Tue.Oct 13, 2020

A Hack for Mastering Marketing Agility: Watch the Movie Grease

Ms. Career Girl

Do you remember the movie Grease, and its big dance scene? Surprisingly, that scene is the perfect lens to master marketing agility. Summarizing the scene: a dance show chose Rydell High as the site of its dance contest, and students strut for gains and glory.

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Sklover Working Wisdom

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”. – Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. I don’t care what anyone says: though politics may be corrupted by big money, full of egotistical grandstanders, or stuck in a gridlock, voting is important.

2020 130

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The Real HR Show: When to Tell an Exempt Employee No

Evil HR Lady

It’s a continuation of our “Just Say No October.” ” Plus questions about ghosting candidates and why you can’t get away with firing old people. Old meaning over 40.). The post The Real HR Show: When to Tell an Exempt Employee No appeared first on Evil HR Lady

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From Environmental Engineer to Data Scientist

Career Shifters

“I thought 'What the hell am I doing here?'”. When Natalie Morse realised that despite being highly qualified in a well-paid field, she was merely scraping by, she knew something had to change. So she set out on a path that led to not just one, but two more fulfilling new roles.

2020 141

muting your boss, lavish virtual holiday parties, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Did I mess up by muting my boss? I think I might have messed up by muting my boss. Last week my boss and I were co-presenting to our team in Zoom. He was speaking to the team about important updates when his cell phone started to ring.

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my coworker berates me all day long

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: For the past four years, I’ve worked at a small company of about 40 people spread over three states. I am the only person in my type of admin role and the only person who handles all of the documents coming into and out of all three offices.

2020 39

my early bird coworkers grumble that I start work later than they do

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: Over the past months, my imminent return to the office has been pushed back several times until our leadership gave up and told us we were going to work from home for the rest of the year.

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