Sat.Oct 05, 2019 - Fri.Oct 11, 2019

From Market Research to Refugee Support

Career Shifters

“I decided then that I must do something or I would live the rest of my life as a fraud.”. When the refugee crisis hit Europe, Paul Hutchings knew he had to act. One small step snowballed into a new career that's brought him purpose and meaning.

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Which Careers Are Best For Paying Off Student Debt

Career Alley

There are other ways and other types of jobs that offer alternative methods of repaying your student debt, student loan forgiveness, the first of a few of our examples are this type. Career Advice student debt

2019 153

Want to Save for Your Dream Future? Start Now

Ms. Career Girl

Goals are great. They get you from point A to point B and keep you motivated along the way. That said, we all know how hard it can be to stick to your goals — especially financial ones.

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Anyone can be remarkable if they have something truly remarkable to do. Set remarkable goals for yourself, and get to work on achieving them. Then, watch in amazement as you become remarkable.” ” – Marelisa Fabrega. Remarkable people are just like the rest of us.

2019 130

Who’s On the Dirty Dozen List of Employers?

Jobacle

Unsafe workplaces are a topic of discussion around the world, including in the United States. When workers are in an unsafe environment, the consequences can be far-reaching.

2019 163

Three Ways to Stay Healthy at Work

Career Alley

When you do finally land your dream job, it can be tempting to throw absolutely everything you’ve got into it, particularly if it’s been a long time coming. Career Advice healthy

2019 153

Coming up with “Plan B” – Finding My Career

Ms. Career Girl

My intended career didn’t go as planned. Graduating college in 1984 with a degree in East Asian Studies and Chinese language did not offer many career prospects. I led a couple of tour groups to China that year for a startup company in Manhattan, but at a rate of $40.00

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“My Career Change Keeps Stalling. How Do I Move Forward With My Ideas?”

Career Shifters

Jennifer's doing everything she can to connect with people in the new fields she's exploring. But every conversation feels like a frustrating dead end. How do you get traction in your shift when it feels like all your ideas are falling at the first hurdle

2019 149

How to Get a Dream Career in Sports

Career Alley

very few people actually go on to become professional athletes. This piece of research from the NCAA shows that 9.8% of baseball players move from the NCAA to major pro level, while in football the number is only 1.6%. Discover Career Opportunities Careers in Sports

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Can You Grow with the Company?

Ms. Career Girl

When searching for a new job, there may be many prospective companies that you are considering. However, what you truly want is a company that you know that you have a future at. Chances are, you are done with going to a company staying a year or two, and then having to move onto a new place.

2019 163

How to Improve Mental Health at the Office

Evil HR Lady

It’s open enrollment season–the time in which you can change your healthcare plan for the upcoming year. While all companies don’t use the calendar year, many do. You should pay special attention to the mental health coverage in your chosen plan. If you’re the HR person tasked with finding the best plan for your company for 2020, it’s probably already done with the contracts signed, but keep in mind the importance of mental healthcare coverage.

2019 142

By: Returning to the Workforce? Master These Strategies - The Riveter

Careers Done Write

[…] to a job. You shouldn’t apologize for taking time off,” says Debra Wheatman, president of Careers Done Write. Women, in particular, marginalize themselves by doing […

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Why An Attorney Is An Essential Service To Enhance Your Career As A Truck Driver

Career Alley

If you love cruising the open road, then working in the trucking industry can be an enjoyable and lucrative career. It’s also in high demand: the industry is currently in need of an extra 900, 000 drivers, NPR reports. Discover Career Opportunities Trucking Jobs

2019 141

10 Books to Ignite Your Career Spirit this Fall

Ms. Career Girl

Let this fall be a time filled with inspiration and motivation to go after all of your career goals. These 10 new books will help ignite your career spirit and set the season off on a positive and productive note.

2019 158

What Can Employers Do to Mediate Political Workplace Conflict?

Evil HR Lady

Workplace conflict is inevitable. That’s a good thing: You don’t want a bevy of drones who nod in agreement with everything the boss says. But sometimes workplace communication can sour when conflict arises over politics instead of the best marketing scheme or who should have won last night’s reality show finale. Here’s what to do when the political arena becomes a little too much like a real-life prize fight — and your employees are right in the middle of it.

2019 142

Are You Doing Enough for Your Employees’ Mental Health?

The Undercover Recruiter

Poor mental health can have a devastating impact on businesses and of course the employees themselves. Mental health disorders are becoming more common and given that we spend upwards of eight hours a day in the workplace, it’s time employers start to take accountability.

2019 112

Job Search Resources for Your Job Hunt

Career Alley

It’s difficult to say which are the “best” job search resources and books for any given topic. There are so many categories and so many […]. Career Advice Cover letters Job Resources Resumes Smart Job Search

2019 130

How Taking Care of Aging Parents Can Affect Your Life

Ms. Career Girl

Someone once said that “the hardest part of growing up is realizing your parents are growing old”, and that is true.

2019 153

A Company Shared an Applicants Instagram Photo as a Bad Example. Then the Tables Turned

Evil HR Lady

Emily Clow applied for a job with Kickass Masterminds , a company that used to describe itself as “ Kickass Masterminds matches and manages Mastermind Groups for rebellious business owners.” ” I say “used to” because they took down their LinkedIn page after Ms. Clow applied. Because they tried to make her a bad example. Clow applied and followed Kickass Masterminds’ Instagram account.

