Sat.Feb 13, 2021 - Fri.Feb 19, 2021

No Cell Phones on Breaks

Evil HR Lady

I have a friend who has worked for a golf course for over 20 years. The golf course recently implemented a policy that prohibits employees from using their cell phones at work EXCEPT for lunch breaks. .

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Turning Your Job into Your Personal Development Academy

Ms. Career Girl

“I hate Mondays,” Kathy lamented as we finished our sunny Sunday morning walk. Kathy had disliked her job for a long time. As her friend, I listened patiently to her stories of disrespectful coworkers, clueless leaders, and unstimulating work.

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Job Search Age Discrimination: How to Diminish and Rise Above the Age Hurdle

Executive Career Brand

I’m often asked by executives worried about job search age discrimination how they can get employers to look beyond their age, and see the value of their many years of experience. Are you thinking (and worrying) that you’re sunk because you’re job hunting and over 50?

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How to Make WFH Work for Your Business

Jobacle

Many businesses are continuing to work remotely in 2021 as the pandemic continues and may even have plans to stick with WFH once the pandemic ends.

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Intermittent FMLA for Exempt Employees

Evil HR Lady

Can an employer force an exempt employee to use PTO or dock their pay for time to attend physical therapy appointments (2-3 per week) due to an approved FMLA event? In this case, the remote employee is attending therapy before normal “scheduled” work hours but, she has to start late. .

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The Top Ten Changes to a Leader’s Lexicon

Ms. Career Girl

2021 is filled with potential, and so are you. I challenge you to look at some words and phrases that may be limiting you. A commitment to removing or replacing these words and phrases is a commitment to improving how you communicate, how you represent yourself, and how you will excel in 2021.

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President’s Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. “A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.” ” – Max Lucado. The Presidency is a kind of podium. It is an opportunity to lead.

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What You Should Say to Employees When a Freak Storm Messes With Business

Evil HR Lady

Texas, and other southern states, are experiencing a rare event: below-freezing weather and snow. It’s so cold in Texas that wind turbines froze , causing rolling blackouts for 3.8 million people.

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The Four F’s of Moving Forward in Challenging Times

Ms. Career Girl

As the US turns a page and looks toward a fresh start for the future, many of us wonder, “How can we put the bitterness that has accumulated over the past four years behind us to move forward together as a nation?”.

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. On this. Valentine’s Day. We wish all of you. To have. A loved one, To be. A loved one, and. To be One. Who loves. All of us LOVERS at Sk LOVE rWorkingWisdom.

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What Sales Rep Title Will Generate the Most Traffic to Your Job Posting?

The HR Capitalist

Great research and post over at OnGig related to which Sales Titles generate the most traffic to job postings. You can click on the image to the right to blow up the pie charts to a more readable view.

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A Restaurant Fired a Waitress for Refusing the Covid-19 Vaccine

Evil HR Lady

Nobody wants this pandemic to end faster than restaurant owners, whose businesses have suffered greatly. To get restaurants up and running, New York State added restaurant workers to the list of people eligible for a vaccine.

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10 Important Questions to Ask in an Interview

Ms. Career Girl

You’ve landed an interview — congrats! With any luck, your hunt to find an internship or a job will soon be over. The next step is to impress the hiring manager and convince them that you’re the right person for the role. One way to make a positive impression on hiring managers?

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From Product Design to Illustration

Career Shifters

“I felt exhausted in the mornings and could barely get out of bed.”. Emily Pettitt was becoming increasingly demotivated by the projects she was working on. So, she made a spur-of-the-moment decision to take a course in Portugal, which set her on a whole new path.

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How Should Candidates Request Feedback from Employers After a Rejection?

Undercover Recruiter

For many job seekers, knowing how to progress in a job search without employer feedback can be frustrating. Interviewing takes practice, and like any skill, how can one improve without constructive criticism?

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Wynter Research panels

Evil HR Lady

Sponsored post. Want to give back to the HR community while having a low-key side hustle ($90-$180/hr)? Join Wynter’s research panel. Take industry surveys, be compensated every time you do it. A survey takes 10-15 min. Call to action: Learn more about the panels.

