The Social Media Interview, what Employers and Employees should know

Resume Bear

Recent employment practices show your interview starts long before you arrive; it starts online with your social media accounts. As a result, one recent employment practice has drawn attention. Specifically, some employers are requesting applicants to provide access to their social media accounts as a condition of employment. According to the same MSNBC article, federal laws to prohibit social media password requests by perspective employers have even been suggested.

NASHVILLE - What Happens When An Employment Market Becomes Too Cool For School.

The HR Capitalist

Since I travel a lot for work, I tend to measure how hot a market is for business, employment and cultural gravity by the general availability/price of hotels in the market. Add it all up, and employers have been flocking to Nashville for the last 10-15 years. Nashville's a great town, but these numbers show it may have heated to the point where it's going to level off from an employment perspective soon. . . .

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my employer revoked everyone’s telecommuting status, my coworker copied my LinkedIn profile, and more

Ask A Manager

Would a future employer ever find out my working hours, either through pay slip or reference? Employers that base salary offers on what you’ve been earning are often employers who ask for verification of that information, either as part of the reference-checking stage or by requesting tax forms, pay stubs, or other documentation. My employer just revoked everyone’s telecommuting status. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

Small Business Hiring in Retail and Wholesale up 27% for This Holiday Season Compared to 2012

Resume Bear

The SMBeat report is a monthly analysis of small business employment and human capital economic indicators. Only the New York Metro area outperformed Silicon Valley in the tech sector. Net job growth in the New York Metro tech sector rebounded from 0.50% in October and jumped to 2.45% in November.

2012 124

Four Reasons Every CEO Should Make Recruiting Calls

Workology

You’ll Finally Understand Employer Brand and Candidate Experience. The recruiters who work for you will add your unique accessibility to their pitch and those stories will become a natural element in your company’s employer brand. He was his employer’s sole software developer and responsible for the maintenance of an application critical to the company’s ability to operate. Small cities worry about competing with the metros in their State.

2015 112

What Industry and Where You Live Helps in Finding a Job!

Resume Bear

Private employers added 158,000 jobs in March, the smallest gain in five months and short of economists’ expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. The biggest job gains were in finance and professional and business services, while construction and manufacturing hiring remained weak, according to the ADP National Employment Report. The government will report its latest monthly employment data on Friday.

2013 152

Leveraging Your Recruiter and Headhunter Network

Career Alley

Some Recruiters : Stephen James Associates – This firm specializes in recruiting for Accounting and Finance professionals in in major US Metro markets. The Riley Guide – “Providing free career and employment information since February 1994.” From how to job search to research and target employers, this is the place to get started.

2015 239

The HR Famous Podcast: E11- The Future is $99/Month HR Managers (and thy stripper name shall be.)

The HR Capitalist

23:00 – KD prophesizes that virtual is the future and the world will be moving to being employed outside of your metro area. It’s episode 11 of The HR Famous Podcast , long-time HR leaders (and friends) Jessica Lee, Tim Sackett and Kristian Dunn kill some more time by recording a new episode on the pod (of course trying to flatten the curve in their respective isolation pods) focused on what virtual HR looks like today – including what kind of HR services you can get for $99/month.

2020 93

Discrimination is Alive and Well

Workology

Video has emerged of three Chelsea fans preventing a black man from entering a metro train while chanting “We’re racist, we’re racist and that’s the way we like it.”. I don’t expect many of you to be aware, but there was an incident in Paris involving fans of Chelsea, an English soccer team, after they played Paris Saint Germain several weeks ago.

Looking For Job in 2017? Find Companies With These Hot Employee Perks

Ms. Career Girl

Employers have found that making workers happy can be as simple as sweetening the deal. Personal commuting costs aren’t tax-deductible, but some employers may offer commuter benefits in the form of a tax-free subsidy or pretax payroll deduction to offset the costs of getting to and from work by mass transit or for parking. If you want to add some altruism to your workday, research your prospective employer’s philanthropic practices. The post Looking For Job in 2017?

