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Flipside Crypto’s Balter Talks Uber, #MeToo, Cryptocurrencies

Imarticus Learning

The past year was a turbulent one for the tech industry. There was a new controversy seemingly every week, whether it was Uber’s myriad scandals ; more personal data breaches ; Russia’s use of social media and other online platforms to try and influence U.S. voters ; growing concerns over tech giants’ power; and a series of sexual misconduct allegations against male investors and company executives.

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Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers

Resume Bear

Louis, MO Detroit, Michigan Miami, Florida Las Vegas, Nevada Riverside, California Los Angeles, California Sacramento, California Portland, Oregon Memphis, Tennessee Providence, Rhode Island Top 10 Cities for Job Seekers to Find a Job: Washington, D.C.

Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

Louis, MO Detroit, Michigan Miami, Florida Las Vegas, Nevada Riverside, California Los Angeles, California Sacramento, California Portland, Oregon Memphis, Tennessee Providence, Rhode Island Top 10 Cities for Job Seekers to Find a Job: Washington, D.C.

Best and Worst US Cities for Finding Employment-Should We Care?

Career Solvers

Louis, Detroit, and Miami top the list for worst cities for finding employment and Washington, D.C, Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 Best and Worst U.S. Cities for Finding Employment-Should We Care? My colleague over on the AOL Jobs and Careers Channel, Lisa Johnson Mandell , just wrote a post about the ten toughest and easiest cities to find a job in.

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Man Fired For Bringing a Watermelon to Work

Evil HR Lady

But, if you show up with one at a certain Detroit firehouse, you’ll be fired. The firefighters at Engine 55 at Joy and Southfield in Detroit are 90 percent African American and some took the watermelon gift as a racist statement. Watermelon, when in season, is available at every grocery store. At many grocery stores, you can buy it whole, quartered, or even cut into rind free, individually wrapped pieces.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This quote was provided by SkloverWorkingWisdom Member Dan of Detroit, Michigan. “Trust one who has tried.”. Virgil. At work, and especially during difficult times at work, pay close attention to the views of those who have “tried” and, thus, speak with the “voice of experience,” whether they have won or lost. On the flipside, don’t give much credence to the views of those who have never tried. By their never having tried they say, in effect, “Even I don’t have faith in my own words.”.

2016 100

APPLE: The Real 2nd (or 3rd) Headquarters Your City Wants.

The HR Capitalist

Imagine the impact if Apple went into Detroit with this project and focused on workforce development in a variety of ways. It would be a huge win for Apple, but just as importantly, for Detroit. Make the call, Detroit. As you all know, first prize is a Cadillac Eldorado. Anybody wanna see second prize? Second prize's a set of steak knives. Third prize is you're fired. Blake (played by Alec Baldwin) in Glengarry Glen Ross .

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

GM to add 1,400 jobs at two Detroit, Michigan area plants : GM invests in next generation electrification at Detroit-Hamtramck and Brownstown. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGOODNews.BIZ. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about. As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies.

2014 103

Will Relocating for a Higher Wage Leave You Worse Off?

Career Alley

You and your family may find yourself in Detroit or Cleveland for example. According to surveys, the suffers from the highest crime rate in the US, and Detroit is the second most dangerous city to live in the entire country. “ The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving. ” – Oliver Wendell Holmes. Read more at Brainyquote.com.

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

Detroit, Michigan’s tech hub grows faster than Silicon Valley : Check out Automation Alley’s stats on the city’s 242,520 tech jobs. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGoodNews.biz. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about. As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies.

2014 110

Another Job Lost Due to Inappropriate Tweeting

Career Solvers

Frustrated about being stuck in traffic, Bartosiewicz tweeted: “I find it ironic that Detroit is known as the #motorcity and yet no one here knows how to (expletive) drive.&#. I try to follow social media trends and the impact it has on the world of work as best I can but lately I’m finding it hard to keep up with all the career-killing mistakes people are making due to inappropriate tweets.

Writing a Resume for Jobs in the US

Professional Resume Services

For example, if you belong to Insulin Pumpers Group 75 of Detroit because your child uses an insulin pump, a potential employer may think you have diabetes. Resume formats may be similar from country to country, but the acceptable content can vary depending on where you live. If you are a foreign citizen looking to work in the United States, check out the resume differences before you send a resume to a US company.

