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Combating Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

Pregnancy discrimination is a real threat, even in first world countries such as the United States. While it may seem contradictory, pregnancy discrimination is one of the most blatant ways employers abuse their employees.

2018 141

Executive Careerist: Beware the Hypothesizers + Deducers. Take the Helm of Your Career

Career Trend

Executive Careerist: BEWARE the hyphothesizers, deducers and stern pragmatists who insist that their marketing expertise or digital guru-ism applies neatly + perfectly to your career resume story.

2018 132

Miss America on The Value of Public Speaking

Ms. Career Girl

The Miss America Organization is more than a competition, it’s a 365 day effort to advance scholarship and service. It is a voice for young women who are looking to participate in social change. Today, the Miss America Organization is more relevant than ever.

2018 243

How Job Seekers Can Get Noticed by Employers Online

Competitive Resumes

How to stand out to employers online is frequent question and subject for job seekers. It’s one of the hardest things to do on the Internet since there is so much noise competing to be heard. The day has come to show how you add value to employers, peers, and prospective connections online.

2018 151

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The palest ink is worth more than the best memory.” ” – Chinese Proverb. At work, so often what someone said, promised, represented, assured, objected to or complained about, is at the heart of a dispute.

2018 130

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From the Military to Wealth Management

Career Shifters

“My career was increasingly preventing me from being a present father and husband.”. Nick O'Sullivan was looking for greater freedom and work–life balance. He discovered it in a completely different field than he thought he would. But making the transition was no easy task.

2018 130

Forget gender equality and focus on gender priorities

Penelope Trunk

Men do a lot more housework today than they did ten years ago, but they do the same amount of housework regardless of whether they are single or married. This means men are more self-sufficient than they used to be, but also that they are only doing what women would call “the basics.”

2018 75

Dear Hiring Manager, Perhaps You Should Write the Thank You Note

Evil HR Lady

You should always write a thank you note after a hiring manager takes her precious time to step down from the clouds above to allow you to beg her for a job. Or something. Look, I hate this. Just what are you exactly thanking the manager for ? Taking the time to talk with you and consider your application for the job, right? But, what were you really doing?

2018 119

Feed Your Coffee Habit and Still Maintain Your Budget

Ms. Career Girl

People the world over are addicted to their daily coffee. And in the U.S., at anywhere from $2 and up per cup that means a whopping annual ding to your budget of over $750 if you indulge your coffee habit in that cozy coffee house down the street.

2018 153

How To Find The Confidence To Defy The Odds In Your Career

Career Realism

How To Find The Confidence To Defy The Odds In Your Career Work It Daily. There are times in your life where everything aligns perfectly, but then there are others where different parts of your life begin to shift, leaving you to pick up the pieces. Can’t get hired? Watch this free tutorial.).

2018 73

Why A Compelling Story Is Vital For Career Change – And How To Craft Yours

Career Shifters

Feel awkward or confused when you talk about your shift? Unsure of who you are anymore, since so much has changed? Natasha explains how a great story can help you find confidence, connections and opportunities as a career changer – and the key principles you need to tell yours brilliantly

2018 130

What is the Value of Wellness in the Workforce?

The Undercover Recruiter

There is nothing better than a happy workforce because let’s face it, nobody wants employees who don’t want to work for your company.

2018 58

Walmart Switches to Jeans but Balks at Chairs

Evil HR Lady

The People of Walmart blog makes fun of what Walmart Shoppers wear. But, it doesn’t generally make fun of how the employees dress , because it’s been pretty standard and boring and no one really stands out. But Walmart is making a big change in some of its stores–employees will be allowed to wear jeans. And you know what? We will continue to not pay attention to how employees are dressed. This is a good thing.

2018 107

How to Become a Forensic Psychologist

Corn on the Job

Are you fascinated by crime dramas and documentaries? But do you question them on a deeper level, wondering why people commit the crimes that they do? If so, you will be interested in forensic psychology, the study of how the law and psychology interact. What is a forensic psychologist?

2018 56

? Online Job Applications: All You Really Need To Know

JobMob

How to apply for a job online and get it. Photo by Ben White. This is a guest post by Dean Giles. Have you heard it lately? Ask just about anywhere how to apply for a job there, and you will hear, “You have to apply online. If they are interested in your application, they will call you.”.

2018 73

5 Reasons Why Active Candidates are Perfect for Startups

The Undercover Recruiter

Employers and recruiters tend to prefer passive candidates because they have the right skill sets, have the right qualifications and have a history of good employment. But for a startup working environment, could active candidates be the ideal employee?

2018 69

Talent Shortage? Try a Teenager.

Evil HR Lady

Unemployment in the United States is at 4.1 percent. That, in case you don’t follow, labor statistics is really low. And jobless claims–that is people who have (generally) been laid off is hovering a little over 200,000. Compare that to 2009 where we had a spike of over 600,000 claims. In other words, if you want a job, now is a great time to get one. But, if you need to hire someone, you might run into difficulty finding someone to do the job.

