How to Prepare for a Remote Interview

Career Alley

Preparing for a job interview can be nerve-wracking in the best of times. Getting ready for a remote interview comes with some unique challenges. Instead of traveling to the office with copies of your resume in hand, you’ll be inviting your interviewers in your home via webcam.

2020 378

15 Summer Releases for your TBR List

Ms. Career Girl

It’s finally summertime! And even though a lot of us are stuck at home, that doesn’t mean we can’t find some time in our busy schedules to take a break. Let these anticipated summer releases drift you away to a literary vacation full of adventure, heartbreak, and romance. We Came Here to Shine .

2020 282

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Nail Your Virtual Interviews – 21 Things You Need To Know, Do and Master

Executive Career Brand

This year so many things in our work and personal lives have been shaken up and tested. Social distancing, virtual interviews, and working from home are new work “normals” today. For many of us, our work and personal lives now intersect in ways we wouldn’t have imagined a year ago.

2020 264

How to Get a New Job Quickly After Being Laid Off


A job loss can be devastating, emotionally, and financially. It can be hard to get back out there on the job market, but you have to if you hope to find a new position. But, if it’s been a while since you’ve interviewed for jobs, your skills might be rusty.

2020 239

What Should I Be Adding To My LinkedIn Profile?

Professional Resume Services

Ever wonder if you are putting the *right* information on your LinkedIn profile? This is a common question I hear, “I don’t know if this or that should be on there” or “I wasn’t sure so I just downloaded/copy/pasted my whole resume to my profile.”

2020 228

It’s Not Pushy to Ask to Be Paid

Evil HR Lady

Offspring #1 cat sits. She’s very, very good at it. People will say, “oh my cat is shy and you probably won’t see him the entire time we’re gone,” and within 2 minutes, the cat is purring on her lap.

2020 278

How We Are Navigating Job and Life Change Amid a Pandemic

Career Trend

Sometimes in our lives ambiguity reigns.

2020 197

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How To Overcome The Limiting Beliefs You Have About Your Career Change

Career Shifters

The beliefs you hold about what's possible for your shift can leave you in paralysis. But what if the things you tell yourself are actually just one idea, in many disguises? Natasha shares a different perspective on your limiting beliefs and how to overcome them

2020 246

The World Needs More Businesses that Call Bull * on Ageism.

The HR Capitalist

In today's cancel culture, it has never been easier to be accused of discrimination, and never been more important to watch what you say. . But there's one big group that no one really cares if you make fun of, treat poorly or generally ignore and at times, show bias towards. OLD PEOPLE. Look around.

2020 172

Is there videoconferencing etiquette I should know?


Needless to say, videoconferencing has become a primary way of communicating with colleagues, suppliers and clients. Here are some best practices for videoconferencing etiquette.

2020 130

4 Incredible Tips To Help You Have Successful Career

Career Alley

For you to succeed in your career, you must know yourself. You should follow your heart and do what you are passionate about. Discover Career Opportunities Successful career

2020 362

Twelve of the Most Anticipated Books of Fall

Ms. Career Girl

Most will probably agree that summer 2020 has been the longest, most difficult summer ever. But now we can look forward to a new season as fall is upon us! And with a new season, comes new books! We’ve got a couple celebrity authors here – actor Lou Diamond Phillips and celebrity doctor Ian K.

2020 274

How To Use Video For Job Search and Personal Branding

Executive Career Brand

When I began collaborating on a new kind of customized video system for job search and career late last year, I did a Google search on “how to use video for job search“ Google loaded more than 5 billion results, but only a few results within the first 10 pages or so were actually about […].

2020 265

5 Strategies to Finding the Right Job in a Down Economy


Finding a job when the economy is down is not easy. Finding one in a recession brought on by a global pandemic might seem to be impossible.

2020 234

Updating Your Resume in 5 Quick Steps

Professional Resume Services

Has this happened to you? A company you’ve had your eye on for a while suddenly has an opening. You are perfect for it. Not only are you perfect for it but it’s the perfect role for you. More seniority, increase in pay, remote work options, family-oriented, and so on.

2020 207

Join Our “Young” Team? Hello, Age Discrimination

Evil HR Lady

Maybe it’s because I’m old ( legally in the United States, as I’m over 40 ), but “young” doesn’t seem like a good word to use to describe your team. And yet, a Resume writing company uses it. Thanks to a reader for taking a screenshot and sending this to me.).

2020 276

Our New Life on the Island: 10 Inspirational Takeaways From a Coastal Viewpoint

Career Trend

While Rob’s and my life change didn’t hinge on one reason–there were a number of motivators as often is the case for transformative changes in one’s life–the idea of a more simple, centered life prevailed throughout our decision-making process. Our move to N.

2020 175

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“If you find a face mask to be too uncomfortable, it is not likely you will find a ventilator any easier.” ” – Stephanie, an Emergency Room Nurse. What more is there to say? Some people don’t like wearing car seat belts, and feel it is an infringement on their freedom.

