3 Benefits Of Working A Temporary Job Following A Layoff

Career Realism

Once the shock of a layoff begins to wear off, an impacted employee has to make a host of important decisions. However, to fill the gap of time between a layoff and finding a new full-time job in your desired industry, it may be necessary to work a temporary or part-time job.

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Furloughs/Layoffs During COVID-19: Best Delivered Via Video or an Analog Call?

HR Capitalist

The gist of that post is as follows - a LOT of companies over the last two weeks have communicated bad news (personal news of impact due to furlough/layoff) to groups of employees at the same time, which is about as far from a best practice as you can get. Change Communications Workplace

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updates: the coworker pajama party, lying about layoffs, and more

Ask A Manager

Looking back on that letter you can really see how angry I was, and it wasn’t just at being asked to lie about being laid off, but that workplace had gotten so toxic and unstable. It’s a special “where are you now?”

2020 81

Time on Your Hands? – Get Valued Credentials Online

Sklover Working Wisdom

When that sunny day does dawn, you will then be a better workplace navigator and negotiator for yourself and your loved ones, and able to give more to your loved ones and to the world. as many now have due to the coronavirus “social distancing” furloughs and layoffs. 2020, Alan L.

2020 130

The World Needs More Businesses that Call Bull * on Ageism.

HR Capitalist

Don't sit in the back and hope that a layoff doesn't happen to you. Change Culture Employee Relations Talent WorkplaceIn today's cancel culture, it has never been easier to be accused of discrimination, and never been more important to watch what you say. .

2020 96

myCorona: The One Thing To Remember As a Manager of People on 3.20.20.

HR Capitalist

We've yet to see it or hear it, but businesses impacted by decreasing revenues are likely to slow hiring and at times, impact employees through reduced schedules, unpaid leave and yes, layoffs. . Change Communications WorkplaceShort post today, because there's a lot going on.

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updates: the not-flirting coworker and more

Ask A Manager

We had a new high-level manager come in who was openly gay, and our fairly conservative culture surrounding LGBTQ+ issues in the workplace seemed to shift almost overnight. The layoff was delayed at one point to deal with John’s difficulty processing this.

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here’s a real-life email from an employer that’s managing its re-opening well

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No layoffs. Beginning May 18, which is the earliest date the governor and the mayor have set for workplace reopening, we will allow another small number of our staff to reenter the building for work, whether it is every day or just some days each week. the plague workplace practicesAs some companies start to figure out what bringing people back to work will look like, here’s a real-life example of an organization that’s doing it well.

2020 74

my office plays religious music, my new boss asks about our sex lives, and more

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I don’t have a problem with this music in general outside the workplace. My husband’s workplace has a pretty flexible policy around working from home. Am I on the short list for layoffs due to my cost? It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2020 95

company wants us to suggest which coworkers to lay off, new boss won’t speak to me, and more

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My mother’s workplace is panicking over the pandemic, and they have apparently asked the entire staff to suggest coworkers who should be laid off. Is it actually illegal, or is it just a cowardly attempt to avoid responsibility for layoffs? It’s seven answers to seven questions.

2020 79

employee takes credit for the whole team’s work, what to wear for a video interview, and more

Ask A Manager

Say the workplace you’re applying to is generally business casual, but more formal when meeting clients or donors — imagine a big nonprofit organization. How can an employer (I guess technically now former employer) continue to ask you to work during a layoff?

2020 70

my boss keeps consulting my predecessor, HR told me to wear baggier clothes, and more

Ask A Manager

They do so at their own risk, because once they are on notice of a disability they could be subject to disability discrimination laws if they target disabled employees for layoff, furlough, or termination.”. I have been working at my workplace for a little over three years.

2020 84

my coworker is breaking her paid quarantine, company expects people to keep working after they quit, and more

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The higher-ups have displaced workplace norms, one of which is that they expect people to stay on and continue working even after they quit. Found a new job right after a layoff — at a higher salary. It’s five answers to five questions and a sixth thing. Here we go….

2020 78

my coworker is trying to manage me so she’ll get promoted, reporting my husband’s coworker, and more

Ask A Manager

At my workplace, like at many workplaces, in order to be promoted one needs to demonstrate that they are already doing the work of the level they wish to be promoted to. I learned from a past background check that for some reason their records say I resigned, but I’d be happy to show you the layoff paperwork if you need it.”. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker is trying to manage me so she’ll get promoted.

2020 62

THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: e3 - Companies Get Frisky With Glassdoor, Changes to SHRM Influencer Program

HR Capitalist

Tim reviews the timing of the layoffs, the targeting of former employees with a cease and desist letter about Glassdoor comments, smart Glassdoor management and more. Branding in HR Communications Culture Employee Relations Litigation Managing Recruiting Workplace

2020 14

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


The majority of companies and businesses have recovered from our most recent recession and the reliance of c orporate layoffs, restructures and downsizing which I first wrote about in March 2008.

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