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It’s Never Too Late to Get an Education or Create a Career Plan

Career Alley

Have you always dreamed of completing your degree or getting an advanced degree? Have you ever said, “If only I were younger I would get that degree?”. Launch your Career Career Plan

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LinkedIn Experts Speak Up About the Biggest LinkedIn Executive Job Search Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

This article came about because of a LinkedIn update I posted recently that included tagging people and hashtags. What my update accomplished reinforces the importance of this practice and other LinkedIn strategy for executive job search, as well as overall career management and business development. Are you posting updates on LinkedIn regularly to engage conversation […].

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Managing Gossip and Bullying In The Office

Ms. Career Girl

It’s a sad fact that bullying doesn’t go away once you’re out of high school. According to a survey from the Workplace Bullying Institute, 60.4% of American were affected by workplace bullying. 2017 Workplace Bullying Institute US Survey ). You may ask, what does bullying have to do with gossip in the office? While it may feel like idol chitchat, gossip is actually bullying dressed up as “information sharing.” How do you know when the conversation crosses over to gossip?

2018 186

From Nursing to Own Charity

Career Shifters

“My gut was screaming at me, ‘You have to do this.’”. Holly Penalver had always written off humanitarian work as a pipe dream. But when she saw a problem that needed fixing in the sector, she couldn't resist the challenge. Here, she shares why it's been a long and difficult transition, and why she can't imagine doing anything else

2018 160

The Perks Of Studying Data Science

Career Alley

Whether you are looking for your first job or you are a seasoned professional looking for a new career path, you can always look towards the technology world for a great prospect and great opportunities for you to make some money for yourself and your family this year. Discover Career Opportunities Data Science

2018 182

Non-Profits Playing An Important Role In Fostering Employment For People With ASD

Jobacle

If you are an adult with autism looking for employment, remember to think beyond the statistics. Although it is true that many people on the spectrum can find it more difficult to obtain a stable job, there are many organizations, both private and public, whose mission is to enable you to achieve your goals. One non-profit in Charlotte, North Carolina is proving that autism and employment are not mutually exclusive concepts.

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Dealing With Death – You Are Not Alone!

Ms. Career Girl

If you’ve ever had the traumatic experience of dealing with death, you remember it all too well. While in some cultures death of a loved one is celebrated, in most Western cultures it is a time of hurt, loss, and confusion. In my own experience, the more deeply connected to the deceased I am, the greater the effect on my once-predictable world. I’ve lost friends. Yet nothing compares with the loss of my mother two years ago.

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Staying Motivated On a Course To Your Dream Job

Career Alley

Staying motivated when you have a goal can be tough, especially if that goal seems far away. If your goal is to land the job of your dreams, you’ll often have to spend months, or even years attempting to get to where you want to be. Find your Dream Job Job Search

2018 170

When Employees Challenge Others to Step Up or Get Out.

The HR Capitalist

The Cleveland Browns (pro football) are bad. HBO has a show called "Hard Knocks", which embeds cameras at a training camp of one team each year. This year, they are on campus with the Browns. The hope, of course, is that the organizational dumpster fire that is the Cleveland Browns will provide notable moments. Look, kids! The Browns are doing it to themselves! Those lovable losers!! Good news - Hard Knocks at the Browns started us off with a notable human capital moment.

2018 97

Five New Books for the Woman Who Does It All

Ms. Career Girl

There’s no question that we are all searching for the perfect work-life balance. As we become more involved in the political landscape of our communities, invested in social issues and interested in moving up in our careers, it can feel so overwhelming to do it all. These five books about strong women who have faced similar pressures and have come out on the other side feeling whole and fulfilled will leave you energized. These new books are sure to inspire you in your own journey.

2018 135

From Banking to Helping Entrepreneurs

Career Shifters

“The corporate environment was stifling.”. Ever feel that you're simply not cut out for the work you're in? Natalie Robinson had always wanted to run her own business, but didn't know where to start. Then, a week-long company retreat woke her up and propelled her into action. Here's her story

10 Ideas to Keep Summer Employee Engagement High

Evil HR Lady

When the sun is shining and the weather is beautiful, no one loves being cooped up in the office. Therefore, it makes sense that it can sometimes be difficult to maintain high levels of summer employee engagement. It’s hard to work when you’d rather be outside or on vacation. But, work we must! So, why not do what you can to boost your team’s morale during the summer months? Here are 10 ways to help keep employees engaged even when they would rather be at the beach. Create Summer Hours.

2018 122

Asking for Salary Info: Your Latest Rundown of Which States/Cities Have Bans

The HR Capitalist

Ok, kids - we're up to 10 states and 8 municipalities that have outlawed/banned asking candidates questions about pay history. That's a lot. Kind of sneaks up on you. The laws are aimed at ending the cycle of pay discrimination and some go further than merely banning pay history questions.

2018 86

Is Gender Equality the Unexpected Bonus of the Financial Crisis?

