November, 2018

Take A Vacation. It May Save Your Life.

Ms. Career Girl

Do not follow your mother’s example! If you have ever heard yourself say, “Mirror, mirror on the wall, I am my mother after all,” I suggest you look again when it comes to work habits and taking vacations. Because a vacation may save your life.

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Forget Talent and Get to Work

Evil HR Lady

I gave a TedX talk back in May and it’s finally up on YouTube. ?. The post Forget Talent and Get to Work appeared first on Evil HR Lady. Exclusive EHRL

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10 Things That Can Recharge Your Resume

Career Alley

when it comes to actually writing the resume, it’s important for you to ensure that it is tailored to each and every simple job that you are applying to. Never send out a blanket resume.

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Top 10 Ways to Build Your Online Personal Brand with LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

Among the many benefits LinkedIn offers both job seekers and careerists, it is one of the best places to build your online personal brand and differentiate the unique value you offer your target employers. Don’t believe me? Try Googling “your name” right now.

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Cover Letters Do’s and Don’ts to Land Your Dream Job

Professional Resume Services

There are two types of job seekers today: those who think cover letters are somewhat fun to write, and those who think they are a complete waste of time. Regardless of where your feelings are, cover letters for your resume are more important today than ever before.

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. When life is bitter, say thank you and grow.” ” – Unknown. So simple. So simply put. So simply applied. And so true. Whether at work, at home, or elsewhere, bear in mind that the darkness is the messenger of the coming light.

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How to Straight-White-Man-ify Your Resume in 8 Simple Steps (Wink*!)

Ms. Career Girl

One of the key ingredients of any great resume is its ability to convey a sense of who you are as a unique individual. Unless, of course, you are not a straight white male, in which case you want to hide as much of that uniqueness as possible.

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Developing Your Personal Brand

Career Alley

Your Personal Brand Like it or not, you’re in the business of selling yourself. One of the key aspects to standing out in a sea […]. Launch your Career Branding Personal Brand

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The Power of Volunteering For Your Personal Brand and Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

If you’re not already doing some in-person volunteering in your local community, think about getting involved. Savvy business leaders like you have so much to offer organizations that are a good fit for your talents, skills and sensibilities. And guess what? The returns to you can be immeasurable.

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4 Unexpected Things That Might Happen When You Make A Career Change

Career Shifters

They're scary. They're exhilarating. And if you're not prepared to deal with them, you might as well stay in your current career. Here, Natasha shares four curveball side effects of shifting careers you probably haven't considered. How many are you ready for

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Wrangling Down Years of Experience to Create an Executive Resume Foundation

Career Trend

Building a firm foundation for your executive resume is essential for career resume traction. Here are 3 tips. The post Wrangling Down Years of Experience to Create an Executive Resume Foundation appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. executive resumes executive resume writing service

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How To Become A BadAss Successful Woman In Business

Ms. Career Girl

Picture this scenario, you have been sent to a conference to network and make connections, and while you are smiling and making polite conversation on the outside; on the inside, you are comparing yourself to everyone in the room. Should I have worn this outfit?”

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The White House Shouldn’t Have Revoked Jim Acosta’s Credentials because CNN Should Have Fired Him First

Evil HR Lady

There’s a standard story in recruiting where a candidate for a high-level position treats the receptionist poorly. As a result, the hiring manager rejects the candidate because anyone who treats a receptionist that way isn’t the type of person you’d want to hire.

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Virtual Interview Tips to Help You Land Your Dream Job

Career Alley

Practice talking about why you want the job, what your career goals are, your previous positions and what you learned from them and how you’ve dealt with challenges in the past. Nail the Interview Dream job Interview Tips

2018 154

3 Ways to Figure Out Who to Address a Cover Letter To

Professional Resume Services

The most basic piece of advice to consider with your executive resume cover letter is to make the greeting personal. The generic greeting of “To Whom It May Concern” is no longer an acceptable way to begin your cover letter, as it’s too impersonal.

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“People forget the years and remember the moments.” ” – Ann Beattie. It’s quite something. I bet you remember the moment you received your last job offer, and, too, the moment you received your most recent promotion. The years in between? Well, they seem to go by in a blur.

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Executive Resume Writers + Fake News

Career Trend

Are you worried about hiring an executive resume writing service that is less than ethical in regards to the executive resume writing process and your job search? If so, you will want to read this article to vet out your next executive career storyteller.

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Handling Change: the CIO Model

Ms. Career Girl

Change is the Only Constant. I once read an editorial called ‘Everything Has A Shelf Life.’ The author’s premise was that nothing lasts forever; change happens every day. Expected and unexpected, good and bad, change is part of life. Handling change is essential in the workplace.

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Our Manager Appeases Bullies. What Can We Do?

Evil HR Lady

Recently, my colleague and I carefully documented and reported acts of long-term bullying by two of our coworkers. Soon afterward, HR summoned the entire department for a mandatory meeting where our boss’s manager and the top HR manager yelled and reprimanded us. We were told our complaints were petty and stupid, and that their time was wasted.

