2016

How to Use Your Blog for Today’s Job Search

Competitive Resumes

I’ve known Ileane Smith for several years now. She owns one of the largest blogs for basic blog tips in the world. If you are thinking about starting a blog, find solutions to your questions at BasicBlogTips.com.

2016 155

Team Building Activities That Actually Work

Evil HR Lady

I’m not a huge fan of team bonding activities, largely because I’m an introvert who hates games. Okay, not all games, but I don’t want to play volleyball or go rock climbing, or play flag football, and frankly, no one wants me on their team anyway.

2016 130

Trending Sources

3 Reasons to Start Speaking at Industry Conferences

Ms. Career Girl

The post 3 Reasons to Start Speaking at Industry Conferences appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Brendan Alan Barrett. His bio follows.

2016 127

How to Ensure Your References Are as Helpful as Possible

Professional Resume Services

The best resume writing services will help you with your references. It’s standard practice nowadays for employers to check with references before deciding to hire a particular candidate.

2016 121

Is your head in the sand?

Career Trend

Luck is what happens when preparedness meets opportunity. Seneca Most of us have been guilty of the “they’re so lucky” assertions.

2016 105

More Trending

5 Things to Avoid When Negotiating for a Pay Rise

Position Ignition

Whether negotiating a pay rise, a flexible working arrangement, the terms of a new job or a potential contract with a customer or supplier, you need to be smart about how you negotiate. This not only includes doing the right things but also avoiding actions and strategies that will weaken your case.

2016 79

7 Resume Blunders Recruiters Will Not Forgive

Cube Rules

Whether you’re changing jobs or trying to catch your first interview, the one thing employers and recruiters want to see is a proper resume. You should think of your resume as a representative talking to the employer on your behalf, because that’s exactly what it does.

2016 76

How to Write a Good LinkedIn Summary

Jobacle

Everything you need to write a good LinkedIn summary. When most people first get started using LinkedIn, they’re often overwhelmed by the many different sections of their new online profile that must be filled in to be most effective on the platform.

2016 112

Closing the Gender Pay Gap

Competitive Resumes

I invite you to learn and participate in today’s show today. The gender pay gap struggle is real and the disparity is wide-spread. This show is packed with practical and powerful advice to help women to level the salary playing field.

2016 111

The Single Most Important Thing You Need for a Productive Team

Evil HR Lady

Every company wants high productivity. Some companies go to great lengths to figure out to hire people that work well together and put all sorts of perks in place to make people happier at work. Awesome.

2016 127

The 2 Most Common Pitfalls to Avoid While Crafting your Résumé

Ms. Career Girl

The post The 2 Most Common Pitfalls to Avoid While Crafting your Résumé appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is by Contributing Writer Erica Concors.

2016 120

Keeping Your Head Above Water: Our Top Four Secrets for Surviving on LinkedIn

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn profile development can help keep you afloat. Constructing a professional LinkedIn profile doesn’t have to be extremely difficult. In fact, just by taking a few simple steps, you can make yourself more recognizable without being overly pushy.

2016 120

Why Career Storytelling Is an Art

Career Trend

An executive’s story is organic, ever-changing and courageous.

2016 106

Another Chain Broken:

Sklover Working Wisdom

Non-Solicitation in the Petrochemical Industry. Effective This Week: Another client is free from the “chains” of a non-compete or non-solicitation restriction.

2016 70

Personal Brand Buzzkill: Snarky Comments on LinkedIn Pulse

Executive Career Brand

I post articles nearly every week on LinkedIn’s Pulse platform. I’m very gratified when people take the time to comment. The vast majority of these comments are positive. People thank me for providing useful information. Some add their own helpful tips. That’s all good.

2016 119

Why 'Not Ready Yet' Is The Best Time To Start Your Career Change

Career Shifters

Don't yet feel fully prepared for your shift? Natasha explains why 'ready' can be a dangerous concept, and why you should get started, whatever stage you're at. You're tired of running circles inside your head.

2016 96

The Psychology of Career Change - Why is it so hard?

