Traveling in Holland: Land of Bicycles, Public Transport and Going to Other EU Countries

Personal Excellence Blog

Metro. Then there’s the metro, which is a train that runs within the city. Inside the Waterloopein Metro Station (Amsterdam). Metro trains are silver and blue in color. A look inside a metro. View the metro map for Amsterdam. The stations tend to be bigger and busier than the metro stations. Intercity train stations are much larger than the metro stations. A check-in/check-out booth for the Amstel Metro Station.

Walgreens Offering Free Healthcare to Unemployed/Uninsured.

Resume to Referral

Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Tips for Naming Your Resume (Back-to-Basics Series) The Value Proposition; Everyone Needs One » Walgreens Offering Free Healthcare to Unemployed/Uninsured One of the better acts of corporate kindness I recently came across is Walgreen’s extension of providing free healthcare to those who are unemployed or uninsured.

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Why Don't We Headhunt People With Crappy Commutes More Than We Do?

The HR Capitalist

I've done a good bit of research about the ATL, and recent work that I did showed the Perimeter area (intersection of 285 and 400, top of 285 loop) as being the spot in the ATL that the highest percentage of metro residents consider a "reasonable commute". Once that work is done, the smart target becomes someone you can offer up a reduction of 30 minutes of one-way commute time - effectively giving them back an hour each day to live their lives.

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Why Don't We Headhunt People With Sh y Commutes More Than We Do?

The HR Capitalist

I've done a good bit of research about the ATL, and recent work that I did showed the Perimeter area (intersection of 285 and 400, top of 285 loop) as being the spot in the ATL that the highest percentage of metro residents consider a "reasonable commute". Once that work is done, the smart target becomes someone you can offer up a reduction of 30 minutes of one-way commute time - effectively giving them back an hour each day to live their lives.

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The HR Famous Podcast: E11- The Future is $99/Month HR Managers (and thy stripper name shall be.)

The HR Capitalist

They start with offering a baseline of HR services targeting SMBs that maybe just to start have an HR coordinator who can also do payroll. It turns out you have to manage 200 clients at a time in addition to the upsell work they do on the life insurance and training services the company also offers. 23:00 – KD prophesizes that virtual is the future and the world will be moving to being employed outside of your metro area.

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

Medac brings 615 jobs to North Augusta, South Carolina : Company offers products and services to anesthesia-related healthcare providers. Conn’s brings 240 jobs to Colorado’s Denver metro : Stores opening in Arvada, Sheridan, Fort Collins and Colorado Springs. 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.

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Looking For Job in 2017? Find Companies With These Hot Employee Perks

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you’re in a rut with your current job or just starting out, look for companies that offer a few perks in addition to a great salary and traditional benefits such as health insurance, dental care and a 401(k) match. Find jobs that offer flexible work hours, opportunities to work from home or full-time telecommuting positions. At companies that offer unlimited time off for employees, you don’t have to track your sick days or save up time for vacation.

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7 Tips for Small Town Networking Success

Career Alley

A great way around this glitch is to provide some service to the community for free as a way of showing that what you offer has value. When you’re trying to network in a large metro area, you can have success with a paint-by-numbers type of approach. You could offer your services at the local hospital and senior centers whose ambulances and shuttle vans need almost constant upkeep. Networking can be challenging for anyone.

HEY HR FOODIES: Stop Dreaming About Opening a Restaurant - Here's Why.

The HR Capitalist

You might be thinking of opening your bistro in a smaller metro than the three cited - doesn't really matter, since your prices will be lower and the 10% profit target will still hold true - if you're performing at a high level. Some San Francisco landlords offer promising but unproven tenants a bit of help known as a percentage deal. A bottle of white, a bottle of red Perhaps a bottle of rose instead We'll get a table near the street In our old familiar place. .

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What If Your Job Search Was Covered By an Industry Columnist?

HR Capitalist

However, added sources, Google is fighting hard to counter the Twitter offer, so Pichai could easily stay with his current employer. Could you or I actually carve out a business covering this type of stuff in our metro? As we developed a reputation for being a source in our metro or industry, people would start to give us tips. What if your job search or rumors of your search were covered by a media rep?

