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Download our 2015 Guide to Las Vegas & the SHRM Annual Conf #SHRM15


Over the past few weeks we’ve had numerous Facebook messages, emails, and texts into our secret club asking when we’d be launching our annual guide for the 2015 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition happening next month. If you’re headed to SHRM and you’d like all the resources necessary to make SHRM and your visit to Las Vegas a success, you’re in luck!

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3 Simple Steps To Changing Careers And Exceeding Your Wildest 2015 Dreams

Career Realism

3 Simple Steps To Changing Careers & Exceeding Your Wildest 2015 Dreams… “Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” Wandering aimlessly, hoping you find Florida one day. Point “B” is your destination: Florida.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

2015 Alan L. This quote was submitted by our BlogFriend Cary of West Tampa, Florida. “Don’t give up before the magic happens.”. Fannie Flagg. Recently a friend told me that his daughter was “thisclose” to quitting her job. It seemed to be overwhelming, futile, and beyond exhausting.

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Step Into a CEO’s Shoes: Adecco CEO for One Month Challenge

Ms. Career Girl

Before this, five final applicants will be selected to join a Boot Camp in Jacksonville, Florida. The post Step Into a CEO’s Shoes: Adecco CEO for One Month Challenge appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Adecco Group NA.

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Get the VIP Treatment at #SHRM15 with Our Conference Party Guide


Make sure to download our 2015 Guide to Las Vegas and the SHRM Annual Conference Whitepaper while you’re waiting for the VIP Party Guide to launch! . I can’t believe are 6 weeks away from the 2015 SHRM Annual Conference in Las Vegas. 2015 SHRM VIP Party Guide.

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Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Ms. Career Girl

These states include Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

9 Ways Perfectionists Can Stop Being Self-Destructive

Ms. Career Girl

I have a list of my colleagues fave NFL teams in my cubicle (lots of non-natives in Florida). The post 9 Ways Perfectionists Can Stop Being Self-Destructive appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. In a recent team meeting our leader, an avid sailor, showed us a clip from the movie Wind. In the movie, Will Parker, played by Matthew Modine (yes, yum), loses the Americas Cup to the Australians and decides to form his own syndicate to win it back.

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Why Podcasting Might Be Your Best Employee Communication Secret – Part 2


Companies like All Children’s Hospital in Florida are taking a different approach using the Blog Talk Radio platform. Check out Part 1 of our series on Podcasting in HR and Recruitment. You can check out the Workology Podcast for HR and Recruitment. .

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Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State


FloridaFlorida Division of Workers Compensation. Workers Compensation Definition.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

Pensacola, Florida. 2015, Alan L. Question: Last year, I hired an attorney to help me negotiate my severance package. When we were finally finished, I asked for one more thing: that my employer also pay my attorney’s legal fees. They agreed to pay the first $5,000 of the legal bill. Recently, I received a tax Form 1099 saying that I was responsible for paying income taxes on that $5,000. Is this right? Ashley.

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Manner Monday: The Incivility Virus


A recent University of Florida study found that mistreated people are also more likely to feel as if others are treating them rudely. You work hard to keep employees healthy. You provide hand sanitizer at every door and soap in all of the restrooms. You encourage employees to work out and to stay healthy. But unfortunately there is another virus that is spreading, and if it goes untreated, it too can hurt your bottom line.

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Learn Everything You Need to Know about Las Vegas & #SHRM15


SHRM15 is literally within a week and if you’ve never been you’re in for a treat! This year we’ve put together another one of our ultimate guides to the conference and Las Vegas. Whether you’re going to SHRM to network or you’re going because it’s a free trip to Vegas (let’s face it, some of you reading this are thinking just that!) we have you covered!

HEY BIG COMPANY: Are Your Management Trainees Bristling At Being Salaried Employees?

HR Capitalist

Ah yes. The time honored tradition of the management trainee position. You know it, you love it. You recognize the value. But are you legal when it comes to classifying those trainees as exempt? Sigh - I know.

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Maybe Major College Athletes Do Need a Union.

HR Capitalist

He can't walk to another program as a result of NCAA transfer rules, and there's no one around to put some resistance up as OSU tries to buy Urban Meyer some PR for having one of the worst incarceration records in NCAA history while he was at Florida. .

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How A Little Career Paranoia Pays Off Brilliantly

Career Realism

His assistant said he was in Florida and would be out of touch for a few days. The news wasn’t good. A friend of mine was calling to say that she’d just gotten the axe.

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How Managers React When They Discover They Don't Need A * Employees

HR Capitalist

In perhaps the most unsurprising news of the last centruy, Jameis Winston (former Heisman Trophy winner and Florida State QB) is turning pro. The reality is that Jimbo Fisher, coach at Florida State, has known this for a long time. I''m breaking off some James Ingram (really Quincy Jones) to start off this post.

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Career trajectory of the fast-rising star

Penelope Trunk

But it’s in Florida.” My husband tells me that when the tractor was invented, farmers who spent their lives learning to be great with horses had to rely on young farmers who understood machinery. It was an era when young people looked like experts in farming almost overnight.

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How to recover from a bad decision

Penelope Trunk

In case you don’t remember, Kate was a homeless teen I found myself coaching in Florida. Many of you have asked what happened with Kate. When I realized she was homeless I bought her a plane ticket to come to my house. We made our guest room into her room.

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Are You Properly Leveraging Your Retiring Boomers?

Water Cooler Wisdom

The baby boomer generation, I thought, does not want to retire to Florida and play golf and mahjong all day. I've observed an interesting phenomenon. Condo sales in the town where my in laws live, West Palm Beach, were picking up. As someone who studies workforce trends, this is the opposite of what I expected to happen. They want to stick around and keep contributing. It turns out I had only part of that right.

