Sat.Mar 11, 2017 - Fri.Mar 17, 2017

Don’t Forget to Add These Soft Skills to Your Executive Resume!

Professional Resume Services

Hiring managers are impressed by more than your technical skills! Here are some soft skills to include on your resume to help you land the job. There was a time when soft skills were considered resume filler—something to make the resume look longer, but not bringing any value to it — fluff.

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B.S. Incorporated Will Make You Serious About Your Job Search and Career

Competitive Resumes

Finally, I read a job search and career book with the mission to entertain while making serious points. Much of what NOT to do in your job search and workplace is in the book, B.S. Incorporated. The authors, Jennifer Rock and Michael Voss mix parody and non-fiction to bring us chaos.I

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I’m Not Lucky, I’m Good.

Ms. Career Girl

The post I’m Not Lucky, I’m Good. appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Heather Monahan. Her bio follows. I found myself thinking about St. Patrick’s day this year and realized that the luck of the Irish struck me differently than it had in years past.

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7 Tips to Knock Your Next Phone Interview Out of the Park

Career Alley

Phone interviews have become very popular as the first interview in the hiring process. Companies are overwhelmed with hundreds of submissions of applicants for each position posted online. How people work in the job market has changed so much that, if you plan to telecommute, there is a strong chance that you may never set […]. Interviews Interviewing Job Interviews telephone Interviews

Jump on your career surfboard + ride the wave

Career Trend

A client + senior executive careerist reminded me today the importance of ‘riding the wave’ of change, of its constancy. We sometimes become weary of change and don obstinacy, like a prized robe. We want to control the journey, dissuading potential obstacles or unplanned paths.

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Career Growth is Up to You

Evil HR Lady

Wouldn’t it be awesome if when you were 18 you could sit down with a counselor who could help you plan out your career and then you’d just follow that path? “So, when you’re 22 you’ll take an entry level job as a marketing assistant. At 24, you’ll be promoted to an analyst position… by the time you’re 35, you’ll be a director!” ” Ha, no. That’s not how it works.

3 Reasons Cultural Fit is Important in the Workplace

The Undercover Recruiter

It is often said that firms want to recruit people with the right attitude and work ethic rather than just a glowing CV. While knowledge of the job is essential, key skills can be learned in-house, particularly at a junior level. But how easy is it to find someone who is the right cultural fit.

10 New Tech Tools to Upgrade Your Work Life

Ms. Career Girl

The post 10 New Tech Tools to Upgrade Your Work Life appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Pat Fredshaw. Her bio follows. Managing your professional life can sometimes be extremely stressful.

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Great Minds Discuss Ideas; Average Minds Discuss Events; Small Minds Discuss People

Personal Excellence Blog

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. This is a quote commonly attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt. What does it mean though? Let’s start by defining “ideas,” “events,” and “people.”

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Swiss Saturday: Fasnacht (Mardi Gras) Basel Style

Evil HR Lady

Fasnacht is the German/Swiss equivalent of Mardi Gras. It’s supposed to be a big party before Lent begins. However, Basel has their Fasnacht the week after Ash Wednesday. And what a party it is. 3 full days and by full days I mean full days.

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8 Things Employees Care About in 2017

The Undercover Recruiter

When courting an elite candidate, it is imperative not only to understand what other companies may be offering in terms of benefits, but how the benefits you are offering are applicable to the individual who is being considered.

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4 Job Searching Tips You Can Use Today

Ms. Career Girl

The post 4 Job Searching Tips You Can Use Today appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. At some point in time, most job seekers feel like they have reached a dead end in their search.

???? 7 Common Job Interview Questions That Can Trick You

JobMob

Sometimes the question to answer isn’t the one that was asked. Photo credit: JD Hancock. This is a guest post by Amy Chambers. The prospect of a job interview is enough to make anyone nervous.

From HR to Writing

Career Shifters

"I cringed every time someone asked me about my job. I hated talking about it.". Nina Jervis was stuck and lost in a career she'd given 15 years to. Now, after some help uncovering her passion (and a push from a loved one), she's moved into work that finally feels like her.

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9 Habits of Every Successful Recruiter

The Undercover Recruiter

Have you ever wondered why good specialists are sometimes rejected by one company as unprofessional, yet accepted by another as a gem? The “army” of any company hugely depends on its recruiter skills.

Are You Dating A Narcissist? 7 Red Flags Not to Miss

Ms. Career Girl

The post Are You Dating A Narcissist? 7 Red Flags Not to Miss appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. With more and more people turning to dating apps and websites to meet people, we see a relatable pattern. You see someone’s photo. You’re attracted.

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10 Meditation Music Videos to Calm Your Mind and Heal Your Soul

Personal Excellence Blog

This is the last part of a 4-part series on meditation, its benefits and how you can learn to meditate yourself. Part 1: 10 Reasons You Should Meditate. Part 2: How to Meditate In 5 Easy Steps. Part 3: Vipassana Meditation 10-Day Course.

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#SXSW Coverage: 5 Ways Virtual Reality Finally Enters HR Space

Blogging4jobs

Experts estimate that the virtual reality and augmented reality market will be worth $120 billion by 2022. This week I’m in attendance at the SXSW Conference in Austin, TX, and virtual reality is the belle of this ball. It is everywhere in expo halls, pitch sessions, parties and conversations by attendees at neighboring bars and […]. HR fourth transformation SXSW virtual reality vr

Can Remote Working Grow Your Hiring Pool?