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7 Ways to Use Geography to Your Networking Advantage

Workology

My commute to NYC is a Metro North train ride, so it’s relatively easy to get there. No matter where you live or work or travel, each city offers unique advantages and opportunities to meet interesting people and discover groups. I am fortunate to live 50 miles outside of New York City in a vibrant Connecticut town on Long Island Sound. I take advantage of my geography for strategic networking.

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a man claiming to have an Oscar (he doesn’t) wants to give me advice on my field (that he’s not in)

Ask a Manager

I posted the job in some niche industry/women/BIPOC groups I’m in, along with one generic group of job-seekers in my metro area. And he is offering advice about something he has no expertise in to a woman of color who has far more experience in said field than he does?

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Job Hunting – It's a Jungle Out There

Career Alley

So imagine, after many long months of looking for a job, interviewing, talking to countless headhunters and getting so close you were sure “this is the one&# , you finally get a job offer. But when you get that “offer&# , you have no clue whether it is a fair offer, a great offer or they are taking advantage of you. You know, the one that would put a big smile on your face (but no one is going to offer you a million dollars).

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7 Factors To Consider While Switching Jobs

Imarticus Learning

2| Consider if your new job offers better career growth. Sharpen your strategies and compare your present organization with the potential job offer. Imagine taking a crowded metro ride first thing in the morning and then changing two other modes of commute to get to your destination. The comparison between your current salary and the pay you are being offered at your new job is perhaps the most important thing to consider before you make up your mind.

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Kaiser Permanente To Bring 500 New Information Technology Jobs To Colorado

Resume Bear

The building offers easy access to major highways and has several shops, cafes and fitness centers within an easy walk. “Metro Denver’s demographics, coupled with a healthy real estate market and an expansive talent pool of potential employees, make it the ideal location for Kaiser Permanente’s IT campus.

Spam Factory, AKA LinkedIn

Workology

The access offered to a free membership is extremely limited. I am openly enthusiastic about the professionalism sometimes offered on LI. 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. Make your offering unique by making it worthwhile and worthy.

?? 21 Business Card Mistakes Too Many People Make

JobMob

Yet- if you are in a group of people, and are offering your business card to one person, offer it to the entire group. A former business owner prior to his involvement with 123Print Custom Business Cards , Bill spent several years after receiving his degree in the fast-paced corporate world before going out on his own to provide marketing and branding services to other small businesses in the Washington, DC metro area. Luckily, it's not hard to avoid these blunders.

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May 20th Oklahoma Tornado Donation & Assistance Guide

Workology

FUNERAL SERVICES: West Haven Memorial Gardens is offering free burial and service. Home Depot metro area you can buy items for donation at store an they will deliver to Moore. Chili’s Metro Locations-Can drop off any items at any of their locations. LIFE ESSENTIALS: Tide is set up in the Wal-Mart parking lots on 19th street and Telephone offering free laundry services to tornado victims. May 20th Oklahoma Tornado Forever Changed Me.

Living Amongst the Rule Mongers

Workology

We live in a quiet, gated, subdivision community in the Oklahoma City Metro. But house number 3 offered a first, and that was subdivision living. And what should I do to make living the American dream less about looking behind my back and enjoying what my home has to offer? Six years ago, my husband and I made our biggest purchase together. We bought our first home. Greg and I were thrilled. The house is and was great for us and great for our growing family.

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What HR and Recruiting Can Learn From Groupon.

HR Capitalist

Groupon has created a new market for daily offer/coupons in the metro areas they serve. They've built the business on the back of a expanded sales force (you expect that) and a dynamic editorial group (no one has ever done that in this sector) that is responsible for writing coupon offers that stand out from the crowd. For businesses that do offers through the site,) it’s like being featured in a magazine, with a funny, clear and compelling description of your business.

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my employer revoked everyone’s telecommuting status, my coworker copied my LinkedIn profile, and more

Ask A Manager

Employers that base salary offers on what you’ve been earning are often employers who ask for verification of that information, either as part of the reference-checking stage or by requesting tax forms, pay stubs, or other documentation. And moreover, sometimes they do it after you’ve already accepted a job offer as part of their new hire paperwork, which means that you risk them pulling the offer after you’ve already accepted it and resigned your current job.

