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15 Summer Releases for your TBR List

Ms. Career Girl

It’s finally summertime! And even though a lot of us are stuck at home, that doesn’t mean we can’t find some time in our busy schedules to take a break. Let these anticipated summer releases drift you away to a literary vacation full of adventure, heartbreak, and romance. We Came Here to Shine .

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Swiss Sunday: Rigidity

Evil HR Lady

Photo by Heiner. In the past, I’ve praised the Swiss school system , and there is much to admire. The Kindergarten concept is world-class, and every child should be so lucky as to attend a Swiss-style kindergarten. In Swiss Kindergarten, children focus on social skills.

2020 226

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Dealing with Depression and Negative Mindset in Job Search

Executive Career Brand

These are difficult times for all of us. The pandemic, the heightened focus on racial injustices, and the overriding political divisiveness we’re experiencing pushes many people into a negative mindset, or even job search depression.

2020 156

Did Coronavirus Send You to the Unemployment Line? How One Candidate is Bouncing Back

Professional Resume Services

Adam has spent the last 10 years building a successful career as an innovative Information Technology Manager for a major Tier 1 automotive supplier.

2020 130

8 Mistakes to Avoid If You’re Job Hunting During COVID-19 

Ms. Career Girl

Are you one of the millions who lost employment during the recent COVID-19 pandemic? If so, you have probably reworked your resume and are anxiously searching internet boards.

2020 225

The Hairdressers with Coronavirus Didn’t Infect Anyone Else. This is Great News for Your Business

Evil HR Lady

Photo by Engin Akyurt. You probably heard about the two hairstylists from Great Clips that worked while symptomatic with Coronavirus. 140 clients and seven coworkers were exposed. It was an outbreak waiting to happen, and guess what? It didn’t happen.

2020 208

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“This tiger you don’t drive; this tiger you must ride until it goes to sleep.” ” – Infectious Disease Expert. There are some things in life that we just cannot control. Instead, we must accept them in our lives until they give up control. Like a hurricane coming toward us.

2020 130

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Relocating For Your Job During COVID-19

Ms. Career Girl

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the economy nationwide, leaving many unemployed or furloughed — even those in senior positions. Efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak meant a large part of the country were mandated to shelter at home, essentially bringing business to a halt.

2020 167

What to Do If Your Managers Are Asking Recruiters to Discriminate

Evil HR Lady

Adam Karpiak recruits for a living. He’s also an influencer in the HR world. He recently asked recruiters on LinkedIn if they’ve ever received racist requests from clients–both overtly and covertly. They responded, and it’s not a pretty picture.

2020 182

Bear in Mind The Difference in State Laws If You Drive For Work

Jobacle

Around 115 million vehicles hit the road every day in the U.S, and the vast majority of these do so for work-related reasons. You don’t necessarily have to be a truck driver to rack up a few miles every day.

2020 151

Talent vs Skill: What is The Difference and How Can it Help Your Career?

Career Advice Guy

Talent and skill, although they may appear to be the same thing, are two very different things, especially when applied to. Read More. The post Talent vs Skill: What is The Difference and How Can it Help Your Career? appeared first on The Career Advice Guy. Career Advice

2020 88

Things to Consider Before Reopening Your Business After COVID-19

Ms. Career Girl

The coronavirus pandemic has created unimaginable difficulties for many businesses. As states begin the reopening process, business owners must navigate these challenges to minimize damages to the lives and livelihoods of themselves and their employees.

2020 147

Many Companies are Closing for Juneteenth. Yours Should Too

Evil HR Lady

Although President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation in 1862 (effective January 1, 1863), the news didn’t reach Galveston, Texas until June 19, 1865. This day has been celebrated for years, first in Texas and later nationwide, as Juneteenth.

2020 156

Protesters in Boston are setting off fireworks all night every night. And it’s working.

Penelope Trunk

Right after George Floyd was killed, there were fireworks in my neighborhood. All night long. I live in Roxbury, on a sliver of Boston between two gang territories. So I assumed the noise was gunshots. But a few days later, fireworks actually lit up the sky. At 1am.

2020 114

What Skills Would You Like to Improve During This Apprenticeship?

Career Advice Guy

Being a skillful worker does not just mean being good at your assigned position, but having other skills that can be. Read More. The post What Skills Would You Like to Improve During This Apprenticeship? appeared first on The Career Advice Guy.

2020 88

Empowered women = Empowered Economies

Ms. Career Girl

By Leo Gutierrez. One of the missions of the world today, alongside combating poverty, climate change and racism, is gender equality. A key part of this is female participation in the workforce and the improvement of women’s lives within society.

Purple Squirrels, Unicorns, and Rock Stars Oh My!

Evil HR Lady

The post Purple Squirrels, Unicorns, and Rock Stars Oh My! appeared first on Evil HR Lady

2020 148

my boss won’t give me any direction — but then says my work is wrong

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m hoping you can give me a script to help me deal with a frequent and frustrating situation I am in with my manager. Frequently, my manager will assign me a project and not give me very much instruction about how to do it.

