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The Value of Tracking Turnover—And How to Do It Right

Evil HR Lady

Jane left because her husband got a job in Milwaukee. Jane told her husband to go ahead and take that job in Milwaukee because she hated her manager. Turnover reports. Let’s be honest—they’re kind of boring. But, if you want to be a business that’s responsive to employees and boasts a great company culture, you need to track your turnover. People in small business often say, “I don’t need to track anything!

How Not To Talk About Diversity/Inclusion - If you Want to Actually Recruit Diverse Candidates

HR Capitalist

But if you ever needed to see a diversity recruiting tactic that was offered up with good intent but is sure to go down in a mountain of flames, look no further than Milwaukee Bucks president Peter Feigen.

InfoGraphic: Portrait of a Linkedin User

Resume Bear

His practical yet entertaining presentations have inspired audiences both locally, at many of Milwaukee’s most prominent companies and organizations, and nationally, at conventions, industry association events, and corporate training sessions.

6 Things You Can Learn From Your Job Search

Ms. Career Girl

After a 20-hour road trip, I arrived in Milwaukee, WI on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. The post 6 Things You Can Learn From Your Job Search appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. I moved across the country without a job.

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Facebook Moves to 20 Days Bereavement Leave, Makes Your Company Look Petty As Hell.

HR Capitalist

Well, you hadn't even seen your grandpa for 2 years, didn't really like to be around him at Christmas and let's face it, you loved to make fun of his Milwaukee's Best consumption. It's true. Facebook just moved their Bereavement Leave Policy to 20 days for an immediate family member, 10 days for an extended family member.

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How To Use Google Alerts In Your Job Search

Career Realism

If you aren’t sure which word you want to put into a search, try using an asterisk with a space on each side by the word(s) you do want, like here: “Chief * Officer” jobs Milwaukee. This will bring up all CEO, CIO, CMO possibilities in Milwaukee. ?To

Goodie Goodie Gumdrops! A Goodie Box Review

Ms. Career Girl

Beautiful autumn weather in Milwaukee = mosquito risk winding down. The post Goodie Goodie Gumdrops! A Goodie Box Review appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. From time to time the Ms.Careergirl Columnists receive offers to review products.

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Your Leadership Team Wants Hires Only From Elite Schools - They're Wrong.

HR Capitalist

As it turns out, a lot of gold comes from schools like Kennesaw State or Wisconsin-Milwaukee. . . . It's a dance as old as time itself. Your leadership team has opinions on talent - which is good. They're interested. That's a positive.

6 Tips For Keeping Your Employees Happy

Career Realism

A research study conducted by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee found, “Employees who telecommute the majority of the work week are more satisfied with their jobs compared to those working mostly in the office because working remotely alleviates more stress than it creates.”

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6 Tips For Keeping Your Employees Happy

Career Realism

A research study conducted by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee found, “Employees who telecommute the majority of the work week are more satisfied with their jobs compared to those working mostly in the office because working remotely alleviates more stress than it creates.”

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Hidden Talent: The Classes of 2008-2012

Blogging4jobs

These particular college graduates ended up teaching in Thailand, waitressing in Milwaukee, going to Grad School in New York, joining the military, lifeguarding in Florida, and basically taking any kind of job they could find. They don’t get the same attention as the very newest college grads.

Facebook Graph Search: Job Seeker’s New Best Friend

Career Realism

While Facebook doesn’t have the professional reputation of LinkedIn , it can play its own role in the world of business, and it’s new Graph Search feature will make it even easier to connect.

Ideas Stale? Build a Recruiter Roundtable

Blogging4jobs

I recently became reengaged with a group in the Milwaukee area, Milwaukee’s Recruiter Roundtable. This group meets once a month to share best practices, with an end goal of helping each other recruit and keep the best talent in Milwaukee.

