Mon.Jan 11, 2021

4 Ways to Live Your Best Life Every Day in 2021

Ms. Career Girl

If 2020 has taught us anything; it is that life is unpredictable. I’m sure that most, if not all, of the goals you set for yourself in December of 2019 went completely out the window by February 2020. Well guess what? That is okay.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Some pursue success. Others create it.” ” – Unknown. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. This very simple thought – just six brief words – offers a valuable insight into how people go about achieving career success.

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Procrastinators and Planners Unite For a Better Work Experience

Evil HR Lady

I’m a procrastinator, through and through. My most significant feat as such was as an undergraduate student, when I went to the library at 6:00 pm to start research on a paper. But, I turned it in at 9:00 am the next morning and got an A—gold star for procrastinators everywhere.

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“Changing Career Feels Too Daunting. Will I Ever Find A Way To Make It Work?”

Career Shifters

Stuck in the same company for over a decade, Maria has finally stumbled across a creative career that feels like her. But how do you make the switch, when you’ve still got to earn your keep, and experience – not to mention confidence – is in short supply

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Creating an EVP with Design Thinking

The Undercover Recruiter

In building an EVP for Ritchie Bros, an online auction platform for heavy equipment, Employer Brand Specialist Thomas Reneau drew from his experience with design thinking firm IDEO.

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can I freeze out my coworkers who aren’t social distancing and refuse to work with them?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I work in a large furniture warehouse in the UK, employing around 200 people. Despite several national and local COVID-19 lockdowns, we’ve kept operating through the entire pandemic and we are all designated as “key workers.”

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my coworker asked me to hide my breast milk because she doesn’t like seeing it in the office fridge

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I have been pumping breast milk for over a year and today came across an issue at work. A coworker stopped me before I went in to pump to make a request: she would like me to keep my pump parts and breast milk bottles in a sealed bag.

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my employee overshares medical details

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I oversee a team of five members, and one person is very open about medical stuff. If she has a medical appointment, she not only informs me that she will be out of the office for the afternoon, but also what her symptoms and pain levels are, what kind of doctor she will see, what they are looking for, etc. To be clear, I never prompt her to give me this kind of information.

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