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Happy Easter

Sklover Working Wisdom

To All our Friends Who Celebrate Easter: The Essential Message Of Easter is Hope. Is there any better Message to Celebrate? Happy Easter! 2019 Alan L. Sklover. All Rights Reserved

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HELP WANTED: HOW TO AVOID ROOKIE MISTAKES ON A JOB INTERVIEW

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you are in college seeking an internship, or further on in your career and looking to advance your position, making basic and careless mistakes on a job interview can cost you that opportunity even if you have the experience, credentials, and intelligence. First impressions count!

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Can I Require Employees to Speak English?

Evil HR Lady

I manage a group of employees at a company where English is our official business language. There are a few people that speak only English, while another group speaks English and Spanish. The bilingual group often communicates in Spanish, which makes the English speakers uncomfortable. I asked the Spanish speakers to stick to English at work, but they say I’m violating their rights. It’s ruining morale! What can I do?

2019 158

From Law to Teaching

Career Shifters

“I liked my work, but I felt there was something more out there for me.”. Myles Preston had a career itch that needed to be scratched. So, when he came across a structured training programme that provided the opportunity to explore his ideas, he leapt at the chance.

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What Do Executive Recruiters Look for in Candidates?

Professional Resume Services

If job-seeking executives only knew exactly what recruiters were looking for in candidates, their efforts would be made much easier.

2019 130

Five Steps for the Introvert Who Wants to Move Up

Ms. Career Girl

You are doing a perfectly competent job—maybe even a brilliant one—but make sure you aren’t toiling away in a bubble. As an introvert, your natural ability to reflect is an asset in many contexts, but turning inward is a mistake when it comes to your career.

2019 182

No Place for Breastfeeding? That Will be $3.8 Million, Please

Evil HR Lady

Federal law requires that you provide breastfeeding moms a room with a locking door–that is not a bathroom–to pump breast milk up until the baby’s first birthday. This is pretty easy in a big office building with lots of space, but not so easy in a firehouse. The law, however, doesn’t make an exception for difficulty, as the City if Tuscon found out–to the tune of $3.8 million.

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The Ultimate List of Job Search Boards

Career Alley

Successful job search is a series of tasks and approaches applied over a period of time. While you could get lucky and quickly find a job. The best approach is to split your time across a number of job search activities. Find your Dream Job Job Search Job Search Boards job search sites

2019 153

Are You Showing Your True Personal Brand?

Professional Resume Services

A major part of a job search involves making your personal brand appear to be what you want it to be. However, executives often make the mistake of gearing their c-level personal branding more toward what they want others to perceive of them, rather than showing who they really are.

2019 130

Why You Should Consider a Flexible Job as a New College Grad

Ms. Career Girl

You’ve walked the aisle, received your diploma, and taken photos with your excited family and friends. Congrats! You’ve graduated college—now what? The journey of finding a job can be different for everyone: frustrating, long, short, easy, difficult.

2019 186

I’m an Introvert–Please Give Me Space

Evil HR Lady

I just joined a big IT firm and most of my colleagues used to work there from 6-7 years. They already have chemistry within them. Any newbie joining had to follow them everywhere from lunch to tea breaks. My boss was one of them. Being an introvert it became too much for me and also being with my boss all the time was little uncomfortable.So after skipping lunches few times my coworkers started taunting me for not joining them.

2019 143

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Fashion is made to become unfashionable.” ” – Coco Chanel. Coco Chanel was the legendary orphanage-raised French fashion designer who founded the iconic Chanel brand. She is credited with freeing women from the constraints of staid fashion.

2019 130

5 Information System Jobs That Require an MSIS Degree

Career Alley

Careers in business information systems are experiencing some of the fastest growth in the tech industry. And with a median income of $139,220, they definitely fit the bill for high earning potential. Discover Career Opportunities information systems jobs

2019 163

How to Build the Perfect Applicant Funnel

The Undercover Recruiter

Recruitment marketing is still in its infancy when compared to either it’s older sibling HR recruiting, or it’s first cousin Marketing. There are plenty of ways you can streamline and improve your recruitment marketing tactics by borrowing from both of these related practices.

2019 84

Why Managing Remotely Is So Tough—and Eight Ways to Make It Easier

Ms. Career Girl

Managing remotely has quickly become the norm in today’s work world. And yet, it’s not easy. With more employees working remotely or on flex schedules, it can be tough to create the kind of connection you need to help people do their best work. You can’t pick up on non-verbal cues.

2019 151

Cutting Employee Pay

Evil HR Lady

I’m a partner in a small business (we have three partners and seven employees). A few years ago, we went through rough financial times and cut everyone’s pay, including the partners, by 20 percent. When things improved, we raised the pay back up. Now, we’re in rough financial waters again and need to do another pay cut — and we’ll likely lose our best employees. Yet the alternative is to go out of business, putting everyone out of a job.

2019 123

The Journey Begins

Career Tips Blog

Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. Izaak Walton

2019 52

Choosing a Career

Career Alley

Although there are some people who know exactly what they want to do as a job from an early age, many of us struggle to find our calling in life. Find your Dream Job Career Opportunities Dream job

2019 163

How Can Employers Spot the Signs of an Employee Experiencing Poor Mental Health in the Workplace?