2018 126

How to Add Value to Your Resume With Your MBA

Career Alley

Your resume should make it obvious to an employer why they should hire you. That means you need to have a laser-like focus on what makes you the right candidate. Create a Killer Resume and Cover Letter Education MBA Resume

2018 154

How to Create an Executive Resume That Leads to Interviews

Professional Resume Services

There’s no single secret to help executives create the perfect resume that will lead to an interview with every application. However, when you’ve incorporated key components within your resume, the chances of landing an interview increase exponentially.

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“How Do I Find The Confidence To Step Out Of My Career Comfort Zone?”

Career Shifters

Beth's work feels stagnant and mundane. But while she's sure it's time for a change, she's also finding it hard to stomach leaving the security of the work she knows. How do you find the motivation to leave the familiar and head out into the unknown

2018 155

Election Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”. – Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. I don’t care what anyone says: though politics may be corrupted by big money, full of egotistical grandstanders, or stuck in a gridlock, voting is important. The idea that, no matter how much or little money a person has, no one has more than one vote, is just so extraordinarily powerful.

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5 Essential Things All Female Entrepreneurs Need to Know

Ms. Career Girl

We’ll get this out of the way: It’s not as easy to be a female entrepreneur. You’re surprised, right? You’re not surprised.) The various obstacles and inequalities that women encounter extend to the business world.

Has HR Gone Wild? Josh Bersin at UNLEASH

Evil HR Lady

HR is no longer content just to be disruptive, it’s gone wild! That was the message Industry Analyst Josh Bersin gave at UNLEASH last week in Amsterdam. It evokes images of the wild west. A place where government regulation was rare and arguments settled with gunfights rather than negotiation. At least that’s the image people often have when you talk about wild. While we certainly have regulations to deal with, GDPR anyone?, the world of HR Tech is indeed wild. The struggle for attention.

2018 135

Boat Mechanics Are In Demand: Here’s How You Can Become One

Career Alley

If you love the water and are seeking a tech-savvy profession in a desirable industry, you should consider becoming a boat mechanic. Discover Career Opportunities boat mechanic

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Is Upgrading Your Executive LinkedIn Profile to Premium Worth It?

Professional Resume Services

When you work hard to optimize your LinkedIn profile, it’s only natural to consider whether you should upgrade to the premium version to take full advantage of the benefits.

2018 130

From Marketing to Portfolio Career

Career Shifters

“I realised my job was making me truly miserable.”. Catherine Allison wanted to make a success of her role, but between workload struggles and poor cultural fit, it simply wasn't happening.

2018 138

Should You Consider a Career in SEO?

Jobacle

Digital marketing is one of the best ways to help grow and promote a business. Technology allows consumers to interact with businesses in ways that were unimaginable before. In this day and age, to own a successful business, entrepreneurs need to also have a successful website.

2018 141

Five Things To Do When You Think You Have a Million Dollar Idea

Ms. Career Girl

So you think you’ve got an idea for the “next big thing?” ” Tiffany Krumins, who successfully pitched her idea on Shark Tank, has these tips to turn your million dollar idea into reality. Do Your Product Research. Search high and low to see if your idea already exists.

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Can a Standard Vacation Policy Help You Keep Up During the Holiday Season?

Evil HR Lady

As the holiday season approaches, more people will start requesting time off during what for many businesses is one of the busiest times of the year. A standard vacation policy for small businesses can help you handle employee time off requests and ensure that the holidays are as productive as any other season. All you need is a plan. Here’s how to decide what yours should look like. How to Manage Vacation Time for Employees.

2018 126

Have a ‘Pre-Existing Creation?’ Protect it in Interviews and Job Offers

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Create with the heart; build with the mind.”. – Criss Jami. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Adelisa, 38, had a rock-solid resume as an Analytics Design Specialist, having been employed by a list of impressive hedge fund employers. She was an expert in assisting Quantitative Analysts design software and algorithms to better predict investment performance. Her experience, skills and industry relations were such that she received recruitment inquiries almost weekly.

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7 ways to perfect your candidate application journey

The Undercover Recruiter

Candidate journey is an important component of your employer brand, and something you should be constantly looking to improve.

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From Retail to Wealth Management

Career Shifters

“I felt very disheartened, like I'd hit a glass ceiling.”. Unable to move upwards in his work, and longing for his success to be dictated by his results, Alexander Bland made a brave double leap: to a new career and his own business. Here, he shares how his hard work turned risk into reward

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Join me at the Eclectic and Exciting Free HR Virtual Summit – Thursday November 8

David Zinger

I am so pleased to be part of such a great and eclectic group of speakers at the HR Virtual Summit #HRVirtual18 on Thursday November 8th. Look below to see the amazing groups of speakers, titles, and topics. My session is at 12PM Pacific Time.

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Your Wardrobe Matters as a Freelancer and Here’s Why

Ms. Career Girl

Most people assume that remote work of any kind counts as “pajama” or “café” work: provided you engage with your computer rather than clients in the unbounded space of your home, there is no reason to dress to impress anyone save yourself.

Do You Want Your Child to Be a Doctor? Take Away the Smartphone and Hand Her an Embroidery Hoop

Evil HR Lady

If your little darlings (or you) have dreams of medical school, you may think you purely need to focus on math and science. But, Roger Kneebone, professor of surgical education at Imperial College, London, says that you also need to know how to cut and sew. Kneebone (side note: how could he be anything other than a doctor with that name?) told the BBC , that the issue has become urgent. Naturally, a surgeon needs to cut and sew.

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