UAB Football Is Dead: Great Leaders Make Great Enemies
DECEMBER 4, 2014
Reasons provided by the leadership of UAB state that the program lost too much money and wasn''t sustainable, but most people think it is a power play by the Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama System. In case you missed it, UAB Football is dead. .
Why Stellar Employees Sell Themselves Short in the Job Search
The Job Quest
FEBRUARY 3, 2014
A clear example of this is a story I read last week about a brain surgeon in Alabama who walked six miles in a snowstorm to perform life-saving surgery on a patient in another hospital.
How Foresight Can Make a Difference
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
Southwire, the leader in manufacturing of wire and cable for power transmission, is located in West Georgia, between Atlanta and the Alabama border. I write and talk about the importance of HR professionals being “practical futurists.”
HR as Big Data Marketers: "The Top Half of Our College Recruiting Class of 2009 Now Earns an Average of $109K Per Year".
AUGUST 5, 2013
Nick Saban and Alabama Football are using this in their recruiting pitches. Alabama could say that the top 10% of the Tide''s 2012 team went on to sign contracts worth 51 million. Want to get the attention of someone in your next College Recruiting class?
Can Social Media hinder you from getting that new job?
FEBRUARY 28, 2012
I am a transplant from Southeast Alabama who moved to Chicago in 2009 and still trying to adjust to the crazy weather. Ten years ago, the mere thought of using social media to hire or fire someone was completely unheard of.
Get the VIP Treatment at #SHRM15 with Our Conference Party Guide
MAY 15, 2015
Make sure to download our 2015 Guide to Las Vegas and the SHRM Annual Conference Whitepaper while you’re waiting for the VIP Party Guide to launch! . Get the Inside Scoop at the SHRM Annual Conference in Las Vegas!
Get the VIP Treatment at #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas
OCTOBER 4, 2015
GET THE INSIDE SCOOP AT THE 2015 HR TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE IN LAS VEGAS! I can’t believe are less than 2 weeks away from the 2015 HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas. We’re knee deep in pre-conference content strategy for #HRTechConf where we’ll bring you the best insights into what you can expect at three different events in Vegas in one week. Yes, three events which are the HR Tech Tank, IAEWS Fall Congress and the HR Technology Conference.
“Can an employer strand an employee overseas?”
Sklover Working Wisdom
JULY 11, 2011
New Market, Alabama. Question : Hi, my question is I have a friend stranded in another country after he was sent there by his employer. He ran out of money and can’t get home. His friends and family, though poor, are having to pitch in money to help him return. . Can an employer transfer an employee to a different country, far away from home, and then refuse to bring that employee back to his home country? What is your advice to him? Thank you. Wynn M. . Answer : Dear Wynn, .
Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State
JULY 21, 2015
Alabama – Alabama Department of Labor . Workers Compensation Definition.
Download Your 2015 Guide Las Vegas for #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas
OCTOBER 2, 2015
It’s arrived. The most anticipated guide filled with nuggets of wisdom, insights, where to go and what to do in Las Vegas during the HR Technology Conference. It’s sponsored by our friends, Talent Objects. This guide is filled with information about cabbing it in Vegas, shows to see, restaurants to enjoy and what to do when you aren’t at the HR Technology Conference.
The Original Social Network was Usenet
FEBRUARY 13, 2011
States : Alabama (alabama.jobs). Once upon a time, before the days of Facebook, was a series of computer network systems called USENET. Usenet was (more or less) an online forum without frills as all you could do was post text and share files (mostly pictures).
Top 10 Cities of Geeks
APRIL 4, 2011
Huntsville, AL : Call us ignorant, but when we started out with this list, we didn’t imagine an Alabama city claiming a spot. Remember when geeks started having a comeback? Are they cool yet?
Our Deepest HR Fear: The Responsibility of Not Sucking
MAY 11, 2011
Our pastor pulled this quote out in response to all the support that people had provided in Alabama after the tornadoes. My pastor broke down a quote from Timo Cruz last Sunday. For those of you that don't know, Timo Cruz was a "troubled youngster" character in the Samuel L.
