Wed.May 20, 2020

It’s Okay to Hate Your Job When Others Are Unemployed

Evil HR Lady

I got an email this morning from a reader who hates his job–for good reasons. He included this line: Now I’m in a job that I utterly despise. I dread every day. I know you will probably say I should be grateful, because so many are unemployed.

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Jobvite Job Seeker Report, Before and During COVID-19

Executive Career Brand

This year’s Jobvite Job Seeker report looks at how people were finding jobs before COVID-19, and then during the pandemic. Initially, 1,500 employed adults and job seekers in the U.S. were surveyed in February 2020.

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Kroger’s Overpayment Shows How You Should Not Treat Employees

Evil HR Lady

Never before has the world appreciated grocery store employees. They kept everyone fed while the world shut down and at personal risk. Grocery store giant, Kroger, offered employees emergency pay, but, unfortunately, a few employees were overpaid. This happens.

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Protected: Every Good Book Needs An Experienced Midwife

Boomers Next Step

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Every Good Book Needs An Experienced Midwife appeared first on Boomers Next Step. Designing Your Retirement Silver Sages Sharing Stories

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I’m running out of patience when we need patience the most

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I wonder if you have any ideas about dealing with minor annoyances that don’t seem so minor in the current situation.

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Best Laser Measures Under $100

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Laser Measures Under $100. When it comes to placing a structure, painting, or decorative piece, precision is key and necessary. And while you can opt for a traditional tape measure or ruler, those tools leave open the room for human error.

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updates: the sweat lodge, the mentor, 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 three updates from past letter-writers. My coworker wants our office to do a sweat lodge ceremony.

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updates: the incompetent temp, the person who lacked ambition, 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. Talking about my future goals when I lack ambition (#3 at the link, first update here ).

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THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: e15 - Is Your Company Ready for RTW?

HR Capitalist

In episode 15 of The HR Famous Podcast , long-time HR leaders (and friends) Jessica Lee and Kris Dunn come together to discuss Tim’s extravagant Southern Utah adventure, return to work plans, Twitter’s WFH forever proclamation, and Microsoft Teams.

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my over-eager coworker takes over my work and is running roughshod over me

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I was hired to my company about four months ago and I’m already struggling on how to deal with my over-eager teammate, Jon. Some background: I was told during the hiring process that the company expected to hire two specialists, one of which would take the job of an employee who was failing their PIP. Turns out, Jon was that employee and he managed to turn his work around in the final hour, passed his PIP and was kept on (I was given the second specialist spot).

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how to get coworkers to stop texting after-hours

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I originally wanted to take a position at my current company because it seemed like a friendly work environment. And it is. But I regularly receive multi-recipient texts after work from my coworkers! Sometimes it’s about work, but never anything urgent, and often it’s purely social. I’ve never had this problem before, so I don’t know how to stop it. If I tell them not to include me on their message list, I will look insensitive.

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my team won’t accommodate my allergy, coworker brings in homemade food and hides it from management, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My team keeps holding lunches at a restaurant that doesn’t accommodate my allergy.

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