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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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Too Busy To Change Career? Not With These Techniques.

Career Shifters

Lack of time is not an excuse to stay in the wrong job. Natasha shares her favourite (lesser known) approaches for how you can make time work for you – and, through doing so, make a speedier escape

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6 Tips for Writing an Effective Resume

Career Alley

Need help writing your resume or CV? Your resume is your most important job search tool and it can be quite difficult to write if this is the first time you've created your resume. Resumes CVs

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The Innovator Cliche and Why Thinkers-In-Action Get the Job Done

Career Trend

With all of this innovative thinking, however, who is doing the executing? More than likely it is you. . The post The Innovator Cliche and Why Thinkers-In-Action Get the Job Done appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

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Have the Handbill in Tow Going to Job Fairs and Networking Events

Competitive Resumes

I talk to job seekers regularly who only depend on a few methods to find jobs. I find it interesting they prefer to rely on processes that could exclude them (uploading a resume without the right keywords, for example) rather than differentiate themselves based on their unique experience (in person).

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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.

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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.


Hosting an Office Halloween Party: Dos and Don’ts

Evil HR Lady

It’s that time of year again, All Hallow’s Eve is right around the corner. If you’re thinking about throwing an office Halloween party, you may be wondering: what is (and what is not) appropriate? Consider the following points: Culture and Industry Matter. If your business is a funeral home, dressing up as a creepy vampire is a terrible idea. However, if your business is an after-school hangout for teens, that might be perfect.

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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.

Working Hard To Play Harder: How Lindt & Sprüngli USA Is Driving Better Employee Engagement

Career Realism

Working Hard To Play Harder: How Lindt & Sprüngli USA Is Driving Better Employee Engagement. Work It Daily. If you work for a large company, you might feel like a small fish in a big pond at times.

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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The Top Cities in America for Women in Business

Ms. Career Girl

The number of women in executive roles and women-owned businesses has steadily risen over the last decade, with more than 9.4 million firms owned by females, generating over $1.5 trillion in sales. In fact, one in five companies that earn over $1 million in revenue are now women-owned.

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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.


Future of HR is Fluid, Frictionless, & Agile #HRTechConf


It’s that time of year again. The HR Technology Conference is upon us. It’s a time to connect with colleagues, friends, and innovators who are changing the human resources and recruiting. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR future of HR HR tech HR Tech Conf human resourcs

How Not To Behave at The Office Halloween Party!


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.


should I tell my coworkers I have hemorrhoids, all my interviewers were running late, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Should I tell my coworkers I have hemorrhoids? This is a little gross, but something that would be really helpful to have some advice on. I have been in my role as an administrative assistant for about two years now. Around the time I started this job, I developed hemorrhoids (or more precisely, piles, as we all have hemorrhoids). I called out sick eight or nine times the first year I worked here. It felt like a lot.

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#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?


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.


3 Companies That Boost Success By Improving Performance Management


Much has been written on the failures of old-school performance management, the dreaded annual review; and how it alienates managers and their reports alike. Enough about the negatives though, grab a. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR google performance management performance review

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I finally found the secret to waking up early

Penelope Trunk

Now that I am finally writing again, I’m so excited to tell you what’s been happening. And I have all these pictures I took, thinking, this will be good for the blog. But then I didn’t write anything.

my coworker over-delivers and it’s causing us major problems

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: My coworker Fergus and I are at semi-equal levels (i’m a manager and he’s a project manager) on a small team at the headquarters of a company that has branches all over the country. We handle lots of regular reports distributed to the branches and we produce ad hoc reports that go up the chain to executives. The issue is that whenever we are asked to produce something special, Fergus always says yes and gives a very quick turnaround time.

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Ms. Career Girl

Did you know that today (October 16) is National Boss’s Day?


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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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.


Not So Fearless Girl: State Street Settles Discrimination Suit


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


an employer invited me to interview but never responded to my reply

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I submitted a cover letter and resume a couple weeks ago for a job. Four days ago, the hiring manager’s assistant emailed to ask if I was available for an interview with the hiring manager on a specific date and time next week. She only gave me one option, and unfortunately I had a very important conflict. So I emailed back that day expressing enthusiasm for the job and said I was glad to hear from her, but asked if it would be possible to do another day.


5 Things That Are Better Bought Online and 5 That Aren’t

Ms. Career Girl

With the ever-growing presence of the internet are the increasing opportunities to do things online. Instead of meeting up with a friend, you can video chat with them or book an entire vacation without leaving your couch.


Man Fired For Bringing a Watermelon to Work

Evil HR Lady

Watermelon, when in season, is available at every grocery store. At many grocery stores, you can buy it whole, quartered, or even cut into rind free, individually wrapped pieces. But, if you show up with one at a certain Detroit firehouse, you’ll be fired. That’s what happened when firefighter trainee Robert Pattison brought a whole watermelon as a present for his new co-workers. Traditionally, probationary firefighters bring in a gift for the existing group.

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.

How to Build an Edge: Develop Your Talent Stack

Personal Excellence Blog

(Image: Beatriz Pérez Moya ). 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?

does an employer asking you to name your salary requirements first mean they’re jerks?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m currently unemployed. I’m in a final interview for a position. I’ve already had a first interview and a writing test. The company then asked me to send my salary requirements or current salary before the interview. My reaction was fury. Just pure fury because I think this is a dick move.

About Leadership, Loyalty, and Legacy

Ms. Career Girl

Have you ever observed and admired a couple who have been married for multiple decades? You know the ones I mean. Their relationships runs a smoothly as a perfectly balanced, well-oiled machine. Not a vibration of discord is present, even when challenges confront that indomitable team of two.

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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