Sat.Mar 02, 2019 - Fri.Mar 08, 2019

Is Patience Your Most Underdeveloped Career Skill?

Ms. Career Girl

We live in a culture of wanting it all and wanting it all now. Getting ahead in our careers is often paramount in our minds, and an accelerated schedule for achievement is a preoccupation to which many of us fall prey.

2019 226

No, Bumble, It’s Not Okay to Discriminate Against Men

Evil HR Lady

Imagine a company sending out a press release to announce that they have a new networking tool that only allows men. Bumble has just done that–except it only allows women. Is there a difference? When we want to check our biases we can do a simple test created by Kristen Pressner, in her viral TedX talk: Flip it to test it. Is it okay to have a men-only business networking app? Of course not. Then it’s not okay to have a women-only app, but that’s exactly what Buzz Bizz has done.

2019 169

Experts Debate LinkedIn vs. the Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

LinkedIn and Resume Experts Discuss the Value of Each in Executive Job Search A few months ago I posted an update to my LinkedIn stream about LinkedIn vs. the executive resume, which highlighted my blog post, Does LinkedIn Make the Executive Resume Obsolete.

2019 156

No Relevant Skills? How A New Take On 'Value' Can Help You Feel More Confident In Your Career Change

Career Shifters

Feeling uninteresting, underqualified and unimportant? Struggling to see what you could offer in a different field? Natasha suggests a new perspective on the subject of ‘value’, and some simple but effective ways to share it, no matter where you’re at or what your background

2019 186

No Strings Attached – The Story of My $2,000 Stipend for Interview Attire

Ms. Career Girl

Mid-career, I was interviewing for a major, global beauty brand, and was surprised by a phone call from the recruiter, saying the brand didn’t want to offend me, but would like to offer me $2,000 to purchase an outfit for my final interview with the head of the company, a man.

2019 219

Using Cross-Departmental Collaboration to Break Down Company Silos

Evil HR Lady

Do you know what happens when your organization doesn’t have cross-departmental collaboration? Complex reports—which call for data from six different people—are created, followed by hardcore analysis and then numerous revisions based on feedback from three different stakeholders. And, to top it all off, the recipients of these reports may then complain about how long the process takes. But wait, isn’t this an example of cross-departmental collaboration?

2019 140

3 Ways to Go Above and Beyond to Optimize Your Executive LinkedIn Profile

Professional Resume Services

When you start seeing LinkedIn as a way to enhance your career for the long-term rather than simply a platform you need to update to keep up with the trends, then you’ll have many more opportunities come your way.

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3 Lessons I Learned From Writing A Book

Ms. Career Girl

The Adventure of Writing a Book. A couple of years ago, I gave birth to a book, Living Singlish , an ‘older sister in your pocket’ for women building strong, independent lives, whether alone or in a relationship. It flowed out of me, as the result of helping a young friend launch her life.

2019 205

If You Want More Diversity in Your Office, Test Yourself with This

Evil HR Lady

Can you see two sides to every issue ? Not everyone can. A lot of people see things as either my way or the wrong way. And studies are showing that we’re getting a lot more divided in our thinking. The Atlantic and Predictwise took a look at the political divide by county–but instead of saying “this county is red, this county is blue” they looked at “partisan prejudice.” ” They found that.

2019 139

From Retail to Law

Career Shifters

“If I was going to feel stress, I wanted it to be because I was doing something meaningful to me.”. When the pressure in Vicki Dodge's role suddenly grew, she made a snap decision that it was time to go.

Retail 168

3 Career Action Plans That Are Worthy of Your Attention and Trying

Career Alley

Having a great career action plan is the right move to jumpstart your career or make the necessary changes to achieve your long-term goals. Let’s talk about professional plans that are worth considering. Launch your Career Career Action Plan

2019 160

International Women’s Day – Perfect For Creating a Legacy of Learning

Ms. Career Girl

As parents, we naturally want to see our children achieve success. We hope that they’ll be able to see all their dreams come true. So we sort out what we’ve learned along the way of life, and pass on the best. As a legacy of learning.

2019 149

It’s Employee Appreciation Day: Thank the Techs Who Work Through Anything

Evil HR Lady

The U.S. Postal Service’s unofficial motto — “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds” — was called into question during the polar vortex when the agency halted mail service in some areas because of extreme temperatures. You know who didn’t stop? Field service technicians. They were still out there, fixing furnaces, power lines, oil pipelines and other critical equipment.

2019 137

How Commenting on Blogs can Help Your Online Executive Brand

Professional Resume Services

Developing and implementing strategies to enhance your c-level personal branding is essential. One of the strategies you may have adopted is writing blog articles and posting them to your own website or LinkedIn profile. This is a great way to get your name out there and show what value and skills you have to offer. Another thing you can do to drive traffic to your own website, boost your credibility and expand your online presence is to comment on blogs other people write.

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5 Reasons Why a Career as a Dental Hygienist Will Have You Smiling

Career Alley

Diving into a career as a dental hygienist might seem relatively scary at first. You won’t be an actual dentist – but you will still […]. Find your Dream Job Dental Careers

2019 151

Should You Ditch Your Fitness Trainer?

Ms. Career Girl

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are approximately 338,000 personal trainers in The United States alone.

2019 146

Employee Privacy When Your Employee Needs Help

Evil HR Lady

Human resources is all about employee privacy. We keep information on salaries, performance appraisals, health insurance applications and disciplinary actions. We don’t gossip, and we only share when it’s necessary. We tell employees repeatedly that we’re not counselors, priests or lawyers, so please don’t tell us about your marriage, your sins or your legal issues. But what if we know someone needs help in that area? Then what? Let’s say Jane has taken multiple sick days in the past month.

