Sat.May 09, 2020 - Fri.May 15, 2020

Organization Is The Key to Happiness: Working from Home Zen

Ms. Career Girl

As the Covid-19 restrictions continue, many of us career girls still find ourselves working form home. While working in loungewear can be fun, there is something rewarding about the structure and organization of a physical office.

The IRS Is Coming for Your Payroll Protection Loan

Evil HR Lady

So many businesses took out Payroll Protection Plan (PPP) loans that the program’s first tranche maxed out in a few days. Many see this as the only way to save their small businesses. Now, the Internal Revenue Service says it wants a cut.

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Contracts Matter. A Lot

Sklover Working Wisdom

“We agree, but we can’t put that into writing.”. I’ve spent 38+ years negotiating contracts. all sorts of contracts and agreements. Employment Contracts. Compensation Agreements. Partnership Agreements. LLC Agreements. Severance Agreements. Board Director Service Agreements.

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Job Hunting: Best Practices for Today’s Job Market

Professional Resume Services

A fortunate few never actually look for jobs: they are recommended by colleagues or recruited by former co-workers. For the rest of us, here’s a toolbox of best practices to make job-hunting easier and more productive. Personal Branding is Part of the Process DO have a recently-updated resume.

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Top Productivity Tips From Women in Tech

Ms. Career Girl

Being a female in the technology industry can bring up many questions. Isn’t it hard being a female in tech? How do you keep up? Aren’t you like the only girl in the office?

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How to Keep Remote Employees on Task Without Spying On Them

Evil HR Lady

When you take part in a Zoom meeting , you can see your own face on the screen and you should be fully aware that your coworkers can see you and whatever is behind you. This has resulted in some hilarious situations as children, pets, and spouses have wandered into meetings.

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The person who knows only his side of the argument knows little.”. – Karl Barth. This quote expresses well what I often counsel my clients: “When negotiating at work, don’t focus your thoughts on what you want, need or deserve.

2020 130

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5 Healthy Habits for Staying Sane While Working from Home

Ms. Career Girl

If you are working from home, you’re likely spending much of your day video conferencing or teleconferencing. It should be wonderful, shouldn’t it? No commuting, no open plan office distractions, no hot desking.

2020 229

Your Work from Home Employees Are Burning Out. You Can Help

Evil HR Lady

When your commute is only 30 seconds long and doesn’t even require pants , it’s easy to think that a whole lot of stress is gone. And, sure that commuting stress is gone, but so is your time to sit alone and listen to a podcast. Working from home can cause a different kind of burnout.

2020 215

Mother’s Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“God could not be everywhere and therefore he invented mothers.”. – Jewish Saying. To every mother, grandmother, and great grand-mother out there, THANKS. Today is Your Day. It’s even named after you.

2020 130

How COVID-19 Has Influenced Employer Brand Sentiment

The Undercover Recruiter

New data reveals just how much the COVID-19 pandemic has already impacted employer brand. Learn the key themes emerging in feedback from talent around the world.

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Travel Options After The Coronavirus Lockdown

Ms. Career Girl

I get it. Like me, you’ve been sequestered for what seems like an eternity. Are you longing to do a bit of wandering? Visit old favorite places or some new ones? Are you wondering what your travel options are now as stay-at-home orders are lifted?

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The Value of Experience vs Ageism

Boomers Next Step

In this video Catherine Palin-Brinkworth reflects on the value of her experience through success, serious set-backs, and ageism. The post The Value of Experience vs Ageism appeared first on Boomers Next Step. Interviews Silver Sages Sharing Stories

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There Are Six "Manager of People" Brands - Which One Are You?

HR Capitalist

Any manager of people has a lot on their plate. After all, a general pre-requisite to getting your first manager job is being a great individual contributor.

2020 76

how to vent responsibly (and win a free book!)

Ask A Manager

If you’ve ever worried you’re venting about your job too much, or secretly wished your friends or coworkers would vent a little less about theirs, you have a lot of company. People vent about their jobs! Sometimes a lot.

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Is Covid-19 Crashing Your Relationship?

Ms. Career Girl

For the past couple months, many of us have found ourselves suddenly thrown into sharing life 24/7 with our significant other. That can put quite a strain on even a great relationship.

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10 Cool Desk Accessories for Men

The Corporate Con/noisseur

10 Cool Desk Accessories for Men. Whether you work from home permanently or have a dedicated office at work, you’re definitely going to want to spruce up your space.

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BEST HIRE EVER PODCAST - Liz Desio, NYC HR Pro Impacted by COVID.

