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Money Management Tips (That won’t bore you to death)

Ms. Career Girl

How many times have you glazed over when trying to listen to an expert tell you what you should already have implemented with your financial plan, profitability forecasting or investments? More than 5 times? More than 10?

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Former Home Depot Employee Says He Was Fired Because He Needed Surgery

Evil HR Lady

Roy Hall claims, in his viral Facebook video, that after notifying The Home Depot that he would be having surgery, they fired him to avoid paying out short and long-term disability claims. Hall says that after five years at the St. Petersburg, Florida, Home Depot, he had plenty of vacation and sick days saved up, as well as short-term and long-term disability plans, and he intended to have hip surgery. He had needed the surgery for a long time, but his doctor required him to lose weight first.

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Smart Personal Branding: Posting LinkedIn Updates vs Updating Your LinkedIn Profile

Executive Career Brand

If you’ve been paying attention, plenty of helpful articles have probably passed in front of your eyes about using LinkedIn for personal branding and executive job search. I write about LinkedIn often right here on ExecutiveCareerBrand.com.

2018 172

Dear Moms, Do You Want Your 35-Year-Old Living in Your Basement? Because This Is How You Get That.

Evil HR Lady

My friend, Pam, was thrilled when her teenage daughter landed a job. As an HR person herself, though, she was surprised when her daughter’s new manager called to speak with her. After all, it wasn’t Pam’s new job–it was her daughter’s. Well, the reason for the manager’s phone call can be summed up in two words: Helicopter moms. To keep reading, click here: This is how you get a 36 year old living in your basement.

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Are You Jeopardizing Your Executive Job Search?

Professional Resume Services

Every aspect of a job search has to go perfectly in order to land the position you want sometimes. You may have crafted the perfect resumes and cover letters with the help of an executive resume service , but still can’t get a job for some reason.

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An Open Letter to New Employees

Evil HR Lady

Dear New Employee, Welcome! We’re excited to have you on board. This is an open letter to new employees because we want to make sure your first few days are as pleasant as possible. Then we’ll start throwing work on you. But for now, welcome! Coffee is in the break room, and if you made it yourself, it’s fresh. Here’s what you need to know to make your first few days as wonderful as possible: Please Wander Around.

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Critical Details to Include on a Senior Level Executive Resume

Professional Resume Services

If you’ve been on a job hunt for any amount of time, you likely have heard about the importance of details. But how do you know which details to include on a senior level resume?

2018 130

How to Survive in the New Job Market

Jobacle

The job paradigm in the United States has always been constantly shifting.

2018 141

Seven Tips for Being a Great Leader in a Male-Dominated Business

Ms. Career Girl

Not only are women achieving success in male-dominated industries, more and more women are also becoming leaders. Being a leader comes with its own set of challenges, even in non-male-dominated fields.

2018 141

Being Bully-Boss’ed? – The 57 Signs. Is It Happening to You?

Sklover Working Wisdom

“I find in most circumstances people leave bosses, not companies.”. – John Rampton. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Over the past two years, Nike has terminated five senior executives for being bully bosses – four men and one woman. One of those terminated had been identified as the probable next CEO.

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What To Do When You Want To Do Everything: Is A Portfolio Career Right For You?

Career Shifters

Struggling to choose one thing to do next? If you'd love to indulge more than one of your interests – and get paid for them – a portfolio career can seem deeply appealing. But what does it actually look like? Who is it right for? And if you want one, how do you get started?

2018 140

Glossophobia: What It Is and How to Beat It

Jobacle

The dreaded day has finally arrived. After sweating through another restless night of sleep, you roll out of bed in fear of one of the most common phobias that plague mankind. No, we’re not talking about rolling out of bed into the range of a lonely spider.

2018 141

Adventures on the Dark Side of TED ® Talks

Ms. Career Girl

Everyone knows TED ® (Technology, Entertainment and Design). The organization devoted to spreading ideas exploded into society, starting in 1984 with a single conference and moving into those YouTube videos we all watch for inspiration.

2018 141

Quit or Be Quiet: Examining Employee Behavior Using DiCaprio's "The Beach".

HR Capitalist

We all know that any company isn't a match for everyone. What's always been interesting to me is the power of the flock - your employees - being the best stewards of who fits and who doesn't.

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Dilemma of the Month: Low Salary Expectations

Evil HR Lady

I’m a corporate recruiter. For candidates that progress to an HR phone screen, we ask their expected salary and share the range we have for the role. Is it appropriate to use someone’s low salary expectations as a reason for not moving forward? For example, I was recruiting for a mid-level management role, with compensation between $125,000-$150,000 per year. Many of the candidates had salary expectations within that range.

2018 124

From Financial Literacy to English

Career Shifters

“If there was ever a time to move, now was that time.”. Brandon Brady enjoyed his job. But his prospects were limited, and besides, he was itching to see the world. So, when an opportunity to work abroad piqued his interest, he decided to grab it with both hands. Here's his story

2018 135

What Are Talent Communities and How Do They Drive Value?

