Sat.May 02, 2020 - Fri.May 08, 2020

Preparing for the Job Search Post Covid-19

Ms. Career Girl

While many companies have managed to shift to remote operations, the COVID-19 shutdowns have led to millions of Americans simply without work. Some have been furloughed while others have been laid off. Either way, with many companies looking to trim staff or even unlikely to survive the pandemic at all, there will likely be countless workers starting a job search in the coming months.

2020 199

US Women’s National Soccer Team Loses Pay Dispute in Court

Evil HR Lady

The United States Senior Women’s National Soccer Team (WNT) is a crowd pleaser and they won last year’s World Cup Title. Their paychecks, however, were a lot less than the United States Senior Men’s National Soccer Team (MNT). So, they sued under the Equal Pay Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Code. A judge just tossed out the Equal Pay Act portion, allowing the Civil Rights claims to continue. It turns out that the women made more per game than the men.

2020 205

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

HR Trails Almost Everyone Other Career Related to Freelancing - Let's Discuss.

The HR Capitalist

Welcome to the recession, team! It's just like any other recession, except that it was caused by a Global Pandemic, which seems a bit - extreme. But I digress.

2020 118

How To Come Up With Ideas For Your Career Change: 12 Proven Approaches From Scientists And Creatives

Career Shifters

No idea (or too few ideas) about what to do next in your career? Struggling to come up with options that feel inspiring, and feeling paralysed as a result? Natasha shares a range of mindset shifts and creative techniques to get you bubbling with possibilities for fulfilling work

2020 156

Five Roles A Great Mentor Masters

Ms. Career Girl

A Mentor Has Many Roles. No other relationship is quite like having a mentor. Good mentoring relationships are incredibly powerful, at all career levels. They give the mentee a safe space to analyze successes and failures, review plans and find the answers to the toughest career challenges. Mentoring takes time, thought, and energy. According to a recent article , mentors must be willing to take on 5 key roles. Are you ready, willing and able? The Advisor.

Mentor 159

So What Does Hiring Look Like Now?

Evil HR Lady

Despite the staggering increase in layoffs over the past couple of months, some companies are still hiring. Amazon, for example, has hired more than 100,000 employees in four weeks and has plans to hire 75,000 more.

2020 179

3 Hard A** Photos About Change During the COVID Lockdown.

The HR Capitalist

You see it every day - change is a given during the COVID Lockdown. . With that in mind, I present 3 photos (with links as appropriate) from the last week that made me go hmmmm - and make me wonder where we are headed when we get to the new normal. email subscribers click through if you don't see the images below). PHOTO ONE - The Vampires have come for the restaurant industry , and was unrelated to COVID, happening before the pandemic.

2020 102

More Trending

Resilience: Choosing to Say “Yes I Can!”

Ms. Career Girl

Country music singer / songwriter Corinne Cook is no stranger to wearing multiple hats and assuming roles that others may question. On the empowering, anthem-styled title track to her latest single “ Yes I Can” , Corinne Cook sings about four American icons whose triumphs deeply impacted the way our culture viewed women – Rosa Parks, Susan B. Anthony, Amelia Earhart and Sally Ride. The chorus resounds like a personal mission statement: “I’m that kind of girl.To

2020 147

The Post-Covid-19 World: 4 Ways HR Will Look Different in the “New Normal”

Evil HR Lady

I talk about when things get back to “normal” all the time, but that’s never happening. We will be creating a new normal after all the stay at home orders are lifted. What will HR look like in this new world? Well, here are some guesses. More knowledgeable HR. Human resources is a multi-disciplinary field. You need to be everything from a finance expert to a therapist to a salesperson to a lawyer if you want to do everything right.

2020 167

You're Employed and Confident, Awesome - But Stay Lean, My Friends.

The HR Capitalist

If you watched the NFL Draft because you were starved for sports, you saw an unusual event. Due to COVID, the entire draft was held virtually, which means we got to peak in the homes of drafted players, coaches and executives. And yes, that means you got to peak in the home of Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury. Yes, he spells his name that way. Yes, his home is fabulous. Yes, those are designer shoes with no socks while other coaches shown had dip cups and sneakers.

2020 98

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Keep Calm and Nurse On.”. – Handwritten Sign on an Emergency Room Wall. Nothing in this world amazes me more than the truly unbelievable dedication to others shown daily by our “essential workers,” those whose efforts are essential to all of our well-being and survival at this time. The nurses, doctors, police officers, firefighters, hospital cleaning staff, grocery workers, respiratory therapists, and so, so, so many others.

2020 100

A Woman’s Guide to Start Investing

Ms. Career Girl

If I were to mention the word “stock broker” – who would you envisage? Perhaps an older, suited gentleman yelling about some ‘Dow Jones’ on the finance segment of the news? This association is quite typical, and actually – quite accurate. Research shows that ‘female financial advisors represent only 15-20% of all advisors’.

