Illinois AG Sends Age Discrimination Letters to Job Boards, Protects Rights of 81 Year Olds To Apply For Jobs They Don't Want.

HR Capitalist

In case you missed it, the State of Illinois Attorney General is in the news for some premium PR/saber-rattling, centered around the fact that job boards like CareerBuilder and Indeed are trying to exclude older workers from applying for jobs they don't want.

Can’t Remember Anything? Blame Your Shared Office Space

Evil HR Lady

We retain more information when we sit in one spot, says Sally Augustin, an environmental and design psychologist in La Grange Park, Illinois. We are all about collaboration and teamwork (and let’s be honest) saving money, so open office plans are extremely popular. Your coworkers are always available to share ideas, and in the case of a hotdesking environment, you can easily move to sit next to someone who can help you with your current project. And yet, lots of us hate it.

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Jobacle Radio Interview: Quitting Your Job

Jobacle

Last week I was invited to be a guest on At Issue with Ben Merens which is heard in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Iowa on Wisconsin Public Radio. The topic was 16 signs it's time to quit your job. The show featured an in-depth chat about how to know it's time to go and tips to set up a plan to leave a job. I had a blast fielding questions from listeners and hope to do it again in the future. I hope you'll take a listen below. Career Advice quitting your job

3 Steps to Finding Bliss in the Workplace

Jobacle

in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Slaving away day after day, anxiously waiting for happy hour and the weekend, and feeling unchallenged and limited?

Seventh Circuit Court Says Sexual Orientation Is a Protected Class

Evil HR Lady

The Supreme Court has not yet ruled on this, so the ruling only technically applies to people within the states of Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin, but you should pay attention regardless of where you live. The Seventh Circuit court issued a landmark ruling that stated that sexual orientation falls under “race, color, religion, sex, or national origin” in Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Many Colleges and Universities have jumped on Pinterest

Resume Bear

This is evident at Illinois College, and they’ve dedicated an entire pinboard to highlighting Illinois College sweethearts, married couples who met and developed their relationships at the college.

Recruit Your Friends to Help With Your Job Search

Career Alley

The Illinois News Broadcasters Association, Illinois Broadcasters Association, and College Broadcasters Inc. If you on the verge of graduation or have just recently graduated, then a job search is on the horizon.

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.

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.

15 Ways Your Job Search Will Self-Destruct in No Time

Competitive Resumes

If you’re trying to pass the bar exam in Illinois, you should be studying. Your job search shouldn’t look anything like the movie, “Mission Impossible.” ” Although it is full of strategies, pivots, and disappointment, it requires focus.

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INFOGRAPHIC: How Can Facebook and LinkedIn Get You a New Job?

The Undercover Recruiter

One recent study by Northern Illinois University professors found study participants could more accurately predict a candidate's likelihood to succeed in a particular job by browsing their Facebook profile than by evaluating detailed personality surveys.

Twitter's VP of HR: Here's What the New Wave of HR Looks Like

HR Capitalist

Education - University of Illinois - no ivy necessary. Disclaimer: I don't know Janet VanHuysse at al l. But she's the VP of HR at Twitter and as such, a rockstar for HR people who like tech and all things social. That would be me. Probably you as well if you're reading this blog.

Seven Short Q & A’s on Sunday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question 2: In Illinois, can employees make a copy of their Human Resources file? I work for a big telecommunications company in Illinois. Aurora, Illinois. I suggest you send an email to your Human Resources Representative, and tell her to review the law on the Illinois Dept.

How to Market Yourself Through Social Media

Corn on the Job

In January, Forbes reported that researchers at Northern Illinois University in the US could predict employees’ job performance based on brief reviews of a candidate’s Facebook page.

Work With America’s Best Executive Recruiters

Executive Career Brand

2 – Heidrick & Struggles ([link] Chicago, Illinois. #3 3 – Spencer Stuart ([link] Chicago, Illinois. #4 7 – DHR International ([link] Chicago, Illinois. #8 The 250 Top-Ranked Executive Search Firms in America and 8 Tips To Work With Them.

Overcoming Fear of Creativity in HR

Blogging4jobs

Closer to home, when Joe Gerstandt and I facilitated a workshop on creativity for over 100 HR professionals At Illinois SHRM in 2014, the audience agreed that more creativity at work and creativity in HR was needed.

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Is a Career in Family Medicine Still worth the Investment?

Ms. Career Girl

States who reported a higher employment of family and general practitioners include California, Florida, Missouri, Texas and Illinois. The post Is a Career in Family Medicine Still worth the Investment? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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Don’t Tell Me I Can Come Back & Then Leave Me Out in the Cold

JT & Dale Talk Jobs

& Dale: I was working at a company in Illinois when my brother got sick and I moved to Phoenix to help out. Tags: General Interest Job Search brother career advice career expert career question e-mail family home hr human resources Illinois Phoenix sick Dear J.T. &

5 Questions to Ask in an Interview

Corn on the Job

LaSalle is the only Illinois-based staffing firm named on the Inc. Tom Gimbel is the President and CEO of LaSalle Network , a Chicago-based staffing firm.

