The Gig Economy: Stop Looking For Kansas!
Ms. Career Girl
DECEMBER 6, 2016
The post The Gig Economy: Stop Looking For Kansas! As Dorothy said in The Wizard of Oz, “I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” So, since Kansas is off the map, where are we going? The post The Gig Economy: Stop Looking For Kansas!
Job Search – We’re Not in Kansas Anymore
JULY 4, 2014
Okay, why Kansas? “ You, my friend, are a victim of disorganized thinking. You are under the unfortunate impression that just because you run away you have no courage; you’re confusing courage with wisdom.
My Parents and Their Encore Careers!
APRIL 13, 2013
” ~Maya Angelou Robert’s and my soul-enriching spring trip to Kansas City, MO, to visit my folks commenced this past week. By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter “The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.”
Don’t Let the Man Bring You Down
MAY 2, 2012
We lived in Kansas, a very conservative and Republican state. We were at my family home in Kansas kicking back beers spending time catching up with one another. How Does Your Childhood Define You? My childhood was unique. It was unusual, and I was blessed.
Riding Out the Storms to Get Underway in Your New Career
OCTOBER 2, 2011
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. Yes, you can have ‘too much’ wind for sailing – at [.] Related posts: Mid-Year Job-Search Checkup: Get Your Juices Flowing!
Exceptions to Resume Rules
Careers Done Write
OCTOBER 21, 2014
Another example is: “Sold products to middle market companies in New York, Kansas City, St. You know the rules, let’s discuss the exceptions. Resume standards are based on what has proven to be effective in the job market over recent years.
4 Best Cities In The U.S. To Focus Your Job Search
MARCH 20, 2014
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. It can be particularly difficult if you haven’t definitively decided on a region to focus on.
Entrepreneurs Who Changed the Market
APRIL 11, 2012
In 1919, Disney was fired from his job at the Kansas City Star because he lacked imaginative ideas. Starting a business is hard work, but making it successful is a whole other challenge.
Why corporate America needs to embrace social media
JANUARY 26, 2012
She currently resides as the director and branch manager for NAS Recruitment Communications in Kansas City. It is my pleasure to have Margo Rose with me today. Margo caught my attention over a year ago when I saw her omnipresence on numerous social media platforms.
61% of HR Professionals Will Divorce in Next 18 Months
JULY 9, 2013
Seamless, it’s more like a bumpy dirt road you’re driving down in rural Kansas. . It’s great being in love except when it’s not what I signed up for it to be. That’s exactly how I feel about HR technology and human resources.
Survey Shows Marginal Rise in Salary Increases in 2012
AUGUST 13, 2012
percent); and Houston and Kansas City (3.3 A new survey by Aon Hewitt reveals that salaries for U.S. workers continue to rise incrementally as concerns remain about the stability of the global economy.
Sometimes You Get Sued and Your Best Employees Come To Your Defense.
AUGUST 10, 2016
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. You did the right thing with some problematic employees, but then you got investigated/sued. Getting sued is a scarlet letter.
How Would You Get an Elephant Into a Refrigerator and Other Off the Wall Interview Questions
JANUARY 10, 2012
How many planes are currently flying over Kansas? Planes can’t fly below or through Kansas. I’m really enjoying Glassdoor’s Top 25 Oddball Interview Questions of 2011 , complete with suggested responses from Glassdoor readers. Here are some of my favorites: Q.
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!
Will cloud computing eliminate system administrator jobs?
Careers Done Write
DECEMBER 23, 2011
Will, Kansas City, MO. Dear Deb: I am a 54 year old systems administrator and I see the writing on the wall. Will cloud computing eliminate my job? What can I do about it? My kids are in college and I can’t afford to retire for at least 12 more years!
My September 11th Memory
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
On September 11, 2001, I was driving to Kansas City from Western Kansas to attend a mandatory work training when my cd ended and I heard the news of the second tower’s fall.
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.
Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State
JULY 21, 2015
Kansas – Kansas Department of Labor Workers Comp. 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.
March Madness, Bracketology, & Blogging4Jobs
MARCH 18, 2010
Yes, my friends I’m a University of Kansas basketball fan! (Go Brian is a graduate of Syracuse and although I’m a graduate of Kansas State, I’m actually a die hard University of Kansas fan (Don’t be a hater and yes, it’s true!).
