THIS IS THE END: Skinny Jeans Now OK for Wal-Mart Employees.
JUNE 4, 2015
You know the deal with Armageddon. You know it when you see it. For some, that means bible verses. For others, it's a Cleveland team winning any type of championship. When Wal-Mart employees are allowed to wear skinny jeans, I think it's time to make sure the gas generator is operational.
Get the VIP Treatment at #SHRM15 with Our Conference Party Guide
MAY 15, 2015
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!
Top 10 Cities of Geeks
APRIL 4, 2011
Conway, AK : Nicknamed “the city of colleges, Conway, AK, is home to the University of Central Arkansas, Hendrix College and Central Baptist College. Remember when geeks started having a comeback? Are they cool yet?
Get the VIP Treatment at #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas
OCTOBER 4, 2015
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.
5 legal issues for Twitter users
APRIL 2, 2012
In one Arkansas trial, a juror continued to Tweet after the trial judge warned him and on the day the jury returned the death sentence for a defendant, went so far as to Tweet about the verdict before it was publicly known. Legally tweeting: 5 legal issues for Twitter users. By Pedram Tabibi
Careers Done Write
SEPTEMBER 26, 2012
Hattie Wyatt Caraway of Arkansas, first woman to win a Senate seat in her own right when she wins a special election. Many cheered at the announcement that Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore have been admitted membership in the prestigious, formerly all male, private golf club. Some say it is one more step in the eradication of institutionalized sexism. Others say that although it is the right thing to do and long overdue, it does not impact the lives of women beyond the upper echelon.
A Résumé for Every Generation: Part 2 of 3
Careers Done Write
OCTOBER 17, 2012
Think of the Irish Olympian who made it against the odds or the President from Hope, Arkansas. Your résumé and your attitude should evolve over the years if you wish to stay relevant and in-demand in the workforce. In this three-part series, we will look at the challenges and solutions for writing a résumé in every major life stage. Just as products go through a lifecycle (introduction, growth, maturity, and decline), careerists also have a life cycle.
History of Terminations & Firings Because of Employee Social Media
MAY 7, 2013
Renee Gork was fired for wearing a Flordia Gators hat to an Arkansas Hogs news conference. It is a digital and social media world we are living in with the use of social media, blogging, video tablets and smartphones only growing in popularity.
GIVE IT UP: Here's How You Get Someone To Admit They Took $20,000 From a Boss They Were Having an Affair With.
APRIL 11, 2012
Arkansas football coach Bobby Petrino, who was kind of fired for wrecking his motorcycle, then lying about the fact he had a 25-year old woman of the back of the Harley, who he just happened to be having an affair (or past affair) with.
Learn Everything You Need to Know about Las Vegas & #SHRM15
JUNE 23, 2015
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!
SHRM 2016 Unofficial Party, Cocktail & Reception List #shrm16
JUNE 9, 2016
Cocktails and Conversation at SHRM for Arkansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Oklahoma SHRM members. Hello and welcome to the 2016 SHRM Unofficial Party, Reception, Meetup, Cocktail and Activities List. Let’s get this party started in Washington, D.C.! Recently updated or added parties, events or mixers within the last 24 hours will have a *New* or *Updated* tag. To receive this information immediately, text ‘SHRM” to 55678. RULES OF THE BLOGGING4JOBS PARTY GUIDE.
51 Company Career Sites for Direct Links to Jobs
JULY 6, 2013
Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Job search is a classic example of being in the right place at the right time. You don’t stand much of a chance if 100 resumes were submitted to a job opportunity before yours was submitted.
The #SHRM15 Unofficial Party Guide Has Arrived
JUNE 17, 2015
Arkansas Attendee Meet Up and Dutch Treat Dinner. Thanks to our Party Guide sponsor, TalentWise. Visit them at booth Island 1306 in Las Vegas. . RULES OF THE BLOGGING4JOBS PARTY GUIDE. During the Annual SHRM Conference, this party guide is the most popular blog on the site for 4 years running.
