How To Look Busy At Work (When You Are Not)

How To Look Busy At Work (When You Are Not)

Via Thought Catalog by Tamara Jenkins. Not that we are recommending this as a good practice…but sometimes ???  Always walk around the office with a sense of urgency. Always keep a stack of paper or binders in your hand while away from your desk. Use your cell phone to call your desk phone. Constantly write things […]

Don’t Be Nice At The Expense Of Your Values

Don’t Be Nice At The Expense Of Your Values

Lifehacker shared a wonderful blog post from Kayla Matthews of Crew blog. Matthews says that you can be nice, but it is also important to be assertive. She sites one study to show how being too nice and obedient at the expense of your opinions can hurt you in many aspects of life including your career. […]

Hard Workers Vs Workaholics

Hard Workers Vs Workaholics

Via Recruiter.com, Joshua Bjerke wrote a compelling piece on the difference between a hard worker with a healthy approach to their career and a workaholic. Below is a list of differences. Which one are you?   Hard workers think of work as a required and, sometimes, pleasurable obligation. Workaholics see work as a way to distance themselves […]

Shorten Hiring Time With A Recruiting Cycle

Shorten Hiring Time With A Recruiting Cycle

Via RecruitingBlogs Raj Sheth shared 3 tips for shortening your hire time. One important tip is creating a recruitment cycle with an ATS in place. See the link at the end of the post for all 3 tips. Candidates in the sourcing, interviewing, follow-up, rejection, offering, and onboarding stages must all be processed concurrently. This is where […]

How To Make The Most Out Of A Boring Job

How To Make The Most Out Of A Boring Job

Via Inc. Drew Hendricks offers some great tips to make the most out of a boring job while you shoot for your dream job. Here are a few from his list: Focus on the positive Get up and exercise Spread happiness Start the day right Stop counting down We also recommend you read  “Resumes: One […]

The Importance Of Brand Humanization

The Importance Of Brand Humanization

Meghan M. Biro, the CEO of TalentCulture Consulting Group would a great piece on reasons why you should humanize your brand. Here is one of them: Brand Humanization leverages the power of networks of people – to help tell stories about your brand and company culture. These stories make your business interesting and compelling to […]

Royal Caribbean President Advises How To Advance Your Career

Royal Caribbean President Advises How To Advance Your Career

Via business Insider by Jenna Goudreau:   When people ask Adam Goldstein, the president and chief operating officer of Royal Caribbean Cruises, how to get to the next level in their careers, he always has the same answer. “You need to be excellent, you need to be patient, and you need to be lucky,” Goldstein tells […]

Top 10 Fastest-Growing Jobs

Top 10 Fastest-Growing Jobs

Demand for IT security consultants are projected to grow a solid 37% between 2012 and 2022. What other careers on CNNMoney and PayScale.com’s list of America’s best jobs will see big opportunities?   Info Assurance Analyst 10-year job growth: 37% Median pay: $96,400 IT Security Consultant  10-year job growth: 37% Median pay: $110,000 Hand Therapist  […]

Should Brands Use the Word “Bae”?

Should Brands Use the Word “Bae”?

An acronym for “Before Anyone Else”, Bae has taken social media by storm. should you use it for marketing your business?  Twitter account called @BrandsSayingBae  hilariously shows brands trying to use Bae and failing, but should you give it a try? Check the flowchart by Hubspot below and find out.     We also recommend you read  […]

Bring Your A Game To Work [Infographic]

Bring Your A Game To Work [Infographic]

The infographic below shares the results of the glassdoor and redbull survey conducted and gives tips to help you avoid common mistakes and reach peak performance.    We also recommend you read  “STEM Study Results Reveal A 100% Gender Bias Against Women Of Color”. Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe […]

Sometimes It’s Not Worth Pleasing The Customer

Sometimes It’s Not Worth Pleasing The Customer

Via Inc. Dana Severson, the Co-founder, StartupsAnonymous.com, shared some horrific…and hilarious stories of nightmare customers he has encountered. We decided to share this one about a client who was not only a jerk, but a racist….and a psychopath….   One of our clients called an ex-employee a “nig*er” to his face. The first time the client […]

10 Jobs You Need To Fill Right Now [Funny]

10 Jobs You Need To Fill Right Now [Funny]

Sajeel Qureshi  of The Huffington Post created hilarious job titles for positions that would make the world a better place. Read the job descriptions in the source link and the end of this blog post. Fantasy Sports Psychologist Fictional Email Writer  Executive Decruiter Director of Encouraging Communications  Co-Exercise Band Wearer Fake Social Media Account Developer  […]

Is A College Degree The New High School Diploma?

