Have You Looked At Your Credit Report?
Professional Resume Services
APRIL 8, 2014
Among the rest of the things you need to do before that job interview, looking at your credit report is up there in priority. Here’s why it should be done before that job interview: The Fair Credit Reporting Act is the federal law covering the whole issue.
Looking Forward to the September Jobs Report
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
The September BLS jobs report will drop on Friday, October 7. With only one week to go and the US election heating up, I thought it was time for a look back on recent months and a look forward to our next report — what economic trends should we watch for, and what should we hope for?
Why Was the May Jobs Report So Bad? Job Postings Went Down
JULY 13, 2016
The initial BLS Jobs Report for May , released in June, reported that the American economy gained only 38,000 new jobs in May. Last week, along with releasing much a stronger June Jobs Report, the BLS also downgraded the May report.
The Top US Staffing Trends of 2015 [STUDY]
The Undercover Recruiter
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
LinkedIn recently released a report on the US staffing trends of the last four years, which has pin-pointed three key trends to incorporate into your business strategy for 2015. The Top US Staffing Trends of 2015 [STUDY].
Fake Job Post: Bill Starway Wants Your Credit Report - Jobacle.com.
FEBRUARY 28, 2011
I appreciate you contacting us. However, before I am able to schedule a formal meeting, my company will require that you acquire a recent (past 14-21 business days) credit report. Once you submit all of the required information, they will show your personal report.
The Reports of the Death of HR Are Greatly Exaggerated
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
“The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” – Mark Twain. Several reports and articles I have read recently have reported on the demise of Human Resources. The nature of this changing work calls for a different kind of person working for us — so the argument goes. To paraphrase Twain’s quote, I think the death of HR has been exaggerated. The most recent was Jacob Morgan’s article and video, presented in Forbes. A Name Change.
U.S. News & World Report Releases 2012 Rankings of World’s Best Universities
OCTOBER 25, 2012
News & World Report , one of the nation’s leading providers of service news and information, today released the fifth annual edition of the World’s Best Universities rankings. The World’s Best Universities rankings, updated annually by U.S. About U.S.
I.R.S. Pays Employee $4.5 Million for Reporting Employer’s Tax Cheating Eight Elements You Need to Know
Sklover Working Wisdom
MAY 17, 2011
ACTUAL CASE HISTORY* : According to recently published reports, the Internal Revenue Service has made its first-ever award to an employee who “blew the whistle” on his employer’s cheating on taxes. Informant Award program provides both monetary awards and anonymity to employees who report tax-cheating by their employers. The Informant cannot be an “On The Job” Government Employee : Claims submitted by employees of the U.S. They enable us to Help You.
The Hidden Job Report
FEBRUARY 6, 2011
In this report: 130,171 Hidden Jobs revealed ( 4,721 Hidden Jobs in U.S.A. / 124,450 Hidden 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? Click here to submit a tip for The Hidden Job Report.
The US Economy Added 156,000 Jobs in September
OCTOBER 7, 2016
September’s much anticipated jobs report is here and the news is… ok. The US economy added 156,000 nonfarm payroll jobs in September. One of the most important, and most underreported, parts of the monthly BLS jobs report is its revisions to past reports.
April Jobs Report Sees a Big Slowdown
MAY 6, 2016
April’s BLS jobs report shows a big slowdown in hiring with only 160,000 new non-farm payroll jobs. Earlier this week I wrote about 5 things I’d be watching for in this week’s jobs report. HR bls jobs report economics job growth jobs report
What NOT to Do When You’re New on the Job
OCTOBER 30, 2012
Career Advice Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter New Employee U.S. News & World Report career advice career management career strategy New JobBy Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Many new hires are so anxious to make friends and a good impression that they often make mistakes that will leave them with neither. To ensure this isn’t you, check out the list below of 10 things you should be cautious of when you’re the new kid on the block: 1. Don’t tell your new manager [.].
Trump’s election tells us that we’re all a bunch of liars
NOVEMBER 9, 2016
We lie to ourselves when we think we know how the US thinks and votes. And city people lie when they pretend they can represent the US in the media. Which tells us that the Republicans think it’s fine to be racist.
The Hidden Job Report
FEBRUARY 13, 2011
In this report: 170,190 Hidden Jobs revealed ( 10,740+ Hidden Jobs in U.S.A. / 159,450 Hidden 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? Click here to submit a tip for The Hidden Job Report.
