The Power of Volunteering

Dumb Little Man

There are thousands of potential opportunities that can allow you to share your skills and knowledge or learn something totally new. You can learn new skills. When you volunteer, you get the chance to undertake training, learn, and practice a number of new skills. Many of these are soft skills which are skills that you are unlikely to learn from any university. Soft skills are difficult to represent on your resume. Career Goals Resume

2017 180

8 Time-Saving Tips

Ian's Messy Desk

You’ll be able to resume your work much faster than from a cold start. Become a hero to staff members who know only the basic functions of your voice-mail system and other devices, by learning the shortcuts and most useful and underused features; then teaching them.

2010 251

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Should I get certified as an administrative professional?

Office Dynamics

When you decide to go the second mile for your career, you learn how to harness all that “free time” spent surfing the television and ‘net, at the water cooler chatting — none of which are inherently bad, but they may be a poor choice when you could instead be focused on creating a better future.

Guest Blogger: David B. Wright, Author

The Office Professionals Place

Youve sent out dozens, or maybe even hundreds, of resumes and cover letters. Youve posted your resume on all the top job boards plus the various industry-focused and niche job sites related to your type of work.

2009 141

The War On Grad School

Dumb Little Man

For many students, the cost of pursuing a graduate education remains hugely prohibitive. Less time and fewer opportunities to build work experience and resume while in school. Disney covers up to $700 per college credit and covers 100% of the cost of textbooks.

2018 179

the fisher price concept

Job Advice Blog

She’s seen over 600,000 resumes and knows how hiring authorities think and how they hire. Clients come to understand why the typical strategies in finding a job so often fail, and learn what to do instead, why, and how, yet never hiding or sacrificing who they are.

2010 151

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Being a Hiring Manager Doesn't Give.

On The Job

Have a system in place to acknowledge that youve received a resume and/or cover letter when they come flooding in. It may cost you some time in the beginning, but it will save you in the long run when job seekers tie up your phone lines or e-mail asking, "Did you get my resume?"

2009 142

Why You Shouldn’t Worry About AI Taking Your Job – Yet

Dumb Little Man

Blatant sexism and discrimination in the resumes it favored. In the already male-dominated industry, the decade’s worth of resumes it reviewed to learn how to identify good candidates for successful hires were, not surprisingly, mostly male applicants.

2019 248

Free Webinar: Job Search Success Secrets

Eat Your Career

Perhaps you’ve been sending out resumes for a while without any luck (like so many others!). You’ll learn straightforward, easy-to-implement strategies that work. Attendees will learn…. Cost : $00.00.

2013 176

Recession-Proof Your Career With Tax Training

Dumb Little Man

Unemployment is inching up and the cost of living is outpacing wage growth by 14%. Make sure your resume and LinkedIn profiles are up to date and start working to build relationships within your network if you have not already. Choosing careers in recession is never easy.

2019 205

Why We Need To Think More About Ethical AI Now

Dumb Little Man

It fed resumes into an artificial intelligence algorithm, telling it which candidates were successful hires. The result was not only that the AI refused to consider women applicants for jobs, but it also kicked out any resumes that have women as references.

2019 233

Don't Wait: 8 Reasons to Leave Your Job Now

On The Job

With unemployment below 4%, there's never been a better time to say good-bye to a job that has cost you sleep, sanity and family relationships. It can be tough to decide that you've had enough, especially when you learned to put up with so much crap in the crappy job market of the last decade.

2018 177

Why You Think You're Prepared to Job Hunt -- But You're Really Not

On The Job

So in a panic, they just start sending out resumes right and left. They send out resumes. It was advertising for a position and we had resumes come in, and we had resumes from people three thousand miles away who didn’t really even have the qualifications. We would not be able to pay any moving costs. I could do that job or I could learn how to do it. I recently was interviewed on a podcast, "Find Your Dream Job."

Incorporating Green Practices Into Self-Employment

Eco-Office Gals

Two pairs of fictitious resumes were sent off to job listings found around the web, and researchers found that individuals who listed self-employment as their last position were 63% less likely to receive what they requested for salary, or even land an interview at all.

