Mon.Apr 15, 2019

Why Managing Remotely Is So Tough—and Eight Ways to Make It Easier

Ms. Career Girl

Managing remotely has quickly become the norm in today’s work world. And yet, it’s not easy. With more employees working remotely or on flex schedules, it can be tough to create the kind of connection you need to help people do their best work. You can’t pick up on non-verbal cues.

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5 Information System Jobs That Require an MSIS Degree

Career Alley

Careers in business information systems are experiencing some of the fastest growth in the tech industry. And with a median income of $139,220, they definitely fit the bill for high earning potential. Discover Career Opportunities information systems jobs

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I’m an Introvert–Please Give Me Space

Evil HR Lady

I just joined a big IT firm and most of my colleagues used to work there from 6-7 years. They already have chemistry within them. Any newbie joining had to follow them everywhere from lunch to tea breaks. My boss was one of them. Being an introvert it became too much for me and also being with my boss all the time was little uncomfortable.So after skipping lunches few times my coworkers started taunting me for not joining them.

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Hit The Books: 5 Fascinating Jobs You Can Get With A Masters Degree In Library Science

Career Alley

A masters degree in Library Science can equip you for a number of exciting career opportunities that go far beyond a librarian's desk. Discover Career Opportunities Library Science Careers

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Fashion is made to become unfashionable.” ” – Coco Chanel. Coco Chanel was the legendary orphanage-raised French fashion designer who founded the iconic Chanel brand. She is credited with freeing women from the constraints of staid fashion.

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How to Communicate Jumpy CVs to Your Clients

The Undercover Recruiter

One of the most popular client requests across many industries is ‘longevity’. But in today’s job market, what does this actually mean?

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3 Reasons Why Companies Like Cisco Want Their Employees To Have A Life Outside Of Work

Career Realism

We work to live, not live to work, right? So, shouldn't that be something that is ingrained in the DNA at every company? People have lives outside of work, and it's important that companies recognize and value that.

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The Non-Working, Non-Credible Executive at Your Company.

HR Capitalist

Let's talk about something that impacts every organization - The perception of whether your executives do anything, and in a related topic, whether they are viewed as credible. There's 4 buckets every executive at your company falls into: 1--Works hard/does stuff and viewed as credible.

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I can’t say no to clients, and my success is destroying me

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’ve been an independent contractor for nine years, and I’ve finally found financial comfort and fulfillment in my work. This did not come easy. I was barely scraping by the first couple of years. I took sleazy corporate work for investment bankers and lawyers because that’s “where the market was,” and I had to sell myself short to be competitive. Not anymore. I don’t have to hustle. Gigs fall into my inbox like candy out of a pinata.

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If You Really Want To Hire A CV Writer, Here’s How To Make Sure You Choose A Good One

Career Advice Guy

If you send me your CV, I will give it a solid 20-30 seconds of my attention. This would involve a quick read of your profile, a glance at your positions and the companies you've worked for, and finally a quick look at page two of your CV. If your CV reads well and has […]. Advice

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how can I follow up without being annoying, people ask “who’s in here?” when I’m in a bathroom stall, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. How can I be less annoying when I have to follow up with people? Do you have any suggestions for less annoying follow-up? I have a mainly back office position and don’t work with customers or external partners for the most part, but sometimes I have to request documents for compliance. It’s a pain and I hate doing it, but we have to do it. Let’s say it’s a signed TPS coversheet.

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I hired a friend and it’s not going well

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Late last year, when my company had some turnover and we needed a high performer in stat, I weighed the pros and cons and hired a friend, “Mike,” who I had previously managed. He and I had brunch and discussed the friendship and work aspect, but ultimately the benefits to the business (at the time) outweighed the negatives I could see jeopardizing our friendship.

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my boss thinks I made a mistake, but I didn’t

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’ve been at my current job as an editor for two years now and I report to a manager who reports to the director. The director assigns me work often. She doesn’t really work with any of the other editors directly, so I feel like she really trusts me. In all the time I’ve been there, I’ve never been reprimanded.Many of my coworkers complain about the director’s attitude but to me she’s always been very nice.

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