2017

The 17 Worst Sales Email Writing Mistakes

Professional Resume Services

You never get a second chance to make a good first impression. And when that first impression is made via email, it’s even harder to come off the way you want to.

2017 285

Why I Believe Your LinkedIn Profile May Now Be More Valuable Than Your Resume

Career Trend

While once a junior-player in career communications, your LinkedIn profile now reigns supreme in job search. The post Why I Believe Your LinkedIn Profile May Now Be More Valuable Than Your Resume appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

2017 262

Do Cover Letters Really Matter in Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

Opinions vary on whether or not cover letters are even read – or needed – in job search. Although it’s true that some people won’t even look at them, they probably will notice if you DON’T include one.

Essential Power Tips For Parents Going Back To Work After Maternity Leave

Competitive Resumes

Leaving your little one at home is stressful enough without considering how the dynamics of your job may have changed while you were away on maternity leave. There are some things that you may experience or obstacles you may face, but being forewarned is the same as being forearmed.

How To Change Career When You Have No Idea What You're Doing

Career Shifters

Stuck in a job that isn't you? Ready for a career change, but have no idea what else you could do – or where to start? Drawing on his own story, Richard explains how by ditching the conventional career rules, you'll radically increase your chances of finding something you love

2017 285

Mother’s Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“God could not be everywhere and. therefore he invented mothers.”. – Jewish Saying. To every mother, grandmother, and great grand-mother out there, THANKS. Today is Your Day. It’s even named after you.

2017 192

Creating Agile HR, Part 4: Agile Sourcing

Hiring Technical People

Sourcing, how and where you recruit possible candidates is a great way to use small, safe-to-fail experiments. That’s because the recruiting landscape continues to change. A little history: in the past, we read newspapers—on paper!

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When HR Makes a $2,666,594.03 Mistake

Evil HR Lady

We’ve all made mistakes at work , but have you made a $2,666,594.03 mistake? On one employee? Hold onto your hats, because you don’t want this to happen to you. Here’s what happened. Trico Products Corporation laid off Francois El-Hayek after 28 years of service. He was supposed to receive 34 weeks worth of severance pay in exchange for signing a general release. (A

2017 238

Sitting Too Much at Work? Tips to Move AND Be Productive

Jobacle

I was sitting too much. So several years ago I bought myself a standing desk. I didn’t go through work, opting to pay for it myself to avoid any potential headaches. And I am here to report that it was a wonderful investment!

2017 228

How Can You Make a Successful Career Change?

Position Ignition

Changing careers can sometimes be daunting, but if you’re not happy doing what you’re doing, it’s a must-do action.

2017 201

Addressing Employment Gaps

Professional Resume Services

Has it been a while since you last worked? Here’s how you can ease and explain the gap to prospective employers. Considering the current state of the employment world, it’s commonplace for people to have employment gaps. However, a gap of a few months is much different than gaps of a few years.

2017 190

Top 11 Behavioral Interview Questions

Career Trend

Behavioral interviewing remains popular because the answers, if articulated well, will convince the employer that the job seeker is a fit – or not – for an open opportunity. The post Top 11 Behavioral Interview Questions appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

Best of the Year Executive Resume Writing Tips and Strategies

Executive Career Brand

Are you convinced you can write your own executive resume? Maybe you can. If you’ve been in on the hiring process at your company for some time, and have been in a position to review resumes of candidates, you may have a good handle on what should and shouldn’t be in a resume. […].

What to Do When Your Job Search Efforts Don’t Work

Competitive Resumes

Today’s job search requires you to keep both hands on the wheel. Any passive approach to finding opportunities fail. It doesn’t work. You must remain engaged throughout your career or face significant challenges shifting gears.

2017 209

4 Ways To Find Work That Feels Like You

Career Shifters

You want to do work that fits your personality. But what if you've spent so long in a job you hate, you've lost touch with who you are? Natasha shares four starting points to getting paid to be yourself

2017 272

Memorial Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“It is not where you serve, but how you serve.” ” – J. Rubin Clark. If you have not visited the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C., please consider doing so. It is not flashy or grand, but simple and direct, like the men and women it honors.

2017 173

Do You Hire for Confidence, Comfort or Capability?

Hiring Technical People

In the software industry, we toss around terms such as “Holacracy,” “meritocracy,” and “collaborative environment.” ” We claim to hire for skills. That’s not what I see. I see hiring managers hiring people just like them (mini-me’s), people who went to their schools, make similar life choices, and are roughly the same age. That’s because these people talk the same way. Too many people call this “cultural fit.”

2017 140

Hey, Lady. You’re not Forgotten: the Importance of You

Ms. Career Girl

The post Hey, Lady. You’re not Forgotten: the Importance of You appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Do you know the safety drill of air stewards, “Put your mask on before assisting others”? When it comes to taking care of everyone else, have you forgotten about you?

2017 242

Disability Employment: Breaking Down Barriers

Evil HR Lady

The goal of disability employment is not simply to make you feel good for doing an act of service, but to hire someone who can be an asset to your business. That’s the same reason you hire all of your employees—because they are the best fit for the job.

