2018

Miss America on The Value of Public Speaking

Ms. Career Girl

The Miss America Organization is more than a competition, it’s a 365 day effort to advance scholarship and service. It is a voice for young women who are looking to participate in social change. Today, the Miss America Organization is more relevant than ever.

2018 243

9 Ideas to Help Spur Your Goals Forward This Year

Career Trend

Are you past the new-year resolution high and ready to dig in for the long haul to a better you, with resolve and commitment? If so, read on for eight ideas to help you spur your new year goals forward.

2018 229

Smart Executive Job Search: How To Sail Through Salary and Compensation Negotiations

Executive Career Brand

Salary and compensation negotiations are imminent. you’re close to reeling in that great-fit executive job. You’ve been through a few rounds of interviews at a company you really want to work for, and they’re about to make you an offer.

2018 228

14 Job Search Tips to Master in 2018

Competitive Resumes

If it has been a few years since the last time you went on a job search, you need to know that things have changed. Sure, there’s advice from 2011 that still applies today – for example, networking is still a great idea.

2018 219

Top Career Experts to Follow in 2018

Professional Resume Services

When I joined Twitter in 2008 I had no clue who to follow or even what to do. After learning a bit more about it, I gathered my little list of resume experts that quickly expanded to experts throughout the careers industry. Through the years I’ve added more people to that list.

2018 207

More Trending

Mechanism that converts white fat to brown identified

Career Alley

In experiments on mice, researchers have pinpointed a mechanism for the conversion of energy-storing white fat into energy-expending brown fat

2018 176

Misogynist conversations women have all the time

Penelope Trunk

Maybe you have not said all of these phrases, but you have said one of these, and you need to own up to it. Because all the #metoos of the world are not going to change things without you taking personal responsibility for the ways you put down other women.

2018 114

How to Give Honest Feedback to Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

Job-seekers are routinely advised to seek feedback when they are not successful in securing a role for which they have interviewed.

2018 107

The Rules That It’s Okay to Break

Ms. Career Girl

I never really felt like I fitted in at school. I labelled myself a ‘misfit’, and sometimes even a ‘failure’, because I didn’t comfortably fit into certain boxes or categories, and because breaking the rules sometimes made more sense than following someone else’s path. .

2018 254

Breaking Through in the New Year

Career Trend

I’ve been contemplating what breaking through in the new year means. I’ve been pondering motivators and what actions will make me a better, stronger and more hopeful person. As well, I’ve been considering areas where my motivation has waned–where the spark has been snuffed.

2018 204

Twitter vs LinkedIn for Executive Job Search Networking

Executive Career Brand

Many of my clients consult me about which social media platforms – LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, etc. – are the best ones for them to use, to accelerate their executive job search. LinkedIn and Twitter are the ones I recommend most.

2018 207

More Job Search Tips to Use in 2018

Competitive Resumes

More job search tips for you in this episode. Although we had a goal to offer three job search tips each, there were more tips than we expected. Chris Fields, Janine Truitt, and I banter and expound providing as much value as possible. You are more than welcome to join the discussion.

2018 203

Strengthen Your Job Search with These LinkedIn Features

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn is constantly evolving and providing new features for its users. As such, a job seeker’s LinkedIn profile development has to also evolve constantly in order to keep up with the competition.

2018 188

This Is How You Write a Job Description That Candidates Will Actually Read

Evil HR Lady

Job descriptions can often blur into one. Companies are constantly looking for a “motivated and self-directed individual” who can “hit the ground running” in an “exciting and fast-paced environment.”. Reading that, you have no idea if they’re talking about a senior-level finance position or a preschool teacher. It’s not like there’s ever a job description that says a business is seeking a “lazy individual” who “will require extensive training” in a “boring and tedious environment.”.

2018 184

From Teaching to Ceramics

Career Shifters

“I began to feel so anxious about going into work that I started to feel ill.”. Becky Mackenzie was trapped in her own belief that financial responsibility meant pursuing a conventional career path. But that meant ignoring a huge part of who she was.

2018 218

Happy New Year

Sklover Working Wisdom

To All of Our Blog Readers, Friends, Clients and Colleagues: “Our BEST WISHES for a Healthy, Safe and Peaceful NEW YEAR”. Thank you so very sincerely for making 2017 – our TENTH year of publication – successful beyond our expectations.

2018 158

First Day In A New Job? Start Positively

Career Alley

Sweaty palms and too nervous to speak to your colleagues, it’s a common feeling shared by everyone who is starting a new job. Career advice First Day New Job

2018 160

By: 100 Helpful Career Blogs for Jobseekers and Jobholders - ThriveYard

Careers Done Write

[…] Careers Done Write provides career services to clients in need of career planning and coaching and resume writing services. President: Debra Wheatman) […

2018 100

What Skills Should Candidates Include in Their Resumes?

