2015

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?

2015 218

Balancing Family & Work During the Holidays: A Real Woman’s Guide with 4 Tips

Ms. Career Girl

The post Balancing Family & Work During the Holidays: A Real Woman’s Guide with 4 Tips appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Tricia Sciortino, President of eaHELP shares her tips on juggling work and family during the holidays. Tricia Sciortino, President of eaHELP.

2015 208

Brand Building through Community Leadership

Careers Done Write

Leadership experience in volunteer, civic, and professional association settings is one way you can build and promote your personal brand. If you are not ready to take a top leadership role for your favorite organization, you can start with a volunteer project or serve as the co-chair of a committee.

Does the Post Interview Follow Up Really Matter?

Professional Resume Services

Writing an effective resume is just the beginning of getting the job. You’ve already spent your time writing an effective resume and have gone through the interview process with a potential employer.

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.

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2 monumental reasons for soft skills on your resume

Cube Rules

When we think of job skills on our resumes, we usually think of direct job skills — our education, certifications, programming languages, etc. Then we ignore our skills relating to teamwork or emotional maturity because, well, they are hard to quantify.

2015 195

10 Great Interview Tips for 2015

Career Alley

Most of us think of the New Year as a fresh start. We have a new conviction to accomplish all of those “things” that have been on our “to do” list for the last 12 months. Getting a new job with more responsibility and compensation is high on many lists.

2015 195

9 Ways to Manage Multiple Career Interests

Position Ignition

We’ve all come across somebody who’s running something interesting alongside their main job. It goes without saying that it needs to be completely legal and above board but it can be huge fun and energising for the person who’s doing it.

2015 188

Why You Should Ignore Warren Buffet

Evil HR Lady

This post brought to you by National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Evil HR Lady. Warren Buffet just said that you shouldn’t take resume building jobs , but instead should jump into things you love.

2015 204

10 Questions For Fitness Guru, Coach Kimmy (Spoiler alert! She eats Brie daily.)

Ms. Career Girl

The post 10 Questions For Fitness Guru, Coach Kimmy (Spoiler alert! She eats Brie daily.) appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Last Wednesday I was given the opportunity to interview the twin Cuce Shoes Sisters about the secret to their success in partnering with the NFL.

2015 207

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Laughter: (n.) When a smile has an orgasm.”. Unknown. I recently heard a sermon about the many benefits that laughter has on health, social relations, spirituality and even business. Did you know that laughter lowers blood pressure and produces chemicals that protect your heart?

2015 179

How Can a Resume Writer Help You Land the Job?

Professional Resume Services

An executive resume service can boost your chances of getting hired. A new job search can be a major commitment, both in time and money; after all, you start dry cleaning your best interview clothes, driving to interviews and taking time from your current job to meet with prospective employers.

2015 202

Networking at the Interview

Careers Done Write

Always think of the bigger picture when you are in job search mode. Rather than focus on one particular job posting at a time, keep your eyes open, so you don’t miss other opportunities.

How Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Impacts Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

You’re probably aware that, when you’re job-hunting, you need to have a diverse, personal brand-reinforcing online presence , to attract recruiters and employers, when they’re searching for and assessing good-fit candidates.

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 192

Job Seekers and Conversations About Diversity Issues in the Workplace

Competitive Resumes

Janine Truitt (@ czarinaorhr ) and Steve Levy (also my guest from episode 36 ) wrote an article calling for company HR departments to initiate and entertain race relations discussions internally.

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 […].

2015 191

Ready For a Career Change? Check Out These Interesting Jobs

Career Alley

If you’re stuck in a rut and contemplating a career change , it might be a good idea to look at what else is out there. The deeper you go into the search for gainful employment, the more likely you’re bound to run into some odd jobs.

2015 194

Animation: How to Manage People and be a Better Leader

Position Ignition

What skills do employers look for in leaders? Identify the character traits you need to stand out and discover how to use them in the workplace with these tips taken from Singapore's Qualification for Leadership and People Management: Videos

2015 174

Why I’m Glad I Worked Fast Food

Evil HR Lady

This post brought to you by National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Evil HR Lady. What do Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and I have in common? We both got our start in fast food–he started at McDonalds and I worked at Burger King.

2015 204

A Stop at Staytion: An Interview with Chef Daniel Perez

Ms. Career Girl

The post A Stop at Staytion: An Interview with Chef Daniel Perez appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

2015 207

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“One who runs alone cannot be outrun by another.”. Ethiopian Proverb. Lelisa Desisa, an Ethiopian, won the 2015 Boston Marathon. Yenane Dhane Tsegay, another Ethiopian runner, came in second in the Marathon.

2015 179

Will Your Creative Resume Hurt or Help?

Professional Resume Services

Writing an effective resume requires t he proper format. Resumes that get you hired need to stand apart from the thousands of other resumes companies may receive for a given job listing. For this reason, many people think it’s best to get creative when writing an effective resume.

2015 197

A+ Internship Interviews

Careers Done Write

It is time to apply for a summer internships. The most dreaded part of the process for most candidates is the interview. Interviewing causes anxiety for almost everyone. However, with some practice, interviewing becomes easier.

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.

2015 185

When I started focusing on the right things

Career Trend

My husband recently summed up a work-life conversation, saying, “It’s a funny thing, but when you start focusing on the right things, everything else starts falling into place.” ” I cling to this, as I pursue a new phase in my journey.

2015 186

Mistakes Job Seekers Make in Planning His or Her Career Trajectory

Competitive Resumes

How far you will go in your career shouldn’t be determined by job titles. What are you learning that you can apply years from now? That’s a big part of managing your career trajectory. Job seekers are still thinking about the next job instead of their career path over time.

2015 185

The changing resume (Infographic)

Cube Rules

The resume is constantly evolving. Here are some of the ways that resumes are changing from Davitt Corporate Partners: Job Search Resume video resume

2015 179

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.

2015 190

Burnout is More Than an Individual Problem

WorkEngagement

An article in Fast Company, considered, “ How to Protect Your Employees from Burnout.”. The article identifies six issues that are instrumental in the development of burnout. With Christina Maslach in 1997 we framed out book, T he Truth about Burnout , around these six areas: • Workload. Control.

2015 174

Star Wars Open Enrollment Period

Evil HR Lady

2015 197

PRO(TECH)T Yourself: A New Wearable Tech to Combat Sexual Assault

Ms. Career Girl

The post PRO(TECH)T Yourself: A New Wearable Tech to Combat Sexual Assault appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Sexual assault. It’s not a nice term. And I wish it wasn’t something we had to talk about.

2015 207

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Who does not appreciate the little does not deserve the big.”. Hungarian Proverb. A knowing smile. A simple Thank You. A small courtesy. A gentle kindness. An honest laugh. An authentic handshake.

2015 176

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.

2015 197