Fri.Jul 19, 2019

Why You Can’t Retaliate Against Whistleblowers

Evil HR Lady

An employee reported his boss for (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) violations and we started investigating. We found the violation wasn’t serious, and only a small corrective action was taken. However, the boss came to me with a diary he found in the employee’s office. This journal contained some thoughts about his female coworkers that would trigger all sorts of #MeToo issues if they were read aloud at a staff meeting.

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Channelling Your Inner Recruitment Superhero

The Undercover Recruiter

As I write this, I first need to point out that the real superheroes in life are those who work in the Police, Fire, Medical and Education services across the globe- those who choose a true vocation to dedicate their lives to, helping the people of the country they live in have better lives.

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weekend free-for-all – July 20-21, 2019

Ask A Manager

This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. This one is truly no work and no school.). Book recommendation of the week: Supper Club , by Lara Williams.

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ANSWERED: I Was Put On The Spot To Present & Was Unprepared

Career Realism

In this week's edition of Well,This Happened , the series that lets you become a career coach, we addressed James' tough situation. James was caught off guard during a department heads meeting when he was asked to present.

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another salary negotiation success story

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I just wanted to share a my recent success story with you. I started an admin role about nine months ago, thinking that it would be an in to a field I was interested in. I quickly learned that I not only find admin work mind-numbingly boring, I’m also not very good at it. I can organize one person’s calendar fine, but trying to sync up 20 different ones and my brain starts dribbling out my ears.

3 Answers To "What Is Your Greatest Fear?"

Sometimes in an interview you might get the question, “What is your greatest fear?” It’s a little different of a question than them asking about your strengths or weaknesses. When the interviewer asks this they’re trying to gauge what you might be cautious of and whether or not that aligns or doesn’t align to the position that you’re applying for.

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open thread – July 19-20, 2019

Ask A Manager

It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about. If you want an answer from me, emailing me is still your best bet*, but this is a chance to talk to other readers. * If you submitted a question to me recently, please do not repost it here, as it may be in my queue to answer.

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