3 Ways To Supercharge Your LinkedIn Recommendations

Career Realism

Just how important are LinkedIn recommendations? If there is any chance at all that recommendations can shape a recruiter’s or hiring executive’s opinion of your candidacy, then they are worth pursuing in a strategic way. Review the recommendation when it’s received.

6 Recommendations for Dealing with a PIP

Evil HR Lady

Or should I quit now because I’m totally over it and a little concerned how future employers will see it. To read the answer, click here: 6 Recommendations for Dealing with a PIP I was previously on a performance improvement plan (PIP) and just yesterday was given 90 days to improve or be fired. Honestly, I love my work however my boss has a low perception of me and I don’t feel the situation is mendable.

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Why Shouldn’t You Treat Your LinkedIn Profile in Quite the Same Way as Your Resume?

Professional Resume Services

If you’ve received an endorsement or a recommendation from a former supervisor or boss, include it on your LinkedIn profile. Your resume and LinkedIn profile should never be one and the same! Professional Resume Services can show you a better way to use LinkedIn.

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How to Quit Your Job and Travel the World

Jobacle

Chances are you’ve thought about how to quit your job and travel the world at one point or another. This is how to quit your job and travel the world today. Quitting Your Job. If you’re planning on quitting your job, make sure you do not burn any bridges on your way out.

How To Ask For A Letter of Recommendation

Ms. Career Girl

The post How To Ask For A Letter of Recommendation appeared first on Ms. Do you have a letter of recommendation already? Having a letter of recommendation can provide your character backing and/or academic accomplishments to help a future boss understand what a superstar your are.

Why I Quit My Good Job At A Fortune 10 Telecom

Career Realism

That was the day I quit my good job at a Fortune 10 Telecom. Related: 5 Things To Consider Before Quitting Your Job. So, why did I quit? When I decided to quit my job, I spent a few weeks thinking about it and I spent a year and a half financially preparing for it.

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all my 2015 book recommendations

Ask A Manager

For most of 2015, I’ve made a weekly book recommendation when kicking off the weekend open thread. I first read this when I was 9 or 10 but it’s a fully formed novel, not just a short kids’ story, and I’ve read it repeatedly as an adult because it is quite awesome. I’m currently halfway through this darkly hilarious tale of academic politics and quite amused.

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Recommendations, Referrals, References and What They Mean

Hiring Technical People

I also don’t participate in recommendations for pay. I do participate in recommendations for people with whom I’ve worked in the past and appreciated their work. If I think you’ve done something nice for me, I write you a recommendation on LinkedIn. Recommendations, referrals, and references are all different. Recommendations are helpful. Referrals, when they are not for pay, are quite useful.

Ready To Quit Your Job? Read This First

Career Realism

It’s time to quit your job. Quitting isn’t about running away, it’s about moving forward. Many of us get to a breaking point before we truly make the decision to quit. There’s no need to rush the process just because the decision to quit has been made.

The Perfect Revenge: How to Quit a Job & Resign at Work

Blogging4jobs

How I Quit My Job. They quit their job or worse they continued being unproductive stealing from your organization either with time or in other ways. I quit my job and submitted my two weeks notice with the scenario not playing out like I had dreamt.

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5 Tips for Quitting a Job on the Right Note

Career Alley

Quitting a job does not mean what it used to. Trashing your organization during the exit interview is not recommended. The world isn’t dying to hear why you have been wanting to quit and what issues you have.

Quitting Your Job to Start a Business – 10 Things You Need to Know

The Undercover Recruiter

On the other hand, if you were to quit your job and open a business, you would not receive a steady paycheck, though would have the ability to make a significant income while enjoying creative freedom. Quitting Your Job to Start a Business – 10 Things You Need to Know.

Leaving a Job: 5 Tips for Doing it With Class

Blogging4jobs

The job that should have yielded my best Letter of Recommendation, but instead became a black place in my heart. Bonus Track Work "Rayanne Thorn" @Ray_anne blogging4jobs career leaving a job letter of recommendation mentor quitting quitting with class RayanneThorn resignation

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3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession April 4, 2011 Last spring, I quit my job to go to work for myself. But as a result, when I wanted to quit my job and work for myself, people actually wanted to hire me.

bombarding an employer with unsolicited recommendations can backfire

Ask A Manager

In this case, it made the candidate seem … a little off, more focused on marketing herself than on speaking to the needs of the job, and not quite thoughtful about either. Here’s something that happened recently when I was hiring for an open position: A candidate emailed her resume and cover letter to me.

