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 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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How to Build a Successful Career Path


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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When Doing the Right Thing Gets You Fired

Evil HR Lady

Rules are rules. We must follow rules at all costs. Zero tolerance policies come from a good place–we want everyone to know how serious we are–but they can blow up in a disastrous way. Dr. Hasan Gokal found this out the hard way, according to The New York Times.

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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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Change Your Career… By Changing Your Words? 3 Subtle Language-shifts That Will Spark New Ideas And Boost Your Confidence

Career Shifters

How you talk about your career change doesn’t just affect other people’s impressions of you. The words you use impact your self belief and capacity for creative thinking. Here, Natasha shares three tiny tweaks to your sentences that can transform the way you feel about your shift

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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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How to Let Employees Generate Your Employer Brand Content

The Undercover Recruiter

Employee-generated content may not be as strategically crafted as something straight from your marketing department. Its messaging may be more candid than what your company usually posts to LinkedIn.

2021 81

?? How To Get A Digital Marketing Job Without Any Experience


Want to get into digital marketing and have no experience? These are the steps you'll want to take. Photo by James Pond. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many businesses to move their operations online, which has affected job search in a number of ways.

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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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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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5 Soft Skills Employers Will Look for in 2021


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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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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We’re pleased to offer another new “Model Letter”:

Sklover Working Wisdom

Request for a Copy of Work Document(s) to HR (Contains Good Reasons Both for the Request, and Why the Request Cannot be Shared with Others.). If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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How Ex-NFL Player, Chris Gronkowski, Is Using Social Media To Change Careers

Career Realism

Chris Gronkowski had a big decision to make. Have surgery to keep playing in the NFL, or retire and look for a new career path. He chose the latter. This isn't easy for a lot of pro athletes. Leaving your dream job behind is mentally challenging. Chris has managed to do it better than most.

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Why “What Am I Good At?” Is The Wrong Question To Ask At The Start Of Your Career Change – And What To Do Instead

Career Shifters

Trying to identify your transferable skills? Wishing you knew what your strengths were, so you could really get going on your shift? Be careful. Natasha shares 3 reasons why starting from ‘skills’ could be stunting your options – and what to do instead

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Work From Home: What Happens When COVID Fades in 2021?

The HR Capitalist

REVOLUTION. Wait, maybe not. If there's one overhyped thing about COVID, it's probably the revolution that's happening in workplaces and more importantly, the "location" of work.

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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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How to Grow Awareness of Your Employer Brand

The Undercover Recruiter

Ashley Cheretes faces a challenge familiar to many employer brand leaders: Her company isn’t top-of-mind for many candidates, despite touching millions of lives. Cigna is the most well-known unknown company,” jokes Cheretes, Cigna’s Head of Marketing, Talent Acquisition.

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LinkedIn’s Problematic “People Also Viewed” Setting

Avid Careerist

LinkedIn has a feature called People Also Viewed. What is People Also Viewed? It displays. Read More. The post LinkedIn’s Problematic “People Also Viewed” Setting appeared first on AvidCareerist. Uncategorized LinkedIn — Privacy Settings (6 Posts

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Everyone You Meet is Both Your Teacher and Your Student

Ms. Career Girl

When I was training to become a certified life coach through, I learned the founder of the school’s philosophy: Everyone we meet is both our teacher and our student. Those words instantly resonated with me.

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Brand Yourself in the 5 Long LinkedIn Profile Sections

Executive Career Brand

Every part of your LinkedIn profile is an opportunity to communicate your brand, but LinkedIn offers 5 longer sections to really brand yourself well. It’s one thing to have a LinkedIn profile.

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How to Make Remote Working Easier for Your Team


During 2020, remote working has become utilized more than ever before and it has been astounding to see how well some individuals and businesses have been able to adapt to working from home. However, one thing that is a lot more difficult when working remotely, is anything collaborative.

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Shovel Everyone’s Sidewalk

Evil HR Lady

When I was a child, my family lived in Salt Lake City, Utah. Salt Lake gets a lot of snow and everyone is responsible for removing their own. Our next door neighbors were an elderly couple–the Hedins. By elderly, I want to make clear that they were both in their 90s when we moved in.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Happiness is like a boomerang – give it to others and it comes back to you.” ” – Jesse Das. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. At work, and everywhere else, life lately has surely been a bit more difficult and daunting.

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How To Customize Your Resume

Career Realism

Sometimes there's the thinking that stuffing a resume with a wide range of skills and experience will do the trick. But an overstuffed resume can dilute the message of how you're a perfect fit for the job you're applying for.

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From Law to Portfolio Career

Career Shifters

“There have been times when I've truly felt like giving up.”. Keen to stay busy after losing her job, Lisa Richardson gave her a friend a hand at home. Little did she know that this would be the beginnings of a new career.

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My Conversation with Stephanie Lilak, CHRO at Dunkin' Brands.

The HR Capitalist

In Episode 27 of BEST HIRE EVER , Kris Dunn talks with the amazing Stephanie Lilak (CHRO of Dunkin' Brands) on variety of topics, including her favorite interview questions, how she works to make sure Dunkin' gets the talent it needs, what she learned in her first year as a CHRO (that nobody told her) and more.

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Here’s What Motivates Your Candidates in 2021 

Undercover Recruiter

As hiring activity across many industries slowed in the wake of the pandemic, we experienced several unique challenges in the recruitment sector. However, as we step into 2021, the new year has brought with it a renewed optimism!

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Building Employer Brand at an Inclusive Tech Workplace

The Undercover Recruiter

Salesforce, the US tech company responsible for one of the world’s most popular CRM platforms, has earned more than 80 awards for its workplace culture. Its team has more than tripled in size in the past five years.

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Canoes and Mindset

Career Tips Blog

When I lived in California in the late 1990s, I attended business networking events to promote my career counseling practice. I sat in at many networking luncheons had many lovely conversations with new people. We all nearly always left inspired, and I enjoyed it very much.

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4 Practical Tips To Make a Full-time Income Without Working Full-time

Ms. Career Girl

It seems like more and more people are hopping on the entrepreneurial bandwagon and becoming their own boss—and it makes sense! The 9-to-5 business model doesn’t work for everyone.

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Job Search Age Discrimination: How to Diminish and Rise Above the Age Hurdle

Executive Career Brand

I’m often asked by executives worried about job search age discrimination how they can get employers to look beyond their age, and see the value of their many years of experience. Are you thinking (and worrying) that you’re sunk because you’re job hunting and over 50?

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3 Ways To Support Your Employee’s Career Enhancement 


Talented professionals don’t just come to work so they’ll pass time – they are constantly looking for opportunities to grow and develop. So, if your company doesn’t allow them to get better and advance in their career, you’ll soon have several vacancies to cover. .

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I Just Got Laid Off. Why Did I Get a List of All My Co-Workers’ Titles and Ages?

Evil HR Lady

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President’s Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. “A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.” ” – Max Lucado. The Presidency is a kind of podium. It is an opportunity to lead.

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