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We Need More Girls in STEM!

Ms. Career Girl

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – why is it the world of men? Truth is, we need more girls in STEM! Worldwide, STEM jobs are dominated by men, but this is not because they are better! It is because girls don’t get pushed into STEM as much as boys do, and that leads to a shortage of women further down the line. There are many studies available online to show that men dominate STEM jobs….

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When Your Boss Doesn’t Let You Go on Vacation

Evil HR Lady

luxury hotel pool and summer vacation Photo by Engin Akyurt. Yesterday, Brenda Neckvatal and I talked about vacation and PTO usage on The Real HR Show. And we got this comment: My company offers unlimited time off, but I don’t feel like I can take advantage because of the boss who flat out says “if you can be out for more than 2 weeks, we need to seriously consider if we can do without you for longer – or forever.”

2020 201

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Top Tips To Stand-Out In Healthcare Fields


Health-related professions are amongst the best positioned for continued growth and demand, for those that choose to enter this area; it helps to know the top tips to stand out in healthcare fields. With the wealth of reasons for going into healthcare like high paying jobs, growth opportunities, and a variety of careers path, it’s no wonder that people need to stand out from the competition.

2020 115

The Recruiter Job Search Strategy: This Is How To Get Recruiters To Take You Seriously

Career Advice Guy

Every year I run a job search strategy questionnaire. The idea is to send out a simple questionnaire to try and. Read More. The post The Recruiter Job Search Strategy: This Is How To Get Recruiters To Take You Seriously appeared first on The Career Advice Guy. Strategies

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Reopening for Business? 3 Things to Consider

Ms. Career Girl

The U.S. is slowly beginning to open again, and small business owners are eager to get back to business as usual. Once your state or county has announced that it will allow businesses to reopen, you’ll be faced with a difficult decision that only you can make. Whenever you decide to reopen, it’s critical to open in a way that keeps you, your employees and your customers safe.

2020 168

In a Tweet, John Legend Gave All Business Owners a Critical Gut Check

Evil HR Lady

Photo by Flo Dahm. When the Houston Association of Realtors announced that it was planning to swap the term “master bedroom” with “primary bedroom,” artist John Legend had a crucial piece of advice for realtors–any professionals, really–about making impactful change without striking the wrong chord. Real problem: realtors don't show black people all the properties they qualify for. Fake problem: calling the master bedroom the master bedroom.

2020 176

Which Industries Are Dangerous to Work In?


If you’re trying to decide what career to pursue, you have a lot of options to choose from. It can be hard to pick one job and there are many different factors to consider. One of the most important factors to think about is how dangerous the field is. Some industries are notoriously dangerous and tend to lead to more deaths and injuries than others. For example, elevator-related injuries are common in the construction field.

2020 106

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The Only Prioritization and Productivity Tool You Will Ever Need

Ms. Career Girl

Prioritize Your Tasks, Boost Your Productivity. Look on almost any website targeting professionals, entrepreneurs or career development and you find articles on productivity and prioritization. Whether sharing prioritization tips, identifying productivity killers, telling managers how to measure productivity, or improving your own ‘work per hour’ rate, you can find lists, inspirational sites, hero stories or nightmare stories.

2020 126

What Career Freedom Really Means

Cube Rules

In the United States today, it is our Independence Day, a holiday celebrating the independence from England. You'll hear a lot of talk today about independence and freedom; how we broke away from the tyranny of England's King. Today, there is a different type of "tyranny" - the tyranny of having to work for corporations. Of […]. Related posts: When your manager says one thing and means another. 30 Career Management Tips — Separate career management from a company.

2020 100

Executive Coaches: When The Company Pays the Bills, Watch Out.

The HR Capitalist

Let's say you're a rising star with a lot of potential, but a few things to work out. Your company finds you an executive coach, makes the introduction and pays the bills. You probably need to be wary of who the coach works for. You'd be reasonable to ask that question, but also to dig into the details/expectations of when, where and how the coach would communicate on your progress to others at your company, noted issues you're working through, roadblocks and more.

Independence Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The bravest things we do in our lives are usually known only to ourselves.”. – Peggy Noonan. You might not have thought about it, but Lady Liberty always stands by herself. The quest to be free, and to help others be free, is first and foremost an internal quest. When my mother was a child, she arrived in New York harbor on a boat, and she no doubt saw Lady Liberty standing there, all by herself. At that moment, I’m certain my mother felt less alone.

