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

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

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Perfectly Imperfect – Insights From Kelly McNelis

Ms. Career Girl

The post Perfectly Imperfect – Insights From Kelly McNelis appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Seems that women are constantly under the microscope to be perfect. Or, at least as perfect as the observer is willing to accept. That not only puts a lot of pressure on us, but often takes our time and focus away from our passions and even our personalities. We recently had the opportunity to connect with Kelly McNelis.

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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. Times have changed, and companies actually use different soft skills as parameters to weed through the abundance of resumes they get.

2017 145

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. We want to close the door and the blinds and only let […]. The post Jump on your career surfboard + ride the wave appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

2017 124

Reviving Blue Collar Work: Why the Trades Need Women

Career Alley

It’s no secret that a career in the trades can be quite lucrative. Nevertheless, few parents and teachers would wish their students pick blue-collar work over a university education. As such, fewer and fewer high schools have been teaching trades and encouraging students to explore career opportunities that veer from the university route. This is […]. Career advice Blue Collar Women

2017 227

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. As a good Irish girl, I have always celebrated with friends and made sure to wear my green and consume green beer while listening to Irish music. Growing up in Boston has a way of making you a big fan of St.

2017 155

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


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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Why Choose a Career in Roofing and How to Get Started

Career Alley

With good work ethic and a positive, professional attitude, you shouldn’t have any problem finding yourself employed. Career change Career Opportunities Roofing

2017 218

Real Career Girls: Betsy Rivera on Following Your Own Path

Ms. Career Girl

The post Real Career Girls: Betsy Rivera on Following Your Own Path appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Betsy Rivera. Her bio follows. Now in my fourth year teaching and my third year at Environmental Charter High School in South Los Angeles,I couldn’t be happier with the choices I’ve made in my life and where I am now. I live in the city and I love my job, people I work with.

2017 147

LinkedIn Personal Branding Secrets for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Check out the podcast I did with Mac Prichard (@ Mac_Prichard on Twitter) on LinkedIn, personal branding and executive job search — as part of his “ Find a Dream Job ” series. 077: Do You Know These LinkedIn Secrets with 
Meg Guiseppi. Listen to the podcast on YouTube.

2017 109

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 would love to know some of your worse work experiences. Here are three ways to join in on the conversation: Call and leave a voicemail at 708-365-9822, or text your comments to the same number.

2017 153

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.

2017 152

Are You On the Road to Burnout?

Ms. Career Girl

The post Are You On the Road to Burnout? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Burnout: a state of physical, mental and emotional exhaustion, brought on by long periods of stress without any breaks or recovery time. Seems like we’re all talking about it, and too many of us are suffering from it. You probably know someone who has dealt with burnout in the past, or is facing it now: your college roommate the investment banker, your cousin the veterinarian, or your entrepreneurial neighbor.

2017 141

Tips When Asking for a Raise


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. For those people who aren’t exactly living the dream in their current job situation, it’s easy to assume that just being compensated more could make all the difference. But some studies have suggested that this isn’t actually the case, and that past a certain income more money isn’t going to make you any happier.

2017 106

The resume was fabulous. Then he started talking.

Cube Rules

The purpose of the resume is to get an interview. Nothing more — which is a lot — and nothing less. But then, you come to doing the phone or video interview. It’s a completely different skill set then getting the resume right, submitting for jobs, and then securing the interview. And, before I forget, […]. The post The resume was fabulous. Then he started talking. appeared first on Cube Rules. Job Search phone interviews Resume Tips

2017 100

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Sometimes people put up walls, not to keep others out, but to see who cares enough to break them down.” ” – Banana Yoshimoto. A co-worker named John is really grumpy, so grumpy that he is often hard to be around. I say hello to him every morning. I often ask him how he is doing. When I go out for coffee, I ask him if he wants a cup. He doesn’t respond very often, and when he does, all he does is grunt. I know he’s had a hard life. A lot of disappointments have come his way.

2017 100

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. As much as you like what you do, you always think about how it would look like if you had a personal assistant or two. Luckily, there are ways to improve your work life and organize your tasks much more efficiently with very little effort.

2017 137

How To Cope With Change At Work


It’s so crucial in today’s job market to how to cope with change at work. No matter where you work, or in what role, you are always going to encounter change. Change can come in so many forms, though. Your company could get bigger, so now there’s a whole new load of processes and responsibilities you need to manage. Your company could also get smaller, shrinking that divide between yourself and your employers.

