Iowa Company Accidentally Says No Americans Need Apply

Evil HR Lady

To keep reading, click here: Iowa Company Accidentally Says No Americans Need Apply. The post Iowa Company Accidentally Says No Americans Need Apply appeared first on Evil HR Lady.

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Jobacle Radio Interview: Quitting Your Job


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

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5 Professional Development Tips For College Students

Career Realism

Not exactly the dream job I had as a little kid growing up in small town Iowa. One year, I forced myself out of my comfort zone and attended a Career Fair at the University of Iowa. As a college student, your number one priority is to learn.

#HRTECHCONF: Your Employment Brand Has A Pecking Order Like Vegas Hotels.

HR Capitalist

There's a whole bunch of people in Iowa who think the Monte Carlo in Vegas rocks. At #hrtechconf this week and if there's one sector that continues to get a lot of buzz, it's all things employment branding. Lots of solutions on the expo floor designed to help you look better than you really are as a company. And that may be the problem, right? Maybe you shouldn't look better than you are.

How to Spot and Fight Age Discrimination

Water Cooler Wisdom

The insurance manager sued—and won—for  age discrimination  in Iowa after he was demoted in 2003. Jack Gross’  case set a precedent. But later, the Supreme Court reversed the decision, stating that Gross now had to cite substantial evidence that his age was the decisive factor in his demotion. The Court’s ruling made it much harder for Gross, and everyone else, to prove a case of age discrimination in the workplace.

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Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State


IowaIowa Workforce Development. Workers Compensation Definition.

Language Barriers In The Workplace

Career Realism

In North Carolina, for instance, the number of Spanish-speaking workers quadrupled; in Iowa it tripled. Though English is spoken by more Americans than all other languages combined, many businesses may staff workers who have a limited or halting grasp of English.

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


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.

“Can a company selectively enforce non-compete agreements?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Des Moines, Iowa. Question : Dear Alan: Can a company selectively enforce non-compete agreements? What I mean is that I know of several instances where my company knows that a former employee is now working for a competitor and my company chooses not to take legal action. Another interesting note that I also know is that my employer has knowingly hired employees from competitors knowing that they also have non-competes.

Recruiting: The Beautiful Backlash

The Undercover Recruiter

Earlier this month, the Iowa Supreme Court reaffirmed its December ruling that a dentist acted lawfully in firing a female assistant for being, well, just too darn sexy.

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How I decide to work on Rosh Hashannah | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook We drove to Iowa City yesterday, to have Rosh Hashanah with my family. i'm sure you will be so thrilled – but i grew up in Iowa City and currently work there. Is this your first time here?

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


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!

The Original Social Network was Usenet

Resume Bear

Iowa ( Once upon a time, before the days of Facebook, was a series of computer network systems called USENET. Usenet was (more or less) an online forum without frills as all you could do was post text and share files (mostly pictures).

Lean In or Lean Out: Women Are Damned Either Way


Titled ‘ Gender, Job Authority, And Depression ‘, by Tetyana Pudrovska, an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin and Amelia Karraker of the University of Iowa.

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Real Career Girls: An Interview with Danika Portz

Ms. Career Girl

Danika Portz is originally from Remsen, Iowa and is a 2007 graduate of Remsen St. She is a 2011 graduate of Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa with degrees in accounting and marketing and a minor in musical theatre.

If You Build the Hiring Scorecards, The Right Talent Will Come


Many of you are remembering this same conversation from the movie Field of Dreams when Terence Mann was instructing and motivating Ray Kinsella on why he must continue forward with the building of the baseball field on his farm in Iowa. HR Practitioners, people will show up at your doorsteps.

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Follow the Clean Tech Money: DOE Makes Conditional Loan Guarantee of $105 Million to POET, OPX Biotech Raising $45 Million, Aptera Raises $2.5 Million

Green Career Central

The Department of Energy has made a conditional loan guarantee for $105 million to Project Liberty, sponsored by POET, LLC, for the development of a commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant to be built in Iowa.

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

of Mason City, Iowa. “The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said.” ” – Shannon L. Adler. At work, perhaps more than anywhere else, communication matters a lot. But words are not the only manner of communication.

I.R.S. Pays Employee $4.5 Million for Reporting Employer’s Tax Cheating Eight Elements You Need to Know

Sklover Working Wisdom

In 2006, Iowa Republican Senator Charles Grassley spearheaded efforts to urge the I.R.S. “We don’t pay taxes; the little people pay taxes.”. Leona Helmsley. Multimillionaire Hotel Heiress). ACTUAL CASE HISTORY* : According to recently published reports, the Internal Revenue Service has made its first-ever award to an employee who “blew the whistle” on his employer’s cheating on taxes. And the award was not “peanuts”: $4.5 million.

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???? One Handy Job Interview Technique You Need to Master


A 2008 University of Iowa study showed what you may have already suspected: a firm, solid handshake is an important part of a successful job interview, while a dead fish can end the interview before it even begins. Start your first impressions with a good first impression.