Is A College Degree The New High School Diploma?

Jill Cueni-Cohen of Human Resources Executive reports that along with the jump of hiring for 2015 is an up in educational requirements. jobs that formally required bachelors now have masters as a requirement. Do you agree with the increased educational requirements? See a quote from Cueni-Cohen’s piece below:   A jump in hiring this year […]

Working More Than 50 Hours Makes You Less Productive

Working More Than 50 Hours Makes You Less Productive

Via CNBC, Bob Sullivan reports that those work martyrs out there that trudge through large amounts of extra hours may be hurting both themselves and the company. Research that attempts to quantify the relationship between hours worked and productivity found that employee output falls sharply after a 50-hour work-week, and falls off a cliff after 55 hours—so […]

Personal Space Invaders At The Office

This is the hilarious office tutorial that Scrobage TV shows all their new employees. We also recommend you read  “5 Animals That Hate The Blizzard More Than You”. Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe here.

Create The Ultimate Candidate Experience [Infographic]

Create The Ultimate Candidate Experience [Infographic]

We found this infographic by Smashfly that breaks down the process of turning candidates into hires by making an out of this world candidate experience.      We also recommend you read  “10 Times Cats Perfectly Describe The Way You Feel At Work”.Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe here.    […]

The 5 Talent Trends Taking Shape In 2015

The 5 Talent Trends Taking Shape In 2015

What will be the top talent trends in the plastics workplace in 2015? We found these 5 in this article you may not have come across via Plastics News:  Counteroffers on the rise  Internships prove beneficial Succession planning will become a priority  Hiring more military veterans Video interviews will become more popular   We also […]

Recruiter Heads Up: Bass Pro Shops Are Looking For 600 + Hires

Recruiter Heads Up: Bass Pro Shops Are Looking For 600 + Hires

If your a recruiter and your looking for new clients…Bass Pro Shops announced plans to fill more than 600 full-time and part-time positions for a mega-store opening in May 2015.     We also recommend you read  “Resumes: One For All Is Not All For One”. Want to receive more articles like this to your […]

The Resume: Get A Hiring Manager’s Attention In 8 Seconds

The Resume: Get A Hiring Manager’s Attention In 8 Seconds

On average hiring managers skimming resumes will devote a whole 8 seconds to yours…..Don Goodman of  Careerealism wrote a piece offering several suggestions to make yours stand out. This one is our favorite. The only part of the resume that everyone reads is your opening profile. This is where you need to distinguish yourself from the […]

5 Animals That Hate The Blizzard More Than You

5 Animals That Hate The Blizzard More Than You

In light of the blizzard racking the North East, Mashable collected 24 very unhappy animals in snow. Here are our top 4 from Mashable and one we found on Gify and just had to add…   1. “The Horror!”   2. “My legs are freezing!”   3. “I can’t see…my eyes are frozen”   4. […]

Because We Don’t Get To Choose Our Co-workers…

Because We Don’t Get To Choose Our Co-workers…

Our friends at Leadership with Sass Blog kindly let us repost “Because It’s the Right Thing To Do” by Linda Sasser. Linda Sasser is the founder and CEO of Impacting Leaders, a firm focused on helping companies achieve their goals by growing and developing leaders at every level. Linda’s leadership expertise reflects her experiences as a small […]

Tips To Recruit Like a Pro

Tips To Recruit Like a Pro

Recruiterbox shared a post from HR Kitchen for small businesses that don’t have an HR department and want to get some great hires.   There are plenty of small businesses who don’t exclusively have an HR department. This means their hiring and recruiting efforts have to be done by those whose jobs aren’t exclusively in HR and recruiting. Even […]

5 Mantras Of Great Leaders

5 Mantras Of Great Leaders

James Curtiss from Hubspot,  shared 20 mantras that outstanding leaders live by from the Memory Book. We picked our favorite 5 leadership mantras to share with you.   Leaders don’t choose their followers. Followers choose their leaders. Be quick to praise, but slow to admonish. Praise in public, but admonish in private. Diversity in an organization is not […]

Giving A Great Presentation: What You Need To Know [Graphics]

Giving A Great Presentation: What You Need To Know [Graphics]

Business Insider shared these fun and nifty insights into giving a stellar presentation.   We also recommend you read  “10 Times Cats Perfectly Describe The Way You Feel At Work”.Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe here.    Read the source article at Business Insider

