July, 2019

Is This Why You’re Not Getting A Job Offer?

Ms. Career Girl

There’s always a lot of competition for good job openings. So it’s quite average to have to endure several companies interviewing you before you finally get an offer. But what if you’re not getting a job offer after even 15 or 20 interviews?

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How to Minimize Age Discrimination When Searching for an Executive Job

Professional Resume Services

Whether you want to believe it or not, age discrimination is real when it comes to job searches. This is one of the main reasons why the top resume writing services suggest people in their 40s and 50s visit them to update their resume to make it look more modern. While there’s nothing you can.

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5 LinkedIn Profile Personal Brand Building Essentials

Executive Career Brand

Let’s start with the understanding that if you’re job-hunting, you need to have a robust LinkedIn profile personal brand building strategy. This is especially true if you’re an executive job seeker.

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This CEO’s 2,000 Word Email Explains Why German Managers Are Superior Than Those in the U.S.

Evil HR Lady

German superiority is something one shouldn’t throw around lightly–there are too many negative stereotypes about that. But, when Deutsche Bank CEO Christian Sewing announced the company would layoff 18,000 workers, he didn’t leave it just at that. He sent a 2,000-word email to his employees, explaining what was happening. Here’s why that was a great way to spread bad news. Information always helps. Losing your job is terrible. There’s no way around that.

2019 156

Five Simple Steps To Opening A Coffee Shop

Career Alley

Launching your own business and making it successful will be challenging and stressful, but once you’re up and running, you will not regret your decision. Find your Dream Job Entrepreneur

2019 153

How to deal with too many tasks and not enough time

Cube Rules

Since February, my work life has been filled with hundreds of tasks needing to be done on hard (political) deadlines with not enough resources or time to do them.

2019 141

Glass Ceiling Holding You Back? Here’s How To Break It

Ms. Career Girl

So, you have your sights set on the C-suite and you already know it’s going to take a lot of determination and grit to get there, but do you have a good grip on how to lay the groundwork for your journey and break through the glass ceiling ?

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9 Things to Talk About in an Executive Job Interview

Executive Career Brand

An executive job interview takes on a slightly different tone than your average interview. The structure is similar, and even some of the questions overlap from interviews for lower level positions. What’s expected of you, however, is on another level.

2019 135

Whistleblowing: Why It Should be Embraced and How to Make it Effective

Evil HR Lady

In movies, whistleblowers uncover deep, dark company or political secrets: greedy corporate fatcats who will happily kill small children in the hopes of increasing shareholder profits. Naturally, managers hate whistleblowers and will do anything to stop them. While obviously, such things do exist (and are the reason we need whistleblower protection laws), using the word whistleblower tends to make people think they are risking their livelihood if they expose problems at work.

2019 142

What Does It Take to Become an Online Educator?

Career Alley

Educating others comes with many advantages such as feeling great about your fulfilling work and being able to express your passion towards your craft or expertise. Discover Career Opportunities Education Careers Online Education

2019 153

What Career Freedom Really Means

Cube Rules

In the United States today, it is our Independence Day, a holiday celebrating the independence from England. You'll hear a lot of talk today about independence and freedom; how we broke away from the tyranny of England's King.

2019 141

How to Use LinkedIn Marketing like a Business Capitalist

Ms. Career Girl

LinkedIn is one of the most widely used social media networks worldwide. It has more than 610 million members with more than 303 million active users each month, rivaling platforms like Twitter and Instagram.

2019 182

4 Benefits of Knowing and Communicating Your Personal Brand

Professional Resume Services

You may not think your personal brand is important, but hiring managers and business professionals do. This means you have to understand c-level personal branding to communicate it and know how others perceive you professionally.

2019 135

“I'm Trapped And It's Crushing My Self-esteem. How Can I Rediscover My Career Confidence?”

Career Shifters

After graduating, Grace fell into what seemed like an exciting career. But years later, an energy-sapping work environment and a lack of future prospects have left her feeling completely demotivated.

2019 185

Warning: Your Internship May Come with a Non-Compete Agreement

Evil HR Lady

How many times have you signed documents without looking at every word? We figure that because we’re good and honest people, everyone else is and no one would try to trick us. But, according to the Wall Street Journal companies are now getting their interns to sign non-compete and non-disclosure agreements. I don’t have much of a problem with the latter, as long as they are reasonably crafted, but I have a huge problem with intern non-competes.

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Independence Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The bravest things we do in our lives are usually known only to ourselves.”. – Peggy Noonan. You might not have thought about it, but Lady Liberty always stands by herself. The quest to be free, and to help others be free, is first and foremost an internal quest.

2019 130

You ask questions in an interview. Nice. Here are the ones you should be asking.

Cube Rules

At some point, after you've been asked all those interview questions, you finally get this question: "What questions do you have for me?" Unfortunately, a lot of people ask some basic questions:Tell me a little more about the position (open ended, but for what purpose?)Tell

2019 141

How and Why To Take Care of Your Back

Ms. Career Girl

Your Reliable, Invisible Back. Have you noticed your back recently? Felt a twinge, or a need to stretch? We often take our backs for granted. They work hard every day, making it possible for us to lift, turn, walk, sit, and do our fitness routines.

2019 194

The Importance of Staying Up to Date With Your Online Presence

Professional Resume Services

Many executives don’t appreciate the importance of having a positive online presence. And some don’t understand their online presence should always be kept up-to-date. If you’re actively looking for a job, you’re putting yourself in a big hole if recruiters can’t find you online.

