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Planning for Your Job Search – Lesson 1

Career Alley

There are many reasons to launch a job search: not satisfied with your current job/salary, your company is not doing well or possibly you've just been let go. Career advice Job Search Plan

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How to Conquer Ageism in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

The 3-Step Strategy to Overcome Age Bias. First, give up the notion that you can hide your age. Until recently, career professionals relied on a strategy to minimize age in our clients’ documents and online profiles – including only the past 10-15 years of career history and not including dates for education.

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How to Study Abroad on a Budget

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Study Abroad on a Budget appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Study abroad is never something that’s going to be cheap, but it doesn’t have to drain your bank account either. There are plenty of ways for you to study abroad while on a budget. Here’s how to make sure you can have an amazing time, without having to worry about the impact on your wallet. Make Sure You Know What’s Included. Some programs include more in their costs than others.

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How Social Media and Job Boards Can Work Hand in Hand

Professional Resume Services

Your LinkedIn profile can help you find a job. While social media is a relatively new development, it has made waves around the world thanks to its exceptionally wide reach. It can now be used to influence the world, whether it’s through helping others form lasting friendships or simply staying in touch with those they love, inspire political change or even communicate consumer needs to businesses across the globe.

2016 144

10 Things to Consider When Getting a Job Offer

Career Alley

We’ve all been there, we make the decision that it’s time leave our current employer and look for another job. A job offer as a result of “proactive job search” is, in a way, a little easier than a job offer that is unsolicited (as in, you were not actively looking for a job). Once […]. Career advice

2016 244

Could Waiting Tables Be Better for Your Career Than an Internship?

Evil HR Lady

The most important thing we do is school and internships, right? So many parents tell their kids to focus on school while mom and dad pay the bills. But, what about a restaurant job? Does that have value, or is it just a way to pay the rent? HotSchedules CEO Anthony Lye thinks that a restaurant job may be the way to gain great skills that you can’t get anywhere else. He was kind enough to answer a few questions for me.

2016 156

7 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Day 

Ms. Career Girl

The post 7 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Day appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Marissa Vicario. Her bio follows. Most people know how to keep their physical, emotional and mental well-being in check with self care, but few rarely give it the attention it deserves. In one study, only 6 percent of adults engaged in health-related self care each day. That means 94 percent of us aren’t taking the time we know we need to make self care a habit.

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Hey, It’s August. We Call This “Protect Your ‘Rolodex’ Month”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Seven Ways to Ensure Your Contact Info is Never Lost. “As As a general rule, the most successful [person] in life. Is the [person] who has the best information.”. – Benjamin Disraeli. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : For over three decades, I have assisted employees in the navigation and negotiation of their issues and opportunities at work. In that time a great deal of my time has been devoted to advising clients on matters related to job termination and severance.

2016 109

HR Giant Randstad Purchases Monster. What Does That Mean?

Evil HR Lady

When a consulting firm purchases a big job board, what does that mean? Monster was at it’s heyday in 2000 with a stock price of $91 a share, and was sold for a little more than $3 per share. There are tons of problems with the internet recruiting. Maybe they can fix some of the problems with online recruiting. Or maybe online recruiting is dead. To read more, click here: Does Randstad’s Purchase of Monster Mean Online Job Hunting Is Dead

It’s About Life – And The Role You Play Today

Ms. Career Girl

The post It’s About Life – And The Role You Play Today appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. You never really know a man until you understand things from his point of view, until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.”. Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird. I remember this from when I was a kid. Along with some admonition to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes. So the seeds of this piece of wisdom were planted a long time ago. Sometimes, seeds take a long time to germinate.

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How to tell if your company is in trouble. And it is not by what you think.

Cube Rules

Compared to the Great Recession, the economy is in pretty good shape. Employment is as well. That doesn’t mean the layoffs have stopped. Nor does it mean that outsourcing doesn’t continue. That global thing is real. But companies — or parts of companies — can still be in trouble. Bad things happening to employees are […]. The post How to tell if your company is in trouble. And it is not by what you think. appeared first on Cube Rules. Job Skills

2016 100

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“This moment is more precious than you think.” ” – Unknown. So-so morning? Hum-drum afternoon? Average day? Week went by without anything memorable taking place? Same thing for the month? Instead, consider your morning, afternoon, day, week, or month to be – potentially – the most special one of your life. The one that, after it, everything was simply “different.”

2016 100

Lazy? Is it Because You Like to Learn? Science Says Yes!

Evil HR Lady

Okay, new study comes out that says people who need to learn a lot tend to be less active than people who are currently happy with the state of their brains. Okay, it doesn’t actually say that and there are some problems with the study, but overall it makes sense–if you are more focused on getting input into your brain, you’re less likely to be out jogging.

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POSITIVE ESTEEM STARTS WITH LOSING THE NEGATIVE IN YOUR LIFE

Ms. Career Girl

The post POSITIVE ESTEEM STARTS WITH LOSING THE NEGATIVE IN YOUR LIFE appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Kristi K Hoffman. Her bio follows. Are you exhausted from trying to keep up with the negative comments that keep swirling through your mind? Possibly they came from nasty co-workers, old classmates, teammates, random people at social situations, family members, negative childhood memories.

