Sat.Feb 22, 2020 - Fri.Feb 28, 2020

Crafting Your Edge Instead of Chasing a Job

Ms. Career Girl

For the first time in 30 years, recent college graduates are more likely to be unemployed compared to overall workers. This is happening at a time of historic overall low unemployment rates.

2020 213

You Don’t Need a Job Candidate’s Social Security Number at the Application Stage

Evil HR Lady

You need your employes’ social security numbers. Employers are one of the few organizations that really need social security number s, as you have to pay employees, withhold taxes, and pay taxes. It’s important that you have it.

2020 201

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The fears we place onto our resumes

Career Trend

Here are the top-10 resume fears on which I beg careerists to release their grip: 1. Fear of a resume that is too long. Even recruiters know that 1-2 pages is no longer the ‘norm.’

2020 135

Creating a Safety Net for Job Loss

Professional Resume Services

Due to its very nature, job loss is something many people try to avoid thinking about. It’s a stressful situation, and many people have an “out of sight, out of mind” mentality for it. But this doesn’t stop it from becoming an ever-present fear in working-class America.

2020 130

What To Do When It’s Time To Get Rid of That Old Ride

Ms. Career Girl

Sometimes, your old ride is like that pair of shoes you’ve had forever. They’ve definitely seen better days, you have to admit. But they’re familiar and you just hate to let them go. Even so, you know it’s time to consider something new.

2020 190

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so.”. – Noam Chomsky. At work, in career, and in all of life, you need to look forward, and look upward.

2020 130

Amazon Lawsuit: Managers Scoured Job Candidates’ Social Media for Race and Gender Info

Evil HR Lady

Lisa McCarrick filed a lawsuit against Amazon on Monday , alleging two significant problems. The first: she’s paid less than her male coworkers.

2020 168

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You’re Not an Imposter—But You Might Feel Like One

Ms. Career Girl

Does this sound familiar? You sit in your cubical at your new job, staring at your computer screen, trying to give yourself a mental therapy session before the status meeting in nine minutes.

2020 163

How to Take Your Business to the Next Level

Jobacle

Every manager will want to take their company to the next level, but how can you go about doing this? This is not an easy task, and you need to make sure you are in the right position.

2020 130

The Cost of Ignoring the Americans With Disabilities Act: $2 Million

Evil HR Lady

Anthony Morelli had permanent nerve damage that caused spasms. His doctor put him on some restrictions: no heavy lifting and every four to six months, he needs to spend two days in bed after receiving treatment. The company he worked for, Prestige Care, Inc.,

2020 160

“How Do I Get Employers To Take Me Seriously In My New Field?”

Career Shifters

After successfully working her way up in a tough corporate environment, Minnie realised that she was in the wrong career. She's since worked hard to retrain, but she's finding paid work impossible to come by. When you've got so much to offer, how do you get employers to recognise your value

2020 138

10 Books Every New Entrepreneur Should Read

Ms. Career Girl

In a digital world, it’s the norm to source knowledge from podcasts, YouTube videos, a quick blog post or the occasional TedTalk. In fact, it’s convenient — so convenient that many of us don’t take the time to pick up a book anymore.

2020 141

The Benefits of Taking a Master’s Degree To Enhance Your Career

Jobacle

Many people strive to take their career to the next level. Whether that’s becoming an expert in your field or gaining a promotion, there are several routes to take. One option is to further your learning via a master’s degree.

2020 130

Swiss Saturday: I Learned I’m a Scofflaw

Evil HR Lady

I’ve lived in Switzerland for almost 11 years, and yet there are still new things for me to learn. Like, for instance, I learned that this picture may be illegal: It’s not potentially illegal because it shows people about to go torch city hall, even though it may look that way.

2020 143

Pete vs. Amy: It's the Conference Room Dust Up That Becomes Legend at Your Company.

HR Capitalist

Regardless of your politics, the Democratic Debate in Las Vegas on 2/20/20 was must see TV. Because of policy? Watching everyone try to destroy Mike Bloomberg? Not even close.

2020 71

can I put running my household on my resume?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m looking to move out of arts/media, where I’m currently director of a small department, and into business operations, probably looking for director of operations and similar jobs.

2020 87

Should You Consider A Career In CRM?

Jobacle

The digitalization of modern business has given rise to the increased importance of CRM managers within organizations in order to maximize profits in today’s market.

2020 130

What to Look For in a CV When Hiring a Remote Candidate

The Undercover Recruiter

Hiring a remote candidate is a little different from hiring someone to work in-office or on-premises.

2020 80

Coaching Your Ambitious Direct Report to Not Be Hated.

HR Capitalist

Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in. Bill Bradley. If you're like me, you love a direct report with ambition. People with Ambition get s**t done. Do they get s**t done because they believe in you as a leader or they believe in themselves?

2020 63

a recruiter used my dad’s death to try to get me to accept a job offer

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I was contacted by a recruiter about a job opening in my field. I wasn’t actively looking to leave my current position, but the new role would be a step up in responsibility and one that wasn’t available at my current company.

2020 86

Why Online Education Makes Sense

Jobacle

Education is amongst the most important facets of society and hence people, to further their education even go into debt or spend their life savings on it.

2020 130

How To Get Your Boss To Pay For Your Move

Ms. Career Girl

Negotiating is definitely a skill, and it’s one that can make a huge difference in determining whether you as a woman are paid fairly at a new job.

