Sat.Jun 30, 2018 - Fri.Jul 06, 2018

The Five Unspoken Rules of Today’s Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

We live in unprecedented times, especially when it comes to our careers. Technology, the economy, and globalization have created constant and rapid change. Long ago, companies banked on the fact that if our parents and grandparents had been customers, we would be too.

2018 199

TRENDS @ WORK – Bully Boss’ed is the New “MeToo”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Bully Boss’ed is the New “MeToo”. It’s a trend, and a growing trend: the workplace is becoming more uncivil, at times hostile, and more often than we’d like, downright brutal.

2018 179

Your Career Story Is More Than Action Words + Outcomes. It Is Driven By the Vision You Have for Your Future

Career Trend

Career Stories are more than action words and outcomes, they are driven by the VISION you have for your future. Put another way, the plan for your words must align with the vision for your career down the road. Knowing where you are as well as where you want to be (in the future) is […].

2018 147

No Light-bulb Moments? How To Change Career When You Can't Find Your One Big Passion

Career Shifters

Feeling pressure to find the 'one' thing: the thing you're supposed to love and do forever? Lisa explains why it's quicker (and a lot more fun) to forget the big elusive 'passion' and focus instead on looking for a Little Yes

2018 198

Beyond the Glass Slipper Raising Girls Who Can Stand on Their Own Two Feet

Ms. Career Girl

Hi, I’m Brian, and I’m a business executive who’s been fortunate enough to have had a rewarding career throughout the past several years. I’ve helped build some world-class brands and companies, including IMAX and Coupons.com, and created hundreds of jobs in the process.

2018 182

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Four Stand-Out Career Books For Women in 2018

Ms. Career Girl

As the saying goes, leaders are readers. And one of the easiest ways to get smarter about your career is by reading a great book. Out of the latest career advice books for women published so far in 2018, these four books have earned high ratings.

2018 184

UK Expert: Fat People Should Receive Privileges at Work

Evil HR Lady

Fat people should be allowed to come to work an hour late, in order to miss rush hour, as well as other protections, according to Prof Stephen Bevan a member of Public Health England’s advisory board , The Mirror. He suggests that fat should be classified as a “protected characteristic” which would mean discrimination based on waist size would be illegal.

2018 126

The Ultimate LinkedIn Tips to Bring Your Profile Up to Date

Professional Resume Services

Simply having an executive LinkedIn profile won’t do you much good. In fact, having an outdated profile is sometimes worse than not having one at all. If you aren’t sure how to optimize your LinkedIn profile , you aren’t alone.

2018 130

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“When you go to put out a fire, don’t bring gasoline.” ” – Chris Cuomo. A few years ago, at the end of a long day, I was traveling home from my office on the Long Island Railroad. The railcar I was seated in was totally full, with no seats available.

2018 130

Five Actions to Take When You Hear, “I Don’t Trust You”

Ms. Career Girl

Talking about trust is tough in business. When a colleague tells you, ” I don’t trust you ” your first instinct is probably to react defensively or aggressively, and rarely with curiosity and an openness to understand.

2018 151

Social Mores Have Changed; Biology Hasn’t

Evil HR Lady

Let’s talk about three sexual harassment cases. A female coach and physical education teacher sued the school district because another employee, also female, made crude remarks about her breasts, touched her without permission, and said, “I will think of you next time I am f—ing.”. A female employee receives sexually explicit text messages from the man responsible for training her. While the trainer doesn’t have hire/fire authority over her, he certainly can influence her career.

2018 122

From Law to Tech Start-up

Career Shifters

“ I wanted to have a go at creating something myself. ”. Charlotte McMillan's light-bulb idea happened one morning in the shower. While starting her own business has been a big risk, now she's in the driving seat of something she feels passionate about. Here's how she did it

2018 148

Dream to Reality: Building an Ecommerce Business Is More Accessible Than You Think

Jobacle

If you are anything like a lot of people, you have a lot of big ideas that rarely come to fruition. Maybe you’ve dreamed of becoming a famous novelist, only to drop the project when writer’s block set in. Maybe you wanted to start a business, only to give up when the costs got too high.

2018 141

Shut Down Your Screen: Take a  Break From Social Media

Ms. Career Girl

Feeling overwhelmed by your constant social media feeds? You’re not alone. More and more people are looking for a break from the distractions of being continuously connected.

Google Wants Employees to Work Instead of Arguing Politics

Evil HR Lady

In the past few months, 2,600 Google employees have signed a petition asking the company to do more about harassment–and to make HR investigations transparent, according to The Wall Street Journal. It’s one of the many changes going on at Google when it comes to employee communications. Google has encouraged dialogue unrelated to the workplace for years, and now it’s not working out so well.

2018 122

How Would YOU Describe Candidate Experience and Why Is It Important?

The Undercover Recruiter

From what point does it matter what a future employee thinks of your company? Once you’ve recruited them? Or maybe after they’ve been with your company for a few months? Well, according to our new panel of experts on candidate experience, it actually begins way before all of that.

2018 85

Why Audiences Get Distracted During Presentations

Jobacle

By the time you take the stage to give a presentation, you’ve put considerable work into researching, designing and practicing it.

2018 130

Should You Get Into A Workplace Relationship?

Ms. Career Girl

Many of us will have had an office crush, and a fair few of us will have found ourselves wondering if it’s worth the hassle to take that crush any further. Whether it is will depend on many factors, but here are some of the big ones. Is it actually allowed? Probably – in theory at least.

