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Age is Just a Number: Don’t Let it Hold You Back!

Ms. Career Girl

Marcus received a BA from Connecticut College and a M.Ed. Age is just a number and we should never use it to define who we are. Unfortunately, we do.

2020 233

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Wal-Mart and Guest Blogging

Evil HR Lady

I have a post up over at Connecticut Employment Law Blog and it's all about Wal-Mart and blogging. Go read it, and browse the rest of Daniel Schwartz's site. You'll like it

2008 100

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This quote was shared with us by Meg of North Stonington, Connecticut. “When a great moment knocks on the door of your life, it is often no louder than the beating of your heart, and it is so very easy to miss it.” ” – Boris Pasternak. So true, and so very true in work and career. True story: A client was seated on an airplane next to someone who ended up helping him get an interview that had eluded him for years, and he got the job, too.

2019 100

Sklover?s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This quote was sent to us by Kati of New London, Connecticut. “There is no burnt rice to a hungry person.” ” – Philippine Proverb. There is no job too boring to an unemployed worker. There is no visit too long to an elderly person. There is no unnoticed smile to a stranger from far away. There is no unneeded kindness to a lonely person. There is no bedtime story with too many pages to a parentless child. There is no coin too bent to be picked up by a penniless person.

2018 100

Yes, There is Life After Divorce

Ms. Career Girl

She has made guest appearances on Women’s Radio network and morning show, Connecticut 1 speaking about women’s issues that occur before, during and after a divorce. Life after divorce is, at times, viewed as terrifying due mostly to the unknown of what is to come.

2020 130

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This wonderful quote was sent to us by Daria of Walpole, New Hampshire, just a mile or so from the Connecticut River. “The person who knows only his side of the argument knows little.”. – Karl Barth. This quote expresses well what I often counsel my clients: “When negotiating at work, don’t focus your thoughts on what you want, need or deserve. That is because what your employer wants is the key to you getting what you “want, need and deserve” from your employer.”.

2020 100

Fast, Fancy, and Fresh. Barrett Jackson Auto Auction has something for everyone.

Ms. Career Girl

Northeast (Connecticut) – June 26 – 29. Love them or hate them, cars define us. From the mother of 4 who drives a trendy SUV to soccer practice, to the eccentric bachelor millionaire that drives a Bugatti to social parties. We show off who we are, what we believe, and what we care about with our choice of car. And what better place to see it all than the Barrett Jackson auto auction. Auction Exhibits.

2019 139

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

a student at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut. “Anger is a universal, natural and acceptable emotion. It is harmful when it becomes a continuing state of mind.” ” – Unknown. At work, there are so many situations, difficulties, conflicts, frustrations, deadlines and demands upon us, some of which are unreasonable, conflicting and so darn unnecessary. It sure is easy to get upset and angry. That’s okay, so long it is for the hour or day.

2017 100

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

of Stamford, Connecticut. “Look back. But don’t stare.” ” - Unknown. Whether at work, at home, or anywhere else, there’s always a lot to consider, a lot to ponder, and a lot to take into account, in each decision you make. It’s even more important when you’re making the “big decisions.” But don’t get mired down in your memories, or paralyzed by your past. Reviewing where you’ve been is wise; living there is not. 2013 Alan L. Sklover. All Rights Reserved.

2013 109

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This quote was sent to us by client and blog member Megan of Greenwich, Connecticut. “We sell hope.” ” – Charles Revson. Founder, Revlon Cosmetics. So do we. Hope that civility at work can be encouraged and, if not, then enforced. Hope that fairness at work can be found and, if not, then required. Hope that problems at work can be resolved wisely and opportunities at work can be taken full advantage of.

2017 100

You Can Still Be Fired for Being LGBTQ in Some States, but Maybe the Supreme Court Will Fix That

Evil HR Lady

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, and Washington all have statewide legislation protecting people against sexual orientation and gender identity. Discrimination against people for their sexual orientation is wrong, right?

2019 124

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

” – Connecticut U.S. “It seems like the best report money can buy. It absolves upper management, denies deliberate wrongdoing, and dismisses corporate culpability.” Senator Richard Blumenthal. Senator Blumenthal was commenting on a recent report – paid for by General Motors – on how an entire corporation failed in its responsibility to correct a defect in millions of General Motors cars they knew to be unsafe.

2014 135

Why do so many workers remain silent about toxic work behavior?

