North Dakota: Why you need to go!

Ms. Career Girl

The post North Dakota: Why you need to go! There’s nothing wrong with the road well-traveled, but if you’re looking for somewhere new and exciting and don’t want to do all the groundwork yourself, keep reading while I introduce you to North Dakota. Never been to North Dakota? North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame is where you’ll find stories of Native Americans, ranchers and rodeo riders who called or call North Dakota home.

Miss America on The Value of Public Speaking

Ms. Career Girl

This past September Cara Mund, a Brown University honors graduate, made history by becoming the first woman from North Dakota to be awarded the title of Miss America and a $50,000 educational scholarship. Senator John Hoeven of North Dakota. At age 14, she founded North Dakota’s Annual Make-A-Wish Fashion Show. She aspires to be the first women elected governor of North Dakota.

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3 States Job-Seeking Graduates Should Consider

Career Alley

Don’t be so quick to needle North Dakota. North Dakota. While it may not have the population density, skyscrapers or beautiful beachfront property of other states, it has something that makes other states jealous: jobs.

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Are Economic Trends Affecting Talent Recruitment?

Evil HR Lady

Bloomberg reports that North Dakota saw a tremendous increase in jobs with the oil boom of a few years ago. No matter how hard you work to control the environment within your organization, there are economic trends affecting talent recruitment. This means that HR leaders need to be keenly aware of what is going on to make necessary changes. So what changes do you need to make to your recruitment strategy when forces outside of your control take place?

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The Hitchhikers Guide to Job Search

Career Alley

The University of North Dakota’s Career Site has an article and tracking tool – Job Search Tracking as well. “ Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans. ” – Peter F. Drucker. Books, movies, TV shows and a computer game, the “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” has many forms. Not to disappoint, but my guide is not so bold or interesting.

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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!

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.

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!

The Rewards—And Risks—of Truck Driving

Career Alley

In addition to all those goods that are moved through many states, new discoveries of oil in areas like North Dakota are increasing the demand to transport oil to other parts of the country. “ There is more credit and satisfaction in being a first-rate truck driver than a tenth-rate executive. ” – B. Forbes. America needs truck drivers. Most truck driving jobs don’t require a degree, but they do require specialized training and specific licensing.

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Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State


North Carolina – North Carolina Industrial Commission. North DakotaNorth Dakota Workforce Safety and Insurance. South Dakota – South Dakota Department of Labor Workers Compensation. Workers Compensation Definition.

How to Survive in the New Job Market


Oil-related equipment manufacturing is responsible for a lot of the big job gains in Texas, Oklahoma and North Dakota. The job paradigm in the United States has always been constantly shifting.

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So You Want To Write A Book in 2017?

Ms. Career Girl

When I was in college, I had a vision of a young woman throwing a fluffy, smothering white wedding dress into a scraggly tree on a deserted, dusty street in North Dakota. The post So You Want To Write A Book in 2017? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Want to write a book this year? Don’t know where to start? Get a journal. Right now. Out ya go. Buy a pretty, interesting, edgy, funny, odd journal and start writing.

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Building Your Own “You Know Everybody” Network [FREE Webinar]

Career Realism

Joseph, Minnesota, and a native of rural North Dakota. When we think about networking, we often think about mixers, events, conferences, and coffee meetings. While in-person networking is key to your success, you can also build meaningful relationships to enhance your professional networks by using various social media channels.

should companies let employees use e-cigarettes at their desks?

Ask A Manager

So far, three states (New Jersey, North Dakota, and Utah) include e-cigarettes in their overall workplace smoking bans, and a quickly growing list of cities are banning them in public spaces and offices. A reader writes: I work in a small office where our desks are stationed together, facing each other. One of my coworkers uses e-cigarettes at her desk and the menthol vapor is very strong.

Nurse? Or Travel Nurse?

