2021: Dare To Make History!

Ms. Career Girl

We were born into a hockey family, in a hockey state. The post 2021: Dare To Make History! Featured News Self 2021 goals dream bigIt all started for us on a frozen pond next to our home in a small town in North Dakota.

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New Year’s Resolutions: Make Real Changes in 2021

Ms. Career Girl

We have realized that a fancy job title is less important than time with family and friends. Here are 3 things that you can change in 2021, that will not change your life. Make a New Year’s Resolution for 2021 to do something with it.

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4 Ways to Live Your Best Life Every Day in 2021

Ms. Career Girl

For 2021, I urge you to take control of your own destiny. The teacher side of her family led Becca to become a women’s studies scholar who writes The Blog of Awesome Women. The post 4 Ways to Live Your Best Life Every Day in 2021 appeared first on Ms.

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7 Reasons You Want to Lead “Like a Girl”

Ms. Career Girl

6: Family System Perspective. You innately know how to run a family system. You spend more time with coworkers than with families during waking hours, and women can roll with the close quarters quite easily. #7:

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How to Balance Being a Mom, Wife, and Working Professional

Ms. Career Girl

And your family will understand that. Consider organizing a weekly family ritual that will make up for the missed opportunities. These family appointments should be treated with the same respect and devotion you dedicate to your work obligations. The same goes for your family.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

Please Click Below: If you would like to contribute a saying, proverb or quote, we’d love to receive it and share it with our worldwide Blog Family. “You’re not alone, at work, anymore” © 2021 Alan L. “Some pursue success. Others create it.”

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

of Milford, Delaware, who shares that “Selecting an Online Business Degree to Pursue” being his first “big goal” for 2021. Please Click Below: If you would like to contribute a saying, proverb or quote, we’d love to receive it and share it with our worldwide Blog Family.

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Happy New Year

Evil HR Lady

Fiscal 2021 Omnibus and COVID-19 Relief. GUIDANCE ON EXPIRATION OF PAID SICK LEAVE AND EXPANDED FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE FOR CORONAVIRUS. We survived 2020! And I took real time off, which I haven’t done for all 2020. (I I did keep reading things, just no work.)

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weekend open thread – January 9-10, 2021

Ask a Manager

In 1911, an heiress is pressured into spending the summer at Coney Island with her rich family and her sister’s highly sketchy fiancé. This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand.

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If You Could Go Back to the Office, Would You?

Water Cooler Wisdom

Remote work has allowed me to enjoy family meals and park visits,” he says. If you could return to your pre-pandemic work arrangement right now, would you do it? I conducted an informal email survey last month to hear how 9-to-5 professionals would answer that question. What were their reasons for wanting a more traditional in-office or an alternative working-from-home (WFH) arrangement? I deduced some central themes from the about 100 responses I received. For

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how to become a slacker … with Laurie Ruettimann

Ask a Manager

Published by Henry Holt and Company, January 12, 2021. Copyright © 2021 by Albany Park Partners, Inc. Every family has one. Most families have one individual who fulfills the “kids these days” stereotype. My family tells me I work too much.

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the head of my division gave me (and my niece and friend) COVID-19 and no one cares

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’m working remotely but I had to go in for a once-a-year task that can only be done from the office and is legally required to be completed. While I was there, I ran into my division head (my manager’s manager). She said she was asked to quickly pick something by her manager.

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quitting would destroy my company, I gossiped about a coworker, and more

Ask a Manager

Changing my name because of a complicated family situation. If anyone asks what prompted the switch, you could just say, “Some family stuff — a long story” or “I’ve used Lu for while socially, just hadn’t made the change at work yet.”. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

About two years ago, my worklife was becoming untenable – it’s one of those “family” places that was not quite toxic, but toed the line. The 2021 budgets came through recently. It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time.

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am I being inflexible for not doing non-work things during work hours?

Ask a Manager

Tons of people think that when their friends and family members are working from home, they have total flexibility … so you get people asking friends/family who work home to run an errand for them, babysit their kid during the work day, etc. (It

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Your Growing Side Business Needs These 16 Things to Thrive in 2021

Ms. Career Girl

If you aim to grow that side business in 2021 and beyond, you’ll need to attend to some important action items before long. Here’s to a more productive, prosperous 2021, courtesy of a side business that’s truly set up to succeed. SideHustle business in 2021Hear that?

