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Evil HR Lady

I want to join the wonderful world of HR because it is just so darn interesting. really think I could be a good HR analyst going into comp and benefits since I have been in consulting for six years and have a lot of financial data analysis, communication, and customer service skills. want to be truthful but maybe the truth will hurt. Well, perhaps.

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HR Roles

Evil HR Lady

First I must say how much I’ve enjoyed your blog – it helped me a lot when I applied for a new job last year. Now (for only the second time in my career) I work for a company that is large enough to actually have an HR department! Could you please give a quick summary of the various HR roles and the differences? Have a problem with an employee?

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Free Job Based CV Templates

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Your CV is your most important document when it comes to looking for a job and career progression. Securing a job and career progression means more career growth and income; in most cases this has a direct impact on your work life happiness and satisfaction. Explore free job based CV templates from Monsters. The ‘Classic’ Work Based CV.

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Book Review: The Three Signs of a Miserable Job | Cube Rules

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Book Review: The Three Signs of a Miserable Job Written by Scot Herrick on May 22, 2008 in Book Reviews 8 Comments - Leave a comment! Results.

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Job Interviews: Answering the ‘Why did you leave your last job’ question if you have been made redundant or taken voluntary redundancy

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Believe it or not, this is a question that, following redundancy, many job applicants stumble around hopelessly with as they struggle. In most cases, they attempt to convince whoever is interviewing them that they actually planned and wanted to leave when in fact they know that redundancy is more complicated than that. It could be true [.].

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Serendipity Saturday May 10, 2008

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Serendipity Saturday May 10, 2008 Written by on May 10, 2008 in Serendipity Saturday 0 Comments - Leave a comment! Results.

FlexJobs

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Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal FlexJobs June 6, 2008 · 12 comments Not too long ago I wrote a rather snarky piece about Finding Telework , prompted mostly by people commenting and sending me emails wanting to know THE place online to find legitimate jobs. The job search feature is not too shabby, either.

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5 Steps to Smarter Career Exploration: Leave No Stones Unturned

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When choosing a career, it’s easy to have a narrow mind about your choices. and the "usual suspects" doctors and lawyers. But wouldn’t you hate missing out on a great career just because you didn't dig deep enough? Don’t be intimidated by massive databases of jobs or giant encyclopedias of career options. Am I interested in starting a business ?

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Dr. John L. Holland, 1919 – 2008

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On November 27, 2008, one of our best known, influential and respected vocational psychologists, Dr. John L. John L. Holland's Theory

Career Management Monday, September 29, 2008

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Career Management Monday, September 29, 2008 Written by Scot Herrick on September 29, 2008 in Cube Rules Commentary 5 Comments - Leave a comment!

Download, Save or Read Free Career eBook From Monster

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Download, save or read free career eBook from Monster. As you know, here at Catherine’s Career Corner, we offer you free straight forward career guidance and self-help that is critical in ensuring that we provide you, our readers with effective career support. Download a free career eBook from Monster. We take great care to ensure that [.].

Your Weekly Status Report will Kill Your Personal Brand | Cube Rules

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Your Weekly Status Report will Kill Your Personal Brand Written by Scot Herrick on May 20, 2008 in Personal Branding 18 Comments - Leave a comment!

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101 Tasks Helping New Managers to Survive | Cube Rules

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101 Tasks Helping New Managers to Survive Written by Scot Herrick on February 20, 2008 in management 3 Comments - Leave a comment! Enjoy.

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The Strangest Vacation Policy I've Ever Seen

Evil HR Lady

We are a very small company and, up until now, haven’t had a need for anything more than a vacation policy. Recently, I have been placed in charge of creating a sick leave policy or PTO policy. My research has lead me to wonder about the legality of our vacation policy. Basically we are given a set number of days off for various years of service.

Why Didn't You Hire Me?

Evil HR Lady

A friend of mine asked me this and since I am not in HR, I wanted to get a professional opinion. She had an interview a few months ago, and a couple of weeks later found out she didn't get the job. Last week she saw that the company is advertising the position again, so she forwarded her resume to them again and said she was still interested. Right?

Are You Sabotaging Your Job Search?

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As a job seeker, are you sabotaging your job search unknowingly? In today’s job market and in view of various recent technological advancements and the rise of online social networking sites, there are more ways than ever for you to sabotage your job search. By Catherine Adenle. From competing with more experienced job seekers to a single [.].

