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9 Tips for Being a Powerhouse Girlboss 

Ms. Career Girl

You’ve busted through the glass ceiling of this so-called man’s world, and now you are the woman in charge. A true girlboss! So, how do you ensure that you are a fair and balanced leader, a well-respected force to be reckoned with and a rock star at your job?

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5 Simple Things the US Should Adopt from Europe

Evil HR Lady

I’m an American who lives in Europe — Switzerland to be exact , and I’m home for a visit. I love Europe and I love America, but both could use a bit of infusion from the other to make things better off. And when I say Europe, I want to acknowledge that there is no “European” culture or policy or procedure. Each country is very different!)

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Avoid These 3 Self-Sabotaging Social Media Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

A robust online presence is great for your personal brand and executive job search, but not all publicity is good publicity. There is such a thing as bad PR, when it comes to landing an executive job.

Best Predictors of Higher Income Attainment in 12 Year Old Kids? Rule Breaking/Defiance of Parental Authority Of Course.

HR Capitalist

Ready for some science today? Of course you are. You want to be taken back to the college days where you'd figure out how to game the Dewey Decimal System to find the right cites for that lame research paper you had to write.

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4 Surprisingly Effective Career Change Games To Make Your Shift Faster And More Fun

Career Shifters

Paralysed by the idea of a major change? Unable to find the answers you need? Sometimes, you have to come at big questions from unexpected angles. And the more you can enjoy the process, the quicker you'll move.

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When Companies Hire Above You To Make a Statement (or Force You Out).

HR Capitalist

There's a lot of plays in the ole' Human Capital Management playbook. There are plays for recruits, high performers, difficult team members, managers, struggling performers and more. This play is one that's run occasionally for low/struggling performers.

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“I'm Scared To Quit Completely. Is A Portfolio Career The Answer?”

Career Shifters

Lauren's doing less and less of what she enjoys at work. It's time for a shift, but a big leap feels too daring. When you don't have the confidence to cut ties completely, is a mix of options a realistic solution

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5 Reasons Your Resume Isn’t Landing A Knockout Punch

Corn on the Job

Image source. Writing a good resume is one of the most soul-destroying and sleep depriving tasks anyone will ever encounter. It’s horrible. However, without a one, your chances of landing a job are even slimmer than Conor McGregor’s chances of landing a punch (we know, right; topical).

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How to Shut Down Daily Workplace Sexism From Sexists

Competitive Resumes

Editor’s note: Beth Leslie is the editor of the Inspiring Interns blog. Her bio is at the end of this article. In the West, women have won the right to enter the workforce en masse. They have won the right to work in industries once assumed to be the exclusive domain of men.

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is the work environment I’ve created on my team too exclusive?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m writing this question based on feedback received from an exit interview. A woman in her mid-30’s left my department after a little over a year. When giving her notice, she commented that she was taking a job closer to home (she had an hour commute each way some days) and had wanted to go back to a position closer to her original line of work. Her senior team members and I were sad to see her go.

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VIDEO: Google for Jobs: What Do HR and Recruiting Leaders Need to Do Next?

HR Capitalist

Going video for you today - lots of buzz about Google for Jobs , what it means and what HR and Recruiting Leaders need to know. If you've got a big Indeed or Job Board spend, do you have to take action today? Yes and no.

5 Surefire Ways to Be the Right Candidate

Ms. Career Girl

Getting a job is now harder than it ever was. Even with all the necessary certification, candidates are finding it hard to get into their dream careers. This is mostly because graduates are increasing in number, and most of their jobs are limited.

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In Japan, Working From Home Is a Government Supported Activity

Evil HR Lady

Americans love to telecommute. 34 percent of Americans work at least 4 days a week from home. Only 4 percent of Japanese work from home at least one day per week. The Japanese government wants this to change. Two big reasons: To increase productivity and to prepare for the influx of visitors for the 2020 summer Olympics. Quartz reports : The reasons behind the government’s push for telecommuting are also gaining urgency.

European Employers Must Notify Job Candidate When Viewing Social Profiles

Blogging4jobs

In the United States, recruiting with social media is commonplace. In fact, social sourcing is a common strategy among companies looking to find talent on sites like LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. However, European countries are focused on protecting the privacy of its citizen when it comes to the internet, online data which includes […] Source. Recruiting Social Media

Employees Are the Best Storytellers of Your Employer Brand

The Undercover Recruiter

How can we encourage employees to be the storytellers on behalf of the employer brand? We’ve asked this and much more to Bryan Chaney who heads up employer branding at Indeed and is the founder of TalentBrand.org. Have a listen below and be sure to subscribe to the Employer Branding Podcast.

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From E-commerce to Software

Career Shifters

“All of a sudden I realised I was in an amazing state of flow.”. Erin Morrissey missed the challenge of learning something new. So when she stumbled across a subject that stretched her mentally and made time fly by, she made it her mission to immerse herself in it. This is her story

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How to Quickly Rebound from a Personal Finance Crisis

Ms. Career Girl

Even if you’ve always been a financially savvy woman, money problems can appear out of nowhere. Unexpected large purchases, medical bills, or the sudden loss of a job can throw you into the middle of a personal financial crisis.

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UBER-ing: 5 Thoughts About Naming Your Primary Conference Room The WAR ROOM.

