2014

How to Help Your Partner Choose an Engagement Ring

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Help Your Partner Choose an Engagement Ring appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The task of picking the perfect engagement ring is challenging for both sides of a relationship. Many men find this almost as harrowing as popping the question itself.

2014 207

The New 10-Step Executive Personal Branding Worksheet

Executive Career Brand

Differentiate your unique ROI for today’s executive job search. Personal branding has come a long way since Tom Peters ignited the business world nearly two decades ago with his personal branding manifesto on Fast Company, THE BRAND CALLED YOU.

2014 207

Five Distractions Keeping You From Making More Money as a Coach or Holistic Practitioner

Career Makeover Coach

Are you really interested in making more money as a coach, consultant, or holistic practitioner? It seems like the answer would be obvious right? But before you say yes, I want you to really consider your physical, emotional and mental reaction to thinking about making more money in your practice.

For Thanksgiving Day:

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Imagine that you lost your friends, your family, your home and your health. Now give Thanks that you have not.”. - Al Sklover. Giving Thanks is good for you. It restores faith, calms anxieties, clears the mind, and renews hope. Give Thanks today. And give Thanks everyday.

2014 203

Face-to-Face Networking

Careers Done Write

Face-to-face networking may be one of the most detested phrases a career professional can hear. You mean I have to talk to strangers in person? Can’t I just email them? Isn’t it enough if I like their posts on LinkedIn ? Sure, it is great to connect online.

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Older Job Seekers Are Being Rejected

WorkAlpha

Once you reach a certain threshold of maturity, fewer job opportunities are available because you get stereotyped. It’s a fact in most cases. But why? There are several reasons.

2014 180

10 Ways to Explain a Gap in Your CV

Position Ignition

Gaps in CVs are anxiety-inducing. It can be tempting to lie on your CV and pretend that you have no long gaps between jobs. However, the right option is always to tell the truth. Here are ten tips on explaining gaps in your CV honestly while still selling yourself as the right candidate for the job.

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Manager Burnout The Erosive Power of Insincerity

WorkEngagement

Kristin, a unit manager in a large hospital, described what bothered her about her job: “My frustration comes from, not the staff or Managers that I have, but the inequities that I feel we have in the organization.

2014 177

Drink to Your Health with Premier Protein Shakes

Ms. Career Girl

Why I Began Drinking Protein Drinks… Living a healthy lifestyle is important, but I have responsibilities that prevent me consuming the ideal diet. That’s why protein shakes have become a part of my daily routine.

2014 208

How Do I Find a Job in the “Hidden” Job Market?

Executive Career Brand

You’ve probably heard about the hidden executive job market, but do you really know what it is, why it exists, and how to take advantage of it? No one knows for sure how many jobs are unlisted, but it’s estimated to be around 80 – 90%. Why aren’t more jobs posted online?

2014 206

A Simple Prescription to Cure Your Marketing Malfunction

Career Makeover Coach

“I am on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter already. I’ve even got a blog. Why isn’t this marketing stuff working?” ” There’s being highly visible online and then there’s being highly profitable. Effective marketing goes beyond just what you do on social media.

2014 199

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.

2014 179

InfoGraphic - The Most Important Words in Networking

Careers Done Write

What is networking? CRITICAL. Who needs to network? Where do you need to network? EVERYWHERE. When do you need to network? ALWAYS. How do you network? LIKE THIS. Why do you need to network? BECAUSE. Job Search Strategies networking

2014 190

How To Avoid Resume Buzzwords

Professional Resume Services

Do you know what “buzzword” makes me think of ? Big bugs with wings that beat so fast the individual sounds blur together. In a resume, buzzwords are words used so often the reader stops seeing you as an individual.

2014 188

The Value of Your Why

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Entering into our fourth year of change has been exhaustingly disruptive and exhilaratingly wonderful. Arm in arm, my husband and I walk closely, planning, commiserating, scheming, doing, hoping and achieving.

2014 189

5 actions to take before starting your job search

Cube Rules

Once you make a decision to go find another job, many people immediately start applying for new jobs. After all, you’ve been told to start. I wouldn’t. Instead, I’d make sure I’d have done the following five actions before making that first application. Of course, I’d get all of them done in less than a week, but one still needs to get them done. Here they are: Answer the question, “Why are you leaving?”. It’s an important question – one that you’ll be asked in interviews.

