Mon.Dec 02, 2019

How to Get Good Job References

Ms. Career Girl

Your job references can make the difference. Most potential employers request job references. While many company HR departments will now only confirm dates of employment, it is still possible to find colleagues who will provide the kind of detailed reference that can make the difference between getting a job offer or being 2 nd choice. Select the right people so your reference can put you at the top of the list. Getting a bad job reference can put you at the bottom.

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10 Common Job Interviewing Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

Job interviews are one of the most nerve-wracking but necessary parts of life that most of us must deal with. Job interviewing mistakes are something we can avoid. Did you know that on average 33% of hiring managers decide whether to hire a candidate within the first 90 seconds of meeting them? It’s a crucial […]. The post 10 Common Job Interviewing Mistakes appeared first on Executive Career Brand™. Executive Job Interviews Executive Job Search executive search job interviewing mistakes

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From Physio to Charity

Career Shifters

“I wanted to do more to help people. It felt like a calling I couldn't ignore.”. Tas Economou worked hard on beating 'impostor syndrome' to become a success in her career. But she knew something else was missing, and she was determined to find out what that was. Here, she shares how taking a series of bold risks led her to the unexpected position of designing her dream role

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Be simple, but go deep.”. – Constance Hale. I want to share a simple quote that has served me well over my career. “Be Be Simple, but go deep.” Constance Hale, Sin and Syntax , 2001.] This quote is a constant reminder for me to use simple, clear words, strong nouns, and active verbs to communicate important messages clearly. For me it has ensured that my and my employers’ expectations are understood and met.”. I could not have said it better. Bravo!

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It’s Cyber Monday and Your Employees are Shopping at Their Desks

Evil HR Lady

Black Friday sales used to require standing in line and battling crowds. This year, there were $7.4 billion in online sales on Black Friday. Now that your employees are back at work, they are likely to continue shopping online. Last year’s Cyber Monday brought $7.9 billion in sales , and that doesn’t happen without people buying during the workday. It may drive you nuts, but here’s a word of advice: Let them.

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Trigger Warnings on Disney+.Could They Work for Managers?

The HR Capitalist

Did you sign up for Disney+ over the last couple of weeks? 10 million other households did. You didn't know you needed another streaming service, but Disney+ comes with some unique features, mainly that the entire catalog of Disney is available for streaming. That's a deep catalog. Of course, even though the catalog is deep, there's some issues. Material sourced from the 1930's, 40's and 50's might have some theme that aren't inline with today's world.

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Why a Strong Company Culture is Key to Employee Happiness

The Undercover Recruiter

I’m very passionate about our employees’ happiness and well-being. I also believe that having a set of shared values, as well as a strong company culture, is central to people’s happiness at work. As CEO, I take personal responsibility for my employees’ well-being and tied to that is the fact that our values are in. View Article. Why a Strong Company Culture is Key to Employee Happiness Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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do I have to chip in $100 for a Christmas gift for our boss?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: My coworkers in my department like to give one another gifts for various events and holidays, like birthdays. It is a nice thought, and typically the contributions are small ($5 to pitch in for one gift card), but for Christmas, we all chip in to buy a gift for our boss. It’s a minimum contribution of $40 but often comes out to be $100+ per person, and I am starting to feel a bit resentful.

2019 30

update: my employer fined me $90 for being late

Ask a Manager

It’s the launch of this year’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager! Every day this month, including weekends, I’ll be running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. To kick us off… Remember the letter-writer whose office fined people $2/minute for being late , starting at 9:01 am? She’d racked up a $90 fine in one morning — a full day’s salary. Here’s the update.

2019 30

update: someone is taking phone calls while using the toilet in our shared bathroom

Ask a Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter about the person who kept talking on the phone while using the toilet in the shared office bathroom ? Here’s the update. I took one part of your advice, and then added my own (admittedly passive aggressive) part as well. After my letter was published, I realized how awful and pointed an anonymous note would seem.

2019 29

update: my recruiter is so overbearing and obnoxious that I’m thinking of withdrawing my application

Ask a Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer who whose recruiter was overbearing that she was thinking of withdrawing her application ? Here’s the update.

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