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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.” ” – The Dalai Lama. But to do that, first I had to tolerate their conduct.

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7 Common Myths About Workplace Romances

Ms. Career Girl

The post 7 Common Myths About Workplace Romances appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. wait for it. romance. Unfortunately, this is not the case.

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Exempt? Earning Less than $47,476? Your Life Is About To Flip Upside Down

Evil HR Lady

Everybody likes overtime pay, and starting December 1, about 5 million more people will be eligible for overtime. Yay!!! The post Exempt?

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Spit That Out: Going Green and Staying Sane

Ms. Career Girl

The post Spit That Out: Going Green and Staying Sane appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Paige Wolf. Her bio follows.

From Corporate Suits to Cotton Pyjamas

Career Shifters

"I'd become become disillusioned with the corporate work environment. knew I needed to make the jump." Now, Becky Lupton is awake and working at 2 a.m.,

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our horrible HR manager tells lies, is rude and petty, and won’t do her job

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m in upper management at a growing company. Until two years ago, each executive had the HR responsibilities for their own department. But we became large enough to merit a full-time HR manager. We found someone with decades of experience, but she had moved jobs every two years. At first, we were all thrilled with her.

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How to Establish Yourself as an Asset, Not Just an Employee

Cube Rules

In a recovering economy, businesses today are very careful with their biggest expense: people. Job Skills job success

How to Stop Money From Consuming You

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Stop Money From Consuming You appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. That’s not always a bad thing. journal. Image credit: Joy   Money.

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Client Got a Fee in Their Bonnet About Agency Prices?

The Undercover Recruiter

Now, clients. View Article. Client Got a Fee in Their Bonnet About Agency Prices? Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

Bill Nye Says Robots Aren’t Going to Kill Us, But They Still Might Kill Our Jobs

Blogging4jobs

In a new Big Think video Bill Nye addresses the coming robot apocalypse. Is it going to be more Terminator 2 or more Wall-E ? Unlikely.

Will Algorithms Ultimately Write Coaching Scripts for Managers?

HR Capitalist

There's a lot of talk about AI, robots and algorithms ultimately replacing people in some, if not all, of the jobs we know and love. The good news?

4 Tricks For Getting Awesome Letters Of Recommendation

Career Realism

4 Tricks For Getting Awesome Letters Of Recommendation. Work It Daily. Related: 3 Persuasive Ways To Use LinkedIn Recommendations. So, go ahead.

coworkers are flooding me with basic questions that they shouldn’t need help with

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m the head of IT for a company of just over 100 people. I’ve been at this company for three years. When I started, the company was about a third of our current size. And frankly, lots of the questions I get each day are stupid. These aren’t stupid people, either — they’re all highly intelligent. Also: 1.

How to Use Redundancy to Your Advantage

The Undercover Recruiter

Being made redundant is often a challenging time and can come as a huge shock. View Article. How to Use Redundancy to Your Advantage.

7 Books for the New Business Leader to Add to Their Reading List

Blogging4jobs

Something I’ve always done whenever I have taken a new job or consulting gig has been to immerse myself in books. Click here to see book. .

AGEISM: Sharing This Article Only Adds To Age Bias, My Old, Misguided Friends.

HR Capitalist

OK, my over 40 friends, it's call out time. Remember that I'm over 40, so I send this message out of love, not hate.  . You loved it. You're over 40.

8 Steps to Creating Your Non Executive Director Profile

Position Ignition

Non Executive Director roles are interesting for us because we cannot qualify for them until we are well down our career track.

my coworkers keep asking me out

Ask A Manager

is that even a thing?) training. wouldn’t think that what I’ve been dealing with was legally actionable as harassment (I am a lawyer!), but it’s annoying and I think some sort of training or something might be able to stamp it out. Some of them were my supervisors. And furious about it. Head over there to read it.

3 Things Your LinkedIn Summary MUST Say

Career Realism

3 Things Your LinkedIn Summary MUST Say. Work It Daily. Related:  5 Tips For Upping Your LinkedIn Game. Say who you are. Say what you do. Own it.

Can Virtual Reality Training Close the Gender Wage Gap?

Blogging4jobs

Virtual reality has great potential as a training tool. Tool to Close the Gap. The software created by Variable works with the Samsung Gear VR headset.

how do you get experience if all the jobs require you to already have experience?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’ve been working on applying for jobs in a different career track. My educational background is in English and writing (including technical writing). used to teach writing at the college level, and now I want to be a technical writer. Every job posting I see requires at least three years of experience in technical writing.

9 Ways Your Insecurities Are Hurting Your Interview

Career Realism

9 Ways Your Insecurities Are Hurting Your Interview. Work It Daily. Everyone has insecurities. Everyone has something about which they feel insecure.

Career News: Dreadlocks, The Racial Pay Gap, and Why Would Your Job Search Self-Destruct?

Competitive Resumes

First things first, I always find things that shouldn’t obstruct the job search. The Federal U.S. One example is the U.S. Staying power.

How happy employees can lead to a happy company

Cube Rules

Personally, I’m leery of “happy employees” lead to “happy companies.” Personally, […]. Job Performance

How to Create a Pinterest Worthy Office

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Create a Pinterest Worthy Office appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. girl boss *needs* a girl boss worthy office. Update Your Furniture.

my new coworker is my childhood bully, getting people stop with replying-all, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. 1. My new coworker is my childhood bully. recently started a new job. colleague, who has an unusual name, was a childhood playmate turned middle school bully of mine. Until now, I have not had contact with this individual since that time and have worked hard to sever ties with a painful past.

10 Sales Career Truths Depicted in Tweets

The Undercover Recruiter

Working in any sales role is a massive roller coaster full of really high highs and even lower lows. View Article.

How to Encourage Your Employees to Be Genuine

Career Trend

The topic of authenticity in the workplace is nothing new. Culture Employee Engagement company culture Corporate Culture

Are You Old? Like, Really Old? Like, 35?

Evil HR Lady

Everyone knows that only young people are good at tech jobs. One man decided to start a job board for “ old geeks.” The post Are You Old?

Don’t Just Be A Boss – Be A Leader

Ms. Career Girl

The post Don’t Just Be A Boss – Be A Leader appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Boss and leader are just synonyms, right? But practically ?

hugging at work: okay or not okay?

Ask A Manager

You’re greeting a colleague you haven’t seen in a while, or ending a meeting with a client. Do you enthusiastically open your arms for a hug? Do you wait awkwardly to see if she initiates a hug first? Shrink back in the hopes that you won’t get hugged? Default Default to a handshake? At U.S. You can read it here. workplace practices

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Cover Letter 101: Targeting Your Executive Cover Letter

Professional Resume Services

Professional Resume Services can help you craft excellent and effective cover letters for resumes. Utilize Connections. Why Do You Want This Job?

Update Your Resume this Month

Competitive Resumes

This week we will tackle resume for those who are pursuing new opportunities and want to know  the current trends in resume writing. Resume

10 Tips for Acing an Embedded Engineer Interview

Career Alley

Time for that interview, and if you're an Embedded Engineer you know how tough those interviews can be. Career advice Embedded Engineers Interviews

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