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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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When a Millennial Quits After 2 Years, Did You Drive Her Out?

Evil HR Lady

How long do you expect that new grad to stick around? 18 months? Two years? What about the employee who is on her third job since graduating from college in 2012. She’s definitely a short timer, right? Jack Jampel, HR expert and a former co-worker and de facto boss of mine (I never reported directly to Jack, but he was definitely a leadership influence in my career), is a bit frustrated with the idea that we can’t count on employees to stay around any more. He wrote on LinkedIn.

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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.)

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8 Top Tips for Working with Kids

Ms. Career Girl

Whether they’re children under ten or teenagers who think they’re already adults, kids are difficult to deal with on a day to day basis.

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How to Deal with an Abusive Boss or Colleague at Work


I think we’ve all, at some point in our careers, have had to deal someone at work who was abusive—whether it be a boss or peer. Sometimes they are intense. Other times they are too demanding. Often times they are a micromanager, but it can cause great stress and force an otherwise stellar high-performer to […] Source. Work abuse abuse at work abusive boss

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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.

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.

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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!

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.

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.

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.

7 Steps to Finding Balance Between Work and Your Love Life

Ms. Career Girl

We’ve all seen those movies where the girl loses the guy (or vice versa) because she’s so focused on her career that she can’t give her relationship the attention it needs. That always creates a striking moral dilemma.

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How to Handle Your Abusive or Aggressive Boss


One of the worst things I have ever experienced in my corporate career is dealing with an abusive or aggressive boss. You know the type. He/she won’t stop giving you grief. Maybe they yell or. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR abuse at work abusive boss abusive workplace aggressive boss

2017 19

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.

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here’s another real-life sample of a great cover letter

Ask A Manager

I regularly get asked for examples of good cover letters, and I’m always nervous about sharing them because PEOPLE STEAL THEM. But a reader sent me a great one and gave me permission to share it, and I thought it was a good example of how to write a letter that talks about what differentiates you , without simply regurgitating your resume. I’m presenting it here with the caveats I’ve learned to give when sharing these: • The writer has generously allowed me to share this here as a favor.

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 28

All Economic Development Related to Jobs Is Not Created Equal.

HR Capitalist

Let's talk economic development today. We're trained to believe that in America, any economic development opportunity that brings thousands of jobs to a local community - especially in the rust belt or the rural midwest - would be welcomed by all in that community. That's wrong.

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

is it okay to be honest about just being in it for the money?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’ve worked for a large nonprofit for the 13 years as an assistant to a CEO. It is a great job and with more than generous PTO, but the pay isn’t great. I actually get some social services because of how little I make. I could possibly make more elsewhere, but there is no guarantee that would work out and I have a young child and can’t really take the chance. I also need that generous PTO and other companies might not offer that.

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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.

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How to Decide Between Two Quality Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

High-quality talent is hard to come by. If you’re lucky enough to have two equally qualified candidates competing for the same role, you’ll need to act fast if you’re going to secure your top choice. Before you begin to look at new ways to assess your final two candidates, it’s helpful to explore new data. View Article. How to Decide Between Two Quality Candidates. Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

Who are Data Scientists?

Imarticus Learning

Due to many technological inventions, there are large amounts of data that is being created around us. To some in the past, it meant nothing and was just an accidental collection of information. Over the years there is great excitement built around this data, called ‘Big Data’. Scratching the surface of big data opened gateways to insights that were beneficial for organisations. Very soon there was a conscious effort in collecting and storing this data, which was supposed to be priceless.

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my coworker keeps saying she’s my boss, my boss didn’t reciprocate my gifts to his kids, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker keeps telling people she’s my boss. I’ve worked on a small team in a large company for about ten years. I have two peers — same pay grade but different functional work — one of whom started after me, who I’ll call Jack, and one of whom has been there about 20 years, who I’ll call Jill. We have together been through a half dozen bosses.

2017 19

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 11

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

Knowledge Series: What is Google Trends Data Mining Using R Programming?

Imarticus Learning

Mostly misunderstood as a keyword research tool, Google trends are much more than that. Google trends were not merely built to give a match to monthly keyword volume, Google trends were built with an advanced level of sophistication, to generate insights which are visual and dynamic in nature. Google trends are capable of presenting an entire life cycle of a keyword phrase, past, present and some kind of future as we may predict. So, what are Google trends exactly?

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ask the readers: what red flags while you were interviewing turned out to be signs of real problems?

Ask A Manager

We talk a lot here about “red flags” that warn you that a job may not be one you’ll be happy in. But red flags can be tough to spot when you really, really want (or need) a job; it’s often pretty easy to overlook danger signs. And sometimes you don’t realize something was a red flag until it’s too late and you’re already in the job. I thought it would be helpful and interesting to pool our experience so other people can benefit from it.

5 Ways to Stay Safe During Your New York Business Trip

Ms. Career Girl

If you’re headed to New York City on business, you’ll want to take time to see the sights and explore a little. Since it’s the second largest city in the world, it has thousands of things to do on any given day. But such a large city comes with risks as well.

6 Ways to Prep Generation Z for an Interview

The Undercover Recruiter

It is not doubted that with the influx of Generation Z entering the job market currently, we’re seeing the most technologically advanced group of professionals applying to jobs that have all these amazing dreams and ambitions about what they can do in the working world. Where a lot of Generation Z’ers are failing though is within. View Article. 6 Ways to Prep Generation Z for an Interview. Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

Are You Planting the Seeds for Your Future?

Personal Excellence Blog

Last week, I was researching a software tool for my business. After reading raving reviews, I knew that I had to get it. So I posted an inquiry in their community forums. Imagine my surprise when the CEO responded to me personally. .

my boss does my coworker’s laundry, employee always misses staff photo day, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss does my coworker’s laundry. I recently learned that my boss has been doing one of our coworker’s laundry. I was a bit taken aback by this because my coworker had moved to new housing closer to our workplace about six months ago. I had heard them make comments before about my boss doing his laundry, but I thought she was just joking around.

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