Sat.Jun 30, 2018 - Fri.Jul 06, 2018

The Five Unspoken Rules of Today’s Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

We live in unprecedented times, especially when it comes to our careers. Technology, the economy, and globalization have created constant and rapid change. Long ago, companies banked on the fact that if our parents and grandparents had been customers, we would be too. Tradition, loyalty, and reliability were the competitive edge. Now what matters is whether you’re seen as innovative, unique, and “trending.”

2018 164

TRENDS @ WORK – Bully Boss’ed is the New “MeToo”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Bully Boss’ed is the New “MeToo”. It’s a trend, and a growing trend: the workplace is becoming more uncivil, at times hostile, and more often than we’d like, downright brutal. Fortunately, employers are also becoming increasingly aware of the many negative effects it has on their interests, including (a) increased absenteeism, (b) decreased productivity, (c) increased distraction from achieving goals, and (d) decreased retention of valuable talent.

2018 138
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LinkedIn Questions Surrounding an Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Anyone who is in the middle of a job search has likely heard about the importance of their LinkedIn profile. However, simply having a profile isn’t good enough. Your profile can be the difference in landing an interview for a job or getting passed over. That’s why many executives turn to LinkedIn profile development services today to ensure they aren’t making any critical mistakes. Here are some of the most common questions about LinkedIn that we’ve answered to help your job search.

2018 135

Dream to Reality: Building an Ecommerce Business Is More Accessible Than You Think

Jobacle

If you are anything like a lot of people, you have a lot of big ideas that rarely come to fruition. Maybe you’ve dreamed of becoming a famous novelist, only to drop the project when writer’s block set in. Maybe you wanted to start a business, only to give up when the costs got too high. But there’s one idea many have successfully transformed from dream into reality – building an ecommerce store.

2018 115

Beyond the Glass Slipper Raising Girls Who Can Stand on Their Own Two Feet

Ms. Career Girl

Hi, I’m Brian, and I’m a business executive who’s been fortunate enough to have had a rewarding career throughout the past several years. I’ve helped build some world-class brands and companies, including IMAX and Coupons.com, and created hundreds of jobs in the process. But I’m also a dad of two young girls. And it was spending time with my daughters that inspired my latest efforts with The Startup Squad and set me on the course for what I believe is my most important project thus far.

2018 149

No Light-bulb Moments? How To Change Career When You Can't Find Your One Big Passion

Career Shifters

Feeling pressure to find the 'one' thing: the thing you're supposed to love and do forever? Lisa explains why it's quicker (and a lot more fun) to forget the big elusive 'passion' and focus instead on looking for a Little Yes

2018 160

The Ultimate LinkedIn Tips to Bring Your Profile Up to Date

Professional Resume Services

Simply having an executive LinkedIn profile won’t do you much good. In fact, having an outdated profile is sometimes worse than not having one at all. If you aren’t sure how to optimize your LinkedIn profile , you aren’t alone. The good news is you can work with a professional LinkedIn profile writer (look no further!) to evaluate your current profile and help you strengthen it so you’re always prepared for the next opportunity that comes your way.

2018 109

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Four Stand-Out Career Books For Women in 2018

Ms. Career Girl

As the saying goes, leaders are readers. And one of the easiest ways to get smarter about your career is by reading a great book. Out of the latest career advice books for women published so far in 2018, these four books have earned high ratings. They come highly recommended by readers on Goodreads, the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. Pick any of these and you’ll get to spend some quality time learning from some of the smartest and most successful people in business.

2018 145

Why Audiences Get Distracted During Presentations

Jobacle

By the time you take the stage to give a presentation, you’ve put considerable work into researching, designing and practicing it. The last thing you want is to gaze out at your audience only to see the symptoms of distractedness: glazed eyes, surreptitious multitasking and nodding heads, to name a few.

2018 106

Independence Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The bravest things we do in our lives are usually known only to ourselves.”. – Peggy Noonan. You might not have thought about it, but Lady Liberty always stands by herself. The quest to be free, and to help others be free, is first and foremost an internal quest. When my mother was a child, she arrived in New York harbor on a boat, and she no doubt saw Lady Liberty standing there, all by herself. At that moment, I’m certain my mother felt less alone.

2018 100

Is Your Workplace Culture Harming Your Employees’ Health?

Evil HR Lady

Workplace culture has a bigger impact on your employees’ health than you may think. Your company’s culture influences a wide range of behaviors, from seeking health care to unhealthy eating and drinking to managing stress and mental health. If you want healthy employees who show up every day and do great work, consider these five ways your company’s culture could be affecting your employees’ health. What’s a Sick Day?

2018 130

Shut Down Your Screen: Take a  Break From Social Media

Ms. Career Girl

Feeling overwhelmed by your constant social media feeds? You’re not alone. More and more people are looking for a break from the distractions of being continuously connected. Whether it’s Cute Kittens on YouTube, Facebook or Instagram, or updates on LinkedIn or Twitter, sometimes you just want to get away. Why Take a Break from Social Media. According to Mediakix , many of us are now spending up to 5 years of our lives on social media.