2017 139

7 Tips for Small Town Networking Success

Career Alley

Making connections on these digital platforms is a good way to start your networking efforts and introduce yourself to possible employers. Remember that what you publish on your social pages will be seen by potential employers or business partners. Often small town businesses and employers aren’t accustomed to popular social and job listing sites, so you will need to also take a face-to-face approach when making new connections in your area.

3 Incentives To Encourage Carpooling In Your Company

Corn on the Job

However, by offering incentives to employees willing to trial the program, employers can persuade workers to take a second look at carpooling and the lower cost it can mean for them.

2020 52

HEY HR FOODIES: Stop Dreaming About Opening a Restaurant - Here's Why.

The HR Capitalist

New York State allows employers to pay a lower minimum wage for tipped front-of-house employees, while California is one of seven states that have abandoned the so-called tipped minimum wage — so a New York restaurateur pays those staff members less than a California owner does. A bottle of white, a bottle of red Perhaps a bottle of rose instead We'll get a table near the street In our old familiar place. . You and I, face to face.

2016 124

What If Your Job Search Was Covered By an Industry Columnist?

HR Capitalist

However, added sources, Google is fighting hard to counter the Twitter offer, so Pichai could easily stay with his current employer. Could you or I actually carve out a business covering this type of stuff in our metro? As we developed a reputation for being a source in our metro or industry, people would start to give us tips. What if your job search or rumors of your search were covered by a media rep?

Metro 61

Top 10 Cities of Geeks

Resume Bear

The city employed nearly a quarter of a million techies in 2008, the highest concentration of high-tech professionals in the U.S. It’s a small town but part of the Little Rock – North Little Rock – Conway metro area, and it’s also one of the best educated towns in the state. Remember when geeks started having a comeback? Are they cool yet?

2011 199

Control Your Chaos: Redefining Work-Life Balance

Ms. Career Girl

What follows are some of the methods I have employed and why they really do work! Stacia has contributed to various national media outlets such as Redbook, Forbes, Fox Small Business Center, Metro, Entrepreneur and Steve Harvey. The post Control Your Chaos: Redefining Work-Life Balance appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Guest Post By Stacia Pierce. Her Bio follows.

2016 138

HR CAPITALIST DEFINITIONS: "Edge City" (with notes on Amazon Moving to ATL).

The HR Capitalist

Commute preferences change in metro areas as Edge Cities come online and continue to grow. In Atlanta - home of Kinetix - Edge Cities like Buckhead, Perimeter and Galleria have pushed the employment center of gravity north, to the point where a study I did in 2009 showed that the location preferred by the greatest number of candidates across Atlanta was the Perimeter, located at 12 o'clock on I-285, the perimeter loop that surrounds downtown Atlanta.

2018 73

a man claiming to have an Oscar (he doesn’t) wants to give me advice on my field (that he’s not in)

Ask a Manager

I posted the job in some niche industry/women/BIPOC groups I’m in, along with one generic group of job-seekers in my metro area.

2021 47

The Hidden Jobs Report

Resume Bear

Las Vegas, NV) 9.10.10 – PwC announces 800 new jobs , includes IT 9.4.10 – Sabreliner project will create 400 new jobs in southeast Missouri 8.16.10 – Comdata Adds 120 New Positions in Brentwood 9.3.10 – 100 new jobs to be created at Metro Bank 9.3.10 – Legal Sector Gained 1000 New Jobs in August 8.23.10 – Exelon Corp. This new plant will employ about 1,000 construction workers and then 800 people when complete.

2010 143

Kaiser Permanente To Bring 500 New Information Technology Jobs To Colorado

Resume Bear

Kaiser Permanente employs approximately 6,000 IT professionals nationwide. Our state’s high-tech workforce, healthy business eco-system and excellent quality-of-life continue to attract employers and new jobs. “Metro Denver’s demographics, coupled with a healthy real estate market and an expansive talent pool of potential employees, make it the ideal location for Kaiser Permanente’s IT campus.

The Hidden Jobs Report | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

Las Vegas, NV) 9.10.10 – PwC announces 800 new jobs , includes IT 9.4.10 – Sabreliner project will create 400 new jobs in southeast Missouri 8.16.10 – Comdata Adds 120 New Positions in Brentwood 9.3.10 – 100 new jobs to be created at Metro Bank 9.3.10 – Legal Sector Gained 1000 New Jobs in August 8.23.10 – Exelon Corp. This new plant will employ about 1,000 construction workers and then 800 people when complete.

