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How to Handle an Office Emergency

Evil HR Lady

Sooner or later, someone will have a health emergency at your office. Whether it’s an employee who has an allergic reaction or a visiting child who attempts to jump from the table to the chair and cuts her chin open, there could be an office emergency. Here’s what you need to do to be prepared: Don’t be Afraid to Call 911. Err on the side of caution when a medical emergency comes up, according to the National Emergency Number Association.

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Work-Life Balance: Tips to Help You Manage Your Work and Studies Successfully

Ms. Career Girl

The post Work-Life Balance: Tips to Help You Manage Your Work and Studies Successfully appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The perfect woman, you see, is a working woman; not an idle, not a fine lady, but one who uses her hands and her head and her heart for the good.” – Thomas Hardy.

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Do Cover Letters Really Matter in Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

Opinions vary on whether or not cover letters are even read – or needed – in job search. Although it’s true that some people won’t even look at them, they probably will notice if you DON’T include one.

Imagine: Working For Passion, Pleasure, and Profit

Ms. Career Girl

The post Imagine: Working For Passion, Pleasure, and Profit appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. A lot has changed in the world since you and I were born into it. As a kid, I watched my parents do life and work with a pretty fatalistic mindset.

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Should You Declare July 3rd an Additional Holiday This Year?

Evil HR Lady

July 4th is a federal holiday, so lots of businesses close. US law certainly doesn’t require you to close your business, nor does it require you to pay your employees extra if they do work on the 4th, but most likely, your company considers it a holiday. This year, the 4th is on a Tuesday, so I’m going to make a radical proposal: Treat the 3rd like a holiday as well. Here’s why: An Awesome Four Day Weekend.

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Could Summer Be the Best Time for Networking?

Professional Resume Services

Is it worth it to spend your summer improving your networking connections? The summer generally isn’t viewed as the best time of year to drum up new business or make new connections.

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How to Identify and Handle Low Performers

Blogging4jobs

A chain is only as strong as its weakest link, and a company is only as strong as its lowest-performing employees. At first, this analogy may appear to be an overreach—after all, how can one or even. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR feedback firing low performers motivation

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my mom is mad I didn’t negotiate more, inappropriate ring tones, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My mom is mad that I didn’t negotiate more. I recently received a job offer that I’m really excited about. There is growth opportunity, I get great vibes from my new manager (and her manager), the new workplace is both flexible on where I work and very close my house, and I would be doing work that I find interesting and meaningful.

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How to Create a Small Business Marketing Strategy

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Create a Small Business Marketing Strategy appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. In order to have lasting success, small business owners must be dedicated, persistent and smart.

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Make New Hires Comfortable With a Welcome Package

Evil HR Lady

New hires may be fabulous additions to your staff, but since they don’t even know where the bathrooms are, they need a lot of information on their first day. If you want your employees to be happy, there should be a great onboarding process. The Society For Human Resource Management found that at one organization, new employees who had a successful, organized and structured onboarding program were 69 percent more likely to stay at a job for at least three years.

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Meet Google’s New AI-Powered Job Search Engine

The Undercover Recruiter

Google over the past few years has been focused on turning itself into an artificial intelligence company. They have been implementing AI into their platforms in order to improve search results. They have stayed out of recruiting, leaving the market for the likes of Indeed, Glassdoor and LinkedIn for a long time but now have officially entered. View Article. Meet Google’s New AI-Powered Job Search Engine. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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6 Employee Benefit Trends in 2017 #SHRM17

Blogging4jobs

In this war for talent, it’s more than just employee perks that can drive candidate conversions and retention. Companies are growing and shifting their benefit offerings. The Affordable Care. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR #shrm17 benefits employee benefits

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Google For Jobs Launches: Are You Going to Nap On This For the Next Year?

HR Capitalist

It's go time for Google for Jobs. . Earlier this year at Google I/O, the search giant announced a new initiative named Google for Jobs. The goal is simple: leverage Google’s skills at organizing information to make finding jobs easier. Today, one of the first steps in this project goes live, with the launch of an improved job search feature rolling out on mobile and desktop. The feature is pretty simple. For searches with “clear intent” (e.g.,

2017 14

How to Save/Budget Money While Renting

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Save/Budget Money While Renting appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. If you are like most adults, you would love to find a way to save more money on a regular basis. When you own a home, you may benefit from having a portion of your monthly mortgage payment allocated toward equity.

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Don’t Promote Your Best Techs, but Give Them a Raise

Evil HR Lady

he natural order of things is that you work hard, become proficient in what you do, and then get promoted to management, right? That’s how companies often work, and while sometimes it’s an effective strategy, it fails miserably in many cases. Because “managing” is not like “doing.”. What does that mean? Well, let’s say you’re really good with customers—have a great rapport, and they trust you. You work quickly and accurately, and people praise your work.

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7 Tips for Surviving as a Recruiter Today

The Undercover Recruiter

How does a recruiter not only survive but actually thrive in today’s climate where most markets and sectors are saturated, where there is an ever-changing threat from social media and internal recruiters strategically placed to cut recruitment costs.

I want to bill an employer who wasted my time, returning to work after working in the adult industry, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I want to invoice an employer who wasted my time in an interview process. I was recently involved in a two-month interview process where they flew me out for an in person interview as a “final step.” ” They paid for my flight and hotel, and I had asked my recruiter what I was responsible for but did not get any response, so all else fell to me.

