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! appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. ” She was right. And you may as well stop looking for it.

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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. ” – Wizard of Oz I remember a job interview I went on several years ago. I was not really looking for a job, so you are probably wondering why I went on an interview.

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Kansas Police Respond Brilliantly to the Two Most Stubborn and Stupid People Ever.

Evil HR Lady

If you were the police and received a call about a road rage incident that demanded your attention, you’d probably expect the situation to be somewhat dangerous, but the Lawrence, Kansas Police Department found the situation to just be spectacularly stupid. To keep reading, click here: Kansas Police Respond Brilliantly to the Two Most Stubborn and Stupid People Ever. The post Kansas Police Respond Brilliantly to the Two Most Stubborn and Stupid People Ever.

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Don’t Let the Man Bring You Down

Workology

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. HR Life hippies hippies at work kansas man modern hippie modern hippies psychology of the work place psychology or work the man workplace oppression workplace psychologyHow Does Your Childhood Define You? My childhood was unique. It was unusual, and I was blessed.

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March Madness, Bracketology, & Blogging4Jobs

Workology

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!). Tags: basketball , bracketology , Brian Batchelder , jayhawks , KU , march madness , NCAA , Syracuse , university of Kansas March is one of my favorite times each year.

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7 Things I’ve Gained (and Lost) During 7 Years Living In Texas

Career Trend

” Rob, and I uprooted our lives in Kansas City, MO, to relocate to a tiny town in North Texas, in a community called, Sherwood Shores, on the banks of Lake Texoma. In 2011, my husband, “Capt.” You can read my prior posts on this career and life upheaval, here, here, here, here and here. A couple of years […]. The post 7 Things I’ve Gained (and Lost) During 7 Years Living In Texas appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

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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.” Not only did we engage in luxurious, drawn-out conversations that [.] The post My Parents and Their Encore Careers! appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

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The History of Wearable Tech at Work & Its Future

Workology

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.

Four of America’s Favorite Organic Restaurants

Ms. Career Girl

Cafe Gratitude: Kansas City, Missouri. Cafe Gratitude is Kansas City’s finest organic restaurant and offers a completely organic, plant-based menu. The restaurant is conveniently situated near the Kansas City Convention Center and many other attractions where you’ll find some of the best Kansas City hotels from IHG. This article was originally published on WakingUpWild. T raveling doesn’t mean you have to take a break from your healthy lifestyle.

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Toto, I have a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.”. – Frank Baum. At work, the challenges you will face in the upcoming year will not be the same as those you faced last year. Many will seem more daunting. Some will even seem insurmountable. Just don’t forget that they can be seen as challenges, or they can be viewed as problems. Challenges inspire. Problems frighten.

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Riding Out the Storms to Get Underway in Your New Career

Career Trend

Following our move from rain-drenched Kansas City to stormy and windy Lake Texoma in May 2011, our initial concern was that we’d moved to a too-gusty location. By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter This year’s Texas drought has been an interesting contrast to last year’s Missouri floods. Yes, you can have ‘too much’ wind for sailing – at [.] Related posts: Mid-Year Job-Search Checkup: Get Your Juices Flowing!

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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. How many people are using Facebook in San Francisco at 2:30pm on a Friday? More than are using Google+. Name 5 uses of a stapler without staple pins. Nutcracker.

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

a blog reader from Hutchinson, Kansas. “The second kick of the mule can’t teach you anything more than the first kick should have.” ” – Farmer’s Proverb. Walking behind a mule is a dangerous mistake, and can result in a kick you won’t soon forget. Hopefully, you will have learned its lesson, and will not forget it. The mule’s first kick is its fault, the second, third and fourth kicks are your own fault.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This quote was sent to us by Dan of Manhattan, Kansas, who recently became a Member of the SkloverWorking Wisdom “family.” “You may not be interested in war, but war may be interested in you.” ” – Leon Trotsky. Good intentions, a peaceful nature, even a devotion to non-violence are not sufficient to prevent getting involved in a dispute at work or elsewhere.

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Cities With the Easiest Commutes

Ms. Career Girl

Kansas City, MI. Next up, we’re looking at Kansas City. Kansas City is currently looking at $1.91 Keep in mind that the Kansas City in Missouri is basically the same Kansas City in Kansas. The post Cities With the Easiest Commutes appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Commutes are serious business. Long commutes can be much worse than your actual job, and if it’s too extreme, it might not be worth the aggravation.

2015 111

GREAT LEADERSHIP MESSAGES: That Guy In Our Company Is A *

The 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.

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Bear in Mind The Difference in State Laws If You Drive For Work

Jobacle

Other ‘no fault’ states include Florida, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania – to name just a few. Around 115 million vehicles hit the road every day in the U.S, and the vast majority of these do so for work-related reasons. You don’t necessarily have to be a truck driver to rack up a few miles every day.

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The Case for an Employee Rehire Policy: Coach Synder Effect

Workology

Take head football Coach Bill Snyder 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.Then, the worst happened. As of today, Kansas State football has made a quick returned to glory. Yes, I graduated and went to school at Kansas State University when Bill Snyder rose to fame before he boomeranged back. The Case for an Employee Rehire Policy.

