Trending Articles

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“What the world needs is a new kind of army – an army of the kind.” ” – Cleveland Armory.

130
130

How Spending $21 Could Save Your Business $200,000

Evil HR Lady

Due to safety guidelines , you are probably conducting all interviews over the phone or via video conferencing. Fair enough. What do you do if you have a hearing-impaired candidate who says that neither of those options works for her?

146
146

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Your Employees May (Ahem) Be Doing Something Other than Work

Evil HR Lady

Your employees should not be viewing pornography in the office. Your employees should not be viewing pornography on company equipment, even out of the office.

2020 215

How to Thrive in Times of Change

Ms. Career Girl

Dealing with change can be difficult. After all, humans are creatures of habit. We’ve spent years perfecting our routines and situational responses, basing them on experience and empirical evidence. When we’re in our comfort zones, we know exactly how to act and what to expect.

2020 158

7 Things I Learned About Resume Writing That Changed Everything

Executive Career Brand

I’ve been helping job seekers with their resumes, LinkedIn profiles and other job search-related materials for about 25 years. You’d think resume writing would be that much easier after all that time, but it’s not. Resume writing is complicated.

2020 137

Choosing Members of your Leadership Team as an Executive To Drive Culture (Best Boss Ever Podcast).

The HR Capitalist

Congrats my friend - you made it. You're an executive, and whether than means you're a C-level, SVP, VP, whatever - you're now expected to be strategic. There's a lot of areas to think about strategy when you're a leader.

2020 113

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The only time we lose is when we give up.” ” – Cesar Chavez. Boy, oh, boy. things sure seem “complicated” at work, at home, and in our daily lives.

2020 130

More Trending

Five Steps to Create a Transitional Retirement Option For Your Employees

Ms. Career Girl

The relationship between companies and their employees has been forever changed by the Covid-19 virus. It’s hard to believe, but it’s true. Since late January, Americans have been shifting from their traditional roles and workplaces toward their home offices.

2020 145

WFH: How to Keep Your Team On Track

The Undercover Recruiter

Working from home is great, but it also comes with many unique struggles that can impact productivity and hinder growth.

2020 68

Are You Willing to Hire "Athletes" Rather Than Specialists at Your Company?

The HR Capitalist

First up, the term "athlete" in this post is meant to describe hiring those who are generally smart, intellectually curious, quick on their feet, learn quickly, are great communicators and have DNA for drive/initiative - rather than hiring someone with domain experience in a job as your first concern.

2020 117

LinkedIn InMail Templates for Job Seekers

The Corporate Con/noisseur

LinkedIn InMail Templates for Job Seekers. We’ve previously espoused the benefits of LinkedIn, including the benefits of being on LinkedIn , placing your LinkedIn profile on your resume , and connecting and networking with alumni on LinkedIn.

2020 52

Help Me Get Out of a Relocation Contract

Evil HR Lady

I recently left a company that had given me a tax-assisted relocation package. Totaling at $19k. I needed to stay employed with that company for 24 months per the contract. I left the company for a few reasons after 21 months. I was furloughed twice while there.

2020 190

Overcoming Challenges Women Face as They Get Older

Ms. Career Girl

Women in their 40s or 50s — or older — have a lot on their plates. They often have teenage or college-aged kids and are also possibly caring for grandkids or aging parents.

2020 140

Create a Sense of Belonging Within Your Organization

The Undercover Recruiter

Belonging is a feeling. None of us wants to participate in communities where we don’t feel good, welcome, or appreciated. We certainly won’t invest our full effort unless—and until—we’re vested in this manner. Of course, what makes us feel welcomed differs from person to person.

2020 56

Career Expectations: Comparison Is The Thief of Joy (And Doesn't Matter if You're Good)

The HR Capitalist

Last week I put up a post talking about the fact there's nothing wrong with young talent doing a call center role for a good company early in their career , but I talked a bit in that post that good to great talent wouldn't be in that role for 3+ years - they'd promote within the call center or elsewhere in the company. . Good talent goes up.

2020 113

8 Worst Things on a Resume

The Corporate Con/noisseur

8 Worst Things on a Resume. Many applicants understand the importance of a well-written and buttoned-up resume. However, we still see examples of resumes that violate some basic, professional rules and etiquette.

2020 52

Protected: Understand Your Personal Values To Create The Life You Want

Boomers Next Step

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Understand Your Personal Values To Create The Life You Want appeared first on Boomers Next Step. Silver Sages Sharing Stories affiliate marketing online business education

2020 52

The art of the Covid career: string together thoughts while you homeschool

Penelope Trunk

I am in between one son practicing his cello and one son writing his college essays. After ten years of homeschooling while being the breadwinner, my parent intuition tells me one kid is only going through the motions. On a good day I could say, “What are you doing?”.