Mastering Healthy Working Relationships
JULY 25, 2013
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Learn Everything You Need to Know about Las Vegas & #SHRM15
JUNE 23, 2015
SHRM15 is literally within a week and if you’ve never been you’re in for a treat! This year we’ve put together another one of our ultimate guides to the conference and Las Vegas. Whether you’re going to SHRM to network or you’re going because it’s a free trip to Vegas (let’s face it, some of you reading this are thinking just that!) we have you covered!
Ego-Driven Employees Have More Abusive Bosses (Or, So They Think!)
SEPTEMBER 22, 2013
The research was conducted by Paul Harvey, associate professor of organizational behavior at UNH, and his research colleagues Kenneth Harris from Indiana University Southeast, William Gillis from the University of South Alabama, and Mark Martinko from the University of Queensland.
This Week???s Good News in the #Workplace
AUGUST 11, 2014
Georgia-Pacific construction will spur 600 Brewton, Alabama jobs : Wood products maker investing $375 million in Brewton plant. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGOODNews.BIZ. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people dont really know about. As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays were bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies.
Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week
Sklover Working Wisdom
DECEMBER 5, 2016
This quote was sent to us by Alicia of Enterprise, Alabama, who shares that she keeps this quote on her desk. “Sure the world breeds monsters, but kindness grows just as wild.” ” – Mary Karb. Seem like a cold, dark and dangerous world, whether on the news or at work?
Going for the Win on 4th Down
OCTOBER 28, 2014
I had the opportunity to see all of the major campuses including Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi State, Tulane and yes, even Baton Rouge. In 1991, I decided to go to school at the University of Mississippi, otherwise known as Ole Miss.
Are YOU Wired to Be the Best?
The Undercover Recruiter
JULY 29, 2013
Imagine a 19-year-old from a small town in Florida on a bus in Anniston, Alabama, heading down a hill and stopping in front of military barracks with nine drill sergeants eagerly anticipating her foot hitting the pavement upon exiting the bus.
This Week’s GOOD News in the #Workplace
JUNE 22, 2014
Tuscaloosa, Alabama job fair to focus on food service : Bama Dining alone looking to fill 250 positions. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGOODNews.BIZ. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about. As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies.
Seven Short Q & A’s on Sunday
Sklover Working Wisdom
OCTOBER 23, 2011
However, if you move, for example, to Alabama or Maine, the non-compete can be enforced there. Question 1: If I reside in California, and work for an Ohio-based company, is my non-compete agreement enforceable? I reside in California. I work for an Ohio-based company.
Additional Taxes On BCBS Bills Itemized and Attributed to Obamacare.
DECEMBER 26, 2013
Now we know, thanks to BCBS of Alabama. More from AL.com : "Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama wants its customers to know that taxes on health insurance have increased due to the Affordable Care Act. . To convey that message, BCBS of Alabama will list those federal tax increases as a separate line item on consumer bills, according to NPR, citing a Kaiser Health News report. . I''ve been a little late to jump on the Obamacare bashing bandwagon.
Unions and the Battle for Hearts and Minds
MARCH 11, 2014
Here is what the campaign rhetoric looks like in the ongoing campaign at the Mercedes plant in Vance Alabama: Welcome to UAW-MBUSI Organizing! Two sides to the same equation. The UAW loss of their union representation election at Volkswagen made national headlines a couple of weeks ago.
The Case for an Employee Rehire Policy: Coach Synder Effect
NOVEMBER 27, 2012
At the moment, it looks as though Notre Dame and Alabama will play in the BCS Title game. The Case for an Employee Rehire Policy. The economy is like a pendulum and appears it’s started its swing back toward prosperity.
Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday
Sklover Working Wisdom
MARCH 18, 2011
Leeds, Alabama. Since so many blog visitors submit Questions, we’ve decided to devote some of our weekend blogposts to answering several Questions at once, and have chosen those that call for “shorter Answers. .
Get the VIP Treatment with our #SHRM16 Party List
MAY 16, 2016
INSIDER’S GUIDE TO SHRM 2016 PARTIES & SPECIAL EVENTS. We are just 5 short weeks away from the 2016 SHRM Annual Conference in Washington DC. I’m currently working on blog content, selecting sessions and trying to develop a plan for all things #SHRM16.