Wednesday’s Walking Taller at Work™

Sklover Working Wisdom

Wichita, Kansas. Dear Alan: I sent you a question in January, that you kindly answered, about my concern that I was being retaliated against for complaining about my boss’s harassing me. Like probably most people I didn’t know what to do, and I was afraid to lose my job, let alone my reputation. Your suggestions worked out great. I followed them, and did everything in writing, totally respectfully, and straightforward.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This quote was sent to us by Marisa of Lawrence, Kansas. “The mountains that you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb.” ” – Najwa Zebian. At work, and in business affairs generally, the biggest “buzzword” these days is “productivity.” It is easily translated to “making more with less.” Unfortunately, in personnel matters, “productivity” usually means “making more money with lower employee-related expense,” and “How can I get 10 employees to do the work of 20?”

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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. Remember the term “status quo?” ” It seems we don’t hear it as much as we used to.

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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.

Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Ms. Career Girl

These states include Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. The post Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Last week, Indiana Governor, Mike Pence privately signed the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act “RFRA” into law.

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

The 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. As warranted by the stupid, inappropriate behavior of some men, the #metoo movement has mostly outed those men for the harassers they are. But now, we have our first public female victim of the #metoo movement.

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All Economic Development Related to Jobs Is Not Created Equal.

The 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. Members of the opposition say most residents are employed in nearby Topeka, Kansas City, and Lawrence, leaving few locals who’d want meatpacking jobs. Median annual household income in Leavenworth County is $63,726, $11,521 more than for the state of Kansas and $9,837 greater than the national median.

Why It’s Important To Your Career To Read Foreign Based Media

Ms. Career Girl

This isn’t Kansas, Toto. Dorothy said it first. Gone are the days when you can do life by catching the front page of your local paper or five minutes of the TV news. including weather. Our world is becoming more and more connected, and if you can’t speak the language of international news and events, you have to at least be conscious of them. Truth is, you probably work for a company that is, itself, international, or is part of an international conglomerate.

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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. However, there are exceptions to many of the resume rules. The following are the top five resume rules with exceptions. Omit articles on resumes. It is common to omit articles (a, an, the) on resumes to facilitate a quick read.

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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! Dear Will, At least you are aware of the changes happening around you. Many clients I help are unaware and those are the folks that should be worried. The purpose of a corporation is to make money.

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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!

This Week’s GOOD News in the #Workplace

Workology

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.

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10 Benefits of Choosing a Career in the HVACR Field

Career Alley

Dale Crook of Build Right Products, a Kansas company, has summed up the state of the industry in a simple proverb: as long as people are comfortable at 72 degrees Fahrenheit, there will be a demand for heating and cooling technology. Although unemployment is a serious problem in America today, with the current unemployment rate hovering around 6 percent, there are a number of career sectors that show no signs of slowing down.

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

Dillons nationwide expansion brings jobs to Topeka, Kansas: 100 job openings at area stores. 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.

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

Cerner creating 15,000 new jobs in Kansas City: The estimated $4.3 Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtsey 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.

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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.

Follow the Clean Tech Money: DOE and USDA Award $12.2 for Biofuel Research, Clean Urban Energy Receives $7 Million, Nuventix Receives $10 Million

Green Career Central

States where the awards were made include: California, Colorado, Illinois, Florida, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Virginia. The Departments of Energy and Agriculture has made awards totaling $12.2 million to 10 projects to research ways to lower the cost of growing biofuel crops. Here is a pdf list of the projects that received an award.

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The Rehire: How To Win Back Good Employees

Workology

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. The economy is like a pendulum and appears to have started its swing back toward prosperity.

2013 100

Everything I Learned About Leadership I Learned From My Mother

Ms. Career Girl

My parents were visiting our home in Kansas when a massive storm blew through. My Mum is quite petite, gentle, and very Scottish. No drill sergeant or business card that read Household CEO, she was way more than just a mother. She was my first leader. I realize from my earliest days until today, almost every leadership lesson I needed to learn she taught me. SERVANT LEADERSHIP.

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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.

Explore Career Options Using LinkedIn’s New Field of Study Explorer, Especially Liberal Arts Majors

Career Key

The University of North Carolina at Wilmington has a great one as does Kansas State University. The new LinkedIn Field of Study Explorer is most valuable to students and parents as a tool for exploring possible career options for a particular college major. It is particularly helpful for students considering liberal arts majors and the humanities because it shows their expansive use in the work world.

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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!

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

Burns & McDonnell expansion creating 300 new jobs in Kansas City : The company also announced plans for 2,100 new jobs in the next 10 years. 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.

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Common Interview Questions and What They Mean

Career Solvers

Hiring managers don’t want to hear that you grew up on a small farm in Kansas or that you enjoy world travel. Have you ever wondered why an interviewer asks certain interview questions? Some of the questions seem so vague and random that it can be hard to figure out the logic behind the interview process. What’s right? What’s wrong? What does the hiring manager really want to hear? Below is a quick guide to the translations for some of the most common interview questions.

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