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.

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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).

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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

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Cinco de Mayo

Sklover Working Wisdom

To All Our Friends Who Celebrate. Cinco de Mayo. Cinco de Mayo literally translates from Spanish as “Fifth Day of May.”

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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.

2020 190

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.

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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

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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.

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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.

2020 188

Why Hiring Diversity Begins With the First Seven Words

The 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.

2020 94

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

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 81

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.

2020 150

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.

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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.

2020 87

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

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.

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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.

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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.

2020 84

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.

2020 66

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

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.

2020 71

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.

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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.

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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!

2020 73

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

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.

2020 67

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.

2020 52

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?

2020 81

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

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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.

2020 52

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.

2020 52

update: my ex-boyfriend is threatening to tell my new job I made adult videos

Ask A Manager

This is an update to a letter I never published. Last summer, I received a letter from someone who had just been hired for a new job that she was really excited about.

2020 82

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. .

2020 52

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.

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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.

2020 75

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 74

company photoshopped makeup on our headshots, employee made an anti-Semitic joke, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Company photoshopped heavy makeup on all the women’s headshots. This is something that happened a few years ago but still confounds me when I think about it.

2020 74

my boss is working from home with kids — and his schedule is wreaking havoc on my work

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: My office has been working from home for about a month. We are fortunate to be among the few for whom this doesn’t really change our business, other than that we can’t be in the office. My problem is that my boss has become very difficult to communicate with and work with.

2020 72

updates: the boss’s son who yells, the student who won’t take feedback, 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. My boss’s son constantly yells at him in the office.

2020 72

employee takes credit for the whole team’s work, what to wear for a video interview, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My employee takes credit for the whole team’s work. I’m a fairly experienced manager, but I’ve only been managing my current team and with my current employer for a few months.

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