Sat.Jun 20, 2020 - Fri.Jun 26, 2020

What I Didn’t Know About Symbols and Should Have

Ms. Career Girl

This past week, I received a text from my husband who was working downstairs. Please bring me another t-shirt ASAP!” Confused, I ran to the closet, pulled out one of his many grey t-shirts and headed down stairs – baffled by his request and assuming that he had spilled coffee.

2020 239

You Don’t Have to Give it All to Show True Leadership

Evil HR Lady

Photo by Kasumi Loffler. If you want to build employee loyalty, consider the example of Texas Roadhouse CEO Kent Taylor. He just donated his $800.000 in salary and bonuses to help keep his employees during the shutdown. Texas Roadhouse hasn’t had to lay anyone off or cut anyone’s pay.

2020 209

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Why scale is an important ingredient of your resume accomplishments

Cube Rules

Simply put: In your resume accomplishments, size matters. If you think about it, what you and the hiring manager are doing is seeing if there is a good fit for you on the team – one of the only three things every interview question is about.

2020 130

Workplace 2020 – The Year of the “Hybrid” Working Environment

Professional Resume Services

While many Americans started 2020 commuting to their jobs, the onset of a global pandemic quickly showed just as many that their jobs can be done from remote locations.

2020 130

Want to be Less Stressed Out? More Productive? Try This.

Ms. Career Girl

What strange and uncertain times we are living in, but there are some upsides to working from home. Not battling the morning commuter traffic is definitely one of them. What are you doing with all that extra time you have in the mornings?

2020 219

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Doubt is an uncomfortable condition, but certainty is a ridiculous one.” ” – Voltaire. So much in our lives seems to be “up in the air.” So much seems unsettled, if not unsettling.

2020 130

The Real HR Show: The Burnout is Catching up with US

Evil HR Lady

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2020 174

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Six Ways to Bring Calm into Your Home When the World Is Full of Chaos

Ms. Career Girl

From the global devastation of COVID-19 to the national grief, horror, and widespread protests set off by the killing of George Floyd, the world is reeling with chaos. No wonder waves of fear, pain, and uncertainty are infiltrating our thoughts and emotions—and thus, our homes.

2020 179

Father’s Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: he believed in me.”. – Jim Valvano. All dads know the truth: being a father is all about giving. This is the day you hope to hear, just this once, “Thanks.” Hold on to that thought; it may be a year before you hear it again.

2020 130

4 Essential Steps To Take When An Injury Happens In The Workplace

Jobacle

An estimated 2.3 million workers succumb to work-related injuries each year, according to the International Labour Organization. This equates to an average of over 6,000 casualties a day.

2020 141

From CEO to Academic, Writer and Consultant

Career Shifters

“I was under immense stress.”. Drained by an impossible situation, Deborah Gordon was grateful when the opportunity to move on arose.

2020 139

Leading Remotely – Five Ways to Overcome the Loneliness of Leadership

Ms. Career Girl

Being a leader is lonely work, none more so than now. As an executive coach, I hear it from leaders often. They say, “I was doing a good job as an individual contributor, but now I’m not sure what I should be doing after my promotion. I feel really alone.”

2020 153

8 Out of 10 Employees Feel Overwhelmed and Overworked

The Undercover Recruiter

For most, work looks and feels different today than it did just a few months ago—and we’re not talking about working from home. A new study by VitalSmarts shows 58.6 percent of employees have experienced either a reduction or a restructure that changed the dynamic and size of their team.

2020 83

HR Book Review: The Office (The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s: An Oral History).

HR Capitalist

On my summer reading list is The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s: An Oral History. I originally grabbed the book because it presented an opportunity to connect with my youngest son, who like a lot of kids, has consumed the entire series 3+ times on Netflix.

2020 84

ask the readers: how to unionize your workplace

Ask A Manager

A lot of workplaces have a lot of reasons to unionize right now , and organizing could be your only option if your employer is behaving badly and refusing to engage in reasonable dialogue with you and your coworkers.

2020 108

Is Computer Science a Good Major?

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Is Computer Science a Good Major? At The Corporate Con/noisseur, we often get asked whether or not majoring in a certain specialty is a good idea. In particular, we are often asked is computer science a good major and should I major in computer science or IT?

2020 52

Searches for ‘Remote Work’ Increase Significantly During Covid-19

The Undercover Recruiter

Covid-19 is changing people’s work preferences with many now looking for roles that give them the flexibility to work from home. New data from LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, finds that job searches for remote work have increased by 60% globally since March.

2020 73

The Real Question In 2020 Is This: What's YOUR Platform?

