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The Boss’s Husband Is a Jerk. Can Getting Along with Him Be Required?

Evil HR Lady

I work for a woman-owned trucking company. Boss Lady has a husband that is always present, but he is not officially on any paperwork as he collects disability. This husband has verbally assaulted a particular driver on two occasions in the past week. As in yelling and chasing after the driver as the driver tried to get away from him. Now the driver has been told that he will only continue to be employed there if he is nice to the husband. My question is basically if this is legal?

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How To Keep Top Talent at the Top of Their Game

Ms. Career Girl

Becoming a manager is a big step in your career, and with it comes a lot of new responsibilities and expectations. As a manager, your goals are no longer just your own, as you and your team’s success are one and the same.

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4 must do actions to take before applying for a job

Cube Rules

If it has been a while since you’ve been in a job search, it’s tempting to apply to a perfect job posting right away. Tempting, but there is work to do. Before you blast out your resume, take some time to review the basics. Not too long — job postings get removed as fast […].

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3 Things To Remember When You Feel You're Not Where You Should Be

Career Shifters

You should be further along in your shift. You should have done more. You're not where you wanted to be by now. Sound familiar? Natasha shares three lessons to get you focused, freed up, and having fun with your career change

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Why You Need a Website for Your Job Search

Career Alley

In job search, marketing is key and having a job search marketing toolkit should be part of your job search plan. Let's face it, most employers will do an extensive web search of each candidate prior to (or certainly during) any interview process. Job Search Branding marketing toolkit personal website

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update: why should employers care about my long commute?

Ask A Manager

Remember the letter-writer in 2015 who asked why employers seemed concerned about his two-hour commute ? Here’s the update. I’m the letter-writer from “Why should employers care about my long commute?” which was posted a little over two years ago now. The good news is that about six months after you posted my letter I was able to find a job in the field I wanted to go into.

2017 30

GLASSDOOR GOLD: "I'm Not Getting Into This With You".

HR Capitalist

You hate Glassdoor. But amidst all the negativity - and the fact your worst employees are at least 5 times more likely to leave a review than your best employees - are nuggets of truth. Can we agree on that? I was looking up a company over the weekend and found this gem. Please click through or enable pictures if you're an email subscriber for the clip below. . . . Manager - "We've got to let you go. You're not a good fit.". Employee - "Why am I not a good fit?".

2017 17

I Hate My Colleague! How to Manage Difficult Coworkers

Ms. Career Girl

Linda and her colleague Joseph always disagree. What Joseph thinks is possible, Linda blocks. And what Joseph thinks can’t be done is ‘child’s play’ in Linda’s eyes. Everyone dreads working with the two of them. It’s bad for both of them, and for their company. Do you have difficult coworkers?

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From Full-time to Flexible Working

Career Shifters

"Of course, my income isn't guaranteed, but I see that as more of a challenge, and I'm not far off what I used to earn now.". It's not easy to 'give up' a career you've worked hard to build. But for Hazel Morris, continuing her busy, long-distance job was no longer an option.

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Dealing with Ransomware Attacks

Evil HR Lady

Have you heard of WannaCry, Cryptolocker or Cryptowall? These, and other malware, cause ransomware attacks. That’s where someone steals your data and holds it hostage. Your data is worth far more than your hardware, so it can put any business into a spin. You may think it won’t happen to your business—you’re too small to have anyone pick on you—but you need to be prepared. It can happen to your business.

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the ethics of firing racist protesters

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: After the Charlottesville violence, I’ve been watching discussion on one of my professional organization’s Facebook groups and would appreciate your opinion about it. People are discussing the ethics of figuring out the identities of white supremacists from news photos, and then reporting them to their employers. Apart from the “ethics” of white supremacy, and associated domestic terrorism, what do you think are the HR/management implications?

A Performance vs Potential 9-Box From a Portion of Our Company.

HR Capitalist

Here's a 9-box from a department in our company - performance on the horizontal, potential on the vertical. . Not bad at all. Some like Picasso. Some like Warhol. I think this is art. If you want to order this as a print for your office, let me know.

2017 15

3 Career Options With Booming Futures

Ms. Career Girl

For young people who are just starting out or for long-time professionals looking for a career change, the American job market can be a promising, but intimidating place.

2017 28

7 Most Wanted Work Benefits to Attract Millennials

The Undercover Recruiter

If you’re looking to attract top millennial talent to your company then you might want to look beyond the traditional benefits of pensions, company car, or bonuses (as great as they are).

The How-Tos of Building Relationships With HR

Evil HR Lady

Human resources departments often have a reputation for being hard to approach or understand. Building relationships with employees is a critical step for a successful HR department. Here’s how. Don’t Get Too Close. This may seem counterintuitive to building relationships, but when HR becomes close friends with some staff, the other staff members feel HR doesn’t operate fairly.

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How To Get A Closer Look At Wells Fargo’s Company Culture

Career Realism

How To Get A Closer Look At Wells Fargo’s Company Culture. Work It Daily. As a job seeker who’s pursuing a career at Wells Fargo , you’re encouraged to learn as much as you can about the company before you apply.

2017 14

“How Do I Transfer My Passion To A New Environment?”