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is it a red flag when a job is posted for a long time?

Ask a Manager

Sometimes it’s just a perfect storm — like the first hire didn’t work out and the second hire left for a family emergency/relocation/health crisis soon after starting, and boom now the organization has been recruiting for a year when you put it all together.

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is this resume writer shady, telling my boss I’m sober, and more

Ask a Manager

The second seizure happened at family home, while on a Zoom with my work mentor. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Is this resume writer’s price worth it? I am currently looking for a job and have been posting my resume on job recommendations I find on LinkedIn.

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coworker is throwing a tantrum over having to interview for a promotion, inviting coworkers to your wedding, and more

Ask a Manager

If you feel awkward about it, you can say things like, “We’re really struggling to get all our family members on the guest list” or “we’ve had to limit it to just family and close friends.”. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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2 of my coworkers spend all their time together and don’t do any work

Ask a Manager

Jack is married with kids and Nikki is single with a child and Jack is a family friend of Nikki’s. A reader writes: I work in a training environment. One of my colleagues, who I’ll call Nikki, joined us 12 months ago. Jack works in an adjacent department a few floors down.

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I have a crush on an older coworker, my wife read her boss’s diary, and more

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Nonetheless, I haven’t seen any of my family for over a year now (since last Christmas) and here in the UK the regulations changed at the very last minute, meaning that after looking forward to seeing them for months I was left at home alone with two days notice.

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my boss is upset I won’t drive long distances, getting reimbursed for pole dancing classes, and more

Ask a Manager

People often ask if its one of her kids, and she always goes into the story for them, always including that her family started an organization around her death focused on acts of kindness which makes bumper stickers with their group’s hashtag. It’s five answers to five questions.

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you need life insurance – and now you don’t need a medical exam

Ask a Manager

Life insurance payouts can be used to help pay the mortgage, debts, daycare, future college tuition and the many other day-to-day expenses families have. A few minutes now could mean serious protection for your family later. And now a word from a sponsor… At the start of the new year, I always try to get all sorts of things in order.

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how to support a struggling new manager

Ask a Manager

You may also like: my friend got the job I’ve been acting in, former employer sent me an abusive text, and more I manage someone who was terribly harmed by my family. A reader writes: I manage a newish manager, Jane, who has a team of four. Her team includes Rose and Lisa, newly joined from elsewhere in the company but experienced in their roles. In fact, they have more experience than either me or Jane in this work. Both Rose and Lisa have performance problems.

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Best Job Search Apps for 2021

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Job Search Apps for 2021. With 2020 being dominated by news of the coronavirus pandemic, 2021 will surely be a better and more productive year for us all. That is why we are going to review the best job search apps for 2021 and hope that these job apps will make your job search easier and more efficient. LinkedIn is our top and best job search app for 2021. With so many offerings, LinkedIn is by far the best job search app for 2021.

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Rewarding Careers To Try In 2021

Corn on the Job

If you are looking to make a fresh start in 2021 and try to make a difference in the world, we want to share a few ways you can do that today. . One of the first jobs you could try out in 2021 is becoming an animal rescuer.

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was my company right to fire my coworker for accidentally sending me a graphic email?

Ask a Manager

However, it also is worth mentioning that our CEO was a very family-oriented, conservative man. A reader writes: I have a question about a situation that occurred quite a while ago.

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2020 Takeaways: What Did You Learn This Year?

Ms. Career Girl

While my immediate circle is fine so far, several lost close friends and family members. I am saddened for my friends, terrified for my own family, grateful to be healthy and to not have lost anyone close to me. Laughing with family or friends. But 2021 gives you a new start.

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

The HR Capitalist

As COVID drags on, there's a popular topic that's coming up more often in families with college age kids - THE GAP YEAR! If you've had people in your family who have taken a Gap year to travel and "find themselves" and it was even remotely funded by your family, raise your hand.

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do I really need to set personal goals after a terrible year?

Ask a Manager

But it still upended society and made me worried for the many health-fragile people in my family. At least three people in my family are very sick right now with flu bugs (not covid) and on top of everything else, I’m doing all the running for my mom’s medications and checking on her because my brother’s not able to help until he’s better (he’s really sick). It’s a small family business (I know, I know) and I only work part time.

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5 Reasons I'm STILL Bullish On America: Election Day 2020.

