6 Tips For Working Women With Families

Career Realism

Working women with families: Are you getting what you deserve at work? The employer felt [her] 'family responsibilities' might interfere with [her] ability to handle increased responsibility." Women especially struggle with work and family issues.

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Swiss Saturday: Cultural Similarities

Evil HR Lady

Sure, there are tons of differences between my American family and the Swiss families, but I’m 100 percent sure there are multiple people at that school who are super jealous of my ability to make chocolate chip cookies. The post Swiss Saturday: Cultural Similarities appeared first on Evil HR Lady I’ve kind of gained this perception that all Swiss parents are better parents than I am.

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How To Deal With Foreign Cultures As A Female Traveler

Ms. Career Girl

The post How To Deal With Foreign Cultures As A Female Traveler appeared first on Ms. Use Cultural Sensitivity. It (almost) goes without saying: you’ll get the best out of your trip if you display some cultural sensitivity and respect local customs and beliefs, whether you agree with them or not. It’s difficult for some cultures to understand a woman travelling by herself, as it can reflect badly on her and her family.

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Affirm Is Defining A New Remote-First Work Culture

Career Realism

Job seekers looking to be a part of building a remote-first culture may find working at Affirm to be an intriguing option. Journey wallet: $20,000-lifetime wallet to support Affirmers in family planning needs including surrogacy, adoption, fertility, and egg freezing.

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Chick-fil-A: Observations from the Road About Talent and Culture.

The HR Capitalist

It's staggering and meaningful from a cultural perspective. They're offering family discounts as well as free food and you don't have to work Sundays. Benefits Culture Employee Relations Wellness WorkplaceI travel a lot for work. Over the last nine years, that's meant a bit of travel fatigue and recent attempts to reduce my total number of nights in hotel rooms.

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HR and Culture: 4 Fantastic Females Share Their Wisdom

Ms. Career Girl

The post HR and Culture: 4 Fantastic Females Share Their Wisdom appeared first on Ms. Leadership guru Meg Wheatley encourages leaders to move from heroes to hosts, ditch chaotic command-and-control culture and open up decision-making to untapped talent at all organisational levels. But how can you embed emotionally intelligent culture while ensuring HR is effective and legally compliant? If you want to share your own tips on HR and culture, get in touch in the comments below.

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From Los Angeles to Atlanta: a Culture Shock Indeed!

Ms. Career Girl

The post From Los Angeles to Atlanta: a Culture Shock Indeed! Friends and family alike thought I was half nutty and half courageous for making such a dramatic, life-changing decision without so much as a second thought. HBCU’s and Emory play a major role in why so many families either move here or send their offspring to further their education. The post From Los Angeles to Atlanta: a Culture Shock Indeed!

Hindsight Is 20/20: Living Your Culture In The Next Normal

Career Realism

And, how can they successfully implement new aspects of their culture into this new normal? Here are four key things leaders must consider if they want to truly live their culture in the next new normal. A company's culture must absolutely drive this question.

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Defund police and schools. Redirect the money to black families and communities.

Penelope Trunk

Improve healthcare services by studying black culture, behavior, and personal beliefs. Recently the Brookings Institute showed that disparities among test scores between black and white kids are from culture rather than income or intelligence.

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Build a Culture of Workplace Flexibility

Workology

SHRM partnered with the Families and Work Institute (FWI) to study the workflex programs being piloted every day in different industries and workplace segments. As a result the most common, current flexibility tools have been divided into seven categories. 7 Ways to build a culture of workplace flexibility. Culture of Flexibility. Under a culture of flexibility, workers should not be forced to choose career advancement and their family or personal lives.

Corporate Culture and the Law of Attraction

Workology

There are some companies with great corporate culture that are employing the Law of Attraction to draw in great people. Having a culture built on positivity and trust allows companies to move past this fear. Here’s this Chick’s pick of companies who on-boarded the Law of Attraction: Awesomeness – Mindvalley’s company culture embraces all things awesome.

S**t STEVE JOBS SAID: On Your Culture Being Special.

