Tag archive for careers

When Should You Know What You Want To Be?

In the HR industry, there are so many options of how to use your skills that you can start out working in recruiting, move to compensation analysis, choose another job in benefits and wind up leading HR for a company.

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Using Social Media: Create A LinkedIn Alumni Group

Many people I talk to think LinkedIn is primarily for job seekers or recruiters but there are so many other ways to use the site. I use it to search for information and articles, I do research on companies, I find information about people I am networking with and I also use the Groups feature to stay in close contact with other professionals with similar interests.

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Recruiting Tactics: Would You Move For A Better Job?

According to the 2012 Workforce Mobility Survey, “Two factors are most likely to increase a candidate’s willingness to relocate- higher salary (reported by 82% of HR professionals) and career advancement (reported by 79%). Three factors are most likely to limit or restrict willingness to relocate: spousal employment situation (80%), children’s plans/ schools (72%), and selling a home/ mortgage (69%).

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Using Social Media: How To Tweet Your Company’s Jobs

Make sure that at a minimum, your recruiters are sharing their job openings on Twitter.

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How To Choose A New Career

Think back to when you first chose your career. How did you decide what you wanted to do with your life? Many people chose something they could be passionate about. Even though it’s just a job, a means to an end, it’s was much more meaningful if you chose a career you were excited about.

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Work/Life Unity: Leader’s Series

That is why my focus is on work/life unity.

Unity, or “wholeness”, takes into consideration that I am made up of all these roles. How much time I spend on each one in a given day varies from day to day, and that is what works for me. So, how have I made it work? Three words: flexibility, sacrifice, and decisiveness.

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New Career Path? Look Over Your Shoulder.

Are you happy with your career?  Are you working or have you been laid off?  I don’t know if it is the down-turn in the economy or the fact that many baby boomers are not retiring as early as they planned, but I hear from…

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