Sat.Mar 25, 2017 - Fri.Mar 31, 2017

Should Your Resume Be Mobile Friendly?

Professional Resume Services

A mobile-optimized resume may be the best executive resume format! Here’s why. You may be under the impression that executive resumes are outdated thanks to the rise of networking and social media. However, a well-crafted resume can be just as effective.

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I disagree with career experts who claim the resume has just one purpose

Career Trend

A tweet floated by in my Twitter stream the other day reminding careerists that “the ONLY purpose of a resume is to get you that interview!” ” I heartily disagree! The resume is so much more! Following are 5 functions of the resume, beyond cinching the initial interview: 1.

2017 97

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Name Your Business: How To Choose A Winning Name

Ms. Career Girl

The post Name Your Business: How To Choose A Winning Name appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Katarina Nilsson. Her bio follows. So you have your great idea and are about to set the wheels in motion? Great job! Now it’s all down to one small detail.

2017 77

Mastering the Job Interview Process with Lavie Margolin

Competitive Resumes

Lavie Margolin is back on the show to talk about his latest book Mastering the Job Interview. He is the author of several books about Negotiating Salary to Job Interviews. What have your interviewing experiences been like recently?

2017 75

5 Tips On Becoming a Better Listener

Jobacle

Becoming a better listener isn’t hard, especially when you have the right tools. In fact, becoming an active listener and improving on your poor listening skills is bound to help you advance in your career. You see, it’s the good listeners who reap all of the rewards.

2017 75

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What it’s like to have a career you love: Not what you think.

Penelope Trunk

People who love their career are people who will always figure out how to love their work. There are people who love to work and people who love to do other things. I learned this from looking at what I did in jobs I did not love.

2017 46

Similarities Between Athletes and HR

Evil HR Lady

. The similarities between athletes and HR leaders might seem far fetched to some, but whatever their surface differences may be, they are both trying to inspire and achieve greatness. Those of us within the HR industry have experienced the thrill of victory after successfully persuading the C-suite to embark on a new initiative, and we’ve also experienced the agony of defeat when an employee we’ve onboarded, trained and invested in, leaves for a competitor.

2017 43

Five Top Tips For Effective Networking

Ms. Career Girl

The post Five Top Tips For Effective Networking appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Networking events can be intimidating, and are often viewed as competitive environments where an assortment of strangers work to assert their vying levels of success and charisma.

2017 46

I’m embarrassed that my employee paid cash at a business lunch, we all get the same raises, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I’m embarrassed that my employee paid cash at a business lunch. One of my employees embarrassed me at a business lunch. When it came time to pay, everyone took out either their own credit or debit cards or their company one. My employee paid with cash with exact change and also left a cash tip. When I spoke to her about it, she didn’t see what she did wrong. There were four other people from different companies at this lunch.

2017 57

Which Incentives Would Employees Choose If They Could?

The Undercover Recruiter

From free gourmet food and bring in your pet day, to napping pods and haircuts on site; companies like Google offer a variety of incentives and benefits to employees.

2017 38

Adapting to Gig Employment: Is It Right for Your Organization?

Evil HR Lady

According to A Vision for the Economy of 2040 , a report published by The Roosevelt Institute and the Kauffman Foundation, gig employment will make the American economy of 2040 “scarcely recognizable.” ” According to Freelancing in America: A National Survey of the New Workforce , published in 2014, 34 percent of American workers are already working gig jobs.

2017 38

Transform Your Career By Changing How You View “Change”

Ms. Career Girl

The post Transform Your Career By Changing How You View “Change” appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Virginia Fraser. Her bio follows. . Mentioning ‘change’ can send shivers down the spines of today’s workforce in unprecedented ways.

2017 34

Comparing Job Offers: Always Pick The Best Boss.

HR Capitalist

From our Kinetix Tips series (email subscribers click through for photo): Of course, I was operating with limited characters in that space, so one elaboration. A potential boss's comfort with that question really doesn't include him automatically saying "yes".

2017 34

How Karma Works – A Guide to Be a Decent Human Being at Work

Jobacle

Sometimes work is the last place you want to be, but that’s no excuse to let your negativity show. There are good days, and bad days, and how you act has a direct effect on the people around you. Here’s how karma works, a guide to be a decent human being at work.

2017 49

How Can Recruiters Avoid Being Replaced by AI?

The Undercover Recruiter

Love it or hate it, there are many advantages to using AI in recruitment, like using an algorithm to find the best candidate or eliminating unconscious bias in the recruitment process. But could its rise mean the end of the need for human recruiters?

2017 33

When ICE Comes Knocking at Your Company’s Door

Evil HR Lady

Is everyone in your US office legal to work in the United States? Are you sure? Could you survive an audit of your documentation? This is called an I9 audit. Is it possible that Immigration officials could show up at your door and ask to see your documentation? Yes, and Ashley Kaplan, Senior Employment Law Attorney at ComplyRight , helped me with some tips for making sure you don’t need to be nervous when ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) shows up at your door.

2017 30

From Property to Well-being

Career Shifters

"I felt drained and lethargic all the time, with no energy to do what I really wanted to be doing.”. It took Steph Miller five years to make a change, exploring and retraining alongside a job she still hated. But with perseverance and commitment, she’s now happier than she ever thought she could be.

2017 42

Why Is My Executive Job Search Taking So Long?

