May, 2019

10 Books for Mom – For The Mom Who Does It All

Ms. Career Girl

Mothers can be the most influential person in a woman’s life and each year we get to celebrate the mothers who love, cherish and support their children and those most important to them.

2019 265

This College Graduation Speech Got a Spontaneous Standing Ovation. Here’s Why.

Evil HR Lady

Graduation season is upon us, and that comes with a lot of boring speeches and a few gems.

2019 236

Patience, Grasshopper: Culture and Qualifications Fit Take Time

Career Trend

The Reality of Job Search Patience, Grasshopper: If ever this phrase was more applicable, it is during executive job search.

2019 207

Overcome Age Discrimination in Your Job Search by Changing the Perception of You

Executive Career Brand

Are you 50-ish, in a job search, and worried about age discrimination? It’s time to recapture the “Benjamin Button” in you. Age discrimination is real and it can be crippling. Earlier in your career, doors were swinging wide open and now it seems virtually impossible to get your foot in one of them.

2019 185

How Social Media Can Make or Break Your Job Search

Career Alley

Social media is no longer just for sharing cat photos and recipe videos; it has also become a necessary tool for employers across the globe. Find your Dream Job Social Media in Job Search

2019 153

What’s the Best Way to Land Your Dream Executive Job?

Professional Resume Services

Plenty of myths and misconceptions are out there when it comes to the best methods for conducting a job search today. If it’s been a while since you’ve had to search for a job, you may think the new trend is posting your resume to online job boards rather than visiting companies in person.

2019 158

Don’t Let Fear Stall Your Career – Four Don’ts and What to Do About Them 

Ms. Career Girl

A fashionably dressed woman glides into my office, a tall cup of steaming java in her hand. She settles down into the chair across from me, ready to discuss the state of her career. She has worked hard to succeed in her current job, giving her a sense of both pride and satisfaction.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“So much has been given to me, I have no time to ponder what has been denied.” ” – Helen Keller. Helen Keller was left blind and deaf by an illness at age two.

2019 130

From Teacher to Entrepreneur

Career Shifters

“I was never going to be happy working for someone else.”. Fed up of bureaucracy and an ever-increasing mountain of paperwork, Richard Swan decided set out on his own.

2019 131

Interview nerves? Banish the fear and shine at the right time

Career Alley

When something you hadn't planned on occurs, don't try to control the situation. Instead, flow with it. Discover Career Opportunities interview advice

2019 153

The Importance of LinkedIn Groups

Professional Resume Services

You can take your job search or career to the next level by using all of the features LinkedIn offers to your advantage. The truth is, though, many executives aren’t proactive enough in this regard. A key aspect of your LinkedIn profile development is joining various groups related to your industry.

2019 141

Six Standout Traits of Courageous Women

Ms. Career Girl

A new study by IBM, “ Women, Leadership, and the Priority Paradox ,” reveals a harsh truth: advancing women in the workplace still, in 2019, just isn’t a priority.

2019 195

10 Things Every Working Mom Needs

Evil HR Lady

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, husbands and children are thinking of presents for wives and mothers. Just what does a working mom want for a Mother’s Day present ? Well, probably not these things, unless your wife/mother loves practical gifts. Some moms love practical and some moms want jewelry. I assume you know what the mother in your life wants, and if not, ask. But these are things that every household needs–even if it’s dad who does the cooking.

2019 147

Mother’s Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“God could not be everywhere and. therefore he invented mothers.”. – Jewish Saying. To every mother, grandmother, and great grand-mother out there, THANKS. Today is Your Day. It’s even named after you.

2019 130

Hate ‘Selling Yourself’? 7 Ways To Get Noticed In A New Field, Without Feeling Inauthentic

Career Shifters

Whatever your next career is, making a shift means building your reputation in a new area. But pitching yourself to potential employers or clients when you're only just getting started can leave you feeling like a fake. So how do you do it gracefully?

2019 131

Important Factors To Consider When Deciding Where To Go To College

Career Alley

Should you be considering a college education, perhaps to enter a particular career field that demands a graduate degree, there are a lot of factors for you to take into consideration. Launch your Career College Degree

2019 153

Magnetize Your Executive LinkedIn Profile with These SEO Tips

Professional Resume Services

Creating an attractive LinkedIn profile is valuable for anyone who’s searching for a new job. However, even the cleanest and most attractive profiles won’t be discovered if you don’t incorporate the right amount of SEO keywords in them.

2019 130

Things to Consider Before You Quit Your Job and Go Freelance

Ms. Career Girl

It’s becoming more common for people to take on freelancing gigs, leaving their seemingly stable jobs for the more unsettled but flexible life of a full-time freelancer.

2019 194

How to Spot — and Address — Employee Disengagement

Evil HR Lady

Employee engagement is sure to be at the forefront of any employer’s mind, but how often do you hear someone talking about employee disengagement ? You can have a great work environment , but even if 90 percent of your employees are happy and engaged, there are bound to be a few stragglers. Now, some employers think that one or two unhappy employees won’t have that big of an impact on their business.