2020 130

10 Fun Group Activities in NYC

The Corporate Con/noisseur

10 Fun Group Activities in NYC. New York City, also known as the city that never sleeps, provides both tourists and residents with a seemingly endless array of fun, food, and activities.

2020 52

my boss has violent tantrums and punches holes in walls

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’ve recently started in a new company. It was a particularly exciting job to get because my division superintendent (think great-great-grandboss) is known industry-wise to be a genius, and being part of his team, even with such separation, makes a big difference in a resumé.

2020 75

The Creative Industry’s Roadmap to 2030

The Undercover Recruiter

Let’s Create is the most recent strategy from Arts Council England looking at promoting the arts across the UK for “every person in every town, village, and city” over the next ten years. Disadvantaged communities are particularly noted as a focus in this report.

2020 74

Work It Daily’s Starbucks Card B2B Giveaway

Career Realism

What Is This Contest? We are SO EXCITED to be partnering with Starbucks for EMPLOYEE APPRECIATION DAY on MARCH 6th. Check out how you (the manager!) can WIN $500 in Starbucks cards for your crew!

2020 55

Learn How to Pronounce Someone’s Name

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Learn How to Pronounce Someone's Name. Communication, and effective communication, is key to any well-oiled machine and corporate department. However, effective communication begins with learning how to pronounce someone’s name correctly.

2020 52

I earn more than my peers, and they’re not happy

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Five years ago, I was hired in an entry-level role. During the initial employment offer, the company offered their base salary for a starting amount. Since I did my homework on the average salary of the role in this area, I countered with a number closer to the average.

2020 69

Emojis in the Workplace

The Undercover Recruiter

Try and send a message without using an Emoji. Go on, I dare you? With people like my mum, who can’t read or write English, Emojis seem to be a global language nearly everyone is comfortable using – even in the workplace.

2020 73

Best Logo Branded Tote Bags for Promotional Events

Corn on the Job

Tote bags are perfect for use in promote business in events such as trade fairs, business conferences, anniversaries, celebrations, and many others. The beauty of the bags is that they are relevant since everyone needs a bag at some point to carry things as well as being cost-effective and stylish.

2020 52

High School Resume (No Work Experience)

The Corporate Con/noisseur

High School Resume (No Work Experience). It’s a problem nearly as old as working itself, in order to get a job, you need to have previous work experience. However, in order to have previous work experience, you need to have a job.

2020 52

my boss told his wife we had an affair but we didn’t, what does a fast rejection mean, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I worked for a married couple and the husband told his wife we had an affair — but we didn’t. I quit my retail management job two years ago over work/life balance issues and started working as a private home chef for a wealthy married couple.

2020 68

Hiring For Cultural Fit or Misfits?

The Undercover Recruiter

The British Prime Minister’s advisor Dominic Cummings may want to hire weirdos and misfits for No.10 which may not be working out so well judging on recent news.

2020 67

THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: e3 - Companies Get Frisky With Glassdoor, Changes to SHRM Influencer Program

HR Capitalist

In episode 3 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Jessica Lee, Tim Sackett and Kris Dunn discuss recent legal proceedings designed to force Glassdoor to disclose reviewer identities , take a look at the company involved by reviewing their Glassdoor page and activity, and talk about dramatic changes to the SHRM Annual Conference Influencer Program. Listen below and be sure to subscribe, rate and review (iTunes) and follow (Spotify)!!! Listen on iTunes , Spotify and Google Play. Show Highlights: 2:45 – Tim walks though recent changes to the Influencer Program at the SHRM Annual Conference. 12:06 – Tim and JLee discuss the challenges of Glassdoor as employers and discuss Tim’s CEO rating on Glassdoor. 13:42 – KD lays out a recent court proceeding where a company (Kraken) is asking for the identities of Glassdoor commenters due to violation of confidentiality clauses in signed severance agreements. 16:15 – JLee labels Kraken as a JV squad. Tim reviews the timing of the layoffs, the targeting of former employees with a cease and desist letter about Glassdoor comments, smart Glassdoor management and more. 21:18 – The gang breaks down the Kraken Glassdoor page and activity. JLee comes in with breaking news of a warning at the top of the Kraken page. Heavy discussion of the relationship between paid customers and Glassdoor ensues. 22:55 – More Kraken analysis as the gang looks deeper into their glassdoor page and starts sorting by low and high ratings and see what’s most popular and reads titles of negative reviews and analyzes traffic to positive vs negative posts. Spoiler – people read the negative reviews more. 26:34 – The gang discusses the right way to respond to Glassdoor reviews to be credible and authentic. Code words in employer responses are also discussed. Branding in HR Communications Culture Employee Relations Litigation Managing Recruiting Workplace

2020 13

Best Professional Phone Cases

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Professional Phone Cases. The best professional phone cases are ones that are able to show off your style, in a clean, mature manner. Long gone are the days of glitter, flowers, and sparkles.

2020 52

intern signs emails with “stay gold,” can I wear black jeans to a job interview, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Intern uses “stay gold” as her email sign off. There’s an intern at my office who signs off all her emails with “Stay gold.” ” For example, an email from her might read, “Thanks for sending me the TPS reports!

2020 68

The State of Women in the Home Services Industry and Tips for Success

The Undercover Recruiter

To be successful in any industry hard work, positive relationships and a willingness to learn is a must.

2020 67