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Career Alley

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How Science Predicts a Bad or Good First Impression in an Executive Job Interview

Executive Career Brand

How to Ace Your First Impression in Executive Job Interviews First impressions are tricky things. and especially critical in executive job interviews. We always want to nail a first impression but, sometimes, it seems more like an art than a science. However, research shows that there are scientific principles that contribute to how […]. The post How Science Predicts a Bad or Good First Impression in an Executive Job Interview appeared first on Executive Career Brand.

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How Speaking Up Can Create Greater Happiness and Success

Ms. Career Girl

It’s not always easy to find the words when you don’t know what the reaction will be, but just how much do we avoid speaking up? According to research, 72% of employees admit they do not speak up when they feel they should.

2018 206

Practical Tips for Parents Interested in Going Back to School

Jobacle

There are many reasons adults continue their education. Increased earning power, a wider career path and personal empowerment often inspire people who have already pursued a higher education to get back in the saddle. However, returning to school can prove challenging for parents, particularly those with young children. Since parenting is a full-time job, finding the time and energy to earn a degree while raising a family may seem like a daunting prospect.

2018 148

5 More Career Opportunities for Those Who Love Babies

Career Alley

This is the second article in our “Working with Babies” series (not to be confused with bringing your babies to work!) which is one of […]. Discover Career Opportunities Job Opportunities Working with Babies

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From Accountant to Nurse

Career Shifters

“Every day I left the office feeling frustrated and numb.”. Ever felt that the career you've invested in no longer fits? Tired of compromising his values, Andrew Grayson decided to explore his options elsewhere. Taking a methodical approach to a search that centred on compassion, he found his way to a new sector and role that he loves. Here's his story

2018 182

Women CAN Excel in Traditionally Male-Dominated Roles

Ms. Career Girl

College is getting astronomically expensive and, after graduation, millennials are struggling under a mountain of school debt averaging $37,000 per person. In many cases, this puts college out of reach for some students. Experts are suggesting an alternative: trades. Generally, trade schools are much less expensive than college. You can train or apprentice for as little as six months before becoming licensed and going out on your own.

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Why I Had to Ruin the Lives of Four Teenagers on a Tram

Evil HR Lady

Last week I was on the tram when a group of teenage boys came and sat near me. Their language was atrocious and they kept calling each other “gay.” ” So, knowing that their behavior at 13 was indicative of how they would be for their entire lives, I took their pictures, followed them home, and got their full names and addresses.

2018 150

“How Do I Sell Myself To Potential Employers?”

Career Shifters

Doug's all fired up for his next challenge. But without an obvious career trajectory, he's struggling to present his skills in a compelling way. When you don't have a clear destination in mind, how do you effectively put across what you can offer

2018 149

“How To Get Rich” and Other Guru Scams Won’t Help You – -This Will.

Ms. Career Girl

From the edge of the screen to elegant email pitches, you’ve been getting a barrage of “I have your answers” lies coming at you since you learned to read. That’s right, I said lies. The lies are that there’s some magical, mystical formula that Guru X claims to have exclusive access to. And they’re willing to graciously share it with you for the paltry sum of only. And if you act now, they’ll even include amazing extras.

2018 139

4 Company Holiday Party Mistakes to Avoid

Professional Resume Services

People have different perspectives on company holiday parties. Some dread going to them every year, while others have waited for this day to come since the last one ended. Regardless of your opinion, company parties are generally seen as a requirement to attend. And since you’re going to attend, you might as well use it as an opportunity to enhance your branding rather than hurt it. Here are the top four company holiday party mistakes employees and executives make that they later regret.

2018 100

Study: The Surprising Thing Holding Women Back

Evil HR Lady

I worked for Burger King for about 18 months during and after high school. I quit at the end of the summer to go away to college. When I returned to my hometown following my freshman year of college, in need of a summer job, I didn’t even think of returning to Burger King. I was terrified I hadn’t been a good enough employee and they wouldn’t want me back. Retrospectively, that was a ridiculous fear.

2018 147

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a nativity scene in Washington, D.C. This wasn’t for any religious reason. They just couldn’t find three wise men and a virgin.” ” – Jay Leno. In this “holiday season,” let’s remember that “holiday” is derived from “holy day.” Whether at work or elsewhere, and regardless of your faith or your having no faith, keep “the spirit” in mind and heart.

2018 100

Why It’s Important To Your Career To Read Foreign Based Media

Ms. Career Girl

Dorothy said it first. This isn’t Kansas, Toto. Gone are the days when you can do life by catching the front page of your local paper or five minutes of the TV news. including weather. Our world is becoming more and more connected, and if you can’t speak the language of international news and events, you have to at least be conscious of them. Truth is, you probably work for a company that is, itself, international, or is part of an international conglomerate.

