Develop and Retain the Next Gen Workforce

Workology

Time to Implement New Strategies to Attract or Retain Employees. Forward-thinking organizations are starting to recognize the need to implement new and unusual strategies which meet the needs of the next generation of workers. These many needs/desires include: Flex-time work requests. Whatever strategy is developed and implemented to engage the next gen workforce, the above considerations are a must.

2014 119

How a Positive Workplace Culture Benefits Your Physical and Mental Health

Ms. Career Girl

This could include everything from offering flex time for employees who are working parents or senior caregivers to offering professional enrichment and career planning for employees looking to advance in your company.

2020 176
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Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2019

Ms. Career Girl

To be considered, the jobs offered by these companies had to be remote-friendly, either allowing for candidates to telecommute entirely or part of the time. Dell, Salesforce, and Humana have been featured on the list since 2014, showing their ongoing commitment to including remote work in their strategies. Not only is this a way to retain and attract best-in-class talent, it’s also essential to drive our business strategy forward.”

2019 194

Work/life balance – post recession career planning

Career Key

But for those of you choosing a long-term career path , what does the current economy mean for your future flex-time schedule? Probably not much - time is on your side. NYT reporter Lisa Belkin describes some of the preliminary impacts of the recession on flex-time policies, on site child care, and nursing mom benefits. For many in this recession, getting a job, much less a family friendly job, is the goal.

2008 100

How To Talk About Salary (Without It Being Awkward)

Career Realism

It's business time… so, let's get down to business. You can negotiate for other things, too, like work-from-home opportunities, flex time, vacation days,and other perks. As the job search advances one of the top questions becomes "what salary do I ask for?" So, let's talk about salary! This is going to be awkward.

The Workplace that Employers Will Need to Have in the Future

Corn on the Job

The survey also includes data that can impact HR strategies to increase engagement, productivity and retention, among other topics important to the employment life cycle and workplace. More employers are offering formal and informal work/life balance programs this year, like telecommuting (53), flex-time (60%) and sabbaticals (39%). This is great as workers are willing to take advantage of these programs, even if their company didn’t offer them: Flex-time: 52%.

2015 78

Survey Finds Digital Talent In Greatest Demand

Resume Bear

Non-traditional benefits that help employees achieve work/life balance were the most highly regarded (summer hours/comp days and flex-time/telecommuting), while besides medical insurance, no other traditional benefit was particularly valued. Companies Need Formalized Talent Management Strategies. Only a fifth, however, have formalized talent management strategies in place. Of those that do, a personalized strategy for each top performer is most frequently implemented.

Talent 183

Managers & FLSA Laws Stifling Work Flex Adoption

Workology

Is Flex Work Week Scheduling Possible? While workplace flexibility options like telecommuting, work flex, and flexible schedule options by employers are on the rise, only a small percentage of employees have access to such benefits. Statistics released from the Families and Work Institute provided some promising numbers in the adoption of work flex and work week programs. Work Flex time offered by 77 percent of workplaces (up from 66 percent in 2005).

2012 96

Why Baby Boomers Should Listen to Gen Y | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

Why Boomers should listen Because of the emerging influence of Gen Y, it’s important Baby Boomers understand how they’re different in order to monetize marketing strategies in a Web 2.0 It’s Gen Y’s time to challenge outdated norms and create real change in an business environment where everyone can win. and consults with entrepreneurs and small business owners on how to effectively integrate social media as part of their overall marketing strategy.

2011 82

Career Change: Are You In For The Short Or Long Term?

Tim's Strategy

George is an approved career expert here at Tim’s Strategy. If you are looking for a better job fit, you need to determine which strategy—short term or long term–works best for you at this point in your life. If you get the two confused, or try to do both at the same time, you’ll probably stay stuck where you are. a 24/7 call on your time and energy. a change of job conditions from flex-time at home to face-time in the office.

