Wed.Dec 04, 2019

How to find business results for your resume accomplishments

Cube Rules

One of my most consistent resume themes is that your resume must show your accomplishments. Logical — but where do you find your achievements to put on your resume? This is a big deal to a lot of people. Defining an accomplishment is one thing.

Court: Demoting a Disabled Employee Can Be a Reasonable Accommodation

Evil HR Lady

Brigid Ford worked as a Sheriff’s Deputy for 12 years when a car ran a red light and smashed into her patrol car. After a year of light-duty, her injuries mean she still couldn’t use her right hand totally and had ongoing pain. In other words, not the best condition for a police officer. The Sheriff’s department offered her three choices: 1. A civilian job at a lower rate of pay with accommodations for her disability. Resignation. Termination.

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WHEN THE BOSS BULLIES THE TEAM: METH, I'M ON IT.

HR Capitalist

By now, most of you have seen the anti-drug campaign coming out of South Dakota with ads that show regular people with one of two tag lines: "Meth, I'm On It". Meth, We're On It". There's a lot of layers to the visual campaign, including: 1--South Dakota, like many states, has a huge Meth problem.

5 Tips to Nail a Salary Negotiation

The Undercover Recruiter

You have showcased an impressive C.V, navigated your way through the interview stages and celebrated receiving a job role. However, the hard work has only just begun as you approach the task of negotiating a salary.

update: my coworkers won’t cut expenses

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 was upset that her coworkers wouldn’t cut more expenses since their company was struggling financially?

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Why We Haven’t Fixed Our Diversity Problems

Water Cooler Wisdom

I’ll be the first to say I don’t have all the answers when it comes to diversity and inclusion. I don’t think anyone does, but least of all me. The closest I’ve come to discrimination is being told I had to be three times as smart, competent, and amusing as male speakers because I was a small, young-looking woman. And, sometimes people ask “odd” questions about my religion (Judaism). But just because we don’t have all the answers doesn’t mean we shouldn’t keep asking the questions.

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updates: the lip sync battle, the employee with “expectations” for his boss, and more

Ask A Manager

You 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. Here are four updates from past letter-writers. My employee keeps telling me his “expectations” of me. There was a development a couple of weeks ago that I would like to share. I had been out for a couple of weeks (minor surgery, all is well) and so had not interacted with this guy for a while.

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company is sending emails about diet and exercise, I accidentally sent a private email to my employee, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Company is sending us all email about diet and exercise. My company includes an on-site fitness center, and all the employees receive periodic emails from the fitness staff.

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how do I talk to my coworker about her body odor?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m close with a coworker and happen to know that she’s suffering from very bad depression. I’m very proud of her for getting through it as well as she is. Here’s my dilemma – in the last few months, she’s developed a definite problem with body odor. I think it’s likely to be related to her depression, since I know she has trouble gathering the energy to do even basic tasks.

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