Sat.Nov 17, 2018 - Fri.Nov 23, 2018


Ms. Career Girl

A recent survey by Bankrate revealed that 44 million Americans currently have a side hustle to bring in some extra cash in addition to their 9 to 5 job. Thinking of joining that side gig revolution and creating a profitable side hustle? We don’t blame you!

2018 190

Should you threaten to quit to get a raise?

Evil HR Lady

I work in as an Executive Assistant and a Human Resource Officer (kinda). I am just about to graduate with a BS in Psych with an emphasis in HR. I have been gunning for an early promotion because I have cleared my career ladder (completed/accomplished all requirements at top of my career ladder) and I have taken on two other roles, HR and Office Manager.

2018 148

Is Executive Career Planning Still Possible in the New World of Work?

Executive Career Brand

[Guest post by blogger Frankie Wallace] The world of work as we know it is changing almost faster than we can master our current roles.

2018 149

From Teaching to Portfolio Career

Career Shifters

“The pressure was crushing me.”. David Preston had been in the same profession for most of his working life, but a stressful new role left him no choice but to quit without a back-up plan.

2018 207


Ms. Career Girl

We all know that cosmetic-plastic surgeons and dermatologists earn their living by operating or non- invasive procedures. Most of these endeavors are costly for patients. It’s rare that any aesthetic surgeon will let us in on things we can do daily that don’t require us to visit them!

2018 173

Chipotle Gives Us a Lesson in Rash Decision Making

Evil HR Lady

A Chipotle Manager in Minnesota lost her job after refusing to serve a group of black men. Clear cut firing, right? You don’t refuse any paying customer! And, if you’re Starbucks, you don’t refuse any non-paying people as well.) But, the problem was, Chipotle reacted to a viral video without understanding that there is, always, more to the story. Here’s the video: Can a group of young well established African American get a bite to eat after a long workout session.

2018 143

3 Reasons Why Setting Realistic Career Goals is Important

Professional Resume Services

Focusing on the goals you’ve set for yourself can keep you motivated even when times are tough. However, the top resume writing services always see people set unrealistic or overly-ambitious goals, which often ends up hurting them more than helping.

2018 130

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How to Shift Your Organization’s Culture to Become More #Equal

Ms. Career Girl

There is more uncertainty for women’s equality now than ever before. But this doesn’t mean we are helpless, it means we urgently need to participate in shaping our own work culture. At the individual level, there is so much we can do to create an equal workplace.

2018 168

Small Business Saturday: How Can You Prepare?

Evil HR Lady

Small Business Saturday success can make a big difference for your business during the holiday season. What is Small Business Saturday, exactly? Well, it’s the Saturday after Black Friday, which follows Thanksgiving. On this day, people are encouraged to do their shopping at small businesses rather than big chain stores. If you own a small business, you’ll definitely want to take advantage of this event.

2018 137

How to Show Your Soft Skills During an Interview

Professional Resume Services

Many professionals get caught up in trying to make their hard skills and expertise sound good, and forget to highlight the soft skills they have. When you’re talking about high-level executive positions, every candidate will have similar hard skills on their resumes and cover letters.

2018 130

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“When someone tells me ‘no’ it doesn’t mean I can’t do it. It simply means I can’t do it with them.” ” – Karen E. Quinones. I can attest to having this experience maybe 100 times in my life.

2018 130

How Crowdfunding is Changing The Way Startups Raise Funds

Ms. Career Girl

Beg, borrow, do whatever it takes, just don’t steal–That’s the advice I received from a mentor when I asked him “How do I raise funds for my ideas”. Now, this was at the start of my entrepreneurial journey. The mentor was a successful business owner.

2018 170

More Businesses are Hiring Sight Unseen

Evil HR Lady

A few years ago, it wasn’t uncommon for managers to bring people in for multiple interviews over multiple days. It was also common for managers to drag out the hiring process. It made candidates lives stressful –never quite knowing if this interview was the final one or not. And, even after going through all of this, you might well get ghosted–that is neither the recruiter nor hiring manager would ever get back to you to tell you that you weren’t hired.

2018 136

From Office to Outdoors

Career Shifters

“Everything about my job screamed 'This isn't me!'”. Following a serious car accident, outdoors-lover Catherine Hanna found herself desk-bound, stressed and unhappy at work. Then, an insightful colleague opened her eyes to a simple truth that changed everything.

2018 179

How to Boost the Value of Your Design Resume

Career Alley

A good resume will not only get you noticed, but it can also get you that job interview or a chance to present your ideas for a project. Before you can get to that stage, however, you need to think about how you can make your resume different from the competition.

2018 169

Your Guide to a Budget-Friendly Work Wardrobe

Ms. Career Girl

Who doesn’t love pencil skirts and crisp button-ups? As a bright-eyed college graduate, one of the greatest allures of a first job lay in its wardrobe: I could hardly wait to line my shoe rack with kitten heels and spend my Saturdays ironing blouses.

2018 163

An Expat Thanksgiving

Evil HR Lady

Yesterday, right on schedule, my local expat Facebook group became very focused on one thing: Where to buy last-minute critical ingredients for Thanksgiving. Turkeys, canned pumpkin, and cranberries were a hot topic of discussion, since the Swiss don’t generally roast turkeys, use canned pumpkin, or have much use for cranberries. Switzerland’s has approximately 2 million foreigners living in her borders–approximately 25 percent of the population.

