Sat.Apr 01, 2017 - Fri.Apr 07, 2017

The Existence of the Pay Gap and We Love Equal Pay Day

Competitive Resumes

We are recording this episode on April 3, 2017. This is a day before the “Don’t Call it a Pay Gap” Facebook Live hosted by PayScale. I wanted to support this event because it’s discussion about the issues faced daily by women.

2017 77

Recruiter Secrets: The Real Reason Why You Didn’t Get the Job

Ms. Career Girl

The post Recruiter Secrets: The Real Reason Why You Didn’t Get the Job appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. According to Cheryl Polk, career advice expert for Excel Career and College Planning , there are plenty of reasons why recruiters choose someone else over you. But let’s be honest.

2017 77

Trending Sources

Your HR Manager Wishes You Already Knew These Things

Evil HR Lady

Most Human Resources people want to do the fun stuff in HR–developing people, training, supporting the business, etc. What do we spend our time with? These things. These things that you should already know–like the fact that it’s really, really, really important to be to work when your boss wants you there. If that means 8:00, it means 8:00, not 8:17, or 9:34. (If If your boss is all about flexibility, then cool.)

2017 59

7 Ways To Contaminate Your Personal Brand and Doom Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Sometimes, bad things happen in executive job search that are beyond your control. Other times, without considering the consequences, you may do one unfortunate thing, or get into bad habits, that will tarnish the good work you’ve done building your personal brand.

2017 77

From Hospitality to Tech

Career Shifters

"I was exhausted, and it just wasn't fulfilling me anymore.". When a friend approached Tarryn Gorre with a business idea, she leapt at the chance to make a fresh start. With a truckload of mistakes behind her, she's learning a lot – and she couldn't be happier with her new career. This is her story

2017 77

More Trending

Who Comes First — Clients or Employees?

Evil HR Lady

We’ve all heard the saying, “The customer is always right.” Sure, without your clients, you have no business — but without employees, you have no one to serve your paying customers. Without them you don’t have a business, either. So, who comes first, especially in a dispute? Your clients or your employees? A lot of businesses put clients first. I’m going to flip that on its head and tell you flat out: employees come first. Contrary to popular belief, this won’t be a disaster for your clients?

2017 46

Three Ways You Can Help Close the Gender Pay Gap

Ms. Career Girl

The post Three Ways You Can Help Close the Gender Pay Gap appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. When women and men with the same level of experience, doing the same job at the same level of performance, are paid differently, a gender pay gap exists.

2017 56

This Year's Final Four Proves The Value of "Well Placed" over "Top" Talent.

HR Capitalist

If you're watching/following the NCAA Men's Basketball Tourney this year, your bracket is shot, your team is likely gone and there's only one thing left to do. . What's that thing you ask? . Look at the rosters of the teams that made the Final Four and make a Talent observation. Naturally. .

2017 34

“Am I Doomed To A Career That Doesn’t Interest Me?”

Career Shifters

2017 47

How the Campus Culture Wars Are Coming to Your Office

Evil HR Lady

“There are two ideas now in the academic left that weren’t there 10 years ago,” says Jonathan Haidt, a psychologist and professor of ethical leadership at New York University’s Stern School of Business, in The Wall Street Journal. “One is that everyone is racist because of unconscious bias, and the other is that everything is racist because of systemic racism.” ” Do you believe that? Before you give a quick answer of “yes,” think about it.

2017 35

Balancing Being a Career Girl With Being a Dog Mom?

Ms. Career Girl

The post Balancing Being a Career Girl With Being a Dog Mom? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Chelsea Rivera. Her bio follows. Adopting a pet is one of the most emotionally fulfilling things a person can do.

2017 43

Global Stats Shaping Recruiting Trends in 2017

The Undercover Recruiter

If you want your company to improve its recruitment strategy this year, then it’s well worth considering how these trends can help you do that. Things like social media and mobile platforms can help to promote a job advertisement or engage potential candidates.

2017 27

5 Jobs a College Student Can Do Without Giving Up Valuable Time

Career Alley

The key is to find a flexible work opportunity that maximizes your earning potential in just a few hours. Consider these smart job opportunities and start paying off those loans while you’re still going to school. Career Opportunities Career Alternatives Job Search

2017 38

The Seven Step Path to Problem Solving

Evil HR Lady

It’s April, so there’s probably a pretty good chance you’ve given up on your new year’s resolutions. But, there’s no law that says January 1 is the only day to set life changing goals. Personally, I think spring is a great time to make new goals –it’s starting to get warm, and stay light later, and it makes for a more pleasant environment. (At At least, it does for me.)

2017 30

Is it okay if I don’t want kids?

Penelope Trunk

I see how it feels so easy to just say no to kids. Having kids is irrational. They do not make us happier. They disrupt the halcyon days of early marriage. And they cost a lot of money.

2017 26

3 Recruitment Tasks Supercharged with Artificial Intelligence

The Undercover Recruiter

The recruitment process continues to lengthen as the search for highly skilled talent increases, the fear of making a bad hire remains and the quality of active candidates is lacking. The average time to fill doubled from 2014 (22.9 days) compared to 2010 (12.6

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employee won’t come back unless her coworker is fired

Ask A Manager

This letter was originally part of a five-short-answers column, but it’s getting enough interest that I’m making it its own post. The other four letters that were originally bundled with it are now here. Keep in mind that that’s also why my answer here is short and not as comprehensive as it might otherwise be.). A reader writes: I’m a manager. I’m having an issue with a two of my staff, Liz and Jack.

