Google Lists America’s Most Misspelled Words: Wisconsin’s is Surprising

Evil HR Lady

If you don’t want to stare at the map, here’s a list: Alabama: Pneumonia. Is there a word you just can’t remember how to spell? My word is “occasionally.” ” I can never remember if it’s one c and a double s or one s and a double c.

Tell Your High School Senior Not to Apply to that Stretch School

Evil HR Lady

University of Alabama. It’s that time of year when high school seniors are choosing where to apply for college. Typically students are told to apply to two-three “reach” or “stretch” schools , two-three “target” schools and two-three “safety” schools. I’m here to tell you a hiring secret: Managers don’t care where you went to college. Of course, they do!

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5 Steps to Take in the Wake of a Data Security Breach

Evil HR Lady

As Fortune points out, only Alabama, New Mexico and South Dakota do not have data breach laws. Equifax, Target and Yahoo each suffered a massive data security breach that made their customers vulnerable. While you may think you are safe because your customer data isn’t nearly as interesting as these giant corporations, nothing could be farther from the truth. Hackers love small businesses because they tend to be easier to attack.

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The Most Popular Corporate Jargon by State

Evil HR Lady

Here’s the most often used jargon in each state: Alabama — Value add. We love to use business jargon, even though 88 percent of Americans have only pretended to understand jargon spouted by a co-worker. However, apparently, we don’t use the same jargon in every state. Textio looked through over a million job postings and pulled out the jargon most popular in each state.

2017 138

Why It’s Important To Your Career To Read Foreign Based Media

Ms. Career Girl

You can tag stories with a thumb up or down and it learns what you like, although it’s not perfect at knowing whether your nixing Alabama politics or some other element of the article. Dorothy said it first. This isn’t Kansas, Toto.

2018 162

Can Organizations Lead by Darth Vader/Nick Saban Thrive When Leaders Retire?

HR Capitalist

A good example is Nick Saban, who is the head coach and let's face it, the CEO of the University of Alabama football program. Saban's ruled Alabama Football with an iron fist, and it shows in multiple national championships. Short post today.

2018 69

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This quote was sent to us by Alicia of Enterprise, Alabama, who shares that she keeps this quote on her desk. “Sure the world breeds monsters, but kindness grows just as wild.” ” – Mary Karb. Seem like a cold, dark and dangerous world, whether on the news or at work?

2016 130

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.

Why Stellar Employees Sell Themselves Short in the Job Search

The Job Quest

A clear example of this is a story I read last week about a brain surgeon in Alabama who walked six miles in a snowstorm to perform life-saving surgery on a patient in another hospital.

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How Foresight Can Make a Difference


Southwire, the leader in manufacturing of wire and cable for power transmission, is located in West Georgia, between Atlanta and the Alabama border. I write and talk about the importance of HR professionals being “practical futurists.”

2015 133

The More Your Company Wins, the More Great Talent Will Allow You To Coach.

HR Capitalist

Alabama's football team is coached by Nick Saban - did a post early this week after what a control freak he is. Alabama is playing at Texas A&M. So the onside kick is cleanly fielded by one of Alabama's best players - in a roster full of 5 star recruits - Minkah Fitzpatrick. .

2017 76

UAB Football Is Dead: Great Leaders Make Great Enemies

HR Capitalist

Reasons provided by the leadership of UAB state that the program lost too much money and wasn''t sustainable, but most people think it is a power play by the Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama System. In case you missed it, UAB Football is dead. .

2014 114

KARMA: Don't Spit Into the Wind.

HR Capitalist

You know the drill by now - The Iron Bowl is college football, Alabama vs Auburn in the annual grudge match. The 2013 version was #1 Alabama (dynasty) vs #4 Auburn (always the underdog in this matchup). . An Alabama player stepped out of bounds and it looked like time had expired.

“Short Answers on Saturdays”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Jackson, Alabama. Though I am not licensed to practice law in Alabama, my review of Alabama law suggests that your husband’s boss can, indeed, fire him if he refuses to work the additional overtime on Saturdays.

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Additional Taxes On BCBS Bills Itemized and Attributed to Obamacare.

HR Capitalist

Now we know, thanks to BCBS of Alabama. More from : "Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama wants its customers to know that taxes on health insurance have increased due to the Affordable Care Act. . To convey that message, BCBS of Alabama will list those federal tax increases as a separate line item on consumer bills, according to NPR, citing a Kaiser Health News report. . I''ve been a little late to jump on the Obamacare bashing bandwagon.

5 Tips To Help You Decide On Your College Major

Ms. Career Girl

You may, for instance, have been inspired by reading about Rosa Parks, the young black woman who refused give up her bus seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama for a white person and sparked a nationwide outcry to end segregation in all public facilities.

2017 186

Get the VIP Treatment at #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas


GET THE INSIDE SCOOP AT THE 2015 HR TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE IN LAS VEGAS! I can’t believe are less than 2 weeks away from the 2015 HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas. We’re knee deep in pre-conference content strategy for #HRTechConf where we’ll bring you the best insights into what you can expect at three different events in Vegas in one week. Yes, three events which are the HR Tech Tank, IAEWS Fall Congress and the HR Technology Conference.

2015 129

Nick Saban Is a Steve Jobs-Type Control Freak: Exhibit 63

HR Capitalist

In sports, consider Alabama football coach Nick Saban. For the uninitiated, Saban is the head football coach at the University of Alabama, who has built a dominating machine in college football. The sports world follows the business world in a lot of ways.

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! . Get the Inside Scoop at the SHRM Annual Conference in Las Vegas!

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!

This Week???s Good News in the #Workplace


Georgia-Pacific construction will spur 600 Brewton, Alabama jobs : Wood products maker investing $375 million in Brewton plant. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGOODNews.BIZ. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people dont really know about. As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays were bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies.

