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.

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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.

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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. .

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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!

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.

Ego-Driven Employees Have More Abusive Bosses (Or, So They Think!)

Career Realism

The research was conducted by Paul Harvey, associate professor of organizational behavior at UNH, and his research colleagues Kenneth Harris from Indiana University Southeast, William Gillis from the University of South Alabama, and Mark Martinko from the University of Queensland.

“Can an employer strand an employee overseas?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

New Market, Alabama. Question : Hi, my question is I have a friend stranded in another country after he was sent there by his employer. He ran out of money and can’t get home. His friends and family, though poor, are having to pitch in money to help him return. . Can an employer transfer an employee to a different country, far away from home, and then refuse to bring that employee back to his home country? What is your advice to him? Thank you. Wynn M. . Answer : Dear Wynn, .

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Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State


AlabamaAlabama Department of Labor . Workers Compensation Definition.

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.

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).

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.

Top 10 Cities of Geeks

Resume Bear

Huntsville, AL : Call us ignorant, but when we started out with this list, we didn’t imagine an Alabama city claiming a spot. Remember when geeks started having a comeback? Are they cool yet?

Our Deepest HR Fear: The Responsibility of Not Sucking

HR Capitalist

Our pastor pulled this quote out in response to all the support that people had provided in Alabama after the tornadoes. My pastor broke down a quote from Timo Cruz last Sunday. For those of you that don't know, Timo Cruz was a "troubled youngster" character in the Samuel L.

Mastering Healthy Working Relationships

Resume Bear

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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!

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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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.

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?

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.

Seven Short Q & A’s on Sunday

Sklover Working Wisdom

However, if you move, for example, to Alabama or Maine, the non-compete can be enforced there. Question 1: If I reside in California, and work for an Ohio-based company, is my non-compete agreement enforceable? I reside in California. I work for an Ohio-based company.

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.

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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The Case for an Employee Rehire Policy: Coach Synder Effect


At the moment, it looks as though Notre Dame and Alabama will play in the BCS Title game. The Case for an Employee Rehire Policy. The economy is like a pendulum and appears it’s started its swing back toward prosperity.

Are YOU Wired to Be the Best?

The Undercover Recruiter

Imagine a 19-year-old from a small town in Florida on a bus in Anniston, Alabama, heading down a hill and stopping in front of military barracks with nine drill sergeants eagerly anticipating her foot hitting the pavement upon exiting the bus.

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Leeds, Alabama. Since so many blog visitors submit Questions, we’ve decided to devote some of our weekend blogposts to answering several Questions at once, and have chosen those that call for “shorter&# Answers. .

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!

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.

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.

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.

EMPLOYMENT BRANDING MBA: Why Nobody Cares Whether YOU Like Your Alma Mater's Football Uniforms.

HR Capitalist

Alabama can sell tradition. If you're a real college football fan, you probably caught the new Univerisity of Georgia uniforms this last weekend , pictured below and to the right and almost universally panned as "sucking".

The Five Dysfunctions of #SHRM12

HR Capitalist

The Bio : Doug Dean, CCP, SPHR is a native of Birmingham, Alabama and has served as Chief HR Officer at Children’s of Alabama, the 3 rd largest pediatric healthcare provider in the U.S.

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?

“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.

My 2016 Vegas Weekend at The NBA Summer League (Featuring As Many Misses on Talent as Your Company).

HR Capitalist

Our tour begins with the summer league appearance of Josh Magette, who hails from Birmingham/Spain Park/Alabama-Huntsville. Went to Vegas last weekend with a few bloggers of note - Steve Boese and Matt Stollak. Our destination had a nerd quality to it - The NBA Summer League, where professional basketball hopefuls convene to prove they have what it takes to be one of 450 players that play in the best hoops league in the world.

BAWITDABA: Workplace Perception is Reality - Should The NAACP Honor Kid Rock?

HR Capitalist

He explained that his use of the image was an "homage" to Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd , who he's name-checked in his songs and whose "Sweet Home Alabama" was an ingredient in his 2008 mash-up hit, "All Summer Long."

11 Reasons You Are Fat (And Will Continue To Be)

Personal Excellence Blog

I can imagine the situation is probably worse in southern states like Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana and Oklahoma.). Being in United States, I noticed how people here can get quite large in size.

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