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How Social Media Can Hurt Your Career

Ms. Career Girl

He made a personal (and rather negative) observation about the ineptitude of Detroit drivers—and tweeted it out on Chrysler’s feed. The post How Social Media Can Hurt Your Career appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. by Jennifer Parris, career writer for FlexJobs. You’ve put all of your Facebook settings to private. You’re uber careful about what you tweet and post (fairly) G-rated images on your Instagram.

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

will be involved in metro Detroit institute. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGoodNews.biz. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about. As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies. Whether this be that they’re hiring a large new workforce or doing good in the world. We want to start your week off right!

2014 108

Cool Tool for Job Search: BranchOut

Career Solvers

Another BranchOut user is a disabled veteran in Detroit, who was looking for a job that allowed him to work from home. Since its launch this year, BranchOut , a professional networking platform on Facebook, has been growing steadily. Before BranchOut, many job seekers were reluctant to use Facebook as a job search tool because of all the personal information that could be displayed.

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5 Things to Know About The Yelp Employee Who Got Fired Complaining About A Living Wage in San Fran.

The HR Capitalist

It's called workforce planning - put a call center in Detroit and do some civic good. . Many of you saw this, but it's too good not to talk about here. A Yelp employee recently got fired for writing a post taking her company and CEO to task for not paying her better so she could live in the Bay Area.

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City Planning: 4 Career Opportunities with a Master’s in Civil Engineering

Career Alley

Many cities in the United States today are expanding rapidly while others such as Detroit have been shrinking due to a net loss of population. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that in the period 2010-2020, there will be more than 51,000 civil engineering positions available to be filled in the United States.

5 Twitter Casualties: Use Caution When You Tweet

Resume Bear

Shortly after sending out the Tweet: “I find it ironic that Detroit is known as the #motorcity and yet no one here knows how to F—-ing drive,” Bartosiewicz was fired from his job at New Media Strategies, the company Chrysler had hired to manage its Twitter account. Just in case you’ve forgotten how perilous Twitter can be, here are five examples of tweets that got people canned. Aflac : The ongoing disaster in Japan is no laughing matter … unless you’re Gilbert Gottfried.

FREE Job Guerrilla Job Search DVD

Guerrilla Job Hunting

In spite of those who tried to stop us – my book launch in Detroit was a success.   When Kevin Donlin and I decided we were going to Detroit to launch my book Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters we did it knowing full well that Detroit was the hardest hit major city in America. called all the radio and TV outlets in Detroit in case they wanted to interview us about how our guerrilla job search tactics were helping people get jobs in as little as 7 weeks [one did].

Corporate Culture and the Law of Attraction

Workology

Moving the headquarters from the ‘burbs (Livonia) to the ‘hood (Detroit), didn’t slow down this “Isms in Action” company. There are some companies with great corporate culture that are employing the Law of Attraction to draw in great people. If you’re not familiar with the Law of Attraction, it’s the belief that likes attracts likes. If you like the people you work with, you want to bring in more people that share similar values.

Secrets Recruiters Know About Hiring That Could Land You Your Next Job

Guerrilla Job Hunting

In spite of those who tried to stop us – my book launch in Detroit was a success.   When Kevin Donlin and I decided we were going to Detroit to launch my book Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters we did it knowing full well that Detroit was the hardest hit major city in America. called all the radio and TV outlets in Detroit in case they wanted to interview us about how our guerrilla job search tactics were helping people get jobs in as little as 7 weeks [one did].

Despite Economic Challenges, the Trends of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For Make Them Viable

Telecommuting Journal

” The “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For,” a program of the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) is presented annually in Chicago, Atlanta, Houston, Metropolitan Detroit, Grand Rapids and nationally. Nominations Open for 2012. WARREN, Mich.,

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69 Dirty Words at GM: On Meaning What You Say.

HR Capitalist

More from the Detroit News : "General Motors Co.’s In case you missed it, GM (the car maker with the current safety and recall problem) built a culture where employees couldn''t say certain words. Curse words? Those may not have been encouraged, but they were better than any of the banned words, most of which revolve around safety.

