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How to Find Remote Work and Do It Well

Executive Career Brand

The pandemic forced many of us to work from home. But remote work is likely to be with us well after the pandemic restrictions are gone. Corporate giants and smaller companies have told at least a portion of their workforce to stay home permanently.

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I Just Got Laid Off. Why Did I Get a List of All My Co-Workers’ Titles and Ages?

Evil HR Lady

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Tips for Pursuing a Career in Finance

Ms. Career Girl

People like to say money makes the world go ‘round, so it’s a fascinating career for many people. If you want to dive into personal finance or the world of public funding, these tips for how to pursue a career in finance can help.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“When I marched in Selma, I felt my legs were praying.” ” – Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Every now and then there appears a person who reminds us of our highest aspirations.

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Brand Yourself in the 5 Long LinkedIn Profile Sections

Executive Career Brand

Every part of your LinkedIn profile is an opportunity to communicate your brand, but LinkedIn offers 5 longer sections to really brand yourself well. It’s one thing to have a LinkedIn profile.

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President Biden’s ‘Fire on the Spot’ Policy Is a Bad Idea for Your Business

Evil HR Lady

resident Joe Biden started strong when he addressed White House Officials, telling them that he wanted to return to the core American values of “humility and trust.”

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How a Bi-Racial C-Suite Duo Take On Workplace Mistreatment

Ms. Career Girl

Career workers speaking out against workplace harassment and mistreatment are increasing, which means pressure for the companies reaping the fruits of their labor.

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Free Resignation Email Message Template and Sample

Algrim.co

A resignation email either accompanies a formal resignation letter. Or acts as part of the resignation. The resignation email informs the employer of the final date of employment.

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The Real HR Show: How to Beat the Blues in HR

Evil HR Lady

The post The Real HR Show: How to Beat the Blues in HR appeared first on Evil HR Lady

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5 Strategies to Make the Most of a COVID Job Market

Ms. Career Girl

Thankfully, 2020 is finally over. That said, many of us might still be reeling from the economic devastation caused by the pandemic and this is as good a time as any to start resolving to get our finances in order.

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How to Create a Professional Resume

Catherines Career Corner

Explore how to create a professional resume. Creating and having your professional resume is important because your resume is the first document that will represent you and showcase your skills, attributes and accomplishments to a potential employer.

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I pushed back on my coworker’s bigotry: a success story

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: This isn’t a question, I just wanted to reach out and let you know how much your blog has helped me get through this situation at work! I work in healthcare, specifically pediatrics.

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am I being a dress code snob?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: About five months ago, I started a new job as a manager in a nonprofit with approximately 30 full-time employees and over 100 part-time employees. In my department, I inherited one full-time assistant and 15 part-time direct reports.

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my boss wants me to help him jump the line for the Covid vaccine

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I work in a medium-sized office in HR. My company’s CEO, a man in his early 40’s, has requested that my boss (the VP of human resources) help him get on a list for a Covid vaccine within the next few days. This task has been passed down to me.

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household employees keep ghosting me

Ask a Manager

It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” question. A reader writes: I’m the manager (also parent) for the lives of two kids under 5 years old.

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yelling at work, coworkers smokes e-cigarettes after being told to stop, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Is it ever okay to yell at work? I know you give the advice that yelling is unprofessional , but is it ever acceptable? Years and years ago, I had a coworker who didn’t respect personal boundaries.

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how big of a deal is lying on a resume?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I am a director of a local nonprofit with a very visible presence in our area. Two years ago, I hired a new associate director, Gina, after she had amazing interviews and strong references. She has proven to be exceptional in her role.

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should I tell a candidate her goals are unrealistic, I don’t want to lead all our meetings, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s four answers to four questions, plus a story. Here we go…. Should I tell a candidate her career aspirations are unrealistic? I am currently in the process of hiring for a position that I would consider just above entry level.

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my boss complains constantly, mending things with a job I ghosted, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My manager complains constantly. My manager complains … a LOT. Their voice is very loud in a small office, so pretty much every one can hear. Our team consists of only three people on site — me, my coworker, and our manager.

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my awful former boss is my new coworker’s sister

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’m a freelancer in a creative industry, and recently I’ve started a new project with a new company. The other night I was invited to their monthly team drinks as a way to welcome me aboard.

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anti-vaxx coworker is verifying vaccinations, paying for a cover letter, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go…. Anti-vaxx coworker has job verifying vaccinations. I work at a college as an admin assistant. One of the other admin assistants will be assisting in measles vaccination verification soon. She is an anti-vaxxer.

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should I apologize if my fly is down, telling my bosses they need to work more, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Should I tell my bosses they need to work more? I work at a small real estate brokerage in a major U.S. city. I was brought in to help organize their systems and to increase productivity.

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it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. I’m very surprised to be one of the people writing in for good news Friday, but here I am! Attempting to leave academia this year, I was feeling fairly doomed.

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my coworker is changing her appearance to match mine and rips my work off the walls when she’s mad

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’m an elementary school employee and relatively new to the job. I get along well with most of my coworkers, with the exception of “Therese.” ” Therese is in her 60s and works next door to me, and when I first started this job, I thought she was a friendly (if eccentric) coworker. She called me “new bestie” when I started setting up my classroom, and I thought that was just a quirky way of welcoming me to the school. But it seems like she genuinely means this.

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my networking meetings aren’t leading to interviews

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’ve been job-hunting for many, many months now, and recently a personal connection was able to introduce me to several high-level contacts in my desired industry. (I I am three years post-college graduation and looking for a role in social justice/community organizing.)

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weekend open thread – January 23-24, 2021

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. Book recommendation of the week: I Suck at Girls , by Justin Halpern.

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update: we’re being re-hired for work that doesn’t exist

Ask a Manager

Remember the letter-writer whose employer — a theater — had laid everyone off but then re-hired them when they got a federal pandemic loan , and she was worried they’d just be laid off again when the loan ran out? (#4 4 at the link) Here’s the update. You answered my question about this in 2020, and it was helpful.

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what to do (even now) if you’re stuck in a job you hate

Ask a Manager

I’ve always received a lot of letters from people who hate their jobs and want to leave, but since the pandemic started, a sizable portion of those people feel they have no way out. The job market makes them pessimistic about their chances of landing a new position, and with so many layoffs, they worry that even if they do get a job offer, the new role might not be as secure as the one they’d be leaving behind.

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my coworker hijacks our meetings with endless questions

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I have a question about a coworker, Sam, who has LOTS of questions in our weekly team meetings. Because of the busy nature of our job and our small team, we have lots of situations where we have guidelines to follow but are free to make judgment calls as needed since there’s no way to have a rule book that will apply to every situation. Our leadership is very clear that we won’t be punished for a wrong decision made with good intentions in an unusual situation.

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open thread – January 22-23, 2021

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. * If you submitted a question to me recently, please do not repost it here, as it may be in my queue to answer.

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