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  • Need some career advice? Ask Mani - The New Indian Express
    Need some career advice? Ask ManiThe New Indian ExpressThus, if you wish to take up a career as an accountant independently, it would be good to pursue any of the above. Else you could begin your career after your MCom with a CA firm and gradually de…
    - 1 day ago, 25 Sep 16, 8:39pm -
  • If Your Goal Comes With Resistance, You're on the Right Track - Fortune
    FortuneIf Your Goal Comes With Resistance, You're on the Right TrackFortuneThe MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today's answer for: “How do you…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Sep 16, 11:00am -
  • More Leaders Need to Remember Where They Came From - Fortune
    FortuneMore Leaders Need to Remember Where They Came FromFortuneAs I continued to advance my career, this advice would ring in my ears and stay with me each time I took a step in a new direction. While it's important to have goals and always be looki…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Sep 16, 12:00pm -
  • Alumni of color offer students post-Kenyon career advice - Kenyon Collegian
    Kenyon CollegianAlumni of color offer students post-Kenyon career adviceKenyon CollegianAssistant Director of the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Jillian Watts, who organizes the program, said the program is important because students recei…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 11:06am -
  • Sarah Paulson's Career Advice? Don't Succeed Early - GQ Magazine
    GQ MagazineSarah Paulson's Career Advice? Don't Succeed EarlyGQ MagazineMaybe you know Sarah Paulson as that actress who played Marcia Clark (FX's The People v. O.J. Simpson) or as one of the mainstays of the spooky American Horror Story ensemble (sh…
    - 8 days ago, 18 Sep 16, 7:09pm -
  • Career Advice from Fortune's Most Powerful Women in Business - Money Magazine
    Money MagazineCareer Advice from Fortune's Most Powerful Women in BusinessMoney MagazinePepsiCo's market cap is up 18% in the past 12 months, according to Fortune, and investors are optimistic. How'd she become the top executive at one of the world's…
    - 19 days ago, 8 Sep 16, 10:35am -
  • Here's One Way To Find Your Own Unconventional Career Advice - Forbes
    Here's One Way To Find Your Own Unconventional Career AdviceForbesEverybody loves a good mentor and to date—in my career—I've had 5 famous mentors: John Lennon, Tom Hanks, Steve Jobs, William James and Grace Hopper. So how do I have friends in hi…
    - 19 days ago, 8 Sep 16, 9:36am -
  • RBC women on Wall Street share their career advice - Business ... - Business Insider
    Business InsiderRBC women on Wall Street share their career advice - Business ...Business InsiderBusiness Insider spoke to six women at RBC Capital for advice on finding mentors and sponsors, building a personal brand, and getting ahead on the Street…
    - 26 days ago, 1 Sep 16, 10:12am -

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  • newResearch: Twitter Reveals Workplace Stress
    Chances are, your stress level has gone up simply because it's Monday.You're not alone.A new study by Dr. Wei Wang at the University of Central Florida finds that tweets mentioning work stress were highest on Mondays, and start to slowly decline thr…
    - 15 hours ago, 26 Sep 16, 10:39am -
  • Finding the Right People to Make Change Happen
    When deciding which team member will be tapped as a change agent to help drive a new initiative, do you: a) select someone who has time to do it; b) has experience in the area; or c) draw names out of a hat and hope for the best.While most leaders…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Sep 16, 8:45am -
  • How to Deal With a Lazy Colleague
    I'm not sure anyone embraces Monday with total enthusiasm. It may take more than a few cups of coffee or even a stupid cat video to really rev us up to work on the first day of the week, but we do eventually kick into gear.But what about those collea…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Sep 16, 10:32am -
  • How Companies Can Avoid Costly Wrong Turns
    You might think that Mickey Mouse is Walt Disney’s greatest creation, but that little mouse with the big ears isn’t what has kept the company so profitable all these years.It was something else that Disney created: his corporate theory.That doesn…
    - 13 days ago, 14 Sep 16, 10:04am -
  • Is Depression Affecting Your Career Success?
    I remember the first time I wrote about depression in the workplace. It was more than 20 years ago, and the response was immediate and surprising.So many people responded with: "I thought I was the only one going through this" or "I don't know how I'…
    - 15 days ago, 12 Sep 16, 10:41am -
  • Why Teams Don't Trust One Another -- and How to Fix It
    Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.—Stephen CoveyIn an election year, the issue of trust is front and center as candidates at t…
    - 19 days ago, 8 Sep 16, 9:06am -
  • Uh-oh: The Boss is Ignoring You
    Sometimes your boss isn't the nicest person on the planet. He or she may bark orders at you when under great stress to meet a deadline, or even forget to say "good morning" on some occasions. But when does such behavior bode ill for you? When the b…
    - 21 days ago, 6 Sep 16, 10:45am -
  • Are You Ready to Be a Predator?
    Four years.That’s how long your company has before it’s gobbled up.If you don’t like that idea, then you better get busy figuring out a way to stop it and become the one doing the gobbling, warns new research.By 2020, businesses that learn to m…
    - 27 days ago, 31 Aug 16, 9:34am -