The Undercover Recruiter

Unlike physical health, spotting the signs of someone suffering from mental health isn’t always that easy.

2019 79

The Health and Fitness Benefits Of Lifting Weights

Boomers Next Step

Why Older People Need The Benefits Of Lifting Weights Are you aware of the amazing health and fitness benefits of lifting weights? There is no doubt that strength training benefits ageing bodies.

2019 52

What Processes Do You Use To Create Financial Analysis Reports?

Imarticus Learning

It is imperative for any financial professional to know the basics of effectively analyzing the financial statements of a company. This requires a thorough understanding of 3 important areas: The structure of the financial statements.

2019 52

what’s the most embarrassing thing that’s happened to you at work?

Ask A Manager

The comments on last week’s letter from the person who had wet her pants at work were full of hundreds of stories from people who’d had similar things happen to them. I had no idea that stories of people crapping their pants could be so heart-warming, but they were. So, I pose you this question: What’s the most embarrassing thing that’s happened to you at work? Please share in the comments.

2019 73

6 Top Tips For Busy Entrepreneurs

Career Alley

While it may seem impossible to keep on top of absolutely everything, there are lots of tips and tricks you can follow in order to live a happy life in the world of business. Discover Career Opportunities Entrepreneurs

2019 153

Balancing Hyper Growth and Company Culture

The Undercover Recruiter

The public eye has recently cast a spotlight on company culture, leaving several companies wondering: how do you strike a balance between building a healthy culture that keeps employees happy and making sure that the company can continue to strive for its business goals?

2019 63

3 Reasons Why Companies Like Cisco Want Their Employees To Have A Life Outside Of Work

Career Realism

We work to live, not live to work, right? So, shouldn't that be something that is ingrained in the DNA at every company? People have lives outside of work, and it's important that companies recognize and value that.

2019 74

How is The Ethereum Blockchain Different From The Bitcoin Blockchain?

Imarticus Learning

You don’t need to attend a blockchain training or fintech course to have heard the names Ethereum and Bitcoin. These two names are very familiar to anyone who has been observing the blockchain and Fintech technology.

2019 52

I bombed in an interview I asked for, employee wants to skip lunch and leave early every day, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I bombed in an interview I asked for. I’m in a customer-facing role at a large company, and I’m interested in advancing into a management role.

2019 70

Hit The Books: 5 Fascinating Jobs You Can Get With A Masters Degree In Library Science

Career Alley

A masters degree in Library Science can equip you for a number of exciting career opportunities that go far beyond a librarian's desk. Discover Career Opportunities Library Science Careers

2019 141

12 Ways to Bounce Back From a Layoff

The Undercover Recruiter

As an employer, you are likely tasked with hiring people, but that also means you might have to oversee layoffs. No matter your job type, from manual labour to sitting at a desk, layoffs are inevitable. It may not happen while you’re at the company, but at some point, the business will have to let.

2019 66

Back To The Basics: Older Worker Job Searching Tactics

Boomers Next Step

Important Job Search Tactics For Older Workers Baby boomers faced with the prospect of job searching—in some cases for the first time in years—need to employ more sophisticated tactics in an overall job searching strategy. The days of relying strictly on a resume are long gone. While a well-written resume is still important, it’s only […].

2019 40

What is the role of a full-stack developer?

Imarticus Learning

Creating an application is one of the most common jobs in the world of computer science and IT today. There are plenty of coders out there who are adept at making different applications for businesses to thrive online.

2019 52

weekend free-for-all – April 20-21, 2019

Ask A Manager

This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. This one is truly no work and no school.). Book recommendation of the week: Normal People , by Sally Rooney.

2019 59

Freelance Financing: How to Budget When You’re on a Variable Income

Career Alley

Freelance work can be extremely generous, or you could be starved for work for a couple of months. That's why it's important to plan ahead and create a cash cushion that you can dip into in difficult months. Discover Career Opportunities Freelance freelancing

2019 118

How to Communicate Jumpy CVs to Your Clients

The Undercover Recruiter

One of the most popular client requests across many industries is ‘longevity’. But in today’s job market, what does this actually mean?

2019 78

Back To The Basics: Older Worker Job Searching Tactics

Boomers Next Step

Important Job Search Tactics For Older Workers Baby boomers faced with the prospect of job searching—in some cases for the first time in years—need to employ more sophisticated tactics in an overall job searching strategy. The days of relying strictly on a resume are long gone. While a well-written resume is still important, it’s only […].

2019 40

Big Data Analytics With Hadoop

Imarticus Learning

Hadoop has been around forever; right from the early days of data analytics and then big data analytics, Hadoop has been an integral part and well-known name in the IT and data analytics industry.

2019 52

I have to build with Legos during an interview, I don’t want to cross a picket line for work errands, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I have to use Legos to build something that represents me during an interview. Using your recommendations for resumes and cover letters, I landed an interview with what I believe to be my dream job. While prepping for the interview, I looked up some common interview practices for the company. Most of it was standard, but there’s one that threw me through a loop.

2019 66