2011 67

listen to me on Minnesota Public Radio — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager listen to me on Minnesota Public Radio January 7, 2011 The wonderful Alexandra Levit and I were guests on Minnesota Public Radio this morning, talking about job search strategies in a tight job market. Posted in me The wonderful Alexandra Levit and I were guests on Minnesota Public Radio this morning, talking about job search strategies in a tight job market. how can I get employees to use vacation time?

do what you say you're going to do

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Every single time. Every single time. My boss does this all the time – she piles on way too much work to the point where she can’t keep up. Often times it’s things she could have easily delegated to me as well, especially when I ask her if she needs help with it. I’m one of those people bad at saying “No time&# or “Sorry, unrealistic deadline,&# so sometimes I overpromise. how can I get employees to use vacation time?

2011 79

I will review your resume this week

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I get a lot of requests to give people feedback on their resumes, but because it’s time-consuming to do it well, I usually turn them down unless they’re friends or family. Limited time: I don’t want to be a full-time resume reviewer, so this is a one-week-only offer, not something I’ll be offering regularly. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? how can I get employees to use vacation time?

2011 72

the 10 interview questions you're most likely to be asked — Ask a.

Ask A Manager

3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? the 10 interview questions youre most likely to be asked short answer Saturday: job search edition am I wasting this recruiters time? how can I get employees to use vacation time? just tell me your real name job offers and lengthy pre-planned vacation time was this interviewer out of line? can employer reject me because of my commute time?

2011 74

yes, you really should write a better cover letter

Ask A Manager

My time’s limited! Job seekers don’t have time to NOT customize cover letters — it’s definitely a quality/quantity issue. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? the 10 interview questions youre most likely to be asked short answer Saturday: job search edition am I wasting this recruiters time? how can I get employees to use vacation time?

how to stand out at a job fair

Ask A Manager

News & World Report today, I have some advice on job fairs based on my experience recruiting there, and it includes some stuff I never thought I’d write (like this might be the one time it’s okay to have an objective on your resume, and that your handshake might actually matter). 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? how can I get employees to use vacation time?

short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions March 13, 2011 It’s time for short-answer Sunday — seven short answers to seven short questions. I was not working for her (or the organization) at the time; however, via conversation with her, I know of the date. But on a different topic, multiple jobs where they asked you to interview 6-7 times? how can I get employees to use vacation time?

2011 57

book review, other people's families, and mango sticky - — Ask a.

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You make me want to spend more time with drunk grandma. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? the 10 interview questions youre most likely to be asked short answer Saturday: job search edition am I wasting this recruiters time? how can I get employees to use vacation time? just tell me your real name job offers and lengthy pre-planned vacation time was this interviewer out of line?

2011 66

should you include a short-term job on your resume?

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If you get fired after being on a job for a short time, are you ever *required* to disclose it? 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? the 10 interview questions youre most likely to be asked short answer Saturday: job search edition am I wasting this recruiters time? how can I get employees to use vacation time? can employer reject me because of my commute time?

2011 66

10 mistakes you're making on your resume

Ask A Manager

I’d probably repeated the position I’d like to apply in the email title and coverletter couple times, and my resume is probably nicely sorted under the job I’m applying at. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? the 10 interview questions youre most likely to be asked short answer Saturday: job search edition am I wasting this recruiters time? how can I get employees to use vacation time?

2011 65

something cool and free for you

Ask A Manager

As such, training sessions and I often don’t get along — I get really annoyed at workshops, webinars, and speeches that move too slowly, give me info that I could have gotten in half the time just by reading a handout, or otherwise feel like an unproductive use of my time. Also, something I really appreciate is a Terms of Service Agreement that one can actually read and understand in a reasonable amount of time. how can I get employees to use vacation time?

