Security Guard Closes Draw Bridge on Innovative Job Seeker

Corn on the Job

On January 10th, 2011, Tommy fancied himself up in a suit, created a sign to wear over his professional attire stating his unemployment, printed out a number of resumes, and then walked through The Minneapolis Skyway System (an enclosed pedestrian footbridge that connects various buildings).

Northern Mid West Regional Sales Executive

Job Shoe

Minneapolis, MN 55401. Other Sales customers environment existing international management minneapolis regional relationships result sales team toolsCompany. Client of Sales Recruiters. Location. Compensation. 45000. Education. FullTime. Experience. Experienced. Posted On. 5/11/2011 8:58:27 AM. INTERVIEWING IMMEDIATELY!

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This quote was sent to us by Chavonne of Minneapolis, Minnesota. “The words of the tongue should have three gatekeepers: Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary?” ” – Arab Proverb.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This proverb was contributed by Blog visitor Chris Anderson of Minneapolis, Minnesota. “Those who wish to sing, always find a song.’” ” – Swedish Proverb. Honeybees find flowers, no matter how rare or hidden.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This proverb was contributed by Blog visitor Chris Anderson of Minneapolis, Minnesota. “Those who wish to sing, always find a song.’” ’” – Swedish Proverb. Honeybees find flowers, no matter how rare or hidden. So, too, do those who seek the brighter side of life, manage to find the burning candle, no matter how dark the night. It is amazing how we all tend to find what we truly seek. How about you? © © 2014 Alan L. Sklover. All Rights Reserved.

If You Were a Recruiter, You’d Do It, Too (LinkedIn, That Is!)

Career Rocketeer

I’m sitting in the Minneapolis airport when this tweet came in from Erin Perry, Student at St. Cloud State University, with this cute doodle. I guess this is something I must have said at yesterday’s talk on campus, “LinkedIn is crack for recruiters” I told the story of how I had to hire two people this winter [.]. Social Media Joshua Waldman SEO1

Would You Hire You?

Career Rocketeer

Catherine Byers Breet, founder of Arbez, does a number of excellent presentations on an effective job search around the Minneapolis area. One of her presentations is titled: Would you hire you? Although I haven’t seen her presentation, the title intrigues me and raises an excellent question that many job seekers don’t think through enough as they [.]. Personal Branding Job Search SEO1

Practitioner Spotlight: Josh Rock, @jrock96

Workology

Josh Rock, Recruiter with Fairview Health Services in Minneapolis and Communications & Technology Director for Minnesota SHRM. Each week Blogging4Jobs will start highlighting current, former, or retired practitioners who are shaking things up in the HR space.

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When To Channel Your Inner Entrepreneur

Ms. Career Girl

Although her career began in Minneapolis, Michelle has lived in Arizona for 23 years and has built strong relationships with business leaders, government staff and officials, and print and broadcast media throughout the state.

45 Free Spots for Author Book Events for Change Anything

David Zinger

Minneapolis June 14. 45 Free Spots for Change Anything Book Events.

3 States Job-Seeking Graduates Should Consider

Career Alley

Denver ranks fourth on Forbes’ list of “The Best Cities for New College Graduates in 2013” right below Houston and above Minneapolis/St. Don’t be so quick to needle North Dakota.

2014 195

Fortune's Top 25 Companies for Leaders

Executive Career Brand

General Mills … HQ: Minneapolis, MN … Revenues – $14.7B Cargill … HQ: Minneapolis, MN … Revenues – $16.6B

2009 182

Top 10 Rebounding USA Markets | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

Minneapolis-St.Paul 6.

2010 221

Life is Short, Then You are Dead Forever

Resume Bear

Nik is an accomplished career musician, business owner, and entrepreneur in Hollywood CA, West Palm Beach FL, and Minneapolis MN. Success Tips from Best Selling Author and Entrepreneur L.A. Resumebear is featuring author L.A.

2013 245

How to Keep Your Business Relevant in the Age of Automation

Water Cooler Wisdom

  I reached out to three owners, Ben Landers, CEO of internet marketing firm Blue Corona  in Rockville, Maryland; Laura Mignott, co-founder of DigitalFlash , an integrated branding agency in New York City; and Brendon Schrader, CEO of marketing agency Antenna Consulting  in Minneapolis for their opinions on how they future-proof their companies.

