February, 2021

Twelve 2021 Book Debuts To Add to Your Reading List

Ms. Career Girl

One thing on everyone’s new year resolution list should have been to read more! With the new year comes new books making it easy to accomplish this goal. Since there are so many great new reads to choose from, we’ve narrowed it down to the 12 debuts you should read in 2021.

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How to Build a Successful Career Path

Jobacle

When you look forward to what you plan for your life, you may assume that the perfect career will just show up. It is common to be unsure of what you want long-term when you are young.

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When Doing the Right Thing Gets You Fired

Evil HR Lady

Rules are rules. We must follow rules at all costs. Zero tolerance policies come from a good place–we want everyone to know how serious we are–but they can blow up in a disastrous way. Dr. Hasan Gokal found this out the hard way, according to The New York Times.

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Are You Happy in Your Job?

Executive Career Brand

Are you someone who followed a career path that was chosen for you, or one which your family or friends heavily influenced you to follow? Whether or not it was your choice, are you happy in your job? People often come to despise their jobs if they reluctantly followed that path. either […].

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Change Your Career… By Changing Your Words? 3 Subtle Language-shifts That Will Spark New Ideas And Boost Your Confidence

Career Shifters

How you talk about your career change doesn’t just affect other people’s impressions of you. The words you use impact your self belief and capacity for creative thinking. Here, Natasha shares three tiny tweaks to your sentences that can transform the way you feel about your shift

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Does That Job Posting Make You Look Like a Misogynist?

The HR Capitalist

There's a whole class of new tools designed to help you take various bias out of your job descriptions and job postings. While there are many benefits to these tools, there are some challenges. How are your job descriptions these days? They suck, right?

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The Four F’s of Moving Forward in Challenging Times

Ms. Career Girl

As the US turns a page and looks toward a fresh start for the future, many of us wonder, “How can we put the bitterness that has accumulated over the past four years behind us to move forward together as a nation?”.

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More Trending

Shovel Everyone’s Sidewalk

Evil HR Lady

When I was a child, my family lived in Salt Lake City, Utah. Salt Lake gets a lot of snow and everyone is responsible for removing their own. Our next door neighbors were an elderly couple–the Hedins. By elderly, I want to make clear that they were both in their 90s when we moved in.

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Job Search Age Discrimination: How to Diminish and Rise Above the Age Hurdle

Executive Career Brand

I’m often asked by executives worried about job search age discrimination how they can get employers to look beyond their age, and see the value of their many years of experience. Are you thinking (and worrying) that you’re sunk because you’re job hunting and over 50?

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We’re pleased to offer another new “Model Letter”:

Sklover Working Wisdom

Request for a Copy of Work Document(s) to HR (Contains Good Reasons Both for the Request, and Why the Request Cannot be Shared with Others.). If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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Work From Home: What Happens When COVID Fades in 2021?

The HR Capitalist

REVOLUTION. Wait, maybe not. If there's one overhyped thing about COVID, it's probably the revolution that's happening in workplaces and more importantly, the "location" of work.

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Everyone You Meet is Both Your Teacher and Your Student

Ms. Career Girl

When I was training to become a certified life coach through, I learned the founder of the school’s philosophy: Everyone we meet is both our teacher and our student. Those words instantly resonated with me.

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Five Advantages of an Engineering Management Master’s

Jobacle

Applying management practices in the engineering sphere, an engineering management degree confers many benefits to its students.

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Intermittent FMLA for Exempt Employees

Evil HR Lady

Can an employer force an exempt employee to use PTO or dock their pay for time to attend physical therapy appointments (2-3 per week) due to an approved FMLA event? In this case, the remote employee is attending therapy before normal “scheduled” work hours but, she has to start late. .

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From Law to Portfolio Career

Career Shifters

“There have been times when I've truly felt like giving up.”. Keen to stay busy after losing her job, Lisa Richardson gave her a friend a hand at home. Little did she know that this would be the beginnings of a new career.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Happiness is like a boomerang – give it to others and it comes back to you.” ” – Jesse Das. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. At work, and everywhere else, life lately has surely been a bit more difficult and daunting.

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My Conversation with Stephanie Lilak, CHRO at Dunkin' Brands.

The HR Capitalist

In Episode 27 of BEST HIRE EVER , Kris Dunn talks with the amazing Stephanie Lilak (CHRO of Dunkin' Brands) on variety of topics, including her favorite interview questions, how she works to make sure Dunkin' gets the talent it needs, what she learned in her first year as a CHRO (that nobody told her) and more.

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Investing 101 for Professionals

Ms. Career Girl

Not all professionals are professional investors. However, you don’t have to be a pro to find success through investing. With a little research and few dollars, you can begin bolstering your savings in just a few short days.

