November, 2017

How Email Marketing Can Help Grow Your #Sidehustle

Ms. Career Girl

I dislike spam as much as anyone. And sending random emails will neither earn additional business nor help your business reputation. That said, if you’re not using email marketing to grow your #sidehustle, you may be missing out on a ton of new customers. Why Email Marketing?

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Be a Consultant, Not a Job Seeker nor Anything Like Your Competition

Competitive Resumes

Editor’s note: Be sure you pick up the updated, 118 Job Search Tips for the Modern Job Seeker in 2018! If you were unemployed and a LinkedIn user in 2008, you likely heard the advice to list your latest job as a self-employed consultant.

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Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda Know Nothing About Tipped Wages

Evil HR Lady

$2.13 an hour sounds like an immoral rate of pay. Only a cold-hearted jerk would pay a hard-working (or even a lazy) employee $2.13 an hour. This is why Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin’s campaign to raise the tipped minimum wage to at least the federal minimum wage (currently $7.25

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Elevate Your Executive Resume From Bland to BRAND

Executive Career Brand

So many executive job seekers let ho-hum passive verbs describe their sometimes extraordinary accomplishments. They use wimpy verbs like “Responsible for” and “Managed” in their LinkedIn profiles and executive resumes.

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From Teaching to Finance

Career Shifters

“I was becoming increasingly tired and frustrated. My life was heading off course.”. Leigh Cavanagh's profession had changed and he was resenting it. So he decided to quit – with no backup plan.

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How Much Vacation Should a Part-Time Employee Receive?

Evil HR Lady

A reader asked me a question about calculating vacation for a part-time employee. Frankly, I thought the answer was obvious–it should be pro-rated based on the number of hours.

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How to Write a Project Manager Resume

Blue Sky Resumes

We recently added this sample project manager resume to our collection of free resume samples and I want to take you through the resume so you can see how and why it was written this way. If you have to write a resume for a project manager position, this should be a big help.

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The Power of Self-Diagnosis In Corporate Coaching.

HR Capitalist

We've all been there as coaches in corporate America for our team. . We know the adjustment we need our direct report to make. It's easiest to just tell them what to do with a side dish of "why". That's prescriptive coaching, and it has its place.

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Employee Engagement: How to Make Someone’s Day

David Zinger

A personal experience with a small nudge for you to replicate this where you work. I presented on employee engagement at the Employer Branding Summit in Sofia, Bulgaria last month. I had a wonderful day engaging with the participants and other speakers.

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Surviving the 4 Big Business Travel Disasters

Ms. Career Girl

The most important business trip of the year, and Sara Martin is in turmoil. Bad weather delayed her flights. Her bags didn’t make the new connection. Her phone battery just died. Now she has a blinding headache. Can anything save this travel disaster?

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Saying No Could Give Your Career Life

Competitive Resumes

Editor’s note: Be sure you pick up the updated, 118 Job Search Tips for the Modern Job Seeker in 2018! Saying “Yes” to every single suggestion in finding a career, or handling conflict could drive you to failure. No one loves a people-pleaser, brown-noser, a suck-up, and just so darn dishonest.

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We Don’t Have a Talent Shortage, We Have a Training Shortage

Evil HR Lady

I had the opportunity to be interviewed by Chris Rainey on the HR Leaders Podcast–and Youtube Channel. You can watch it below or listen to it on Apple Podcasts by clicking here. Give it a listen and tell me what you think.

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📚 3 Things To Prepare For First Job Interviews

JobMob

How to make a good first impression in your first job interview with an employer. Photo by Ronald Cuyan. This is a guest post by Debra Wilson. If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines.

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Twitter, Trump and Renegade Employees On Their Last Day.

HR Capitalist

Stop me when you're heard this one before. . Employee gives notice they're going to leave the company. Company decides whether it's worth it to allow the employee to work the notice they've just given.

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Digital Growth: We Aren't In IT Anymore

Water Cooler Wisdom

According to Gartner’s  2017 CEO survey , organizational leaders are undertaking digital business transformation in huge numbers. While growth was cited as the top business priority (by 58 percent of the nearly 400 CEOs surveyed), IT-related changes (cited by 31 percent of the CEOs) came in second. This is the highest IT priorities have ranked since the inception of the research.

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Why You Need To Learn To Say No

Ms. Career Girl

When we’re at work, we usually want to please people and help out our colleagues as best we can in order to make a good impression. That means that even when helping others starts to have a negative impact on our own work and happiness, it can be difficult to say no.

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6 Practical Steps to Negotiate a Compensation Package

Competitive Resumes

Don’t wait until you get an offer to start thinking about compensation negotiation. It’s never too early to plan for salary discussions, even if you aren’t going to leave your current job for at least a few more months.

