Wed.Oct 21, 2020

Helping Your Child Start a Business

Ms. Career Girl

When most people think about a child starting a business, the neighborhood lemonade stand often comes to mind. While there is certainly nothing wrong with that, some children may have more serious ambitions when it comes to being an entrepreneur.

2020 158

You Don’t Need to Chart Your Employee’s Covid Symptoms

Evil HR Lady

The VP of Administrative Services is in charge of the office Covid policy. We do have a Manager of Human Resources who is certified but for some reason is not involved in the decision making. .

2020 219

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7 Skills to Acquire During Quarantine That Can Boost Your Resume

Professional Resume Services

If you’re one of the millions of Americans who’s been under some level of COVID-19 quarantine restrictions over the last several months, you’re probably starting to feel a little restless these days.

2020 141

I’m too good at interviewing — and get offered jobs I can’t do

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: This question may seem like bragging but I don’t intend for it to come across that way so if it’s too annoying I apologize (I understand, believe me). I’ve been told repeatedly throughout my life that I am a very charismatic person.

2020 39

as a manager, do I need to hide my stress from my team?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I work a fairly high-stress management position. It’s the kind of job that comes with frequent six-day weeks, not a huge paycheck, a lot of customer interface, and the responsibility of a regularly shifting staff of seasonal employees.

2020 33

how to say “no, I won’t clean the bathroom”

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I work at a small nonprofit organization. My manager is always looking for ways to save money. Some make sense (think shopping around for the best price on office supplies). Others, not so much. We don’t have a janitor on staff, nor do we hire a service. We used to have someone (sort of like a rotating intern position) who would clean the office and the bathroom. That person would usually do it for a few months, then get pulled into other projects instead of cleaning.

2020 31

my replacement doesn’t want me to stop helping him, candidates who don’t send thank-you’s, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My replacement doesn’t want me to stop helping him. I had a job for 10 years that was heavy with responsibility, 24/7 weekends and evenings. I kept to my responsibilities when I was going through chemotherapy for breast cancer.

2020 29