2020 64

HR TROLLS: Thinking Unemployment on Steroids Means You Have a Compensation Problem.

The HR Capitalist

Short post today, but an important one. I belong to multiple online groups covering HR on a variety of platforms - you know the type - people can post questions on problems they're having in their HR shops and get help, advice and recommendations from their peers.

2020 113

Power Verbs for a Technical Resume

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Power Verbs for a Technical Resume. Power verbs for a technical resume can help you to not only showcase your technical knowledge and prowess but also helps to bring your resume to life.

2020 52

Why School Openings Matter to Your Small Business

Evil HR Lady

Many schools generally start in the middle of August. Like it or not, parents count on schools to provide not only an education but childcare. As many people learned when schools and daycares closed in the spring, it’s tough to work from home and watch and educate children all at the same time.

2020 151

How Entrepreneurs Can Use Supply Chain Finance

Water Cooler Wisdom

Supply chain  finance, also known as reverse factoring, links the seller, the buyer and the financing party to improve business cash flow on all sides. How Supply Chain Financing Works. In leveraging supply chain finance, suppliers sell outstanding receivables to financial institutions to accelerate payment of receivables and extend payment flexibility to customers.

2020 40

20 Guaranteed Ways Recruiters Will Notice Your CV

Catherines Career Corner

Explore these 20 guaranteed ways recruiters will notice your CV or Resume. There are several ways recruiters will notice your CV. Know exactly what the recruiter’s likes and dislikes in a CV are and what will get your own CV read by them for longer than 25 seconds.

2020 62

Boosting Your Confidence After a Long Job Search

Corn on the Job

Unemployment is reaching all new highs as the pandemic rages on. Businesses from small independent stores to multinational chains are being forced to close their doors, and staff in many different sectors are being made redundant.

2020 52

Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Time Off Requests

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Time Off Requests. Understanding the differences and the nuance between exempt vs. non-exempt time off requests could save your company time, money, and a potential costly lawsuit.

2020 52

my new boss is an elder in a sexist church

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: My new boss is an elder in his church which has very old-fashioned beliefs about women. They believe that the role of women is to obey their husbands unquestioningly and more or less only speak when spoken to, at least when there is a man present.

2020 36

Choosing The Best Value for Money Gaming Mouse

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Choosing The Best Value for Money Gaming Mouse. When looking for the best value for money gaming mouse , there are many different technologies available on the market that offer different features and at a wide range of prices.

2020 52

Hiring the perfect candidate – things to avoid

Corn on the Job

Hiring the perfect candidate should be easy. First, you advertise the role. Second, you carry out a series of interviews and choose the person who is most suited to the role. You can spend the rest of the day with your feet up. Simple. . Except, it rarely works out that way. Here’s how it works in the real world. First, you advertise the role. Next, 96 people who have no experience in the field apply for the role and you are left wondering what on earth you wrote in your ad.

2020 40

is it OK to ask a coworker to swap pants, teachers at my child’s school aren’t social distancing, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Is it OK to ask a coworker to swap pants with me? During college I enrolled in a program that we call Junior Enterprise, where the students have to, on their own, maintain a company.

2020 36

it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. I just wanted to share a little good news and thank you for your blog. I’ve been reading Ask A Manager religiously since I was in college and I’m now almost 10 years into my career.

2020 33

should I tell future managers about my ADHD?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: Growing up as a child, I constantly struggled to focus. In school I understood the work, but because I lacked focus and could not hold my attention in the classroom.

2020 36

companies that ask people to answer mini-essays before submitting resumes

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: In previous posts you have written that employers generally shouldn’t require applicants to do work (assessments, tests, what have you) at the very outset of the hiring process because that’s asking folks to dedicate time/effort when the majority of them won’t even get an interview.

2020 34

should I negotiate a job offer on the spot or ask for time to think it over?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I am currently in the process of interviewing, and it’s my first time doing so for jobs where salary negotiations would be expected to come into play.

2020 33

my employee asked for a 170% raise

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I am a new manager, and one of my reports has asked for a massive raise.

2020 35

did I get offered a job because I can bake, kid noise on calls, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Did I get offered a job because I can bake? I recently applied for a job after not working for a few years due to looking after my children. As I started the interview, I could tell the interviewer was asking me questions very formulaically.

2020 35

I need time off work because of my husband’s alcoholism, boss doesn’t pay freelancers on time, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I need time off work because of my husband’s alcoholism. My husband is a severe alcoholic, something he has been “dealing with” for 4+ years.

2020 31

a terrible employee asked me for a reference

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I have received a reference request for one of our former employees. I had told this student that I was not hiring her back because she wasn’t reliable. She would cancel her shifts at the last minute, not making an effort to find a replacement.

2020 33