Mon.Sep 09, 2019

Lessons Learned From 60 Countries of Travel

Ms. Career Girl

From breaking down in Bolivia to falling off a bike in Bora Bora, author Kia Abdullah has seen and done it all.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Weak people revenge. Strong people forgive. Intelligent people ignore.” ” – Albert Einstein. In an age in which feeling offended seems so common a feeling, sometimes by accident, sometimes it even seems intentionally, how should you respond?

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Why a Manager Should Never Pad Employees’ Timecards

Evil HR Lady

I was recently promoted and will be taking over a team that previously reported to my boss. A couple years ago, due to a new law regarding exempt employees, the team was switched from exempt to nonexempt. They were given a nice bonus, $5,000, to help “soften the transition.” Recently, my boss let me know he’s been adding three hours per week to their timecards. Additionally, he allows them to clock out from home after leaving the office. For example, one employee left the office at 4 p.m.

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HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note : This post is part of a series on Building/Reinforcing Company Culture Through Great Recruiting and Talent Acquisition Practices. . Let's face it people, "company culture" is a loaded phrase.

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Are Office Cultures Doing Enough to Encourage Employees to Reach Health Goals?

The Undercover Recruiter

Have you ever considered how much activity your employees are fitting in the day. Of course, nobody wants staff who are spending hours on end making cups of tea or having extended lunches but in the UK an adult spends an average of 9.5 hours a day sedentary. A new study by Perkbox Medical, of.

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3 Solid Ways To Know If You Are in The Right Job

Imarticus Learning

Every other individual reaches a point in their professional life where they think that they are drifting away in their career without direction, development, or job satisfaction. They feel like they are stuck in the job without volition and see it only as a means to an end.

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to get an interview, I have to spend a week at a writing retreat at my own expense

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I recently saw an ad for a job that sounded great: reviewing creative writing manuscripts and giving the authors feedback. This is my field, I have the required degree and publications the posting asked for, and I’ve done work like this before. The money being offered was good, but not unbelievably, out-of-line-with-the-market good.

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coworkers keep asking about my girlfriend, asking job candidates how lucky they are, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Older coworkers asking about my relationship with my girlfriend. My girlfriend and I (we’re both in our late 20s) have been dating for just about a year and things are going very well. She’s an elementary school teacher and during her summer vacation she came into my office to meet me for lunch a couple of times. On one occasion we bumped into a number of my coworkers, so I took the opportunity to introduce her to everyone.

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New status symbols of middle age

Penelope Trunk

The last time I wrote a post with this title, I wrote that women need a stay-at-home husband. And clearly, I was wrong, because later research showed that women who are breadwinners with stay-at-home husbands are headed for divorce. And so was I.

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5 Things Every Employer Wants To Hear In An Interview

Career Realism

Ever wonder what a potential boss wants to hear in an interview? What exactly can you say that will increase your chances of receiving a job offer?

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Age Discrimination Against Older Workers

Boomers Next Step

Older Workers, have you experienced age discrimination? As we all know, age brings with it experience and a level of wisdom. We are involved in the community, in an active life and in the economy of our country. Most of us have embraced technology and have a good understanding of the world around us.

Good Icebreakers For A Networking Event

Career Realism

After months of saying that you're going to strengthen your professional network, you've finally decided that it's time for the rubber to meet the road and attend a networking event. Getting up and going to a networking event is half the battle.

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What Are The Ways To Improve Customer Experience In Banking?

Imarticus Learning

The digital disruption of banking has today revolutionized customer experience. Not only has it made the leap from conventional to convenient, but it’s also gone online and into your cellphones.

7 Ways To Revamp Your Resume For A Leadership Position

Career Realism

Are you a prime candidate for a mid-level or senior-level leadership role? If so, you have to shake up the way you tailor your resume for that position. The way recruiters and hiring managers look for leadership candidates is a bit different than the way they search for candidates in other roles.

What Machine Learning Has To Do With Your Personal Finances?

Imarticus Learning

Machine learning is a subset of AI technology that develops complex algorithms based on mathematical models and data training to make predictions whenever new data is supplied to it for comparison.

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my coworker feels entitled to my time, expertise, car, and house

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’ve been reading your site for a while, but I’ve not seen anything that will help me address this particular issue — when a coworker who’s your peer feels entitled to all your technical expertise, time, and other resources. Our department had about 20 of us PhD students start at the same time. I’m one of the oldest, having returned to academia after several years working in industry.

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What Are Some Good Resources About Learning Financial Analysis?

Imarticus Learning

The spurt in the financial domain is instant, recognizing this trend people have started opting for a career in the finance industry. Building a career in such a competitive space where everyone wants a piece of the pie you have to have the added advantage to stand out the competition.

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Reality Check – What is your definition of retirement?

Boomers Next Step

How has the definition of retirement changed in our lifetime? Society has changed dramatically in the last 60 years. For a previous generation that word RETIREMENT stereotypically meant the absolute end of your working life. Now that meaning of retirement is being challenged. For many people of our generation, having time to travel or pursue […]. The post Reality Check – What is your definition of retirement?

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How A Blockchain Can Be Used In P2P Network?

Imarticus Learning

Making the blockchain technology decentralized is dependent on the peer to peer networks that are also known as crypto circles and their laying out and propagation as the base foundational layer.

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meetings are awful — why do we have so many of them?

Ask A Manager

Chances are high that you’ll be spending a lot of time sitting in meetings at work this week — and you’re probably not happy about it. Is there any other single work activity people are so universally united in loathing? The animus makes sense: Poorly run meetings are far more common than the elusive productive meeting, and meetings frequently last too long, veer off track, and feel like enormous wastes of time.

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Is A Machine Learning The Next Step Of Smart Learning?

Imarticus Learning

2015 was rife with stories of ML and self-driving cars. Again a decade ago people were abuzz with robots doing the repetitive tasks, and human intervention being all about seasoned judgment for complex tasks.

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The Way of Change

Learning Voyager

The Way of Change (a poem for facilitators) The way of change is the way of Life. Learning and adapting, we flow Flowing like a river, dancing like a breeze. Convening and listening, we invite and welcome Opening a safe space where thoughts can bloom. Facilitating and supporting, we gently bring forth, like a midwife helps bring an idea to birth, A way to make things better. We cannot become what we are capable of becoming by staying what we are. The way of Life is the way of change

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