2018 133

5 Company Holiday Party Mistakes to Avoid

Professional Resume Services

People have different perspectives on company holiday parties. Some dread going to them every year, while others have waited for this day to come since the last one ended. Regardless of your opinion, company parties are generally seen as a requirement to attend. And since you’re going to attend, you might as well use it as an opportunity to enhance your branding rather than hurt it. Here are the top five company holiday party mistakes employees and executives make that they later regret.

2018 100

Dilemma Of The Month: How To Handle An Activist Employee

Evil HR Lady

One of our employees is a vegan activist, and has started posting material on the “evils of eating meat” outside his cubicle or leaving them strewn around shared spaces (in the kitchen, near the copier, etc.). Is there anything I can do about this behavior? He also gets offended if anyone fails to provide a vegan option when treats are brought in, whether by a colleague or for a company-sponsored event. Is this a protected behavior/belief system?

2018 129

Why Your Employees are Quitting (And What You Can do About it)

Undercover Recruiter

You’ve got yourself a talented team of people that are skilled in their jobs – of course, you don’t want to lose them. Employees are the most valuable asset to your business and a high turnover of them can cripple your business. Job vacancies have been at their highest in the UK which means that. View Article. Why Your Employees are Quitting (And What You Can do About it) Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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Are You Making These 10 Common Mistakes at The Gym?

Ms. Career Girl

As people begin to think about New Year’s Resolutions and Fitness Goals, you must remember just paying for a membership doesn’t guarantee the results you want. Many people start their year off buying a gym membership and new gym attire. While the first step to transforming your body is, in fact, deciding to commit to restructuring your lifestyle at the gym and in the kitchen, it is common for people to make mistakes that jeopardize their progress.

2018 132

Are You Too Concerned with Your Privacy to Use LinkedIn?

Professional Resume Services

It’s only natural to be concerned about your privacy with anything you post online about yourself. In fact, sometimes people will refuse to use social media platforms, including LinkedIn, due to privacy concerns. While everyone has their own views on this subject, it’s also important to know the ramifications of not having an executive LinkedIn profile when conducting a job search. Here are some of the main points you need to know about the consequences of not having a LinkedIn profile.

2018 100

My CEO Is Forcing Me to Resign

Evil HR Lady

I was recently told I must resign and my CEO asked me how much time I will need to do so. I feel that this is being done due to discrimination on the basis of my ethnicity and sex. However, the evidence I have is fairly minimal. Would you recommend I send a complaint to HR even though I don’t have strong evidence to support the claim? To read my answer, click here: My CEO Is Forcing Me to Resign. Leave your answer in the comments!

2018 119

3 Steps to Help You Find The Perfect Candidate

Undercover Recruiter

Hiring the perfect candidate is a tricky process, one that takes a lot of patience and understanding. Skilled candidates seem to be an increasingly rare find, in fact, according to the Gartner CIO Agenda Report: “66 percent of CIOs believe there is a talent crisis in the world”. GetApp’s survey of 400 recruiters and 300 consumers. View Article. 3 Steps to Help You Find The Perfect Candidate Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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Ms. Career Girl

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2018 100

7 Awesome Lessons You Can Learn From Studying Data Science

Imarticus Learning

Data archives have increased exponentially, and it’s posing great challenges to various industries. Fortunately, they have gone beyond ‘What is Data Science?’ to finally adopt Data Science analysis, to derive something meaningful and productive from the existing pile of information. Today there are many takers for data science training , and people have learnt some important lessons. Let’s discuss some of them: . It’s important to understand business as a whole.

2018 61

Knowing good grammar is a social skill

Penelope Trunk

My friend is staying at my apartment while he job hunts in Boston. My job hunts were always done in pajamas with a jeans-and-T-shirt interview finale. Micah is in sales and his hunt starts with a trip to a clothing store. While he hops in and out of dressing rooms becoming friends with everyone, I settle into a spot with the mannequins. Then I say, “Micah! Did you know the most reliable way to speed up a job hunt is to have a professional rewrite your resume?”

2018 70

8 Ways to Track Underperforming Employees

Undercover Recruiter

When you hire an employee, you have certain expectations, you look forward that the employee will now add value to your company. The true measure of the value of any business is by the performance of the employees. However, there are times when employees do not perform as per expectations or their previous records as. View Article. 8 Ways to Track Underperforming Employees Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2018 78

How To Explain Why You Left Your Left Your Last Job

Career Realism

How To Explain Why You Left Your Left Your Last Job Work It Daily. Have you been stumped on how to explain why you left your last job during an interview? In today’s episode, J.T. O’Donnell shares her advice on how to correctly answer this question without sounding overly negative. The post How To Explain Why You Left Your Left Your Last Job appeared first on Work It Daily. Be Employable Career Advice Job Search

2018 58

How to Start a Career in the Blockchain?

