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Cope with Job Loss: 12 Ways (Infographic)

Catherines Career Corner

Explore how to cope with job loss via this infographic. Like many thousands of people, if you have been thrust into a job loss situation that you probably didn’t want to be in at work, then, you need to know how to cope with job loss. For many, losing a job can be a devastating [.]. Related posts: How to Cope Better With Job Loss. Made Redundant?

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U2's Bono to Steve Jobs: On Poaching Employees From a Competitor.

HR Capitalist

The Edge riffing on performance management stratiegies?  . Classic. Who knew Bono had the DNA of a Talent Pro? What's next? Recruiting

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U2's Bono to Steve Jobs: On Poaching Employees From a Competitor.

HR Capitalist

The Edge riffing on performance management stratiegies?  . Classic. Who knew Bono had the DNA of a Talent Pro? What''s next? Recruiting

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STUART SCOTT: The Real Innovators Are Always Hated Before Being Understood.

HR Capitalist

He was riffing pop culture into his craft long before it became popular via the explosion of the web. . This post is about hating change. This post is about growing up. This post should be related to how you treat someone with ideas different from yours.  . Stu Scott, one of the most recognizable anchors at ESPN, is a victim of cancer.

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How to Win Over Your Fired or Laid Off Employees

Blogging4jobs

Provide Information Packets and a RIF Kit.  Here’s a company created RIF toolki t I recommend. Strategic HRCI credit. 

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Shelf Life For Leaders: < 5 Years

HR Capitalist

Move beyond 5 years in any job, and when times get tough, you're hoping you don't get impacted by a RIF when the axman cometh.  . Dateline:  Office of a CEO this week, City in the Southeast. Topic: Strategic Plan that's 10 Years Long. Me: "Are you going to be around for 10 years?". CEO: "I doubt it.". Get out. NOTE:  You're hoping.

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This Big HR Mistake Has Your Name On It. Pray It Doesn't End Your Career.

HR Capitalist

You know the drill.  If you've been in the HR game for more than 5 years in a position of authority, it's happened to you. This is a huge one. Oh Sh##.

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TOO GOOD NOT TO SHARE: Jon Hyman and the EMPLOYER Bill of Rights.

HR Capitalist

So he did what any other reasonable person would do.  He listed 15 huge classifications of laws that have been passed over the past 50 years protecting employees, then he went bat shit crazy on the author by riffing an EMPLOYER'S BILL OF RIGHTS. We want to be able to fire without the fear of an expensive lawsuit when you fail to perform.

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HR Doesn’t Stand for Headcount Reduction

Blogging4jobs

Oftentimes in field HR roles, we are alerted to the fact before the general employee population that a reduction, RIF, or company change is happening.

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Buyer’s Remorse: The FOT 1st Timer’s Guide to Buying HR Technology.

HR Capitalist

If you liked that, a couple of my friends who know their stuff are riffing on a similar topic over at my other blog, Fistful of Talent. In

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Sunday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Last week I was notified in person that my position was being affected by a Reduction in Force (“RIF.”) What should I do?   .  . Cheryl. Jesse.

think you’re applying for your “dream job”? think again!

Ask A Manager

The first turned out to be a nightmare, and the second disappeared due to a series of budget cuts and RIFs (the old term for downsizing) in the area. pursued two, and the third found me. The third started out as a “how bad can working in The Bronx be?” job searching

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BACK TO THE FUTURE: A Labor Day Note To My Boys.

HR Capitalist

Layoffs and RIFs ensue.  . My sons aren't really old enough to have this conversation yet, but they're getting close. When we eventually have the conversation, we'll do it every Labor Day and call it the "Labor Day Gut Check". "Hi Kids! chipper intro, I know. Your career = your ability to think differently from the pack. One of many.

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Shelf Life For Leaders: < 5 Years

HR Capitalist

Move beyond 5 years in any job, and when times get tough, you're hoping you don't get impacted by a RIF when the axman cometh.  . Dateline:  Office of a CEO this week, City in the Southeast. Topic: Strategic Plan that's 10 Years Long. Me: "Are you going to be around for 10 years?". CEO: "I doubt it.". Get out. NOTE:  You're hoping.

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question 1:  Is it legal to downgrade my performance review based on unfounded accusations? Overland Park, Kansas. Best, Al Sklover. Timothy. Thanks.

I was laid off and now my manager wants my help, I don’t want my company car, and more

Ask A Manager

Should I help? I’m still devastated by the no notice RIF, and honestly hope the entire organization fails. I don’t want to be a bad person, but I don’t feel that I owe them any reply at all. It’s five answers to five questions. Would it be best to just not reply? Ooooh, your company really mishandled this. Great, right!?

