Sat.Dec 05, 2020 - Fri.Dec 11, 2020

The Gift of Reading: Books For Everyone on Your List

Ms. Career Girl

It’s officially the holidays… Well, close enough to start your gift buying anyway! Books are the perfect go-to gifts for your friends and family. We’ve started our list of great books for everyone on your list !

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David Sedaris Can Fire Everyone (and So Can You)

Evil HR Lady

Humorist David Sedaris tried to be funny writing about firing , but he fell flat. He begins: During this dif?cult cult time when so many Americas are looking for work, I’d like introduce an idea for something I’m calling the “citizen’s dismissal.”

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Happy Hanukkah

Sklover Working Wisdom

On This First Night of Hanukkah – A Message for all our Friends, Regardless of Faith: Hanukkah celebrates the miracle of “the light,” the miracle that it exists, and the miracle that it endures. Each of us can be a “light unto the world” in our own lives.

2020 130

Resilience and the Art of Taking an "L" As a Predictor of Talent Success.

The HR Capitalist

When it comes to long-term success for a working class professional in today's world, nothing is more important than knowing how to "take the L". . Let me explain. L's were taken" or "Take the L" has been around in phraseology since the early 2000's. Here's the Urban Dictionary cite: TAKE THE L.

2020 120

How a Positive Workplace Culture Benefits Your Physical and Mental Health

Ms. Career Girl

In today’s competitive business environment, whistling while you work might feel more like something out of a Disney movie than actual workplace reality. But the truth is that a positive work environment is more than a fantasy. And it’s definitely not a luxury.

2020 168

What Your Employees Want for Holiday Presents in 2020

Evil HR Lady

I love a good workplace holiday party, but this is not the year to bring everyone together in a hotel ballroom. And while there’s no legal or even moral obligation to give presents to your staff, it will be appreciated. But what to give?

2020 164

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” ” – Jon Kabat-Zinn. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. At work, the changes are constant, and never stop. They just keep “rolling in.”

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Strategies to Maximize Your Professional Success

Ms. Career Girl

Especially during the challenges of a global pandemic, it can be difficult to feel professionally successful in your role or career. Remote work, time management problems, and constant Zoom meetings can deplete feelings of professional success you may have felt while working in-office.

2020 161

From Events to Portfolio Career

Career Shifters

“I was checking emails at all hours of the night.”. Lyndsey Smith had high hopes for her fast-paced role. But when she realised it was bringing out the worst in her, she knew it was time for a change.

2020 164

LinkedIn Etiquette for Managers, Employees, and Recruiters

Evil HR Lady

LinkedIn has 660 million users–and that number continues to creep up. With that many people, it’s a fantastic place to network, share ideas, and even make new friendships.

2020 155

Post-COVID Office Perks to Attract New Talent

The Undercover Recruiter

2020 shook us all, with a pandemic that turned our working world upside down.

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Entrepreneurs Adapt to the New Business Normal

Ms. Career Girl

When the coronavirus pandemic began, Main Street shut down, forcing many small businesses to close their doors and rethink their operations. To learn how the pandemic has impacted U.S.

2020 151

5 Ways Recruiting Leaders Can Help their Teams Beat WFH Fatigue

Undercover Recruiter

For the majority of the UK workforce, December now marks almost eight months of continuously working from home, for thousands of us this has been a shock to the system and a real shift from the norm.

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What HR Can Learn from 2020 (incl. the most important skill)

Evil HR Lady

If you prefer to read, Neelie helpfully included this roundup–not a complete transcript as she probably got bored typing all my “umms” HR lessons from 2020. SL: There are so many things that we’ve learned in HR this year.

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How Experian Boosts Its Employer Brand

The Undercover Recruiter

Like most of us in 2020, this credit rating company has experienced its share of challenges; subpar Glassdoor reviews, a pandemic, confronting workplace bias, and more. The strength of its employer brand helped weather them. Lena Lotsey’s role was born out of need.

2020 66

Are You Managing Data Responsibly?

Water Cooler Wisdom

New AI-driven health tracking technologies are being used by organizations to curtail the spread of the coronavirus by monitoring and recording patrons’ and employees’ temperatures and locations to determine whether they may be a high-risk of spreading the disease.

2020 40

Stopping Burnout

David Zinger

Pause. Recover. Case Closed. Burnout can result from never-ending work. According to Derks & Bakker people can become trapped in a continuous cycle attempting to address the inherent lack of closure in contemporary work.

