Sat.Dec 02, 2017 - Fri.Dec 08, 2017

Best of the Year Executive Resume Writing Tips and Strategies

Executive Career Brand

Are you convinced you can write your own executive resume? Maybe you can. If you’ve been in on the hiring process at your company for some time, and have been in a position to review resumes of candidates, you may have a good handle on what should and shouldn’t be in a resume. […].

The Benefits of Working from Home

Ms. Career Girl

While some people believe that working 40 hours a week in an office space is the best way to be productive and get the business to perform its best, others believe that this is an old-fashioned and outdated form of working. The world of work is adapting, and rapid changes are occurring.

Can a Pay Cut from $25 to $9 per Hour Be Legal?

Evil HR Lady

I know a gentleman who has worked for the same company for thirty years. He has been a dedicated employee, always on time and doing what was asked of him without complaint. In the last couple of years, a new company purchased the manufacturing company and decreased his pay from $25/hr to $9/hr.

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Think Twice Before You Lie on Your Resume

Professional Resume Services

Common sense should tell you not to lie on your executive resume, but sometimes it can be tempting to do so. This is especially true if you’re applying for a job you really want, but aren’t sure if you completely meet the qualifications.

2017 188

9 Reasons Your Spouse Lost Their Mind When You Lost Your Job

Competitive Resumes

Your spouse mind raced because you announced you were let go from your job. It is one thing that you have had steady employment, another when the safety net disintegrates. Many changes are about to take place, and some will affect you. via GIPHY.

2017 184

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LinkedIn SEO with Susan P Joyce

Competitive Resumes

Power users of LinkedIn use proper LinkedIn SEO. Get more out of your LinkedIn profile and listen twice for all of the gems Susan P Joyce drops. Go back to our last conversation, and absorb and use the advice on personal SEO.

2017 174

Why Job Seekers Should Find a New Job in December

Ms. Career Girl

Most job seekers believe December is the worst time of the year to find the job of their dreams. The mindset that it is not easy to find work in an unstable economy can create doubts in your mind.

2017 189

Can Your Remote Works Be a True Team? Of Course!

Evil HR Lady

I have worked at home–at least partially–for the past 14 years. While this means I have a well worn path between my computer and my refrigerator, it also means I have a pretty good idea about how to build relationships with people you don’t actually see every day.

2017 161

From Office Life to Weekend Retreats

Career Shifters

“I felt like I was being wasted.”. Lizzie Fouracre had an exciting role. So, it wasn't easy to admit that, however good it looked from the outside, something was still missing. Here she shares how she found the courage to leave, and how, when she did so, her new career found her

2017 195

Job Search News – December 8, 2017

Competitive Resumes

This is your job search news – THE HOLIDAY JOB SEARCH ADVICE 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.

2017 130

Living My Happily Ever After: Reinventing Life At 50

Ms. Career Girl

“Mom, you have more followers than me, on Instagram!” Dorian, my very artistic 28 year old son, shrieked! It’s almost a necessity today rather than a luxury to be present on social media platforms. People remember the birthdays when Facebook notifies.

2017 173

Starting an HR Department in Your Small Business

Evil HR Lady

When your business is just you and your college roommate, HR is the last thing on your mind, but when should you start thinking about starting an HR department? Ideally it would be before you hire your first employee, but that’s not practical. So here’s a guide for what you actually need: Your First Hire. When you bring the first employee on board, think about what he or she would expect from a human resources perspective.

2017 135

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“You cannot negotiate with a tiger while your head is in its mouth.” ” – Winston Churchill. Negotiation is very situational, that is, its success or failure depends to a considerable degree upon the relative position of the parties.

2017 130

How You Can Use Technology To Streamline Your Business


There are lots of ways to streamline your business, from outsourcing jobs to improve efficiency to hiring web designers – but if you really want to improve your business model, you need to embrace technology.

2017 170

The Relaxation Options That Can Help To Reduce Stress

Ms. Career Girl

Stress can be a huge problem in today’s society. Many of us can flippantly say that we feel stressed or that we are feeling stressed out at any given time. But whether you just feel flustered, or you are well and truly feeling the pressures of stress, it can often be an unpleasant feeling.

2017 164

When #MeToo and Sexual Harassment Revelations Trigger PTSD at the Office, What Do You Do?

Evil HR Lady

Yesterday, another two public officials resigned due to sex scandals and their resignations seem a bit backward. The first, Al Franken (D-Minn) had photos of him inappropriately touching women. He, however, denied that he’d really done anything really wrong, saying, “I also think it gave some people the false impression that I was admitting to doing things that in fact I haven’t done. Some of the allegations against me are simply not true. Others I remember very differently.”

2017 133

7 Reasons Why Women Rock in Recruitment

The Undercover Recruiter

There are certainly plenty of good reasons why women (and yes you men too) rock in recruitment, so I’ve asked a number of fellow female recruiters for their interpretation of “why”.

Women 107

How To Stand Up For Yourself at Work


Figuring out how to stand up for yourself at work might provoke anxiety in even the bravest of workers, but ensuring that you feel valued in the workplace is absolutely essential.