2019 135

From Legal Secretary to Legal Executive

Career Shifters

“I was bored. There had to be a more rewarding career out there for me.”. Karen Hayward was stagnating in her role. Then, a colleague inspired her to aim higher. After juggling home, work and retraining, she proved to her firm that she was worth the risk and secured their support.

2019 184

10 Things to Say Instead of Good Job

Evil HR Lady

We want to be positive. Well, some of us want to be positive. I want to be positive. But, sometimes, the only thing that comes out of my mouth is “good job!” ” This is a lovely thing to say, but it’s not very specific, and it’s not very helpful. Sure, it’s praise (and unspecific praise is better than no praise –as long as it’s honest), but it would be better if we thought through what we are saying a little bit more.

2019 128

“HR says my PEP (Performance Enhancement Plan) is not a PIP. True?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: Two weeks ago I received from my manager a document with the title “Performance Enhancement Plan.” It basically says that I am not performing satisfactorily (which is untrue), and unless I immediately improve drastically in vague ways (like “make me feel confident in you”) in 60 days, I could get terminated.

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How to Respond to Negative Glassdoor Reviews.

HR Capitalist

You love to hate Glassdoor. You feel like the negative reviews are disgruntled ex-employees who can hide behind not disclosing their identities. . You're halfway right. There's still plenty of disgruntled takedowns of your company that are probably unfair.

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Stand Out and Move Up In Your Career – Write a Book

Ms. Career Girl

Job hunters go to great lengths to stand out to prospective employers. We’ve heard of people using everything from a singing telegram to helium balloon delivery to make sure their name gets remembered and their resume doesn’t end up in the trash.

2019 191

How Social Capital Can Benefit Your Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Developing and maintaining relationships is critical in the professional world. We’ve all heard about the importance of networking when it comes to a job search, which also ties into social capital and c-level personal branding.

2019 135

From Communications to Software Engineering

Career Shifters

“I'd always wanted something more creative.”. Ste Taylor was ready to jump with both feet into a more fulfilling, engaging career. Here's why he pivoted from his first plan, and how a tough decision got him moving more quickly towards work he loves

This Helicopter Mom Raised a Daughter Incapable of Normal Business Behavior. A Warning

Evil HR Lady

“There is no ‘P’ in hamster.” ” This is not a controversial statement. Any dictionary will agree with it. Any pet store will too. But, Carol Blymire overheard a conversation between a young employee with her boss , and this came up. The boss wanted a correction. The employee insisted that the word should remain “hampster” because that was how she spelled hamster. And that was what mattered.

2019 125

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Summer is when laziness finds respectability.” ” – Sam Keen. Boy, oh, boy. we can all sure use a break from work this year! In fact, this year we can all use a break from just about any serious thought or endeavor. Unfortunately, surveys show Americans are taking off less time from work than ever. Plain old simple relaxing seems a thing of the past, but it’s been proven to be a necessary ingredient for health and well-being, both physical and emotional.

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Would You Fire Starbucks Employees Who Ask People to Leave for Questionable Reasons?

HR Capitalist

If you're reading this while sitting in a Starbucks, be aware - you're sitting a location where bad things can happen. Starbucks - with its 30,000 locations and 300,000 employees - has become a lighting rod reflection of polarization in America.

2019 85

Signs You Have the Summer Blues and Tips to Fix It

Ms. Career Girl

Everyone you know gets giddy at the thought of a grownups-only pool party or taking off work for a day at the beach. For you, though, just hearing about a summertime BBQ with the rest of the office or an outdoor music festival makes you anxious.

2019 168

What Networking Is and Isn’t

Professional Resume Services

When a job seeker realizes networking isn’t optional today, they will have a better chance of finding a job quickly. Even executives with extensive careers and who are considered to be experts in their industry have to always be working on their c-level personal branding.

2019 130

From Retail to Finance

Career Shifters

“I felt stifled, and dreaded each day.”. With two generations of her family relying on her income, making a career change was a scary prospect for Megha Murphy.

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How to Keep Tenured Service Techs Satisfied

Evil HR Lady

It takes a lot of effort to find a new job. Because of that, people tend to stay in their positions as long as they aren’t completely miserable. That’s why if the pay is OK and the manager isn’t a total jerk, chances are that your technicians will stay with your service organization for a long time. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average tenure in the repair and maintenance profession is four years.

2019 125

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Be a voice, not an echo.” ” – Albert Einstein. We all have our own unique experiences, our own unique perspectives, our own unique special “gifts” to share with others. Together, they comprise our own unique voices. The toughest part is listening to it ever so intently, and discovering what that “voice” is, and what it sings. While we are tempted – even encouraged by some – to “echo” the voices of others, your own special gift is your own unique voice.

2019 100

WORKPLACE ARTIFACTS: "Patient Zero" Drives Dress Norms at Your Company.

HR Capitalist

Ever notice that everyone in your company pretty much dresses the same? Me too. Note that you didn't hire with this criteria in mind. Before joining your company, your employees had a much greater degree of diversity in the way they dressed.

2019 72

Four Tips to Disconnect on Vacation to Improve Your Mental Health

Ms. Career Girl

In today’s fast-paced society, the constant stress and anxiety of juggling demands in our personal and professional lives can take a toll on physical and psychological health. To maintain a mentally healthy work-life-balance, it’s crucial to take a break and disconnect on vacation.

2019 175

How To Prepare For a Fintech Interview?

Imarticus Learning

If you are wondering how to prepare for the FinTech job-interview, don’t worry! Everyone is nervous when they have to attend interviews. Firstly, start with your revision and preparedness for the job. One of the swiftest ways to be well-prepared is to do a course at Imarticus Learning.

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