Sat.Apr 03, 2021 - Fri.Apr 09, 2021

Faking “Fine”: Why I’ve Hidden My Mental Illness in the Workplace (For Now)

Ms. Career Girl

Most people I work with know I suffered a tear to my right anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in July 2020 and had reconstruction surgery. I welcomed questions about my recovery process from curious coworkers and openly admitted when my physical condition inhibited my ability to perform certain tasks.

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4 True Workplace Horror Stories That Demonstrate Why You Need Professional HR

Evil HR Lady

Who is your head of Human Resources? in a small company, that person often has many hats, and their primary training was not in HR. I know because these people come to me asking questions that should be basic HR. No problem.

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A Career in Nursing Can Be Broader Than You Think

Jobacle

If you are already in the nursing or healthcare sector, then the current pandemic will definitely have had some effect on your career. There has been a dramatic rise in demand for nurses and many have found increased career opportunities.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb, but how well you bounce.” ” – Vivian Komori. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. At work, as in all aspects of life, we sometimes “fall down.”

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Unemployed? Stay Motivated Between Jobs

Ms. Career Girl

Between jobs. Between gigs. Looking for my next adventure. Seeking new opportunities. All over LinkedIn, people are finding creative ways to say they are unemployed. Whether traditionally employed, self-employed or freelance, for many of us 2020 was the year we had to look for something new.

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From Consultant to Outdoor Instructor

Career Shifters

“I wanted to be able to tell my grandchildren that I'd been on an adventure.”. Tatty Pettigrew felt like she was stuck on a treadmill she couldn't get off. Then, a round-the-world race opened her eyes to different possibilities.

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Amazon, People Practices and Cancel Culture.

The HR Capitalist

Read the news and it's easy to fall into the trap of what I like to call "Amazon is Bad" and its close cousin, "The Amazon Mob.". Where can you find such news? Simple! Just tune into mainstream media, where all the usual suspects are ready to pile onto Amazon for a number of issues.

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Should a New Hire Be Allowed to Take a Trip?

Evil HR Lady

A new hire started today. He says he scheduled a trip before applying for the new job. He says he has all his reservations and has paid, so he will be taking the trip. He will finish the onboarding process and then go on the trip. What can I do?

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Proof Projects: A Powerful Tool To Build Credibility And Break Into A New Field Faster

Career Shifters

Feel naïve and foolish in front of important people in your chosen industry? Acutely aware of your lack of ‘relevant’ experience? Natasha shares a simple but effective approach to help you stand out from the crowd, feel more confident, and generate new opportunities in your career change

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How to Support Staff’s Mental Health When Working from Home

The Undercover Recruiter

Since the announcement on the 22nd February 2021 that lockdown restrictions will be easing, there has been a 466.67% increase in Google searches for “returning to office”.

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How Can Recruiters Assess Candidates Accurately?

Recruit CRM

It may be easier to go with the flow whilst conducting job interviews , but sometimes even while following your entire hiring checklist, you might end up making a bad hire. According to the Department of U.S

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The REAL HR Show Today at Clubhouse

Evil HR Lady

The REAL HR show has moved to Clubhouse! Every Thursday at 10:00 am Eastern you will find me and Brenda Neckvatal on Clubhouse! Today, though, Brenda is on a plane, so I will be alone! Please join me in discussing the horrors of HR. Here’s the link if you would like to join in!

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Andi Arndt’s Audiobook Agenda

Career Tips Blog

Every little bit I can learn from Andi is a win! She is not kidding about consistency.

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3 Ways To Be Memorable During An Interview

Career Realism

When you go into a job interview, your goal is to make a good impression, right? Kind of. The goal is to make a memorable impression—you want them to automatically think of you when someone asks, “Who should we hire?" How can you make such a powerful impression?

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What Is High-Volume Recruiting? 4 Best Strategies & Tools To Master It

Recruit CRM

As the name suggests, high-volume recruiting or mass hiring refers to recruiting a wide variety of candidates in a limited period. Here, there is no specific number you could hold on to.

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4 unique interview questions to help you find the best employees

Evil HR Lady

Interviewing is a difficult task, and most hiring managers don’t do it very often – so they don’t have time to get good at it. But, asking unique interview questions can help you better evaluate candidates to land someone with the proper knowledge, skills, and abilities.

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If you cannot do great things now, start by doing small things in a great way

Personal Excellence Blog

(Image: snowing ). Sometimes, we may see others’ successes and feel discouraged. Like so-and-so just launched a book and it hit best seller lists. Or so-and-so launched a product and it achieved sold-out status. So we set a high bar for ourselves and strive to do the same, if not better.