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WFH Saves People 23.5 Days a Year Traveling

The Undercover Recruiter

Is remote working here to stay? While many people have predicted the rise of remote working over recent years, nobody expected it to rocket its way to the forefront as it has during 2020. It’s difficult to remember what life was like before the Coronavirus pandemic forced governments and businesses worldwide to implement drastic changes… WFH Saves People 23.5 Days a Year Traveling Undercover Recruiter -. Workplace Coronavirus Covid-19 Home Office remote working WFH working from home

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What HR Professionals Should Be Doing in the Midst of a Hiring Freeze

Evil HR Lady

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic , companies across sectors have implemented hiring freezes and paused active talent recruitment efforts. While these measures immediately impact HR operations, they also provide space for recruiters and other talent management professionals to rethink their approach to engaging with new potential candidates—and maintaining contact with people they were in the process of evaluating for open job opportunities.

2020 111

Talking Politics As A Manager in 2020: The Advice Hasn't Changed.

The HR Capitalist

It's 2020, which means it's an election year. Of course, there's more going on in 2020 than just an election - pandemic, resulting economic struggles, social movements and unrest, etc. Since all of these things in an election year have been politicized, it seems like a good time to remind you of how to communicate your political views to your team and the rest of the company as a manager of people. It's simple for best results as a manager of people.

2020 86

From Media Planning to Interior Design

Career Shifters

“I felt like a square peg in a round hole.”. Lizzie Green's unhappiness at work was starting to have a negative impact on all areas of her life. But it wasn't until she literally had some sense knocked into her, that she decided to do something about it. Here's how she reconfigured her finances to retrain in a new and more fulfilling path

2020 109

Government intelligence-style ‘fusion centers’ on the rise at big banks


Big banks are taking inspiration from government intelligence agencies when it comes to combating cybersecurity threats as command centers become the standard, according to Bill Stewart, partner at fintech consultancy Capco. “If If you’re a large [financial institution], for sure you have it. It’s getting to the point where more of the Fortune 500s than not […].

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Some Companies Can’t Hire Fast Enough. Study Their Business Models

Evil HR Lady

While many businesses–and, yes, entire industries even–have suffered as a result of the Coronavirus crisis , some companies have managed to thrive in this moment. Based on an informal poll I conducted among people HR people and other interested professionals,here’s a small sampling of some of the industries that can’t hire people fast enough: Cleaners–all types. Everything has to be cleaned to new, higher standards. Printing.

2020 108

Woj vs. Shams: When Young Upstarts Overtake Established Stars.

The HR Capitalist

You've seen this talent story before. There's an established star at your company. He/she has been widely recognized as the best, the industry/company standard, the go-to person. Their run of performance has been impressive and it looks like it will never end. Clients are direct dialing this person due to this reputation, which further cements the incumbent's position and just keeps the performance/results snowball going downhill. . Then a funny thing happens.

2020 83

Quarantine with my ex changes my opinion about good careers

Penelope Trunk

Things Nino hates about me: I yell. I’m ungrateful. I threw things when we were married. Things I hate about Nino: That he left. Five years ago. I supported the kids after the divorce, so he’s always had save-the-world jobs that pay almost nothing. But he came to the farm every weekend to see the kids. Once he had to skip two weekends for a work trip. I said, “Are you going to Europe?” ” “No,” he said. “Georgia.” ” “For two weeks?

2020 64

Best Job Search Apps for 2021

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Job Search Apps for 2021. Although 2020 isn’t yet over, it may be a good time to begin looking forward to the new year and the opportunities it brings. With 2020 being dominated by news of the coronavirus pandemic, 2021 will surely be a better and more productive year for us all. That is why we are going to review the best job search apps for 2021 and hope that these job apps will make your job search easier and more efficient.

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The Real HR Show: Stacking & Racking PTO–Avoid the Burnout

Evil HR Lady

The post The Real HR Show: Stacking & Racking PTO–Avoid the Burnout appeared first on Evil HR Lady

2020 108

What Are The Compensation Questions Your Managers Should Be Able to Answer?

The HR Capitalist

Putting together an online version of our BOSS Training (Compensation Module) for a client this week, and while our training on the topic is great, there's no question a fully functioning manager or people has to be really knowledgeable on the comp front to successfully answer all tough questions they're going to face. What questions, you ask? He's a few of the infamous comp questions we base our manager training around on this topic: --“Why doesn’t our company pay people enough?

2020 83

Conduct Market Research on a Budget

Water Cooler Wisdom

Business success today depends on understanding what market trends are most prominent, what your customers need and what types of competitive strategies are the most effective. After all, there's nothing worse than spending precious resources  launching a new product  or service that ultimately flops in the marketplace. Fortunately, advancing technology makes it possible to conduct competitive market research more rapidly than in the past.

2020 40

Pros and Cons of a Career in Radiology

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Pros and Cons of a Career in Radiology. Clinical radiologists are one of the most in demand jobs. As a radiologist, you’ll be responsible for reporting on imaging procedures which are used in diagnosing medical conditions. While the career outlook of radiologists is quite high, we’re going to look over the pros and cons of a career in radiology to determine if it is the best career for you. What do Radiologists Do?

