2016

Essential Checklist to Optimize LinkedIn For Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Along with being an essential tool for executive job search, LinkedIn plays an important role in overall career management. I’ve found that many executives have a “build it and forget it” mindset with LinkedIn.

2016 282

Executives: Don’t Put These 5 Things in Your Resume!

Professional Resume Services

The best executive resume writers don’t include these things. Executive resumes deserve just as much attention as a resume for any other job. You may be surprised to know most resumes for executive positions are generally poorly done.

2016 265

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 255

My Co-Workers Are Voting for Trump

Evil HR Lady

I sit across the cube wall from 4 hipster type web designers – all guys. (I’m I’m a nerdy female data analyst). The guys are all conservative republicans, so I usually tune out the political talk or put on my headphones.

Meaningful Work Matters

Career Trend

“There is no amount of beer-Fridays that can make people feel good if they don’t do meaningful work.” ” -CareerTrend.net client. The post Meaningful Work Matters appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. Career Wisdom Meaningful Work workplace

2016 232

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 218

Resume Writing Tips for College Students

Career Alley

Creating a great resume can be a challenging task for college students and recent college grads. College Grads Resumes

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.” ” – The Dalai Lama. On behalf of my clients, I have many times stood up against people with resources, power and influence far greater than my own.

2016 176

How To Avoid The Mistake Of Making A Reactive Shift

Career Shifters

Are you desperate to get away from your current career? Willing to do anything to escape? You might be heading toward a reactive shift. With two real-life examples, Natasha explains how to make sure your future isn't dictated by your past. Tuesday, 6 p.m.

2016 249

Many More Than Five Tips to Combating Ageism in Hiring, Summary

Hiring Technical People

Let me summarize what you can do if you are a person of a certain age—maybe just over 30—and you want to find a job. Prepare for your search in these ways: Look relevant to hiring managers. That means you will do whatever you need to do your resume: Keep the resume to 2 pages or less.

2016 166

How to Stay Positive in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

10 tips to conquer negative thoughts and keep moving forward. Job search can wreak havoc with your emotional state and self-esteem. Unless you’re very lucky, you’ll face at least some rejections.

2016 266

How Executive Resume Targeting Works

Professional Resume Services

You can rely on an executive resume writing service – such as Professional Resume Services – to help you craft the most effective resume. Every company has different positions within each organization.

2016 259

A Seat At The Table

Ms. Career Girl

The post A Seat At The Table appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Shonda Scott. Her bio follows. In business and in life, I have a mantra that has given me the courage to succeed in a world that was not initially inclusive.

2016 240

Are You Old? Like, Really Old? Like, 35?

Evil HR Lady

Everyone knows that only young people are good at tech jobs. Okay, everyone knows that statement is foolish, but so many tech companies only want to hire young people. One man decided to start a job board for “ old geeks.”

2016 248

How to Encourage Your Employees to Be Genuine

Career Trend

The topic of authenticity in the workplace is nothing new. However, the reality is that each workplace is unique, and cultures run the gamut from open to rigid (and everything in between).

2016 218

5 crucial tips to help you stand out at work

Cube Rules

It can be tough to stand out in a company of talented individuals. Especially if you work for a large corporation, you may wonder how you will be able to make your mark. However, there are plenty of ways to stand out in a corporate environment with a little extra effort.

2016 211

Plan, Positivity, and Perspective: The 3 “P”’s of Interview Prep

Career Alley

Preparing for an interview can be one of the most draining experiences you’ll have. Job Search Plan Planning

2016 201

10 Secrets to Leaving a Great Impression

Position Ignition

There are some individuals who seem to go through life charming everyone they meet and getting on with all kinds of people. There’s something magnetic about them that draws a crowd.

2016 233

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 173

From Corporate Suits to Cotton Pyjamas

Career Shifters

"I'd become become disillusioned with the corporate work environment. I knew I needed to make the jump." Now, Becky Lupton is awake and working at 2 a.m., juggling a baby and a business, and making mistakes along the way. But even on her exhausted days, she has no regrets. This is her story.