2020 116

Airbnb’s CEO Shows All Businesses How to Conduct Layoffs

Evil HR Lady

The Covid-19 shutdowns have struck the travel industry, and so it’s no surprise that Airbnb needs to layoff workers. What is surprising is the way Airbnb Co-Founder and CEO Brian Chesky went about it. He released a letter to Airbnb staff , explaining the layoff. Here’s what he did right. Explained the situation. These are unusual times, and of course, every Airbnb employee knows that the business is not doing well right now.

2020 161

THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: E13 - Fat Fingered Americans + Airbnb Pays New Grads Not to Show Up Until 2021.

The HR Capitalist

In episode 13 of The HR Famous Podcast , long-time HR leaders (and friends) Jessica Lee, Tim Sackett, and Kris Dunn try to defeat boredom and come together to talk about quarantine listening habits, Airbnb’s hiring practices, unpaid internships, and Netflix doc American Factory. The team discusses their feelings and thoughts on Airbnb’s postponed hiring, unpaid internships and other working experiences, and the documentary American Factory.

2020 92

E-presenteeism and Burnout: Impact of Mental Health on Employees

The Undercover Recruiter

New research reveals that three in five (58%) HR managers fear that the mental health impact of working from home due to Coronavirus is so great that they will lose staff, who could be forced to take time out of work due to burnout. The research, commissioned by LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, in partnership with […]. E-presenteeism and Burnout: Impact of Mental Health on Employees Undercover Recruiter -.

2020 79

12 Ways To Stop Lifestyle Inflation In Its Tracks

Ms. Career Girl

Becoming aware of lifestyle inflation is one of the most important things you can do if you want to live a comfortable life within your means and put plans in place for the future. People tend to spend more as they earn more, thinking that it’s the way life should be. However, just because you can, doesn’t mean you should. Being smart with your money is key.

2020 100

Why Hiring Diversity Begins With the First Seven Words

Undercover Recruiter

Think about the last thing you said. It could be anything — asking a coworker what they’re eating or answering a phone call from your mother. If seven words from that conversation were isolated in audio and presented to a roomful of strangers, research shows that participants in that room will likely be able to… Why Hiring Diversity Begins With the First Seven Words Undercover Recruiter -. Talent Acquisition checkr D&I diversity Diversity & Inclusion margie lee-johnson

From Management Consultant to Charity Field Manager

Career Shifters

“I wanted to try something different, that was more meaningful to me, and out of my comfort zone.”. Alix Dazin knew her heart wasn't in her role, but she didn't know how to make a change happen. Here's how a four month-sabbatical and a gamechanging book helped her into a new career

2020 109

Green Jobs: Tracking Growth for UK Sustainability Professionals

The Undercover Recruiter

The UK is a hotspot for “green jobs” with London ranking 6th globally for its concentration of sustainability professionals, according to new data from LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network. Overall, the UK saw a 12% increase in the number of sustainability professionals last year, higher than the global average of 7.5%, as the impact of […]. Green Jobs: Tracking Growth for UK Sustainability Professionals Undercover Recruiter -.

2020 51

Remote Multimedia Journalism Internship

Career Realism

Are you interested in writing for a strictly digital platform, while creating content that could make a big difference in people's lives? If the answer is yes, then Work It Daily has a great opportunity for you! We're seeking 10 multimedia journalism interns for a 4 ½ week virtual internship (May 27 2020 - June 26 2020). The lucky 10 will help us create compelling content for our career advice blog, while also helping us with graphics and social posts. Does this pique your interest? Great!

Best Cubicle Mirrors

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Cubicle Mirrors. Day-in and day-out, we all generally appreciate our privacy. However, within an office setting, privacy can be fleeting. This is especially true if you work in an open office environment or setup, wherein all desks are connected with little to no cubicle walls between one-another. However, when it comes to keeping your privacy against colleagues, coworkers, and guests roaming around the office, you may want to opt for a cubicle mirror.

2020 40

Protected: The Value of Experience vs Ageism

Boomers Next Step

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: The Value of Experience vs Ageism appeared first on Boomers Next Step. Interviews Silver Sages Sharing Stories

2020 40

10 Hot Careers in Tech Right Now

Catherines Career Corner

Explore these 10 hot careers in tech right now. As modern technology moves forward in such great leaps, the importance of these 10 hot tech careers on this list will only continue to grow. By Catherine Adenle Explore these 10 hot careers in tech right now. As modern technology moves forward in such great leaps, [.]. Author information. Catherine Adenle. Founder at Catherine's Career Corner. Founder, Catherine's Career Corner.

2020 68

Lesson From a Coffee Bean

David Zinger

Going Through the Grind and Coming Out with Purpose. I was sipping on a hot cup of Kicking Horse Pacific Pipeline coffee when a tiny lesson this size of a coffee bean began to percolate in my brain about potential, purpose, and the grind. “Coffee beans are full of potential. But their true purpose is fulfilled only after they have gone through a grind.”

