Sat.May 15, 2021 - Fri.May 21, 2021

Are You Prepared For The Big Question in the Covid-Era Job Interview?

Ms. Career Girl

For those who have lost jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic, the prolonged downtime has brought new challenges about how to spend their time productively.

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How To Network Better

Executive Career Brand

Before you can network better, you’ll need to do the digging deep targeting, research and personal branding work to uncover what things about you make you valuable to your target employers. With this knowledge you’ll do a better job of communicating your good fit qualities as you network.

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The Surprising Source of Most of Your Problems

Evil HR Lady

Do problems seem to plague you wherever you go ? Are you always passed up for promotions? Have you struggled to get new jobs? Is your personal life filled with drama ? Why on earth are you so plagued when other people seem to have much smoother lives?

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Candidates For Hire Are Assessing You Too – Make A Good First Impression

Jobacle

When it comes to interviewing potential new hires, the business is under assessment just as much as the candidate. As The Guardian outlines, strong employer brand is crucial in attracting the right sort of talent.

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Is Calling Yourself a “Girl Boss” Empowering or Minimizing?

Ms. Career Girl

When Quilt CEO Ashley Sumner posted a photo of herself on LinkedIn with the caption, “I am a female founder” (with the word “female” crossed out), she may not have realized the blaze of comments, sharing, and media commentary it would spark.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“All you need to grow fine vigorous grass is a crack in your sidewalk.” ” – Will Rogers. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. At work and elsewhere, “weeds” just seem to grow, and exactly where you least want them.

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How to Start Job Hunting When You’ve Been Out of the Workforce

Evil HR Lady

Whether you took time off to stay home with the kids, or take care of an ailing relative, or got laid off and haven’t been able to find work for a while, it can be difficult to get back to work. Hopefully, these tips can help you move forward! Time to brush up Resume.

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What to Look for in a Home Office During the House Buying Process

Ms. Career Girl

Having a “wish list” of features is common for home buyers. A spacious living room, a farmhouse sink, cathedral ceilings, and countless other architectural elements factor into each home buying decision. If you work from home, it’s important to include home office features on your list as well.

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4 Ways Employers Can Better Support Their Working Parents

The Undercover Recruiter

For many of us, the pandemic brought with it a number of changes (and challenges) in the way we work. Notably, working parents probably suffered the most under the weight of additional pressures.

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Struggling? Call Your EAP

Evil HR Lady

Did your neighbor just threaten to sue you? Did your spouse hit you? Do you want a divorce but can’t afford a lawyer? Are you feeling suicidal and don’t know where to turn? These things can seem unrelated, but your Employee Assistance Program is set up to handle all of these.

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From Sport to Social Impact

Career Shifters

“I wanted to make a more meaningful impact in the world.”. Much as he loved his field, James Shearer wanted to contribute more to society. After years of feeling the need for change, an advert in an email introduced him to a means of making his shift a reality.

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4 Ways To Become A Confident Remote Worker

Career Realism

It can be easy to assume that most workers are excited about the shift to remote work, but that's not the case for everyone. Remote work has come as a major shock to some and the expansion of remote work opportunities may even have some professionals questioning their futures in the workforce.

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Case Study: Recruit CRM Helped South Africa Based RPO Firm Slay The Recruiting Game

Recruit CRM

As the world market is saturated with recruiting and staffing agencies, it's no doubt that recruitment entrepreneurs have it hard with respect to making it big on a global scale.

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Five Things to Consider When Writing Your Mask Policy

Evil HR Lady

If you live in a state where the governor hasn’t lifted your state’s mask policy, you can sit back and relax. It may frustrate or anger your employees, but you can sit back and say, “masks are required at work! End of story!”

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an expert on how to get what you need from your health insurance

Ask a Manager

This post, an expert on how to get what you need from your health insurance , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

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How To Explain A Job Gap On Your Resume

Career Realism

If there's a noticeable employment gap on your resume, you may be concerned that it's impacting your chances of landing interviews and moving forward in the hiring process. Explaining a job gap on your resume can feel tricky, but there's a right way and wrong way to do it.

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Career Durability: Ensure You Have a Job As Long As You Want One

Water Cooler Wisdom

You might remember that last fall, I helped DeVry University with a survey  about workplace sentiment during the COVID-19 pandemic. At a time when employees should be feeling recognized and celebrated, nearly one in four employed Americans said they believed that American workers are not valued. And, more than a third of survey respondents claimed that based on their employer’s actions since the start of the pandemic, they feel disposable. Were these feelings valid?

