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How to Maintain Your Work-Life Balance

Ms. Career Girl

The concept of work-life balance has become increasingly popular in recent years, and according to medical research, the idea should be taken more seriously than a passing fad.

2018 189

Why Culture Fit Matters in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

How to set the groundwork in executive job search to land a job that’s the right culture fit If you’ve read even a few of my blog posts about executive job search best practices, you know that the first steps to land an executive job that will be a mutual good fit are: 1. Targeting […].

2018 174

Answering Your Job Search Questions (Podcast Season Finale)

Competitive Resumes

About today’s special show! . For this last episode of the season, I am replaying my appearance on the “ Repurpose Your Career ” podcast. Here are the questions we’re answering: 1. I am a 61-year-old floor installer. I have been doing this since I was a young man.

2018 161

The Feel-good Trap: How The Search For Happiness Is Keeping You Stuck In Your Shift (And What To Focus On Instead)

Career Shifters

Not happy – either with your current work, or with how your career change is going? Natasha explains why the way you understand happiness could be holding you back – and how a new perspective can speed up your shift

2018 199

7 Reasons The Best Thing You Can Do for Your Soul Is Travel

Ms. Career Girl

Does wanderlust call and you don’t answer because you’re too busy? It’s funny how your excuse to not travel is “life,” but you fail to experience life by remaining stuck and feeling trapped. How do you know what you want and need from life if you don’t live it?

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Two (or More) Job Opportunities? – 18 Elements of Comparison – [Part 2 of 2]

Sklover Working Wisdom

“It’s not hard to make decisions. when you know what your values are.”. – Roy E. Disney. NOTE : This is Part 2 of 2 of this Newsletter. We have divided it in half due to its considerable length, befitting its importance to so many employees.

2018 130

I’m Pregnant and Starting a New Job. Can I Be Fired for Taking Leave?

Evil HR Lady

I start a new job next week. I’ll be 25 weeks pregnant. I interviewed really early on and didn’t disclose “just in case” I was contacted a month later with an offer. At this point , I am bordering fat and pregnant depending on what I am wearing. I want to disclose immediately but haven’t had the chance. Both parties I need to speak to have been busy at work, on vacation, or briefly meeting with me not in private. I really don’t want to feel deceitful.

2018 113

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7 Reasons Millennials Love Their Side Hustles More Than Their Jobs

Ms. Career Girl

More and more millennials are starting to maintain a side hustle (a second job outside of their regular, full-time jobs).This

2018 161

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“I’m not concerned that machines will begin to think like humans. I am very concerned that humans will begin to think like machines.” ” – Tim Cook, Apple CEO. Supporting Limits On. Children’s Screen Use.

2018 130

 The Very Common Things Cruel Managers Do

Evil HR Lady

What constitutes cruelty at the office? Someone asked on Quora “What was the cruelest thing a company has ever done to you as an employee?” ” You may be prepared for stories of confiscating passports or not wage theft, and those things are cruel. But the things people wrote about also sound a lot like what a lot of us face in the office. For example. Not allow an employee to work from home. Being allowed to work from home isn’t a right.

2018 110

From Property Management to Wealth Management

Career Shifters

“I didn't want to waste years simply filling a seat.”. James Edwards found himself stuck with limited opportunities for growth. So, when the right set of circumstances arose to allow him to leave his job, he grabbed the chance.

2018 132

Big 40 or 50 Looming? Take Heart From These Ageless Champions!

Ms. Career Girl

Do you have a milestone birthday in the next year or two? Maybe you’re turning 40, or 50. Are you already feeling a tiny sense of panic as you look back at what you’ve done over the past decade and judging your accomplishments – or seeming lack thereof?

2018 161

Father’s Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: he believed in me.”. – Jim Valvano. All dads know the truth: being a father is all about giving. This is the day you hope to hear, just this once, “Thanks.” Hold on to that thought; it may be a year before you hear it again.

2018 130

How to Build a Diverse Workforce

Evil HR Lady

What does diversity mean, exactly? What makes a workplace diverse? We use this word so often as a synonym for racial diversity that we forget there are all types of diversity. According to Merriam-Webster, diversity simply means “an instance of being composed of differing elements or qualities.” Therefore, every workplace that employs two or more people is a diverse workforce simply because no two people are alike. But some groups of people are more similar than others.

Trying to Pursue a Career in Data Science? Check Out These Helpful Tips

Jobacle

According to a recent study, one of the fastest growing industries in the world is data science. For people who love technology, coding and design, a career in data science makes sense.

2018 130

How To Find A Job When You’re Unsure of Your Career Path

Ms. Career Girl

There are many situations where you can feel like your career path is drifting out of form. Perhaps your current job is boring you, but you just can’t figure out what else you’re supposed to do. Maybe you have recently lost a job, but don’t know which steps to take from here.

2018 154

How to Master Workplace Civility #SHRM18

Workology

Civility usually is demonstrated through manners, courtesy, politeness, and a general awareness of the rights, wishes, concerns, and feelings of others. It includes the behavior that helps to. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Work Civility shrm18 Workplace

2018 77

What to Say (and Not Say) When an Employee Is Depressed

Evil HR Lady

Depression isn’t limited to a few. Over 300 million people , globally, suffer from it. This means it’s quite likely that you know someone who is currently in its grasp, and it isn’t pleasant. Left untreated, depression can literally be deadly. You don’t want to let anyone suffer without help. But, what can you do in an office setting? What should you do? I spoke with Lori Whatley, LMFT, PsyD about the best things to do.

2018 107

What To Do If You’re Injured At Work

Jobacle

We become so comfortable and used to the mundane routine in our jobs that we don’t ever expect an accident to happen, so if it does, an incident at work can be a massive shock to the system.

2018 130

Hiring a contractor for your home or office: what are your responsibilities?