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Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State


AlabamaAlabama Department of Labor . Workers Compensation Definition.

This Week’s GOOD News in the #Workplace


Tuscaloosa, Alabama job fair to focus on food service : Bama Dining alone looking to fill 250 positions. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGOODNews.BIZ. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about. As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies.

2014 97

College Recruiting: Know Who Your Are and Where You Fit As a Company (Make Relative Deprivation Work for You).

HR Capitalist

If you're new to the game, remember that there's a lot of talent that doesn't get touched by this process, but you're going to have to go to places like Kennesaw State, Wayne State, North Alabama, West Georgia, etc. -

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Download Your 2015 Guide Las Vegas for #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas


It’s arrived. The most anticipated guide filled with nuggets of wisdom, insights, where to go and what to do in Las Vegas during the HR Technology Conference. It’s sponsored by our friends, Talent Objects. This guide is filled with information about cabbing it in Vegas, shows to see, restaurants to enjoy and what to do when you aren’t at the HR Technology Conference.

Jobs that Don’t Look Like Work

Resume Bear

With states like Alabama having more than one third of their skilled labor force over age 55 and nearing retirement, the country is in dire need of support for a revitalized and skilled labor force.

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HR as Big Data Marketers: "The Top Half of Our College Recruiting Class of 2009 Now Earns an Average of $109K Per Year".

HR Capitalist

Nick Saban and Alabama Football are using this in their recruiting pitches. Alabama could say that the top 10% of the Tide''s 2012 team went on to sign contracts worth 51 million. Want to get the attention of someone in your next College Recruiting class?

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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!

What it Takes to Go from War-Torn Iran to Successful Entrepreneur in America

Ms. Career Girl

He currently works with one that is a junior at the University of Michigan, another at the University of Alabama, and with a team at the USC Marshal School of Business Incubator Program, as well as a few others.

How Your HR Coordinator Can Steal 200K From Your Company.

HR Capitalist

According to a report by Alabama Media Group, Steele worked at the Walmart store in Hoover between 2000 and 2017 as a personnel coordinator. HR Coordinators who read my blog - don't do this.

2018 88

FALLING INTO HR WEEK: One Kid's Path Into the Rock and Roll Lifestyle of HR.

HR Capitalist

It’s a doozy: 1--I graduated from Northeast Missouri State (now Truman State) and automatically started a career as a young Division 1 college basketball coach at UAB (University of Alabama-Birmingham), because that’s how great HR is born, right?

2018 68

College Recruiting: Know Who You Are and Where You Fit As a Company (Make Relative Deprivation Work for You).

HR Capitalist

If you're new to the game, remember that there's a lot of talent that doesn't get touched by this process, but you're going to have to go to places like Kennesaw State, Wayne State, North Alabama, West Georgia, etc. -

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Deeper Dive Into the Grad School Vs Work Dilemma

Ms. Career Girl

Paul Di Gangi, an assistant professor at University of Alabama Birmingham said in a webinar on data security that the top paying jobs in the field usually require the professional to take the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam.

2016 136

Unions and the Battle for Hearts and Minds


Here is what the campaign rhetoric looks like in the ongoing campaign at the Mercedes plant in Vance Alabama: Welcome to UAW-MBUSI Organizing! Two sides to the same equation. The UAW loss of their union representation election at Volkswagen made national headlines a couple of weeks ago.

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Dress Codes and Grooming Codes in the Workplace


According to attorney Lee Tankle ,with McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC’s, the EEOC has sued an Alabama insurance company on the basis of an employee’s dreadlocks hair style. Do you have the right to specify how your employees must dress and look when they are at work?

2013 137

Get the VIP Treatment with our #SHRM16 Party List


INSIDER’S GUIDE TO SHRM 2016 PARTIES & SPECIAL EVENTS. We are just 5 short weeks away from the 2016 SHRM Annual Conference in Washington DC. I’m currently working on blog content, selecting sessions and trying to develop a plan for all things #SHRM16.

2016 89

The Original Social Network was Usenet

Resume Bear

States : Alabama ( Once upon a time, before the days of Facebook, was a series of computer network systems called USENET. Usenet was (more or less) an online forum without frills as all you could do was post text and share files (mostly pictures).

Friday Five: Remote Workers, Crying Workers and the EEOC in Court


The suit concerned Mobile Alabama’s Catastrophe Management Solutions withdrawing an offer of employment after a new hire refused to cut her dreadlocks. It’s Friday again, which means it’s time for another edition of the Friday Five!

2016 119

DOL Provides $27 Million to Help Workers Displaced by Oil Spill

Resume Bear

The states are Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi. Alabama and Mississippi each will receive $5 million.

2010 232

Can Social Media hinder you from getting that new job?

Resume Bear

I am a transplant from Southeast Alabama who moved to Chicago in 2009 and still trying to adjust to the crazy weather. Ten years ago, the mere thought of using social media to hire or fire someone was completely unheard of.

PICTURE: Why Older Generations Hate Younger Generations.

HR Capitalist

Context of email from the Capitalist (In my best NFL Films Frozen Tundra Voice): It was a cold day on the slightly frozen kudzu of Central Alabama. . Capitalist Note after the email chain below. -- From: Kris Dunn To: Angela Dunn Subject: RE: WINNING!!! . That is classic.

Seeping Incompetence: It’s Everywhere


We took Whitney Portal Road past the Alabama Hills toward the base of Mt. Do you remember the old saying, “You can catch more flies with honey than vinegar” ?

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Going for the Win on 4th Down


I had the opportunity to see all of the major campuses including Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi State, Tulane and yes, even Baton Rouge. In 1991, I decided to go to school at the University of Mississippi, otherwise known as Ole Miss.

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