Sat.Oct 21, 2017 - Fri.Oct 27, 2017

Throwing A Book Off A Snowy Cliff

Ms. Career Girl

I am writing my next book and I think it sucks. I get to this point with every single book I’ve ever written. And you know what? It currently does suck.

2017 207

Ask Yourself These Three Questions Before You Resign

Professional Resume Services

It’s completely healthy and natural to take a step back and evaluate your current job situation occasionally. This is especially true if you used to be happy going to work every day, but now your attitude has changed for some reason.

2017 194

How To Move Into A New Career Without Starting From The Bottom

Career Shifters

You've put so much time and effort into your career so far. You're respected, you know what you do inside and out – you'd hate to have to start from scratch again. Natasha shares how becoming an 'insider' can help you bypass the bottom of the ladder and be taken seriously in your new industry

2017 266

Parental Leave and How It Will Impact Your Career

Competitive Resumes

Parental Leave and its nuances may change and possibly alter your career in some way. Who knows, maybe parental leave benefits will wane? We can’t say until we know for sure the stance our government will take.

2017 161

Nine Ideas To Stay Productive At Work

Ms. Career Girl

It is natural to feel distracted or demotivated at some point during work. But with the workload piling up, there is often no choice left but to be proactive.

2017 200

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Stress May Test You, But It Doesn’t Have To Taunt You

Ms. Career Girl

In today’s business world, it’s not enough to simply be busy. We have to be doing the right things in the right order all while showing the alignment between our individual output, and the goals of our teams and wider organizations.

2017 184

5 Ways to Avoid the Dark Storm of Underemployment

Competitive Resumes

Underemployment is an epidemic in America. For many workers today, it feels like a punishment to receive such low pay after all the money and time poured into their educations. I don’t even think “underemployment” was a word in nineteen-eighty-whenever-that-was.

2017 138

Why Arianna Huffington Wears the Same Dress Over and Over (and You Should, Too)

Evil HR Lady

Yesterday, Arianna Huffington spoke at HR Tech World in Amsterdam wearing the same dress she’s worn at other conferences and the same dress she plans to wear later this week at another conference. This is on purpose. “Why do women feel they need to buy a new outfit for every event?” ” It’s a good question, I thought, as I sat there in my new outfit that I purchased specifically for this conference. Full disclosure, I do some work for HR Tech.)

2017 128

How To Get Executive Recruiters’ Attention With The Right Email Messages

Executive Career Brand

Avoid the typical emailing blunders too many executive job seekers make. The major piece in your job search strategy should be networking your way into the companies and organizations you’re targeting, so that you can tap into the goldmine of hidden jobs there.

2017 166

Three Ways to Approach Crying in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

Just can’t hold back the tears? Here are three ways to stop the waterworks and control crying! Take a Break. If you are in a situation that catches you off guard, and the tears start to flow, politely excuse yourself to a safe space like an empty office or bathroom.

2017 163

Job Search News October 27, 2017 – The Halloween Edition

Competitive Resumes

This is your job search news – THE HALLOWEEN EDITION- with articles and resources 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. I’ll try to keep it short, fresh, and informative.

2017 130

3 Tips for Finding a New Job When You Already Have One


A recent survey has provided data to back up the adage that it’s easier to find a new job while you still have one—80 percent of human resources professionals view job seekers who currently have jobs as more likely to become valued employees than applicants who are unemployed.

2017 164

Why Your Nightmare Job Can Be Someone Else’s Dream Job

Evil HR Lady

Dream jobs. Everyone wants one, but chasing that elusive dream can often result in a nightmare. But, the reality is, your dream job may be someone else’s nightmare job. For instance, I love writing. I love Human Resources. I love writing about HR. It goes together well.

2017 91

Breaking Up Doesn’t Have to be Hard to Do

Ms. Career Girl

Breaking up is never exactly easy, especially if you’ve been together for a long time or you really thought you had a future ahead of you.

2017 163

From Engineer to Chef

Career Shifters

“I felt trapped by the lifestyle I'd built.”. Ken Skinner's toxic work environment was taking a toll on his mental well-being. He couldn't see a way out – until his mindset changed. Here's how he got clear on his options, retrained, and moved into work he loves

Tricks that Lead to Big Profits for Owners of a Semi-Truck


Owning a semi-truck can be a good method for long-term truckers to turn a career into a business opportunity. Truckers already manage their own workflow for the most part, but starting your own company really puts you in position to be your own boss.

2017 130

5 Personal Branding Resume Techniques for Your Job Search

Career Alley

There are aspects of your background that make you incredibly unique and highly qualified—and your job is to highlight those aspects so that hiring managers don’t have to guess whether you’re perfect for the job. Career advice Networking Personal Branding

2017 123

5 Reasons Why You Should Look Forward To Life After College

Ms. Career Girl

Life After College: Downhill? It is repeatedly stated that university will be the best years of your life. But, never fear, life is not all downhill after 3 years in student digs struggling through exams! For a whole range of reasons, life after college just keeps on getting better and better.

