Sat.Mar 06, 2021 - Fri.Mar 12, 2021

Boost Your Work Experience with a Relevant Internship

Ms. Career Girl

An ideal job candidate is one who has just graduated from University, is in their early 20s, and has 15 years of valuable work experience followed by volunteer work and other achievements. But you know what? There are no ideals, and such candidates simply don’t exist.

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Swiss Sunday: Burka Verbot

Evil HR Lady

Today, Swiss Citizens voted to ban face coverings, targeting approximately 30 women in the country. Yes, that’s right. A referendum passed prohibiting burkas in Switzerland. It was done under the guise of “protecting women” but, trust me, it has nothing to do with protecting women.

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7 Skills to Add to Your Resume During COVID-19

Professional Resume Services

Businesses are hungry for remote workers open to taking on the clients that once belonged to the full-time employees who have since departed from their teams.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Education is the most powerful weapon that you can use to change the world.” ” – Nelson Mandela. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. In every aspect of life, education is empowering. In the workplace, it is empowering “on steroids.”

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How to Manage Stress in a High-Pressure Work Environment

Ms. Career Girl

The modern workplace is becoming increasingly demanding and difficult to navigate. In a high-pressure work environment, stress is often considered a part of the job.

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When Your Employee Has Dementia

Evil HR Lady

Employees’ mental health is a big concern; especially now, due to the negative impact the pandemic has on mental health. But what do you do when an employee seems to be forgetful? What about when you notice a decline in their ability to do their job? For example, what about an employee who.

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How the Pandemic Has Affected the Future of Work

The Undercover Recruiter

The fourth industrial revolution has shifted our world into a new digital era and the pandemic has accelerated this from a movement to an immediate necessity.

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Powerful Magazine Covers That Celebrate International Women’s Day

Ms. Career Girl

International Women’s Day is a call to action for accelerating women’s equality, with the 2021 campaign theme being ‘Choose To Challenge’ A challenged world is an alert world. And from challenge comes change.

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What Should My Company’s Covid-19 Quarantine Policy Be?

Evil HR Lady

We recently had our first employee test positive for COVID-19. I told her coworkers that they need to quarantine. But our CEO says as long as they are symptom-free, they can still come to work. What should my policy be when an employee tests positive?

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How Employee Benefits Will Change Post-Flexible Working

The Undercover Recruiter

Before the pandemic, flexible working was seen as the ultimate benefit. Whether it was the option to work remotely or to take advantage of a company’s flexi-hours policy, it was lauded as a fantastic perk for any role.

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Recruit CRM's Recruitment Entrepreneurs Series Ft. Katrina Collier

Recruit CRM

Katrina Collier , a keynote speaker, facilitator, author of The Robot-Proof Recruiter: A Survival Guide for Recruitment and Sourcing Professionals and Founder of The Searchologist , has been associated with the recruitment world for more than a decade now.

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The Best Business Investment You Can Make is in Yourself

Ms. Career Girl

The following is adapted from Just Go With It. When I got my first office job, the first thing I did on my lunch break was buy myself a briefcase—which today I find adorable and hilarious. Then, I went to a bookstore and bought myself a business magazine with a section on leadership.

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The CDC’s Guidance on Vaccinated People: Who Can and (Probably) Shouldn’t Return to the Office

Evil HR Lady

With 18.5 percent of the US having received at least one Covid-19 vaccine dose and 9.5 percent being fully vaccinated (as of March 9, 2021), it’s time to reap some rewards finally! Just not at work.

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3 Ways Women Can Sabotage Their Careers

Career Realism

Imagine the following scenario: You walk into the office, just days after your promotion. You're happy you've upgraded to a new office, a better parking spot, and a better salary. You're proud of yourself, and you should be; you've worked really hard for this.

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is being salaried a scam?

Ask a Manager

This post, is being salaried a scam? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I’m at the highest hourly position in my company. Most upward mobility for me at this point is becoming salaried, and as I’ve explored it, I am perplexed.

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Short Term Housing Options For Business Travelers and Nomads

Ms. Career Girl

Even prior to the covid-19 pandemic, there was an increasing number of us who didn’t work “in the office. ” Business travelers and nomads were actively searching for new options in temporary housing.

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Checking in on HR & ER Teams

Evil HR Lady

It’s been a year since our first chance to learn what agility really means. Sure, it wasn’t the way we wanted to learn–but suddenly, new regulations, layoffs, dealing with PPP loans, and figuring out how FFCRA applied were front and center. And now? We’re writing vaccination policies.

