Mon.Feb 10, 2020

Five Points for Aspiring Female Entrepreneurs to Consider

Ms. Career Girl

So, you’re thinking about switching careers. You want to leave the 9-5 life behind and venture into the challenging yet rewarding labyrinth that is entrepreneurship. You’ve got dreams, ideas, and plans, but you’ve also got to get started.

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How To Avoid Shifting Into Another Career You Hate

Career Shifters

Scared of making the wrong move and winding up in another soul-sucking career? Shifting is always risky, but there is a way to test drive your ideas before you commit.

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“We all need to learn how to speak American.”. – Brian Williams. Yes, we do. At work, and elsewhere, we all need to learn to speak simply, converse with diverse people, without the “jargon” and outside the usual words of your particular job, industry, profession or neighborhood.

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How to Revive an Interview That’s Going Poorly

Career Alley

We’ve all been there. You enter the interview room with nerves. They take over, and you reach out your sweaty hand and sheepishly shake your […]. Nail the Interview Bad Interview

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When This HR Leader and His Team Got Laid Off, He Responded in a Perfect Way

Evil HR Lady

Outsourcing happens. Sometimes it’s an excellent decision for the company, and sometimes it is not, but regardless when it happens people lose their jobs. That is precisely what happened to Chief Human Resources Leader and General Counsel Marc Alifanz. Full disclosure–Marc is a friend of mine, and he taught me how to use LinkedIn more effectively.). Marc wasn’t alone in his job loss–the company decided to outsource the function, so the whole HR team lost their jobs.

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HR Capitalist

NOTE FROM KD : Here's a new podcast from me, Tim Sackett and Jessica Lee called " The HR Famous Podcast". Take a listen and we'll be back on a weekly basis.

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can I talk about my boyfriend’s other girlfriend at work?

Ask A Manager

I met up with the wonderful Jennifer Peepas of Captain Awkward while she was in town and it was lovely! We decided to collaborate on answering a few questions together, and this is the first of two posts from that joint effort. . Can I talk about my boyfriend’s other girlfriend at work? “Adam” is dating both me and “Jane,” and we all live together.

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Why Safety and Stability are Important Foundations for Employee Engagement

The Undercover Recruiter

The words ‘safe’ and ‘stable’ may not immediately sound the most engaging, but they can play a significant role in developing and maintaining an attractive workplace culture that supports highly-engaged employees.

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should we ask candidates their salary expectations ahead of interviews?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work in HR and am somewhat new to the field. Part of my job is managing recruitment. When I receive a promising resume, I will email the candidate to arrange a phone interview. In that first email, I ask, “What are your salary expectations?”

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company trip doesn’t feel like a reward, I’m dating another intern, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Is this company trip really a reward? Every few years, my company rewards employees ith a vacation that everybody goes on together. Which sounds great, but here are the issues: 1. Married employees can bring their spouses; single employees can’t bring anybody. The trips are taken in January. The years we go on trips, we are not given Christmas bonuses like they are every year when there is no trip.

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I’m upset about my anonymous peer feedback results

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Our division consists of eight teams, each with their own manager. Each team manager reports into the division head, Alexa. I am the manager of one of these teams. About three weeks ago, Alexa started a peer feedback exercise over email. This was a request to answer five behavioral-type questions (what they do/don’t do well, leadership style, etc) about each of our peers, and to return the feedback in reply to her.

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