September, 2020

Twelve of the Most Anticipated Books of Fall

Ms. Career Girl

Most will probably agree that summer 2020 has been the longest, most difficult summer ever. But now we can look forward to a new season as fall is upon us! And with a new season, comes new books! We’ve got a couple celebrity authors here – actor Lou Diamond Phillips and celebrity doctor Ian K.

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Nail Your Virtual Interviews – 21 Things You Need To Know, Do and Master

Executive Career Brand

This year so many things in our work and personal lives have been shaken up and tested. Social distancing, virtual interviews, and working from home are new work “normals” today. For many of us, our work and personal lives now intersect in ways we wouldn’t have imagined a year ago.

2020 265

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If I Refuse a 20 Percent Pay Cut, Is it a Resignation or Termination?

Evil HR Lady

I would appreciate some advice for my particular case. My company recently got bought out by a big corporate company. Today I got an offer letter that offers a 20% pay cut and that would increase my benefit premiums from $0 to $200/month, all for the exact same role and tasks. .

2020 260

5 Strategies to Finding the Right Job in a Down Economy

Jobacle

Finding a job when the economy is down is not easy. Finding one in a recession brought on by a global pandemic might seem to be impossible.

2020 231

“At Work, Always Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth”

Sklover Working Wisdom

“If you’re not careful, the bow on a gift box can strangle you.”. – Unknown. ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : Jordan was an Assistant VP of Customer Relations for a large manufacturer of Medical Equipment. He’d been in the industry for six years, ever since his college graduation.

2020 151

From Large Corporate to Start-up

Career Shifters

“I kept thinking, ‘I can do better than this.’”. Redundancy presented Ajit Matthew with a golden opportunity to focus on his ideal career. But after 15 years at the same company, he was lacking in courage and confidence.

2020 193

10 Books to Read if You Feel Like Escaping 2020

Ms. Career Girl

With September finally here, it’s time to break out some stories that can make you feel as if you’re in another world. Here’s our picks of books to read that are full of self-discovery and help break you away from the odd world of 2020. Even if just for a little while!

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I’m about to Get Fired. How Do I Prepare?

Evil HR Lady

Currently, I am working as a full-time engineer, and my boss is giving me a hard time. The problem is that my boss may fire me soon like in 2 or 3 weeks, so I want to get prepared for this early sudden termination.

2020 232

Your responsibility going back to work is to not infect others with Covid-19

Cube Rules

I have a friend who has a compromised immune system. One that means if he gets the coronavirus, there is an almost 100% chance he will end up in the hospital — because that is what happened to all the other patients of his doctor have done.So, he’s been very careful. He rarely goes out […].

2020 130

In Blessed Memory: “Notorious RBG”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Last week we lost a “Giant,” less than five feet tall, and less than 100 pounds, yet a monument to humanity, a really smart, tough “cookie,” a powerful mind and an even more wonderful heart. we all knew she was “there,” fighting for every person, and we all were moved to tears when she passed.

2020 130

Cost of Living Pay Cuts for Twitter Employees Moving from Bay Area: Valid or BS?

The HR Capitalist

By now, you're aware that hundreds or thousands of companies have announced that their white-collar jobs won't be returning to the office until 2021, and perhaps until a vaccine is approved, deployed and effective. That means people working for those companies can work anywhere.

2020 128

How to Harness the Power of Positive Thinking During Your Job Search

Ms. Career Girl

I begin most resume writing projects with a get-to-know-you phone call with a prospective client. It is during this call that I always ask this question: “What are you doing now and what are you hoping to transition into?”.

2020 215

How to Ace the Interview….Face-to-Face or Virtually

Professional Resume Services

It’s clear that the global pandemic that has consumed 2020 has also changed the way our professional world operates. If you’re in an active job search or feel like you may be one of the next victims of a layoff or furlough at your work place, you need to ensure that you take the time.

2020 130

Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Childcare Arrangements Are Not Relevant to Her Skills

Evil HR Lady

By Rachel Malehorn – Direct link, smugmug.com, CC BY 3.0 , WARNING: This post has nothing to do with politics. Any comments about the political side and whether Judge Barrett is qualified or unqualified to be a Supreme Court Justice will be deleted.

2020 221

From Civil Engineering to Software Development

Career Shifters

“I realised that 'the right moment' might never arrive.”. When James Buckley started to use a new skill-set at work, he was hooked. Here's how he retrained and landed a role in an exciting new industry

2020 164

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“We’ve got to find common ground before we can find higher ground.” ” – Elijah Cummings. Elijah Cummings was a very wise man, who accomplished a great deal by working with others.

2020 130

21 HR Jobs of the Future.Do You Buy It?

The HR Capitalist

Do you believe that HR is going to look dramatically different in 5, 10 or 15 years? Shoutout to the all the deep thinkers and futurists out there!

2020 123

Insights about China I Gained as an American Journalist

Ms. Career Girl

Why should any of us look behind the next hill, or across the border, or across the ocean, into the warm living rooms of people who don’t look or think or talk as we do?

