Sat.Sep 07, 2019 - Fri.Sep 13, 2019

Borrowing Funds For Your First Business Venture

Career Alley

Starting Your Own Business If you are thinking about going down a new path when it comes to your career, then you are often going […]. Discover Career Opportunities

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The Female Tax: Women Are Paying More For Health Services

Ms. Career Girl

Ending the gender pay gap is one of the most fundamental labour concerns of our time.

2019 193

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Weak people revenge. Strong people forgive. Intelligent people ignore.” ” – Albert Einstein. In an age in which feeling offended seems so common a feeling, sometimes by accident, sometimes it even seems intentionally, how should you respond?

2019 130

“How Do I Stop Talking Myself Out Of Changing Career?”

Career Shifters

Rob left his creative dreams behind to concentrate on a stable career, but now he's stuck in a profession that doesn't feel like him. Whenever he thinks about leaving, it seems there's always another good excuse to stay put.

2019 165

California Passes Legislation that May Kill the Gig Economy

Evil HR Lady

California’s Senate approved, with a 29 to 11 vote, to require companies like Uber and Lyft to treat all contractors like employees. According to the New York Times , the bill should sail through the Assembly, and Governor Gavin Newsom has already indicated that he will sign it. It fixes the primary function problem. Earlier this year, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that Uber drivers, and similar workers, were, indeed contractors because they.

Lessons Learned From 60 Countries of Travel

Ms. Career Girl

From breaking down in Bolivia to falling off a bike in Bora Bora, author Kia Abdullah has seen and done it all.

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Career Choices – 3 Differences Between a School Social Worker and a School Counselor

Career Alley

Children face many obstacles on the road to success in school. Problems at home, bullying at school, mental and behavioral challenges, and simple economic barriers […]. Discover Career Opportunities

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Job Posting: Applicants that Include a Photograph Will Be Given First Consideration

Evil HR Lady

A Washington state aviation company posted a job listing for a Human Resources Manager. Mostly, the job listing is pretty normal, mentioning things like employee relations, policies and procedures, and tracking vacation time. But, if you scroll down to the bottom, you find this gem: “Those applicants that chose to include a photograph with their resume will be given first consideration for a personal interview.”

2019 140

Professional Advancement Tips for Young Career Professionals

Ms. Career Girl

Beginning your career can be both exciting and terrifying at the same time. While most people develop an idea of the profession they’d like to pursue at an early age, once they’ve met the reality of the challenges in today’s job market, it’s easy to abandon the passions they once had.

2019 163

BUILDING CULTURE THROUGH RECRUITING #5: Building the Right TA Tech Stack.

HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note : This post is part of a series on Building/Reinforcing Company Culture Through Great Recruiting and Talent Acquisition Practices. . Let's face it people, "company culture" is a loaded phrase.

2019 90

Common Job Search Mistakes Made By Older Workers

Boomers Next Step

There are 10 job search mistakes often made by older workers which cause them to miss out on opportunities for work that they want.

2019 85

Why a Manager Should Never Pad Employees’ Timecards

Evil HR Lady

I was recently promoted and will be taking over a team that previously reported to my boss. A couple years ago, due to a new law regarding exempt employees, the team was switched from exempt to nonexempt. They were given a nice bonus, $5,000, to help “soften the transition.” Recently, my boss let me know he’s been adding three hours per week to their timecards. Additionally, he allows them to clock out from home after leaving the office. For example, one employee left the office at 4 p.m.

2019 128

Three Entrepreneurs Who Balance Family AND Success

Ms. Career Girl

Ever wonder what it takes to achieve that seemingly precarious balance of family and success? Sure, we all value and want both. But it takes continued dedication to get it right. We found three entrepreneurs who are doing it, and might just be the inspiration you need.

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?? How To Properly Include Soft Skills On Your Resume

JobMob

I polled over 200 recruiters on how to best showcase soft skills on your resume. Here's what they said. Photo by Perry Grone. How important is it to have soft skills on your resume?

2019 80

10 Questions To Measure Your Career Success By

Imarticus Learning

Everyone needs a reality check once in a while. Although there are obvious ways to detect if you are flourishing in your current job, there comes a time when it becomes difficult to understand what really is going on. You may love your job and are happy with the way it has shaped up over the years.

2019 77

Is it Sexist to Promote a Male Employee over Two Females

Evil HR Lady

I manage three analysts: one male and two females. All analysts have been working in the field for a similar amount of time, but one of the women is currently on maternity leave. The male analyst recently asked for a promotion to a senior analyst position. This role doesn’t technically exist, so we’d have to create a new job title and job description.

2019 120

Are Office Cultures Doing Enough to Encourage Employees to Reach Health Goals?

The Undercover Recruiter

Have you ever considered how much activity your employees are fitting in the day. Of course, nobody wants staff who are spending hours on end making cups of tea or having extended lunches but in the UK an adult spends an average of 9.5 hours a day sedentary. A new study by Perkbox Medical, of.

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how work changes when you’re a woman: an interview with a transgender woman

Ask A Manager

In a recent discussion about how men need to get better at spotting talent in women (and people in general need to get better at spotting talent in people who are different from them), a long-time reader and commenter, Tammy, mentioned that, as a transgender woman, she’s seen stark differences in the way people treated her before and after her transition. She offered to talk more with me about it, and here’s our interview. Tell us a little about you.

