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Big 40 or 50 Looming? Take Heart From These Ageless Champions!

Ms. Career Girl

Do you have a milestone birthday in the next year or two? Maybe you’re turning 40, or 50. Are you already feeling a tiny sense of panic as you look back at what you’ve done over the past decade and judging your accomplishments – or seeming lack thereof?

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I’m Pregnant and Starting a New Job. Can I Be Fired for Taking Leave?

Evil HR Lady

I start a new job next week. I’ll be 25 weeks pregnant. I interviewed really early on and didn’t disclose “just in case” I was contacted a month later with an offer. At this point , I am bordering fat and pregnant depending on what I am wearing. I want to disclose immediately but haven’t had the chance. Both parties I need to speak to have been busy at work, on vacation, or briefly meeting with me not in private. I really don’t want to feel deceitful.

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How to Maintain Your Work-Life Balance

Ms. Career Girl

The concept of work-life balance has become increasingly popular in recent years, and according to medical research, the idea should be taken more seriously than a passing fad.

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Answering Your Job Search Questions (Podcast Season Finale)

Competitive Resumes

About today’s special show! . For this last episode of the season, I am replaying my appearance on the “ Repurpose Your Career ” podcast. Here are the questions we’re answering: 1. I am a 61-year-old floor installer. I have been doing this since I was a young man.

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Why Culture Fit Matters in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

How to set the groundwork in executive job search to land a job that’s the right culture fit If you’ve read even a few of my blog posts about executive job search best practices, you know that the first steps to land an executive job that will be a mutual good fit are: 1. Targeting […].

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“I’m not concerned that machines will begin to think like humans. I am very concerned that humans will begin to think like machines.” ” – Tim Cook, Apple CEO. Supporting Limits On. Children’s Screen Use.

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Trying to Pursue a Career in Data Science? Check Out These Helpful Tips

Jobacle

According to a recent study, one of the fastest growing industries in the world is data science. For people who love technology, coding and design, a career in data science makes sense.

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7 Reasons The Best Thing You Can Do for Your Soul Is Travel

Ms. Career Girl

Does wanderlust call and you don’t answer because you’re too busy? It’s funny how your excuse to not travel is “life,” but you fail to experience life by remaining stuck and feeling trapped. How do you know what you want and need from life if you don’t live it?

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 The Very Common Things Cruel Managers Do

Evil HR Lady

What constitutes cruelty at the office? Someone asked on Quora “What was the cruelest thing a company has ever done to you as an employee?” ” You may be prepared for stories of confiscating passports or not wage theft, and those things are cruel. But the things people wrote about also sound a lot like what a lot of us face in the office. For example. Not allow an employee to work from home. Being allowed to work from home isn’t a right.

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From Property Management to Wealth Management

Career Shifters

“I didn't want to waste years simply filling a seat.”. James Edwards found himself stuck with limited opportunities for growth. So, when the right set of circumstances arose to allow him to leave his job, he grabbed the chance.

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Father’s Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: he believed in me.”. – Jim Valvano. All dads know the truth: being a father is all about giving. This is the day you hope to hear, just this once, “Thanks.” Hold on to that thought; it may be a year before you hear it again.

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What To Do If You’re Injured At Work

Jobacle

We become so comfortable and used to the mundane routine in our jobs that we don’t ever expect an accident to happen, so if it does, an incident at work can be a massive shock to the system.

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How To Find A Job When You’re Unsure of Your Career Path

Ms. Career Girl

There are many situations where you can feel like your career path is drifting out of form. Perhaps your current job is boring you, but you just can’t figure out what else you’re supposed to do. Maybe you have recently lost a job, but don’t know which steps to take from here.

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How to Build a Diverse Workforce

Evil HR Lady

What does diversity mean, exactly? What makes a workplace diverse? We use this word so often as a synonym for racial diversity that we forget there are all types of diversity. According to Merriam-Webster, diversity simply means “an instance of being composed of differing elements or qualities.” Therefore, every workplace that employs two or more people is a diverse workforce simply because no two people are alike. But some groups of people are more similar than others.

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How to Have Productive Office Meetings

The Undercover Recruiter

Meetings are usually considered as boring and a waste of time. Employees often dread their weekly meeting because they’re monotonous and not worthwhile. There are so many ways in which managers can improve their meetings with the following tips below.

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Amazon Flexes Muscles, Eliminates Occupational Tax in Seattle in One Month.

HR Capitalist

Here's what power looks like in an employer, my friends. Less than a month after unanimously passing a contentious tax on big business, Seattle’s city council has voted to repeal the so-called “head tax.”

4 Tips for Progressive Career Growth and Development

Jobacle

Whether you’re already settled in your career, just got into a new job or still wondering which career path to choose, you’ve most likely asked yourself where you’ll probably be in the next few years.

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Hiring a contractor for your home or office: what are your responsibilities?

Ms. Career Girl

Entrepreneurs may need to supervise building works either at home or in the office. If you want to set up your home office or are responsible for remodeling your workplace, you can engage a self-employed handyman in order to save costs.