2020 52

The Real HR Show: When Employees are Naughty and Nice

Evil HR Lady

What if your good employee does something sketchy? And just what about alcohol in the office? The post The Real HR Show: When Employees are Naughty and Nice appeared first on Evil HR Lady

2020 148

Learn About a Career as a CNA

Algrim.co

A CNA or certified nursing assistant is a professional who provides varying levels of care or support to physically disabled and mentally disabled individuals. The CNA or certified nursing assistant provides an essential role in filling a gap between patients and nurses.

2020 52

update: can my husband’s employer constantly record all the conversation in our house?

Ask a Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer whose husband’s employer was constantly recording all the conversation in their house ? Here’s the update.

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A Brief Burnout Buster: Stop, Drop, and Roll

David Zinger

Imagine that just about every day at work you feel exhausted, cynical, and you do not seem to be making a difference. These are strong indicators that you may be burning out at work. Perhaps it is time to use the same 3-steps you would use if you literally were on fire: Stop, Drop, and Roll.

2020 52

New Systems Require Proper Training and Patience

Evil HR Lady

Early next year, our company will begin using new software for most everything we do. It’s already so late in the process, so what can we do quickly to ensure that our employees are adequately trained and don’t feel like they are on their own??. To read my answer, click here: New Systems Require Proper Training and Patience. The post New Systems Require Proper Training and Patience appeared first on Evil HR Lady

2020 114

Learn About a Career as a Barista

Algrim.co

A barista is a coffee making and serving professional found within a coffee shop or retail environment. The barista is responsible for making, handling, and serving a purchased coffee drink to customers. A barista may prepare cold drinks, espresso drinks, and other coffee beverages

2020 52

my employees held a party without asking or involving me

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: My husband owns two companies and we are both very involved in the management of the businesses. The companies employ about 20 people. Company 1 invited all the employees in both businesses to a holiday party. This party was refused by all but one employee in company 2.

2020 41

Learn About a Career as an Executive Assistant

Algrim.co

An executive assistant is a business administrator and professional who works closely with executive managers and leadership. The executive assistant helps with various clerical tasks, office management tasks, office administration tasks, and the executive's personal organization

2020 52

Learn About a Career as an Administrative Assistant

Algrim.co

An administrative assistant is a professional responsible for assisting with administrative tasks within a business or company. The administrative assistant provides support to supervisors, managers, executives, and other employees.

2020 52

Learn About a Career as a Data Analyst

Algrim.co

A data analyst is a professional who transforms and models data and information to discover useful business information. And conclusions that can help support decision-making within a business.

2020 52

Learn About a Career as a Business Analyst

Algrim.co

A business analyst solves business problems utilizing quantitative data sets from analyzing its organizational processes to assessing a business’s mode of making revenue and profits. A business analyst uses software, research, data analysis, and other modeling techniques to process information.

2020 52

Learn About a Career as a Project Manager

Algrim.co

A project manager is a professional often found within construction services, creative services, and other service-based businesses. A project manager oversees the direction, coordination, efficiency, road mapping, and project management needs.

2020 52

Learn About a Career as an Office Manager

Algrim.co

An office manager is a professional who oversees office operations and procedures. This includes the design, evaluation, implementation planning, and maintenance of the way work is accomplished within an organization. The objective of this is to sustain and improve productivity in the workplace.

2020 52

Learn About a Career as a Sales Associate

Algrim.co

A retail sales associate (or sales associate) is a customer service professional who works within a retail store. They can also be found in food suppliers or other retail establishments, assisting customers with questions about products and services.

Learn About a Career as a Restaurant Server

Algrim.co

A server (or restaurant server) is a professional that works at a food establishment or alcoholic establishment. They are the professionals responsible for taking orders from customers and ensuring their food or beverages get delivered.

2020 52

Learn About a Career as a Cashier

Algrim.co

A cashier is a retail sales professional that handles merchandise transactions using a cash register. They assist in accepting payments from customers using money, credit cards, checks, traveler's checks, and other payment forms.

2020 52

Cashier Job Description Template

Algrim.co

Free cashier job description template. A cashier is a retail sales professional that handles the transactions of merchandise using a cash register. They assist in accepting payments from customers using money, credit cards, checks, traveler's checks, and other forms of payment.

2020 52

updates: rehiring a bully, finding the F word on a form, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are four updates from letter-writers. Should I hire a bully back?

2020 40

all of my 2020 book recommendations

Ask a Manager

All year long, I’ve made a weekly book recommendation when kicking off the weekend open thread. These aren’t work-related books; they’re just books I like, mostly fiction. Sometimes they’re books that I’m in the middle of reading, and other times they’re just long-standing favorites.

2020 40

updates: the boss’s spying friend, the strangely encouraging employee, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are four updates from past letter-writers. Asking about raises when you’re being hired (#4 at the link). I wrote to you about 2.5

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