The HR Capitalist

Here's a talent nugget from the Jobs book talking about how kids have basically assimilated to the same culture across the world: When Steve's family got to Istanbul, he hired a history professor to give his family a tour. Your coffee is different than in my culture? The old people in your culture are the only people who care. Your company's culture is different from other companies? Who's going to see the new Steve Jobs movie ?

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4 Ways to Recruit the Best Culture Fit

Workology

You’ve worked hard to build the culture of your organization. And every new hire can either strengthen or weaken that culture. If you hire employees who don’t fit your culture, they likely won’t work as well with other employees, which will diminish teamwork and lead to inefficiency and less innovating products and services. On the other hand, when you hire employees who fit your culture, they blend in easily from day one.

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How to Build a Successful Family Business

Water Cooler Wisdom

support a family and create economic prosperity for others,”. Family and Business Values Align. In 1986, Michael Smolyansky created Lifeway Foods , a consumer health food company that specializes in cultured probiotic. of his employees like family and was known for his pride and generosity.   The alignment of personal and professional values is a hallmark of thriving family businesses. Successful family businesses tend to have the.

The 7 Best Interview Questions On Cultural Fit

Workology

He wanted to go out after work but many team members had families to get home to. It was my fault for not taking the time to properly assess his cultural expectations and relay my own. The most successful hires will have not only the skills you desire but also fit your culture. Many of these responses focused on cultural fit. Questions to Assess Cultural Fit. Below are the 7 best cultural fit interview questions from our survey.

We don’t talk about Israel in my family so I have to talk about it here

Penelope Trunk

Everyone in my family holds a different view about the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. My family is so used to fighting about the Israelis that we even fought about the reason for my large Israeli readership. He told me it’s okay for some cultures to die if it’s their time.

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S**t STEVE JOBS SAID: On Your Culture Being Special.

The HR Capitalist

Here's a talent nugget from the Jobs book talking about how kids have basically assimilated to the same culture across the world: When Steve's family got to Istanbul, he hired a history professor to give his family a tour. Your coffee is different than in my culture? The old people in your culture are the only people who care. Your company's culture is different from other companies? I miss Steve Jobs.

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What Kind of Culture Are You?

Water Cooler Wisdom

In a session at  SilkRoad Connections , Ulthera’s Stacie Madden placed the onus for cultural assessment on HR representatives.    Fortunately, auditing your culture does not have to be an overly complex or expensive proposition. The Organizational Culture  Assessment  Instrument is a valid method to examine  organizational culture  and the desire for change. People have a lot in common, and it’s similar to a large family.

Boeing and the Layoff Culture

Water Cooler Wisdom

As millions were let go, sending the unemployment rate skyrocketing, American companies developed a culture of fear. No one had anything to say on this matter except a few academic researchers who provided an eye-opening account of their 10 years studying the layoff culture at airplane manufacturing powerhouse  Boeing. His job stress sunk its teeth into our family and held on for years. What has the layoff culture been like at your company?

Your Culture Is Defined in Groups of 6.

The HR Capitalist

Ethan Jarlewski is the novel''s main character and narrator , who spends more time involved with his work than with his dysfunctional family. . They do this by creating a secret level where Ronald works malevolence, thus creating, in their opinion, a culturally-suitable game for the target market.". All those things drive whatever our culture is. So go ahead and draft that culture statement. That''s your true culture

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6 Tips For Working Women With Families

Career Realism

6 Tips For Working Women With Families. Working women with families: Are you getting what you deserve at work? The employer felt [her] ‘family responsibilities’ might interfere with [her] ability to handle increased responsibility.” Women struggle with work and family issues, especially. That having been said, ours was a family (and dog) friendly office where there were frequently children or spouses who were known and addressed by name.

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is this office culture cutting-edge or a cult?

Ask a Manager

This post, is this office culture cutting-edge or a cult? , It was less explanatory about the role and more intensely vouching for the company culture. I just don’t know much about the variation in office cultures out there. I just can’t tell if the culture is cutting edge and passionate or if it’s actually a potentially very toxic environment. In a healthy culture, this can work fine. In this culture, it’ll be used against you.

