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Microfeedback: The Future of Management

Water Cooler Wisdom

If they don’t hear from their managers frequently, they think they’re doing something wrong and quickly grow disillusioned. Nevertheless, an open door policy in which employees are invited to stop by a manager’s office for extended feedback sessions multiple times a day simply isn’t practical. Maybe once a quarter,” she said.

3 Business Tasks You Should Never Automate

Water Cooler Wisdom

Automating certain portions of your operation will save time, enhance productivity, increase profits and help create a culture in which innovation is valued. Decide on a single task that you can automate without much effort (online employee time sheets, for example). several months at a time. Take Baby Steps. These.

Social media CAN get you a job … or, I hired a blog reader — Ask a.

Ask A Manager

No good employer is going to hire you on the basis of your social media presence if you’re not also a strong candidate offline too.

What Should Your Priorities Be When Becoming a CEO?

The Undercover Recruiter

Interestingly, we first connected on LinkedIn – the power of social media! Poor use of time can be a consequence – but I digress!

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

Cube Rules

His books have taken a present-day theoretical look at corporate culture and presented them in an unorthodox way: by weaving the theory into a fable.

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coworkers can't see past my Russian accent — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

Given the history — cold war between our countries, media, etc. Given the history — cold war between our countries, media, etc.

New Year’s Resolutions For Job Seekers [Top 10]

The Undercover Recruiter

What better time than now to start making your resolutions? Everyone is obsessed with visual media, and the job search isn’t much different.

Six (FREE) Apps Every College Student Should Download

Resume Bear

Use your available time wisely, with apps that help you effortlessly stay organized, up to date, and prepare you for the future. 1. This app is an all-in-one schedule, time management tool, and planner that helps manage your to-do lists. Now I know why they say: “There’s an app for that.”. Resumebear. iStudiez Lite.

7 Ways NOT to Impress Your Boss

The Undercover Recruiter

Take a moment to think back to the last time you spoke to your supervisor directly or did something that received a high level of recognition.

40 Best Career Counselor Blogs for the Brand New Graduate

Resume Bear

Transitioning from college into full-time work is rarely an easy journey. Recommended Post: “ Six steps for first-time job hunters.&#.

managing a team that resents you

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: My manager recently announced that she had been promoted to become a director, and that her position (our department manager) was vacant and that senior management would really like to see someone from our team fill that position. I was excited at the opportunity, and of course applied (as did most people in my department).

We're nearing the end of email, maybe | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? Also, there are so many pieces of our life that we tell at different times to different people. Thanks!

my assistant is using my title on LinkedIn

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager my assistant is using my title on LinkedIn March 24, 2011 A reader writes: So, I got a new job (hooray!)

20 Tips for 20 Somethings

Corn on the Job

It doesn’t matter what corporate culture they have – dress nicely. Here’s the thing: if you don’t think recruiters and/or hiring managers look you up via social media before they schedule your interview, then I can’t know you because you are retarded. Intimidated? Dump your GPA. Delete. 2. No. 7.

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my hostile colleague says that I now report to him, a work mailbox cleaned out without warning, and more

Ask A Manager

His job requires him to be on the road part of the time, and this morning he had to depart before anyone else had arrived to keep on his schedule, so he did not have time to locate his items. Due to other circumstances, I am more inclined to suspect unconcerned neglect; if so, it wouldn’t be the first time. Here we go…. 1.

What on earth is “employability” (and how can it help me get a job)?

Mildred Talabi

Knowing what these are, then being skilful and authentic in presenting the best of you, will help you get a job or a new role time and time again.

how can I avoid jobs that expect 70-hour work weeks? — Ask a Manager

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager how can I avoid jobs that expect 70-hour work weeks? Get an Ask a Manager mug. Good luck!

Why Work Sucks – The interview, part 1

Cube Rules

Why Work Sucks – The interview, part 1 Written by Scot Herrick on June 2, 2008 in management 2 Comments - Leave a comment! How long did it take?

can I justify hiring someone who needs additional education to do.

