How Not To Talk About Diversity/Inclusion - If you Want to Actually Recruit Diverse Candidates

The HR Capitalist

But if you ever needed to see a diversity recruiting tactic that was offered up with good intent but is sure to go down in a mountain of flames, look no further than Milwaukee Bucks president Peter Feigen. More from the Chicago Tribune : "In an era of sound bites, Milwaukee Bucks President Peter Feigin delivered a doozy, calling the city "segregated" and "racist" as he was attempting to explain how a new arena, about half funded by taxpayers, would change the environment. "We

The Value of Tracking Turnover—And How to Do It Right

Evil HR Lady

Jane left because her husband got a job in Milwaukee. Jane told her husband to go ahead and take that job in Milwaukee because she hated her manager. Turnover reports. Let’s be honest—they’re kind of boring. But, if you want to be a business that’s responsive to employees and boasts a great company culture, you need to track your turnover. People in small business often say, “I don’t need to track anything!

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Four of America’s Favorite Organic Restaurants

Ms. Career Girl

Urban Beets Cafe & Juicery : Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Milwaukee is an ideal city for active individuals. Its prime location along Lake Michigan provides abundant outdoor recreation opportunities, including freshwater surfing, running and biking, windsurfing, and golfing, all within easy access of the top Milwaukee hotels. This article was originally published on WakingUpWild. T raveling doesn’t mean you have to take a break from your healthy lifestyle.

Take A Leap, Take a Risk, IT WILL BE OK! #hrbasics

Workology

A little over 2 years ago my husband told me we had to move to Milwaukee. I can honestly say, the first year I was in Greater Milwaukee, I was miserable. I took the leap to Milwaukee for my husband. This week is HR Basics week, I could tell you about the best interview questions I have used over the years, boring! Here is the story of the leap I took and the rut that followed.

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Ideas Stale? Build a Recruiter Roundtable

Workology

I recently became reengaged with a group in the Milwaukee area, Milwaukee’s Recruiter Roundtable. This group meets once a month to share best practices, with an end goal of helping each other recruit and keep the best talent in Milwaukee. In the fine line of collaboration and competition, as practitioners we should look deeper to our end goal.

2014 101

What If Your Plans Don’t Work? Don’t Stop!

Resume Bear

In the months leading up to that, I had been sending out résumés all over and landed a job at the end of August with a nonprofit in Milwaukee. Still, we went headlong into everything — found an apartment in Milwaukee, got a realtor, and planned on my husband coming to Milwaukee whenever he got a job or the house sold. In my last post , I channeled the words of my father — “Don’t quit your job until you have another one.&#

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New Growth Area In Executive Search: The Search Where All Viable Candidates Are Known!!!!

The HR Capitalist

Mr. Hammond, GM of the Milwaukee Bucks for the past nine years, won the NBA’s Executive of the Year award for the 2009-10 season. He is well familiar with Jeff Weltman, the recently appointed Orlando Magic president of basketball operations, whom he worked with in Milwaukee. I must say - as someone who helps run a recruiting firm, there are always a few types of searches that surprise me. It's a field where you're always learning.

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Facebook Moves to 20 Days Bereavement Leave, Makes Your Company Look Petty As Hell.

The HR Capitalist

Well, you hadn't even seen your grandpa for 2 years, didn't really like to be around him at Christmas and let's face it, you loved to make fun of his Milwaukee's Best consumption. It's true. Facebook just moved their Bereavement Leave Policy to 20 days for an immediate family member, 10 days for an extended family member.

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Hidden Talent: The Classes of 2008-2012

Workology

These particular college graduates ended up teaching in Thailand, waitressing in Milwaukee, going to Grad School in New York, joining the military, lifeguarding in Florida, and basically taking any kind of job they could find. They don’t get the same attention as the very newest college grads. Many of the young people who graduated from college between 2008-2012 are still looking to land somewhere befitting of their education. And, yes, they are talented!

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

Milwaukee’s Northwestern Mutual to recruit 6,400 reps: Record number of financial representatives and interns to be hired. 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.

