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 265

Chocolates For Life And Advice On Writing

Ms. Career Girl

The post Chocolates For Life And Advice On Writing appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. If someone promised me endless boxes of chocolate for life to give advice on how to become a published writer in only four short words, I would say this: Read. Write. Repeat.

2017 241

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.

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 233

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

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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

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 241

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 241

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 211

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.

6 Ways To Overcome The Fear of Public Speaking

Ms. Career Girl

If you struggle in any way at all with public speaking, statistics show that you are not alone. Over 74% of people suffer from some kind of speech anxiety. And yet, speaking in public is part of what is required in the corporate world and a necessary skill if you are to go further in your career.

2017 234

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 212

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

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

How to Turn an Awesome Idea into a Business

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Turn an Awesome Idea into a Business appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Heather McDowell. Her bio follows. “It tickles.”. That’s what my son said to me the first time he tried sparkling water.

2017 237

7 Books Every Feminist Is Reading This Fall 

Ms. Career Girl

Whether she’s your friend, sister, or mother, make sure the feminist in your life does not go without these titles this fall. With everything from historical fiction to captivating memoir, this list is sure to keep you busy before the holiday season. You Can’t Buy Love Like That by Carol E.

2017 233

Achieving Unity Within a Remote Workforce

Ms. Career Girl

The post Achieving Unity Within a Remote Workforce appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Tricia Sciortino. Her bio follows. Many of us can now appreciate the benefits of being part of a remote workforce.

2017 235

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 207

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.

Ms Career Girl Fall Reading Buffet: Something For Everyone

Ms. Career Girl

There’s always a flood of new books coming out. At Ms Career Girl, we have enough review pitches come our way to fill a small library. So, we try to review those we think most interesting to you, our readers.

2017 227

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 216

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 205

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

How To Move Into A New Career Without Starting From The Bottom

Career Shifters

You've put so much time and effort into your career so far. You're respected, you know what you do inside and out – you'd hate to have to start from scratch again. Natasha shares how becoming an 'insider' can help you bypass the bottom of the ladder and be taken seriously in your new industry

2017 266

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

5 Little Books With Big Messages You Don’t Want To Miss

Ms. Career Girl

I like to read. It’s always been a source of ideas, inspiration, and encouragement for me. But as I’ve grown older, a busy life and the constraints of time have come into play. With so many demands on my time, I shy away from tomes that run upwards of 400 pages.

2017 227

Where Do Writers Write? Take A Look…

Ms. Career Girl

Last month I showed you where I write my books. There were many photos of my garden, which is where I do a lot of daydreaming and procrastinating while pretending to work. This month, we’re looking at where other writers write. Take a look… Barbara Claypole White, Echoes of Family.

2017 227

Name Your Business: How To Choose A Winning Name

Ms. Career Girl

The post Name Your Business: How To Choose A Winning Name appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Katarina Nilsson. Her bio follows. So you have your great idea and are about to set the wheels in motion? Great job! Now it’s all down to one small detail.

2017 227

Try These Unique Networking Methods!

Professional Resume Services

Proper LinkedIn profile development is just one great networking technique! Here are more. When it comes to networking, you don’t always have to step completely out of your shell to meet new people.

2017 208

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 212

How To Keep Top Talent at the Top of Their Game

Ms. Career Girl

Becoming a manager is a big step in your career, and with it comes a lot of new responsibilities and expectations. As a manager, your goals are no longer just your own, as you and your team’s success are one and the same.

2017 224

5 Reasons Why Your Executive Resume Is Not Working

Executive Career Brand

Many executive job seekers are in a rut, spinning their wheels. They’re hard at work sending out their resumes to anyone and any place that may be able to help them with their career goals. But somehow, their resumes are not doing their job – generating interest and interviews.

2017 214

It’s a Wonderful Life, but What Happened to George Bailey?

Evil HR Lady

George Bailey had big dreams. He wanted to travel and see the world. Instead, he ended up staying in Bedford falls and running his father’s business after his father unexpectedly died. He got married, had a bunch of kids (“You call this a happy family?

2017 196