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Twelve 2021 Book Debuts To Add to Your Reading List

Ms. Career Girl

One thing on everyone’s new year resolution list should have been to read more! With the new year comes new books making it easy to accomplish this goal. Since there are so many great new reads to choose from, we’ve narrowed it down to the 12 debuts you should read in 2021.

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When You’re Too Drunk to Work

Evil HR Lady

I was terminated for not calling into work an excessive number of times. I’m not sure of the exact number, but it was more than 10. The reason I was not calling in was that I was passed out from drinking too much. I did take time off to seek treatment.

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Five Advantages of an Engineering Management Master’s

Jobacle

Applying management practices in the engineering sphere, an engineering management degree confers many benefits to its students.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Faith is the ultimate strength.” ” – Dr. Charles S. Johnson. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Recently, our Thoughts for the Work Week have focused on dealing with adversity at work, home and elsewhere.

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Career Pivot? How to Change to Work You Love

Ms. Career Girl

After surviving the 2020’s dark and twisting rollercoaster ride, many of us are ready for a change. According to one professional women’s network, 61% of women surveyed in 2020 are planning a career pivot. If you’re one of them, welcome to the club! Maybe you’ve realized that your job is mind-numbing, and you want something that will get you excited again.

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Switching Careers Doesn’t Mean Starting over

Evil HR Lady

When is it too late to change careers? I’m 40 and hate my job. But with almost 20 years invested in my field, I really don’t want to start over with an entry-level position in a new area. How possible is it to switch careers without taking a massive pay cut??.

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A Beginner’s Guide to a Master’s in IO Psychology

Jobacle

If you’re new to Industrial and Organizational Psychology (IO Psychology), then there’s a whole world to explore. . IO Psychology is one of the most exciting disciplines in psychology, and it has big implications in the real world.

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8 Tips to Add Pizazz to Your Video Conference Interview

Ms. Career Girl

Returning to in-person job interviews is still several months away. This means that if you are lucky enough to snag an interview, it will likely take place online and you will need to prepare accordingly.

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The Real HR Show: To Fraud or not to Fraud

Evil HR Lady

The post The Real HR Show: To Fraud or not to Fraud appeared first on Evil HR Lady

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Benefits of Studying for an MSAE Degree

Jobacle

The difference between economics and applied economics, is in layman’s terms at least, easy to define. While economics is a more theoretic discipline, applied economics is using that disciple in real-life situations as a problem-solving tool. .

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“Need a Therapist’s or Doctor’s Note for Work?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Covid Stresses make “Doctor’s Notes” of Even Greater Need. The life so short, the craft so long to learn.”. – Hippocrates. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Our staff and clients can readily attest to the fact that, over the last several years, and more so since the onset of the Covid pandemic, “Dr’s Notes” have been in greater demand.

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From Health Recruitment to Social Enterprise

Career Shifters

“Something fundamentally broke inside of me.”. Alexandra Nemeth's corporate career was stalling in a culture that valued profits over people, and less still her gender. Yet it was exactly this that pushed her to look inwards and seek more. Here, she shares how it feels to be making a difference in a sector she loves, and what it's taken to get there

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39 Crazy and Scary Things Employees Have Said to HR Managers

Evil HR Lady

Mercury is in retrograde from January 30 to February 21. The theory is that everything goes a bit bonkers when this happens. I’m not a big fan of astrology, but there is plenty that goes south in HR. Here are 39 real examples of things employees have said to HR managers or HR managers had to say to employees. How many will you experience while Mercury is in retrograde this time around? Maybe we should make a bingo card. Got told to “have a nice life, b!tch.”

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Here’s What Motivates Your Candidates in 2021 

Undercover Recruiter

As hiring activity across many industries slowed in the wake of the pandemic, we experienced several unique challenges in the recruitment sector. However, as we step into 2021, the new year has brought with it a renewed optimism!

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Top Employers for Working Mums in 2021

The Undercover Recruiter

The past year has been an extremely challenging one for recruitment in many ways and has tested the innovation and creativity of employers.

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Canoes and Mindset

Career Tips Blog

When I lived in California in the late 1990s, I attended business networking events to promote my career counseling practice. I sat in at many networking luncheons had many lovely conversations with new people. We all nearly always left inspired, and I enjoyed it very much.

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Why Your Business Should Consider Tuition Reimbursement as a Perk

Evil HR Lady

January is a time for new resolutions—for some of your employees, going back to school may be on their list of goals for 2021. And with many colleges and universities offering primarily remote instruction for the time being, what better time to get back to the “classroom.”

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#1 Thing You MUST Say In Your Cover Letter

Career Realism

Is there one thing you can say in a cover letter that will guarantee it accomplishes its purpose? Absolutely! A cover letter serves as an introduction to your resume and to yourself as a candidate for employment.