Ms. Career Girl

Back in 2008, Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy; an event that came to mark the beginning of a financial crisis. Employment rates sank, falling to levels that hadn’t been seen in decades. The future looked suddenly bleak. But ten years on, the picture is entirely different; the UK employment rate is now at 60.8%, the highest it’s been since 1974. Perhaps more interestingly, though, is the rise in the number of women in employment.

2018 117

How To Be a Courageous Leader

Workology

What do we think of when we envision the ideal leader? Maybe they are the one who has all the answers, the one who everyone goes to. Or maybe they’re cool under pressure, you never see them. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR courage in leadership developing leaders Effective leadership imposter syndrome keith enochs

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5 Ways to Beat that Afternoon Slump

Evil HR Lady

Like clockwork, every afternoon you feel like you just need to lie down for a few minutes. There are biological reasons for this and some cultures still take advantage of the “siesta.” ” I’m a huge fan of naps myself. But, if your business doesn’t allow you to snooze every afternoon, you’re going to need to beat that afternoon slump in a different way. Lots of us do this with caffeine , but that comes with its own problems.

2018 116

If You're Going to Fail, Fail Small, Grasshopper.

The HR Capitalist

My friend, Tim Sackett, has a post/video about Failure Being The New Black. His hypothesis is that we've all been fed a load of crap when it comes to failure. His point is that all the new age thinking that failure is good in careers/business is total BS - and we ought to be more focused on success, not failure. I'm going to cut down the middle on this one. Is failure OK? I think it is at times. Is big failure OK? No - because you should have done some homework and seen it coming.

2018 86

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet On Wedding Music Mistakes

Ms. Career Girl

Making a list of wedding songs to play on your big day? Trying to decide on wedding music options can be quite a challenge! Let us give you a hand and make your task a little bit easier with our ultimate list of wedding music mistakes. Wrong place, wrong time. First things first: the choice of the music that is right for the event is crucial. The main focus of the wedding is the ceremony. Your service is to take place in a house of worship?

2018 112

8 Building Blocks to Bolster Your Employer Brand

Undercover Recruiter

Today’s best employee candidates are busy, and may not be looking for your job or any new job. They have many competing sources of information, advice, and networking, and are choosy – often cynical – about what they read and hear. Thus, in reaching your best potential candidates requires finding and entering the world they. View Article. 8 Building Blocks to Bolster Your Employer Brand Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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In Praise of Unpaid Internships

Evil HR Lady

First of all, if you want an intern, I strongly suggest paying for one. The laws are pretty strict in requiring pay for interns at for-profit companies. You can legally do it, but it will be easier and better for all concerned if you do pay–at least minimum wage. But, that said, I wish the Department of Labor would loosen their rules to allow for more unpaid internships. And it’s not just that I want young people to suffer the way we suffered back in my day. (I

Older Workers and Unconscious Bias.

The HR Capitalist

I did a post over at Fistful of Talent last week on older workers, unconscious bias and a new org attempting to represent older workers call I, Too, Am Qualified. Here's a snippet of the post, hit FOT for the whole thing: "Why is better understanding of unconscious bias a good thing for older workers? Mainly because it transcends what is merely legal and seeks to connect on a higher plane.

2018 86

Ariana Pierce: How To Be An Instagram Influencer

Ms. Career Girl

Since launching my company, Superstar Nail Lacquer, in 2008, social media has played a very important role in the overall success of my business. I remember sitting at my desk wanting to get the word out about my new brand, but after researching the cost of traditional paid advertisement, my bank account just didn’t agree. With a Twitter and Facebook account, I took to those two platforms to expand my reach, and through creative marketing was able to gain customers from around the world.

2018 106

4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Rely on CV Scanning Software

Undercover Recruiter

Automation is taking over in all industries and recruitment is no exception. But just because technology is making it easier and quicker for us to reach and recruit candidates, doesn’t mean it should remove the human element from the recruitment process. CV scanning software is being introduced as an alternative for recruiter’s to manage the. View Article. 4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Rely on CV Scanning Software Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2018 70

My Employee is Tattling on Her Coworkers

Evil HR Lady

I have an employee that monitors everyone else’s schedule. We are a retail organization, so schedules change from week to week. If someone is late, or two people swap shifts, I’ll hear about it from her. Other than this annoying habit, she’s good at her job. She just likes to hover and tattle. Of course, this drives her coworkers crazy. Can I keep the schedule away from her, citing privacy concerns? To read my answer, click here: My Employee is Tattling on Her Coworkers.

2018 116

Lessons for HR: A PhD on Netflix Revenue and Spending.

The HR Capitalist

"The goal, is to become HBO faster than HBO can become us.". Netflix CEO Reed Hastings. --. Simple task from the HRC today. Watch this six minute video below and get a PhD on the Netflix spending spree on original shows and how it justifies burning money as they grow the subscriber base. Netflix is pretty good at the pivot. Lots to learn here. email subscribers click through if you don't see the video below). More on the economics of Netflix in this Wired article from 2017 as well.

