8 Reasons to Have an Office Dog

Ms. Career Girl

A 2012 study at Virginia Commonwealth University indicates that workers are calmer and more satisfied with dogs around. At Central Michigan University, science also gets behind dogs in the workplace. When asked to brainstorm and agree on an idea, workers collaborated better if a dog was present. In another experiment, co-workers faced a hypothetical criminal situation. Researchers asked participants to betray their theoretical co-conspirators.

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ResumeBear: 9 Crazy Employee Meltdowns

Resume Bear

Whether the stories are funny or horrifying, managers and office workers can learn lessons from these nine crazy employee freak-outs. Yoga store employee kills co-worker. You might think that the workers in a yoga store would be totally zen, but that wasn’t the case with Brittany Norwood. In November 2011, a jury found her guilty of the murder of a co-worker at Lululemon Athletica, a sports apparel shop in Bethesda, Md. Fired worker trashes cubicle.

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7 Reasons You Should Hire a Veteran

Workology

They represent less than seven percent of the population and are guaranteed to provide a positive influence on co-workers and leadership. Reach out to your local Department of Workforce Development Center, each location will have Veterans Case workers. Jen Ray Fun Fact : I am from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Learn more about best practices in recruiting veteran and military job seekers by joining a Talent Circles sponsored webinar on 2/13/14 at 9:00 PM PST.

How to actually keep your job

Resume Bear

No employer likes to here their employees complaining, so even if you are the marketing all-star, if you’re pissing off all your co-workers, you might be packing your bag. If you say something bad about your company, your co-workers, your clients or your boss, they will find out.

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Why Your Employees Hate the Christmas Holiday

Workology

The time of the year when – inevitabley – I wound up uttering a phrase that brings out gasps among my co-workers. People from Florida who shipped cases of Citrus to their frozen friends and family in Michigan, casusing me to lug hundreds of pounds of fruit around my route. In Austria, a union of shop workers threatened legal action, declaring festive songs a health and safety concern. Merry Bleepin‘ Christmas? It’s December. The end of the year.

2012 101

Move Up Inside Before Going Outside

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Or, ask your co-workers to see if any job functions were created for them. But I know a liver specialist in Michigan who makes $500,000 and lives in a house the size of an airplane hanger. If so, you may find your steady presence makes you more valuable than less-dependable co-workers. If you're currently employed, why not ask your manager about the possibility of creating a new job that suits you better?

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3 Easy Ways To Be Happier At Work

Career Realism

For instance, Internet technology and telecommunications professionals ranked at number 147 on the list, while farm workers were rated as the 23rd most satisfied workers, despite earning only about half as much as IT people. Dutton from the University of Michigan and her colleagues, Justin M. For example, you could spend time mentoring a less experienced co-worker, or get to know some of your colleagues on a more personal level.

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How to Love What You Do

Water Cooler Wisdom

Pleasant co-workers. He illustrates the idea with the story of Gary, a mentee who recently graduated from Michigan State with no clue what he wanted to do. Although my friends sometimes accuse me of being unromantic, I don’t believe in the concept of soulmates. I just don’t think that there is one person out there with whom we are destined to spend our lives. Rather, I feel that there are a number of people out there who could make us happy. It’s the same thing with careers.

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“Short Answers on Saturdays”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Southfield, Michigan. The PIP said that a customer, co-workers and a Company Product Representative had complained about me. Since so many blog visitors submit Questions, we’ve decided to devote Saturdays to answering several Questions at once, and have chosen those that call for “shorter&# Answers. . We hope and expect this will serve our blog visitors to our very best ability, which is our Guiding Purpose. . We invite and request your Feedback and Support. .

2011 118

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question 2: What can I do if a co-worker threatens me? If a co-worker threatens me on the job, and my supervisor does nothing about it, what can I do? Port Huron, Michigan. Question 1: If my employer changed its name, is my non-compete void? I signed a covenant not to compete (sometimes called a “non-compete”) with my current employer. If the owner changed the legal name of the business, is the non-compete still valid? Wilmington, Delaware.