Ask Yahoo’s Ex CEO If it’s Ok to Lie on Your Resume

Resume Bear

Yahoo Director Patti Hart claimed to hold a degree in Marketing and Economics from Illinois State University, when in reality her degree is in Business Administration. John Feldmann. Many job seekers have thought about doing it.

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The pursuit of happiness makes life shallow

Penelope Trunk

“We’re going to a place in Illinois.” I told Matthew it’s time to take the kids apple picking. “Do you want to come with us?” ” I said. ” “What? What’s wrong with the apple trees here?” ” “We have apple trees?”

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

Blogging4jobs

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!

3 Qualities Employers Are Looking For

Career Realism

According to Heather Mumma, a hiring manager for a small business in Illinois, the way to do this is not as complex as one might think. As the job search continually grows more difficult month by month in our current economic state, many wonder how they will ever land that “dream job.”

SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP Have Been Accredited: What This Means For Us

Blogging4jobs

I am an Instructor for Northern Illinois University’s HR Outreach program teaching the SHRM Certification Preparation Program preparing HR professionals to pass the SHRM Certification exams since January 2015.

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10 Reasons to Take a Summer Trip to the Windy City

Ms. Career Girl

Another reason many people visit Chicago, Illinois is to take in the varied and unique architecture. The post 10 Reasons to Take a Summer Trip to the Windy City appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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Addressing Work Gaps During the Interview

Corn on the Job

LaSalle is the only Illinois-based staffing firm named on the Inc. Tom Gimbel is the President and CEO of LaSalle Network , a Chicago-based staffing firm.

Networking: The Art Of The Cold Call (Or E-mail)

Career Realism

She’s found the perfect connection at Ulta Beauty in Chicago, Illinois, but unfortunately none of her contacts can help her get in the door. When you hear the words “cold call,” you probably associate them with the words “cold sweat.”

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Sunday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Glenn Ellyn, Illinois. Peoria, Illinois. Chicago, Illinois. Question 1: If I reside in California, and work for an Ohio-based company, is my non-compete agreement enforceable? I reside in California. I work for an Ohio-based company.

Get the VIP Treatment at #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas

Blogging4jobs

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.

Helping Veterans Land Employment

Corn on the Job

LaSalle is the only Illinois-based staffing firm named on the Inc. Tom Gimbel is the President and CEO of LaSalle Network , a Chicago-based staffing firm.

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.

4 Easy Ways to Make Your Resume Stand Out in a Crowd

Corn on the Job

He loves all things Chicago and is a diehard Bears, Bulls, White Sox & U of Illinois fan. Kyle Henderick is a digital marketing specialist at Yesmail and a Managing Partner/Resume Consultant at Dream Resume LLC.

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Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State

Blogging4jobs

IllinoisIllinois Workers Compensation Commission. Workers Compensation Definition.

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Blogging4jobs

400 high-tech jobs coming to Chicago, Illinois : Small businesses bring big results to the next generation of city’s economy. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGoodNews.biz.

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

Blogging4jobs

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.

#HRTech12 Unofficial Party Guide

Blogging4jobs

Hosted by Hireology, Illinois Technology Association, & Dice. Illinois St. HUMAN RESOURCE TECHNOLOGY ANNUAL CONFERENCE. For human resource managers, an HR conference is a must. The 2012 HR Technology Conference is right around the corner.

Your March Madness Guide to the Interview Process

Corn on the Job

LaSalle is the only Illinois-based staffing firm named on the Inc. Tom Gimbel is the President and CEO of LaSalle Network , a Chicago-based staffing firm.

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4 Ways to Rid Pre-Interview Stress

Corn on the Job

LaSalle is the only Illinois-based staffing firm named on the Inc. Tom Gimbel is the President and CEO of LaSalle Network , a Chicago-based staffing firm.

we’re not allowed to bring coffee to work, my coworker is faking his expertise, and more

Ask A Manager

I’m a student employee in a university office in Illinois that works with nonprofit organizations in the surrounding community. Illinois requires wages to paid no later than 13 days after the end of the pay period in which the wages were earned. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker is faking his expertise for the promotion he’s applying for. Our director of IT gave notice this week. Two internal people have expressed interest in the job.

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Blogging4jobs

Mariano’s opens in Bridgeport, Illinois, hires 475 : Roundy’s opens third specialty grocery store in Chicago. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGOODNews.BIZ. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about.