Five Little-Known Ways to Stand Out in Your Interview

Career Alley

There are tons of different ways to give a good interview, and many have been discussed at length. Whether you're doing your research on the company to practicing for interview questions ahead of time, all types of preparation are important. Nail the Interview interview

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Best Tips to Land a Dream Job During the Holidays

Ms. Career Girl

Executive job seekers looking to find jobs during the holidays are often under the mistaken impression it’s fruitless to apply. The excuses run rampant as to why not to look including no one is hiring, and everyone is off work, but the truth is the opposite is true.

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6 Career Advancement Strategies


Some people are lucky enough to have opportunities just fall in their lap. Most people have to work for them. There are many paths you can take towards career advancement. Consider trying these six strategies. . Get Organized.

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The Power of Social Capital in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Social capital is the value of other people in your life. Leverage this powerful asset and use it both during and after your executive job search. The post The Power of Social Capital in Executive Job Search appeared first on Executive Career Brand™. Executive Job Search Executive Networking

2019 207

Magnetize Your Executive LinkedIn Profile with These SEO Tips

Professional Resume Services

Creating an attractive LinkedIn profile is valuable for anyone who’s searching for a new job. However, even the cleanest and most attractive profiles won’t be discovered if you don’t incorporate the right amount of SEO keywords in them. If you’re new to SEO or don’t necessarily know the right ratio of keywords to incorporate, it’s. Read more » The post Magnetize Your Executive LinkedIn Profile with These SEO Tips appeared first on Executive Resume Services.

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How to answer teamwork interview questions

Cube Rules

Every person hired works on a team so teamwork interview questions are logical and expected. Candidates often answer teamwork interview questions with “willing to work long hours” or “willing to help a person on my team” answers — and fail.

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Al’s Perspective

Sklover Working Wisdom

My View: “Not Paying Employees is Both A Crime and a Sin.”. I don’t have any intention of getting involved in politics of any kind, and I don’t mean to take “sides” in the current debate over who is responsible for 800,000 federal employees working without pay, or being put on “furlough,” whatever that means. We are all responsible, and we all should be ashamed. It is both a crime and a sin to not pay employees.

2019 168

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How to Respond to Negative Glassdoor Reviews.

The HR Capitalist

You love to hate Glassdoor. You feel like the negative reviews are disgruntled ex-employees who can hide behind not disclosing their identities. . You're halfway right. There's still plenty of disgruntled takedowns of your company that are probably unfair. But remember we are living in the review economy, with sites like Trip Advisor, Yelp and Amazon making the process of reviewing products and services feel commonplace to a higher percentage of your workforce.

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Top Posts of the Decade Part II

Evil HR Lady

My favorite controversial post. Newflash: Motherhood is Not the World’s Hardest Job. I wrote this for CBS. CBS refused to publish it. I published it on my blog. CBS freaked out and said I had no right to do that. Fortunately, I knew they were wrong and they did too. Another controversial post.

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From Physio to Charity

Career Shifters

“I wanted to do more to help people. It felt like a calling I couldn't ignore.”. Tas Economou worked hard on beating 'impostor syndrome' to become a success in her career. But she knew something else was missing, and she was determined to find out what that was.

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How to Ace your Telephone Interview

Career Alley

Telephone Interviews have become very popular as the first step in an interview process. Unfortunately, telephone interviews are probably the toughest type of interviews. Without […]. Nail the Interview Interview questions telephone Interviews

2019 355

13 Chilling Thrillers to Keep You Cool This Summer

Ms. Career Girl

Here it is, the middle of August. Yes, we’re only a bit over a month from the official end of summer. And that means the season of the scare – Halloween – is just around the corner. But take heart, there’s still time to grab one of these captivating thrillers for a weekend escape. Before the summer disappears, head to your favorite sunny beach, soak up that sunshine. When the sun gets hot, you’re sure to get a few chills from these!

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Workplace Philosophies That Will Boost Employee Engagement


Do you ever get the feeling that your workers are simply showing up to collect a paycheck rather than immersing themselves in their work? If this is the case, then you should consider conducting an employee engagement survey to see what is causing this and how you can improve.

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Experts Debate LinkedIn vs. the Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

LinkedIn and Resume Experts Discuss the Value of Each in Executive Job Search A few months ago I posted an update to my LinkedIn stream about LinkedIn vs. the executive resume, which highlighted my blog post, Does LinkedIn Make the Executive Resume Obsolete. I hoped the update would generate some conversation, while providing valuable information […]. The post Experts Debate LinkedIn vs. the Executive Resume appeared first on Executive Career Brand.

