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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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Here Are The Top 5 Reasons You Need To Know To Encourage Female Mentors

Do you feel that mentoring is crucial to career success? I do. My career has been enhanced and advanced thanks to the mentoring I received. Developing new knowledge, skills, and attitudes is easier when a mentor shows you the way. However, although my mentors were phenomenal in so many ways, I also felt a disconnect-all of my mentors were men. I was mentored from a male perspective of playing by the rules. And while these men embraced workplace parity and wanted to see their employees thrive, I lacked the opportunity to learn from, and be mentored by women who had achieved success in their careers by changing the rules.
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Here Are 5 Of The Best Tips That Will Make You Love Going Back To Work As A New Mom

Since the birth of your new bundle of joy, you’ve been going through a parent’s version of rigorous, survival training. Click To Tweet In a short period, you are subjected to a mixture of strenuous physical demands, mental-strengthening drills, and unavoidable sleep-deprivation as you work to develop a routine. If that’s not challenging enough, within a matter of weeks, you are expected to have conquered the new-mommy landscape, and morph into a high-performing, working mother without missing a beat.

Although an unreasonable expectation, ask any new mom and they will tell you, absurd or not, it’s still the expectation. It’s the basis for the stigma surrounding new moms in the workplace. When I use the term “stigma”, I mean the perception that working moms are too distracted to do their jobs, as well as they did before the miracle of birth. Click To Tweet Continue reading

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 How To Be More Aware Of The Superior Value Of Neurodiversity In The Workplace

Expert Insights From Neuroscience:

A diverse workplace is one that honors all that we bring to it as people. Click To Tweet It sees difference as a source of strength and heterogeneity as a value rather than a challenge to be overcome, and is amongst the most progressive recruitment strategies. Continue reading

This Is What Happens When Recruiters Make Inclusion Mistakes (And How To Avoid It)

One of the challenges of being an introvert is that practices of professional recruiters can feel oriented to more extroverted ways. Here are some strategies for being inclusive of both introverts and extroverts during the employee hiring process for the best outcomes for both the organization and applicant.

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Here Are The Best 10 Ways To Be Sure A Potential Employer Is The Right Fit For You

If you want to be a smarter jobseeker, it’s time to turn the tables during the hiring process! Click To Tweet

If you are going to a job interview or expect to be presented with a job offer from a company, guess what? Part of today’s hiring practices for recruiting candidates include researching you via Google, and your Social Media accounts. They want to make sure that they’re hiring good employees.

But who says that the company to which you are applying is right for you?

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This Is The Best Advice On How To Make You A Better CEO: Chief EXECUTION Officer

We are in an exciting time of disruptive change. Now, more than ever before, human resources professionals lead the way with a need for exceptional service within organizations and fulfilling important roles that benefit everyone. As business leaders and recruitment strategies decision makers, we know we don’t have time to do everything; we only have time to do what matters.

What matters most to your organization? What actually matters to your employees?

To continue offering exceptional support to our business, serving our organization and focusing on strategy, we need a constant mindset of execution.  It’s easy to be busy; busy is not productive. We can no longer abide by the rules of “time management”. The old way of managing time doesn’t work. We must begin paying attention to what matters most. Continue reading

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