2020 207

How to Stay Motivated When Working Remotely

Jobacle

The remote work lifestyle, whether you travel or work from home, offers a certain degree of freedom. However, with it comes complete and utter responsibility.

2020 161

Help! I’m Being Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault at Work

Evil HR Lady

I am currently wrongful being accused of sexual assault that never happened and I am currently suspended. I am being investigated even though my supervisor nor the HR department never even talked to me about the situation.

2020 219

From Medical Support to Teaching

Career Shifters

“I wanted to make a difference.”. After one boring meeting too many, Jamie Curley decided that it was time to do something that felt more worthwhile. One conversation later, he started down a completely new path. Here's his story

2020 151

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” ” – Alice Walker. Without question, “perceived powerlessness” is the number one issue I most often need to address with my clients when they face problems and opportunities at work.

2020 130

How Buffer Approaches Salary Transparency (It's Kind of Cool)

The HR Capitalist

Attention HR geeks who like to dabble in compensatio n. Also, attention anyone who is interested in current events, which finds some highly compensated workers moving out of high priced areas (SF, NYC, LA) to work remote.

2020 116

Sixteen Tips To Make Your Life Better – TODAY

Ms. Career Girl

It’s been a pretty rough year, don’t you think? I surely do. There’s been unimaginable pressure on us as individuals, and as families. Here’s some tips from the professionals to make your life better, starting today.

2020 206

5 Cost-Effective Marketing Strategies for Boosting Your Business in 2020

Jobacle

Your strategic marketing plan for growing your business in 2020 doesn’t have to break the bank. Get creative and discover new, unique methods to expand your brand. Here are 5 cost-effective marketing strategies for boosting your business: . Understand Your Target Market.

2020 161

How to Get Recruiters to Give You Feedback

Evil HR Lady

I’m writing regarding a FB post asking readers “ How many of you provide honest feedback when rejecting a candidate?”. I noticed the majority of respondents said that they do not provide feedback, citing possible negative ramifications.

2020 213

From Science to Photography

Career Shifters

“I felt like I'd outgrown my role with nowhere to go.”. When Nathan Walker's contract came up for renewal and his first reaction was disappointment, he knew it was time to move on.

2020 141

A Note to Our Jewish Friends.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Our Best Wishes to all. Our Friends of The Jewish Faith – and all others, too – for a Sweet, Happy, Healthy, Safe and. Prosperous New Year. 2020 Alan L. Sklover All Rights Reserved. Commercial Use Prohibited. The post A Note to Our Jewish Friends. appeared first on Sklover Working Wisdom.

2020 130

Attempting to Build Consensus or Get Change? Watch this Helpful Seinfeld Video.

The HR Capitalist

The older I get, the more I know absolutes rarely work. . The HR Leader/Generalist motto is true - the clear path always lies somewhere in the middle. Case in point - 2020! What a year, and it's only going to get better! An election coming up in a less than 2 months! freakshow.

2020 116

“I Live On My Own In a 26? Camper.”

Ms. Career Girl

I wake up. Not because of an alarm. Not because I successfully completed the five to six 90-minute sleep cycles my 22 year-old body usually needs. What stirred me from my (probably) mid-cycle sleep was the chilly air nipping away at my toes, despite being snuggled up in bed.

2020 192

Protect Yourself: 5 Tips for Securing Your Small Business

Jobacle

Creating a business takes hard work, long hours, and countless decisions. Don’t let your work go to waste because you neglected to protect your dream. Take time to secure your business to guarantee you’ll be a success. .

2020 155

How to Approach and Improve Diversity Hiring

Evil HR Lady

My vice president asked me to hire someone Black for a vacant position and include #BlackLivesMatter in the job posting. Can I hire a Black person solely based on race like this? It seems like I can’t. How can I even respond?

2020 185

“How Do I Find A Way Into My New Career?”

Career Shifters

Bored with the same old work routines, Simona’s all fired up for change. She’s hit on a career idea that’s worth exploring further, but clear information is in short supply. How do you carve out a route into work you’re convinced you’ll love, when the way ahead feels like a close-kept secret

2020 141

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The same boiling water that softens the potato hardens the egg. It’s what you’re made of. Not your circumstances.” ” – Unknown. Now, that’s an interesting thought for this upcoming work week, and for this entire Covid era, as well. These are tough times, in many ways, for us all.

2020 130

What I'm Working On - VP of HR Search (Hit me with Referrals, Friends!)

The HR Capitalist

To all my HR Capitalist friends --. . I just onboarded a search for a VP of HR role at Kinetix and wanted to reach out to network and see who you might know that would have an interest in this role. . The specs of the position illustrate a lot of opportunity.

2020 111

Could Your Co-worker Could Eventually Be Your New Best Friend?

Ms. Career Girl

As adults, our number one way for making friends is through our jobs. And yet, it’s those friendships that scare us the most as the stakes can feel so high should something go awry.

2020 181

Should I Leave My Job?

Jobacle

One of the hardest things to determine throughout your career is when to leave a job. So many factors keep us in place. It could be comfort or complacency or friendships or money, the list goes on and on.

2020 155