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Five Ways Career Women Can Maintain Mental Health on the Job

Ms. Career Girl

The last time you sat down for a haircut, you were likely feeling relaxed and ready to share your latest life updates with your trusted stylist, but did you ever take a moment to consider how they might be feeling?

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I worked while on vacation. Do I get my vacation time back?

Evil HR Lady

I have a few questions regarding vacation time for exempt employees. I recently submitted 40 hours of vacation time that my boss approved. During my vacation, I received a lot of requests for various tasks that my boss needed. He sent requests via email, texts, and on Teams.

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How To Talk About Your Career Change (When You’re Still Working It Out)

Career Shifters

When you're making a career change, it can feel uncomfortable (and difficult) to answer questions about it – whether that's from friends, family, or people who have the power to help you. But is there a way to take back control of the conversation?

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you.” ” – Susan Sarandon. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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Finding Support for Women in Business & Leadership

Ms. Career Girl

According to a Harvard Business Review report , more women in leadership roles were rated by their peers, their bosses, their direct reports, and their other associates as better overall leaders than their male counterparts — and the higher the level, the wider that gap grows.

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Why companies outsource recruitment (and why you shouldn’t)

Evil HR Lady

In some cases, this makes perfect sense, and in some cases, it does not. Here’s what you need to know when making a decision on whether or not to outsource recruitment. What is recruitment outsourcing? Outsourcing is hiring someone outside of the company to do a task.

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From Advertising to Entrepreneurship

Career Shifters

“I felt that what I’d been doing was vapid. I wanted to do something real.”. Mat Kemp's fast-paced career was sucking him into an unhealthy lifestyle. While it was exciting, it also felt empty.

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How An Outplacement Service Helps Employees Recover After A Sudden Job Loss

Ms. Career Girl

No one wants to lose their job. But in an increasingly uncertain world, layoffs and redundancies can happen to anyone.

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Top Tips for a Productive Return to Office

Evil HR Lady

Now that Covid restrictions are going away, business owners have every right to say whether employees will work in the office or continue to work remotely.

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?? How To Show You’re Using LinkedIn To Find a Job

JobMob

Your LinkedIn connections can only help you find a job if they know you're looking for one. Photo by Lesly Juarez. Every so often, I like to browse through my LinkedIn connections to see who's looking for a job, and then reach out to see how their job search is going.

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6 Ways Volunteering Can Boost Your Career

Career Realism

It's always a good thing to give back. Whether it's doing hands-on service with a group like Habitat for Humanity or assisting in the back office of a local non-profit, there are benefits beyond money that come from volunteering.

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The Top Obstacles Your Small Business Will Face in the Next Year

Ms. Career Girl

There are many challenges small businesses face, but the top ones vary from year to year. As your business grows, the issues facing you may differ from what they did in the early days of your launch. Knowing what to expect can help you plan ahead and navigate the land mines of doing business.

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This Very Common Medical Condition May Be Holding Your Female Employees Back

Evil HR Lady

Endometriosis used to be called the “Career Woman’s Disease,” but it turns out that what it is is a career damaging disease. A study in Finland found that women with endometriosis took 10 more sick days and 10 more disability days (the U.S.

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How Can Applicant Tracking Systems Improve The Candidate Selection Process?

Recruit CRM

Lucrative jobs can attract hundreds if not thousands of applicants. It can get overwhelmingly time-consuming and frustrating to look through all the applications searching for the best candidate when you're working with your client's openings.

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Want To Land A Job In 2021? Your Resume MUST Include This!

Career Realism

The primary goal of your resume is to help you stand out to employers so they give you a call and invite you in for an interview. It's the first impression a hiring manager has of you, and the first step to landing a job. So, how do you optimize your resume so it beats out the competition?

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10 Ways Job Searching Has Changed in 10 Years

Ms. Career Girl

Job searching has transformed since 2011; smart job seekers must adapt. . According to a recent Prudential study , 26% of American workers will be job hunting this year.

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my boss says I’m an “unapproachable” manager

Ask a Manager

This post, my boss says I’m an “unapproachable” manager , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I’m a fairly new manager, in this role for a little less than a year.

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How Can Applicant Tracking Systems Improve The Selection Process?

Recruit CRM

Lucrative jobs can attract hundreds if not thousands of applicants. It can get overwhelmingly time-consuming and frustrating to look through all the applications searching for the best candidate when you're working with your client's openings.

