Sat.May 16, 2020 - Fri.May 22, 2020

Helpful Tips If You’re Considering a Career in Management

Ms. Career Girl

Does the idea of a career in management sound appealing to you? If so, there are likely to be plenty of job opportunities , depending on what facet of management you focus on. There’s one skill that’s essential to all management career paths – the ability to manage people.

2020 214

It?s Okay to Hate Your Job When Others Are Unemployed

Evil HR Lady

I got an email this morning from a reader who hates his job–for good reasons. He included this line: Now I’m in a job that I utterly despise. I dread every day. I know you will probably say I should be grateful, because so many are unemployed.

2020 240

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Jobvite Job Seeker Report, Before and During COVID-19

Executive Career Brand

This year’s Jobvite Job Seeker report looks at how people were finding jobs before COVID-19, and then during the pandemic. Initially, 1,500 employed adults and job seekers in the U.S. were surveyed in February 2020.

2020 144

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“They can cut all the flowers but they can’t stop the spring.”. – Pablo Neruda. In so many ways, these past few months have been difficult ones. At work, at home, in each of our lives, and the lives of our loved ones. That’s for sure.

2020 130

Boundaries For Success ? What Are Yours?

Ms. Career Girl

Several weeks into working from home, many of us have discovered just how challenging it can be. Everyone in your household has needed to make adjustments. The more people under one roof, the more agendas, the more complicated it gets, and the greater need for boundaries.

2020 175

I Was Laid Off But Replaced. Is that Legal?

Evil HR Lady

Like many people, I was laid off as part of a company-wide reduction in workforce due to COVID 19. One of 50-60 people at a software company serving one of the hardest-hit industries. They did a decent job as far as paying some severance, etc.

2020 239

5 Things You (Probably) Don?t Know About Executive Resumes and Job Search

Executive Career Brand

If you’re looking for an executive job or considering changing your career direction, you’re thinking about executive resumes and job search. Maybe you’re writing your own resume, and doing some research to learn how to write your resume. A Google search on “executive resume” yields about 1.5

2020 144

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Relationship Issues Due to Covid-19? What’s Next?

Ms. Career Girl

Yes, it’s true. Covid-19 has affected your relationship. The last few months have put us all through challenges we never imagined a year ago. For many, that included 24/7 confinement with our significant other and our children. Hopefully, this time together has brought you closer.

2020 158

Why You Should Follow Facebook and Pay Remote Workers Less

Evil HR Lady

Like most tech companies, Facebook sent a lot of their employees to work from home when the Coronavirus struck. Now Mark Zuckerberg says they can stay–but there’s one catch: If they move out of a high cost of living area, they’ll likely see a pay cut.

2020 210

From Research to Food

Career Shifters

“I felt completely out of place.”. Helen Graves was suffocating in a toxic work environment. But while her new path was easy to identify, she still had obstacles to face. Here's how she tackled imposter syndrome, the wrong clients, and building up work on the side, to make her ideal role a reality

2020 161

Reinvention Secrets of a Silver Yogi

Boomers Next Step

Anne Noonan changed her life when she discovered the benefits of yoga and healthy living while seeking to overcome poor health and stress while working in a corporate environment. Now she leads other women towards good health and vitality.

2020 83

Lockdown Lift Tips ? Are You Ready?

Ms. Career Girl

For many of us it seems that we are actually now in more uncertain times than we were a few weeks ago. Lockdown may have come upon us all relatively quickly, but its realities were easily understood – we were told we can’t go out, meet that person, visit that store.

2020 153

Kroger’s Overpayment Shows How You Should Not Treat Employees

Evil HR Lady

Never before has the world appreciated grocery store employees. They kept everyone fed while the world shut down and at personal risk. Grocery store giant, Kroger, offered employees emergency pay, but, unfortunately, a few employees were overpaid. This happens.

2020 185

BEST BOSS EVER Podcast: e3 - Pat Lynch and the State of Outplacement During COVID-19

HR Capitalist

Welcome to Best Boss Ever , the podcast dedicated to helping you develop managers who build great teams. In this episode, Kris Dunn talks with Patrick Lynch , President of CMP’s Southeast Region, to talk about the current state of outplacement during COVID-19.

2020 73

how to respond when coworkers IM me ?hi? with no indication of what they need

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: At my work, we have an instant messaging system. A lot of people will send an initial message that says nothing but “IM?” or “hi.” ” In addition to making me irrationally annoyed (just tell me you want already!!),

2020 97

Addressing Stress Amplified by the Coronavirus Outbreak

Ms. Career Girl

These days, stress has become so normal that days, weeks, and even months have been set aside to recognize mental health awareness. Entire industries have grown up and continue to operate around the concept of helping people combat mental strain and find inner peace.