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How To Set Up An Informational Interview

Career Realism

An informational interview is a great way to learn more about a job or career path you're interested in. It's also a great way to connect with someone who is already doing that job. However, if you've never set one up before, you could be confused about how to do it properly.

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How You Get Paid is a Pretty Critical Job Consideration

Water Cooler Wisdom

When looking for work, we tend to think about certain key factors. Will the job be something I enjoy doing for many hours per day? Will I get along with my coworkers? What’s the salary or hourly rate? But we might forget about a simple question that can make or break our financial livelihood: How easy or difficult will it be to get paid by my new employer? Think about what happens when you aren’t paid accurately or on time.

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HR questioned me for hours about a sex injury

Ask a Manager

This post, HR questioned me for hours about a sex injury , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: This happened a few weeks ago and I’m hoping it’s resolved, but I’m at a loss as to what I could have done differently.

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Want A Mission-Based Career? 10 High-Paying, Remote Job Opportunities In The Nonprofit Sector

Career Realism

Remote job opportunities have skyrocketed in every corner of the economy, including the nonprofit sector. If you're looking for a mission-based career, without sacrificing pay or work-life balance, a job in the nonprofit sector could be a perfect fit.

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Join The Band! Spotify Is Hiring

Career Realism

Spotify considers its workforce as a giant band, and like any band that consistently produces hits, everyone needs to play a role. Are you interested in making some beautiful music at Spotify? Here's some insight into what it takes to work at Spotify.

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can I ignore a toxic employee who’s leaving, warning candidates about weirdness in our hiring, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, can I ignore a toxic employee who’s leaving, warning candidates about weirdness in our hiring, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Can I ignore a toxic employee during her last few days?

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I was offered a job, not given much time for an answer, and then things went south

Ask a Manager

This post, I was offered a job, not given much time for an answer, and then things went south , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: Last week I was offered a job at a big government agency after a six-week interview process.

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my boss wants my husband to come to work so he can scold him, vaccines and BMI, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, my boss wants my husband to come to work so he can scold him, vaccines and BMI, 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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coworker is writing a dissertation on our boss being a narcissist, using social media comments to get a job, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, coworker is writing a dissertation on our boss being a narcissist, using social media comments to get a job, 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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I’m constantly interrupted while I work, no comfortable space to work in at home, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, I’m constantly interrupted while I work, no comfortable space to work in at home, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I can’t get work done because of constant interruptions.

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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. Last year my company was so great when it came to COVID.

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my interviewer said I lacked “real world work experience” — what does that mean?

Ask a Manager

This post, my interviewer said I lacked “real world work experience” — what does that mean? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I’m a recent grad.

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how to say “I don’t know” with confidence

Ask a Manager

This post, how to say “I don’t know” with confidence , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I am in a scientific field in a project management role.

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leaving right after a huge bonus, rejected because I wasn’t relaxed enough, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, leaving right after a huge bonus, rejected because I wasn’t relaxed enough, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Leaving right after my manager gives me a huge bonus from her own money.

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should staying remote when my coworkers go back to work mean I get left out of everything again?

Ask a Manager

This post, should staying remote when my coworkers go back to work mean I get left out of everything again? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

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a person I asked to be a reference is telling people I’m job hunting

Ask a Manager

This post, a person I asked to be a reference is telling people I’m job hunting , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I work in higher education in a student support capacity (not a professor).

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how should I deal with a pompous, sexist coworker?

Ask a Manager

This post, how should I deal with a pompous, sexist coworker? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” question. A reader writes: I’ve recently started a new job, I love my team, the work is engaging, my manager is amazing, the company culture really suits me, and they’re super flexible around Covid.

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weekend open thread – April 10-11, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, weekend open thread – April 10-11, 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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updates: the personality tests, the storage stealer, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, updates: the personality tests, the storage stealer, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Here are three updates from past letter-writers. My boss has weaponized her personality test results (#2 at the link). I wrote in a while ago about my boss’s use of her Clifton strengths as a weapon. She’s still “maximizing” things, but less often. We were talking about how a client hadn’t completed a report for us.

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is a salary request 40% over the max enough to rescind an offer?

Ask a Manager

This post, is a salary request 40% over the max enough to rescind an offer? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: We recently made an offer to a candidate and I wanted to get your thoughts on what you would have done in this situation. Throughout the process, the recruiter shared the salary band and that the maximum was not flexible, and the candidate confirmed the amount that worked for them multiple times.

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