2018 141

Two Easy Things the Airlines Could Do to Make Us Not Hate Them

Evil HR Lady

I love to travel. I hate jet lag. Right now I’m suffering from a bit of jet lag after returning from a trip 10 time zones away, so I’m having trouble sleeping. It allowed me to think about ways the airlines could make life so much better for travelers. Yes, I’d like more leg room and a bigger seat, but I understand that costs a fortune. Here are things that could make travel a bit better for not much money. Tell us when our bag missed the flight.

4 Recruitment Lessons From England’s World Cup Campaign

The Undercover Recruiter

For the first time in decades, England’s World Cup chances are actually looking promising. Early success has united the British people, with discussions dominating the workplace, Tube trips and after-work drinks.

2018 84

Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report: Are Tech Wages Really Flat?

HR Capitalist

One of the best salary surveys that you will find from a vendor is the Dice Tech Salary Report. See the 2018 version - released last week - by clicking here. We're in a peak economic cycle, so surprisingly, the report finds that average tech salaries are flat, and have been for a couple of years now.

2018 57

Ever Felt in Danger and Wished You Had a Rescuer? Read on.

Ms. Career Girl

Ever felt unsafe walking down a dark street? Felt uncomfortable at a party but couldn’t get to your phone? Wish you could call for help without having to pull your phone out of your pocket? There’s an app for that. It’s called Rescuer. Rescuer is taking the Google Play Store by storm.

2018 141

5 Summer Office Party Ideas that Are Better Than Holiday Parties

Evil HR Lady

Coming up with new office party ideas can get tiresome. Sometimes it feels like everyone has been to more office holiday parties than they can count. Not to mention, there is often so much going on at year-end, employees may feel dragged down by yet another event they must attend. So, why not treat your office to a summer outing instead? Not only will you have more venues to choose from, but your team is sure to bond over the new, shared experience. Office Party Ideas for Summertime.

2018 100

Why Recruitment Companies Should Be Hiring More Working Dads

The Undercover Recruiter

2018 73

Do Small Businesses Have to Worry About Harassment?

Blogging4jobs

Sexual harassment has been in the news a lot recently. Some of the top companies are experiencing the repercussions of lawsuits: Google, ESPN, Red Lion Hotels, and Lithia Motors to name a few. This has gotten the attention of CEOs and executives running small business. Most small businesses under 50 employees do not have an […] Source. HR eeoc laws harrasment sexual harassment small businesses

2018 57

Career Zingers #29: Are You Washed Up?

David Zinger

We often upgrade equipment and tools quicker than we “update” ourselves. When is the last time you changed your mind? How long since you established a new meaningful relationship? What’s the last non fiction book you read?

2018 52

CAPITALIST DEFINITIONS: "Renegade Demo"

HR Capitalist

From a meeting with a client last week: Renegade Demo (?ren????d/?dem?) ren????d/?dem?) dem?) - The time when you walk by an office or your cube as a leader in your company and realized your growth has outpaced your ability to properly train new hires at your company, especially those charged with evangelizing your product. In use: "Damn, it happened again. I popped into a call the new guy Bill was having with a prospect and his positioning of what we do was all ####ed up.

2018 43

5 Tips for Avoiding the Perils of Charisma

The Undercover Recruiter

We all like to think of ourselves as that great, cool boss who leads by example while charming the workforce at the same time. But it turns out that humility is a far more important quality in a leader than charisma.

2018 68

ask the readers: my husband is awful at job searching – and gets cranky when he needs to

Ask A Manager

Per Thursday tradition, I’m throwing this letter out to readers to weigh in on: My husband is a master’s level professional who is working in “soft money.” ” So every one, three, or five years, he’s looking for a job again. Oftentimes he’s lucky and he just gets “rehired” (really more like transferred) to a similar or the same job.

2018 59

Are Your Operations Lean?

Water Cooler Wisdom

The days of spending months strategizing the best path forward are over for most businesses. Imagine proudly presenting a 100-page  business plan  to your stakeholders only to realize that half of your material was already outdated and your customers had moved on? Considering the current pace of change in today's marketplace, a lean business model has become more and more attractive. Traditionally, being “lean" has meant doing more with less, but the concept has expanded.

2018 40

Do You Know Someone Who Leads By Management Book-of-the-Month Club?

HR Capitalist

I was up over at Fistful of Talent earlier this week talking about the good faith practice of Management By Best-Selling Leadership Book. Do you have a friend that fits this profile? Have you staged an intervention? Head over to my post at FOT to learn more. Friends don't let friends buy a copy of a best selling book for everyone on their team. Click here to get the post

2018 43

Finding Inspiration and Being Remarkable – Thinking the Seth Godin Way

The Undercover Recruiter

Like a lot of business people, I enjoy reading business books. I read on all kind of topics, but find myself regularly coming back to the writers who really fire my imagination. If you’ve been on any of my workshops you will know that I often quote from my two favourites: Tom Peters and Seth. View Article. Finding Inspiration and Being Remarkable – Thinking the Seth Godin Way Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2018 49

did this goodbye email overstep, problematic volunteer events, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Did our alumni director overstep with her goodbye email? This isn’t my personal workplace, but it did lead me to wonder about professional networking in general. Today my alma mater’s director of alumnae relations sent a mass email from her professional account to all alums announcing she was leaving the position as she is seeking a career change.

2018 58

Are Your Operations Lean?

Water Cooler Wisdom

The days of spending months strategizing the best path forward are over for most businesses. Imagine proudly presenting a 100-page  business plan  to your stakeholders only to realize that half of your material was already outdated and your customers had moved on? Considering the current pace of change in today's marketplace, a lean business model has become more and more attractive. Traditionally, being “lean" has meant doing more with less, but the concept has expanded.

2018 40