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager can I justify hiring someone who needs additional education to do the job? area nonprofit manager?

short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions

Ask A Manager

But on a different topic, multiple jobs where they asked you to interview 6-7 times? Reply Ask a Manager March 15, 2011 at 11:20 am Not at all.

do what you say you're going to do

Ask A Manager

Every single time. Every single time. wish I managed to deliver more consistently or even track what I’ve said I’d deliver.

good management: finding out what's NOT getting done

Ask A Manager

This works fine if a person’s workload is completely manageable. would love to work for a manager like you, Alison! So try it.

Questions to ask during the interview | Cube Rules

Cube Rules

How do you find out about the culture, management style and work environment of your potential new management team? Me too.

my office is obsessed with weight

Ask A Manager

Well, I do think that in a national culture that’s obsessed with this topic, you can’t expect to never hear it come up at work.

how to fire an employee with a bad attitude — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

In general, if a manager has concerns about an employee that the employee doesn’t know about, the problem lies at least as much with the manager.

Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair? Get an Ask a Manager mug. Reply Mike C. Classic.

I will review your resume this week

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager want me to review your resume? Get an Ask a Manager mug. the new Ask a Manager is here!

my staff has been held to a low bar; am I asking too much of them now?

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager my staff has been held to a low bar; am I asking too much of them now? Get an Ask a Manager mug.

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how to stand out at a job fair

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager how to stand out at a job fair March 14, 2011 A few months ago, I attended a bunch of job fairs to search for candidates for some jobs I was hiring for. things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? Get an Ask a Manager mug. Over at U.S.

Value Must Precede Success

Cube Rules

We can get caught up in the corporate speak of value to the shareholder, optimizing our processes, and creating a culture of innovation.

yes, you really should write a better cover letter

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager yes, you really should write a better cover letter March 7, 2011 Periodically I hear from readers who tell me that after they started approaching their cover letters differently, as I advise here , they started getting interviews. My time’s limited! Get an Ask a Manager mug.

Why Work Sucks – The interview, part 2

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Why Work Sucks – The interview, part 2 Written by Scot Herrick on June 3, 2008 in management 12 Comments - Leave a comment! Scot ). Results.

does company's silence mean I didn't get the job? — Ask a Manager

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager does company’s silence mean I didn’t get the job? Get an Ask a Manager mug.

Asperger's at work: Why I'm difficult in meetings | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook Eighty percent of adults with Asperger Syndrome do not have full-time work. It’s that they can’t manage to be socially acceptable while they get the work done. will not have time to show her I appreciate her. We live in an impatient culture.

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short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions

Ask A Manager

Is it ever ok for a manager to ask you if you are looking for a new job during a review? What kind of work culture are you happiest in?

HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: HP study finds weak link between online.

HireCentrix

HP has been applying rigorous scientific practices to the study of social media and it has a gold mine of research open to the public. It is worth emphasizing that HP’s studies are designed to the highest scientific standards; they are not isolated case studies or the musings of a “social media expert.” Be our Friend. Local. Blogs.

bad recruiter behavior: deceptive sales tactics

Ask A Manager

One time I got a response fairly quickly and it was from a hiring agency. Well, I’ve already turned it down 6 times today so no thanks.

short answer Sunday: 8 short answers to 8 short questions

Ask A Manager

Asking for comp time I just started a new job two weeks ago!  So far, everything is going great and there are a lot of exciting things on the horizon. 

recruiter says: half my candidates are no-shows for interviews.

Ask A Manager

Over 50% of the time. What Reply bob January 18, 2011 at 8:18 pm First time I read that I saw “Kramerica.&# area nonprofit manager?

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Book Review: Confidence

Cube Rules

In business, everything counts all the time. The management challenge. Fortunately, that wasn’t what the book was about. coworkers.