Thu.Jan 16, 2020

How Can Learning French Boost Your Career?

Career Alley

Having the ability to speak French is important in the international job market and is recognized as an excellent tool for people working for global companies. Career Advice Foreign Language Language

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How Job Candidates Feel About the Interview Process, by Gender

Ms. Career Girl

For even the most ambitious or confident jobseeker, the face-to-face interview can be a nerve-racking part of the career-finding journey.

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In Defense of Not Broadcasting Salaries in the Jobs You Post.

The HR Capitalist

When you try to optimize your openings for Google Jobs, you'll turn to the Google Jobs schema for guidance. If you've already been working on this, you'll find that most of the world has two remaining opportunities: --Address information for individual openings, and. Salary Information about the job.

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What Is it Like to Be an HR Freelancer?

Evil HR Lady

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a freelancer in HR? HR Lancers asked me to describe my experience as an independent HR pro, and I said sure! I love sharing information. So here’s the good, the bad, and the ugly about life as a freelancer in the HR sphere. The Good. Freedom, variety, and independence are all grand. I can work around my schedule. If someone offers me an intensely dull project, I can evaluate whether I need the money badly enough to say yes.

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Can You Help People and Be Successful in 2020?

Undercover Recruiter

Is it possible to be a successful recruiter because you want to “help people” rather than being money motivated?

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What Is Wrong in the Nightmare Nanny Craigslist Post (and How You’re Making the Same Mistakes in Your Business)

Evil HR Lady

A mom in Edina, Minnesota, posted an ad on Craigslist advertising for a nanny. It’s since been taken down, and the writer has taken all her social media private after the internet went wild. Fortunately, the internet is forever, and you can read the entire job posting at Archive.today. Plenty of managers want this type of detailed specific employee, but don’t say so. Here’s why you hate the job description and how many managers do the same. Declare how awesome you are.

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Prepare for an Internship Phone Interview

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Prepare for an Internship Phone Interview. Phone interviews are, inherently, much different than an in-person interview.

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dealing with stress about the Australian fires at work

Ask a Manager

It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” question. This week, it’s two questions, similar topics. Here’s the first: I have been living and working overseas for five years, but my hometown and family are very near to some of the fires that are currently burning in Australia. My colleagues are generally aware of this and someone will ask me if they are doing okay at least once a day.

2020 31

how late can I call employees at home?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: Is there a cut-off time that I as an employer can call an employee’s home or cell phone? I answer this question — and four others — over at Inc. today, where I’m revisiting letters that have been buried in the archives here from years ago (and sometimes updating/expanding my answers to them). You can read it here. Other questions I’m answering there today include: New hire told me about punching out a neighbor. Company wants us to leave quarterly reviews on Glassdoor.

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my abusive boss was fired after I complained about her — what do I say to coworkers?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: Earlier this year, I took a dream job that quickly proved to be a nightmare. My manager, Hedra, has a track record of abusing and driving out her reports. From the start, she didn’t even bother to hide her dislike for me.

2020 28

how to set up a meeting to ask for a raise, my boss doesn’t trust us to work from home, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go…. How to set up a meeting to ask for a raise. I am gearing up to ask for a raise next week. I feel confident about my case, and confident about the numbers that I’m asking for. I have poured through your raise guide and it has been so helpful for me as I prepare. There is one part that I am nervous about, and haven’t quite figured out. How do I get on my boss’ calendar to begin with?

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