HR Capitalist

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10 Tips On Objectively Measuring Employee Performance

Blogging4jobs

Like many other HR professionals and managers, you have probably read countless articles on how to measure employee performance, difference scales to use and the type of feedback you should give. While these may all be useful; as a manager, it can be difficult to measure employee performance as you most likely don’t work in […] Source. Experienced HR Metrics HR Metrics measuring performance performance review

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Introducing Hire – Google’s New Recruiting Application

The Undercover Recruiter

As competition for people continues to grow, attracting and retaining the cream of the crop talent has become everything to employers and recruiters. Your businesses depend on the best talent to drive it to its full capability. A few weeks back at the Google I/O conference the company formally announced its AI-based job search engine. View Article. Introducing Hire – Google’s New Recruiting Application. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

we hired someone without talking to any references … and it went badly

Ask A Manager

About a month ago, a reader posted this in an open thread : Does anyone have any experience hiring someone when you couldn’t get in touch with any real references? We recently interviewed some one who seemed okay but I had reservations. We didn’t have many good options, so we asked for her references. The only one we got in touch with was someone who worked with for 3 months 15 years ago and who is now her friend. We tried calling more recent employers and no one returned our (multiple) calls.

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Maximising Your Instagram Reach: The Women Using Social Media To Forward Their Careers

Ms. Career Girl

In the modern world career success often stems from the click of a button; and nowhere is this truer than on the social media platforms of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

From Fashion to Millinery

Career Shifters

“I felt something was missing in my work and I wanted to find out what that was.”. Joanne Edwards knew her job wasn't going to be a 'forever' career. So, she test-drove her many different creative interests until she found one that felt like a perfect fit. Here's how she did it

7 Facts About HRCI & SHRM HR Recertification Programs

Blogging4jobs

As a certified HR professional with both HRCI and SHRM, I, like you am now faced with the challenge of re-certifying for not one but two different HR credentials. This requires some planning, Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR gphr hr certification hr certified HRCI certification phr shrm certified SHRM-CP SHRM-CSP SPHR

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How to Help Your Candidates Create a Resume for the 21st Century

The Undercover Recruiter

Being a recruiter is a job that requires that you put a solid amount of work into preparing your candidates for the highly dynamic job market. In recent years, there has been a considerable shift which has affected each and every industry.

company wants to take over my personal phone number, should I tell my just-hired manager my concerns about the hiring process, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My company wants to take over the phone number I’ve been using for personal calls. I was given a work phone when I started my job three years ago. As part of her pitch to have me accept, my manager at the time said, “I got rid of my personal phone and just use this one, so you can do the same – it’s a real perk.”

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The Best Side Hustles To Make Some Extra Cash

Ms. Career Girl

We’d all like a little bit more cash – for a great night out, some new clothes, a relaxing holiday in the sun, or to save up for a long term goal like buying your very first home.

2017 11

Deloitte Says It’s Time To End Affinity Groups

Evil HR Lady

Does your company have a bunch of “affinity” groups ? For instance, a women’s group, a gay group, or an African American group? Lots of companies do. The idea is that if you bring people who share characteristics together they can help each other succeed. Bloomsberg Businessweek reports that Deloitte is moving away from these affinity groups.

New to HR? Start By Understanding Your Coworkers

Blogging4jobs

The first day of a new job can bring various emotions, especially when it is also your very first day in your career field. There is so much to learn, not only about the duties of your job but also the people you will now be working along side. You’ve landed the job and are […] Source. Entry HR Human Resources Leadership Millenials new to hr team building

8 Ways to Improve Remote Working Practices to Minimise Staff Sickness

The Undercover Recruiter

UK organisations lose over £100m every year because of work-related stress, depression and anxiety, a figure which could soar in the coming decade if poorly managed nomadic working practices continue, a mental health organisation has warned.

how to disinvite an intern from our trivia team, I was told to take a week off unpaid due to someone else’s health, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. How to disinvite an intern from our trivia team. I work for a large company in a small town. Like “literally everyone in town works for this company” large. It’s the summer and now there are tons of interns about. Last summer I had an awesome trivia team and it’s started up again this summer. Last year, we kind of cobbled together a team and we turned out to be pretty good!

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Creating Your Working Corner in Your Home

Ms. Career Girl

Home offices are becoming more popular these days. This is not just because some of us tend to bring the work home with us, but because technology is making it possible for people to work from home. Working from home is allowing people more flexibility and in many cases are more comfortable.

2017 11

Homeland Security Issues New Non-Skilled Visas to Save Maine from Hiring Local

Evil HR Lady

Businesses in Maine that operate in the summer tourism industry have a problem: Not enough visas available to hire their summer staffs. So, horror of horrors, they are having to (gasp!) do things like increase salary, and changing schedules to attract local talent. Makes me want to cry in the corner or something. Poor businesses. Okay, enough with the melodrama. It is tough for businesses that have relied on cheap foreign labor to suddenly have to pay market rates for local employees.

Breaking: New Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9 for 2017

Blogging4jobs

Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced the release of a new version of the Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9, which is used to verify the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired to work in the United States. Employers and Human Resources staff may begin using this new Form I-9 or continue to use […] Source. Basics HR hr audit i-9 i-9 form USCIS

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