Learn and Lead with Project Management

Workology

The Persimmon Group , the creative geniuses behind the Cat Herding Pins offer a fantastic Project Management Training Class in addition to their consulting services. The Persimmon Group and I have teamed up to offer some Project Management classes in the Oklahoma City Metro Area. FTC Disclosure: I received compensation for mentioning the product listed above as part of one of the services I offer my clients.

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10 Must Have Travel & Productivity Apps for #SHRM16

Workology

As I mentioned on the SHRM Preview Podcast, there is construction happening all over the metro, which means huge delays. It offers both SMS (texting) and an app option. I’m in SHRM Annual Conference planning mode this week. I just made my final grocery and clothes shopping order to Amazon and Nordstrom before I start packing. As we many of us start making our way to SHRM 2016, I want to squeeze every opportunity to connect, engage and learn from my peers and colleagues.

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it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

I’ve stayed too long at my current job because I was full-time remote, and similar positions often required a three hour or more round-trip commute (long but normal for my metro area). It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time.

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Effective Research For an Effective Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

Print and Internet Sources The reference department of any library offers online databases, CD-ROM products and printed sources such as directories, magazines, journals, newsletters and reports. Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog Nationally Published Resume Expert Skip to content Home About Hire Jenn FAQs How It Works Resume Rockstars Resume Writers by Industry or Specialty Library ← 5 Steps to an Executive Cover Letter That Opens Doors What does chocolate have to do with resumes?

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how can I help a job-searching friend who can’t catch a break?

Ask a Manager

Ross has a ton of education and expertise in his field, and has been applying to what seem like highly-targeted, ideal positions for him, not only in our metro area but all over the country and in international locations as well. We were all super excited when he received an offer for an amazing opportunity in another country … but then he got rejected on a technicality only a few weeks before he was due to leave.

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Career Transition For Middle-Aged Professionals

Career Realism

Yet we all know more experienced contributors and leaders offer a great deal more insight and wisdom than many of their younger peers. Oh, and don’t forget to offer to share your findings with the interviewer! You can then target-select your search by querying on industry, metro area, diversity, and size criteria. This article is part of an exclusive month-long program on CAREEREALISM to help readers break free of The Golden Handcuff Effect.

“Becoming a Consultant? – Here are 21 Smart Points to Raise”

Sklover Working Wisdom

If your company-customer does not present you with a “standard form” consultant agreement, we offer a simple Model Consultant’s Agreement to use as a basis upon which to begin your consulting work. Accordingly, the metro area in which the services will be primarily performed should be agreed upon in the agreement. “The second mouse gets the cheese.”. – Terry Pratchett.

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What’s in a Job Title and How to Create Your Own Captivating Caption

Career Rocketeer

If it’s your personality that you offer as much or more than your skills, you may want to try it. Prior to his involvement with 123Print , Bill was a small business owner himself, providing marketing and branding services to other small businesses in the Washington, DC metro area. Barista or Counter Person? Cast Member or Parking Lot Attendant? Genius or Clerk?

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20 Classic Business Card Mistakes That Make Your Life Harder

JobMob

Yet- if you are in a group of people, and are offering your business card to one person, offer it to the entire group. A former business owner prior to his involvement with 123Print Custom Business Cards , Bill spent several years after receiving his degree in the fast-paced corporate world before going out on his own to provide marketing and branding services to other small businesses in the Washington, DC metro area. Luckily, it’s not hard to avoid these blunders.

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Jobseekers’ round-up (April): CV buzzwords, cover letter headlines & side hustlin’

Mildred Talabi

For this month’s Jobseekers’ round-up, I’ve chosen three articles that cover the general spectrum of the job search process and a semi-wildcard which might not appeal to all jobseekers but offers great value anyway. So here goes… ‘I’m a fun-loving team player’: The terrible buzzwords you must delete from your CV | The Metro.