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Where Big Data and Analytics Are Headed

Water Cooler Wisdom

An IDC FutureScape webinar discussed the key predictions that will impact the Big Data, business analytics, and cognitive software markets over the next one to three years. I had the opportunity to attend a session hosted by Dan Vesset, Group Vice President, Analytics and Information Management at IDC and David Schubmehl, Research Director at IDC. I came away learning a lot about how leaders inside and outside of IT can leverage developments to inform and guide their technology implementations.

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3 Spring Cleaning Tips Your Bank Account Will Love

Ms. Career Girl

The post 3 Spring Cleaning Tips Your Bank Account Will Love appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. You can finally open your windows to the promising air of spring. A thousand projects await, and you’re itching to get started. But that ever-present worry persists in the back of your mind.

Yale Dean Just Lost Her Job for Rude Yelp Reviews

Evil HR Lady

June Y. Chu, the Dean of Pierson College, one of Yale’s residential colleges, was placed on leave a month ago after her rude and inappropriate Yelp reviews came to light. Yale announced that she has permanently left the position. Chu officially resigned, but this resignation undoubtedly wouldn’t have happened had she not written the offensive Yelp Reviews. Chu’s problems began when the Yale News published screenshots of her Yelp reviews.

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HOW TO: Use Social Media Ad Buys to Get Better Recruiting Results.

HR Capitalist

My team at Kinetix is dropping a whitepaper today - The Talent Acquisition/HR Leader's Guide To Social Media Buys for Recruiting. You should check it out.

2017 10

my employee insinuated I was having an affair … with my husband

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: My husband and I work for the same mid-size government agency as senior level managers. We are in different departments, our job duties and direct colleagues/reports do not intersect, and our offices are not near each other. We have worked in the same building, and in fact on the same teams, several times throughout our marriage. Our supervisors are all aware we are married and were made so during the application processes.

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5 Ways You Can Help New Hires to Succeed

The Undercover Recruiter

The irony won’t be lost on the seasoned recruiters among us when I say that the sector holds a fairly meagre success rate for hiring amongst ourselves.

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7 Problems With Student Loan Forgiveness That Might Surprise You

Ms. Career Girl

The post 7 Problems With Student Loan Forgiveness That Might Surprise You appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Rebecca Safier. Her bio follows. College graduates are no strangers to debt.

2017 21

The 50 Most Annoying Office Jargon Phrases

Evil HR Lady

Expecting all your coworkers to understand your jargon is just blue-sky thinking. Maybe we should brainstorm or action a project so that going forward we can think outside of the box and make sure we are all singing from the same hymn-sheet. If not, we can circle back and not have to re-invent the wheel to understand each other. These are just a few of the phrases that London Offices collected in a survey of jargon we can’t stand.

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Top 5 Trends from the Expo Floor at #SHRM17

Blogging4jobs

The doors to SHRM17’s Exhibit Hall have officially closed and as with every SHRM conference, I spent some time chatting with vendors and walking up and down those long walk ways to talk to as. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR #shrm17 2017 trends employee engagement employee recognition employee wellness

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I overheard my interviewing calling me a schmuck, are managers obligated to give references, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go…. I overheard my interviewing calling me a schmuck. I seemed to really hit it off with an interviewer during my final interview. I even had pretty good rapport with them prior to the final interview and was more than accommodating when they needed to reschedule this final interview and a previous phone interview.

2017 15

How Can Recruiters Increase Their Interview to Hire Ratio?

The Undercover Recruiter

Wouldn’t it be great if you could just hire the best candidate without having spend days and hours interviewing lots of prospective employee? So when should you decide who would be up for the job – at application stage or during the interview?

Key Differences Between Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile

Ms. Career Girl

The post Key Differences Between Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. If there’s one thing that is sure to make me place my head in my hands with despair and exasperation, it’s seeing a LinkedIn profile that is a carbon copy of a resume.

2017 21

What Can Jennifer Lawrence Teach HR Leaders About Pay Equity?

Evil HR Lady

When actress Jennifer Lawrence found out her male co-stars were earning more than her, she famously called out Hollywood for its lack of pay equity for actresses. Many discounted her points because she was still very highly paid, despite the fact that she was headlining hugely successful movies while getting paid less than her male co-stars. But somewhat surprisingly, Lawrence didn’t respond with anger and blame directed toward Hollywood.

5 Crucial Things Every Graduate Looking For Their Dream Job Must Focus On

Corn on the Job

It’s hard not to worry if you’re a graduate these days. A lot of people are unable to find a great job in their chosen field when they leave college, so they’re stuck somewhere they don’t want to be. The unlucky ones can’t even find a job in the first place.

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I’m constantly anxious that one of my employees will quit

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I manage a small team of six employees. While we’re a part of a larger company, we operate relatively independently and have the small business feel, which is to say that everyone wears many hats and works very hard. We pay generous salaries, overtime, on-call pay, and very nice year-end bonuses.

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The Best Recruiting Tools and Software for 2017

The Undercover Recruiter

Running a successful recruiting agency is all about utilising all tools, tactics, and software available to streamline your process. Recruiting software can help your internal team with the process of sourcing possible employees, hiring individuals and assisting the onboarding process.

How To Start A Career In Saving Animals

Ms. Career Girl

The post How To Start A Career In Saving Animals appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Working with animals can be a fun career, it can also sometimes be a sad career. There are so many options in the field, from boarding dogs to selling retail products for animals and their owners.

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