3 Alternative Therapies You Should Definitely Try

Ms. Career Girl

The post 3 Alternative Therapies You Should Definitely Try appeared first on Ms. As busy working women, many of us simply just don’t have the time to make doctors’ appointments, book in for that health check and generally spend time thinking about our health.

2016 163

Zinger’s 8 Word Behavioral Definition of Employee Engagement

David Zinger

A shorter more simple definition of employee engagement. It has taken me about 8 years and 10,000 hours to get to a definition of employee engagement that is both simple and elegant. My definition puts engagement in the hands of each employee — I can choose to do this everyday while also being enabled and encouraged by my leaders, managers, and organization. Without work in the definition employee engagement is practically meaningless.

2014 58

Capitalist Definitions: "Manager Pass-Through".

HR Capitalist

You may not say "them" or "us", but you're probably in the neighborhood. I wrote about the manager pass-through in 2011. It's an important fact of life in every organization, so I'm writing about it again today. Here's the trick: Imagine you could film every manager in your organization trying to defend a strategy, action, change, etc. taken by the company to their team.

2016 40

FMLA – “Parent” Definition is Flexible – “Parents” include People Who Cared for You

Sklover Working Wisdom

When I did, I learned something that I did not know, but wish I had known: Under the federal FMLA regulations, the definition of “parent” includes any person who acted in the place of your parent when you were a minor, even if they were not related to you in any way. LESSON TO LEARN : The U.S. In enacting the FMLA law, the U.S. “My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She’s ninety-seven now, and we don’t know where the heck she is.”.

2016 100

ARE YOU BEING MENTORED INTO A CORNER?

Ms. Career Girl

She started her career as a veterinary practitioner in the US. Featured Self definition of mentor definition of sponsor Finding a mentor mentoring sponsor vs. mentorThe post ARE YOU BEING MENTORED INTO A CORNER? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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Capitalist Definitions: "Manager Pass-Through".

HR Capitalist

You may not say "them" or "us", but you're probably in the neighborhood. I wrote about the manager pass-through back in March. It's an important fact of life in every organization, so I'm writing about it again today. Here's the trick: Imagine you could film every manager in your organization trying to defend a strategy, action, change, etc. taken by the company to their team.

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Lessons that the Most Famous Failures Can Teach Us #MondayMotivation

The Undercover Recruiter

Failure is part of life – and definitely part of success. Lessons that the Most Famous Failures Can Teach Us #MondayMotivation. Most of the incredibly successful people we know have all had their fair share of failures – some small, some monumental.

2015 83

What Zig Ziglar Has Taught Us About Career Management

The Job Quest

Which allows us to be more successful — when we try to be all things to all people, or when we drill down on a very narrow scope of activities? Being able to focus on a small skills set clears out the clutter that would distract us.

US 179

Who’s Your Hero? Celebrity? Sports Star? How About You?

Ms. Career Girl

We’ve just endured the elections and the efforts of all the politicians to convince us how all-knowing and wonderful they are. The Super Bowl is upon us, and there’ll be plenty of chest-thumping as to who is the greatest of all. Definitely, a hero.

Sports 181

Collaboration: Getting to Us!

Learning Voyager

You can't force people to join up, share, and work together (my definition of collaboration, BTW). Collaboration is about Us.

US 52

Sexuality : Embracing the Magnetism

Ms. Career Girl

Sexuality Definition. And the inherent existence of the powers have always been with us. Yes, most of us have been there. As in the recently covered news item about the " High Roller Club " that most of us would consider a wee bit much.

2016 196

our new hire was secretly working another full-time job and lying to us

Ask A Manager

I’m not a lawyer, but my guess is that it’s almost definitely not an option, unfortunately. our new hire was secretly working another full-time job and lying to us was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: My organization hired a person to start on January 3 of this year as a sales development rep. At the time, he told me he lived about an hour and a half away, but he’d be moving to be closer to work shortly.

2018 60

Beauty Trends: Changed Yet Still the Same

Ms. Career Girl

From voluptuous curves to corseted waists, the “in” thing has fluctuated frequently, leaving us looking back and wondering what we were thinking — even with trends that are just a decade old. Though Victorian women definitely went to the extreme, that’s still something that’s coveted today.

2016 164

talking about “adult” experience in an interview, rejected candidate’s parent called us, and more

Ask A Manager

Based on their response, I wouldn’t be surprised if the parental interference was requested, but it just comes off so wildly unprofessional it’s really soured us on a person who was good but not great and turned them into a never-ever. Definitely email her and let you know that you’ve applied for the job and would love to talk with her about it if she thinks you’re a strong match for it. She also goes out of her way to give us thoughtful (homemade and edible!)

