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Job search help through free automated cover letter and resume accounts

job search help

Let professional recruiters help you find a job with the latest automated tool

Leveling the playing field for the unemployed with free job search tools

Today I want to offer free job search help. If you were recently laid off or know someone who was laid off, I feel for you. It isn’t your fault and we don’t have any control over these circumstances.

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Working from home, managing your manager remotely, and Covid-19

working from home

Working from home

Working from home

Covid-19 has many employees working from home. Because this is a new practice for many, I wanted to share some best practices to ensure success as you work from home.

Working from home isn’t anything new. Folks have been working from home successfully since the dawn of time.

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Scripts for providing feedback to your manager

script for providing feedback

Providing feedback should be approached as a favor given, not an accusation

Scripts for providing feedback

This is the third in a series on the topic of giving feedback to your manager. For most of us, this can be an intimidating conversation because no one wants to upset the person who has influence over their career.

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Take the initiative and have a tough conversation with your manager

Tough conversation

Your team members fly is open. Does that have to be a tough conversation?

The tough conversation doesn’t have to be tough

Last week we discussed why your manager might be difficult to work with. This week’s topic was supposed to discuss scripts to use, but I realized I missed a step prior to the conversation.

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What did I do to my incompetent manager to deserve this?

I have an incompetent manager

Your manager sucks. We have all worked for them. Maybe someone in positional power is an ass and could benefit from feedback for improvement. You may feel your incompetent manager shouldn’t have their role.  We have all thought it at one point in our career and this is OK.

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Why your budget request will cause you to fail

Budget request

You know she is asking for what she really wants!

Budget request

Ever put together a budget request for a special project? When you are working on a project that requires employee hours or financial resources, is your budget request on point? One of the most common career mistakes a person can make is not asking for enough.

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Career Tracker, HRNasty launches a Resume Builder and Job Offer Calculator

Career Tracker

Career Tracker, the next step in your job search

Listen to Career Tracker roar. HRNasty is quiet no more

Big news on the HRNasty front. I am proud to announce that I am a co-founder of a new product/software service called Career Tracker.  Career Tracker is a web application that seeks to level the playing for job seekers in several ways:

  • Our professional resume builder helps you build customized resumes tailored to your career stage and even specific job postings in 15 minutes,
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How to pitch new ideas in the corporate world and your personal life

pitch new ideas

Are you getting all of your new ideas launched and executed?

How do you present new ideas at work?

Have you ever pitched an idea to our boss and run into a brick wall? Was your idea shot full of holes or dismissed? Today I provide insight into why some new ideas get off the ground and others die on the vine.

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Getting over the fear of providing employee feedback

employee feedback

This guy has no fear of providing employee feedback for improvement (and a little something extra)

Employee feedback is hard

As a manager, one of the most common, anxiety causing moments is when we need to provide “ employee feedback” for improvement.  No one wants to tell a colleague they are doing something wrong.

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Why you should never say, “I can do this job” in an interview

Don’t mention that you can do the job in an interview!

The most common phrase in an interview

that candidates share with their interviewer is, “I can do this job”. Believe it or not, this is a phrase you want to avoid in your interviews. This is one of the last phrases you want to share with your interviewer and we will provide a number of reasons why this is the case.

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