Sat.Mar 09, 2019 - Fri.Mar 15, 2019

9 Tips for Introverts in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

Let’s face it: In the workplace, fortune often favors the extroverts. The more extroverted among us are more easily noticed, and they are also more likely to take on managerial roles—and the better money that comes with them.

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Be Careful When you Choose your High-Potential Employees

Evil HR Lady

When devoting resources to high-potential employees, it’s important to consider more than just their pedigree and ambition. When trying to determine who their high-potential employees are, many businesses look for MBA graduates and those who are rising quickly through the ranks. These people can be fantastic for your organization.

2019 174

The Most Important Spots for SEO Relevant Keywords on a LinkedIn Profile

Professional Resume Services

If you’ve gone through a job search recently, or are actively looking for a job, you likely know the importance of having SEO relevant keywords on your LinkedIn profile. One question many professionals have is where exactly to place those keywords.

2019 130

How to Manage Your Team Effectively

Career Alley

Managing a team effectively is no easy task, but with the right mindset and motivation, you can do it like many other team leaders out there. Discover Career Opportunities Manage Employees

2019 186

Four Ways You Are Apologizing Wrong

Ms. Career Girl

Apologies are something we love to receive and hate to give. And especially as a leader, they are tough. They require a great deal of humility, which challenge your pride and ego. They are an open admission of failure and wrongdoing, but when delivered with sincerity, they hold power with your team.

2019 177

Employee Loyalty: An Open Letter to Loyal Employees

Evil HR Lady

Yes, the new hires make more than you, the company party was a bit of a disaster and open enrollment won’t bring anyone joy. Please keep those suggestions coming! Dear Loyal Employees, Thank you so much for, uh, working with us for the past few years! Employee loyalty is very important in our business, and we’re happy that you are happy here. I just wanted to take the time to say thank you and go over a few questions that have come my way. Yes, the New Hire Makes More Than You Do.

2019 157

Here’s the high-priced advice college applicants buy that doesn’t trigger the FBI

Penelope Trunk

Porcelain Pencils by Katharine Morling. The FBI just announced a sting operation that caught 50 rich and famous parents paying millions of dollars to bribe and cheat to get their under-qualified kids into top colleges (and, mysteriously, some not-top colleges).

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The Changing Landscape of “Gendered” Career Paths

Ms. Career Girl

When a baby is born, the doctor proclaims their sex based on their physical anatomy. Hearing a doctor proudly state, “It’s a boy” or “It’s a girl” has been happening since the beginning of modern medicine.

2019 159

AI in HR: It’s Not Just for Hiring Anymore

Evil HR Lady

Artificial intelligence is already all the rage in tech circles, and now human resource departments are getting in on the action, too. While the most prominent place for AI in HR has typically recruiting—with bots that can help screen resumes and even conduct initial interviews—companies can now use artificial intelligence for a lot more than hiring. For instance, have you been wishing for a nice app that caters to all the needs of your organization?

2019 149

Have You Considered SEO as a Career Path?

Career Alley

Search engine optimization, or SEO, is defined as getting the most number of visitors to a particular page or website. The best way to do this is by making that page or site show up at the top of popular search engines, such as Google or Yahoo. Discover Career Opportunities Branding SEO

2019 158

“My Career Decisions Have Led Me Down The Wrong Path. How Can I Trust Myself To Find Work I Love?”

Career Shifters

Jordan feels trapped in a career that doesn't play to her strengths. But every time she thinks about making a change, she's plagued with fear and insecurity that stops her dead in her tracks. How do you plan a fulfilling new career, when you've lost faith in your instincts

2019 142

The Challenges of Seeking Employment with a Substance Abuse History

Ms. Career Girl

Many of us in early recovery wonder just how much to disclose to potential employers. As recovering addicts and alcoholics we can have such colorful pasts, and some of the information that is asked of us is difficult to weed through.

2019 148

What if a High Performing Executive is Also a Bully?

Evil HR Lady

One of my employees, Katie, recently approached me with complaints about her manager, Holly. Katie told me Holly is abrasive, curses at employees in public and has gone through five administrative staff members in the past seven months because she’s intimidating and disrespectful to her team. Holly is also a high revenue manager, so my boss is asking me to look the other way and ask Katie to resign if she is unhappy. I feel that if I do this I would be breaching my moral compass.

2019 140

The Best Companies to Work for

Career Alley

If you've got to work (and most of us do), why not work for one of the best companies? Discover Career Opportunities Best Companies

2019 153

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“No winter lasts forever. No spring skips its turn.” ” – Unknown Author. This time of year – especially in colder zones – we all start to get a bit buggy, impatient waiting any longer for the coming of the spring, bearing its special gifts of warmth, birdsongs and wild flowers. Have faith that this year, like every year before it, spring and its glories are eagerly on their way. At work, consider the spring’s arrival as a metaphor for “better days ahead.”

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This Is What It Takes to Get Your Start-Up Off the Ground

Ms. Career Girl

Starting your own business – it’s a goal many have. In fact, more than half of Americans (66 percent to be exact) have dreams of being an entrepreneur. Unfortunately, many hold back due to financial security and commitment, as well as the fear of failure.

2019 145

The College Bribery and Cheating Scandal is Really a Sign of HR Failure

Evil HR Lady

You’ve heard now how CEOs and Movie stars manipulated the system, bribed people, made up sports teams , and arranged for their kids to cheat on SATs and ACTs in order to get into “good” schools. But, have we stopped to think about why it’s so important to get into the “right” schools? Yes, some schools have better academic rigor than others. That’s clear. You will get a better education at some schools than you will at others. That is also clear.

