Sat.Jan 23, 2021 - Fri.Jan 29, 2021

Why You Will Never Know the True Reason the NYT Fired

Evil HR Lady

New York Times reporter, Lauren Wolfe lost her job last week. According to Twitter, it was all about the above tweet. The theory was that The New York Times bent to the will of conservatives and fired Wolfe because of her joy in having Biden assume the presidency.

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3 Ways To Support Your Employee’s Career Enhancement 

Jobacle

Talented professionals don’t just come to work so they’ll pass time – they are constantly looking for opportunities to grow and develop. So, if your company doesn’t allow them to get better and advance in their career, you’ll soon have several vacancies to cover. .

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Personal Branding: How to Create a Digital Footprint

Ms. Career Girl

The past few months have forced us to rely on technology to conduct business — cue the hundreds of emails and Zoom conference links flooding our inboxes. Since the Internet is now the place to be, digital personal branding is more important than ever.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.” ” – Winston Churchill. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Sometimes this life is so hard that it’s tempting to just quit.

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You Can Require Employees to Be Vaccinated for Covid-19, but Should You?

Evil HR Lady

The COVID-19 vaccine roll-out is happening throughout the U.S., bringing with it the hope for a return to normalcy and—for many employees—a return to the office. While many of your workers will likely be lining up to get the vaccine as soon as they’re able to, others might be more hesitant.

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Why “What Am I Good At?” Is The Wrong Question To Ask At The Start Of Your Career Change – And What To Do Instead

Career Shifters

Trying to identify your transferable skills? Wishing you knew what your strengths were, so you could really get going on your shift? Be careful. Natasha shares 3 reasons why starting from ‘skills’ could be stunting your options – and what to do instead

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RESKILLING: A Good Idea That's Usually a Big Lie.

The HR Capitalist

Let's have some real talk about a daring concept of the media, thought leaders and a bunch of other people who aren't on the ground level of running a business or an HR function. Let's talk about Reskilling.

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10 Things Employee Relations Professionals Can Do to Make 2021 a Great Year!

Evil HR Lady

I don’t know a single person who said 2020 was the best year of their life! Well, maybe my friend, Merritt. But she was born in 2020, and she can’t talk. She’s very happy, though, now that she’s learned to walk and open cupboards.

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From Secondary School to Awarding Body

Career Shifters

“I had nagging doubts that I wasn't making a difference anymore.”. George Stainsby wanted to get back to being the enthusiastic person he used to be.

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How Ex-NFL Player, Chris Gronkowski, Is Using Social Media To Change Careers

Career Realism

Chris Gronkowski had a big decision to make. Have surgery to keep playing in the NFL, or retire and look for a new career path. He chose the latter. This isn't easy for a lot of pro athletes. Leaving your dream job behind is mentally challenging. Chris has managed to do it better than most.

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How to Smash Lockdown Recruiting and Retention

Undercover Recruiter

For all of us involved in scaling a business, having the right team is an essential ingredient. The second half of that is to retain them. When lockdown first hit businesses, many people looked with horror at both those challenges. Some are still struggling.

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Why Instacart Will (Probably) Get Away With Laying Off Union Members

Evil HR Lady

Instacart has 10 employees who voted to join the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1546 union, and the company laid all of them off. It sounds like a terrible thing to do, and it also sounds incredibly illegal.

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how companies can build more equitable workplaces … and what’s getting in the way

Ask a Manager

This post, how companies can build more equitable workplaces … and what’s getting in the way , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

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The Real HR Show: Oops, They Messed up

Evil HR Lady

The post The Real HR Show: Oops, They Messed up appeared first on Evil HR Lady

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update: how can we get privacy with a live-in nanny?

Ask a Manager

This post, update: how can we get privacy with a live-in nanny? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Remember the letter from the person grappling with how to get privacy from their live-in nanny ? Here’s the update. Thank you for your initial advice – I thought it was very sound! I would like to answer some of the questions that were brought up in the comments. I’m sorry I wasn’t able to be on when your response was initially posted.

