3 Recruitment Lessons From the 2012 Summer Olympics
JULY 29, 2012
The torch has been lit and the London 2012 Summer Olympics have officially kicked off. Who knows greatness better than those talented men and women who managed to make it all the way to the biggest athletic competition in the world? Recruitment Learnings at the London Summer Olympics.
Women Receive More Pay Raises, But Men Get More Money
NOVEMBER 23, 2012
A new Pay Raise Index, launched today by social HR pioneer, TribeHR, reveals that women received more pay raises than men during the first nine months of 2012, but men earned larger pay raises. percent of women received raises while only 6.2
Get pregnant at 25 if you want a high-powered career
JUNE 25, 2012
She wrote a breathtaking article in the Atlantic titled, Why Women Still Can’t Have it All , about stepping down from her State Department job to take care of her two teenaged boys. The best thing older women can do for younger women right now is to tell the truth. Women
How to Sell a Millennial With Your Job Description
MAY 2, 2012
While some managers and recruiters are fed up with the stereotypically whiny and self-entitled “Trophy Kids”, Generation Y is predicted to comprise nearly 75% of the world’s workforce by 2025, according to a study by the Business and Professional Women’s Foundation.
Follow Me! Creating a Personal Brand with Twitter: ResumeBear Chapter 13
JUNE 23, 2012
She is listed among “ Twitter’s Top 75 Badass Women ” by Bit Rebels and is one of Social Media Marketing Magazine’s “ Top 5 Marketing Book Authors ” on Twitter. Shows you how to maximize Twitter s potential as a powerful marketing tool for your own benefit.
How to Prepare for an Entry-Level Interview
AUGUST 19, 2012
When in doubt about a company’s dress code, traditional business suits for men and women are almost always acceptable. At this stage in the game, it’s probably not appropriate to ask too much about salary and benefits.
Zero tolerance for domestic violence is wrong
JANUARY 1, 2012
I've spent days reading the 500 comments on my blog and the comments about my situation on other blogs, and I'm absolutely shocked by the collective hatred and disdain for women who are in violent relationships. Women don’t like to press charges. Self-management Women
7 Big relocation mistakes
FEBRUARY 11, 2012
Once you accept that, you can use research to its full benefit. Women simply do not want to have their kids raised by nannies. Otherwise, the compromises a family makes to live in a city leaves them short on benefits. (If Last fall I took my kids to Hermosa Beach.
Salary Negotiation: Are There Differences Between Men and Women?
OCTOBER 24, 2012
The mechanics of the negotiation are the same for men and women, but the strategies often vary between the two sexes. Women tend to value relationships over outcomes and are willing to compromise in an effort to keep the relationship intact.
Should You Be Using Pinterest For Your Job Search?
Corn on the Job
MARCH 6, 2012
of users are Women. When it comes down to it, you need to spend most of of your time where you’ll receive the most benefit. Your goal is to spend the most time where you’ll receive the most benefit.
How to Sell Yourself and Get Hired
APRIL 9, 2012
Both women who were trying to reach me communicated in brief, pleasant ways that left me feeling guilty I had not called or e-mailed them back recently. Underlined the benefit. Hello? Is it me you are looking for?
Divorce is immature and selfish. Don't do it.
FEBRUARY 28, 2012
The divorce rate is plummeting among educated women. For example, among Asian women with a college degree the divorce rate is one percent. At this point in the history, where women have so much earning power , women are equally as responsible for men for the violence in a household.
Working Mothers & What it Means to Be a Woman
MARCH 8, 2012
*This post is sponsored by Kronos who is a proud supporter of International Women’s Day on March 8. Be sure to view the powerful video on women in history below. . Women can’t work and be a parent. Celebrating Women on March 8, Women’s International Day.
Your biggest barrier to starting your own business
APRIL 23, 2012
The benefits, of course, are clear. And it sucks because all the men hit on you, so all the women hate you, and it’s difficult to find someone who could actually help you because you are performing at a level that’s much higher than most people.
