REAL TALK: Managers are Looking for Alphas for Succession.

The HR Capitalist

The coach of the Oakland Raiders, Jon Gruden, spent over 5 minutes in a recent episode evaluating backup quarterbacks, with a job in the NFL on the line. . There's a millions things that go into a decision on succession, who gets the promotion and other spoils of career advancement. I'm here today to talk about one of those things - being an alpha. All things being equal, the leaders who make decisions about who moves up in the organization want someone who can take charge and lead.

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What Being a Diverse, Female Entrepreneur Has Taught Me About Challenges and Uncertainty 

Ms. Career Girl

After teaching AP World History in Oakland, CA, where she served on the frontlines in the fight to protect an inclusive AP World curriculum, she changed roles to entrepreneur and founder in 2018. The spread of the coronavirus has severely impacted so many industries and businesses, and founders across the startup world, are moving quickly to adapt to this new reality. The general advice coming from venture capitalists has been to stay lean and don’t expect that fundraising will happen.

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“Can you explain what ‘warrants’ are?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Oakland, California. Question: Can you explain warrants that are issued and what rights does an employee have regarding them? Also, can you direct me to a place where I can find out more about understanding them? Regina . Answer: Dear Regina: . A “warrant” is a kind of financial instrument that entitles its holder to buy the underlying stock of a company at a fixed exercise price until a specified expiration date.

2011 139

5 Reasons I Left My Corporate Job to Build My Career as a Writer

Ms. Career Girl

Her fiction includes Book Club and Conquest. She got her wits about her on the hills of San Francisco, the streets of London, the sewers of Paris, and the suburban wilds of Oakland. The post 5 Reasons I Left My Corporate Job to Build My Career as a Writer appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post By Jaime Boust. Her bio follows. I was tired of working towards someone else’s goals. My twenties were all about city life, newfound freedom, and scant responsibilities.

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Part One: CA Discrimination Law and Web-Based Recruiting Practices #hrbasics

Workology

68, Oakland, CA: Employment Law Publishers, 2013. “To 71, Oakland, CA: Employment Law Publishers, 2013. Mary Wright explains the HR pitfalls in the relationship between California discrimination law and web-based recruiting practices. Join us for Part Two later this week when she puts the two pieces together. Part one discusses discrimination laws in California. .

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Forcing Managers to Interview Minority Candidates - Necessary or Pure Bureaucracy?

The HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note - If you follow sports, you may have heard that the Oakland Raiders (soon to be the Las Vegas Raiders) are set to hire Jon Gruden , current ABC/ESPN commentator, past head coach in the NFL and yes, a white guy. It's said at this writing to be a done deal, but the Raiders have to interview other candidates as required by the NFL's Rooney Rule. I'm re-running this post to explore the merits of forcing managers to interview minority candidates in searches.

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Here's Your Money Quote of the Day On Organizational Turnover.

HR Capitalist

That's a quote from the movie Moneyball, in which Brad Pitt plays Billy Beane, an executive for the professional baseball Oakland A's, who has to figure out how to stay competitive when virtual ATMs like the Yankees and Red Sox steal his best players via offers he can't afford to match. You just lost another one. People are looking to you, because. well, you're the HR leader and you're responsible for turnover, right? Of course, you know that there are a lot of reasons that people leave.

The Antonio Brown Conundrum: How Important Is It To Fit Into The Company Culture?

Career Realism

The Pro-Bowl wide receiver became a locker room problem for the Pittsburgh Steelers and was traded to the Oakland Raiders in the off-season. However, Brown never played a game for Oakland and, through a series of bizarre events, essentially forced his release from the team and joined the New England Patriots for the 2019 season. If you're a football fan, you're probably very familiar with the Antonio Brown situation.

Hire Smart Like Billy Beane

Water Cooler Wisdom

In Moneyball,  which is based on the 2003 book of the same name by Michael Lewis , Pitt plays Billy Beane, general manager of the Oakland Athletics. Who could resist a movie with Brad Pitt? Pitt or no Pitt, I normally stay away from sports movies. But  Moneyball is no ordinary sports movie. It’s a lesson in hiring to which all small- and large-business owners should pay attention. Baseball’s Mistake in Identifying Top Talent. The basic premise behind Moneyball.

R.I.P. Al Davis: Here's My Favorite HR Quote From the NFL's Sith Lord.

HR Capitalist

Al Davis, the funky longtime owner of the NFL's Oakland Raiders, died this weekend. May the world remember you in your 1970s and 80's glory and not what happend in Oakland since 2000. Things Al Davis will always be remembered for: --Building a franchise culture that embodied renegades and misfits, and still winning in the early days (but not lately). Drafting Jamarcus Russell out of LSU, giving him $30M large and never having him produce.

MONEYBALL: Is the Talent World's Most Undervalued Asset Old People?

HR Capitalist

It is most commonly used to refer to the strategy used by the front office of the Oakland Athletics. That made Scheinman a lot like the Oakland A''s when it came to talent he could attract on his own. Moneyball - A term describing baseball operations in which a team endeavors to analyze the market for baseball players and buy what is undervalued and sell what is overvalued. Unlike a common misconception, it is not about OBP, but whatever is undervalued at that time.