2020 158

How To Avoid Shifting Into Another Career You Hate

Career Shifters

Scared of making the wrong move and winding up in another soul-sucking career? Shifting is always risky, but there is a way to test drive your ideas before you commit.

2020 236

There Are Six "Manager of People" Brands - Which One Are You?

The HR Capitalist

Any manager of people has a lot on their plate. After all, a general pre-requisite to getting your first manager job is being a great individual contributor.

2020 157

Your responsibility going back to work is to not infect others with Covid-19

Cube Rules

I have a friend who has a compromised immune system. One that means if he gets the coronavirus, there is an almost 100% chance he will end up in the hospital — because that is what happened to all the other patients of his doctor have done.So, he’s been very careful. He rarely goes out […].

2020 130

Changing Your Career Could Be The Best Thing You Do This Year: Here’s How

Career Alley

Maybe now is the time to think about a career change and really think about what you want to do. If you know what that is, then here are some of the steps to take to make it happen. . Find your Dream Job Dream job

2020 332

10 Books to Read if You Feel Like Escaping 2020

Ms. Career Girl

With September finally here, it’s time to break out some stories that can make you feel as if you’re in another world. Here’s our picks of books to read that are full of self-discovery and help break you away from the odd world of 2020. Even if just for a little while!

2020 270

Reset Your Executive Job Search: What Got You There Will Keep You on Top

Executive Career Brand

When you first meet a recruiter, you may think “I’m so perfect for the job. Isn’t it obvious?” ” But their reaction will probably be “Umm, no. Excuse me, do I know you?”

2020 236

3 Myths That Are Stunting Your Career


A lot of frequently disseminated knowledge surrounding job hunting and career maintenance has been passed down by our parents. While I’m sure they all knew what they were doing back in their heyday (looking at you, dad), a lot of their information can be outdated.

2020 228

Building a Credible LinkedIn Profile – and Using it To Move Your Career Forward

Professional Resume Services

“Are you on LinkedIn?” “Can Can I connect with you through LinkedIn?” Message me on LinkedIn, and we will set up a time to talk.” Have you heard any of these phrases in your professional conversations over the past few years?

2020 198

Why You Shouldn’t Be Accessing Your Emails While Furloughed

Evil HR Lady

You’re bored. You’ve already baked bread, made jam, and painted the kids’ bedrooms. Being out of work (even if receiving sufficient unemployment pay) can be tedious.

2020 275

The fears we place onto our resumes

Career Trend

Here are the top-10 resume fears on which I beg careerists to release their grip: 1. Fear of a resume that is too long. Even recruiters know that 1-2 pages is no longer the ‘norm.’

2020 173

“At Work, Always Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth”

Sklover Working Wisdom

“If you’re not careful, the bow on a gift box can strangle you.”. – Unknown. ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : Jordan was an Assistant VP of Customer Relations for a large manufacturer of Medical Equipment. He’d been in the industry for six years, ever since his college graduation.

2020 151

From Advertising to Charity

Career Shifters

“I was becoming resentful of how superficial it all was.”. Breanne O’Brien knew from an early age that she wanted to do something that would make the world a better place. But, after falling into her initial career, that direction seemed to slip away.

#COVID-19: The Truth About Video Calls and Your Career.

The HR Capitalist

Time for some tough love. If you're a white collar worker and you've been moved to WFH (work from home), odds are your team/company is experimenting with video meetings/calls to keep you connected with your team. They providers are many - Zoom, Go To Meeting, WebEx, Skype, Microsoft Teams, etc.

2020 150

5 More Resources to Check Your Job Search Social Profile

Career Alley

When it comes to your reputation or social profile, there is an old saying that still holds true – “Never do anything that you wouldn’t […]. Discover Career Opportunities Networks online reputation Social Networking

2020 314

Job Search Strategy: The Ultimate Guide to Job Boards. This is What You Need to Know Before You Apply To A Position on A Job Board

Career Advice Guy

I’m not too fond of job boards. Yes, there is a place in any candidate’s job search, but with the growth. Read More. The post Job Search Strategy: The Ultimate Guide to Job Boards.

2020 129

When Working Remotely and Social Distancing Get Old

Ms. Career Girl

To everyone who has always said that they’d love to work from home – your wish has been granted. As we head into our second month of quarantine, some employees might be loving it, while others struggle with their new work-from-home lifestyle and social distancing.

2020 275

How to Find and Connect with the RIGHT Recruiters on LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

Recruiters are a major source of executive jobs and LinkedIn is a haven for them. They’re busy networking there, posting updates, and sourcing and assessing candidates. It only makes sense to connect and network with the right recruiters on LinkedIn.

2020 189

10 Mistakes to Avoid if You Want a Promotion


It always surprises me when I meet oh so clever university graduates who have read just about every book there is on salary negotiation and career advancement but don’t have the slightest idea about how not to irritate their boss.

2020 208

What NOT To Say in the Interview

Professional Resume Services

There is an unspoken set of rules that goes on in the interview. And you are expected to know them. These rules come from the recruiter or hiring manager. They have things they want to hear and things they don’t want to hear. How do you know what they are and how do you prepare.

2020 194