5 Steps to Take After You Get Turned Down for a Raise
by Melody Wilding - Jul, 2016
It’s time for your annual review, and you’re gunning for a raise. You enter the meeting with your boss armed with a list of reasons why you deserve a salary bump—including the extra responsibilities you’ve taken on since a more senior colleague left the company, the major project you spearheaded last month, and the consistent positive feedback you’ve received from your clients, peers, managers, and direct reports over the past...
 
  Create a Gig Economy Culture In an Organization to Attract and Retain Millennial Talent
by Caroline Dowd-Higgins - Jul, 2016
During a recent Uber ride in Chicago my forty-something aged driver enthusiastically shared why he loves his contract work career. He creates his own hours, has total flexibility, and can control how he earns money based on how much he works. The “Gig Economy” represents those who make their living in a non-traditional way. They are not limited to a classic 9-5 work scenario and have more control in how they pursue work on a f...
 
  Experience Trumps Stuff: Even Old-School Companies Can Freshen Up With This On-Trend Strategy
by Lindsey Pollak - Jul, 2016
You’ve heard me talk a lot about how experience is everything to millennials, and in today’s environment unique experiences are the ultimate currency. In fact, three-quarters of today’s millennials would choose to spend their money on an experience rather than buying something, according to a study by Eventbrite and Harris. That’s why I encourage employers to offer their employees as many experiences as they can, whether it...
 
  How to Be Concise In Job Interviews
by Thea Kelley - Jul, 2016
Long, rambling answers - padded with repetition and irrelevant information - don't win job interviews. If the interviewer is bored, they won't remember you afterwards. Or they might remember you as "the last person I want to listen to in staff meetings!" We all know it's better to answer interview questions concisely. Easier said than done. How do you do it? Edit your interview answers. To avoid verbal wandering, plan...
 
  4 Disruptive Forces Poised to Change Your Business
by Alexandra Levit - Jul, 2016
A new book by McKinsey and Company outlines four major forces that will transform the world of the mid 21st century. A disruptive force is one that causes a major change in the fabric of an industry or society. Consulting firm McKinsey and Company believes that globalization, technological change, aging population, and trade connectivity will profoundly affect business and the economy. As they gain strength, they feed on, i...
 
  Major Mistakes That DIY Resume Writers Make
by Robin Schlinger - Jul, 2016
One of the qualifications for a professional resume writer is a love of English and knowledge about how to put words together to make a good impression. Sometimes I am baffled by the mistakes I see in do-it-yourself resumes, but the following DIY mistakes are common and easy to catch if you look for them: • Numbers: The first DIY resume writer listed all his jobs in reverse chronological order. Good so far. But when he put...
 
  Improving Your Impact
by Sara Canaday - Jul, 2016
If you’re like most people, you’ve probably seen some of the reality-show talent competitions… The Voice…Top Chef…So You Think You Can Dance. The hopeful contestants perform and wait anxiously for response from the judges and the audience. They crave that instant feedback, applying it to make improvements and compete at a higher level. So why don’t more people apply this principle in business? If we want to move ahead in ou...
 
  Outplacement's Clever Bargain
by Paul Freiberger - Jul, 2016
The provision of outplacement services can make a big difference to a company's bottom line. The truth of that statement may not be obvious at first, but it follows logically from the proposition that one hallmark of a successful company is its highly engaged workforce. Study after study has confirmed that employee engagement is critical to profitability, and providing quality outplacement services is a proven way to signif...
 
  Year Half Gone - What Does Your Career Progress Look Like?
by Georgia Adamson - Jul, 2016
So the year is half gone, which means it’s time to take stock of your career progress. Where did you start from at the beginning of the year, and where are you now? If you’re not happy with the answer to that question, you might need to take a new approach. Your Goal: Professional Growth No one progresses by standing still. You probably started the year with a goal to grow as a professional and maybe advance to a higher...
 
  How to Create A Resume that Shows You Have the Right Experience
by Jessica Holbrook Hernandez - Jul, 2016
So, you have a great resume that showcases all your achievements and your educational background. But is it relevant to the position you are applying for? Relevance simply means a connection between who you are, what you want, what the position you are applying for is, and what the company offering the position wants. Is Your Resume Relevant? If you have the experience asked for by the company, and you have shown it o...
 
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