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From City Life to the Mountains

Career Shifters

“I felt that there was a whole world of possibilities out there.”. Rowena Phillips loved her consultancy career, but the time off she had wasn't enough to satisfy her itchy feet. Here's how she overcame her natural risk-aversion to create a fulfilling ski business – and time for the slopes she love

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Engage in Monthly Health Plan Monitoring to Improve Engagement, Costs

Evil HR Lady

When you change your health plan, make sure to engage in health plan monitoring so you learn what works and what doesn’t. That way, if need be, you can change for the following year. Why start in November instead of January? Because most health plans run January to January, your employees will sign up at the end of the year. Here’s a calendar of things to look for every month so you’re on top of your health care plans at all times: November.

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5 Things You Should Do To Revive a Toxic Work Culture

Ms. Career Girl

Are your employees tired? Discouraged? Burnt out? If the answer is yes, you may have a toxic culture at work. That’s a problem. Unhappy workers are less productive, make more mistakes, and are more likely to seek employment elsewhere. Work Culture exists on multiple levels.

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Why I Just Blocked You on LinkedIn

Evil HR Lady

Not less than 10 minutes ago, I blocked someone on LinkedIn. I actually have an open door LinkedIn policy. If you want to connect with me, I’ll connect with you. The more the merrier, I say! If you want your LinkedIn account to only be people you know in real life, that’s great too and there are some advantages to that system. I support you one hundred percent in that decision. But, even I, who will connect with anyone will block you for the following reason. Begging for Help.

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The More Your Company Wins, the More Great Talent Will Allow You To Coach.

HR Capitalist

I saw this one last weekend. I think you'll enjoy it. Here's your set up. Alabama's football team is coached by Nick Saban - did a post early this week after what a control freak he is. The thing is, if your system gets great results, you have the ability to be a complete control freak.

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“How Do I Overcome The Overwhelm Of Starting Out On My Own?”

Career Shifters

Monique longs to swap her soulless job for a self-employed portfolio career. But daydreaming is a world away from reality. Where do you start with the logistics of working for yourself

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Tesla: Now the Most Interesting Workplace Culture in The World.

HR Capitalist

Forget Google, Apple and if you're into pain, Uber. Tesla is now the most interesting workplace culture in the world. Here's 4 reasons why, my friends: 1--For starters, they've got a founder who is brilliant and unreasonable all at the same time. . You've heard of Elon Musk, so he really doesn't need an introduction. From a unauthorized biography I just read on him.

What is the difference between an Investment Bank and a Retail Bank?

Imarticus Learning

This could easily be asked as an interview question and one that seemingly causes a lot of confusion for aspirants in the Finance domain. To help you understand investment banking, it’s best to differentiate it from the type of banking that you have experience with: commercial or retail banking – the banks that you see on the street. The banking sector is split into two fundamental divisions: Investment banking and retail banking. Let’s understand what Investment banking is.

5 CITY BREAKS EVERY CAREER GIRL SHOULD TRY

Ms. Career Girl

Being a career girl has its many perks – but it can be busy. Every girl needs her time to relax and get away from the work, and there are plenty of ways to do it.

2017 21

What is the Happiest Job For You?

Evil HR Lady

I get lots of questions that begin with “should I… ?” ” Should I get an MBA? Should change my major? Should I quit my job? And I always answer, “I don’t know. What do you want?” ” Because people are always searching for that elusive “happiness” or “best job” but they haven’t taken the time to figure out what happiness means them.

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should I warn a candidate that one of her references was bad, boobs in cover letters, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go…. Should I warn a candidate that one of her references was bad? This is my first time chairing a hiring committee. We narrowed the field to three, and interviewed the first. After that, the first candidate withdrew, the second candidate withdrew, we interviewed the third and asked for references.

2017 20

Facebook: Please Create a Job Search Mobile App

Competitive Resumes

Dear Facebook , You have charmed billions. You are a daily fixture in the lives of at least hundreds of millions of people. You’ve introduced so many to the seasoning of chicken, pet adoption, polarizing politics, and fake news. Facebook is where the people are. We are obsessed with you.

2017 11

5 Ways A Knowledge Base Can Cut Employee Training Time

Blogging4jobs

Training new employees to tap their highest potential is essential for business success. As success of any organization is directly tied to employee skill and performance, gaps in training can prove. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR millennials onboarding small business hr training

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4 Different Tools to Help Your Business Grow

Ms. Career Girl

Today, when businesses talk about tools, they usually refer to conceptual tools; in other words, software. This is because these tools can make a huge difference in helping a small business grow.

2017 11

Tesla Fires Hundreds of Workers for Poor Performance

Evil HR Lady

Last week, Tesla terminated hundreds of employees for performance. The actual number has not been released, but estimates range from 400 to 1200 people. Regardless of the actual number, that’s a lot. Usually, when companies terminate large numbers of people, they do so as part of a reduction in force or a layoff. Tesla is quite emphatic, according to the Mercury News that this is not a layoff.

my boss goes overboard for Halloween, hiring manager called me seven times in two hours, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss goes overboard for Halloween. I’ve worked six years for a man who goes way over the top with Halloween. Our office becomes a haunted dungeon with spooky lighting, a disturbing soundtrack, gothic pictures and dust covers, and toys that use sensors to jump out at people and make loud noises. For reasons I don’t understand, my boss loves this. I hate it. I have PTSD from a bad childhood and the whole thing increases my anxiety.

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How Not To Behave at The Office Halloween Party!

Jobacle

The office Halloween party can be a great time to have some fun at the workplace. It gives you a chance to interact with your colleagues and can be a great staff morale booster.

