Sat.Feb 18, 2017 - Fri.Feb 24, 2017

The Evolution of the Executive Resume

Professional Resume Services

Resumes have changed a lot within the past decade. Here’s what you should consider changing. Experienced executives may be surprised at how resumes have evolved within the last few years since they updated theirs.

2017 112

How To Get a Direct, Secret Line to Executive Recruiters on LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

LinkedIn’s Open Candidates feature allows you to share the specifics of your career goals – types of companies, roles you’re seeking, etc. with executive recruiters who may be able to help you meet those goals.

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5 actions to treat your references like royalty

Cube Rules

Quality job references are gold. So why do we treat our job references so poorly? I’ve given a lot of job references in my career — and no one has a process down outside of, “Can I use you as a reference?”

2017 58

Achieving Unity Within a Remote Workforce

Ms. Career Girl

The post Achieving Unity Within a Remote Workforce appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Tricia Sciortino. Her bio follows. Many of us can now appreciate the benefits of being part of a remote workforce.

2017 78

How to Avoid the Top 5 Executive Resume Mistakes

Professional Resume Services

It’s easier to flub with your executive resume than you think! Here are some of the top mistakes to avoid. One common theme among executives is they tend to make the same mistakes on their resumes. The good thing is the mistakes are usually easy to correct and avoid in the future.

2017 112

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Mentors: You Should Either Have One Or Be One

Ms. Career Girl

The post Mentors: You Should Either Have One Or Be One appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. It’s been said that you never really learn something until you teach it.

3 Ways to Manage Your Fluctuating Emotions During Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

Try different strategies to achieve different job search results. The same old strategies yield the same results. Most job seekers would rather do what is easy than what is challenging. It’s easier to applying to 100 job board announcements in a month.

2017 42

Study: Bullied at Work? No Matter What You Do, You’re Screwed

Evil HR Lady

Bullying is not only a huge emotional drain on an individual , it’s a huge financial drain on businesses. It’s easy enough to put a stop to it– bullies need victims and they need bystanders to ignore their bullying, so if we don’t put up with bullies, they don’t have anyone to bully and the problem is solved. Except, apparently, we’re all wimps when it comes to someone else being bullied.

2017 49

Challenge: Stop Saying “Um” When You’re Speaking

Career Realism

Challenge: Stop Saying “Um” When You’re Speaking. Work It Daily. Today’s Work It Daily Challenge is to stop saying “um” when you’re speaking. Oh, the innocent old “um.” It creeps into your speech without your knowledge and haunts you when you give a presentation.

2017 35

7 Uncommon Ways to Make Your Resume Look More Impressive

Ms. Career Girl

The post 7 Uncommon Ways to Make Your Resume Look More Impressive appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. A resume is an important tool in helping you find a job. But for every work vacancy, there are a million other qualified applicants waiting to fill that position.

2017 56

Should You Fight Age Bias By Only Showing Your Last 15 Years On Your Resume?

HR Capitalist

Old people. The problem with them is there's just so much.well. experience. You know I'm kidding. But it raises a good point - should older workers looking for their next opportunity show all of their work history and graduation dates from college, or hide it to a certain degree?

2017 34

Why HR Is Critical for Business Success

Evil HR Lady

Lots of people misunderstand HR. After all, HR is the group that often has to deliver bad news. But HR can be a rewarding career that makes a difference in people’s lives and helps businesses succeed. Why HR? Many individuals pursue HR because they love people. A good HR leader understands people, business and how the two fit together. The ideal HR leader knows that hiring, developing and retaining excellent employees is the key to a successful organization. Leading With the Right Skills.

2017 46

Challenge: Attend A Networking Event

Career Realism

Challenge: Attend A Networking Event. Work It Daily. Today’s Work It Daily Challenge is to attend a networking event. The truth is, networking doesn’t sound fun or glamorous. In fact, attending a networking event can sound downright terrifying to some people.

2017 34

The 5-step formula to answer tough questions at work

Ms. Career Girl

The post The 5-step formula to answer tough questions at work appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Of all the skills people need to succeed in their careers, there is one I’ve learned to be the single most important to leverage all the others: communication.

2017 52

4 Ways To Keep Your Team Productive Throughout The Day

Career Alley

Keeping your entire team productive is one of the biggest challenges you’ll have, particularly in the age of streaming music on Spotify and stories on Snapchat. Not only does it require bringing together people with different work habits and personalities, it also requires setting up a workspace that is conducive to productivity. Productivity Work Place

2017 32

Swiss Saturday: Reusable Shopping Bags

Evil HR Lady

The Swiss are big on using reusable shopping bags. They are always for sale–about $2 for a sturdy plasticky-cloth bag and $0.30 for a paper bag. There are times when those plastic disposable bags are available, but they’ve recently started charging $0.05 for those.

2017 43

Challenge: Identify Something You LOVE About A Job You Hate

Career Realism

Challenge: Identify Something You LOVE About A Job You Hate. Work It Daily. Today’s Work It Daily Challenge is to identify something you love about a job you hate. You don’t just hate your job, you LOATHE it to the core.

