Thu.Jan 30, 2020

How To Maintain a Career Outdoors Without Burning Out

Career Alley

Maintaining a career outdoors without burning out can be a challenge. Reassess your daily habits in order to retain consistent energy levels. Career Advice Outdoors

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Deflection Devices: When Direct Reports Go Nuclear and Suggest You're The Problem.

The HR Capitalist

If you're the manager I think you are, you're not hiding from providing feedback and coaching to your direct reports. But a funny thing happens on the way to you being manager of the year. Your people may not take the coaching - they may have reasons why they're doing what they're doing. In the BOSS Leadership Series Coaching Module , we call these things SIDETRACKS. You attempt to coach, and the reasons/excuses roll back to you from the direct report.

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Workplace Passive-Aggressive Phrases that Everyone Should Use

Evil HR Lady

If you’ve worked in an office environment , you’ve received an email in a thread that says, “per my last email.” ” You’ve probably written it as well. It’s a helpful phrase that says very politely, “I’ve already answered this.” ” But it also clearly conveys the true meaning: “Can you read the stupid emails before you ask for information that I’ve already given you?”

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Winter Woes: Three Steps Businesses Can Take to Banish Blues

The Undercover Recruiter

Winter: a season of shorter days, gloomy weather and hibernation. It’s therefore unsurprising that winter is often agreed to be the most depressing season of the year. This is combined with January being the month of New Year’s resolutions – with many workers beginning to think seriously about the next steps they want to take […]. Winter Woes: Three Steps Businesses Can Take to Banish Blues Undercover Recruiter -.

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20 Reasons Why You Can’t Get a Job

The Corporate Con/noisseur

20 Reasons Why You Can’t Get a Job. There is perhaps no feeling more frustrating than applying to a position you’re qualified for and never hearing back. And while your resume and cover letter may be a perfect match for the role, you just can’t seem to catch a break and land an interview. This is a common frustration and one that many applicants complain of. Unfortunately, there is no way of knowing why you can’t get that job or aren’t getting that interview.

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250+ Ice Breaker Questions for Life (By Category)

An ice breaker question is a question that’s asked from one person to another person to act as a conversation starter. Ice breaker questions can bring a connection between two people. And can begin small talk that can lead to positive business outcomes or relationship outcomes.

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the salted coffee, the phantom pigeon, and other interview mortifications

Ask a Manager

Last week I asked you to share stories of bombed interviews and other job search mortifications. Here are some of the stand-outs. “I was interviewing for basically a dream job and was asked, ‘What accomplishment are you most proud of?’ ’ I proceeded talked about how proud I was for maintaining a healthy long term relationship. The interviewers didn’t push back, but they did seem awkward. I obviously did not get the position.” ” 2.

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how should I handle job candidates who cut me off, are long-winded, or answer the wrong question?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’ve just finished up *yet another* interview where I haven’t been able to get to all my questions because the candidates just. talking. I’m female and in a technical field. I am not, by any stretch, a shrinking violet. The candidates guilty of this behavior are all men. At this point, I’ve experienced a few different versions of this.

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how do I build a professional wardrobe when I’m just starting out?

Ask a Manager

It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” question. A reader writes: I’m (she/her) going to be graduating and beginning work next year. I’ll be working in a more professional environment than I have in the past, and I’m thinking about building up my wardrobe. What are good pieces to have? I’ve been buying blazers and button-down shirts but when I think about a professional person’s wardrobe, I can’t really picture it.

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