Download our 2015 Guide to Las Vegas & the SHRM Annual Conf #SHRM15
MAY 6, 2015
Over the past few weeks we’ve had numerous Facebook messages, emails, and texts into our secret club asking when we’d be launching our annual guide for the 2015 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition happening next month. If you’re headed to SHRM and you’d like all the resources necessary to make SHRM and your visit to Las Vegas a success, you’re in luck!
Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act
Ms. Career Girl
APRIL 3, 2015
These states include Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
KARMA: Don't Spit Into the Wind.
DECEMBER 2, 2013
You know the drill by now - The Iron Bowl is college football, Alabama vs Auburn in the annual grudge match. The 2013 version was #1 Alabama (dynasty) vs #4 Auburn (always the underdog in this matchup). . An Alabama player stepped out of bounds and it looked like time had expired.
EMPLOYMENT BRANDING MBA: Why Nobody Cares Whether YOU Like Your Alma Mater's Football Uniforms.
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
Alabama can sell tradition. If you're a real college football fan, you probably caught the new Univerisity of Georgia uniforms this last weekend , pictured below and to the right and almost universally panned as "sucking".
The Five Dysfunctions of #SHRM12
JULY 10, 2012
The Bio : Doug Dean, CCP, SPHR is a native of Birmingham, Alabama and has served as Chief HR Officer at Children’s of Alabama, the 3 rd largest pediatric healthcare provider in the U.S.
My 2016 Vegas Weekend at The NBA Summer League (Featuring As Many Misses on Talent as Your Company).
JULY 18, 2016
Our tour begins with the summer league appearance of Josh Magette, who hails from Birmingham/Spain Park/Alabama-Huntsville. Went to Vegas last weekend with a few bloggers of note - Steve Boese and Matt Stollak. Our destination had a nerd quality to it - The NBA Summer League, where professional basketball hopefuls convene to prove they have what it takes to be one of 450 players that play in the best hoops league in the world.
Dress Codes and Grooming Codes in the Workplace
OCTOBER 22, 2013
According to attorney Lee Tankle ,with McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC’s, the EEOC has sued an Alabama insurance company on the basis of an employee’s dreadlocks hair style. Do you have the right to specify how your employees must dress and look when they are at work?
“Short Answers on Saturdays”
Sklover Working Wisdom
JANUARY 28, 2011
Jackson, Alabama. Though I am not licensed to practice law in Alabama, my review of Alabama law suggests that your husband’s boss can, indeed, fire him if he refuses to work the additional overtime on Saturdays.
BAWITDABA: Workplace Perception is Reality - Should The NAACP Honor Kid Rock?
MAY 4, 2011
He explained that his use of the image was an "homage" to Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd , who he's name-checked in his songs and whose "Sweet Home Alabama" was an ingredient in his 2008 mash-up hit, "All Summer Long."
11 Reasons You Are Fat (And Will Continue To Be)
Personal Excellence Blog
JANUARY 20, 2012
I can imagine the situation is probably worse in southern states like Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana and Oklahoma.). Being in United States, I noticed how people here can get quite large in size.
Recruiters Insider Secrets To Getting The Job
JUNE 16, 2011
Create a Twitter list called “Top 10 recruiters in Alabama”. Last night I joined two other experts on a tele-seminar to talk about how to work with and succeed by including recruiters in your job search communication plan. CPGJobs organized the event.
salaried employees and missed days: when do they have to be paid?
Ask A Manager
JULY 11, 2011
Alabama, Connecticut, Colorado, Massachusetts and New York appear to have requirements that all or part of the juror’s wages be paid during jury duty. I’m very excited to present this guest post from Donna Ballman, the fantastic employment attorney who writes the great Screw You Guys, I’m Going Home blog, where she talks about legal issues in the workplace.
BENCHMARK YOUR RECRUITING PRACTICE - A Great Offer for HR Capitalist Readers.
APRIL 26, 2013
I get emails all the time from organizations like that telling me the average employee turnover in Alabama is 11%. If you''re in HR, you know how hard it is to get data and metrics on where you stand with any part of your Talent Practice without spending money. Sure, you can go get some SHRM data off the national site, but good luck with putting it in context. Which is - how should I say this - wishful thinking.