The Undercover Recruiter

A lot of people are talking these days about talent pipelines, and specifically using them as a means to shorten time to hire by building relationships with high-quality passive candidates over time.

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How to Write a Great Freelancer CV

Ms. Career Girl

As anyone who has tried it knows, freelancing isn’t easy. Finding clients and building up a portfolio all take time and effort, whatever industry you work in and whatever skills and services you provide.

"No Poach" Recruiting Agreements Continue to Fall Across Corporate America.

HR Capitalist

If you've been in the business world long enough, you've ran into executives at both small and big companies making agreements to not recruit other company's employees.

2018 56

Traveling for Business? WeWork Will Only Reimburse Your Meals if They are Vegetarian

Evil HR Lady

WeWork announced that they would no longer have meat at company events and that if you submit a receipt for a hamburger purchased while on company travel, you won’t be reimbursed. The goal is to lower WeWork’s carbon footprint. A noble goal, for sure. But, I’m not sure they’ve thought through the consequences of this decision. Only 3.3

2018 116

Wherever We Go, There We Are: Tips for Effective Team Communication

Blogging4jobs

One of the most critical skills for a new leader is also one for which many are the least prepared: how to communicate with your team members effectively. I remember back to the first time I sat down. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR building teams communication leadership teamwork

2018 48

What is the Biggest Problem You See on Careers Websites?

The Undercover Recruiter

It’s usually the first place candidates land on when they’re looking for their next job but are they all fit for purpose. You’d think a website which is dedicated to careers should be doing just that, right?

2018 65

10 Tricks to Save Thousands on Your Car

Ms. Career Girl

Cars can be costly investments, but with a little foresight and tips you can seriously save on exactly how much you invest. For starters, most people don’t know the various dashboard light meanings —and they don’t need to.

2018 130

Amazon Has a Peer Jury Feature In Their PIP Program Called "Pivot".

HR Capitalist

Back when I was working for companies that were primarily non-union but routinely had some organizing "bubble-ups", a mentor of mine had the following saying related to making changes to employment practices that felt similar to a union: "We can give them OUR union or let them choose THEIR union".

2018 56

Dilemma of the Month: Low Salary Expectations

Evil HR Lady

I’m a corporate recruiter. For candidates that progress to an HR phone screen, we ask their expected salary and share the range we have for the role. Is it appropriate to use someone’s low salary expectations as a reason for not moving forward? For example, I was recruiting for a mid-level management role, with compensation between $125,000-$150,000 per year. Many of the candidates had salary expectations within that range.

2018 100

Ep143 – How Workplace and People Analytics Can Drive Results in HR

Blogging4jobs

HR is the secret weapon for an organization. In part, this is due to its responsibility for planning and strategy surrounding a company’s most valuable asset: its people. In order to be our most. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR is the secret weapon for an organization. In part, this is due to its responsibility for planning and strategy surrounding a company’s most valuable asset: its people.

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The Tech That Accelerates Blue-Collar Hiring

The Undercover Recruiter

LinkedIn may not be a well-used networking tool among employees in manufacturing and the trades, but don’t underestimate the tech-savvy nature of today’s blue-collar workers.

2018 62

Should I Save or Pay off College Debt Post Graduation?

Ms. Career Girl

You finally have your diploma in hand! It’s potentially the key to a great job and financial independence…and with it comes a heaping pile of debt. Those monthly payments aren’t always easy to maintain.

2018 130

Why I Had To Have The "There's No Crying In the Workplace" Talk With My Son.

HR Capitalist

When you read the title of this post, you might think I have sensitive sons. Problems with emotions, crying, etc. That's not true. I think they're pretty emotionally balanced, in the normal range, and generally OK.

2018 56

organizing an all-men beach weekend for coworkers, is gossip beneficial at work, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Should I organize an all-men beach weekend for my coworkers? I work at a bank branch of about 17 people, nine of whom are male. I’m considering inviting all the guys in the office for a weekend at the beach. We all get along and enjoy golfing, and think it could be a fun weekend.

2018 63

When are Background Checks Issued in the Hiring and Selection Process?

Blogging4jobs

In today’s employment market, companies are competing for talent and must move quickly to make hiring decisions. This means conducting background checks with employment contingent after a candidate. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR adverse action background check background checks fair credit employment act FCRA hiring

Engineering a Better Tomorrow Through Employer Branding

The Undercover Recruiter

We sit down with an American global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technologies company with worldwide interests. Charlotte Jones leads Talent Attraction and Employee Engagement Strategies at Lockheed Martin, a leading technology innovation company.

Seven Tips for Building a Professional Wardrobe on a Budget

Ms. Career Girl

As a young professional trying to climb the ranks in your industry, you have to present a successful image and pay attention to the finer details. Like it or not, what you wear says a lot about you. You need a wardrobe that’s professional, flattering, and appropriate.

2018 130

Should You Pursue Foreign Markets?

Water Cooler Wisdom

Operating a business outside your home country  sounds appealing, and can in fact be an excellent way to take your organization to the next level. But, in addition to ensuring that you've perfected current processes first, expanding to foreign markets requires substantial time and resources and careful  consideration of several factors. 

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