Career Rocketeer

  • The Advantages of Managing Yourself
    The business environment is challenging, with demands placed on you each and every day, presenting themselves in myriad forms. Whether it’s negotiating with clients, trying to meet hectic deadlines, managing the work-life balance, or handling confl…
    - 15 Mar 16, 10:22am -
  • How to Overcome Job Search Depression During the Holidays
    In a few short weeks we will celebrate Thanksgiving followed immediately by the festive Christmas/Chanukah/Kwanza season, and before you turn around, it is 2015. Throughout my career as a recruiter and resume writer, I’ve noticed two prevalent occu…
    - 30 Oct 14, 6:30am -
  • How to Get Followers for Your Personal Brand
    When developing your personal brand, one thing that is also important to take into consideration is how to get followers through the promotion and marketing of that brand. Market your personal brand by growing your following on your digital channels…
    - 27 Oct 14, 6:30am -
  • How to Leverage Alumni Networking on LinkedIn to Find a Job
    If you are frustrated searching job boards, sending resumes into black holes, and not getting responses from prospective employees, what I call “The Alumni Networking Solution” will help you. Research from Jobvite found that “Employees hired…
    - 20 Oct 14, 6:30am -
  • Career Direction: From Storyteller To Storydoer
    Do you wish you had a crystal ball to see your future career direction? Do you wish someone will tell you what path to take? It really won’t help you. The past can help you to understand and articulate your story to date, and having excellent eyesi…
    - 17 Oct 14, 6:30am -
  • Personal Branding: Where to Start When You Don’t Know How
    Launching a personal website, launching a brand, launching a business. These were some of the key search terms on Google when people wanted to begin building a brand. Many of the personal branding articles share ambiguous advice without real actionab…
    - 16 Oct 14, 6:30am -
  • The 20-Point Job Search Game Plan
    Autumn is football season and as I listen to the TV analysts handicapping each game two words are ubiquitous in their conversation when they discuss what it takes for each of the two teams to win. These words are ‘Game Plan’. In football, more th…
    - 15 Oct 14, 6:30am -
  • How to Improve Communication Skills at Work
    Communication is without the doubt one of the most important business skills, no matter what industry you are in. As a Sr. Recruiter and Interview Coach, I have seen many candidates, often strong technically, fail interviews as their communication sk…
    - 14 Oct 14, 6:30am -

