May, 2020

5 Healthy Habits for Staying Sane While Working from Home

Ms. Career Girl

If you are working from home, you’re likely spending much of your day video conferencing or teleconferencing. It should be wonderful, shouldn’t it? No commuting, no open plan office distractions, no hot desking.

2020 230

US Women’s National Soccer Team Loses Pay Dispute in Court

Evil HR Lady

The United States Senior Women’s National Soccer Team (WNT) is a crowd pleaser and they won last year’s World Cup Title. Their paychecks, however, were a lot less than the United States Senior Men’s National Soccer Team (MNT).

2020 265

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Contracts Matter. A Lot

Sklover Working Wisdom

“We agree, but we can’t put that into writing.”. I’ve spent 38+ years negotiating contracts. all sorts of contracts and agreements. Employment Contracts. Compensation Agreements. Partnership Agreements. LLC Agreements. Severance Agreements. Board Director Service Agreements.

2020 151

Jobvite Job Seeker Report, Before and During COVID-19

Executive Career Brand

This year’s Jobvite Job Seeker report looks at how people were finding jobs before COVID-19, and then during the pandemic. Initially, 1,500 employed adults and job seekers in the U.S. were surveyed in February 2020.

2020 144

Job Hunting: Best Practices for Today’s Job Market

Professional Resume Services

A fortunate few never actually look for jobs: they are recommended by colleagues or recruited by former co-workers. For the rest of us, here’s a toolbox of best practices to make job-hunting easier and more productive. Personal Branding is Part of the Process DO have a recently-updated resume.

2020 141

How To Come Up With Ideas For Your Career Change: 12 Proven Approaches From Scientists And Creatives

Career Shifters

No idea (or too few ideas) about what to do next in your career? Struggling to come up with options that feel inspiring, and feeling paralysed as a result? Natasha shares a range of mindset shifts and creative techniques to get you bubbling with possibilities for fulfilling work

2020 198

Top Productivity Tips From Women in Tech

Ms. Career Girl

Being a female in the technology industry can bring up many questions. Isn’t it hard being a female in tech? How do you keep up? Aren’t you like the only girl in the office?

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Memorial Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“It is not where you serve, but how you serve.” ” – J. Rubin Clark. If you have not visited the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C., please consider doing so. It is not flashy or grand, but simple and direct, like the men and women it honors.

2020 130

5 Things You (Probably) Don?t Know About Executive Resumes and Job Search

Executive Career Brand

If you’re looking for an executive job or considering changing your career direction, you’re thinking about executive resumes and job search. Maybe you’re writing your own resume, and doing some research to learn how to write your resume. A Google search on “executive resume” yields about 1.5

2020 144

Important Things to Know When Considering a Career in Trucking

Jobacle

There is no shortage of careers to consider when you’re looking for a new job. However, if years of school and tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of debt aren’t the routes you want to take in the pursuit of a job, you may find yourself considering a career in trucking.

2020 176

From Research to Food

Career Shifters

“I felt completely out of place.”. Helen Graves was suffocating in a toxic work environment. But while her new path was easy to identify, she still had obstacles to face. Here's how she tackled imposter syndrome, the wrong clients, and building up work on the side, to make her ideal role a reality

2020 161

Organization Is The Key to Happiness: Working from Home Zen

Ms. Career Girl

As the Covid-19 restrictions continue, many of us career girls still find ourselves working form home. While working in loungewear can be fun, there is something rewarding about the structure and organization of a physical office.

I Was Laid Off But Replaced. Is that Legal?

Evil HR Lady

Like many people, I was laid off as part of a company-wide reduction in workforce due to COVID 19. One of 50-60 people at a software company serving one of the hardest-hit industries. They did a decent job as far as paying some severance, etc.

2020 239

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“They can cut all the flowers but they can’t stop the spring.”. – Pablo Neruda. In so many ways, these past few months have been difficult ones. At work, at home, in each of our lives, and the lives of our loved ones. That’s for sure.

2020 130

Why Hiring Diversity Begins With the First Seven Words

The Undercover Recruiter

Think about the last thing you said. It could be anything — asking a coworker what they’re eating or answering a phone call from your mother.

2020 91

These Are The Ten Best Bits of Career Advice I have Ever Been Given

Career Advice Guy

I’ve been working for twenty plus years, across five continents and 28 countries, with some of the best businessmen and women. Read More. The post These Are The Ten Best Bits of Career Advice I have Ever Been Given appeared first on The Career Advice Guy. Career Advice Guy

2020 88

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

2020 155

Helpful Tips If You’re Considering a Career in Management

Ms. Career Girl

Does the idea of a career in management sound appealing to you? If so, there are likely to be plenty of job opportunities , depending on what facet of management you focus on. There’s one skill that’s essential to all management career paths – the ability to manage people.

