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!

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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.

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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.

2012 127

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!).

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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.”

2013 285

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. This article was originally published on WakingUpWild. T raveling doesn’t mean you have to take a break from your healthy lifestyle.

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?

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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.

2014 153

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.

2018 162

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.

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.

2016 141

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.

2015 147

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.”

2017 130

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!

2011 144

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.

2016 157

The Case for an Employee Rehire Policy: Coach Synder Effect


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.

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.

2010 163

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.

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.

2014 259

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.

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!

2011 179

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


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.

2014 123

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


Cerner creating 15,000 new jobs in Kansas City: The estimated $4.3 Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtsey of Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about.

2014 132

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.

2014 123

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

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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.

2015 129

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!

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.

2013 130

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!

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.

2018 136

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?

2011 104

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.

2014 101

Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State


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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


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

2014 144

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.

2015 127

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


Cox Communications call center creating 300 new jobs in Wichita, Kansas : The majority of the new jobs will be customer care positions. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of

2014 140

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.

2013 150

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

2014 136

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.

Poll: Would You Fire A Co-Worker To Save Your Job?

Career Realism

Due to budget cuts, positions were eliminated at the Kansas City Star - leaving one job open between the two reporters, Karen Dillon and Dawn Bormann. You think you’ve had co-worker troubles? Well, listen to this one.

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!

Edward Jones Hires 336 Military Veterans as Financial Advisors

Resume Bear

Financial services firm Edward Jones announced that, so far in 2013, it has hired 336 military veterans as financial advisors, adding to the roughly 1,500 veterans already employed in this role.