Wed.May 27, 2020

HR FAMOUS - My Conversation with Ed Baldwin, HR Leader at Mikron (RTW from COVID).

HR Capitalist

In episode 16 of The HR Famous Podcast , I track down Head of HR for Mikron Ed Baldwin for a continuation discussion about return to work plans.

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a rejected candidate keeps demanding to know why we didn’t hire him

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Last fall, I left a beloved job with a nonprofit and assisted them in hiring a new “me” — or, rather, two people to take my place with two different aspects of the job. One was an internal hire, the other required an outside interview process.

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Top Resume Questions

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Top Resume Questions. We all understand the importance of a resume. Not only can a solid resume help you to land an interview at your dream company, but it can also help to differentiate yourself from the competition and other applicants.

2020 52

should I wear a mask to a job interview, candidate interviewed in a see-through shirt, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Should I wear a mask to a job interview? I live in a state where masks were mandated in public spaces until recently as we move to limited reopening, but generally everyone is still wearing them in stores.

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Why become a lawyer?

Corn on the Job

Choosing to pursue a career in law means that you aren’t choosing the easy route.

2020 52

updates: the personal goal-sharing, the lunching interviewer, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s a special “where are you now?” season at Ask a Manager, when I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are four updates from past letter-writers. My boss expects me to share my personal health/diet/spirituality/fitness goals every week.

2020 65

my boss wants to visit us during the stay-at-home order

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I was hoping you could help me address a request from my manager. I work on a small team (five of us altogether) where we are all the same gender, around the same age, and have a lot of similar interests — the perfect makings for a traditional “friend group.” ” Except that, of course, one of us is a manager (“Jordan”) so there needs to be some level of distance between us. The trouble is, Jordan has a hard time with this.

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