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10 Spring and Summer Thriller and Mystery Must-Reads

Ms. Career Girl

Summer is fast approaching, which means it’s time to search for the perfect poolside book. There are so many great new thrillers and mysteries coming out this year that we cannot wait to get our hands on, so check them out and add a few to your beach tote and your summer reading list! .

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3 Career Paths for MSBA Grads

Jobacle

After completing your undergraduate degree, you might feel ready to dive into your next academic pursuit to lead you to your ideal career path. The only problem is you aren’t quite sure what that career path is yet.

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I’m not eligible for raises (but my coworkers are)

Evil HR Lady

A reader asks. I work as a one-person HR Liaison in a small, very rural non-profit that serves physically and intellectually disabled clients in our community. I originally joined this company working as direct care staff with clients, and then I was promoted into human resources.

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Cinco de Mayo

Sklover Working Wisdom

To All Our Friends Who Celebrate. Cinco de Mayo. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Cinco de Mayo literally translates from Spanish as “Fifth Day of May.”

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How to Deal With Remote Work Burnout and Zoom Fatigue

Ms. Career Girl

It’s hard to remember a time when remote calls and Zoom meetings didn’t completely take over the workday. The COVID-19 pandemic has made both of these situations everyday occurrences to keep people distanced and safe.

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The Art Of Property Investment: A Valuable Asset For Your Future 

Jobacle

If you want to retire comfortably, you are likely thinking of ideas to invest in your future today.

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Pressed into the Family Olive Oil Business

Evil HR Lady

A reader asks. So I’m a 20-year-old law student. My father runs an olive oil business that he expressed for my cousins and me to run in the future. However, I’ve already been assigned the role of research and development without a choice.

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Another Mentor? No Thanks, I’ll Pass

Ms. Career Girl

You don’t need another mentor. You need another employer. Picture this: You’re a successful marketer in a mid-size company, deftly managing a portfolio of brands. You’ve beaten your targets for the past 3 years, and your creative campaigns regularly win awards.

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From Property to Food

Career Shifters

“My work no longer brought me the same fire and energy it once had.”. Carson Sweezy had a role he enjoyed. But when he returned to work after a three-year illness, he found it had somehow lost its shine.

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10 Things to Say Instead of “You’re So Talented”

Evil HR Lady

Your friend shows you a picture of a photograph she took. It’s absolutely stunning. The lighting, the composition, everything. It’s perfect! What do you say? “You’re so talented!” ” Why on earth do we say that?

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Nudging the Way to Better Employee Wellbeing and Productivity

The Undercover Recruiter

As organizations face the prospect of offices reopening and start planning for the adoption of a hybrid (remote/ in-office) work environment, Richard Gregory, Senior Director at Avanade considers how ‘Nudge’ theory can empower employees to be the best they can be.

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?? Lost Your Resume and Starting to Panic?

JobMob

Can't find your resume? Googling “lost my CV”? Don't panic! There's a good chance you still have it somewhere. Photo by Rendy Novantino. Who has never lost an important file? Sure, we all get careless at times, or maybe you were in a rush.

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Gender fluidity and Autism open gates of power for women

Penelope Trunk

James Maher Photography. US scientists are scared to talk about differences between male and female brains , probably because it will get them fired. The loudest voices say there cannot be male and female brains because there are women and men who think in similar ways.

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QUIZ: How Compliant Are Your Processes?

Evil HR Lady

Are you rocking your Background Screening compliance efforts, or are you falling short in certain areas? Find out! Download this comprehensive quiz to assess how your company measures up. Gain access to: 22 questions to score your company’s processes.

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7 Secret Tips For Hiring The Best Candidates From LinkedIn

Recruit CRM

Even if the recruiting world is changing rapidly, both recruiters and candidates are spread across LinkedIn like a massive maze. The social media networking site has been the number one source of quality hires for the past decade.

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Unschool Curriculum

Career Tips Blog

Have you thought about unschooling? You must check out this short podcast from Sue Patterson, an unschooling expert, about your curriculum when unschooling. It really is this simple! Education recommended strengths unschooling

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How To Discuss Salary Requirements With The Hiring Manager

Career Realism

A lot of people find the subject of salary negotiation tricky. Do you bring up the salary requirements or do you wait until the potential employer does it first?