2020 147

Protected: Every Good Book Needs An Experienced Midwife

Boomers Next Step

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Every Good Book Needs An Experienced Midwife appeared first on Boomers Next Step. Designing Your Retirement Silver Sages Sharing Stories

2020 61

Glassdoor Says I'm Worth 8K Per Year.

HR Capitalist

Damn you, Glassdoor! . Quit toying with me. I have enough s##t going on without you cratering my expected value. A couple of years ago we were recruiting software sales pros at Kinetix and SF was a target market.

2020 73

our boss pushes us to share how we?re doing emotionally at team meetings

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: In our weekly team meetings, my supervisor has started having everyone answer the question, “How are you doing emotionally and mentally?”. On one hand, he seems to mean well and be genuine in his concern.

2020 86

Creative Ways To Fix Family Challenges

Ms. Career Girl

They say friends are just just family by other parents. To that I’d add that some family members are like the “friends” who you wish would just go away.

2020 141

Best Resume Writers in Hood River, Oregon

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Resume Writers in Hood River, Oregon. When it comes to resume writing, there tends to be an over influx of services and resume writers whom claim to understand the nuances and intricacies that are required to create a resume.

Pro Baseball's Return to Work: A Plan HR & Youth Baseball Moms Can Love.

HR Capitalist

And now comes Major League Baseball with a 67-page Return to Work (RTW) plan, which includes details about how pro baseball will handle their workplace in a RTW, including testing, travel, workplace details (on the field, in the dugouts), protocol for the road and contact with nuclear family as well as friends.

2020 73

will interviewers ask what you achieved during the pandemic?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’ve been seeing people online say that in the future, job interviewers will ask candidates questions like, “What did you do to continue developing your skills during the pandemic?” and “What did you achieve during the shutdown, even if you weren’t working?”.

2020 85

Asking for advice is hard because accepting reality is hard

Penelope Trunk

Recently someone in my writing class hired a lawyer to tell me she wants a refund for the class. The lawyer sent an email to me requesting $25,000 in damages for his client. I sent this email in response: Dear Sir. I don’t give refunds for the class. I do not say anywhere that I give refunds.

2020 61

Best Laser Measures Under $100

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Laser Measures Under $100. When it comes to placing a structure, painting, or decorative piece, precision is key and necessary. And while you can opt for a traditional tape measure or ruler, those tools leave open the room for human error.

2020 52

Great Benefits to Attract Workers

Corn on the Job

One of the biggest things a company has to do is to attract workers. Every industry faces a question of how to attract the best workers to them. Companies want the best workers, so they can go on to dominate the industry.

2020 61

I’m running out of patience when we need patience the most

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I wonder if you have any ideas about dealing with minor annoyances that don’t seem so minor in the current situation.

2020 82

To Whom It May Concern: Can it Negatively Affect Your Cover Letter?

Catherines Career Corner

Are you writing a cover letter and wondering whether starting it with to whom it may concern negatively affect your cover letter and the chances of getting called for an interview? Explore the findings of a research conducted recently to find out if it negatively affects a cover letter or not.

Calming Cubicle D?cor

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Calming Cubicle Décor. Let’s face it, we spend an inordinate amount of time at our cubicles. That’s why sprucing up your office with calming cubicle décor can be so helpful to both your mental health and your productivity.

2020 52

THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: e15 - Is Your Company Ready for RTW?

HR Capitalist

In episode 15 of The HR Famous Podcast , long-time HR leaders (and friends) Jessica Lee and Kris Dunn come together to discuss Tim’s extravagant Southern Utah adventure, return to work plans, Twitter’s WFH forever proclamation, and Microsoft Teams.

2020 75

I pierced my nose in quarantine, a disgusting boss, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. How do I stop clients from ranting about why we haven’t reopened yet? I work for a national nonprofit that does hands-on, in-person work.

2020 82

my employees don?t like the way I coach them

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m a fairly new manager of a small team and recently received some feedback from an employee that I don’t know what to do about. A previous employee had also given me the same feedback so I’m starting to see a pattern. When team members come to me with questions, I tend not to give the answer right away, but ask them questions back to stimulate their thinking.

2020 80

sending work emails late at night, coworker read my notebook, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Taking long bereavement leave during a busy time. A few years ago, I had a manager tragically lose her sister in an unexpected accident.

2020 79

my boss assumes we’re slacking off when we work from home

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work for a small company with about 10 employees working full-time in the office. We all report directly to the CEO, Phil.

2020 75

it’s your Friday good news

Ask A Manager

It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time.

2020 73

Best Art Easel for 5 Year Old

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Art Easel for 5 Year Old. With the recent coronavirus hitting the United States, many parents of children and toddlers are looking for ways to keep their children occupied and busy throughout the workday. That’s why we are going to review the best art easel for 5 year old children.

2020 52

Best Pumps for Flooded Yards

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Pumps for Flooded Yards. As companies continue to allow workers and employees to work from home due to the recent coronavirus pandemic, taking care of the house and yard may be higher up on the priority list.

2020 52