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6 Things You Can Learn From Your Job Search

Ms. Career Girl

After a 20-hour road trip, I arrived in Milwaukee, WI on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. The post 6 Things You Can Learn From Your Job Search appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. I moved across the country without a job. I began my job search earlier this year and had a solid idea of the type of company I wanted to join and the skills I have to offer.

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Cities With the Easiest Commutes

Ms. Career Girl

Milwaukee, WI. Located near Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is one area where you’re the least likely to have an accident. 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 110

Goodie Goodie Gumdrops! A Goodie Box Review

Ms. Career Girl

Beautiful autumn weather in Milwaukee = mosquito risk winding down. The post Goodie Goodie Gumdrops! A Goodie Box Review appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. From time to time the Ms.Careergirl Columnists receive offers to review products. Luckily for me, I was chosen as a Goodie Box reviewer and my package arrived days before an upcoming work trip. Here is what came inside and what I thought! Beanitos – Black Bean Chips. Pass the salsa!

2016 142

Your Leadership Team Wants Hires Only From Elite Schools - They're Wrong.

The HR Capitalist

As it turns out, a lot of gold comes from schools like Kennesaw State or Wisconsin-Milwaukee. . . . It's a dance as old as time itself. Your leadership team has opinions on talent - which is good. They're interested. That's a positive. But one of the calls a lot of leadership teams make is this: "In order to be the best, we've got to recruit from the best. We should really focus on elite schools for our key hires - Ivy and maybe a few other schools".

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Staples Says Telecommuters are Happier and Healthier

Telecommuting Journal

Fonner (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) and Michael E. I know, personally, that I’m happier as a telecommuter than I ever was working in the traditional, commuting work force. But it’s nice to see another survey confirming what I already know. Staples, one of my favorite stores since they cater to home office customers like me, notes that 86% of telecommuters say they’re more productive in their home office.

11 Summer Reads to Add to Your Beach Bag

Ms. Career Girl

When Milwaukee mom and wife MJ Boudreaux notices her husband is more interested in going to the casino than spending time with her, she takes up poker as a way to reignite their marriage. The post 11 Summer Reads to Add to Your Beach Bag appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Marina Kendrick. What’s the most essential item to pack in your beach bag? A good book, of course! We’ve made finding your next beach read easy with these top book picks.

2016 159

InfoGraphic: Portrait of a Linkedin User

Resume Bear

His practical yet entertaining presentations have inspired audiences both locally, at many of Milwaukee’s most prominent companies and organizations, and nationally, at conventions, industry association events, and corporate training sessions. He is an owner of M&M Office Interiors in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, and resides in suburban Milwaukee.

The Relationship Quiz

Ms. Career Girl

The “Relationships” column is in it’s 24th year, having run in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the Oregonian in Portland, the San Diego Union Tribune, the San Jose Mercury News, the London (Ontario) Free Press and a large variety of other newspapers in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The post The Relationship Quiz appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Relationships don’t seem to be my strong suit. But that doesn’t mean I’ve given up on them.

2016 110

A Tale Of The PHR

Workology

I knew I was moving to the Milwaukee area and I wanted to stand out. If you are in HR chances are at one time or another you have thought about taking the PHR or SPHR exam. In fact, I bet you know people that have been pleased and disappointed with their results. Is the exam worth it? Do you really need it? I have heard arguments on both sides of the argument. I have had a favorable experience with the exam and I 100% believe it has helped me in personally and professionally.

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Race Matters in Hiring, No Matter How Nice The Cheshire Cat Grins

Competitive Resumes

A 2003 study in Milwaukee found that whites with a criminal record received job callbacks at a rate more than three times that of blacks with the same criminal record, and even at a rate higher than blacks without a criminal record. Race matters in hiring. Employers hire based on race, age, and religion despite the laws that are meant to prohibit unfairness or discrimination.

2017 100

Do You Know Who is Using Your Email at Work?

Workology

Roundy’s, a Milwaukee based grocery chain, took action to prevent members of the Milwaukee Building & Construction Trades Council from distributing handbills at two of their stores. “Just drop me an email, and I’ll get right back to you on that.” ” How many times a day do you say that? Email at work is like the phone on your desk. It’s company property to be used as necessary for company business.

