Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Ms. Career Girl

The post Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act appeared first on Ms. Last week, Indiana Governor, Mike Pence privately signed the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act “RFRA” into law. Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act has caused a major uproar. The band, Wilco, and comedian, Nick Offerman have canceled performances in Indiana. The cities of New York, San Francisco, and Seattle have plans to stop work-related travel to Indiana.

Flipside Crypto’s Balter Talks Uber, #MeToo, Cryptocurrencies

Imarticus Learning

The past year was a turbulent one for the tech industry. There was a new controversy seemingly every week, whether it was Uber’s myriad scandals ; more personal data breaches ; Russia’s use of social media and other online platforms to try and influence U.S. voters ; growing concerns over tech giants’ power; and a series of sexual misconduct allegations against male investors and company executives.

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A Tiny Ripple of Hope

Workology

They showed us the best place in the yard to plant our garden, helped us shuck two barrels of sweet Indiana corn for blanching and freezing, loaned me the pots and pans and helped make homemade bread and butter pickles from my homegrown cucumbers , zucchini bread from my homegrown zucchini and so much more… Tink and his lovely bride Dorothy were wonderful neighbors, great parents and grandparents, and all around good people. “Life is not the way it’s supposed to be.

2011 117

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

a sales professional from Bloomington, Indiana. “We’ve got to find common ground before we can find higher ground.” ” – Elijah Cummings. Elijah Cummings was a very wise man, who accomplished a great deal by working with others.

2020 130

Our 5 Fave Findings from the 6th Annual Singles In America Study

Ms. Career Girl

Garcia first date Hillary internet dating Kelly Christiansen Match online dating online dating profile tips PantsSuit politics Real Housewives of New York RHONY second date SinglesInAmerica The Kinsey Institute at Indiana University TrumpThe post Our 5 Fave Findings from the 6th Annual Singles In America Study appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

2016 140

Don’t Believe Your Boss and HR When They Tell You This

Evil HR Lady

John’s company wanted to transfer him across the country–from Indiana to Arizona. “You will not be eligible for unemployment because you are quitting,” said John’s boss and HR manager. That makes sense, right? But there was a lot more to the story. He turned down the transfer, and so they said he had to resign and wouldn’t be eligible for unemployment or severance–because they had offered him a perfectly good job.

2019 154

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This quote was sent to us by Zoie from Fort Wayne, Indiana. “To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can’t just accept the ones you like.” ” – Mike Gafka. At work and elsewhere, challenges can be fun and exciting. But, more often than not, they will be frightening, exhausting, foreboding, and near-overwhelming. Don’t run from any of them; accept them all.

2018 100

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

As Mitch Daniels noticed in his career (including a stint as Governor of Indiana), “It usually is not true that the grass is greener on the other side of the fence.” “In my last job it was dog-eat-dog. In my present job, it’s the exact opposite.” ” – Mitch Daniels. President, Purdue University. At work, so often we think “On my next job, things will all be better. more cooperative, more collaborative, more conducive to success without stress and drama.

2019 100

Stuff the Capitalist (aka KD) Likes: Silent Night At Taylor University.

The HR Capitalist

Have you seen the Silent Night event at Indiana's Taylor University? Silent night at Taylor University -- an NAIA school in Upland, Indiana (population 3500) -- is not a new thing. Who am I? Who cares? Good questions. It's my site, so I'm going dig in once in a awhile by telling you more about who I am - via a "Stuff I Like" series. Nothing too serious, just exploring the micro-niche that resides at the base of all of our lives. Potshots encouraged in the comments. Basketball.

2015 68

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

Evil HR Lady

Indiana and Wisconsin recognize sexual orientation as a protected class, but not gender identity. Discrimination against people for their sexual orientation is wrong, right? We should hire, promote, and pay people based on what they contribute to the business not on who they date (or don’t date). But, federal law isn’t clear and right now, LGBTQ people only have clear protections in place in some states.

2019 133

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.

2017 116

“Resigned due to stress, overwork and burn out. Can I get unemployment?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Avon, Indiana. Your state, Indiana, follows the general rule: whether you are eligible for unemployment benefits depends on why you are unemployed. More information about unemployment benefits and eligibility in Indiana can be found at www.in.gov/dwd/files/Claimant_Handbook.pdf. I have reviewed the website of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, and have found it to be unusually helpful, clear and organized.

