Empowered women = Empowered Economies

Ms. Career Girl

This makes sense, countries that have low female participation in the workplace are depriving their economies of a crucial ingredient: Intelligent and skilled labor. A prime example of this is Scandinavia, which is a model for OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) countries on how to fully embrace tackling gender inequality in a proactive way, and the data speaks for itself: (Source: The Global Economy , The World Bank). By Leo Gutierrez.

Upcoming Hiring and Recruiting Trends for 2020

Jobacle

Here are some of the most influential hiring and recruiting trends for 2020. 2019 has been the year of the gig economy, and that’s not about to change. Keeping an open mind and looking beyond the resume to evaluate someone’s potential is essential for 2020 and beyond. .

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Job Search During The Covid-19 Pandemic

Ms. Career Girl

There is another a bright spot for job seekers to focus on in the current economy. It used to be that if you were looking for a job that you had to wait for the economy to return for jobs to open back up again. “I’m sorry, but we have to let you go.”

2020 199

COVID Economy: There's Probably Some Big WARN Notices On The Way.

The HR Capitalist

Our economy during the COVID crisis has been a strange beast. The stock market rebounded in a strong way after dropping 35%, even though unemployment remains high. We're in a recession, and while the layoffs and furloughs have occurred, the federal government acted quickly and provided job-saving stimulus in the way of the Payroll Protection Act (for small businesses) and stimulus for entire industries like Airlines, Healthcare and more.

2020 86

We Need More Girls in STEM!

Ms. Career Girl

So with all this positive news that has shown that women and men employed in equal proportions, will benefit not only the companies they work for, not only the economy, but actually all women too; then why are more women not getting STEM jobs?

2020 234

State And Federal Employment Laws: Know Your Rights When You Work Across States

Career Alley

One of the biggest employment scuffles of our time is the introduction of AB5, a Californian law that hopes to stabilize the gig economy. The hope […]. Discover Career Opportunities Moving for a job

2020 254

Attempting to Build Consensus or Get Change? Watch this Helpful Seinfeld Video.

The HR Capitalist

Case in point - 2020! We need to go on lockdown until Covid cases are at zero/The economy is the most important thing. 2020 is hard. The older I get, the more I know absolutes rarely work. .

2020 117

Looking For A Mobile Job? Here’s What You Need To Know

Career Alley

Mobile jobs are the natural development of a fluid society and economy – employers now have the technology, foresight, and will to give their employees more flexibility. Discover Career Opportunities mobile mobile job

2020 211

HR Capitalist Definitions: "Success Theater"

The HR Capitalist

2020 has been a bear. But as the economy stabilizes and you realize the new normal, you may find the team around you slipping back into some habits that were normal in the 10-year economic expansion that happened between 2010 and 2020. 2020 has been a terrible year.

2020 113

?? How 2020 Could Get Worse For Your Job Situation If You’re Not Careful

JobMob

— Pizza Groundhog's #1 Fan (@KimMannix) April 15, 2020. 18 ways the coronavirus economy can make your career worse before it gets better. — Uncle Wray's Nephew (@AckewidSaltfish) April 15, 2020. monolight_shine) April 14, 2020.

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8 Fields to Pursue For a Career Post-Coronavirus 

Ms. Career Girl

If you hesitate to take out student loans in today’s economy, you have savvy financial planning skills. If you lost your job during the pandemic, you might consider switching fields. The workforce has changed, and continuing to cover your bills requires flexibility. It’s a challenging transition, but you’re up to the task. If you do want to seize this opportunity to switch gears, what careers remain in high demand?

2020 161

Preparing for the Job Search Post Covid-19

Ms. Career Girl

Eventually, the economy will open back up and everyone will flood back into the job market looking for work. While many companies have managed to shift to remote operations, the COVID-19 shutdowns have led to millions of Americans simply without work. Some have been furloughed while others have been laid off.

2020 199

What You Need to Know (and Do) About the Generation Gap at Work 

Ms. Career Girl

Given that many watched their parents struggle in the gig economy, providing a meaningful benefits package attracts top talent. The communication and motivational styles of your coworkers and employees vary according to which generation they grew up in.

2020 217

How to Conduct a Job Search During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Ms. Career Girl

Workers in several industries are struggling to just hold on to the jobs they have as the broader population shuns schools, concert venues, sporting events, shopping centers, bars, restaurants — the list goes on and on — causing demand for services (and indeed, the economy) to plummet. Most everyone in the business world is in a state of shock from the havoc that the coronavirus has wreaked on the companies where they work and on the overall economy.

2020 192

7 Essential Tips for New Accountants

Jobacle

Accounting careers are still one of the safest jobs we can get in this economy — especially for those really good in math. But it takes more than just an aptitude for numbers to be able to successfully launch a career in accounting.