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How to Make WFH Work for Your Business

Jobacle

Many businesses are continuing to work remotely in 2021 as the pandemic continues and may even have plans to stick with WFH once the pandemic ends.

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No Cell Phones on Breaks

Evil HR Lady

I have a friend who has worked for a golf course for over 20 years. The golf course recently implemented a policy that prohibits employees from using their cell phones at work EXCEPT for lunch breaks. .

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From Product Design to Illustration

Career Shifters

“I felt exhausted in the mornings and could barely get out of bed.”. Emily Pettitt was becoming increasingly demotivated by the projects she was working on. So, she made a spur-of-the-moment decision to take a course in Portugal, which set her on a whole new path.

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President’s Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. “A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.” ” – Max Lucado. The Presidency is a kind of podium. It is an opportunity to lead.

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Your Company's Sharepoint Game Sucks, Right? The Microsoft VIVA Announcement.

The HR Capitalist

If I've said it before, I've said it a million times: The GREATEST thing about America is that anyone with $5,000 and a hoodie has a chance to start a great tech company. The WORST thing about America is that anyone with $5,000 and a hoodie has a chance to start a great tech company. Confused?

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4 Harmful Effects Of Sitting At Your Desk Too Long

Ms. Career Girl

It’s no secret that the monotony of the workweek comes with some negative effects. Whether you’re your own boss or work for someone else, it’s easy to fall victim to the impacts of working at a desk all day.

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The Rise of Online Learning During the Covid Pandemic

Jobacle

Who would have thought that the world would experience such a massive change overnight? One day we’re sitting in a classroom, and the next, we’re in front of an electronic device, taking courses with our classmates. Offices are empty, and board meetings morph into online conversations. .

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Swiss Saturday: The Lost Kitty

Evil HR Lady

This is Mikey. This is also Mikey. Mikey loves plants and adventure. Or rather, he thinks he loves adventure, but then he gets freaked out. We have an apartment on what Europeans call the first floor, but Americans call the second.

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From 9-5 to Freelance

Career Shifters

“I felt exhausted and unappreciated.”. Vanessa Ramkissoon was waking up with anxiety due to the stress of her job. After laying the groundwork for her own freelance business and navigating early pricing mistakes, she's now built a work life that leaves her feeling happy and stress-free.

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. On this. Valentine’s Day. We wish all of you. To have. A loved one, To be. A loved one, and. To be One. Who loves. All of us LOVERS at Sk LOVE rWorkingWisdom.

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What Sales Rep Title Will Generate the Most Traffic to Your Job Posting?

The HR Capitalist

Great research and post over at OnGig related to which Sales Titles generate the most traffic to job postings. You can click on the image to the right to blow up the pie charts to a more readable view.

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Treat Yourself Well: 6 Ways to Reward Yourself for Your Hard Work

Ms. Career Girl

I don’t know about you, but I am already feeling burnt out- and it’s only February. How can this be? We are a mere two months into a brand new year and already it feels like we’re all waiting to hit the reset button. How do we pull ourselves out of this? It’s simple: reward yourself.

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A Beginner’s Guide to a Master’s in IO Psychology

Jobacle

If you’re new to Industrial and Organizational Psychology (IO Psychology), then there’s a whole world to explore. . IO Psychology is one of the most exciting disciplines in psychology, and it has big implications in the real world.

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When You’re Too Drunk to Work

Evil HR Lady

I was terminated for not calling into work an excessive number of times. I’m not sure of the exact number, but it was more than 10. The reason I was not calling in was that I was passed out from drinking too much. I did take time off to seek treatment.

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“How Do I Find A Career That Makes Me Want To Commit Long-term?”

Career Shifters

Megan’s ready to give everything for a career that lights her up. Trouble is, all her ideas seem to come with built-in reasons not to pursue them. How do you make the right career choice, when the more research you do, the more confused you feel

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Chinese New Year

Sklover Working Wisdom

If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. On This First Day of the Chinese New Year – A Message for all our Friends, Regardless of Ancestry: Legend has it that in ancient times, Buddha asked all of the animals to meet him on Chinese New Year.

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How Should Candidates Request Feedback from Employers After a Rejection?

Undercover Recruiter

For many job seekers, knowing how to progress in a job search without employer feedback can be frustrating. Interviewing takes practice, and like any skill, how can one improve without constructive criticism?

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4 Ways to Ditch the Productivity Guilt

Ms. Career Girl

February marks National Time Management Month, an opportunity to review current practices and find ways to achieve a better work and life balance. Martin Boroson and Carmel Moore from One Moment Company reveal the 4 essential questions to ask yourself if you are suffering from productivity guilt. .

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Benefits of Studying for an MSAE Degree

Jobacle

The difference between economics and applied economics, is in layman’s terms at least, easy to define. While economics is a more theoretic discipline, applied economics is using that disciple in real-life situations as a problem-solving tool. .

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