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What Can You Do If Your Employer Is In Breach Of Contract?

Career Realism

"Always read the fine print." Isn't that what they say? It's a vicious, dog-eat-dog business world and, more often than not, it's the underdog who suffers. However, if that underdog is properly prepared and has a few tricks up his or her sleeve, the tables could be turned.

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3 Things Your LinkedIn Profile MUST Have In 2021

Career Realism

As a professional, your LinkedIn profile is an essential career tool. No matter if you're looking for a job or just trying to build your personal brand, it's important to completely fill out your LinkedIn profile so you can get the most out of the professional networking platform.

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4 Steps To Develop Brand Values

Career Realism

Let's first take a look at how your core values can positively impact your brand. Why Do Your Brand Values Matter? Brand values, when taken seriously by executives, are important because they influence how consumers and employees view and engage with your brand.

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Retained Search: The Ultimate 6-Stage Guide For Agency Recruiters

Recruit CRM

Attracting the right form of talent isn't a piece of cake (though it may sound like one), especially when you're looking forward to hiring for specific niche roles. With different models of recruitment services available, you might be wondering, what's the scoop? Which model do you trust the most?

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my coworkers keep asking me when I’m due — and I’m not pregnant

Ask a Manager

This post, my coworkers keep asking me when I’m due — and I’m not pregnant , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I work for a state agency. I love my job. Everyone who works in the office is friendly and lovely to work with.

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weekend open thread – July 24-25, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, weekend open thread – July 24-25, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. Here are the rules for the weekend posts.

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companies incentivizing returning to work, shaking your hair out in a meeting, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, companies incentivizing returning to work, shaking your hair out in a meeting, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Companies incentivizing vaccines and returning to work.

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should I warn my work friend she might get fired?

Ask a Manager

This post, should I warn my work friend she might get fired? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I have worked with a very quirky soul (let’s call her Paula) for a decade now at a small company. We have a new CEO and he’s doing an excellent job.

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update: my interviewer asked about my personal finances

Ask a Manager

This post, update: my interviewer asked about my personal finances , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Remember the letter-writer whose interviewer asked how she’d been supporting herself while she was unemployed and kept prodding for an answer? Here’s the update.

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my boyfriend left me for an intern, we under-estimated how long a nursing employee would need to pump, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, my boyfriend left me for an intern, we under-estimated how long a nursing employee would need to pump, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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am I supposed to remember the details of every job I apply to?

Ask a Manager

This post, am I supposed to remember the details of every job I apply to? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I lost my job recently when the small company I worked for went under.

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it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

This post, it’s your Friday good news , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s your Friday good news!

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Ask a Manager in the media

Ask a Manager

This post, Ask a Manager in the media , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Here’s some coverage of Ask a Manager in the media recently: I talked to the New York Times about crying at work. I talked to PBS about how what people want from work has shifted in the past year.

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my boss never praises my work, my awful ex-manager lists me as a protege, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, my boss never praises my work, my awful ex-manager lists me as a protege, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss focuses on the negative, even when I do good work.

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employee’s weird email about a coworker, job wants people who enjoy jokes made at their expense, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, employee’s weird email about a coworker, job wants people who enjoy jokes made at their expense, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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my boss objects to a joke I made a year ago, employers who freak out when you turn down a job, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, my boss objects to a joke I made a year ago, employers who freak out when you turn down a job, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My manager says my joke a year ago was unprofessional.

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my coworker told HR I was interviewing and now they’re posting my job

Ask a Manager

This post, my coworker told HR I was interviewing and now they’re posting my job , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I need some perspective on this bananas situation. I recently had a job interview. It went well. At my current job, I told one person. I shouldn’t have, but I felt like I owed it to her since she was such a big part of my training.

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should I leave my job if I don’t have to work for money?

Ask a Manager

This post, should I leave my job if I don’t have to work for money? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” question. A reader writes: I work a job I’m overall “meh” about. There are lots of good things: it’s a prestigious company with fantastic pay and benefits, I’m now doing really well (just promoted), and, on some days, I like or even really like it.

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my boss hasn’t talked to me in months

Ask a Manager

This post, my boss hasn’t talked to me in months , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: Since I returned from vacation a few months ago, my manager hasn’t spoken to me. We are in different offices and she would usually drop by most days to catch up before, so it feels very strange to have a whole month go by without anything from her.

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