When Your “Day Without Women” Press Release Announces You Are Violating Federal Law

Evil HR Lady

My friend and fellow writer, Amy Alkon (author of Good Manners for Nice People Who Sometimes Say F*ck ) received a press release announcing a certain company’s celebration of International Women’s Day. The press release stated: [Company] CEO, [Man], is joining the nation in solidarity of women’s rights and values by giving his female employees paid time off March 8th.

WHAT HE SAID: Celebrating Apple While We Draft Negative Press Releases About Great American Companies.

HR Capitalist

But - I'm more than a little jaded with an EEOC process that's now drafting press releases celebrating their victories over corporate American, and what this reader says is absolutely correct. Yet we get a press release that celebrates none of that, inviting us to wag the finger at a great American company why we use technology that's built on the back of a society that's nowhere near as enlightened as our own related to building a progressive workplace.

Trending Sources

Press Release: Baby Boomers Solve Common Traveling Problems

Boomers Next Step

In keeping with our BoomersNextStep belief that baby boomers can thrive on making career changes and should not let age stop them from following their lifestyle dreams, I am proudly announcing that I've been practicing what I preach.

What a Cover Letter Hook Might Encompass

Career Realism

writers for press releases and sales letters) will be the first to tell you your material needs a hook. Press releases and articles are continuously written on company happenings; and without knowing this information, you’re somewhat being left in the dark.

Press Release: Baby Boomers Solve Common Traveling Problems

Boomers Next Step

In keeping with our BoomersNextStep belief that baby boomers can thrive on making career changes and should not let age stop them from following their lifestyle dreams, I am proudly announcing that I've been practicing what I preach.

Resumesimo Celebrates Success in the U.S. and raises $500K

Resumesimo

Press releasesAn ambitious project called Resumesimo.com. is taking America by storm. What is it? It’s a website that allows anyone to create a graphically handsome resume with just the right content in ten minutes – a resume potential employers will find it tough to overlook. Resumesimo.com is pumping new life into notions of what a good resume should be. “We know there are HR departments that take in dozens of resumes every day.

Are Graduates *Really* Not Skilled Enough?

The Undercover Recruiter

You probably saw many articles circulating, quoting a press release from the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) reporting that half of graduate employers believe graduates are not skilled enough.

Facebook and the Law: The NLRB Got It Right

Evil HR Lady

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a press release about the much talked about Facebook Case. Here are my thoughts at Facebook and the Law: The NLRB Got It Right

This Movie Theater Wants to Celebrate Women by Violating State and Federal Law.

Evil HR Lady

It seems to be somewhat of an epidemic: Companies issuing press releases to celebrate their defiance of federal civil rights laws. The latest is the Alamo Drafthouse, which announced Wonder Woman screenings for women only. Let’s celebrate womanhood! Or, Girl Power!

9 Ways to Keep Up Your Holiday Job Search

Competitive Resumes

Your favorite company probably has a press release of where they are handing out toys. This season is no time to slow down your holiday job search. Employers have to fill positions and some more urgently than others.

2016 92

BOOM: Amazon Announces Intent to Build Second HQ in a City Outside of Seattle.

HR Capitalist

Amazon HQ2 will cost $5 billion and eventually house up to 50,000 Amazon staff, Amazon said in a press release. . Damn! Amazon announced on Thursday that it is planning to open another headquarters called Amazon HQ2 in US city TBD.

NetworkWorld: 15 Real Ways to Secure Teleworkers

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal NetworkWorld: 15 Real Ways to Secure Teleworkers February 26, 2009 · 0 comments Hot on the heels of yesterday’s press release from the NIST about securing data , I run across an article on NetworkWorld that boils it down to a list of 15 ways to protect data.

5 Ways to Show Job Interview Mastery to Employers

Competitive Resumes

” You’re not mastering the interview process if you don’t check the company’s website, look at press releases, or know the company’s brand. More than ever, job seekers must be proficient at interviewing.