Penelope Trunk

  • How to give a compliment
    I am in our weekend getaway hotel room watching Melissa follow the rules for dating. She is sprawled on the sofa reading while I brush my teeth with her toothbrush because I forgot mine. I snap a picture of her brush in my mouth. I play with anima…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 5:49am -
  • Best way to stop emotional eating? Try emotional working.
    My husband comes in the room. While I’m working. I say, “I’m doing a webinar about happiness.” [At first I was not going to put a link to the webinar here, because people do not talk in links, and I’m writing dialogue. But you know what? I…
    - 7 days ago, 19 Sep 16, 8:57pm -
  • How to date when you have a big job
    Melissa is not going to move in with the next guy she dates. Even though Melissa and I are both completely incompetent at all things social, we can see that Melissa has moved in with three guys who were never going to marry her. So part of her new d…
    - 11 days ago, 16 Sep 16, 11:15am -
  • What homeschooling and job-hopping trends have in common
    That picture is from eight years ago. Me with my cofounders for Brazen Careerist. Here’s what that site looks like now. Hopefully the company will exit soon because I would really like to cash in my founder’s stock. Until that day, I can cas…
    - 13 days ago, 14 Sep 16, 12:36am -
  • My 9/11 fifteen years later
    In case you don’t know, I was at the World Trade Center when it fell. Here is the piece I wrote for Time magazine on that day. Here is an archive of the posts I’ve written every year on 9/11. Here are my two biggest problems today: 1. Kids. Both…
    - 15 days ago, 11 Sep 16, 2:37pm -
  • Tips for negotiating with a liar
    I told this guy, Brendan, that I would write about his baby bottles on my blog. Well, first I told him he had to pay me. Then he sent the bottles to me, and I liked them, so writing about them on the blog didn’t seem like it would be that difficul…
    - 18 days ago, 9 Sep 16, 12:04pm -
  • If you want to get married, make it your job to find a mate
    In case you ever doubted how incredible the comments section of this blog is, Melissa found out her boyfriend was cheating on her from reading the comments section. Here. And then she did what most people do when they discover their partner is chea…
    - 21 days ago, 6 Sep 16, 7:42am -
  • Happiness bootcamp: I read 10,000 studies so you don’t have to
    This course includes four days of video sessions and email-based course materials. We’ll meet four days in a row, Nov. 15 – Nov. 18, at 8pm Eastern. The cost of the course is $195.  Sign up now! When I first started this post, I wasn’t going…
    - 46 days ago, 11 Aug 16, 1:31pm -

Keppie Careers

  • Planning a career change? Answer these questions first
    You know what they say: “The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.” If you’ve been coveting the greener grass of a career change, be sure to stop and reflect before you plan a major shift....The post Planning a career change…
    - 48 days ago, 10 Aug 16, 9:34am -
  • Write and speak like a professional
    Everyone you meet will form opinions based on what you say and write. That’s why I’m so excited to announce my new book, Write & Speak Like a Professional: Success in 20 Minutes a Day. Strong written and spoken communication skills are...The…
    - 16 Jun 16, 9:15am -
  • How to manage your time and life
    Are you overwhelmed by life’s details? Whether you’re looking for a job, or you’re fully ensconced in a career, do you feel like you’re always running to catch up, and never completely in control of your day-to-day work and home...The post…
    - 16 Jun 16, 8:29am -
  • Why social networks help business owners
    If you’re a business owner — or someone thinking about starting a business — you’ve probably considered how to improve efforts to tap into social media and to use social networks to help promote your business, product or service. Statistic…
    - 11 Apr 16, 6:30am -
  • Social Media Tips for Business Owners
    No matter where I go, I find myself talking to business owners about social media. Literally, I can’t shut up! They ask, “What’s with Twitter, I can’t figure it out?” Or, they say, “I don’t have time for social media....The post Socia…
    - 7 Mar 16, 9:00am -

All Things Workplace

  • Coaching: The Four Essentials
    What makes coaching successful? Success is often attributed to mutual chemistry, technique, and readiness to learn. I agree that those are important ingredients in the process. But in reality, they are steps to achieving results. And that's what we'r…
    - 2 Feb 16, 6:39am -
  • No One Follows A Tentative Person
    Tentative efforts lead to tentative outcomes. Therefore, give yourself fully to your endeavors. Decide to construct your character through excellent actions and determine to pay the price of a worthy goal. The trials you encounter will introduce you…
    - 25 Jan 16, 8:23am -
  • A Blessed Christmas to You and Your Family

    - 25 Dec 15, 12:01am -
  • The "Thank You" War for Talent
    Here are some thought-provoking statistics from an article in the UK's Management Issues. "Research by UK performance improvement consultants Maritz has found that almost one in five of us (19 per cent) have never been thanked for our efforts at...
    - 21 Dec 15, 6:44am -
  • You Can Influence: Here's How
    Everyone wants to have influence; not everyone wants to build the relationships that enable it. There's a natural flow to being influential. Influence goes hand in hand with agreements. If you want to persuade someone to take a particular course...
    - 15 Dec 15, 6:05am -

Alexandra Levit

  • newAdvancing Partnerships in the Workplace
    In their research, Gartner analysts Jeffrey Brooks, Heather Colella, and John Roberts found that CIOs believe current approaches to assessing executive satisfaction are missing something, and that IT organizations require a technique that puts the on…
    - 17 hours ago, 26 Sep 16, 8:00am -
  • CIOs Treasure the Old While Bringing in the New

