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Why You Shouldn’t Be Accessing Your Emails While Furloughed

Evil HR Lady

You’re bored. You’ve already baked bread, made jam, and painted the kids’ bedrooms. Being out of work (even if receiving sufficient unemployment pay) can be tedious.

2020 276

Bridging The Distance and Staying Connected

Ms. Career Girl

We live in a world that has become incredibly connected. The internet has brought the world closer together, virtually, in amazing ways. But too often, the connections have lost meaning and value. Now more than ever, staying connected in a more meaningful way has become a much higher priority.

2020 175

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Using Keywords to Create a Compelling Story on your LinkedIn Profile

Professional Resume Services

If you are currently employed or actively seeking employment, chances are you have already established a presence on LinkedIn so recruiters and hiring managers can find you (and if you aren’t on LinkedIn, then quit reading, sign-up on the site, and then come back to this article).

2020 141

From Portfolio Career to Teacher

Career Shifters

“I wanted work where I could use my creativity, instead of constantly thinking about budgets and cost-cutting.”. After a stressful trading year, Agnieszka Machalica decided that it was time for a new challenge.

2020 185

Don’t Fire Someone for Their Spouse’s Social Media Posts

Evil HR Lady

Racism is bad. All my readers (I hope) agree. There are racists. We also all agree. If you are a horrible person, even off the job or on social media, you may lose your job. With a few exceptions, there is no right to free speech at work in the private sector.

2020 276

6 Tips for Making the Best Hiring Decisions

Ms. Career Girl

Hiring is stressful. Trying to make the best hiring decisions can leave you worried about finding the right fit for your open position. You are not alone! More than half of Millenial and Gen Z hiring managers say that hiring the right person for their organization is stressful.

2020 153

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once, but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have, because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.”

2020 130

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10 Signs You May Be a Bad Boss

Evil HR Lady

Are you a good manager or a bad one ? That’s actually not an easy question to answer. There are times when good managers have employees who hate them and bad managers have employees who love them. Bad managers can get results while good managers can have failures.

2020 176

BHAGs: You're Afraid. Elon Musk is Not.

HR Capitalist

Shout out to SpaceX for the recent mission on behalf of NASA, launching astronauts and sending them to the International Space Station. None of it would have happened without a BHAG (Big, Hairy, Audacious Goal).

2020 81

can I wear a collar on video calls, correcting clients who call me “Mrs.” and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Can I wear a collar now that we’re on video? In my personal life, I sometimes wear a collar as part of my fun relationship with my partner. It is a narrow leather band with a small metal ring on it, kind of like this.

2020 109

From Portfolio Career to Teaching

Career Shifters

“I wanted work where I could use my creativity, instead of constantly thinking about budgets and cost-cutting.”. After a stressful trading year, Agnieszka Machalica decided that it was time for a new challenge.

2020 130

The Real HR Show: How to Keep Employees Happy When the World is Falling Apart

Evil HR Lady

Are you interested in hearing about HR operates in the real world? Every Tuesday from 9:00 to 10:00 am Eastern, join me and Brenda Neckvatal as we discuss all things HR. Here’s today’s show!

2020 160

THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: E18 – TORIN ELLIS – GOING ALL IN ON D&I IN 2020

HR Capitalist

The HR Famous Crew welcomes in author, SiriusXM radio host, and D&I Talent Strategy expert, Torin Ellis , to talk about how and what organizations can do in light of recent events surrounding the George Floyd killing.

2020 68

my colleague wants to fire a domestic violence survivor

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work for a midsize office in a building that houses multiple businesses. We share reception and security, but little information flows between different businesses, as you would expect.

2020 91

Protected: Be Inspired To Create Online Income For Retirement

Boomers Next Step

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Be Inspired To Create Online Income For Retirement appeared first on Boomers Next Step. Designing Your Retirement Silver Sages Sharing Stories

2020 56

New Webinar: Repatriating Back to the Office–HR’s New Toolkit

Evil HR Lady

Come join me by registering here! Wednesday, June 24 at 10:00 am Eastern, 4:00 PM Central Europe! The post New Webinar: Repatriating Back to the Office–HR’s New Toolkit appeared first on Evil HR Lady

2020 156

LinkedIn Profile Writers in Atlanta

The Corporate Con/noisseur

LinkedIn Profile Writers in Atlanta. LinkedIn is one of the premiere job boards on the internet. With over 14 million job openings on the platform in 2019, LinkedIn is a must-have for any career professional. That’s also why The Corporate Con/noisseur is providing LinkedIn profile writers in Atlanta!

update: someone with my name has stolen my work history

Ask A Manager

Remember the letter from the person whose work history had been stolen by someone using her same name (#3 at the link)? Someone was using her references, claiming to be her. Here’s the update. A big thanks to all the readers in the comments. You guys came with such fantastic suggestions.