2020 110

Can You Chew Out an entire Team via a Zoom Call?

HR Capitalist

Here's the situation. The team is slacking overall, and you feel like the ole' team pep talk might be called for. You know, you're going to chew them out via a team meeting. But wait! There's a pandemic going on my friend! What's that? It's been 3 months and you're tired of people mailing it in?

2020 74

Career Realism - Untitled Article

Career Realism

Find a job How to find a job Cant find a job Best way to find a job Help finding a job Free career test Career aptitude test free Career quiz free Cover letter examples Cover letter Cover letter sample Cover letter template How to write a cover letter Resume cover letter examples Career advice

2020 97

How the Pandemic Has Dramatically Shifted Candidate Attitudes

The Undercover Recruiter

New research by Jobvite suggests uncertainty, unemployment, and financial challenges will drive profound changes in the employer-candidate relationship.

2020 98

my career counselor says I won’t be able to work because of my monthly medical appointments

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m a college senior majoring in Public Relations. I’m still not exactly sure what I want to do yet but I know what industry I’d like to work in. I have a medical condition that requires me to get a series of injections once per month.

2020 91

Do You Have a Direct Report With Writing Talent? You Should!

HR Capitalist

Look, I get it - some of you won't be hiring for a while based on COVID and the resulting economic struggles. . Which makes now the perfect time to look at your team of direct reports and ask the following question: "Do I have someone to carry the writing load in this department?".

2020 68

Protected: A Story Of Resilience: How To Overcome Bankruptcy, Obesity and Prescribed Medication

Boomers Next Step

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: A Story Of Resilience: How To Overcome Bankruptcy, Obesity and Prescribed Medication appeared first on Boomers Next Step. Designing Your Retirement Silver Sages Sharing Stories

2020 63

Include High School Activities on Resume

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Include High School Activities on Resume. When it comes to whether or not you should include high school activities on your resume, the main consideration should be when. In general, you should not include any high school activities on your resume once you pass your sophomore year in college.

2020 52

we’re supposed to forfeit all our vacation days if we’ve worked from home

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: As an HR person for a small employer, I take to heart a lot of your advice and work hard to push the management here to do better. They had plenty of issues before all this, but I truly believed they were trying to change.

2020 91

The HR Famous Podcast: e19 - Starbucks Uniform Woes and Hourly Hiring.

HR Capitalist

In episode 19 of The HR Famous Podcast , long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee are back to discuss a number of topics about diverse hiring.

2020 68

Challenging Traditional Retirement

Boomers Next Step

With the trend of people living longer many people worldwide are challenging the paradigm of a traditional retirement. An increasing number of baby boomers are questioning the retirement goal of leaving work at 65 for a life of leisure.

2020 63

Best Robot Vacuums for Concrete Floors

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Robot Vacuums for Concrete Floors. Concrete floors aren’t as frequently used as they once were. Nonetheless, many people still prefer them, particularly in their patios or rooms closer to the outside of the house.

2020 52

my abusive former boss is still contacting me to berate me, months after I left

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: A few months ago, I finally left a job where my boss was abusive, thanks in great part to the advice you shared on your website. My new job is incredible, with just the most amazing and supportive manager and team.

2020 86

VIDEO: Using BHAGs as a Goal Setting Technique for High Performers.

HR Capitalist

Big, hairy, audacious goals, or BHAGs, are visionary, strategy statements designed to focus a group of people around a common initiative.

2020 62

Top Four Goal Setting Mistakes

Boomers Next Step

Don't get so comfortable with your life that you forget to make goals. These four goal setting mistakes are the reason why many people fail to achieve what they want. The post Top Four Goal Setting Mistakes appeared first on Boomers Next Step.

2020 53

Why Did You Choose to Work in Childcare

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Why Did You Choose to Work in Childcare? One of the most common questions that are asked in an interview is why did you choose to work within a certain field or industry? This is especially true when it comes to working in child and daycare type services.

2020 52

is it disingenuous to call a situation with a pet a “family emergency”?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Is it disingenuous to refer to an incident regarding a foster dog as a “family emergency”? My spouse and I foster dogs, and our current foster has been with us for nearly three months now.

2020 86

Tips on How to Write a Perfect Resume

Corn on the Job

In the modern world, there is no need to tell why a good resume might be important for your future employment. Shortly speaking, your resume is a way to present yourself as a professional. Yet, it’s not always easy to write a resume that would grab the attention of an expert recruiter.

2020 65

5 Leadership Principles to Improve Customer Service

Water Cooler Wisdom

Each year, thousands of companies around the world – spanning the financial, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, retail, hospitality, communications, not-for-profit, government, and education spaces – celebrate Customer Service Week during the first full week in October. Although the 2019 Customer Service Week theme is “The Magic of Service,” strategies to improve customer service go beyond magic.

2020 40

What the Supreme Court’s LGBTQ Rights Ruling Means for Your Business

Evil HR Lady

It’s illegal under existing civil rights law for employers to discriminate against someone on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

2020 143