March, 2019

Social Media – Is it Really Bad For Us?

Ms. Career Girl

So, is social media bad for us? For some, the mere mention of the phrase “social media” can turn them away from whoever uttered it. Nothing can be worse than this attention-guzzling, addition-forming, artificial-feeling method of staying connected with friends and family.

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Be Careful When you Choose your High-Potential Employees

Evil HR Lady

When devoting resources to high-potential employees, it’s important to consider more than just their pedigree and ambition. When trying to determine who their high-potential employees are, many businesses look for MBA graduates and those who are rising quickly through the ranks. These people can be fantastic for your organization.

2019 170

Experts Debate LinkedIn vs. the Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

LinkedIn and Resume Experts Discuss the Value of Each in Executive Job Search A few months ago I posted an update to my LinkedIn stream about LinkedIn vs. the executive resume, which highlighted my blog post, Does LinkedIn Make the Executive Resume Obsolete.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“People start to heal the moment they feel heard.” ” – Cheryl Richardson. It is so, so true.

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Writing Your Board of Directors Resume: Know Your Audience

Career Trend

Writing Your Board of Directors (BOD) Resume Recruiters hiring for board-level candidates have requirements unique from recruiters filling a corporate executive-level role. Understanding the audience’s distinctive needs is imperative when building a board of directors resume.

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Executive Networking is More Than Just Attending Events

Professional Resume Services

By now it’s likely you already know the importance of networking as an executive. Still, some people make the mistake of thinking simply showing up at networking events is sufficient.

2019 130

SUBLIMATION – Not For This Woman!

Ms. Career Girl

I admit it. I love awards shows. Back in January, I looked forward to the Golden Globes Andy Samberg, Sandra Oh promise of a non-political show to help me chill out. It’s not like we don’t have enough political chaos to shift through during our regular news cycles.

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Executive Resume Branding: Differentiate Your ROI Above-the-Fold

Executive Career Brand

Capture the attention of your target audience immediately and compel them to contact you. The post Executive Resume Branding: Differentiate Your ROI Above-the-Fold appeared first on Executive Career Brand.

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4 Hot Careers in the Automotive Industry

Career Alley

The automotive industry is one of the biggest in the entire world. Careers in the automotive industry provide stable, high-paying jobs. Find your Dream Job Automotive Careers

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“A slim settlement is worth more than a fat lawsuit.” ” – Yiddish Proverb. Let this lawyer of 36 years tell you the truth: this proverb is quite wise. Or, as one lawyer once defined a lawsuit for me: “A lawsuit is a $200 court filing fee and a dream.”

2019 130

How to Keep the Drive Alive in an Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Executive job searches are much different today than they were several years ago. You have so many different aspects to think about and it can be difficult to keep them all straight.

2019 130

Is Patience Your Most Underdeveloped Career Skill?

Ms. Career Girl

We live in a culture of wanting it all and wanting it all now. Getting ahead in our careers is often paramount in our minds, and an accelerated schedule for achievement is a preoccupation to which many of us fall prey.

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AI in HR: It’s Not Just for Hiring Anymore

Evil HR Lady

Artificial intelligence is already all the rage in tech circles, and now human resource departments are getting in on the action, too. While the most prominent place for AI in HR has typically recruiting—with bots that can help screen resumes and even conduct initial interviews—companies can now use artificial intelligence for a lot more than hiring. For instance, have you been wishing for a nice app that caters to all the needs of your organization?

2019 148

No Relevant Skills? How A New Take On 'Value' Can Help You Feel More Confident In Your Career Change

Career Shifters

Feeling uninteresting, underqualified and unimportant? Struggling to see what you could offer in a different field? Natasha suggests a new perspective on the subject of ‘value’, and some simple but effective ways to share it, no matter where you’re at or what your background

2019 186

How to Manage Your Team Effectively

Career Alley

Managing a team effectively is no easy task, but with the right mindset and motivation, you can do it like many other team leaders out there. Discover Career Opportunities Manage Employees

2019 182

Saint Patrick’s Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

To All Our Friends Of Irish Descent, and All Who are Blessed with the Irish Spirit: “May you have all the happiness and luck that life can hold — And at the end of all your rainbows may you find a pot of gold.” ” Happy St. Paddy’s Day. from All of Us at. SkloverWorkingWisdom.com.

2019 130

The Most Important Spots for SEO Relevant Keywords on a LinkedIn Profile

Professional Resume Services

If you’ve gone through a job search recently, or are actively looking for a job, you likely know the importance of having SEO relevant keywords on your LinkedIn profile. One question many professionals have is where exactly to place those keywords.

2019 130

9 Tips for Introverts in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

Let’s face it: In the workplace, fortune often favors the extroverts. The more extroverted among us are more easily noticed, and they are also more likely to take on managerial roles—and the better money that comes with them.

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Uptight Coworkers? Spiking Their Drinks with LSD is Not the Way to Solve this Problem.

Evil HR Lady

Do your coworkers lack a sense of humor? Are they not excited about happy hour on Thursdays? Well, a 19-year-old Enterprise Rent-A-Car worker in Missouri admits to giving his coworkers LSD laced drinks to his coworkers because “they were too uptight, and needed to have better energy.” ” “…allegedly told investigators he did it because “they were too uptight, and needed to have better energy,” [link] — Alyssa Hernandez | High on HR (@highonhr) March 23, 2019.

