Sat.Sep 29, 2018 - Fri.Oct 05, 2018

Enjoy Your Job: Make Your Work Match Your Strengths

Ms. Career Girl

Do you enjoy your job or dread it? Another presentation to write? Messing with fonts and colours bored Marcia to tears. She would much rather analyze numbers, to find their secrets. Sighing, she turned to her colleague Stephen, who had also just let out a long sigh. What is it?’ She asked him. ‘I

2018 220

Employee Time Tracking and Analytics 101 for Managers

Evil HR Lady

That is 10:00 am Eastern Time! It will be fabulous, I promise! The post Employee Time Tracking and Analytics 101 for Managers appeared first on Evil HR Lady. Exclusive EHRL

2018 175

3 Reasons I Won’t Connect with You on LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

I’m fortunate and grateful to receive lots of requests to connect on LinkedIn. Heeding the same advice I give my executive job seeking clients, I connect with most people who ask me. Expanding my network on LinkedIn means more people to learn from and communicate with.

2018 166

How To Start A Successful Medical Practice

Career Alley

The study of medicine is hard enough, involving learning many practices and procedures of medicine. Starting a medical practice will take almost as much dedication as the field of study. Find your Dream Job Medical Careers

2018 153

An Interview With Woman of The Year Toby Hassan Fishman

Ms. Career Girl

Being a single mom is challenge enough. Now imagine doing that and also building a successful business.

2018 203

Are Your Employees Taking Lunch Breaks? Here’s Why They Should

Evil HR Lady

The harder your employees work, the better, right? Not quite. Breaks at work, from regular lunch hours to informal opportunities for socializing, are essential for your employees to reach their full performance potential. Here’s why. The Importance of Lunch Breaks for Employees. First, your brain needs a breather. We all understand that if people do physical labor, their bodies need to rest and recover. So why should we assume our brains can keep going all the time? They can’t.

2018 152

Are You Listening to Bad Career Advice?

Professional Resume Services

Asking for advice when you’re struggling with making a decision can be valuable. However, when it comes to getting career advice, you have to be careful who you’re listening to. Most people you ask won’t intentionally give you bad advice, but it also may not be very valuable to you.

2018 151

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Four Tips For Moms Returning To Work

Ms. Career Girl

Mothers who have been out of the workforce for a few years often find it difficult to return. Years spent as a stay-at-home mom can count against women as they try to get back into full-time work.

2018 182

Ergonomics: Solution or Scam?

Evil HR Lady

Repetitive motion injuries are a real thing. Bad posture is also a real thing. So, it make sense to have “ergonomically correct” office furniture to help keep our bodies functioning as well as possible–and to help prevent pain. But what if all the money we spend making sure everything is ergonomic isn’t really helping? Sydney University professor Chris Maher, a leading authority on back pain, says that the evidence for ergonomics is slim.

2018 128

The Importance of Correct Grammar and Spelling During an Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Most people don’t need an executive resume service to tell them they should proofread their resume, social media profile and anything else during their job search.

2018 130

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Either you run the day, or the day runs you.” ” – Jim Rohn. At work, achievement counts. Yet we have to make time for personal, family and unexpected matters, too.

2018 130

Excelling as an Entrepreneur (While Helping Others)

Ms. Career Girl

Deciding to take the plunge of entrepreneurship is a business adventure that takes a lot courage, commitment, and of course, hard work.

18 True Tales of Ridiculous Performance Appraisals

Evil HR Lady

“Your greatest strength… your listening abilities. well, there might not actually be anything going on in your head, but you SEEM like you’re listening,” this is a direct quote from a performance review, sent to me by Reflektive , a people management company. It’s performance review season–many companies do an annual review in December, so October is when people start thinking about writing them.

2018 128

“Say Yes To The Butterflies.” Alex's Real-life Career Change Lessons

Career Shifters

When Alex Brooks joined the Career Change Launch Pad, she thought she’d end up with a new job. Instead, she overhauled her entire life. Here, she shares the shift in perspective that put her back in the driver’s seat and doing what she loves

2018 167

5 Signs to Turn Your Side Hustle Full-Time

Jobacle

More and more Americans today are going all-in with their side hustles. What started as a way to make ends meet or get some extra cash for the weekends turned into an unstoppable movement.

2018 153

6 Things Millennials (And Everyone!) Can Do to Maintain a Youthful Appearance

Ms. Career Girl

Many people in their 20’s are stressed out about high post-college student loan debt requiring long work hours and side hustles to pay it off. They’re noticing their work hard play hard lifestyle is leading to tired eyes and premature wrinkles.

2018 154

Massachusetts Turns Non-Competes on Their Heads

Evil HR Lady

A non-compete prevents you from going to a competitor when you leave a job. Instead you are prohibited from working in similar jobs in a geographic region. They make sense when they simply prohibit salespeople from calling on their former customers, but companies were going crazy, and even fast food got involved. Massachusetts saw that these non-competes were hurting their tech industry.

From Product Development to Gelato

Career Shifters

“It was a dream that I just had to give a shot.”. Frustrated with slow-moving corporate processes? Hannah Wood was. When a scholarship abroad reawakened her foodie roots, she suddenly saw an opportunity back home.

2018 152

Lawyer Career Myths That Need a Good Busting

Jobacle

If you’ve been interested in becoming a lawyer for a long time, it may well be because you’ve watched a lot of legal-related TV shows or movies over the years.