Pinning Power: How to Recruit & Build Your Brand on Pinterest
OCTOBER 19, 2012
Pinterest is dominating the market when it comes to engaging 25 – 44 year old, college-educated Midwestern women. However, what is notable is the dominance of female presence on Pinterest with some statistics showing as many as 97% of Pinterest users being women.
How To Communicate With A Young Gun
JANUARY 5, 2012
Most of us have heard of the famous John Gray book Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus. One of the overarching ideas within is that men and women fundamentally think differently. This is part one of a two-part series on millennials in the workplace.
77% of Companies Offer Flexible Work Schedules. Does Yours?
NOVEMBER 6, 2012
Technologies like mobile phones, email, and the Internet allowed my workforce to have access to me or other online resources to answer common employee questions about topics like annual employee benefit enrollment , time off requests , and employment verification.
Take more advice. It will help you.
AUGUST 17, 2012
So then I wrote a post titled, “I hate USA Today and I don’t f **g care if you’re sick of me ranting about how women cannot have it all. You know where we saw US women’s soccer win? Everyone can benefit from listening to other people’s advice.
Key to productivity: Choose phone calls carefully
JANUARY 22, 2012
I will be adding a brand new material to the book and am looking for female influencers, bloggers, websites, resources and ideas that I could potentially feature in the new book that would benefit women readers. . One of the keys to my ability to work 40 hours a week and homeschool two kids is that I have great time management. Which is to say, I say no to just about everything. But learning when to say no is still a work in progress.
Management: 10 Tips for Time, Work, & Life
FEBRUARY 27, 2012
Benefit or don’t do it. Benefit or don’t do it. Go back to rule #1 - benefit or don’t do it. If what I plan day-to-day, week-to-week, doesn’t fit in with or benefit my monthly plan, I will never reach my quarterly goal. You can manage!
How To Negotiate At Work
MARCH 29, 2012
Women have also been found to be much less likely to ask for a raise in the workplace. For example, men expect to earn 13% more than women during their first year of full-time work. Negotiating can be a tricky business.
Good Culture Is In, Inflated Salaries Are Out
Water Cooler Wisdom
FEBRUARY 20, 2012
Business Forecasting 2012. Employees at all levels—especially women—are stepping away from positions that will pay them the highest salary, and moving into ones that provide them a better quality of life. To be really competitive in the culture department, Unum says you have to pony up for things like health, lifestyle and retirement benefits. Related Topics: Managing. Lifestyle. OPEN Forum Message.
Why Managers Hate HR’s Love Affair with Big Data
APRIL 18, 2012
See an article by Forbes from Feburary 2012, another article by HR Examiner in March 2012, and even SHRM also this month. How Human Resources Uses Big Data Reporting. On Monday, the Wall Street Journal published an article on Moneyball and the HR Department.
Eggs, Milk and Discrimination: Parental Work Perks That Don’t Work
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
It was hot news earlier this year that more and more companies are providing egg-freezing services for their employees and increasingly, millennial women are carefully planning the parenthood phase of their lives by taking these companies up on these services.
How To Handle Molestation: A Real Encounter
Personal Excellence Blog
JANUARY 14, 2012
Because I wanted to give him the benefit of the doubt. Do you know that one out of every three women worldwide is physically, sexually or otherwise abused during her lifetime with rates reaching 70 percent in some countries? Have you ever been molested before?
8 Career Related Articles You Will Want to Read
MAY 8, 2012
THE NEW NETWORKING: ULTIMATE LINKEDIN GUIDE FOR 2012 GRADS – This article, from Onlinecolleges.net , provides some great LinkedIn tips for updating/creating your profile, connecting with those you should, how to ask for recommendations and more. THE NEW NETWORKING: ULTIMATE FACEBOOK GUIDE FOR 2012 GRADS – Following on from the article above, this article (also from Onlinecolleges.net), this article provides similar pointers for Facebook.