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What to Say (and Not Say) When an Employee Is Depressed

Evil HR Lady

Depression isn’t limited to a few. Over 300 million people , globally, suffer from it. This means it’s quite likely that you know someone who is currently in its grasp, and it isn’t pleasant. Left untreated, depression can literally be deadly. You don’t want to let anyone suffer without help. But, what can you do in an office setting? What should you do? I spoke with Lori Whatley, LMFT, PsyD about the best things to do.

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Why Great People Make Great Companies

The Undercover Recruiter

This week on the Employer Branding Podcast, we’re with a Chicago-based tech company that has been through the peaks and troughs of business and now competing for the best talent with the likes of Google, Amazon, Facebook. ‘ James Ellis is the Global Head of Employment Brand at Groupon.

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Women at Work: How to Command a Room #SHRM18

Blogging4jobs

Earlier this year, I launched a series here on Workology focused on women in the workplace. The feedback from my first blog post was clear. I received many emails, DMs and phone calls sharing their. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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How to Become a Forensic Psychologists

Corn on the Job

Are you looking for a career in which you make a difference? Do people fascinate you and why they do the things that they do? Do you want a role in which two days are never the same? And where you promote understanding of criminal behaviour and activity?

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Don’t Sweat It! Natural Ways to Control Summer Sweating

Ms. Career Girl

Now that summer is (unofficially!) here, most of us are delighted to enjoy the sunshine and warm weather. However, excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis, is an issue that afflicts many more people than you might think and can stem from a large number of underlying triggers.

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What to Say (and Not Say) When an Employee Is Depressed

Evil HR Lady

Depression isn’t limited to a few. Over 300 million people , globally, suffer from it. This means it’s quite likely that you know someone who is currently in its grasp, and it isn’t pleasant. Left untreated, depression can literally be deadly. You don’t want to let anyone suffer without help. But, what can you do in an office setting? What should you do? I spoke with Lori Whatley, LMFT, PsyD about the best things to do.

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5 Ways to Avoid Employee Absences During the World Cup

The Undercover Recruiter

The FIFA World Cup only happens once every four years, so it’s a special occasion for many.

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Stuff the Capitalist (aka KD) Likes: Epic Musical Intros

HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note: Who am I? Who cares? Good questions. It's my site, so I'm going to tap into road days once in awhile by telling you more about who I am - via a " Stuff I Like " series. Nothing too serious, just exploring the micro-niche that resides at the base of all of our lives.

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my boss wants us to all share our mental health needs – at every meeting

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work at a small company where I like to maintain a professional persona, focusing on getting work done and keeping my personal life separate. The company is not well managed but I have a decent amount of autonomy, people are reasonably pleasant, and for a variety of family reasons the location, commute, and hours work really well and would be hard to replicate elsewhere.

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Former Governer Jeb Bush Kicks Off #SHRM18

Blogging4jobs

So, I have to admit… I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect from Jeb Bush when I saw the keynotes announced for SHRM national this year. What would he say to a room full of HR people. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR shrm18

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Why Corporate Training Must Be Part of Your Mix

Water Cooler Wisdom

As a workforce author, researcher, and consultant, I observed many organizations that were concerned about a labor shortage brought about by baby boomer retirement. This shortage, and the skills gaps that went along with it, was partially delayed in part by the financial crisis and subsequent recession, because many baby boomers lost savings and were  working past traditional retirement age 1.

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How to Write Job Ads for Millennials and Gen Z

The Undercover Recruiter

Sponsored by LiveCareer Every company wants to attract hot young talent, but seasoned recruiters have learned that what worked ten years ago doesn’t have the same results today.

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Join Us for a New Hangout Series - HR Mind Games (Episode #1 - Hiring Sales Pros)

HR Capitalist

HR Mind Games is a quick hitting, 20-30 minute hangout hosted by me (KD), Kris Dunn, founder of FOT and the HR Capitalist and sponsored by Caliper , the leading provider of Assessments for Selection, Talent Management, and Leadership Development. In each episode of HR Mind Games , we’ll cover how general behavioral assessment geekiness/expertise helps HR and Recruiting Pros make better hires as well as maximize performance once that talent is in the door!

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can I go barefoot at work?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work in a legal office. I am the assistant but I sit in an open area outside my boss’s office. I wear business casual clothing and shoes. However, my feet get uncomfortable in the shoes. I often take my shoes off and go barefoot. They’re under the desk for the most part, but occasionally people will have to look at my computer. Is it improper to take your shoes off in the office? I’d like to walk from my desk to the copier with no shoes on.

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How to Master Workplace Civility #SHRM18

Blogging4jobs

Civility usually is demonstrated through manners, courtesy, politeness, and a general awareness of the rights, wishes, concerns, and feelings of others. It includes the behavior that helps to. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Work Civility shrm18 Workplace

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Free Webinar:Transform Moments and Technology into Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Join me with Passageways for a free webinar on Transformative Employee Engagement: tools for Creating Better Moments. Just 12 days until my webinar with @passageways on moments and technology in engagement. link] pic.twitter.com/ZzjBGLBSYF. David Zinger (@davidzinger) June 15, 2018. Employee Engagement

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