Tue.Nov 19, 2019

5 Ways Networking Can Boost Your Career

Career Alley

Networking is one of the best ways to find new jobs, boost your current career, and get better at the job you already have. Discover Career Opportunities Networking Social Networking

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4 job skills to make yourself more marketable

Cube Rules

In an uncertain economy, it may seem difficult to distinguish yourself in a job market that is flooded with many job seekers. Whatever the conditions, there are things that you can do to showcase yourself as the most attractive candidate to a potential employer.

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Job Searching and What to Consider When Applying

Career Alley

Tailor your resume for each job to show the skills that you have related to that specific job. Find your Dream Job Job Search

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Wine and weight loss? Yes, please!

Ms. Career Girl

For many of us working women trying to do and have it “most” since we have become painfully aware that “all” is not available, Wine O’Clock is a sacred time each night.

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“I Don't Want To Be A One-Trick Pony. How Do I Find Work That Uses All Of My Skills?”

Career Shifters

Redundancy has presented Teresa with a golden opportunity: to start the portfolio career she’s been dreaming about. She craves freedom and variety, and she’s got a wide range of skills to offer.

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When Salaried Exempt Employees Take Time off, What Happens to Their Pay?

Evil HR Lady

I have a new (two-months-employed) salaried exempt employee that has been taking between three and six hours a week to go to doctor’s appointments. He says that this will not continue forever and should soon stabilize to a monthly appointment. He has expressed to me multiple times in writing that he does not expect to be paid for the hours that he is taking off. Can you shed some light on any laws that I should know about for salaried employees and taking time off?

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Google Ends Weekly "All-Hands" Meetings: Here's Why.

HR Capitalist

In case you missed it, Google has decided to stop holding a weekly "all-hands" meeting they call TGIF in response to leaks and the meetings being dominated by issues considered non-core to the business (my words, not theirs).

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Why Career Filter Bubbles are Damaging your Diversity Recruitment

The Undercover Recruiter

Charlie is a smart, creative, value-driven young person who is typical of many her age. She has no idea what she wants to do. Careers testing at school told her that gardening or being an entrepreneur could be the answer, and although these ideas were slightly appealing it was hard for her to see a.

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Six Ways to Nail a Job Interview

Corn on the Job

There’s no doubt that going to a job interview is intimidating. It makes us nervous and lost on what to do. You might ask a few friends what they do, but it still comes down to getting the right information. It’s confusing on what to wear, how to behave, and what you should study.

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my volunteer is into BDSM and wants to be a servant at our living history events

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I am a volunteer for a nonprofit where I help coordinate volunteers for big living history events. At these very popular events, skilled volunteers sign up to be a person from history and portray the historic hierarchy of race, gender, and class for visitors.

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5 Things You Shouldn't Say In An Interview

Career Realism

Over the last few years, I've had the opportunity to conduct several job interviews for openings at our company. Interviewing can actually be pretty fun, especially when you're on the other side of the table!

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coworker wants to mother me, telling an employee he’s not welcome at our holiday party, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Coworker sees herself as a mother figure. I’ve been working in my current company for about three years, and that whole time I’ve worked closely with someone else in my very small department (four people at present), Catelyn. Catelyn is some 20 years older than me (I’m in my 30s, she’s in her 50s), and confessed to me a couple of years ago that she thinks of herself almost as a mother to me.

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4 Easy Ways To Be More Active At Work

Career Realism

Staying active at work can be a real challenge. It's easy to get sidetracked with projects and meetings, and not even realize you've been sitting for a couple (or more!) hours. So, how can busy professionals be more active during the work day?

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two of my employees won’t speak to each other

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m managing a department of eight people and two of them won’t speak to each other. I’m new to my position and it took me a couple of months to figure out that they weren’t talking. They literally won’t speak to each other. If we have a meeting, they won’t participate if the other person is in the room, unless I address a question directly to one of them.

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terrible bosses: the racist boss, the evangelist boss, and more

Ask A Manager

I’ve teamed up with The Cut on a week-long series on bad bosses — what makes some bosses truly terrible and how you should deal with them. Every day this week, I’m offering thoughts on people’s accounts of their own bad bosses. Yesterday’s were about a boss who made racist comments and a boss who was inflexible and uncaring. Today’s are about a boss who tried to religiously convert someone and a boss who lied about salary.

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