Sat.Nov 03, 2018 - Fri.Nov 09, 2018

Take A Vacation. It May Save Your Life.

Ms. Career Girl

Do not follow your mother’s example! If you have ever heard yourself say, “Mirror, mirror on the wall, I am my mother after all,” I suggest you look again when it comes to work habits and taking vacations. Because a vacation may save your life.

2018 218

What I Learned When I Gave a TEDx Talk

Evil HR Lady

I love to speak. In fact, I feel more comfortable in front of a microphone than at a networking event. So, when my friend and colleague Kristen Pressner suggested I give a TEDx talk, I was like, sure, no problem.

2018 202

The Power of Volunteering For Your Personal Brand and Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

If you’re not already doing some in-person volunteering in your local community, think about getting involved. Savvy business leaders like you have so much to offer organizations that are a good fit for your talents, skills and sensibilities. And guess what? The returns to you can be immeasurable.

2018 210

3 Ways to Figure Out Who to Address a Cover Letter To

Professional Resume Services

The most basic piece of advice to consider with your executive resume cover letter is to make the greeting personal. The generic greeting of “To Whom It May Concern” is no longer an acceptable way to begin your cover letter, as it’s too impersonal.

How to Straight-White-Man-ify Your Resume in 8 Simple Steps (Wink*!)

Ms. Career Girl

One of the key ingredients of any great resume is its ability to convey a sense of who you are as a unique individual. Unless, of course, you are not a straight white male, in which case you want to hide as much of that uniqueness as possible.

2018 188

Forget Talent and Get to Work

Evil HR Lady

I gave a TedX talk back in May and it’s finally up on YouTube. ?. The post Forget Talent and Get to Work appeared first on Evil HR Lady. Exclusive EHRL

2018 198

Executive Resume Writers + Fake News

Career Trend

Are you worried about hiring an executive resume writing service that is less than ethical in regards to the executive resume writing process and your job search? If so, you will want to read this article to vet out your next executive career storyteller.

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Your Wardrobe Matters as a Freelancer and Here’s Why

Ms. Career Girl

Most people assume that remote work of any kind counts as “pajama” or “café” work: provided you engage with your computer rather than clients in the unbounded space of your home, there is no reason to dress to impress anyone save yourself.

Has HR Gone Wild? Josh Bersin at UNLEASH

Evil HR Lady

HR is no longer content just to be disruptive, it’s gone wild! That was the message Industry Analyst Josh Bersin gave at UNLEASH last week in Amsterdam. It evokes images of the wild west. A place where government regulation was rare and arguments settled with gunfights rather than negotiation. At least that’s the image people often have when you talk about wild. While we certainly have regulations to deal with, GDPR anyone?, the world of HR Tech is indeed wild. The struggle for attention.

2018 137

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“People forget the years and remember the moments.” ” – Ann Beattie. It’s quite something. I bet you remember the moment you received your last job offer, and, too, the moment you received your most recent promotion. The years in between? Well, they seem to go by in a blur.

2018 130

Virtual Interview Tips to Help You Land Your Dream Job

Career Alley

Practice talking about why you want the job, what your career goals are, your previous positions and what you learned from them and how you’ve dealt with challenges in the past. Nail the Interview Dream job Interview Tips

2018 163

Late Bloomer? Fear Not, The Best is Yet To Come!

Ms. Career Girl

Do you feel like you haven’t “peaked” in life yet? No worries. It is believed that developing later on in life is perfectly healthy and normal.

2018 170

Can a Standard Vacation Policy Help You Keep Up During the Holiday Season?

Evil HR Lady

As the holiday season approaches, more people will start requesting time off during what for many businesses is one of the busiest times of the year. A standard vacation policy for small businesses can help you handle employee time off requests and ensure that the holidays are as productive as any other season. All you need is a plan. Here’s how to decide what yours should look like. How to Manage Vacation Time for Employees.

2018 124

Election Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”. – Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. I don’t care what anyone says: though politics may be corrupted by big money, full of egotistical grandstanders, or stuck in a gridlock, voting is important. The idea that, no matter how much or little money a person has, no one has more than one vote, is just so extraordinarily powerful.

2018 109

“How Do I Find The Confidence To Step Out Of My Career Comfort Zone?”

Career Shifters

Beth's work feels stagnant and mundane. But while she's sure it's time for a change, she's also finding it hard to stomach leaving the security of the work she knows. How do you find the motivation to leave the familiar and head out into the unknown

2018 155

6 Ways Marriage Can Train Business Owners to Solve Problems

Ms. Career Girl

What do marriage, launching a start-up company, and managing a growing business have in common? They all require expert problem solving skills at a moment’s notice. Nobody has the perfect marriage.

2018 154

The Demands of the Google Walkout Explained

Evil HR Lady

On Thursday, thousands of Google employees walked out on their jobs to protest how the tech giant handles sexual harassment complaints. The organizers, Claire Stapleton, Tanuja Gupta, Meredith Whittaker, Celie O’Neil-Hart, Stephanie Parker, Erica Anderson, and Amr Gaber, made their demands known at The Cut. Unlike the coal miners in the 1800s, every Google employee could find a new job and walk away.

2018 124

How to Add Value to Your Resume With Your MBA

Career Alley

Your resume should make it obvious to an employer why they should hire you. That means you need to have a laser-like focus on what makes you the right candidate. Create a Killer Resume and Cover Letter Education MBA Resume

2018 153

From Retail to Wealth Management

Career Shifters

“I felt very disheartened, like I'd hit a glass ceiling.”. Unable to move upwards in his work, and longing for his success to be dictated by his results, Alexander Bland made a brave double leap: to a new career and his own business. Here, he shares how his hard work turned risk into reward

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Have a ‘Pre-Existing Creation?’ Protect it in Interviews and Job Offers

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Create with the heart; build with the mind.”. – Criss Jami. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Adelisa, 38, had a rock-solid resume as an Analytics Design Specialist, having been employed by a list of impressive hedge fund employers. She was an expert in assisting Quantitative Analysts design software and algorithms to better predict investment performance. Her experience, skills and industry relations were such that she received recruitment inquiries almost weekly.