2017 59

DC Urged to Telecommute on the 20th

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal DC Urged to Telecommute on the 20th January 7, 2009 · 1 comment The Telework Exchange released a press release yesterday urging all D.C. Here’s the Telework Exchange’s news release. area organizations to allow employees to telecommute on the 20th!

ResumeBear Launches Employer Job Posting Competition to Help Get America Back to Work

Resume Bear

They will also be featured on the nationally recognized ResumeBear blog, cited in a national press release, promoted on all of ResumeBear’s social media channels, and announced on the new Chelsea Krost TV Show website. Employers post jobs for free during this month long competition that begins April 11th. ResumeBear announced today that it is sponsoring an Employer Job Posting Competition designed to help Americans get back to work.

ResumeBear Launches New Resources, Surpasses 100,000 Daily Visitors to Premier Job Site

Resume Bear

To See Original Press Release: [link]. ResumeBear launches new job board features, new College & University Program, and new Success Center, attracting over 100,000 daily visitors. Solana Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2012.

2012 117

Job Interviews: How To Respond When They Ask What You Know About The Company

Career Realism

Do a simple search to see if the company has been in the news or has put out any press releases. Job Interviews: How To Respond When They Ask What You Know About The Company. Work It Daily. Researching the company, or doing your homework, is critical before any job interview.

2016 53

We’ve Taken Part in the Global Startups Conference

Resumesimo

TIP: Visit Resumesimo Press page ! Press releasesOn Wednesday, June 22, a historical first took place in the form of the Global Startups Conference. This was the first event of its type, featuring startups and internet projects with Czech roots. The conference took place in the historical area in the center of Prague, with participation from more than 30 projects. The original plan for the event called for determining how many global internet projects are located in the CR.

Resumesimo: Creating a Professional Resume Completely Free-of-charge

Resumesimo

TIP: Visit Resumesimo Press page for more information or contact us ! Press releasesPrague, June, 2011 – Completely new functions have been added to the popular Resumesimo site to help job seekers. Resumesimo will help you create a professional resume and much more in just a few minutes. And it’s all completely free-of-charge. “Resumesimo is totally free of charge.

3 Ways To Conduct Critical Company Research

Career Realism

A quick internet search to find a company website can give you access to everything from press releases and leadership team profiles to media mentions and the sorts of perks and HR benefits available to employees. 3 Ways To Conduct Critical Company Research. Work It Daily.

2016 50

Looking For Some Great "Tom Is Moving On" Communication Notes? Here You Go.

HR Capitalist

The press release was a scathing rebuke of a manager who was widely thought to be a high performer and an innovator in his industry. Pro basketball's Chicago Bulls fired their coach, Tom Thibodeau , this week.

Revealed: The Effects of Long-Term Unemployment

Resume Bear

Citing data from a May 2010 research from the Pew Research Center (see press release here ), McArdle reveals just how much unemployment impacts the psyche of a job seeker.

11 Tips For Creating Compelling Cover Letters

Career Realism

Read recent press releases on their website and check out what their social media followers are saying about the company. 11 Tips For Creating Compelling Cover Letters. Work It Daily.

6 Ways the Zombies Took Over Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

Look at press releases, what former employees have said on Glassdoor, or even call the toll-free number and ask questions. This article was originally published on Come Recommended ! It is possible your job search is hijacked by zombies.

2016 77

6 Interview Tips And Tricks To Keep You Ahead Of Your Competition

Career Realism

You’ll be so much more impressive if you can refer to some press releases or case studies you’ve read, quote statistics or if you’ve used their product. 6 Interview Tips And Tricks To Keep You Ahead Of Your Competition. Work It Daily.

2016 61

The EEOC: Now Marketing Lawsuits against a Company Near You.

HR Capitalist

Press release distributed to bloggers - check! Why I hate it: The press releases are written in a way where guilt is assumed. The press release pretty much assumes guilt, and most people who receive it are going to make the same correlation. . Of course, a broadcast press release by the EEOC assuming guilt could be viewed as a bully tactic as well. . You ever get added to a mailing list and wonder how you got on it?

