Employment Tips

Employment Tips From Around the Web

RSS Tips from VocationVillage.com

  • How to Get Credit at Work September 25, 2019
    What should you do if your work accomplishments go unnoticed or unrewarded or worse yet, credited to someone else? Here are recommendations about how to get credit at work: Document everything. Your co-workers and boss are busy with their own work and won’t specifically notice what you are doing unless you tell them. In many […]

    Janet Scarborough Civitelli, Ph.D.

  • Where to Meet People in the Austin Tech Scene August 28, 2019
    If you work in Austin tech or wish you did, it is a smart career strategy to leave the office sometimes and meet people in the Austin tech scene. Here are some of the Austin tech events and organizations to explore: Austin Digital Jobs – A group with 40,000 members dedicated to retaining talent in […]

    Janet Scarborough Civitelli, Ph.D.

  • 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.

RSS Resume & Employment Tips from Recruiter.com

  • Have a Plan, But Keep It Flexible: Thriving Professionally After a Medical Diagnosis October 15, 2019
    When someone is diagnosed with a serious health condition, it impacts several important areas of their life, including work. A person may start to wonder: - How do I balance work and medical treatment? - What can I expect from my employer? - What are my legal rights? - What do other people do in […]
  • Get to Know Alexa — Before She Takes Your Job October 15, 2019
    Alexa sits on my counter. Officially, the product itself (a "smart speaker") is known as Amazon Echo. Echo connects to Alexa, a "cloud-based voice service," according to Amazon. Amazon named her "Alexa" after the Great Library of Alexandria in Alexandria, Egypt, one of the most important libraries of the ancient world, a font of knowledge […]
  • More Than Experience or Education, Employers Want Candidates With Potential October 14, 2019
    Recently, I interviewed a potential new hire for our tech department. This engineer wasn't familiar with PHP, one of the primary languages used to build our company's technology, but that wasn't necessarily a concern. Our chief technology officer, Michael Henderson, and I agree that the right candidate can always learn PHP on the job. There […]
  • Hook, Line, and Sign 'em: How to Appeal to the Modern Workforce October 14, 2019
    The modern workforce is dominated by millennials and Generation Z. While these two generations do have their differences, together they make up one population that has changed the world of work — and especially how we attract and retain talent. In light of today's tight labor market, and at the dictate of this modern workforce, […]
  • 5 Effective Ways to Keep Your Team Happy October 14, 2019
    Work is a big part of our lives. In fact, many of us probably see our colleagues more than we see our own families over the course of an average week. It makes sense, then, that employees want to feel respected in the workplace and to truly enjoy their jobs. If you're going to spend so […]
  • Distractions Are Your Enemy: 5 Tips to Win at Working Remotely October 11, 2019
    Remote work seems to be all the rage, with some 70 percent of professionals working from home at least once a week. Similarly, 77 percent of people report working more productively when they work from home, and 68 percent of millennials say they would consider ...
0
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!