Sat.Oct 13, 2018 - Fri.Oct 19, 2018

Four Tips For Being Confident At Work — But Not Catty

Ms. Career Girl

Women in the workplace are sometimes thought of as a scary group of people. It’s safe to say there’s a stereotype about women — their cattiness knows no bounds and instead of coworkers, they’re competitors. And when we’re competing, we play both offense and defense.

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If You’re Going to Rage Quit, Do It Right

Evil HR Lady

When your boss is horrible , or customers have unreasonable and rude requests, or you just can’t take it anymore, you may wish to “rage quit” your job–walk out in a dramatic fashion. Quitting without notice makes for some sweet revenge. Who can blame you?

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The #MeToo Movement and Diversity in the Workplace

Executive Career Brand

The #MeToo movement is a defining moment in fourth-wave feminism, and continues to have a dramatic impact on all of us. at work and in our personal lives. The phrase was first used in 2006 by Tarana Burke, to draw attention to the sexual abuse of women of color. It has since […].

Top 6 Traits of The Best Executive Resume Writing Services

Career Trend

Four Executive Resume Writers Articulate Traits of the Best Executive Resume Writing Services. The post Top 6 Traits of The Best Executive Resume Writing Services appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. Barb Poole executive resume Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Janice Worthington Resume Writer Rosa E. Vargas branded resume professional resume writer resume Resume Story resume strategy Resume Update resume writing

From Charity to Children's Clothing

Career Shifters

“I needed a new challenge, but one that allowed me to work flexibly.”. Samantha Collen loved her work. But then her personal circumstances changed. Here, she shares how she found a niche that was an ideal match for her skills, surprisingly close to home

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3 Open Enrollment Best Practices Every HR Manager Should Know

Evil HR Lady

Every HR manager counts down until the first day of open enrollment. This year, that date is November 1. As the busy season fast approaches, it’s important to be adequately prepared. Review the following three open enrollment best practices and ready your organization for a successful open enrollment season. Gather Your Materials. If you wait until the last minute to get things ready, you’ll be more stressed and less prepared to answer employee questions.

2018 156

11 Quick Tips For Launching a New Business

Ms. Career Girl

I’ve always had an entrepreneurial spirit; in fact, I’ve encouraged that go-for-it spirit into my kids- my tween daughter thought of, launched and is successfully running her own business.

2018 149

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Set a goal so big that you can’t achieve it until you grow into the person who can.” ” – Zig Ziglar. There’s nothing like a great challenge, an outsized goal, a vision both clear and far from today, to light a fire under your chair. Like shooting for the stars.

2018 130

Boss’s Day is Coming Up. Under No Circumstances Should You Buy Your Boss a Present.

Evil HR Lady

Presents only go one way in the office. Managers can buy presents for their direct reports, and CEOs are free to hand out bonuses at any time. But employees don’t get presents for their bosses (except in very few cases which I will explain below). October 16 is Boss’s Day and that is no exception. If you’re the boss, do not expect, do not hint, do not give any indication no matter how slight, that you expect any sort of gift. Period. This is not my rule.

2018 151

Insurance Costs Too High? Here’s How To Lower Them

Ms. Career Girl

The average homeowner purchasing the most common type of insurance spends around $1,132 on premiums each year. Insurance companies take many different factors into consideration before setting rates for their customers. But you can control your insurance costs.

How Your Executive Resume Could Be Bringing You Down

Professional Resume Services

When you’re hard at work trying to find a new job, you may think the best thing you can do is to send your resume to as many employers as possible. The reality is this could actually be hurting your chances of getting a call back, especially if your resume isn’t in the best possible shape.

2018 130

How to Get Your Boss to Pay for Your Master’s Degree


Are you ready to take your career to the next level with a graduate degree?

2018 151

Would Floating Holidays Work for Your Business?

