Sat.Nov 16, 2019 - Fri.Nov 22, 2019

Beware the forced choice interview question

Cube Rules

Forced choice interview questions put you into what my old debate days called a “dilemma”– no matter which way you answered, you lose. Pick one of two opposing choices and pick your poison. Let’s get some help on this forced choice interview question.

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Here’s how You Could Make a Career Choice When You’re Undecided

Career Alley

Look for careers that appeal to you and also make sure that they align with the self-assessment you have done. Find your Dream Job Careers Job Search

2019 130

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Relationships are a constant negotiation and balance.”. – Claire Danes. It is so true: relationships of every type involve negotiation and balance, a multitude of large and small “gives and takes” of every kind that must address the desires and needs of those in the relation.

2019 130

Hey Dude, I Just Quit My Job!” “Wait, You Did WHAT???” 

Ms. Career Girl

People don’t just quit. Put another way, thoughtful people don’t just quit their jobs on the spur of the moment. They plan when to resign, how to resign and what to do after they resign.

Why asking about your management style is a poor interview question

Cube Rules

Asking about a manager’s management style is necessary to determine if you are okay with the job or, if you are a manager, your management style fits in with the company.

2019 130

5 Ways Networking Can Boost Your Career

Career Alley

Networking is one of the best ways to find new jobs, boost your current career, and get better at the job you already have. Discover Career Opportunities Networking Social Networking

2019 130

Workplace Philosophies That Will Boost Employee Engagement

Jobacle

Do you ever get the feeling that your workers are simply showing up to collect a paycheck rather than immersing themselves in their work? If this is the case, then you should consider conducting an employee engagement survey to see what is causing this and how you can improve.

2019 130

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How to answer teamwork interview questions

Cube Rules

Every person hired works on a team so teamwork interview questions are logical and expected. Candidates often answer teamwork interview questions with “willing to work long hours” or “willing to help a person on my team” answers — and fail.

2019 130

Job Searching and What to Consider When Applying

Career Alley

Tailor your resume for each job to show the skills that you have related to that specific job. Find your Dream Job Job Search

2019 130

Adjusting to Civilian Life After Military Service

Jobacle

Serving your country is a great personal sacrifice. You spend several years performing military service, during which your life is mostly planned out for you. You are told where to go, when to go there, and what to do while you’re there.

The Lessons of Intuition

Ms. Career Girl

Your inner voice, your intuition, your feeling – all can be harnessed in the service of progressing personally and professionally, and in making your company and team members improve performance. Does this sound counter-intuitive? No, it is precisely the opposite; it is counter-analytical.

2019 130

3 questions to ask when your new hire sucks

Cube Rules

As a manager, it is a great relief to go through the hiring process and, after great deliberation, hire what you think is a great new person to help out your team. Once in a while, though, that great new hire walks in the door on day one and doesn’t look or sound like the […].

2019 130

“I Don't Want To Be A One-Trick Pony. How Do I Find Work That Uses All Of My Skills?”

Career Shifters

Redundancy has presented Teresa with a golden opportunity: to start the portfolio career she’s been dreaming about. She craves freedom and variety, and she’s got a wide range of skills to offer.

2019 130

Career-Saving Email Etiquette You Need to Know

Jobacle

There are 156 million emails sent per minute, according to the World Economic Forum. We rely on email for both personal and professional communication — and if we aren’t careful, a poorly-written email could wreak havoc on both.

2019 130

Wine and weight loss? Yes, please!

Ms. Career Girl

For many of us working women trying to do and have it “most” since we have become painfully aware that “all” is not available, Wine O’Clock is a sacred time each night.

2019 130

5 phone interview mistakes you must not make

Cube Rules

Phone interviews are the classic next step after successfully submitting your resume for a job. People blow the phone interview all the time — sometimes before they even have the telephone interview scheduled.

From PR to Nutrition

Career Shifters

“I didn't feel a 'calling', and I wasn't passionate about the work.”. Fighting burnout and lacking purpose, Lottie Williams was ready to find work that finally felt good. Here's how a genius question helped her connect the dots, and how she retrained to make her idea a reality

2019 130

Gift Giving Etiquette for Workers During the Holidays

Jobacle

The winter holidays increase the stress in an already stressful work environment. Office decoration parties and holiday social events combine to push some workers over the edge. However, one annual rite of passage causes the most consternation among company workers.

2019 130

How Women Are Shaping VR Technology

Ms. Career Girl

It’s no secret that the tech industries have a serious diversity problem in general. According to a 2018 report by the National Center for Women & Information Technology , women hold just 26% of technology-related roles.

4 job skills to make yourself more marketable

Cube Rules

In an uncertain economy, it may seem difficult to distinguish yourself in a job market that is flooded with many job seekers. Whatever the conditions, there are things that you can do to showcase yourself as the most attractive candidate to a potential employer.

2019 130

3 Tips to Better Manage Your Remote Employees

Evil HR Lady

Back in the dark ages, when everyone had to come into the office all the time, you could walk around and glare at employees if they weren’t working hard enough. And what could they do, go work at the neighboring coal mine? That was before we cared all that much about employee happiness and the employee experience. Then we walked around, making sure people were happy and focused on their work. We could see when Jane was never at her desk and when Steve was always in the office kitchen.