2016 143

From Landscapes to Wagging Tails

Career Shifters

"I was good at my job, but I was exhausted. I barely saw my husband, let alone my friends. I had to take stock." Now Janet Reading's swapped her 80+ hour a week job for. her own business, but not without a fair amount of emotion along the way. This is her story. What work were you doing previously? I was a chartered landscape architect with over 15 years' experience. What are you doing now? I'm the proud owner of my own pet business: Barkers Pet Services.

2016 141

As Time Goes By: A List of the Top Future Jobs in High Demand

Position Ignition

Knowing what career you’re going to pursue can often be difficult, particularly when certain careers are in higher demand than others, and with the job market constantly changing. You don’t want to invest time and money into your education to find that there aren’t any jobs available for you when you’ve finished. Therefore, you need to equip yourself with the necessary skills that will be in high demand when you finish your course

2016 135

People Who Create Find New Ways To Thrive. People Who Manage Process Top Out. That's Life.

The HR Capitalist

To say that I was a little late watching " The Wolf of Wall Street " is an understatement. Released in 2013, I didn't see it until last week and then suffered through a 4-hour FX version that had 5 minute commercial breaks. Thankfully, it was DVR time. I was underwhelmed by the movie. I get it- Jordan Belfort is a pathological criminal who we're supposed to go back and forth between hating and admiring - " Look! Jordan's great at pumping the troops up!!

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Why Taking A Limo May Be A Better Option

Ms. Career Girl

The post Why Taking A Limo May Be A Better Option appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Unless you live in a Hobbit Village, you’ve heard about Uber. It’s the latest incarnation of the traditional taxi, and it’s virtually everywhere. In my opinion, in many cases it’s a better option than that smelly cab I’ve been in a few times. Then again, I think back to the handful of times when I opted for a limo. Here’s why you should consider going with the limo option.

2016 141

Have Downtime at Your Restaurant? Here’s How to Use It Wisely

Evil HR Lady

The restaurant business can be super unpredictable. Sure, you can do models to predict how many people you’ll have each night, but sometimes it just goes wrong and there is not enough for everyone to do. Before you start sending people home, you need to think through the consequences of that–Plus, you’ll want to get out your task list. To figure out how to handle this situation, click here: How to Handle Employee Downtime

2016 126

I Want Two Very Different Things. Is 'Having It All' A Possibility, Or A Pipe Dream?

Career Shifters

Sarah's torn between two loves: what she loves to do, and how she loves to live. No matter how much she tries, they just don't go together. What do you do when your passions point you in very different directions? What's your career history and current job? I'm a legal consultant, working primarily with blue-chip corporations at the executive and international level. How do you feel about your work? In many ways, I think I'm in an excellent role for me.

2016 122

The Top 100 Movie Quotes for HR Pros: #71 is Don Draper: "That's What the Money Is For".

The HR Capitalist

New series at the Capitalist : The Top 100 Movie Quotes of all time for HR Pros. In no special order, I break down the 100 movie quotes that resonate most for me as a career HR pro. Some will be funny, some will be serious. Some will tug at your heart like when the Fox voice-over guy said, "Tonight - a very special episode of 90210". You get the vibe. I'll do it countdown-style like they're ranked, but let's face it - they're ALL special.

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3 Creative Ways To Fund Your Side Hustle

Ms. Career Girl

The post 3 Creative Ways To Fund Your Side Hustle appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. So you have this killer idea for a side gig that you’re really excited about. And you’ve done a bit of research, so you’re pretty sure it will pay off financially once it’s up and running. But the problem is that your bank account never seems to have enough left over at the end of the month to make it possible. What do you do?

2016 135

Bullying or Harassment or Am I Missing Something?

Evil HR Lady

I was brought to your site by fate, and have finally decided you are probably the best person to give me advise with my current situation. I don’t do so well with ambiguity so your straight forward demeanor is exactly why I am finally writing this email. In a nutshell, I believe my supervisor intimidates and harasses everyone she can.

2016 116

How do I advance my career?

Competitive Resumes

A reader recently asked, “How do I advance my career? Many of my peers made significant moves in the last several years. I was taught loyalty is everything, but it seems philosophically outdated. My company pays for once-a-year training, but we never implement it. Where should I start?” ” I replied to his email and asked his career goals, how long he has been with the company, and if he has tried to implement the use of his new training, but never received a response.

2016 100

CHANGE: Randstad's Purchase of Monster Proves Your Should Budget R&D to Kill Your Primary Business.

The HR Capitalist

This one is about change and the conversations we get into as HR leaders related to strategy. It's also about change management in a way that HR pros will understand. Ready? Let's go. Randstad just bought Monster for $423M. Does that sound like a good deal to you? Here's some more detail from TechCrunch : "Today Randstad Holdings, an Amsterdam-based human resources and recruitment specialist, announced that it would acquire job hunting portal Monster Worldwide , for $429 million in cash.