22 Popular Job Interview Questions and Answers

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Job interviews make us nervous. Only few people enjoy job interviews. Even the few are aware that no matter how well you prepare, there’s always a chance that there will be a few awkward question that can catch them out and leave them wondering how well they really did. To To help you prepare for an impending [.]. The post.22 Looking for Work?

World AIDS Day

Telecommuting Journal

They are counseled by “Mentor Mothers&# who have already benefited from m2m. This YouTube video insert was produced by Johnson & Johnson.

Employment Gaps | Hiring Technical People

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Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Your career will be just fine.

Ego Surfing and Your Online Presence Part 1

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Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete! Subscribe via Email Home Bio Contact My latest tweet - Click to follow sons first drum lesson was cool! Ego Surfing and Your Online Presence Part 1 To ego surf means to search the internet for your own name to see what information comes up. Next, add one of the meta-search engines. Thanks!

20 Great Jobs That Don’t Require a University Degree in UK and USA

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What do Sir Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Sir Alan Sugar have in common? Besides being multi-millionaires, none of them have a university degree. What jobs can earn you the most money and require no degree? We reveal all! Journalists £31,256. Journalists are the 20th highest paid workers in the [.]. All about Jobs Well paid jobs

6 Reasons Why You Might Not Get The Job Without a Cover Letter

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Without a cover letter, you’re basically relying on your CV to make a big enough impact that the hiring manager will call you for an interview. Sometimes, that’s asking a lot. The post 6 Reasons Why You Might Not Get The Job Without a Cover Letter appeared first on Catherine's Career Corner. No related posts. All about Jobs Jobs

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More CV Keywords to get you noticed!

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5 Power Words to Make Your CV Get Noticed

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You’ve probably read or heard it before, but it’s worth saying again: Your CV must grab the hiring manager’s attention within the first 10 seconds, or it will likely get tossed. Want to boost your chance of being called in for an interview? Use strong action verbs to describe your accomplishments from current and previous roles. Here are [.].

Top 10 Tips for Staying Sane and Positive While Job Seeking

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As a job seeker, it’s not easy pounding the pavements looking for work everyday while the only thing piling up on your desk are rejection letters. It’s difficult staying sane and positive while job seeking. Explore these 10 tips for staying positive while job seeking. Related posts: Download, Save or Read Free Career eBook From Monster.

78% of Workers Say They Are Burned Out at Work

Telecommuting Journal

Data related to perceptions about workload was pulled from a CareerBuilder study among 8,785 employees between May 22 and June 13, 2008. All other data points pulled from a CareerBuilder study among 7,688 US employees between February 11 and March 13, 2008. Haefner offers the following advice: Learn to say no. Get organized.

Defining Fake Auditions

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George Dinwiddie says: December 25, 2008 at 1:56 am Thanks, Johanna. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job. Proceed with caution.

Asking for References

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Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. He was quite angry with me.

A Second Chance Audition

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Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Avoid those fake auditions.

Using LinkedIn for Recommendations

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Guest Blogging for ITJobBlog | Hiring Technical People

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Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Please join us over there, too!

Change Adjectives to Abilities

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What Hiring Managers Look for in a Resume

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John Galvin says: November 20, 2008 at 1:29 pm Huh? Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job. Your address. Where have you worked?

Red Flag Words in an Interview | Hiring Technical People

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Adam Robinson says: September 9, 2008 at 8:37 pm Great stuff here. I’m definitely adding this site as a recommended link to my blog, [link].

Interview Questions for Politicians (or Managers)

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Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Maybe. two years? five years?

When Someone Offers Help, Accept It

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janya says: August 19, 2008 at 9:49 pm Yeah, that’s a foolish mistake. says: October 14, 2008 at 4:25 pm I recently did this.

Questions From the Debates

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Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. What a surprise (not!).

Hire Junior Employees; Think Harder About Contractors | Hiring.

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George Dinwiddie says: August 19, 2008 at 11:23 pm Hi, Matt. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job. Bookmark the permalink.

Hiring Managers Phone Screen

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Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. That just makes no sense to me.

I Check References Each and Every Time I Extend An Offer

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Pawel Brodzinski says: December 8, 2008 at 7:07 am I think the difference in approach to checking references has its source with past experience.