2019 138

Did You Know That. Employer-Paid Moving Expenses are Now Taxed as Employee Income?

Sklover Working Wisdom

Yes, the 2018 “Tax Reform” law in the U.S. made employer-paid and employer-reimbursed relocation costs – even when your moving is requested by the employer – income to the employee, and thus taxed to the employee? Yikes!

2019 130

From Teaching to Own Business

Career Shifters

“I never seemed to get to a place where I was coping.”. Loretta Clarke's unhappiness at work was leaving her tired, stressed and regularly ill. It's taken time, and consistent effort, but she's now created a career that gives her the flexibility and wellbeing she wants. Here's how she made it happe

2019 134

Advantages and Disadvantages Of Using a Temporary Recruitment Agency

Career Alley

With employment at a record high, it is becoming a lot more difficult for businesses to attract the correct level of talent into their business and they are sometimes having to think outside of the box. Find your Dream Job Recruitment

2019 163

4 Branding Tips for Your Executive Resume

Professional Resume Services

When writing an effective resume, demonstrating your personal brand is critical. Most executives have similar skills and achievements, so what can set you apart from the rest is the overall value you bring to the table.

2019 130

Changing the Bigger Picture for Long-Term Gender Equality

Ms. Career Girl

In the fight to achieve long-term gender equality, many small battles have been won and lost.

2019 166

Harvard Makes a Huge Mistake In Firing Professor for Doing His Job

Evil HR Lady

Harvard said that they would not renew Professor Ronald S. Sullivan Jr. and his wife, Stephanie Robinson, positions as faculty deans of Winthrop House, a dorm for undergraduate student after student protest. Why were students upset? Because Sullivan is not only a law professor, he’s a defense attorney and he joined the defense team for Harvey Weinstein , who is accused of rape and sexual assault and is the poster boy for the #metoo movement.

2019 135

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.” ” – Simone Weil. This observation upon the human experience is, to me, extremely profound, near universal and very powerful.

2019 130

“I’ve Got Too Many Ideas. How Do I Choose A New Career?”

Career Shifters

Linda's left a stressful and exhausting job. Now she's ready to start something new. The only question is, what? When you've got so many potential paths in front of you, how do you choose the right one

2019 132

Common Resume Mistakes To Avoid At All Costs

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. Create a Killer Resume and Cover Letter killer resume

2019 153

Are Cover Letters a Thing of the Past?

Professional Resume Services

The two traditional components needed to apply for a job include a cover letter and a resume. As technology and the job searching process has evolved, though, many people wonder whether it’s still necessary to include a cover letter with their application.

2019 130

Do You Know The Symptoms of High Blood Pressure?

Ms. Career Girl

Of course, there are none. That’s why high blood pressure has been called the silent killer. And why 46% of Americans have hypertension, or what we commonly call high blood pressure. It’s the second most common cause of preventable death from any cause in the U.S.,

2019 174

Welcome to Tax Hell, Little Earl of Sussex

Evil HR Lady

Congratulations are in order to Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, as they welcomed their yet unnamed son into the world yesterday. The new little Earl ( he won’t get a Prince title like his cousins ) weighed in at a healthy weighs 7lbs. 3oz and comes with a life long tax burden.

2019 130

On This First Day of Ramadan

Sklover Working Wisdom

– A Message for All our Friends Who Observe This Holy Month: As the crescent moon is sighted, and the holy month of Ramadan begins, may Allah bless you and your family with happiness and grace you with warmth and peace!! 2019 Alan L. Sklover All Rights Reserved. Commercial Use Prohibited

2019 130

What is Blockchain Technology? Step-by-step Guide For Beginner

Imarticus Learning

Data-driven industries will take the Blockchain-Route to enhance data usage, storage and issues like transparency, trust, cryptography and more. Blockchain is an alternative providing decentralization of data which otherwise was maintained by the central server.

2019 77

How To Stay Safe In The Workplace

Career Alley

When it comes to working in an office, one of the most important things you can do is ensure that both you and your colleagues are safe at all times.

2019 153

The Importance of LinkedIn Groups

Professional Resume Services

You can take your job search or career to the next level by using all of the features LinkedIn offers to your advantage. The truth is, though, many executives aren’t proactive enough in this regard. A key aspect of your LinkedIn profile development is joining various groups related to your industry.

2019 130

Robyn Matarazzo: Yes, You Can Have it All, Do it All, and Be it All

Ms. Career Girl

I think I find stability in professional chaos, which has made me a great business woman. I started my business with the intent of doing business development for small businesses in Westchester County. And thought that I would remain local and truly just enjoy always being close to home.

2019 170

Should I Suspend an Employee While I Investigate?

Evil HR Lady

A patient has accused one of our employees of a HIPAA violation. The patient says the employee looked up her medical records and shared the information with her neighbor. We are, of course, conducting an investigation, but this is our first HIPAA investigation, so we’re not sure what to do while it occurs. Should the employee be suspended while we investigate? Should we withhold her patient access? Should she be paid? Naturally, if we find that she did do this, she’ll be fired.

2019 126