Evil HR Lady

You’ve likely heard the term “floating holidays” used before, but you might not be sure exactly what they are. Wonder no more! Floating holidays are a way of giving employees the ability to take some special days off, and work during others. Instead of allowing all employees to get Thanksgiving, Christmas, Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day off, a floating holiday policy offers team members a certain amount of time off (in lieu of public holidays) to use on whatever days they choose.

2018 148

Are You Really A Social Drinker. or Could it Be Much Worse?

Ms. Career Girl

COULD YOU BE AN ALCOHOLIC? Increasingly, women are going head to head with men when it comes to binge drinking. It’s not surprising: society normalizes, encourages, and promotes drinking so heavily that it can be nearly impossible, at times, to know what’s “normal” or not.

2018 141

?? These Habits Are Most Likely To Stop You From Being Hired


Make it a habit to avoid these bad job search habits. Photo by Hernan Sanchez. I was overconfident on my last job search, back in 2002. Coming off a good job at in Paris and Seattle, I had just moved back to Israel.

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Turning An Interest in the Automotive Industry Into a Professional Driving Career


The automotive industry employs roughly 4.2 million people in the US alone, according to a 2017 Bureau of Labor Statistics report, but there’s more to the automotive industry than simply repairing cars.

How to Create a Small Business Benefits Package Your Employees Will Love

Evil HR Lady

While the desire to create a great small business benefits package may not have been one of the reasons you decided to go into business, if you want your company to thrive, the benefits you offer are of the utmost importance. Your benefits help keep your employees healthy, engaged and satisfied and are indispensable tools for recruiting and retaining talent. Getting benefits right does require hard work and resources, but the results can easily justify the investment.

2018 131

Exploring Careers in Counseling? Check Out These Insights!

Ms. Career Girl

For empathetic types, there are few careers more fulfilling than those that are aimed at helping others. Anything from community service, to nonprofit work, to nursing could be a perfect fit for you.

2018 140

The Secret to Millennial Retention

The Undercover Recruiter

Now more than ever, organizations are working to understand what changes they can make to attract and retain employees, particularly millennials, who now make up the largest portion of the U.S. labor force.

2018 103

Seven Recent Developments In Fintech You Must Know

Imarticus Learning

Fintech is the automation of commercial work using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to change the way of our banking system. It mainly targets Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, Ethereum, Regtech, and Dash. Fintech is undoubtedly one of the most thrilling places to be in the world of technologies.

2018 69

San Churro Chocolateria Shows a Sweet Way to Recruit

Evil HR Lady

I love dessert. I’m a firm believer that food can bring us together , and dessert can do that in a very special way. It must be true because I saw the most amazing LinkedIn post from Todd Rogerson , the Chief Happiness Officer for San Churro Chocolateria , an Australian dessert company. He wrote: As Chief Happiness Officer at San Churro Chocolateria, I am passionate in helping all staff find purpose in their career path.

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Ms. Career Girl

You’ve tried exercising regularly and dieting, but that stubborn pocket of belly fat will simply not go away! That’s where CoolSculpting comes in. CoolSculpting is an innovative method of removing body fat that received FDA approval in 2000, and in 2008, received approval to be used in Canada.

2018 130

Pro Tips for Interviewing Millennials

The Undercover Recruiter

Sponsored by Mighty Recruiter When more than 66 million millennials took the workplace by storm a few years back, employers weren’t quite sure what to make of this new generation of workers. Born between 1980 and 1996, millennials are currently the largest generation in the American workforce.

2018 103

7 Ways Fintech Can Improve Your Business

Imarticus Learning

Fintech has taken the financial service industry by storm. Its compelling and tangible benefits have enabled financial institutes to do more in less time and resources, and hence the latest trend in the industry is to embrace Fintech.

2018 65

CEO shoots rubber bands at people, putting “MBA” after your name, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Our CFO is obsessed with shooting rubber bands at people. I am a CPA at a public accounting firm. There is a bunch of cubicles outside of the CFO’s office where about eight of us sit. The CFO is obsessed with shooting rubber bands at everybody. And when I say rubber band, I mean the giant ones that go over large stacks of paper.

