Wed.Jan 17, 2018

Rebuilding Your Career After Being Fired or Laid Off

Ms. Career Girl

It comes when you least expect it. It comes when you can least afford it. And it comes when you thought your “safe” job was forever. Usually the event takes place at about 3 PM on an ordinary work day when your boss calls you in for a “friendly” chat.

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How to Create Realistic Expectations During Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

Your job search needs to be dynamic, but based on realistic expectations. We envy those who make it look easy. I liken it to getting and staying married. When I met my wife, it wasn’t “love at first sight.” ” Are you ready for an emotional ride of sorts?

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4 Common Networking Event Fails To Make A Career Girl Blush

Ms. Career Girl

Getting ahead in the world of work has always been a tricky prospect for women. In fact, the prospect of the career woman is a relatively new invention that many attribute to the mid 20th century (although of course there have been many enterprising and industrious women throughout history ).

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4 Tips for Navigating Workers’ Comp in Your Business

Evil HR Lady

Workers’ comp covers your employees should they get injured while on the job. According to GTM Payroll Service’s list of Workers’ Compensation Requirements, it’s mandatory for your company to have workers’ compensation insurance in most states. Even if coverage isn’t mandatory for your business, it’s still wise to have the insurance. Even the best worksite can’t prevent every accident. The last thing you want is a workplace injury and no coverage available.

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7 Online Tools That Can Improve Your Business

Career Alley

Continual improvement is something that every business wants to maintain. For small business in particular, growth is important. However, growth can come at a cost, and many business budgets may not allow for heavy investment in different tools and opportunities.

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Ep 123: How the Freelance Economy Changes Universal Access for Employers


Earlier this year CNN reported that the freelance economy now accounts for 34% of the total workforce. It is expected to grow to 43% by 2020. As we see a substantial shift in the employment world from the traditional employee to the contract, gig or freelance worker taking center stage, I along with PEAT wanted […] Source Earlier this year CNN reported that the freelance economy now accounts for 34% of the total workforce. It is expected to grow to 43% by 2020.

6 Careers for Those that Like to Drive

Career Alley

If you’re looking for a new career, and have been driving to work every day anyways, you might not realize that you’ve already got skills that can get you a job behind the wheel.

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VENDORSPLAINING: Here's a Tone-Deaf Business Conversation.

HR Capitalist

If you're like me in the world of HR, you get hit by a lot of vendors. Vendors you currently use get priority to your time. That's what makes this conversation so damn fun. The Scene : I'm on a call with an Account Manager for a CRM we use.

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coworker was fired for a Facebook post, restricting access to a kosher kitchen, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker was fired for an inflammatory Facebook post. I started working at my first job after college seven months ago. One of my coworkers was just fired over something that happened in his personal life. This coworker is engaged to someone he met through a pen pal program for individuals serving life without parole in our state prisons.

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What is the Best Format for a Resume in 2018? (Here are 3 Awesome Examples)

Blue Sky Resumes

I’ve been writing resumes professionally for over 10 years now and in that time I’ve seen expectations change a great deal.

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I don’t have enough work and my boss is too busy to give me more

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I was recently brought on as a permanent employee at a nonprofit where I had spent nine months as a temporary data entry assistant. In my previous position, I always had a stack of papers to verify or enter into our database, and could ask my coworkers if there was anything they needed help with if I found myself at a loss for something to do.

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Engagement Isn't Everything

Water Cooler Wisdom

Most know that diminished engagement has reached a crisis point – only 30 percent of workers are engaged. Eighty nine percent of Glassdoor users are either actively looking for new jobs or would consider better opportunities. And 93 percent of workers that took a new job did so outside their current organizations. According to analyst Ben Eubanks, our mistake as HR professionals lies in thinking that our leaders are focused on engagement as a unique outcome.

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my employee melts down when work is stressful

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I manage an employee who is smart, attentive, and dedicated to the work she does. Overall, she’s amazing and has a strong work ethic, the kind of driven personality anyone would love to have on their team. Except for when she is stressed or feels pressure from difficult clients. Then all hell breaks loose. Her communication moves towards emails only and she comes off as being rude or dismissive. Her ability to pay attention to details disappears as well.

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Nikhil Barshikar, in conversation with The Economic Times on ways to network better with peers

Imarticus Learning

Nikhil Barshikar, in conversation with The Economic Times on how a professional can network better with peers. Click to know more. The post Nikhil Barshikar, in conversation with The Economic Times on ways to network better with peers appeared first on Imarticus. newsroom

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is my employee lying about using sick time for the Super Bowl?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I just took over job duties for a departing manager (doing two jobs now – yay!), and inherited a new employee. He was my coworker until now, and does a generally good job, although I have had some concerns about his work ethic (that’s a different story entirely that I plan to address). This employee is a huge football fan, and his favorite team is in the playoffs. They played this past weekend, and won, so they’re moving on to the next round.

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