2018 126

Why multiple sub-goals drive your performance rating to average

Cube Rules

Your performance review and rating is important — it drives your salary and bonus, if you have the ability to get one. When it comes to performance, then, one strives to not be average — meets your goals — but to exceed so as to get a better salary increase and better bonus.When you sit […].

2018 141

7 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Jobhunting

Career Alley

find the companies you want to work for and start contacting their employers directly either by email or phone. You’ll feel as if you’ve got a lot more freedom not having to reply solely to ads – you can craft the application the way you want to and apply to the roles you want.

2018 169


Ms. Career Girl

’Tis the season to eat, drink and be merry. Some of us, however, take those festive suggestions to dangerous lengths and end up binge drinking.

2018 159

5 millennial CV Trends to Look out for

The Undercover Recruiter

In a candidate-led market, the way recruiters are attracting talent is changing. If you want to be ahead of the game you need to expand the methods you use to recruit, especially when recruiting millennial talent.

2018 104

Why team goals drag your performance review rating down

Cube Rules

We're heading into performance review season and it's time when we all do our self-reviews. The ones where we write the review for the manager and provide fodder for our manager to defend our rating in the calibration sessions.

2018 141

Tips for Choosing a Biomedical Engineering Career

Career Alley

If you have always dreamed of helping people, and/or have had a fascination with how things work, you might want to consider becoming a biomedical engineer. Discover Career Opportunities Biomedical Engineering

Six Signs You’re In A Toxic Relationship

Ms. Career Girl

Relationships are hard—oftentimes, the challenges you go through can bring you closer together. However, not all relationship stress is good, and it can negatively impact other aspects of your life, like your health or career.

2018 154

3 Personality Types That Can Lead to Success or Unemployment

The Undercover Recruiter

We all know that a business is only as successful as the people running it. Employees are every company’s most valuable asset, and every employer has their own unique list of must-haves and nice-to-haves when hiring.

2018 104

should we hire a candidate who lies, my fiance’s boss makes me cut her hair, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go…. Should we hire a candidate who lied? My husband has a company (technically I do too, but it’s not my field and I am support). We are hiring and going through resumes. It’s an extremely technical field and one position requires certain skills. We are having a disagreement over one candidate. He is pretty good but is missing one important skill.

2018 85

Are You A Kid At Heart? Find The Best Jobs Working With Children

Career Alley

Do you get on well with kids? Did you never lose your inner child? It sounds like you might be perfectly suited to go into a career working with children. Discover Career Opportunities Career Opportunities Working with Children

2018 139

Melissa’s wedding pictures! (And my commentary)

Penelope Trunk

I did not cry at Melissa’s wedding because I cried when I met the guy. I knew right away that he was the one. He was way too sane and stable for Melissa to ever let go. So I let go of Melissa, right there, when I met him.

2018 59

Tips for SMEs to Avoid Discrimination During Recruitment

The Undercover Recruiter

Business success depends on employees. No matter how big or small your business, fairness in the workplace is vital and that includes during the recruitment process.

I called my boss a nasty name, coworker isn’t doing our joint project, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I called my boss a nasty name. I just recently started a new job. I’m 55 and having difficulty in learning new tasks, even in areas where I have experience. My new boss has been very frustrated with my performance, and I’m trying hard to improve. She’s extremely overweight. I don’t even know what thought led me there, but I think I may have made a hateful remark about her weight under my breath.

2018 85

College Grad Job Search – References

Career Alley

References and Thank You letters, both of which are key components of any job search. Land your First Job College Grads Thank You Letters

2018 128

7 Reasons To Go Self-Employed

Corn on the Job

Image Source. Tired of working for an employer? Fewer people are taking the plunge and becoming self-employed. Whilst self-employment can have its downsides such as less financial security and more responsibility, it can also have many perks. Here are just 7 reasons to go self-employed. .

2018 56

10 Things Management Can Do to Earn Trust

The Undercover Recruiter

You may have got into business because you care about people, but bad habits and the drive for profit can sometimes lead a person away from their original ideals. Heaven knows, most of us become completely different people when we’re broke, stressed, or excited about a new idea.

2018 93

the men in our office use the women’s bathrooms … only for pooping

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: This is something that has bothered me for quite a long time, and I don’t know if there was any way to address it differently. I no longer work in this office, but I am still close with several people there, and am at a loss that this continues. To be blunt, the men in the office specifically use the women’s restroom when they need to … take a #2. (I I can’t believe I have to say that.).

2018 80

The ART of Navigating Change

Learning Voyager

Much of my work is about change. Helping companies to change through learning processes, for example. And helping my one-on-one clients to change through a coaching process. Throughout it all, the essential challenge is, in a word, change. How to face it. How to embrace it. How to master it so that you are able to navigate the often turbulent waters of change. Much has been written about change, but here I only want to dwell on three aspects. Three that I will call " the ART of navigating change."

2018 50

The Internet’s Career Therapist

Career Realism

The Internet’s Career Therapist Work It Daily. It’s been a while since I wrote an actual article on Work It Daily. These days, I do most of my career advice writing for Inc Magazine and all my videos are being created for Youtube.) But today, I wanted to share something more personal as it relates to my work – and this seemed like the perfect place.

2018 47

6 Ways to Bridge the Gender Pay Gap

The Undercover Recruiter

The latest data by the Office for National Statistics has found that, while the gender gap in the UK has fallen to its lowest ever level at 8.6%, the average woman in the workplace still earns 8.6% less than the average man with the gap even wider for women aged over 40 with 12.8%. With this.

2018 82