The Original Social Network was Usenet

Resume Bear

Milwaukee, WI (milw.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 Labor Relations Impacts HR Even If You are Union Free

Blogging4jobs

The AFL-CIO is also involved in a couple of other large labor actions: a strike/boycott at Palermo’s Pizza in Milwaukee, which has drawn Costco in as an unwilling participant, and the Hyatt Hurts boycott campaign. Labor Relations is old school HR.

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The Relationship Quiz

Ms. Career Girl

The post The Relationship Quiz appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Relationships don’t seem to be my strong suit. But that doesn’t mean I’ve given up on them. I’m totally open to the possibility that there will yet be someone who will share my heart, life, and bed.

Culture Shock—Without Ever Leaving Your Home Country

Career Realism

His company uses its Self-Assessment for Global Endeavors for international assignments, but many of the topics covered would be equally applicable to domestic moves, considering the degree of difference between cities like New York and Los Angeles or Milwaukee and Miami. As global moves become commonplace, relocation and corporate professionals have gained a better understanding of the phenomenon of culture shock.

A Tale Of The PHR

Blogging4jobs

I knew I was moving to the Milwaukee area and I wanted to stand out. If you are in HR chances are at one time or another you have thought about taking the PHR or SPHR exam. In fact, I bet you know people that have been pleased and disappointed with their results. Is the exam worth it?

6 Reasons To Consider A Career In Financial Services

Career Realism

Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (NM), Milwaukee, WI and its subsidiaries. 6 Reasons To Consider A Career In Financial Services. Work It Daily. The financial services industry is experiencing big changes.

11 Summer Reads to Add to Your Beach Bag

Ms. Career Girl

When Milwaukee mom and wife MJ Boudreaux notices her husband is more interested in going to the casino than spending time with her, she takes up poker as a way to reignite their marriage. The post 11 Summer Reads to Add to Your Beach Bag appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

6 Reasons To Consider A Career In Financial Services

Career Realism

Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (NM), Milwaukee, WI and its subsidiaries. 6 Reasons To Consider A Career In Financial Services. CAREEREALISM. The financial services industry is experiencing big changes.

US Chamber Foundation and Goodwill Partner to Provide Career Services to Veterans and Military Spouses

Resume Bear

Chamber Foundation and Goodwill made the announcement at today’s Hiring Our Heroes job fair in Milwaukee, where Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago was on hand to promote local resources and provide counseling to all veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses in attendance. Goodwill’s Targeted Job Training and Career Services to Be Offered to Veterans and Military Spouses at Dozens of Hiring Our Heroes Job Fairs Nationwide.

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Blogging4jobs

Milwaukee’s Northwestern Mutual to recruit 6,400 reps: Record number of financial representatives and interns to be hired. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtsey of JustGoodNews.biz.

The Pop Culture Employment Law Blog Carnival

Blogging4jobs

Read about one wellness program gone wrong from Milwaukee Employment Lawyer Blog. Blog carnivals are a great way to introduce new readers to interesting, useful, and just awesome blogs.

Gratitude Despite Adversity

The Job Quest

Instead, Al took out a full-page ad in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. It’s the evening before Thanksgiving here in the U.S., so this seems like an especially appropriate topic to cover. Even in the best of times, gratitude for one’s circumstances can be overlooked. But when the going gets rough? There’s precious little gratitude that can be found anywhere!

Networking means making real friends.

Penelope Trunk

So on the way to the Milwaukee airport I stopped and bought luggage, with cash. I took my kids to a four-day music workshop in Boston. The kids play fiddle music at home and the workshop is with a fiddle player they love: Brian Wicklund. But the workshop was terrible, so we quit the first day.

“Directed by my employer to discriminate; what can I do?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Milwaukee, Wisconsin . They have a Milwaukee office at 819 North Sixth Street, Room 723, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203. The Milwaukee District Office of the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has an office at 310 West Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 800, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203-2292. Their website is www.eeoc.gov/field/milwaukee. . Question: Alan, I have been employed for over one year in a temp staffing agency.

