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

Elevate Your Executive Resume From Bland to BRAND

Executive Career Brand

So many executive job seekers let ho-hum passive verbs describe their sometimes extraordinary accomplishments. They use wimpy verbs like “Responsible for” and “Managed” in their LinkedIn profiles and executive resumes.

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Reluctant Networker? Not Any More

Professional Resume Services

Some business executives are naturally outgoing and personable while others have to force themselves to at least appear comfortable when networking. Networking is a big part of a career as an executive, so being reluctant or hesitant to take part in different networking events can be a problem.

2017 170

Forget Fad Diets! Listen To Your Body!

Ms. Career Girl

With all the focus on weight in our society, the growing number of trendy fad diets is not surprising. You may have wondered about (or even tried) one of the many diet trends – Paleo, Keto, Alkaline, Gluten-Free, Atkins, Weight Watchers, the Master Cleanse, or others.

2017 169

We Don’t Have a Talent Shortage, We Have a Training Shortage

Evil HR Lady

I had the opportunity to be interviewed by Chris Rainey on the HR Leaders Podcast–and Youtube Channel. You can watch it below or listen to it on Apple Podcasts by clicking here. Give it a listen and tell me what you think.

2017 168

12 Ways to Keep Yourself Happy at Work


Your mood can drastically affect the quality of your work. You always work better and time passes faster when you’re having fun. Imagine how great it would be to stay happy at work.

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Sign Up Now: Employment Law Year in Review 2017

Evil HR Lady

This has been a crazy year as far as employment law is concerned. Sexual harassment, medical marijuana, the mark of the beast, you name it, it’s happened this year. And if you’re an HR practitioner or an attorney, or just really like to learn things, have I got the webinar for you.

2017 150

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The world is worse because the newspapers are better.” ” – Unknown Author. Just a reminder not to let the day’s news get you down – whichever “side” you may be on. Whatever is taking place, here, there or beyond, is known to us in seconds.

2017 141

She Works Hard for the Money: How to Put Your Education to Work for You

Ms. Career Girl

Here’s a truth nugget that will surprise no one: sometimes things don’t go the way we hope or plan for. This is evident in every area of life, including the professional sphere.

2017 158

Saying No Could Give Your Career Life

Competitive Resumes

Editor’s note: Be sure you pick up the updated, 118 Job Search Tips for the Modern Job Seeker in 2018! Saying “Yes” to every single suggestion in finding a career, or handling conflict could drive you to failure. No one loves a people-pleaser, brown-noser, a suck-up, and just so darn dishonest.

2017 139

It’s Time for Tesla (and Everyone Else) to Take Racial Harassment Seriously

Evil HR Lady

“You don’t have a positive attitude !” ” or “ You’re not a team player !” ” or “It was just a joke. Everyone jokes.” ” Look, I’m a fan of positive attitudes, teamwork, and jokes, but when it comes to race in the workplace, foul language and treating people poorly because of their skin color or n ational origin is never, ever, not once appropriate.

2017 129

How Is 2018 Shaping Up for Job Seekers?


People who have a tough time finding or holding a job understand that the labor market can be an incredibly frustrating place. There is always something you could be doing to land the next job you apply to. There are always some things you can improve to have more successful interviews.

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How to Care for an Elderly Parent

Ms. Career Girl

If you’ve decided to keep your aging parent at home, you know the responsibility it entails. Whether they’re living in your house or still at their own, keeping all of their needs met can be difficult and demanding. Read through these tips to reduce your caregiving load. Talk to your siblings.

2017 151

Job Search News – November 17, 2017

Competitive Resumes

This is your job search news – THE PRE THANKSGIVING EDITION- with articles and resources so enjoy! I’ve read them, and you can feel free to comment on them in any form you’d like. Leave a message on the “send voicemail” button on your right. I’ll try to keep it short, fresh, and informative.

2017 130

What Are the Worst Presents You’ve Received from a Boss or Co-Worker?

Evil HR Lady

Have you received a holiday present, only to find out that the cost was deducted from your paycheck? Or, been given a framed picture of the boss? What’s the worst present you’ve gotten from your boss or co-worker over the year? Or have you been pressured into giving a present to a supervisor only to receive nothing in return? Tell me your story! I’ve never gotten anything “bad” but as a Mormon, I don’t drink.

Take Control of Your Job Satisfaction


There are many things that can interfere with workplace harmony. And because work is a critical part of life, what happens in the workplace can materially affect our lives with negative impact.

2017 173

Surviving the 4 Big Business Travel Disasters

Ms. Career Girl

The most important business trip of the year, and Sara Martin is in turmoil. Bad weather delayed her flights. Her bags didn’t make the new connection. Her phone battery just died. Now she has a blinding headache. Can anything save this travel disaster?

