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Tune In This Thursday) Back in 2005 when I decided the world needed an "edgy" career advice podcast, I had no idea that Id be sitting here six years later celebrating over 1 million downloads, a successful blog, and even more passion than when I started.

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Office Romance Is Here to Stay, but How Employers Deal with It Is Changing

Resume Bear

With love in the air at work, twice as many employers (42 percent) have a written or verbal policy on workplace romances than in 2005 (20 percent), according to SHRM’s Workplace Romance Survey. Employer Tips employer advice HR Tips Office Romance


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The Dinky-Di Aussie Guide to Impressing Employers

The Undercover Recruiter

While it’s important to speak confidently and make sure you make your achievements known to any future employer, don’t overdo it. Employers will be looking at how you will fit in with their company and there is seldom room for big egos. The Dinky-Di Aussie Guide to Impressing Employers.

4 Ways To Access The Hidden Job Market

Career Realism

In today’s job market, it is absolutely essential that you allow yourself to be found easily online by recruiters and employers who are proactively seeking out the best talent in the marketplace. They own the relationships with the best employers. 4 Ways To Access The Hidden Job Market.

2016 58

Are You Ready for the Rise of the Contract Workforce?

Water Cooler Wisdom

The US Department of Labor actually breaks down the four main types of alternative work arrangements into independent contractors, on-call workers, temp workers and workers employed by contract firms. Since 2005, the number of workers in alternative arrangements has climbed by more than half, rising to nearly 16 percent of the workforce from 10 percent a decade ago, according to new research by Alan Krueger of Princeton University and Lawrence Katz of Harvard University.

Interviewing for Culture, What's Rewarded | Hiring Technical People

Hiring Technical People

Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job.

2003 40

How Many Americans Are Happy at Work?

Career Solvers

Here are some other interesting stats from the survey: Thirty-two percent of US workers are currently considering leaving their organization, up from 23% in 2005. US workers show lower satisfaction with base pay (53% satisfied, down from 58% in 2005).

2005 14

Employment Gaps | Hiring Technical People

Hiring Technical People

Don’t Assess Cultural Fit with Personal Questions → Employment Gaps Posted on January 30, 2008 by johanna I just read Penelope Trunk’s Quit work for a while to have kids. They are not employable as developers today.

11 Commandments For Smart Negotiating

Resume Bear

businesses would need to hire one million new computer scientists, engineers, systems analysts and computer programmers by 2005. The more information you have about your market value and the prospective employer, the greater your likelihood of success.

Relocation Repayment and FMLA (another throw to the readers!)

Evil HR Lady

I have worked for the same company since 2005, and had a solid career with them. In 2015, I was relocated into a position and signed a one-year contract, which should technically end soon.

2016 54

All Generations CAN Work In Harmony

Career Realism

In fact, in a recent study by Upwork shows that 45% of the current workforce is comprised of millennials, up 20% from 2005. Related: How Employers Can Retain Millennial Talent. It’s no secret that millennials are taking the workforce by storm.

2015 55

ResumeBear Uses Content Marketing To Explode Awareness

Resume Bear

It’s not clear immediately how the company generates revenue, but my guess is that they charge employers for access to potential candidates. Posted by Nick O’Neill on March 27th, 2012. Some startups think that getting press is the secret to building awareness of their product.

2012 128

Why New College Grads Shouldn't Work from Home

Water Cooler Wisdom

Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that about a quarter of employed Americans work from home some hours each week.    In a recent study by the Families and Work Institute, 63 percent of employers said they allowed employees to work remotely in 2012, up from 34 percent in 2005.  Best Practices Coaching Current Affairs Employment Trends Entry Level Flexible Work HR Issues Life in the 21st Century Management Millennials Technology

4 Ways To Access The Hidden Job Market

Career Realism

In today’s job market, it is absolutely essential that you allow yourself to be found easily online by recruiters and employers who are proactively seeking out the best talent in the marketplace. They own the relationships with the best employers. 4 Ways To Access The Hidden Job Market.

2016 58

“If my employer pays my attorney fees, am I taxed on the amount they pay?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

When we were finally finished, I asked for one more thing: that my employer also pay my attorney’s legal fees. So, whether it is your friend, your cousin or your employer, it is no different if he or she pays your rent – or your legal fees – of $1,000, or gives you the $1,000 so that you can pay your rent – or legal fees – by yourself. In that is done, the payment will be deemed a gift, and cannot be included as a business expense by the business colleague or employer.

Do glasses help in an job interview

Ms. Career Girl

The stigma of looking “dorky” seemed to end somewhere around 2005 when geek chic started becoming “trendy”. Remember the Will & Grace episode where Will said “Wearing glasses is the intellectual equivalent of stuffing a sock in your pants.” to Jack?

2011 43

Time to Clean Up Your Online Identity

Resume Bear

Steer Clear of Employer Turnoffs. Instead, use the web to show employers that you’re good at your job and you’d be a great fit for the company culture — not how much you are obsessed with your pets (no matter how adorable your cat might be). By Ritika Trikha, CareerBliss Writer.

2012 141

Employment and enterprise – two sides of the same coin

Mildred Talabi

I was visiting Southampton Solent University (SSU), also for the first time, as a guest speaker for their “Spotlight on Jobs and Employers” event, and a panel member for the enterprise segment of the day, “Starting your business”, which tied in with Global Entrepreneurship Week.

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Why Career Happiness Still Matters


In the summer of 2005 when I started this blog, the nation's unemployment rate was just 5%. Today's career advice and employment news have an entirely different tone. originally posted fall 2005.

2011 46

What Does a “Bad” Decision Look Like on a Candidate's resume?

