2021

Here’s Our Spring 2021 Reading Roundup

Ms. Career Girl

With the change of the new season comes new reads to add to your TBR! We have listed some of our most anticipated releases that are perfect for your next Spring read. From romance to thriller, we have everything for your tastes. For All She Knows by Jamie Beck.

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5 Soft Skills Employers Will Look for in 2021

Jobacle

With the arrival of 2021, looking for a job will no doubt continue to be a challenge during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. But beyond the accomplishments and skills you’ve attained in your career, employers will be looking for something a bit different in the coming year: soft skills.

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How to Find Remote Work and Do It Well

Executive Career Brand

The pandemic forced many of us to work from home. But remote work is likely to be with us well after the pandemic restrictions are gone. Corporate giants and smaller companies have told at least a portion of their workforce to stay home permanently.

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Should I Sign Termination Papers?

Evil HR Lady

I live in Florida and have been told I need to sign a termination letter stating I was let go due to insubordination, conduct and behavior deemed unacceptable in accordance with the company regulations, etc.

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Amazon Employees (BHM1) Crush Union - 10 Things You Need to Know.

The HR Capitalist

I’ll start this post with what should be obvious. Twitter’s not the real world, and neither is today’s version of the news. There are extremes on both sides of the news industry and what you read is likely to be more Op/Ed than true reporting. It takes real work to find true reporting these days.

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From Corporate Life to Interior Design

Career Shifters

“I was fed up wasting my creative energy and not making a positive impact on the world.”. Brenda Boyd was done with giving the best of herself to companies that didn't align with her values.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Who ate your bowl of sunshine, Thundercloud?” ” – Unknown. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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How to Write an Executive Resume When You Don’t Have a College Degree

Professional Resume Services

Do you know what one of the most common concerns I hear from clients? “I don’t have a degree.” ” Executive job seekers come to us to rewrite their resumes and in doing that we need to create their story. For some people, that does not include education.

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When Is It Okay to Quit a Job on the First Day?

The Undercover Recruiter

For new employees, the first day of work is always full of surprises. Unless you’re a “boomerang” who has worked for the company in the past, it’s impossible to know what to expect from a new role and employer.

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How Should Candidates Request Feedback from Employers After a Rejection?

Undercover Recruiter

For many job seekers, knowing how to progress in a job search without employer feedback can be frustrating. Interviewing takes practice, and like any skill, how can one improve without constructive criticism?

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Twelve 2021 Book Debuts To Add to Your Reading List

Ms. Career Girl

One thing on everyone’s new year resolution list should have been to read more! With the new year comes new books making it easy to accomplish this goal. Since there are so many great new reads to choose from, we’ve narrowed it down to the 12 debuts you should read in 2021.

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How to Build a Successful Career Path

Jobacle

When you look forward to what you plan for your life, you may assume that the perfect career will just show up. It is common to be unsure of what you want long-term when you are young.

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Executive Job Search Advice from the Experts

Executive Career Brand

I always keep my eyes and ears open to the job search advice given by my colleagues in the careers industry. Job seekers should do the same. Because I’ve been in this industry for more than 25 years, I’ve had the opportunity to work with and learn from many smart people.

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Hiring from only the Top Schools is Lazy

Evil HR Lady

Hiring from top schools (or requiring degrees at all) is a simple proxy for intelligence and hard work. These things are hard to evaluate in an interview or two, so you say “well, if this candidate managed to get into Harvard and graduate theymust be smart and hard working!”

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Does That Job Posting Make You Look Like a Misogynist?

The HR Capitalist

There's a whole class of new tools designed to help you take various bias out of your job descriptions and job postings. While there are many benefits to these tools, there are some challenges. How are your job descriptions these days? They suck, right?

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From Financial Services to Farm Stays

Career Shifters

“It made me feel depressed, like I was selling my soul.”. Hannah Jones' corporate career left her feeling trapped and low. When a promotion helped to put things into perspective, she began a process of exploration. Organically, and gradually, this led her to her new path. Here's her story

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.” ” – Imam Ali. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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Why Keywords Aren’t the Key to a High-Performing, Hard-Working Executive Resume

Career Trend

You have a story to tell. So many careerists get caught up in the keyword frenzy; their resume mirrors that of their competitors. No distinguishing nuances call out their value.

