Mon.Nov 18, 2019

3 ways to deal with too many bosses

Cube Rules

It’s one thing to deal with one manager. It’s worse dealing with another. And another. And all those stakeholders who think they can have a piece of your time to do work for them.

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Relationships are a constant negotiation and balance.”. – Claire Danes. It is so true: relationships of every type involve negotiation and balance, a multitude of large and small “gives and takes” of every kind that must address the desires and needs of those in the relation.

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How Women Are Shaping VR Technology

Ms. Career Girl

It’s no secret that the tech industries have a serious diversity problem in general. According to a 2018 report by the National Center for Women & Information Technology , women hold just 26% of technology-related roles.

From PR to Nutrition

Career Shifters

“I didn't feel a 'calling', and I wasn't passionate about the work.”. Fighting burnout and lacking purpose, Lottie Williams was ready to find work that finally felt good. Here's how a genius question helped her connect the dots, and how she retrained to make her idea a reality

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A Guide to Keeping Your Business Organized

Jobacle

Every business, big or small, needs to maintain a tight organization to ensure it runs smoothly every day.

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New Jersey to Uber: $649 Million, Please

Evil HR Lady

Uber considers its drivers to be independent contractors. That means they aren’t responsible for things like taxes and unemployment fees for their drivers. California disagreed so strongly that after the National Labor Relations Board ruled that drivers were contractors, they passed a law specifically targeting Uber and similar companies. The goal is to force numerous companies to hire their gig workers as employees.

Five Tips for Making Truck Driving a Lifelong Career That You Love

Jobacle

There are a lot of reasons why people choose not to drive a truck as a career, and there are just as many reasons why truckers decide to quit after a promising start. One of the reasons is that the allure of the road wears off after time.

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6 Sample “Thank You” Letters For A Scholarship

Algrim.co

Did you receive a scholarship? Wondering how you might be able to send a "thank you" letter to your sponsor so that you come across as a business professional? This is a wonderful skill to learn and will provide you first experience in writing formal business letters.

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In Deep Shift: Why Flexible Working is the Answer

The Undercover Recruiter

The UK is in the middle of a flexible working revolution. But while flexible working is on the rise for a large portion of the UK’s workforce, there’s a vital segment that is being left out in the cold and getting a raw deal when it comes to opening up greater flexibility in their work. View Article.

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4 Ways To End Your Working Year Strong (And Why It Matters)

Career Realism

The New Year is approaching quickly as this working year comes to an end. Since many professionals are anticipating holiday vacations, it?s s understandable why thoughts of work performance tend to enter a bit of a Twilight Zone.

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my boss wants me to microblade my eyebrows, company blocked all streaming, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss is pressuring me to microblade my eyebrows. My boss has been pressuring me and the other two employees in our division to get our eyebrows microbladed by her friend. She comments on our eyebrows. She tells us it would be the best thing for us to do. She will show us photos of women with microbladed brows and say we should want to look as good.

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asking for a raise is easier than you think

Ask A Manager

With lots of employers doing performance reviews and year-end raises this month, now is a good time to ask for a raise. But will you? I’ve been shocked – horrified, really – by how many people tell me they never ask for raises. Some people rely on their company’s system of merit raises (or worse, cost-of-living raises, which tend to be lower) and just take what they’re offered rather than ever requesting more.

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a company rescinded my job offer after I asked for more time to think it over

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I received a job offer on a Tuesday and they wanted to know whether I’d accept by that Friday. Thursday rolls around, and I’m still unsure, as my current company had produced a counteroffer to keep me. I sent an email to the company that offered me the job, asking if I could have until Monday to think about it. I didn’t think it was that big of a deal, since this was a Monday through Friday job, and the weekends wouldn’t count as business days.

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my awful coworker is also my roommate

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Six months ago, I started a new job at a big tech company and needed to move for work. I made the decision to move in with a coworker, Sansa, who happened to have a room open up at her place shortly after I was hired. Sansa and I work in different departments and while I sometimes work with her supervisor, I rarely if ever have to interact with her directly, so I thought the potential for drama would be minimal, especially since we are both in our thirties. Big mistake!

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