Reinvention – The New Normal

Ms. Career Girl

The post Reinvention – The New Normal appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Remember the term “status quo?” ” It seems we don’t hear it as much as we used to. Back in Kansas, it meant that things were normal, and you knew what to expect from day to day, month to month, and year to year. But you’re not in Kansas anymore, Toto. Now, we have to check our smart phones to find out how much our world has changed since last night.

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Non Executive Director (NED) Networks & Job Sites

Position Ignition

Have you thought about becoming a Non Executive Director? Are you already one but want to take more control over your portfolio? Becoming a NED can be a very attractive option for those of us with the right experience and who are keen to get involved in businesses in this way.

2016 100

Don’t Wait For Your Turn–Work While Waiting

Competitive Resumes

This article first appeared on the Ivy Exec Blog ! Few of us get picked in succession according to what we think we deserve. If you are waiting because you think you’re “next” then it’s likely you will wait. In fact, you may never get picked for the next step if the right people don’t remember you. You can even be picked for a moment by seemingly the right person or people, but if you don’t keep working, your time will pass you by.

2016 100

Sometimes You Get Sued and Your Best Employees Come To Your Defense.

The HR Capitalist

It's every manager's worst nightmare. You did the right thing with some problematic employees, but then you got investigated/sued. Getting sued is a scarlet letter. Without question, it's much better not to get sued, but if you do the right thing and get sued as a result, sometime you LOOK LIKE A BETTER LEADER THAN OTHERS AROUND YOU. Such is the case with Missouri Softball Coach Ehren Earleywine, who's had a lot of success at Mizzou but was recently under investigation.

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The Relationship Quiz

Ms. Career Girl

The post The Relationship Quiz appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Relationships don’t seem to be my strong suit. But that doesn’t mean I’ve given up on them. I’m totally open to the possibility that there will yet be someone who will share my heart, life, and bed. Still, having done a few laps around the relationship track, I suspect there are a few things I could do to make myself a better partner.

2016 117

Living in Work Cultures based on Fear

Position Ignition

If you have lived in a work culture based on fear, or, worse, if you are currently living in one, you will know just how horrible it is. How can we best communicate to someone how it feels? The overriding emotion is often that it is unfair. This unfairness almost certainly is affecting you personally and you see fear in the eyes, and in the behaviour, of other colleagues around you. It permeates the workplace every day in some way. Career Development Confidence

2016 100

???? How Older Job Seekers Beat These Common Stereotypes

JobMob

While almost every stereotype out there is true for some people, that person doesn’t have to be you. Photo credit: Pascal. It’s widely believed that older people have a tougher time competing in the job market, in part due to the many negative stereotypes such as “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.”. The key to overcoming stereotypes is demonstrating that they don’t apply. With that in mind, here are 15 of the most common assumptions about older job seekers, and how to overcome them.

2016 64

The Simple Secret to Wowing Recruiters

Undercover Recruiter

Convincing people you are the perfect candidate for the role can be particularly nerve-racking and difficult. In trying to come off as extremely qualified, we sometimes stumble over our answers, repeat ourselves or simply draw a blank and sit in silence. In our attempt to impress, it’s easy to forget what really makes a difference; self confidence. View Article. The Simple Secret to Wowing Recruiters. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Job Search confidence Job Serch

2016 63

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Career Prospects

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Career Prospects appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. On average, we spend just under 9,000 hours at work every single year. This is, essentially, one-third of a typical lifespan in the developed world. So, if you are not doing a job that you enjoy, you could be losing out on a lot of great experiences. Oftentimes, it isn’t even a lack of skill or ability that prevents most people from securing their dream position. It is a lack of confidence.

2016 112

6 Resources for Your Transgender and Transitioning Employees

Workology

Last week I received a request from Kim who is a recruiter friend of mine who was sourcing for articles, communities and support not for her leadership or HR team but for a team member who is transgender and is in the process of transitioning. I, personally, have written about the subject of transgender in the workplace for leadership and discussing OSHA’s best practices for transgender employees, customers and individuals in bathrooms. Resources and Support for Transgender Employees.

2016 62

Why You MUST Have Confidence In Order To Succeed In Your Job Search

Career Realism

Why You MUST Have Confidence In Order To Succeed In Your Job Search. CAREEREALISM. Confidence is the secret sauce of personal and professional success. I don’t know about you, but I am envious of those individuals who seem to be so naturally comfortable in their skin. They are oblivious to what others think of them (or at least they seem to be). They live their lives courageously and without concern about the opinions of other people. Related: What’s Confidence Got To Do With A Job?

2016 63

A Lesson in Loving Your Low-Paid Job

Undercover Recruiter

Okay, let’s just admit straight up that no one loves a low salary. Working your buns off only to scrape by each month isn’t anyone’s idea of ‘love’ Still, it doesn’t mean you can’t be in love with your job. Just hear me out. Money might make the world go round, but it’s not everything. A huge salary, big. View Article. A Lesson in Loving Your Low-Paid Job. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

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