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6 Benefits to Look for When Job Searching in 2021

Professional Resume Services

As you begin your 2021 job search, there are plenty of essential things on your mind: “What are my career interests?” Which types of jobs am I qualified for?” What is my ideal work environment?” “Am Am I a more independent worker or a more collaborative one?” “Do

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How to Support Staff’s Mental Health When Working from Home

The Undercover Recruiter

Since the announcement on the 22nd February 2021 that lockdown restrictions will be easing, there has been a 466.67% increase in Google searches for “returning to office”.

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Owning Every Moment of Your Hiring Experience

Undercover Recruiter

Companies often believe candidate experience begins and ends with the job application on your website. It definitely does include the job app, but there’s so much more to the hiring experience that deserves close attention.

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How To Make a Great First Impression

Ms. Career Girl

Whether it’s a job interview or just meeting someone new, making a great first impression can make a huge difference in how your future plays out. So how do you make that first meeting memorable? What is it that will make the other person want to continue the relationship?

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Top Tips for Effective Job Hunting

Jobacle

There are many times in life when you might find yourself looking for a new job.

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Resume Trends from the Experts

Executive Career Brand

Resume trends come and go, to accommodate the needs of recruiters, hiring professionals and others assessing candidates. But you’ll never go wrong (now and probably forever) if you let the following strategy drive the content in your resume: Decide which employers to target.

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HR Is Not for Wimps

Evil HR Lady

Lots of people go into HR because they like people and because they think there will be no math. The problem is, there’s lots of math, and liking people often means you’re too nice and understanding. I like math.

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How To Ramp Your Recruiting in a Post-Covid World (an HR Capitalist Whitepaper/Roadmap)

The HR Capitalist

. I've got good news and bad news. The good news is that vaccines are in play, winter is ending, and leadership teams like the one you support are in recovery mode and starting to ramp hiring in 2021. The bad news is recruiting in a post-COVID world takes different skills.

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From Music Teacher to Events Manager

Career Shifters

“The day-to-day monotony was grinding me down.”. Nathan Evans had a job other people envied, but he came home every day feeling bored and unchallenged.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Some pursue success. Others create it.” ” – Unknown. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. This very simple thought – just six brief words – offers a valuable insight into how people go about achieving career success.

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Why Your Authentic Voice May Be Diminishing Your Executive Resume Story

Career Trend

Writing your resume in your voice may undermine your value Your authentic voice may be diminishing your executive resume story. It may be tempting to do so, but writing your resume how you naturally speak or write is not always good advice.

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Managing Your Personal Finances While Job Searching

Professional Resume Services

Last year has shown us that we need to be prepared for everything, especially when looking for a new job even if you just found one, or received a promotion, because no one is secure from businesses closing during an economic decline.

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Working from Home: One Year in Review

The Undercover Recruiter

When recruiting, if you’re not adapting to working trends along with the nation, someone else will. So how is the working world settling into its new routine after a year of lockdowns and restrictions? Whilst many think people prefer working from home, you’ll actually find there are mixed opinions.

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3 Common Misbeliefs About Video Interviews

Undercover Recruiter

As someone who is new to the HR industry, I’ve been spending the past month familiarising myself with commonly-used recruitment processes and technologies among HR professionals and hiring managers.

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7 Reasons You Want to Lead “Like a Girl”

Ms. Career Girl

The following is adapted from F*ck the Glass Ceiling: Start at the Top (and Stay There) as a Feminine Entrepreneur. Have you ever heard someone say “you throw like a girl”? Chances are, it wasn’t a compliment.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Start Thinking About Retirement Now

Jobacle

So, you’ve been at your new job for a couple of days and your HR manager is telling you about 401(k) options, life insurance, and all kinds of things that you don’t feel concern you at the moment.

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What is the Perfect Executive Resume?

Executive Career Brand

Most executives working on their own resume, or working with a resume writing professional, go into the process striving to create the perfect executive resume. Is it even possible? And what exactly IS a perfect resume?

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I Binge-Watched Top Chef and Learned 5 Things about Feedback

Evil HR Lady

Managers often find it difficult to give clear, actionable feedback–especially when it’s negative. Almost everyone finds it difficult to take that feedback, but if you want to improve you need to listen.

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Amazon, People Practices and Cancel Culture.

The HR Capitalist

Read the news and it's easy to fall into the trap of what I like to call "Amazon is Bad" and its close cousin, "The Amazon Mob.". Where can you find such news? Simple! Just tune into mainstream media, where all the usual suspects are ready to pile onto Amazon for a number of issues.

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