Fri.Dec 06, 2019

6 Tips to Help Students Find Their First Job

Career Alley

Finding a job is always extremely overwhelming, especially for students whose resumes are not yet filled with a long list of outstanding achievements. However, there are certain strategies that can help students cope with distress during the process of job search. Land your First Job First Job

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How to dramatically improve your resume…even if you don’t know how

Cube Rules

Here is the frustrating question: “I need to redo my resume because I want a new job. What should I put in it?” It’s a frustrating question…because I can’t answer it. So, I ask questions. And then I start frustrating the person asking the question, usually because they don’t know the answers.

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Managing Festive Stress in the Workplace

The Undercover Recruiter

Whether or not you are living with a mental illness, the festive period can be a difficult and stressful time for some – particularly in the workplace. HR professionals report a rise in employment complaints, absences, poor performance and conflict around this time of year, which is unsurprising given the added pressure put on employees. View Article. Managing Festive Stress in the Workplace Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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update: my boss yells for employees to come to her — over and over

Ask A Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer whose boss insisted on yelling for people to come to her , despite the disruption it caused? Here’s the update. Before taking my issue to Jane with Alison’s script, I checked in with some of my coworkers to get their thoughts on the yelling.

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update: my office does “Fat Friday” – and I have an eating disorder

Ask A Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer who was in recovery from an eating disorder and whose office had a weekly event called “Fat Friday” where people were encouraged to bring in staggering amounts of food (with themes like “meat feast”)? Here’s the update.

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updates: the headphones ban, the written questions at a job interview, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are four updates from past letter-writers. My boss told me to stop wearing headphones at work — but I wear them to drown out my coworker’s noise. So weirdly … nothing happened. I started wearing one earbud and then two and no one has said a thing since those first initial conversations.

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open thread – December 6-7, 2019

Ask A Manager

It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about. If you want an answer from me, emailing me is still your best bet*, but this is a chance to talk to other readers. * If you submitted a question to me recently, please do not repost it here, as it may be in my queue to answer.

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