Mon.Sep 16, 2019

From TV to Memory Books

Career Shifters

“I yearned to be my own boss, to choose who I worked with and what I did.”. Long hours, lack of creative control and constant illness left Katie Ryde exhausted. Then, a timely conversation and an impending change in family circumstances gave her the push she needed to set up something of her own.

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“When a great moment knocks on the door of your life, it is often no louder than the beating of your heart, and it is so very easy to miss it.” ” – Boris Pasternak. So true, and so very true in work and career.

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Forget Your Job Title. Here Are 4 Reasons You Are in Sales and it’s a Good Thing!

Ms. Career Girl

A firefighter, a professor, a computer repair technician and a lawyer are having dinner together. Which one is the salesperson? None, right? One is in the business of saving lives; another teaches; one fixes stuff; and the last one keeps people out of jail. They’re not in sales. Or are they?

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10 Back to School Tips for WORK

Jobacle

The streets are once again clogged with yellow buses. Children are jamming straws into Carpi Sun drinks across the country. The teacher christens a new blackboard with the first morsel of chalk. It must be back to school time!

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How Small Businesses Can Address Employee Lawsuits

Evil HR Lady

While major corporations tend to have large, dedicated legal teams to protect them from employee lawsuits, small businesses rarely have those kinds of resources. But small business legal advice doesn’t have to be cost prohibitive just because you can’t afford a full legal team. Here’s what you need to know. Prevention Is Key to Avoiding Lawsuits. Employee lawsuits are a risk from the moment you hire your first employee, even if that person is your best friend or brother-in-law.

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What Should a Full-Stack Developer Know?

Imarticus Learning

Full stack development is all the rage in today’s tech-fuelled industry, for reasons that run the gamut from high demand to competitive salaries. However, it’s a challenging field to enter and navigate and only the best of the best makes it to the top.

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Can the Young Star Ever Earn Less Than the Employees They Manage?

HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note - Got an email about this from a young gunner over the weekend, and sent her this post. Felt like I should share again. Cliff notes - you play to win the game, not win today. -. In a word, yes. It's rare, but it happens.

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3 Reasons For Your Boss to Approve Employer Brand Travel

The Undercover Recruiter

Sponsored content Some companies have unlimited travel budgets, but most do not. Every flight, hotel, business dinner is scrutinized and limited in many corporate organizations. And we’re not even talking about business class travel expenses. Basic travel is not cheap.

Top 5 Reasons You Should Work In A Trade

Career Realism

With the sky-high prices of a college education today, the sad reality is students are graduating severely in debt. Even worse, many are unable to find good paying jobs and are underemployed. Well, here's some good news. You may not need to go to college to find a great career! The Trades Are Hot!

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Why Open Interconnectivity of Financial Services is The Future?

Imarticus Learning

There are a lot of times when future predictions are made about every industry. So is the case of the Banking and Finance industry. Banking and Finance industry has been growing consistently but is now experiencing a breakthrough. This breakthrough can be simply translated into two parts: 1.

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Workplace Drama: How To Deal With A Difficult Co-Worker

Career Realism

Having problems with a difficult co-worker? It can be frustrating when you feel like this person is acting inappropriately, isn't doing his or her job, or is simply acting like a roadblock between you and success within the company.

Should You Venture into the Forex Market?

Boomers Next Step

As an investor and retiree, you might be thinking of diversifying your investments and finding new ways to increase your earnings. The foreign exchange market is the largest and most liquid trading space in the world.

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43. Transforming Life One Thought at a Time for Jason

Career Tips Blog

Improve your life by intentionally targeting your go-to habitual negative thought to a thought more aligned with what you want to create more of in your life. Mentions* The Path to Wealth: Seven Spiritual Steps to Financial Abundance by May McCarthy Blink: The Power. Podcast

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Which Are The Powerful Applications of Machine Learning in Retail?

Imarticus Learning

Introduction. Machine Learning is one of the top technological trends in the retail world. It is having a great impact on the retail industries, especially in e-commerce companies like Flipkart, Amazon, eBay, Alibaba, etc.

Why Performance Reviews Are Important (And Helpful)

Career Realism

Performance reviews can stir a mixed amount of emotions among professionals. For some, it's an exciting time to discuss accomplishments and get patted on the back. For others, it's a nerve-wracking time where shortcomings are discussed, and some employees question their abilities.

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What Businesses Hire a Corporate Financial Analyst?

Imarticus Learning

‘Information is power’ but only to those who know how to use it well and make sense of it! Let’s start this note by finding out what does this astonishingly hefty job tile holds in its realm.

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when my office lets us out early before a holiday, why don’t they tell us in advance?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m hoping you can shed some light on the reasons behind this practice. Usually on the day before a holiday (Friday before Labor Day, Christmas Eve, etc), our office will let us out a few hours early (say, 2:00 or 3:00 PM). It’s a nice practice and meant as a sign of goodwill, but it doesn’t end up having that affect.

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What Are The Benefits Of Cryptocurrency And Trading Blockchain?

Imarticus Learning

Cryptocurrency has been dominating the market in recent years. It has been a replacement for the traditional modes of transactions such as cash and credit cards. Cryptocurrency is a financial platform that allows for an easy transfer of money through digital means.

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is it bad for managers to sound frustrated or impatient?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I am relatively new to management and I have a question about a specific incident, which raises the issue of whether a good boss should ever show impatience. One of my direct reports, Jane, does a good job. I’ve given her a lot of (genuinely well-deserved) praise in public and private, and she’s said she’s happy in her work.

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Talent Assembly as Recruitment 2.0

Water Cooler Wisdom

For most of recruiting’s history, in some ways all jobs were created equal. If your organization needed a human worker, you solicited qualified candidates to work full-time, onsite at your location, with the expectation that they’d be there for the foreseeable future. Traditional employees still exist, of course. But due to a combination of demographic shifts and technology advances, the recruitment role has become exponentially more complicated.

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how do I tell our HR director she’s breaking the law?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Our HR director sent a message to everyone today saying that due to many people failing to take their required lunch breaks every day, they are instituting a policy by which your time will be deducted automatically if you do not take a lunch. This is illegal in our state, but I am struggling finding a way to relay this to the HR manager without it sounding like I’m telling her how to do her job – I mean, this should be pretty elementary for an HR manager, right?

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can I steal my boss’s job while he’s on leave, women in menswear, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I’m the interim manager while my boss is out — can I make a play for the job? I work with a small team of people who historically have only had a team lead. About eight months ago, we hired a true manager for our team for the first time. He was okay. He recently (unexpectedly) left for three months of FMLA leave and I was asked to step into his role with no warning.

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