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Everyone You Meet is Both Your Teacher and Your Student

Ms. Career Girl

When I was training to become a certified life coach through, I learned the founder of the school’s philosophy: Everyone we meet is both our teacher and our student. Those words instantly resonated with me.

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How to Build a Successful Career Path

Jobacle

When you look forward to what you plan for your life, you may assume that the perfect career will just show up. It is common to be unsure of what you want long-term when you are young.

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When Doing the Right Thing Gets You Fired

Evil HR Lady

Rules are rules. We must follow rules at all costs. Zero tolerance policies come from a good place–we want everyone to know how serious we are–but they can blow up in a disastrous way. Dr. Hasan Gokal found this out the hard way, according to The New York Times.

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Are You Happy in Your Job?

Executive Career Brand

Are you someone who followed a career path that was chosen for you, or one which your family or friends heavily influenced you to follow? Whether or not it was your choice, are you happy in your job? People often come to despise their jobs if they reluctantly followed that path. either […].

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4 Harmful Effects Of Sitting At Your Desk Too Long

Ms. Career Girl

It’s no secret that the monotony of the workweek comes with some negative effects. Whether you’re your own boss or work for someone else, it’s easy to fall victim to the impacts of working at a desk all day.

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The Ultimate Guide to Help You Relax After a Hard Day at Work

Jobacle

Today’s working environment is currently a very stressful one, regardless of whether you are commuting to a place of work or are having to work from home remotely. Especially if you are working for yourself, which can nowadays leave you feeling very cut off from other people and alone. .

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Shovel Everyone’s Sidewalk

Evil HR Lady

When I was a child, my family lived in Salt Lake City, Utah. Salt Lake gets a lot of snow and everyone is responsible for removing their own. Our next door neighbors were an elderly couple–the Hedins. By elderly, I want to make clear that they were both in their 90s when we moved in.

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Becoming an Entrepreneur for Your Art

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you tap away writing stories on your laptop or splash paint on a canvas, there’s a good chance you’ve felt pressure to believe that if you want to be taken seriously as an artist, you can’t want to make money.

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Should You Consider a Career As a Truck Driver?

Jobacle

Truck drivers are very in demand, but it’s a job that comes with a lot of responsibilities and regulatory requirements. You are operating a massive piece of machinery, and everything you do has the potential to mean life or death for other vehicles on the road. .

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It’s Time to Hire the Long-Termed Unemployed

Evil HR Lady

Long term unemployment is devastating. The trauma of a difficult job search can last throughout your career. Recruiters need to focus on what the candidate can control- the skillset, not the gap. — Adam Karpiak (@Adam_Karpiak) February 3, 2021.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“You never change anything by fighting the existing. To change something, build a new model and make the existing obsolete.” ” – Buckminster Fuller. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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Your Company's Sharepoint Game Sucks, Right? The Microsoft VIVA Announcement.

The HR Capitalist

If I've said it before, I've said it a million times: The GREATEST thing about America is that anyone with $5,000 and a hoodie has a chance to start a great tech company. The WORST thing about America is that anyone with $5,000 and a hoodie has a chance to start a great tech company. Confused?

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“How Do I Find A Career That Makes Me Want To Commit Long-term?”

Career Shifters

Megan’s ready to give everything for a career that lights her up. Trouble is, all her ideas seem to come with built-in reasons not to pursue them. How do you make the right career choice, when the more research you do, the more confused you feel

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The Cheap Perk 50 Percent of Your Workforce Will Love

Evil HR Lady

Do you stock feminine hygiene products in your bathrooms for your employees (or perhaps customers)? While some might think this is a trivial thing, it could make a difference to your employees.

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How to Let Employees Generate Your Employer Brand Content

The Undercover Recruiter

Employee-generated content may not be as strategically crafted as something straight from your marketing department. Its messaging may be more candid than what your company usually posts to LinkedIn.

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Common Grammar Rules For Resumes

Career Realism

The simple purpose of the resume is to get you noticed and have employers contact you for an interview. To achieve this, resumes will typically break some common grammar rules. For example, all sentences are written like headlines without pronouns.

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From 9-5 to Freelance

Career Shifters

“I felt exhausted and unappreciated.”. Vanessa Ramkissoon was waking up with anxiety due to the stress of her job. After laying the groundwork for her own freelance business and navigating early pricing mistakes, she's now built a work life that leaves her feeling happy and stress-free.

