Sat.Mar 27, 2021 - Fri.Apr 02, 2021

Stressed to the Max? Check These Tips for Reducing Stress

Ms. Career Girl

2020 was a stressful year and the first few months of 2021 haven’t been much better. April is Stress Awareness Month : a national, cooperative effort to inform people about the dangers of stress, successful coping strategies, and harmful misconceptions about stress that are prevalent in our society.

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HR Is Not for Wimps

Evil HR Lady

Lots of people go into HR because they like people and because they think there will be no math. The problem is, there’s lots of math, and liking people often means you’re too nice and understanding. I like math.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Start Thinking About Retirement Now

Jobacle

So, you’ve been at your new job for a couple of days and your HR manager is telling you about 401(k) options, life insurance, and all kinds of things that you don’t feel concern you at the moment.

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Why Keywords Aren’t the Key to a High-Performing, Hard-Working Executive Resume

Career Trend

You have a story to tell. So many careerists get caught up in the keyword frenzy; their resume mirrors that of their competitors. No distinguishing nuances call out their value.

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Rebuilding a Damaged Relationship With Your Boss

Ms. Career Girl

You and your boss do not see eye-to-eye. You disagree not just on a report or a policy, but it seems like every topic you discuss is a struggle. Every morning you wake up feeling drained and helpless. After all, what can you do? Maybe you just need to find another job.

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Should I Sign Termination Papers?

Evil HR Lady

I live in Florida and have been told I need to sign a termination letter stating I was let go due to insubordination, conduct and behavior deemed unacceptable in accordance with the company regulations, etc.

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Managing Your Personal Finances While Job Searching

Professional Resume Services

Last year has shown us that we need to be prepared for everything, especially when looking for a new job even if you just found one, or received a promotion, because no one is secure from businesses closing during an economic decline.

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How IoT and Smart Home Tech is Helping Take Care of Aging Parents

Ms. Career Girl

Smart Home technology is helping to transform lives. With IoT capabilities, it is possible to provide comfort and convenience. You have peace of mind knowing that your aging parents have access to different functionalities. You can monitor the home and send help when the need arises.

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Hiring from only the Top Schools is Lazy

Evil HR Lady

Hiring from top schools (or requiring degrees at all) is a simple proxy for intelligence and hard work. These things are hard to evaluate in an interview or two, so you say “well, if this candidate managed to get into Harvard and graduate theymust be smart and hard working!”

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How To Ramp Your Recruiting in a Post-Covid World (an HR Capitalist Whitepaper/Roadmap)

The HR Capitalist

. I've got good news and bad news. The good news is that vaccines are in play, winter is ending, and leadership teams like the one you support are in recovery mode and starting to ramp hiring in 2021. The bad news is recruiting in a post-COVID world takes different skills.

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A Passover Thought

Sklover Working Wisdom

If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. To All Our Friends Who Celebrate. Passover: The name of the Passover holiday is derived from a prayer that the Angel of Death “passes over” each of our homes, sparing each of us the grief that comes from loss of our loved ones.

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From Digital Marketing to Tech for Good

Career Shifters

“I was starting to feel like my growth had plateaued.”. Dee Luo had always been interested in the nonprofit world, but didn't know how to translate her tech skills into a role she was excited about. Then, a specialist mentorship helped her find clarity.

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I just can’t find a mentor

Evil HR Lady

I want to be promoted, and I think I need a mentor. However, there isn’t anyone in my company who can help me, and I can’t really find someone outside the company either. Do I have to have a mentor to succeed? To read my answer, click here: I just can’t find a mentor.

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GOAL SETTING: A Question on OKRs/KPIs/SMART Goals from a KD Client.

The HR Capitalist

CAPITALIST NOTE : The email below is a summary I sent to a client last weekend. For background, the client is a technology company with 500 employees, and they've made a real run at goal setting in 2021.

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Want to Be More Productive at Work? Pop Music is the Answer

The Undercover Recruiter

The nation’s working practices have changed dramatically in the last year, with many employees now working from home on a semi-permanent basis, and for those who can’t, they’re facing new working conditions with PPE becoming compulsory.

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Want To Buy A Recruitment CRM? Take A Look At These 6 Features

Recruit CRM

Imagine you're running a recruitment agency but you have no CRM ( Candidate Relationship Management ).

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Dave Ramsey Fires People for Premarital Sex. Can You?

Evil HR Lady

Imagine: You find out you’re pregnant, and you excitedly go to the Human Resources Department to ask for your Family Medical Leave Act paperwork , and instead, you get fired. Caitlin O’Connor claims this happened to her at Ramsey Solutions , the company run by financial guru Dave Ramsey.

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Are You Listening to Me? – Unschooling Mom2Mom

Career Tips Blog

Sue Patterson’s work is valuable not just for relationships with kids (a.k.a parenting) but relationships with anyone. We all could likely use a little remedial relationship-building course of study. Check her out and pass on her work to others if you find it helpful.