2013 158

Repair or Replace Phone? Here’s Why You Need to Fix That Broken Phone

Dumb Little Man

Complicated psychology coupled with our daily needs plays a part in this costly cycle. We like to think of them as luxuries, particularly when involving substantially costly ones. What happens when you drop your cell phone and the screen cracks? Do you repair or replace the phone?

Phones 223

Real Talk Conference Call

Loosely Speaking

AZVAs activities include: our monthly podcast (resuming in February), and accompanying newsletter, occasional face-to-face networking and educational events, a discussion listserv over on YahooGroups, a Facebook page (where you can interact and find out about upcoming events), low cost webinars on topics value to our audience and, new this year: occasional live conference calls as a place for all of us to come together, coffee break style, to discuss our businesses and learn from one another.

2011 109

Overqualified and Interviewing

Office Dynamics

I have applied for positions I was overqualified for and thankful for what I learned from them. A possible response could be – I will utilize any downtime researching professional development opportunities such as free or low-cost webinars, training, conferences, etc.

Getting the Most Out of Your Next Performance Evaluation

Office Dynamics

Learning is always a win-win for an employee & manager and progress is easily tracked. Explore ways to reduce supply costs by 5% to 10%. Scheduling a performance evaluation meeting and setting measurable goals can be stressful or even seem unproductive to some.

2018 203

4 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Finding Remote Work

On The Job

Some of the reasons have to do with more employers seeking to cut real-estate costs by letting workers do their jobs from home, and by a desire of key talent to have more flexibility in their work arrangements. An early indicator is your resume.

2011 238

While in Transition, Are You Keeping Pace with Technology?

Job Advice Blog

Home Founder Resume Writing Career Coaching Marketing Yourself Selling Yourself Job Stress General Advice Interview Skills "The Relocated Spouse [link] — jobconnection While in Transition, Are You Keeping Pace with Technology?

2010 142

5 Best Ways to Use Technology To Land Your Dream Job

Dumb Little Man

Spice Up Your Resume with Graphics. The chances of your resume being noticed are slim, especially if you used a generic template with boring, plain-text information. If you want more employers to notice you, consider handing over an infographic resume instead. You can use a free editing app, like Canva, to create your own infographic resume. A killer infographic resume would be useless if you will only choke on the actual interview.

2017 158

Why Effort Isn’t Enough to Reap the Best Rewards (Virtual Book Tour: Cynthia Kocialski)

Simple Productivity Blog

What does every resume consultant tell job seekers about differentiation – center your resume on your accomplishments in past jobs, don’t focus on what tasks and responsibilities were associated with each position.

2012 205

26 Ways to Make Meetings More Fun (…and productive)

Ian's Messy Desk

break the meeting into groups of 5 to 8 people and challenge each small group to design a skit, song, rap, dance or other ways to recap part of the “learnings” from the session. that won’t work…we tried that before…it’ll cost too much…” etc.), Cover via Amazon. by Charlie Hawkins.

2012 179

Why Your Behavior Matters Now More Than Ever

On The Job

Outsourcing is not being done just for cost advantages," Seidman says. "In It used to be that we controlled the information about ourselves because we controlled what we put on our resume. When I was in junior high, there were these things called "slam books."

2011 196

Featured Soloist Patrick Curtis: “Start Something Today”

The Solopreneur Life

What is a mistake that you made that you have learned from? As more and more students learn about the resource, it is important that we reward our most knowledgeable users so that they also get value from helping others. My next project is jdOasis.com (for the legal profession) and based on what I learned with Wall Street Oasis, with the proper planning and execution I am confident we can create another active and helpful community.

2010 113

On the Outside Looking In

Laughing all the Way to Work

A Job is Waiting to Happen to You Long gone are the days of scouring the newspaper want ads and pounding the pavement going from office to office submitting your resume. There are sites that are specifically for job hunters where you can submit your resume and a profile about yourself for any employer to see. Employers may get to see a side of you other than what you put on your resume or present at the interview. Click here for an article on preparing your resume.

2008 100

How to Land More Clients and Boost Your Income by Teaching

Men With Pens

Once you’ve delivered a few successful lessons, add your teaching credentials to your resume and About page. My teaching status was verification of my ability to learn and master new writing styles. Many writers share booths with other writers to disperse costs and draw a larger crowd.