2020 141

VIDEO: 3 THINGS SMART HR LEADERS ARE FOCUSING ON DURING THE COVID RECOVERY

The HR Capitalist

FOT mainstays Kris Dunn and Tim Sackett talk shop in this video, riffing on 3 things HR Leaders are focusing on during the COVID recovery , including overall HR agility, HR Communications/Branding and topgrading talent in a down economy.

2020 125

Gap Years Are Sexy, But They Come At A Cost.

The HR Capitalist

You should hope this COVID thing gets solved by Summer of 2021, because if not, the economy in your towns and cities is going to crater. As COVID drags on, there's a popular topic that's coming up more often in families with college age kids - THE GAP YEAR! What's a Gap Year?

2020 117

Navigating the Gig Economy

Ms. Career Girl

The post Navigating the Gig Economy appeared first on Ms. Since about 2012, there has been a rise in what is referred to as the gig or on demand economy. This current economy is an environment in which contingent positions are exploding. This gig or on demand economy is not a fad, but rather in full swing and will impact employee employer relationships for the near future. The post Navigating the Gig Economy appeared first on Ms.

From Sales to Coding

Career Shifters

Here's how he retrained in a career that lets him create valuable products from scratch, and how he feels it's put him in a strong position in an uncertain economy “I felt a curiosity building in me that I couldn't ignore.”. For Stevan Popovic, developers seemed to have superpowers.

2020 139

3 Innovative Business Trends for 2020

Water Cooler Wisdom

Remember when the year 2020 seemed incredibly far away? A few developments—including the  artificially intelligent voice economy, democratized IT and enhanced social video—became reality in the last few years and form the basis of future business trends in 2020 and beyond.    AI-Powered Voice Economy. Sure enough, if we'd read about this year's new business trends in the late '90s, we might have thought they were pretty futuristic.

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Is the Pandemic Making You a Chronic Worrier? Here’s How to Stop.

Ms. Career Girl

After all, there seem to be endless things to worry about—from our own survival and well-being, to that of our loved ones, to the overall trajectory of the global economy. “First, worrying drastically suppresses your immune system,” says McGregor, author of The Tao of Influence: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Leaders and Entrepreneurs (Mango, September 2020, ISBN: 978-1-64250-275-6, $24.95). Karen McGregor says not only does worry suppress our immune system, it keeps us.

2020 141

Relocating For Your Job During COVID-19

Ms. Career Girl

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the economy nationwide, leaving many unemployed or furloughed — even those in senior positions. But there are pockets in the country where the economy isn’t as affected. Efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak meant a large part of the country were mandated to shelter at home, essentially bringing business to a halt. Some companies are even recruiting , but you’ll probably have to relocate to a new city or state.

2020 132

HR TROLLS: Thinking Unemployment on Steroids Means You Have a Compensation Problem.

The HR Capitalist

How dare you not pay your employees enough to incent them to come back from a historically rich form of government benefit designed to keep the economy going in a pandemic? Short post today, but an important one. I belong to multiple online groups covering HR on a variety of platforms - you know the type - people can post questions on problems they're having in their HR shops and get help, advice and recommendations from their peers.

2020 112

A year in reflection: International Women’s Day 

Ms. Career Girl

For International Women’s Day 2020, while we need to celebrate the great strides that have been made, we must also discuss the room for improvement that remains. This number has continued to rise into early 2020, with a new record already established at 15.61 Given that this growth in women in employment is credited with the growth in the UK economy that has occurred since 2012, this is a fantastic note of positivity.

2020 131

COVID-19: It's Probably Time You Doubled Down Professionally On You.

The HR Capitalist

Because they're in the lab, taking blocks of time to work on the aforementioned projects, work product or skills that will add value to their company or themselves after this thing ends and the economy recovers.

2020 135

COVID Lockdown Netflix Recommendation - "American Factory"

The HR Capitalist

I'm 100% on team USA, but American Factory keep you honest about what it takes to compete in global economy. . I know, you're burned out on streaming.

2020 130

The HR Famous Podcast: e9 - For HR Leaders, "1" is the Loneliest Number.

The HR Capitalist

Tim talks about how his GenZ sons are graduating college in a bad economy and how that has a real impact for those kids who went through primary school during the Great Recession and now come out to the real work world during a pandemic.

2020 132

3 Myths That Are Stunting Your Career

Jobacle

The job market and the global economy have changed drastically even in just the last decade. An increasingly globalized economy has opened the workforce, and employers are no longer willing to settle for job contenders that don’t have the exact right cocktail of hard and soft skills they need. A lot of frequently disseminated knowledge surrounding job hunting and career maintenance has been passed down by our parents.

2020 175

How To Support Employee Mental Health and Wellness

Ms. Career Girl

According to the World Health Organization, these two conditions alone cost the global economy $1 trillion per year. Mental health can impact employee productivity every bit as much as physical well-being. However, due to the stigma, many workers hesitate to mention emotional concerns to employers and colleagues alike.