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7 Vital Habits Of The Successful Professional

Career Realism

Who isn't a little curious about what a successful professional does differently than the average person? It's not about what they do with their money. It's how they approach their careers. Passenger Or Pilot: Which One Are You?

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Recruit CRM's Recruitment Entrepreneurs Series Ft. Paul Breloff

Recruit CRM

CEO and Co-Founder of Shortlist Professionals , a talent matching and employability platform, Paul Breloff loves building great teams and helping young people find careers of meaning and purpose.

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my staff is anxious about reopening, even though they’re vaccinated

Ask a Manager

This post, my staff is anxious about reopening, even though they’re vaccinated , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I manage a staff of about 50 in a publicly funded, public-facing organization.

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Back in the Studio

Career Tips Blog

Phase two of my audiobook narration and production journey is well underway. I had a long pause as we moved from Virginia Beach, VA back to Las Vegas, NV. Now that I feel settled in, I’m ready to roll with audiobooks again.

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The Ugly Truth About Getting Your Dream Job

Career Realism

What if you discovered that everything you've been taught about creating success in your life was wrong? What if the system society has in place to help you create a great life and get a job you love…didn't work any more?

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Recruit CRM's Recruitment Entrepreneurs Series Ft. Diana Haltermann

Recruit CRM

For our 8th episode, we hosted, Diana Haltermann who is the CEO & Co-Founder at Talented International , is a Senior Recruitment Lead with 14 years of proven track record in providing talent to a variety of multinational organizations and startups.

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65+ Happy Sunday Messages (Morning Text Messages)

Algrim.co

Sunday Messages: Sunday is a day when you get a chance to rest and relax. Sunday is also the day when you get the chance to spend your time with your loved ones. Sunday is a day when you get to do things that you love doing.

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Finding Money in the Middle of a Pandemic

Corn on the Job

After going through the COVID-19 Pandemic for more than a year now, we have all seen the economic impact it has had on us. The impact of this pandemic has been more than economic for many families.

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3 Things Employers Should Focus On After COVID-19

Career Realism

COVID-19 changed the workforce, and as companies begin returning to the office, or revamping how things are done, it's important to think about what employees need.

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interview with an employee at a majority-autistic company

Ask a Manager

This post, interview with an employee at a majority-autistic company , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Symone is a regular reader here, and she works for a majority-autistic company and is autistic herself.

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What Recent College Grads Should Know About Entry-Level Remote Jobs

Career Realism

Work-from-home opportunities have increased tenfold due to COVID-19. It's much easier to land a remote job now more than ever before, but is this true for recent college grads?

10 Things That Haven’t Changed For Women In The Business World

Career Realism

Remember that old cigarette ad that proclaimed: “You've come a long way, baby?" It was introduced in 1968 by Virginia Slims, which linked smoking with female empowerment and equality. When we look closely at women in the business world, however, we may not have come as far as we think.

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I want my employee to be more engaged and work more hours

Ask a Manager

This post, I want my employee to be more engaged and work more hours , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: Just to preface, I’m not in the U.S. The minimum wage in my country is about $20 an hour, but the cost of living is higher than the U.S.

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is “dear sirs” outdated or sexist?

Ask a Manager

This post, is “dear sirs” outdated or sexist? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I am hoping you can settle a debate that was brought up at work. Is “Good morning Sirs” correct, either grammatically or in modern convention?

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being in a play with an employee, my boss yelled at my recruiter for hiring me away, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, being in a play with an employee, my boss yelled at my recruiter for hiring me away, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Can I be in a play where my character tries to assault my employee?

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if you lost your job recently, you’re eligible for 6 months of free health insurance

Ask a Manager

This post, if you lost your job recently, you’re eligible for 6 months of free health insurance , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. If you lost your job in the last 18 months, you can now remain on your employer-sponsored health insurance for free through September 30 , as part of the American Rescue Plan Act signed into law last month.

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a VP wants me to out myself at work and won’t take no for an answer

Ask a Manager

This post, a VP wants me to out myself at work and won’t take no for an answer , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I graduated in May 2020 and started a great job in my field with good pay that I love. I’m in a same-sex relationship. My coworkers are a healthy trail mix of political and religious beliefs, but I can also only deduce this from snippets I’ve heard occasionally since related topics usually do not come up in the office.

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my coworker is too personally invested in her job

Ask a Manager

This post, my coworker is too personally invested in her job , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I have a question about going over someone’s head to raise concerns to their supervisor.

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boss is pressuring me to attend a drunken weekend, thank-you notes when you resign, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, boss is pressuring me to attend a drunken weekend, thank-you notes when you resign, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss is pressuring me to attend a drunken weekend where I’d be the only woman.

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