2018 141

Yeah, The Girls Like The Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auctions, Too!

Ms. Career Girl

I admit it. I’ve always liked sparkly and shiny things. While that usually interprets to some new jewelry or rainbow-inducing crystals, I’m also just like most Americans. Totally in love with my car!

2018 147

I’m too sad to write a title

Penelope Trunk

When you tell your friends, in disbelief, about this post, you will say, “She’s liveblogging her nervous breakdown.” ” I am doing that. Because I don’t know what else to do. The problem with blogging while you are having a nervous breakdown is you can never work again.

2018 74

No Degree? No Problem!

The Undercover Recruiter

Most of us know the drill – you finish school, you stay out of trouble, you get a college degree and you land that top job – because none of the world’s biggest firms will ever consider a candidate without a degree, right? Wrong!!

2018 87

RBI Forms a Unit On Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and AI

Imarticus Learning

All of us were shocked to hear the news of RBI banning cryptocurrency in India. Few of us were afraid that such a promising technology would go unrecognised by the Indian Government. But after banning cryptocurrencies, the Reserve Bank of India has now formed a particular unit for the development of blockchain and artificial intelligence lead by a general manager.

2018 54

A DIY Guide to Making a Debt Payoff Plan

Ms. Career Girl

Many who are in debt – which is an increasing of number of people – would love nothing more than to have a plan in place where they can work towards pulling out of the hole.

2018 130

Introducing: My Patreon

Penelope Trunk

I have been blown away by the comments on my last post. I am so appreciative of the kindness and support and all the ideas so many of you have shared. I asked myself: why am I so reluctant to do Patreon? Melissa has been telling me to do it for years.

2018 64

The Top 10 Countries that Defy the 9 to 5

The Undercover Recruiter

Businesses in these countries offer alternative working options that aim to limit interactions with employees after hours, shorten the work week and encourage leave to be taken, and workers generally report higher levels of overall happiness and engagement.

2018 87

The Origins and History of Machine Learning

Imarticus Learning

Before this article gets on to the details of machine learning, it will enlighten the reader about the definition and concepts of machine learning. Some of the researchers and studies suggest that machine learning is a technique of artificial intelligence where the system automatically learns from information and data. IT professionals define machine learning as a process by which the machine automatically improves their performance and algorithms without getting programmed manually.

2018 53

meal trains for coworkers in crisis, I have more experience than my resume indicates, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Meal trains for coworkers in crisis. I’ve appreciated your consistent message that gifts should flow downward, not up , which makes a lot of sense for holidays/birthdays/happy occasions. I’m curious about your thoughts on meal trains (or other forms of support) in times of crisis — is that in a different category than regular gifts?

2018 64

How to Create an Agile Process

Water Cooler Wisdom

Many organizations pride themselves on having predictable policies and procedures that drive performance and growth. However, given the rate of change in today's business world, sometimes being inflexible can be a problem rather than a solution. Having an agile process can help. Agile processes are plans that involve advance planning and organization but also allow you to quickly change course if needed. To

2018 40

Recruitment Marketing vs. Employer Branding: What’s the Difference?

The Undercover Recruiter

Reading them you’d think they are the same thing – but are they? Some would argue there are some similarities in their function and others would claim they are completely different and a business needs both.

2018 82

Michael Kors Buys Versace for a Whopping $2.12 Billion. Want to Know Why?

Imarticus Learning

Yes, it’s true. Micheal Kors has bought the inimitable (or highly imitable depending on how you look at it) Versace for 2.12 billion dollars. This news has sent shock waves around the world not only because of Micheal Kors audacity – did he buy Versace?

2018 52

how should I handle outside emails about our employees that seem vindictive?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m a manager in the marketing department for a health care system that employs about 3,500 people. Because I manage the company website, I am also the person responsible for checking the general email address, e.g. info@teapotshealth.org. Every few months, I receive what I’ll call a “vindictive email” about someone who works for our system.

2018 61

Amazon Raising All US Workers to a Minimum of $15/hr Is The Simplest Business Decision Ever.

HR Capitalist

In case you missed it, Amazon announced today that it would establish a $15/hr minimum hourly wage for all 350,000 of its U.S. employees. The new pay threshold will go into effect Nov. 1 and impact all full-time, temporary and seasonal workers across the company’s U.S.

4 Essential Characteristics for a Good Wellness Initiative

The Undercover Recruiter

According to Deloitte research, nearly 2.8 million employees are quitting their jobs every month, with many citing a ‘lack of empowerment’ as the key reason.

2018 80

The Ultimate Revelations About Machine Learning

Imarticus Learning

‘Machines can teach themselves.’ This phrase had captured our imagination the day it was coined, and it continues to do so. What kind of algorithms encompasses such a phenomenon? What are the Machine Learning basics? The answers to such questions have been revealed in various capacities over the years, but the curiosity around the subject strives for more. One of the few misconceptions around Machine learning is that it doesn’t involve human intervention.

2018 52

did I signal disinterest in the job, I found the interview questions ahead of my interview, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Did I bungle this interview by implying I wasn’t interested? I’m worried that I handled a recent job interview badly. The job was at a very exciting institution, and the duties were right up my alley, with a bit more responsibility than I have now.

2018 60

Learning to Improve the Workplace for Women

The Undercover Recruiter

Does the world need another employer review site? Perhaps if it’s tailored to a specific audience. Romy Newman is the co-founder and President of Fairygodboss, the largest online career community for women.

2018 78