2017 100

Struggling To ‘Find Your Passion’? Here’s Why It’s Dangerous Advice – And What To Look For Instead

Career Shifters

You want inspiration, drive, energy, and contentment at work: a career you can be proud of and a life you love. There's just this one little thing you need to find first… Or is there? Natasha shares why the biggest buzzword of the career change world might be exactly what's keeping you stuck, and the three things you should be seeking instead

2017 140

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. It begins with Morgenstreich at 4:00 am on Monday and ends at 4:00 am on Thursday.

2017 139

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. You read their profile or brief description of who they claim to be and you reach out. You exchange emails and text. Maybe you’ll speak briefly and then, you meet. You’re hitting it off. Things seem great. However, it seems almost too good to be true.

2017 126

CAPITALIST WEBINAR: 5 Signs Your Performance Problem is Actually a Manager Problem.

The HR Capitalist

By now you’ve heard the news. Performance Management is dead and we’re told SMART companies are killing the performance review altogether. There’s just one little problem with that popular theme – a recent CEB study shows that across companies that have eliminated the performance review, manager/employee conversation quality declined 14%. Managers actually spent LESS time on informal review conversations and employee engagement dropped 6%. Our take?

2017 92

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. Here's how she did it, and the lessons she learned along the way

2017 130

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.

2017 135

8 Healthy Pre-Sleep Habits For Better Sleep

Ms. Career Girl

The post 8 Healthy Pre-Sleep Habits For Better Sleep appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. A (wo)man who sleeps well is a (wo)man who lives well. Well, I haven’t said anything new. But the relevance of the statement springs from the alarming frequency with which we forget the importance of sleep. The ‘civilized’ world has begun to neglect what could be the most important contributor to their health – sleep.

2017 126

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


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

2017 85

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

The 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. Some will tug at your heart like when the Fox voice-over guy said, "Tonight - a very special episode of 90210". You get the vibe. I'll do it countdown-style like they're ranked, but let's face it - they're ALL special. Smokey This is Not 'Nam, This Is Bowling.

2017 84

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.

2017 128

5 Terrific Winter to Spring Skin Care Tips

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Terrific Winter to Spring Skin Care Tips appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. As we say goodbye to the Winter season and hello to Spring, there are important beauty tips and tricks to keep in mind to ensure your beauty regimen continues to thrive through the transitioning seasons. New York City based Beauty Expert Jill Caruso, has come up with the perfect Winter to Spring beauty tips to ensure vibrant skin.

2017 126

Higher Education Without a Higher Purpose and Plans?


If you are currently completing a higher education or have recently received your degree, chances are you feel totally unprepared to enter the job marketplace. This is not entirely your fault, as. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Career Job Search higher education new graduates training

2017 77

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

The 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. We all know that the global economy, the advent of technology eliminating jobs and more has conspired to make the gap separating the haves vs have nots larger. A secondary question to that reality is economic mobility.

2017 79

When Your “Day Without Women” Press Release Announces You Are Violating Federal Law

Evil HR Lady

My friend and fellow writer, Amy Alkon (author of Good Manners for Nice People Who Sometimes Say F*ck ) received a press release announcing a certain company’s celebration of International Women’s Day. The press release stated: [Company] CEO, [Man], is joining the nation in solidarity of women’s rights and values by giving his female employees paid time off March 8th.

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. Despite the fact that they have put in so much time and effort into finding new opportunities, they have yet to see the fruits their labor. If your job search is taking longer than you anticipated, you may be making a few mistakes that are holding you back. Below are 4 job search tips that you can put into action today.

2017 122

Book Review: The Employee Experience


In their new book, Tracy Maylett and Matthew Wride offer up a simple solution for building a strong and successful organization: focus on creating a better employee experience. Seems simple, right? Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Work customer experience employee experience

2017 73

BALL SO HARD: Why You Hate Duke, But Need Hires Like Grayson Allen.

The HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note - If you're not on a couch watching the tourney this afternoon, you're doing it wrong. Here's a rerun from last year to get you in the mood to hate Duke in the right way. Let's face it. If you follow college basketball at all, there's a high likelihood you hate Duke.

2017 72

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.

2017 122

How to Renovate Your Home for Your Home-Based Side Hustle

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Renovate Your Home for Your Home-Based Side Hustle appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Do you want to start a home-based business? If so, you’re not alone. With the layoffs and downsizings in today’s economy, this may be your time. A dedicated space to conduct your business has many advantages. The following are tips and suggestions on how to remodel your home so you and your business can succeed. Decide What Type of Renovation You Need.

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