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The Gig Economy: Stop Looking For Kansas!

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Job Search – We’re Not in Kansas Anymore

Career Alley

Okay, why Kansas? “ You, my friend, are a victim of disorganized thinking. ” Good question. My quote from the Wizard of Oz!

My Parents and Their Encore Careers!

Career Trend

” ~Maya Angelou Robert’s and my soul-enriching spring trip to Kansas City, MO, to visit my folks commenced this past week.

Don’t Let the Man Bring You Down


How Does Your Childhood Define You? As a child, my dad spent a lot of time talking about the man.  ”The man does this. The man does that.,”

Riding Out the Storms to Get Underway in Your New Career

Career Trend

Following our move from rain-drenched Kansas City to stormy and windy Lake Texoma in May 2011, our initial concern was that we’d moved to a too-gusty location. By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter This year’s Texas drought has been an interesting contrast to last year’s Missouri floods.

61% of HR Professionals Will Divorce in Next 18 Months


Seamless, it’s more like a bumpy dirt road you’re driving down in rural Kansas. . That Time That Your HR Technologies Sucked.

Exceptions to Resume Rules

Careers Done Write

Another example is: “Sold products to middle market companies in New York, Kansas City, St. Omit articles on resumes.

4 Best Cities In The U.S. To Focus Your Job Search

Career Realism

Kansas City. What’s not to love about Kansas City? That being said, both Kansas and Missouri added nearly 5,000 jobs in 2013, amounting to a.4% Whether you’re ready to make a move for personal reasons, or you’re simply on the lookout for a new opportunity, moving for a job can be overwhelming, to say the least.

Get the VIP Treatment at #SHRM15 with Our Conference Party Guide


2015 SHRM VIP Party Guide. You just have to fill out the form below to gain VIP access to the list of happenings related to SHRM.  . Name *. First.

Entrepreneurs Who Changed the Market

Resume Bear

In 1919, Disney was fired from his job at the Kansas City Star because he lacked imaginative ideas. Bill Gates. George Eastman. Sergey Brin.

My September 11th Memory


My now ex-husband was just transitioning out of the military and had enrolled in college. knew immediately he could be called back to go to war.

Get the VIP Treatment at #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas


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.

Why corporate America needs to embrace social media

Resume Bear

She currently resides as the director and branch manager for NAS Recruitment Communications in Kansas City. It’s always about them, not you.

Sometimes You Get Sued and Your Best Employees Come To Your Defense.

HR Capitalist

Here's a basic rundown of what transpired with the help of reporting from the Kansas City Star: 1. It's every manager's worst nightmare.

Survey Shows Marginal Rise in Salary Increases in 2012

Resume Bear

percent); and Houston and Kansas City (3.3 A new survey by Aon Hewitt reveals that salaries for U.S. percent in 2012, up marginally from 2.7

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How Would You Get an Elephant Into a Refrigerator and Other Off the Wall Interview Questions

Career Solvers

How many planes are currently flying over Kansas? A. Planes can’t fly below or through Kansas. Q. Here are some of my favorites: Q.

Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State


KansasKansas Department of Labor Workers Comp. Workers Compensation Definition. Alabama – Alabama Department of Labor  .

Download Your 2015 Guide Las Vegas for #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas


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. By downloading our HR Tech Guide, you’ll get the following: An exclusive checklist to conquering this unconquerable city. Name *.

March Madness, Bracketology, & Blogging4Jobs


Yes, my friends I’m a University of Kansas basketball fan! (Go Hawks!)  The Rules– Both Brian and I filled out brackets. 

Six Ways Employers, HR & Recruiting Can Use Social Media


I’m up early this morning prepping for my 4 hour Social Media 101 Training in Lawrence, Kansas today. Social and Internet Sourcing. 

Will cloud computing eliminate system administrator jobs?

Careers Done Write

Will, Kansas City, MO. Dear Deb: I am a 54 year old systems administrator and I see the writing on the wall. What can I do about it?