HR Capitalist

2020 - It's been a bit of a year. As John Whitaker pointed out at Fistful of Talent , we know at the very least a 3rd large scale event is coming - the 2020 election in the United States. Translation - the fatigue you feel, while real, isn't going to get better.

2020 68

HR in private Slack channels, being forced to work a late shift, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. As HR, should I stay out of private Slack channels? I’m the head of HR for my small(ish) international company. I’m a mixed-race woman and a mom.

2020 99

550 Positive Action Verbs to Use on Resume

The Corporate Con/noisseur

550 Positive Action Verbs to Use on Resume. The best resumes highlight the achievements, accomplishments, and experiences that you have had over your career.

The Executive Presence Program

Career Realism

As a member of the Work It Daily Executive Level, you get access to exclusive coaching from highly qualified coaches such as J.T. O'Donnell, the founder & CEO of Work It Daily.

2020 61

COVID Has Been Hard on my Friend: Jim, The Shoe Addict.

HR Capitalist

I'm back with updates on work clothes. As a primer, I'm the same guy who was unafraid to bring you uncomfortable fashion classics like the following: BEST PRACTICES IN BLUE BLAZERS FOR THE CONTEMPORARY WHITE PROFESSIONAL CLASS MALE.

2020 65

my coworker knowingly exposed me to COVID-19

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I found out yesterday that the person who shares a desk cluster with me, who works five feet from me, tested positive for COVID-19.

2020 87

Important Birthdays Celebrated in America

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Important Birthdays Celebrated in America. Generally, many cultures and geographical regions celebrate important birthdays and milestones differently. This is true in America as-well, where certain dates and birthdays are considered more important than others.

2020 52

How to Build Relationships with Generation Z

Water Cooler Wisdom

 Generation Z, defined as those born 1996-2012, is a diverse and cosmopolitan group of young people that may be inexperienced, but appreciates unique opportunities to contribute. What else do we know about them, and what can we do to better connect with Gen Z? They are city dwellers who stay put. Not only is Generation Z more ethnically and racially diverse than prior generations, but members reside in heterogeneous environments as well. 

2020 40

The HR Famous Podcast: e20 - Adidas CHRO on the Ropes, SCOTUS Decision and Pronouns.

HR Capitalist

In episode 20 of The HR Famous Podcast , long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee come together to discuss this week’s Supreme Court ruling, pronouns, and Zoom fatigue.

2020 65

a questionable mug, unpaid volunteers at a yoga studio, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Is this mug inappropriate for work?

2020 82

Tips for a Fulfilling Social Life in College

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Tips for a Fulfilling Social Life in College. Many graduating seniors in high school feel both anxious and excited about their upcoming college journey. You’ll make lasting friends, learn about topics you’re interested in, and begin building your career portfolio.

2020 52

Understanding the Use and Evolution of the Modern HRIS

Corn on the Job

As technology has evolved, more and more business processes are being automated. An area that has been significantly impacted by these changes is HR. For many companies, HR work is time-consuming administration that takes up resources.

2020 52

Floored by Work

David Zinger

Employee Engagement

2020 52

my boss keeps pretending to punch me in the groin, my reference got a weird phone call, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss keeps pretending to punch me in the groin. My manager keeps pretending to punch me in the groin when I walk past. This happens at least once on every shift.

2020 79

When, and When Not, to Use Email

The Corporate Con/noisseur

When, and When Not, to Use Email. Email is one of the oldest forms of communication on the internet. Originally developed in the early 1960’s, email has evolved and is now one of the most common forms of communication, particularly for corporate workforces and employees.

2020 52

How to Improve Workplace Productivity

Corn on the Job

Productivity is critical to success, but it is also an area that many business owners struggle with because it can be hard to keep an entire team productive every hour of every working day. People inevitably have dips in productivity, and this is to be expected.

2020 52

what to do if your company is making you return to your office before it feels safe

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work for a 500-person company that has had all but 10 employees working from home since mid-March. They have decided for reasons they have not shared that the office has to reopen this week. Employees will go in one week and work from home three weeks so that only 25% of the work force will be in at one time.

2020 75

interviewer asked how I would connect with coworkers outside of work

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Back in February, I had an interview where the last question they asked me was, “How would you go about connecting with coworkers outside of work?”

2020 75

my well-meaning family keeps sending me terrible job leads

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Because of the COVID-19 crisis, my job has temporarily furloughed me, and I’m not sure when (if?) it will ever come back to its normal capacity.

2020 73

8 Things Every Employee Wants from Their Boss

The Corporate Con/noisseur

8 Things Every Employee Wants from Their Boss. Part of being a great manager, boss, and leader is understanding what your employees and team want from you.

2020 52