Tue.May 26, 2020

Are you ready for marriage?

Ms. Career Girl

A perfect wedding. You set the date. Catering is ordered. Guest lists are finalized. The venue is chosen. Wedding bells are ringing in your ears. You and your partner are ready to spend the rest of your lives in perpetual bliss. But are you ready for marriage?

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How to Properly Reject Job Candidates

Evil HR Lady

When you start a business, you get to hire the people you want. It’s a great feeling. But, you also have to reject a lot of candidates. While ghosting candidates has been popular over the years, it’s the wrong way to do it.

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From Marketing to Own Business

Career Shifters

“I couldn't picture myself spending the next 30 to 40 years in an office job.”. While Kat Buckley enjoyed her job, she needed more freedom and control over her schedule. Here, she shares how she's built a business that gives her the lifestyle she wants, and what it's taken to get it up and running

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What Is Your Pettiest Reason For Being Lukewarm On A Candidate?

HR Capitalist

Updating this post for COVID-19, although most of you are bigger than that. But that doesn't mean we're not all small in some way. I'm asking. You know you have some type of petty thing - that's caused you to rank a candidate lower than they should have been. Candidates who got impacted by COVID?

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I sacrificed for my boyfriend’s business and might get nothing, renting a house from my boss, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I sacrificed for my boyfriend’s business — and I might get nothing. In early 2010, I started to date my boyfriend who owned a small business. Two years later, I decided to “partner” with him to expand/re-design his business.

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Protected: Ordinary country women living extraordinary country lives

Boomers Next Step

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Ordinary country women living extraordinary country lives appeared first on Boomers Next Step. Designing Your Retirement Silver Sages Sharing Stories

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if you have a disability, do employers have to let you keep working from home after they re-open?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: My friend’s office is reopening and bringing everyone back to work. They’re refusing (or at the very least being VERY hesitant) to provide accommodations, even though she’s immunocompromised and has a doctor’s note verifying this.

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More Trending

updates: the interrupting boss, the surprise criticism, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s a special “where are you now?” season at Ask a Manager, when I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are three updates from past letter-writers. Can I ask my boss to stop interrupting my presentations? (#3 3 at the link).

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Best Cubicle Lighting

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Cubicle Lighting. When it comes to decorating your cubicle or office, whether at home or work, you’re going to want to ensure that you have proper and sufficient lighting. We’re going to discuss and review the best cubicle lighting which is available for purchase via Amazon.

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updates: the alcoholic coworker, the bad morale, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s a special “where are you now?” season at Ask a Manager, when I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are three updates from past letter-writers. I think my coworker is an alcoholic (first update here ). At this point, the update is pretty far removed from the original question, but it’s good news at a time when we can all use that.

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Best Resume Writers in Augusta, Georgia

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Resume Writers in Augusta, Georgia. When it comes to resume writing, there tends to be an over influx of services and resume writers whom claim to understand the nuances and intricacies that are required to create a resume. However, oftentimes, these claims are exaggerated or falsely advertised.

is it possible to be TOO responsive to an interview invitation?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Is it possible to be too responsive and available to an interview invitation? Twice over the past year, I’ve responded quickly to interview requests.

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Resume Writers in South Fulton, Georgia

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Resume Writers in South Fulton, Georgia. When it comes to resume writing, there tends to be an over influx of services and resume writers whom claim to understand the nuances and intricacies that are required to create a resume. However, oftentimes, these claims are exaggerated or falsely advertised.

5 Things To Consider Before Becoming A Landlord

Corn on the Job

Image by midascode from Pixabay . If you’re thinking of starting a career as a landlord but don’t know where to begin then don’t worry, you have definitely come to the right place.

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Resume Writers in Port Chester, New York

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Resume Writers in Port Chester, New York. When it comes to resume writing, there tends to be an over influx of services and resume writers whom claim to understand the nuances and intricacies that are required to create a resume.

video interviews when you?re trapped at home and looking shaggy

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I was job searching before the pandemic, and I’m hoping to start getting some interviews soon. I am wondering about COVID-era best practices for video interviews. If I have limited options for quiet, private places with reliable internet for such calls, is it unprofessional to do these calls from my desk in my bedroom? The backdrop doesn’t really show anything personal — bookshelves, plants, a neat sofa. Part of my bed would be visible, though of course I would make it neatly.

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