Survey Shows Marginal Rise in Salary Increases in 2012

Resume Bear

percent), Chicago and Minneapolis/St. A new survey by Aon Hewitt reveals that salaries for U.S. workers continue to rise incrementally as concerns remain about the stability of the global economy.

2012 158

Know Thyself

Learning Voyager

Minneapolis area consultant John Persico published an essay on what it takes for an organization to really be effective. In ancient times, the Oracle of Delphi in ancient Greece admonished "Know thyself."

2016 52

A Snapshot Of The College Class Of 2013 [Infographic]

Career Realism

Seattle and Minneapolis are all in the top 10 when it comes to the best cities for new grads and the cities that recent college grads find most attractive. This summer, hundreds of thousands of college grads are entering the increasingly competitive U.S. job market. In fact, an estimated 1.8

2013 112

Five Ways to Help Employees Get Healthier in 2014

Workology

A Minneapolis company offers a bar-coded card that employees can present at grocery stores to receive discounts on select health food items. As the year winds down, many people reflect on the failure of their former New Year’s resolutions — and they vow to do better next year.

2014 151

Relocation May Soon Be a Thing of the Past

Water Cooler Wisdom

In a research paper,  Understanding the Long-Run Decline in Interstate Migration , Greg Kaplan and Sam Schulhofer-Wohl of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis analyzed the secular decline in interstate migration in the United States between the early 90s and the early aughts.

2018 40

Cat Chow Contest: This Dream Job Is the Cats Meow - Jobacle.com.

Jobacle

Several PetSmart stores will be holding casting calls, including locations in Phoenix, Boston, Tampa, Minneapolis and San Francisco.

2011 234

ResumeBear: Kickstarter Funding Projects for College Students

Resume Bear

Recent Minneapolis College of Art and Design graduate Carl Thompson has illustrated this documentary graphic novel, Parecomic, which shares the true story of Michael Albert, a U.S.left-wing activist.

Are You Fighting Over the Same Few Jobs?

Blue Sky Resumes

More than 80% of job openings are actually unlisted, says Steven Rothberg, founder of job website CollegeRecruiter.com in Minneapolis. Only 20% of available jobs are posted on job boards at any one time according to the Wall Street Journal.

2010 84

Network Using Your College Career Office

Guerrilla Job Hunting

I made some phone calls, did a few interviews and got hired by a prominent bank in Minneapolis.   You already know that most of the best jobs are found through word of mouth, right? Co-workers, friends and acquaintances sharing information -- this is how 70-80% of all people get hired, according to many estimates. I’ve regularly written here about how networking can help you gain access to this “hidden” job market and meet decision makers who can hire you.

What Happens To Employers Who Do Not Pay Overtime?

Corn on the Job

Tim Becker Bio: Tim Becker is a partner at Minneapolis’ Johnson // Becker PLLC and is the lead sponsor of WageAdvocates.com. In 2016, it was announced that President Obama wants to raise the threshold for payment of overtime pay from $23,660 per year to $47,476.

2016 60

“Term (that is, Duration) of Employment – Here are 10 Alternatives”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Imagine, too, that his wife, Mrs. Lee, will be attending medical school in Minneapolis for five years, and then expects to relocate to another city for her residency. Mr. Lee accepts a position at a Minneapolis-headquartered financial services firm, and requests (a) a five-year term of employment, to coincide with his wife’s anticipated medical school attendance, and (b) an option to renew for another two years, just in case she remains in Minneapolis for her residency. .

2014 116

Letters of Recommendation

Evil HR Lady

If you were the only executive person at your site, and they truly did this by a "tool," they probably plugged in sales/productivity/location/experience/performance rating/seniority and things unique to your company and determined that "The Duluth office can fall under the responsibility of the Minneapolis office." And so, Janet in Duluth gets laid off and Karen in Minneapolis gets extra responsibilities.

Letters of Recommendation

Evil HR Lady

If you were the only executive person at your site, and they truly did this by a "tool," they probably plugged in sales/productivity/location/experience/performance rating/seniority and things unique to your company and determined that "The Duluth office can fall under the responsibility of the Minneapolis office." And so, Janet in Duluth gets laid off and Karen in Minneapolis gets extra responsibilities.