The HR Capitalist

When I see a Black, Asian or Indian kid/family achieving in America, I'm not threatened. This just in - the best managers of people are the ones who can get as many people in the bus to where we are going in 2021, 2031 and 2041 as possible. Election day is here.

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the law requiring paid sick leave for Covid ends next week — and won’t be extended

Ask a Manager

Remember that new law Congress passed in March requiring paid sick leave for workers with Covid or suspected Covid, as well as paid family leave to care for someone with Covid or suspected Covid? The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) only applied to employers with fewer than 500 employees and some public agencies, but it was a big deal — and it was only set to last through December 31, 2020.

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update: my coworkers complained that the look of my breasts post-mastectomy is making them uncomfortable

Ask a Manager

It’s been a big learning curve and I’ve still never seen my colleagues in real life (and won’t until at least April 2021), but it’s been great, I really enjoy it and my new manager and team mates are amazing. It’s “where are you now?”

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what to do if your company is making you return to your office before it feels safe

Ask a Manager

Other similar companies in the area have committed to letting their people telecommute at least until September and probably until 2021. If you’re unable to work because you need to care for a child whose school or child care provider is closed for reasons related to COVID-19, or if you need to care for someone subject to quarantine, you’re eligible for some expanded family and medical leave benefits (but only at companies smaller than 500 employees).

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update: will it hurt my chances of getting hired if I can only do video interviews?

Ask a Manager

The hardest part is how much I miss my family, but I’m finally going home in December for three and a half weeks to spend the end of the year Holidays with them, and I’m counting down the seconds! It’s “where are you now?”

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we can only bring our spouses to the holiday party if we have kids

Ask a Manager

Christmas at our workplace is very family-oriented. I do like meeting my coworkers’ families. Our office party planner is open to suggestions but seems to think there is no way for us to have a “family” Christmas party that it equitable for everyone, so people without kids just have to suck it up. Christmas 2020 is canceled so I’m hoping we can come up with ideas for Christmas 2021 that makes our party fun, fair, and not totally overwhelming!

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my job gave everyone a gift but me, pre-planned trips when interviewing, and more

Ask a Manager

In summer 2021, I am supposed to take three weeks off for my wedding and honeymoon. For the month-long trip postponed from 2020 to 2021, I wasn’t worried. Can you practice in front of small groups with low stakes (like family or friends)? It’s five answers to five questions.

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Promise Received at Work? Ask These Two Critical Questions

Sklover Working Wisdom

These would include such specific dates as (a) On April 30, 2022; (b) on or before six months from today; and (c) no later than January 1, 2021. And always do what you can to achieve for yourself, your family, and your career. “People with good intentions make promises. People with good character keep them.”. – Author Unknown.

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updates: exclamation point overload, the person who caused a Covid panic, and more

Ask a Manager

I ended up leaving that job and moving across the country with family. Here’s to a good 2021! It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past.

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can I talk about my boyfriend’s other girlfriend at work?

Ask a Manager

We aren’t really into any sort of “polyamory scene” sort of thing; this is simply an arrangement that happened because it’s what works for us and our happy little family. I’m so used to talking freely about Thanksgiving plans; but it feels overly personal to say that we’re flying out to spend Thanksgiving with Jane’s family (because that would lead to: Jane? Partner,” “Part of the family,” “My boyfriend’s other partner,” etc.

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it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

I’ve worked for the same small town, family-owned media company for more than 15 years. If you had a family emergency, doctor’s appointment, or car trouble, my bosses are there for you. They took my vacation terms and implemented them company-wide starting January 1, 2021.

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it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

Recently I connected with a potential student whose family set off A LOT of red flags. So I gave it some thought and decided to politely and professionally disengage from the family. It took me a while to be mentally okay with walking away from a good chunk of money, especially because my spouse and I want to buy a house, but no amount of money or house is worth the stress this family would have caused me.

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my employee announced her acceptance to grad school on Twitter without telling anyone in advance

Ask a Manager

She stated that it was her intention to defer until 2021 due to the pandemic. You may also like: I shared a complaint about a coworker with her manager -- and then she shared my complaint with that person I manage someone who was terribly harmed by my family. A reader writes: I am a manager of an entry-level employee who share with another manager. Our shared employee, let’s call her “Jane,” is terrific — a hard worker, very smart, quick, and organized.

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