Mon.Jul 13, 2020

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little.” ” – Jon Kabat-Zinn. That is such a “large” and important point: so many “little things” and “little moments” are far from “little.” Now that my yoga studio of many years has closed, I am attending yoga classes online.

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The Danger of the Combative, F-You Style Reply on Email (Woj and ESPN edition)

The HR Capitalist

Late last week I covered the decreasing dominance of Adrian Wojnarowski , an NBA reporter who has an incredible run of being THE source for breaking news in the NBA.

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An Employer Brand Expert’s Post-Pandemic Forecast

The Undercover Recruiter

Regardless of the extent to which your business has been disrupted by COVID-19, we’ll all re-emerge from varying degrees of lockdown into a changing world. What does this mean for employer brand and its leaders?

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Shipt Interview Questions

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Shipt Interview Questions. Shipt, founded in 2014, is a major player in the delivery space. Now owned by the Target Corporation , it offers delivery of groceries, home products, and select electronics to consumers.

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The Pleasures Of Travel – Eating Local Foods

Boomers Next Step

I confess that meandering slowly through local markets, eating traditional local food, is one of my greatest joys when I am travelling. It is wonderful to eat where the locals eat, to be part of their lives for a short while.

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The Best Job Search Spreadsheet Ever

The Corporate Con/noisseur

The Best Job Search Spreadsheet Ever. Applying to open job roles can be frustrating, taxing, and overwhelming. However, keeping track of thee number of job applications you’ve applied to can be equally as frustrating and taxing.

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my coworker told me to stop flirting with a student employee

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I am part of the HR department at my workplace, and we hired “Andre” a few months ago as a part of our student group. He’s only 18, but he’s been a hard worker and always takes initiative around the office.

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7 Tips to Prepare For Coming Out of Isolation

Ms. Career Girl

I’ve been in extended isolation before. As an expedition leader in Antarctica, I spent nine months in temperatures hovering around minus 35 degrees, with a lack of privacy and the mundane nature of the days and the interpersonal pressure of living with 17 other people was extraordinary.

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I was laid off, and my less experienced coworker was hired back

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I work for a hotel in an area that is one of the hot spots for COVID. I’m in event sales, focusing on social events. The entire sales team was furloughed in March.

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coworker won’t stop talking about the end times, is it ever OK to lose it on a colleague, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker won’t stop talking about the bible and the end times. I have a coworker, Loretta, who is an older and very religious woman.

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employers are sick of the pandemic, and employees are paying the price

Ask a Manager

Four months into the pandemic in the U.S., employers increasingly are bringing employees back to the office, whether they want to return or not. And they aren’t making those decisions based on any public health milestones; rather, it appears to stem from plain old pandemic fatigue. Employers seem to be embracing the same magical thinking as so many individuals are — we’re ready for it to be over, so we’ll just act as if it is — often at great expense to their workers.

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