2017 35

3 Unforgettable Career Lessons from Hidden Figures The Movie

Competitive Resumes

Besides Hidden Figures being a great movie, there were useful career lessons. It’s rare a Hollywood movie features character and positive personal attributes. The film depicted three African-American women breaking gender and color barriers at NASA.

2017 23

What Would Make Your Business More Productive?

Water Cooler Wisdom

Calling all small business owners! My partner Xerox has given me a brand new Versalink multifunction printer. Want it for your office? Check out the device via this video  and reply here with a comment about what would make your business more productive. Use the hashtag #ConnectKey.

2017 23

The Do’s and Don’ts of Candidate Experience

The Undercover Recruiter

With most candidates being rejected in any given recruiting process, plenty of people will have things to say about your company – good, bad and sometimes ugly. One way to improve what is being said, is to focus on the candidate experience. I’ve chatted with Kevin Grossman of the Talent Board to get some details. Have a listen. View Article. The Do’s and Don’ts of Candidate Experience. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2017 24

I accidentally sent my boss to Italy instead of Florida

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: My boss asked me to make travel arrangements for herself and a C-suite executive. I have done this before, but this time I made a huge mistake. The travel was supposed to be to the American city of Naples, in the state of Florida. I accidentally booked a flight and hotel for the city of Naples in Italy instead. I should have been more careful when I was booking the flights and should have paid more attention when the list of hotels came up. It was completely my fault.

Illinois AG Sends Age Discrimination Letters to Job Boards, Protects Rights of 81 Year Olds To Apply For Jobs They Don't Want.

HR Capitalist

In case you missed it, the State of Illinois Attorney General is in the news for some premium PR/saber-rattling, centered around the fact that job boards like CareerBuilder and Indeed are trying to exclude older workers from applying for jobs they don't want. Yes, the world has problems.

Seventh Circuit Court Says Sexual Orientation Is a Protected Class

Evil HR Lady

The Seventh Circuit court issued a landmark ruling that stated that sexual orientation falls under “race, color, religion, sex, or national origin” in Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The Supreme Court has not yet ruled on this, so the ruling only technically applies to people within the states of Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin, but you should pay attention regardless of where you live.

How to Annoy the Hell Out of Your Employees

The Undercover Recruiter

We’re only human and we all have our imperfections so I’m not saying that any boss is perfect BUT there are those ‘bad bosses’ who go beyond the odd mishap and seem to have a collective of personality traits that can leave you feeling (to say the least), miffed!

2017 23

These Are the Communication Skills Managers Need

Blogging4jobs

Whether you’re an extrovert or an introvert, keeping up effective communication within your team is an absolute must. Being a great communicator is important, not only for coaching and giving clear. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR communication feedback leadership managing teams

2017 26

Why I Had To Have The "There's No Crying In the Workplace" Talk With My Son.

HR Capitalist

When you read the title of this post, you might think I have sensitive sons. Problems with emotions, crying, etc. That's not true. I think they're pretty emotionally balanced, in the normal range, and generally OK.

2017 21

giving coworkers a questionnaire about my performance, gender-neutral pronouns, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Can I create my own performance survey and ask coworkers to fill it out? I have a question about running my own performance survey. My job is in engineering integration, and I interact with a large number of people on a regular basis (I’m an individual contributor, not a manager). I want to get more clear, direct, and actionable feedback on my performance than what can be gained from my company’s HR system.

2017 26

Are Graduates *Really* Not Skilled Enough?

The Undercover Recruiter

You probably saw many articles circulating, quoting a press release from the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) reporting that half of graduate employers believe graduates are not skilled enough.

2017 21

Is the Future of HR Technoethics?

Blogging4jobs

As we rapidly spin toward the future of work we talk of advances in technology that will replace people, supplement their work, make their work easier, or make it easier for employers to track workers every minute of the day. It is possible, or will be in the not too distant future, to implant a […] Source. HR ethics tech technoethics technology

"The Villain Is The Person Who Knows The Most, But Cares The Least."

HR Capitalist

"The Villain Is The Person Who Knows The Most, But Cares The Least.". From Chuck Klosterman In I Wear The Black Hat. When it comes to Employee Relations, any investigation you do of general bad stuff is going to uncover a lot of ugly things.

2017 16

how long after resigning should you still answer questions?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I recently resigned from a mid-level management position at a large research organization, to take a position as director for a nonprofit that works regularly with the research organization (the nonprofit actually spends much of their time promoting the activities of the research group). It was a very amicable transition, and I spent two weeks with the team at my old organization who would handle the duties I had been managing.

2017 22

5 Online Safety Considerations for Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

The rise of job search websites has made it easier than ever to get your candidate’s resume in front of potential employers. But, there are some risks that come with sharing your personal information and contact details online.

2017 21

How Project Management Can Engage Employees

Blogging4jobs

Organizations have a hand in employee disengagement when they don’t put in the effort to free their people to do what they do best. How Does That Play Out? That analyst you just hired? She’s working at 70% because she’s not clear on the specifications of the project she was just assigned to. She’s doing […] Source. HR employee engagement Project management

2017 23

Meet the people who are best at meeting goals

Penelope Trunk

I tell my husband tidbits about the kids because part of my strategy to get him to relocate to Swarthmore is to keep him feeling close to us.

2017 15