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How to Tell if a Company’s Culture Is Right for You

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you’re trying to find internships in college or land a better job , company culture should be high on your list of things to look for in your next opportunity — perhaps even higher than a paycheck. Why is company culture so important, you might ask?

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Attracting Tech Talent in a New Location

The Undercover Recruiter

When reaching out to a new talent market, your existing recruitment marketing strategy may not cut it. New markets bring new competitors, new biases, and new questions to answer with your messaging. How can leaders in recruitment marketing and employer branding do it?

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?? How To Get A Digital Marketing Job Without Any Experience

JobMob

Want to get into digital marketing and have no experience? These are the steps you'll want to take. Photo by James Pond. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many businesses to move their operations online, which has affected job search in a number of ways.

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5 Tips For A Career Change Resume

Career Realism

Writing a career change resume can be tricky. How can you effectively market yourself to employers in a different industry when you don't have nearly enough experience as the average candidate applying for the same job as you?

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Smart Job Search Tips for the COVID-19 Season

Corn on the Job

Image Credit. In times of uncertainty, job seekers who want to develop their careers tend to apply for any job that looks attractive or pays the bills. However, this can be unproductive if career development is at the forefront of your search.

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can I ask my employee to remove his pronouns from his email signature, stuck paying for a business hotel, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, can I ask my employee to remove his pronouns from his email signature, stuck paying for a business hotel, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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5 Reasons To Follow Up In Your Job Search

Career Realism

Many job seekers miss the one step that can land them an interview and the job they're applying for.

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10 Ways Employees Can Be More Proactive At Work

Career Realism

Proactivity, as defined by organizational behavior, is “anticipatory, change-oriented, and self-initiated behavior in situations, rather than just reacting." When a person is proactive, they are acting in advance of a future event.

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thoughts on rejection from a hiring manager in a competitive field

Ask a Manager

This post, thoughts on rejection from a hiring manager in a competitive field , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

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my coworker is copying my look, I blasted a recruiter for not answering me, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, my coworker is copying my look, I blasted a recruiter for not answering me, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker is copying my clothes and hair.

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when asked about salary, I say “I’ll start for $X and earn the rest through merit”

Ask a Manager

This post, when asked about salary, I say “I’ll start for $X and earn the rest through merit” , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

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my company punishes single people who have to quarantine more than once — but not married people

Ask a Manager

This post, my company punishes single people who have to quarantine more than once — but not married people , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

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the best time of day to apply for jobs, working for an unethical industry, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, the best time of day to apply for jobs, working for an unethical industry, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Is my CEO stringing me along in her succession planning?

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interviewers want to know how I’ve been spending my time out of work … during the pandemic

Ask a Manager

This post, interviewers want to know how I’ve been spending my time out of work … during the pandemic , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I was laid off in May 2020 (along with so many others, of course).

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how should I handle joking around during mental health discussions with my team?

Ask a Manager

This post, how should I handle joking around during mental health discussions with my team? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: Over the last few years, our company has promoted safety as an agenda topic to start every meeting.

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my boss won’t manage a terrible employee, my coworker scream-yawns, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, my boss won’t manage a terrible employee, my coworker scream-yawns, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss won’t do anything about a colleague’s terrible work, which I rely on.

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my employee keeps criticizing my food

Ask a Manager

This post, my employee keeps criticizing my food , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Dear AAM, We had a pandemic baby and we decided for safety reasons it was better to be exposed to one person (a nanny) versus the potentially hundreds in a daycare setting.

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board member brings a gun to meetings (but he’s a cop), coworker leaves early every day, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, board member brings a gun to meetings (but he’s a cop), coworker leaves early every day, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Board member brings a gun to meetings (but he’s a cop).

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it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

This post, it’s your Friday good news , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. I can’t thank you and your readers enough!

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I was used as a public example of what not to do at a team meeting

Ask a Manager

This post, I was used as a public example of what not to do at a team meeting , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: Today we had our monthly team meeting, in which our managerial team usually chooses one topic to discuss and instruct the rest of the team on. Let’s say the work we do is llama grooming and today’s instruction was about the tone we use when writing the llama grooming documents.

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weekend open thread – February 20-21, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, weekend open thread – February 20-21, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. Here are the rules for the weekend posts.

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