Hiring Technical People

When interviewing mostly what I look for is continuous employment for one or more years at the same job. Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job.

2007 31

Why Millennials Aren’t Really Lazy

Career Realism

In fact, the Corporation for National and Community Service states that there has been a 23% increase in volunteerism between in 16-24 year olds between 1989 and 2005. They can’t help that they face a job market whose lack of openings is keeping them from employment.

In 2015, Should Facebook Access Be Banned at Work?


Your employer bans Facebook access at Work? I was shocked by the breadth of “2005 thinking” that some companies still have towards social media.

2015 38

20 Job Search Tips for 2012 College Graduates

Corn on the Job

The day was March 15, 2005, my college graduation day. Take advantage of their tips, advice, and employer connections. Applying to too many jobs is sloppy and employers will take notice. I want to tell you about a conversation that I once overheard.

2012 53

30 Thriving Careers Your Children Should Consider

Resume Bear

Construction Worker : Although the housing market has died down, construction employment is expected to rise by 19%, fueled by commercial and roadway construction. Debt counselors should be well employed for a good while.

2011 88

Hey CEO: Your High Level Agreements Not to Poach Employees are Anti-Trust Violations.

HR Capitalist

The evidence states that the defendants agreed not to poach employees from each other or give them offers if they voluntarily applied, and to notify the current employers of any employees trying to switch between them.

2005 25

25 Companies Who Hire Adults With Autism #AutismAwarenessMonth


Thirty-five percent young adults ages 19-23 diagnosed with autism are not employed or received post-secondary education according to a 2012 Pediatrics study. It’s also the reason why employers are establishing special hiring programs designed to engage and hire this workforce.

Looking for a Job While Needing a Work Visa

The Job Quest

My goal is to have a letter of employment that I may present at the time of interview in order that my visa be processed sooner. If you are currently employed, continue putting out stellar work and look for opportunities to grow (e.g.

Avoiding Court by Calculating ‘Regular Rate of Pay’ the Right Way.


You are not the only one to make that mistake, it cost Walmart $33 million in 2005. Employers offer productivity bonuses, they have positions that pay commissions, they have employees work different jobs at different rates of pay and of course many employees work overtime.

2005 23

5 Recruiting Trends in 2014 You Can’t Ignore #recruittrends


While it addresses an important issue, it likely hasn’t took hold since this year is expected to be the first time, we will see a large mass exodus of Boomer employees leaving the workplace and most employers are ill prepared.

2014 43

What Are You Hiring For?

Hiring Technical People

I understand that employers want to get the biggest bang for their employment buck. Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job.

Why We All Need to Think About Remote Work


Work-at-home among the non-self-employed has grown by 103% since 2005 and 6.5% I think a lot about remote work these days because our remote staff is growing and it’s critical that I do as much as I can to ensure our remote team members are integrated and engaged. I also enjoy staying current on social and tech trends and remote work is trending big. According to Global Workplace Analytics , remote workers grew as an employee sector by 6.5%

HR Should Lead the Dialogue About Mental Health in the Workplace


Employers readily promote physical health care and wellness programs within their workplaces and employees generally seek care for physical illnesses. Sources: An Employer’s Guide to Behavioral Health Services , National Business Group on Health, December 2005.

Committing to a Position | Hiring Technical People

Hiring Technical People

Nonny Mouse says: January 5, 2011 at 12:53 pm You’re absolutely right, and as one of those folks you mentioned, I’d LOVE to get a two-year commitment from an employer. I am now on an 18 month fixed term appointment/contract but it has a 4 week escape clause for me and my employer.

Is An MBA Worth It?

Career Realism

As tuition fees have increased drastically since 2005 , an assessment of the real value of such a fancy degree has become a must. If an employer has to pick between two candidates – one with a BBA, and another with an MBA – the MBA wins.”. If you have the most valuable and scarce skills an employer is looking for, you will win, even against a top MBA. Is an MBA worth it? You have probably heard that getting an MBA degree has some benefits.

2005 17

How to Fix Four Common Resume Mistakes

Career Solvers

Tip: Create a profile section that focuses on your proven success and the big picture value you can offer an employer. I review a lot of resumes. And most of them have at least one of four major problems related to content, style, and form.

Top Reasons You Need a Job Search Email


If you send a job search email from your work computer, that's nuts…and all a potential agent or employer needs to know about you. Not all employers actively read employee email, but since copies of it are on company email servers, it’s there if they want to.

2016 35

Read, watch & listen: three keys to greatness in your work and life

Mildred Talabi

This same success principle also applies in employment… In his guest post on how he survived six long years of unemployment , former jobseeker Uzoma, said: “Staying positive was probably the most difficult part of my job search.

2014 40

Blogging4Jobs Adds The Recruiter’s Lounge to Blog Family #ERE14


TRL began publishing in January 2005 and has provided information and insights into the wacky world of employment with news, articles, comics, videos, podcasts and more. In 2007, I started Blogging4Jobs and built my blog and my voice after spending a great deal of time reading, subscribing and researching blogs, including a handful of early favorites including, The Recruiting Lounge.

2005 14

Negotiating Salary and Start Date

Hiring Technical People

Book Review: Land the Tech Job You Love → Negotiating Salary and Start Date Posted on December 26, 2009 by johanna A bunch of my not-happily-employed colleagues (some are unhappy, some are unemployed) are in the enjoyable place of considering job offers.

6 Resources for Your Transgender and Transitioning Employees


I’m not asking you, as the reader, employer or employee to take a position for or against rights or lifestyle choices. Your employer should be committed to providing a pleasant work environment that is free from toxicity, sexual harassment and fear.