Fri.Dec 13, 2019

6 Career Advancement Strategies

Jobacle

Some people are lucky enough to have opportunities just fall in their lap. Most people have to work for them. There are many paths you can take towards career advancement. Consider trying these six strategies. . Get Organized.

As a Middle Manager, How Can I Improve the Toxic Culture at My Company?

Evil HR Lady

I took a new job in middle management. The company culture isn’t great, and my staff is unhappy. I can’t change policy, and I can’t fix the CEO. How can I make it a better place to work when I don’t have any real power? To read my answer, click here: As a Middle Manager, How Can I Improve the Toxic Culture at My Company? The post As a Middle Manager, How Can I Improve the Toxic Culture at My Company? appeared first on Evil HR Lady. Cornerstone

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How Earning a Master’s in Nursing Can Improve Your Life

Jobacle

If you are a registered nurse, then chances are you have thought at some point about career progression and the option of getting an MSN (Master of Science in Nursing) degree. However, something is holding you back. Could it be a lack of confidence? A perceived lack of time, perhaps?

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Top 6 Best Work Jeans

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Jeans are one of the most versatile pieces of anyone’s wardrobe. A good pair of jeans are not only comfortable, but also durable and rugged. With many companies eschewing formal business wear for a more relaxed working environment, jeans have made a resurgence in corporate America.

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A Guide to Quick and Convenient Office Relocation

The Undercover Recruiter

Companies choose to relocate for many reasons. Rising overheads, employee satisfaction, space, access to new networking opportunities and company expansion all play a role in the decision to move.

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List Incomplete Education on Resume

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Your resume is a living, breathing document that should be constantly updated and customized. As your resume is your best bet to landing a job interview, you’ll want to ensure that your resume is perfected and contains all relevant and pertinent information.

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update: my dad is dating my boss, and they want me to go to couples therapy with them

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 was dating her dad, and she was being ordered to attend couples counseling with them ? The first update is here , and here’s the latest. Things are going okay– very busy. I’m still working at the same company where I was placed by a temp agency.

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updates: the bad coworker, the food police, 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 five updates from past letter-writers. My coworker is bad at her job, and I’m unofficially in charge of her. I got a lot of advice for how to work with Penny, and lots of people rightly suggested that the bigger issue was our chronically absent manager. This is true. However, I knew that there was nothing I could do to fix this problem. (I

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managing an employee who’s often out sick

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I have an employee who for the last six months has been out sick about 1-2 days a week on average, due to chronic illness. This is affecting performance, and others have had to shoulder a lot of the burden: missed deadlines, poor quality work, and an overall significant decrease in productivity. I want to be compassionate but am not sure what the best solution moving forward is. All our employees are at-will and he’s exhausted all his paid time off.

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updates: coworker criticizes how I talk to men, the cold feet, 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 coworker keeps criticizing the way I talk to male colleagues. I wrote to you last year about my weirdly-sexist manager trying to police my actions with other people in the office. I wanted to let you know that I appreciate your advice!

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open thread – December 13-14, 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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