2019 182

How to Increase Your Executive Job Search Momentum

Professional Resume Services

Having positive momentum in anything you do is motivating. The great thing about this is people get motivated in different ways, so there’s no right or wrong way to accomplish it. When it comes to an executive job search, if you aren’t moving in a positive direction every day then you could fall behind and. Read more » The post How to Increase Your Executive Job Search Momentum appeared first on Executive Resume Services.

2019 161

Why you should strive for excellence at work, not perfection

Cube Rules

People — and managers — have perceptions about our work. These perceptions influence how people work with you and also how they help you in your work and career. When trying to present yourself to others at work, I would suggest striving for excellence, not perfection. Here’s why. Perfection has pitfalls Perfection means you never […]. Related posts: Performance reviews don’t embrace mistakes. 5 crucial tips to help you stand out at work.

2019 156

Labor Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”. – Ralph Waldo Emerson. Labor, work, toil or endeavor. Strain, struggle, travail or exertion. No matter what you call it, it comes from within. At work, keep up your spirit, your faith and your passion in all you do, for each day your work gives birth to a better world. Remember that it all begins, and ends, with what’s inside of you.

2019 149

10 Tips From a Texas Executive Resume Writer for 2019

Career Trend

Pulling together ONLY 10 tips from my executive resume writer repertoire initially was intimidating because I have so many ideas on this topic. Before 60 seconds had elapsed, I already had listed 10, and I wasn’t even sure if they were ‘top-10’ worthy. However, with some prodding from a personal mentor, I’ve increasingly trusted my […]. The post 10 Tips From a Texas Executive Resume Writer for 2019 appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

2019 159

People Don't Choose Netflix For Content - Or Your Company for Ping-Pong.

The HR Capitalist

One of the things I'm fascinated by in the business world is how the media/content business consistently changes. Newspapers - gone. Magazines - hard to find in print these days unless you're in an airport. Broadcast networks - Still around but not in a dominant spots. . One of the biggest lies the devil every told us (or made us feel) is that the way things are today is how they're going to be in the future.

2019 122

Swiss Saturday: The Passive Aggressive Note

Evil HR Lady

A couple of days ago, a neighbor placed the above note in our mailbox. Here’s a rough translation (as I’m not a professional translator). Dear Lucas Family, Is it too difficult to walk through the house before you go to bed (and turn all the lights off)? Neighbors, animals, and the environment (subject light pollution!) thank you! And more money will stay in your wallet. Electricity is not infinitely available. Your son will also need energy in 50 years. Friendly greetings.

2019 195

Why I Feel Uncomfortable Writing Career Change Articles

Career Shifters

I want you to find fulfilling work. Supporting you to figure out what you want to do, and to make the shift – it's why I do what I do every day. But this process frustrates me beyond belief. Here's why

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5 Tips to Digitize your Job Search

Career Alley

Most of us have been fortunate enough to never have had to type our resume on a typewriter. We are all a little spoiled and […]. Find your Dream Job

2019 322

Beach Getaway? Check Out These 2019 Summer Beach Reads

Ms. Career Girl

When you’re a working woman, sometimes nothing is better than time off, in peace and quiet with a great new book. With summer on the horizon, full of possibilities for weekend getaways, we put together this list of 2019 summer beach reads everyone will be adding to their travel bags for a relaxing day by the ocean or lake. Whether it’s just you or with your besties , grab your lotion, beach towel, and a couple of your favorite beach reads and enjoy! You, Me, and the Sea by Meg Donohue.

2019 217

Careers To Consider If You Are In Love With The Great Outdoors


The outdoor work landscape, unknown to many, has an abundance of well paying, fulfilling and respectable job opportunities, with The Bureau of Labor Statistics expecting the number to grow to 30,813,700 by 2024. The cubicle life, suffice to say, is not for everyone. Choosing the right career is key to work happiness and fulfillment.

2019 175

Executive Job Search Blogging: Anyone Can Learn To Do It, and Excel

Executive Career Brand

Do you know how beneficial having a blog can be when you’re in executive job search? Having your own blog will help you build your personal brand and differentiate the value you offer as a candidate. in a way that almost nothing else can top. An added bonus. you […]. The post Executive Job Search Blogging: Anyone Can Learn To Do It, and Excel appeared first on Executive Career Brand. Blogging Executive Job Search job search blogging personal branding

2019 179

I Was The Perfect Fit! Why Wasn’t I Hired?