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Use Data to Make Your Recruiting Awesome

Evil HR Lady

What’s are the two most used tools in recruiting? The resume and the interview. It just goes without saying that both will be done for every skilled job. Granted, lots of retail and restaurant jobs don’t require a resume, just an application.).

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???? How To Stop Being Depressed About Job Search

JobMob

A required job search shouldn't require a job search depression. Photo by Ryan Holloway. If you can recognize the causes of job search depression, you can stop or even prevent job search depression from happening to you altogether.

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One Thing HR People Can Do Today - To Change How They're Viewed.

HR Capitalist

What's up, my HR leader friends? Whether you're an HR Manager, Director or VP, I don't care - you're an HR leader. So let's get away from titles and talk about what's real. Some of you are process people. Some of you hate process, but given the 900 things you have to get done this month, process feels like a decent place to settle into - until you can get back to changing the world.

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How Is 2018 Shaping Up for Job Seekers?

Jobacle

People who have a tough time finding or holding a job understand that the labor market can be an incredibly frustrating place. There is always something you could be doing to land the next job you apply to. There are always some things you can improve to have more successful interviews.

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10 Tips To Achieve A Perfect Harmony In Your Career And Life

Ms. Career Girl

Don’t be fooled by the television commercials showing women hustling between their careers and personal lives. It gets much harder for women to achieve a balance in their personal and professional life, as it requires managing both these elements by adopting a meticulous approach.

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Job Interviewing Best Practices (PODCAST)

Competitive Resumes

Melissa Cooley, of MelissaCooley.com , is a Certified Resume Writer, Interview Coach, Career Consultant, Blogger, and a contributor to the career book, Nourish Your Career. Her blog, The Job Quest, equips job seekers with tools needed for a successful job search and job interview.

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What Are the Worst Presents You’ve Received from a Boss or Co-Worker?

Evil HR Lady

Have you received a holiday present, only to find out that the cost was deducted from your paycheck? Or, been given a framed picture of the boss? What’s the worst present you’ve gotten from your boss or co-worker over the year? Or have you been pressured into giving a present to a supervisor only to receive nothing in return? Tell me your story! I’ve never gotten anything “bad” but as a Mormon, I don’t drink.

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Benefits Enrollment: How Young Professionals Can Enroll With Confidence

Career Realism

Benefits Enrollment: How Young Professionals Can Enroll With Confidence. Work It Daily. It’s benefits enrollment season! As a young professional, are you confident that you can identify the right health care benefits for your lifestyle?

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how to recognize a bad workplace … before you take the job

Ask A Manager

If you’ve ever worked for a bad manager or in a company that made you miserable, you’ve probably wondered how to ensure you avoid that in your next job. It can feel impossible to tell from the outside whether a job will become a nightmare once you’re in it, but if you pay attention, there are red flags during the interview process can warn you about danger. At U.S.

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7 Crazy Ways Companies Are Recruiting Talent

Blogging4jobs

Crazy Ways Companies Are Recruiting Talent In a candidate’s market, companies are feeling the pressure to move away from traditional job posting strategies in favor of unique, engaged, and more. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Recruiting

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Self-worth, Abundance, And The Goddess Called YOU

Ms. Career Girl

You’re a goddamn Goddess. Now, stop apologizing. Get over it, and embrace your place in the world. What I’m saying is that it’s time to break out of the bonds that have held women back for so long.

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11 Ways to Hit a Home Run in Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

You will fall behind the competition if you don’t stand out in today’s job search. For example, I know promoting myself makes me feel squirmy, a little dirty, and even a little wordy. It’s likely… Click To Tweet.

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Swiss Saturday: The Red Light District

Evil HR Lady

When you think about Switzerland, you might think of Heidi, or of James Bond, or cows with bells. These things are all true, but you also have to think about legalized prostitution. Apparently, Basel has added these helpful signs, indicating the red light district.

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In Your Career + Life, Evolve or Wither

Career Trend

Most of us need to keep evolving, or some part of us starts to wither – emotionally, intellectually, physically and/or spiritually. The post In Your Career + Life, Evolve or Wither appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

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“How Can I Develop The Confidence To Get Paid For What I Really Love To Do?”

Career Shifters

Olivia’s reached boiling point with the bureaucracy of her day job. She knows what she wants to do next – indeed she’s already set it up as a side hustle – but she’s lacking the confidence she needs to 'go pro' with her business.

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What To Do When You’re Stuck At A Company With Uninspiring, Vague Or Toxic Culture

Blogging4jobs

Quick. Tell me one thing that you love about your company’s culture. Insert dead air here). Hmm, that was an awfully long pause for someone as experienced as you are. So what gives? Of course you. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR company culture culture fit toxic culture

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Couples and Arguments: Not All Bad!

Ms. Career Girl

Arguing is going to happen in any relationship no matter how perfect things may seem. The good news is that this can be a healthy experience for both parties so long as lessons are learned. Common Causes. We all know arguments can start about anything and everything.

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