Tue.Oct 08, 2019

Three Ways to Stay Healthy at Work

Career Alley

When you do finally land your dream job, it can be tempting to throw absolutely everything you’ve got into it, particularly if it’s been a long time coming. Career Advice healthy

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Words Have Power – Avoid “Fair” and “Unfair”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Words Have Power. Try to Avoid the Words “Fair” and “Unfair” at Work. They are often self-defeating. More often than I wish, clients share with me that they seek “fairness” at work, and sometimes, too, that they want to file a complaint about “unfairness.”. In my experience, use of the words “fair” or “unfair,” or variations of them, at work, more often than not do not help, but instead hurt, even where it seems reasonable, appropriate or necessary. For two basic reasons.

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Who’s On the Dirty Dozen List of Employers?

Jobacle

Unsafe workplaces are a topic of discussion around the world, including in the United States. When workers are in an unsafe environment, the consequences can be far-reaching.

2019 163

How Taking Care of Aging Parents Can Affect Your Life

Ms. Career Girl

Someone once said that “the hardest part of growing up is realizing your parents are growing old”, and that is true.

2019 153

What Can Employers Do to Mediate Political Workplace Conflict?

Evil HR Lady

Workplace conflict is inevitable. That’s a good thing: You don’t want a bevy of drones who nod in agreement with everything the boss says. But sometimes workplace communication can sour when conflict arises over politics instead of the best marketing scheme or who should have won last night’s reality show finale. Here’s what to do when the political arena becomes a little too much like a real-life prize fight — and your employees are right in the middle of it.

2019 129

Leadership Signals Week: Steph Curry Says "Bye" to an Unlikable Peer.

HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note: It's "Leadership Signals Week" here at the HR Capitalist, where I talk about things I've seen leaders communicate over the last couple of weeks that speak volumes about what they want their followers to think. Communication matters if you're a leader.

2019 72

Data-Driven Talent Acquisition in the Google and Facebook Era

The Undercover Recruiter

When Google and Facebook joined the recruitment industry, the game changed. The rules guiding how talent acquisition professionals find talent has shifted, with big recruiting websites now realizing that they have serious competition.

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Traditional Goal Setting Methodology is Broken. Here’s How to Fix it

The Undercover Recruiter

An effective goal setting process is a critical step in building the foundational skills of leadership in your employees. However, many organizations are having a hard time finding a method that aligns with their organizational needs.

2019 81

How To Improve Your Supply Chain With Data Visualization Techniques?

Imarticus Learning

SimplifyingSupply Chain Management. If you have ever ordered a tangible good and got it within the stipulated time it’s because of a good supply chain management process in place by the company you ordered from. Supply chain management entails how a product is transferred from point A to point B, where point A is the place of storage and point B is the customer’s delivery address.

2019 52

5 Reasons Why You Don't Have Friends At Work

Career Realism

As humans, we need some form of social interactions (some of us more than others). However, we all do need and thrive on the simple act of connecting to people. For the majority of us, our social fabric is created through work. We see these people every day. We have work in common.

2019 72

my coworker is obsessed with us being happy all the time

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: My coworker, Lenora, is the oldest person in our office. She is generally friendly, cheerful, and a hard worker. However, despite her genuinely sweet nature, she is about to drive us all up the wall. In short, she wants us to be happy all of the time, and she has made it her personal mission to make this happen. She is constantly haranguing myself and all the other admin to smile, be more cheerful, etc. Conversations with her generally go like this: Lenora: How are you today?

2019 67

How To Prepare For A Career Discussion With Your Manager

Career Realism

In order to have a productive discussion about career growth with your manager, it is important for you to prepare and think through some key items ahead of time.

2019 72

a job candidate tried to give us a presentation we didn’t want

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m a manager at a large organization and am almost always is the midst of a recruitment process for one role or another. Our organization is big on diversity and inclusion and so our hiring and interview guides are built to stop as much bias from creeping in as possible. In practice, this means that I usually have a set of questions that I plan to ask all candidates, and then I leave time for candidates’ questions.

2019 66

How to Get Promoted in 9 Easy Steps

Corn on the Job

As a new employee, one of your goals should be to grow and move to higher positions. A promotion comes with more benefits, bigger responsibilities, and more opportunities to learn, grow and serve.

2019 61

I’m insulted by a junior hire with the same title as me, thank-you notes after terrible interviews, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I’m insulted that we’ve hired someone very junior to me with the same title. I’ve spent 15 years in my field and have a job title much like “senior consultant.” I’m good at what I do and I love it. Recently, the managing director of the small agency where I work has hired someone with three years experience in my field (for three years before that she was an au pair) and also given her the job title of “senior consultant.”

2019 63

Your Workforce: Global Demographic Changes Can't Be Denied

Water Cooler Wisdom

When people talk about workforce disruptions, they’re usually referring to technology advances or evolving work structures and environments. Rarely does anyone mention demographic changes, even though these are primary drivers of who is available to work and where. Let’s look at the big ones impacting the  future of work  that are sweeping the globe. The Rise and Fall of Fertility.

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is it a bad idea to work with my boyfriend?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I am starting a new job in a month’s time … in the same advertising agency as my boyfriend. Everyone in my new office (including the bosses) is aware of our relationship status so there’s nothing to hide, but I feel like mixing my personal and professional life together is not an ideal situation and may potentially cause problems in the future.

2019 57

Cop career timeline

Corn on the Job

Command structures are a vital part of efficient and effective policing: the glue that holds everything together. There’s never been a more important time for good officers to make it up through the ranks, gain extensive knowledge of the force and lead a change in policing culture. Study.

2019 52

8 Careers Forecast to Be in High Demand from 2020 Onward

Corn on the Job

If there is one thing which can be said about today’s workforce, it would be that all jobs are becoming highly specialized. A great part of that is due to the rapid advances in technology.

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