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Gratitude Despite Adversity

The Job Quest

Instead, Al took out a full-page ad in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. It’s the evening before Thanksgiving here in the U.S., so this seems like an especially appropriate topic to cover. Even in the best of times, gratitude for one’s circumstances can be overlooked. But when the going gets rough? There’s precious little gratitude that can be found anywhere!

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The Original Social Network was Usenet

Resume Bear

Milwaukee, WI (milw.jobs). 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). It was very low tech by today’s standards, but a LOT of people used them (mostly geeks and academia). Usenet was comprised of several hierarchal group headings.

The (Surprising) New England Career That Leaves A Legacy

Career Realism

Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (NM), Milwaukee, WI and its subsidiaries. The (Surprising) New England Career That Leaves A Legacy. CAREEREALISM. One of the industries expecting a huge spike in career opportunities in the next decade is financial services.

5 Must-Have Traits Of Successful Financial Representatives In New England

Career Realism

Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (NM), Milwaukee, WI and its subsidiaries. 5 Must-Have Traits Of Successful Financial Representatives In New England. Work It Daily. One of the industries with the most career opportunities in the next decade is financial services.

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The (Surprising) New England Career That Leaves A Legacy

Career Realism

Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (NM), Milwaukee, WI and its subsidiaries. The (Surprising) New England Career That Leaves A Legacy. Work It Daily. One of the industries expecting a huge spike in career opportunities in the next decade is financial services.

How Labor Relations Impacts HR Even If You are Union Free

Workology

The AFL-CIO is also involved in a couple of other large labor actions: a strike/boycott at Palermo’s Pizza in Milwaukee, which has drawn Costco in as an unwilling participant, and the Hyatt Hurts boycott campaign. Labor Relations is old school HR. For many human resources professionals, labor relations is a part of old school personnel work. Not the kind of stuff we do anymore in a world with social media,talent communities and millennials demanding instant promotions.

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“My severance agreement says I can never re-apply; can I get around that?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Milwaukee, Wisconsin . Question: In January, 1998 I signed a severance agreement with a former employer that precludes me from applying for employment with that company or its affiliates. It says “ Employee also agrees in the future not to reapply for employment with the Company or any of its affiliates.”. I was not dismissed for cause or misconduct, nor had I filed a discrimination complaint. At the time, my boss (a co-worker) decided to outsource my responsibilities.

2014 168

US Chamber Foundation and Goodwill Partner to Provide Career Services to Veterans and Military Spouses

Resume Bear

Chamber Foundation and Goodwill made the announcement at today’s Hiring Our Heroes job fair in Milwaukee, where Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago was on hand to promote local resources and provide counseling to all veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses in attendance. Goodwill’s Targeted Job Training and Career Services to Be Offered to Veterans and Military Spouses at Dozens of Hiring Our Heroes Job Fairs Nationwide.

Facebook Graph Search: Job Seeker’s New Best Friend

Career Realism

Although Facebook Graph Search has it’s fun side, allowing you to type a phrase (such as “People I know in Milwaukee” or even “Guys named Charlie who drink Coca-Cola and love curling”), the results of your search can mean serious business when you receive a display of individuals, businesses, and organizations related to the search.

How To Use Google Alerts In Your Job Search

Career Realism

If you aren’t sure which word you want to put into a search, try using an asterisk with a space on each side by the word(s) you do want, like here: “Chief * Officer” jobs Milwaukee. This will bring up all CEO, CIO, CMO possibilities in Milwaukee. ?To When it comes to your job search , Google Alerts can be a useful ally. What are Google Alerts?

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The Pop Culture Employment Law Blog Carnival

Workology

Read about one wellness program gone wrong from Milwaukee Employment Lawyer Blog. Blog carnivals are a great way to introduce new readers to interesting, useful, and just awesome blogs. Employment law blogs are a blog niche I’ve seen grow over the past two years, and I’m thankful for that. Because your employment law attorney and HR experts can keep your workplace out of trouble of the legal variety.

“Directed by my employer to discriminate; what can I do?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Milwaukee, Wisconsin . They have a Milwaukee office at 819 North Sixth Street, Room 723, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203. The Milwaukee District Office of the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has an office at 310 West Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 800, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203-2292. Their website is www.eeoc.gov/field/milwaukee. . Question: Alan, I have been employed for over one year in a temp staffing agency.

