Green Career Tip: GBO Hawai'i Board Game - Like Monopoly with a Sustainability Twist

Green Career Central

How the Game Works Think of yourself as an impact investor looking for the best sustainable businesses to invest in to help Hawaii make the transition from a carbon-based economy to one that is sustainable, clean, and self-sufficient. Green Career Tip GBO Hawaii green business green business owner sustainabilityGBO Hawai'i is the first sustainability themed board game for a mass market audience.

Is it Fair to Check a Job Applicant's Credit Rating?

Career Solvers

Hawaii and Washington already ban credit checks on most job applicants. Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 Is it Fair to Check a Job Applicant’s Credit Rating? Sixteen states are proposing legislation to ban credit checks on job applicants.

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Dealing With Being Unemployed | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

When I mean by that is, he was tan (hey, we live in Hawaii!) Contact Podcast Release Submit Article Resources Site Map Home Careers Cover Letters Interviewing Resume Help Age Bias Lifestyle Networking Entrepreneurs Franchising Retirement Start Ups Videos Related Posts Similar Posts No Related Post Finding Work Today Boomer Fitness Walk, Then Run Beginning Triathlete – Important Triathlon Training Tips Why Do You Need a Heart Rate Monitor?

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I’m worried I’m in the wrong career, boss posted Hawaii vacation photos right after layoffs, and more

Ask a Manager

Boss posted Hawaii vacation photos right after layoffs. We are all friends on Facebook and less than a week after he laid us off, my ex-boss went on vacation to Hawaii and was posting all these dreamy photos of his vacation to Hawaii. ” I’m worried I’m in the wrong career, boss posted Hawaii vacation photos right after layoffs, and more was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

You Can Still Be Fired for Being LGBTQ in Some States, but Maybe the Supreme Court Will Fix That

Evil HR Lady

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, and Washington all have statewide legislation protecting people against sexual orientation and gender identity. Discrimination against people for their sexual orientation is wrong, right?

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The Top Four States to Start a Nursing Career

Ms. Career Girl

Hawaii. Hawaii has sandy beaches, beautiful weather, and is consistently ranked in the number 1 or 2 spots as the happiest state in the Union. As one of the number one vacation destinations in the world, the real question is, who wouldn’t want to move to Hawaii? With a projected need of 1,001,000 nurses in the United States between now and 2016, it has never been a better time to get a nursing degree.

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What Does ‘Dress For Success’ Look Like Today?

Professional Resume Services

CEOs in the Silicon Valley are going to look different than a similar executive level in New York City, while the boardroom in Hong Kong has way more suits in it than the same company’s boardroom in Hawaii. A cursory look at the history of clothing shows a lot of change, and it is a fascinating way to spend some time. Who knew that both men and women wore makeup and high heels in some European courts?

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Keeping Motivated When Distributing Your Resume

Professional Resume Services

Take A Resume Distribution “Vacation”: Now, don’t go off to Hawaii on a whim, but it is advisable to take a day off from the job search every once in a while. Successful job searching is a huge task. And resume distribution is probably the biggest and most difficult part of the whole process. It takes a lot of time and effort, and you will be hit with a lot of rejection and disappointment.

2013 131

Resume Help: Three Steps to a Better Profile

Careers Done Write

Ben is a real estate construction executive who has led numerous high-profile projects, many valued more than $340 million, and includes shopping centers and resorts in California and Hawaii. Unfortunately, the beginning of his resume does not adequately present his value and the prestige of his accomplishments. Ben needs a resume profile makeover. Ben decided to get professional help to complete his new resume.

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Did You Know That. ?

Sklover Working Wisdom

Several states, including Hawaii, Illinois, Washington and Oregon, have banned the practice or severely limited it. More and more states are making it illegal for employers to make hiring decisions based on a job applicant’s credit history. Other states are considering similar laws. About half of all large private employers reportedly use credit histories in making hiring decisions.

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Get the VIP Treatment at #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas

Workology

GET THE INSIDE SCOOP AT THE 2015 HR TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE IN LAS VEGAS! I can’t believe are less than 2 weeks away from the 2015 HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas. We’re knee deep in pre-conference content strategy for #HRTechConf where we’ll bring you the best insights into what you can expect at three different events in Vegas in one week. Yes, three events which are the HR Tech Tank, IAEWS Fall Congress and the HR Technology Conference.

