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Message to Executive Job Seekers :: Just Slow Down

Career Trend

This is a message to executive careerists in job transition :: Just slow down. It may be tempting to lean heavily upon inherent leadership skills in areas such as: executing rapid change; quickly navigating turbulence; and, making lightning-fast decisions.

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The Renegade Mindset: How To Stay True To What Matters To You

Career Shifters

In a world where the pressure to conform is all-consuming, how do you discover what you want, and then maintain the strength of mind to carve your own path? Natasha shares how to create the mindset shift you need to break the mould and stay on track for a career (and a life) you love

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Sam’s Club and Walmart Face a PR Disaster Caused by Bad HR

Evil HR Lady

Walmart: Everything is awesome! Raises and bonuses for all! Also Walmart: Shh, we’re closing 53 Sam’s Clubs. Don’t look! On the same day, people. And they didn’t even tell all the Sam’s club employees that they were being laid off before the poor people arrived to work and found the doors locked. Everyone is calling this a PR disaster. I’m calling it an HR disaster.

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New Year, Better Finances: How to Spend Smart

Ms. Career Girl

Most of us would like to have some extra cash in hand – especially post-Christmas, when it’s often difficult to rein our spending back to sensible levels.

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What is the Best Format for a Resume in 2018? (Here are 3 Awesome Examples)

Blue Sky Resumes

I’ve been writing resumes professionally for over 10 years now and in that time I’ve seen expectations change a great deal.

2018 31

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The Top 100 Companies For Remote Jobs

Ms. Career Girl

More people are working from home than ever before. 43% of U.S. workers now work remotely at least occasionally, up from only, at the most, 9% of workers in 2007. And remote work has grown far faster than any other commute mode over the last 10 year. Well, of course!” you’re probably saying.

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From Sales to Ethical Underwear

Career Shifters

“After leaving my corporate role, I couldn't possibly have imagined that I'd now have my own underwear brand.”. Lily Chong was ready to do something new in her career, but she didn't know what that could be.

2018 27

is my employee lying about using sick time for the Super Bowl?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I just took over job duties for a departing manager (doing two jobs now – yay!), and inherited a new employee. He was my coworker until now, and does a generally good job, although I have had some concerns about his work ethic (that’s a different story entirely that I plan to address). This employee is a huge football fan, and his favorite team is in the playoffs. They played this past weekend, and won, so they’re moving on to the next round.

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What are the Salary Trends in Data Analytics?

Imarticus Learning

Times are changing, from a generation that was addicted to television, we are now in the age with extreme dependency on devices. It is not only for pleasure but also convenience. Using e-commerce websites to shop, or apps to remind you about your medicine intake, to having an interactive house where appliances communicate with you to keep things in order when you are back from a long day at work, all this is possible due to our own data and data connected devices.

2018 12

4 Tips for Navigating Workers’ Comp in Your Business

Evil HR Lady

Workers’ comp covers your employees should they get injured while on the job. According to GTM Payroll Service’s list of Workers’ Compensation Requirements, it’s mandatory for your company to have workers’ compensation insurance in most states. Even if coverage isn’t mandatory for your business, it’s still wise to have the insurance. Even the best worksite can’t prevent every accident. The last thing you want is a workplace injury and no coverage available.

2018 16

Rebuilding Your Career After Being Fired or Laid Off

Ms. Career Girl

It comes when you least expect it. It comes when you can least afford it. And it comes when you thought your “safe” job was forever. Usually the event takes place at about 3 PM on an ordinary work day when your boss calls you in for a “friendly” chat.

2018 21

What To Do If Your Company Doesn't Give MLK as an Official Holiday - But You Think You Should.

HR Capitalist

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (MLK) is a holiday with increasing importance in our world. But most companies don't provide this as an official holiday. Here's the stats I could find via Bloomberg : "Most U.S. workers won’t get Monday off for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

is there a best time to send rejection letters?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Is there a standard for when to send out rejection letters? I deal with a lot of hiring in my job and I usually know as soon as I review a resume or hold an interview whether or I’m going to reject someone, but I have always figured that people don’t want to receive a rejection notice within hours of leaving a job interview, so I wait a few days.

2018 16

How do I get a job in Financial Analysis?

Imarticus Learning

So you’ve watched Wall Street a few times and read Barbarians at the Gate cover to cover. You were stunned at the incredible impact the Global Financial Crisis in 2008 had on the world and your brother is the fund manager at one of the top funds in the country and he’s raking it in. You know it in your bones – you want to be an analyst and you want to be in the markets. So you start typing in words like – How to be a financial analyst? What do financial analysts do?

2018 12

An HR Viewpoint of Trump’s Bad Language

Evil HR Lady

By now the whole world has blown up over President Trump’s “sh!thole” thole” remark. It even caused a stir as foreign newspapers tried to figure out how to translate the word properly. Chinese media outlets are tightly controlled and have relatively little latitude when it comes to creative interpretations. The official Xinhua News Agency and other outlets translated the expletive as “fenkeng” — literally “cesspit.”

2018 16

12 Tips for Finding Peace in the Midst of Your Brilliantly Messy Life

Ms. Career Girl

Find the Ms Career Girl article on Kelly’s “Your Messy Brilliance” here.

2018 11

Catching Up On Compensation and Work Perk Trends

Blogging4jobs

2017 was a wild ride for Human Resources. The fast pace of political and economic change meant a lot of uncertainty and while many of the administration’s core policies are set in stone by now, Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR bonuses compensation work perks

my boss keeps telling me “you have a year,” dressing one step up from the job you’re interviewing for, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss keeps telling me “you have a year”. I recently started a new job, replacing someone who was in this position for six years and is close personal friends with my boss. My predecessor was obviously very good at her job and very organized, and a lot of my getting adjusted involves reading over her emails and files or my boss sitting in on meetings or calls that in the future I would handle alone.