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3 Mistakes Displaced Employees Make After Being Down-Sized

Guerrilla Job Hunting

In spite of those who tried to stop us – my book launch in Detroit was a success.   When Kevin Donlin and I decided we were going to Detroit to launch my book Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters we did it knowing full well that Detroit was the hardest hit major city in America. called all the radio and TV outlets in Detroit in case they wanted to interview us about how our guerrilla job search tactics were helping people get jobs in as little as 7 weeks [one did].

Is your resume holding you back?

Guerrilla Job Hunting

In spite of those who tried to stop us – my book launch in Detroit was a success.   When Kevin Donlin and I decided we were going to Detroit to launch my book Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters we did it knowing full well that Detroit was the hardest hit major city in America. called all the radio and TV outlets in Detroit in case they wanted to interview us about how our guerrilla job search tactics were helping people get jobs in as little as 7 weeks [one did].

100% Guaranteed To Get You Noticed, Interviewed And Hired For A Great Job In 90 Days

Guerrilla Job Hunting

In spite of those who tried to stop us – my book launch in Detroit was a success.   When Kevin Donlin and I decided we were going to Detroit to launch my book Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters we did it knowing full well that Detroit was the hardest hit major city in America. called all the radio and TV outlets in Detroit in case they wanted to interview us about how our guerrilla job search tactics were helping people get jobs in as little as 7 weeks [one did].

Finally! How to Quickly And Easily Get The Job You Want -- Guaranteed - Without Struggling To Write Another Resume

Guerrilla Job Hunting

In spite of those who tried to stop us – my book launch in Detroit was a success.   When Kevin Donlin and I decided we were going to Detroit to launch my book Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters we did it knowing full well that Detroit was the hardest hit major city in America. called all the radio and TV outlets in Detroit in case they wanted to interview us about how our guerrilla job search tactics were helping people get jobs in as little as 7 weeks [one did].

Throw Away Your Resume!

Guerrilla Job Hunting

In spite of those who tried to stop us – my book launch in Detroit was a success.     When Kevin Donlin and I decided we were going to Detroit to launch my book Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters we did it knowing full well that Detroit was the hardest hit major city in America.   Lastly, we put the word out through job search clubs and coaches in and around Detroit

Unions and the Battle for Hearts and Minds

Workology

Here is some truth from the Team Member Information Committee as we know it : We know the UAW is not here to help us , they are here to help themselves to a portion of our paychecks after they helped bankrupt the Detroit auto industry and helped themselves to a taxpayer bailout. Two sides to the same equation. The UAW loss of their union representation election at Volkswagen made national headlines a couple of weeks ago.

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“Employer’s Sole Discretion” in Contracts, Handbooks and Compensation Plans: Six Strong Arguments to Defeat It

Sklover Working Wisdom

His assigned territory included several Midwestern cities, among them Detroit, Nashville and St. Their response was unsettling: As to the first deal Brandon had closed, HR explained that, while the deal had fully closed, the acquired company’s offices were located in a suburb of Detroit, and technically not within the city limits. “Everyone is entitled to their own opinion. No one is entitled to their own facts.” . Author Unknown.

Recruiter Opportunity with Amazing Income Potential – Work from Home

Job Shoe

Detroit, MI 48202. Company. Aston/Parker Recruitment Services. Location. Compensation. 80000. Education. Bachelor of Science. FullTime. Experience. Experienced. Posted On. 5/31/2011 6:00:04 PM. Recruiter Opportunity with Amazing Income Potential. We are seeking driven, talented, experienced recruiters to join our team. Beyond uncapped commission potential, we offer stellar resources, a supportive team, experienced leadership and the freedom to work from home.

“I was served with a Grand Jury subpoena about my job; what do I do?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Detroit, Michigan. To obtain names of experienced Criminal Defense attorneys in Detroit, you should contact the local Bar Association or Criminal Defenders’ Society. . Question: Dear Mr. Sklover: I just received notice that I must appear before a federal Grand Jury regarding something that may have been going on at my former job. I am very distressed. What should I do? Please advise. Melanie P.

