Tue.Feb 25, 2020

Crafting Your Edge Instead of Chasing a Job

Ms. Career Girl

For the first time in 30 years, recent college graduates are more likely to be unemployed compared to overall workers. This is happening at a time of historic overall low unemployment rates.

2020 213

You Don’t Need a Job Candidate’s Social Security Number at the Application Stage

Evil HR Lady

You need your employes’ social security numbers. Employers are one of the few organizations that really need social security number s, as you have to pay employees, withhold taxes, and pay taxes. It’s important that you have it.

2020 203

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“How Do I Get Employers To Take Me Seriously In My New Field?”

Career Shifters

After successfully working her way up in a tough corporate environment, Minnie realised that she was in the wrong career. She's since worked hard to retrain, but she's finding paid work impossible to come by. When you've got so much to offer, how do you get employers to recognise your value

2020 138

How to Take Your Business to the Next Level


Every manager will want to take their company to the next level, but how can you go about doing this? This is not an easy task, and you need to make sure you are in the right position.

2020 130

can I put running my household on my resume?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m looking to move out of arts/media, where I’m currently director of a small department, and into business operations, probably looking for director of operations and similar jobs.

2020 88

Best Professional Phone Cases

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Professional Phone Cases. The best professional phone cases are ones that are able to show off your style, in a clean, mature manner. Long gone are the days of glitter, flowers, and sparkles.

2020 52

a recruiter used my dad’s death to try to get me to accept a job offer

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I was contacted by a recruiter about a job opening in my field. I wasn’t actively looking to leave my current position, but the new role would be a step up in responsibility and one that wasn’t available at my current company.

2020 87

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intern signs emails with “stay gold,” can I wear black jeans to a job interview, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Intern uses “stay gold” as her email sign off. There’s an intern at my office who signs off all her emails with “Stay gold.” ” For example, an email from her might read, “Thanks for sending me the TPS reports!

2020 68

Cold Calling Scripts for Bankers

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Cold Calling Scripts for Bankers. As a professional banker, you would like nothing more than to have a line of people outside your door, clamoring for your banking services and expertise.

2020 52

Hiring For Cultural Fit or Misfits?

The Undercover Recruiter

The British Prime Minister’s advisor Dominic Cummings may want to hire weirdos and misfits for No.10 which may not be working out so well judging on recent news.

2020 67

what should a resignation letter say?

Ask A Manager

What exactly are the mechanics of quitting your job? How do you tell your boss? How do you initiate that meeting? What do you write in your resignation letter? And for that matter, considering that it’s 2020, why are we still marking this important conversation by letter? At New York Magazine today, I’ve answered everything you need to know about resignation letters.

2020 53

Best Logo Branded Tote Bags for Promotional Events

Corn on the Job

Tote bags are perfect for use in promote business in events such as trade fairs, business conferences, anniversaries, celebrations, and many others. The beauty of the bags is that they are relevant since everyone needs a bag at some point to carry things as well as being cost-effective and stylish.

2020 52

THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: e3 - Companies Get Frisky With Glassdoor, Changes to SHRM Influencer Program

HR Capitalist

In episode 3 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Jessica Lee, Tim Sackett and Kris Dunn discuss recent legal proceedings designed to force Glassdoor to disclose reviewer identities , take a look at the company involved by reviewing their Glassdoor page and activity, and talk about dramatic changes to the SHRM Annual Conference Influencer Program. Listen below and be sure to subscribe, rate and review (iTunes) and follow (Spotify)!!! Listen on iTunes , Spotify and Google Play. Show Highlights: 2:45 – Tim walks though recent changes to the Influencer Program at the SHRM Annual Conference. 12:06 – Tim and JLee discuss the challenges of Glassdoor as employers and discuss Tim’s CEO rating on Glassdoor. 13:42 – KD lays out a recent court proceeding where a company (Kraken) is asking for the identities of Glassdoor commenters due to violation of confidentiality clauses in signed severance agreements. 16:15 – JLee labels Kraken as a JV squad. Tim reviews the timing of the layoffs, the targeting of former employees with a cease and desist letter about Glassdoor comments, smart Glassdoor management and more. 21:18 – The gang breaks down the Kraken Glassdoor page and activity. JLee comes in with breaking news of a warning at the top of the Kraken page. Heavy discussion of the relationship between paid customers and Glassdoor ensues. 22:55 – More Kraken analysis as the gang looks deeper into their glassdoor page and starts sorting by low and high ratings and see what’s most popular and reads titles of negative reviews and analyzes traffic to positive vs negative posts. Spoiler – people read the negative reviews more. 26:34 – The gang discusses the right way to respond to Glassdoor reviews to be credible and authentic. Code words in employer responses are also discussed. Branding in HR Communications Culture Employee Relations Litigation Managing Recruiting Workplace

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