November, 2019

Executive Resume Story: Building the case for complexity in a keep-it-simple world

Career Trend

In Our Hustle Culture, We Are Pressed to Get to the Point Less-is-more advice is prevalent in almost every area of our lives these days. Career communications; aka, executive resumes, are not immune from this weathered recommendation.

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Improve Your Job Prospects in Five Easy Steps

Career Alley

A resume is the first opportunity that you get to show companies what a perfect fit you would be for their open position. It’s your chance to sell yourself, show off your skills and experience, and make a good impression. Find your Dream Job Job Search

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Veterans Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

Veterans, We Appreciate All You Have Done, All You Have Sacrificed, and All You Have Defended. – From All You Have Served.

Why you should strive for excellence at work, not perfection

Cube Rules

People — and managers — have perceptions about our work. These perceptions influence how people work with you and also how they help you in your work and career. When trying to present yourself to others at work, I would suggest striving for excellence, not perfection. Here’s why.

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How to Work with Executive Recruiters

Executive Career Brand

The major focus of your job search strategy should be networking your way into the goldmine of hidden jobs. But of course you’ll still need to know how to work with executive recruiters. You need to get the attention of recruiters in your niche.

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5 Perks of Freelancing

Jobacle

. If you’ve always worked in an office, you might be unaware of the perks of freelancing. Whilst 9-5 jobs give you routine and stability, freelancing is much more flexible. However, if you haven’t freelanced before you might be worried about taking the plunge and becoming your own boss.

Rejuvenate Your Executive Resume Story for a 2020 Audience

Career Trend

As a new decade approaches, it is a good time to assess, and if need be, rejuvenate your executive resume story. Executive resume writing is not just about tightening up your career brain dump and interjecting the right keywords like ‘strategic leader’ or ‘shareholder value.’

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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.

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How to answer the weakness interview question

Cube Rules

“What’s your greatest weakness?” is a common interview question that doesn’t need to trip you up. While some recruiters have stopped using it after receiving too many canned answers, many others still include it in their repertoire. So what's a candidate to do?Plan

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How to Be Constructive & Confident Without Getting Labeled “Office B h”

Ms. Career Girl

Unfortunately, most women in the workforce know all too well how difficult it can be to find your voice. Even the most powerful professional women struggle to speak up , share their ideas and assert themselves at work.

What To Do When You Dislike Your Job

Jobacle

Not liking your job isn’t the most ideal position to be in but you should know that you’re not alone. Many people work jobs that may not be that rewarding or interesting on a daily basis. However, keep in mind that you don’t have to stay where you feel you’re underappreciated and unchallenged.

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How To Connect With Inspiring People (Even When You Don't Feel Ready)

Career Shifters

Is the idea of networking intimidating? Natasha shares her simple approach to take the pressure off connecting with inspiring people and make them want to help you, no matter what stage of your shift you're at

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Careers In the Stock Market

Career Alley

Careers in Financial Services are some of the most challenging and rewarding careers. It is certainly one of the higher-paying industries and the last few years has seen renewed hiring and plenty of opportunities if you know where to look. Discover Career Opportunities Finance Careers

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“It is not the whistle that moves the train.” ” – D.V. Rangarajan. Making things happen at work. real and significant things. takes more than raising one’s voice, spouting one’s value, claiming questionable credit, or being in some vaunted position.

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5 tips for talking to a CEO

Cube Rules

There are lots of articles about how to talk to people in higher levels of management. Most of them start with the wrong premise. For example, many writers consider an opportunity to speak to upper management more on the level of meeting royalty.

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Why Your LinkedIn Presence Matters and How to Enhance Your Profile

Ms. Career Girl

On its face, LinkedIn seems quite straightforward. You type in the details of your work experience, post them online and share the page with potential employers. As it turns out, though, the social media site has so much more to offer than a digitized version of your CV.

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3 High Paying Nursing Jobs and Concentrations

Jobacle

Nursing is one of the most rewarding careers in the world , both professionally and financially. Some of the highest-paid professionals in America are nurses, and their roles are invaluable. Furthermore, demand in some sectors is so high that it’s putting inflationary pressure on salaries.

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From the EU to Digital Marketing

Career Shifters

“I was feeling out of place, and lacking freedom.”. Luca Tagliaferro craved more flexible work. Seeing a family member shift into a new field gave him the beginnings of a plan. Here's how he's moved into fast-paced, meaningful work that gives him the independence he always wanted

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Delivering the Best Career Possible

Career Alley

There is always a demand for good quality delivery drivers, and with options ranging from local deliveries for those who want to be closer to home to long-distance haulage, there are a variety of options out there for delivery drivers. Discover Career Opportunities Driving Careers

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Swiss Saturday: Kitties

Evil HR Lady

Two weeks ago we adopted two adorable kittens: Mikey and Claudia. Now, my primary purpose in writing this blog is to share pictures of the kitties. MIkey. Claudia. These are our adorable new kittens. Did you know that kittens poop approximately four times a day?

