Sat.Aug 18, 2018 - Fri.Aug 24, 2018

5 Steps to Improving Engagement in Meetings

Ms. Career Girl

The interview for that new job you’re hoping to get. The coffee date with your personal hero, and hopefully, future mentor. The make-or-break sales demo with that perfect-fit client. The last-ditch attempt to mend a broken partnership.

2018 196

Just When You Thought Team Building Couldn’t Get Worse, Here Comes Cuddle a Co-Worker

Evil HR Lady

Team building events can be good , mediocre, and bad, but until yesterday I hadn’t heard of one that I found completely horrifying. Joanna Holman tweeted this: I think I’ve found the world’s single worst workplace team building activity: Compulsory co-worker cuddling sessions in special tents. There’s even multiple cuddling positions, including some for conflict resolution. This will haunt me [link] (cc. AskAManager ). Joanna Holman (@joannamuses) August 18, 2018.

Is Impressing Employers a Priority in Your Job Search?

Competitive Resumes

You want career fulfillment, but with minimum effort. That’s the message I get when there’s nothing in your resume, social profiles, or interview answers that clearly demonstrates your value to employers.

2018 130

How to Get Into a Law Enforcement Career

Career Alley

For people who are looking to advance into a career in law enforcement or armed security detail, there are a series of tests that need to be passed in order to be accepted into the field. Discover Career Opportunities law enforcement

2018 130

5 Tips for Working Moms to Survive the Back-to-School Hustle

Ms. Career Girl

From the moment my daughter got out of school in May to the end of July, was a complete blur. It was a blur of summer camp, work, travel, deadlines, proposals and pool parties. The fact that she was going back to school in three weeks had not occurred to me. When it did, I panicked.

2018 189

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“There are times when being strong is the only option.” ” – Adam Scythe. At work and elsewhere, sometimes what is happening to you, and going on around you, seem so very painful and hard to endure. You can cry, you can run and you can hide.

2018 130

From Corporate Life to Portfolio Career

Career Shifters

“I felt I was letting my employer down by not going back.”. Vicki Weinberg had had a tough year; when the time came to return to work, she simply wasn't ready.

2018 169

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Six Tips For Working From Home

Ms. Career Girl

In today’s mobile world, nearly 50% of Americans say they spend at least some time working from home or working remotely.

Welcoming Generation Z to the Workforce

Jobacle

The mid-90s might feel like just yesterday, but believe it or not, those who were just starting to crawl during this period are now already mature enough to be granted adult status.

2018 151

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“There are times when being strong is the only option.” ” – Adam Scythe. At work and elsewhere, sometimes what is happening to you, and going on around you, seem so very painful and hard to endure. You can cry, you can run and you can hide. But far more often than not, none of those measures will really help, because the problem is there when you “return.”

2018 100

Do You Know the Dangers of Workplace Bullying?

Evil HR Lady

If you thought bullying was something we all left behind in junior high school, you can count yourself lucky. According to the Workplace Bullying Institute , 19 percent of employees experience bullying in the workplace, and 60.4 million of us are affected by it. Right now, workplace bullying laws don’t exist on a federal level. That said, abuse on the basis of race, gender or another protected class is illegal. But if the bully is just acting like a jerk, there’s no federal law prohibiting it.

2018 117

Five Tips to Ace your Skype Interview

Ms. Career Girl

Are you looking for a new job? Considering relocating to a new city or country? Then you may be asked to complete a Skype interview for your new position. If you are not used to Skype, sitting in front of a webcam for an interview can be an intimidating experience.

2018 186

7 Not-So-Subtle Signs You’re Wasting Your Time in the Wrong Job

Jobacle

. It started as a small thought that you casually brushed off, but now the sensation is beginning to feel overwhelming: Are you wasting your time at this job? Sometimes, it’s impossible for us to see what is so clear to everyone else.

2018 141

How to Manage, Hire and Lead Your Remote Workforce

Workology

One of the biggest challenges for companies today is that our workforces are becoming more decentralized. Managers are leading teams that are in different locations or working remotely. This makes communication challenging as we get less face time with team members and organizational leaders, but also it makes hiring equally challenging. I should know, I […] Source. HR Work remote work remote worker remote workers work from home

2018 98

What If You Don’t Have Fingerprints?

Evil HR Lady

This just was discussed at work…fingerprints & background check are required before anyone may start work. But what if you don’t have fingerprints? The new hire in question is a musician and has worn them off. I recall I had a college professor who had lost his due to exposure to mildly caustic chemicals — he had trouble getting his US Citizenship. And what about those with no hands? The HR decision was, no fingerprints, no hire. I think that’s a bit short-sighted.

2018 112

Military Careers and Women– The Forces Need You!

Ms. Career Girl

There has been a major push recently for organisations to meet their targets when it comes to equality in recruitment. The military has traditionally been a male-dominated organisation, so great efforts are being made to change that.

From Google to Start-up

Career Shifters

“I was living life at such a furious pace; I needed to step off the treadmill.”. Longing to get off the beaten track? Thomas Davies took eight months' leave to figure out his next move. During that time he got clear on his business idea, and sought help from 200 people he'd never met before.

2018 138

Leadership Lessons: In the Land of Memory, the Time is Always Now

Workology

Words and actions matter. For good or bad. That’s a pretty straight-forward principle, and I doubt many would argue with it. And they matter in a profound way, when they are spoken and demonstrated by leaders. They can turn the tide of a team in an instant. But leaders are people, too. They make mistakes. […] Source. HR Leadership Developing leadership skills Effective leadership leadership best practices

2018 91

Your Seven-Step Guide to Having Tough Conversations with Employees

Evil HR Lady

Many people want to move into a management role because of higher pay, prestige and the ability to finally do things their way. But managing people also means having difficult conversations with the people that report to you. Whether you need to discuss performance, explain how a role is evolving or enforce the dress code, you should be prepared for tough talks. Employment attorney and HR consultant Kate Bischoff has put together a 7 point checklist for having these tough conversations.