Executive Career Brand

I won’t sugarcoat it. Executive job search in the digital age is hard! It requires plenty of planning and purposeful work. before you even begin the proactive process of networking your way into your next great-fit gig.

2017 42

5 American Hiring Trends to Watch in 2017

The Undercover Recruiter

The hiring outlook for 2017 is the best the U.S. has seen in a decade with 2 in 5 employers (40 percent) planning to hire full-time, permanent employees over the next 12 months, according to CareerBuilder’s annual job forecast.

2017 30

Tips For Turning Passion Into Profits

Ms. Career Girl

The post Tips For Turning Passion Into Profits appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Alexis Fedor. Her bio follows.

2017 28

???? 25 Free Cheat Sheets On Every Job Search Topic

JobMob

Keep these handy to save time when you're actively job hunting. Photo credit: Sean McGrath. I love cheat sheets… when they're well done. I like to print them out and post them right beside my desk, or keep them in a pinned browser tab, so I can quickly glance over whenever I need to.

2017 26

How to Reprioritize and Find Purpose After a Hard Fall in Life

Personal Excellence Blog

(Image: lee Scott ). Last week a course participant shared with me that she just had a hard fall in life. She recently lost her baby, left her job, and has been working on her startup in the past year which has not taken off in the way she wanted.

2017 24

Why a Candidate’s Brand is Important

The Undercover Recruiter

How do you define your personal brand as a job seeker? How do you as an employer assess whether a candidate epitomises your company’s brand? What is your personal brand? Do you have one? And is it important to have one, given our very “brand aware” society, to actually have a personal marketing strategy? As an. View Article. Why a Candidate’s Brand is Important. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2017 27

Why You Should Stop Harassing Cracker Barrel about Brad’s Wife

Evil HR Lady

Nanette Byrd, better known as Brad’s wife, lost her job at Cracker Barrel. People lose their job every day, but what makes this case special is that this has become internet famous, with a petition (with over 20,0000 signatures) demanding answers as to why Nanette Byrd lost her job after 11 years. If you’re tempted to post a bad review about Cracker Barrel, send a nasty email, or just sign the petition, stop and think.

2017 22

???? 25 Free Cheat Sheets On Every Job Search Topic

JobMob

Keep these handy to save time when you're actively job hunting. Photo credit: Sean McGrath. I love cheat sheets… when they're well done. I like to print them out and post them right beside my desk, or keep them in a pinned browser tab, so I can quickly glance over whenever I need to.

2017 21

The New Friendship Rules: Ten Commandments For Adults

Ms. Career Girl

The post The New Friendship Rules: Ten Commandments For Adults appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.” 27:17). We’re sure that, when Proverbs was transcribed in the early first millennium BC, its creators meant women as well as men by the above.

2017 21

5 Bad Recruiter Behaviours Which Need to STOP!

The Undercover Recruiter

Recruiters do a very important job. Without recruiters my career would not have been so rewarding nor so interesting as it has been so far. I find that working with a good recruiter will not only land you the job, but it will also give you an insight into how the market is moving, what.

2017 27

7 Job Search Tips for Your 2020 Self

Competitive Resumes

Grit and grind will always matter in the job search as much as having adequate hard and soft skills. But hard work in years to come will look much different as a does today. Partly due to how job seekers will market present themselves to the world long before a single employer is interested.

2020 21

I love my job, but hate the money

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m very torn. I love my job — it’s what I want to do with my career, but I’m in a position with a title I’m overqualified for and don’t make enough money. While I have several years of direct experience and a master’s degree in my field, I was forced into a job title with the word “assistant” in it (went from temp to perm), when my skills are beyond an assistant level.

2017 29

S**t STEVE JOBS SAID: On Your Culture Being Special.

HR Capitalist

I miss Steve Jobs. Actually I miss him being an ass, but ultimately being right on so many things.? Here's a talent nugget from the Jobs book talking about how kids have basically assimilated to the same culture across the world: When Steve's family got to Istanbul, he hired a history professor to give his family a tour. At the end they went to a Turkish bath, where the professor's lecture gave Jobs an insight about the globalization of youth: "I had a real revelation.

2017 19

4 Unusual Methods to Train Your Staff

The Undercover Recruiter

Employee training and skill-development is key to unlocking the true potential of your workforce, with most businesses using specific programmes and internal schemes to ensure their talent is firing on all cylinders.

2017 23

30+ Talent Acquisition Technologies That Use #ArtificialIntelligence

Blogging4jobs

Earlier I wrote about different ways in which HR and recruiting can use artificial intelligence to help bare some of the administrative burden that seems to take up so much of our time. In this. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR AI Artificial Intelligence machine learning recruiting talent acquisition

2017 24

should I leave my new job after the first day?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I started today my job and I am feeling very disappointed. My manager didn’t show up as he is on holiday and another is working from home. Another manager introduced me to the team, which replied “nice to meet you” without really caring about me. Example: everyone has left for lunch without even say nothing and I had to eat by myself in front of my laptop. Nobody is even talking to each other at their desks.

2017 22

The Exact Features Employers Look For In A Resume

Career Alley

Creating the perfect resume isn’t an easy task, not least because it is so daunting. Employers place an enormous amount of value on a resume, so yours has to be on point. The sad thing is that far too many CVs aren’t up to standard when they reach the hiring table. Ninety-nine percent of the […]. Resumes Job Search