Thu.Jul 29, 2021

The Number 1 Reason the Unemployed Turn Down Jobs

Evil HR Lady

If you look at headlines, you’d think that the number one reason unemployed people turn down jobs is that they are getting massive unemployment payments. For example, Poll: 1.8

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How To Prepare for an Interview: A Guide

Corn on the Job

Getting ready for an interview can be a daunting task. There are many things to do, and it’s hard to know where to start! In this blog post, you will explore some of the most critical steps you should take before your interview.

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5 Time Management Tips When Juggling Work And School

Career Realism

If the stress of juggling school, work, and family is making life difficult, you are not alone. According to a recent study on college employment , 43% of the nation's full-time college undergraduates and 81% of part-time undergraduates worked while getting a degree.

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can I refuse to do a self-assessment?

Ask a Manager

This post, can I refuse to do a self-assessment? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I work at a university where the staff is more or less divided into Professional or Technical/Clerical.

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how can I look more polished at work?

Ask a Manager

This post, how can I look more polished at work? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” question. A reader writes: While I’m currently working from home, I’m thinking forward to returning to the office soonish.

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company didn’t even read my application, forced to take a promotion you don’t want, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, company didn’t even read my application, forced to take a promotion you don’t want, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Company said they didn’t even read my application.

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updates: the anonymous complaint, the biopsy, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, updates: the anonymous complaint, the biopsy, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Here are three updates from past letter-writers. I made an anonymous complaint about a coworker and she’s blaming someone else for it (#2 at the link, first update here ). First, a not-so-nice update. Remember I mentioned in my original letter that Jane was part of a group of three women?

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