The Hidden Job Report
FEBRUARY 27, 2011
In this report: 30,346 Hidden Jobs revealed ( 17,546 Hidden Jobs in U.S.A. / 12,800 Hidden 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? And Volkswagen will create 12,000 new jobs in the U.S.
4 Best Cities In The U.S. To Focus Your Job Search
MARCH 20, 2014
Most importantly, Forbes reports that the city’s job market is projected to grow by 4% annually through 2015. The post 4 Best Cities In The U.S. Whether you’re ready to make a move for personal reasons, or you’re simply on the lookout for a new opportunity, moving for a job can be overwhelming, to say the least. It can be particularly difficult if you haven’t definitively decided on a region to focus on.
June Jobs Report: 287,000 New Jobs, But Unemployment Up
JULY 8, 2016
After a shocking May jobs report , economists, employment experts and market analysts were eagerly awaiting the June numbers, delayed a week due to the July 4th holiday. The US economy added 287,000 nonfarm payroll jobs in June and average hourly wages rose by %0.02
Jobs Friday: The November BLS Jobs Report
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
The BLS Jobs Report is long and not exactly the most exciting read, in and of itself. But here are some reads I’ve found useful so far: The October Jobs Report in 12 Charts. 5 Things You Need to Know About the Jobs Report. ” Robust U.S.
3 Snack-Size Twitter Tips to Bolster Your Career
FEBRUARY 5, 2013
Career Advice Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Twitter U.S. News & World Report career advice job search JobSearch Social MediaBy Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Advice abounds on how to use social media to advance your career and job search.
Forecast for 2013 U.S. Base Salary Increases Remain Stable
JULY 30, 2012
These increases are consistent with forecasts for base salary increases reported for the previous two years. “With the economy continuing to grow slowly, it is not surprising that salary increases have followed suit,” said Jeff Blair, Hay Group’s U.S.
my office wants us to bring single friends to a Valentine’s Day singles mixer
Ask A Manager
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
Maybe I’m just a prudish weirdo who likes to keep work and personal very separate, but it really strikes me as odd, and almost like they’re encouraging us to date one another…? Obviously, though, you should go and report back to us. my boss is having an affair with a coworker and I found out from his wife my office wants us to bring single friends to a Valentine’s Day singles mixer was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.
coworker sent us all a 12-paragraph rant about office supplies
Ask A Manager
APRIL 6, 2016
She is not my superior, nor I hers, and she doesn’t have any direct reports either. And some of you are even taking these supplies for your home use for several days, only to have used up almost all of the supply associated with that product and then you return it and not tell us we need to buy more. A reader writes: This morning, I came to work to find an email that had been time-stamped at 12 a.m.
the demise of WTF Wednesday, reporting problems, and more
Ask A Manager
MAY 24, 2016
I’ve spent the last few days saying “you’ll need to talk to my agent” in response to everything my husband asked me, which was very fun (for one of us). There’s now a link right above the commenting box that you can use to report technical problems, ad problems, or typos. It’ll also hopefully get these reports out of the comment section, where I don’t always spot them.). A few housekeeping items —.
How I Registered JobMob as a US Trademark
MARCH 30, 2011
JobMob is now a registered US trademark. Back to the story… Annoyingly, after all our searches, there was ONE competing registered trademark that had us concerned. On January 25th, 2010, the application for a US trademark of JobMob was officially submitted.
should I report my former boss’s Twitter account, bringing a coworker to a disciplinary meeting, and more
Ask A Manager
DECEMBER 21, 2016
Should I report my former boss’s Twitter account to my old company? If you report this to the HR department of a company you don’t even work for anymore, their reaction is likely to be “This is mildly embarrassing for the manager (because he’s not savvy enough to realize it’s public, not because of what he does on his own time), but it’s hardly a major work issue.” Is it extremely inappropriate for us to organize this donation? It’s five answers to five questions.
US Bill Would Make Employer Requests for Facebook Access Illegal
MAY 8, 2012
The American public went gaga in March of this year after the media reported a growing trend by employers who are requesting Facebook password and user ID access during their hiring and interview process. Protecting Employee Facebook & Social Network Privacy.
Tech Giants Are Expanding Parental Leave — What About the Rest of Us?
