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How To Give Constructive Criticism: 6 Helpful Suggestions

Personal Excellence Blog

Have you ever wanted to provide constructive feedback on something, but hold back from doing so because you do not know how to convey your intentions across? Today’s guide is on how to give constructive criticism to someone. That took me by surprise and I was quite sad that day.”

5 Tips for Quitting a Job on the Right Note

Career Alley

Quitting a job does not mean what it used to. Your exit interview may be presented to take feedback and constructive criticism, but if you speak badly it can follow you like a ghost. The world isn’t dying to hear why you have been wanting to quit and what issues you have.

Quitting Your Job to Start a Business – 10 Things You Need to Know

The Undercover Recruiter

On the other hand, if you were to quit your job and open a business, you would not receive a steady paycheck, though would have the ability to make a significant income while enjoying creative freedom. Quitting Your Job to Start a Business – 10 Things You Need to Know.

Online Negativity: How to Create a Better Internet for Everyone

Personal Excellence Blog

and as YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter helm the online web space, the online space seems to have turned quite angsty. Nowadays, it has become quite rare to see proper conversations unfold between two strangers the web. Be constructive in your criticism.

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Stop Shaming, Start Praising (Growing Up in a Shaming Culture)

Personal Excellence Blog

I was recently in this business meeting where this director openly shamed his subordinate in front of a group of people: in quite a nasty way too. Don’t get me wrong: It wasn’t like no one ever got criticized in there as healthy and constructive criticism was a norm.

advising a great applicant to run far away from my troubled office, husband wants to quit his job to job-search full-time, and more

Ask A Manager

My husband wants to quit his job to job-search full-time. Now, he wants to quit his job so he can job search full-time. Will you help provide some perspective on the struggles of quitting a job before starting to job search? potentially supporting him if he quits and doesn’t find something else right away). I want to accept the offer I just turned down, manager won’t let me quit, and more is it ever okay to quit a job without a new job lined up?

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8 Elements of an Effective Job Advert

The Undercover Recruiter

Of course, it’s not quite that simple. Constructing an advert.

Tuition and Quitting

Evil HR Lady

Now, since you had already been told that your position was being outsourced, you might be able to argue that this was a version of a constructive discharge. I could argue that by telling you your job is eliminated and not giving you a time frame, the only rational decision was to quit and therefore you were forced into it. I was reading your blog about Tuition Policies. I'm in a very unique situation and wondered your advice.

Tuition and Quitting

Evil HR Lady

Now, since you had already been told that your position was being outsourced, you might be able to argue that this was a version of a constructive discharge. I could argue that by telling you your job is eliminated and not giving you a time frame, the only rational decision was to quit and therefore you were forced into it. I was reading your blog about Tuition Policies. I'm in a very unique situation and wondered your advice.

my office is obsessed with weight

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager being overweight in an office that’s obsessed with weight March 8, 2011 A reader writes: Recently, one of my co-workers quit after only a few months of employment. will people think its irresponsible that I quit my job?

How to Give 360-Degree Feedback to Different Personality Types

Blogging4jobs

They’re the fast moving, often distracted extroverts of the workplace, so keeping feedback ongoing, short and snappy not only fits in with their pace, it keeps them motivated to continue their success, or respond to constructive comments in real-time.

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5 Tips for Using Your Existing Knowledge, Expertise & Skills as a Gateway to a New Career

Career Alley

This is significantly important when taking on a new career as you are quite possibly learning a large amount within the first 2 to 3 months before putting that new knowledge into practice. Or a site manager specialising in building and construction can become a University or Tafe lecturer.

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How Technology Can Improve Your Job Search

Professional Resume Services

However, many of the changes delivered by technology are quite beneficial to job seekers! Communications are far faster now than ever before, enabling you to easily get in touch with higher level professionals and hold a constructive conversation with each other about your prospects.

Interviews: Why You Should Always Provide Feedback

The Undercover Recruiter

In this post I want to take a look at the 3 parties affected by a lack of interview feedback and hope – nay pray – that in some small way this article might just help people understand quite how important interview feedback is.

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What Industry and Where You Live Helps in Finding a Job!

Resume Bear

The biggest job gains were in finance and professional and business services, while construction and manufacturing hiring remained weak, according to the ADP National Employment Report. As of last month, more than one in seven construction workers was looking for a job.

Networking Event Coming Up? Put Your Best Brand Forward

Career Realism

Even if you are unemployed, you can have business cards made that are inexpensive yet are quite effective. Quite the contrary! Networking Event Coming Up? Put Your Best Brand Forward. Work It Daily.

2016 58

5 High-Paying Jobs that Nobody Really Wants

Resume Bear

Her porta potties are featured at high-end parties and weddings, giving guests an alternative to the typical construction site toilet of the past. It’s quite another to be a podiatrist, who commonly treats feet riddled with bunions, ulcers, and ingrown toenails.

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ResumeBear: 10 Industries Most in Need of Skilled Workers

Resume Bear

Many are hiring quite readily and a select few aren’t able to find enough employees to fill available positions. While they might not be the most glamorous, these staples of American industry are doing quite well amid the economic downturn. Construction.

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Preparation Is the Key to Mastery of Your Career Story

The Job Quest

We were just starting to speak to a store clerk when a man who seemed to possess quite a bit of knowledge about patio doors joined the conversation.

2014 47

5 Tricks to Buying a House for Cheap

Ms. Career Girl

Getting financed for a prebuilt modular home is just like buying a stick-built house, but if you are having your home custom-made, then you’ll need to secure a construction loan. The post 5 Tricks to Buying a House for Cheap appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

Poor Time Management: Is It You Or Your Workload?