2012 69

Set Yourself Apart from the Competition » Make or Break Moments

Make or Break Moments

Each had a resume, test scores of the tests they’d volunteered to take to show their abilities and each provided a cover letter and their hourly rate.

2010 130

What To Expect As A Consultant

Simple Productivity Blog

I like to think that I did it with minimal fuss and concern to the client, being ever-mindful of how much my idle time was costing them. Don’t assume that your way is best, but take the time to learn what the client does.

2010 153

Training is an Investment in Yourself That No One Can Take Away!

Office Dynamics

Within 2 days, we received over 258 resumes and within a week, we had over 600! The New Decade Assistant realizes he or she will have far greater impact and be able to better assist their manager or leader by taking time to learn.

2010 141

Training is an Investment in Yourself That No One Can Take Away!

Office Dynamics

Within 2 days, we received over 258 resumes and within a week, we had over 600! The New Decade Assistant realizes he or she will have far greater impact and be able to better assist their manager or leader by taking time to learn.

2010 130

Uh-Oh: You May Not Be Worth What You Thought

On The Job

If an employer isn't offering you the salary you desire, ask for training opportunities -- either in another department, or to attend an industry event where you'll not only learn something, but make valuable professional contacts. Or, see if you can work from home at least one day a week to save on fuel costs. Some employers will pay the cost of monthly Internet service if you put in work time from home, or pay your cell phone bill if you spend time using it for business.

2008 100

Why the world’s greatest coaching sales strategy isn’t working for me anymore

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

This comes complete with recommendations for resources to access, things to learn, and capability gaps to close. NOTE: Everything you learn in the test-drive consult will be explicitly designed to be 100% actionable even if you never contact me again.

2013 67

8 tips to help you find your way in this tough job market

On The Job

It not only drives down recruitment costs for employers because they are sharing resources, but candidates have access to more opportunities through a job search program known as UnitedWeWork. They may just see you as someone who can save them from going through stacks of resumes,” he says.

2009 130

Should You Feel Sorry for Your Boss?

On The Job

Morrison says he has learned an important lesson that he wants to pass onto leaders dealing with stress in unhealthy ways: "Dont be afraid to seek help," he says. Karen, The Resume Chick (on Google or Twitter for questions, comments or violent reactions) September 10, 2010 11:36 AM Anita said.

2010 182

Guest Post: What Makes Virtual Administrative Assistants Work?

Laughing all the Way to Work

Make sure your resume is up to scratch: Your resume should list your skills, your experience in working as a virtual assistant, and any other capabilities that you think potential employers are looking for.

2009 130

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Pay attention or it could cost your company money. It was going to cost our company $5,000 plus in cancellation fees. Join us at the luxurious Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast for an amazing end of year get away and your chance to network, learn and advance your skills in style!

2010 141

Cystic Fibrosis

Laughing all the Way to Work

I am planning a local fundraiser to help the family with the costs on November 15th, but of course it will be in Ottawa, Canada and I know most of you are elsewhere.

2008 130

Why You Need to Have More than Your Clients | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

I know whenever I’m looking to hire somebody for contract work or to share in projects I’m taking on I always check their website to learn more about them. The more money it costs the more stable you look. I want to see what it looks like and learn more about them.

2010 72

Work-Life Balance 2.0 and Small Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. amstore Said on August 20th, 2009 at 11:04 am Much to learn from people such as yourself.

2007 216

5 Surefire Ways to Get Freelancing Clients | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

Learn. Second, it looks good to have a couple good causes on your resume. It’s a lot of cost/time to create it up front but once you get it created, you just have to create updates and support.

2010 65

Will This Tough Job Market Change Generation Y?

On The Job

Roberta, Hopefully, everyone -- no matter the age -- will learn important lessons such as being more resourceful, networking and being resilient. We can learn so much from history, but as soon as things start to do well again, we seem to forget everything we learned.

2009 130

Three Reasons You Need to Convince Newbies They Need a Website.

Men With Pens

We want to learn more about the people we’re going to hire services from. In my industry, I hear excuses like it cost too much. Things I despise- how frustrating it is to get resumes from people with e-mail addresses like pupluvr29@yahoo.com.

2010 74