Imarticus Learning

In the past three years, blockchain has presented itself as the next generation solution for many of the problems faced by the tech world. Recognising its potential, various governments and industry titans have provided powerful endorsement to this technology. Blockchain was developed as an underlying technology for cryptocurrencies, and right now it is being adapted to a large number of industries.

2018 52

The Outsiders By SE Hinton, A Deep Book Review

Algrim.co

The Outsiders is a modern classic was written by SE Hinton in 1967. She was 15 when she wrote it, and it was a Young Adult novel, but also a coming of age story that anyone could relate to. During that time, popular teenage books were mostly about the perfect high school girl meeting the perfect high school boy, a spat occurred, they split up, and it was a

2018 57

Keep Christmas Festive, Not Stress-tive

Undercover Recruiter

Christmas may be ‘the most wonderful time of the year’, but for workers, the festive period can mean longer hours, busier shifts and more pressure. December can leave workers feeling drained, unmotivated and unable to perform to the best of their abilities. This is bad news for the businesses that rely so heavily on keeping. View Article. Keep Christmas Festive, Not Stress-tive Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2018 77

6 Essential Qualities of Corporate Trainers

Water Cooler Wisdom

As a human resources consultant, I’ve observed many approaches to corporate training, and most focus on content. Decisions involve what should be taught, and in what format. While delivery is equally important, sometimes it’s overlooked. I’m familiar with situations in which someone totally unfamiliar with the subject matter is pegged to teach an in-person course, and others where someone with no public speaking experience at all is expected to rally a group for a full day or more!

2018 40

The Skills You Need To Excel In This Fintech Era!

Imarticus Learning

Nowadays, our financial sector has been witnessing the digital evolution, and as a result, the era of FinTech has begun. To reform the financial sector, the FinTech industry offers a variety of services such as SME finance, online Peer-to-Peer lending, crowdfunding platforms, trading management, cryptocurrencies etc. With a great potential to grow, the FinTech business is promising large profits and opportunities to the aspirants.

2018 48

A Dog’s Purpose By Bruce Cameron, A Deep Book Review

Algrim.co

A Dog’s Purpose is a novel written by W. Bruce Cameron and is told from the dog’s point of view. The premise is a unique twist on the usual dog tale. In this one, as the dog searches for his reason for existence, he is reborn again and again as different dogs into the lives of different owners, in a reincarnation kind of cycle. There are so many

2018 52

4 Steps to Creating an Effective Talent Strategy

Undercover Recruiter

At our most recent series of Director Clubs, we teamed up with experts from Grant Thornton to lead discussions on the current talent landscape. We were able to draw on the findings of Grant Thornton’s ‘People Power’ research to highlight how talent and skills can be one of the biggest accelerators of business growth, but. View Article. 4 Steps to Creating an Effective Talent Strategy Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2018 72

Wow Factor At Facebook | Work It Daily

Career Realism

Wow Factor At Facebook | Work It Daily Work It Daily. About Facebook. Facebook is one of the world’s largest and most successful social networking platforms, with the goal of bringing the world closer together. You work at Facebook impacts billions of users around the world every single day. They live by the belief that “ this journey is 1% finished ” and that the work they’re doing has only just begun.

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The Billion-Dollar Friction Problem Fintech Could Solve

Imarticus Learning

Fintech has seen massive growth over the last few years, and a lot of companies have begun seeing its benefits. It helps in cutting down costs and even making processes faster. One telling aspect is that Fintech has helped solve problems that are at the lower end of the spectrum. Smaller businesses are benefiting the most, and this has helped bridge the gap between the two and make smaller businesses more positive.

2018 48

Thirteen Reasons Why By Jay Asher, A Deep Book Review

Algrim.co

This Young Adult novel by Jay Asher was written in 2007 and tells the story of a high school girl named Hannah who is a victim of bullying at school, sinks into depression and hopelessness, and ends up killing herself. After her suicide, her friend and classmate Clay finds recordings that describe thirteen reasons why she decided to kill herself, and that h

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Gender Pay Reporting

Undercover Recruiter

Gender pay reporting legislation requires employers with 250 or more employees to publish statutory calculations every year showing how large the pay gap is between their male and female employees. The employer must publish six calculations showing their: average gender pay gap as a mean average average gender pay gap as a median average average. View Article. Gender Pay Reporting Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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