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Ladies: This Is How To Make Sure You Get Paid What You’re Worth On The Job

Equal Pay: The Boss Chick’s Checklist

You are a smart, capable, ambitious, and energized woman. Isn’t it a wonderful feeling? However, be forewarned: If you don’t get your new hire compensation correct starting as early as the hiring process, you may import gender inequality into your position, and wind up perpetuating the pay disparity throughout your career. Click To Tweet You may ask, “What’s with the festering, traditional gender norms of male breadwinners, and female caregivers that are still potent and directly influence perception, compensation, and promotions? How does one ensure pay equity with the guy working next to you? What skills will tap into your power and how do you effectively leverage that power, especially when seeking employment?”

Here is my Boss Chick’s Checklist for gender pay equality.
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Announcing The Best 5 Insanely-Easy Ways You Need To Use Twitter To Crush Your Job Search Now

Do you find yourself in transition after many years of working for the same company? 

If you’re anything like me, you looked up one day, and realized that the way we seek employment, especially applying for a job, has changed dramatically from the last time you were in this position.  Today, we need to know things like “keywords”, “personal branding”, and the often dreaded “networking”. But don’t panic!  There are tools at your disposal to make this transition easier, and potentially a lot of fun.
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In Defiance Of Ageism: Right Now This Is The Best Advice On How To Overcome Bias When Applying For A Job

How do you deal with a hiring process that’s more out of date than you could ever be?

Are you a mature job seeker, yet despite your years of experience you are still out of work?

I know exactly how this feels. I recently experienced being out of work for the second time in 4 years, yet I kept going. It can be soul-destroying, but I knew I would get there eventually. And so will you.
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This Is The Most Helpful Way On How To Make You Shine At Your Next Job Interview

How Knowing About Personality Preferences Can Help With Interviews And Networking

There are many ways to prepare yourself for the employee hiring process, or your next networking event. One method that may get overlooked, is knowing more about personality preferences. Assessing your personality preferences can help you sort your natural inclinations into a connected combination that can help you communicate better. This can be extraordinarily helpful when applying for a job, and companies are recruiting candidates and looking to hire top talent. Continue reading

Do You Know The Best 4 Ways To Be Positive When You Lost A Job?

Lead with Intention. Leave with Grace, Dignity, and Integrity. Click To Tweet

Leading with intention, leaving with grace and dignity, all while keeping your integrity intact is easier than you think. Well, maybe not easy, but not difficult either.

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This Is How To Make The Most Of The Right Recruitment Opportunities As An Introvert

Going through the recruitment process as an introvert can be challenging. Here are some practical strategies to make the most of opportunities for jobs or promotions as an introvert.

Traditional Recruitment Practice And Introverts

Key aspects of: Traditional recruitment practices seem to work against everything that’s natural for introverts. Click To Tweet Interviews can be particularly demanding. You talk to a person or panel of people you probably don’t know. You’re focusing on yourself, especially your best points, being as confident and outgoing as you can. Add in the constraints of a limited amount of time into the high-pressure environment of being assessed, and it’s enough to start making excuses not to put yourself in that position. Continue reading

Why Was WorkSearch Created & How Can It Benefit Me?

WorkSearch: Fixing What’s Broken In Job Search

     Have you ever looked for a job using the available online job boards? Have you ever been less than impressed by the results? How about the complete lack of results? We’ve been there. In fact, WorkSearch was created out of the sheer frustration that our CEO had with the way things in job search are conducted. After becoming thoroughly pissed at the system, he vowed to create a new one…and WorkSearch was born. Continue reading