 year. Well, of course!” you’re probably saying.

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Sam’s Club and Walmart Face a PR Disaster Caused by Bad HR

Evil HR Lady

Walmart: Everything is awesome! Raises and bonuses for all! Also Walmart: Shh, we’re closing 53 Sam’s Clubs. Don’t look! On the same day, people. And they didn’t even tell all the Sam’s club employees that they were being laid off before the poor people arrived to work and found the doors locked. Everyone is calling this a PR disaster. I’m calling it an HR disaster.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“When I marched in Selma, I felt my legs were praying.” ” – Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel. Every now and then there appears a person who reminds us of our highest aspirations.

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Job Search News – January 19, 2018

Competitive Resumes

This is your job search news – THE POST HOLIDAY LAYOFFS EDITION – – with articles and resources centered around learning so enjoy! I’ve read them, and you can feel free to comment on them in any form you’d like. Leave a message on the “send voicemail” button on your right.

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Career Boosters: Mentors, Advocates and Sponsors

Ms. Career Girl

Building your career? You’ll need help. No matter how good you are at your job, you can’t sit around waiting to be noticed. As Sheryl Sandberg wrote in Lean In , the Tiara Strategy (head down, deliver great work, hope someone notices) rarely works.

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4 Tips for Navigating Workers’ Comp in Your Business

Evil HR Lady

Workers’ comp covers your employees should they get injured while on the job. According to GTM Payroll Service’s list of Workers’ Compensation Requirements, it’s mandatory for your company to have workers’ compensation insurance in most states. Even if coverage isn’t mandatory for your business, it’s still wise to have the insurance. Even the best worksite can’t prevent every accident. The last thing you want is a workplace injury and no coverage available.

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7 Online Tools That Can Improve Your Business

Career Alley

Continual improvement is something that every business wants to maintain. For small business in particular, growth is important. However, growth can come at a cost, and many business budgets may not allow for heavy investment in different tools and opportunities.

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From Sales to Ethical Underwear

Career Shifters

“After leaving my corporate role, I couldn't possibly have imagined that I'd now have my own underwear brand.”. Lily Chong was ready to do something new in her career, but she didn't know what that could be.

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4 Common Networking Event Fails To Make A Career Girl Blush

Ms. Career Girl

Getting ahead in the world of work has always been a tricky prospect for women. In fact, the prospect of the career woman is a relatively new invention that many attribute to the mid 20th century (although of course there have been many enterprising and industrious women throughout history ).

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That Facebook Viral Video about How It’s Impossible to Get Overtime Pay? False.

Evil HR Lady

The last viral video I saw about wages, was Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda touting their own ignorance about how waitstaff are paid. Two days ago, another comedian, Trae Crowder , posted a video claiming that very few people receive overtime pay in the US because evil companies can simply change your title. Crowder, obviously, doesn’t have the same name recognition as Tomlin and Fonda, but he has been able to get almost 15,000 shares of his video in 36 hours.

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6 Careers for Those that Like to Drive

Career Alley

If you’re looking for a new career, and have been driving to work every day anyways, you might not realize that you’ve already got skills that can get you a job behind the wheel.

2018 155

Starting Up: The Building Blocks of HR Start-Up Success


You have reached Workology PREMIUM Content. To access this content, please register here. Source. HR company culture employee engagement start-ups

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New Year, Better Finances: How to Spend Smart

Ms. Career Girl

Most of us would like to have some extra cash in hand – especially post-Christmas, when it’s often difficult to rein our spending back to sensible levels.

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Dear 22-Year-Olds, There Are a Few Things You Need to Know About Business Emails

Evil HR Lady

The terrible date between Aziz Ansari and “Grace” made the internet go crazy and opened up all kinds of debate over the #metoo movement. The story’s author, Katie Way, though, has made herself a topic of news over her completely inappropriate email to HLN anchor Ashleigh Banfield after someone from Banfield’s staff contacted Way and invited her to come on the show. It’s an unequivocal no from me. The way your colleague Ashleigh (?),

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Getting Back Into Work Successfully After Having A Baby

Career Alley

If you a developing career, and a great job before you left to start a family; you might have thought about the returning process for a while now.

