October, 2020

10 Romance Novels You Need to Cuddle Up with This Fall

Ms. Career Girl

Romance novels. The excitement of a new love, the passion, the fights, the fall-out, and the reconnection. There may be a formula, but when it comes to romance novels that get the heart racing and the pulse surging, you know you’ve got a good one.

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The CDC’s Definition of 15 Minutes Just Changed

Evil HR Lady

At the beginning of the school year, one of my siblings shared the absolutely brilliant idea his children’s school had: Have the kids get up and run around the classroom every 14 minutes so that no one sat next to anyone for 15 minutes.

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7 Skills to Acquire During Quarantine That Can Boost Your Resume

Professional Resume Services

If you’re one of the millions of Americans who’s been under some level of COVID-19 quarantine restrictions over the last several months, you’re probably starting to feel a little restless these days.

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths.” ” – Arnold Schwarzenegger. I know people who have come from humble origins, without the prettiest of faces, supportive family relations, the best of health, or financial advantages.

2020 141

Coaching Your Team on Responsiveness: Don't Focus on What's Fair, Focus on the Game.

The HR Capitalist

If you're a manager of people, at some point you're going to get an escalation that sounds something like this: "I just heard from Sharon, Rick isn't answering her emails and she's rightfully frustrated.".

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From Law to Social Impact

Career Shifters

“I'd wanted to make a difference in the world, but instead my role left me feeling unfulfilled.”. Jake Levy didn't feel passionate about his work, or the career path unfolding in front of him.

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7 Quick Fitness Tips For The Busy Career Woman

Ms. Career Girl

The day looks something like this. Wake up, get dressed, throw some makeup on, drink 1 st of many cups of coffee, and off to work and meetings. Lunch, eaten at your desk might look like whatever is in the vending machine, and we forge on with phone calls and more meetings.

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Building a Credible LinkedIn Profile – and Using it To Move Your Career Forward

Professional Resume Services

“Are you on LinkedIn?” “Can Can I connect with you through LinkedIn?” Message me on LinkedIn, and we will set up a time to talk.” Have you heard any of these phrases in your professional conversations over the past few years?

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This Halloween:

Sklover Working Wisdom

“With a Child’s Eye, Delight in De Light of the Day.” ” – Al Sklover. So many pumpkins, so little time. It is a day of costumes and candy, of giving treats without demanding a clean room or homework be done in return. It is a special day for all the kids.

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Here's to the Real Innovators: R.I.P. Eddie Van Halen.

The HR Capitalist

If you celebrate innovators, flags at half mast this week for Eddie Van Halen. You can’t celebrate Jobs and Musk without pouring one out for this brilliant artist who changed everything for a generation of GenX minions.

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How to Succeed as an Android OS Developer In a Competitive Market

Jobacle

There are several complex steps to engineer a maintainable, high-performance Android OS software application. And it’s no secret that mobile app development has big potential. Android is one of the most popular operating systems for modern application users.

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Focused and Diffuse Thinking: Why Your Brain Needs a Day Off

Ms. Career Girl

What a day. I can’t think. I can’t write. Even choosing something to watch on TV feels like a major effort. Playing solitaire on my phone is about all I can handle. Have you had days like this?

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The Real Reasons You Can’t Force Your Employees to Buy Donuts

Evil HR Lady

I want to be clear that I love donuts. This post has nothing against donuts. I believe that every office that I visit should have donuts available. I think this is a good idea. However, I ran across a Reddit post about an office tradition involving $100 worth of donuts.

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From Digital Marketing to Portfolio Career

Career Shifters

“It felt like I was caught in a hamster wheel, getting increasingly frustrated.”. Camille Deniau had always chased the things she thought she was supposed to want in a career. But when she was offered a new role that didn't excite her, she knew it was time to make a change.

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Our First-Ever Political Endorsement.

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Jesus came into this world not as a philosopher or as a general, but as a carpenter. All work matters to God.” ” – Timothy Keller. Work, toil, effort, labor, care or creation – whatever you want to call it – is precious.

2020 130

What To Do When a Person of Influence Asks You For Extra Work.

The HR Capitalist

Every couple of years, this question makes the rounds - "What would you tell the 25 year old version of yourself?" I've noticed that going around recently, so here I am. Of course, there are 1,000's of things you could respond with. But assume we're talking about the world of work for a second.

2020 116

How to Become a KYC Analyst 

Jobacle

If you are looking for an exciting career that involves analytical work, then a KYC Analyst is a great option, but what is a KYC analyst, and how do you enter this career? . What is a KYC Analyst?

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Forget Balance. You Need a Work-Life Breakthrough

Ms. Career Girl

When you ask people to use their hands to show what “balance” looks like, hands ultimately raise in some replica of a scale, similar to the scales of justice. Bogus. Yes, the very word “balance” creates the picture of a scale in which everything is equal. But life is never equal.