2019 100

A Guide to Keeping Your Business Organized

Jobacle

Every business, big or small, needs to maintain a tight organization to ensure it runs smoothly every day.

2019 130

How Analytics Can Help You Prevent Customer Problems Before They Arise?

Imarticus Learning

It has been proven time and again that establishing customer loyalty is a necessity for companies these days for the simple reason that it needs one-seventh of the resources needed to acquire a new customer. Although the agenda is clear, it’s not that easy these days.

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3 ways to deal with too many bosses

Cube Rules

It’s one thing to deal with one manager. It’s worse dealing with another. And another. And all those stakeholders who think they can have a piece of your time to do work for them.

2019 130

Using a Coworker’s Salary as Leverage

Evil HR Lady

I just found out a coworker is making more than I am, even though I have been here longer. How can I bring this up to my manager without giving away how I found out? Can I use this as leverage for a raise? To read my answer, click here; Using a Coworker’s Salary as Leverage. The post Using a Coworker’s Salary as Leverage appeared first on Evil HR Lady. Comstock

2019 100

Five Tips for Making Truck Driving a Lifelong Career That You Love

Jobacle

There are a lot of reasons why people choose not to drive a truck as a career, and there are just as many reasons why truckers decide to quit after a promising start. One of the reasons is that the allure of the road wears off after time.

2019 130

Cybersecurity for Wealth Management Firms: Are You Tailoring Security for Your Specific Risks?

Imarticus Learning

Over the past few years, there are various reports of banks and financial firms experiencing a huge number of security breaches. On average, a company that deals with financial services faces 85 to 90 attacks every year, and at least one out of three succeeds. .

2019 52

Life Is Better When You Hire People With A Great Sense of Humor.

HR Capitalist

As an owner of a recruiting company, it's fun to be able to contribute to building a team. What do we need at Kinetix ? The same types of things you do - knowledge, skill and ability, as well as cultural fit.

2019 52

New Overtime Rules Start 1 January 2020. Are You Ready?

Evil HR Lady

Early this year, the Department of Labor announced the minimum salary to be exempt from overtime pay will be $646 per week, or $35,548 per year. Any of your employees that earn less than that must be paid overtime if they work more than 40 hours in a week. But those aren’t the only people that have to be paid overtime–if you don’t meet the “duties test” you need to be paid overtime as well. That part didn’t change.). Why is the number so weird?

2020 100

6 Sample “Thank You” Letters For A Scholarship

Algrim.co

Did you receive a scholarship? Wondering how you might be able to send a "thank you" letter to your sponsor so that you come across as a business professional? This is a wonderful skill to learn and will provide you first experience in writing formal business letters.

2019 52

Introduction To Python Set and Frozen-set Methods

Imarticus Learning

Python is a widely-used programming language. No doubt that learning Python will bring you better job prospects. The advantage of Python is that it is generally smaller than other languages like Java.

2019 52

Google Ends Weekly "All-Hands" Meetings: Here's Why.

HR Capitalist

In case you missed it, Google has decided to stop holding a weekly "all-hands" meeting they call TGIF in response to leaks and the meetings being dominated by issues considered non-core to the business (my words, not theirs).

2019 52

When Salaried Exempt Employees Take Time off, What Happens to Their Pay?

Evil HR Lady

I have a new (two-months-employed) salaried exempt employee that has been taking between three and six hours a week to go to doctor’s appointments. He says that this will not continue forever and should soon stabilize to a monthly appointment. He has expressed to me multiple times in writing that he does not expect to be paid for the hours that he is taking off. Can you shed some light on any laws that I should know about for salaried employees and taking time off?

2019 100

Hiding Behind A Mask: Facial Palsy

Boomers Next Step

Sometimes life has a way of reminding us that we are fairly powerless and inconsequential. Bilateral Facial Palsy Eleven days ago I suddenly developed a facial palsy. It looks like Bells Palsy, which I had about ten years ago, but it has impacted both sides of my face.

2019 52

Top 7 Reasons to Convince You To Take on that Data Analytics Job

Imarticus Learning

It’s more than just a buzzword, it’s a revolution– data analytics is here and here to stay. For four years in a row, data analytics was ranked the best job in the U.S. alone by Glassdoor in 2019.

2019 52

Video Interviewing: It's OK to Love It, Just Know S**t Will Probably Get Real.

HR Capitalist

It's hard not to like video interviewing solutions as an HR Pro or Hiring Leader. After all, what's better than seeing how someone communicates on a basic level with some simple questions before you invest your time to bring them in and commit a minimum of an hour to interview them live?

2019 52

New Jersey to Uber: $649 Million, Please

Evil HR Lady

Uber considers its drivers to be independent contractors. That means they aren’t responsible for things like taxes and unemployment fees for their drivers. California disagreed so strongly that after the National Labor Relations Board ruled that drivers were contractors, they passed a law specifically targeting Uber and similar companies. The goal is to force numerous companies to hire their gig workers as employees.