Career Realism

When I construct my weekly to do list for home and work, it is comprehensive and thorough. Since I’ve been at this for quite a while, I know how long many of my tasks take, so, that’s the easy part.

How to Deal with Rude People – Co-Workers, Associates, Customers, Strangers

Personal Excellence Blog

We simply learned to objectify any harsh comments and treat them as constructive criticism. I know people who quit their jobs each time they face a rude manager / colleagues, and guess what?

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5 Signs You Chose The Wrong Career Path

Career Realism

Remember, job satisfaction is one of the key reasons behind constructing a successful career. However, if a stressful work environment goes on to affect one’s health conditions drastically, he/she might want to quit the job. You’re Considering Quitting To Go Back To School.

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3 Unusually Effective Ways To Find And Get A Job You Love

Career Realism

Now, those feelings were completely justified, yet the simple truth is that living like that is NOT a fun (or constructive) place to be. It’s actually quite easy to get their attention and get the job… if you know what to do. Want to know my biggest problem when I started working?

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6 Reasons You Never Heard Back from the Recruiter

The Undercover Recruiter

Unfortunately, you’re a construction Project Manager applying to an IT Project Manager position leading Agile digital projects – not gonna happen. You’re just not quite right. Your CV’s OK, your skills are OK, your experience is OK… You’re just not quite right.

2012 60

How To Improve Office Relationships

Career Realism

While you may think of yourself as an introvert, your co-workers may be interpreting your communication cues quite differently. Accept Constructive Criticism. Are you the type of person who hates to be interrupted at work with “good mornings” and other niceties?

What to do if your employer changes your job description

Corn on the Job

This route would be open to you if the change of job description led you to quit your job. If the changes are reasonable, considering that companies make changes all the time and expect employees to follow suit, quitting and suing the employer for wrongful termination would be a wrong move.

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How To Improve Office Relationships

Career Realism

While you may think of yourself as an introvert, your co-workers may be interpreting your communication cues quite differently. This article is part of an exclusive month-long program on CAREEREALISM to help readers break free of The Golden Handcuff Effect.

Solving The Retention Puzzle (Part 7)

Career Realism

The “Constructive” factors are positively related to quality customer service, the “Passive-Defensive” factors are negatively related to quality service, and the “Aggressive-Defensive” factors can be either positive or negative. I’ve quit; I just haven’t told anyone yet.”

Company Culture: 7 Tips On How You Can Plug In

Career Realism

Communication styles that allow for free expression of thoughts, ideas, and suggestions in a constructive way without negative repercussions are good indicators of what a company culture is like.

Feminism fails because women lie to each other about work. Oh, and go Cubs!

Penelope Trunk

There is a war between women who construct their lives as lies and women who believe them. Because she wants people to feel like she did something that is bigger than quitting work to raise a family.

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Employee Engagement: 22 Tools to Overcome Grumpiness

David Zinger

It is ironic but grumpy people are often quite sensitive about being grumpy. Does getting to the root cause offer you insight or perspective on constructive actions you can take? ” I loved his statement; it was neutral, open, curious, and constructive.

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10 Things That Haven’t Changed For Women In The Business World

Career Realism

Work can be quite stressful at times, and it’s women who bear the brunt of work-related stress. Women are still having trouble breaking into traditionally male-dominated fields such as construction or plumbing. Remember that old cigarette ad that proclaimed: “You’ve come a long way, baby?” It was introduced in 1968 by Virginia Slims, which linked smoking with female empowerment and equality.

2014 40

The Best Paid Engineering Degrees

Career Alley

Although student debt can be quite substantial, this is not the case, especially if your degree is in engineering. They supply a huge range of sectors ranging from transport to manufacturing; to construction to the distribution of power.

how can I keep my star performer, without being able to pay or promote him (while his less competent coworker earns double)?

Ask A Manager

He knew or could adapt to any design software out there, wasn’t lost in the world of theory, and turned in work that was actually able to be constructed. His salary review wasn’t quite as amicable this year as normal. A reader writes: I am a partner in a small engineering firm. Six years ago when I was brought on, I was allowed one staffer. I hired a new grad, Fergus, who turned out to be great.

How To Conduct Effective Meetings at Work

Personal Excellence Blog

For example, people start adding to never-ending email chains, when a meeting may be a much more constructive and effective approach. Read: How to Give Constructive Criticism. Quite the opposite.

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Networking Event Coming Up? Put Your Best Brand Forward

Career Realism

Even if you are unemployed, you can have business cards made that are inexpensive yet are quite effective. Quite the contrary! Networking Event Coming Up? Put Your Best Brand Forward. CAREEREALISM.

2016 32

Solving The Retention Puzzle (Part 8)

Career Realism

What about a specific situation where you received “constructive feedback (criticism) on your performance? In Part 1 of this series , I postulated a formula for some of the “known” elements.

2015 31

The 5 Professional Development Pillars of Real-Life Career Girls

Ms. Career Girl

Similarly, Adriane Wilson has nothing but praise for a regular journaling practice, “As a formal journalist I find journaling to be quite powerful. In fact – quite a few – I am still in contact with and I’m still always learning from.

2016 68

ResumeBear: Politics and What College Graduates Should Care About

Resume Bear

If the rest of the United States follows the example of Arizona, which restricts abortions past 20 weeks and considers women pregnant before they even conceive, this means compromising their bodily autonomy and constructing their lives around the will of the government rather than personal choice.