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Culture Shock—Without Ever Leaving Your Home Country

Career Realism

As global moves become commonplace, relocation and corporate professionals have gained a better understanding of the phenomenon of culture shock. Yet relatively little attention is paid to cultural issues when relocating employees within a country. When it is acknowledged at all, domestic culture shock is treated as more of a punch-line than a problem. rural/urban), you increase the affect of these differences—and culture-shock—exponentially.

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

Personal Excellence Blog

Myself, having been brought up in the Singapore education, I was exposed to a strong shaming culture where teachers were authorized (maybe even at times encouraged) to publicly humiliate and shame students. The shaming culture didn’t get worse (it couldn’t have actually; it was the worst in the primary school I came from), but it didn’t get much better either. It was only when I entered university that I stopped being exposed to a shaming culture.

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AT & T Seeking to Hire 10K Veterans and Military Family Members

Resume Bear

As a part of its hiring drive in Louisiana and across the country, AT&T is looking to hire 10,000 military veterans and their families in the next five years. In April 2013, AT&T announced that it is stepping up veteran recruiting efforts with the goal of hiring 5,000 veterans and their family members into career opportunities over the next five years, consistent with its commitment to equal employment opportunities.

The #1 Question To Ask In Any Important Conversation

Ms. Career Girl

Tell me more about your company culture.”. Tell me more about your family.”. With your family and friends. The post The #1 Question To Ask In Any Important Conversation appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. There is a phrase that will make communication more meaningful. The #1 question to ask in any important conversation is simply: “Tell Me More About That”. It is a much more elegant way to obtain the information you are seeking.

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Holland Travel Series: The Dutch Culture, Part 2

Personal Excellence Blog

This is part 4 of a new 6-part Holland travel series, including how to travel to Holland, the dutch culture, dutch lifestyle, dutch environment and essential things to know about the country. This is a continuation of part-3 of the series which is on the Dutch culture. Read the previous part if you haven’t: The Dutch Culture, Part 1. Community/Togetherness/Family. For example, the Dutch spends a lot of time with family and friends. Family and Children.

S**t STEVE JOBS SAID: On Your Culture Being Special.

HR Capitalist

Almost finished with the Steve Jobs book - here's another nugget talking about how kids have basically assimilated to the same culture across the world: When Steve's family got to Istanbul, he hired a history professor to give his family a tour. Your coffee is different than in my culture? The old people in your culture are the only people who care. Your company's culture is different from other companies?

colleagues want favors for their families, coworker has profane outbursts, and more

Ask a Manager

That said, there’s a school of thought that not everyone gets the same interview prep guidance from school, family, mentors, etc. Coworkers keep asking me for special favors for their families. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Coworker swears angrily during the day.

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your workplace isn’t your family — and that’s OK

Ask a Manager

“We’re like family here.” I did a Q&A with the New York Times about why that phrase tends to pop up at dysfunctional workplaces — and tends to breed more dysfunction too — as well as how you can navigate that kind of culture and a healthier way to view work. telling family members to stop showing up at our store while my husband and I are working are you haunted by your last bad job?

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your culture does not include everyone … or what employers need to do for racial equity

Ask a Manager

It’s practical, action-oriented, and filled with concrete advice for hiring, assessing your culture, building an organization that works for your marginalized employees, setting and holding managers accountable for equity goals based on data, and much more. Your Culture Does Not Include Everyone. That’s why we need to understand that culture matters. Your organization has a culture. The culture that exists in our workplace.

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Thanksgiving drama on steroids: Adding a family business to the.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Thanksgiving drama on steroids: Adding a family business to the mix Posted to: Entrepreneurship | Money | Negotiating November 25th, 2009 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I think its safe to say that for the majority of people, Thanksgiving is not about goodness and gratitude, but rather, family drama. There are pieces of the family business I’m dying to tell you about.