Realize The Awesome Size Of Your Network

Guerrilla Job Hunting

I’m a manufacturing manager in Minneapolis and Joe said you would know who to talk to for advice. Did you know there’s an army of volunteers -- 62,500 people strong -- sitting right under your nose, waiting to send you job leads?   It’s true.   Now. do you think you MIGHT get an interview or two every week if you had 62,500 pairs of eyes and ears on the lookout for job openings?   Well, you do!

Hire Junior Employees; Think Harder About Contractors | Hiring.

Hiring Technical People

I am quick to snap on this issue as here in Minneapolis the hardest spot to fill is any skill with 3-5 years of experience. Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing.

2008 130

The 50 First Tweets in #HR & #Recruiting

Workology

in office all day in Minneapolis — jasonaverbook (@jasonaverbook) March 25, 2008. As 2014 comes to a close and we look forward to 2015, I’ve been doing a lot of personal reflecting about my life as an HR blogger, thought leader and contributor to this industry. Although I started blogging in 2007, it was Twitter in 2008 changed everything for me. It opened my eyes and connected me to new friends, influencers and persons who just inspired while also educated me.

2014 100

Job Search Success Strategies - In the Last Six Months, There Were.

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Guerrilla Job Hunting Home Subscribe FREE-Guerrilla Job Search Tips! Audio CD Press & Media See how were connected Books Recent Comments Daniel on New Economy Rules… Break Free : Put America back to work. Daniel on Philanthrophy : Put America back to work.

2010 59

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.

2008 130

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.

2008 130

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Minneapolis, Minnesota. Question 1: Can a former employer forbid me to speak to former co-workers, and them to me ? Debra P. Islandia, New York. The Very Short Answer is “No.”. It’s that simple, Al Sklover.

2011 164

4 Tips for Increasing Self-Awareness

Learning Voyager

Minneapolis area consultant John Persico recently published a lengthy but interesting essay on what it takes for an organization to really be effective. In essence, Persico says, organizations must become more self-aware. Especially about their own built-in blind spots. He says: ". most organizations are blind to the intrinsic problems that underlie their failures." He uses the example of the Titanic, the greatest ship ever made, unsinkable.

???? 50 Career Coaches Who Give Free Consults On Every Topic You Need

JobMob

Based in: Minneapolis, MN, USA. A handy directory of top career coaches who let you try before you buy. Photo by Austin Neill. Why do top athletes have coaches? Simple: to get better results, faster.

2017 59

is my employee lying about using sick time for the Super Bowl?

Ask A Manager

But when he mentioned the longer request to care for the family member, I believed him and didn’t think anything of it, until my other employee told me, as part of her own request for time off, that he was planning to go to Minneapolis if his team was in the Super Bowl. Well, as you note, he might really be going to Minneapolis to take care of a sick relative and plans to see the Super Bowl while he’s there, so it could be both.

2018 49

LinkedIn Job Search Secrets

The Undercover Recruiter

Kevin Donlin is a job search expert and a columnist at the Minneapolis Star Tribune Tweet. LinkedIn has been called "Facebook for grownups" and "the world's biggest networking group.". It's both of those -- and more.

Network Using Your College Career Office

Guerrilla Job Hunting

I made some phone calls, did a few interviews and got hired by a prominent bank in Minneapolis.   You already know that most of the best jobs are found through word of mouth, right? Co-workers, friends and acquaintances sharing information -- this is how 70-80% of all people get hired, according to many estimates. I’ve regularly written here about how networking can help you gain access to this “hidden” job market and meet decision makers who can hire you.

Find And Work With A Recruiter

Guerrilla Job Hunting

  To find out, I interviewed two experienced recruiters: Rick Fox, Branch Manager at the Minneapolis office of MRI ( www.mrimpls.com ) and Pat Riley, principal of Houston-based, 10 Abbott Street, a national search firm (www.10abbottstreet.com). Want to access the hidden job market and find a job faster?   Working with a recruiter may be just the ticket.   But how do you locate one? What should you look for? And what should you expect?

2012 56

The Job Search Isn't Easy! | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

Share | February 16, 2011 By Harry Urschel 1 Comment As part of the Job Networking group I help lead in the Minneapolis area, we present a quarterly All-Day Job Search Workshop.

2011 48

Age Discrimination During Job Search | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

You have the name, search for Minneapolis. You have the name, search for Minneapolis. Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [05.25.10] View Comments If You Discriminate, I Am 44 You will never put this on top of your resume. Whether you are 44 or 64.

2010 101