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4 more reader updates: blue hair at a job interview, subversive wellness committee, and more

Ask A Manager

Should I become a subversive wellness committee member ? wrote asking about being a “subversive” wellness committee member. want to thank you and your commenters for being so helpful and supportive! I did end up joining the wellness committee, and we’ve had two meetings so far. In due course he was terminated.

should I become a subversive wellness committee member?

Ask A Manager

They are also looking for volunteers from all levels and departments to form a wellness committee, to serve as “role models” for other employees’ healthy behavior and brainstorm ideas for the wellness initiative. Let’s not do things that insult our employees and pry into their personal lives. flex schedules.

a hiring committee accidentally included me when discussing my qualifications with each other

Ask A Manager

One person from the hiring committee emailed me back, while cc’ing what I am assuming is the rest of the committee. All of this is fine, but then today I got a message from another member of the committee, and after reading it, realized that it should not have been sent to me. Do I acknowledge that I received this message?

am I wrong to be insulted by this rejection letter?

Ask A Manager

Our committee has now reviewed all the applicants and you were not selected for the interview process. Unrealistic, I’d say. Come on.

Wells Fargo Is Clawing Back Executive Bonuses

Blogging4jobs

Today the bank announced that they would be clawing back millions of bonuses from its executive team. 5,300 employees were fired. ”  have to do.”

How To Be Memorable: Develop Your Unique Brand Style

Career Realism

Join a group, committee, project, initiative, and make something good happen. Head up a committee and get something good done. Volunteer.

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Top 5 Toughest Interview Questions Executive Job Seekers Should Be Prepared to Answer

Boomers Next Step

You’ve re-done your resume, and repackaged your skill set to sell yourself to the search committees, HR directors, and recruiters. You’ve worked with an Executive Marketing Expert to create a successful strategy to find a new executive-level job or C-level position. You’ve been found.

How Do I Handle a Sabbatical?

The Job Quest

if you work in HR, head a committee that creates or updates the employee handbook for a nonprofit). Networking online and offline.

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The Future of HR: Managerless Companies?

Blogging4jobs

This does not always work and Morgan says that associates then appeal to committees or even to a mediator. Do committees handle FMLA requests?

A Seat At The Table

Ms. Career Girl

In 2012, she was appointed to President Obama’s Platform Committee. The post A Seat At The Table appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Stereotype.

bad manager or deliberate saboteur?

Ask A Manager

Organizations and Conferences: When possible, refer all matters to committees, for “further study and consideration.” ” Attempt to make the committees as large and bureaucratic as possible. A reader writes: I thought you might find this old OSS/CIA manual from 1944 as interesting examples of bad management.

Brand Building through Community Leadership

Careers Done Write

Leadership experience in volunteer, civic, and professional association settings is one way you can build and promote your personal brand.

The Absolute BEST Time To Look For A Job

Career Realism

The correct answer is (f) none of the above. The ideal time to look for your next job is the day you start a new job. Network internally.

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how to fire a volunteer

Ask A Manager

We are all volunteers, and we have various committees that other alumni serve on. He is not an elected board member, only a volunteer on one committee. As we discuss this further, I’d like to support the committee chair’s decision if she chooses to fire him. These involve him soliciting corporate donations.

I got into a fight with my husband’s coworker over their affair, stressed out over a volunteer group at work, and more

Ask A Manager

They sent me info on the various committees since they thought it was something I’d like to be involved with. Teammate tells me one of the committees needs a skill I have and that the committee leader will meet with me to discuss it. So I meet with Committee Leader and they describe the committee’s objectives.

2016 31

Things “Not” to include in your online bio

Resume Bear

She has won awards from Who Cares.com and I’m The Best Committee. Stop saying you’re innovative—and/or unique! Sound familiar?

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7 Ways To Tailor Your Resume For A Leadership Position

Career Realism

Make sure you include any for profit or not-for-profit board or committee roles you have fulfilled. Work It Daily. Make every word count!

update: dealing with an overly touchy-feely colleague who wants to talk about feelings all the time

Ask A Manager

Remember the letter-writer whose volunteer committee chair wanted to make their meetings “a safe place” (in a context where that wasn’t really needed) and and spent a bunch of time at already long meetings “checking in” on everyone’s feelings ? Here’s the update. updates

Are You Prepared for an Unexpected Job Offer?

Ms. Career Girl

Let’s face it – most job offers pop up without warning.  Create a BRAG book.  Simply make tabs for each area you would like to show off! 