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When It’s Okay to Swear at Work

Evil HR Lady

I don’t swear. Let me clarify. I rarely swear. The exceptions were like this Sunday morning when my cat made a flying leap onto my head at 5:20 am, waking me up.

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We don’t talk about Israel in my family so I have to talk about it here

Penelope Trunk

Everyone in my family holds a different view about the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. I used to track my site traffic like Google was my fortune teller. The top three countries for my audience were always US, UK, and Australia. The next few countries changed a lot, but often Israel was number four.

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4 Things To Know About Negotiating Salary In 2021 (And Beyond)

Career Realism

Salary negotiations can be tricky, but there's no escaping them. At some point in your career, whether you're applying for a job or angling for a promotion, you'll find yourself in the middle of a salary negotiation. These conversations don't have to be uncomfortable.

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The Many Varied Industries Training As A Technician Could Lead You To Working In

Corn on the Job

When people hear the word technician, they might imagine it’s a quite dull job. In reality, training as a technician could lead you to work in some of the most interesting locations in the world.

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my employee injured his coworker in an office prank

Ask a Manager

This post, my employee injured his coworker in an office prank , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I manage two employees, Roger and Niles, who are friends and in their 20s.

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4 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Accepting A Job Offer

Career Realism

Receiving a job offer after a long job search is one of the best feelings in the world. Before you say "yes" though, it's important to determine whether you're making the right decision for you and your career.

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What To Do When You Have Doubts About Your College Degree

Career Realism

There are many people out there who are fortunate enough to go to school with a few career paths in mind. However, there are also many people who aren't sure which path is best, and spend four or more years trying to make sense of the best route to a satisfying career.

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Working From Home This Summer? 3 Ways To Stay Productive

Career Realism

Working from home comes with its own set of benefits and challenges, just like in-office work. Some remote workers may struggle with staying productive, and as the weather gets nicer in the summer months, being a productive remote employee might become even more difficult.

6 Things Job Seekers Do That Hiring Managers LOVE

Career Realism

The prospect of bringing someone onto the team is one that is exciting and full of possibility. I love talking with candidates. I enjoy learning about them and their passions and aspirations. Hiring should be something that is exciting and fun.

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Now Hiring: Remote SysOps Engineer

Career Realism

Apply To Kinsta: Remote Talented and Experienced SysOps Engineer. Apply Now! Work in a shift-based rotation, monitoring our infrastructure to preferably prevent issues or to respond immediately and mitigate issues.

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3 Proactive Things That All Efficient Businesses Do

Corn on the Job

Running a successful business that is operating as efficiently as possible can often feel like an uphill battle. This is mainly due to the fact that issues with efficiency and productivity can be rooted in a variety of different factors.

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some findings from 24,000 people’s salaries

Ask a Manager

This post, some findings from 24,000 people’s salaries , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. The salary survey a few weeks ago got a huge response — 24,000+ people shared their salaries and other info, which is a lot of raw data to sift through.

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my office is doing “circle work” with “offerings to the ancestors” and lots of talk about feelings

Ask a Manager

This post, my office is doing “circle work” with “offerings to the ancestors” and lots of talk about feelings , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

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what’s the etiquette for people in the background on Zoom calls?

Ask a Manager

This post, what’s the etiquette for people in the background on Zoom calls? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: Can we have a ruling on whether or not to acknowledge people who pop up in the background of Zoom calls when we’re working at home?

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my boss excludes me from social events, I’m leaving my job after promising not to, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, my boss excludes me from social events, I’m leaving my job after promising not to, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My manager excludes me from social events.

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names that make a religious statement, HR keeps sending anxiety-provoking emails, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, names that make a religious statement, HR keeps sending anxiety-provoking emails, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Names that make a religious statement.

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how can I come out as queer mid-career?

Ask a Manager

This post, how can I come out as queer mid-career? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” question.

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am I the only one excited to return to the office?

Ask a Manager

This post, am I the only one excited to return to the office? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: On your blog, we’ve heard from people who’ve been working from home and are afraid to return to the office.

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the loose cannon job candidate, the interview from a toilet, and other tales of interview mishaps

Ask a Manager

This post, the loose cannon job candidate, the interview from a toilet, and other tales of interview mishaps , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A while back, I asked readers to share the weirdest or worst behavior they’ve ever seen from job candidates. Over at Inc.

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