some of my team did horribly working from home, regaining privacy at work, and more

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This post, some of my team did horribly working from home, regaining privacy at work, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Being fair about remote work when some of my staff did horribly working from home.

2021 41

my old boss is now my peer, asking for a pay increase for working from home, and more

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This post, my old boss is now my peer, asking for a pay increase for working from home, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. In 2020, my workplace had a restructure and layoffs due to the pandemic.

2021 43
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does working from home look less dedicated, boss wants me to offer a ridiculously low salary, and more

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My dad says continuing to work at home makes me look less dedicated. My office has been working remotely since March, but a new plan was recently introduced to optionally allow people back in office on a careful schedule. One partner does work there full-time.

2020 34

do I have to cover self-harm scars, boss resents that I can work from home after having a baby, and more

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This post, do I have to cover self-harm scars, boss resents that I can work from home after having a baby, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. My boss is resentful that I get to work from home after parental leave.

2021 37

3 Things Employers Should Focus On After COVID-19

Career Realism

It's also likely that companies will take a closer look at sick time policies, based on lessons learned from COVID-19. That stress may still be evident as people return to work, and it will be important to be mindful of that.

2021 56

Furloughs/Layoffs During COVID-19: Best Delivered Via Video or an Analog Call?

The HR Capitalist

The gist of that post is as follows - a LOT of companies over the last two weeks have communicated bad news (personal news of impact due to furlough/layoff) to groups of employees at the same time, which is about as far from a best practice as you can get.

2020 101

Made Redundant at Work? See 25 Best Ways to Earn Quick Money

Catherines Career Corner

Made redundant at work? By Catherine Adenle Have you just been made redundant at work? The career site empowering and inspiring ambitious candidates of all ages and professions to thrive and work smarter on their careers. Gladly helping all career-minded people worldwide to explore their career, manage change and understand how new technologies are changing and enhancing the future of work. The post Made Redundant at Work? Still Searching for Work?

2013 57

Increase Your Chances of Keeping your Salary Post Layoff

Career Key

The Career Key s Vice President, Juliet Wehr Jones, with input from Career Key author Dr. Lawrence K. Tuesday, August 4, 2009 Increase Your Chances of Keeping your Salary Post Layoff Want to land on your feet post-layoff? According to new research discussed in this New York Times article , many laid off workers take years to recover and get back to their previous salary and most, on average, will not return to their pre-layoff incomes.

2009 100

mixed messages after layoffs, called back to the office but I’m a single mom with no child care, and more

Ask a Manager

I work for a small nonprofit that had to lay off about half the team two weeks ago because of Covid. I am still employed, and while I serve on the leadership team and was consulted on how the process should be handled, the communication about the layoffs came from our executive director.

2020 36

announcing a layoff on Facebook, getting to know new coworkers, and more

Ask A Manager

I’ve been an event-marketing consultant for over 10 years, working around my family schedule. I had only worked for the company for four months. It’s also likely that people aren’t remembering all the details of your work history that are so front-of-mind for you; anyone other than close friends and family probably doesn’t even know or remember that your jobs were part-time before this. All of my work so far has been with law firms or in academia (i.e.

2014 58

?? How To Clearly Explain Losing Your Job To Kids

JobMob

My own layoff story. To me they seemed too young for the layoff to have much meaning in their eyes, but I was wrong. Before the layoff , my kids barely saw me each weekday. I would leave for work early and come home as they were getting ready for bed, or later. After the layoff , they saw me all the time. We just told the kids that I would working from home from now on and they took it in stride.

2019 40

How To Explain Losing Your Job To Your Kids

JobMob

What are the best ways to tell your family about your layoff? My own layoff story. To me they seemed too young for the layoff to have much meaning in their eyes, but I was wrong. Before the layoff , my kids barely saw me each weekday. I would leave for work early and come home as they were getting ready for bed, or later. After the layoff , they saw me all the time. Try something like “Daddy is not working right now.

2015 62

How ‘Workshares’ Can Help You Keep Employees on the Payroll

Evil HR Lady

Most jobs cannot be done exclusively at home. Essential employees who cannot work at home need to go into work, but what can you do for your non-essential employees who can’t do their jobs from home? The gut answer a layoff.

So What Does Hiring Look Like Now?

Evil HR Lady

Despite the staggering increase in layoffs over the past couple of months, some companies are still hiring. Even those who aren’t currently hiring—but hope to a few weeks or months from now—will need to rethink the process.

2020 231

Breastfeeding and Smoking on Zoom. What Would HR Say?

Evil HR Lady

I’ve breastfeed at work. (I I was working from home but needed to come in and I lived an hour away and the baby was exclusively breastfed, wouldn’t take a bottle, and I had no babysitter close to the office, so into the office he came.) We ran layoffs.

