September, 2019

Articulate Your Unique Value Proposition Without Being Pushy

Career Trend

Have you ever connected with someone new, enjoyed the brilliancy of their smile, the ebullience of their voice and the mutual passion for a hobby? Have you experienced such instant-connections abruptly taking a nosedive?

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“A true leader is a servant, not a master.” ” – Robert K. Greenleaf. What does the lead goose do at the front of the flock? Understands the mission. Shows the way forward. Divides the headwinds, making it easier for others. Is a real role model.

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Should You Accept That Promotion?

Ms. Career Girl

Tempting as it may be, just because you are offered a promotion doesn’t necessarily mean you have to accept it. In fact, self-aware employees consider the extra responsibilities that come with a promotion and turn down the job if they feel the job exceeds their capabilities.

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From Tax to Corporate Governance

Career Shifters

“I was never happy with my job. I wasn’t proud of what I did, and never felt I fitted the role.”. Chiaki Taylor hated her work for 16 years. Then, she finally decided to commit to making a change.

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4 Essential Executive Interview Questions to Ask the Employer

Executive Career Brand

Do you think about the executive interview questions YOU will ask the employer? When you’re preparing for interviews, one of the first things you do is think about the questions that the Board of Directors is likely to ask you.

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Don’t Fall for this Indeed Identity Theft Scam

Evil HR Lady

Michelle was looking for a job, and Rock Island County, IL, was hiring. She was excited when she got an email, sent through recruiting site, Indeed , inviting her for an interview. But before she could schedule the interview, the recruiter needed just a few things.

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Quiet time? Should employees be encouraged to meditate?

Career Alley

As an employer, it is important to have stress management and wellbeing initiatives in place to help your staff better manage their stress. Discover Career Opportunities meditate meditation

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Career, Mother, and Wife? Can You Have it All?

Ms. Career Girl

I was 34 years old, a lucky chief cook and bottle washer, chauffeur, social planner, wife and mother with a loving husband who paid the bills for our happy family of four in west L.A. My diploma from UCLA had been filed away long ago, along with my old teaching credential.

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From TV to Memory Books

Career Shifters

“I yearned to be my own boss, to choose who I worked with and what I did.”. Long hours, lack of creative control and constant illness left Katie Ryde exhausted. Then, a timely conversation and an impending change in family circumstances gave her the push she needed to set up something of her own.

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Awesome New Tool for Resume Keywords

Avid Careerist

Job seekers often ask me, “How do I identify resume keywords?” ” Until recently, that was a tough question for me to answer with an explanation that made sense. While I. Read More. The post Awesome New Tool for Resume Keywords appeared first on AvidCareerist.

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10 Tips for Leadership When You’re Not the Boss

Evil HR Lady

When founders and CEOs look to hire and promote managers , they want people who exhibit leadership. But how can you exhibit leadership if you’re stuck in individual contributor roles? No one reports to you, and you’re not even a project manager. Good news is, leader isn’t a title, it’s a group of characteristics, and you can acquire them, even if you’re not the boss. Here are 10 ideas: 1. Communicate clearly.

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How to Choose the Perfect Career Path

Career Alley

When we reach the end of our education, we may have some idea of our options, but it’s incredibly challenging to know which career path is the right one to take. Career Advice career path Careers

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RSU’s: Restricted Stock Units – 8 Essential Insights

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The large print giveth and the small print taketh away.”. – Tom Waits. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Marta had just received a graduate degree as an Artificial Intelligence Engineer, and was recruited by several large employers.

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Ten things to do after work…besides more work

Ms. Career Girl

Yes, there is life after work. Workdays are super-intense. Ten, twelve, even fourteen hours of go! You can feel great at the end of the day, knowing that you have made a difference. And you get to do it all again tomorrow! Keeping up your energy day after day is hard work too.

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“How Do I Stop Talking Myself Out Of Changing Career?”

Career Shifters

Rob left his creative dreams behind to concentrate on a stable career, but now he's stuck in a profession that doesn't feel like him. Whenever he thinks about leaving, it seems there's always another good excuse to stay put.

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The art of the side hustle – 5 ways you could be making more money from home

Jobacle

Whether you love or loathe your current job, I’ll bet that you wish it paid you more money. In fact, I think most of us wish we all had a little extra disposable income each month. When did the cost of living get so high? And why don’t our wages reflect that?

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Man Brings Emotional Support Clown to Termination Meeting

Evil HR Lady

I’m on record as saying when an employee asks for something look for a way to say yes. If you come to me and say you want to bring an emotional support clown to a meeting–any meeting–I will look for a way to say no. But Human Resources people in New Zealand are nicer than I am. Or perhaps, they were blindsided and were so freaked out they didn’t know how to respond. I don’t know.