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people keep asking me for meetings that could just be an email

Ask a Manager

This post, people keep asking me for meetings that could just be an email , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I’ve read your post on actually making meetings useful (among many others!),

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Let Go and Be Well

Career Tips Blog

Letting go of painful, sad, hateful, or otherwise harmful thoughts that make you feel bad is a skill that is developed with practice and intention. Drop the negativity by talking yourself out of it and moving your focus to people, ideas, and topics you enjoy. Use your “inside your head” voice to soothe yourself away from painful thoughts by zooming out to a bigger picture, giving the benefit of the doubt, or distracting your focus onto something else entirely.

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The Power of Social Media: Violence, Platforms, Background Checks

Evil HR Lady

Sponsored Advertisement. The Power of Social Media: Violence, Platforms, Background Checks. Sponsored by Data Facts. Tuesday Feb 9th at 2pm Central Time. Click to register: Save My Spot! . Webinar description: Every employer wants to keep their business safe from physical threats and protect their brand’s integrity.

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5 Internship Facts To Know In 2021

Career Realism

As a recent college grad or young professional, the easiest way to stand out in the hiring process is to have relevant work experience.

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interviews when you have food allergies, snow days when not everyone can work from home, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, interviews when you have food allergies, snow days when not everyone can work from home, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Food allergies and etiquette.

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7 Ways Women Can Achieve Happiness & Satisfaction In Their Careers

Career Realism

"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions." Dalai Lama Studies have shown that people who derive meaning from their profession or feel commitment towards their organization's mission are people who are much more resilient and satisfied in their economic environment.

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4 Things To Know About Building An Interview Bucket List

Career Realism

Applying to every company that's hiring isn't a very effective way to conduct a job search. To improve your chances of landing a job, it's important to be very strategic about the companies that you're applying to. The fact that a company is hiring is only a small piece of the puzzle. You want to apply to a company that fits your skills and personality, and has similar values. Most importantly, you want the company's mission to inspire you, and you want to have a part in that mission.

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3 Steps To Help You Master The Art Of Delegation

Career Realism

One of the great opportunities of leadership is the delegation of tasks to others, which not only frees up your time to be more strategic but also develops those employees to whom you've delegated. Although it is a great opportunity for leaders, it is also a great challenge. Delegating means letting go of a fair amount of, if not all of, the control associated with the way tasks are completed. I find this to be a struggle for many leaders, myself included.

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our new hire started another full-time job the same week he started ours

Ask a Manager

This post, our new hire started another full-time job the same week he started ours , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: We recently brought on a new hire in a full-time role. Let’s call him Drew.

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warning coworkers about my book’s adult content, returning to work 2 weeks after having a baby, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, warning coworkers about my book’s adult content, returning to work 2 weeks after having a baby, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Should I warn my coworkers about my book’s adult content?

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my interview was great — but they hired no one instead of me

Ask a Manager

This post, my interview was great — but they hired no one instead of me , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I am a restaurant industry professional, in the field of wine and beverage management.

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I have to read my boss’s emails … including ones about the love nest he’s setting up to cheat on his wife

Ask a Manager

This post, I have to read my boss’s emails … including ones about the love nest he’s setting up to cheat on his wife , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

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my assistant lies about days off, I don’t like our new hire, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, my assistant lies about days off, I don’t like our new hire, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I think my assistant lies about days off. I have a job that relies heavily on admin support (lawyer).

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is reading books at work ever OK?

Ask a Manager

This post, is reading books at work ever OK? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: My husband works as a bank teller at a local bank. Even before COVID, he worked at a very slow branch.

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how much do you need to self-promote when you apply for a job?

Ask a Manager

This post, how much do you need to self-promote when you apply for a job? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

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my employee fired someone whose mother had died the night before

Ask a Manager

This post, my employee fired someone whose mother had died the night before , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I have a manager who works for me, Ezra. He has an employee, Fergus, who has been having performance issues and has been verbally reprimanded as well as had his performance issues documented with HR. While Fergus is a very intelligent and respectful person, he simply does not possess the skills needed to be successful in his current role.

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I’m furious that my boss refused to interview my partner

Ask a Manager

This post, I’m furious that my boss refused to interview my partner , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: My company encourages candidate referrals. I referred my domestic partner to a full-time, permanent position on my team. There wouldn’t be a conflict of interest since i would not be his supervisor. We would have the same supervisor. His skills and experience were a great match and he was contacted by a recruiter right away.

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coworker keeps buying me gifts, explaining a surrogacy pregnancy, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, coworker keeps buying me gifts, explaining a surrogacy pregnancy, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker won’t stop buying me gifts. I work in a fairly relaxed office atmosphere.

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what are you doing to advance racial justice? (plus win a free copy of Authentic Diversity)

Ask a Manager

This post, what are you doing to advance racial justice? plus win a free copy of Authentic Diversity) , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

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