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How to Steal Market Share from Your Competitors

Water Cooler Wisdom

I spoke with three owners—John Crossman, president of real estate firm  Crossman & Company  in Orlando, Florida; Eli Goodrich, CEO of  Game Changer Sales  in New York City; and Timothy Trudeau, CEO of  Syntax Creative  in San Diego—about how they approach the market share question. Gaining market share is the process of growing your business by winning business from your direct competitors.

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The Sunshine State is Shining In More Than One Way!

Ms. Career Girl

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Enterprise Florida for IZEA. They don’t call Florida the “sunshine state” for no reason. But there’s been another kind of sun shining down on Florida. percent from 2015 to 2016.

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rogue admin has published her own strict rule book for new hires, hiring a coworker to babysit, and more

Ask A Manager

I work on a remote basis from Florida. I moved to Florida for personal reasons and was able to continue working after the move. In addition, I have been travelling monthly to support a startup operation for my company in another city in Florida. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Our rogue admin has published her own strict rule book for new hires, without any authority to do that.

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firing someone for racist tweets, my coworker is charging for coffee, and more

Ask A Manager

My fiancé works for a company here in Florida where he is required to be on call for emergencies, which often results in overtime hours and pay. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker brought in this own coffee maker and is charging people for coffee. We have a colleague in our office who has bought in his own personal coffee machine from home to use at work to make coffees for himself and other colleagues in the office and is charging them £1:50 per drink!

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coworker mock-slaps me, reporting a coworker’s inappropriate comments, and more

Ask A Manager

based; I am in Florida. Florida doesn’t have a law requiring meal or other breaks during the work day (and nor does federal law), so it’s up to the employer whether to offer breaks or not. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Coworker regularly mock-slaps me with a clipboard while yelling at me.

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we have to notify our employer about any clubs or organizations we belong to, including churches

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I have been working for the past seven years for a nonprofit in Florida. We got a notification this morning that we had to send an email to HR revealing any other employment we have as well as if we belong to any clubs or organizations, including church. They said this information is to be placed in our HR file. Is this legal for the employer to gather this information? The demand was followed up with “if you don’t like it, you don’t have to work here anymore.”

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delaying a start date, resigning at the wrong time, and more

Ask A Manager

The problem I am facing is I am scheduled to go on an all-expense paid training in about a week and a half for my current job (my current employer is located in Florida). It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Is a start date two months out unreasonable? I recently decided to start interviewing for a new position. I’m looking for something at the Director or above level, and, yay, already have a bunch of good prospects on the horizon.

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my boss is furious after my coworker pranked her, the deal with “hustle,” and more

Ask A Manager

I guess it is possible because we live in Florida and it is an at-will state. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss is furious after my coworker pranked her. Today our boss came to my desk to talk to me, in an open office area of about 40 cubicles. Her back was turned to my coworker. As she was talking to me, my coworker pulled out a fake spider and put it in my boss’s shoulder. My boss turned around, yelled, was in shock, and told her, “How dare you!

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declining a management role, looking young is affecting me at work, and more

Ask A Manager

I work in Florida at a private school as a teacher. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss told me to stay home sick and now is demanding a doctor’s note. I had a fever on earlier this month and called in sick per school policy. I still felt I had a fever at the end of the day when my boss/principal called me and asked if I could return. I told her I was feeling better with rest and would like to return, but she said to stay home another day.

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Is There A Dr. in Your House?

Ms. Career Girl

Moore grew up in Miami, Florida. was published in June 2014 and is the winner of the 2015 Independent Publisher Book Award for contemporary fiction.

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Are You Really A Social Drinker. or Could it Be Much Worse?

Ms. Career Girl

A 2015 report by the National Institutes of Health, says an exploding number of Americans are in the drinking danger zone. COULD YOU BE AN ALCOHOLIC? Increasingly, women are going head to head with men when it comes to binge drinking.

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


Allied Specialty Vehicles brings jobs to Winter Park, Florida: The expansion of an existing manufacturing facility will create 126 jobs. Worth if it fills the job target by 2015. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of

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Transgendered Employees in The Workplace

Competitive Resumes

is the author of  Strategic Career Engagement (September 2015) , and the book that reset the rules for successful job and career strategies:   Confessions of a Hiring Manager Rev. Guest post today is from Donn LeVie, Jr.

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Relocation May Soon Be a Thing of the Past

Water Cooler Wisdom

According to Richard Florida at  CityLab , just slightly more than one in ten Americans (11.2 percent) moved between 2015 and 2016, almost half the 20.2 In a research paper,  Understanding the Long-Run Decline in Interstate Migration , Greg Kaplan and Sam Schulhofer-Wohl of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis analyzed the secular decline in interstate migration in the United States between the early 90s and the early aughts.

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Why layoffs are a jobseekers best friend

Resume Bear

Oct, 2010 at 5:29 pm This article is a streatch, more people are on food stamps then ever before, unemployment is not suppose to reach 7% until 2015.

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Occupational Therapy Jobs Are on the Rise

Corn on the Job

According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics , as of May 2015, OTs made an average annual income of $81,690 or roughly $39.27 For instance: Lee Health is a community-owned healthcare system in southwest Florida. Occupational Therapy jobs are on the rise!

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feeling guilty about leaving law-breaking boss, asking for a far-off raise, and more

Ask A Manager

My husband works for a company in Florida that has terminated him effective at the end of the year because they had informed him that he would need to begin working from the corporate office beginning in January 2014 and that he would need to reside in that area. ” Sure, I think you can do that, if the 2015 salary you’re talking about isn’t outside the norm for your role in your company, or the role you expect to be in then.

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