The Reason to Hire the Unemployable


2 Designed Newsletter, Co-Edited, #3 Opened Markets – 2 in spare time, Iowa and Arkansas, 5 total new partnerships. #4 Join me in two weeks when I talk about 5 how-tos on hiring the unemployable in 2015. . The other night my husband and I were having a pretty intense conversation.

Three Ways to Innovate Like an Olympian at the Office

Ms. Career Girl

Phelps has benefited from innovations that go back at least to David Armbruster, who from 1917 to 1958 coached the University of Iowa swim team. The post Three Ways to Innovate Like an Olympian at the Office appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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This is me battling impostor syndrome

Penelope Trunk

There was an auction in Iowa. This is the big test. Right here. This is the test to see if you will stick with me even when you know everything. There is lameness about me. Not the lameness commenters point out. Not like, I don’t know anything about graduate school.

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


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!

Get the VIP Treatment with our #SHRM16 Party List


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.

Is an MBA of Value For Your Career?

Career Alley

Some of the best-value schools to get an MBA include the University of Iowa, the University of Massachusetts, the University of Florida and Arizona State University. Obtaining an MBA is becoming increasingly popular these days.

Resume Critique (1.10.2011)

Careers Done Write

He also has an extra space before the name John and extra space after Iowa. Below is the first half of a résumé written by a sales candidate. We will call him John. John’s résumé is substantially sub standard.

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Is Negative Recruiting Against Companies with a High Percentage of Gay Associates In Our Future?

HR Capitalist

During one teen''s big moment, a heart-to-heart with Iowa State''s Bill Fennelly, the decorated coach of 23 years sang an insistent refrain. "He Iowa State, in contrast, pushed the personal hard.

S.F. weighs protecting ex-cons seeking homes, jobs


» A Public Law School Faces Trial due to hiring discrimination of Liberal Candidates IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Praised by colleagues as smart, friendly and passionate about the law, Teresa Wagner was a leading candidate when two jobs came open to teach writing at the University of Iowa law school. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile. Share Your Experience.

Did You Know That. ?

Sklover Working Wisdom

The sponsor of the law, Iowa Senator Charles Grassley, applauded the award to Mr. Birkenfeld, and called his actions “courageous.”. last month, a former investment banker who helped the U.S.

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Bettendorf, Iowa. 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. If the owner changed the legal name of the business, is the non-compete still valid? Wilmington, Delaware.

Real Career Girls: An Interview with Danika Portz

Ms. Career Girl

Danika Portz is originally from Remsen, Iowa and is a 2007 graduate of Remsen St. She is a 2011 graduate of Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa with degrees in accounting and marketing and a minor in musical theatre.

employee wants to retract his resignation, stolen break room supplies, and more

Ask A Manager

I work in Iowa. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Employee wants to retract his resignation — but we don’t want him to. We have an employee who resigned by email two weeks ago. He sent the email to our office manager, the head of HR, one of the VP’s, and the president of the company. Our office manager did not get it because the employee sent it to the wrong address, but everyone else got it. Fast forward to last week, when the employee told us that he wants to stay.

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The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

In this report: 130,171 Hidden Jobs revealed ( 4,721 Hidden Jobs in U.S.A. / 124,450 Hidden International Jobs ) If a company announces that they are planning to hire hundreds of people, why wait for the roles to hit the want-ads?

‘Tis the Time of the Season for Faith

Career Rocketeer

Glen later earned a master’s degree from the University of Iowa and a Ph.D. The holiday season is here; a time of great joy for many Americans but not for all.

The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

Lely, the world leader in robotic milking systems, will soon expand its production facilities to include Pella, Iowa, the current headquarters for Lely USA.

Navigating the Gig Economy

Ms. Career Girl

Torin Ellis, 47, was born in Florida and raised in the Midwest, spending time in Ohio, Indiana, and Iowa. The post Navigating the Gig Economy appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Torin Ellis, a job search expert. His bio follows.

“If after I signed a severance agreement, I found out new info, could I still bring a case of wrongful termination?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Garrison, Iowa. Question: Alan, I signed a severance agreement with little legal advice. I later had to defend myself at an unemployment hearing and I won. At the unemployment hearing my former employer stated the reason I was actually let go had nothing to do with the reason stated in the severance agreement. He stated I gave away company secrets and was doing his best to make it look like I was dishonest. Do I have a case of wrongful termination? Fred .

guess your next coworker to be fired and win a prize!

Ask A Manager

Gawker is really on a roll with their coverage of crazy workplace stories: An Iowa convenience store owner ran a contest for his employees where they could win $10 by guessing which of their coworkers would be fired next. Want to see something that makes the “I’ll fire you if you don’t replace the milk” guy look like a model manager?

The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

51 Jobs for Iowa. The city of Eldridge worked closely with the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce/Quad Cities First economic development team to close the deal after receiving a lead from the Iowa Department of Economic Development.