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Using Machine Learning to Conduct Sales Forecasting

Imarticus Learning

As the future of machine learning slowly transforms the present, models and algorithms are increasingly becoming more powerful, flexible and scalable. They’re also perfectly capable of being adapted into any industry, regardless of how they’re used and to what end.

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How to Finally Choose Your Life with 3 Simple Questions

Ms. Career Girl

Have you come to a point where you know something has to change in your life? You don’t know what exactly it is, but it has to change, now. Perhaps you no longer like, or maybe have never liked, what you are doing, and it is high time to remedy this situation.

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How to Advance Your Manufacturing Career

Jobacle

It can sometimes be hard to build a successful career. The manufacturing and supply chain industries are no exception to this. Yet it can be difficult to create a plan to advance your career when you’re just trying to keep up with modern technology or new business practices.

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“I Don’t Know What Else I Could Do. How Do I Expand My Career Change Horizons?”

Career Shifters

Ann is desperate to trade her demoralising job for a career she could love. But how do you find something new and fulfilling, when it feels like the only work you know (and are qualified for), is the exact work you want to get away from

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Why Women Leave Work Behind

Career Alley

Having women in the workforce was once unthinkable. Typically viewed as the weaker sex, women were historically barred from enjoying equal rights and career opportunities. […]. Career Advice Hostile Work Environment

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Study: Women Who Took Paid Maternity Leave Earn Less

Evil HR Lady

The United States lags behind European countries when it comes to maternity leave. Federal law only requires 12 weeks of unpaid leave if the mother qualifies. To qualify under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), you must: Work for a company that has 50 or more employees in a 75 miles radius Have worked for a minimum of 1250 hours in the past 12 months Worked for at least 12 months for this company (although consecutive work isn’t required). If you meet all these criteria, then you qualify.

Is Big Data The Key To Curing The NHS?

Imarticus Learning

The essential and key aspect of every developed nation-state is access to better healthcare facilities. In a dwindling mass of third world countries, we often find that poor healthcare affects the economic resources that remain untapped for long.

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5 Reasons To Reconnect With Nature

Ms. Career Girl

In today’s modern, technology filled world it is so important for us to take the time to reconnect with nature. Do you ever wonder why going for a walk can be so calming? Why taking a break in nature can make you feel so refreshed?

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How To Have A More Successful Career: A Guide

Jobacle

If you want to excel in your career, then understand that you’re going to have to remain focused on what it is you wish to achieve and be committed to working hard. There’s a lot of competition out there and the reality is, that no matter how talented you are, nothing is promised.

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From Law to Pilates

Career Shifters

“I didn't enjoy document-driven work or working in an office.”. Emma Burnett's industry was stressful. Longing to get back to a childhood passion, and determined not to risk her financial security, she undertook a punishing retraining schedule to break into a completely new field.

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It’s Never Too Late to Make a Career Change

Career Alley

If you are unhappy with where you are working now, make a list of the things you don’t like about it. As you’re looking at different options make sure they don’t have the same problems. Find your Dream Job Career Change Change

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Employee Experience – What Does That Really Mean?

Evil HR Lady

Employee Experience. Is there any bigger buzzword today in the world of employee relations? And, apparently, there is a vast need to improve employee experience. You need new systems, programs, meetings, and perhaps to hire someone that can coordinate it all. But, isn’t that just a fancy word for asking, “Do you like your job?”. We can talk about the experience, and it makes it sound like we need to run amusement parks for your employees. We don’t.

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What Is A Cluster Analysis With R? How Can You Learn It From A Scratch?

Imarticus Learning

What is Cluster analysis? Cluster means a group, and a cluster of data means a group of data that are similar in type. This type of analysis is described more like discovery than a prediction, in which the machine searches for similarities within the data. .

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Alternative Careers in Education & Academia

Ms. Career Girl

There are certain expectations many of us have when it comes to careers in academia. The path is pitched to us as quite linear in fashion — earning a PhD, pushing for a tenure-track teaching position, and publishing papers to remain updated on the industry.

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Consider a Career That Involves the Stock Market

Jobacle

We often assume that once normal business hours have ended, the shop closes and everyone goes home. This is where we tend to sell ourselves short in regard to our careers. No, everything isn’t open to the public, per se, but business certainly rolls on after hours for many industries.

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New Research Show Income Gaps Are (at least partly) Due to Working More Than 40 Hours Per Week.

HR Capitalist

Hat tip to my homeboy Tim Sackett on the research cite below. Sacks must have crazy email subscriptions and Google alerts to mine this gold. Cut and paste from Marginal Revolution appears below. That is a new paper by J. Rodrigo Fuentes and Edward E.

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Leaving The Forces: The Steps Towards The Future

Career Alley

The military can provide a great career for many people. With it comes the opportunity to receive the highest level of training, travel the world, learn to work as a very tight team, whilst serving your country with pride. . Career Advice

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