Mon.Aug 31, 2020

Job Search During The Covid-19 Pandemic

Ms. Career Girl

“I’m sorry, but we have to let you go.” ” Words that no working woman wants to hear…especially just starting out in her career…and especially during a pandemic! We all know that a job search can be stressful under the best of conditions.

2020 208

My Doctor Says I Should Work from Home. Can My Boss Say No?

Evil HR Lady

After working from home since late March due to COVID, my employer informed all employees on August 18th that we were expected to return to the office on August 24th. If we decided we needed to continue to work from home, we would do so with a 20% cut in hours as well as a 20% cut in salary.

2020 246

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Benefits of Using an LMS for Employee Onboarding


Employee onboarding process refers to a series of events through which new employees are introduced to inside knowledge and skills to become valuable members of an organization. But COVID19 has made this almost impossible with its social distancing requirements.

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“’No’ simply means begin again one level higher.” ” – Peter Diamandis. The several messages behind this quote come to mind in my work most every day.

2020 130

5 Careers You Can Hold With a Journalism Degree in 2020


Journalism’s face has changed over the past couple of decades. That is mostly because of industry changes brought about by social media’s rise. You also have to take into account how many news sources there are now.

2020 138

Great HR Pros Learn to Ask Very Specific Questions.

The HR Capitalist

Deep thoughts for my HR friends and managers of people doing hard work in the field this week: “Life punishes the vague wish and rewards the specific ask. After all, conscious thinking is largely asking and answering questions in your own head.

2020 116

Wounded Workers 2020

David Zinger

We have been wounded at work. The coronavirus, about 1/10,000th the size of a grain of salt, altered everything. Wounds have ranged from fatality and unemployment to burnout or the loss of what we thought work was. I am seeing many articles about coming back stronger.

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More Trending

am I an underachiever?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I am in my late 20s and have been working professionally for about four years, plus a handful of co-ops/internships during my education.

2020 40

my mentor gives me terrible advice and berates me when I don’t follow it

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I just graduated from college and am now in a full-time position in my field. I was assigned a mentor, John, who I worked with while I interned at this same company last summer.

2020 36

my coworker is a Covid denier, we have to critique the work of other job candidates, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker is a Covid denier. I work for a large company (500,000+ employees) in an office job that can be done entirely remotely, and often has full-time remote positions.

2020 35

how can I get my employees to be better managers?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I recently moved into a role where some of my direct reports also have direct reports. In my first few weeks, I had meet and greets with every person in the department, and a recurring theme that I uncovered was that it seems like my direct reports aren’t very good managers: they don’t delegate, give unclear directions, don’t give consistent feedback, etc. This all came up in a very organic way. When I asked, “What would help you do your job better?”

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