Workforce Planning: China Vs. Mississippi is Easy From a Cost Perspective, Right?
MAY 27, 2011
Consider this: " The Chinese coastal region's wages were 48 percent of Mississippi's in 2010 and will reach an estimated 69 percent in 2015. Mississippi is the new China? Human Resources and Human Capital Pros: Listen Up. Cost are dramatically shifting when it comes to using China to plug in offshore production/outsourcing into your workforce planning model.
How Not To Talk About Diversity/Inclusion - If you Want to Actually Recruit Diverse Candidates
OCTOBER 5, 2016
What would happen if you shared the same type of message in your college recruiting pitch when you're trying to recruit diverse engineers to an all white town in Mississippi for their first job out of college? .
Get the VIP Treatment at #SHRM15 with Our Conference Party Guide
MAY 15, 2015
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!
Get the VIP Treatment at #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas
OCTOBER 4, 2015
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.
Going for the Win on 4th Down
OCTOBER 28, 2014
In 1991, I decided to go to school at the University of Mississippi, otherwise known as Ole Miss. I had the opportunity to see all of the major campuses including Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi State, Tulane and yes, even Baton Rouge.
This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace
MAY 25, 2014
Port Authority Board prepares for $250M expansion in Mississippi : Gulfport’s upgrades to bring 1200 new 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.
Deputy Attorney Fired For Comments Made on His Twitter Account: Why Your Reputation On-Line Is More Important Than Your Net Worth
FEBRUARY 27, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana deputy attorney general was fired Wednesday after he suggested — among many provocative remarks on a private Twitter account and blog — that police use live ammunition to clear union protesters from the state Capitol in Wisconsin.
Disability Employment Statistics: How Is Your State Doing?
MARCH 30, 2016
and the lowest is Mississippi at 70.4%. Earlier this year a new study was released that highlighted disability statistics around the United States. Are you curious where your home state lands in the disability employment conversation?
Dr. Martin Luther King’s Economics: Through Jobs, Freedom
JANUARY 16, 2012
Martin Luther King Jr. was working hard to get people to Washington, DC. But when he told an audience, “We are going to bring the tired, the poor, the huddled masses.
Learn Everything You Need to Know about Las Vegas & #SHRM15
JUNE 23, 2015
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!
Microsoft Announces Plan to Train Veterans for Tech Jobs
NOVEMBER 4, 2013
Microsoft announced today a new program to provide software development training and testing to U.S. active duty service members transitioning out of the military.
15 Companies that went in another Direction
MAY 18, 2012
But in those days, as the Mississippi Valley Printing Telegraph Company, the only thing they were sending was telegrams.
3 Education Career Choices with High Demand Futures
JULY 2, 2013
Mississippi Delta Region – According to Channel 12 News of Jackson, MS, the state has a shortage of 2,400 teachers. MorgueFile.com. If you’ve been thinking about pursuing a career in education, now is the time.
Download our 2015 Guide to Las Vegas & the SHRM Annual Conf #SHRM15
MAY 6, 2015
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!
Get the VIP Treatment with our #SHRM16 Party List
MAY 16, 2016
INSIDER’S GUIDE TO SHRM 2016 PARTIES & SPECIAL EVENTS. We are just 5 short weeks away from the 2016 SHRM Annual Conference in Washington DC. I’m currently working on blog content, selecting sessions and trying to develop a plan for all things #SHRM16.
Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act
Ms. Career Girl
APRIL 3, 2015
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.
11 Reasons You Are Fat (And Will Continue To Be)
Personal Excellence Blog
JANUARY 20, 2012
I can imagine the situation is probably worse in southern states like Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana and Oklahoma.). Being in United States, I noticed how people here can get quite large in size.
The Hidden Job Report
FEBRUARY 6, 2011
of Mississippi; and Hawkeye LLC of New York. In this report: 130,171 Hidden Jobs revealed ( 4,721 Hidden Jobs in U.S.A. / 124,450 Hidden International Jobs ) If a company announces that they are planning to hire hundreds of people, why wait for the roles to hit the want-ads?
Evil HR Lady
MARCH 6, 2008
If they are trying to turn you away, they've got the wimpiest recruiter this side of the Mississippi! Please note, I don't actually know what side of the Mississippi you are on. For all I know this job is actually on an island in the middle of the Mississippi. I am applying for an internship. I understand that the job is low priority to them, as it is indeed an internship, not full-time. But the hiring process is very slow.
The Hidden Job Report
FEBRUARY 13, 2011
1,000 Jobs For Mississippi. In this report: 170,190 Hidden Jobs revealed ( 10,740+ Hidden Jobs in U.S.A. / 159,450 Hidden International Jobs ) If a company announces that they are planning to hire hundreds of people, why wait for the roles to hit the want-ads?
DOL Provides $27 Million to Help Workers Displaced by Oil Spill
JUNE 30, 2010
The states are Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi. Alabama and Mississippi each will receive $5 million.
4 Best States For Attorneys To Work
JANUARY 2, 2013
Mississippi. Mississippi’s high ranking comes primarily from the exceedingly low cost of housing in the state. In Georgia, average real estate costs are below that of even Mississippi and enable attorneys practicing there to stretch their dollar further than in most other states.
Working as a Mechanic: No Degree, No Problem
AUGUST 15, 2012
I am a mechanic at Walls Garage in Greenwood, Mississippi. This is a true story as told to DiversityJobs Street Smarts , where you can find career interviews for the job you’ve been looking for. Visit to find an interview in your desired field today. .
“What do I do after three weeks on the job, and I realize it is not the job for me?”
Sklover Working Wisdom
DECEMBER 1, 2010
Anyway, any help would be appreciated. Eric. Pascagoula, Mississippi. Question: Hey, Alan, I am a database/software web developer. I recently took a job at my old firm after a layoff. Though I did my best to ferret out the details of the new job to make sure it was a good “job fit,” I have determined after being on the job only three weeks that I am not the best person for the position. In fact, I don’t fit the job very well at all.
I’m being evaluated by a manager who just started last week, my interviewers ignored me, and more
Ask A Manager
FEBRUARY 12, 2014
Well, some states (like California, Louisiana, and Washington) prohibit employers from directing the political activities of employees and others (like Massachusetts, Mississippi, Oregon, and Wisconsin) prohibits employers from requiring employees to provide any political service as a condition of employment. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I’m being evaluated by a manager who just started last week.
“Recording Conversations with Your Boss or HR” What You Need to Know
Sklover Working Wisdom
MAY 5, 2014
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakato, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. .
The Value of Job Search Support Groups
Water Cooler Wisdom
OCTOBER 14, 2010
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The Hidden Job Report
NOVEMBER 17, 2010
The pilot program will launch today in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Virginia and Georgia. The Hidden Job Report. Total jobs in the report: 12,729 Jobs revealed ( 7,740 Jobs in U.S.A. 4,989 International Jobs ). If a company announces that they are planning to hire hundreds of people, why wait for the roles to hit the want-ads?
terse answer Thursday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions
Ask A Manager
JUNE 28, 2012
I am from Alabama originally and now live in Mississippi. It’s terse answer Thursday — seven short answers to seven short questions. Here we go… 1. What does “competitive” salary mean? I’m curious as to your take on the term “competitive” hourly wage or salary compensation. It’s a phrase I’ll see on occasion in job ads and I never quite know how to take it.