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.

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. I've been searching for a way to continue to make an income once we decide to retire from […]. Lifestyle Work from home baby boomers business Clarity Travel Solutions online business RovEasy


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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. I've been searching for a way to continue to make an income once we decide to retire from […]. Income in Retirement baby boomers business Clarity Travel Solutions online business RovEasy

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. I've been searching for a way to continue to make an income once we decide to retire from […]. Income in Retirement Work from home baby boomers business Clarity Travel Solutions online business RovEasy

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.

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How to Produce a Quality Brag Book (Press Release)

Resume to Referral

Get your copy of “How to Design, Write, and Compile a Brag Book” (2nd edition) now. “It’s It’s No Brag If It’s True.” Springfield Author and Career Specialist Publishes Sixth Book Springfield, Ohio – November 18, 2011 – Well-known Springfield author and career specialist, Teena Rose, says, “It’s no brag if it’s true. That’s why I

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Gaining the Edge in a Tight Job Market (Press Release)

Resume to Referral

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Teena Rose Resume to Referral 937.325.2149 phone Executive Resume Writing Services Gaining the Edge in a Tight Job Market Springfield, Ohio, Company Blends Personal Service and Internet Solutions Springfield, Ohio – November 17, 2011 – “With the Fed tightening the money supply, the outsourcing of high-end jobs and general belt tightening

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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!

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We’ve Taken Part in the Global Startups Conference


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.

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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.

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


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.

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


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.

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FFCRA and PPP Extended: Congress Agrees to a New $900 Billion deal

Evil HR Lady

While the bill’s wording is not yet available, Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, published a press release that details some of the information within the bill.

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Why HR (and Employee Relations) Equals Public Relations

Evil HR Lady

They see PR as the people who send out press releases to try to get a new product promoted and to offer hapless executives as guests on podcasts. HR is a public relations role. Yes, I realize that most people disagree with me on this thing.

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What Indeed Buying Workopolis Means for Recruiting Data


The press release, dated April 4th, was followed by a notice to Workopolis users that they […] Source. Recruiting Holdings Ltd, Indeed’s parent company, announced last week its acquisition of Workopolis.com, a leading Canadian job board founded in 2000 and was even named the Official Supplier of Online Recruitment for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. HR Recruiting GDPR Indeed recruiting Workopolis

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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

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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

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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. Do graduate employers genuinely believe that graduates aren’t ready for work, or is this just a sensational headline? We speak to talented and bright graduates and students every. View Article. Are Graduates *Really* Not Skilled Enough?

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5 Careers You Can Hold With a Journalism Degree in 2020


You will draft press releases too. For external use, you also create press releases, articles, blogs, op-eds, etc. Journalism’s face has changed over the past couple of decades. That is mostly because of industry changes brought about by social media’s rise.

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No, Bumble, It’s Not Okay to Discriminate Against Men

Evil HR Lady

Imagine a company sending out a press release to announce that they have a new networking tool that only allows men. Bumble has just done that–except it only allows women. Is there a difference? When we want to check our biases we can do a simple test created by Kristen Pressner, in her viral TedX talk: Flip it to test it. Is it okay to have a men-only business networking app? Of course not.

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The Value of a Confidential Search BEFORE You Fire an Incumbent.

The HR Capitalist

As a result, the announcement of the firing of Tom Herman was followed up by the announcement that UT was hiring Alabama Offensive Coordinator Steve Sarkisian within 24 hours of the press release of the firing. We've all been there.

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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!

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

The 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. Amazon said it wants HQ2 to be in a metropolitan area with a "stable and business friendly environment" and more than 1 million people.

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?

4 Ways Veterans Can Successfully Make the Military to Civilian Transition

Career Key

To see the full details, see press release, " 4 Success Strategies for Veterans Making the Military to Civilian Transition " dated October 31, 2014. To celebrate Veterans Day on November 11, Career Key recommends four strategies veterans can use to make a successful military to civilian transition.

New College Major-Personality List Promises Better Grades & College Retention

Career Key

To learn more, please read the latest Press Release at PRWeb. Career Key is the first to classify all current college majors in the U.S. and Canada according to Holland's six personality types. Because research ( PDF ) shows that choosing a college major matching your personality predicts grades earned, persistence, and graduation rate, creation of this list of college majors is an important advance for students and college retention in general.

Inside Jobs: Interview With a Web Marketing Assistant


I am in charge of writing Press Releases, posting articles and posting information on relevant forums and directories. Ever wonder what it's like to work online from home full-time? We interviewed Patricia, a web marketing assistant with a year of ‘at home’ experience to find out for you - here's her story: What is your job title? How many years of experience do you have in that field? I am a Web Marketing Assistant.

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The Best Way To Reveal Your “Lightbulb Moment”

Ms. Career Girl

Press Release: New survey reveals the best situation for finding your “lightbulb moment.”. My Own Stationery has conducted a study into the situations in which people feel their most. inspired in the pursuit of better creative thought. Surveying over 100 creative professionals. across the UK, they sought to find out if there were more common situations, such as being. inside or outside, and being with company or alone, which could inspire creativity.