2010 134

Job Hunting – It's a Jungle Out There

Career Alley

Enter your job title (or click “all titles&# to the right), enter your zip code or state/metro area and click search. CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Job Search – You Need to be “In It&# to “Win It&# You have submitted your CV/Resume, now what?

2010 197

7 Factors To Consider While Switching Jobs

Imarticus Learning

Imagine taking a crowded metro ride first thing in the morning and then changing two other modes of commute to get to your destination. You may be offered a very attractive salary at your prospective employers’; however, pause and think about the overall benefits you are being offered. Is quitting your job the first thing that comes to your mind as soon as you wake up? Is the month-on-month paycheck the only thing you look forward to?

2019 40

?? 21 Business Card Mistakes Too Many People Make

JobMob

If you are meeting potential employers or contacts in an international context, look up the guidelines for presenting and receiving business cards in the country where you will be. A former business owner prior to his involvement with 123Print Custom Business Cards , Bill spent several years after receiving his degree in the fast-paced corporate world before going out on his own to provide marketing and branding services to other small businesses in the Washington, DC metro area.

2018 63

Green Career Tip: Where to Get a Green Job - Infographic

Green Career Central

What to Look for • Industries with the highest green job growth • Green industries that hire the most people • Clean industries that have a manufacturing focus • Metro areas with the number of green/clean jobs and the greatest growth in green/clean jobs Caveats to Keep in Mind • Data collection dates – not all data is from 2011. Annual employment statistics generally have an inherent time delay. Resource: Where to Get a Green Job Infographic.

2012 121

Living Amongst the Rule Mongers

Workology

We live in a quiet, gated, subdivision community in the Oklahoma City Metro. Except this isn’t my place of employment. Six years ago, my husband and I made our biggest purchase together. We bought our first home. Greg and I were thrilled. The house is and was great for us and great for our growing family. Having purchased my first house by myself at the ripe age of 21, I thought I knew what to expect.

2011 96

Effective Research For an Effective Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

Yet many base their employment decisions on little or no information. The benefits include: First, information about a company’s financial health, hiring/cutback practices, treatment of employees and corporate culture will provide a more realistic picture of prospective employers to help you make more informed decisions. You can compile lists of employers and search firms, as well as data on your target industries and employers through print and on-line resources.

2009 122

“Becoming a Consultant? – Here are 21 Smart Points to Raise”

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORY ” : These days, as employers are seeking to limit employee-related expenses, yet retain the services of valuable individuals, they are increasingly turning to the hiring of individuals not as employees, but as independent consultants. LESSON TO LEARN : Most employees do not have written contracts, for many different reasons, chief among them that employers commonly view written agreements as commitment they don’t want to make, and may be difficult to get out of.

2015 116

it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

I’ve stayed too long at my current job because I was full-time remote, and similar positions often required a three hour or more round-trip commute (long but normal for my metro area). It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time.

2021 30

5 Tips For Make Your Law Firm Application Stand Out

Career Realism

In what is undoubtedly one of the most frustrating legal job markets ever seen, there are very few things anyone can do to guarantee employment. For the top firms in large metro areas, many impose a GPA or class rank cutoff. This is because many employers regard good grades in law school as proof that a person has the right work ethic and aptitude to enable success in a very demanding profession. In a sea of candidates, how can you make your law firm application stand out?

Career Transition For Middle-Aged Professionals

Career Realism

Think in terms of answering the magic question, “What criteria are you using in selecting your next role or ideal employer?” human resources, IT, finance, legal, and the like), then the Handbook will show you very clearly what industries have the greatest demand for your profession in terms of an attached spreadsheet on the “Job Outlook” tab, labeled “Employment by Industry.xls.”.

How to Use Facebook Graph Search [Noob Edition]

The Undercover Recruiter

You already can’t really use Facebook for the total amount of people available in a given metro with a specific set of skills when pricing out ad campaigns. With these, Facebook’s consumers became passive candidates , since employers can now suggest jobs to consumers whose browsing habits and profile data align with the categories defined by the company.