2018 75

Does Medical Marijuana Stop or Slow Cancer Cells from Spreading?

Ms. Career Girl

For centuries, cannabis has been used in herbal remedies. Marijuana has many biologically active components which scientists have been able to identify. Cannabinoids is the name given to these compounds. CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) are two chemicals who have been studied the most. Studies are being carried out on other cannabinoids. Any part of the marijuana plant used to treat health problems is referred to as medical marijuana.

2018 100

5 Ways Sentimentality Is Ruining Your Career

Competitive Resumes

I have a Spotify playlist called “Endorphins.” As of today, it contains more than 200 soft rock love songs/somebody-done-somebody-wrong songs. These songs take me somewhere pleasant and calming. I’m sure you have a playlist that does the same for you. Similarly, you may also look back on a previous workplace the same way I look at my playlist. Perhaps you remember an office where you once felt wanted, needed, and even praised.

2018 100

I Had a Crappy First Day Back at Work After Vacation. Here’s What I Did Wrong.

Evil HR Lady

Today was my first day back to work after 10 days of family travel , and boy did it go wrong. Now, I’m a huge believer in vacation. It’s important to t ake time away from your work–mentally and physically. I’m also a huge believer in the value of travel. Seeing new things and meeting new people and understanding different cultures just a little bit more helps me to be a better writer, speaker, and consultant.

2018 116

Lessons for HR: A PhD on Netflix Revenue and Spending.

The HR Capitalist

"The goal, is to become HBO faster than HBO can become us.". Netflix CEO Reed Hastings. --. Simple task from the HRC today. Watch this six minute video below and get a PhD on the Netflix spending spree on original shows and how it justifies burning money as they grow the subscriber base. Netflix is pretty good at the pivot. Lots to learn here. email subscribers click through if you don't see the video below). More on the economics of Netflix in this Wired article from 2017 as well.

2018 68

Ep 146 – Workplace Elephant: Tackling Age Discrimination

Workology

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my years as a writer and speaker in HR, it’s that there is power in a personal story—which is what you’re about to hear. Age discrimination is topic that is. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my years as a writer and speaker in HR, it’s that there is power in a personal story—which is what you’re about to hear.

What are 3 Reasons To Join An Investment Banking?

Imarticus Learning

People you work within Team. Like you, they’ll have come through an exacting selection and training process, and we guarantee that the vast majority will be bright and exciting high achievers who care desperately about what they do every day at work. And in the City banking attracts an international crowd, so you’ll get to know people from all around the world. Fun at Work. There’s too much to do in this game!

2018 63

Why the World Would Be a Better Place All Managers Were a Little Bit Like Mrs. Garrett

Evil HR Lady

If you were a kid in the 80s, you undoubtedly watched T he Facts of Life , which starred Charlotte Rae as the housemother, Mrs. Edna Garrett. Rae died yesterday at the age of 92 and the world is a little bit worse off now. While I don’t know a great deal about her personal life, her character was someone worth knowing.

2018 109

If You're Going to Fail, Fail Small, Grasshopper.

The HR Capitalist

My friend, Tim Sackett, has a post/video about Failure Being The New Black. His hypothesis is that we've all been fed a load of crap when it comes to failure. His point is that all the new age thinking that failure is good in careers/business is total BS - and we ought to be more focused on success, not failure. I'm going to cut down the middle on this one. Is failure OK? I think it is at times. Is big failure OK? No - because you should have done some homework and seen it coming.

2018 68

Employee Onboarding: How and Why

Workology

You’ve hired a new employee. They are excited for a new opportunity. Now what? Employee orientation is just as important to the employee as it is the company. If a new hire starts off on the right. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR company culture employee onboarding hiring new hires retention training

2018 65

The Shiny Object Syndrome: How To Stay Focused and Stop Getting Distracted

Personal Excellence Blog

Have you heard of the Shiny Object Syndrome ? It is the tendency for a person to chase something new — be it a business idea, tool, or goal — rather than stay focused on what they’re doing. It is similar to a child who is attracted to anything that’s shiny and new. I have a nephew who is 18 months old, and he is constantly attracted to anything that moves or emits sound.

2018 83

Talent Strategy for Corporate Success: Choose Your Path Wisely

Evil HR Lady

Designing a talent strategy for corporate success doesn’t happen accidentally. It must be carefully thought out. Many management theorists have concluded that talent strategy is one of the prime determinants of corporate success. HR leaders have a lot to prioritize when it comes to their department, including finding the right people in the right places, assembling the best team, establishing dynamics, inspiring the right culture and encouraging employee engagement.

2018 100

Older Workers and Unconscious Bias.

The HR Capitalist

I did a post over at Fistful of Talent last week on older workers, unconscious bias and a new org attempting to represent older workers call I, Too, Am Qualified. Here's a snippet of the post, hit FOT for the whole thing: "Why is better understanding of unconscious bias a good thing for older workers? Mainly because it transcends what is merely legal and seeks to connect on a higher plane.

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