Talking To Strangers Will Make You Better At Business

Talking To Strangers Will Make You Better At Business

Jeremy Sandow, Marketing Sales Consultant and Online Business Coach wrote a great post via The Huffington Post on how certain lifestyle changes will lead to an improved career and quality of life. We found this particular piece especially poignant for those who have great ideas but have to deal with shyness at the workplace. A while […]

Simple Tips To Improve Company Culture

Simple Tips To Improve Company Culture

  Gary Vaynerchuk via Hubspot offers quick tips to dramatically improve company culture.    Cut meetings in half. Hang around. Hire listeners. Hire like you mean it. Nix the leadership.   We also recommend you read  “Our Workplace Manners Suck According To Nationwide Survey”. Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe here.    Read […]

How To Boost The Quality Of Hire When Pickings Are Slim

How To Boost The Quality Of Hire When Pickings Are Slim

Kazim Ladimeji  via Recruiter.com offers an easily overlooked tip to find a great hire during the ‘talent crisis’ as indicated by recent survey from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Speclaistis Intl.  Are you overdependent on external hiring? Does your organization hire external candidates without giving current employees a fighting chance? If so, you have an opportunity to improve your quality […]

Change The Way You Work

Change The Way You Work

Marianne Stenger of Careerealism wrote a great post on how to reframe your work life to get satisfaction and fulfillment.    To increase your overall job satisfaction, you can emphasize the tasks you do enjoy by spending more of your time and energy on them. For instance, a professor might feel most fulfilled when interacting with […]

LinkedIn Founder, Reid Hoffman’s Career Advice

LinkedIn Founder, Reid Hoffman’s Career Advice

Via Business Insider, Nicholas Carlson  reports on Business Insider’s talk with LinkedIn’s Billionaire founder, Reid Hoffman at The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. He shares crucial advice into how the modern professional should approach her career. “The notion of a career ladder is broken,” says Hoffman. “As a student or as a young professional or even […]

Videoconferencing Guide [Infographic]

Videoconferencing Guide [Infographic]

Via Inc, Minda Zetlin, co-author of the  ‘The Geek Gap’ shared a nifty infographic on why you should consider using videoconferencing more often.     We also recommend you read  “Our Workplace Manners Suck According To Nationwide Survey”. Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe here.    Read the source article at […]

Slow Your Morning Down

Slow Your Morning Down

Via Lifehacker, Dave Greenbaum wrote a great post about slowing down your morning. Yes it means having to wake up earlier but also reduces your stress levels so you can start off the day in a good frame of mind. In his post Dave quotes the Positivity Blog:   When you wake up and starting doing your […]

Avoid These Words When Giving Feedback

Avoid These Words When Giving Feedback

Via HR Zone John shares the words he learned to never use when giving feedback. While he explains that words such as “why” and “always” are self explanatory due to their general and/or accusatory nature, “You” and “Your” may seem necessary when speaking to someone about their work. However, these words also can be very pointed, especially […]

Video Interview Pro Tip: Use Headphones!

Video Interview Pro Tip: Use Headphones!

Via Mashable by Lesilie Zaikis for Skillcrush urges those about to embark on a video interview….   If you do nothing else to prepare for a video chat, do this one thing: use headphones. An echo ruins a video chat, fast. And lags in connection and internet blips can easily create an echo, delay, or other sound disruption that […]

IT Sees An Increase In Salary

IT Sees An Increase In Salary

Via The Hiring Site Susan Ricker shares her insight behind the rise in IT Salary.   Attracting top IT talent is tough in a competitive industry that’s filled with lush startups and big-name brands. IT employers are looking for new options to combat these hiring challenges by highlighting the perks of working with them — mainly in the […]

Sales Rep Myths Debunked [SlideShare]

Sales Rep Myths Debunked [SlideShare]

Hubspot shared this funny and enlightening slideshare about sales people and all the incorrect stereotypes we usually associate with them. Take a look.    13 Pervasive (And Totally Wrong) Myths About Sales Reps from InsightSquared   We also recommend you read  “Rich People Have These Habits”. Want to receive more articles like this to your […]

TaskRabbit Founder Leah Busque’s Success Story

WOBI – World of Business Ideas shared Leah Busque’s story on making it big with TaskRabbit. We also recommend you read  “What Successful Female Leaders In Business Have In Common”. Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe here.