2011 64

Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

Ask A Manager

Which means that they’re wasting the time of the employees they send, and they’re wasting the time of job fair attendees like you. But I was at smaller, niche job fairs (in my case, for campaign workers), representing a smaller, niche employer — and I suspect those things make a huge difference in whether attending is a good use of job-seekers’ time or not. They let me stay for 6 months instead of 3 since I was still looking for full time work.

how can I get employees to use vacation time? — Ask a Manager

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager how can I get employees to use vacation time? January 19, 2011 A reader writes: I have recently begun supervising a small team on a university administrative staff where employees are allowed to carry over a portion of their unused vacation time and can cash it out if they leave/are laid off from the job. I can understand saving up some time in case you needed additional cash after a lay off or before starting a new job.

2011 64

things that aren't good ideas #78

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Reply ckf82 March 24, 2011 at 2:07 pm Long-time reader, first time commenter here. Not once, but according to the recruiter my name came up several times as a resource. Reply Librarian March 22, 2011 at 11:48 pm I agonize over my cover letters — so much so that I sometimes don’t get the application in on time or never write it at all. Most teachers are business people from the community and teach part-time.

2011 84

referring a friend for a job? not so fast… — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

Referring a friend for a job can have consequences that people often don’t take the time to think about, whether they ultimately get an offer or not. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? the 10 interview questions youre most likely to be asked short answer Saturday: job search edition am I wasting this recruiters time? how can I get employees to use vacation time?

2011 61

how to fire an employee with a bad attitude — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

Other times, managers skip it because they don’t think the person can or will change — but you still need to, because even if you’re right, going through this process has a ton of crucial benefits: the person isn’t blindsided, which means it’s kinder and more fair the person isn’t blindsided, which means they’re less likely to assume the “real&# reason is something nefarious (i.e., how can I get employees to use vacation time?

2011 84

does company's silence mean I didn't get the job? — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

It’s incredibly rude and inconsiderate, but it does happen all the time. I understand hiring takes time, of course, but can you give me a sense of when I’m likely to hear back from you?&# Yes, I was told that I should hear something within a specified period of time, and yes, I did send a thank you that afternoon. By that time I already had two other (better) job offers. how can I get employees to use vacation time?

2011 60

how to tackle your budget process when you're “not a math person”

Ask A Manager

Lay out a time line for accomplishing these goals over the course of a year. You already have a time line all laid out, so it’ll be easy to drop in the numbers. Small adjustments in timing or resources can make a big difference! I’m truly not a numbers person (I actually have Dyscalculia, a mathematical learning disability), and when I was asked to prepare budgets the first time I was so overwhelmed. how can I get employees to use vacation time?

2011 56

I will totally get you a job. — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

Thank YOU, for taking the time to write and tell me this. I suppose now is the time when a savvy self-promoter would tell me to mention that I have an e-book full of excellent job-hunting advice, so here’s the mention. I will definitely use the Magic Question the next time I go for an interview. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? how can I get employees to use vacation time?

2011 57

Social media CAN get you a job … or, I hired a blog reader — Ask a.

Ask A Manager

Speaking of imitations vs the real thing: THREE TIMES now I’ve had someone use the sample cover letter from my site when applying for a job with me. I’m not saying anything against Kimberlee at all, but at the same time, it’s something to keep in mind when others might end up in a similar situation. Many times I’ve come away from reading here with a new way of looking at something – which has really been helpful.

don't send poetry as your writing sample, and other suggestions.

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Okay, that one was old but I needed a fifth and it’s an all-time best.) lol Reply Cancel reply Leave a Comment { 1 trackback } Tweets that mention hr #recruiters don’t send poetry as your writing sample, and other suggestions for job applicants -- Topsy.com Previous post: interviewer didn’t give me any time to ask my own questions Next post: most popular posts of 2010 Syndicate by RSS Subscribe to all posts. how can I get employees to use vacation time?