2012 148

Lisa Williamson : Being an Entrepreneur and a Mom

Ms. Career Girl

My first job was delivering newspapers at age 11 in Indiana. This meant getting up every day at the crack of dawn and delivering papers in rain, snow, sleet and shine. I think I was the first female paper delivery and this experience fueled the fire for my future business endeavors. After at successful career at Pepsi-Co, I quickly realized that most CPG companies focus on baby, but not mom.

“Can a prospective employer ask if I smoke, or if I have a mortgage?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Terre Haute, Indiana. Answer : Dear Beth: As you probably know, I am not licensed to practice law in Indiana. However, based on a brief review of Indiana law, and my almost 30 years of experience, I believe the answers to your questions are all “Yes.” Question : Can a prospective employer tell me they will only hire me if I already have health insurance? Can they ask if I smoke, if so, how much a day, and if I suffer any health problems as a result?

2011 122

Using Social Media for Business Networking

Workology

When I was sixteen years old, my family moved from sunny Southern California to a small town in Indiana called LaPorte with three weeks remaining of my junior year in high school. That first weekend in LaPorte conjured new fears as I had left behind a boy I really liked and all my friends; I doubted the little, convertible Fiat that I loved to drive would be much fun once Indiana turned into the frozen tundra we heard so many stories about.

5 Twitter Casualties: Use Caution When You Tweet

Resume Bear

The State of Indiana: In February, Jeff Cox, an attorney for the state of Indiana was fired for suggesting via Twitter that police officers should “use live ammunition” to dismantle union protestors in Wisconsin. Just in case you’ve forgotten how perilous Twitter can be, here are five examples of tweets that got people canned. Aflac : The ongoing disaster in Japan is no laughing matter … unless you’re Gilbert Gottfried.

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.

2015 129

Famous and Infamous Office Romances

Career Solvers

The eight-term Indiana representative resigned in 2010 after admitting to an affair with a female aide, Tracy Jackson, who worked in his district office. According to a 2015 CareerBuilder Office Romance Survey , 37 percent of workers surveyed reported they have dated someone they have worked with and 24 percent of office romances involved a superior.

2015 55

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!

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

Toyota Indiana producing 300 jobs in Princeton : What’s driving hiring at the auto manufacturing plant? 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. As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies.

2014 106

This Week’s GOOD News in the #Workplace

Workology

Samtec manufacturing 300 jobs in Scottsburg, Indiana: Don’t miss your chance to connect with a new career. 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. As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies.

2014 101

This Week’s GOOD News in the #Workplace

Workology

Indiana’s Fishers hooks Jarden Home Brands HQ : The facility will employ almost 300 people. 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. As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies. Whether this be that they’re hiring a large new workforce or doing good in the world.

2014 102

Lessons in Ethics

Workology

Two weeks after I graduated from high school, I was sitting in a classroom at Indiana University, across town from Notre Dame. While I worked in Indiana, I was the youngest ever, at twenty years old, to serve as president for our county’s dental assisting association – two years running. One of the first dental classes I took at Indiana U was an ethics class. I knew as I sat in the dental chair yesterday, that I would be writing about this today. .

2011 89

My Week at the NBA Summer League In Las Vegas, Part 1 (Featuring Lessons on Talent)

The HR Capitalist

At the end of the day, Sexton will get lots of minutes in a post apocalyptic Cleveland and Holliday will go to the bench behind veteran guards on a good Indiana team and remain an affordable asset. Result from the Summer League: Indiana is very happy, Cleveland is hopeful. Went to Vegas this week with a few bloggers of note - Steve Boese, Tim Sackett and Matt Stollak.

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.

Texai Remote Presence System

Telecommuting Journal

Rather than being confined to the table or wall, Dallas now pilots his Texai from Indiana, working and engaging with his Willow Garage co-workers in Menlo Park, California. Just like anybots , the Texai Remote Presence System allows telecommuters to have an in-office presence whenever they like. Necessity really is the mother of invention.

2011 131

Controlling the Ripple Effect of Your Past

Workology

The next year, my parents announced a cross country family move to Indiana at the end of the school year, just in time to attend the last two weeks of school before a hot and humid Midwestern summer settled in. Life was hard that first year in a small Indiana town. Case in point, when I moved to that small town in Indiana. Experiencing Change.

2013 97

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.

Get Outta My Way Journey, Destination is Calling My Name

Workology

Only two weeks after I graduated from high school, I started college with a hard and fast summer semester at Indiana University in South Bend- just a few miles from Notre Dame. The time commitment was huge as was the commute, thirty-eight miles each way on Indiana highways. A Young High School Graduate. I was enrolled in an accredited dental assisting program.

