Posts Tagged ‘skills’

Video Friday: There is no scapegoat for change

April 21st, 2011

Everyone needs a laugh on Friday. And in honor of some visitors to my home, I decided to post this video for Video Friday:

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5 You May Have Missed – Women in the Workforce

January 13th, 2011

No matter how you slice it, women face more challenges in the workplace.  Even though women edged ahead of men in the last year making up the greater part of the labor market by a hair, they still make around $.80 cents for each dollar earned by a man.  This week we look at some reasons why, and some suggestions how to better position yourself if you are a women in the workforce.

Despite making up a greater part of the workforce, Ms. Magazine finds Economic Recovery? Not So Much for Women.

The Business Career Development Blog explores Why Women Need a Sponsor for Career Development.

This is a good precursor to a recent Harvard Business Review article on When Female Networks Aren’t Enough.

And the Wall Street Journal weighs in on Advice for Women on Developing a Leadership Style.

And CNN offers 8 ways women can get ahead in the workplace.

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Video Friday – Best Careers 2011

January 7th, 2011

You may not be aware of it, but US News has an extensive Careers section.  They recently pulled together a list of the 50 best careers.  The short video below talks about how they did their research and what they found to be the best careers of 2011.

Check out the Best Careers section of their website.  What career path do you think is the right one for you?

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5 You May Have Missed – Looking Forward 2011 is HERE!

January 5th, 2011

What a difference a week makes.

Last week we were looking back and here it is 2011.

Time to get our act in gear.

Here’s 5 blog articles you may have missed to help hit the ground running in 2011

Making Great Goals for 2011 via My Footpath

A recent poll by Manpower revealed that 84% of Workers Plan to Look for a New Job in 2011 this is reported by CNN.

Avoid these 10 Resume Blunders and Land That Job in 2011 via CareerCopilot.com

3 Bold and Creative Resume Strategies to Implement in the New Year by Great Resumes Fast

6 New Year’s Resolutions for Job Seekers via USNews Money

Get your year off to a good start!  Join Hire Friday Chat on Twitter this Friday from Noon to 1pm EST.  Sign into your Tweetchat using your twitter ID and enter the hashtag #hfchat.  It will be a great opportunity to learn about Resume writing and Resume writers.

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Video Friday – New Year’s Wish

December 31st, 2010

Here’s hoping you get picked in the New Year!

Tell us what you are going to do to stand out from the crowd…

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