2018 14

How Can Job Descriptions Be More Gender Neutral?

The Undercover Recruiter

Langauge within job descriptions is an issue, whether we realize it or not. You put up a job ad but get 90% male applicants. This is because the wording you have used is aimed at males only. We need to take far more care and spend far more time on our job ads so they. View Article.

Throw Back Saturday: 10 Simple Ways to Get an Employee to Quit

Evil HR Lady

If you have someone you want to get rid of, but you are too wimpy to fire him, there are some things you can do to make him miserable enough to start looking for a new job, just to get the heck out of Dodge. Here are 10 of them: 1. Lower pay. It’s perfectly legal (as long as there’s no contract involved) to lower pay if you announce it in advance (and in writing, in some jurisdictions). So, you can say, “Starting next month, you’ll be making $10,000 less per year!”

Is 2018 The Year You Launch Your SideHustle?

Ms. Career Girl

Many of us aspire to having our own business, or at least a sidehustle that brings in some extra cash. So why haven’t you started working on it? Fact is, years seem to fly by ever more quickly. So December 31, 2018 is going to be here in eleven very quick months.

2018 11

When Your Boss Acts Like a Dinosaur and You Just Serve Up The Brontosaurus.

HR Capitalist

In case you missed it, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is the latest leader VP level FTE of the free world to espouse the benefits of having his underlings print stuff out for him to chew on. Damn kids! Where's my digital information printed out on something I can take notes on?

I don’t have enough work and my boss is too busy to give me more

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I was recently brought on as a permanent employee at a nonprofit where I had spent nine months as a temporary data entry assistant. In my previous position, I always had a stack of papers to verify or enter into our database, and could ask my coworkers if there was anything they needed help with if I found myself at a loss for something to do.

2018 13

5 Trends Staffing Firms Are Anticipating to Impact the Industry

The Undercover Recruiter

Well hello there recruiter. Has your new year got off to a good start? We’re getting reports of too many job requirements and not enough candidates. Business isn’t looking too bad for the staffing industry this year.

That Facebook Viral Video about How It’s Impossible to Get Overtime Pay? False.

Evil HR Lady

The last viral video I saw about wages, was Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda touting their own ignorance about how waitstaff are paid. Two days ago, another comedian, Trae Crowder , posted a video claiming that very few people receive overtime pay in the US because evil companies can simply change your title. Crowder, obviously, doesn’t have the same name recognition as Tomlin and Fonda, but he has been able to get almost 15,000 shares of his video in 36 hours.

4 Common Networking Event Fails To Make A Career Girl Blush

Ms. Career Girl

Getting ahead in the world of work has always been a tricky prospect for women. In fact, the prospect of the career woman is a relatively new invention that many attribute to the mid 20th century (although of course there have been many enterprising and industrious women throughout history ).

2018 11

What are the top skills required for a financial analyst?

Imarticus Learning

It goes without saying that analytical skills are important when you’re a financial analyst but there is a whole host of other attributes employers look for when they hire financial analysts. Here are the ten most important financial analysis skills we have identified. Research Skills- research is by far the most important part of an Analysts job because, without the data mined from research, there can be no analysis.

employee doesn’t want to work when it snows, interview expense shenanigans, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My employee doesn’t want to work when it snows. I’m a manager in a medium-size nonprofit where I oversee a staff of twelve. Last year one of my employees had attendance problems related to various stressors involving family members, a personal loss, illness, car trouble, winter weather, etc. Some of these stressors were quite significant; others were the sort of thing most of us would power through and handle after our workday was over.

2018 12

How to Involve Employees In Goal Setting - Even If You're 99% Sure Some of Their Ideas Will Suck.

HR Capitalist

I'm up over at Saba Software talking about goal setting - something that should be on everyone's mind at the start of the year, right? You must include your direct reports in the goal setting process. I know – sometimes their ideas aren’t great.

The Employer Brand Catch 22

The Undercover Recruiter

Sponsored by SMRS There was an interesting detail in the LinkedIn 2017 Global Trends survey, recently released, around the disconnect between what’s desirable and what’s doable. Among the recruiters surveyed, when asked to name one thing they wanted to spend more budget on, number one was Employer Branding. In fact, if money were no object, View Article. The Employer Brand Catch 22. Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

Career Boosters: Mentors, Advocates and Sponsors

Ms. Career Girl

Building your career? You’ll need help. No matter how good you are at your job, you can’t sit around waiting to be noticed. As Sheryl Sandberg wrote in Lean In , the Tiara Strategy (head down, deliver great work, hope someone notices) rarely works.

2018 11

How to Communicate to Your Team About a Company Layoff

Blogging4jobs

This is a two-part series on navigating company layoffs in HR. Click here to read part 1. A layoff might be happening at your company. As an HR professional, announcing, communicating, helping people through a layoff is one of the worst things in my career. The fear, the stress, and the anxiousness that employees who […] Source. Basics HR company restructure employee layoff hr basics layoff

why didn’t I get a full-time offer after my internship?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Something has been bothering me for the last few months. I worked at a financial company as an intern over the summer. My job dealt with computer programming, so my assignments were based on that and a big group project presentation at the end of the summer. I was assigned to a good manager. On the other hand, I had a mentor who was very blunt, treated me like I was mentally challenged at times, and talked down to me often in front of some of my peers.

2018 12

4 Ways Facebook’s Latest Change Can Actually Help Your Personal Brand

Career Realism

4 Ways Facebook’s Latest Change Can Actually Help Your Personal Brand. Work It Daily. Last Thursday, Facebook announced that it’s platform would shift away from a publisher-influenced platform to one that puts people first, a change that has been long-awaited by Facebook members.