6 Reasons To Consider A Career In Financial Services

Career Realism

Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (NM), Milwaukee, WI and its subsidiaries. 6 Reasons To Consider A Career In Financial Services. Work It Daily. The financial services industry is experiencing big changes. Hundreds of seasoned financial representatives and advisors are retiring in the next decade, creating the need for new professionals to join the industry.

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6 Reasons To Consider A Career In Financial Services

Career Realism

Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (NM), Milwaukee, WI and its subsidiaries. 6 Reasons To Consider A Career In Financial Services. CAREEREALISM. The financial services industry is experiencing big changes. Hundreds of seasoned financial representatives and advisors are retiring in the next decade, creating the need for new professionals to join the industry.

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5 Must-Have Traits Of Successful Financial Representatives In New England

Career Realism

Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (NM), Milwaukee, WI and its subsidiaries. 5 Must-Have Traits Of Successful Financial Representatives In New England. CAREEREALISM. One of the industries with the most career opportunities in the next decade is financial services.

“How can I prevent being blamed for misconduct by former colleagues?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Question: Left a job recently due to poor behavior of the company directors. They were sending to me our competitor’s confidential information that they surely had no right to have or use because they were trade secrets. . How can I protect myself in case there is ever an investigation? I do not want to be blamed or included as a wrongdoer. Perhaps I am just paranoid?

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6 Tips For Keeping Your Employees Happy

Career Realism

A research study conducted by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee found, “Employees who telecommute the majority of the work week are more satisfied with their jobs compared to those working mostly in the office because working remotely alleviates more stress than it creates.” 6 Tips For Keeping Your Employees Happy. Work It Daily. Managing an office and keeping employees happy is no small task.

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Like to Take Pics? Become an EveryScape Ambassador.

Telecommuting Journal

Here’s what I found to be available today: Atlanta, GA Austin, TX Boston, MA Chicago, IL Cincinnati, OH Cleveland, OH Columbus, OH Detroit, MI Houston, TX Indianapolis, IN Kansas City, KS Las Vegas, NV Los Angeles, CA Memphis, TN Miami, FL Milwaukee, WI Minneapolis, St. Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Like to Take Pics? Become an EveryScape Ambassador. December 22, 2008 · 1 comment I took my kids to the Aspen Art Museum on Mill Street today.

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Like to Take Pics? Become an EveryScape Ambassador.

Telecommuting Journal

Here’s what I found to be available today: Atlanta, GA Austin, TX Boston, MA Chicago, IL Cincinnati, OH Cleveland, OH Columbus, OH Detroit, MI Houston, TX Indianapolis, IN Kansas City, KS Las Vegas, NV Los Angeles, CA Memphis, TN Miami, FL Milwaukee, WI Minneapolis, St. Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Like to Take Pics? Become an EveryScape Ambassador. December 22, 2008 · 1 comment I took my kids to the Aspen Art Museum on Mill Street today.

2008 100

Key Man / Key Woman Clause – How to Protect Your Key Business Relations

Sklover Working Wisdom

Rita was recruited by a large competitor headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to serve in a significant Business Development role, with the expectation that she would bring with her the “Book of Business,” that is, her established network of clients and their business. “A satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all.”. – Michael LeBoeuf.

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Culture Shock—Without Ever Leaving Your Home Country

Career Realism

His company uses its Self-Assessment for Global Endeavors for international assignments, but many of the topics covered would be equally applicable to domestic moves, considering the degree of difference between cities like New York and Los Angeles or Milwaukee and Miami. As global moves become commonplace, relocation and corporate professionals have gained a better understanding of the phenomenon of culture shock.

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

If you’d like a list of experienced employment attorneys in Milwaukee, you can obtain a list if you [ click here ]. Question 1: In South Africa, must I give two weeks notice after two years employment? I have been on contract with this company for two years two months. Upon the last renewal, we did not agree on the salary, so I did not sign it. I resigned. Must I give two weeks notice? . Magdalena. Johannesburg, South Africa. The Short Answer is “I believe you must give four weeks.”

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