2011 116

Smoking in the Boys’ Room: You’re Fired!

Workology

ProMedica , which owns several hospitals in Michigan and Ohio, only hires employees who pass a pre-employment nicotine screen since it implemented the policy in January 2011. Because smoking is detrimental to one’s health, is it right that your co-workers have to pay higher insurance premiums so you can smoke? CAN SMOKING AFFECT MY EMPLOYMENT?

2012 113

3 Ways To Increase Your Job Satisfaction

Career Realism

For instance, Internet technology and telecommunications professionals ranked at number 147 on the list, while farm workers were rated as the 23rd most satisfied workers, despite earning only about half as much as IT people. Dutton from the University of Michigan and her colleagues Justin M. For example, you could spend time mentoring a less experienced co-worker, or get to know some of your colleagues on a more personal level.

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Top 50 Ways to Ruin Your Job Interview | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

America Author bureau of labor statistics Business California career CEO comic Development Manager Don Economy Executive Director facebook Florida google Healthcare Hiring Manager jim stroud job job hunting job news jobs Job Search job search strategy job seekers Job Trends linkedin Michigan Microsoft Minnesota New York Online Resume President recruiter resume resumebear Siemens Social Media Texas twitter U.S.

2010 217

Top 50 Ways to Ruin Your Job Interview

Resume Bear

America Author bureau of labor statistics Business California career CEO comic Development Manager Don Economy Executive Director facebook Florida google Healthcare Hiring Manager jim stroud job job hunting job news jobs Job Search job search strategy job seekers Job Trends linkedin Michigan Microsoft Minnesota New York Online Resume President recruiter resume resumebear Siemens Social Media Texas twitter U.S.

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I was fired because of Facebook | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

Hospital Will Fire Workers in Facebook Scandal – Rumors swirled around Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside two weeks ago that some employees had been fired for sharing patient information on Facebook. In fact, that’s what happened to a Swiss insurance worker who lost her job for surfing Facebook after having reported sick. hahahaha…&# (Would it be a good thing if your manager or office co-workers saw that?)

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3 Ways To Increase Your Job Satisfaction

Career Realism

For instance, Internet technology and telecommunications professionals ranked at number 147 on the list, while farm workers were rated as the 23rd most satisfied workers, despite earning only about half as much as IT people. Dutton from the University of Michigan and her colleagues Justin M. For example, you could spend time mentoring a less experienced co-worker, or get to know some of your colleagues on a more personal level.

2014 88

Network Using Your College Career Office

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Co-workers, friends and acquaintances sharing information -- this is how 70-80% of all people get hired, according to many estimates. Faith: “In a nutshell, I called the career office at the University of Michigan, where I got my MBA, and asked them for a list of Business School alumni here in Minnesota that I could contact for advice on getting a job.   You already know that most of the best jobs are found through word of mouth, right?

How To Handle Molestation: A Real Encounter

Personal Excellence Blog

Just in case some readers are not aware, pepper sprays are illegal in DC, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York or Wisconsin. How To Deal With Rude People – Co-Workers, Associates, Customers, Managers, etc. Have you ever been molested before? I have, and today’s article is about how to handle molestations. My Molestation Encounter. Last week, I was on Amtrak (the railway network in US), going from New York City to Los Angeles.

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You can be happier by reading this post | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Until the only conversation becomes the color of the next mani/pedi for my co-workers. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog You can be happier by reading this post Posted to: Learn to take advice | Self-management January 7th, 2010 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I’m pretty sure that the people who pay attention to happiness research are actually happier people.

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interviewed with the flu; how can I redeem myself?

Ask A Manager

I lived in Michigan at the time and it was very difficult to find a job, so I didn’t want to gamble that I would lose my job because I called in sick. Connect on Facebook how to manage a hard worker whos dropping balls Social media CAN get you a job. temp workers new account manager is a jerk 10 things to know about applying for nonprofit jobs what qualifications can trump experience, when job-searching?

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