2018 119

Skincare Help You Can Find In Your Own Kitchen

Ms. Career Girl

With Spring’s unpredictable weather approaching, keeping your skin healthy and glowing can be a challenge. From the heat’s dehydrating effect to humidity’s pore-clogging grief, an at-home facial is sure to provide a quick fix.

2018 141

Here's Your New Killer Interview Question To Cut Through Someone's Soul.

HR Capitalist

Sometimes the shortest posts are the most powerful. I'm reading "Conspiracy" by Ryan Holiday , which is a recounting and analysis of the fall of Gawker.

2018 55

When Your Dream Job Demands A Move

Corn on the Job

If you’re stuck in a career that makes you want to literally claw your eyes out because you’re that bored, then it might be time to find yourself a new career. So many people condemn themselves to a life in an office, staring at the same four walls, doing a job they’re only doing for money.

2018 56

4 Benefits of Conducting Exit Interviews

The Undercover Recruiter

To put it simply, an exit interview is an interview which is conducted with an employee who is leaving the company.

2018 70

NFL Cheerleaders: Minimum Wage for a Job Where You Don’t Even Get to Pick Your Own Hair Color

Evil HR Lady

Can you imagine a job where you have strict rules on what you can wear , what your hair color is, how much you weigh, and with whom you can speak? And with that job comes a minimum wage paycheck? And that women work very hard to get this job? That would describe an NFL Cheerleader, according to an interview at The Daily with Former New Orleans Saints’ “Saintsation” cheerleader, Bailey Davis. Davis was fired for an Instagram post where she wore lingerie.

2018 113

It’s Okay To Give Yourself a Break

Ms. Career Girl

When work and deadlines are piling up, feeling overwhelmed can feel like a given.

2018 149

WEBINAR: I GOT YOUR TEXT: 5 Ways Smart HR Pros & Recruiters Use Technology and Communication Style to Close More Candidates

HR Capitalist

OK, stay with me here HR friends. It’s never been harder to gain the attention of the best candidates on the recruiting trail.

2018 69

This is a course for INTJs

Penelope Trunk

This course runs May 7 – 10 at 8pm Eastern and includes four days of video sessions and email-based materials as well as a weekly meeting with special guests for four weeks. The cost is $195 but you can save $50 if you use this coupon code in the next two days: SMARTAF. Sign up now.

2018 66

The Importance of an Inspiring Workplace

The Undercover Recruiter

Never underestimate the power of the physical environment, especially as a strategic tool for unlocking the keystones of innovation: creativity, productivity & collaboration.

2018 63

4 ‘Deal-Breakers’ You Should Throw Out of Your Hiring Rubric

Evil HR Lady

We’re in a serious hiring slump. Nearly half of small business owners say they’re struggling to find qualified job applicants , and more than a third have been unable to fill recent openings. So how can you deal with this extreme labor shortage ? Try widening your applicant pool—by considering candidates you previously would have rejected. Now, hear us out. We know many of the common hiring “deal-breakers” were established for a reason, but times—and the economy—have changed.

2018 107

5 Reasons to Adopt Your Next Pet at a Shelter!

Ms. Career Girl

Thinking of sharing your life with a pet? Good for you! Pets provide love, companionship, laughs and a sympathetic ear. A dog gets you out walking. A cat will curl up with you at the end of bad day. Pets are good for your mental and physical health.

2018 149

?? 35 Smart Things to Actually Do and Not Do at Job Fairs

JobMob

Can you get hired at a job fair? You can if you follow these tips. Photo by Filip Bunkens. I've been to many career fairs, both as a job seeker and as a speaker and advisor.

2018 52

Career Zingers #26: What’s Your Currency?

David Zinger

Money often costs too much. Ralph Waldo Emerson. It is Only Paper (David Zinger, 2018). What’s your currency at work? Currency is a medium of exchange. We narrowly think of currency as being money. I am not saying money is unimportant, just that it is not as important as we think.

2018 52

How Engineering Has Become the Most Popular Role in Retail

The Undercover Recruiter

When you think of retail nowadays, you tend to think of the online space. Retail is no longer all about traditional brick-and-mortar stores. That’s not to say brick-and-mortar is going away, but they are closing at record numbers.

"PRETEND WE'RE HAVING AN ARGUMENT": The Glass Office Everybody Watches You Go Into (From "Billions").

HR Capitalist

Workplace Artifacts - objects or situations made by human beings, with specific cultural interest or meaning in the workplace. --. You know it's official when I make up my own definition, right? OFFICIAL.

2018 55

Female Inclusivity in the Tech World

Ms. Career Girl

With talks of female representation becoming increasingly popular in public arenas, you may have noticed a lot of pushback. This rarely comes in the (public) form of “that’s a man’s job!”

2018 141

What to Look for in a Stress Management Service

Corn on the Job

As an employer, it’s in your best interest to provide support for your employees. A great way to show the people in your business that you value them is to implement stress management services in the workplace.

2018 56