How Shortsightedness Is Hurting Your Long Term Recruiting Strategy #ere16


Are You a Recruiter , Resume Snob? Do you fancy yourself a resume snob? Are you one who creates hoops for qualified candidates to jump through?

This Week’s GOOD News in the #Workplace


Kansas’ American International Group expansion creates 300 jobs: Olathe business climate attracts families, jobs. 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. We want to start your week off right!

7 Internship Search Tips for College Athletes


Besides being a former NFL wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs, Aziz has owned and operated his own business after completing his NFL career.  Aziz’s

Learn Everything You Need to Know about Las Vegas & #SHRM15


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. glorious days in Las Vegas. What comes in the guide? Some of you might want to know what comes in this guide before downloading. Name *. First. Email *.


HR Capitalist

Example last night from the world of sports - Bill Self, head basketball coach at Kansas University, had a player do something not consistent with the values of his organization, and he went above and beyond to tell people inside and outside the organization what he thought about it. Big messages, little risk. Did Self go over the line?

The Rehire: How To Win Back Good Employees


Take head football  Coach Bill Snider of the Kansas State Wildcats. Snider Snider took the head football coaching job at Kansas State in 1989.

Mizzou Football: Leaders Need To Make Sure Urgency Is Obvious to All.

HR Capitalist

The Tigers' next game is Saturday against BYU at Arrowhead Stadium, the home of the NFL's  Kansas City Chiefs. White people problems, indeed. .

They Were Fired Before They Became Filthy Rich

Resume Bear

In 1919, Walt Disney was fired from the Kansas City Star. According to his editor, he “lacked imagination and had no good ideas.&#

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of We want to start your week off right! Read more. Read more. Read more.

The #SHRM15 Unofficial Party Guide Has Arrived


Kansas SHRM Members Meet Up.  Thanks to our Party Guide sponsor, TalentWise. Visit them at booth Island 1306 in Las Vegas. . 00-10:30 PM.

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The Original Social Network was Usenet

Resume Bear

Kansas City, MO ( Once upon a time, before the days of Facebook, was a series of computer network systems called USENET. Go figure.

How to Complain About Your Boss and Not Get Fired

Career Rocketeer

Consider two scenarios: A truck driver who is stuck on a dangerous road between Kansas and Wyoming and can’t get in touch with dispatch posts a help message on Facebook and is promptly fired; meanwhile, an EMT calls her boss a “dick” on the social network and is protected by law against retaliation. Sound fair? Maybe not, but [.].

Show Me the Money. How to Win at Salary Negotiation


Check out our super awesome job seeker toolkit.  It’s free and includes job search tips as well as a resume and cover letter template. And wait.

Poll: Would You Fire A Co-Worker To Save Your Job?

Career Realism

You think you’ve had co-worker troubles? Well, listen to this one. Talk about a tough decision. And if she does, Dawn gets laid off.

Spam Factory, AKA LinkedIn


Nice so nice and clean anymore… Is LinkedIn considered social media? Most of its functionality resembles Facebook, as of late.  But System Abuse.

How Flexible Are You?

Job Hunt Doctor

The Menninger Institute of Kansas City, USA, conducted a research a while to verify what qualities would be most important for success and happiness in the 21st century. Ultimate Career Career Worth Living For! Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Career Architects About Ethan What Students Say « Welcome! What Makes a Leader?

The 50 First Tweets in #HR & #Recruiting


My Kansas State SHRM presentation:Strategic Talent Mgmt can be found at [link] — Dr John Sullivan (@DrJohnSullivan) September 23, 2008. As 2014 comes to a close and we look forward to 2015, I’ve been doing a lot of personal reflecting about my life as an HR blogger, thought leader and contributor to this industry. Kevin W. working.

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


Burns & McDonnell expansion creating 300 new jobs in Kansas City :  The company also announced plans for 2,100 new jobs in the next 10 years.

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This quote was sent to us by Dan of Manhattan, Kansas, who recently became a Member of the SkloverWorking Wisdom “family.” Welcome, Dan.