From Law to Tech Start-up

Career Shifters

“ I wanted to have a go at creating something myself. ”. Charlotte McMillan's light-bulb idea happened one morning in the shower. While starting her own business has been a big risk, now she's in the driving seat of something she feels passionate about. Here's how she did it

2018 130

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“When you go to put out a fire, don’t bring gasoline.” ” – Chris Cuomo. A few years ago, at the end of a long day, I was traveling home from my office on the Long Island Railroad. The railcar I was seated in was totally full, with no seats available. A young woman came down the aisle looking for a seat, but could not find one. She looked so pregnant as if she was due to give birth last week. No one stood up to offer her a seat. No one. I quickly got up, and gave her my seat.

2018 100

UK Expert: Fat People Should Receive Privileges at Work

Evil HR Lady

Fat people should be allowed to come to work an hour late, in order to miss rush hour, as well as other protections, according to Prof Stephen Bevan a member of Public Health England’s advisory board , The Mirror. He suggests that fat should be classified as a “protected characteristic” which would mean discrimination based on waist size would be illegal.

2018 126

Should You Get Into A Workplace Relationship?

Ms. Career Girl

Many of us will have had an office crush, and a fair few of us will have found ourselves wondering if it’s worth the hassle to take that crush any further. Whether it is will depend on many factors, but here are some of the big ones. Is it actually allowed? Probably – in theory at least.

2018 106

CAPITALIST DEFINITIONS: "Renegade Demo"

The HR Capitalist

From a meeting with a client last week: Renegade Demo (?ren????d/?dem?) ren????d/?dem?) dem?) - The time when you walk by an office or your cube as a leader in your company and realized your growth has outpaced your ability to properly train new hires at your company, especially those charged with evangelizing your product. In use: "Damn, it happened again. I popped into a call the new guy Bill was having with a prospect and his positioning of what we do was all ####ed up.

2018 72

Do Small Businesses Have to Worry About Harassment?

Workology

Sexual harassment has been in the news a lot recently. Some of the top companies are experiencing the repercussions of lawsuits: Google, ESPN, Red Lion Hotels, and Lithia Motors to name a few. This has gotten the attention of CEOs and executives running small business. Most small businesses under 50 employees do not have an […] Source. HR eeoc laws harrasment sexual harassment small businesses

2018 72

Social Mores Have Changed; Biology Hasn’t

Evil HR Lady

Let’s talk about three sexual harassment cases. A female coach and physical education teacher sued the school district because another employee, also female, made crude remarks about her breasts, touched her without permission, and said, “I will think of you next time I am f—ing.”. A female employee receives sexually explicit text messages from the man responsible for training her. While the trainer doesn’t have hire/fire authority over her, he certainly can influence her career.

2018 122

Ever Felt in Danger and Wished You Had a Rescuer? Read on.

Ms. Career Girl

Ever felt unsafe walking down a dark street? Felt uncomfortable at a party but couldn’t get to your phone? Wish you could call for help without having to pull your phone out of your pocket? There’s an app for that. It’s called Rescuer. Rescuer is taking the Google Play Store by storm. The app boasts four patent-pending features—and every one of them has the potential to save a life. That’s why we’re partnering with Rescuer with an exclusive offer for Ms. Career Girl readers.

2018 106

Do You Know Someone Who Leads By Management Book-of-the-Month Club?

The HR Capitalist

I was up over at Fistful of Talent earlier this week talking about the good faith practice of Management By Best-Selling Leadership Book. Do you have a friend that fits this profile? Have you staged an intervention? Head over to my post at FOT to learn more. Friends don't let friends buy a copy of a best selling book for everyone on their team. Click here to get the post

2018 72

5 Tips for Avoiding the Perils of Charisma

Undercover Recruiter

We all like to think of ourselves as that great, cool boss who leads by example while charming the workforce at the same time. But it turns out that humility is a far more important quality in a leader than charisma. New research by Hogan Assessments has found that just by showing signs of humility, overly charismatic. View Article. 5 Tips for Avoiding the Perils of Charisma Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2018 60

Google Wants Employees to Work Instead of Arguing Politics

Evil HR Lady

In the past few months, 2,600 Google employees have signed a petition asking the company to do more about harassment–and to make HR investigations transparent, according to The Wall Street Journal. It’s one of the many changes going on at Google when it comes to employee communications. Google has encouraged dialogue unrelated to the workplace for years, and now it’s not working out so well.

2018 122

Are Your Operations Lean?

Water Cooler Wisdom

The days of spending months strategizing the best path forward are over for most businesses. Imagine proudly presenting a 100-page  business plan  to your stakeholders only to realize that half of your material was already outdated and your customers had moved on? Considering the current pace of change in today's marketplace, a lean business model has become more and more attractive. Traditionally, being “lean" has meant doing more with less, but the concept has expanded.

2018 40

Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report: Are Tech Wages Really Flat?

The HR Capitalist

One of the best salary surveys that you will find from a vendor is the Dice Tech Salary Report. See the 2018 version - released last week - by clicking here. We're in a peak economic cycle, so surprisingly, the report finds that average tech salaries are flat, and have been for a couple of years now. For many of you, it doesn't feel like tech wages are flat, does it? note, email subscribers enable images or click through to see graphs).

