When Your “Day Without Women” Press Release Announces You Are Violating Federal Law
Evil HR Lady
MARCH 15, 2017
My friend and fellow writer, Amy Alkon (author of Good Manners for Nice People Who Sometimes Say F*ck ) received a press release announcing a certain company’s celebration of International Women’s Day. The press release stated: [Company] CEO, [Man], is joining the nation in solidarity of women’s rights and values by giving his female employees paid time off March 8th.
Press Release: Baby Boomers Solve Common Traveling Problems
Boomers Next Step
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
In keeping with our BoomersNextStep belief that baby boomers can thrive on making career changes and should not let age stop them from following their lifestyle dreams, I am proudly announcing that I've been practicing what I preach.
WHAT HE SAID: Celebrating Apple While We Draft Negative Press Releases About Great American Companies.
JANUARY 30, 2012
But - I'm more than a little jaded with an EEOC process that's now drafting press releases celebrating their victories over corporate American, and what this reader says is absolutely correct. Yet we get a press release that celebrates none of that, inviting us to wag the finger at a great American company why we use technology that's built on the back of a society that's nowhere near as enlightened as our own related to building a progressive workplace.
What a Cover Letter Hook Might Encompass
SEPTEMBER 20, 2010
writers for press releases and sales letters) will be the first to tell you your material needs a hook. Press releases and articles are continuously written on company happenings; and without knowing this information, you’re somewhat being left in the dark.
How to Produce a Quality Brag Book (Press Release)
Resume to Referral
DECEMBER 15, 2011
Get your copy of “How to Design, Write, and Compile a Brag Book” (2nd edition) now. “It’s It’s No Brag If It’s True.” Springfield Author and Career Specialist Publishes Sixth Book Springfield, Ohio – November 18, 2011 – Well-known Springfield author and career specialist, Teena Rose, says, “It’s no brag if it’s true. That’s why I
Facebook and the Law: The NLRB Got It Right
Evil HR Lady
FEBRUARY 10, 2011
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a press release about the much talked about Facebook Case. Here are my thoughts at Facebook and the Law: The NLRB Got It Right
9 Ways to Keep Up Your Holiday Job Search
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
Your favorite company probably has a press release of where they are handing out toys. This season is no time to slow down your holiday job search. Employers have to fill positions and some more urgently than others.
NetworkWorld: 15 Real Ways to Secure Teleworkers
FEBRUARY 26, 2009
Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal NetworkWorld: 15 Real Ways to Secure Teleworkers February 26, 2009 · 0 comments Hot on the heels of yesterday’s press release from the NIST about securing data , I run across an article on NetworkWorld that boils it down to a list of 15 ways to protect data.
DC Urged to Telecommute on the 20th
JANUARY 7, 2009
Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal DC Urged to Telecommute on the 20th January 7, 2009 · 1 comment The Telework Exchange released a press release yesterday urging all D.C. Here’s the Telework Exchange’s news release. area organizations to allow employees to telecommute on the 20th!
ResumeBear Launches Employer Job Posting Competition to Help Get America Back to Work
APRIL 11, 2013
They will also be featured on the nationally recognized ResumeBear blog, cited in a national press release, promoted on all of ResumeBear’s social media channels, and announced on the new Chelsea Krost TV Show website. Employers post jobs for free during this month long competition that begins April 11th. ResumeBear announced today that it is sponsoring an Employer Job Posting Competition designed to help Americans get back to work.
Job Interviews: How To Respond When They Ask What You Know About The Company
SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
Do a simple search to see if the company has been in the news or has put out any press releases. Job Interviews: How To Respond When They Ask What You Know About The Company. Work It Daily. Researching the company, or doing your homework, is critical before any job interview.
3 Ways To Conduct Critical Company Research
AUGUST 30, 2016
A quick internet search to find a company website can give you access to everything from press releases and leadership team profiles to media mentions and the sorts of perks and HR benefits available to employees. 3 Ways To Conduct Critical Company Research. Work It Daily.
ResumeBear Launches New Resources, Surpasses 100,000 Daily Visitors to Premier Job Site
APRIL 17, 2012
To See Original Press Release: [link]. ResumeBear launches new job board features, new College & University Program, and new Success Center, attracting over 100,000 daily visitors. Solana Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2012.