2017 208

12 Ways to Keep Yourself Happy at Work

Jobacle

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.

2017 224

PSA from your gut microbes: Enjoy the holidays, but don't forget your fiber

Workology

Anyone watching their waistline this holiday season may want to pay attention to what their gut bacteria are eating. It's not just calories that matter in a healthy diet -- it's fiber, which can influence weight gain, blood sugar, insulin sensitivity, and colon health. Research with mice help shed light on how and why fiber has such a powerful effect on the entire body

2017 131

Should Your Resume Be Mobile Friendly?

Professional Resume Services

A mobile-optimized resume may be the best executive resume format! Here’s why. You may be under the impression that executive resumes are outdated thanks to the rise of networking and social media. However, a well-crafted resume can be just as effective.

2017 189

Top 11 Behavioral Interviewing Questions

Career Trend

Behavioral interviewing remains popular because the answers, if articulated well, will convince the employer that the job seeker is a fit – or not – for an open opportunity. The post Top 11 Behavioral Interviewing Questions appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

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.

2017 209

How Will You Stand Out at Your Next Job Fair? Use a Handbill

Competitive Resumes

Everyone usually has one goal attending a networking event or a job fair: To meet the right person to get the next step. So, use a handbill! In this episode, I discuss with Jessica Dillard, the founder of Dillard and Associates an old school solution to a current problem.

The Art Of Being Clueless: How To Change Career When You're Totally Confused

Career Shifters

No idea what to do next in your career change? Feeling trapped, frustrated and unable to make progress? There's a group of people who have made 'not-knowing and doing amazing things anyway' an art form.

2017 267

Just a Reminder: Express Gratitude At Work Today

Sklover Working Wisdom

Every once in a while, we take a moment to remind you of perhaps the easiest, yet most effective, way of to gain an important kind of leverage at work: being a person who expresses gratitude to managers, colleagues and subordinates.

2017 164

Skills Gap? No, Wage Gap

Hiring Technical People

I keep hearing about the “Skills gap.” ” There is no skills gap. There is a gap between what employers want to pay and what people are willing to work for. I read an article this morning that prompted this post: Talk of a skills gap in the labor market is ‘an incredible cop out’ Let me phrase this a little more elegantly: There is a gap of cheap and skilled labor. . If you are willing to pay for training, there are many people who would gladly work for you.

Wage 133

So You Want To Write A Book in 2017?

Ms. Career Girl

The post So You Want To Write A Book in 2017? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Want to write a book this year? Don’t know where to start? Get a journal. Right now. Out ya go. Buy a pretty, interesting, edgy, funny, odd journal and start writing.

2017 242

The surreal artwork of Juan Antonio Guirado is reborn in Virtual Reality

Evil HR Lady

Juan Antonio Guirado stands by his masterpiece 'Kali's Tunnel' acrylic and collage on board, 1989.

2017 206

12 Ways Introverts Can Survive Networking Events

Jobacle

Networking introverts. Sounds like an oxymoron, right? Talking is not what I do. I’d rather walk into a lion’s den in a steak suit than sit around networking with folks I’ve never met before. I’ll opt for being devoured, thank you very much.

2017 199

Stress reprograms cells

Workology

Researchers have recently shown how cells adapt to stressors -- like water loss -- by reprogramming their internal signaling networks. The studies describe previously unknown mechanisms that cells use to send signals between cellular machinery and avoid cell death. According to the authors, drugs that enhance the adaptation mechanisms could help cells stave off multiple diseases, including type 2 diabetes

2017 131

How to Avoid the Top 5 Executive Resume Mistakes

Professional Resume Services

It’s easier to flub with your executive resume than you think! Here are some of the top mistakes to avoid. One common theme among executives is they tend to make the same mistakes on their resumes. The good thing is the mistakes are usually easy to correct and avoid in the future.

2017 189

Career Changer: What to do when you doubt your ideas + grapple with fear

Career Trend

The idea of a slimmer, more toned body spurs me to try on new habits and behaviors. I: start a new exercise routine; become more resourceful in food prep; actively resist temptation, replacing unhealthy snacks with a sumptuous book or by engaging in a body-fueling, light-hearted activity.

2017 207

3 Juicy Insider LinkedIn Personal Branding Tips

Executive Career Brand

I’ve been a LinkedIn member and professional LinkedIn profile writer for close to 10 years. I’ve not only learned how to help my clients leverage LinkedIn for job search, but also how to use it to build my personal brand and business. In fact, most of my clients find me through LinkedIn.

2017 207

14 Powerful Networking Tools and Strategies to Implement Now

Competitive Resumes

The way networking operates is similar to the way a little yeast works through a batch of dough: Both require time, a little massaging, and consistency.

2017 198

3 Things To Remember When You Feel You're Not Where You Should Be

Career Shifters

You should be further along in your shift. You should have done more. You're not where you wanted to be by now. Sound familiar? Natasha shares three lessons to get you focused, freed up, and having fun with your career change

2017 261