Career Shifters

Kristen likes the people she works with and the way she works, but not the job itself. When you have some of what you want in your career (but not all of it), how can you join the dots to have everything light you up

2017 15

How to Dress the Part and Win at Work

Ms. Career Girl

Whether it’s fair or not, you’d be surprised how much your appearance can play a role in how business associates view you. Showing up with wrinkled clothing and out-of-place hair can have an unwelcome effect on your career.


my employee shouted “F you!” at a coworker — but he was provoked

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’ve been a manager at my company for nearly 10 years, but only with my current team for about six months. My role is hectic, and at the insistence of my own manager I am regularly required to attend meetings and other sessions away from the office, leaving the team to fend for themselves. The team is generally pretty easy to manage, but there are a couple of personalities that cause me some issues.

2017 16

Your Workplace May Be Toxic for Your Health

Evil HR Lady

Does your job have repeated intense physical exertion? Are you exposed to unpleasant and potentially hazardous working conditions? What about hostile or threatening workplaces ? Are your deadlines reasonable, or do you have too much to do in not enough time? Do you take time out of your personal life to do work , all for a dead end job? If any of this sounds familiar to you, you’re not alone.

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7 Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring New Graduates

The Undercover Recruiter

Graduates… They’re a picky bunch, aren’t they? They have shorter attention spans than goldfish, yet have all these incredible ideas that are changing the way the corporate world works.

The Tyranny of Single Stall, Gender-Neutral Bathrooms in the Workplace.

HR Capitalist

Notes to follow from life on the road. Topic: Transgender individual's rights to use either bathroom (men's or women's) they desire. Buckle up, people. But it's probably not going to be what you think.

How To Turn Football Party Leftovers Into DIY Beauty Recipes

Ms. Career Girl

Hi guys! I’m Heather Marianna, creator of Beauty Kitchen , an all-natural beauty and skincare line with whimsical products including red wine eye gels, chocolate sugar scrub, watermelon lip mask, bath bombs, clay masks and more.

Developing An Elevator Pitch for Your Employer Brand


When companies have a job opening, they need to fill it as soon as possible, and ideally they would have several high-quality candidates to choose from quickly. Why is speed so important? According to Randstad data, each job vacancy costs an average of $500 a day. However, companies can no longer expect to successfully woo […] Source. HR employer brand

Want the Ideal HR Department? Follow This Recipe

Evil HR Lady

So, you want to make the ideal HR department? There’s a recipe for that. It’s a little tricky and some of the ingredients have to be special ordered. But if you follow this recipe, you’ll get the HR department of your dreams. Step One. Ingredients: 1 cup administrative skills. 1/2 cup recruiters, firmly packed. 1 tablespoon onboarding. 3 HR trainers, chilled. Directions: Blend these first three ingredients until smooth.

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I hate my new employee

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’ve worked for the same organization for about five years. We recently hired a new person who reports directly to me. I was told I’d have some say in the hiring process, which wasn’t true – we only interviewed four people, two of whom decided not to pursue the job further, and the other one had no relevant experience. I wanted to continue our search, but our director insisted the remaining candidate would be fine. I really don’t like her.

2017 14

???? Can You Describe Yourself in One Word for a Job Interviewer?


Dilbert creator Scott Adams asked his readers to describe themselves in one word. Can you? Photo by Jeanne Menjoulet. We usually find it pretty easy to call other people names, but could you do it for yourself in a job interview? It's a good intellectual exercise that's harder than you'd think.

How To Enjoy a Yacht Charter Like a Millennial

Ms. Career Girl

While yacht charters used to be reserved for the social elite and only those who were well acquainted with the high life would access the planet’s most exotic destinations, things have changed. Nowadays, the yachting industry caters for anybody with an interest in seafaring.

2017 21

6 Awesome Recruitment Ads That Are Serious Thumbstoppers

The Undercover Recruiter

We all know the daily struggle of going through loads and loads of resumes. Every now and then you might stumble across something incredibly awesome. So awesome, that the entire department eventually got to see it.

Mark Zuckerberg Is Doing the Right Thing by Taking Two Months of Paternity Leave–Instead of Four

Evil HR Lady

Priscilla Chan and her husband, Mark Zuckerberg, are expecting their second daughter. Any new baby is exciting, but when the baby is Facebook royalty, the world listens to what Dad is going to do about the new baby. Zuckerberg says he’ll take two months of parental leave when the new baby makes her appearance–one month after the birth and then the month of December. He assures us that “I’m pretty sure the office will still be standing when I get back.”


From Sales to Software

Career Shifters

“I sleep better at night and feel a sense of fulfilment I never thought possible.”. Though Tate Price was challenged by his career, he didn't find it worthwhile.

I get angry when my coworkers make mistakes

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’ve got a question regarding how much “mistake tolerance” is expected in the workplace. Just to give you some background, I’m a (tech) team lead, which, in my case, means my daily job is not very different from that of other team members, except for the part that I get to make technical decisions concerning the projects we are doing. That includes, deadlines, technologies, methodologies, features to be included, etc.

2017 13

5 Ways to Help Launch Careers for Young Women

Ms. Career Girl

Women’s well-being is a topic that comes up in the media again and again. One of the hottest subject areas within this topic is how to help women advance in their careers. Many women need help getting their careers off the ground.

2017 21

What the Google Guy Teaches Us About Free Speech at Work


When Google fired James Damore, the engineer who wrote and circulated a ten page manifesto on how to approach workforce diversity “rationally,” many people cried that it was a violation of his right to free speech. The funny thing about the First Amendment, though, is that it doesn’t guarantee you freedom from consequences or free […] Source. HR free speech google google memo protected speech