2019 87

How The Machine Learning Will Improve Education In The Future?

Imarticus Learning

Education has definitely moved away from the teacher facing a classroom of students all using the same textbook. Today the learning experience is internet and ML dependent for data, technology, and digital resources, No wonder the education system is deeply invested in machine learning.

2019 75

13 Interview Tips For Introverts

Career Realism

Introverts often feel especially challenged by job interviews. They're meeting new people out of their element, and, given the level of importance attached to an interview, it may ramp up nervousness and keep them from performing their best.

2019 82

The Best Way to Utilize a Recruitment Agency

The Undercover Recruiter

If you have never considered using a recruitment agency to help you find a job or even change careers then maybe you should. In March 2019 the unemployment rate in the UK hit a 44-year low.

2019 97

coworkers keep asking about my girlfriend, asking job candidates how lucky they are, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Older coworkers asking about my relationship with my girlfriend. My girlfriend and I (we’re both in our late 20s) have been dating for just about a year and things are going very well. She’s an elementary school teacher and during her summer vacation she came into my office to meet me for lunch a couple of times. On one occasion we bumped into a number of my coworkers, so I took the opportunity to introduce her to everyone.

2019 87

3 Solid Ways To Know If You Are in The Right Job

Imarticus Learning

Every other individual reaches a point in their professional life where they think that they are drifting away in their career without direction, development, or job satisfaction. They feel like they are stuck in the job without volition and see it only as a means to an end.

2019 75

How To Stay Confident During Job Interviews

Career Realism

It's completely normal to feel nervous before a job interview. But once you're face-to-face with the interviewer, you know you'll succeed. You're qualified. You meet all the requirements for the position. And.you really want the job. Your nerves will go away because you have confidence in yourself.

2019 82

Leveraging Professional Development for a Supportive Workplace

The Undercover Recruiter

Professional development is that perk within the organization that everyone knows they have access to but is still often not utilized in a way that can help to keep the company culture and support.

2019 85

to get an interview, I have to spend a week at a writing retreat at my own expense

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I recently saw an ad for a job that sounded great: reviewing creative writing manuscripts and giving the authors feedback. This is my field, I have the required degree and publications the posting asked for, and I’ve done work like this before. The money being offered was good, but not unbelievably, out-of-line-with-the-market good.

2019 85

The Need For Upskilling In The IT Sector

Imarticus Learning

A study conducted by McKinsey Global Institute predicted that 400 to 800 million jobs would be assigned to Artificial Intelligence globally by 2030. This could mean trouble for members of the workforce if they do not upskill themselves based on the current demands.

2019 74

5 Steps To Easily Connect With Your Co-Workers

Career Realism

Being the newest member of an office can be pretty challenging. It's almost like in high school when you're the new kid on the block. Everyone's looking at you but you're not sure if they're going to be friends or foes. So, you carefully gauge how to become part of the group.

What zoomers think about 9/11

Penelope Trunk

Have you heard the term zoomers? It’s what Generation Z calls themselves. I remember resisting using the term millennial because I thought it was absurdly self-aggrandizing. But now I see that the moniker is perfectly aligned to Millennial thinking.

2019 79

my boss has 10,000 unread emails

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Is it ever normal to have 10,000+ unread emails in your professional inbox? Yesterday I inadvertently saw that my boss had 10,965 unread emails. She is a general counsel of a medium-sized company and does not seem to be overloaded with work. The majority of her team (around six people) are very autonomous in their work and do not often need her insight. Her working hours are equivalent to mine, around 50 hours per week, which is considered to be normal working hours in my field.

2019 77

What Businesses Hire a Corporate Financial Analyst?

Imarticus Learning

‘Information is power’ but only to those who know how to use it well and make sense of it! Let’s start this note by finding out what does this astonishingly hefty job tile holds in its realm.

2019 71

10 Fast-Growing Careers To Watch In 2020

Career Realism

At one point or another, you may have thought about pursuing a certain career, but wondered if that field would be in demand in the long-run. This is a valid point to look at when exploring careers, and it's a point that shouldn't be glossed over.

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How Baby Boomers Can Create Extra Retirement Income

Boomers Next Step

Do you feel like you might need to create extra retirement income? Are you hurtling towards retirement age only to realise that your retirement income is going to be less than you need to live a comfortable retirement lifestyle?

2019 52

weekend free-for-all – September 14-15, 2019

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. This one is truly no work and no school.). Book recommendation of the week: The Lager Queen of Minnesota , by J. Ryan Stadal.

2019 75

How Upskilling Can Boost Your Career?

Imarticus Learning

When was the last time you thought about your career growth? Did you feel that you had hit a point of stagnancy in your current role with no upward movement or skill development? Do you worry about the future and get stumped when asked about your five-year plan?

2019 60

13 Interview Tips For Introverts

Career Realism

Introverts often feel especially challenged by job interviews. They're meeting new people out of their element, and, given the level of importance attached to an interview, it may ramp up nervousness and keep them from performing their best.

2019 80

Decision Time: Planning Your Retirement Life

Boomers Next Step

If you have been doing some retirement life planning already you may have recognised elements of the lifestyle you want in your next stage of life and also have some understanding of the many ways you can make money without working in a traditional job.

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