2019 134

New Feedback

Sklover Working Wisdom

Lately we have received a lot of wonderful feedback. hope you don’t mind our sharing one recent example with you: Dear Alan: I have been facing gigantic problems at my workplace for the last 5 years. My employer is very powerful. Your logic, intelligence and the structure of your thoughts has helped me during this difficult time. I finally defeated them with their own weapons. You saved me and saved many inhabitants of this country.

2019 100

How To Ask Effective Interview Questions

Corn on the Job

When you’re a hiring manager your same old questions can become so mundane and honestly, they’re not even that effective anymore. Candidates find new ways to avoid your generic and outdated questions every single day.

2019 87

What Recruiters Want to Know About Your Education

Avid Careerist

Many job seekers want to know how to best show their educational background to recruiters and hiring managers. Because of that, I wrote this post about the resume education section. Read More. The post What Recruiters Want to Know About Your Education appeared first on AvidCareerist. Resumes Uncategorized Optimize Your Resume

2019 75

Amazon Women Battle for Daycare. Bezos Says No.

Evil HR Lady

When your kid gets sick, your daycare provider breaks a leg, or there’s a snow day, finding a backup provider can be difficult if not impossible. So, it’s understandable that a group of Amazon employees, who call themselves “Momazonians” want Amazon to step in and provide a backup childcare perk.

2019 128

Why Well-Slept Employees Perform and Feel Better at Work

The Undercover Recruiter

As an employer, there are many things you can do to help ensure your staff are working to their full potential. Whether it’s employee perks, free fruit or a comfortable working environment, you can often have a big influence on the motivation and positivity of your team.

2019 95

Tips on Maintaining Your Professionalism During Financial Difficulties.edited

Corn on the Job

Acting with professionalism does not mean you have to overcompensate with kindness. Every successful business owner understands that business is business. And, professionalism means working with competence. So as a professional, you have an obligation to your business to skillfully run the show.

2019 56

11 Ways Investing in Machine Learning Can Make You Successful

Imarticus Learning

Machine learning is certainly a buzzword, most of us have been hearing about lately. In this digital age, most of us are exposed to technology on a daily basis, especially when it comes to our field of work.

2019 80

ask the readers: how to succeed at work when you’re not neurotypical

Ask A Manager

It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” question. A reader writes: Longtime reader here and you’ve answered a question of mine in the past. I’ve noticed a lot of people who, like me, have ADHD in comment threads, which is SUCH a helpful community for me to crowdsource coping strategies.

2019 75

Building Great Teams

The Undercover Recruiter

Organizational restructuring invariably means more emphasis on team working and team building skills are seen as essential to cultural, organizational and personal growth.

2019 97

?? What Does “Vouch” Mean And What It Means To You

JobMob

A quick way to be truly appreciated. So how does it work? Photo by Edu Lauton. Which of the following scenarios is more powerful? 1) You meet someone at a networking event, and introduce yourself and what you do.

2019 52

15 Reliable Sources to Master Data Science

Imarticus Learning

Data Science is growing at a rapid pace and businesses have been dynamically benefitting from this. A lot of Data Science Courses are available at the Imarticus Learning Data Science Training Center.

2019 80

my junior employee won’t stop sharing his “expertise”

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I run a seven-person government office. One of my direct reports is both not very experienced and not very good at his job, which requires extremely specific legal knowledge and a strong attention to detail. Despite this, he’s got an irritating habit of positioning himself as a subject matter expert around the office in small, unofficial, but rage-producing ways.

2019 77

The Top 5 Metrics for Measuring Recruitment Success

The Undercover Recruiter

Recruitment marketing success. Sounds great, doesn’t it? How are you measuring your team’s effectiveness? If you ran into the COO in the elevator and they asked for a single fact that demonstrated this effectiveness, would you be able to answer? And if so, what would you say?

2019 96

This Could Be You.

Career Realism

If you've ever wondered what a Work It Daily (WID) membership could do for you, a letter we got this week provides a powerful example.

2019 61

How can you prepare for an interview for an M.Sc in big data analytics?

Imarticus Learning

Preparing for an interview is tough, especially when you want to lead the journey of life as a data analyst. Interview for a master’s degree course in Big Data analytics is no different. But interviews for an M.Sc. in Big data analytics are not that bad.

2019 76

can I ask a rejected job candidate on a date?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: My team has been hiring for a position over the past couple of months. During this time, I have served on the interviewing team. I ask questions to candidates and then give my thoughts regarding whether to move them to the next round. My manager and I interviewed a guy during first round interviews and really liked him based on his credentials and answers, so we moved him forward. My manager then moved him from the second round to the final round of interviews.

2019 72

Having Humility in Recruitment

The Undercover Recruiter

2019 83

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Career Realism

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2019 52

Can A Data Scientist Work In Biology?

Imarticus Learning

Data science relates to the collection and collation of facts, figures, statistics and other technical information. It is a developing field that is getting applied to all spheres- from management to business to science and technology.

2019 75

my boss sent my client a flirty message from my email account

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work at a small company and the owner monitors my email while I’m on vacation to eliminate a backlog of tasks, which is helpful normally. However, I was recently on vacation (gone two working days only) and my boss composed an email about a project I was working on and signed my name at the bottom.

2019 70