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What is topgrading interviewing? Our favorite tips

Evil HR Lady

Topgrading interviewing allows you a lot more insight into a candidate, and (importantly) it will enable the candidate better insight into the company. Here’s what you need to know. What is topgrading interviewing? The term topgrading comes from a 1997 article by Bradford D.

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company will let us work from home — but our pay will fluctuate based on our productivity

Ask a Manager

This post, company will let us work from home — but our pay will fluctuate based on our productivity , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: My husband has been working from home for the past year and is expecting to return to the office in September.

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How To Pitch Permanent Remote Work To Your Boss

Career Realism

Employees around the world have gotten a taste of remote work and want more. However, as some workplaces reopen following the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, some employees are wondering how they can continue working from home permanently.

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How To Increase Your Chances Of Landing A Job Offer

Career Realism

As an experienced job seeker, you have to demonstrate how what you do contributes to the top/bottom line of the company—either directly or indirectly.

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Dread Going To Work? How To Deal With The Feeling

Career Realism

You dread going to work. Every morning is the same: you have to drag yourself out of bed. It's not that the body is weak. It's that the mind is not willing. Most of us know that. Many people have felt that way at least at one point in their careers.

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4 Fastest-Growing, Flexible Career Fields Of 2021 (So Far)

Career Realism

With more professionals looking to work remotely after getting a taste of working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be wondering what career fields offer the most remote work flexibility.

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Wayfair Is Adding To Its Talented Team

Career Realism

Wayfair may have changed the way consumers shop for home accessories but the company believes that the work is never done and is continuing to add to its team.

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3 Things To Consider Before Taking A Career Risk

Career Realism

I recently read an interesting article from the New York Times about professionals going YOLO on their career.

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RingCentral Is Adding Staff As It Looks Towards The Future

Career Realism

Cloud platforms that keep the workforce connected have always served an important role. But, in the post-COVID-19 world where working remotely is more common, these companies will serve an even greater purpose. RingCentral realizes this and is growing its team accordingly.

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Hopper Is Aiming To Change The Travel Industry?

Career Realism

The days of going to a travel agent and booking a vacation are in the past as technology has made it possible to plan a vacation from your phone. Hopper's mobile app has quickly become a leader in the travel industry and the company's constant thirst for innovation is fueling its growth.

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Want To Work An Entry-Level Remote Job? Top 5 Careers Hiring Recent College Grads In 2021

Career Realism

Despite what you may think, it is possible for recent college grads to land a remote job right out of school.

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look at 24,000 people’s real-life salaries and sort by industry, job, and location

Ask a Manager

This post, look at 24,000 people’s real-life salaries and sort by industry, job, and location , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Last week’s salary survey has received more than 24,000 responses.

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do I have to come out at work to support diversity initiatives, new boss sends our team ads for other jobs, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, do I have to come out at work to support diversity initiatives, new boss sends our team ads for other jobs, 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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my boss set up a secret email with my name, coworker keeps gushing over her married crush, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, my boss set up a secret email with my name, coworker keeps gushing over her married crush, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My manager set up a secret email address using my name.

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I’m being pressured to chauffeur interns to and from work

Ask a Manager

This post, I’m being pressured to chauffeur interns to and from work , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I have a manager at work, Sally, who I used to get along with until I realized how toxic she was.

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traveling with my boss when I’ll need two airplane seats, sending “thanks!” emails, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, traveling with my boss when I’ll need two airplane seats, sending “thanks!” ” emails, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Traveling with my boss when I’ll need two airplane seats.

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manager complains about my time off, flower theft, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, manager complains about my time off, flower theft, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Manager is complaining about my approved time off. I work in a project based job where clients control the schedule.

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how should I respond to feedback from my boss to show I’m not upset?

Ask a Manager

This post, how should I respond to feedback from my boss to show I’m not upset? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: A few weeks ago, my boss and I had a meeting during which he mentioned a couple of things which could be improved on in my work.

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my coworkers said they’d write me LinkedIn recommendations — but never came through

Ask a Manager

This post, my coworkers said they’d write me LinkedIn recommendations — but never came through , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I am in a puzzling situation.

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open thread – May 7-8, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – May 7-8, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school).

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