all my 2016 book recommendations

Ask A Manager

All year long, I’ve made a weekly book recommendation when kicking off the weekend open thread. Here’s the complete list of what I’ve recommended this year (maybe in time for holiday gift-shopping!). It’s quite enjoyable. I read it after someone here recommended it a few months ago, and it’s perfect for anyone who enjoys mocking modern workplaces, especially of the west coast tech variety.

hiring someone for a job that might change soon, recommending a former coworker who left on bad terms, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s not quite as exciting, with a longer commute. Once I am gone, working in the department is likely going to change quite a lot, and move this job to a 6/10 or even lower. Recommending a former coworker who left on bad terms. I have a question about recommending friends/former colleagues to my current company. I really want to recommend her, but I’m not sure what to do about the situation with our previous employer. It’s five answers to five questions.

interviewer asked how my family would describe me, employee quit after gossip about her therapy, and more

Ask A Manager

My employee quit on the spot after her request for a therapy referral was shared. One of the employees in the division I manage recently quit on the spot without providing notice. She quit because another manager disclosed her request for a referral to a counselor under our employee assistance program. Another former employee who had heard about what happened ran into her after she quit, and he said she denied ever seeing a counselor (even though she truly was seeing one).

company rejected me, then asked me to recommend a better-qualified candidate

Ask A Manager

After all, the interview process is a business discussion, and you could argue that this shouldn’t be much different from telling a vendor, “Hey, your product is good but not quite right for us because we need a product that can also do X and Y — do you know of anything we might look at?&# (And most smart vendors are happy to make suggestions in that situation, in large part because of principles similar to #1 above.).

do I have to give this former coworker a recommendation?

Ask A Manager

At first, I just ignored it, but now he’s sent several follow-up emails asking why I haven’t sent him something, and explaining he’s looking for a new job, and as the company was quite small and he didn’t have a lot of experience before working with me, he really needed my endorsement for his future employers. Hell no, you don’t owe you him a recommendation. That right there warrants a mediocre recommendation at best.

cake drama, getting a job recommendation from a Twitter contact, and more

Ask A Manager

Could a guy I’ve talked to a bit on Twitter recommend me for a job? It’s not about going around HR or causing more work, but just about the fact that this guy doesn’t have any real basis for recommending you. If you had had long, substantive discussions, then possibly — but Twitter conversations probably don’t rise to the level that would start getting you into recommendation territory. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

how to use a foot in the door, quitting a job you like, and more

Ask A Manager

How to quit a job you like. I have only quit jobs when I was unhappy, and in those cases you suggested resigning by saying something like: “I want to let you know that after four years with Chocolate Teapots Inc., ” But how do you quit when you like your job? I have been invited to apply for a new job that I’m pretty excited about (my closest friend recommended me for a job with her company, and it’s a great fit).

my new employee wanted to quit and now wants to stay

Ask A Manager

The new employee today asked me if she should quit, and had a wide range of grievances – no training, being given busy work, not understanding why she is doing what she is doing, not doing what she was hired for. Someone who works for you had such strong concerns after three weeks that she was listing grievances and considering quitting. If the fit just isn’t right, I’d rather we figure that out now rather than having you stay unhappy and quit later on.”

How to Quit

Evil HR Lady

Do you have any etiquette recommendations on giving my two weeks by phone or email? Although, I will admit that I once quit via e-mail. My boss was in a different office and I kept calling and getting his voice mail and I certainly didn't want to leave a message saying, "I quit!" People are frequently afraid to tell their bosses that they are planning to quit in the near future. When I quit my last job, I told my boss as soon as my husband had a verbal job offer.

How to Quit

Evil HR Lady

Do you have any etiquette recommendations on giving my two weeks by phone or email? Although, I will admit that I once quit via e-mail. My boss was in a different office and I kept calling and getting his voice mail and I certainly didn't want to leave a message saying, "I quit!" People are frequently afraid to tell their bosses that they are planning to quit in the near future. When I quit my last job, I told my boss as soon as my husband had a verbal job offer.

how to quit a brand-new job, married coworker is being inappropriate with me, and more

Ask A Manager

How to quit a job I just started. If the situation arises where I am putting in my notice, but my vacation starts before my two weeks are done, how would you recommend I handle that? It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. How can I resign from my new job after a short time? I was able to get a new job with better pay and a really short commute, and I thought my skill set would transfer, but it is not at all what I thought it would be.

is it better to quit or get fired, being associated with a difficult client, and more