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Insights about China I Gained as an American Journalist

Ms. Career Girl

In this time of pandemic, especially, it makes more sense to stay home and deal with pressing issues inside our families, our towns, our borders. While there I met and married a Chinese man, Paul Yang, who introduced me to his family and friends.

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Remembering Facebook vs Google+: The Value of the Rally BHAG.

The HR Capitalist

There's nothing more BHAG than a big ass sign that's the size of a family sedan that says "LOCKDOWN" and your CEO pointing at a competitor and saying, "Carthage Must Be Destroyed". Change Communications Culture Leadership Talent Workplace

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Why We Need To Have A Serious Talk About Paternity Leave

Career Realism

Starting a family is a huge milestone in a person's life. However, people in the workforce may feel the pressure when it comes to balancing their new families and their careers. Many companies in the United States offer family leave, maternity leave, or paternity leave, which allow new parents to take time off of work to care for their new child. However, new parents often struggle with the limited time and no compensation offered during family leave.

2019 63

When You Can Do the Job, BUT You Aren't a Cultural Fit | Career.

Career Rocketeer

Could this be a problem with a cultural fit? To really understand the issue with a cultural fit, you need to understand a bit about cultures. Culture is essentially the way a group of people interact with one another, which includes beliefs, communication style, customs and an array of attitudes. All groups form cultures ranging from families to church groups to work places. Certainly countries have their own unique culture.

Tame The Holidays At Work And At Home

Professional Resume Services

Now is the time to talk to family about what is important to each member (cookie baking? Corporate culture will vary on expected gifts and value but knowing those expectations now helps you figure out what you will do about it. Work/Family Balance budget Corporate Culture erin kennedy executive resume services executive resume writer Executive Resumes gift giving holidays professional resume services Resume Writing

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Hosting a Friendsgiving at Work

Jobacle

We all know Thanksgiving as the time for families to get together, fill their bellies and enjoy one another’s company – but what about your friends? Coworkers friendsgiving friendsgiving at work invitations menu office culture work cultureA Friendsgiving at work? The first thing you might be asking yourself has to be: what the heck is a “Friendsgiving“?

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How To Deal With Culture Shock When Working Abroad

Career Realism

However, the greatest challenge is one that many people don’t really consider before they move – culture shock. Culture shock is about the “little” things, from navigating a grocery store in a foreign language to not knowing the appropriate moment to shake hands with a business partner. These little things might not occur to you as the differences between your culture and your host’s, but instead may be subtle or overt, systemic or anecdotal.

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is wet hair unprofessional, I got in trouble for photographing the royal family, and more

Ask a Manager

I can’t see anything you’ve done wrong, but I also can’t speak to any cultural differences that could be in play. You may also like: should I mention future plans for a family when interviewing? is wet hair unprofessional, I got in trouble for photographing the royal family, and more was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Boss wants to give me a raise … but only because I got a second job.

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Holland Travel Series: The Dutch Culture, Part 1

Personal Excellence Blog

This is part 3 of a new 6-part Holland travel series , including how to travel to Holland, the dutch culture, dutch lifestyle, dutch environment and essential things to know about the country. Thoughts on the Dutch Culture. I appreciate the Dutch culture, and in fact find quite a few similarities with the Asian/Singapore culture. On the surface , there are elements of Dutch culture that sets it apart from Asia. The Dutch Culture, Part 1.

I need to fire an employee, but I’m afraid her family will become violent

Ask A Manager

They aren’t just a couple of wannabe punk kids, they are knee deep into the gang culture. But it’s worth remembering that even people in gangs deal with adversity in their families’ lives without turning to violence, and so your best bet is probably to proceed with caution but not terror. In your case, that also means that her family is less likely to be outraged on her behalf.

2013 68

The World Needs More Businesses that Call Bull * on Ageism.

The HR Capitalist

In today's cancel culture, it has never been easier to be accused of discrimination, and never been more important to watch what you say. . People over 50 get laid off all the time, get made fun of and generally live in fear of not being able to provide for themselves or their families.

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