    - 5 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 8:00am -
  • Productivity Experiments You Always Wanted to Try
    Over the course of the year, Chris Bailey, author of the new book The Productivity Project, completed several personal experiments to assess which ones positively and negatively impacted his productivity. Let’s highlight some intriguing ones that w…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Sep 16, 8:00am -
  • Telepresence Robots Coming to an Office Near You
    Using telepresence robotics technology by Double Robotics and others, organizations are virtually sending their employees on client meetings and speaking engagements every day. But it’s not all sunshine and rainbows. Telepresence is one of the few…
    - 12 days ago, 15 Sep 16, 8:00am -
  • Project Manager Success in the First 100 Days
    In March, Gartner analysts Mbula Schoen and Michael Hanford outlined their recommendations for new PMOs in a detailed report, The PMO Leader’s First 100 Days. Schoen and Hanford defined project management office, or PMO, as a function designed to f…
    - 15 days ago, 12 Sep 16, 8:00am -

Career Diva

  • CEO’s Candid-Camera Hiring Ploy: Smart or Sneaky?
    In my more than 20 years writing about careers I have heard some pretty outlandish interview stories, everything from being asked why a manhole cover is round to having to provide a handwriting sample.But today I heard about one from a major compan…
    - 26 Feb 16, 8:15am -
  • CareerDiva’s Future Gets More Diverse!
    Anyone who has read my blog or followed my work during the past 20 years knows I’m passionate about leveling the playing field in the workplace for all employees.So, many of you won’t be surprised when you hear about my next career move. As of F…
    - 16 Feb 16, 9:26am -
  • Martin Luther King’s Battle for Working Poor Cut Short
    We all think of Martin Luther King, Jr. as an advocate for racial justice. But he was also an advocate for economic justice.He was about to embark on his second mission, beyond desegregation, that included a battle for worker rights in the shape of…
    - 18 Jan 16, 9:01am -
  • Rainbow-Effect Bias: How to network in a white job market
    From time to time, I along with many of my colleagues get unsolicited job leads from recruiters and from people in our social networks, both on and off line.In most cases it’s clear they’re reaching out because of our experience and expertise, b…
    - 14 Jan 16, 7:50am -
  • Bad Burritos, Sick Employees and The Bottom Line
    By Kenneth MatosEighty students at Boston College fell ill reportedly due to a suspected outbreak of norovirus at a local Chipotle. The sick students included half of Boston College’s basketball team, causing some players to miss a game.In respon…
    - 9 Dec 15, 8:59pm -

Lindsey Pollak

  • When “Face Time” is FaceTime: How to Manage Virtual Workers
    No longer just for hipster start-ups, even prominent companies – think IBM, American Express and 3M — now abound with virtual workers. In fact, nearly one-quarter of American workers currently telecommute at least part of the time, according to G…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Sep 16, 7:00am -
  • Simple Ways To Build “Brand You”
    Faithful readers of my blog know that I am a big advocate of proactively building “Brand You” — that is, your personal brand — or as you may prefer to call it, your professional reputation. Simply put, your personal brand … [Read more...]T…
    - 11 days ago, 16 Sep 16, 7:00am -
  • Lead with the ‘Why’: How to Emphasize Purpose to Attract Millennials
    What is your company’s mission? If you said it was to sell widgets or provide advice, you’re not going to be in the best position to attract millennial employees. That’s because many millennials are inspired to work when they know … [Read mor…
    - 18 days ago, 9 Sep 16, 7:00am -
  • Should Work Be ‘Fun’? The Concept is More Retro Than You Think
    “Work isn’t supposed to be fun. It’s called ‘work’ for a reason!” Sound familiar? I’ve certainly heard comments like this from curmudgeonly colleagues over the years. I frequently hear people criticize millennials for wanting work to be…
    - 21 days ago, 6 Sep 16, 8:37am -
  • Why Transparency Matters: Your Three-Step Guide to a More Transparent Workplace
    “A lack of transparency results in distrust and a deep sense of insecurity.” If you thought this quote came from a millennial start-up founder, you’d be wrong. None other than the Dalai Lama shared this belief on how transparency can … [Read…
    - 28 days ago, 30 Aug 16, 7:00am -