2017 157

How to Be Polite by Telling a Jerk to Stop Being Rude

Evil HR Lady

I was raised to be polite. I say please and thank you. I don’t take up extra seats on a crowded train. I sneeze into my arm. I don’t play music on public transportation. You know, all the normal things that not rude people do. But, unfortunately, some of my fellow humans take advantage of nice people like me (and you) by doing whatever it is they want without a whit of concern about other people. Jerks.

2017 79

Sit Down Old People - I'd Hire You, But You're Not "Digitally Native".

HR Capitalist

Thoughts from the road. Let's talk about old people. No BS, no talking around it, let's just talk about old people in the workplace. . I'm coming off some leadership training with a client.

2017 78

The Lowdown On Business Hoaxes

Career Alley

These days there are constantly rumours and stories about new business ideas going around and whether they’re amazing or just a huge hoax. Business Advice Scams

2017 119

How Traveling Can Make You Healthier And Happier

Ms. Career Girl

Whether it’s a weekend road trip or a safari adventure, there’s one thing for sure. Most of us love to travel. It’s our chance to get away from the day-to-day routine, the office cube, or maybe even the neighbors we don’t like!

Travel 152

End of Year Planning in 3 Easy, Obvious and Doable Steps


It’s the end of the year, and we know it. We see it creeping into our short-range plans, and we feel it when we nervously start contemplating the work that needs to be done between now and then. We feel it deep inside our tired HR souls when we think anxiously about what flipping the […] Source. HR end of year end of year planning

2017 66

How to Avoid Common Job Interview Mistakes

The Undercover Recruiter

Sponsored by Workopolis: Job seekers are not the only ones trying to make an impression during a job interview. Hiring managers and recruiters are also on the spot, and without realizing it, you might be turning off talented candidates. Have you noticed people turning down job offers or second interviews? You might be making some very. View Article. How to Avoid Common Job Interview Mistakes. Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2017 84

A Beginner’s Guide to Freelance Bookkeeping

Career Alley

The prospect of managing money isn’t particularly enticing to most freelancers, aside from the odd freelance accountant. As a result, most freelancers don’t think twice about bookkeeping — until they aren’t sure what happened to all their income. Freelance Bookkeeping freelancing

10 Memoirs Every Girl Boss Needs on Her Desk

Ms. Career Girl

Even the strongest of women hit roadblocks in life sometimes but this list of memoirs is sure to inspire and motivate all girl bosses out there to remind themselves of their inner badass. Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle.

2017 152

How Young Is “Old” In Tech?


According to a recent survey by Indeed 43% of tech workers are worried they’ll lose their jobs when they age out of tech’s ideal. All workers worry about ageism, especially as they get closer to retirement age, but what’s different about tech is how young those worries set in. Older Millennials, that is, those in […] Source. HR ageism tech

2017 59

How to Boost Your Business through the Power of Employee Engagement

The Undercover Recruiter

Employee engagement is a workplace philosophy which aims to make employees focused, motivated, and happy, rather than just treating them as expendable worker drones. The principle is that by improving work conditions and prioritizing staff happiness, employees will be more committed to their job and therefore become higher performers. This means a business runs more. View Article. How to Boost Your Business through the Power of Employee Engagement.

2017 78

5 Tips for Surviving the Screening Interview

Career Alley

The interview process -- most of us have walked down this road before. And although the interview itself brings about emotions of sheer terror, it is often the prescreening interview that can make or break whether we get that next job. Interviews Telephone Interview

2017 100

3 Unfair Practices Women Face in the Workplace & How to Fight Them

Ms. Career Girl

“They go to the same meetings, have the same colleagues, strive for the same promotions. So why are their perspectives—and experiences—so dissimilar?” asks the Wall Street Journal’s Nikki Waller. By “they,” she means “men” and “women,” of course.

2017 149

Navigating Friendship In the Workplace As an HR Pro


Yikes, I’m sure that title scared a few HR Pros. Friendship is an essential part of life. Some people don’t have a family, but they do have friends. Friendship in the workplace has always been a delicate subject. When we allow people to cross that barrier we’ve created in all of those stacks of paperwork, we […] Source.

2017 57

How to Activate a Global Employer Brand Strategy

The Undercover Recruiter

For companies with diverse global footprints, attracting and retaining the right kind of talent at each location can be a tricky problem to tackle. Imagine trying to strategically plan and execute an employer brand for the world’s largest travel and tourism company with 67,000 employees and 1,600 travel agencies around the world. How do you. View Article. How to Activate a Global Employer Brand Strategy. Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2017 75

Why Becoming a Teaching Assistant Is Ideal for Your Career Progression

Corn on the Job

Making a career change to become a teaching assistant has become so much easier with teaching assistant courses available from NCC Home Learning. If you’ve been thinking about taking a teaching assistant course for a while, but have been feeling apprehensive, now is the time to do it.

2017 52

5 Ways to Stay Productive When You’re on the Road

Ms. Career Girl

Traveling is a fact of life when you’re in the business world. But being on the road doesn’t mean that you have to fall behind on your work. Use these five tips to stay productive – even when you’re traveling. Store Everything in One Central Place.

2017 141