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Download our 2015 Guide to Las Vegas & the SHRM Annual Conf #SHRM15

Workology

Over the past few weeks we’ve had numerous Facebook messages, emails, and texts into our secret club asking when we’d be launching our annual guide for the 2015 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition happening next month. If you’re headed to SHRM and you’d like all the resources necessary to make SHRM and your visit to Las Vegas a success, you’re in luck!

“Does an independent contractor have a duty of loyalty?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Honolulu, Hawaii. . Answer : Dear Dawn: As you may know, I am not licensed to practice law in Hawaii, and am not familiar with its laws. Question : If an independent contractor is a subcontractor to a business, can the independent contractor bid against that business on a totally unrelated project? That is, does an independent contractor have a duty of loyalty, like an employee has?

The Best Vacation Packing Tip Ever

Ms. Career Girl

A few days later, we’ll be in Hawaii on our honeymoon. Tomorrow I walk down the aisle and get married! I’ll be sure to write some blog posts about the wedding and post lots of pics too! My cousins will have admin access to the Ms. Career Girl Facebook page so they can post some pics throughout the day! As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, packing for vacation has been unexpectedly tough for me. Naturally I put packing off until the last minute.

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Is Romance Geographical?

Ms. Career Girl

When I think of romantic locations, I think of Paris, Venice, Hawaii, far-off dreamy destinations. So you can imagine my shock when my hometown of Knoxville, Tennessee , home to Dolly Parton and funnel cakes, was named the most romantic city in America for the 2nd year in a row. You can see the whole article here ). Knoxville was determined the most romantic city by Amazon.com, the online megastore, by compiling sales data.

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Download Your 2015 Guide Las Vegas for #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas

Workology

It’s arrived. The most anticipated guide filled with nuggets of wisdom, insights, where to go and what to do in Las Vegas during the HR Technology Conference. It’s sponsored by our friends, Talent Objects. This guide is filled with information about cabbing it in Vegas, shows to see, restaurants to enjoy and what to do when you aren’t at the HR Technology Conference.

Get the VIP Treatment at #SHRM15 with Our Conference Party Guide

Workology

Make sure to download our 2015 Guide to Las Vegas and the SHRM Annual Conference Whitepaper while you’re waiting for the VIP Party Guide to launch! . Get the Inside Scoop at the SHRM Annual Conference in Las Vegas! I can’t believe are 6 weeks away from the 2015 SHRM Annual Conference in Las Vegas.

Learn Everything You Need to Know about Las Vegas & #SHRM15

Workology

SHRM15 is literally within a week and if you’ve never been you’re in for a treat! This year we’ve put together another one of our ultimate guides to the conference and Las Vegas. Whether you’re going to SHRM to network or you’re going because it’s a free trip to Vegas (let’s face it, some of you reading this are thinking just that!) we have you covered!

how to fire a difficult, long-time employee

Ask a Manager

Other questions I’m answering there today include: Boss posted Hawaii vacation photos right after layoffs. A reader writes: I work in a small office in a declining industry.

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Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State

Workology

Hawaii – State of Hawaii Disability Compensation Division. Workers Compensation Definition. Workers compensation is defined as a form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee’s right to sue his or her employer for the tort of negligence.

Bad Credit No Longer a Problem in Job Hunts

Resume Bear

California joins Connecticut, Illinois, Hawaii, Oregon, Maryland and Washington that have similar laws. Your credit history can keep you from getting a job. For years employers have been pulling credit reports as part of the background check of potential job applicants.

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Career Confessions: Love, Marriage and Your Career

Ms. Career Girl

This February my husband and I traveled to Hawaii for 10 days and last month we checked out early on Friday and roadtripped to Steamboat Springs. The post Career Confessions: Love, Marriage and Your Career appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Last month my husband and I celebrated our 4th wedding anniversary. Like many other couples, we’ve found it challenging at times to create balance in our marriage while we’re focused on building our careers.

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Balancing Family & Work During the Holidays: A Real Woman’s Guide with 4 Tips

Ms. Career Girl

Even if you can’t go all out for a two-week family stay in Hawaii this year, block out the first and last several days of their break for some good quality family time. The post Balancing Family & Work During the Holidays: A Real Woman’s Guide with 4 Tips appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Tricia Sciortino, President of eaHELP shares her tips on juggling work and family during the holidays. Tricia Sciortino, President of eaHELP.