2020 234

The Ultimate Guide to Accepting a Job Offer

Catherines Career Corner

As the job market recovers from a year of layoffs, unemployment and work-from-home situations, there is […]. The career site empowering and inspiring ambitious candidates of all ages and professions to thrive and work smarter on their careers.

2021 99

What motivates you in choosing a career?

Career Key

The Career Key s Vice President, Juliet Wehr Jones, with input from Career Key author Dr. Lawrence K. But others, like layoffs or disability, are not. Career Guidance from Dr. Mehmet Oz's Father Work From Home Jobs and Careers That Match Your Ho. Back from a Successful Cannexus Conference ► January (9) Practical Advice for Setting up an Information Int. Advice for Changing Careers from the Change Expert.

2009 100

THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: e17 – Crocs and Compensation Strategy in a COVID World.

The HR Capitalist

Is your house a shoes on or shoes off home? KD discusses the strategy the CEO took for their layoffs and how they went about it. . 14:00 – We have seen upper level management and executives cutting a lot from their earnings.

2020 100

The Best Ways to Make Extra Money on the Side

Ms. Career Girl

Today’s depressed economy, layoffs coupled with inflated living expenses, makes it increasingly difficult to pay the bills. Whether working from home or putting in a few extra hours at a second job, the following ten suggestions may help you make extra money on the side. One – Freelance Work: Freelancing offers several advantages to individuals who want to generate a little extra income. Many parents, retirees, and students prefer working from home.

2014 158

telling a coworker about possible layoffs, boss texts me constantly when I’m not at work, and more

Ask A Manager

My boss calls and texts me constantly when I’m not at work. I am part-time and work a couple 6-8 hour shifts a week, no benefits. I have 2 supervisors, as I work at 2 different locations for same place. One of my supervisors is very intense, does scheduling up to 6 months or more in advance, and calls or texts me incessantly when I am not working or the morning after I work a late night shift. Should I tell a coworker that layoffs might be coming?

2013 56

Time on Your Hands? – Get Valued Credentials Online

Sklover Working Wisdom

Al Sklover and “The Working Wisdom Team”. —. There’s no paycheck that can equal the feeling of contentment that comes from being the person you were meant to be.”. She then took almost 20 years off her career track to stay at home and raise her three children.

2020 130

The Best Ways to Make Extra Money on the Side

Ms. Career Girl

Today’s depressed economy, layoffs coupled with inflated living expenses, makes it increasingly difficult to pay the bills. Whether working from home or putting in a few extra hours at a second job, the following ten suggestions may help you make extra money on the side. One – Freelance Work: Freelancing offers several advantages to individuals who want to generate a little extra income. Many parents, retirees, and students prefer working from home.

2014 126

updates: the borrowed laptop, the constant FaceTiming, and more

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month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are four updates from past letter-writers. My company charges us PTO when we work from home while sick. Which worked perfectly.

2020 34

here’s a real-life email from an employer that’s managing its re-opening well

Ask a Manager

As some companies start to figure out what bringing people back to work will look like, here’s a real-life example of an organization that’s doing it well. “We have been working from home since mid March,” their COO, Ann Updegraff Spleth, told me. No layoffs. Our governor has announced return to work for offices as possible on May 18 with social distancing and protective measures.”. At home, working from home, not going out, being safe.

2020 38

Nicole’s Entrepreneurial Life: I’m on an Ideas Freeze

Ms. Career Girl

I went from being overly optimistic about my layoff being a huge “blessing in disguise,” into somewhat of an identity crisis to new a period of calm. Everyone told me layoffs spark a lot of different emotions, and now that a bit of time has passed I see what ya’ll are talking about. It turns out that working from home is not nearly as glamorous as I had fantasized it would be while I was working in my cubicle.

2011 173

does sloppy writing indicate lack of attention to detail, resigning when I won’t go back to the office, and more

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I’m working in recruiting currently, and I’m getting a lot of applicants for jobs like welders, electricians, etc. Should I offer my two-week notice when I come back in January and just offer to work from home for that period?

2021 39

What I Wish I Knew Before Starting My First Career

Ms. Career Girl

While mistakes are inevitable, learning from others can ease your transition into the workplace. If there’s one thing I’ve learned on the job, however, it’s that work experience is much more important than I thought. In your first days on the job, identify someone whose work you admire and see if they’ll help you get the lay of the land. You both have something to gain from this – you’ll learn faster and they’ll get a fresh perspective on work that became routine.

2015 140

my office plays religious music, my new boss asks about our sex lives, and more

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I work for a very large, non-religious company in a technical role. In the building where I work, we can’t have headphones, so they play XM radio stations through speakers that are in every hallway and most rooms. But for some reason it really gets to me at work.