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Ep 123: How the Freelance Economy Changes Universal Access for Employers


Earlier this year CNN reported that the freelance economy now accounts for 34% of the total workforce. It is expected to grow to 43% by 2020. As we see a substantial shift in the employment world from the traditional employee to the contract, gig or freelance worker taking center stage, I along with PEAT wanted […] Source Earlier this year CNN reported that the freelance economy now accounts for 34% of the total workforce. It is expected to grow to 43% by 2020.

Barbra Streisand : Funny Girl Gets Serious

Ms. Career Girl

If you watched the Golden Globes, you heard Barbra Streisand’s declaration among many others. “Time’s up.” ” And if you’re old enough to really know who Barbra Streisand is, you no doubt have pleasant memories of her music and movies.

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4 Ways Facebook’s Latest Change Can Actually Help Your Personal Brand

Career Realism

4 Ways Facebook’s Latest Change Can Actually Help Your Personal Brand. Work It Daily. Last Thursday, Facebook announced that it’s platform would shift away from a publisher-influenced platform to one that puts people first, a change that has been long-awaited by Facebook members.

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Working at Home While Maintaining a Regular Job

Career Alley

For anyone that wants to make more money in 2018, finding a side-hustle or securing a second job are both common ways to grow your income. Career Opportunities Freelance work from home

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Your Ultimate Guide to HR Certification


I had been in Human Resources for just a few years when my Should-have-been-my-mentor friend told me about HR certification. At the time, HRCI was the only game in town for HR certification and you. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Basics HR hr certification hr glossary hrci SHRM

Patent-Free Protection for Your Business Ideas

Ms. Career Girl

Are you an entrepreneur that is scared that your new business idea will be stolen and along with it your dreams of starting your own business? . No worries my entrepreneurial friend, continue reading and discover some of the best ways to protect your business idea and launch your new firm.

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Why "Get Focused/Do Better/Play Harder" is a Horrible Coaching Strategy.

HR Capitalist

In the business and sports world, there's a huge coaching crutch that's often said, but rarely means anything. Get Focused.Do Better.Play Harder". You hear the first two (and versions of those two) often in the business world.

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Making An Online Shop Cheaper To Run

Career Alley

When you’re a full time parent, there’s not a lot of hours left in the day to devote to a career. However, the online world makes that a lot easier, and when you can successfully run a blog, you can take yourself higher and higher! Business Advice Save Money

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Catching Up On Compensation and Work Perk Trends


2017 was a wild ride for Human Resources. The fast pace of political and economic change meant a lot of uncertainty and while many of the administration’s core policies are set in stone by now, Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR bonuses compensation work perks

The Biggest Recruitment Lessons of 2017

The Undercover Recruiter

As we dive head-first into 2018, it’s worth putting away some time to take stock, reflecting on the lessons of the year gone by. High employment levels across the board have resulted in several emerging trends, including flexible working, pay increases and an emphasis on curated candidate care.

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VENDORSPLAINING: Here's a Tone-Deaf Business Conversation.

HR Capitalist

If you're like me in the world of HR, you get hit by a lot of vendors. Vendors you currently use get priority to your time. That's what makes this conversation so damn fun. The Scene : I'm on a call with an Account Manager for a CRM we use.

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Boost Your Chances of Employment While Letting The You Shine Through

Career Alley

What’s your Unique Selling Point? It’s something that entrepreneurs ask themselves every day. Those who choose to make a living by starting their own businesses often agonise over how they will make themselves stand out in a busy, over crowded and hyper competitive marketplace. Job Search Careers

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How to Communicate to Your Team About a Company Layoff


This is a two-part series on navigating company layoffs in HR. Click here to read part 1. A layoff might be happening at your company. As an HR professional, announcing, communicating, helping people through a layoff is one of the worst things in my career. The fear, the stress, and the anxiousness that employees who […] Source. Basics HR company restructure employee layoff hr basics layoff

Infographic Resumes: Are They Right for Executives?

Resume Writing

I hear you. You are considering getting yourself one of those nifty new info-graphic resumes. No kidding. I love them, too! Truly fascinating and so visually appetizing. I am thrilled to see the recruiting and career services industry embrace more creative career marketing tools.

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