2018 120

The Danger of the Combative, F-You Style Reply on Email (Woj and ESPN edition)

The HR Capitalist

Josh Hawley's press office, per Ryan Glasspiegel of Outkick. The suspension occurred after Wojnarowski made the remark in reply to a press-release blast from Hawley, who said the NBA was "kowtowing to Beijing" and "refusing to support U.S. Late last week I covered the decreasing dominance of Adrian Wojnarowski , an NBA reporter who has an incredible run of being THE source for breaking news in the NBA.

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Caffeine Nazi Says: Roast National Coffee Day 2011


Ahead of the highly-anticipated day, CareerBuilder and Dunkin’ Donuts have released their second annual list of professions that "rely" on coffee the most to get through the work day. But wait, the word caffeine is conveniently absent from the press release. September 29, 2011 is National Coffee Day.

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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 195

Looking Toward the Future? Five Ways to Choose the Right Career Path

Ms. Career Girl

Review recent articles or press releases. Deciding what you want to do with your life and your career is not revolutionary – it is evolutionary. Since you will spend much of your life at work you owe it to yourself to understand what inspires you and motivates you, and match those beliefs with your personality, skill set, interests, and values. Only then will you be able to optimize your prospects for success, fulfillment, and happiness.

2020 151

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

The 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. Here's a taste. Put your helmet on: Chicago Bulls Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf said, “The Chicago Bulls have a history of achieving great success on and off the court.

2015 107

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. Your press release should include your company logo, company address, contact number, e-mail address, title of the story you want the media outlet to cover (e.g., Journalists, editors, and producers will use your release to determine if they want to feature you. Sample Press Release Template.

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Getting Back On Track: Rebuilding A Career After An Injury


A cursory glance at OSHA’s press release archive clearly demonstrates how much occupational injury litigation proceedings result in two outcomes: a settlement for the employee, and wholesale changes to safety procedures to prevent the issue reoccurring. It’s good news for everyone that workplace injury is on the decline.

2018 120

Pandemic/Recession Notes: It's Going to Get Hard to Recruit Candidates in Stable Situations (The Best Hire Ever Podcast).

The HR Capitalist

Don't cut and past a press release. If there's one thing I learned in the last recession that's going to help me this time around, it's this: All things being equal, when we are deep in a recession, reasonable people in stable employment situations are less likely to jump to a new job.

2020 98

BREAKING: Big Data Is Going to Tell Us Our Workforce is Hopelessly Flawed.

The HR Capitalist

Here's a recent press release on a product from Synergy Sky called Synergy of Things. If you're a leader, you probably understand that the workplace is flawed. Whether you believe it is merely flawed or hopelessly flawed probably depends on your natural outlook and disposition. Glass half-full? You know the workplace is flawed but you're confident we can make it better. Glass half-empty? You're jaded and shaking your head at what you see.

2019 84

“Tinder for Jobs” Sexualizes the HR Industry #HRTech


Please stop sending me press releases saying you are the next “<insert trendy tech app name> in Jobs, Hiring or for Work.” The PR person went so far as to follow up several times since sending me their exciting press release. Want to learn more about the HR technology industry? Check out my new book, The HR Technology Field Guide. .

2015 98

Five Things You Must Do Before a Networking Event

Careers Done Write

A great way to find new is to type the company name, the current year, and the words, “press release” in your search engine search bar. Often you just get one opportunity to make a favorable connection with a new contact. You don’t want to fall short. Here are five things that you must do before a networking event. Access the Attendee List. Many networking events will include a list of attendees either in advance of the event or upon arrival.

2014 176

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.

Handling Change: the CIO Model

Ms. Career Girl

Just look at the headlines of your company’s recent press releases. Change is the Only Constant. I once read an editorial called ‘Everything Has A Shelf Life.’ The author’s premise was that nothing lasts forever; change happens every day. Expected and unexpected, good and bad, change is part of life. Handling change is essential in the workplace. Chances are you’ll find topics like strategic re-alignment, consolidation, new management, outsourcing, even acquisition or sale.

2018 156

The EEOC’s $2 Million Same Sex Workplace Decision


A couple weeks ago the EEOC issued a press release announcing a $2 million recovery from a New Mexico automobile dealership for the charge of same-sex sexual harassment of 50 male employees. ” An overview of the case is listed below taken from EEOC’s above-mentioned press release. If you have been a reader of the blog for a while, you know my thoughts regarding being fired because you’re gay and transgenders in the workplace.

2014 101

Keep Up The Job Search Wherever You Are

Career Alley

The app searches press releases, online media, magazines, newspapers and blogs to find information about the companies you’re following. A dedicated job search takes eight hours a day , writes Career Cast. But with a smartphone or tablet, you don’t have to spend all of that time at home on the computer. Get out, change the scenery, find a comfortable place and continue your job hunt with these recommended apps. Searching For The Ideal Job.

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