Mon.Sep 21, 2020

10 Books to Read if You Feel Like Escaping 2020

Ms. Career Girl

With September finally here, it’s time to break out some stories that can make you feel as if you’re in another world. Here’s our picks of books to read that are full of self-discovery and help break you away from the odd world of 2020. Even if just for a little while!

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Your responsibility going back to work is to not infect others with Covid-19

Cube Rules

I have a friend who has a compromised immune system. One that means if he gets the coronavirus, there is an almost 100% chance he will end up in the hospital — because that is what happened to all the other patients of his doctor have done.So, he’s been very careful. He rarely goes out […].

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” ” – Alice Walker. Without question, “perceived powerlessness” is the number one issue I most often need to address with my clients when they face problems and opportunities at work.

2020 130

HR Generalists (at all levels) Win By Adding Specialist Learning Paths to their Portfolio.

The HR Capitalist

I'm on the record as believing the HR Generalist (CHRO to early career) is the most important component in the HR machine at any company. Of course, I love HR Specialists too. Shout out to the specialists! You're doing what you love and you are important! We love you!

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Should I Leave My Job?

Jobacle

One of the hardest things to determine throughout your career is when to leave a job. So many factors keep us in place. It could be comfort or complacency or friendships or money, the list goes on and on.

2020 155

The House Just Voted for Additional Protections for Pregnant Workers. What That Means for You

Evil HR Lady

Pregnancy shouldn’t be an issue in job interviews , assignments, promotions, or day-to-day work. But it is, and sometimes women don’t have the protection that they think they do.

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Making Digital Events Reach Real-Life Heights

Jobacle

Digital events are part and parcel of the modern workforce, but they sometimes suffer from not having the same power as real-life events.

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Managing Drug And Alcohol Misuse In The Workplace

Corn on the Job

Employers have a legal duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees. You can better manage health and safety risks in the workplace by understanding the signs of drug and alcohol misuse.

2020 63

Effective Writing is More Important Than Ever

Water Cooler Wisdom

Good writing is infrequently considered a business skill, but when practiced, it can make everything from brand building to email marketing more effective. It's especially important now that businesses have been relying on digital channels to stay connected to their customers during the pandemic, finding themselves competing for attention with virtually every brand that has a social media presence.

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Why It’s Crucial To Do Your Research Before Applying For A Job

Corn on the Job

Whatever the position and wherever it is, you should do your best to get to know the business and the role way ahead of the time that you apply for it. Here, we’re going to look at what kind of research you should be doing during your job search and just why it’s so vital.

2020 63

should you create a fake workload to test how much pressure an employee can take?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: My husband works for a small firm founded by veterans. Last week, his supervisor assigned him an extreme amount of work, including some tasks that weren’t fully feasible. He ended up working back-to-back, 11-hour, stress-filled days, including starting the second day at 6 am.

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how do I let go of my previous role?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I work in a large department (50+ people) and was recently promoted to a separate role that is still within my department. While I still have contact with the same upper management, I have entirely separate responsibilities with almost no overlap from my previous role.

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my voice makes callers think I’m a kid, former coworker keeps trying to contact me, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My voice sounds so young that callers think I’m a kid. I have to answer external phone calls in my job, but I have a really young-sounding voice and often customers ask if they can speak to my mum.

2020 28

my voice makes callers think I’m a kid, former coworker keeps trying to contact me, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My voice sounds so young that callers think I’m a kid. I have to answer external phone calls in my job, but I have a really young-sounding voice and often customers ask if they can speak to my mum. When I say I’m an employee here and ask if I can help, sometimes they don’t believe me. Some even ask why I’m not at school. Occasionally they can get quite rude. I’m 39 years old.

2020 28

my older employee keeps talking about my age

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I recently started a brand new position. They hired me as the department manager and also hired a project coordinator (my direct report). We have just completed our first week together. I am in the awkward learning curve of trying to figure out my role along company policies, procedures and culture while trying to provide direction and support for project coordinator.

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