Where My Boys At??
Ms. Career Girl
APRIL 5, 2012
Movies like Friends with Benefits or Friends with Kids completely rule out the idea that opposite sex friendships are impossible. Now, women are leading with their hearts and their ring fingers and men are leading with their groins (and maybe their hearts if we are lucky?).
To Grad School or Not to Grad School?
Ms. Career Girl
MARCH 6, 2012
If you want to benefit from graduate programs you ought to have clearly defined goals and know that a further degree can help you attain that goal. There is no denying the job market is difficult right now which has led many women back to the classroom to pursue further training.
Five Networking Rules of Engagement
MAY 14, 2012
I was wondering if I might be able to schedule a brief meeting (or call) in order to see if indeed we can be of mutual benefit to each other?”. Business Networking Rules of Engagement. There is a no lack of networking advice or tips out there in the blogsphere today.
Working from Home More Important than Showering & Spouses
FEBRUARY 14, 2012
I can attest that working from home has its benefits. Women, especially moms, needs this flexibility if their job allows. Eighty-three percent of Americans believe that telecommuting is increasing in popularity.
4 Ways to Avoid Going Nuts During a Career Transition
AUGUST 16, 2012
Commit to working a few days a week at your local women’s shelter, animal rescue, spiritual community center, or any other organization that you feel passionate about. Make finding a job easier by doing the right things. This is a guest post by Chrissy Scivicque.
Workplace Flexibility & Scheduling for ALL
MAY 21, 2012
I participated in THE most AWESOME conference this week- The Working Mother Media – 2012 National Conference Supporting Hourly Workers in Washington, DC. One of the challenges that companies face is how to communicate flex initiatives, training, tuition reimbursement, wellness benefits, etc.
Men’s Fashion: Tips on Staying Cool in the Workplace
AUGUST 5, 2012
Dressing in professional clothes offers many benefits; not only is it a likely requirement of your workplace, but such clothing is designed to make you appear confident, clean, and polished.
Girls Gone WAHM
Ms. Career Girl
APRIL 27, 2012
million businesses in the United States are owned by women, and even though there are no hard numbers on which of those are work-at-home moms (WAHMs), the number is expected to grow with the proliferation of women who find income-generating activities online.
How the Top Tech Companies Compare for Salary, Benefits, Job Satisfaction and More
DECEMBER 17, 2012
Companies with the most men: Nvidia Corp, (92%); Facebook and Microsoft (79%); most women: Monster (58%) and LinkedIn (42%).
What Issue Influenced Your Vote the Most This Election?
Ms. Career Girl
NOVEMBER 11, 2012
and his general attitude towards women’s reproductive rights was embarrassing. If we were getting college paid for, childcare and healthcare benefits/stipends then I could understand 40% taxes or even higher, but we are getting none of that. career women
Is Higher Education Just Like a Louis Vitton Purse?
AUGUST 19, 2012
Are those with degrees in literature, history and women’s studies faring any better that those with four years of added on-the-job experience and zero debt? Benefits of a University Program and Education for Professionals.
Ms. Career Girl
APRIL 17, 2012
How do greens benefit our bodies? Fed Up health uncategorized career career women food healthy eatingPeople like “stuff.” ” We tend to hold onto it year after year. We save and stock up on things that we don’t know what to do with anymore.
Eliminating workplace enemies
Ms. Career Girl
MARCH 20, 2012
There are certain benefits to this but it can often lead to resentment among your co-workers or you being labeled as a tattle-tail. I know this is MUCH easier said than done, but it has it’s benefits. career career women office politics career advice work
“Badmouthing” Your Company — Should’s, Shouldnt’s and How To’s
Ms. Career Girl
JANUARY 16, 2012
Badmouthing a company can definitely be framed as simply analyzing and critiquing the company if you keep your conversation focused on strategy, benefits, drawbacks, etc. career women job search office politics twentysomethingsBadmouthing your company is never ok.