2016 239

Why You Want to Hire Older People

Hiring Technical People

This morning, I read For Economy, Aging Population Poses Double Whammy (registration required). If you don’t read the WSJ, here are some interesting takeaways: On average, every 10% increase in the share of state’s population over the age of 60 reduced per capita growth in gross domestic product by 5.5%. … The authors note: “An older worker’s experience increases not only his own productivity but also the productivity of those who work with him.”

2016 159

What’s the Best Executive Resume Format and Length?

Executive Career Brand

When I speak with executive job seekers, one of the first things they often ask me is how their resume stacks up. Many of them have never been in a job search or haven’t faced one for a number of years.

2016 238

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 257

Stuck in Your Career? Try These 3 Powerful Tips

Ms. Career Girl

The post Stuck in Your Career? Try These 3 Powerful Tips appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. If you have legs to walk, a mouth to talk, and fingers to type, you should never feel crippled in your career.

2016 233

Really Bad Interview Questions. Really Bad. Like, Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?

Evil HR Lady

Lots of people stink at interviewing. They think it’s important to come up with “interesting” or “out of the box” questions for job candidates. Yeah, well, this is what happens. Here’s my favorite (least favorite?)

2016 248

The Heart of Your Value Proposition

Career Trend

In its most basic sense, a unique value proposition is defined as, “a clear statement that describes the benefit of your offer and what distinguishes you from the competition.” It’s a positioning statement that explains what benefit you provide for who and how you do it uniquely well.

2016 215

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 198

The Four Legs of Job Search

Career Alley

the "four legs" of job search are Recruiters, Job Search Sites, Networking (and Social Networks) and Company Career sites. Job Search Plan Company Career Sites

2016 198

Facebook Lies. No One Has a Perfect Life

Workology

It’s with a tightness in my chest filled with anxiety, I tell you that I’m lost. I feel uneasy, confused and uncomfortable. Maybe you can relate to these feelings I’m sharing more than you care to admit.

2016 157

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Star performers are my favorite to manage and lead.” ” – John Stumpf. CEO, Wells Fargo Bank. John Stumpf’s “star performers” at Wells Fargo Bank broke the law under his supervision.

2016 170

How To Survive A Job You Hate (But Can't Leave – Yet)

Career Shifters

You're miserable, uninspired and frustrated. You know you have to make a shift. But much as you'd love to quit, you're simply not ready. How do you stay sane? Natasha shares nine ways to make it through career-change limbo. There were mornings when I had to pep-talk myself into getting out of bed.

2016 229

Executives: It’s About Who You Know

Professional Resume Services

Professional Resume Services offers the best tips for personal branding for senior level executives. You’ve probably heard the phrase, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” That’s the key to landing the perfect executive job nowadays, in addition to flawless executive resume writing.

2016 257

How to Write a Dazzling LinkedIn Summary

Executive Career Brand

Over the years, I’ve reviewed many LinkedIn profiles of executive job seekers. Even though plenty of evidence is stacked against it, a great percentage of the profiles I see have non-existent or severely anemic Summary sections.

2016 232

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 238

5 Smart Choices Vital To Your Success & Happiness

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Smart Choices Vital To Your Success & Happiness appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Alan Fox. His bio follows.

2016 220

Exempt? Earning Less than $47,476? Your Life Is About To Flip Upside Down

Evil HR Lady

Everybody likes overtime pay, and starting December 1, about 5 million more people will be eligible for overtime. Yay!!! Except, when it starts happening to you, it’s not always the basket of joy the Department of Labor would have you think. One of my friends ran into this in real life.

2016 236

Storytelling Strategy for Winding Career Paths

Career Trend

As my career clients emerge from our in-depth introspective process, invaluable insights inevitably flow. A recent such client, who immersed herself in our guided storytelling process, shares ‘why’ she is glad she did, including the value of tidying up her bunny trails.