Networking 101: How To Establish References

Career Realism

Establishing references can be really difficult, especially when you’re looking for a job and don’t seem to have a strong list of potential references.

2014 61

Engage Employees Through Lunch Networking

Blogging4jobs

Remember, you don’t need a big committee to get this going- define measurements and metrics upfront and just do it! Do they take lunch at all?

Executive Resumes

Career Rocketeer

Since today is Presidents Day, it’s apropos to discuss Executive Resumes. They are judged on their ability to drive and achieve profitability goals.

How To Stand Out At Work

Career Realism

Become A Part Of The Company Join a safety committee or a diversity committee or any other group where you feel you can make a great contribution. 7.

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Networking 101: How To Establish References

Career Realism

Establishing references can be really difficult, especially when you’re looking for a job and don’t seem to have a strong list of potential references.

How to Revamp a Boring Culture

Water Cooler Wisdom

Decide on the projects that will receive significant organizational resources by establishing a formal innovation committee to vet ideas. In an earlier article, I discussed how to  build a culture of innovation. These methods can definitely re-energize a stale culture, but there are other avenues you might try as well.

7 Ways To Tailor Your Resume For A Leadership Position

Career Realism

Make sure you include any for profit or not-for-profit board or committee roles you have fulfilled. Revamp Your Resume’s Keywords. Not so.

ResumeBear: This is Why You Need a Pay Raise, Prove it

Resume Bear

Make a list of additional projects, committees, and responsibilities you can take on at work. Join a committee. This is a good thing.

how to fire a volunteer

Ask A Manager

We are all volunteers, and we have various committees that other alumni serve on. He is not an elected board member, only a volunteer on one committee. As we discuss this further, I’d like to support the committee chair’s decision if she chooses to “fire” him. How would you handle this? ” Good luck.

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Consider Eliminating This Word from Your Resume

The Job Quest

Words and phrases that minimize the “punch” that your accomplishments make end up diminishing your document’s overall effectiveness.

2014 61

BREAKING: SHRM Announces Name & Details of New HR Certification Program

Blogging4jobs

Additionally, SHRM has established  a governance body called the SHRM Certification Commission that will serve as a technical advisory committee and will have delegated authority from the SHRM Board. Keep up to speed about the new changes with regard to SHRM’s Certification Program by joining our email newsletter. Click here. .

3 Ways To Increase Your Job Satisfaction

Career Realism

Related: Want Career Happiness? Identify Your Top 5 Desires. But what is the solution, if any? Arnold B. Professor Jane E. Change The Way You Work.

2014 60

Beefing Up the Resume vs. Hitting the Job Hunt Trail

The Job Quest

Serving on a committee or board of an organization. How do you decide what takes priority? Don’t look at this as an either/or proposition!

A 10-Point Plan for Getting a Job When Moving

The Job Quest

A reader writes in: “I am moving at the end of the month. What job search strategy do you suggest?&#. Volunteer. Contact placement agencies.

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The Basic Steps to Put Together a Conference

Ms. Career Girl

Putting together an efficient and compatible conference committee will save you so many problems later on. Who will be working with you?

2014 34

6 Ways to Leaders Can Improve Employees’ Quality of Work and Life

Blogging4jobs

Challenge an employee to head a taskforce or committee to identify, evaluate, and come up with a solution. It’s a rat race out there. Regardless of our level or experience, as business and organizational leaders we are all tasked with increasing revenue, driving business results and improving process and productivity. But it should be.

2016 42

10 Ways To Network Your Way To A New Job

Career Realism

Getting on club committees can showcase your ability and potential. All applicants are your competitors for the prized job. How Use LinkedIn.

“Can I trust Human Resources to keep things confidential?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

We asked him if he would then keep the details of what we said confidential, and he agreed to do so, and to transmit only in general terms our thoughts and concerns to the Compensation Committee. Question:  I’m a technical recruiter who is paid salary and commission. He asked us to put our concerns in writing. Definitely not our names.

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3 Reasons Not Having A Personal Website Might Be Costing You Big

Career Realism

Keeping visible records of your accomplishments can also help give you the edge when project teams and committees are being chosen.

2016 26

Ask Yahoo’s Ex CEO If it’s Ok to Lie on Your Resume

Resume Bear

Olympic Committee after admitting she lied about earning an undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado and a doctorate from Arizona State.

3 Ways To Increase Your Job Satisfaction

Career Realism

3 Ways To Increase Your Job Satisfaction. Work It Daily. RELATED: Career Happiness Comes With Consistency. But what is the solution, if any? Arnold B.