2018 60

update: my coworker wants us to call her boyfriend her “master”

Ask A Manager

In the interim between sending the letter and the response, we had already told the staff that no, they definitely didn’t need to refer to Peter as “master,” but could simply call him by name. (As Remember the letter-writer whose coworker wanted everyone to call her boyfriend her “master” ? Of course you do — how could you not! Here’s the update.

2016 85

should HR reveal an employee is planning to quit, boss lets us leave early but it’s a secret, and more

Ask A Manager

It definitely wasn’t great that HR went straight to his manager, but it’s also not surprising. My boss lets us leave early, but it’s a secret. Nearly every day, the head of our department dismisses us early. I definitely have some anxiety about this given the length of my search and desire to transition into my desired field, and don’t want this to cloud my view. It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go…. Should HR reveal an employee is planning to leave?

2018 60

How I Registered JobMob as a US Trademark

JobMob

JobMob is now a registered US trademark. At that point in time, JobMob had already become part of my business, and I was definitely willing to do whatever was necessary to get the trademark successfully registered asap, which meant getting it done on the first try.

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employer would require us to live in their city, when an ex harasses you at work, and more

Ask A Manager

Employer would require us to live in their community. The community where this position is located is more suburban, wealthier, family-oriented, and with fewer activities for us to enjoy. The candidate we chose, we’ll call her “Cyan,” definitely fit the bill on paper and in an interview, and was hired with a six-month probation period two months ago. It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go….

2018 51

coworker dumped a ton of work on us, my new coworker is about to be fired, and more

Ask A Manager

My coworker dumped a ton of work on us and hasn’t acknowledged it. I was asked to help Fergus out with his workload while also doing my own, and was happy to do this: Fergus was also meant to be training me in some aspects of the role, so ideally this should have been a win-win for both of us. He has at no point apologized, thanked us, or in any way acknowledged the position he has put us in, and we will now have to see him every day.

2018 55

my boss asks us to babysit a coworker with anxiety disorder

Ask A Manager

One of my colleagues began to suffer from various health issues, and our new boss started asking us to watch her when our boss was in a meeting/out of the office and to call for emergency medical assistance if needed. She even asked for one of us to come in on a day we were not scheduled to be in the office to watch my colleague.

2016 59

company is taking us to a musical mocking religion, custodian might be taking my food, and more

Ask A Manager

Company wants to take us to a musical disparaging religion. My company has bought us tickets to go see The Book of Mormon as a company bonding experience. People have impromptu Nerf battles in the hallways, and the company has previously taken all of us out to see Star Wars. But if it’s truly unrelated to your work, it’s reasonable to say “this isn’t a good idea for either of us.”). It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go….

2017 54

13 Zingers For Good Work: The New Employee Engagement

David Zinger

I simplified employee engagement into an 8 word definition: good work done well with others every da y. There is a lot of meaning packed into each word in the eight word definition so I will take the next four blog posts to examine two words at a time.

2016 74

our CEO forgets she approved things and then freaks out on us about it

Ask A Manager

Several times recently, I’ve thought that we had your approval on something, including signatures on paperwork, and moved forward with it, but then it turned out later that you didn’t want us to. I definitely don’t want to move projects forward if you’re not fully on board, so is there a better system I could be using?” A reader writes: I need help managing a forgetful and volatile CEO. I am in a management position in a small company (fewer than 15 people).

2016 52

my coworkers are terrible tippers, slackers are ruining remote work for the rest of us, and more

Ask A Manager

Slacker coworkers may ruin remote work for the rest of us. Are they definitely requiring that these be filled out by hand? coworker with anxiety keeps asking us to drive her home and stay there with her company agreed I could telecommute — and then changed their mind once I started the job my coworkers are terrible tippers, slackers are ruining remote work for the rest of us, and more was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

2017 52

4 Best Cities In The U.S. To Focus Your Job Search

Career Realism

It can be particularly difficult if you haven’t definitively decided on a region to focus on. The post 4 Best Cities In The U.S. Whether you’re ready to make a move for personal reasons, or you’re simply on the lookout for a new opportunity, moving for a job can be overwhelming, to say the least. The job market in America has been steadily improving, but some areas show more signs of improvement than others. Related: Moving?

my office doesn’t give us computers, my coworker gets paranoid when I talk to his staff, and more

Ask A Manager

My office doesn’t give us computers — we have to use our own. It definitely wasn’t just an “oops, forgot to tell you thing,” as another new hire just started and they did the same thing to her. We have not gotten many good candidates, but luckily the company we currently use is willing to work with us until we hire someone (though we’re not happy with their services, so we don’t want to wait too long). Definitely don’t call it a kick-back!