Ask A Manager

Is it better to quit or get fired? It’s hard to recommend particular jobs without knowing anything about your skill set, but in general, it’s much easier to negotiate for telecommuting after you’ve worked somewhere for a while and have proven yourself. It’s five short answers to five short questions. Here we go…. I don’t want to be associated with a difficult client.

job applicants bearing gifts, turning down a LinkedIn recommendation request, and more

Ask A Manager

Too legit to quit… trying to get an interview.” My wife doesn’t want to quit (but I stand behind her if she chooses to do so). ” I was quite surprised and I asked why he thought that. How to turn down a thinly-veiled request for a LinkedIn recommendation. I believe that references should be honest, and tailoring a recommendation would not be honest. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

Not Quite Convicted

Evil HR Lady

The folks at the Employment Insurance office agreed with me that I had not been fired for a just cause and recommended that I might want to pursue this issue with the Human Rights Commission. I was recently terminated from an employer because they had claimed that I had provided false and inaccurate information on my employment application which I dispute. In particular, there was a question asking if "I had ever been convicted for a crime in which a pardon has not been granted?".

5 ways to Handle Resignation Respectfully

Ms. Career Girl

Nothing is more disrespectful to your boss than going around the rest of the office threatening to quit and bragging about how your next job is going to be better than where you’re at now. Resigning from a position can be difficult no matter the situation.

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Ask Celes – What Books Would You Recommend?

Personal Excellence Blog

That said, I do have some good books to recommend, half of which I read years ago. This book teaches you when to stick and when to quit in your goals. Quite inspiring, especially if you are in a funk. If you read books and you have books to recommend, please share them.

Healthy Living Day 1: Drink 8 Glasses of Water

Personal Excellence Blog

While our task is called “drink 8 glasses of water,” it’s just a placeholder recommendation to “drink the right amount of water needed for your body.” For the soda drinkers, read this: 5 Reasons To Quit Drinking Soda Drinks (And How To Do It).).

How Business Recommendations on LinkedIn Can Help Your Job Search

The Undercover Recruiter

Have you noticed just how many sites allow users to leave recommendations or reviews online? 10 reviews for this, 5 people recommend that, and this trend is becoming ever more popular. I’m sure you can think of other valuable uses for recommendations to promote your brand!

should I recommend my boyfriend for a job at my company, how to respond to homophobic remarks at work, and more

Ask A Manager

Should I recommend my boyfriend for a job at my company? I have a question for you regarding recommending my boyfriend for a position at my company. Can I recommend him? So should I quit, talk to my boss or the coworker? Do I have to repay my relocation expenses since I’m quitting? should I recommend my boyfriend for a job at my company, how to respond to homophobic remarks at work, and more was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

“Is it OK to ‘deflate’ my resume?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Other examples of what I view to be permissible “resume omission” are the (i) precise reasons for resignations if the real reason is required to be kept confidential by confidentiality agreement, and (ii) precise reason for employment gaps that happened in order to recuperate from an illness if the nature of the illness may be embarrassing or quite personal. Interviews, Job Offers and Promotions Q & A References and Recommendations Resume – Related Uncategorized

someone I recommended lied to me

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: A colleague asked me to recommend her for a job with a company I used to work for. Based on my recommendation, she got the job. A few weeks later, she said she was quitting to go to grad school, and had only wanted the job because it paid more and she wanted to save up before she left. I work hard to maintain a good relationship with them, and I know they will not be happy I recommended someone who lied to them.

my new employee wanted to quit and now wants to stay

Ask A Manager

The new employee today asked me if she should quit, and had a wide range of grievances – no training, being given busy work, not understanding why she is doing what she is doing, not doing what she was hired for. Someone who works for you had such strong concerns after three weeks that she was listing grievances and considering quitting. If the fit just isn’t right, I’d rather we figure that out now rather than having you stay unhappy and quit later on.”

6 Ways To Avoid Sabotaging Your Career With Burned Bridges

Tim's Strategy

We’ve all had those days when we want to yell at our boss, quit, and storm out of the office. This shouldn’t be a regular occurrence, but if you know you would probably quit or explode at your boss if you go to work, you’re probably better off staying home.

my office is obsessed with weight

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager being overweight in an office that’s obsessed with weight March 8, 2011 A reader writes: Recently, one of my co-workers quit after only a few months of employment. will people think its irresponsible that I quit my job?

How Do I Find Jobs on LinkedIn?

Ms. Career Girl

Receive automatic recommendations and notifications based on job searches. The process is actually quite simple. Search for Recommended Jobs. Jobs recommend to you are based, in part, on information listed in your profile, and the preferences you set here.

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