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what does an “end of day” deadline really mean, bathroom breaks on video calls, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. What does an “end of day” deadline really mean? If something is supposed to be in EOD (end of day) Tuesday, can I send it late Tuesday evening (like 8 pm) or Wednesday morning?

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my employee got vaccinated ahead of high-risk people, my boss says you can’t negotiate salary, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, my employee got vaccinated ahead of high-risk people, my boss says you can’t negotiate salary, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Is it true you can’t negotiate your salary when you’re promoted?

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my employee started a false rumor that two coworkers were having an affair

Ask a Manager

This post, my employee started a false rumor that two coworkers were having an affair , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I am a manager of a handful of front line managers.

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your culture does not include everyone … or what employers need to do for racial equity

Ask a Manager

Remember last summer during the Black Lives Matters protests when so many companies announced their commitment to racial equity? Maybe yours was among them … and maybe yours, like so many, hasn’t followed that up with any real change.

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how to manage a combative, negative employee

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I have an employee who I would really like to succeed, but her attitude makes it difficult for her to get ahead.

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I’m in trouble for sharing confidential info, boss is spying on our Zoom meetings, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I got caught sharing confidential info. I really screwed up at work and now I’m so scared of getting in trouble or getting fired that I don’t even want to go to work.

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my colleague’s auto-reply says she might never answer your email

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: Two months ago, a colleague introduced me to a colleague/competitor at a similar organization to mine. We were trying to figure out if there was merit in working together on a project or not, combining our skills.

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company delayed telling us about a possible Covid exposure, coworkers won’t use my correct title, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, company delayed telling us about a possible Covid exposure, coworkers won’t use my correct title, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1.

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my boss’s relative treats me like his personal assistant

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I work as an administrative assistant for a small professional company. One of the owner’s older relatives, Karl, also works at the company and is a senior staff member.

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sore winners: let’s talk about people who get weirdly competitive at work

Ask a Manager

This post, sore winners: let’s talk about people who get weirdly competitive at work , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Some people get strongly competitive at work, and about the weirdest things. Remember the manager who got strangely aggressive about winning what was supposed to be a friendly team-building competition? “Ethel (the boss) took it incredibly seriously,” our letter writer reported.

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it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

This post, it’s your Friday good news , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. I’ve been loving the good news Friday columns and I was wondering if I could submit some good news of my own!

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my coworker refuses to wear a mask

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: My company implemented a mask policy (everyone must wear a mask whenever they are outside of their own office/cubicle) back in May, and a state mask mandate went into effect in July. Both of those things are still active, and my coworker Bob is still the lone hold-out on the mask rule. In addition to not wearing a mask, Bob also doesn’t socially distance and often stands a feet or two away from me, often so close to me that I can smell and feel his breath.

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what to do when a top job candidate has another offer

Ask a Manager

This post, what to do when a top job candidate has another offer , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

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should I fake interest in the job during an interview?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: What is your opinion on feigning enthusiasm for a job during an interview? For a few months now, I’ve been unemployed, like so many others. I’ve been actively applying to jobs that fit my skills and experience, but there aren’t many choices in my industry.

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weekend open thread – January 30-31, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, weekend open thread – January 30-31, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on 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. Here are the rules for the weekend posts.

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employee cursed at a coworker over politics, boss has weaponized her personality test, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, employee cursed at a coworker over politics, boss has weaponized her personality test, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Employee cursed at a coworker over politics. I’m an HR manager (department of one – me).

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how do I adjust to not being the boss anymore?

Ask a Manager

This post, how do I adjust to not being the boss anymore? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I recently made a transition from being the executive director of a nonprofit and responsible for everything (very stressful) to middle management at a much larger government entity, with better hours, pay, benefits, etc. and I’m no longer in charge.

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open thread – January 29-30, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – January 29-30, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school). If you want an answer from me, emailing me is still your best bet*, but this is a chance to talk to other readers. *

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