Mon.Sep 28, 2020

Four Tips for Negotiating a Flexible Work Schedule

Ms. Career Girl

The U.S. is potentially on the verge of a mental health crisis with nearly half of Americans reporting the coronavirus crisis is harming their mental health.

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Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Childcare Arrangements Are Not Relevant to Her Skills

Evil HR Lady

By Rachel Malehorn – Direct link,, CC BY 3.0 , WARNING: This post has nothing to do with politics. Any comments about the political side and whether Judge Barrett is qualified or unqualified to be a Supreme Court Justice will be deleted.

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“We’ve got to find common ground before we can find higher ground.” ” – Elijah Cummings. Elijah Cummings was a very wise man, who accomplished a great deal by working with others.

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VIDEO: Future Jobs in HR and Recruiting (and how HR Pros can get ready!)

The HR Capitalist

In this video , FOT leaders Kris Dunn and Tim Sackett talk about future jobs in the world of HR, recruiting and talent (from HBR), then discuss how HR Generalists should get ready for the trends by up-skilling through continuing education and development.

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Here’s How to Solve the Productivity Puzzle

The Undercover Recruiter

All of us are born with a desire to contribute; we are hard-wired to be useful to each other and to society as a whole. If you think about it, there are few things more satisfying than a job well done.

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The All-Too Human Condition of Hating a Candidate Due to the Referral Source.

The HR Capitalist

Referrals - We love them in the talent world. Ideally, referrals are made by employees/team members who understand the culture we've created at our company, and only refer the best in their network to us.

2020 106

4 Tips for Keeping Your Spirits up While Jobhunting

Corn on the Job

Pixabay CC0 License. There are plenty of upsides to making a change in your career, to stepping away from a company that you feel doesn’t represent your interests or that isn’t in line with your passions or values, and to re-entering the job market.

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I miss my toxic old job, living with a coworker, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I miss my toxic old job. I just left a very toxic work environment to the point where nine of thirteen people on the team quit last year (possibly more, these are just the ones I’m aware of).

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how to fire a difficult, long-time employee

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I work in a small office in a declining industry. Our salespeople have seen reduced commissions because they are based on sales, and the owners have taken pay cuts to avoid layoffs and cutting employee’s salaries.

2020 36

I can’t seem to stop being late to meetings

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: With COVID still in full force and us working from home for months now, I’ve had a recurring issue with me constantly being late to meetings. At the beginning of this year and again in June, I told my manager I was burnt out due to constantly being overlooked at work, not having coworkers on my team willing to guide me and advocate for me, dealing with toxic coworkers, and also being non-binary and in the closet, which in turn has forced me to have my guard up 24/7.

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