Professional Resume Services

How many times have you felt you were PERFECT for that role, but still didn’t get it? You went over the interview in your mind a hundred times, noted how easily the conversation flowed, how they interviewer would nod enthusiastically when you described a certain experience or skill. They seemed excited when they said they. Read more » The post I Was The Perfect Fit! Why Wasn’t I Hired? appeared first on Executive Resume Services.

2019 158

Why digging up your own mud is a winning career strategy

Cube Rules

If you were an awesome Cubicle Warrior, you would do something called “digging up your own mud.” ” A sexy term, right? What it means is that you want to coldly evaluate your own performance and determine in which areas you could improve. And, once you determine which areas you could improve, you put a plan in […]. The post Why digging up your own mud is a winning career strategy appeared first on Cube Rules. Job Performance

2019 154

Happy Kwanzaa

Sklover Working Wisdom

Kwanzaa is derived from the Swahili phrase “matunda ya kwanzaa,” which means “first fruits of the harvest.” ” It is a celebration of family, community and culture of those of African descent worldwide, celebrated from December 26 through January 1 of each year.

2019 130

Patience, Grasshopper: Culture and Qualifications Fit Take Time

Career Trend

The Reality of Job Search Patience, Grasshopper: If ever this phrase was more applicable, it is during executive job search. After weeks, or even months of introspection and prep to launch your newly rebranded career portfolio, it may be tempting to expect to ‘rush’ to the results finish line. Landing that first interview seems like […]. The post Patience, Grasshopper: Culture and Qualifications Fit Take Time appeared first on Master Executive Resume Writing Service.

2019 151

Survival Of The Job Seekers- Interview Tips Your Competition Doesn’t Know

Career Alley

Everyone wants to know what the secret is to get an edge on the competition while job searching. The best place to turn to when it comes to this is to the people who interview and hire for jobs themselves. Nail the Interview Interview Tips Interviews

2019 306

This College Graduation Speech Got a Spontaneous Standing Ovation. Here’s Why.

Evil HR Lady

Graduation season is upon us, and that comes with a lot of boring speeches and a few gems. My niece, Katie Adams, and my nephew, Stephen Black, both graduated from my alma mater, Brigham Young University, last week; Katie with a master’s degree in accounting, and Stephen with a bachelor’s degree in political science and statistics. At their graduation ceremony, speaker Arthur C.

2019 190

3 Ways To Answer 'What Do You Do?' When It's The Last Thing You Want To Talk About

Career Shifters

It comes out at parties, networking events, family dinners… there's no escape. Everybody asks it, everybody's answered it, and everybody sighs when it's mentioned. But nobody dreads it as much as the career changer. It's The Question. Here, Natasha explains how to answer it when you really don't want to

2019 173

6 Tips for Writing an Effective Resume

Career Alley

When most people complain about not having heard back from a hiring manager they sent their resume to, there’s usually one possibility; the hiring manager isn’t interested in hiring them (and may not want to ruin their mood by telling them). Create a Killer Resume and Cover Letter Resume

2019 308

10 Books for Mom – For The Mom Who Does It All

Ms. Career Girl

Mothers can be the most influential person in a woman’s life and each year we get to celebrate the mothers who love, cherish and support their children and those most important to them. Whether your mom loves fiction, poetry or nonfiction, these 10 books make perfect gifts for the mom who does it all. The Southern Side of Paradise by Kristy Woodson Harvey. The Southern Side of Paradise is the perfect beach read for moms who need a day off.

2019 215

Should You Consider Temporary Work?


Temporary work or labor hire might not seem like the ideal work situation at first glance, but it’s actually a great idea for many workers in today’s modern economy. In reality, the world of work is changing rapidly. Thanks to the rise of the gig economy , many professionals and even trade workers are finding new ways to make a full-time income that suits their goals. Temporary work might be the right fit you’re looking for.

2019 171

10 Best Posts to Get Your Executive Job Search in Gear

Executive Career Brand

At this writing, it’s the beginning of a new year. a time when executive job search is on many people’s minds. But this roundup of posts are well worth reading whatever time of year you come across them. as you think about diving into job search, […]. The post 10 Best Posts to Get Your Executive Job Search in Gear appeared first on Executive Career Brand. Executive Job Search Personal Branding c-suite executive job search personal branding

2019 177

Ongoing Strategies Every Executive Job Seeker Needs to Consider

Professional Resume Services

What’s your strategy as an executive job seeker? There’s no right or wrong answer to the question, and sometimes it takes trial and error to truly figure out what the most effective strategy is for you. Even then, adjustments must be made along the way. Simply thinking you can write resumes that get you hired. Read more » The post Ongoing Strategies Every Executive Job Seeker Needs to Consider appeared first on Executive Resume Services.

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