2015

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What Homeland Security Wants You to Know About Workplace Violence

Evil HR Lady

Even though the recent attack in San Bernadino turned out to be terrorism rather than a general disgruntled employee attack, it still prompts us to ask the question, “Is my office prepared for an attack?” ” Now, this doesn’t mean that you need to panic.

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Fired? Learn How to Rebuild Your Resume

Professional Resume Services

if you’ve been fired, writing a professional resume can be difficult. Moving on to another job is rarely easy, but when you’ve been fired from your job, regardless of the reason, you may feel like writing a professional resume is even more difficult.

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How to write a focused personal statement for your resume

Cube Rules

Are you in the situation where you need to write a resume and simply don’t know where to start? On top of this faced with the challenge of writing your own personal statement? We have the expert advice to guide you through this often-fraught process. To get you to the top of the pile, we […].

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My 3 Words for 2015

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter I sat in a quiet nook reading Hemingway’s The Paris Wife, drinking it in with big gulps, each word quenching some deep emotional, mental, intellectual thirst. I finished the book in just two days, completing the final chapter at the unusual-for-me hour of 3 a.m.

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3 Secrets To Thriving The Holiday Season

Ms. Career Girl

The post 3 Secrets To Thriving The Holiday Season appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Survival is a barbaric word implying that one simply continues to be. I don’t want to endure. I don’t want to get by. I want to thrive. I want to flourish. I want to grow and change for the better.

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How to Deal With Employment Gaps in Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile

Executive Career Brand

It’s an unfortunate situation for executive job seekers. Executive recruiters and others assessing you through your executive resume and LinkedIn profile may red-flag you if they see long stretches of time, say a year or more, unaccounted for. especially if that gap is current.

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Differences Between Hiring a Contractor or Consultant

Hiring Technical People

In my session at Agile 2015, ( Agile Hiring: It’s a Team Sport ) one participant asked me if I hire contractors the same way I hire employees. I do. I use the same approaches for reviewing resumes, phone screens, interviews and decisions.

How to Find Your Next Job

WorkAlpha

1) Start with 5 to 10 target companies. There are several ways to identify the kinds of companies you seek. For example: Google companies by typing the company name, the word near, and your ZIP code. Use LinkedIn’s company search by selecting an industry type and location. Search companies that you know employ people in […]. Job Search Job Search Tips

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5 Etiquette Tips for Your Holiday Office Party

Evil HR Lady

The company holiday party is, undoubtedly, coming up. That can mean anything from a potluck in the office to a fancy ball with dinner and dancing, but regardless, you need to behave properly. When one needs to behave properly at a function, to whom does one turn?

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The Top 5 Biggest Executive Resume Violations

Professional Resume Services

Avoid these mistakes on resumes that get you hired. When writing resumes that get you hired, it’s evident you need to make sure yours stands out from the hundreds or thousands of others a company receives. Unfortunately, many people think this means they can break all the rules.

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3 Reasons to Categorize Job Skills on a Resume

Cube Rules

If you look at job descriptions today, you’ll find that employers are looking for a number of job skills to do the work. Some employers even think some obscene number of job skills are the minimum requirements for a job.

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Executives: Beware Substituting Your LinkedIn Profile for Your Resume

Career Trend

While it is popular for some people to refer to their LinkedIn profile as their resume, this simply is not so. Even in the age of social media authenticity, leaving something for the hiring manager’s imagination is still needed.

2015 106

How to Keep Your Career Options Open

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Keep Your Career Options Open appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Our new columnist, Arielle Patrick, shares her advice on job opportunities when you’re not looking, and how to deal with them gracefully.

2015 104

How to Set & Achieve Your Goals

Position Ignition

Career Change & Exploration Career Coaching

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The Number One Job Hunting Book with Jim Stroud

Competitive Resumes

How could you not be interested in a book called, The Number One Job Hunting Book in the World? I’ve read more than 30 job search in the last four years, and yet to read as many actionable job search tips in one place than what Jim Stroud (@jimstroud) has provided.

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What do You Want to be When You Grow Up? Job Search Made Easy

Career Alley

Believe it or not, I’m still trying to figure out what I want to be when I grow up. The sad part is, I’ve been working for 30 years so you’d think I’d know by now, but it is never too late.

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How Important Are Thank You Notes in Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

Job seekers these days seem to pay less attention to good manners and etiquette through the job search process . Which makes these positive qualities an even more powerful asset to those who always display them.

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How can I tell my manager that my team member is stuggling?