2020 214

Things I Learned from My Terrible Playlist

Evil HR Lady

My brother challenged us all to make a playlist of our favorite 25 songs. The rules are no Christmas music, only one song per artist, and it shouldn’t take more than five to ten minutes to make. The latter is so that you don’t overthink it. I love music. i love all kinds of music.

2020 230

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The person who knows only his side of the argument knows little.”. – Karl Barth. This quote expresses well what I often counsel my clients: “When negotiating at work, don’t focus your thoughts on what you want, need or deserve.

2020 130

How COVID-19 Has Influenced Employer Brand Sentiment

The Undercover Recruiter

New data reveals just how much the COVID-19 pandemic has already impacted employer brand. Learn the key themes emerging in feedback from talent around the world.

2020 87

Reinvention Secrets of a Silver Yogi

Boomers Next Step

Anne Noonan changed her life when she discovered the benefits of yoga and healthy living while seeking to overcome poor health and stress while working in a corporate environment. Now she leads other women towards good health and vitality.

2020 83

From IT to Fitness

Career Shifters

“I felt miserable and lost for years.”. Nick Hannah didn't start his shift with a big vision of what else he wanted to do. Indeed, it was learning (with help) to let go of his need for a solid plan that enabled him make real progress.

2020 139

Preparing for the Job Search Post Covid-19

Ms. Career Girl

While many companies have managed to shift to remote operations, the COVID-19 shutdowns have led to millions of Americans simply without work. Some have been furloughed while others have been laid off.

2020 215

How to Keep Remote Employees on Task Without Spying On Them

Evil HR Lady

When you take part in a Zoom meeting , you can see your own face on the screen and you should be fully aware that your coworkers can see you and whatever is behind you. This has resulted in some hilarious situations as children, pets, and spouses have wandered into meetings.

2020 233

Mother’s Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“God could not be everywhere and therefore he invented mothers.”. – Jewish Saying. To every mother, grandmother, and great grand-mother out there, THANKS. Today is Your Day. It’s even named after you.

2020 130

E-presenteeism and Burnout: Impact of Mental Health on Employees

The Undercover Recruiter

New research reveals that three in five (58%) HR managers fear that the mental health impact of working from home due to Coronavirus is so great that they will lose staff, who could be forced to take time out of work due to burnout.

2020 85

HR Trails Almost Everyone Other Career Related to Freelancing - Let's Discuss.

HR Capitalist

Welcome to the recession, team! It's just like any other recession, except that it was caused by a Global Pandemic, which seems a bit - extreme. But I digress.

2020 84

From Management Consultant to Charity Field Manager

Career Shifters

“I wanted to try something different, that was more meaningful to me, and out of my comfort zone.”. Alix Dazin knew her heart wasn't in her role, but she didn't know how to make a change happen. Here's how a four month-sabbatical and a gamechanging book helped her into a new career

2020 139

Resilience: Choosing to Say “Yes I Can!”

Ms. Career Girl

Country music singer / songwriter Corinne Cook is no stranger to wearing multiple hats and assuming roles that others may question.

2020 182

The IRS Is Coming for Your Payroll Protection Loan

Evil HR Lady

So many businesses took out Payroll Protection Plan (PPP) loans that the program’s first tranche maxed out in a few days. Many see this as the only way to save their small businesses. Now, the Internal Revenue Service says it wants a cut.

2020 231

Cinco de Mayo

Sklover Working Wisdom

To All Our Friends Who Celebrate. Cinco de Mayo. Cinco de Mayo literally translates from Spanish as “Fifth Day of May.”

2020 130

The Value of Experience vs Ageism

Boomers Next Step

In this video Catherine Palin-Brinkworth reflects on the value of her experience through success, serious set-backs, and ageism. The post The Value of Experience vs Ageism appeared first on Boomers Next Step. Interviews Silver Sages Sharing Stories

2020 73

There Are Six "Manager of People" Brands - Which One Are You?

HR Capitalist

Any manager of people has a lot on their plate. After all, a general pre-requisite to getting your first manager job is being a great individual contributor.

2020 82

how to respond when coworkers IM me ?hi? with no indication of what they need

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: At my work, we have an instant messaging system. A lot of people will send an initial message that says nothing but “IM?” or “hi.” ” In addition to making me irrationally annoyed (just tell me you want already!!),

2020 97

Boundaries For Success ? What Are Yours?

Ms. Career Girl

Several weeks into working from home, many of us have discovered just how challenging it can be. Everyone in your household has needed to make adjustments. The more people under one roof, the more agendas, the more complicated it gets, and the greater need for boundaries.

2020 175

So What Does Hiring Look Like Now?

Evil HR Lady

Despite the staggering increase in layoffs over the past couple of months, some companies are still hiring. Amazon, for example, has hired more than 100,000 employees in four weeks and has plans to hire 75,000 more.

2020 233