It makes sense to include an employment service like AppleOne in your career planning. They are experts in the local employment market, and they have the connections you need with local companies. Plus, their services are completely free to the job seeker, so your only investment is time. Your time is valuable though, so… Read More Before You Meet With a Recruiter, Read This
Breaking into the human resources is becoming increasingly onerous. Just ask any forthright HR professional and they will tell you. In this VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) world, it is much harder than most people think it is to land a job in the HR as well as keep it. Unfortunately, many HR newbies found… Read More So You Wanna Work in HR?
You’re sitting at your desk checking email then a meeting invite hits your box. “Oh no! I have a ton of things to do today. My boss wants this report by nine o’clock…. I have a conference call to prepare for by 1pm. There’s absolutely no way I can attend this meeting. Wait a minute… What’s on the agenda?… Read More 15 Etiquette Rules for Business Meetings that You Need to Know
Managers and HR professionals have to be well equipped to tackle the good, the bad, and the ugly. At times, this can present awkward situations not only for us, but also for the employee(s). Embarrassing personal issues such as poor hygiene, bad breath, and body odor are difficult conversations that most people dread having with others. Although… Read More You Smell: Who Said That?!
Although the caps were tossed in the air months ago, you’re still undecided about where to go to college. Do I stay close to home, go to a prestigious college or university, or take a gap year? Whatever the case, don’t fret. There is still enough time to choose a college. Besides, it’s never to late… Read More Did Your College Make Forbes List of America’s Top Colleges?
If you had the chance to ask a highly successful human resources professional for career advice would you? Well, you don’t even have to ask. It’s available free online. The founder of Success in HR, Alan Collins, recently shared 8 tips for excelling in HR on his website. 8 Tips for Excelling in HR Make Yourself… Read More 8 Tips for Excelling in HR
This short romantic comedy that I watched this weekend really got my noggin to thinking about statistics, the numbers that matter. In What’s Your Number? Ally Darling (played by Anna Faris) reads a warning in a women’s magazine that suggests that 96 percent of women that have more than 20 lovers are unlikely to find a husband. She also seemed… Read More What’s Your Number?
Imagine that your dream career position posts online. You research it only to discover that it barely pays a little more than minimum wage. Nonetheless, you’ve been waiting for a opportunity like this for a very long time. Since there are not many HR openings in your area, as compared to surrounding states, you must quickly decide. What are… Read More You Need a Side Hustle!
A successful human resources career for most is not fast-tracked straight up the corporate ladder. In many cases, the HR career path shifts in many directions (up, down, lateral, in, out and so forth). Unfortunately, some HR pros and hiring authorities simply do not understand this, as they only seek to hire the “perfect” candidate, the one that… Read More How To Break Through the Wall to Get In HR
Working in Human Resources definitely hinges on talking to people well. We learn not only the importance of getting out and talking with people, but also to actively listening to have a meaningful conversations. Believe it or not, most of us don’t converse very well at all. In an insightful TED talk, Celeste Headlee shares 10 rules that make for… Read More How to Have Good Conversations