2013 93

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!

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Fort Wayne, Indiana. Though I am not licensed to practice law in Indiana, my review of the law in Indiana reveals that Indiana, too, does not protect people from employment discrimination based on marital status, except for Indiana teachers, who are protected in that way. Question 1: If my employer changed its name, is my non-compete void? I signed a covenant not to compete (sometimes called a “non-compete”) with my current employer.

2011 116

Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State

Workology

IndianaIndiana Workers Compensation Board. 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.

Managing Gossip and Bullying In The Office

Ms. Career Girl

Valerie graduated with a mechanical engineering degree from Kettering University and obtained her MBA from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. It’s a sad fact that bullying doesn’t go away once you’re out of high school. According to a survey from the Workplace Bullying Institute, 60.4% of American were affected by workplace bullying. 2017 Workplace Bullying Institute US Survey ). You may ask, what does bullying have to do with gossip in the office?

2018 186

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

Autoneum rolling into Jeffersonville, Indiana with 220 new jobs : The company has already begun hiring for engineering and material positions. 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. As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies.

2014 104

Break the Mold, Be Innovative and Original During Your Job Search

Resume Bear

According to Jim Parham, an adjunct lecturer at Indiana University, would-be job seekers must break the mold, be innovative and original, leaving no stone unturned in the pursuit of a professional position. This spring, as tens of thousands of college graduates compete for scarce jobs in the recession, a college professor offers common-sense tips on landing a job.

2011 186

Lessons in Ruthlessness – How I Learned NOT to Be

Workology

Miller DDS, formerly of La Porte, Indiana who attended Indiana University Dental School, tell him Rayanne is looking for him. Charlie Chaplin said, “This is a ruthless world and one mus be ruthless to cope with it.” ” What do you think – is Charlie right? A Ruthless Co-Worker.

2014 108

Who's Hiring from the Best Companies to Work for – Vol 17

Career Alley

Indiana Regional Medical Center – With 1,200 employees and 20 new jobs added last year, Indiana ranked at number 60 on this year’s list.

2010 197

It’s About Life – And The Role You Play Today

Ms. Career Girl

As the Indiana Jones Grail Knight said, “you must choose, but choose wisely.” The post It’s About Life – And The Role You Play Today appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. You never really know a man until you understand things from his point of view, until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.”. Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird. I remember this from when I was a kid. Along with some admonition to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes.

2016 142

7 Amazing Offices To Work In

Resume Bear

Their creative themed offices feature everything from an Indiana Jones-inspired tunnel, a conference room in a tree house, a New York City subway car replica, to a model of the New York Stock Exchange and more! Google Zurich. Google’s Office in Zurich has a slide in their building. Yes, a slide! A shiny big metal slide that the employees can slide down to get to the cafeteria.

2013 167

Inviting Virtual Guests to the Classroom

Ms. Career Girl

Indiana University uses video conferencing tools to provide a virtual classroom platform for students from around the world to access more than 175 live courses, according to AV Network. The post Inviting Virtual Guests to the Classroom appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Technological development has drastically improved the lifestyles for many people in the world. The development of radio, TV, air travel and automobiles has revolutionized how people go about their day to day lives.

2014 168

You have the Right to Work – and not pay union dues in Michigan

Workology

With Michigan following on the heels of Indiana in passing Right to Work laws in traditionally labor friendly northern states, it’s likely that labor leaders fear a domino effect in surrounding states like Ohio and Pennsylvania. Michigan Right to Work law creates controversy. Last week, Michigan became the 24th U.S. state to adopt a “Right to Work” (RTW) law.

8 Tips on Using Twitter for Job-Hunting College Students

Workology

Syracuse, NYU, Arizona, San Diego State and Indiana are schools that actively share jobs, tips and articles on Twitter. With a new spring semester starting, college students from across the U.S. are beginning the daunting tasks of job hunting. Before they know it they will be walking across the stage receiving their diploma. Most students are advised to start looking for a job well in advance of graduation. Are college students even using Twitter to search for jobs?

“The Greatest Human Being I Have Ever Known”

Workology

Her grandmother flew in from Indiana, parents and siblings present. Graduation! My youngest daughter graduated from high school last week. It was a glorious day full of love and very proud moments. The keynote speaker at her graduation was Señor Garvey, the Spanish teacher at her high school.

2014 107