2018 112

The is a test to see if a girl or woman has Asperger Syndrome

Penelope Trunk

We are failing to diagnose girls and women on the autism spectrum at such an incredible rate that some scientists think there is not a large gap between the number of males and females with Asperger syndrome – we just need to start diagnosing more competently.

2018 90

5 Best Graduate Degrees for a Career in Big Data

Jobacle

There is a lot of money in big data. As one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, companies are attempting to squeeze as much as they can out of the data they have so they can make more money and stay ahead of the competition.

2018 130

What are top 15 Data Analyst Interview Questions and Answers?

Imarticus Learning

Data analytics has emerged as the latest hotshot for companies in recent times with huge opportunities arising in the industry every day.

2018 75

Reality Check: This is Not Sexism.

Evil HR Lady

Sheera Frenkel posted a twitter thread about the troubles she, as a mother, had trying to get to fill an unexpected guest slot on MSNBC. It’s frustrating and difficult, but she perseveres and manages to get on camera. This is her main complaint: And I’m on! It’s a story about Russia and the midterms, two subjects I know a lot about. I’ve written about them extensively, for the NYT and others.

2018 106

Elements of an Effective Training

Workology

Around this time last month, the stress of balancing my personal, work and family commitments was making me miserable. Enter Maura Nevel Thomas’ Personal Productivity Secrets: Do what you never thought possible with your time and attention, and regain control of your life! That’s quite a title, but it delivered what it promised. It’s rare to […] Source. HR Learning Training Efficient Training employee development and training instructional design learning design training

2018 73

Can Organizations Lead by Darth Vader/Nick Saban Thrive When Leaders Retire?

HR Capitalist

Short post today. I'm interested in the longevity of performance when a dynamic individual leader either leaves or simply GTDTTKDT. GTDTTKDT - Gets Too Damn Tired To Keep Doing This. GTDTTKDT happens at the end of a dynamic leader's career.

2018 68

Top 5 Reasons to Embrace Machine Learning in Your Organization

Imarticus Learning

The economic sector is now extremely digitized to the benefit of companies and organizations. The techniques to reach out to customers and have a position in the market are no more in need of a physical entity.

2018 67

Ask a Manager, Bed Bugs, and Invasive Questions

Evil HR Lady

I had the best opportunity to be on Alison Green’s Ask a Manager podcast. We talked a bit about HR, and answered a few listener’s questions. You can listen here: Ask a Manager Podcast. The post Ask a Manager, Bed Bugs, and Invasive Questions appeared first on Evil HR Lady. Exclusive EHRL

2018 100

Employee Orientation Is Day One and Nothing More

Workology

Not too long ago Shelly Wallace Johnson wrote a great post on on-boarding. Today, I’d like to focus on one piece of employee onboarding, orientation. Orientation. It’s the worst day of. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR Work employee orientation new hire orientation orientation

2018 73

Don’t Be Too Quick To Retire

Corn on the Job

In the US the full retirement age is 66 years old, yet the Economist reports that almost 40% of American men aged 65-69 are working compared to 25% in the 1980s. There are a number of reasons why individuals are working for longer.

2018 60

How Can I Double My Salary in Two Years? Data Analytics is Your Answer!

Imarticus Learning

Many people ask if it’s possible to increase their earnings by moving into data analytics. The answer, clear and concise, is “YES”! But, there are some requirements one needs to meet for that. Data analytics is today what computer was when it first came around in the 1960’s and 70’s.

2018 63

Elon Musk Knows How to Embarrass/Frame Talent Leaving for a Competitor.

HR Capitalist

It's been a tough couple of weeks for an iconic leader in America - Elon Musk. First, he tweeted/floated an idea for taking Tesla public and may face securities fraud charges as a result.

2018 58

Ep 148 – No Bull Recruiting Strategies from @timsackett

Workology

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the U.S. unemployment rate has dropped to below 4 percent for the first time in more than 15 years. In the United States, there are now more job openings than there are candidates to fill them. Episode 148: No Bull Recruiting Strategies with Tim Sackett (@TimSackett) Today, I’m joined […] Source The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the U.S. unemployment rate has dropped to below 4 percent for the first time in more than 15 years.

2018 69

The 5 Most Inspiring Employer Brand Videos

The Undercover Recruiter

As we all know, videos around employer branding can be a bit cheesy. So instead of taking them down, we’ll give you five memorable examples that are actually worth watching. Just press play & get inspired (or not)!

2018 83

What are 15 Data Science Mistakes To Avoid As A Data Scientist?

Imarticus Learning

We all commit mistakes, and there is nothing shameful about it. Learning from those mistakes is what makes your life a step ahead. But, while working as a data scientist, you have to be cautious as one number here, and there will end up giving completely different results.

2018 60

Google's Finding Out Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is Harder Than It Looks.

HR Capitalist

In case you missed it, Google is considering going back to China and launching a censored search engine. The news is full of coverage of Google employees protesting the move, primary by signing an online letter that's been initialed/signed by 1400 Google employees.

2018 57

4 Popular Federal Student Loan Programs

Corn on the Job

The federal student loan programs were created to help a particular group of students meet their needs while in college. However, the programs differ; some are more popular than others.

Unschooling does not mean unstructured

Penelope Trunk

When I first started writing, I wrote stories about myself at work. I didn’t know anything about reporting, or research. I just wrote about the insane thing s my coworkers did. . Then I had kids , and was at home , struggling with work , so I mined my personal history for stories.

2018 54