Careers Done Write

Dear Deb: How can I tell my manager that the newly-hired team member is not up to the task? He hired someone, who exaggerated her abilities and after 30 days on the job she is still struggling to perform her work.

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Unemployed: The Spouse’s Vantage Point

WorkAlpha

My intent in using the word spouse is more inclusive, so as to refer to significant other or life partner as well. I’m unfortunately qualified to write on this subject by being a married practicing career coach who has personally experienced a 30-month transition. Although I never ask my clients for personal information, many times […]. Job Search Dealing with Unemployment

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50 Most Surprisingly Flexible Jobs in 2015

Evil HR Lady

When you ask people what they look for in a job , they often say they want flexibility and a good work-life balance. Those jobs may seem few and far between, or limited to only a few industries, but that isn’t true. FlexJobs just released a list of the 50 most surprising flexible jobs in 2015.

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Make LinkedIn and Other Social Media Profiles Your Second Resume

Professional Resume Services

Your LinkedIn profile should tell potential employers why you’re a good candidate. If you’re seeking an executive-level position and you’re not on social media, you need to be. A growing number of employers peruse top candidates’ social media accounts as part of the hiring process.

Time Management Tips for Better Work-Life Choices

Cube Rules

You may find yourself at a point where you’re ready to tear your hair out. Work is a nightmare. You’re fatigued, this current project has your stomach in knots, and you really need to get out of there for a while if you want to retain your last ounce of sanity. Your job probably won’t […].

How to Keep Your Eye on Your Career Destination Prize

Career Trend

There are times in your career that job search may seem like boot camp, where you follow your sergeant’s orders unquestioningly. You just do what they tell you and trust they will guide you to the right destination.

2015 98

8 Tips for Building a Better Website for Your #SideHustle

Ms. Career Girl

The post 8 Tips for Building a Better Website for Your #SideHustle appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Just because you have a full-time career doesn’t mean you can’t follow your passion.

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4 Tips to Help You Start Your Executive Job Search

Position Ignition

Often we get comfortable in a company, in our roles, with the feeling of security and familiarity, and in the working environments that we have grown accustomed to.

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The Most Challenging Job Interview Question

Competitive Resumes

There are many articles you can find about answer the job interview question, “What is your greatest weakness?” There are few that will break it down like we have in this episode.

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LinkedIn Alternatives for Online Resumes

Career Alley

The traditional resume is being slowly being outdated, and the number of networks that allow you to share your resume online (like LinkedIn) have grown substantially over the last few years.

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5 Deadly LinkedIn Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

Four years ago I published a post that became very popular – 29 Biggest LinkedIn Mistakes – in which I described some of the worst things executives in job search do, or neglect to do, on LinkedIn.

Job Search Trap: I Owe My Team

Hiring Technical People

You’ve been at your company for a while. You’ve hired a number of the people you work with, or you work closely with them. They are your “work family.” ” Now, you’re thinking about looking for a job. You think you owe something to your team. Do you? Consider your perspective. Who do you owe what? Who are you protecting? Who deserves your responsibility? When you think about “owing” your team, you take responsibility for their careers.

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Business Cards for the Unemployed

WorkAlpha

In America, if you don’t have a business card, you’re a nobody. And nobody likes to be a nobody. I’ve been using that catchy phrase for years because I want people to remember the importance of having a business card—especially when in transition. Why so? Because more than ever, those in transition absolutely have to […]. Job Search Job Search Tips

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Engaging Corporate Training Baby Boomers AND Millennials Love

Evil HR Lady

We hear a lot about cultural differences between Baby Boomers and Millennials and even us Gen-Xers get stuck in the middle. (I I was a middle child and now I’m a middle generation, and boy, I’m feeling neglected! Somebody get me some cake.)

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How to Reflect a Career Change on Your Resume

Professional Resume Services

Your executive resume should reflect why you’re making a career change. Switching your career path can be a challenging time.

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5 qualities that make employees unforgettable

Cube Rules

In between all of the tasks, deliverables, fire drills and the rest of daily corporate world, it is important to step back a bit and take a look at what makes a great employee. One that you want on your team and one your team wants on your team. If you’re a manager, what makes […].

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Sometimes Life Is Good When You Allow It to Be

Career Trend

Yesterday, for a short while, I felt a little glum for no particular reason. The sun was shining, and the temps rose to nearly 70 degrees at Lake Texoma. Add to that, I live in view of a 90,000-acre lake in North Texas, and I have the luxury of a couple hundred yard commute […].

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