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Struggling to find your ideal work? Why looking for your 'career umbrella' will get you clearer, faster

Career Shifters

With thousands of potential careers out there, how are you meant to find the right one for you? And what happens if you make the wrong choice?

2017 153

A New Study Finds Bad Managers Aren’t the Reason Employees Quit

Evil HR Lady

Good management is important. We all know this. In fact, multiple studies have shown that not getting along with a manager is often the strongest influence on employee engagement—and eventual departure. Or, at least, that’s what we thought. According to new research from IBM on why employees quit, the old HR adage “people don’t leave companies, they leave managers” is being called into question.

2017 126

Perks at Work: Big Deal or a Little Luxury?

The Undercover Recruiter

When searching for a new role, prospective candidates are more often than not, sold by the incentives an employer offers. In recent years, employee perks have developed into integral factors of any office job, becoming less of a perk, and more of a necessity.

2017 106

Financial Solutions to Help Grow Your Small Business

Ms. Career Girl

One thing that will remain constant about running a business is the need to have adequate cash flow.

2017 141

Secret Tactics How to Get a Raise


How to get a raise is one of the most difficult questions employees have to answer during their careers. After all, shouldn’t our bosses offer us raises because of our hard work and stellar performances? Well, most bosses prefer to pinch pennies.

2017 151

Kevin Spacey: Netflix Can’t Fire Me

Evil HR Lady

In House of Cards, Kevin Spacey has the real talent for making the viewer root for a truly horrible person , Francis Underwood. But, can he get people behind him now? According to The Blast , Spacey is claiming that Netflix fired him too quickly after claims came out that he committed sexual misconduct with a then 14-year-old Anthony Rapp and that they don’t have the legal ability to do so.

2017 112

How to Attract Top Talent with Quality Job Postings

The Undercover Recruiter

Sponsored by Workopolis: In the hunt for great candidates, a job posting is your first important step. If written well, your job description can attract much higher applicants from the start, saving you time and, most importantly, money. Of course, that’s easier said than done.

2017 104

Why You Need To Learn To Say No

Ms. Career Girl

When we’re at work, we usually want to please people and help out our colleagues as best we can in order to make a good impression. That means that even when helping others starts to have a negative impact on our own work and happiness, it can be difficult to say no.

2017 141

From Teaching to Finance

Career Shifters

“I was becoming increasingly tired and frustrated. My life was heading off course.”. Leigh Cavanagh's profession had changed and he was resenting it. So he decided to quit – with no backup plan.

2017 130

What Real People Want as a Gift From the Boss: We Asked Them

Evil HR Lady

A few years ago, we went out and asked real people what their bosses had given them as holiday presents that they actually appreciated. Because times change and people change, it was time to go out and ask again. Take a look at this list of gifts that have been a big hit.

2017 91

Developing a Coaching Culture Within Your Organisation

The Undercover Recruiter

There are considerable business benefits to developing a coaching culture within an organization as well as providing career progression opportunities for employees. Coaching targets high performance and improvement at work and usually focuses on specific skills and goals.

Five Ways To Succeed As A Freelancer

Ms. Career Girl

While being a freelancer might seem like a dream job for many, it’s not as easy as it sounds. From choosing which path to take to thinking of how to reach your clients, there are numerous concerns that can make your freelance career challenging.

Get Ahead In Your Career- Learn Something New

Career Alley

Everyone wants to be successful in their lives and careers- it is what many of us spend decades striving for and what many of us feel proud to achieve. Career advice Career Advice

2017 119

Swiss Saturday: The Red Light District

Evil HR Lady

When you think about Switzerland, you might think of Heidi, or of James Bond, or cows with bells. These things are all true, but you also have to think about legalized prostitution. Apparently, Basel has added these helpful signs, indicating the red light district.

2017 86

Social Media in Recruitment: Useful or a Giant Waste of Time?

The Undercover Recruiter

It’s definitely a norm; using Twitter and LinkedIn to advertise and promote jobs, as well as using these platforms to connect and communicate with potential candidates. Using social media is seen as an essential component to any kind of recruiting strategy. But how useful is it?

Three Ways to Avoid Failed New Year’s Resolutions

Ms. Career Girl

As we prepare for the start of another new year, it would be easy to stick with the same common New Year’s resolutions. This is the year to realize that you make resolutions that will last more than a few weeks.

2017 130

Career Insight: Injection Molding Technician

Career Alley

If you have an interest in engineering, and one area that has particularly caught your eye is injection molding, you may be interested to know more about your career prospects. Career Opportunities

2017 107

It’s Possible to Help Employees Chase Their Dreams without Losing them


Chase your Dreams. Follow your Passion. Find your Calling. These ideas are all out there in the world. Floating around in society for our employees to see, hear, read and quite frankly, feel. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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