Thu.Sep 10, 2020

As Learning Goes Online, Should I Reconsider My Approach to Hiring

Evil HR Lady

Dear ReWorker: Universities are going digital. Does this mean that MOOCs, training courses and independently gained skills are just as good as the university experience? Should we change our hiring criteria?

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5 Cost-Effective Marketing Strategies for Boosting Your Business in 2020


Your strategic marketing plan for growing your business in 2020 doesn’t have to break the bank. Get creative and discover new, unique methods to expand your brand. Here are 5 cost-effective marketing strategies for boosting your business: . Understand Your Target Market.

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Why Starting A Business Isn’t As Simple As You Might Believe

Corn on the Job

Starting a business seems to be something that everyone thinks that they can do. The fact is that this isn’t true, and starting a business is actually one of the most difficult things that you will ever do. It might sound like an exaggeration, but trust us when we say that it isn’t.

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employer rescinded my job offer — where did I go wrong?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I had a job offer pulled last week, and I’ve reflected on it, but I still don’t know where I went wrong. I interviewed with my would-be supervisor on Thursday. On Friday, the recruiter calls to extend a verbal offer for the position.

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The Road To Success: 5 Questions To Ask Before Becoming A Truck Driver

Corn on the Job

Pixabay CC0 License. If you love driving and the thought of exploring the roads, the thought of becoming a trucker has almost certainly crossed your mind at least once. However, choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that anybody ever makes, so you must not rush it.

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not over-sharing as a manager while trying to de-stigmatize mental health

Ask a Manager

It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” question. A reader writes: I have a direct report for the first time in my career. We are both young-isn, though they are a bit younger than I am.

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my boss wants me to be friends with her son, how do reference-checkers verify my resume, and more

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It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss thinks I should be friends with her son. Over the summer, my manager suggested that I might get along with her son (which sounds possible, I’ve never met him) and gave me his phone number.

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how to vote

Ask a Manager

Here’s a very helpful Washington Post round-up about exactly how to safely vote in every state this year. This one from Slate is really good too. For each state, you can look up deadlines to request a ballot by mail, how to actually cast your vote this year, and more. You may also like: vote for the worst boss of 2015 vote for the worst boss of 2014 vote for the worst boss of 2013 how to vote was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager

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