Fri.Mar 27, 2020

5 Essential Tools for Small Businesses

Career Alley

Starting a small business doesn’t have to be overwhelming. By using the right tools, you can streamline the process to reduce the workload on yourself and allow you to enjoy the challenge of running your own company. Career Advice Small Business

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A Covid-19 Message From The U.K. To Help You Cope

Ms. Career Girl

As we prepare for the next phase of our battle with Covid-19, author Kay Hutchison shares a few thoughts from the UK … Here in the UK we are probably a bit ahead of the US in terms of the scale of the pandemic. Over the weekend in the UK, all but the essential shops have been closing, people are stocking up with supplies like never before and the Government is urging social distancing and self-isolation.

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How to Start Your Career Using Just Social Media

Undercover Recruiter

When it comes to career progression, using social media to find a job or for professional development is something not many think about. Social media can be very divisive when thinking about its impact. From trolls and censorship to worries about recruiters ‘spying’ on you, it can get quite a negative perception. However, it doesn’t […]. How to Start Your Career Using Just Social Media Undercover Recruiter -.

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Best Office Pencil Sharpeners

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Office Pencil Sharpeners. While most business professionals opt for pens as their tool of choice when writing a document or signing a contract, there are some instances where a pencil would be both a smarter and better choice. These can include when drafting specs, drawing designs, and collaborating with other team members and colleagues. When it comes to pencils, there is perhaps nothing more important than the pencil sharpener.

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exactly where to report employers for violating shelter-in-place orders, by state

Ask a Manager

When I wrote on Wednesday about what to do if your employer is violating shelter-in-place orders , commenters were a wealth of information for individual states. Here’s crowd-sourced info on where to report non-compliant employers, by state. I will verify and add additional info here as I get it. • In California , if your county declared a shelter-in-place order before the governor did (e.g., the Bay Area, Los Angeles, and others), report the violation to the County Public Health officer.

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Rebooting Your Career – Help Wanted on IT Help Desks

Corn on the Job

Picking a career can be tricky. Often times, for many of us, the career picks us. We find a steady job, roll up our sleeves, get to work and start down a career path that wasn’t necessarily part of our ‘game plan.’. But what happens when the path we’re on doesn’t seem so clear? Job stability no longer feels as stable; wages aren’t as sustainable as they once were and opportunities for advancement are few and far between. Or, to put it simply, we just feel stuck.

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bosses are panic-buying spy software to monitor remote workers

Ask a Manager

Well, this is a terrible indictment of employers’ utter lack of understanding about how to manage remote workers : I’m quoted (in part, questioning how these managers are getting any work done themselves). Also, note it’s by Polly Mosendz, the reporter I’ve asked people to contact if their employers are behaving badly in relation to coronavirus.

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