Ms. Career Girl

Traveling is great and all, but not if they’re going to stick me in Fargo, North Dakota. You want to be a nurse, which means that your idea of a sexy Friday night outfit is scrubs and some squeaky rubber soled shoes, you’re totally cool with body fluids, and you’re willing to trade the personal satisfaction of saving lives for extended vacations in exotic locales. Right? Wrong.

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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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What Industry and Where You Live Helps in Finding a Job!

Resume Bear

In North Dakota, an ongoing energy boom has cut the jobless rate for the state’s tiny labor force to just 3.3 Employers say, ‘I can find a higher-skilled individual for the same salary or same wage who didn’t have the same qualifications two or three years ago,’” said Brent Rasmussen, president of job site CareerBuilder’s North American unit. Much like the uneven recovery that is slowly pulling the U.S.

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For Career Success In 2014, Think Like An Employer

Career Realism

It’s up to you to determine whether you can imagine a life North Dakota—a fertile area for job growth–or if you must accede to your family’s demand that you stay in Boston. You’re in your final year at college, and you don’t have a job. You’re not alone. Most of the Class of 2014 will cross the graduation stage without firm plans for the future. Related: 7 Common Job Hunting Mistakes Students Make.

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

In Colorado and North Dakota, employees are protected from retaliation for engaging in “lawful activities outside of work,” which would probably protect employees who are politically active, too. Question 1: When leaving a company, should I sign a non-solicit agreement? Hi, Alan. I work for a consulting firm. I was never asked to sign a non-solicit agreement, either upon joining this firm eight years ago, or since.

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Culture Shock—Without Ever Leaving Your Home Country

Career Realism

According to Foster, most countries can point to significant north/south differences, whether large (the U.S., north/south) and economics (i.e. The management philosophy is more likely to be, “We need you in North Dakota, so deal with it.”. As global moves become commonplace, relocation and corporate professionals have gained a better understanding of the phenomenon of culture shock.

my company won’t let me DJ on the weekends — and refuses to say why

Ask a Manager

California, Colorado, and North Dakota have such laws, so a second job that doesn’t interfere with their primary job is probably protected absent a contract saying otherwise in those states. A reader writes: My employer enforces a moonlighting policy whereby employees are required to obtain permission from an HR manager before they can work a second job.

Career Path of a Doctor

Career Realism

I get about three weeks paid vacation a year, and I like to take a trip up to see my family in North Dakota. This is a true story as told to where you can find helpful career interviews and job search advice in your desired industry. Visit to find a career interview in your field today. I work as a junior doctor , specializing in pediatric care. I chose to branch out to working with children two years ago, and have not regretted it for a moment.

Got a Phone And a Plethora of Patience?

Telecommuting Journal

They also offer paid training, which is good given that associates initially spend several weeks learning the job at a designated Verety location (in North Dakota or New Mexico). Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Got a Phone And a Plethora of Patience?

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Got a Phone And a Plethora of Patience?

Telecommuting Journal

They also offer paid training, which is good given that associates initially spend several weeks learning the job at a designated Verety location (in North Dakota or New Mexico). Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Got a Phone And a Plethora of Patience?

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How to bounce back | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

He professed his love by phone, but told me after driving me two and a half hours from the airport across frozen North Dakota tundra to his farm that I was too fat. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to bounce back Posted to: Goal setting December 11th, 2009

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There's no magic pill for being lost. | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog There's no magic pill for being lost. Posted to: Parenting | Self-management December 4th, 2009 Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook When I was in the mental ward , it was mostly girls in their teens with messed up track records and eating disorders. But my roommate was from Kellogg, a top-ten business school. I thought it was insane that she was there.

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Martin Luther King Day Special: Racism is alive and kicking.

Penelope Trunk

I have lived in different parts of Europe and in North America, and forgot for a while there that in my previous emails, tweets and comments in P's blog I mentioned that I'm originally European ( I feel more American even most of the time :-) ) Then again, a lot of Americans are too, mainly the ones described in Penelope's post. The same goes for North African immigrants in Western Europe by the way. Is this your first time here?

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