The 8 Best Career Movies of All Time
JANUARY 16, 2012
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.
Paid Sick Days Bill Gains Momentum
JUNE 5, 2011
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.
This Is What Companies Do When They Are Getting Kicked by Entry-Level Turnover.
JANUARY 20, 2015
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!),
How to Address a Lengthy Unemployment
Careers Done Write
MAY 20, 2011
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.,
Bad Credit No Longer a Problem in Job Hunts
DECEMBER 28, 2011
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.
Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers | Resumebear Online Resume
JULY 18, 2010
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.
The Original Social Network was Usenet
FEBRUARY 13, 2011
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).
Can You Get Fired Because of Facebook?
MARCH 4, 2011
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?
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!
7 Ways to Boost Your Internal Networking Skills
JANUARY 19, 2014
During my 20 years with a large Connecticut company, I learned that internal and external networks are both worth your investment. Working at a large organization gives you twice the networking power.
I was fired because of Facebook | Resumebear Online Resume
OCTOBER 17, 2010
Check out these 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.
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 ways to be a team player
FEBRUARY 20, 2012
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.
A Simple Tool To Compare Salaries by State
Professional Resume Services
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
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.
Can My Credit History Impact My Job Search?
MARCH 29, 2013
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.
Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State
JULY 21, 2015
Connecticut – Connecticut Workers Compensation Commission. Workers Compensation Definition.
10 Links to Finding Your Job Search Recruiter
JANUARY 19, 2015
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.
Another Example of How High Performers Can Do Whatever They Want (and HR Can't Touch Them).
MARCH 31, 2014
It''s from Friday night in the NCAA Men''s Basketball Tournament, with Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie turning from an after game interview, seeing his team behind him and giving a playful slap with at least some level of intensity to a Freshman on his team. I''m starting this post with an animated GIF below. Email subscribers need to click through to see it. Do that now if you need to, because this post is based off the visual, and it''s worth it. Watch the GIF as it loops over and over.
Download Your 2015 Guide Las Vegas for #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas
OCTOBER 2, 2015
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.
Incriminating Background Check for Marketing Director
Careers Done Write
JULY 29, 2011
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.
Top 10 Cities of Geeks
APRIL 4, 2011
The capital of Connecticut is definitely built on the insurance industry, but it’s also dependent on the many engineering and science jobs located there. Remember when geeks started having a comeback? Are they cool yet?
Social Network Drives Workplace Innovation & Productivity
APRIL 9, 2012
She is the proud mother of very active 14 year-old twin boys and resides in Suffield, Connecticut. Corporate Social Media as Collaboration Alternative. Companies are challenged to create and execute a strategy to facilitate knowledge sharing across the enterprise.
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!
HR Should Lead the Dialogue About Mental Health in the Workplace
APRIL 1, 2015
In 2013, the tragic shootings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut led the White House to organize a team of experts to investigate the state of mental health in America. A Germanwings jetliner crashed into the Alps last week.
Wal-Mart and Guest Blogging
Evil HR Lady
MARCH 11, 2008
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
Celebrating Your Team During the Holidays
Water Cooler Wisdom
DECEMBER 17, 2015
I asked three small-business owners about their holiday strategies: Lisa Hennessy, founder of Your Pet Chef in Chicago; Miles Jennings, founder of Recruiter.com in Connecticut; and Jason Parks, founder of The Media Captain in Ohio. In an effort to serve your customers during your busiest period, you may unintentionally slight your team. However, there may be no more critical time to honor the employees who make your dream a daily reality.
The Relationship Quiz
Ms. Career Girl
AUGUST 6, 2016
His column “Relationships” appears every week in The Denver Post, the Vail Daily, the Wellington (New Zealand) Dominion-Post, The Resident in Connecticut, the Daily Times-Call in Longmont, Colorado, as well as a variety of other newspapers around the world.
5 Ways to Succeed in Reinventing Your Career
JULY 16, 2012
She is the proud mother of very active 14 year-old twin boys and resides in Suffield, Connecticut. Job Search Statistics & Find Work in this Economy. The work economy and job search statistics are staggering: The current number of people unemployed in The U.S. for the month of June – 12.7
Poor Credit Can Stop Your Career Dead In Its Tracks
Corn on the Job
MARCH 31, 2015
If you live in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Nevada, Oregon, Vermont, or Washington, employers are limited or outright prohibited from using your credit report in a hiring decision.
Social Media in the C-Suite. Train Executives with Reverse Mentoring
MAY 7, 2012
She is the proud mother of very active 14 year-old twin boys and resides in Suffield, Connecticut. Need Buy in From Your Executive Team on Social Media? Do your senior executives’ eyes glaze over when you talk about using social media to drive branding and market share?
Women in the Workforce; Key to Economic Recovery
MAY 6, 2013
Last year, I grappled with the decision to broaden my job search outside of the Connecticut area. Recent reports show that the economy and US job market continue to slowly improve, with employers hiring at a steady pace in April.
Why Six Sigma is So 20th Century
Water Cooler Wisdom
MARCH 23, 2015
Xerox , the Connecticut-based printing and business process outsourcing giant, has publicly acknowledged that it is cutting back on efforts and jobs related to Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma.
5 Mistakes to AVOID when Implementing Internal Collaboration Tool
MARCH 26, 2012
She is the proud mother of very active 14 year-old twin boys and resides in Suffield, Connecticut. Pitfalls of An Employee Collaboration Tool. The workplace is evolving to embrace social media. A recent study of U.S.
Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week
Sklover Working Wisdom
AUGUST 5, 2013
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.
Ask MCG: Interviewing for a Different Career Path
Ms. Career Girl
MARCH 5, 2015
Kristina currently works in Connecticut at GE Capital supporting a team of IT CIOs. The post Ask MCG: Interviewing for a Different Career Path appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Moving to an unrelated career track?
Best in Class Companies Offer Flexible Work Arrangements
APRIL 23, 2012
She is the proud mother of very active 14 year-old twin boys and resides in Suffield, Connecticut. Defining Flexible Work Schedules. According to the 2011 Work+Life Fit Reality Check , eight out of 10 full-time employees currently use some type of day-to-day, work-life flexibility.
Employee Social Network Brings Employees Closer Together
MARCH 12, 2012
She is the proud mother of very active 14 year-old twin boys and resides in Suffield, Connecticut. Corporate Social Networks Solution for Workplace Engagement. Three years ago we launched an employee social network at our company for both professional AND social groups.
Workplace Flexibility & Scheduling for ALL
MAY 21, 2012
She is the proud mother of very active 14 year-old twin boys and resides in Suffield, Connecticut. Retail Business Development & Retention Programs for Non-Exempt Employees.
Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week
Sklover Working Wisdom
JUNE 8, 2014
” – 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.
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.