2014 156

How to Get Your Dream Job After College

WorkAlpha

For those of us who have gone through college, we usually can’t wait to graduate and start our career. But then reality slowly sets in after we graduate when it dawns on us that all the lofty dreams we had aren’t turning out as expected. That dream job you thought you would land is hard […]. The post How to Get Your Dream Job After College appeared first on WorkAlpha. Job Search Job Search Tips New Graduates

2014 159

10 Ways to be a Successful First-Time Leader

Position Ignition

It’s a position many of us aspire to, but the reality of becoming a manager or leader for the first time can also prove a little daunting. Here are our top ten tips for making a successful transition. Career Webinars Careers Advice Confidence Mid Career

2014 170

The Shared Quality of Burnout & Engagement

WorkEngagement

For the most part, people working together on hospital units get along well. On some units, the social climate of the team is exceptionally good. On a minority of units, relationships are strained with low levels of civility and psychological safety, leaving people feeling isolated and at risk.

2014 177

Looking for Art Careers? Forget NYC- Try Buffalo

Ms. Career Girl

The post Looking for Art Careers? Forget NYC- Try Buffalo appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. For Art Careers, Go North. If you’re looking at art careers, you should head for the city in New York – but not the one you’re thinking of.

2014 207

Stop! Before You Write Your Executive Resume or LinkedIn Profile ???

Executive Career Brand

You need to do 3 important things first to prepare. The other day I was speaking with a senior-level executive job seeker in the healthcare industry who said she was not getting much response to her resume.

2014 206

Really want to get more clients? Stop Working on Your Website

Career Makeover Coach

This clip of Tony Robbins reminded me of recent conversations with two clients about how to get more clients. Both of them were so focused on thinking they had to have a prettier website and the perfect tagline (the task) when what they really wanted was more clients.

2014 198

Independence Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The bravest things we do in our lives are usually known only to ourselves.”. Peggy Noonan. You might not have thought about it, but Lady Liberty always stands by herself. The quest to be free, and to help others be free, is first and foremost an internal quest.

2014 176

Exceptions to Resume Rules

Careers Done Write

You know the rules, let’s discuss the exceptions. Resume standards are based on what has proven to be effective in the job market over recent years. However, there are exceptions to many of the resume rules. The following are the top five resume rules with exceptions. Omit articles on resumes.

2014 187

Don’t Ignore Your References

Professional Resume Services

Have you wondered why you didn’t get called in for an interview when the job was a perfect fit? Maybe it was because when they contacted your references, something went wrong.

2014 184

3 Tips for a Resume Recipe Revamp

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter The struggle when revamping a recipe is akin to the angst when rebuilding your resume. Recently, in a lively Facebook discussion, I learned how to make a better egg dish.

2014 189

5 Tips for Introverts' Success in Career Choices and in School

Career Key

Introverts face certain challenges to their success at work and in the classroom. Introversion can also be a benefit. Identifying the right compatible work and school environments can increase your chances of success.

2014 151

Age Discrimination Is Not Based on Age

WorkAlpha

Companies are not permitted to discriminate in hiring based on a candidate’s age, because such discrimination is illegal. And yet they do it every day. Why are younger people considered more desirable in the workplace? The simple answers are that they require less compensation; they’re hungry because they need to accumulate wealth for future […]. The post Age Discrimination Is Not Based on Age appeared first on WorkAlpha. Job Search Age Discrimination

How to Banish the Barriers to Changing Your Career

Position Ignition

The first step towards a career change is recognising you’re ready for something new. Ahead of our free webinar Professional Coaching as a Career , coaching expert Anna Margolis explores how helping others find their way can also prove the ideal choice for those looking for a change.

2014 170

Hope and Trust

WorkEngagement

In their foundations annual letter Bill and Melinda Gates demonstrated a core element of leadership: inspiring hope. The letter challenged concepts that discouraged people from tackling the Foundation’s mission of addressing poverty worldwide.

2014 174

How to Be an Effective Manager When Your Employees Are Your Family Members

Ms. Career Girl

A family business is a sweet idea but can turn relationships sour with wrong management. Many of the most successful small businesses started with a couple of siblings or parents who pass on the business to their children.

2014 207

7 Reasons NOT to Copy Someone Else’s LinkedIn Profile

Executive Career Brand

You see a compelling, branded LinkedIn profile of a job seeker with qualifications similar to yours. It speaks to you. It sounds so much like you. You want your profile to be as good as that. But you’re not such a good writer.

2014 206

Creating Sales Pages: Lead Pages vs Optimize Press

Career Makeover Coach

Last week, one of the brilliant women participating in the 15/15 eCourse Challenge, Sherrell Martin, asked a question about the tools for creating landing and sales pages. Q: Do you prefer Lead Pages over Optimize Press? A: It depends. I tested Lead Pages and really like their platform.

2014 197

Sklover’s Thought for the Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Don’t worry about people talking behind your back. They’re behind you for a reason.” ” – Unknown.

2014 173