7 Reasons Why You Should Start Thinking About Retirement Now

Jobacle

So, you’ve been at your new job for a couple of days and your HR manager is telling you about 401(k) options, life insurance, and all kinds of things that you don’t feel concern you at the moment. Starting in 2021, you can contribute a maximum of $19,500 to your 401(k).

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Should a New Hire Be Allowed to Take a Trip?

Evil HR Lady

A new hire started today. He says he scheduled a trip before applying for the new job. To read my answer, click here: Should a New Hire Be Allowed to Take a Trip? The post Should a New Hire Be Allowed to Take a Trip?

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Top Tips for Effective Job Hunting

Jobacle

There are many times in life when you might find yourself looking for a new job. This guide will help to minimize that number of applications and streamline your job search for the best possible results. The post Top Tips for Effective Job Hunting appeared first on Jobacle.com.

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My Boss Removed 40 Percent of My Accounts. Can I Quit without Repaying Relocation?

Evil HR Lady

I’ve been here 7 months and I would like to take another job after what I’ve seen. They obviously knew that you wouldn’t take the job without the promises they made, so they made them. Your job will be to grow the business and bring in new accounts.”

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Managing Your Personal Finances While Job Searching

Professional Resume Services

Last year has shown us that we need to be prepared for everything, especially when looking for a new job even if you just found one, or received a promotion, because no one is secure from businesses closing during an economic decline.

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Career Pivot? How to Change to Work You Love

Ms. Career Girl

Maybe you’ve realized that your job is mind-numbing, and you want something that will get you excited again. For whatever reason, the job or career you had in 2019 is no longer relevant in 2021. A career pivot means repositioning yourself for a new world of opportunities. Figure out what titles represent the job you want. Then your first job is to figure that out. Do you need training, a new degree or a particular certification?

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“Need a Work Document from HR? Afraid to Ask? – Here’s How”

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : At least once a week, we receive a call from an employee seeking counsel on moving from one job to another. A bad start to a new work relation is never a good thing. Looking for a New Job? 2021, Alan L. “A secret spoken finds wings.”.

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open thread – April 9-10, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – April 9-10, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. You may also like: here's a bunch of help finding a new job I like to give small gifts at work -- am I doing anything wrong? It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school).

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open thread – March 19-20, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – March 19-20, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Patrick’s Day pinching here's a bunch of help finding a new job.

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open thread – February 26-27, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – February 26-27, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. at a coworker -- but he was provoked here's a bunch of help finding a new job.

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open thread – January 15-16, 2021

Ask a Manager

You may also like: here's a bunch of help finding a new job open thread – January 15-16, 2021 was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s the Friday open thread!

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10 Practical Interviewing Tips For Recruiters

Recruit CRM

You might have the job descriptions in place and your ATS & CRM software working absolutely well, but you will lose out on candidates if you're not effectively interviewing them. A proper job description must mention the right attitude required for the job apart from exceptional skills.

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open thread – February 19-20, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – February 19-20, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. 10 things you should know about work by the time you’re 30 here's a bunch of help finding a new job.

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6 Sample Email Templates Recruiters Can Use To Keep Candidates Warm

Recruit CRM

Using Instances Of Previous Informal Conversations Subject Line: We have an opening for you closer to your new loft Hi [Candidate_First_Name], I am [Your_Name], an IT Recruiter at [Company]. We met around 2 months prior when you went after the website specialist job.

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open thread – February 5-6, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – February 5-6, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school).

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open thread – March 26-27, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – March 26-27, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. at a coworker -- but he was provoked here's a bunch of help finding a new job. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school).

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open thread – March 12-13, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – March 12-13, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. here's a bunch of help finding a new job. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school). If you want an answer from me, emailing me is still your best bet*, but this is a chance to talk to other readers. *

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5 Great Career Opportunities for Job Seekers in 2021

Ms. Career Girl

The economy may take some time to recover, but the second half of 2021 already looks promising for many careers. You might want to start a job hunt in January just to get a head start on everyone else. Over a hundred thousand jobs will be available in this line of work next year alone.

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open thread – January 1-2, 2021

Ask a Manager

You may also like: my employee lied about meeting with a client -- to take a nap an employee is putting magic curses on her coworkers here's a bunch of help finding a new job open thread – January 1-2, 2021 was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

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open thread – March 5-6, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – March 5-6, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. You may also like: my manager told me to be less sarcastic at work, but I don't want to I saw my employee's X-rated chat here's a bunch of help finding a new job. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school).

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open thread – February 12-13, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – February 12-13, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. here's a bunch of help finding a new job. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school). If you want an answer from me, emailing me is still your best bet*, but this is a chance to talk to other readers. *

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6 Reasons A Flexible Work Schedule Will Change Your Life

Career Realism

Having a flexible work schedule is becoming one of the most sought-after job perks. According to a survey conducted by FlexJobs , 97 % of respondents said a job with flexibility would have a positive impact on their overall quality of life.

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How You Get Paid is a Pretty Critical Job Consideration

Water Cooler Wisdom

Will the job be something I enjoy doing for many hours per day? But we might forget about a simple question that can make or break our financial livelihood: How easy or difficult will it be to get paid by my new employer? Several years ago, I worked very hard as a birthday party hostess for a new children’s play center. The next time you apply to a new employer, here are three things to keep in mind. Ensure new employees file a W-4 form.

