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.

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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

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 251

“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

Is There Really Ageism in the Workplace?

Professional Resume Services

If you are a 50+-year-old worker, you have probably experienced some ageism at work. Whether you have been passed over for a promotion, perceived as someone who isn’t current on the latest trends, or not included in the water cooler discussions, negative perceptions about seniors are common.

2020 141

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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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

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 223

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

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 141

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?”.

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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

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 219

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

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

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

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

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

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 216

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

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 121

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 207

5 Alternate Ways to Ask Your Employees “Are You Okay?” 

The Undercover Recruiter

As HR professionals, we’ve felt the intense impact & pressure COVID19 has had on our companies. We’ve had to re-structure and organize our operations, re-visit our strategies, put in place new training and regulations… whilst also dealing with living in a pandemic!

2020 108

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

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 212

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

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 113

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.

Selfish, Ungrateful And Unrealistic? Why Your Desire For Fulfilling Work Feels Uncomfortable (And What To Do About It)

Career Shifters

Craving more fulfilling work can feel petulant and greedy – especially when you know many people would be grateful to have a career at all. But is it such a bad thing to want more from your working life?

2020 151

Best Holiday Gift Ideas for People Who Work From Home

Jobacle

Chances are, many of your friends and family members are now working from home. With the transition to remote work comes a new set of wants and needs parrot, and we’re not talking about a magic pill that can help people juggle their time better.

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 176

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

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 113

“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 196

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

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