Never Answer A Job Posting Again: How Executives Land Roles

Career Realism

Google company press releases. Never Answer A Job Posting Again: How Executives Land Roles. CAREEREALISM. Hop onto any major job board and you’ll see a plethora of C-suite opportunities, from CEO on down.

2016 61

Outshine the Competition with a little Job Interview Preparation

Resume Bear

What recent news (such as a new product, a press release, an interview with the CEO) can you discuss? If the company is public, the boilerplate at the bottom of its press releases will tell you a lot. Even if you have less than a day before your job interview, you can outshine the competition with a little interview preparation.

2013 50

How To Get Media Coverage for Your Business, Blog, or Startup—Constantly (Secrets Behind My Frequent Media Coverage, Revealed)

Personal Excellence Blog

The standard protocol to do this is to write a press release and send it to the media outlet. Step 2: Write Your Press Release. Journalists, editors, and producers will use your release to determine if they want to feature you. Sample Press Release Template.

Media 13

The Empire Just Bought Luke Skywalker (Also Known as ADP Buying the Marcus Buckingham Company).

HR Capitalist

The Empire in the Star Wars series had it wrong. You don't need to fight the rebels. You just need to pull out the checkbook and buy the rebel who is most representative of the cause. In Star Wars, that was Luke Skywalker.

2017 31

Content Marketing for Recruiters on Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Press releases (short news pieces). As a recruiter, what type of content should you be putting out online? And what is your company doing to create interesting content for your target audience?

How to Create a Living Resume

Ms. Career Girl

If you’re a freelance writer, for example, your resume might state that you wrote 10 press releases in a one-week period, working under daily deadlines for a past client. The post How to Create a Living Resume appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

2017 46

A Twist on “Why Should We Hire You?”

The Job Quest

Look for press releases on the company website that talk about recent activities (mergers/acquisitions, purchases of new equipment, new hires in the department you are applying to, addition of production space, notable partnerships, etc.).

2014 83

4 Tips To Researching The Company Before Jumping Into The Interview

Career Realism

4 Tips To Researching The Company Before Jumping Into The Interview. CAREEREALISM. You may have spent hours perfecting the resume and to finally get that call from the employer to come in for an interview feels fantastic, but don’t stop the hard work and start relaxing just yet.

2016 59

How To Make A 30-60-90-Day Plan That Gets You The Job Offer

Career Realism

This can help you find the latest company press releases, as well as news-worthy events. Even if you know just how amazing a 30-60-90-Day Plan can be for your job interview, you may not know how to find the information you need to include in your plan.

2015 59

What to Do on a Phone Interview

Career Realism

You should still research the company on LinkedIn , Glassdoor, their website, and company press releases. Recently, I received more than a normal level of questions from my clients about what to do on a telephone interview.

Side Hustle Gold: 4 Inspiring Women's Stories

Ms. Career Girl

This story is an assembly of press releases highlighting these four women's success. The post Side Hustle Gold: 4 Inspiring Women's Stories appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. There's two things to keep in the front of your mind as you put your energy and time into a side hustle.

Women 68

The Importance Of ‘Staying In The Loop’ At Work

Career Realism

Read all information published by your company – newsletters, annual reports, press releases, and so on. Information is power. Knowledge is power. At work , information and knowledge allow us to be at our best and contribute in a highly effective manner.

2013 55

GIVE ME ANOTHER HIT: LinkedIn Endorsements, The Lab Rat and Lowest Common Denominators.

HR Capitalist

Here's the press release description of this brave new world from the LinkedIn Blog : "Starting today, we are introducing Endorsements, a new feature that makes it easier to recognize them for their skills and expertise.

2012 40

3 Tips For Following Up After Submitting Your Resume

Career Realism

Do your research by reviewing recent press releases and checking them out on LinkedIn including finding the hiring manager and seeing if there are active discussions. Don’t you just hate the wait-and-see process? Will the employer respond back on the submitted resume?