Career Transition For Middle-Aged Professionals

Career Realism

Yet we all know more experienced contributors and leaders offer a great deal more insight and wisdom than many of their younger peers. Oh, and don’t forget to offer to share your findings with the interviewer! You can then target-select your search by querying on industry, metro area, diversity, and size criteria. This article is part of an exclusive month-long program on CAREEREALISM to help readers break free of The Golden Handcuff Effect.

we have to live within 100 miles of our director, company said paying me more would be “unfair,” and more

Ask a Manager

We are based in an expensive metro area, and I was hoping to benefit from remote work by moving somewhere more affordable. Just had what felt like an odd conversation with an HR rep liaising on my offer, hoping to get your take. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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someone stole my work history, my coworkers are angry about an HR investigation, and more

Ask a Manager

I have a very common name, and live in a large metro area. I’ve had a few interviews and one offer I didn’t accept a few months ago. It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go…. My coworker made up stories about my medical condition, HR is investigating, and my coworkers are upset. I had a mastectomy in November. I didn’t tell my coworkers that I was having this procedure done because the last thing I wanted was people drawing attention to my chest.

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4 Best States For Attorneys To Work

Career Realism

A data table comparing America’s metro areas, for those who are interested in comparing the costs of practicing at firms located in various large cities, can be found here. This article was written by Social Media Outreach Coordinator, Brian Childs on behalf of CAREEREALISM-Approved Partner, 2U– an education-technology company that offers online resources for graduate students such as LLMInfo.com. In the legal field and wondering where you should work ?

my manager asked me if this is the right job for me, requests for online reviews when you’d rather decline, and more

Ask A Manager

We’d known him professionally for almost two years, and used him a couple times in signing rental leases (a common practice in our metro area) before finally buying a home. They don’t have to pay you for any time you didn’t work, even if they tell you to leave sooner than the ending date you offered. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My manager asked me to think about if this is the right job for me.

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10 Must-Avoid Business Card Designs (and How to Make Yours Rock.

Jobacle

If you’re buying in bulk, we offer great deals on wholesale clothing. Prior to his involvement with 123Print , Bill was a small business owner himself, providing marketing and branding services to other small businesses in the Washington, DC metro area.

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updates: the self-deprecating employee, the car-borrowing boss, and more

Ask a Manager

They never signed anything or offered a contract to me, which was a big red flag but also something that’s fairly common in my field, so I didn’t pick up on it immediately. One of my biggest fears was ending up in a city with minimal to no job prospects for me, and wouldn’t you know, things took a turn at the last minute* and we’re in a big metro area with a lot of options I can explore. It’s the last week of “where are you now?”

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Living in Holland: Cost of Living and Hobbies

Personal Excellence Blog

Average tram / bus / metro ride of just 3-4 stops costs $1 Euro ($1.8o This includes everything, from transport (tram, metro, etc); occasional recreation like watching a movie, shopping, going for concert, prepaid card for local calls, grocery shopping; dining out; toiletries; etc. Then there’s Couch Surfing , which is a worldwide network connecting travelers with members of local communities who offer free accommodation.

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should I tell my boss I’ve had a crush on him, I got in trouble for a private conversation, and more

Ask a Manager

What about offering up a vaguer explanation? I interviewed for a job, and literally on my way between their building and the Metro stop, I was called to be verbally offered the job. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Should I tell my boss I’ve had a crush on him? I have been secretly crushing on my boss, and overcompensating by keeping as much of a polite distance from him as possible.

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ask all your questions about the new overtime law here

Ask a Manager

The BLS mean wage for her particular job in our metro area is $59,000, and she’s making slightly below the 25th percentile. My wife didn’t know that salary negotiation was “was even a thing you could do” when hired, and took their first offer, but it doesn’t seem likely that they could replace her production for less than the new exempt minimum. Do you have questions about what the new overtime law will mean for you?

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tiny answer Tuesday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

metro Area) and the pay would is not quite enough to justify a move. I had also gotten a couple of other interview offers during the same time period, which helped to make the decision a little easier at the time. I started a new job last year, and beyond asking whether the company provided health insurance, didn’t ask any more details during the offer negotiation. I know recruiters work on commission, so any job offer I turn down is essentially money out of her pocket.

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coworkers are reacting badly to my wardrobe upgrade, unpaid days off, and more

Ask a Manager

I work for a large company in research in the Detroit metro area that will remain nameless. They can offer you a perk, which is what this is, without it obligating them to pay you for other days you don’t work.). It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. How can I tell my boss to stop commenting on my food and my weight? I recently got a new job, in a new city (many many thanks to your blog!). I work for a small non-profit and I love what I do.

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