Shift-M Podcast Posted About Hiring

Hiring Technical People

Yegor Bugayenko asked me to be a guest on his podcast to talk about Hiring Geeks That Fit. I gladly accepted and the podcast is now up: Shift-M/10. We spoke about many issues in hiring: Laundry list/shopping list problem in job descriptions.

7 Books Every Feminist Is Reading This Fall 

Ms. Career Girl

Whether she’s your friend, sister, or mother, make sure the feminist in your life does not go without these titles this fall. With everything from historical fiction to captivating memoir, this list is sure to keep you busy before the holiday season. You Can’t Buy Love Like That by Carol E.

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Corporate Team Building Activities that Actually Build Teams

Evil HR Lady

“Hi! I’m Heidi, your Team Building Trainer! We’re here to do some corporate team building activities! So, everyone pick a partner — someone you don’t know!” ” Are you rolling your eyeballs, sighing, and not-so-secretly wishing your kid’s school calls to tell you you have to come pick up your child?

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I do regular happy hours with only one of my staff members, asking a new hire to go by her last name, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I have regular happy hours with only one of my staff members. I manage a specialty niche team of four within a larger department that otherwise doesn’t have specific teams. My direct reports are the only ones in the department who only report to one manager (me). Last year, I hired someone I knew from a previous job, let’s call her Mary, where we were at the same level, but now she reports to me.

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Why Bad Days Matter in Recruitment

The Undercover Recruiter

It is a stigma in recruitment (especially with all the bragging and oversharing that goes on over social media channels about celebrating success, brilliant client wins, smashing targets and hot deals) that anyone ever has a bad day/week/month/quarter. Yet the reality is, we ALL have bad times in recruitment if you have been in it. View Article. Why Bad Days Matter in Recruitment. Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

Not So Fearless Girl: State Street Settles Discrimination Suit

Blogging4jobs

On October 6 State Street Corporation settled with the Department of Labor, agreeing to pay $4.5 million in back pay and $500,000 in interest to a settlement fund for underpaid female executives. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR corporate giving corporate philanthropy Fearless Girl Feminism gender pay gap PR

Ms Career Girl Fall Reading Buffet: Something For Everyone

Ms. Career Girl

There’s always a flood of new books coming out. At Ms Career Girl, we have enough review pitches come our way to fill a small library. So, we try to review those we think most interesting to you, our readers.

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How Health Coverage Changes as Your Company Grows

Evil HR Lady

Health coverage is a difficult and expensive part of any business. You can’t attract good employees without good health care, and the evolving legal landscape means that the required coverage may change. That’s difficult for small businesses to navigate. But what happens as your business grows? Some of it’s good, some of it’s bad. Minimum Number of Employees.

my former boss wants a log of all my work, “tell us in 140 characters why you’re perfect for the job,” and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My former boss wants a detailed log of all my work. I was recently hired into a small retail company, and after two weeks I resigned. I’ve never quit a job in my life; my last one was six years long, I had the best performance rating one could receive, and only left because my division was closed down nationwide. As soon as I began my new role, I knew it was not right.

2017 14

7 Tips for Keeping Your Employees Motivated

The Undercover Recruiter

When you are recruiting new staff, it is important not to forget to nurture your existing team. New staff will quickly pick up the habits and points-of-view of their colleagues – good and bad – so it is important to keep the office atmosphere as happy and productive as possible. Here are 7 tips for. View Article. 7 Tips for Keeping Your Employees Motivated. Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

Me Too & What Human Resources Can Do About It

Blogging4jobs

Like many of you on social media, I posted and tweet and a status update with the words “Me too” this week. I scrolled through and was disheartened by the number of updates I saw just. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR me too sexual assault sexual harassment

New Job? Do these 5 things first!

Ms. Career Girl

New Job, New Start! The first week in a new job sets the tone for your entire time in the role. Whether in a new company or a new department, building a strong foundation right from the start means more success later. Take the time to get these 5 things right at the beginning.

my employee isn’t performing well — but is getting a ton of public praise

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I have a direct report who is not performing as well as expected after a year in his role. He is on a development plan and has clear objectives to work towards. He receives monthly feedback (positive and developmental) and we discuss ways I can help him to achieve his objectives.

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7 Tips to be Empathetic

Personal Excellence Blog

(Image: Joseph Pearson ). Note from Celes: Are you facing a problem and need quick advice? Or do you want to pick my brain on a project you are working on?

Want to Do Something Important? Stop Procrastinating

Water Cooler Wisdom

At the New York Times , I had the privilege of working with Phyllis Korkki, an assignment editor for the business section. In addition to her new role as executive editor of Hooked , an app that tells fictional stories in the form of text messages, Phyllis has written the new book The Big Thing , which is about how to pursue meaningful, creative projects amidst a hectic schedule and a pull to put them off.

#GIRLBOSS Inspiration For National Boss Day

Ms. Career Girl

National Boss Day is October 16th , and it’s the perfect moment to highlight female bosses. But how about a #girlboss who made a career change from courtroom to catwalk?

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Amazon Suspends Studio Head for Sexual Harassment After Sitting on Allegations for 2 Years

Evil HR Lady

In the wake of the shocking revelations of Harvey Weinstein’s years and years of sexual harassment , another movie executive faces sexual harassment allegations. Roy Price, head of Amazon Movie Studios is currently on a leave of absence after Isa Hackett (sometimes referred to as Isa Hackett Dick) went public with her accusations. Hackett is a producer on the Amazon shows, The Man in High Castle and Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams.

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