Ms. Career Girl

Carolyn holds a Bachelor of Arts from Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut and a Masters in Business Administration from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland. Virtually every American worker has been the target of toxic work behavior at some point in his/her career and, yet, the majority of us never report it.

2018 173

A Simple Tool To Compare Salaries by State

Professional Resume Services

Here are the numbers for an executive in a random selection of states: Connecticut: $211,850 becomes $193,647 when adjusted for cost of living. When you are looking at a job change there are lots of variables complicating your task. One of the challenges is getting an idea of how far your current salary would stretch in another state. Living costs can be quite different and the same dollar amount may translate into the equivalent of a nice raise — or an unwelcome pay cut.

Salary 135

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. The post Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Last week, Indiana Governor, Mike Pence privately signed the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act “RFRA” into law.

Paid Sick Days Bill Gains Momentum


San Francisco and Washington, DC have already passed the laws and Connecticut appears to be next. The U.S. government is finally coming around to a simple concept: no employee should have to choose between their health and their income. Senators around the nation have been voting favorably for legislation that mandates paid sick time off for ill employees.

2011 152

Brian Williams and Others Who Damage Their Careers by Lying

Career Solvers

Connecticut Attorney General, Richard Blumenthal. While campaigning for Connecticut’s U.S. NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams has been suspended without pay following news that he misrepresented his account of an Iraq War mission in 2003. Unfortunately, Williams is not alone; many have misrepresented themselves on the job and some have escaped the career consequences better than others. Chief Executive of RadioShack, Dave Edmondson.

2015 63

Incriminating Background Check for Marketing Director

Careers Done Write

JD, Connecticut. Dear Deb, Q. I have been interviewing and have been preliminarily offered a role, but have been asked to provide authorization for a full background check including credit report and criminal history. I have a few blemishes on my credit and was arrested for DUI in 1994. How do you think I should handle this situation?

This Is What Companies Do When They Are Getting Kicked by Entry-Level Turnover.

The HR Capitalist

It will be a pay boost for about 5,700 employees, of which 26 are in Connecticut. The vast majority of Aetna''s 6,121 employees in Connecticut earn more than $16 per hour already. Let''s say you''re an HR leader responsible for recruiting and retention in some entry-level parts of your company, and your turnover rate is the death of a thousand cuts. Sure, you have a great retention month every once in a while (lucky! probability!),

No More Gurus – It’s Time To Follow Your Own Truth

Ms. Career Girl

She currently resides in Connecticut. After my mother’s death when I was about to turn thirty, I set out on a path to “find myself” consuming every self-help book and empowerment course I could get my hands on, looking for “the answer.” What was going to fill the hole within me? After trying every external source available over the span of fifteen years (yes, fifteen long years), I finally grew tired of chasing the answer. And it was only when I stopped seeking that I found the truth.

2020 197

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

How to Address a Lengthy Unemployment

Careers Done Write

Connecticut. Dear Deb, Q. I haven’t worked since 2009 and I was wondering if there is anything I can do to downplay this gap? It seems like the longer I am unemployed the more this becomes a big issue for me. –T.J., For a variety of reasons, hiring managers do tend to favor people who are currently employed or have only left their previous position very recently. That said, there is most definitely something you can do about this. Actually, there are several things you can do.

2011 188

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!

Follow Your Dream. But Don't Quit Your Day Job

Ms. Career Girl

She resides in Greenwich, Connecticut. The post Follow Your Dream. But Don't Quit Your Day Job appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Passion vs. paycheck? You don't necessarily have to pick one or the other, according to QuadJobs co-founder Andra Newman. A few weeks ago, I was invited to a book party for Jessica Knoll, author of my favorite book this summer—the bestselling page-turner Luckiest Girl Alive.

2015 174

7 Ways to Use Geography to Your Networking Advantage


I am fortunate to live 50 miles outside of New York City in a vibrant Connecticut town on Long Island Sound. I belong to the ASTD of Southern Connecticut. My commute to NYC is a Metro North train ride, so it’s relatively easy to get there. I take advantage of my geography for strategic networking. No matter where you live or work or travel, each city offers unique advantages and opportunities to meet interesting people and discover groups.

2014 107

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.

2010 Working Mother 100 Best Companies | CareerSolvers

Career Solvers

New Jersey, Illinois, California, Connecticut, and Virginia-based companies were also well represented on the list. Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 2010 Working Mother 100 Best Companies This year marks the 25th anniversary of Working Mother Magazine’s Best Companies List. Here are this year’s top 10.