5 Simple Ways to Achieve Career Happiness (It’s Not Rocket Science)

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Simple Ways to Achieve Career Happiness (It’s Not Rocket Science) appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

2017 52

5 Ways to Use Emojis in Recruitment

The Undercover Recruiter

Nowadays it’s virtually impossible to send a text, instant message or email without using an emoji ever since they exploded in to our digital worlds in the late 90s.

2017 32

Good News For Ugly People: You’re Going to be Rich

Evil HR Lady

Beautiful people earn more money than regular folks. We’ve known this for a long time and it’s been widely reported on. But research from Satoshi Kanazawa and Mary C. Still found that it’s not the beautiful people who have an advantage when it comes to pay : It’s the ugly people. Yes, there is no beautiful premium, but there is an ugly premium. Kanazawa and Still questioned the past findings about the beautiful people because of flaws they saw in the research.

2017 30

The Fine Line Between Bragging and Lying On Your Resume

Blogging4jobs

Admit it: You’ve been tempted before to exaggerate a little bit on your resume. Everyone does it, right? Embellishing just a tiny bit won’t be the end of the world, plus you’ve got a good reason to. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Career Job Search Resume resumes

TGI Monday: How to Start Every Week Positively

Ms. Career Girl

The post TGI Monday: How to Start Every Week Positively appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. It must have been a slow day in the office. Back in 2005, the stalwart of statistics Gallup decided to quiz people about their favourite day of the week.

2017 46

7 Ways to Transform the Working Day of Your Employees

The Undercover Recruiter

Are you worried by your office environment? Maybe you’re guilty of the dreaded zombie workforce syndrome? There’s no denying that there is a direct link between employee satisfaction in the workplace and productivity levels.

2017 31

Challenge: Identify Your ‘Time Sucks’

Career Realism

Challenge: Identify Your ‘Time Sucks’ Work It Daily. Today’s Work It Daily Challenge is to identify your “time sucks.”. You probably know someone who seems like they “do it all.” ” Have you ever wondered how they can make the time? We all have 24 hours in a day, yet some people seem to accomplish so much more within that time frame. But why can’t you?

Employee Engagement: Respect is Not Achieved by Command or Demand

David Zinger

I love the latest cartoon by John Junson for the Employee Engagement Network on RESPECT. David Zinger is an employee engagement speaker and expert. Employee Engagement cartoon David Zinger Employee Engagement Speaker John Junson respect

2017 24

7 Tips to Renovate Your Home Office Before Spring

Ms. Career Girl

The post 7 Tips to Renovate Your Home Office Before Spring appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Whether you work at home full time or you keep a home office as a productive place to get things done on the weekends, the layout of your home office can contribute to your efficiency.

Why Talent Attraction is the Most Important Function in Your Business

The Undercover Recruiter

Anybody I talk to who is super smart, recognise how important the alignment between core business strategy and talent attraction is.

2017 30

5 Next Level Work Perks You May (Or May Not) Want

Blogging4jobs

You’ve got benefits and work perks and they’re pretty good. But are they the best the could be? What if you could offer, or take, unlimited vacation? Or egg-freezing? And what affect. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR benefits parental leave work perks

2017 23

my boss wants 20% of my salary from my next job

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I recently told my boss that I am looking for a new job, and that I would be leaving his company within four weeks. When I had a few offers, I met with the boss and discussed them with him, especially since one of the offers is a current client. He said that he wishes me well and that he will waive adherence to the “non-compete” clause, as the client is not changing any services with his company.

2017 32

Two Must-Read Books To Propel Your Travel Writing Career

Ms. Career Girl

The post Two Must-Read Books To Propel Your Travel Writing Career appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Have you been pondering the possibility of making your dream of travel writing a reality? If you’re a would-be nomad blogger, read on. I’ve thought about taking to the road.

How Employee Authored Content Can Build Employer Brand

The Undercover Recruiter

Companies love it when their employees claim it’s the best place to work. Real opinions from real people really do matter, especially in the world of recruitment. So how do you make sure your company is the most talked-about for the right reasons?

2017 25

How to Ask Your Boss to Work From Home

Blogging4jobs

Working from home sure has its advantages, you don’t need to tell me. This morning I had to commute all the way from the bedroom to the couch to write this article. I love that about my job. After. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Career Millenials negotiations remote work

Dilemma of the Month: Holding Exempt Employee Accountable

Evil HR Lady

Last year, we hired someone to run our small business, and we paid him very well. However, he was always coming in late, taking Fridays off, calling in sick, having car trouble and dentist appointments, etc. He was an exempt employee, so we kept paying him as if he was there all the time. He quit and we don’t want to have the same problems with the new hire.

2017 22

Open Offices: The Jury Has Returned

Water Cooler Wisdom

I’ve never liked open offices. Never. I remember the first time my CEO announced that we’d all be giving up our private offices. A part of me felt like I was about to lose my home. The next step? Goodbye cubicles. Now, we all sat together like one big, happy family, and any illusion that you could have a confidential conversation or crash on a deadline without interruption was shattered. I wonder sometimes if the open office trend was partially responsible for my decision to strike out on my own.