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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 277

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 225

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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 169

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

The 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 156

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 261

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.

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.

2019 141

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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 261

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 141

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

The 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 134

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 188

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 165

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.

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

The 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 134

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 186

Yes, You Can Build Resilience

Ms. Career Girl

Is it just me, or is the world getting more complicated? Stress levels seem to be increasing around the planet as change is evident in every sphere. Clearly politics, climate, the economy, social media, gender identity—all undergoing major shifts.

2019 148

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 141

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

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 182

“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 148

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 141

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 142

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 179

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 83

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

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 137

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 173

How are Facebook and Google Taking Over the Recruiting Industry?

Undercover Recruiter

Social media is seemingly everywhere in modern society – could it be making a play in to job recruitment as well? Last year, Facebook launched its jobs feature in over 40 countries in order to take advantage of the endless horde of job seekers that make up its ranks. Facebook may be a titan of.

2019 78

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.

2019 77

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.

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.

What Will Training Look Like in 2020?

The Undercover Recruiter

A growing need for evolving skills has provoked a wave of reskilling initiatives across the globe. Walmart just announced the opening of its first-ever onsite training academy and earlier this summer, Amazon committed to investing $700 million to upskill 100,000 employees by 2025.

2020 77

55 Job Sites to Find your Next Hire

Undercover Recruiter

If you are a small business owner finding the perfect candidate to fill a position can be time-consuming and very expensive, but it doesn’t have to me.

2019 66

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 122

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

What Are We Doing Wrong When It Comes to Promoting Women?

The Undercover Recruiter

Most of our clients come to Borderless with a genuine desire to build diverse and diversity-capable leadership teams. That is, after all, our expertise. And at the top of their concern?

2019 74