2017 151

Assert Yourself: How to Show Strength in a Job Interview

Ms. Career Girl

There’s a rising awareness of the need to tackle equality in the workplace. More and more employers are now setting targets to ensure equal representation of genders, and making efforts to close the pay gap.

2017 164

What Are the Right Retirement Benefits for Your Business?

Evil HR Lady

If you want to attract quality talent, your business needs to offer the right retirement benefits. Sometimes, small companies think there isn’t much they can provide, but that’s incorrect. There are plenty of choices out there for you and your employees. Here are a few. Pensions. When you think about retirement, defined benefit plans—also known as pensions—might come to mind. These are very popular in government jobs and used to be standard at big businesses.

2017 119

4 Easily Executable Talent Management Strategies

The Undercover Recruiter

Employees are one of the most important commodities to any business, but developing great teams and getting the most out of staff requires the implementation of sensible talent management initiatives.

“How Do I Turn My Ideas Into A Clear Career?”

Career Shifters

Kevin's ready for a change. He knows what skills he wants to use and the sectors he'd like to apply them in, but he hasn't yet had a light-bulb moment about exactly what he'd love to do. How do you pinpoint your new direction when you've only got rough ideas

2017 130

How to Care for an Elderly Parent

Ms. Career Girl

If you’ve decided to keep your aging parent at home, you know the responsibility it entails. Whether they’re living in your house or still at their own, keeping all of their needs met can be difficult and demanding. Read through these tips to reduce your caregiving load. Talk to your siblings.

2017 158

Bryan Cranston Played Jokes with Sex Toys on His Co-Workers, Why Wasn’t He Fired?

Evil HR Lady

Matt Lauer, had a bag of sex toys in his office. It’s one of the many complaints against him. But do you know who also liked to play practical jokes with sex toys and hasn’t been vilified or fired? Bryan Cranston. Shocked? No one has said one bad word about the star of Breaking Bad. Well, no one needs to because he said it himself. In an interview with AMC Cranston told a “funny story. ” We all have a lot of fun. You pull some practical jokes from time to time.

How to Attract and Retain Top Millennial Talent

The Undercover Recruiter

While millennials suffer an unfair reputation for laziness and entitlement at the hands of the press, employers generally recognize that the younger generation’s high level of education, technological savviness, and fresh vision can be key to a company’s success.

2017 95

An open letter to everyone who is concerned about the wage gap

Penelope Trunk

First of all, a confession: I think the wage gap is fine. I am paid much less than men with my experience and track record, and I don’t care, because I want to be with my kids. Still, I know many people are passionate about closing the gap.

2017 89

Agents And Editors And Other Confusing Things

Ms. Career Girl

Your book is done. Finally. You can breathe again. You’ve written around work and kids and crazy in-laws.

2017 151

What You Should Know about Crowdfunding Your Business

Evil HR Lady

So, you want to start a business, but are not independently wealthy enough to invest your own money. Have you considered crowdfunding for business? This method might be the answer you’re looking for. But first, there’s a lot you should know. What Is Crowdfunding? Crowdfunding is when a group of people donate money to help an individual or organization accomplish a goal. You can use crowdfunding for any number of things, from paying for your wedding to funding your new business.

2017 107

How Can Recruiters Attract More Women to Tech Roles?

The Undercover Recruiter

Let’s be honest, the stats aren’t great. Just 17% of people working in the tech sectors in the UK are female. Are employers doing enough to attract more women into tech roles? IT, technology and subjects alike are predominantly studied by males, so is it really the employers’ fault?

Women 91

5 Things That Helped Google Land On Glassdoor’s “Best Places To Work” In 2018

Career Realism

5 Things That Helped Google Land On Glassdoor’s “Best Places To Work” In 2018. Work It Daily. Google is, quite possibly, one of the most well-known companies in the world.

2018 82

Tips For Using Video To Promote or Monetize Your Website

Ms. Career Girl

Have you experimented with putting videos on YouTube, but seen little results compared to your efforts? That’s frustrating for sure. Because whether you have a blog, a more traditional online store, or are just present on social media, video can be very effective.

2017 130

Budgeting for Health Care: 4 Tips for Success

Evil HR Lady

Budget season is upon us, and one of the top concerns of any business is budgeting for health care. With health care costs expected to increase by 6.5 percent, according to PwC , this is something businesses can’t overlook. How can you still provide quality health care for your employees without breaking your own budget? Be Prepared. Working the new costs into the budget should be easy if your business has been highly profitable this year.

How to Develop a Remote Employee Onboarding Process

The Undercover Recruiter

A company that invests time in a quality onboarding process is 25 percent more likely to retain its workforce while seeing an 11 percent increase in performance, according to Christine Marino, the Chief Revenue Officer of Click Boarding.

2017 84

3 Ways to Take Your Career to the next Level

Career Alley

It can happen to the best of us that we find ourselves in a rut at work, with no clear sign of how to progress onto the bigger and better things which we’ve been daydreaming about. Career advice Careers Improve Your Career

2017 113