2014 109

“Will submitting a Performance Review rebuttal backfire?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Detroit, Michigan. Question: Dear Alan: I am considering writing a rebuttal to Human Resources to a vague, unfair comment made in my last performance review. I feel it was used to keep me from getting a raise. When I asked my manager to explain the comment he could not do so, or even supply details. But, at the same time, he also said he would not change the comment. What are the possible and most likely outcomes to writing a rebuttal? Will it damage my relationship with my manager?

2014 109

The Recycled City: Reflections on the Buffalo Resurgence

Ms. Career Girl

For a period, it looked as though Buffalo would become an abandoned city like their neighbor across-the-lake Detroit. The post The Recycled City: Reflections on the Buffalo Resurgence appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The Buffalo Resurgence, or: Inspiration From a Former Church. We are on our way to Niagara Falls and my guide doesn’t understand why I want to talk about a fire-damaged church.

2014 147

Fight for $15 Protests Planned Nationwide Today

Workology

Already there have been arrests at several protests, including LA, New York and Detroit. Today thousands of fast-food and airport workers are protesting in favour of a big minimum wage hike. Fight for $15 is back, and food service workers, cleaners, hospital and home health care workers, drivers and other low-wage workers are demonstrating at restaurants, airports and other high-traffic areas to spread their message.

2016 57

Follow Up After You Interview

Guerrilla Job Hunting

He applied for a warehousing/electrical position at a local firm near Detroit, Mich. Another client, we'll call him Chuck, hand-delivered the resume I wrote for him.   When I called the next day to check on his progress, he told me the hiring manager loved his resume and that the interview went well. So far, so good.   Then I asked him if he had written and mailed thank-you letters to the people he had interviewed with.   "No, gosh, I forgot.

Survey Shows Marginal Rise in Salary Increases in 2012

Resume Bear

percent); Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Detroit and San Diego (3.4 A new survey by Aon Hewitt reveals that salaries for U.S. workers continue to rise incrementally as concerns remain about the stability of the global economy. However, workers have the potential to offset low base pay increases through performance-based awards. According to Aon Hewitt’s survey of more than 1,300 U.S. companies, base pay increases for salaried exempt workers were 2.8 percent in 2012, up marginally from 2.7

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BAWITDABA: Workplace Perception is Reality - Should The NAACP Honor Kid Rock?

HR Capitalist

Adolph Mongo, a Detroit political consultant who was outspoken in his opposition to the award, said that the flag "stands for hatred, bigotry, racism, murder. Rock explained that he made the donations to "turn a negative into a positive," and concluded his speech by saying that, "I love America, I love Detroit and I love black people!" .

Meet 5 Real People who LOVE their Toyota Prius!

Ms. Career Girl

Since we live near Detroit, most people in our area only buy American made cars. After driving the Prius for a few days, I wondered who in my network drives a Prius. I put out a Facebook/Twitter status to find out. I was pleasantly surprised to see that I immediately received comments from these 5 very happy Prius owners! Who doesn’t love to meet real people? Nicole. Aaron Gross. Location: Wauwatosa, WI. Family size: 2. Occupation: IT Manager for Bader Rutter and Associates.

2012 137

Technical Ability is No Guarantee of Success

Hiring Technical People

And yet Harrington’s career consisted of a failed stint with the Detroit Lions and a slide into obscurity. Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job.

2009 173

Focus on 4 Characteristics of Attitude as the Employee Loyalty Barometer

Workology

He was a force to be reckoned with by every company in the Detroit markets. Henry Ford understood that for a company to be successful, the best employees must be loyal to the company. In order to reduce the high turnover rates and increase productivity, he did something that turned his company into a powerhouse for several decades to come. In 1914, Ford offered $5 per day wage ($120 today) doubling the rate of the majority of workers during the industrial depression.

2014 98

The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

At the Detroit Auto Show earlier this month, Ford announced plans to add 7,000 jobs by the end of 2012, including, in addition to factory workers, 750 engineers who will work on new vehicle technologies. sources told The Detroit News. Shown today at the Detroit auto show, the navy blue four-door sedan was introduced by five jumping steel drum players who pounded furiously just before the sedan rolled out on a trail of smoke.

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