2017 48

my former boss wants a log of all my work, “tell us in 140 characters why you’re perfect for the job,” and more

Ask A Manager

Well-run ones do by definition, since they’re not going to get well managed teams if they don’t. Tell us in 140 characters or less why you’re perfect for the job” After many years of gainful employment in software sales, I have been laid off … and boy has the job application process gotten interesting! Once again, apologies for any inconvenience, but I do feel there would be value in us speaking.” It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2017 56

my boss retired but still won’t leave us alone, do people still put phone numbers on resumes, and more

Ask A Manager

My boss retired but still won’t leave us alone. You definitely won’t be the only person who’s new to networking (and really, people with decades of work experience still feel awkward about networking — possibly most of us), and if the course is targeting university students, lots of them won’t have professional experience (or what they do have will be very minor). It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2016 51

coworker didn’t warn us about bed bugs, was I blacklisted, and more

Ask A Manager

Coworker didn’t warn us about bed bugs when we traveled to satellite office. I am really annoyed that an entire group of professionals at that satellite office did not warn us about the bed bug situation–if they had, we obviously would not have gone there and it doesn’t matter that the bedbugs were found in the room next door. We don’t want to risk bringing them back with us.” (It’s It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2015 40

should I take the blame for my manager’s mistake, CEO wants to reimburse us for political contributions, and more

Ask A Manager

Should I tell my supervisor that I realized it was definitely the ones I gave back to him when I email him an update on my progress? CEO wants us to make political contributions that he’ll reimburse us for. He doesn’t want to make a contribution in his name or our organization’s name, but instead has asked each of us to make individual contributions that he will reimburse us for. It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go….

2016 43

Employee Engagement is Not About Great or Amazing Work or Workplaces

David Zinger

What I too often see is the cheerleaders of engagement trying to lead us on to great and amazing work and workplaces. Employee Engagement David Zinger Employee Engagement Speaker engagement definition good work good work versus great work

2014 65

3 Critical! Imperative! Important! Job Interview Reminders.

Jobacle

Job Interview Reminders Job interviews can be stressful experiences, but they definitely don’t have to be.

2011 158

company is giving us secret aptitude tests, new employees and dress code, and more

Ask A Manager

Can employer make us pay the cost of mistakes? While we definitely don’t have a “dress code” at our office – business casual is the norm. It’s his first week, and I don’t want to start off on the wrong foot or make him feel uncomfortable, but I definitely need him to adjust his behavior. I know ‘business casual’ can be a vague term and so I wanted to get us aligned going forward.”

2014 41

my manager doesn’t give us input on new hires, my manager shared a coworker’s medical details with us, and more

Ask A Manager

My manager hires new people without consulting with the rest of us. My boss didn’t bother asking for our input on the last hire, nor did he ask us to sit in the interview. I find it to demonstrate how low he thinks of us. Many told me they thought it was the hardest job out there and I should definitely have put it on there. It’s five short answers to five short questions. Here we go…. I work in a team of 4 full-time employees.

2014 43

Companies hiring in August 2010

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 Companies hiring in August 2010 06.

2010 157

5 Ways to Succeed in Reinventing Your Career

Blogging4jobs

The work economy and job search statistics are staggering: The current number of people unemployed in The U.S. Quote on the Definition of Insanity. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over but expecting different results.

2012 82

How to Build Your Authentic Personal Brand

The Job Quest

Mohammed is well-versed in the topics of personal branding and social media, and this post definitely gives some great ideas on keeping your personal brand true to you.

2010 154

company refuses to let us come in with minor colds, coworker sends reminders about emails right after they’re sent, and more

Ask A Manager

My company refuses to let us come in sick, even with minor colds. I am a teapot maker; for some baffling reason, my organization has decided to call us all “teapot fabrication specialists.” ” I received an email from the HR coordinator a week ago letting me know that my references would be checked, and then today I received this rejection email: “Thank you for taking the time to meet with us about the position. It’s five answers to five questions.

2017 40

updates: coworker with anxiety keeps asking us to drive her home, my boss never returns my work on time, and more

Ask A Manager

Coworker with anxiety keeps asking us to drive her home and stay there with her. I don’t regret trying to help Jane, but I definitely wish that it had ended differently. Continuing our annual December “where are they now” series, here are four more updates from people who had their questions answered here this year. I showed several coworkers the response to my question on here, and they all thought it was great advice.

2016 40

Companies hiring in August 2010 | 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 Companies hiring in August 2010 06.

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