How to Start Enjoying Hard Work And Accomplishing Your Goals
Ms. Career Girl
MARCH 8, 2017
About the Author: Janet Anthony is a blogger from Kansas City and content writer at All Top Reviews who has been writing professionally for five years now. The post How to Start Enjoying Hard Work And Accomplishing Your Goals appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.
Six Ways Employers, HR & Recruiting Can Use Social Media
APRIL 9, 2013
I’m up early this morning prepping for my 4 hour Social Media 101 Training in Lawrence, Kansas today. Social media, social recruiting and employment brand and their use cases for human resources are on my mind.
GREAT LEADERSHIP MESSAGES: That Guy In Our Company Is A *
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
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. As a general rule, the communications coming from our leaders is sanitized. Big messages, little risk. But every once in awhile, a leader has to make an example of someone.
Mizzou Football: Leaders Need To Make Sure Urgency Is Obvious to All.
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
The Tigers' next game is Saturday against BYU at Arrowhead Stadium, the home of the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs. Let me start by saying I really don't know what racism feels like.
They Were Fired Before They Became Filthy Rich
MAY 7, 2011
In 1919, Walt Disney was fired from the Kansas City Star. Walt Disney’s newspaper editor told the aspiring cartoonist he wasn’t creative enough. According to his editor, he “lacked imagination and had no good ideas. That wasn’t the last of his failures.
The Original Social Network was Usenet
FEBRUARY 13, 2011
Kansas City, MO (kc.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).
How to Complain About Your Boss and Not Get Fired
SEPTEMBER 18, 2012
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.
How Shortsightedness Is Hurting Your Long Term Recruiting Strategy #ere16
OCTOBER 25, 2016
I was living in Kansas and disqualified any candidate who wrote ‘KA’ on their application. 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?
How Flexible Are You?
Job Hunt Doctor
SEPTEMBER 30, 2009
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? » How Flexible Are You?
Poll: Would You Fire A Co-Worker To Save Your Job?
DECEMBER 19, 2012
Due to budget cuts, positions were eliminated at the Kansas City Star - leaving one job open between the two reporters, Karen Dillon and Dawn Bormann. You think you’ve had co-worker troubles? Well, listen to this one.
How To Complain About Your Boss On Facebook – And Not Get Fired
DECEMBER 16, 2012
This Week’s GOOD News in the #Workplace
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
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. 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.
7 Internship Search Tips for College Athletes
AUGUST 4, 2014
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. Athletes often have a challenging time fitting in an internship along with college classes and daily sports practices.
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!
The Rehire: How To Win Back Good Employees
JULY 16, 2013
Take head football Coach Bill Snider of the Kansas State Wildcats. Snider took the head football coaching job at Kansas State in 1989. In 2005, he retired and Kansas State moved on and the tradition amazing football KSU fans had grown to expect took an immediate nosedive.
Follow the Clean Tech Money: DOE and USDA Award $12.2 for Biofuel Research, Clean Urban Energy Receives $7 Million, Nuventix Receives $10 Million
Green Career Central
AUGUST 15, 2011
States where the awards were made include: California, Colorado, Illinois, Florida, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Virginia. The Departments of Energy and Agriculture has made awards totaling $12.2
This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace
FEBRUARY 23, 2014
Expressjet Airlines landing 265 new jobs in Kansas City, Missouri: New jobs will include pilots, flight attendants, maintenance and materials personnel. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGoodNews.biz.
The #SHRM15 Unofficial Party Guide Has Arrived
JUNE 17, 2015
Kansas SHRM Members Meet Up. Thanks to our Party Guide sponsor, TalentWise. Visit them at booth Island 1306 in Las Vegas. . RULES OF THE BLOGGING4JOBS PARTY GUIDE. During the Annual SHRM Conference, this party guide is the most popular blog on the site for 4 years running.
Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week
Sklover Working Wisdom
NOVEMBER 28, 2016
This quote was sent to us by Dan of Manhattan, Kansas, who recently became a Member of the SkloverWorking Wisdom “family.” “You may not be interested in war, but war may be interested in you.” ” – Leon Trotsky.
Show Me the Money. How to Win at Salary Negotiation
NOVEMBER 4, 2012
Arm yourself with this information so that when you speak to a recruiter or hiring manager, you can mention that while you made $75,000 in Kansas City in San Francisco that number is slightly (or dramatically) different. Check out our super awesome job seeker toolkit.