Do You Know Who is Using Your Email at Work?

Blogging4jobs

Roundy’s, a Milwaukee based grocery chain, took action to prevent members of the Milwaukee Building & Construction Trades Council from distributing handbills at two of their stores. “Just drop me an email, and I’ll get right back to you on that.”

What If Your Plans Don’t Work? Don’t Stop!

Resume Bear

In the months leading up to that, I had been sending out résumés all over and landed a job at the end of August with a nonprofit in Milwaukee. In my last post , I channeled the words of my father — “Don’t quit your job until you have another one.&#

Cities With the Easiest Commutes

Ms. Career Girl

Milwaukee, WI. Located near Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is one area where you’re the least likely to have an accident. The post Cities With the Easiest Commutes appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Commutes are serious business.

is my youth stopping me from getting a job, do I have to make small talk, and more

Ask A Manager

Milwaukee is blocking pay raises for employees who move out of the city. It’s seven short answers to seven short questions. Here we go… 1. Should my cover letter mention that I got my masters at age 20? I know that in general, you’re not supposed to indicate your age, marital status, religion, race, etc. on job application materials. My question is, what if you’ve accomplished a lot at a really young age and want to show that off? I graduated with my B.S.

Top 50 LinkedIn Subgroups for Job Seekers and Recruiters

JobMob

Midwest (Midwestern US): Chicago Detroit Indianapolis Columbus Milwaukee Omaha Cleveland – 3,931 members – a subgroup of JOBS 2.0: More popular spots where job seekers and recruiters are meeting up on LinkedIn. Not sure how or why to use LinkedIn Groups on your job search? Then read this first: Everything You Need to Know About Finding Jobs with LinkedIn Groups ). LinkedIn lets you join a maximum of 50 groups.

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

If you’d like a list of experienced employment attorneys in Milwaukee, you can obtain a list if you [ click here ]. Question 1: In South Africa, must I give two weeks notice after two years employment? I have been on contract with this company for two years two months.

my boss watches porn all day, salary and cost-of-living differences, and more

Ask A Manager

I currently work in marketing in Milwaukee, WI making $40,000/year. Based on cost of living calculator/analysis and talking with my financial advisor, the minimum equivalent of $40,000 in Milwaukee is $54,000 in Oakland, CA (nearest big city), and $64,000 in San Francisco proper. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker slacked off this weekend and no one said anything. My coworker and I are both new hires at a small tech firm.

Staples Says Telecommuters are Happier and Healthier

Telecommuting Journal

Fonner (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) and Michael E. I know, personally, that I’m happier as a telecommuter than I ever was working in the traditional, commuting work force. But it’s nice to see another survey confirming what I already know. Staples, one of my favorite stores since they cater to home office customers like me, notes that 86% of telecommuters say they’re more productive in their home office.

5 Must-Have Traits Of Successful Financial Representatives In New England

Career Realism

Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (NM), Milwaukee, WI and its subsidiaries. 5 Must-Have Traits Of Successful Financial Representatives In New England. Work It Daily.

“How can I prevent being blamed for misconduct by former colleagues?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Question: Left a job recently due to poor behavior of the company directors. They were sending to me our competitor’s confidential information that they surely had no right to have or use because they were trade secrets. . How can I protect myself in case there is ever an investigation? I do not want to be blamed or included as a wrongdoer. Perhaps I am just paranoid?

“My severance agreement says I can never re-apply; can I get around that?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Milwaukee, Wisconsin . Question: In January, 1998 I signed a severance agreement with a former employer that precludes me from applying for employment with that company or its affiliates. It says “ Employee also agrees in the future not to reapply for employment with the Company or any of its affiliates.”. I was not dismissed for cause or misconduct, nor had I filed a discrimination complaint. At the time, my boss (a co-worker) decided to outsource my responsibilities.

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Telecommuting Journal

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Telecommuting Journal

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