2020 175

You Don’t Need to Chart Your Employee’s Covid Symptoms

Evil HR Lady

The VP of Administrative Services is in charge of the office Covid policy. We do have a Manager of Human Resources who is certified but for some reason is not involved in the decision making. .

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How to Deal with Changing COVID-19 Regulations

The Undercover Recruiter

Research shows nearly half the population has reported feeling worried and stressed since the onset of the COVID-19 global pandemic earlier this year.

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VOTE SOON!!

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”. – Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. I don’t care what anyone says: though politics may be corrupted by big money, full of egotistical grandstanders, or stuck in a gridlock, voting is important.

2020 130

Are Ageist Microaggressions a Thing?

The HR Capitalist

2020 has been a hell of a ride. Pandemic, recession, re-invention of the workplace and an intense focus on racism. Without question, we'll make it through to 2021. Things will be better on all fronts.

2020 116

How to Prepare For Your New Job In Los Angeles

Jobacle

We’re going to assume you’re one of the smart ones who got a job in Los Angeles before planning on moving here. Yeah, you don’t have to couch surf with friends while hunting for housing and a way to pay for it. However, your work is just beginning.

How to Make Money During The Pandemic

Ms. Career Girl

Covid-19 has caused tremendous job loss. As of September 2020, more than 32 million cases have been reported worldwide, and around one million people lost their lives. According to The Guardian , more than 40 million jobs were lost in the US as a result of Covid-19.

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Today is the Best Day to Ask for a Raise

Evil HR Lady

October 1 might seem like a silly time to ask for more money. Lots of company’s do year end performance appraisals and year end raises, so it seems a bit early. It’s not. Here’s why. Budgets are made in advance.

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5 Unconventional Questions To Get You Unstuck In Your Career Change

Career Shifters

Sluggish, frustrated, and running the same old circles in your head? Craving a fresh perspective but don’t know where to look? Natasha shares 5 things you can ask yourself to see your shift (and the reasons you’re stuck) in a new light – so you can get moving faster into more fulfilling work

2020 141

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Inhale the future, exhale the past.” ” – Unknown. Breathing. it’s something that most of us aren’t used to thinking about. It just, well, sort of happens.

2020 130

Talking About Glassdoor's New Diversity Ratings with Joel Cheesman.

The HR Capitalist

In Episode 18 of BEST HIRE EVER , Kris Dunn chats with Joel Cheesman , founder of Poach and Ratedly (as well as a co-host of the aptly-named Chad and Cheese Podcast ) about the addition of Diversity Ratings on the Glassdoor platform. .

2020 116

How Can Oversharing in Job Interviews Damage Your Prospects?

The Undercover Recruiter

Everybody has that one talkative friend who is always guilty of oversharing.

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Helping Your Child Start a Business

Ms. Career Girl

When most people think about a child starting a business, the neighborhood lemonade stand often comes to mind. While there is certainly nothing wrong with that, some children may have more serious ambitions when it comes to being an entrepreneur.

2020 158

Moved to a High Covid Risk Job. What Are My Options?

Evil HR Lady

I’ve been out on FMLA helping my elderly parents. Dad had Covid. I recently returned to work. One day last week and 1 day this week. My employer was moving me to another unit, which I haven’t worked on in years. My permanent spot was a dementia unit.

2020 210

From Teaching to Own Business

Career Shifters

“After working for other people for so long, I wanted something that I could call my own.”. James Alger had a working lifestyle that many would envy. But all the perks in the world couldn't satisfy the growing urge he had to create something of his own.

2020 141

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act. The rest is merely tenacity.” ” – Amelia Earhart. Tenacity. Persistence. Doggedness. Strength of will. You’d be more than amazed at what you can achieve. if you really want to achieve it.

2020 130

If You Work From Home, How Bad Do You Miss the Commute?

The HR Capitalist

I've been blessed to have mostly worked from home over the last 10 years. When I do commute weekly, it's doozy - 3 hours, one overnight and then back the next evening. And you know what? As hard and shitty as that commute was going in and out of the ATL, I miss it a bit.

2020 116

Fresh Perspectives for Post-Pandemic Working

The Undercover Recruiter

Forecasting like the weather is fraught with difficulty, but at least the Met Office has decades of data, advanced modeling technology all combined with huge experience.

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A Hack for Mastering Marketing Agility: Watch the Movie Grease

Ms. Career Girl

Do you remember the movie Grease, and its big dance scene? Surprisingly, that scene is the perfect lens to master marketing agility. Summarizing the scene: a dance show chose Rydell High as the site of its dance contest, and students strut for gains and glory.

2020 158

The Real HR Show: When the World Says NO

Evil HR Lady

Brenda and I finish up our Just Say No October with what to do when people say no to you. Unfortunately, it happens all the time! The post The Real HR Show: When the World Says NO appeared first on Evil HR Lady

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