2020 46

Beware of Interview Liars: A Warning

Ms. Career Girl

As many of you know, I was laid off from my job about 6 weeks ago. The company preached its belief in work/life balance and flexibility even though I worked until 9pm most nights. During the strange, multi-week interview process, I was told that if I was doing a great job, they wouldn’t be concerned with tracking vacation days and I could work from home on occasion.

2011 158

it’s your Friday good news

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My industry was hit pretty hard by Covid and my company did some layoffs, salary cuts, and hours cuts. We worked together on certain skills and things I needed to grow and improve in order to be eligible for a promotion. and I’m really excited about the work!

2021 35

I manage my daughter and someone complained about her

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She has a seven-month old baby and works part-time from home for our publicly traded company, doing administrative work. She brought her baby to work recently while she ran by to get some supplies and send an email.

2021 40

is it weird to vape on a Zoom call, should you go to grad school to avoid a bad job market, and more

Ask a Manager

I am one of the many students whose classes have all been moved online for the remainder of the semester, but I am in grad school, so many of my colleagues (including me) worked for a time before coming back to school. This was, they said, in order to not have layoffs.

2020 44

Mental Health Is More Than a Work Perk

Workology

A growing number of companies, startups and venerable giants alike, are addressing mental health at work in a big way. For most of us, the top stressers for Americans are a familiar list: debt, lack of work-life balance and problems at home. But mental health, both at work and at home, is a human resources issue. list of things not to say at work advises workers against complaining, or talking about personal problems or being tired.

2015 80

Need a Job? 7 Places That Are Hiring Right Now | Resume Help Blog

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Home Our Partners About Us Resume Writers Resume Help – Lesson #1 Resume Help – Lesson #2 Resume Help Blog Stand Out From The Crowd In Today's Job Market MBA Online Recent Posts Putting the Employer First Advice for New Graduates to Compete Successfully How To Save Money On Your Car Insurance The Anatomy of a Hostile Government Takeover – Obamacare at six months.

2010 100

will employers care I’ve been venting on Twitter, I got confronted about “anonymous” feedback, and more

Ask a Manager

And certainly layoffs are sometimes (but not always) carried out in awful, callous ways. Can my company fire me if I refuse to work from home? My job has set most people up to work from home right now. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2020 41

How to Manage In-House & Virtual Teams at Work

Workology

The days of everyone working in the same place at the same time are gone. With the advancement of technology, our desire to bridge the gap between work and life, and the need to do more with less, many managers are finding themselves taking care of different types of workforces. These vary from the traditional teams and groups of yesterday; the modern team is inherently different, which means the way that they need to be managed should differ as well.

2012 100

do I need to tell my employer I’ve been vaccinated, interviews that don’t include higher-ups, and more

Ask a Manager

I’m lucky enough to have been able to work from home since shortly after the start of the pandemic last year. My manager has had no complaints about my productivity at home as far as I know. I’m doing well at it, but this kind of work just isn’t for me.

2021 32

Hindsight Is 20/20: Living Your Culture In The Next Normal

Career Realism

Layoffs were widespread and money vanished, while the real estate market collapsed amidst big bank failures fueled by consumers inability to pay excessive mortgages. Nelson, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law professor, "The working landscape has changed, perhaps forever.

2020 57

updates: the complaining coworkers, the embarrassed boss, and more

Ask a Manager

season at Ask a Manager, where all month I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are four updates from past letter-writers. I ended up leaving the company but I really hope I get the opportunity to work with them again in the future!

2021 39

new hire is crossing boundaries with my husband, asking a client why she didn’t hire me, and more

Ask a Manager

I work for my husband, a painting contractor. He hired an old friend from junior high/high school recently because we need to expand our administrative team. You can raise your discomfort with him privately, but you should stay out of it at work.

2020 39

spending hours on thank-you notes, employer froze our vacation time, and more

Ask a Manager

Oh my goodness, let’s release him (and you) from this torture! He should write one basic, generic note and just use it repeatedly for all interviews from this point forward. In fact, use one he’s already done as his model so there’s little left to do from here.

2020 41

I’m afraid a coworker will find my emails trash-talking her

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: A coworker was let go as part of a large layoff at the Fortune 500 company where I work. I went back and read some of my email exchanges with this employee over the past year or two, and there is a pattern of us complaining about his manager (who I also work with but don’t directly report to). Yes, I know I should NOT have been using my work email to write this kind of thing, but what, if anything, should I do now?

2019 25

boss asked me for solutions to awful morale, using a personal cell phone for work, and more

Ask a Manager

I genuinely like the work that I do. It’s an important service and I feel good about my work. Obviously all of that has led to terrible morale in the department where I work, which is made up of about 12 people in our quite small company (20-some folks overall).

2020 41