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The Real HR Show: The Narcissist

Evil HR Lady

The post The Real HR Show: The Narcissist appeared first on Evil HR Lady

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Building Employer Brand at an Inclusive Tech Workplace

The Undercover Recruiter

Salesforce, the US tech company responsible for one of the world’s most popular CRM platforms, has earned more than 80 awards for its workplace culture. Its team has more than tripled in size in the past five years.

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4 Ways To Edit Your Resume Like A Professional Resume Writer

Career Realism

Professional resume writers take on the mindset of the employer and recruiter when crafting and editing resumes. To edit your resume like a professional resume writer, you have to develop a fresh mindset.

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Could the Pandemic Be a Springboard to Sustainability?

Water Cooler Wisdom

Large companies and organizations have been  making good on their recent commitment  to corporate citizenship by dedicating resources to help the globe overcome some of its most pressing challenges. Sustainability has been among these key areas of focus, leading to environmentally friendly corporate initiatives from Apple’s commitment to  closed-loop supply chains  to the development of Patagonia’s next-generation responsible business  venture capital arm.

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30 Top Exit Interview Questions

Algrim.co

Looking for exit interview questions to ask or prepare for? Exit interviews aren't really interviews. They are meetings scheduled on behalf of a manager and a resigning employee toward their end of employment.

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Tips for Marketing Your Freelance Business

Corn on the Job

The gig economy is on the rise, and more people are looking for short-term freelance opportunities than ever before. Becoming a successful freelancer means growing your number of contacts and making sure that you can find those that need what you offer.

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Reactive vs. Proactive Job Search Strategies

Career Realism

There are two kinds of job searches, reactive and proactive. Most people use reactive job search strategies, which means they look for job openings and then apply to the ones that interest them.

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when I asked for a raise, my boss went through my bills

Ask a Manager

This post, when I asked for a raise, my boss went through my bills , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I’ve been in my job for a little over a year. I asked my boss for a raise, and he asked if I really need it.

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3 Important Career Lessons Learned On And Off The Field

Career Realism

I've been thinking a lot about athletes and sports recently. Part of this is because I've had the opportunity to get to know Chris Gronkowski and to learn his amazing story about how he made the transition from pro football player to inventor and CEO of Ice Shaker.

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colleague’s wife and mommy group attended our work talk, references from a romantic partner, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, colleague’s wife and mommy group attended our work talk, references from a romantic partner, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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HR treats my autistic employee like he’s an incompetent child

Ask a Manager

This post, HR treats my autistic employee like he’s an incompetent child , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I’m a newly-promoted manager and my very first hire, David, who just started a few weeks ago, recently told me he is on the autistic spectrum.

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updates: the coworker who came to work with Covid and more

Ask a Manager

This post, updates: the coworker who came to work with Covid and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Here are three updates from past letter-writers. My coworker knowingly exposed me to COVID-19.

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my employee told me “I prefer not to” when I tried to give him a new project

Ask a Manager

This post, my employee told me “I prefer not to” when I tried to give him a new project , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I am a senior manager in an industry highly affected by the pandemic (performing arts).

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should we provide the name behind anonymous feedback to a customer?

Ask a Manager

This post, should we provide the name behind anonymous feedback to a customer? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

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my boss won’t talk to me and gave me a document of anonymous criticism

Ask a Manager

This post, my boss won’t talk to me and gave me a document of anonymous criticism , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: Recently I went to a coworker for advice on an issue I was having with my boss.

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should I re-hire an employee with a bad attitude?

Ask a Manager

This post, should I re-hire an employee with a bad attitude? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I briefly worked at a terrible company where I was brought in to help fix problems with a team that had been underperforming.

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boss sends us daily sales pitches for a money management app, pressure for virtual socializing, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, boss sends us daily sales pitches for a money management app, pressure for virtual socializing, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss is bombarding us with daily sales pitches for an app.

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I negotiated and got more money — why do I feel so weird?

Ask a Manager

This post, I negotiated and got more money — why do I feel so weird? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: An old boss of mine contacted me out of the blue for a position at his growing start-up that sounds perfect for me.

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how do I talk to my husband about his poor work ethic and bad attitude?

Ask a Manager

This post, how do I talk to my husband about his poor work ethic and bad attitude? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” question. A reader writes: My question is regarding my husband’s transition from a manufacturing job to a more corporate environment. My husband (“Jim”) worked on the line in a factory setting for many years.

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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 literally been waiting for the day I get to share good news for good news Friday!

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