2018 100

Make it Easy for Your Employees to Vote

Evil HR Lady

While early voting and mail-in ballots are common in many locations, tomorrow, November 6, is the real deal: voting day. As an employer, what are your responsibilities to your employees and their right to vote? Don’t tell your employees how to vote. It’s generally legal to attempt to influence your employees’ votes. Some states have specific rules about employers influencing voters, but most don’t. That doesn’t mean it’s a good idea.

2018 120

Should You Consider a Career in SEO?


Digital marketing is one of the best ways to help grow and promote a business. Technology allows consumers to interact with businesses in ways that were unimaginable before. In this day and age, to own a successful business, entrepreneurs need to also have a successful website.

2018 135

7 ways to perfect your candidate application journey

The Undercover Recruiter

Candidate journey is an important component of your employer brand, and something you should be constantly looking to improve.

2018 113

Join me at the Eclectic and Exciting Free HR Virtual Summit – Thursday November 8

David Zinger

I am so pleased to be part of such a great and eclectic group of speakers at the HR Virtual Summit #HRVirtual18 on Thursday November 8th. Look below to see the amazing groups of speakers, titles, and topics. My session is at 12PM Pacific Time.

2018 62

Advantages of AI Essay Help Tools

Corn on the Job

Many advantages that AI essay writing tools offer can help improve the writing of writers, be it an amateur or professional. Those advantages come as features that assist writers in many ways, among those are the following: Smart Proofreading.

2018 56

my coworker gave my kid $20 and told him to keep it a secret

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I have a predicament that I’m in and I’m not sure on how to approach the situation. Every day I have to pick up my son from school and bring him back to my job since they don’t provide after school care. This has all been approved by my boss. It’s been going on a couple months now and I haven’t had any problems until today. I have a ex-supervisor (as in no longer my boss because of good reasons) who tends to overstep her boundaries, but I think this one tops the cake.

2018 67

10 Office Hacks to Improve Productivity

The Undercover Recruiter

As the nights get longer and the days get shorter, much like the refresh you have with your work wardrobe from summer to winter, it can help to give your work routine a little upgrade. These tips from outsourcing platform Airtasker are key to killer productivity. Look around your desk right now.

2018 111

Strategies for Excelling at Product Development

Water Cooler Wisdom

Product development is one of the most challenging aspects of running a business, because it’s a rare situation in which your offering is already so perfect you don’t need to improve or evolve with the market. You can vastly save a great deal of time and stress in your efforts to create new products and services, or expand on or enhance your existing ones, with five specific strategies. Put Yourself in Your Customers’ Shoes.

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Learning Voyager

“We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned so as to accept the life that is waiting for us.” - Joseph Campbell Endings often trigger emotions. Sadness. Anger. Sometimes relief. We have an Ending going on right now at my parish, where our pastor of many years has resigned due to health issues. This Ending started several years ago when he was first diagnosed with a serious health condition and had to stop working and go away for treatment. He was never the same again.

2018 40

how do you throw a great office holiday party?

Ask A Manager

I usually publish a lot of questions about holiday parties in between Thanksgiving and Christmas — which isn’t always enough time to change anything for that year. So here are two early questions about holiday parties as this week’s “ask the readers” questions, in the hopes that it’s early enough that the advice can be used this year. Here’s the first letter: My office is starting the holiday party planning process, and I’m already nervous.

2018 63

What is the Recruitment Marketer’s Essential Tech Stack?

The Undercover Recruiter

Love it or hate it, technology is slowly taking over most part of our lives and within the workplace is no different. And one thing it guarantees it can do is to make your work life easier. There is technology available for every aspect of the world and recruitment marketing is no different.

2018 103

The Value of Enabling Employee Career Plans

The Undercover Recruiter

The way we do business is constantly evolving – disruptive technologies such as AI and biometrics, cloud technology, the war for talent, changing demographics and a difficult economic environment – all mean that our organizations are redesigned with implications for the whole workforce.

The Journey to Creating an Honest EVP

The Undercover Recruiter

We’re pretty sure you’ve heard of the Employer Value Proposition by now. Now, let’s explain why it’s so great & helpful, especially if you’re evaluating it. Don’t have an EVP in place? No worries, this is a great place to start building it.

2018 97

Attracting Truckers with Employer Branding

The Undercover Recruiter

How do you attract & retain talent for a specialist role that is threatened by the march of the robots and one that is probably not the first career that springs to mind for millennials? Jason Crowell is the Recruiting and Retention Manager at Brady Trucking in Colorado.

2018 97

Why Gender Disparity Follows on From School to the Workplace

The Undercover Recruiter

Gender disparity is predominantly presented in recent news as mainly associated with the workplace and how this issue affects employees’ salaries. However, a recent study by

2018 82

update: I’ve let my CEO think I’m engaged to a woman but I’m not

Ask A Manager

Remember the letter-writer whose CEO incorrectly assumed he was engaged to a woman , and who wasn’t sure how or whether to correct him? Here’s the update. Thank you to the AAM community your support and kindness in my last letter. I wanted to provide an update: The week after sending the letter, I knew that the ship had sailed and I would have to talk to my boss.

2018 61

my boss uses an offensive slur

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I have a tricky situation that I’m not sure how to navigate. My boss keeps using the word “retard” as a derogatory term. She doesn’t use it to describe people, but she does use it to describe things and ideas.

2018 60