Mon.Aug 03, 2020

Going Back to School While Working? Yes You Can!

Ms. Career Girl

Instead of taking all of these one-off courses, why don’t I just get an MBA? As I said those words to my boss, a voice in my head screamed ‘are you crazy? You’re already working too much!’ ’ I watched his face: surprise, curiosity, and a smug smile that seemed to say ‘of course she can ask, but she’ll never actually do it.’ ’ Little did he know…I wasn’t sure why, but this felt right.

2020 124

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“What the world needs is a new kind of army – an army of the kind.” ” – Cleveland Armory. A few days ago, on a very hot morning, while walking my dog I saw three sanitation men halt their truck, and pour ice water all over each other from a plastic bucket, frolicking like ten–year-old–boys. When the bucket was empty, one of them placed it on a neighbor’s front porch.

2020 100

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RTW: It's Like the Video Rental Scene in "I Am Legend".

The HR Capitalist

I'm not going to lie. I want back to my office a couple of weeks ago to pick some stuff up. It was f##king weird. First, note that I work for a recruiting company where all associates can work from home, and our company offices are in Atlanta, which has been a bit of a hotbed with Surge 1B, 2 or whatever the CDC is calling it. We don't have to have people in the office, so for right now, you'll generally find 1, 2 or yes, 0 people in the office on a given day.

2020 87

How Spending $21 Could Save Your Business $200,000

Evil HR Lady

Due to safety guidelines , you are probably conducting all interviews over the phone or via video conferencing. Fair enough. What do you do if you have a hearing-impaired candidate who says that neither of those options works for her? This is the type of situation that comes up from time to time, and people aren’t prepared for it. Sometimes, a recruiter may just make the decision not to move forward without thinking of the legal consequences–and that’s a problem.

2020 109

7 Crucial Communication Strategies for Working Remotely 

The Undercover Recruiter

Unfortunately, it seems as though Australia has yet to eradicate COVID19. While we expected this, we still need to continuously review and update our business operations to ensure maximum productivity. The most significant difficulty regarding working from home is the lack of face to face interaction, which can cause communication issues. Fear not, I’m here… 7 Crucial Communication Strategies for Working Remotely Undercover Recruiter -. Workplace

2020 64

Free Online Career Tests When You Have No Idea What You Want to Do

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Free Online Career Tests When You Have No Idea What You Want to Do. Struggling to find your next career move? Unsure of what career or industry would be a good fit? Look no further than our review of the free online career tests when you have no idea what you want to do! These career rests will help you to narrow your job search and assist you in narrowing a list of potential careers that fit your background and personality.

2020 40

8 Recession-Proof Job Roles

Catherines Career Corner

Explore these 8 recession-proof job roles. The world is topsy turvy in many ways these days and as we face uncertainty in the dawning of a new day, our chosen careers can quickly come under fire. Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and other key technologies are also changing the future of work. Let’s see the 8 [.]. Author information. Catherine Adenle. Founder at Catherine's Career Corner. Founder, Catherine's Career Corner.

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mental health days during Covid, talking about pumping in male-dominated office, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Believable excuses for mental health days during Covid. This is an iteration on the ever-popular topic of what is/isn’t acceptable for “mental health days” (the colloquial usage, meaning “to prevent burn-out,” not for actual mental illness).

2020 29

can I flat-out refuse to do a project?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’ve been away from office life for a while, so I’m not sure if this is a problem of me not understanding the hierarchy or what. Here’s the issue: I work in a field that is heavily deadline-based — think government contracting and you’ll be in the right ballpark. Once in a blue moon, a contract comes across our desk that has no deadline. At my new office, we’ve had one of these pending since… before I started.

2020 28

how can I make sure my staff meets deadlines?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I manage a team of folks who often say they’ll get something done but then the deadline’s in less than 48 hours and they have nothing sent to me yet (after an earlier reminder). How do I remind them and get things done without panicking or nagging them? I find myself sending frequent project updates, asking for updates, and doing lots of collaboration. Is there anything additional I can do? I answer this question over at Inc.

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