HR Capitalist

Hi Gang - ramping up a new podcast called BEST HIRE EVER , where I'll be talking about hiring top talent with undeniably talented corporate leaders, recruiters and candidates. Today's guest is EPIC as I talk to Liz Desio , a resident of NYC and HR Pro.

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an example of starting with grace when you’re frustrated with someone

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I wanted to share a recent example where in the heat of a frustrating situation I took a step back and tried (sort of…) compassion, which completely changed my understanding of the situation.

2020 87

Learn for Yourself

David Zinger

Learning. I think we are too eager, busy, or naive to test learning through our own experience. We want a best case example and then imitate it or install it as plug and play into our organization.

2020 52

Best Cubicle Quotes

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Cubicle Quotes. When it comes to issues of productivity and motivation, sometimes a simple quote can be all you need.

2020 52

Working From Home: Can You Give Me Some More Energy Please?

HR Capitalist

We know that post-COVID, more work from home is reality. We'll still have offices, but it's going to be hard to get all the way back, right? How do we know that Jenny and Mike aren't feeling great and maybe aren't giving it everything they need to on a random Monday? . Simple!

2020 68

how do I respond to colleagues who are jealous of my furlough?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m furloughed, along with about 98% of my organization (~35,000 people), the vast majority of them public-facing retail.

2020 86

Emails my mom sent from her NYC co-op

Penelope Trunk

I stopped talking with my mom a few years ago. She might not have noticed at first. My brothers have all cut her off at times as well. But my mom is pragmatic. She knows she and my dad were terrible parents.

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Best Cubicle Radios

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Cubicle Radios. While seemingly outdated, many people continue to enjoy the serene and calming sound that emits from a radio. We’re going to review the best cubicle radios and provide our recommendation on which one will be best for your home or work office.

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Chesky at Airbnb and the Process for Mapping and Communicating a Layoff.

HR Capitalist

My friend and colleague Patrick Lynch at CMP did a post over the weekend on the recent layoffs at Airbnb, covering a letter that founder and CEO Brian Chesky sent out to employees covering the move to layoff 25% of the workforce at the hospitality sector giant.

2020 68

update: my boss makes me wear her clothes, eat her food, and say I’m grateful for my job

Ask A Manager

Remember the letter-writer whose boss made her wear the boss’s clothes, eat the boss’s food, and say she was grateful for her job ? Here’s the update. First of all, I want to thank you and your readers for all the wonderful advice.

2020 85

THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: E14 - Gen Z COVID Job Search and Recruiter Outplacement

HR Capitalist

In episode 14 of The HR Famous Podcast , long-time HR leaders (and friends) Jessica Lee, Tim Sackett, and Kris Dunn are joined by Tim’s son Cameron and HR professional Chris Hoyt to talk about holidays during quarantine, finding a job straight out of college during a recession, and recruitersrecruitingrecruiters.com.

2020 67

I’m being flooded with business offers from friends and family, hair and job interviews during quarantine, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I’m being inundated with business offers by family and social contacts. I work in an industry and on a product that is not only generally unaffected by COVID-19, but business is actually booming.

2020 75

I don’t know if I’m still invited to my customer’s wedding, my husband is borderline rude at work, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I don’t know if I’m still invited to my customer’s wedding after I came out of the closet. I’m a woman working in agriculture, which is an incredibly male-dominated and conservative industry.

2020 74

should I move in with coworkers, should managers not use a “busy” status, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Should I move in with coworkers? I am a 20-something in my first job out of grad school, and because of the low-paying industry I work in plus the high-cost-of-living area, roommates are a must.

2020 73

updates: the wife messing up business travel, 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. Telling my boss his wife messed up his business travel.

2020 71

what’s your company doing to support parents right now … or what do you wish they were doing?

Ask A Manager

It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” question. A reader writes: I’m really curious to learn what other companies and organizations are doing to support parents right now.

2020 69

updates: the volunteer pressure, the good dog, 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 contact won’t stop pressuring me to volunteer while I’m on medical leave.

2020 69

using a job offer to get a counteroffer from your current company — does COVID change things?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’ve been interviewing with a great nonprofit since before Covid started and I expect to receive an offer this week. The company, team, and mission are great, and the offer will likely come with a medium-large pay bump.

2020 69

how can I tell an employee to mind his own business?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I have an employee who has great rapport with coworkers. Unfortunately, he makes everyone else’s business his business. He takes it upon himself to be the advocate or “cheerleader” for staff and their individual work-related issues that do not involve him.

2020 68

update: do men need to cut their long hair for job interviews?

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 in 2017 whose husband was agonizing over w hether he needed to cut his long hair for job interviews ? Here’s the update.

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