Position Ignition

As workers, we underestimate the process of career change. We also don’t have many skills to navigate successfully through the process. Where can we get the expertise and skills necessary for career change? The services at our schools and universities are under-resourced and not sufficient.

2016 78

4 Things Everyone Forgets to Put on Their Resume

Cube Rules

Knowing what to put on your resume can be difficult. You want to sound qualified for the job with all the right experience, and attributes without sounding pretentious.

2016 77

Feel Confident: 10 Tips to Build Confidence at Work

Jobacle

Do you want to feel confident when you do your job? Of course you do! Everyone should have self-confidence while they’re at work, so learning how to build self esteem is actually an essential aspect of your professional life.

2016 110

Why Your Interview Skills Suck

Competitive Resumes

Older job seekers do many things well. One of the obstacles for many of them is presenting well in an interview. The lack of preparation. The lack of research. The application of relevant knowledge. All of those things can impede your chances.

2016 104

The 9 Worst Ways to Manage People

Evil HR Lady

If you’ve ever had a bad boss (and we’ve all had a bad boss at some time or another—ask me about my manager who used to corner me and try to argue scriptures with me), you’ve seen some awful management. But, do their actions qualify as the worst way to manage people?

2016 127

How to Write an Executive Resume Like a Pro

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Write an Executive Resume Like a Pro appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Gunning for the C-Suite? If that’s a “yes,” you’ve come to the right place. See, executive resumes aren’t your usual resumes.

2016 120

The Best Ways to Tweak Your Resume to Match a Position

Professional Resume Services

Professional executive resume writers can help you tweak your resume. Hidden inside every job listing is key information about the position. There are some useful points in a job posting you can use when writing a professional resume and cover letter.

2016 119

CareerTrend Site Rebrand

Career Trend

Thank you to Kim Woodbridge of (Anti)Social Development for partnering with me to transform the CareerTrend.net website. As she states on her website, Kim “will develop a theme with the look and functionality that is perfect for your business.” ” It’s true!

2016 103

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Learning to work for an a**hole is a really important thing to do.” ” – Anne Mulcahy. Former CEO, Xerox. The words may be a bit. rough”. but the message is definitely “right on.”

2016 63

7 Tips to Build Your Executive Job Search Target Companies List

Executive Career Brand

Many executive job seekers resist targeting select employers, because they don’t want to limit their search. They want to be open to any opportunities that may even remotely be a good fit for them.

2016 117

The Top 3 Resume Improvements Everyone Needs Now

Career Realism

The Top 3 Resume Improvements Everyone Needs Now. Work It Daily. If you are sending your resume out but not getting multiple invitations to interview, your resume needs some improvement.

2016 62

Top Ten Freelance Jobs Websites

Position Ignition

The number of freelancers in the UK and US is growing yet it is not always obvious how to build your pipeline of work.

Degrees and Certificates to make your resume stand out

Cube Rules

Because job competition is so fierce, candidates need to have the right degree or certification to make their resumes stand out. Every one of the following degrees or certificates will make your resume more attractive and appealing.

How To Be Authentic at Work (And In Interviews)

Jobacle

In today’s workplace, there’s been a big push for employers to value identity, and for employees to learn how to be authentic at work.

2016 106

Modern Networking Manners for Your Career

Competitive Resumes

We know networking is essential to success in business and career management. It should be a staple in your career strategy, but I know it’s not for everyone.

2016 98

10 Easy Ways to Make Yourself Happy in 2016

Evil HR Lady

Life can sometimes be tough, and January can bring that out in spades. Little things-like this morning I walked my son to school at 7:45 and it was still dark out. Talk about depressing.

2016 124

Top 10 Questions Interviewers Love To Ask

Ms. Career Girl

The post Top 10 Questions Interviewers Love To Ask appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. I’m pretty sure there isn’t anyone who likes being on the applicant side of a job interview. I know it’s on my list of least favorite places to be.

2016 117

Why Shouldn’t You Treat Your LinkedIn Profile in Quite the Same Way as Your Resume?

Professional Resume Services

Your resume and LinkedIn profile should never be one and the same! Professional Resume Services can show you a better way to use LinkedIn. It takes a lot of hard work and effort to craft the perfect resume.

2016 112