September, 2018

How Jeep Therapy Helped Me Get Through My Silent Struggle

Ms. Career Girl

The Perfect Storm hit me out of nowhere about eight years ago. Growing closer to that half century mark, my body and hormones where changing and I didn’t realize depression was setting in. My two amazing kids were growing older becoming more independent and not needing me like they once did.

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Do Executive Job Seekers Need LinkedIn Premium?

Executive Career Brand

In LinkedIn strategy sessions with my clients, we cover a lot of territory on using LinkedIn for executive job search. A frequently asked question is whether they should upgrade to LinkedIn Premium.

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How to Write and Get Great LinkedIn Recommendations

Professional Resume Services

People have different opinions about LinkedIn recommendations. When you work with a LinkedIn profile development expert, they will likely tell you they are important to have from a quality standpoint rather than a quantity standpoint.

2018 130

How To Move Into A New Career With No Relevant Experience On Your CV

Career Shifters

Everywhere you turn it seems to be staring back at you: "Experience in a similar role required". How can you move into work you love when nobody will give you a chance? Natasha shares the key ideas and practical actions that can help you dodge the experience Catch-22

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5 Ways for Executives to Get Their Sea Legs in Job Search

Career Trend

I love the phrase, “you don’t know what you don’t know,” because it is one that regularly arises in my head or in conversation. It’s especially true for executives who suddenly find themselves embarking on job search.

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The Relationship Between Networking and Referrals

Professional Resume Services

As a job candidate, you have to know what works and what doesn’t work with your job search to ensure you make progress every single day. One of the most effective strategies for any job search is networking.

2018 130

From Tech to Photography

Career Shifters

“I was running out of steam to keep plugging away at the same old problems.”. Can you really make a similar salary doing something more creative? Paul Clarke has shown you can, though it's taken time, a few zero-income months, and a lot of work along the way. Here's his story

2018 207

Beware the Influencers Selling You on the Falsity That Your Resume Has Only One Purpose

Career Trend

Some people assert that “the resume has just a single purpose.” ” I heartily DISagree.

2018 130

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything.” ” – Thomas Sowell. How true!

2018 130

Why Character and Culture Are Still A Critical Choice

Ms. Career Girl

Long before we enter the corporate world, even before we take our first step into a childhood classroom, there’s an inner guidance program running. But we’re soon confronted with choices and trade-offs. For everything we choose, there’s something else we didn’t.

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Strategies to Help You Nail Your Next Interview

Career Alley

If you’re preparing for a job interview, you need to understand the job, the people with whom you’re meeting, the company and what benefits you’ll bring to the role. Nail the Interview Interview Skills

2018 130

Is Your Lack of Personal Branding Holding You Back From the Perfect Job?

Professional Resume Services

There are many things that could potentially hold you back from landing your dream job, and none of them are more notable than a lack of c-level personal branding. Having a perfect resume is still essential today, but it won’t get you a job on its own in most cases.

2018 130

Your 13-word Career-change Stories – The Top Ten

Career Shifters

Last week, we challenged you to tell your career-change story in just 13 words. And boy, did you deliver! Now it's time to find the winner of a one-hour deep-dive with Natasha (or a £100 / $130 voucher if they've already shifted). Ready to cast your votes

2018 207

Yikes! Poltergeists Are Messing with My LinkedIn Profile. Things Are Missing

Executive Career Brand

Things Can Change on Your LinkedIn Profile Overnight. Keep an Eye on It! When was the last time you took a look at your LinkedIn profile? It may look quite a bit different than even a month ago. things may have moved around, some things may not be there […]. The post Yikes!

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We’re pleased to offer another new “Model Letter”:

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Complaint of FMLA Interference and Retaliation to U.S.

2018 130

Five Qualities Every Great Business Leader Has

Ms. Career Girl

Do you have what it takes to be a great business leader? Y ou don’t have to be a CEO to lead. If you’re a team manager, supervisor or oversee the work of a single person, you need to inspire, direct and get the best out of those you lead.

2018 177

How to Start Your Career in Sports Management

Career Alley

There are plenty of jobs in the sports industry, even if you aren’t cut out to be a professional athlete. But how can you start your career in sports management? First, you’ll need the right education. Find your Dream Job Sports Management

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3 Strategies for a Successful Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Going through an executive job search today is much different than it was a decade ago. The one thing that hasn’t changed is the need for a quality resume.