2020 40

Office Chair Covers for Work and Home

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Office Chair Covers for Work and Home. As we continue to discuss the issues surrounding workplace comfort and cleanliness, an often-overlooked issue is the damage and debris that accumulates on office chairs. Office chairs are, perhaps, the most widely used pieces of furniture, with most corporate employees reporting they spend upwards of six-hours a day in their seat. That’s why office chair covers are a great option for both protecting and increasing the longevity of your office chair.

2020 40

5 Most Common Legal Problems at Work

Corn on the Job

If you are employed at any workplace, whether it be a fast-food restaurant or a corporate office, you are entitled to certain rights and treatments that fall within the guidelines of federal and state law, as well as your human resources employee handbook. . Sometimes, however, conflicts ensue or things happen that violate your rights as an employee. In this case, an employment law attorney would help you stand up for your rights and get the compensation you deserve.

2020 40

here’s a real-life email from an employer that’s managing its re-opening well

Ask a Manager

As some companies start to figure out what bringing people back to work will look like, here’s a real-life example of an organization that’s doing it well. This is an email sent out this week by Stan Soderstrom, the executive director of Kiwanis International and the Kiwanis Children’s Fund, an international nonprofit focused on helping children around the world, with about 115 employees. “We have been working from home since mid March,” their COO, Ann Updegraff Spleth, told me.

2020 38

Keeping Good Hygiene at Work

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Keeping Good Hygiene at Work. While a seemingly odd topic, we have been inundated in recent days, particularly with the recent pandemic concerning the coronavirus, on keeping good hygiene at work. The below is the ultimate guide for both employers and employees on how to keep good hygiene and cleanliness in the workplace. When it comes to keeping good hygiene at work, there are a plethora of reasons on why you would want to take it so seriously.

2020 40

update: my coworker is in quarantine with pay — and doing deliveries on the side

Ask a Manager

It’s a special “where are you now?” season at Ask a Manager, when I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer whose coworker had been exposed to COVID-19 , was in quarantine with pay, and made a pharmacy delivery to the letter-writer’s door? Here’s the update. My uncle and I are both in self-quarantine. So is everyone else who works on my floor. The pharmacy delivering is new.

2020 33

can I ever repair my bad reputation with my manager?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’ve been working IT support for a company for nearly four years, and I wish I could say I’ve been a better employee but I can’t. Around the beginning of 2018, my mental health began to take a severe nosedive after the end of a very long personal relationship, and in late 2018 I was diagnosed with severe depression, anxiety, and adult ADHD.

2020 32

can I Zoom from my patio, coworker is violating shelter-in-place, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Can I Zoom from my patio? What are the stipulations around Zoom calls and location? Weather in my area has been very nice recently and I enjoy working outside when I don’t need my full monitor. My apartment has a private patio space — not huge, but enough for my dog to run around in. I have furniture outside to work on. Can I take calls that don’t require note-taking outside?

2020 32

update: my needy boss wants me to “adopt” her

Ask a Manager

It’s a special “where are you now?” season at Ask a Manager, when I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer whose needy boss tried to invite herself on the letter-writer’s vacations and nights out with her husband ? Here’s the update. Alison, thanks so very much for responding to my letter, and many thanks also to all the readers who shared their insights.

2020 31

updates: the coworker pajama party, lying about layoffs, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s a special “where are you now?” season at Ask a Manager, when I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are three updates from past letter-writers. How do I shut down coworkers who demand an explanation for my occasional wheelchair? I think by now people have gotten sort of used to seeing me in my wheelchair; those people who still make (often SHOCKINGLY) rude comments, I just glare at or ignore.

2020 31

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. I’ve never asked you for advice, but I was unemployed for 17 long months after my position (which I loved beyond measure) was eliminated at a company I had worked for 25 years. I spent some of that time reading your website and listening to your podcast. I was finally offered a position at the beginning of March, which I happily accepted.

2020 31

update: my coworker responds to everything I ask him to do with profanity and “your mom” jokes

Ask a Manager

It’s a special “where are you now?” season at Ask a Manager, when I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter from the person whose coworker responded to everything she asked him to do with profanity, name-calling, flat refusals, and and “your mom” jokes ? She updated earlier here and here and here and here , and here’s the latest. It’s Addison from the Rude Name-Calling Clerk saga.

2020 29

HR won’t let me see job descriptions for my staff, standing my ground on social distancing, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions, plus a sixth thing. Here we go…. HR won’t let me see job descriptions for the people I manage. I am a new manager and am about to get a current employee reassigned to work under me. I just had a conversation with our CEO and learned that both he and my new direct report were envisioning the role very differently than I was — and I do not believe the role that they are envisioning will address the concerns that are leading to the need for this role.

2020 29

update: I’m dreading a corporate meeting because of my weight gain

Ask a Manager

Remember the letter-writer in January who was dreading a corporate meeting because she’d gained weight ? Here’s the update. I was so truly in awe with the advice, analysis, thoughts and compassion that came back in response to my letter. It was posted during the trip in question, and because of the hours involved with the meetings (pre-breakfast to late at night) I couldn’t break away to respond.

2020 29