The Gig Economy: Stop Looking For Kansas!

Ms. Career Girl

The post The Gig Economy: Stop Looking For Kansas! As Dorothy said in The Wizard of Oz, “I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” So, since Kansas is off the map, where are we going? The post The Gig Economy: Stop Looking For Kansas!

Job Search – We’re Not in Kansas Anymore

Career Alley

Okay, why Kansas? “ You, my friend, are a victim of disorganized thinking. You are under the unfortunate impression that just because you run away you have no courage; you’re confusing courage with wisdom.

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My Parents and Their Encore Careers!

Career Trend

” ~Maya Angelou Robert’s and my soul-enriching spring trip to Kansas City, MO, to visit my folks commenced this past week. By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter “The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.”

Don’t Let the Man Bring You Down


We lived in Kansas, a very conservative and Republican state. We were at my family home in Kansas kicking back beers spending time catching up with one another. How Does Your Childhood Define You? My childhood was unique. It was unusual, and I was blessed.

All Economic Development Related to Jobs Is Not Created Equal.

HR Capitalist

the nation’s largest meat processor, traveled to the east Kansas town of Tonganoxie with what they figured would be welcome news for the locals. That standard of living comes from the aforementioned proximity to Lawerence (rock chalk), Kansas City and Topeka.

The History of Wearable Tech at Work & Its Future


If there’s one thing you should know about me is that I love me some tech which is weird considering I was raised by hippie parents in Kansas no less. We had all of 5 television stations with rabbit ear antennas, no microwave or computer until I nearly graduated. We lived in a different time […] Source.

Exceptions to Resume Rules

Careers Done Write

Another example is: “Sold products to middle market companies in New York, Kansas City, St. You know the rules, let’s discuss the exceptions. Resume standards are based on what has proven to be effective in the job market over recent years.

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Reinvention – The New Normal

Ms. Career Girl

Back in Kansas, it meant that things were normal, and you knew what to expect from day to day, month to month, and year to year. But you’re not in Kansas anymore, Toto. The post Reinvention – The New Normal appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

61% of HR Professionals Will Divorce in Next 18 Months


Seamless, it’s more like a bumpy dirt road you’re driving down in rural Kansas. . It’s great being in love except when it’s not what I signed up for it to be. That’s exactly how I feel about HR technology and human resources.

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


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!

Entrepreneurs Who Changed the Market

Resume Bear

In 1919, Disney was fired from his job at the Kansas City Star because he lacked imaginative ideas. Starting a business is hard work, but making it successful is a whole other challenge.

Will cloud computing eliminate system administrator jobs?

Careers Done Write

Will, Kansas City, MO. Dear Deb: I am a 54 year old systems administrator and I see the writing on the wall. Will cloud computing eliminate my job? What can I do about it? My kids are in college and I can’t afford to retire for at least 12 more years!

Why corporate America needs to embrace social media

Resume Bear

She currently resides as the director and branch manager for NAS Recruitment Communications in Kansas City. It is my pleasure to have Margo Rose with me today. Margo caught my attention over a year ago when I saw her omnipresence on numerous social media platforms.

My September 11th Memory


On September 11, 2001, I was driving to Kansas City from Western Kansas to attend a mandatory work training when my cd ended and I heard the news of the second tower’s fall.

Survey Shows Marginal Rise in Salary Increases in 2012

Resume Bear

percent); and Houston and Kansas City (3.3 A new survey by Aon Hewitt reveals that salaries for U.S. workers continue to rise incrementally as concerns remain about the stability of the global economy.

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Get the VIP Treatment at #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas


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.

Male HR Manager Takes Down Female Congressional Candidate with Harassment Claim. #metoo

HR Capitalist

More from the Washington Post : A Democratic candidate hoping to flip a hotly contested congressional seat in Kansas has dropped out of the race after allegations that she sexually harassed a male subordinate resurfaced during her campaign.

How Would You Get an Elephant Into a Refrigerator and Other Off the Wall Interview Questions

Career Solvers

How many planes are currently flying over Kansas? Planes can’t fly below or through Kansas. I’m really enjoying Glassdoor’s Top 25 Oddball Interview Questions of 2011 , complete with suggested responses from Glassdoor readers. Here are some of my favorites: Q.

Sometimes You Get Sued and Your Best Employees Come To Your Defense.

HR Capitalist

Here's a basic rundown of what transpired with the help of reporting from the Kansas City Star: 1. It's every manager's worst nightmare. You did the right thing with some problematic employees, but then you got investigated/sued. Getting sued is a scarlet letter.