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Can My Credit History Impact My Job Search?

Resume Bear

These stares are: California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Oregon, Washington, and Vermont. Are you looking for a new job? If so you may be wondering “Can my credit history impact my job search?”. While it might seem unfair, more employers are looking at their prospective employees’ credit history. Not only does this have the unfair feel to it, the practice creates a barrier to job seekers that have been unemployed during the economic downturn.

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Changes in Health Care: The Nurse Practitioners is the New Doctor

Ms. Career Girl

Hawaii, Maine, Oregon, and a dozen other states have passed laws to grant licensed nurse practitioners (NP) the ability to evaluate, diagnose, manage treatments, and prescribe medication without consulting or being supervised by a licensed physician. The post Changes in Health Care: The Nurse Practitioners is the New Doctor appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Doctors have long been the rock stars of the medical world. The American people are a tad obsessed with the profession.

My Co-Worker Gave me a $1000 Present

Evil HR Lady

The following: I just got back from Hawaii and I brought everyone in the department a lei! I need some advice on the topics of work appropriate gifts. I work in a large international company, and recently became friends with a male coworker. I am married, and so is he. What is considered an appropriate gift for a coworker?

Lessons Learned From the Girl Who Never Backed Up Her Computer

Ms. Career Girl

Every photo we take, whether it’s on a trip to Hawaii or a family reunion, ends up stored on our computer. The post Lessons Learned From the Girl Who Never Backed Up Her Computer appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. For a long time, I thought computer backup was for tech geeks with lots of fancy code and precious data to protect. After all, my laptop is mainly a repository for vacation pics, favorite tunes, and a log of my copious online search history. Then it happened.

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5 Tips for Thriving in a Job Transition

Workology

Some of the states with the highest rates of job growth include Utah, Nevada, Hawaii, South Carolina, and Colorado. Job transitions , whether voluntary or involuntary, can add a lot of stress to your life if you aren’t prepared for what you’re going to face. You’ll be encountering a whole new set of people and responsibilities as you find a new job and transition into the position. Your goal should be not only to survive, but to thrive by implementing healthy habits.

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What are You Wearing this Fall? Meet the Transitional Dress

Ms. Career Girl

As I’ve attempted to pick up some list minute things for my trip to Hawaii on Monday, it’s become strikingly obvious that summer fashion is on its way out of stores and the season is changing. My sisters and I always talk about how tough season changes can be on your personal style and wardrobe – especially at work. Should you wear boots or sandals? Bare legs or tights? Is it too early to pull out your favorite scarves and jeans? Anyone feel me here?

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Should Your Credit Score Be Fair Game for Potential Employers?

Ms. Career Girl

To date, just Washington State and Hawaii have put in place law to protect job applicants, while Oregon approved anti-credit-check legislation earlier this year, with an exception for positions where fiscal matureness is tied to a certain job. A note from Nicole. Thanks to Dave Thomas for his timely and relevant post that hits home for me in a few ways. I’ve had to get my credit checked as a stimpluation of employment during a job interveiw process.

2011 171

10 Free and Easy Ways to Help You Get a Job In Your Major

Career Alley

He graduated from the University of Hawaii with a Bachelors degree in English. “ A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer; it sings because it has a song. ” – Maya Angelou. Regardless of what methods or secrets anyone claims to have uncovered for finding a job, the truth of the matter is it’s a dog eat dog world out there. There’s no secret, no magic trick behind finding that dream job of yours – it just takes a lot of hard work and a little creativity.

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About That Training Budget

Evil HR Lady

The employee, Charles Daniels, 45, said he was called derogatory names and threatened by four co-workers and a supervisor from 1999 to 2001, when he worked as an aviation electrician for the company in Florida, Hawaii and Washington. The next time your management complains that your management training budget is too high, perhaps you can show them this New York Times article : The Lockheed Martin Corporation, the military contractor, has agreed to pay a former employee $2.5

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Edward Snowden: No Degree, Lied on His Resume, Promptly Hired for 122K a year.