2018 71

4 Recruitment Lessons From England’s World Cup Campaign

Undercover Recruiter

For the first time in decades, England’s World Cup chances are actually looking promising. Early success has united the British people, with discussions dominating the workplace, Tube trips and after-work drinks. Optimism is at a high, thanks to strong performances by Gareth Southgate’s men and some poor results by other teams – world number one. View Article. 4 Recruitment Lessons From England’s World Cup Campaign Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2018 59

Two Easy Things the Airlines Could Do to Make Us Not Hate Them

Evil HR Lady

I love to travel. I hate jet lag. Right now I’m suffering from a bit of jet lag after returning from a trip 10 time zones away, so I’m having trouble sleeping. It allowed me to think about ways the airlines could make life so much better for travelers. Yes, I’d like more leg room and a bigger seat, but I understand that costs a fortune. Here are things that could make travel a bit better for not much money. Tell us when our bag missed the flight.

Are Your Operations Lean?

Water Cooler Wisdom

The days of spending months strategizing the best path forward are over for most businesses. Imagine proudly presenting a 100-page  business plan  to your stakeholders only to realize that half of your material was already outdated and your customers had moved on? Considering the current pace of change in today's marketplace, a lean business model has become more and more attractive. Traditionally, being “lean" has meant doing more with less, but the concept has expanded.

2018 40

Career Zingers #29: Are You Washed Up?

David Zinger

We often upgrade equipment and tools quicker than we “update” ourselves. When is the last time you changed your mind? How long since you established a new meaningful relationship? What’s the last non fiction book you read? Make today a day for a clean start because it is no fun being wrung out in a wringer washer or a dead end career. Employee Engagement Canada career zingers David Zinger speaker employee experience Winnipeg

2018 40

How Would YOU Describe Candidate Experience and Why Is It Important?

Undercover Recruiter

From what point does it matter what a future employee thinks of your company? Once you’ve recruited them? Or maybe after they’ve been with your company for a few months? Well, according to our new panel of experts on candidate experience, it actually begins way before all of that. The clue is in the word. View Article. How Would YOU Describe Candidate Experience and Why Is It Important? Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2018 57

5 Summer Office Party Ideas that Are Better Than Holiday Parties

Evil HR Lady

Coming up with new office party ideas can get tiresome. Sometimes it feels like everyone has been to more office holiday parties than they can count. Not to mention, there is often so much going on at year-end, employees may feel dragged down by yet another event they must attend. So, why not treat your office to a summer outing instead? Not only will you have more venues to choose from, but your team is sure to bond over the new, shared experience. Office Party Ideas for Summertime.

2018 100

6 Seriously Deadly Organizational Sins to Avoid at All Costs

Catherines Career Corner

Explore these 6 seriously deadly organizational sins to avoid at all costs in order to ensure that you join your organization as a leader or an employee to foster a climate that encourages exemplary behavior and good ethics at work. By Catherine Adenle Any of these 6 seriously deadly organizational sins to avoid at [.]. Author information. Catherine Adenle. Founder at Catherine's Career Corner. Founder, Catherine's Career Corner.

2018 69

ask the readers: my husband is awful at job searching – and gets cranky when he needs to

Ask a Manager

Per Thursday tradition, I’m throwing this letter out to readers to weigh in on: My husband is a master’s level professional who is working in “soft money.” ” So every one, three, or five years, he’s looking for a job again. Oftentimes he’s lucky and he just gets “rehired” (really more like transferred) to a similar or the same job.

2018 28

Why Recruitment Companies Should Be Hiring More Working Dads

Undercover Recruiter

It is a well known fact that as a working (single) mum/parent in recruitment I have been a huge advocate and supporter to all recruiter parents since I became a parent in 2004; to all of those who face daily challenges working in the recruitment sector, with plenty of organisations conforming to our ever-changing society. View Article. Why Recruitment Companies Should Be Hiring More Working Dads Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2018 47

5 Reasons I'm Bullish On America.

The HR Capitalist

Seems like it's been a rough year in America. The economy is still going, but things have never felt more divisive - which obviously spills over into the workplace, thus the post on something you thought had nothing to do with HR. . I'm writing this on 7/3, getting ready for July 4th in the states. Note that I'm hardcore moderate that thinks both polar extremes politically in the states are 100% crazy.

Five Actions to Take When You Hear, “I Don’t Trust You”

Ms. Career Girl

Talking about trust is tough in business. When a colleague tells you, ” I don’t trust you ” your first instinct is probably to react defensively or aggressively, and rarely with curiosity and an openness to understand. You take “I don’t trust you” as an attack on your character and an affront to your integrity. But trust is the foundation for strong, productive relationships, teams, and organizations so it’s imperative that if you are told you are untrustworthy you need to change that fast.

2018 126

did this goodbye email overstep, problematic volunteer events, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Did our alumni director overstep with her goodbye email? This isn’t my personal workplace, but it did lead me to wonder about professional networking in general. Today my alma mater’s director of alumnae relations sent a mass email from her professional account to all alums announcing she was leaving the position as she is seeking a career change.

2018 27