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What Innovation Is Not: A Press Event Announcing You're Loading Windows On Your Product.

HR Capitalist

I used to be in the wireless industry back in the day. Nokia used to be king. The more things change, the more they stay the same. It was good stuff.

What Are Reasonable Factors When It Comes to Age Discrimination at Work?

Blogging4jobs

Doesn’t everyone love acronyms especially HR?  So let me start this age discrimination alert by explaining how the EEOC has changed the ADEA.

Shelf Life For Leaders: < 5 Years

HR Capitalist

Move beyond 5 years in any job, and when times get tough, you''re hoping you don''t get impacted by a RIF when the axman cometh. Shelf life for leaders.  It matters in business, it matters in sports, it really matters anywhere that leaders are in play. You come in as the new guy/gal. You''re fresh. People are scared. They lisen. Punish me.

HR Tech Slides: Why You Should Model Your Leadership Training After Ari Gold.

HR Capitalist

Here''s my slides from HR Tech , where I riffed on the evolution of the modern manager and came to the conclusion that Ari Gold has more to do with what makes a manager successful than any of those BS Managerial Competencies your company might be clinging to. And yes, the slides are mostly pictures - that''s how I roll when presenting. Enjoy.

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Cursing at the Executive Level: It Just Makes You WAAAY Too Comfortable.

HR Capitalist

My friend Mike Haberman recently riffed on the use of profanity as a leadership tool , so I thought I'd do "story time" today. Hourly. 

“Should I ask for more time to negotiate severance?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

The way my employer did the Reduction In Force (“RIF”) was very unethical. Blog » “Should I ask for more time to negotiate severance?”

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How to Survive a Layoff

Career Realism

In a recent article I wrote for AOL Jobs , I highlight the four steps to successfully surviving a RIF (reduction in force). Unemployment layof

do companies keep do-not-hire lists, I don’t have any work to do, and more

Ask A Manager

Last year my position was RIF-ed to half time due to underutilization. It’s seven short answers to seven short questions. Here we go…. 1. Do companies keep “do not hire” lists? Do companies maintain a no hire list and is it legal to do? asked because I applied to two positions with this company that are an exact fit for me.

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“Offered pittance of a severance. What is my next step?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

While out on sick leave, my employer sent me a RIF (Reduction In Force) Notice, and a severance package, which is so meager it is insulting. I had been with the company for four years, was out on stress, and now I have no job. Question : Hi, Alan. I am a long time reader of your blog. Great information! Thank you for helping us. Thanks!

Public Perception of HR

Evil HR Lady

The problem is, in my way of thinking, is that after we announce the RIF on Tuesday, March 16, we are still secretive. I got the following in a comment from Twitchh: And a good HR manager recognizes that employees are assets, not liabilities, but we all know that the general perception of HR is not one of sunshine, sweetness, and light.

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Public Perception of HR

Evil HR Lady

The problem is, in my way of thinking, is that after we announce the RIF on Tuesday, March 16, we are still secretive. I got the following in a comment from Twitchh: And a good HR manager recognizes that employees are assets, not liabilities, but we all know that the general perception of HR is not one of sunshine, sweetness, and light.

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8 Mistakes Companies Make During Layoffs

Career Realism

As a result, the 2,000 workers had no way to give potential employers a reference to prove they were part of a RIF (reduction in workforce).

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ex-husband is lying on LinkedIn, interviewer said I’m lazy, and more

Ask A Manager

Long story not so long, my ex-husband (with whom I have a cordial relationship and also two sons) was RIF’d a couple of weeks ago due to a merger. It’s seven short answers to seven short questions. Here we go… 1. Should I say something to my ex-husband about his false LinkedIn profile? This guy sounds like a jackass.

A Lousy Raise

Evil HR Lady

I just spoke with our Finance Director, who indicates that, due to our company's subpar performance (of note: we conducted a 10% company-wide RIF in July '07), our typical 4-5% annual increases will either be (a) zilch; (b) 1.5 - 2.5%; or (c) option "b" plus the possibility of 1-2% more based on company performance when September '08 rolls around.

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4 Tips for Yahoo Layoff Victims

Career Realism

This goes for anyone who gets laid-off as part of a RIF (reduction in force). They are… Step 1: Understand this was a business decision.

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4 Twitter tips no one will give you | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? If I were an aging rock star or philandering basketball player , this might not be remarkable. have a twitter editor.

There's no magic pill for being lost. | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog There's no magic pill for being lost. Posted to: Parenting | Self-management December 4th, 2009 Del.icio.us But my roommate was from Kellogg, a top-ten business school. thought it was insane that she was there. Is it morning?