Wed.Nov 18, 2020

Why Firing the “Victim” Was the Right Thing To Do

Evil HR Lady

Have you heard the phrase “open the kimono” in a business sense? Yeah, me neither. But, apparently it was a thing. It shoudn’t be thing. It’s sexist, racist, and generally gross. And a redditor used it at work and all hell broke loose.

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Post-COVID Benefits to Expect from Your Next Employer

Professional Resume Services

The COVID-19 pandemic will have lasting effects on the workforce in more ways than one.

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Finding A Job That You’re Going To Love Might Not Be Easy

Corn on the Job

Just because finding a job that you are going to love isn’t going to be easy, doesn’t mean that it won’t be worth it. At the end of the day, the best thing that you could find in a job is something that you are excited to do most days of your life.

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can I refuse to meet with my boss until he sends an agenda?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I am a teacher in a K-12 school. Like most teachers, I entered my profession believing that it was appropriate (and even necessary) to bury the lede when asking one of my students to have a conversation—you know, the old “Fergus, could I see you after class?”

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3 Job Roles To Apply For During The Pandemic

Corn on the Job

Image Source . Looking for a new job is never easy, especially if you find yourself in this position during a global pandemic. With so many people out of work, trying to secure yourself a new role is made much harder.

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my job search after grad school has been soul-crushing

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’m a recent-ish (May) master’s grad who’s been pretty furiously job searching since I finished my degree. I’ve had a few really promising opportunities that ended up not working out, and a lot more non-responses.

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a helicopter parent, is a 50% raise possible, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. A helicopter parent is interfering with my tutoring sessions. I’m a tutor at a private center, and a while back we moved to online sessions due to covid. This is fine as I still love my job and most of my students are a joy to work with.

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