2019 134

From Teaching to Start-up

Career Shifters

“I'd become more and more disillusioned.”. When an impromptu demo at a family party sparked an opportunity for change, Matt Dyson grabbed it with both hands. Here's how he managed his finances, and the uncertainty, to create work that he genuinely loves

2019 180

Finding A Job When You Don’t Speak The Language

Career Alley

As the world gets smaller and smaller, more people are focusing their attention on the idea of working in another country. The dream of building a new life in a better place is one which people have shared for a long time.

2019 168

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.” ” – Dale Carnegie. Hey, Al. easier said than done.” Yes, I know that.

2019 130

3 Ways to Go Above and Beyond to Optimize Your Executive LinkedIn Profile

Professional Resume Services

When you start seeing LinkedIn as a way to enhance your career for the long-term rather than simply a platform you need to update to keep up with the trends, then you’ll have many more opportunities come your way.

2019 130

No Strings Attached – The Story of My $2,000 Stipend for Interview Attire

Ms. Career Girl

Mid-career, I was interviewing for a major, global beauty brand, and was surprised by a phone call from the recruiter, saying the brand didn’t want to offend me, but would like to offer me $2,000 to purchase an outfit for my final interview with the head of the company, a man.

2019 219

Please Stop Parenting Your Adult Children

Evil HR Lady

One of the reasons we don’t hire teenagers to run businesses is that we want adults. Adults should be independent, but a new survey shows that parents are continuing to parent their adult children way too far into adulthood.

2019 132

Here’s the high-priced advice college applicants buy that doesn’t trigger the FBI

Penelope Trunk

Porcelain Pencils by Katharine Morling. The FBI just announced a sting operation that caught 50 rich and famous parents paying millions of dollars to bribe and cheat to get their under-qualified kids into top colleges (and, mysteriously, some not-top colleges).

2019 114

7 Ways To Find The Right Career

Career Alley

What are your strengths? What are you really good at? Are you creative? Analytical? Great with numbers? Good with people? Really consider what you’re good at and see what careers could stem from that. Find your Dream Job career

2019 160

From Retail to Law

Career Shifters

“If I was going to feel stress, I wanted it to be because I was doing something meaningful to me.”. When the pressure in Vicki Dodge's role suddenly grew, she made a snap decision that it was time to go.

Retail 168

“#MeToo is Now #YouToo, Too” – Dignity for one requires dignity for all

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Gender equality is a human fight, not a female fight.”. – Freida Pinto. ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : Gerald, a sales team supervisor, regularly made jokes about sex in team meetings, was known to often touch female team members “by accident,” and held private meetings with female sales team members in his office, with the door closed.

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3 Lessons I Learned From Writing A Book

Ms. Career Girl

The Adventure of Writing a Book. A couple of years ago, I gave birth to a book, Living Singlish , an ‘older sister in your pocket’ for women building strong, independent lives, whether alone or in a relationship. It flowed out of me, as the result of helping a young friend launch her life.

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Using Cross-Departmental Collaboration to Break Down Company Silos

Evil HR Lady

Do you know what happens when your organization doesn’t have cross-departmental collaboration? Complex reports—which call for data from six different people—are created, followed by hardcore analysis and then numerous revisions based on feedback from three different stakeholders. And, to top it all off, the recipients of these reports may then complain about how long the process takes. But wait, isn’t this an example of cross-departmental collaboration?

2019 140

Is Your Small Business Breaking Labor Laws? 5 Mistakes to Avoid

Jobacle

You’re a small business owner, not an employment attorney. But it’s still your responsibility to know which federal, state and local labor laws apply to you and to stay in compliance with them. Breaking labor laws could result in fines — or worse.

2019 134

Rewarding Mental Health Careers

Career Alley

If you want a career where you can make a difference to people lives, where you can have a positive and lasting impact on their well being, consider one of the many options of jobs in caring for mental health patients. Find your Dream Job mental health

2019 151

“My Career Decisions Have Led Me Down The Wrong Path. How Can I Trust Myself To Find Work I Love?”

Career Shifters

Jordan feels trapped in a career that doesn't play to her strengths. But every time she thinks about making a change, she's plagued with fear and insecurity that stops her dead in her tracks. How do you plan a fulfilling new career, when you've lost faith in your instincts

2019 159

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“No winter lasts forever. No spring skips its turn.” ” – Unknown Author. This time of year – especially in colder zones – we all start to get a bit buggy, impatient waiting any longer for the coming of the spring, bearing its special gifts of warmth, birdsongs and wild flowers. Have faith that this year, like every year before it, spring and its glories are eagerly on their way. At work, consider the spring’s arrival as a metaphor for “better days ahead.”

2019 100

Four Ways You Are Apologizing Wrong

Ms. Career Girl

Apologies are something we love to receive and hate to give. And especially as a leader, they are tough. They require a great deal of humility, which challenge your pride and ego. They are an open admission of failure and wrongdoing, but when delivered with sincerity, they hold power with your team.

2019 186

What if a High Performing Executive is Also a Bully?

Evil HR Lady

One of my employees, Katie, recently approached me with complaints about her manager, Holly. Katie told me Holly is abrasive, curses at employees in public and has gone through five administrative staff members in the past seven months because she’s intimidating and disrespectful to her team. Holly is also a high revenue manager, so my boss is asking me to look the other way and ask Katie to resign if she is unhappy. I feel that if I do this I would be breaching my moral compass.

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