Thu.Dec 12, 2019

The Step by Step Guide to Landing Your First Job

Career Alley

The best chance you have at landing a job in your industry once you've graduated is to plan and launch a job search campaign. It's much easier to find a job when you know what you're looking for. Land your First Job College Job Search

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4 Amazing Book Series With Strong Female Leads

Ms. Career Girl

Traditionally, men have always been the stars of the show. They were always the lead characters in books, and this made it hard for a lot of young girls to relate to some stories. It’s always easier to enjoy a book and understand the main characters when you can relate to them in some way. .

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You Probably Need This In Your D&I Stack: Microaggression Awareness.

The HR Capitalist

Saw a social post last week from a friend in the HR Business that said a manager was providing performance feedback to an employee, and the employee told them they had used a microaggression. The manager didn't know what that was and had to look it up. But that's why you have me.

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The Rise of the Messy CV

Undercover Recruiter

A few months ago, I was retained to find a medical executive for a growing biotech. The Hiring Manager set forth all of the expected criteria during our briefing and then something extraordinary happened. You don’t need to find me a pretty CV,” she instructed. “I I am happy with a messy one.

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Don’t Feel Sorry For Tommy Callaway, the Butt Slapping Jogger. He Chose Bad Behavior

Evil HR Lady

Runner Tommy Callaway slapped WSAV-TV anchor Alex Bozarjian on the behind while Bozarjian was on live television covering the fun-run that Callaway was running in. You can see it for yourself: The man accused of slapping @wsavalexb 's backside while she was on the air is telling his side of the story. In an interview with @InsideEdition , 43-year-old Tommy Callaway says he went to wave to the camera and got caught up in the moment.

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Difference Between Internship vs Practicum

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Many college and university students are typically required to complete certain extracurricular work experiences in order to fulfill their degree obligations. These experiences can include either an internship, an externship, student teaching, or a practicum.

How to Include Your Remote Workers in Your Holiday Festivities

Evil HR Lady

Remote work is becoming increasingly popular, offering employees a flexible schedule and saving them time and money that is usually spent on commuting. Studies show that telecommuters are more productive than their office counterparts. According to a FlexJobs report , 65% of workers believe they’re more productive at home than in a traditional office. However, there’s also a downside of remote work: Many remote workers suffer from FOMO, or fear of missing out.

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Can That Degree Really Take Your Career Further?

Corn on the Job

Studying remains a fantastic way to break into a dream career. The knowledge, determination and general recognition that come with a degree are all guaranteed to help your resume stand apart at last.

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How to Clean a Suit

The Corporate Con/noisseur

A suit is one of the most important wardrobe pieces. It is a timeless piece of fashion and exudes confidence, professionalism, and maturity.

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all of my 2019 book recommendations

Ask a Manager

All year long, I’ve made a weekly book recommendation when kicking off the weekend open thread. These aren’t work-related books; they’re just books I love and think everyone else should read. Sometimes they’re books that I’m in the middle of reading, and other times they’re just long-standing favorites. Here’s the complete list of what I’ve recommended this year (maybe in time for holiday gift-shopping!). I’ve bolded my favorites of the favorites.

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updates: the boss who dumps pee in the kitchen sink, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are five updates from past letter-writers. My boss pees in a cup and dumps it in the kitchen sink. No one has spoken up because they all say it’s their word against his. I only work one day a week as independent contractor so I can’t say anything. I guess it’s just something they are going to live with.

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my mom says I’m not getting hired because of my weight, does messy handwriting matter, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My mom says I’m not getting hired because of my weight. Frankly put: my mom thinks I’m too fat, and she says that’s why I’m not getting offered jobs even after advancing through a few rounds of interviews.

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update: my coworker hangs out with my boss all day in our shared office

Ask a Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer who whose coworker hung out with her boss for hours in their shared office , making it hard for the letter-writer to focus? Here’s the update. I’ve already got some big updates for you and a few clarifications to offer in light of some of the comments I saw. First, the clarifications.

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update: my employee is overly budget-conscious and freaks out when we spend money

Ask a Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer whose employee was overly budget-conscious and would freak out whenever the company spent any money ? Here’s the update.

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is it bad that I Gchat my friends while I’m at work?

Ask a Manager

I wrote a piece for the New York Times about the new digital etiquette at work: Is it bad that you chat with friends on Gchat or Facebook throughout the workday? How do you follow up with co workers who haven’t answered your emails? Can you avoid the phone at work? Is it okay to post on social media when you’re out sick? And many more pressing questions. You can read it here.