2018 130

Let’s Stop Pretending Our Automated Systems Are Secure

Evil HR Lady

We moved a few months ago –just to a different suburb–but that means a new address. My husband’s life insurance policy payment, with Prudential, was due, so I decided to pay it and call and change the address. I knew there was a good chance that they wouldn’t be allowed to change the address because I am, in fact, not my husband, but I thought I’d give it a try while I was thinking of it.

2018 109

7 Tips for Recovering from a Major Mistake at Work

Jobacle

So, you’ve had one of those awful stomach-drop moments.

2018 130

Boilerplate – Key Words & Phrases

Sklover Working Wisdom

In contracts, what is meant by: “ Boilerplate ?”. Often people refer to certain provisions of an agreement as “boilerplate.” For example, it is quite common that a client will say to me “The agreement I need you to review is mostly boilerplate, so it should not take long to review.”.

2018 130

Startup vs Corporate: Which Job Offer is Right for You?

Ms. Career Girl

Are you considering whether to join a startup or a big established corporation? Consider these factors first! The Fit. Most of us spend at least 45 hours each week working, so your work environment is critical.

2018 182

How to Make a Career Out of TESOL

Career Alley

But, while teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) has a reputation as a dead-end job, that reputation simply isn’t accurate. You can build your whole career on TESOL, whether at home or abroad. Discover Career Opportunities TESOL

2018 130

What to Change on Your Executive Resume When Applying to Multiple Jobs

Professional Resume Services

We’ve all been a part of a job search before where you put so much effort into writing an effective resume that you want to send it out to as many companies as possible. This is actually one of the worst things you can do, since the resume is most likely generic in nature.

2018 130

Stretch Those Paychecks: 6 Cost Savings Ideas for Your Employees

Evil HR Lady

When some employers talk about their company’s benefits, they are simply referring to health insurance—but there is so much more to consider. For a few pennies out of your organization’s coffers, there are several ways you can help the workforce save money. For starters, you can help your coworkers stretch their paychecks and make the most of their benefits by sharing these six cost-saving ideas for employees. Choose Your Health Insurance Wisely.

2018 109

Creative vs. Traditional Resume: Which is Right for You?

Jobacle

The job market has so many resume styles that you can choose from, making it even harder to know where to start when you are creating your own. However, once you’ve had a grasp about the different types of resumes out there and when to use them, picking the one ideal for your situation is easy.

2018 152

Labor Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”. – Ralph Waldo Emerson. Labor, work, toil or endeavor. Strain, struggle, travail or exertion. No matter what you call it, it comes from within.

2018 130

Smartphone Etiquette at Work? What’s That?

Ms. Career Girl

Smartphones have changed the way many Americans work. They quicken communication, they allow coworkers to reach out and respond to problems even while they are out of the office, and they let many take work home with them.

2018 148

How To Launch Your Career In 5 Steps

Career Alley

If you have recently decided on a career that you would like the pursue then you are probably wondering how to go about launching it. […]. Launch your Career Launch Your Career

2018 130

How Your Boss Can Impact Your Future Career

Professional Resume Services

Whether you like your current boss or not, it’s important to understand they can have a major impact on your future career. In a perfect world, we would all have a boss we get along with very well and who understands when we want to advance our career.

2018 130

Why a Chief Marketing Officer Wants His Best Employees to Quit

Evil HR Lady

Turnover is expensive and we all want our best employees to stay in our business, right? Of course, right. Except that sometimes you want even the best and the brightest to go out to other companies. While I’ve advocated this for years , I was somewhat surprised to see The Harvard Business Review do the same. Ryan Bonnici , the Chief Marketing Officer of G2 Crowd , gives four reasons why he encourages his best employees to look around, and take a new job if need be.

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“I Know What I Want To Do, But I’m Terrified. How Do I Find The Courage To Make The Leap?”

Career Shifters

Megha has no doubts about her skills, her ambition or the field she wants to move into. But she remains a captive to fear. How do you build your resilience so that you're strong enough to face the unknown

2018 135

The 2018 #HRTechConf Party, Event & Networking List

Blogging4jobs

Thank you to our HR Tech Party Guide sponsor, TextRecruit. Visit them at Booth 710 at the HR Tech Expo Hall. Show them some love with a tweet or text to tell them thank you for sponsorship! HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF THE 2018 HR TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE My favorite time of the year is […] Source.

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Navigating a Career Slump – All You Need To Know To Move Ahead

Ms. Career Girl

You’ve been staring at your computer screen for hours, unable to do anything. You continuously find yourself wasting away the hours at work, procrastinating and avoiding the one thing you should be doing.

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