Dealing With Dumb Decisions

JT & Dale Talk Jobs

During the cold winter months, while traveling within the metro area, he ordered me to leave the motor vehicle unattended with the motor running. Dale Dauten resolves employment and other business disputes as a mediator with AgreementHouse.com. Dear J.T. & & Dale: I recently read your comments about “micromanagers.&# I work for one.

2010 43

Jobseekers’ round-up (April): CV buzzwords, cover letter headlines & side hustlin’

Mildred Talabi

So here goes… ‘I’m a fun-loving team player’: The terrible buzzwords you must delete from your CV | The Metro. The headline says it all really with this one – gone are the days when it’s smart or necessary to cram your CV with as many ‘buzzwords’ as possible to grab the employer’s attention. Read the full article here… INFOGRAPHIC: How employers use social media to screen applicants.

3 Sample Email Templates Job Seekers Can Send to A Recruiter

Workology

Carlos mentioned in our talk that it’s a good idea to create an employer hit list and focus on 10-15 target companies you are most interested at working in. I’m developing a article series on LinkedIn Publisher (or your blog) featuring local employers who have great reputations, sharing with the community just what makes <insert company name> a great place to work. During Carlos Gil and I’s talk at SXSW ( Resumes Suck!

2016 59

are two-hour commutes normal?

Ask a Manager

You can see them broken down by metro area here and by county here. You may also like: why should employers care about my long commute? my boss wants me to lie to coworkers about my commute my employer moved our office to an inconvenient location are two-hour commutes normal? A reader writes: I recently moved to southern California from New York City. In New York, my commute, door to door, from Soho to Bushwick was about 35-45 minutes, which included a 20-minute subway ride.

Metro 26

What’s in a Job Title and How to Create Your Own Captivating Caption

Career Rocketeer

If you’re sick of being just another Administrative Specialist or Project Manager, take some initiative and create your own moniker that will attract clients and potential employers and put a little more caffeine in your identity, your networking, and even your business cards. Prior to his involvement with 123Print , Bill was a small business owner himself, providing marketing and branding services to other small businesses in the Washington, DC metro area.

2011 55

20 Classic Business Card Mistakes That Make Your Life Harder

JobMob

If you are meeting potential employers or contacts in an international context, look up the guidelines for presenting and receiving business cards in the country where you will be. A former business owner prior to his involvement with 123Print Custom Business Cards , Bill spent several years after receiving his degree in the fast-paced corporate world before going out on his own to provide marketing and branding services to other small businesses in the Washington, DC metro area.

2011 87

Career Transition For Middle-Aged Professionals

Career Realism

Think in terms of answering the magic question, “What criteria are you using in selecting your next role or ideal employer?” human resources, IT, finance, legal, and the like), then the Handbook will show you very clearly what industries have the greatest demand for your profession in terms of an attached spreadsheet on the “Job Outlook” tab, labeled “Employment by Industry.xls.”

Coworking Telecommuters

Telecommuting Journal

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someone stole my work history, my coworkers are angry about an HR investigation, and more

Ask a Manager

I have a very common name, and live in a large metro area. I frantically tried to think how he could possibly know i was applying when he said that HR had been contacted on behalf of a company conducting a pre-employment background check before I could start a new position. I spoke with HR, and they showed me the email asking to confirm employment, which they had answered according to policy before someone decided they should tip off my boss.

2020 32

we have to live within 100 miles of our director, company said paying me more would be “unfair,” and more

Ask a Manager

We are based in an expensive metro area, and I was hoping to benefit from remote work by moving somewhere more affordable. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. We have to live within 100 miles of our director.

2020 37

my manager asked me if this is the right job for me, requests for online reviews when you’d rather decline, and more

Ask A Manager

That means that it’s pretty urgent that you find time to job search, even though it’s hard to do that — because statements like your manager’s are the writing on the wall that your time there might be coming to an end, and it’s nearly always easier to find a job while you’re still employed than afterwards. Do I have to be paid for my notice period if my employer tells me to leave immediately? It’s five answers to five questions.

2014 55