The Undercover Recruiter

In today’s world, with all the communication you could ever desire at your fingertips, the working environment is a fast changing landscape. Global companies can work in sync with offices on opposing sides of the world. Distance is no longer a barrier in productivity or a hindrance to communication.

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Tips When Asking for a Raise

Jobacle

If you are looking for tips when asking for a raise, you are in the right place! Some people happen to love their jobs, while others not so much.

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When Lots of Praise Backfires

Evil HR Lady

With some office environments being completely toxic , it should feel like a relief to land in one where everyone is kind to each other. But it can go south as well. Too much of a good thing can become a bad thing. The Wall Street Journal took on the growing trend of having people give positive feedback to their peers. It sounds fabulous– who wouldn’t want more praise ? And Slack (full disclosure: Inc.

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The HR Skill Set of the Future

Blogging4jobs

The bulk of this blog post was originally published at my blog site, but I thought it was an important piece and wanted to repeat it here. Originally I had come across an article directed at the. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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The Project Management Industry Just Got a Facelift

Water Cooler Wisdom

In a 2016 Fast Track piece , I covered a disconcerting study conducted by The Project Management Institute (PMI). The research illustrated that organizations around the world waste an average of $122 million for every $1 billion spent on projects as a result of poor project management practices. Called Pulse of the Profession®: The High Cost of Low Performance  study, the study indicated that the amount of waste had increased 12 percent over the prior year.

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JUST STOP: Attachments in Meeting Invites and Nowhere Else.

HR Capitalist

Nails on the chalkboard. Atlanta traffic. Other people's snoring. YouTube ads. Waiting in a line more than 4 people deep. These things? All things that reasonable people agree we can hate. You don't like those things. Neither do I. Let's add something to that list from corporate America.

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8 Elements of an Effective Job Advert

The Undercover Recruiter

Writing a job ad might seem like a fairly intuitive kind of process – you think you know what the job is, you have a fair idea of the kind of person you’re looking for: all that remains is to put the two together, right? Of course, it’s not quite that simple. Constructing an advert.

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Ask These Questions to Get the Best Feedback From Employees

Blogging4jobs

How much do you really know about your employees’ professional goals? With the fast pace of today’s business world, many managers opt for a simple “how are you doing/how’s the workload going” weekly, biweekly or even monthly check in. Even if you’ve cultivated an open door policy, encouraging employees to come to you with concerns, […]. Experienced HR Leadership feedback leadership

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Marissa Mayer’s Replacement, Thomas McInerney, Will Earn Twice Her Salary. Good for McInerney.

Evil HR Lady

Altaba, what will be left of Yahoo, filed documents with the SEC regarding Marissa Mayer’s replacement, Thomas McInerney. McInerney’s salary is $2,000,000 a year, which is twice what Mayer’s current salary is. Same job, double the salary, fair? Unfair? Newsweek’s headline: Gender Pay Gap, Marissa Mayer’s Yahoo Replacement to Make Double Her Salary. Fortune’s headline: Yahoo’s New Male CEO Will Make Double Marissa Mayer’s Salary.

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ECONOMIC MOBLITY CHART: The Older I Get, The Less I Judge People.

HR Capitalist

As tax time approaches, I find myself searching for a little balance. Why do I have to pay so much in taxes? I'm sure a lot of Americans feel like that up and down the tax bracket. . The alternative, of course, is to not earn enough to pay high taxes.

6 Ways to Help Your Team Achieve Purpose 

The Undercover Recruiter

It is important to define what purpose is before trying to explain how to achieve it. According to the dictionary, “Purpose is the reason for which something is done or created, or for which something exists. It is also describes a person’s sense of resolve or determination.”

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Ep 108 – How Zappos Creates a Culture of Service for Employees

Blogging4jobs

Creating a company culture is fundamental to success in recruiting, engaging and retaining your workforce. But it’s also fundamental to having a successful business. In this podcast episode, we. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Creating a company culture is fundamental to success in recruiting, engaging and retaining your workforce. But it’s also fundamental to having a successful business.

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The 25 Top Paying Jobs List Is Here! Here’s Why You Should Ignore It

Evil HR Lady

Do you want to be rich ? Of course, you do. Do you want your children to be rich so that they can support you in the style to which you’d like to become accustomed? Of course, you do. So you scour these lists and say, “Junior! Get a good grade in biology so you can go to medical school!” ” Right? Of course right. Forget these lists. They are not the way to financial independence. Let’s look at the numbers.

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The Most Common Executive Job Search Mistakes

Professional Resume Services

These five common job search mistakes could be costing you your next executive position! An executive job search can be exciting and stressful all at the same time. Like any job search, it can seem like you’re on a daily roller coaster of emotions until you finally land a job.

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The Blank Page Is Just Half The Battle

Ms. Career Girl

The post The Blank Page Is Just Half The Battle appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Yes, it is true that everyone has a book in them, but getting that book out of your head and onto paper is a whole other battle. In short, writing a book is one of the toughest tasks anyone can do.

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The Top 100 Movie Quotes for HR Pros: #69 is Walter Sobchak: "Smokey This is Not 'Nam, This Is Bowling. There are Rules".

HR Capitalist

New series at the Capitalist : The Top 100 Movie Quotes of all time for HR Pros. In no special order, I break down the 100 movie quotes that resonate most for me as a career HR pro. Some will be funny, some will be serious.

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