Ms. Career Girl

Entrepreneurs may need to supervise building works either at home or in the office. If you want to set up your home office or are responsible for remodeling your workplace, you can engage a self-employed handyman in order to save costs.

2018 130

Former Governer Jeb Bush Kicks Off #SHRM18

Workology

So, I have to admit… I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect from Jeb Bush when I saw the keynotes announced for SHRM national this year. What would he say to a room full of HR people. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR shrm18

2018 73

What to Say (and Not Say) When an Employee Is Depressed

Evil HR Lady

Depression isn’t limited to a few. Over 300 million people , globally, suffer from it. This means it’s quite likely that you know someone who is currently in its grasp, and it isn’t pleasant. Left untreated, depression can literally be deadly. You don’t want to let anyone suffer without help. But, what can you do in an office setting? What should you do? I spoke with Lori Whatley, LMFT, PsyD about the best things to do.

2018 100

how do I handle changing my name and job because of a stalker?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: For a few years, I worked as a voice actor dubbing Japanese anime into English. A few of the shows I dubbed generated rather passionate fan followings. While that was certainly exciting for me as an actor, it also proved troublesome for my “real world” job working in academic libraries. I used my real name when I dubbed those shows (well, my nickname, which I’ve used all my life).

2018 82

How to Become a Forensic Psychologists

Corn on the Job

Are you looking for a career in which you make a difference? Do people fascinate you and why they do the things that they do? Do you want a role in which two days are never the same? And where you promote understanding of criminal behaviour and activity?

2018 56

7 LEARN Courses for SPHR Certified Professionals

Workology

Not signed up for LEARN yet? Click here to learn how we make HR recertification and on-demand learning easy. As a certified HR professional myself, recertification is a challenge especially your. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Product learn by workology

2018 70

6 Skills That You Should Look for in Every CV

The Undercover Recruiter

As a recruiter it’s vital to be able to pinpoint relevant skills from an applicant’s CV, looking not only for industry-specific requirements but those strengths that can transition into any position.

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my boss wants us to all share our mental health needs – at every meeting

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work at a small company where I like to maintain a professional persona, focusing on getting work done and keeping my personal life separate. The company is not well managed but I have a decent amount of autonomy, people are reasonably pleasant, and for a variety of family reasons the location, commute, and hours work really well and would be hard to replicate elsewhere.

2018 73

Amazon Flexes Muscles, Eliminates Occupational Tax in Seattle in One Month.

HR Capitalist

Here's what power looks like in an employer, my friends. Less than a month after unanimously passing a contentious tax on big business, Seattle’s city council has voted to repeal the so-called “head tax.”

#SHRM18 Special: LEARN HR Certification Platform 65% Off

Workology

As a certified HR professional myself, recertification is a challenge especially your SPHR, GPHR and California PHR certifications. I never, ever, ever want to have to take that test again so I work. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR learn shrm18

How to Have Productive Office Meetings

The Undercover Recruiter

Meetings are usually considered as boring and a waste of time. Employees often dread their weekly meeting because they’re monotonous and not worthwhile. There are so many ways in which managers can improve their meetings with the following tips below.

2018 74

can I go barefoot at work?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work in a legal office. I am the assistant but I sit in an open area outside my boss’s office. I wear business casual clothing and shoes. However, my feet get uncomfortable in the shoes. I often take my shoes off and go barefoot. They’re under the desk for the most part, but occasionally people will have to look at my computer. Is it improper to take your shoes off in the office? I’d like to walk from my desk to the copier with no shoes on.

2018 73

Join Us for a New Hangout Series - HR Mind Games (Episode #1 - Hiring Sales Pros)

HR Capitalist

HR Mind Games is a quick hitting, 20-30 minute hangout hosted by me (KD), Kris Dunn, founder of FOT and the HR Capitalist and sponsored by Caliper , the leading provider of Assessments for Selection, Talent Management, and Leadership Development. In each episode of HR Mind Games , we’ll cover how general behavioral assessment geekiness/expertise helps HR and Recruiting Pros make better hires as well as maximize performance once that talent is in the door!

2018 41

Amazing HR Race Logistics at #SHRM18

Workology

I sent out an email today to Amazing HR Race competitors. I’m still accepting team and solo ticket registrations. You can click here to register. The race is scheduled to begin at 7:30 PM. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR amazing hr race shrm18

2018 63

Why Great People Make Great Companies

The Undercover Recruiter

This week on the Employer Branding Podcast, we’re with a Chicago-based tech company that has been through the peaks and troughs of business and now competing for the best talent with the likes of Google, Amazon, Facebook. ‘ James Ellis is the Global Head of Employment Brand at Groupon.

2018 74

how do you deal with freelancer terror?

Ask A Manager

I meant to make this an “ask the readers” question as per my new Thursday tradition, but I started writing just a short response to it and then it got longer and longer. So it’s not quite that anymore, but hopefully readers will weigh in as well. I’m an avid reader of your blog, even though I haven’t had a standard office job in about a decade. I’ve been a freelancer/independent contractor all that time, in a competitive, creative industry.

Why Corporate Training Must Be Part of Your Mix

Water Cooler Wisdom

As a workforce author, researcher, and consultant, I observed many organizations that were concerned about a labor shortage brought about by baby boomer retirement. This shortage, and the skills gaps that went along with it, was partially delayed in part by the financial crisis and subsequent recession, because many baby boomers lost savings and were  working past traditional retirement age 1.

2018 40

TALES FROM A TRUMP STAFFER: How to Make a Narcissist Do What You Need Them to Do.

HR Capitalist

How many of you have worked for a narcissist? Let's start with a definition of what that is to level set the rest of this post: Narcissist (närs?s?st) st) - a person who has an excessive interest in or admiration of themselves.