2018 86

12 Desk Essentials You Need on Hand to Boost Productivity

Corn on the Job

You spend almost half of your life at work. Your office is basically your weekday home but unlike you’re real home, here you are expected to be productive and get work done. Most office spaces have the same things–there’s rows of desks or cubicles, computer sets, and lines and lines of wires.

2018 52

How Can You Spot the Boss Who Isn’t There?

The Undercover Recruiter

Even successful companies can’t avoid the chore of filling open managerial positions. Usually, it’s easiest to promote somebody from within. That high-performing salesperson looks like a strong choice – he’s bringing in a stream of new clients and blowing past his sales goals every month.

2018 90

Secrets for Driving Culture in Business Today

Water Cooler Wisdom

Driving  culture  involves reinforcing beliefs and behaviors that determine how that organization's leaders and employees interact internally and externally. Is there a formula for it? Not exactly.

here is your happy ending for the week

Ask A Manager

Something nice to end the week with. A reader writes: This is not to ask a question but simply to thank you for giving me guidance and context to get out of a job that was terrible for me. There was a letter I came across about a new boss who was trying to get her employee to stop apologizing for things, like a board member calling at the last minute and getting upset that she wasn’t at her desk. This, along with other things, started to set off warning bells for me.

2018 69

What is the Difference Between Outbound and Inbound recruiting?

The Undercover Recruiter

When it comes to recruiting, some may argue that it doesn’t matter whether it’s inbound or outbound – as long as the end result is the same. But others would say there is a huge difference and there are benefits to both types of recruiting.

2018 89

Improving the Employee Experience

The Undercover Recruiter

HR professionals know that the employee experience matters but it can be difficult convincing senior management and accountants that paying attention to this area of operation can make a real difference. At 10Eighty we advocate an employee-centered approach to engagement and motivation that asks management to ‘see the world through the eyes of the employee’. View Article. Improving the Employee Experience Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2018 80

The Employer Brand of a Top Law Firm

The Undercover Recruiter

We sit down with one of the biggest law firms in the world and learn how they take a federal approach to employer branding and even have an internal score for maturity! Tarek Dawas is Global Head of Resourcing at Allen & Overy in London, the 7th biggest law firm in the world, and in.

2018 80

How to Engage Employees in Health & Safety Training

The Undercover Recruiter

Workplace injuries and illnesses cost UK businesses around £14.9 billion a year in employee absence and presenteeism. On top of the cost, it’s vital for business managers to maintain a happy and healthy workforce to ensure they’re able to attract and keep the best talent. Provisions should be made in every workplace to keep employees. View Article. How to Engage Employees in Health & Safety Training Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2018 77

can I discipline a job candidate who no-showed, I’m getting reference fatigue, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Can I discipline a candidate who didn’t show up to a job interview? I went to send a Discipline Email Form to a candidate who hasn’t attended his interview even though we called him to choose interview time and then we sent a confirmation email including time and location.

2018 68

weekend free-for-all – October 20-21, 2018

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. This one is truly no work and no school.).

2018 66

my boss wants to bring me back into the religious fold

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I have a great job (honestly, my best yet) as an assistant in a local office of a larger company based in another state. The big boss of this office (not the office manager, who is my overall boss in addition to the people I support) discovered that I’m the daughter of someone whose career he greatly admired — in fact, the parallels of their respective careers are sort of remarkable, though they never met. Big boss is also a member of the religion of my parents.

2018 64

my employee keeps saying “at my last job, we did it a different way”

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I have an employee who has worked for us two years now. She is constantly starting a ton of sentences with the words “at my last job…” This is becoming a huge annoyance to many people. I can’t understand how, after two years, she is still making this comparison between our way and the way they did it at her last job. What is going on here? She is an otherwise good employee, but this hang-up about how the last place was perfect must mean she thinks our way is messed up!

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