2010 54

Is Your Small Business Breaking Labor Laws? 5 Mistakes to Avoid


Some states, like Connecticut, Maine, and California, require employers to give managers and supervisors harassment and discrimination training in the interests of fostering safe, healthy work environments. You’re a small business owner, not an employment attorney. But it’s still your responsibility to know which federal, state and local labor laws apply to you and to stay in compliance with them. Breaking labor laws could result in fines — or worse.

2019 106

“Does a former employee have a legal right to see her former.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Bree Connecticut Answer: Bree, as a resident of Connecticut, it seems you may be in luck. While I am not licensed to practice law in Connecticut, I did a bit of research and found that Connecticut has a law that helps people in your circumstances. Blog » “Does a former employee have a legal right to see her former employer’s Employee Handbook?” Does a former employee have a legal right to see her former employer’s Employee Handbook?”

2010 109

The Original Social Network was Usenet

Resume Bear

Connecticut (ct.jobs). Connecticut (conn.jobs.offered). 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). It was very low tech by today’s standards, but a LOT of people used them (mostly geeks and academia). Usenet was comprised of several hierarchal group headings.

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! I can’t believe are 6 weeks away from the 2015 SHRM Annual Conference in Las Vegas.

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!

The 8 Best Career Movies of All Time

Resume Bear

She’s based in Auckland, New Zealand, hails from Connecticut and blogs at marianlibrarian.com. Marian is a blogger, traveler (hails from Connecticut and based in New Zealand by way of London) and social media strategist for a rad agency in Auckland. Ever watch a movie and think, “Oh my God, that is my LIFE?”. Yeah, that happens all the time. And especially when it comes to your career, sometimes the movies just so perfectly represent where you’re at.

2012 208

10 Links to Finding Your Job Search Recruiter

Career Alley

Sinon Group – This search firm has two locations, one in NY and one in Connecticut. I don’t know if this happens to you, but sometimes I get calls from recruiters asking if I know someone with specific job experience. Of course the experience they just described sounds like a summary of my resume.

2015 245

Can You Get Fired Because of Facebook?

Resume Bear

Here are some examples: Connecticut superintendent out of job over Facebook comments – A Connecticut school superintendent is out of a six-figure job after getting into some Facebook trouble. Do you know anyone who has been fired because of what they posted on Facebook or Twitter? Believe it or not, 140 characters can leave you standing in the unemployment line. Last month I mentioned how people say stupid things on Twitter that will most-likely get them fired.

Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State


ConnecticutConnecticut Workers Compensation Commission. Workers Compensation Definition. Workers compensation is defined as a form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee’s right to sue his or her employer for the tort of negligence.

Bad Credit No Longer a Problem in Job Hunts

Resume Bear

California joins Connecticut, Illinois, Hawaii, Oregon, Maryland and Washington that have similar laws. Your credit history can keep you from getting a job. For years employers have been pulling credit reports as part of the background check of potential job applicants.

2011 174

Can My Credit History Impact My Job Search?

Resume Bear

These stares are: California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Oregon, Washington, and Vermont. Are you looking for a new job? If so you may be wondering “Can my credit history impact my job search?”. While it might seem unfair, more employers are looking at their prospective employees’ credit history. Not only does this have the unfair feel to it, the practice creates a barrier to job seekers that have been unemployed during the economic downturn.

2013 188

Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers 01. Jul, 2010 3 Comments 10 Worst Cities For Job Seekers to Find a Job St.

What Should We Do?

Ms. Career Girl

Last Friday, hearts across America and the whole world were heavy, as we learned of the events that had taken place in Newtown, Connecticut. Our thoughts and prayers were all most of us could offer. Almost a week later, many of us are still following the coverage and the heart-wrenching stories. But the reality is for many of us, life has gone on, and it is business as usual.

2012 139

5 ways to be a team player

Cube Rules

Along with her passion for whipping up recipes that incorporate “superfoods”, she recently finished research on culinary schools in Pennsylvania and Connecticut. photo credit: lumaxart. Success in business requires that you understand how to be a leader and how to be a team player. Your ability to work effectively within a group is just as valuable as your skills and expertise — because no matter how talented you are, you cannot do all the work that needs to be done alone.

2012 183

Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers 01. Jul, 2010 3 Comments 10 Worst Cities For Job Seekers to Find a Job St.