2020 87

Memories of a racist childhood and a search for my new, anti-racist self

Penelope Trunk

We’re in the middle of weeks of protests to end the entrenched racism in America and I can’t stop thinking about Sula.

2020 71

When You're Looking for a Job and All You Hear is Crickets

Water Cooler Wisdom

A reader from CollegeRecruiter asked the following question: Graduation is fast approaching and I’m stressing out as I don’t have a job yet. My career service office is focused on jobs from local employers and so isn’t of much help as I attend an out-of-state school and want to move home after graduation to be close to friends and family. I’ve applied to dozens of jobs but after weeks I’ve heard back from only a few and those were automated responses confirming my applications. No interviews.

2020 40

Eye-Catching Resume in Atlanta

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Eye-Catching Resume in Atlanta. Writing an eye-catching resume in Atlanta requires practice, dedication, and perseverance. When it comes to creating an eye-catching resume, whether you’re in Atlanta, Johns Creek, Sandy Springs, or Alpharetta, you’ll want to follow some of the basic outlines below.

employee named her dog after a coworker’s baby, a coworker who works all night, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My employee gave her puppy the same unusual name as a coworker’s new baby.

2020 86

Rewarding Career Ideas For Those Who Want To Make A Difference

Corn on the Job

(Pixabay CC0). There are those people who work to live. Money is their primary concern, not only to pay the bills but for the opportunity to be rewarded with some of the nicer things in life. There is nothing wrong with this, of course. But then there are those people who live to work.

2020 52

What is Your 6-Word Work Story for 2020?

David Zinger

Last year at this time, none of us imagined how much change we would experience in work in 2020? To get a handle on it, I invite you write a personal 6-word story to capture your work experiences in the first half of 2020.

2020 52

147 Job Interview Questions and Answers PDF

The Corporate Con/noisseur

147 Job Interview Questions and Answers PDF. Got an interview scheduled? Wondering what some of the most common interview questions are? Looking to prepare for your upcoming interview by reviewing a list of the most common interview questions?

2020 52

employee says “kind of” and “you know” constantly, requiring references at the application stage, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My employee says “kind of” and “you know” constantly. I recently on-boarded a new team member who I’m very excited to have in a long needed role, “Jane.”

2020 84

How PPP Loan Changes Make Rehiring Much Easier

Evil HR Lady

President Trump on Friday signed a Paycheck Protection Program reform bill into law–and with it just gave millions of businesses some extra time to bulk up on staff.

2020 189

You Think Your Work Enemy Has Declared War: She Just Thinks It's Thursday.

HR Capitalist

"Some men just want to watch the world burn.". Michael Caine in "The Dark Knight". --. Intent is a funny thing. You're in the workplace, and the workplace has established norms: --We talk to each other before we make decisions or take meaningful action. --We

2020 65

Best Office Pencils

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Office Pencils. It’s not often that you’re tasked with pulling out a pencil at the office. However, on the off chance that you are, you don’t want to pull out a flimsy, half-sharpened pencil. That’s why we are going to discuss the best office pencils.

2020 52

updates: the top knot, stranded without a hotel room, and more

Ask A Manager

Here are four updates from people who had their letters answered here in the past. I get second and third interviews but no job offers, and my grandma says it’s because of my top knot (caller 4 in the podcast episode).

2020 81

should I apply for jobs I wouldn’t normally be willing to commute to?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I left my previous full-time job at the end of last year and have been doing some freelancing while I figure out what I want to do next. I’ve started applying to some full-time jobs, but nothing has come through yet.

2020 76

updates: the mooching boss, the self-sabotaging friend, 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 mooches off me while I’m living paycheck to paycheck.

2020 73

Books for Interviewers

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Books for Interviewers. Interviewing can be difficult, particularly as the interviewer.

2020 52

my boss is mentoring my employee, holding doors for coworkers, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss is mentoring my employee. I am a director at a government agency. I’m recognized at work for being highly inclusive and engaged in the success of each person on my team. I regularly meet with my employees and coach them in real time.

2020 72

boss freaked out when I used bottled water in the coffee maker, manager is buying supplies with her own money, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss freaked out when I used bottled water in our coffee maker. I do admin work for a small firm with two bosses: Isabella (who recruited me) and Ferdinand (to whom I directly report).

2020 70

my office is reopening and I don’t feel safe going back

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’ve been working from home since the beginning of the pandemic, and my job, in general, has been understanding. They’ve been communicating to us that there isn’t a “hard date” that we’re expected back in the office, but recently they completely flipped that stance and now expect us all back at the top of next month.

2020 70

I wasn’t given the chance to apply for a promotion I really wanted

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I am a full-time, home-based worker (since before Covid) for a large national firm. The company provides excellent benefits and despite being home-based, I really saw myself growing into another role eventually, which would be a promotion from my current role.

2020 69