HR Capitalist

Despite that, Booz Allen Hamilton hired him at an annual salary of US$122,000 as a contractor for the NSA in Hawaii. Lost in all the noise about background checks disadvantaging entire sectors of society is the fact that background checks are still essential to knock the zombies out of your hiring process. Need proof? Ladies and Gentleman, I give you. Edward Snowden!!

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MEMO TO: New College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

Representative from Hawaii and Army veteran who went on several deployments to the Mideast. SUBJECT: Work responsibly. It’s that time of year when college seniors are looking forward to receiving their diplomas after four or more years of time consuming and costly schooling. Parents, college professors and the media have told them that a college degree is the way to a job that will bring satisfaction, fulfillment and a fat paycheck.

Get the VIP Treatment with our #SHRM16 Party List

Workology

INSIDER’S GUIDE TO SHRM 2016 PARTIES & SPECIAL EVENTS. We are just 5 short weeks away from the 2016 SHRM Annual Conference in Washington DC. I’m currently working on blog content, selecting sessions and trying to develop a plan for all things #SHRM16. I’m sure you are too which is why I’m working to bring you the best insights into what you can expect at the 2016 Annual Conference in Washington DC this year. . WHAT IS THE 2016 #SHRMVIP PARTY & EVENT GUIDE?

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Tales of FAILS

Ms. Career Girl

In September, I talked a police officer out of giving me a ticket two days before my wedding: “I really, really needed my ID to go on my honeymoon to Hawaii. This post was inspired and sponsored by InsureUonline.org , a site that strives to educate twentysomethings about insurance. A ll views, stories and suggestions are my own. Read on for some funny confessions and for the chance to win the InsureU FAIL sweepstakes ! .

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Goodbye Stress, Hello Success: 5 Company Culture Fixes

Workology

One of the ways these companies achieved such a distinction (other than being located in Hawaii) is by focusing on the work-life balance of employees. Did you know April is National Stress Awareness month? Every April, we take a good hard look at the things stressing us out and try to make some changes. For individuals this can mean finally cracking open that book (time to find out who won The Hunger Games !), eating better, or lacing up your sneakers to get to the gym.

“Is a disclosed conflict of interest still a conflict of interest?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Kalaupapa, Hawaii. Question : Hello Mr. Sklover! I would like to ask you a question. It has to do with a conflict of interest where I work. I have been employed with my present job for going on 17 years. My job description deals with the Hospitality (Hotel) Industry, and I just got part time employment with another company that deals with the same Hospitality Industry, on the same hotel property that I am employed.

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Why SMART Goals Are Sometimes Dumb

Workology

Now you feel as if you’ve successfully achieved your SMART goal — that is, if Hawaii is the destination or outcome. If you’ve ever been to a leadership workshop or time-management seminar, chances are you’ve heard all about goal setting. And along with goal setting comes the sacred cow of today’s work culture: SMART goals! To review, a SMART goal is a goal that isSpecific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Timely.

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can my husband’s employer constantly record all the conversation in our house?

Ask a Manager

A minority of states (11 to be precise — California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Montana, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania and Washington, plus Hawaii, which requires two-party consent if the recording device is in a private residence) have two-party consent laws.

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10 Free and Easy Ways to Help You Get a Job In Your Major

Career Alley

He graduated from the University of Hawaii with a Bachelors degree in English. “ A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer; it sings because it has a song. ” – Maya Angelou. Regardless of what methods or secrets anyone claims to have uncovered for finding a job, the truth of the matter is it’s a dog eat dog world out there. There’s no secret, no magic trick behind finding that dream job of yours – it just takes a lot of hard work and a little creativity.

2012 170

Is Your Head Spinning From All the Career Advice You've Been Reading?

Life@work

Although I wouldn't turn down a trip to Hawaii right now, Eve's post articulated exactly what has been bugging me - the over-reliance people are placing onfollowing advice at the expense of creating their own game plan. Although I wouldn't turn down a trip to Hawaii right now, Eve's post articulated exactly what has been bugging me - the over-reliance people are placing onfollowing advice at the expense of creating their own game plan.

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I don’t want to hear about my coworkers’ pricey lifestyles

Ask a Manager

For Thanksgiving, the person I share an office with was going to Hawaii with her friends and asked me about my plans. It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” question. We had a question about money earlier this week and I thought it would be interesting to tackle one coming at money from a different angle.

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