Simply Hired Blog

Evil HR Lady

  • newTired of This Election? It’s Because We’re Bad at Hiring
    You know that an election is just one big, long, job interview, right? That’s what we’re doing. We’re the hiring managers, the parties are the headhunters, and we totally ended up with unlikable and questionable candidates. If you want to read…
    - 17 hours ago, 26 Sep 16, 8:07am -
  • It’s Addiction Recovery Month
    Addiction isn’t something we like to talk about, or take seriously. We joke about being addicted to Facebook at the same time condemn drugs addicts for their moral inferiority. We assume that it would never happen to us, not understanding that many…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 6:59am -
  • Are You Old? Like, Really Old? Like, 35?
    Everyone knows that only young people are good at tech jobs. Okay, everyone knows that statement is foolish, but so many tech companies only want to hire young people. One man decided to start a job board for “old geeks.” He’s fighting the idea…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 6:56am -
  • You? A Biased Interviewer? Of Course Not. Oh, Wait…
    Most people aren’t experts at conducting job interviews, so it’s no wonder we’re not perfect at it. In fact, we often stink. emphasisHR helped me out on putting together some biases that occur when we’re interviewing. It’s not the traditio…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Sep 16, 8:00am -
  • Exempt? Earning Less than $47,476? Your Life Is About To Flip Upside Down
    Everybody likes overtime pay, and starting December 1, about 5 million more people will be eligible for overtime. Yay!!! Except, when it starts happening to you, it’s not always the basket of joy the Department of Labor would have you think. One of…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Sep 16, 7:23am -

Career Hub Blog

  • Can You Guess What Word This Post Is About?
    Otis Redding wrote about it. Aretha Franklin sang about it. Clients talk about it. Employers hope their employees have it. It’s a seven-letter word that starts with the 18th letter of the alphabet and ends with the 20th. It’s an...
    - 12 Nov 15, 5:40pm -
  • Somebody Said It Was Bad to Talk About Myself
    Sometimes, clients share with me that they are “uncomfortable” talking about themselves and their brand. When career transition arrives (voluntarily or involuntarily) how, then, does one compete in such an intensely competitive job market? After…
    - 5 Nov 15, 5:18pm -
  • Should I Slow Down My Job Search During Holidays?
    Have you ever been told by an employer after the first of the year that they had the perfect opening for you if only you had applied in November or December? Well, I frequently hear from job seekers that this...
    - 1 Nov 15, 8:35am -
  • Why Didn't I Know This? #JobSearchStuff
    "Why didn't I know this?" my client asked the other day. "How is it that I have an undergraduate degree, an MBA, 10 years' experience and know none of this stuff that you are telling me?" Here's some "stuff" you...
    - 29 Oct 15, 4:57pm -
  • Hitch A Wagon To Your Star
    When you were growing up, did your Mom, Dad, grandparents, or other person of influence want you to do or be something career-wise that you had no interest in doing or being? As a Baby Boomer, I remember the high...
    - 14 Oct 15, 2:33pm -

Work Happy Now

  • How to Expand Employee Happiness
    Do you feel engaged at work? If you don’t, you are not alone. Around the world only 13% of employees say that they feel completely engaged at work. Half of employees are actively thinking about working somewhere else. What is so great about engage…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Sep 16, 2:30pm -
  • Unhappy at Work? How to Tell Your Boss
    I had it all — a great company, terrific coworkers and a short commute. The only problem was I really didn’t like my job. I spent most of my day alone, crunching numbers for data research. There was no creativity and little human interaction. I w…
    - 17 days ago, 10 Sep 16, 8:55am -
  • Why Curiosity is so Important in Your Career
    The legend has it that when humans discovered the potato plant, many died because of it. They have eaten the fruits and leafs of the plant which turned out to be poisonous. Sad and angry, they gather all the potato plants (fruits, leaves, roots) they…
    - 49 days ago, 8 Aug 16, 9:46pm -
  • Always Leveling Up
    I got an opportunity to work for one of the best companies in the world. It’s an opportunity that I can’t pass up. Challenging myself is a big part of my work happiness. So when a headhunter emailed me in LinkedIn and asked if I was interested in…
    - 62 days ago, 26 Jul 16, 9:42pm -
  • How to Help Your Employees Feel Happier at Work
    Leading someone to do what you want them to do and getting them to actually enjoy doing it isn’t easy. I’ve always been a hard person to lead. I like to do things my way. A lot of people like to do things their way or at least feel like it. Are y…
    - 71 days ago, 18 Jul 16, 12:42pm -