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  • Day Jobs for Writers: Communications and Editing July 24, 2019
    For this series about day jobs for writers, I interviewed Stel Pavlou. Stel is the author of the Daniel Coldstar series of books, described by Harper Collins as “gritty and fun science fiction fantasy.” What type of books do you write? I write middle-grade science fiction now, though I have written adult techno-thrillers in the […]

    Janet Scarborough Civitelli, Ph.D.

  • Day Jobs for Writers: Customer Service and Fraud Risk Analysis July 1, 2019
    Part 2 in this series: Day Jobs for Writers: Communications and Editing   The post Day Jobs for Writers: Customer Service and Fraud Risk Analysis appeared first on VocationVillage.com.

    Janet Scarborough Civitelli, Ph.D.

  • How to Make Money as an Online Tutor May 1, 2019
    Today’s interview is with Joanne Kaminski, an expert about how to make money as an online tutor. Online tutoring is a great work-from-home business to launch and run because the startup cost is low and the demand for services is high. I asked Joanne the questions that I think most aspiring online tutors would most […]

    Janet Scarborough Civitelli, Ph.D.

  • How to Delegate March 30, 2019
    Learning how to delegate effectively is one of the first tasks for any new manager. While delegation is an important leadership skill, the psychology of delegation is challenging for many people. Here are some of the most common reasons for delegation failures and suggested solutions. You prefer the individual contributor role. When a new manager […]

    Janet Scarborough Civitelli, Ph.D.

  • How to Land a Job March 12, 2019
    If you are a job seeker who has applied to a lot of jobs without success, you might wonder about the best strategies about how to land a job. Thanks to SilkRoad, a consulting company that specializes in onboarding new employees, we have lots of data to answer that question. Every year, SilkRoad publishes a […]

    Janet Scarborough Civitelli, Ph.D.

  • 10 Lessons About Creativity From a Neuroscientist and a Composer January 25, 2019
    Recently I read The Runaway Species: How Human Creativity Remakes the World. Here are 10 lessons about creativity from the authors, a neuroscientist (David Eagleman) and a composer (Anthony Brandt): 1. Of all the species, humans are unique in their inventiveness and drive for novelty. While we do have some preferences for the predictable and […]

    Janet Scarborough Civitelli, Ph.D.

  • What Does Science Say About New Year’s Resolutions? December 31, 2018
    I almost didn’t write this blog post because it is such a cliché for psychologists to write about New Year’s resolutions. However, my curiosity won out because I wanted to know what science says about New Year’s resolutions because there are so many articles claiming to offer good advice but providing no credible sources for […]

    Janet Scarborough Civitelli, Ph.D.

  • How to Find Software Industry Jobs in Seattle December 19, 2018
    Dear Dr. Civitelli, I am a software development manager in New York City. My career is going well but I don’t think NYC is the place for me, long-term. I recently visited Seattle, WA, and I fell in love with it. Seattle is beautiful! If I wanted to move there, could you tell me how […]

    Janet Scarborough Civitelli, Ph.D.

  • Anti-Ageism Job Search Success Stories November 25, 2018
    Ageism is one of the most frustrating challenges for job seekers age 50+ (or younger in many industries) so I started collecting anti-ageism success stories so that job seekers could study real-life examples of people who launched or continued careers when they were older. The employers are all named to give credit but the job […]

    Janet Scarborough Civitelli, Ph.D.

  • Job Search Tips for Age 50+: Tech Job Search Success Story November 9, 2018
    Today’s interview is with job search success story Jeff Shaevel. I met Jeff in Austin Digital Jobs. He shared his story as a 58-year-old job seeker and he impressed me so much, I wanted to know all the details. He graciously agreed to share his philosophy and advice about how to navigate a successful job […]

    Janet Scarborough Civitelli, Ph.D.

RSS Resume & Employment Tips from Recruiter.com

  • Companies Have a Responsibility to End Sexual Harassment. Here's How They Can Do It. August 16, 2019
    Shining a spotlight into the dark, hidden corners of a social problem will help us eliminate it, which is why movements like #MeToo can be so beneficial and exhilarating. However, the fact these movements exist in the first place can also be disheartening, particularly as we grapple with the overwhelming scope of sexual harassment in […]
  • Introducing 'Summer Cleaning': A New Reason to Update Your Employee Handbook August 16, 2019
    Everyone is familiar with the concept of spring cleaning; maybe you even organized a few closets or cleaned behind your refrigerator last season. Those chores are good for your home, but did your spring cleaning efforts benefit your organization? Probably not. That's why we'd like to introduce the concept of "summer cleaning." Its purpose? To remind […]
  • So You Didn't Get the Job — but Every Failure Has a Silver Lining August 16, 2019
    Article by Gemma Hartley Over the past month, I interviewed three times for a job I was sure I would get. It felt, from the moment I heard about it, as if it were tailored specifically for my qualifications. It was the perfect match for both my skills and passion, and each step forward I took […]
  • Sell the Version of Yourself That Gets What You Deserve: 5 Tips August 16, 2019
    It's hard not to get angry when you're passed over for a promotion that goes to someone with less experience. Your head probably explodes a little bit every time someone interrupts you while you're making an important point during a staff meeting — especially if that same person does it again and again, as if […]
  • Unnecessary Work: 12 Things Your Resume Doesn't Need August 16, 2019
    Welcome to Recruiter QA, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers! Today's Question: What aspect of a resume do you find least useful? What would you prefer candidates do instead? The answers below are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an ...
  • Reshaping Leadership: The Future of Work Demands Complementary Leadership Models August 15, 2019
    Strong leaders have always been essential to guiding organizations through periods of growth and transition, but today they are increasingly challenged to make the right decisions to drive business performance. Issues like digitalization, managing employee expectations, environmental sustainability, and diversity and inclusion efforts now demand leaders' attention, but facing these fundamental organizational developments often requires […]
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