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

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?

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.

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Be a Consultant, Not a Job Seeker nor Anything Like Your Competition

Competitive Resumes

Editor’s note: Be sure you pick up the updated, 118 Job Search Tips for the Modern Job Seeker in 2018! If you were unemployed and a LinkedIn user in 2008, you likely heard the advice to list your latest job as a self-employed consultant.

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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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4 Reasons Millennials Make the Best Employees

Ms. Career Girl

Millennials tend to get a bad rap. Most of what you hear about them is how they’re lazy, entitled and want people to do everything for them. However, for most millennials, that couldn’t be further from the truth. And they want a chance to be able to prove that.

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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.

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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.

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.

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How Is 2018 Shaping Up for Job Seekers?

Jobacle

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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Employee Engagement: How to Make Someone’s Day

David Zinger

A personal experience with a small nudge for you to replicate this where you work. I presented on employee engagement at the Employer Branding Summit in Sofia, Bulgaria last month. I had a wonderful day engaging with the participants and other speakers.

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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.

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 28

???? 3 Things To Prepare For First Job Interviews

JobMob

How to make a good first impression in your first job interview with an employer. Photo by Ronald Cuyan. This is a guest post by Debra Wilson. If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines.

2017 27

Google Analytics is Your Recruiting Secret Weapon

Blogging4jobs

As our work in recruitment and hiring becomes more digital, we need tools, reporting, and metrics that help us understand the needs, interests, and activities of our candidates for the positions we. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Recruiting Technology career site google analytics recruiting metrics

2017 22

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.

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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 21

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.

New to HR? How to Prepare for a Meeting

Blogging4jobs

I know, it’s crazy, you’d think business professionals would know all of the steps to prepare for a meeting, but oh, would you be surprised. Meetings are a major part of the workforce no matter what level or title you hold, you will at one point or another be in a meeting or even conducting […] Source. HR new to hr

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.

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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 21

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?

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

Blogging4jobs

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.

2017 21

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.

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how to recognize a bad workplace … before you take the job

Ask A Manager

If you’ve ever worked for a bad manager or in a company that made you miserable, you’ve probably wondered how to ensure you avoid that in your next job. It can feel impossible to tell from the outside whether a job will become a nightmare once you’re in it, but if you pay attention, there are red flags during the interview process can warn you about danger. At U.S.

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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.

How Important Is Passion?

Blogging4jobs

A recent Ask A Manager question got me thinking about the importance of passion at work. Allison’s reader asked if it was necessary to fake passion to get a job; if it was ever ok to not be all that enthusiastic about a potential gig. Allison responded that no, you don’t ever need to take […] Source. HR company culture passion work life balance

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.

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my team keeps coming to work hungover

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: What’s your take on being hungover at work? Specifically in an office situation where nothing truly bad will happen if someone has reduced concentration. I have a team of six reports at the moment, and over any given month, one or two of them will have a hangover each week. In my city there’s a culture of going out drinking after work, and in some of the worst offices I’ve worked previously a hangover is even seen as a badge of pride.

2017 21

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 13

Data Scientist – Most in Demand Jobs in Dubai

Imarticus Learning

Dubai is known for its wealth, and also is referred to as one of the most populated cities in the United Arab Emirates. Dubai is synonymous with new technology, innovations, and is considered as one of the richest countries in the world. If you have the right skill sets, then there are many opportunities that you will be able to bank on.

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4 Ways to Combat Substance Abuse at Work

Blogging4jobs

This piece by Kate Rodriguez was originally published on The Economist’s Executive Education blog here. workplaces may be safer than they’ve ever been, but creating policies that support accident-free organisations has become more complicated. This thanks to substance abuse, which is on the rise among adults over 18, according to government estimates. David Schein, […] Source. HR addiction substance abuse

update: my employees played a horrible prank on a coworker

Ask A Manager

We already have an update on yesterday’s post about the horrible prank where two employees made their coworker think she was being arrested for embezzlement, and terrified her to the point that she threw up from crying. Here’s the update, in which the letter-writer answers a lot of the questions that came up in the comment section yesterday. (In

2017 21

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.

Cities to Consider for A Career in Finance

Imarticus Learning

The global demand for professionals in finance is on the rise. Specifically, as the global economy is rising from the downtime. As it continues to recover, there are gaps being discovered by the human resource development teams, in skills requirements and expertise. Now there are finance jobs that can be found in most cities around the world, but there is a huge difference in the skill set and sector where the opportunity arises. A career in finances in most cases is considered very lucrative.