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open thread – January 8-9, 2021

Ask a Manager

You may also like: my employee drastically changes her appearance in the middle of the workday I work from home and my coworker wants me available 24/7 here's a bunch of help finding a new job open thread – January 8-9, 2021 was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school).

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open thread – January 29-30, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – January 29-30, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. You may also like: new employee insists we call her “Mrs. _” even though we all use first names update: coworkers only ask me about ducks here's a bunch of help finding a new job. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school).

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10 Candidate Sourcing Strategies That Recruiters Can Use This Season

Recruit CRM

Introduction Of An Employee Referral Program This 2021, the programs which should be credited for their constant hard work & spirit is employee referral programs. Expand Your Search Modification of your search terms to source additional new candidates online can be helpful.

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open thread – January 22-23, 2021

Ask a Manager

You may also like: intern signs emails with "stay gold," can I wear black jeans to a job interview, and more my employee drastically changes her appearance in the middle of the workday here's a bunch of help finding a new job open thread – January 22-23, 2021 was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s the Friday open thread!

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How To Create An Effective Resume Even If You Were Fired

Career Realism

People get fired from the job for various reasons. However, to a potential new employer, it may leave an unfavorable connotation on the candidate. You may have questions, such as: How do I impress an employer given I was fired from my last job? Do I include the job on my resume?

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I quit a new job after they took away my office, and my friend says I’m being petty

Ask a Manager

This post, I quit a new job after they took away my office, and my friend says I’m being petty , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: Earlier this year in January, I left an IT job at a large company to take a similar role at a smaller firm in a different industry that needed a specific skillset in which I am well experienced. I started the new job and everything went well for the first three days.

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Finding Money in the Middle of a Pandemic

Corn on the Job

Far too many people lost their jobs as well as their homes. Most people who lost their jobs did so because so many businesses were forced to close due to the pandemic. . The upshot of all of this is that despite everything else happening, you may still need a job.

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it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

I work for a large company (~20k employees) and they prioritized saving people’s jobs above all else, which led to a reduction in staff size that was less that 5% and significantly less than our competitors. Then he left for a new job and one of my fellow team leads became my manager.

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can I ignore a toxic employee who’s leaving, warning candidates about weirdness in our hiring, and more

Ask a Manager

Part of your job is being gracious as a representative of your employer when someone leaves. However, I have a new neighbor in my office. These positions are often the first job people get out of grad school for higher education administration.

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coworker is writing a dissertation on our boss being a narcissist, using social media comments to get a job, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, coworker is writing a dissertation on our boss being a narcissist, using social media comments to get a job, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Trying to mobilize social media comments to get a job.

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being in a play with an employee, my boss yelled at my recruiter for hiring me away, and more

Ask a Manager

Shortly after I started my new position, I was cast as the lead in a community theater production. I had been at my role for a little over a year, and was approached by a recruiter with a job that more closely matched my interests and skills, and for more pay.

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if you lost your job recently, you’re eligible for 6 months of free health insurance

Ask a Manager

This post, if you lost your job recently, you’re eligible for 6 months of free health insurance , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. If you lost your job in the last 18 months, you can now remain on your employer-sponsored health insurance for free through September 30 , as part of the American Rescue Plan Act signed into law last month. This new law allows you to use COBRA coverage at no cost to you.

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I reported my boss to HR on my first day, an AWOL manager, and more

Ask a Manager

Last week, I started at a new job that relocated me across the country. I took this job because the manager I was supposed to work for has great experience in our niche industry and anyone I asked said I would learn a lot from him. It is her job to act with decency and kindness.

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leaving right after a huge bonus, rejected because I wasn’t relaxed enough, and more

Ask a Manager

And if you have any influence over the timing of the start date for the new job, the more time you can put into between the arrival of the bonus money and your resignation, the better. I recently went for a Zoom interview for a job. ” Job A has given me two weeks to decide.

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how should I deal with a pompous, sexist coworker?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’ve recently started a new job, I love my team, the work is engaging, my manager is amazing, the company culture really suits me, and they’re super flexible around Covid. ” Let’s say that he’s in charge of thinking of and creating new teapot types, and I’m one of the people marketing the teapots. This post, how should I deal with a pompous, sexist coworker? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

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my boss told me I’m “not a good human” when I asked to be paid for my time

Ask a Manager

Fast forward to January, when the firm excitedly announced that they would be “helping” me and another completely overworked employee by hiring a new employee for us to train. We do not share in profits from this new employee.)

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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. Could I help her get off the hamster wheel and into a job that wouldn’t kill her?

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a person I asked to be a reference is telling people I’m job hunting

Ask a Manager

This post, a person I asked to be a reference is telling people I’m job hunting , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. I am not unhappy with my current job but there is very little room for further growth as we are a smaller institution.

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my mother-in-law got a job at my company, my new coworker is someone I talked to on a dating app, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, my mother-in-law got a job at my company, my new coworker is someone I talked to on a dating app, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. My pushy mother-in-law got a job at my company. Over the summer, I took a job at a new company.

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are angry customers just part of life, my company overpaid me, and more

Ask a Manager

I studied accounting in school, then got hired for my first-post college job in the tax audit field (not federal; I have worked at state and local level agencies). I moved into a new job just before the pandemic and my manager is lovely and the workplace has excellent benefits.

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