June, 2017

How Will You Stand Out at Your Next Job Fair? Use a Handbill

Competitive Resumes

Everyone usually has one goal attending a networking event or a job fair: To meet the right person to get the next step. So, use a handbill! In this episode, I discuss with Jessica Dillard, the founder of Dillard and Associates an old school solution to a current problem.

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Tips to Bag the Job You Want Without Experience

Ms. Career Girl

The post Tips to Bag the Job You Want Without Experience appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Anurag Gupta. His bio follows. Thousands of young, ambitious girls graduate every year facing a tricky question- how to get their foot in the door without any work experience?

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The Only Career Change Question You Need To Ask Right Now

Career Shifters

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LinkedIn Hashtags: A New Personal Brand-Building Tactic

Executive Career Brand

Promote Your Personal Brand Promise with LinkedIn Hashtags. Feeling inundated by those little cross-hatch figures or pound signs? No wonder. Hashtags are everywhere. It seems that anytime you see any kind of online communication – on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, etc. –

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My Co-Workers Tattle on Me

Evil HR Lady

I have two high-achieving women that give my errors to management when they see them. I know because they receive a call on what I’m working on and then I see supervisors looking at that case just no notes. I take the time to learn my job and become faster and more accurate. Now I’ve been placed on a Performance Improvement Plan. How can I ensure management that I am a great employee but take longer to get there?

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Why All Your Career Ideas Feel Uninspiring And Unreachable (And What To Do About It)

Career Shifters

Struggling to find a career idea you're really excited about? Feeling like a stuck record, going over and over the same old ground? Natasha shares a simple metaphor to help you understand why you're not moving forward with your shift, and what you can do to open up fresh, exciting options

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Do Cover Letters Really Matter in Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

Opinions vary on whether or not cover letters are even read – or needed – in job search. Although it’s true that some people won’t even look at them, they probably will notice if you DON’T include one.

Building Company Pride: Making Your Office a Great Place to Work

Evil HR Lady

When your team has strong company pride, it increases unity and makes for a better working environment. People who are proud of their place of work are likely to recommend their friends to work there and to do business with that firm. How do you build company pride? It Starts at the Top, but Not in the Way You Think. If the boss is always talking about how great his company is, it can be off-putting.

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Jobvite Publishes New & Needed Source of Hire Data (#RNL17)

HR Capitalist

As I mentioned earlier this week, I'm just coming off a couple of days at Recruiter Nation Live 2017 , a conference put on by the good folks at Jobvite. Great show and good people, glad I went.

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How to Make a Personal Business Card for Networking Today (at no cost)

Competitive Resumes

You need a personal business card today! If you don’t do anything for your job search today, make it easier for any job fair vendor, new contact you meet in person or online, or anyone you are exchanging value.

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Imagine: Working For Passion, Pleasure, and Profit

Ms. Career Girl

The post Imagine: Working For Passion, Pleasure, and Profit appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. A lot has changed in the world since you and I were born into it. As a kid, I watched my parents do life and work with a pretty fatalistic mindset.

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12 Most Effective Communication Channels for Change

Catherines Career Corner

Explore the 12 most effective communication channels for change in organizations. Any organization doing business in today’s volatile business environment must ensure they create an organization that is adept at making swift and successful changes. The frequency of change and the lack of success in how organizations implement change can make change management process seem overwhelming [.]. Author information. Catherine Adenle. Founder at Catherine's Career Corner.

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???? 40 Tips for Older Job Seekers That Actually Get Results

JobMob

If you're 40 or beyond, these tips are for you. I just turned 41 a few months ago. If I was job searching today, some places wouldn't think twice about rejecting me for being too old. And you know what? Even if it wouldn't be fair, I don't mind.

2017 31

3 Tips to Leverage SEO for Recruitment

Evil HR Lady

Lots … and lots … and lots … of people want to work for big-named tech giants. But for smaller businesses without the name recognition, using some tricks of the trade to climb up the search engine ladder — a process better known as search engine optimization (SEO) — can go a long way toward helping them reach many more people than the average small business, giving them a hiring advantage over their peers in the industry. Does this cost a fortune?

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Anyone Can Be a Recruiter, Right? (#RNL17)

HR Capitalist

It's a profession with limited barriers to entry and literally a million agency/corporate positions available. It's a profession where the hardest workers and the most entrepreneurial usually get the best results.

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Here are a Couple of Career Lessons to Learn from Kevin Durant

Competitive Resumes

For those of us who nearly obsessed with Kevin Durant’s move to the Golden State Warriors, we forgot there were a team of champions before Durant arrived. Many of us basketball fans were engaged the entire year with what was going on at Golden State.

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How to Define Success || 4 Theories from 4 Successful Business Women

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Define Success || 4 Theories from 4 Successful Business Women appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Jessica K. Her bio follows. Life’s been moving at the speed of light for me lately.

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Why Workplace Happiness and Job Satisfaction is Critical for New Hires

Corn on the Job

It is often said that money cannot buy happiness. The size of one’s monthly salary hardly equates to job satisfaction and this observation is becoming increasingly apparent in modern times.

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12 Rules to Giving Negative Feedback

The Undercover Recruiter

Sadly, looking after your team of employees does not just mean offering encouragement and turning out a regular paycheck. It also means you need to give some negative feedback from time to time , if you want to keep them on track and help them reach their full potential.

