September, 2016

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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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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“He who truly knows has no occasion to shout.” ” – Leonardo da Vinci. 2016 Alan L. Sklover. Thought for the Week

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Workplace Negotiating Insight: Always Bear in Mind Who Called Who?

Sklover Working Wisdom

Always Bear in Mind: “ Who Called Who? ”. Imagine that someone called you, and offered to buy your house, and you said, “Well, then, make me an offer.”

We’re pleased to offer another new “Model Letter”:

Sklover Working Wisdom

The coming arrival of a “little one” requires a good amount of planning and preparation. When should you give notice of pregnancy? What should you say?

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Always and never are two words you should. always remember never to use.” ” – Wendell Johnson. Always is a long, long, long time. Sklover.

Growing Business Need Funding? Think “S.L.I.C.E.”

Sklover Working Wisdom

“In capitalism, if you don’t have the capital, you can’t get the ism.”. – Unknown. ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : Actually, I’ve assisted in numerous case histories on this issue. So many of my clients have, sooner or later, earlier or later in life, decided to leave the world of employment and go out on their own into one sort of business or another.

Is it RIGHT to do THAT? Ethics Clarified by Six Questions

Sklover Working Wisdom

“f you don’t want anyone to know what you are doing, just don’t do it.”. – Yiddish Proverb. ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : Amy, a friend of many years, called my office one day, asking if she might speak with me confidentially. And she didn’t want to speak on the telephone. So we agreed to meet in a coffee shop the next day. She didn’t know what to do.

Pregnant? When, How, and What to Tell Your Boss

Sklover Working Wisdom

“ It’s a great thing about being pregnant –. You don’t need excuses to pee or to eat.”. – Angelina Jolie. ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : I must admit – being a man – that I have no direct “personal” experience with pregnancy. And, too, I am an employer, and have been told by more than one female employee that she is pregnant. How should you do so?

RIP the Resume with Torin Ellis

Competitive Resumes

It’s time to get your resume strategy ready for your graduate job search or your next opportunity. Need some guidance? I got you! Let’s discuss.

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The Elements of Good Grammar for Your Career

Competitive Resumes

Some career organizations are celebrating, “ International Update Your Resume Month,” and good grammar is essential for your career.

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What Kind of Lawyer Should I Hire For My Job Problem?

Evil HR Lady

I get a lot of questions where the answer is, “you need to speak with an attorney.” So, you’ll have to pay up. Same thing, right?

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6 Ways to Boost Your Confidence Before Going to Work

Ms. Career Girl

The post 6 Ways to Boost Your Confidence Before Going to Work appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Let’s face it. Define Your Purpose for Waking Up.

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Make Your Career As Resilient As Your Body

Competitive Resumes

Your career needs your attention as your body does. took away life to change perspectives of what the body can endure and what can break it down.

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5 Things to Avoid When Negotiating for a Pay Rise

Position Ignition

This not only includes doing the right things but also avoiding actions and strategies that will weaken your case. Salary Negotiation

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How To Get Your Resume Ignored

Ms. Career Girl

The post How To Get Your Resume Ignored appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The end  results should get your resume noticed. General Sloppiness.

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Oops! I Forgot to Check My Email All Day. Spoiler Alert: No One Died

Evil HR Lady

Through a variety of circumstances, I ended up accidentally not checking any of my email accounts for an entire day. The post Oops!

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No Motivation to Work? Let’s Get Motivated!

Jobacle

Having no motivation to work is one of the biggest issues that the average worker might have to tackle in their career. It […].

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Creepy New Badges that Monitor Your Conversations and Phone Calls in the Bathroom

Evil HR Lady

This is something I shouldn’t need to say, but hang up before you go into the bathroom. Really, your conversation can wait 5 minutes.

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Should You Quit Your Job When You Feel Your Company Is Unethical?

Evil HR Lady

In a letter posted on Robyn O’Brien’s website, Rudnicki explains her reasoning for quitting her job.

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4 Things Everyone Forgets to Put on Their Resume

Cube Rules

Knowing what to put on your resume can be difficult. Here are 4 things everyone forgets […]. Job Search

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How to Stay Positive in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

10 tips to conquer negative thoughts and keep moving forward. Job search can wreak havoc with your emotional state and self-esteem. Good advice.

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10 Things Productive People Do Before 10 a.m.

Ms. Career Girl

The post 10 Things Productive People Do Before 10 a.m. appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Not a morning person? You might want to reconsider. Now what?

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9 Tips to Finding a Fulfilling Career

Position Ignition

Career Change & Exploration Videos

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Labor Day Faves, Trends, And More

Ms. Career Girl

The post Labor Day Faves, Trends, And More appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Labor Day. Here are the results. Refreshing. Career Girl.

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7 Steps to Achieving Your Career Goals

Career Alley

But no matter what your dreams are, it's never too late to make changes to your approach to your career and get a fresh start on your goals. Career advice goals

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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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5 Practical Ways to Stay Connected to Your Network

Position Ignition

It’s vital that we understand why staying connected is important. Staying connected is not just about when you need help. Networking

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Handling Haters and Critics At Work

Ms. Career Girl

The post Handling Haters and Critics At Work appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. See if you can identify any of these in your workplace. Career Girl.

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Why Professional Development Should Be A Priority

Ms. Career Girl

The post Why Professional Development Should Be A Priority appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Now comes the real work. The world is changing every day.

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How to Take Effective Minutes in Meetings

Position Ignition

Taking minutes in meetings and knowing how to do is a really important skill. Here's an infographic and overview of how to do this effectively

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ARE YOU BEING MENTORED INTO A CORNER?

Ms. Career Girl

The post ARE YOU BEING MENTORED INTO A CORNER? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Now, women are being mentored like never before. Mentors. Sponsors.

I Can't Stop Changing My Mind. How Do You Know Which Path Is The Right One?

Career Shifters

Sara thought she'd found her ideal career, but the glow faded fast; she's bored, frustrated, and fed up. What's your career history and current role?

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Do You Tell People Your Pronouns?

Evil HR Lady

Really. It’s not necessary. To read more click here: Vanderbilt’s Pronoun Policy Should Not Come to Your Office.

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8 Essential Items to Take to Your Interview

The Undercover Recruiter

By now we all know that preparation is key if you want to succeed at interview stage. When View Article. Essential Items to Take to Your Interview.

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7 Human Resources Competencies For the Modern HR Professional

Blogging4jobs

This article is part of a series discussing the different competencies needed to be successful within the human resources profession. Collaborator. 

Getting Uncomfortable in HR: Adapting to our Changing World

Blogging4jobs

We hear it a lot: the world of work is changing. HR practitioners in knowledge-based workplaces need to respond accordingly.

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By: Georgia Kaye

Careers Done Write

[…] events and books in addition to her blog posts in order to maximize her audience reach.    Careers Done Write Aiming to provide, “tips for interviewing, networking, job search strategies and how to create a […

New Law in MA: No Asking About Salary

Evil HR Lady

Everyone is talking about this. In fact, I’ve talked about it before.

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Gadgets Work-From-Home People Need

Evil HR Lady

I’ve worked from home for a long time. The post Gadgets Work-From-Home People Need appeared first on Evil HR Lady

Gender Pay Gap, Who is Hiring, and Use This Instagram Feature

Competitive Resumes

Short ditties on gender pay gap, and why you should use Instagram Stories to stand out to employers instead of Snapchat! From QZ.com . Own it!