This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace
OCTOBER 24, 2014
TeleTech opens customer experience center in Jonesboro, Arkansas: Company creates 150 customer service jobs, could hire up to 600. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGOODNews.BIZ.
The Reason to Hire the Unemployable
DECEMBER 18, 2014
2 Designed Newsletter, Co-Edited, #3 Opened Markets – 2 in spare time, Iowa and Arkansas, 5 total new partnerships. #4 Join me in two weeks when I talk about 5 how-tos on hiring the unemployable in 2015. . The other night my husband and I were having a pretty intense conversation.
3 Professional Development Tips For Online Teachers
NOVEMBER 24, 2013
Like teachers, students also learn from trips and the study carried out by the University of Arkansas makes it evident. Educational systems are always evolving and require educators to be aware of new teaching techniques and initiatives on a weekly basis.
Your Employees Are Fat - Blame the Wal-Mart Supercenter.
AUGUST 25, 2011
We account for the endogeneity of Walmart Supercenter locations with an instrumental variables approach that exploits the unique geographical pattern of Supercenter expansion around Walmart’s headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas. Of course, I don't believe that, but it's interesting to consider the blame game that always seems to land at the front steps of Wal-Mart. From research entitled " Supersizing Supercenters?
Download our 2015 Guide to Las Vegas & the SHRM Annual Conf #SHRM15
MAY 6, 2015
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
MAY 16, 2016
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.
EMPLOYMENT BRANDING MBA: Why Nobody Cares Whether YOU Like Your Alma Mater's Football Uniforms.
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
More from the Birmingham News : "When I first got to a TV set for the Georgia-Boise State game I thought the Galveston Gauchos of the Texas-Arkansas Indoor Arena Independent United League had joined the SEC.
YOU MAKE THE CALL: Are You Responsible For Knowing That This Executive Hire Was About to File Bankruptcy?
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
PS - the CEO in question is embattled Arkansas football coach John L Smith. Let's say you're leading a CEO Search for a company that does $48 Million in Revenue and prints $24 Million in Net Income annually. Are you responsible for knowing the hire you made was in financial trouble? Is that your responsibility? Is that your business? Would the Board of Directors expect that level of vetting?
Mandatory Greatness: Don’t Be A Commodity
SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
Along with his son, Darrell, and daughter-in-law, Teena, Jim Potts owns a pair of stores in Arkansas called Lewis and Clark Outfitters. NOTE: This is a book excerpt with minor edits from Mandatory Greatness: The 12 Laws Of Driving Exceptional Performance by J.T.
Seven Short Q & A’s on Sunday
Sklover Working Wisdom
APRIL 2, 2011
Little Rock, Arkansas. 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. .
Discover the Career Path of an Editor
JUNE 6, 2012
I started out writing about business promotions and livestock reports for the business section in Little Rock, Arkansas–not exactly glamorous reporting, but you would have thought it was for the front page of the New York Times, I was so excited.
The Best Companies to Work for – Vol 12
AUGUST 24, 2010
Arkansas Children’s Hospital – Ranked at 85 on the list Arkansas Children’s Hospital is a health-care company and ranked at 85 last year as well.
What Are Your Business Goals?
Water Cooler Wisdom
MAY 5, 2016
Jeffrey Bowman, founder of business accelerator REFRAME: in New York; Shirish Phatak, CEO of Talon Software in Mount Laurel, New Jersey; Alejandra Pikulski, president of accessories company Allie & Orietta in Jacksonville, Florida; and Andrew Vines, co-founder of the law firm Johnson Vines in Little Rock, Arkansas, let us in on their plans.
how can I avoid jobs that expect 70-hour work weeks? — Ask a Manager
Ask A Manager
FEBRUARY 2, 2011
90k in Arkansas isn’t 90k in DC. About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager how can I avoid jobs that expect 70-hour work weeks?
“Recording Conversations with Your Boss or HR” What You Need to Know
Sklover Working Wisdom
MAY 5, 2014
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