The Case for Coming Back to Work: How Leaders Can Convince Reluctant Employees to Return to Work

Ms. Career Girl

But with COVID cases falling and the vaccine available, some employers have realized having people in the office is better for business. What’s an employer to do? Make a case for mentoring opportunities. But mentoring opportunities are abundant in an office setting.

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Tips for Managing an HR Department of One

Workology

For anyone in HR, it is important to read about the latest HR and employment law trends. Clawson says, When I am stuck I look to both research, online resources, blogs, new case law and articles, as well as advice from mentors I have from my HR career to get their perspectives. Many employment law firms have blogs and also provide updates through email newsletters. I was fortunate to start my HR career at companies with HR teams.

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What are Resume Keywords?

Career Solvers

Employers use a similar method to find the applicants that best match their open positions. Here are some tips for increasing your chances of being found by hiring managers by including appropriate keywords to optimize the compatibility of your candidacy to an employer’s needs. Leadership and Mentoring. We’ve all searched for something online by typing in a word or phrase that closely resembles the type of information we are looking for.

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Solutions to Mitigating Risk of Corporate Social Media

Workology

Conversations are happening among HR teams, employment law attorneys as well as executives. Their reverse social media mentoring program began in 2010. It involved a group of mid level employees who mentored senior executives. Social Intelligence offers a social media and online background check program allowing for employers more comprehensive and consistent alternatives to googling or self-service social networking vetting methods.

teaching high school students about labor issues

Ask A Manager

This is from a reader who’s an attorney who participates in a mentoring program at a local high school with a law magnet. She was giving a presentation to students there on employment law, and used some posts from Ask a Manager for warm-up and closing activities. Overall, your work was extremely helpful in shaping the presentation (a nice mix of law and logic), and I hope you gain many new readers!

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From Law to Coffee

Career Shifters

I was a solicitor specialising in employment law. One message that really resonated with me was that the feeling of security I had, from being employed with a good salary, was in fact an illusion. I resolved that if the feeling of security was the difference between staying and going, it was no more risky for me to leave my career in law, than it was to stay. If I chose to leave, I could also choose to return to law.

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“Can I be fired for having a sick child?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Published on May 30th, 2010 by Alan Sklover Question: I have been with my employer, a not-for-profit agency, since November, 2005. Because of the way my employer’s insurance works, my employer suffered financial setbacks because of this. What are my options for proceeding with a lawsuit against my former employer? I know of no law in any state that prohibits “discrimination” against a parent for having a sick child. Employment Info and Insight B.

2010 109

What They Aren’t Telling You About the Gender Wage Gap

Workology

Compensation on both sides (employer and employee) is complex. For example, at a past employer, my hiring managers knew they could provide candidates an offer of an additional $1.50 Women were happy to work and no employment laws existed to ensure that salaries were consistent between men and women. The best way employers can impact the wage gap is by doing the following: Conduct a comprehensive compensation analysis. Be a mentor to other women.

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“What can I do if I was put on a Performance Improvement Plan in.

Sklover Working Wisdom

PERHAPS) Send Copies of Your Original and Supplemental Complaints to the Board: I also suggest you send copies of your Complaints to the Members of the Board of Directors of your employer and ask them why the organization has no policy of investigating claims of FMLA-related retaliation. Surely, It is Time to Consult an Employment Attorney. Sadly, employers sometimes feel “put out” when employees exercise their FMLA rights. Employment Info and Insight B.

2010 109

Your Career Development & Hope – 7 Ways To Improve Your Career.

Career Key

skip to main | skip to sidebar The Career Key Blog Making a lifetime of smart career decisions about career options, college major and education choices, being self-employed, & the right career test. The Career Keys mission is to help people make the best career, college major, and self-employed choices. If you can’t change supervisors, can you counteract the negativity with a new, motivating mentor elsewhere (or a new job with a better boss)?