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Moneyball the Movie: How Can You Miss with Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill? (Video Trailer)

HR Capitalist

I'm not asking for the Oakland A's version of Major League, but don't get serious with this cast in place. Question to HR pros: Have you read the book Moneyball by Michael Lewis ? If not, stop and order it now. I know. KD talks too much about sports. HR pros, especially the women in our industry, don't connect with you when you talk sports, KD. Blah, blah, blah. Couple of things on that front.

Best Engineering Desk Accessories

The Corporate Con/noisseur

You can choose from the following teams: Baltimore Ravens Carolina Panthers Chicago Bears Dallas Cowboys Green Bay Packers Minnesota Vikings New England Patriots New York Giants Oakland Raiders Philadelphia Eagles Pittsburgh Steelers San Francisco 49ers Seattle Seahawks. This NFL Helmet Scotch Tape Dispenser comes in the following teams: Chicago Bears Minnesota Vikings New Orleans Saints Oakland Raiders Pittsburgh Steelers San Francisco 49ers St. Best Engineering Desk Accessories.

Coaches Who Should Not Of Been Fired?

Resume Bear

After wrapping up an 8-8 season, the Oakland Raiders fired coach Hue Jackson after just one year of coaching. When it comes to coaching, a termination is much more than the loss of a job. It has the potential to tarnish one’s reputation and damage a coaching career for life. For the most part, coaches are measured on their wins and losses. They depend on the talent, health, and cooperation of their players to make wins happen, but when the team falls short, somebody is to blame.

Share Your Passion – Be an About.com Guide

Telecommuting Journal

Current open cities include Baltimore, Oakland, Raleigh-Durham, Cincinnati and a handful of others. If you’re looking for legitimate work at home jobs you might keep running across writing gigs that note “$675/mo base” as the compensation. Ever wonder what those job listings are referring to? Well, it’s likely those listings are referring to About.com’s Guide positions.

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“If I signed a non-solicitation agreement, can I now create a website for my new business?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Oakland Township, Michigan. Question: I am a veterinary surgeon who recently left my place of employment of 17 years. I have a non-solicitation clause in my contract with my former employer. I cannot solicit business from previous clients and veterinarians who refer cases to my former place of employment. Can I legally have a website on the internet that shares information about my newly formed practice and services I provide?

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“Insulted, overworked, and benefits taken away– can I get unemployment?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Oakland, California. Question: The owner of the company I work for over the past 3 years has started to insult my intelligence verbally. And he has added literally 5 peoples’ jobs (from people he has fired) at a savings to him of about $300,000. He has put their responsibilities on me, without a raise in pay. Of course, I still have my other full-time responsibilities. .

Like to Take Pics? Become an EveryScape Ambassador.

Telecommuting Journal

Paul, MN New York, NY Orlando, FL Philadelphia, PA Phoenix, Mesa, AZ Pittsburg, PA Portland, OR Providence, RI Riverside, San Bernardino, CA Sacramento, CA San Antonio, TX San Francisco, Oakland, CA San Jose, CA Seattle, WA St. Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Like to Take Pics? Become an EveryScape Ambassador. December 22, 2008 · 1 comment I took my kids to the Aspen Art Museum on Mill Street today.

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Like to Take Pics? Become an EveryScape Ambassador.

Telecommuting Journal

Paul, MN New York, NY Orlando, FL Philadelphia, PA Phoenix, Mesa, AZ Pittsburg, PA Portland, OR Providence, RI Riverside, San Bernardino, CA Sacramento, CA San Antonio, TX San Francisco, Oakland, CA San Jose, CA Seattle, WA St. Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Like to Take Pics? Become an EveryScape Ambassador. December 22, 2008 · 1 comment I took my kids to the Aspen Art Museum on Mill Street today.

2008 100

A Seat At The Table

Ms. Career Girl

Scott serves as CEO of the Oakland-based consulting firm, 360 Total Concept, solving complex business challenges for clients like Uber, Comcast and McDonald’s, all while staying committed to improving local communities worldwide. The post A Seat At The Table appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Shonda Scott. Her bio follows. In business and in life, I have a mantra that has given me the courage to succeed in a world that was not initially inclusive.

2016 212

How Do I Compare Two Job Offers?

Evil HR Lady

San Francisco is WAY more expensive than Portland - even moving out of the actual city and into a nearby area (Oakland, Berkeley, Daly City, Marin) can be extremely expensive. Evil HR Lady Why am I evil? Well, Im not, but thats the perception of all of us in HR. Need to fire someone? Come to HR. Need to explain to someone why, even after working their rear end off all year, that their annual increase is 2.7%? Come to HR. Need to come up with new mountains of paperwork? Come to HR.

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my boss watches porn all day, salary and cost-of-living differences, and more

Ask A Manager

Based on cost of living calculator/analysis and talking with my financial advisor, the minimum equivalent of $40,000 in Milwaukee is $54,000 in Oakland, CA (nearest big city), and $64,000 in San Francisco proper. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker slacked off this weekend and no one said anything. My coworker and I are both new hires at a small tech firm.

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