2017 29

Should You Declare July 3rd an Additional Holiday This Year?

Evil HR Lady

July 4th is a federal holiday, so lots of businesses close. US law certainly doesn’t require you to close your business, nor does it require you to pay your employees extra if they do work on the 4th, but most likely, your company considers it a holiday. This year, the 4th is on a Tuesday, so I’m going to make a radical proposal: Treat the 3rd like a holiday as well. Here’s why: An Awesome Four Day Weekend.

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Sometimes Great Teammates Decide To Let Co-Workers Live With the Consequences of Stupid Decisions.

HR Capitalist

Sometime after your first year with your company, you start to settle in. All the onboarding is complete, the honeymoon is over and you've accurately assessed your job as a mix of positives and negatives. If you're still there and not on the market after a year, that generally means you're content.

Five Ways to Fight Job Search Depression Today and Tomorrow

Competitive Resumes

It’s easy to say get counseling during a job search depression. It’s not simple to do. We focus on the obstacles and forgetting our cheering section. All of the burdens of life are shouldered because you know your family is expecting you to “carry your weight!”

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Work-Life Balance: Tips to Help You Manage Your Work and Studies Successfully

Ms. Career Girl

The post Work-Life Balance: Tips to Help You Manage Your Work and Studies Successfully appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The perfect woman, you see, is a working woman; not an idle, not a fine lady, but one who uses her hands and her head and her heart for the good.” – Thomas Hardy.

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my employee drastically changes her appearance in the middle of the workday

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m in management for a Fortune 1000 company. I have been a manager for just over a year, and I am hoping to get some advice on a situation I am having with one of my employees. Michelle (not her real name) has worked here for almost a year. This is her first job after college and her second job ever. There are no issues with the quality of her work, but there is something that I think is an issue — but I am not sure if I should bring it up with her or not.

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What’s the Number One Interview Question to Ask?

The Undercover Recruiter

We all have one. That killer question that nobody else has thought of. The one that will tell you everything you need to know about that candidate. The one you wished you were asked when you were being interviewed. There are some that will stay with you forever and you hope your candidates will too. View Article. What’s the Number One Interview Question to Ask? Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2017 29

Why You Should Go to Lunch, Today

Evil HR Lady

The Wall Street Journal just ran an article about how sad it is that people don’t go out to lunch anymore. They write: The U.S. restaurant industry is in a funk. Blame it on lunch. Americans made 433 million fewer trips to restaurants at lunchtime last year, resulting in roughly $3.2 billion in lost business, according to market-research firm NPD Group Inc. It was the lowest level of lunch traffic in at least four decades.

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Why You Should Consider A Career In Marriage And Family Therapy

Career Realism

Why You Should Consider A Career In Marriage And Family Therapy. Work It Daily. It’s no surprise that careers in marriage and family therapy are on the rise.

2017 26

How to Build CareerKred with Ryan Rhoten

Competitive Resumes

Glad to have my friend Ryan Rhoten back on the show to discuss his first book, CareerKred: 4 Simple Steps to Build Your Digital Brand & Boos Credibility In Your Career. We discuss in depth the importance of brand building in 2017 and how critical it is to establish credibility online.

2017 34

8 Signs You’re on the Right Path in Life

Ms. Career Girl

The post 8 Signs You’re on the Right Path in Life appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Lucy Benton. Her bio follows. When you’re young, people always try to give you advice on what you should and should not do.

2017 39

Google vs Uber: Why High Performers with Non-Competes Are Always At Risk When Joining New Companies.

HR Capitalist

There's this old idea that non-competes and most types of NDA/IP agreements are either flimsy or negotiable. While that may true in some cases, my experience is that you can get sleepy/lazy related to how you consider these as an HR Leader.

2017 26

What’s the Worst Interview Question to Ask?

The Undercover Recruiter

You’ve probably experienced plenty of job interviews in your time, and whilst you may have prepped yourself as much as possible, there is always that one question you hated being asked. In fact, you hated it that much that now that the shoe is on the other foot you probably avoid asking that question yourself. View Article. What’s the Worst Interview Question to Ask? Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog. Recruiting Interview Interview Questions URPanel

2017 25

Make New Hires Comfortable With a Welcome Package

Evil HR Lady

New hires may be fabulous additions to your staff, but since they don’t even know where the bathrooms are, they need a lot of information on their first day. If you want your employees to be happy, there should be a great onboarding process. The Society For Human Resource Management found that at one organization, new employees who had a successful, organized and structured onboarding program were 69 percent more likely to stay at a job for at least three years.

2017 43

???? 9 Promising Ways To Deal With Job Search Depression and Anxiety

JobMob

Depressed over your job search? There are many ways to get help. This article is a guest post by Isabella Mori of Change Therapy. Among career practitioners, we often speak of the “roller coaster of job search.” It looks like this: Need I say more?

2017 24

Is it Realistic to Leverage a College Degree to Obtain a Job?

Competitive Resumes

Congratulations to all of you who obtained their college degree this season! Is your degree leverage for employment? Since it is graduation season, and many college graduates are moving forward with life, how many are actually employed with a job in their major?

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