We’ve Taken Part in the Global Startups Conference
JUNE 26, 2011
TIP: Visit Resumesimo Press page ! Press releasesOn Wednesday, June 22, a historical first took place in the form of the Global Startups Conference. This was the first event of its type, featuring startups and internet projects with Czech roots. The conference took place in the historical area in the center of Prague, with participation from more than 30 projects. The original plan for the event called for determining how many global internet projects are located in the CR.
Resumesimo: Creating a Professional Resume Completely Free-of-charge
SEPTEMBER 21, 2011
TIP: Visit Resumesimo Press page for more information or contact us ! Press releasesPrague, June, 2011 – Completely new functions have been added to the popular Resumesimo site to help job seekers. Resumesimo will help you create a professional resume and much more in just a few minutes. And it’s all completely free-of-charge. “Resumesimo is totally free of charge.
Content Marketing for Recruiters on Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]
The Undercover Recruiter
OCTOBER 7, 2012
Press releases (short news pieces). As a recruiter, what type of content should you be putting out online? And what is your company doing to create interesting content for your target audience?
6 Ways the Zombies Took Over Your Job Search
NOVEMBER 11, 2016
Look at press releases, what former employees have said on Glassdoor, or even call the toll-free number and ask questions. This article was originally published on Come Recommended ! It is possible your job search is hijacked by zombies.
6 Interview Tips And Tricks To Keep You Ahead Of Your Competition
OCTOBER 2, 2016
You’ll be so much more impressive if you can refer to some press releases or case studies you’ve read, quote statistics or if you’ve used their product. 6 Interview Tips And Tricks To Keep You Ahead Of Your Competition. Work It Daily.
The Empire Just Bought Luke Skywalker (Also Known as ADP Buying the Marcus Buckingham Company).
JANUARY 18, 2017
The Empire in the Star Wars series had it wrong. You don't need to fight the rebels. You just need to pull out the checkbook and buy the rebel who is most representative of the cause. In Star Wars, that was Luke Skywalker.
How to Create a Living Resume
Ms. Career Girl
FEBRUARY 4, 2017
If you’re a freelance writer, for example, your resume might state that you wrote 10 press releases in a one-week period, working under daily deadlines for a past client. The post How to Create a Living Resume appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.
Never Answer A Job Posting Again: How Executives Land Roles
AUGUST 23, 2016
Google company press releases. Never Answer A Job Posting Again: How Executives Land Roles. CAREEREALISM. Hop onto any major job board and you’ll see a plethora of C-suite opportunities, from CEO on down.
Looking For Some Great "Tom Is Moving On" Communication Notes? Here You Go.
JUNE 2, 2015
The press release was a scathing rebuke of a manager who was widely thought to be a high performer and an innovator in his industry. Pro basketball's Chicago Bulls fired their coach, Tom Thibodeau , this week.
Revealed: The Effects of Long-Term Unemployment
DECEMBER 21, 2011
Citing data from a May 2010 research from the Pew Research Center (see press release here ), McArdle reveals just how much unemployment impacts the psyche of a job seeker.
The EEOC: Now Marketing Lawsuits against a Company Near You.
OCTOBER 7, 2011
Press release distributed to bloggers - check! Why I hate it: The press releases are written in a way where guilt is assumed. The press release pretty much assumes guilt, and most people who receive it are going to make the same correlation. . Of course, a broadcast press release by the EEOC assuming guilt could be viewed as a bully tactic as well. . You ever get added to a mailing list and wonder how you got on it?
Outshine the Competition with a little Job Interview Preparation
APRIL 4, 2013
What recent news (such as a new product, a press release, an interview with the CEO) can you discuss? If the company is public, the boilerplate at the bottom of its press releases will tell you a lot. Even if you have less than a day before your job interview, you can outshine the competition with a little interview preparation.