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3 Reasons Women Make Great Salespeople

Career Realism

The game of sales can be a challenging one, and some people are just not meant to be in the field. However, some people are born with the natural ability to sell. Now, we aren't saying women are better salespeople than men, but the ladies do have a few natural qualities that make them great at sales.

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Is It Time for Your Business to Transition to a New Leader?

Water Cooler Wisdom

According to PwC’s Family Business Survey , 62 percent of family business owners expect to pass the baton to the next generation. But many businesses lose their way when making the transition from startup to a more structured, complex organization. Despite solid intentions, only one-third of family businesses are expected to last beyond the founders’ generation while even less—an estimated 12 percent—will make it through the second generation to a third.

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Careers Helping The Fight Against The Pandemic

Corn on the Job

A lot of people are taking a serious look at their careers, as well as their other options, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Real HR Show: Does HR Cover-up Corporate Sins?

Evil HR Lady

Our discussion centers around this LinkedIn Post. and Don’t forget to register for the Virtual HR Summit! Places are limited! The post The Real HR Show: Does HR Cover-up Corporate Sins? appeared first on Evil HR Lady

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Working Women: The Latest Statistics On The Gender Pay Gap

Career Realism

For women, it's hard to ignore the gender pay gap, no matter where we are in our careers. Even if it isn't at the forefront of our minds as we work, we are aware of it. We know how real it is, in every job, across every industry.

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I had to fire someone and I feel like a failure

Ask a Manager

This post, I had to fire someone and I feel like a failure , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I’m in a position that I’ve never been in before. In 2018, I took on a really exciting role with a new company building a team from the ground up.

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COVID Life: On Schools and Not Missing Opportunities

The HR Capitalist

Let's get some level-setting items out of the way first, shall we? Here's some bio info about me and my family during COVID-19: --We were in hard lockdown mode for the spring and summer of 2020. --My My family consists of me, my wife, a sophomore son in college and a junior son in high school. --We

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Fragrances in the Workplace

Evil HR Lady

I recently developed a sensitivity to fragrances. I get headaches, suffer from vertigo and generally feel awful. My boss allowed me to post signs that say “Fragrance-Free Zone,” but some people persist in wearing fragrances. Once, a perfume-wearing coworker came to my cube and I felt a migraine coming on. I explained my problem and asked her to step back. She was offended and told my boss my behavior was completely inappropriate.

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3 Reasons Why You Should Celebrate International Women's Day At Work

Career Realism

One hundred years. One century of time has passed since women stopped being the underdog in the workforce. It wasn't until the early 1900s when legislation passed in the U.S. allowing American women employment opportunities.

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pink hair at a job interview, coworkers who don’t knock, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, pink hair at a job interview, coworkers who don’t knock, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Pink hair at a job interview.

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is it okay to take advantage of calm weeks at work?

Ask a Manager

This post, is it okay to take advantage of calm weeks at work? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: Is it okay to take advantage of calm weeks at work? I am an exempt employee, I genuinely love working, and I have always received good feedback.

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I hate my boss’s mandatory Zoom happy hours

Ask a Manager

This post, I hate my boss’s mandatory Zoom happy hours , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I’m in my first job after graduating last year and will be working from home for the foreseeable future.

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can my company require employees to get the Covid vaccine?

Ask a Manager

This post, can my company require employees to get the Covid vaccine? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: My employer just issued a company-wide Covid vaccination mandate requiring all employees to get the vaccine. Is this legal? I work in an office setting.

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my boss won’t stop calling my dogs my children, hiring the boss’s girlfriend, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, my boss won’t stop calling my dogs my children, hiring the boss’s girlfriend, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss won’t stop calling my dogs my children.

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my office loves expensive, physically demanding team-building activities

Ask a Manager

This post, my office loves expensive, physically demanding team-building activities , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: For the past five years, I have been employed at a small consulting firm (~20 employees).

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should I try to get my HR rep fired, new boss lives on my street, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, should I try to get my HR rep fired, new boss lives on my street, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Should I try to get my old HR rep fired?

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employee doesn’t want to leave her baby, I keep getting assigned work that’s not my job, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, employee doesn’t want to leave her baby, I keep getting assigned work that’s not my job, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Employee doesn’t want to leave her baby.

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I quit a new job after they took away my office, and my friend says I’m being petty

Ask a Manager

This post, I quit a new job after they took away my office, and my friend says I’m being petty , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: Earlier this year in January, I left an IT job at a large company to take a similar role at a smaller firm in a different industry that needed a specific skillset in which I am well experienced. I was referred by an existing employee who was a former colleague of mine.

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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 been waiting a long, long time to finally share some Friday good news.

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weekend open thread – March 13-14, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, weekend open thread – March 13-14, 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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