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3 Reasons You Should Consider Working as a Medical Scribe

Career Alley

For people considering a career in the medical field, taking on work as a medical scribe is a fantastic first step to take. Discover Career Opportunities Medical Careers

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“When a great moment knocks on the door of your life, it is often no louder than the beating of your heart, and it is so very easy to miss it.” ” – Boris Pasternak. So true, and so very true in work and career.

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The Female Tax: Women Are Paying More For Health Services

Ms. Career Girl

Ending the gender pay gap is one of the most fundamental labour concerns of our time.

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How to Think Like a Headhunter to Get that Job Interview

Boomers Next Step

Want to get a job interview? Then begin to think like a Headhunter or Recruiter! Ask yourself specifically what is the position and exactly who are they looking for to fill it? What qualities do they appreciate in a candidate?

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10 Back to School Tips for WORK

Jobacle

The streets are once again clogged with yellow buses. Children are jamming straws into Carpi Sun drinks across the country. The teacher christens a new blackboard with the first morsel of chalk. It must be back to school time!

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California Passes Legislation that May Kill the Gig Economy

Evil HR Lady

California’s Senate approved, with a 29 to 11 vote, to require companies like Uber and Lyft to treat all contractors like employees. According to the New York Times , the bill should sail through the Assembly, and Governor Gavin Newsom has already indicated that he will sign it. It fixes the primary function problem. Earlier this year, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that Uber drivers, and similar workers, were, indeed contractors because they.

6 Freelance Jobs You Can Work From Home

Career Alley

Whatever your reasons for needing more money, there are plenty of freelance careers you could undertake from the comfort of your very own home. Discover Career Opportunities

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Weak people revenge. Strong people forgive. Intelligent people ignore.” ” – Albert Einstein. In an age in which feeling offended seems so common a feeling, sometimes by accident, sometimes it even seems intentionally, how should you respond?

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Finding Your Dream Job In Today’s Job Market

Ms. Career Girl

It’s a hard-enough task figuring out what you want to do in life. Once you’ve done that soul searching, there’s a lot that goes into pursuing the career path you’ve chosen.

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Common Job Search Mistakes Made By Older Workers

Boomers Next Step

There are 10 job search mistakes often made by older workers which cause them to miss out on opportunities for work that they want.

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Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make On Your Resume

Jobacle

Run spell check and grammar check on your resume before submitting it. Have someone else review it in case you’ve duplicated a bullet or made a mistake grammar checkers won’t recognize. These are tips we have all heard before. That’s why the mistakes count so much against you when you make them.

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Job Posting: Applicants that Include a Photograph Will Be Given First Consideration

Evil HR Lady

A Washington state aviation company posted a job listing for a Human Resources Manager. Mostly, the job listing is pretty normal, mentioning things like employee relations, policies and procedures, and tracking vacation time. But, if you scroll down to the bottom, you find this gem: “Those applicants that chose to include a photograph with their resume will be given first consideration for a personal interview.”

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Borrowing Funds For Your First Business Venture

Career Alley

Starting Your Own Business If you are thinking about going down a new path when it comes to your career, then you are often going […]. Discover Career Opportunities

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?? How To Properly Include Soft Skills On Your Resume

JobMob

I polled over 200 recruiters on how to best showcase soft skills on your resume. Here's what they said. Photo by Perry Grone. How important is it to have soft skills on your resume?

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7 Steps to Reclaiming Your Voice and Saying What You Want.

Ms. Career Girl

In China, it is seen as a good thing for a female to appear shy, modest, and subtle in how you communicate. The way I would normally say ‘hello’ was I would look and smile – and never actually say ‘hello’.

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Tips On Successful Resume Writing

Boomers Next Step

Resume Writing Tips Successful resume writing is a skill that can be developed. Think of the first page of your résumé as being like a billboard outside a shop. Does it catch your eye? Or does it provide you with all the information you want to know? Or maybe, does it have a statement that […].

Jobs on Facebook: Our Year in Review

The Undercover Recruiter

When Facebook decided to create a jobs marketplace about 18 months ago, they scored another home run. Recruiting through social media is one of the most important and transformative trends in the past decade for this industry.

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Google Forced to Post Employee Rights (Your Employee Should Have the Same Rights)

Evil HR Lady

As an employee, you have rights. You may not be aware of all these rights , but that doesn’t mean they don’t exist. And now, if you’re a Google employee, you have more rights than the average employee. In a settlement with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Google agreed to post a list of rights that employees have.

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How To Plan The Best College Tours With Your Teen

Career Alley

Finding a college to send your teenage son or daughter to college can be challenging. With this in mind, you should take college tours to check out the universities in advance. Career Advice College

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BUILDING CULTURE THROUGH RECRUITING #5: Building the Right TA Tech Stack.

HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note : This post is part of a series on Building/Reinforcing Company Culture Through Great Recruiting and Talent Acquisition Practices. . Let's face it people, "company culture" is a loaded phrase.

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