How To Get Media Coverage for Your Business, Blog, or Startup—Constantly (Secrets Behind My Frequent Media Coverage, Revealed)
Personal Excellence Blog
JULY 28, 2012
The standard protocol to do this is to write a press release and send it to the media outlet. Step 2: Write Your Press Release. Journalists, editors, and producers will use your release to determine if they want to feature you. Sample Press Release Template.
Twitter's New VP of HR (formerly at Uber) Departs in a Hurry.
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
Have we come to the point where a diversity leader leaving mandates a press release, but the CHRO does not? In the hiring/candidate business, it's called a miss. Interesting stuff from the interwebs a couple of weeks ago, as Twitter announced its Head of Diversity was leaving the company. Of course, for me that wasn't really the news, as Twitter also used the announcement to state that a recent CHRO hire had left the company at some point before the announcement.
4 Tips To Researching The Company Before Jumping Into The Interview
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
4 Tips To Researching The Company Before Jumping Into The Interview. CAREEREALISM. You may have spent hours perfecting the resume and to finally get that call from the employer to come in for an interview feels fantastic, but don’t stop the hard work and start relaxing just yet.
How To Make A 30-60-90-Day Plan That Gets You The Job Offer
DECEMBER 20, 2015
This can help you find the latest company press releases, as well as news-worthy events. Even if you know just how amazing a 30-60-90-Day Plan can be for your job interview, you may not know how to find the information you need to include in your plan.
A Twist on “Why Should We Hire You?”
The Job Quest
APRIL 22, 2014
Look for press releases on the company website that talk about recent activities (mergers/acquisitions, purchases of new equipment, new hires in the department you are applying to, addition of production space, notable partnerships, etc.).
What to Do on a Phone Interview
MARCH 21, 2012
You should still research the company on LinkedIn , Glassdoor, their website, and company press releases. Recently, I received more than a normal level of questions from my clients about what to do on a telephone interview.
Side Hustle Gold: 4 Inspiring Women's Stories
Ms. Career Girl
APRIL 8, 2016
This story is an assembly of press releases highlighting these four women's success. The post Side Hustle Gold: 4 Inspiring Women's Stories appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. There's two things to keep in the front of your mind as you put your energy and time into a side hustle.
The Importance Of ‘Staying In The Loop’ At Work
APRIL 12, 2013
Read all information published by your company – newsletters, annual reports, press releases, and so on. Information is power. Knowledge is power. At work , information and knowledge allow us to be at our best and contribute in a highly effective manner.
5 Places To Find Information For Your 30-60-90-Day Plan
DECEMBER 17, 2015
Find out if they’ve been mentioned in the news recently, or if they have any press releases. A 30-60-90-Day Plan has a powerful impact on the success of your job interview—IF it is specific to the job and the company.
GIVE ME ANOTHER HIT: LinkedIn Endorsements, The Lab Rat and Lowest Common Denominators.
DECEMBER 4, 2012
Here's the press release description of this brave new world from the LinkedIn Blog : "Starting today, we are introducing Endorsements, a new feature that makes it easier to recognize them for their skills and expertise.
3 Tips For Following Up After Submitting Your Resume
MARCH 16, 2015
Do your research by reviewing recent press releases and checking them out on LinkedIn including finding the hiring manager and seeing if there are active discussions. Don’t you just hate the wait-and-see process? Will the employer respond back on the submitted resume?
4 Unique Ways to Sneak In Your Executive Brand
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
Press Releases There’s no doubt that you have made some great accomplishments as an executive—and will continue to do so. So why not use those accomplishments as an excuse to send out a press release? The work of an executive is never done.
11 Tips For Creating Compelling Cover Letters
DECEMBER 4, 2016
Read recent press releases on their website and check out what their social media followers are saying about the company. 11 Tips For Creating Compelling Cover Letters. Work It Daily.
It’s Time for HR to Start Thinking More Like Marketing
JULY 15, 2013
Press Releases: When my company has big news to share — being named a top workplace for example — we will reach out to our PR department and brainstorm ways to share the good news.
11 Tips For Creating Compelling Cover Letters
AUGUST 3, 2014
Read recent press releases on their website and check out what their social media followers are saying about the company. So, we’re agreed that it’s worth your time to write a cover letter to accompany your resume (see Why Cover Letters Count ).