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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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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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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HR People Cannot Afford to Say Stupid Things on Social Media

Evil HR Lady

Social media is fun. I’m a heavy user. But, as an HR person, I have to remember that what I say on Facebook or Twitter can affect me professionally. While I will tell HR people to ignore employees’ social media posts, I will tell them to monitor their own posts.

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The Big Lie of Microsoft Office Tracking Your Work-Life Balance/Wellbeing.

The HR Capitalist

"You don't know me, son!". David Goggins. I'll start with a shout out to the benefits of tracking my s**t everywhere on the web. I don't mind it. I like when Google knows based on the time of day where I'm going and tells me how long it's going take to get there.

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From Event Management to Art

Career Shifters

“I’d been given a gift for a reason; hiding it away was sacrilege.”. T Allen knew she needed more room at work to grow, but she was scared of the unknown. Then, circumstances intervened and gave her the push she needed.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.” ” – Abraham Lincoln. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. At work, as elsewhere, it is so very hard to understand others, particularly others we don’t “like.”

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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 Remote Work Can Foster Inclusion and Psychological Safety

The Undercover Recruiter

People success platform leader Glint, part of LinkedIn, has published results on workplace culture that show that remote work is creating more inclusive and psychologically safe workplace experiences. The company’s Head of EMEA People Science tells us more.

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How to Make the Right Executive Hire

Undercover Recruiter

Last year, many executives opted for early retirement when COVID-19 hit. Others were let go by their companies due to perceived redundancy in roles or the need for financial cutbacks.

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Having Passion and Purpose in the Work You Do Is Everything

Ms. Career Girl

Having passion and purpose in the work you do is everything. It allows you to make a positive impact in the world, feel fulfilled and potentially build a legacy.

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How to Network on LinkedIn Like a Pro

Executive Career Brand

If you’ve read anything about executive job search best practices, you know that networking is the best way to land a great-fit gig. You also know that includes building your LinkedIn network and staying active there.

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Finding It Difficult To Handle A Remote Team? Here’s Where It Could Be Going Wrong

Jobacle

A lot of managers found themselves in unfamiliar territory when the pandemic hit. They had never handled a remote team and were now forced to do it without any option. This meant learning a lot of new things and unlearning traditional management styles.

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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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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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Career Change Can Happen at Any Time…Will YOU Be Ready?

Professional Resume Services

Recently, I was speaking with a client who was eager to get out of the industry she had worked in for 20+ years to follow her dreams of becoming an Interior Design/Home Improvement/House Flipping professional.

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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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A Formula for Success: Always Stay a Student

Ms. Career Girl

Back in the day, when a young college graduate would be interviewing for an entry-level job with a big corporation, a favorite question from an interviewer would often be: “Where do you see yourself in five or 10 years?”.

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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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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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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 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 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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How to Break Into the Entertainment Industry

Professional Resume Services

The entertainment industry is a tricky industry to break into. In fact, there’s no one, sure-fire way to get your lucky break. While some become stars in childhood, others don’t begin acting until they’re in their 40’s.

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How the Pandemic Has Affected the Future of Work

The Undercover Recruiter

The fourth industrial revolution has shifted our world into a new digital era and the pandemic has accelerated this from a movement to an immediate necessity.

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10 Absolutely Ingenious Ways to Use LinkedIn Career Explorer

Avid Careerist

If you wonder, “What is LinkedIn Career Explorer?” you wouldn’t be alone. What Is LinkedIn. Read More. The post 10 Absolutely Ingenious Ways to Use LinkedIn Career Explorer appeared first on AvidCareerist. Uncategorized Job Search Strategy Posts LinkedIn Skills Posts Resume Keyword Posts

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How An Outplacement Service Helps Employees Recover After A Sudden Job Loss

Ms. Career Girl

No one wants to lose their job. But in an increasingly uncertain world, layoffs and redundancies can happen to anyone.

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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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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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Sometimes you have to ignore problems

Evil HR Lady

Ignoring problems is a tradition as old as time and generally not the advice people give you. You’re supposed to face your problems head-on! Don’t ignore them! Solve them! However, that’s not always something you can do.

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GHOSTING BY CANDIDATES: It Sucks, So Let's Make it Happen Early

The HR Capitalist

Post-Covid. Summer of 2021. The tour you wish you didn't have a ticket for. You thought the market would be employer driven coming off of 14% unemployment. You (we) were wrong. Here we are. The recruiters, the HR pros, the talent leaders.

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