Mon.Jul 27, 2020

Overcoming Challenges Women Face as They Get Older

Ms. Career Girl

Women in their 40s or 50s — or older — have a lot on their plates. They often have teenage or college-aged kids and are also possibly caring for grandkids or aging parents.

2020 188

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The only time we lose is when we give up.” ” – Cesar Chavez. Boy, oh, boy. things sure seem “complicated” at work, at home, and in our daily lives.

2020 130

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Help Me Get Out of a Relocation Contract

Evil HR Lady

I recently left a company that had given me a tax-assisted relocation package. Totaling at $19k. I needed to stay employed with that company for 24 months per the contract. I left the company for a few reasons after 21 months. I was furloughed twice while there.

2020 184

Are You Willing to Hire "Athletes" Rather Than Specialists at Your Company?

The HR Capitalist

First up, the term "athlete" in this post is meant to describe hiring those who are generally smart, intellectually curious, quick on their feet, learn quickly, are great communicators and have DNA for drive/initiative - rather than hiring someone with domain experience in a job as your first concern.

2020 112

WFH: How to Keep Your Team On Track

The Undercover Recruiter

Working from home is great, but it also comes with many unique struggles that can impact productivity and hinder growth.

2020 98

Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Time Off Requests

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Time Off Requests. Understanding the differences and the nuance between exempt vs. non-exempt time off requests could save your company time, money, and a potential costly lawsuit.

2020 52

should I tell future managers about my ADHD?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: Growing up as a child, I constantly struggled to focus. In school I understood the work, but because I lacked focus and could not hold my attention in the classroom.

2020 44

More Trending

did I get offered a job because I can bake, kid noise on calls, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Did I get offered a job because I can bake? I recently applied for a job after not working for a few years due to looking after my children. As I started the interview, I could tell the interviewer was asking me questions very formulaically.

2020 38

a terrible employee asked me for a reference

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I have received a reference request for one of our former employees. I had told this student that I was not hiring her back because she wasn’t reliable. She would cancel her shifts at the last minute, not making an effort to find a replacement.

2020 36

people who claim they can’t wear masks, coworker’s Disney vacation, and other questions about COVID-19 and work

Ask a Manager

My mailbox is overflowing with COVID-19 questions, so let’s tackle a bunch of them at once. Patients who claim they can’t wear masks to their appointments. I’ve seen a post circulating through social media stating that businesses cannot require customers to wear masks under the ADA.

2020 31