2010 57

3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession

Ask A Manager

At the time, it felt a little like jumping off a very tall bridge without any idea where I’d be landing, or whether I’d land at all. My couch, most of the time.) There were times when I actually found myself out of breath AT MY DESK from how fast I was working. I didn’t do that with any master plan in mind; it was just fulfilling to me at the time. I see this advice all the time — “Can’t get a job?

the roots of Ask a Manager… — Ask a Manager

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The first time I did it, I was 17 and had no idea how it was supposed to work. And then after it worked that first time, I just kept doing it that way!) Quality always gets results no matter the strategy (almost…) Reply Wilton Businessman January 25, 2011 at 10:23 am Is a drug test part of the hiring process at the Marijuana Policy Project? 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise?

2011 50

when's the right time to ask for a raise?

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager when’s the right time to ask for a raise? April 4, 2011 When’s the last time you asked for a raise? News & World Report this week is about the right times and wrong times to ask for a raise. Posted in salary When’s the last time you asked for a raise? 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? how can I get employees to use vacation time?

2011 54

1000th blog post (an excuse for an orgy of self-indulgence)

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3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? the 10 interview questions youre most likely to be asked short answer Saturday: job search edition am I wasting this recruiters time? how can I get employees to use vacation time? just tell me your real name job offers and lengthy pre-planned vacation time was this interviewer out of line? can employer reject me because of my commute time?

2011 55

Get an Ask a Manager mug … or mousepad!

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3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? the 10 interview questions youre most likely to be asked short answer Saturday: job search edition am I wasting this recruiters time? how can I get employees to use vacation time? just tell me your real name job offers and lengthy pre-planned vacation time was this interviewer out of line? can employer reject me because of my commute time?

2011 54

Valentine's Day round-up

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Oh and I totally would have used the time during the one on one lunch to bend my bosses ear about work issues and discuss upcoming projects…which clearly means I should start to worry about my my inability to have a non-work related conversation these days. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? how can I get employees to use vacation time? can employer reject me because of my commute time?

2011 54

resume review offer ends at midnight tonight

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Reply CK March 31, 2011 at 4:30 pm You definitely underestimated the power of your awesomeness :) Reply Anonymous March 31, 2011 at 4:53 pm Hopefully you can do this again at another time. And I hope people who get theirs looked at this time around can come back with a story that it helped them get the interview and/or the job! 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? how can I get employees to use vacation time?

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am I wasting this recruiter's time? — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager am I wasting this recruiter’s time? I don’t want the recruiter to feel like I’m wasting her time, but part of me says a brief chat on the phone couldn’t hurt. If you’re worried about wasting the recruiter’s time, just tell her at the outset of the call, “I’m happy in my current job and don’t have plans to leave it in the near future, but I’m open to hearing about this position.&#

2011 54

am I wrong to be insulted by this rejection letter?

Ask A Manager

Look, rejection letters are sent by busy people who want to update you on the status of your candidacy, and who don’t have the time to customize their message to every candidate. But they’re rarely intended to convey anything at all beyond “you’re not the one we’re hiring&# (and ideally, “thanks for your time and interest&# ). I wouldn’t want to work for a company that spends the time to write a personal letter to every person that applies.

2011 73

want your resume reviewed by an expert (free)?

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Save yourself the time, and save her the frustration–stop sending resumes her way! :D Reply Anonymous February 7, 2011 at 8:04 pm Darn it, I do not keep my resume on my office computer for obvious reasons and by the time I got home it was too late. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? how can I get employees to use vacation time? can employer reject me because of my commute time?

2011 53

coworker monopolizes meetings with irrelevant topics

Ask A Manager

She is the only one who does this 98% of the time. This goes on for the rest of the morning until lunch time. This time she said she had to “go pee&# (her words) and told us all – the entire office staff – to sit there and wait until she came back! We have a regular staff meeting that was, for a long time, dominated by the boss, to the point where we didn’t accomplish any of the objectives that the meetings are for. negotiating for flex time

2011 74

when a social contact invites you to send a resume

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3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? the 10 interview questions youre most likely to be asked short answer Saturday: job search edition am I wasting this recruiters time? how can I get employees to use vacation time? just tell me your real name job offers and lengthy pre-planned vacation time was this interviewer out of line? can employer reject me because of my commute time?

2011 52