Mon.Oct 15, 2018

Exploring Careers in Counseling? Check Out These Insights!

Ms. Career Girl

For empathetic types, there are few careers more fulfilling than those that are aimed at helping others. Anything from community service, to nonprofit work, to nursing could be a perfect fit for you.

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Would Floating Holidays Work for Your Business?

Evil HR Lady

You’ve likely heard the term “floating holidays” used before, but you might not be sure exactly what they are. Wonder no more! Floating holidays are a way of giving employees the ability to take some special days off, and work during others. Instead of allowing all employees to get Thanksgiving, Christmas, Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day off, a floating holiday policy offers team members a certain amount of time off (in lieu of public holidays) to use on whatever days they choose.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Set a goal so big that you can’t achieve it until you grow into the person who can.” ” – Zig Ziglar. There’s nothing like a great challenge, an outsized goal, a vision both clear and far from today, to light a fire under your chair. Like shooting for the stars.

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Improving the Employee Experience

The Undercover Recruiter

HR professionals know that the employee experience matters but it can be difficult convincing senior management and accountants that paying attention to this area of operation can make a real difference. At 10Eighty we advocate an employee-centered approach to engagement and motivation that asks management to ‘see the world through the eyes of the employee’. View Article. Improving the Employee Experience Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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how do I tell an interviewer about my hobbies when my hobbies are kind of boring?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m new to the job market (I went straight from college to law school and only just graduated this spring), and it’s going pretty well so far, but there’s one thing I’ve gotten conflicting information about/reactions to. I don’t put hobbies on my resume, but they have come up in some of my interviews.

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Secrets for Driving Culture in Business Today

Water Cooler Wisdom

Driving  culture  involves reinforcing beliefs and behaviors that determine how that organization's leaders and employees interact internally and externally. Is there a formula for it? Not exactly.

why do employers play coy games about salary?

Ask A Manager

Of all the weird and nonsensical practices that companies use in hiring, probably none are as bizarre as our conventions around negotiating salary. Given that paying employees money in exchange for their labor is what hiring is all about, you’d think that the salary would be discussed early, clearly, and directly in any hiring process. But for some reason that approach is more the exception than the rule.

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I’m drowning in too much work

Ask A Manager

The questions on today’s podcast are: I’m drowning in too much work. People keep getting promoted past me. My coworkers are obsessed with my weight loss. I’m having panic attacks from my high-stress office. My difficult coworker hums incessantly. Why are our temps getting paid more than me? The show is 28 minutes long, and you can listen on Apple Podcasts , Google Play , Spotify , Stitcher , or wherever else you get your podcasts (or here’s the direct RSS feed ).

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