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Using Holland's Theory and Career Interests to Help Your Clients

Career Key

skip to main | skip to sidebar The Career Key Blog Making a lifetime of smart career decisions about career options, college major and education choices, being self-employed, & the right career test. The Career Keys mission is to help people make the best career, college major, and self-employed choices. Best wishes Anthony from Job Search Mentoring www.[link] Students Choosing a College Major: What Employers.

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The Secret To Succeeding In Your Legal Career

Career Realism

You might think that after you complete Law School, you have learned everything you need to know and you are ready to practice law. You might be ready to start practicing law, but really your knowledge has only begun. Throughout your law career, it is important to take every opportunity to expand and deepen your knowledge in order to stay sharp and continue to practice law to a high standard. This makes law very challenging, but also very exciting.

2013 58

5 Ideas for "Off the Clock" Activities that Help Your Career

Career Key

skip to main | skip to sidebar The Career Key Blog Making a lifetime of smart career decisions about career options, college major and education choices, being self-employed, & the right career test. The Career Keys mission is to help people make the best career, college major, and self-employed choices. Jones Our Websites Career Key Career Key Canada Self-Employment Key Blog Archive ► 2010 (41) ► December (1) Choosing a College Major Based on Your Personality.

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update: I’m a finalist for a job where it sounds like people work a ton of hours

Ask a Manager

Shortly before you published my letter, the employer and I had a scheduled follow-up conversation where I was up-front about my concerns. I sought advice from friends and mentors who work in/know the sector, and they all confirmed my instincts – that the specifics of the contract were out of the norm, and not in a positive way. (I I should probably that note that in my country, every employee legally must have a written employment contract.

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feeling guilty about leaving law-breaking boss, asking for a far-off raise, and more

Ask A Manager

My boss is breaking laws and promises but I feel guilty about leaving. I’m also afraid that potential employers would see that I quit after 4 months and think I’m a flake. Any one of these complaints — breaking the law by paying you as an independent contractor when you meet the legal test for an employee, paying less than the rate you agreed to, paying you less than minimum wage, and/or dismissing harassment concerns — would be reason to leave on its own.

2013 56

my friend lied to me about a job, rigid interview dates, and more

Ask A Manager

What’s up with California labor law? I always notice you making exceptions for the state of California when you talk about labor laws on your blog. different states can set their own laws on all types of topics, including employment. They can’t pass laws that lessen any of the protections offered at the federal level, but they can pass laws that offer more protection. What does “leadership” mean to employers?

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do I write horribly unclear emails, my internships look like job-hopping, and more

Ask A Manager

That said, it wouldn’t hurt to show some of these emails, if you still have them, to a friend or mentor who writes well and ask them for feedback, just to make sure.). Asking a prospective employer about going part-time a few years from now. My husband is self employed, with a great salary but no health insurance. The vice chancellor (who would have been my boss) and I seemed to make a personal connection (he worked at my alma mater and knew my mentor very well).

2013 56

Illegal Discrimination in Tech? Hardly

Evil HR Lady

Are you guys really ok with making those sorts of sacrifices to an employer that treats you as a "human resource" than a person? It's certainly not the first thing—or the third or ninth thing—that people associate with the tech industry, though, and the existence of mentoring and networking programs like WISE doesn't magically erase all the other barriers that exist. Evil HR Lady Why am I evil? Well, Im not, but thats the perception of all of us in HR.

coworkers rely on my work to fund our barbecues, annoyed by salary negotiations, and more

Ask a Manager

Last summer I left a job I really liked, with a manager who was a great mentor and friend, under really tough circumstances. No “is it legal” questions here — my legal team says it’s pretty much not (we’re not in the US and employment law is much stronger here) but we’ve got to go through the sloooooow court processes to dispute it. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworkers rely on my work to fund our barbecues.

5 Tips for Handling Internships in Career Exploration & Career.

Career Key

skip to main | skip to sidebar The Career Key Blog Making a lifetime of smart career decisions about career options, college major and education choices, being self-employed, & the right career test. The Career Keys mission is to help people make the best career, college major, and self-employed choices. Be distrustful of industries or employers with a cutthroat reputation. Be distrustful of industries or employers with a cutthroat reputation.