2019 128

You Get a Job! And You Get a Job! 5 of the Best Employment Apps for Job Seekers

Career Alley

Are you looking to change careers or want to get your first big-time job and want to browse on the go? Check out these employment apps that bring the application process to your phone. Find your Dream Job Job Search

2019 151

7 Shocking Facts About Change Management Illustrated By An Expert

Imarticus Learning

While the change management initiatives can be extremely beneficial for any organization or company, fully implementing in the real world is quite a challenging endeavor.

2019 81

Why You May Be Losing Staff Due to Lack of Training Opportunities

The Undercover Recruiter

The word “value” is something which is unfortunately not often associated with recruitment. Need”, yes, “Cost” definitely, but not “Value”. My team and I want to address this, and I guess if you’re wanting to grow or sustain your recruitment business, then you do too!

2019 100

Why $35,308 and $147,414 Are the New Critical Salaries

Evil HR Lady

The Department of Labor recently announced some new minimum salaries for exemption from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Currently, in order to be exempt from overtime you need to meet the duties test and earn at least $23,660 per year ($455 weekly). This salary has been in place since 2004, so it seems like a good time to make a change. Additionally, the definition of highly compensated employees is changing from $100,000 per year to $147,414.

2019 126

Are you hoping that I’m over the Farmer and you don’t have to read about him anymore?

Penelope Trunk

I check the farmer’s blog obsessively for any updates, which takes a lot of energy partially because he never writes on it but mostly because I have to work really hard at all the mental gymnastics I use to justify to myself what I’m even doing on there in the first place. But now I know.

2019 60

Data Analytics: Expectations vs Reality

Imarticus Learning

As we see the field of data analytics getting to its peak in terms of career choice, hordes of young people and professionals now want to make their careers in this field. However, data analytics like any other field is not everyone’s baby. It can be a suitable career option for people, who love data, play with figures and comfortable in handling a wide array of analytics tools that play a vital role while treading this career path.

2019 58

Recruiting to Build a Dream Team

The Undercover Recruiter

A dream business team will comprise a well-balanced group of people who complement each other, challenge each other and bring out the best in each other. They will work efficiently together and be equipped and supported to achieve business objectives and results.

2019 94

our new manager is pressuring the women on our team to use menstrual cups

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: This question is on behalf of a friend who works at a small 30-person property management company (we both live in the UK if that makes a difference). My friend has recently got a new manager to head the 10-person team she is a part of, and in which she is in the middle seniority-wise.

2019 82

7 Things You Didn't Know About Working At Nike

Career Realism

The average American will spend 90,000 hours at work throughout their life. However, even as a dedicated employee, you have a life outside of work and you want your employer to acknowledge that. Additionally, finding balance at work is important.

2019 83

The Various Differences Between Marketing & Branding

Corn on the Job

Marketing and branding experts can both agree that branding involves a lot of creative decision-making. The process of coming up with a brand is just like coming up with a marketing campaign.

2019 56

The Biggest GDPR Compliance Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

The Undercover Recruiter

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in May 2018 and businesses across the UK have been forced to change their systems and working practices in order to comply.

the overtime pay law may finally change

Ask A Manager

Back in 2016, the federal government announced it was making major changes to who is eligible for overtime pay. Currently, if you earn less than $23,660, you must receive overtime pay (time and a half) for any hours over 40 that you work in a week. In 2016, the Department of Labor announced it was raising that threshold to $ 47,476, which was going to make an additional 4.2 million American workers eligible for overtime.

2019 81

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Working At Nike

Career Realism

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Working At Nike Work It Daily. The average American will spend 90,000 hours at work throughout their life. However, even as a dedicated employee, you have a life outside of work and you want your employer to acknowledge that.

2019 83

The Hidden Agenda of Fintech

Imarticus Learning

Fintech is the digital revolution which has redefined the way financial business took place in the past. India has adopted fintech at a very rapid pace. Many start-ups have emerged which are embracing fintech and many banks have also adopted fintech.

2019 52

Show Me the Money

The Undercover Recruiter

It’s a situation we have all faced at one time or another. You have the candidate in for the second interview, and they are, as far as you can see, ideal. The perfect experience, a personality that is a great fit for the team and they are excited about your organization. And then you mention.

2019 84

don’t drunkenly email your boss this St. Patrick’s Day

Ask A Manager

In preparation for St. Patrick’s day … a reader writes: Back in 2010, I sent the most horrifying email to my boss (by accident!) and I thought you might get a kick out of it. For context, there was a St. Patrick’s Day parade that a group of friends and I attended for several years. It was the kind of thing where you’d start the day with coffee and Bailey’s at 9 am, be dancing at a club by 3 pm, and somehow still be at a pub at midnight.

2019 78

?? How To Follow Up After Job Interviews With Great Follow-ups

JobMob

Is it follow-up or follow up or followup? How you follow up after an interview is more important than you think. Photo by Helloquence. This is a guest post by Carolyn K.

Current Trends Likely to Shape the Future of Business Analytics

Imarticus Learning

Business Analytics is the process of organizing a company’s data into a simpler and more understandable form, in order to allow the administration to take a better decision with respect to the growth of the company.

2019 52

How to Ask for a Wage Hike Without Being Accused of ‘Entitlement’

The Undercover Recruiter

There’s an imbalance in how much we’re getting paid – and it’s not just that the mass of people are working their socks off to get by while fat cats accumulate more wealth than they could ever need. The imbalance is that a surprising 7 in 10 of us will be successful when we ask. View Article.

2019 86

my boss has strict kitchen rules, how to escape an exit interview, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss has strict rules about the office kitchen. I am curious about proper break room etiquette. We an office of about 11 people and a break room with no seating.

2019 79