2020 131

THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: e17 – Crocs and Compensation Strategy in a COVID World.

The HR Capitalist

8:30 – KD wages that the specific compensation strategy chosen by businesses depends on how the economy is looking and how it will be in the future. KD and Tim laugh at the potential new plans for social distancing for the 2020 major league baseball season. .

2020 96

HR Trails Almost Everyone Other Career Related to Freelancing - Let's Discuss.

The HR Capitalist

But that sounds like it might be time to reexamine the policy in a gig economy. . Welcome to the recession, team! It's just like any other recession, except that it was caused by a Global Pandemic, which seems a bit - extreme. But I digress.

2020 111

THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: E13 - Fat Fingered Americans + Airbnb Pays New Grads Not to Show Up Until 2021.

The HR Capitalist

Lots of internships have been cancelled for summer 2020 leaving soon to be grads and recent grads in a bind. 23:15 - Who can afford unpaid internships (especially in this economy)? KD challenged Jlee and Tim to watch the 2020 Academy Award winning documentary about a Chinese company who took over a GM plant in Toledo, Ohio.

2020 93

Creating a Safety Net for Job Loss

Professional Resume Services

Shifts in the job market, economy, and. Due to its very nature, job loss is something many people try to avoid thinking about. It’s a stressful situation, and many people have an “out of sight, out of mind” mentality for it. But this doesn’t stop it from becoming an ever-present fear in working-class America. Read more » The post Creating a Safety Net for Job Loss appeared first on Executive Resume Services.

2020 100

Coping Under the Current Economic Climate

Undercover Recruiter

I’m a 25-year-old Recruitment Consultant, and since March 2020, like many people within my generation, I’ve lived in an economic bubble. The economy has always grown, never had to fight for business, I’ve been working in a candidate short market, with plenty of jobs. I have friends working across several different industries including education, hospitality, […]. Coping Under the Current Economic Climate Undercover Recruiter -.

2020 63

Your Boss Doesn’t Want to Fire You–She Doesn’t Even Want You to Quit

Evil HR Lady

What this means is that even if the economy slows this year, it’s becoming all the more vital to retain key employees–that is, of course, if you want to keep additional costs to a minimum. Now’s not the time to let employees jump ship. Not only is the unemployment rate hovering in the record lows, but it’s also getting even more expensive to replace employees. .

2020 125

Warning: Shrinking Economies Shrink Job Opportunities

Career Alley

With the country’s high unemployment rate of approximately 8%, and an economy that is still shaky, it’s important to know which industries will provide job security and which industries are dying out. Projections for 2020 estimate a loss of over 61,000 of these jobs. million jobs by 2020. This occupation has no educational requirements and requires only short-term, on-the-job training after hiring, and it is projected to experience 70% growth by the year 2020.

Why Sports Isn’t a Waste of Time

Corn on the Job

If you enjoy analysing NBA power rankings for 2020 playoffs for your fantasy team, then you’re building analytical skills. It’s a fully-fledged industry with countless employment opportunities that helps to stimulate the economy.

2020 52

The UK is Falling Behind in the Global Skills Race

The Undercover Recruiter

The UK’s skills crisis is a well-documented issue – one that threatens the prosperity of our future workforce and economy. But it’s not just an issue that is solely impacting us at home.

2020 65

?? 15 Ideas For Job Seekers To Do While Lonely in Coronavirus Quarantine

JobMob

As I explained in Stop Falling into Resume Gaps : Anyone who's been through the ordeal will remember what it's like to be in industry- or economy-wide recessions, and how difficult the job market is during those moments in time. However, the number of people currently in quarantine or unaware they're about to enter quarantine is going to affect the economy at large for more than just a few weeks, and job seekers are already being affected in many ways in particular. Congrats!

2020 63

4 Rules for Hiring From the Competition

Undercover Recruiter

In my thirty years of helping companies hire from their competitors, I have come to believe in two truths: when the economy is either very good or very bad, the amount of lateral hiring ticks up dramatically.

2020 62

Make Money Online During Coronavirus

The Corporate Con/noisseur

During these difficult times, with unemployment skyrocketing and the economy beginning to enter into a recession, it may be difficult to find online sources to help with paying the bills. Make Money Online During Coronavirus.

2020 52

Boys in crisis: the decay of masculinity and how to renew it

Penelope Trunk

You could think of the economy as making vs serving : making jobs are in manufacturing, mining, and construction; serving jobs are in health care, education, and technology.

2020 83

10 Customer Service Interview Questions

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Customer service representatives are employed in nearly every industry, making it an attractive career and one that is unlikely to be affected by a recession or downturn in the economy. 10 Customer Service Interview Questions. Are you interviewing for a customer service position? Below, we’re going to review the 10 customer service interview questions which will help to provide you with a leg-up on your job search and interview process.

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