2020 40

Hindsight Is 20/20: Living Your Culture In The Next Normal

Career Realism

There's no doubt that things have shifted dramatically as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, leaders are asking themselves hard questions. What does the next "normal" look like for them? And, how can they successfully implement new aspects of their culture into this new normal? Here are four key things leaders must consider if they want to truly live their culture in the next new normal. The Past Is Present?

2020 47

here’s a bunch of help finding a new job

Ask a Manager

Since lots of people are job-searching right now, here’s a round-up of some of the most key job-searching advice on this site. Resumes and Cover Letters. The first thing to know is, if you’re not getting interviews, you probably need to fix your resume and cover letter.

2020 41

Perks of a Career in Nursing

Corn on the Job

A career in nursing is a highly respected career option. Saving lives and caring for a wide range of patients. If you are thinking about embarking on this exciting career, here are a number of perks that come with a career in nursing. Shortages. You are almost guaranteed to get a job in your chosen hospital because nurses are usually in short supply. The advances in medicine and technology mean people are living for longer and through many more complicated illnesses.

2020 40

Tips for Setting Up a Job Fair Booth

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Tips for Setting Up a Job Fair Booth. Job fairs give students and recent graduates a great opportunity to meet with local businesses and employers. These career fairs are also a great opportunity for employers and local businesses to meet with potential candidates and pre-screen applicants more efficiently than simply looking at a cover letter and resume submitted online.

2020 40

Best Supply Chain Keywords

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Supply Chain Keywords. Getting your resume noticed and making it past the applicant tracking system can be tough. However, by utilizing certain keywords on your resume, you can ensure that your resume passes the applicant tracking system and lands on the hiring managers desk. Below, we are going to discuss the best supply chain keywords to place on your resume. These keywords are great for individuals looking to enter or continue their career in supply chain.

2020 40

How to Prepare for a Nursing Career Fair

The Corporate Con/noisseur

How to Prepare for a Nursing Career Fair. Hospitals, physician’s offices, home healthcare services, nursing care facilities, schools, and community health centers all use career fairs to field, interview, and hire thousands of nurses each year. However, understanding how to prepare for a nursing career fair will not only help you to stand out and make a great first impression, but will also increase your chances at getting hired!

2020 40

How to Give an Elevator Pitch at a Career Fair

The Corporate Con/noisseur

How to Give an Elevator Pitch at a Career Fair. Learning how to give an elevator pitch at a career fair will not only help you to make a great first impression but will also help you to quell your nerves and feel more confident when you approach a potential employer. An elevator pitch is an important tool to have to serve as an introduction and icebreaker. Learning how to give an elevator pitch at a career fair doesn’t have to be difficult.

2020 40

what are my obligations to my team when I’m also caring for a toddler full-time?

Ask a Manager

It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” question. A reader writes: I work from home full time (including pre-coronavirus) and am typically very busy and focused all day while I’m working. I have a one-year-old son who is normally in daycare full time, but of course, he is now home with me.

2020 33

my emotionally fragile employee is sobbing at work multiple times a week

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I am in HR and one of my employees, “Brenda,” is a sweet, kind, sensitive, empathetic soul – she wears her heart on her sleeve. To know Brenda is to love her, and she is adored by everyone in the organization. A self-described empath, she cries easily and is a feeler’s feeler. She feels things about MY life that I don’t even feel – especially to that depth.)

2020 33

my boss sent a friend to spy on me at my house

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I work for a very large company and am working from home. When I spoke to my manager on the phone recently, she hinted about whether I was watching TV while working. I told her I can’t watch TV while I work because it’s too distracting, but I listen to podcasts for background noise, as I did when we were in the office. Now I see that she sent a friend of hers to check on me from outside of my house.

2020 33

boss is forcing me to work while I’m laid off, office says “I appreciate you” instead of “thank you,” and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss is forcing me to work full-time while I’m laid off. Covid has hit the tiny company I work for hard. The owner, my boss, has made terrible decisions at every turn, but somehow we were able to keep going. When I arrived at work yesterday, the other four employees, who report to me, had been sent home.

2020 33

is my boss taking advantage of the pandemic?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I work for a small company (less than 25 staff). Like many companies, they slashed everyone’s salary by 30% at the beginning of this pandemic and laid off a few people. They’ve said that hopefully get things back to normal as soon as possible, and our pays would return to normal. A couple weeks into lockdown, during our company-wide weekly meeting, our owner mentioned they were working on getting a small business loan/financial assistance due to the pandemic.

2020 33

is it OK to be Facebook friends with people I manage?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’m the manager of a team where everyone gets along well and works effectively with one another. I’ve known most of the people on the team since before they worked for me, as professional contacts in other contexts. One of the people had friended me on Facebook before we worked together. Now I’m this person’s manager. I don’t post any work-related items on Facebook, but I can see how this could be problematic.

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