Fri.Nov 22, 2019

Hey Dude, I Just Quit My Job!” “Wait, You Did WHAT???” 

Ms. Career Girl

People don’t just quit. Put another way, thoughtful people don’t just quit their jobs on the spur of the moment. They plan when to resign, how to resign and what to do after they resign. There is an art to resigning, and those who choose to ignore well-tested methods and safeguards do so at great peril. Many a job change has been ruined by what happens when an employee walks into his supervisor’s office and announces that he’s quitting.

Workplace Philosophies That Will Boost Employee Engagement


Do you ever get the feeling that your workers are simply showing up to collect a paycheck rather than immersing themselves in their work? If this is the case, then you should consider conducting an employee engagement survey to see what is causing this and how you can improve. Employee engagement is critical to keeping your workers happy, productive, and committed to your company.

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Yes, You Can Build Resilience

Ms. Career Girl

Is it just me, or is the world getting more complicated? Stress levels seem to be increasing around the planet as change is evident in every sphere. Clearly politics, climate, the economy, social media, gender identity—all undergoing major shifts. We are taught that change is inevitable and the only thing we can count on, but when it comes too fast it can create problems. The buzz of an adrenalin rush provides positive stress which can be channeled into motivation.

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Adjusting to Civilian Life After Military Service


Serving your country is a great personal sacrifice. You spend several years performing military service, during which your life is mostly planned out for you. You are told where to go, when to go there, and what to do while you’re there. The military is known for its structure, making it hard to adapt when you suddenly leave the service. If you’re wondering how you can adjust to civilian life after your military service concludes, here are some tips you can use.

3 Tips to Better Manage Your Remote Employees

Evil HR Lady

Back in the dark ages, when everyone had to come into the office all the time, you could walk around and glare at employees if they weren’t working hard enough. And what could they do, go work at the neighboring coal mine? That was before we cared all that much about employee happiness and the employee experience. Then we walked around, making sure people were happy and focused on their work. We could see when Jane was never at her desk and when Steve was always in the office kitchen.

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What Are We Doing Wrong When It Comes to Promoting Women?

The Undercover Recruiter

Most of our clients come to Borderless with a genuine desire to build diverse and diversity-capable leadership teams. That is, after all, our expertise. And at the top of their concern? Women in leadership With women representing more than 50% of the world’s population and a rapidly growing percentage of the most highly educated portion. View Article. What Are We Doing Wrong When It Comes to Promoting Women? Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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3 Telling Signs Your Boss Is Threatened By You

What are signs your boss is threatened by you? Managers and supervisors don’t tend to feel threatened by those they manage. But there are rare circumstances where you may be performing better than your manager. This happens when you are performing better than your manager to their superior.

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Getting Ready for the Shock

Learning Voyager

A financial writer interviewed me about ways to safeguard yourself and prepare for job loss. In particular, she wanted to reach professionals that have been at one company for many years, who are often ill-prepared for the "shock and awe" of the pink slip. What can they do today to get ready for the rollercoaster ride of being "in transition?"

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31 Core Competencies Examples & What They Are [2020 Updated]

Core competencies are a fairly new concept that managers look for during interviews. They are told through examples of your work history as well as your ability to answer interview questions. A core competency might be shown during behavioral or

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terrible bosses: the boss sending stripper pics, the bully boss, and more

Ask a Manager

Today is the final day of the week-long series I did with The Cut about bad bosses. Here’s the full week of entries: Monday : my boss is always making racist jokes / my boss is inflexible and uncaring. Tuesday : my evangelical boss tried to convert me / my boss lied about salary. Wednesday : my boss texts pictures of strippers to my coworkers / my boss pushed me not to take bereavement leave.

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weekend free-for-all – November 23-24, 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: The Baby Thief: The Untold Story of Georgia Tann, the Baby Seller Who Corrupted Adoption , by Barbara Bisantz Raymond. This is the horrifying true story of a woman in the first half of the 20th century who openly kidnapped hundreds of children and sold them to wealthy adoptive parents. *

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open thread – November 22-23, 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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