2019 133

Leadership Signals Week: Steph Curry Says "Bye" to an Unlikable Peer.

HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note: It's "Leadership Signals Week" here at the HR Capitalist, where I talk about things I've seen leaders communicate over the last couple of weeks that speak volumes about what they want their followers to think. Communication matters if you're a leader.

2019 78

13 Ways to Help Your Employees Boost Productivity

The Undercover Recruiter

HR professionals can boil their role down to three main elements: the welfare, productivity, and all-round excellence of their workforce.

2019 112

What Are The Analytics Apps To Reduce Operational Costs At Production Facilities?

Imarticus Learning

Introduction. Digitization has taken over the world with a storm. With numerous benefits, it has proved to be a boon for all sectors in which data is involved. Data analytics is shaping the world in which businesses are evolving. It makes data much more than stored figures.

2019 72

Three Old-Fashioned Classes I Wish Would Return to High School

Evil HR Lady

On Saturday, I ordered a new couch. The salesman had to enter the specifications for the couch into his computer. He seemed like a knowledgeable enough fellow–probably early 50s and knew a lot about furniture. But, he used two fingers to type all the information into his computer.

2019 130

How To Know If Your Defined-Benefit Pension Plan Is In Trouble.

HR Capitalist

I'm not an expert on pension plan funding. But if you're relying on a pension in retirement, you might want to take a look at what % of obligations are funded currently in your pension plan. Why would I say that? Because while I'm no expert, I can tell you when your pension plan is in trouble.

2019 73

How to Get the Best CVs From Your Job Ads

The Undercover Recruiter

In a candidate led market, it’s essential to stand out from your competitors if you want to attract top talent – and your job advert is your first opportunity to grab their attention.

2019 105

How Big Data Fits In With The E-Commerce Customer Engagement?

Imarticus Learning

Briefing the Big Data. If you are reading this wearing the glasses you ordered online, chances are that big data has some role to play in your purchase. If you are unfamiliar with the concept of big data reading the following piece of content here is going to add a whole lot to your knowledge base.

2019 69

Why Promoting Vaccinations Is Still Relevant

Evil HR Lady

Unless your business is in health care, you probably don’t spend a lot of time thinking about vaccinations. Still, they’re an important part of any employee wellness program. Vaccination rates are down, and that can mean bad things for your business. For example, when an unvaccinated boy in Oregon contracted tetanus , he spent 57 days in the hospital — and ended up with an $800,000 bill. If that were your employee on your health care plan, you wouldn’t doubt why your rates were going up.

2019 130

LEADERSHIP SIGNALS WEEK: Elizabeth Warren Sends a Signal on Values.

HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note: It's "Leadership Signals Week" here at the HR Capitalist, where I talk about things I've seen leaders communicate over the last couple of weeks that speak volumes about what they want their followers to think. Communication matters if you're a leader.

2019 73

Data-Driven Talent Acquisition in the Google and Facebook Era

The Undercover Recruiter

When Google and Facebook joined the recruitment industry, the game changed. The rules guiding how talent acquisition professionals find talent has shifted, with big recruiting websites now realizing that they have serious competition.

2019 106

7 Things Employers Want To Find Out During Job Interviews

Career Realism

The job interview is an essential part of the screening process for employers.

2019 80

my coworkers make orgasm sounds while I’m on the phone

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: My office prides itself on our fun, casual culture and how we are all a “family.” ” I’m not a fan of this, but I’ve been working there for almost three years and it’s been okay, if slightly annoying at times, until now. Two and a half months ago at an after-work happy hour event, a bunch of us were discussing movies when the conversation turned to When Harry Met Sally and from there to the scene where Meg Ryan simulates an orgasm.

2019 81

LEADERSHIP SIGNALS WEEK: Tilman Fertitta On Business Over Politics.

HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note: It's "Leadership Signals Week" here at the HR Capitalist, where I talk about things I've seen leaders communicate over the last couple of weeks that speak volumes about what they want their followers to think. Communication matters if you're a leader.

2019 71

The Top 5 Challenges Recruiters Face on Google AdWords

The Undercover Recruiter

Google AdWords presents businesses with an intriguing prospect for promoting their employer brand and driving up job applications.

2019 103

How To Use The 24 Hours Before Your Job Interview

Career Realism

Understanding how to prepare for a job interview is CRITICAL to your success in the hiring process. One of the most important parts of preparing is the 24 hours prior to the actual interview. How you spend the last 24 hours could greatly impact your performance in the interview.

2019 80

my employee locked me out of a work document in a fit of pettiness

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I took a job a few years back to manage an area that previously did not have a manager. My employer doesn’t fire people, it just moves them around, and this area was the dumping ground for problem employees before I arrived, so I inherited some colorful personalities. One employee in particular, Jason, is infamous across the entire department for being very difficult to work with. He plays constant power games, loses his temper frequently, and has horrible people skills.

2019 80

What Are Important Ways That AI Is Helping E-Commerce Stores?

Imarticus Learning

The Ecommerce Industry. The e-commerce industry has proved to be a boon for all the shopaholics who are too lethargic for a regular brick and motor engagement.

2019 52

Traditional Goal Setting Methodology is Broken. Here’s How to Fix it

The Undercover Recruiter

An effective goal setting process is a critical step in building the foundational skills of leadership in your employees. However, many organizations are having a hard time finding a method that aligns with their organizational needs.

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