LinkedIn Vs. Facebook [Infographic]

LinkedIn Vs. Facebook [Infographic]

Fun comparison infographic of the two popular networks LinkedIn and Facebook via Undercover Recruiter. Which is your go-to?     We also recommend you read  “How To Destroy Your Career”. Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe here.  Read the source article at Undercover Recruiter

Introducing The New Twitter Feature: “While You Were Away”

Introducing The New Twitter Feature: “While You Were Away”

Social Talent Bog’s recruitment news post reports on Twitter’s new feature! Check it out. It’s official. Twitter is adding a feature designed to recap tweets you may have missed while not using its app. What doe that mean? Well, the feature means that instead of showing just a chronological list of most recent tweets, the […]

What NOT To Delegate

What NOT To Delegate

Via TribeHR Blog, Theodore Roosevelt writes an informative guide of when and how to delegate. Wisely he offers a great suggestions on how to know when to delegate.   Rather than trying to determine when it makes sense to delegate, Peter F. Drucker suggests that leaders be aware of what they should not delegate and then assume everything else […]

STEM Study Results Reveal A 100% Gender Bias Against Women Of Color

STEM Study Results Reveal A 100% Gender Bias Against Women Of Color

A recent 2014 study conducted by University of California uncovers a sobering reality about gender and racial bias in the STEM (Science, Technology, engineering, Math) professions. A whooping 100% of the 60 women of color of scientists surveyed reported being put through one or more of the following patterns of gender bias explained in the […]

How To Get 25% More Views On Your LinkedIn Profile

How To Get 25% More Views On Your LinkedIn Profile

Via Inbound Hub Joe Chernov shares his secrets on increasing LinkedIn Views.   Normalize your title. Insert keywords into your name field. Add keywords to your professional headline. Optimize your summary. Expand your skill entries.   We also recommend you read  “How Leaders Can Cultivate Clarity”. Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe here.  […]

Only This Leadership Trait  Matters

Only This Leadership Trait Matters

Huffington Post quoted Bill George, a professor of management practice at Harvard Business School on the post important leadership trait. “Being real, being authentic, being who you are,” said George. “It’s not about style — there are many styles of work, and I know leaders of all different stripes and styles that can work. That’s […]

Resumes: One For All Is Not All For One

Resumes: One For All Is Not All For One

Via Undercover Recruiter.    Let’s face it, a resumé for a job in retail and a job in banking simply cannot be identical. Employers will spot a ‘one-size-fits-all’ resumes from miles away and will instantly disregard the application. It shows them that you don’t care enough about their company to make a separate resume. This is considered important enough for institutes […]

How To Pick The Right File Extension [Infographic]

How To Pick The Right File Extension [Infographic]

Via Hubspot     We also recommend you read  “Recognizing Your Biases”. Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe here.  Read the source article at Inbound Hub

How Much Do Employees Actually Work?

How Much Do Employees Actually Work?

Ilya Pozin via Inc. reveals this employee survey confession to how much time of the day is actually spent working.   Though you may walk by employees with eyes locked to their computer screens, they may be reading the latest article that reveals “18 Dogs Who Are Better Than Your Boyfriend,” or explains how sex is […]

The Scoop On Social Commerce Revenue  [Infographic]

The Scoop On Social Commerce Revenue [Infographic]

Hubspot shared this great Infographic and where social commerce revenue comes from.     We also recommend you read  “How Leaders Can Cultivate Clarity”. Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe here.    Read the source article at Inbound Hub

Check Out This Recent Study On Salary

Check Out This Recent Study On Salary

Robbie Palmer via Undercover Recruiter reports the findings of PayScale, which have released a salary negotiation guide, a combination of the best pieces of salary negotiation advice and a survey that features over 31,000 US individuals feedback. 43% of survey respondents have ever asked for a raise in their current field. For the 57% who have not asked, the reasons most often cited are: “My […]

How To Destroy Your Career

How To Destroy Your Career

Via Businesss Insider, Emmie Martin  exposes the career pitfulls to avoid.   1. You don’t adapt to the company culture.  Every workplace operates under its own set of social customs. Not making an effort to assimilate into this culture can make you seem disapproving or judgmental. This holier-than-thou attitude is alienating to coworkers and makes it seem like you […]

Great Leadership Must Haves

Great Leadership Must Haves

Erik Sherman via Inc. list key leadership Must Haves:   Solving problems effectively. Operating with a strong results orientation. Seeking different perspectives. Supporting others.   We also recommend you read  “Recognizing Your Biases”. Want to receive more articles like this to your inbox? Subscribe here.      Read the source article at inc.com

The New Anonoymous Way Employees Can Complain About You

The New Anonoymous Way Employees Can Complain About You

Via HR Morning Blog Tim Gould wrote this hilarious report on a new app…. There’s a new iPhone app available called Memo — and while it’s certainly not the first anonymous messaging app out there, it’s got one major difference: It’s aimed at the workplace. It’s sort of like Glassdoor — only mobile. It works like this: Users have to verify their […]

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