Workforce Planning: China Vs. Mississippi is Easy From a Cost Perspective, Right?

HR Capitalist

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.

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

of Indianola, Mississippi, who reports that springtime in his hometown is now just “two miles away, and headed to the Post Office.” “No winter lasts forever. No spring skips its turn.” ” – Unknown Author. This time of year – especially in colder zones – we all start to get a bit buggy, impatient waiting any longer for the coming of the spring, bearing its special gifts of warmth, birdsongs and wild flowers.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. “You cannot negotiate with a tiger while your head is in its mouth.” ” – Winston Churchill. Negotiation is very situational, that is, its success or failure depends to a considerable degree upon the relative position of the parties.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

of Meridian, Mississippi. “Either you run the day, or the day runs you.” ” – Jim Rohn. At work, achievement counts. Yet we have to make time for personal, family and unexpected matters, too.

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Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Ms. Career Girl

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.

weekend free-for-all – June 30-July 1, 2018

Ask a Manager

Recommendation of the week: One Mississippi. This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. This one is truly no work and no school.). Why was this cancelled?

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Don’t Leave Yet: Three Key Areas To Establish In Your New Business Before You Hand In Your Notice


Bear in mind that the legal requirements for this vary from state to state: in Mississippi, for example, you’ll need coverage if you have five regular employees, while in Georgia, you’ll need it for only three.

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

The HR Capitalist

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 #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas


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.

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Get the VIP Treatment at #SHRM15 with Our Conference Party Guide


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!

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Download our 2015 Guide to Las Vegas & the SHRM Annual Conf #SHRM15


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!

Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State


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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


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.

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3 Education Career Choices with High Demand Futures

Career Alley

Mississippi Delta Region – According to Channel 12 News of Jackson, MS, the state has a shortage of 2,400 teachers. If you’ve been thinking about pursuing a career in education, now is the time.

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Download Your 2015 Guide Las Vegas for #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas


It’s arrived. The most anticipated guide filled with nuggets of wisdom, insights, where to go and what to do in Las Vegas during the HR Technology Conference. It’s sponsored by our friends, Talent Objects. This guide is filled with information about cabbing it in Vegas, shows to see, restaurants to enjoy and what to do when you aren’t at the HR Technology Conference.

Going for the Win on 4th Down


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.

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Learn Everything You Need to Know about Las Vegas & #SHRM15


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!

Where Do Writers Write? Take A Look…

Ms. Career Girl

For years I helped operate our family’s sustainable farm in Oxford, Mississippi. Last month I showed you where I write my books. There were many photos of my garden, which is where I do a lot of daydreaming and procrastinating while pretending to work.

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Slow Hiring

Evil HR Lady

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.

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DOL Provides $27 Million to Help Workers Displaced by Oil Spill

Resume Bear

The states are Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi. Alabama and Mississippi each will receive $5 million.

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4 Best States For Attorneys To Work

Career Realism

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.

Microsoft Announces Plan to Train Veterans for Tech Jobs

Resume Bear

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.

Deputy Attorney Fired For Comments Made on His Twitter Account: Why Your Reputation On-Line Is More Important Than Your Net Worth

Resume Bear

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.

2012 230

Headline Bloopers That Probably Got Someone Fired

Resume Bear

This mistake wouldn’t be so awful if it weren’t for the glaring irony of it — and the fact that we all learned how to spell Mississippi in the second grade. One of the most important skills a copy editor can have is a dirty, skeptical mind.

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Get the VIP Treatment with our #SHRM16 Party List


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.

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Disability Employment Statistics: How Is Your State Doing?


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?

15 Companies that went in another Direction

Resume Bear

But in those days, as the Mississippi Valley Printing Telegraph Company, the only thing they were sending was telegrams.

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Why It Matters: The Minimum Wage Debate

Career Realism

Currently, 29 states have a minimum wage greater than the federal limit, while 16 states equal it and five (Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and South Carolina) don't have minimum wage. Minimum wage is currently a hot topic everywhere.

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“What do I do after three weeks on the job, and I realize it is not the job for me?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

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.

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The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

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?

2011 174

Dr. Martin Luther King’s Economics: Through Jobs, Freedom

Resume Bear

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.

2012 253

Working as a Mechanic: No Degree, No Problem

Career Realism

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. .

“Recording Conversations with Your Boss or HR” What You Need to Know

Sklover Working Wisdom

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. .

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The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

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?

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The Value of Job Search Support Groups

Water Cooler Wisdom

Alexandra Levits Water Cooler Wisdom About Subscribe in a reader Subscribe to Water Cooler Wisdom by Email CareerChat eNewsletter Subscribe Find Alexandra Archives April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 More.

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The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

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?

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terse answer Thursday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

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.

I’m being evaluated by a manager who just started last week, my interviewers ignored me, and more

Ask A Manager

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.

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11 Reasons You Are Fat (And Will Continue To Be)

Personal Excellence Blog

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.

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