March Madness, Bracketology, & Blogging4Jobs


Yes, my friends I’m a University of Kansas basketball fan! (Go Brian is a graduate of Syracuse and although I’m a graduate of Kansas State, I’m actually a die hard University of Kansas fan (Don’t be a hater and yes, it’s true!).

Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State


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Six Ways Employers, HR & Recruiting Can Use Social Media


I’m up early this morning prepping for my 4 hour Social Media 101 Training in Lawrence, Kansas today. Social media, social recruiting and employment brand and their use cases for human resources are on my mind.

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.

How to Start Enjoying Hard Work And Accomplishing Your Goals

Ms. Career Girl

About the Author: Janet Anthony is a blogger from Kansas City and content writer at All Top Reviews who has been writing professionally for five years now. The post How to Start Enjoying Hard Work And Accomplishing Your Goals appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

7 Internship Search Tips for College Athletes


Besides being a former NFL wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs, Aziz has owned and operated his own business after completing his NFL career. Athletes often have a challenging time fitting in an internship along with college classes and daily sports practices.

This Week’s GOOD News in the #Workplace


Kansas’ American International Group expansion creates 300 jobs: Olathe business climate attracts families, jobs. 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.

The Rehire: How To Win Back Good Employees


Take head football Coach Bill Snider of the Kansas State Wildcats. Snider took the head football coaching job at Kansas State in 1989. In 2005, he retired and Kansas State moved on and the tradition amazing football KSU fans had grown to expect took an immediate nosedive.

They Were Fired Before They Became Filthy Rich

Resume Bear

In 1919, Walt Disney was fired from the Kansas City Star. Walt Disney’s newspaper editor told the aspiring cartoonist he wasn’t creative enough. According to his editor, he “lacked imagination and had no good ideas.&# That wasn’t the last of his failures.

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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

Kansas City, MO ( 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).

How to Complain About Your Boss and Not Get Fired

Career Rocketeer

Consider two scenarios: A truck driver who is stuck on a dangerous road between Kansas and Wyoming and can’t get in touch with dispatch posts a help message on Facebook and is promptly fired; meanwhile, an EMT calls her boss a “dick” on the social network and is protected by law against retaliation.


HR Capitalist

Example last night from the world of sports - Bill Self, head basketball coach at Kansas University, had a player do something not consistent with the values of his organization, and he went above and beyond to tell people inside and outside the organization what he thought about it. As a general rule, the communications coming from our leaders is sanitized. Big messages, little risk. But every once in awhile, a leader has to make an example of someone.

How Shortsightedness Is Hurting Your Long Term Recruiting Strategy #ere16


I was living in Kansas and disqualified any candidate who wrote ‘KA’ on their application. Are You a Recruiter , Resume Snob? Do you fancy yourself a resume snob? Are you one who creates hoops for qualified candidates to jump through?

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


Expressjet Airlines landing 265 new jobs in Kansas City, Missouri: New jobs will include pilots, flight attendants, maintenance and materials personnel. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of

Mizzou Football: Leaders Need To Make Sure Urgency Is Obvious to All.

HR Capitalist

The Tigers' next game is Saturday against BYU at Arrowhead Stadium, the home of the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs. Let me start by saying I really don't know what racism feels like.

Show Me the Money. How to Win at Salary Negotiation


Arm yourself with this information so that when you speak to a recruiter or hiring manager, you can mention that while you made $75,000 in Kansas City in San Francisco that number is slightly (or dramatically) different. Check out our super awesome job seeker toolkit.

The #SHRM15 Unofficial Party Guide Has Arrived


Kansas SHRM Members Meet Up. Thanks to our Party Guide sponsor, TalentWise. Visit them at booth Island 1306 in Las Vegas. . RULES OF THE BLOGGING4JOBS PARTY GUIDE. During the Annual SHRM Conference, this party guide is the most popular blog on the site for 4 years running.

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Spam Factory, AKA LinkedIn


There is still incredible information share, as well as sincere requests to connect and the odd thank you’s, like this one: “I recently reached out to my LinkedIn network in search of talent for a Technical Writer in the Kansas City metro-area.

How Flexible Are You?

Job Hunt Doctor

The Menninger Institute of Kansas City, USA, conducted a research a while to verify what qualities would be most important for success and happiness in the 21st century. Ultimate Career Career Worth Living For! Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Career Architects About Ethan What Students Say « Welcome! What Makes a Leader? » How Flexible Are You?

How To Complain About Your Boss On Facebook – And Not Get Fired

Career Realism