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NARCISSIST: Why the Best Candidates Don't Always Become Leaders At Your Company.

The HR Capitalist

A study last year by University of Nebraska professor Peter Harms had some interesting things to say about Narcissists becoming leaders. There are a lot of assumptions out there that Narcissists make the best leaders in your company. Turns out, narcissists are more likely to become leaders at your company, but not because they are the best fit.

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Don't Be a Victim of the Great Resignation

Water Cooler Wisdom

A “We Quit” sign left on the door of a Nebraska Burger King restaurant after the entire staff walked out really said it all. By now, you’ve likely heard the term “the great resignation.” Anthony Klotz, a professor at Texas A&M University, coined the term in a May  Bloomberg article  to refer to the great numbers of workers expected to exit the workforce after the pandemic.

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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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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!

This Week’s GOOD News in the #Workplace


820 health care jobs coming to Omaha, Nebraska: $93M hospital will require 250 construction jobs, as well; set to open in 2016. 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. 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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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.

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! I can’t believe are 6 weeks away from the 2015 SHRM Annual Conference in Las Vegas.

The Original Social Network was Usenet

Resume Bear

Nebraska ( Nebraska ( 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.

NARCISSIST: Why the Best Candidates Don't Always Become Leaders At Your Company.

HR Capitalist

A new study by University of Nebraska professor Peter Harms had some interesting things to say about Narcissists becoming leaders. There are a lot of assumptions out there that Narcissists make the best leaders in your company. Turns out, narcissists are more likely to become leaders at your company, but not because they are the best fit.

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!

“If I work during FMLA leave, without prior approval, do I get paid?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Lincoln, Nebraska. If not, you would have a pretty good case to file a complaint with Nebraska’s Department of Labor. Instructions and forms for filing a wage complaint in Nebraska can be found at . Question : Alan, I have not been classified as a “key employee” by my employer, but while on FMLA leave of absence for Maternity Leave I worked over 200 hours.

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Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State


NebraskaNebraska Workers Compensation Court. Workers Compensation Definition. Workers compensation is defined as a form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee’s right to sue his or her employer for the tort of negligence.

How To Get An Employer’s Attention In 20 Seconds

Career Realism

For example, “Joe Smith, Nebraska Hula Hoop Champion 2002.” I review a lot of resumes, and they often land in my mailbox with the exact same titles: resume.doc or resume.pdf. Can you say boring? Try these alternatives to stand out as an interesting candidate and get an employer’s attention : 1. Your Name Resume.doc — This minimum level of personalization ensures your resume will remain attached to your application.

SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP Have Been Accredited: What This Means For Us


The Buros Center for Testing , located at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is an independent nonprofit organization that has reviewed or accredited other well-known tests including major state educational achievement exams; admissions tests for medical school, law school and graduate school, such as the LSAT, MCAT, GMAT and GRE exams; and licensure exams for physical therapists, clinicians and technicians.


Cabelas Hiring 155 at New Saginaw Michigan Store!

Resume Bear

Cabela’s Incorporated, headquartered in Sidney, Nebraska, is a leading specialty retailer, and the world’s largest direct marketer, of hunting, fishing, camping and related outdoor merchandise. Applications being accepted now; Interviews to begin Nov.

MODERN HR LEADER QUOTES: "Today's High Deductibles Are Tomorrow’s Bad Debt".

HR Capitalist

As a patient financial counselor at Nebraska Methodist Health System, she calls patients about a week before they go in for procedures with estimates of their bills and what portion insurance will cover. That quote is money. Because it underscores the fact that even as we attempt to keep employee premium costs from rising, we''re really just re-engineering and shifting costs to the back end.

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Should Your Business Have a Physical Location?

Water Cooler Wisdom

Here, Peter Awad, co-founder of  Mission Meats in Decorah, Iowa; Lindsay Kolber, co-founder of LogicPrep in Armonk, New York; Brian Podwinski, owner of Blue Blood Brewing Company in Lincoln, Nebraska; and Ismael Wrixen, co-owner of brokerage firm FE International in Boston, Massachusetts, sound off. Are you having trouble choosing a business location for your company?

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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. I’m sure you are too which is why I’m working to bring you the best insights into what you can expect at the 2016 Annual Conference in Washington DC this year. . WHAT IS THE 2016 #SHRMVIP PARTY & EVENT GUIDE?

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“Are you a fan of outplacement services?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

If moving to Nebraska, where the unemployment rate is 4%, is feasible, I might request relocation expense over other uses of severance monies. Question: Alan, in a recent article you said that you often think outplacement is not worth the cost, and other things may be better for severed employees. Do you think there are any exceptions to that? Name Withheld. Answer: That is a very, very good question.

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“I previously sued an employer. How can I explain that on my resume and interview?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Cozad, Nebraska. Question: More than ten years ago, I was fired by an employer. I believe it was a truly discriminatory act, I was much aggrieved, and I sued, though I ultimately lost the case. I was fortunate to have found a second job that lasted seven years before being laid off again. And, too, I am fortunate that my special area of expertise is very much in demand.

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ResumeBear Picks The 20 Most Legendary College Bars

Resume Bear

other than the University of Nebraska, of course), but apparently, there’s a pretty fantastic college bar called Duffy’s Tavern. Just about every school has one: a long-standing college bar steeped in history and, most often, cheap beer. It is in these bars that traditions are made, legendary stories are created and shared, and good times are remembered. We’ve found 20 of the most legendary of these bars, listed in no particular order, and we’ll share their stories here.

Disability Employment Statistics: How Is Your State Doing?


The highest state for those without disabilities is Nebraska at 83.9% 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? The 2015 Disability Statistics Annual Report is a publication of the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics.

RECESSION: Challenged or Forged by Fire?


My friend Ray lives in Nebraska. After a year of being unemployed, my brother started at a new job this week. His unemployment has been tough on him and his family, but I feel certain they are on the road to recovery. They downsized considerably when he lost his job and were able to stay afloatwhile not getting behind, not so for everyone. I have several other friends unemployed or underemployed. The recession rages on. Trial By Fire.

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Want to Be Happy at Work? 3 Things to Consider

Career Realism

Autumn Burns , for instance, is a social media manager for a Nebraska company called Behaven Kids, which provides behavioral health services. Let’s start with the bad news: Nearly a quarter of working Americans are unhappy with their jobs, according to a recent survey by Bellevue University. Now the good news: Those unhappy employees want to find jobs they actually like, according to the survey.

“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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Culture Shock—Without Ever Leaving Your Home Country

Career Realism

For example, moving a Canadian Francophone family from Montreal to the Athabasca oil sands area in Alberta; moving a single, 20-something man from a small town in Nebraska to New York City; or moving a London-based family to a small town in Scotland. As global moves become commonplace, relocation and corporate professionals have gained a better understanding of the phenomenon of culture shock.

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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Employee Engagement Dialogue on Talent with Jason Lauritsen and David Zinger

David Zinger

Jason Lauritsen : Well, I was sitting… My daughter started what we call, they call it micro soccer here in the middle of Nebraska, and so she was, you know, four years old, you know, and anybody that’s watching this, you know, four-year olds kind of chase the ball around or whatever, but there are certain four-year olds that are more into understanding what this is about than others. A Bulletproof View of Employee Engagement.

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