The Undercover Recruiter

The shape of the job market is changing rapidly. This is mainly because of the advancement of technology and the high pace of innovations. People looking for jobs nowadays should be up to speed with the latest trends especially when it comes to job skills.

2018 108

Our Top Ten Spring Reading Roundup

Ms. Career Girl

Whether it’s time to get a head start on your Summer tan on the patio or you’re impatiently waiting for just a little warmer weather, a good book is definitely a good part of your scene. And now is a great time to check out our Spring Reading Roundup and find one.

2018 216

Why You Should Select Mirrors That Catch and Reflect Your Magical Light

Career Trend

“A mirror works because the atoms inside it catch light and throw it back,” Chris Woodford, Mirrors, the Science of Reflection I had a conversation with a family member the other day. She mentioned having recently gone clothes shopping.

2018 186

How LinkedIn’s Resume Assistant Can Negatively Impact Your Personal Brand

Executive Career Brand

Personal branding is all about differentiating the unique value you offer the employers you’re targeting. If you want to make headway using LinkedIn to promote your personal brand and value, you create plenty of content to reinforce your brand and what you have to offer.

2018 202

Resume Trends in 2018 w/ Jessica Dillard

Competitive Resumes

I decided to create an extensive resume advice show that offered many practical and actionable tactics and strategies. I invited Jessica Dillard back to the show to discuss personal branding aspects of resume writing and resume writing trends for 2018.

2018 201

5 Errors You Could be Making on Your LinkedIn Profile

Professional Resume Services

Having a LinkedIn profile is important for executives today. Networking is such a critical part of business, and many professionals view LinkedIn as the best way to meet other professionals. When completing your profile, it’s important to ensure the right information is included.

2018 186

The Best Employee Perks Even Small Businesses Can Afford

Evil HR Lady

You’ve probably heard about the best employee perks the big Silicon Valley players offer—free gourmet lunches, on-site massages and huge common areas stocked with the latest video games—and may have thought smaller businesses can’t compete. Truth be told, most small organizations probably can’t. Let’s just be upfront about that. But Google can’t compete with small businesses, either. They can offer things big companies just can’t.

2018 158

From Education to Own Business

Career Shifters

“My partner asked me what I would do if I was not afraid. Spontaneously, I answered ‘I would quit my job’”. Myriam Hadnes' creativity was being stifled – she longed for a new challenge. So, she started to reach out to others to explore her options.

2018 219

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The palest ink is worth more than the best memory.” ” – Chinese Proverb. At work, so often what someone said, promised, represented, assured, objected to or complained about, is at the heart of a dispute.

2018 130

Business Ideas To Start From The Comfort of Your Own Home

Career Alley

If you are wanting to start a business and work from home, then the thing that can be the struggle is knowing what kind of business to get into. Business Advice New Business work from home

2018 160

How Your HR Coordinator Can Steal 200K From Your Company.

HR Capitalist

HR Coordinators who read my blog - don't do this. No matter how dumb you may feel the person/organization you work for is, you'll eventually pay the price. Of course, you'll have some nice vacations leading up to that. You'll also probably have a nicer place as well. In addition, wait.

2018 98

5 Ways to Make Your Job Post Stand Out From the Crowd

The Undercover Recruiter

Recruiters and employers are constantly trying out some new way of creating job postings. We will do whatever we can to get noticed. If you’re trying to attract talented people, then it’s vital you find a way to get your job post to stand out from the crowd.

2018 106

Why Face-To-Face Networking is Still Important

Ms. Career Girl

Why, in an age of social media, is face-to-face networking still important? It’s not a good business strategy to forego face-to-face networking, event if you’re doing a good job digitally connecting with people and here’s why. Networking: A True Story.

2018 207

Message to Executive Job Seekers :: Just Slow Down

Career Trend

This is a message to executive careerists in job transition :: Just slow down. It may be tempting to lean heavily upon inherent leadership skills in areas such as: executing rapid change; quickly navigating turbulence; and, making lightning-fast decisions.

2018 193

Smart Executive Job Interview Techniques from the Experts

Executive Career Brand

For the past 10 years, I’ve been fortunate to count myself among Job-Hunt.org’s many job search and career experts, as the top-rated, trusted career site’s Personal Branding Expert and most recently, its Personal Branding with LinkedIn Expert.

2018 183

The Worst Thing That Can Happen to Your Job Search?

Competitive Resumes

When I lived in Tampa, I watched the Buccaneers go 0-14 in a season. It was brutal, but by no means was it as brutal as being rejected for a position after making it through several rounds of interviews. Sure, some of us can disengage our personal feelings from the process.

2018 195