AUGUST 11, 2015
According to a 2012 report from the US Department of Labor on family and medical leave, about 15% of people who were not paid or who received partial pay while on leave turned to public assistance for help. About 60% of workers who took this leave reported it was difficult making ends meet, and almost half reported they would have taken longer leave if more pay had been available.”.
coworker mock-slaps me, reporting a coworker’s inappropriate comments, and more
Ask A Manager
SEPTEMBER 6, 2015
Can I legally report her for wrongdoing and to whom? If you’re uncomfortable repeating it at all, you could explain that, but I’d urge you to just report the language dryly and factually. The company is domiciled outside the U.S., but the workers are U.S.-based; coworker mock-slaps me, reporting a coworker’s inappropriate comments, and more was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….
Schedule Bulging? Managing Career and Personal Time.
FEBRUARY 24, 2013
Career Advice Time Management U.S. News & World Report career advice career reputation Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter time managementBy Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Every day is filled with the same number of hours: 24. So why is it that some people think that magically, another two to three hours will somehow materialize? While you can find ways to make your life more efficient—to think more quickly and to get more to-dos checked off your list in a [.] The post Schedule Bulging?
Your Weekly Status Report will Kill Your Personal Brand | Cube Rules
MAY 20, 2008
Your Weekly Status Report will Kill Your Personal Brand Written by Scot Herrick on May 20, 2008 in Personal Branding 18 Comments - Leave a comment! link] NULL.flickr NULL.com/photos/64228385 null @ null N00/375072041/) We hate doing them – the dreaded weekly status report.
Top 10 Jobs that will (most likely and least likely) Be Outsourced
SEPTEMBER 23, 2010
Case in point, she did a report on “ The Polarization of Job Opportunities in the US Labor Market that said (among other things) that “Employment growth is ‘polarizing’ into relatively high-skill, high-wage jobs and low-skill, low-wage jobs.
The US Turtleconomy Is Basically Ok
APRIL 1, 2016
The US economy continues its turtle-like, slow and steady growth, even as overseas markets experience turmoil. The smart forecasts are all bearing out and small revisions – all to the good – have been made to previous months’ reports.
my chatty coworker won’t stop talking to me and panics when managers see us talking
Ask A Manager
JANUARY 30, 2017
Her old manager, Bob, is now our VP and our grandboss George is his direct report and a longtime personal friend of Bob’s. my chatty coworker won’t stop talking to me and panics when managers see us talking was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I have sort of a weird situation. I’ve been working at my job for around 15 years and the first 6 years or so had a coworker I’ll call Jane.
Unraveling the Resume Keyword-Packing Myth
NOVEMBER 10, 2012
Applicant Tracking Systems executive resumes Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter keyword U.S. News & World Report ATS branded resume career advice executive resume executive resume branding job seekers JobSearch professional resume writer Resume Story resume strategy resume writing resumesBy Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Analyzing applicant tracking systems and stuffing your resume full of keywords are popular activities right now.
The #HRBasics Guide to OSHA Workplace & Safety Reporting
JULY 1, 2014
For the last seven years, no one had documented on any type of OSHA form our workplace incidents so I started with the less than desirable task of manually work through 7 years of employee incident document to bring us in compliance and avoid a hefty fine as required by the OSHA governing body. Thought my efforts, however, I obtained some much-needed information after I realized one of my employees reported 8 separate worker’s compensation incidents in 3 years.
Employer Social Media Could Save US Companies $370 Billion in 2012
FEBRUARY 21, 2012
Corporate Social Networking & the US Economy. Lost employee productivity and employee disengagement costs the US economy $370 billion every year. I’ve long been a fan of social media for the purposes of research, information sharing, and relationship building.
Your Resume Must Do More Than Catch a Recruiter’s Eye
MAY 1, 2012
executive resumes Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Recruiters U.S. News & World Report branded resume career advice career strategy executive resume executive resume branding professional resume writerBy Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter While I recognize the role of recruiters, my position in the front line strategizing and writing effective resumes is grounded in 15 years’ experience.
Service Industry is Fastest Growing US Job Market
AUGUST 3, 2012
This same report shares insights that these two sectors will continue to grow as experts predict that August 2012 hiring will increase in Manufacturing by +5.0 U.S. & “Yawn,” you say. Why does one even care about these things?
90 Percent of US, British & Australian Employees Work During Personal Time
AUGUST 21, 2013
Newly released survey results from Jive Software finds more than 90% of employees in the United States and Australia, and 88% of employees in Great Britain, report working during non-business hours. In related findings, U.S. 11 percent of employees in the U.S.,
What the Olympics Can Teach Us About Career Management
AUGUST 5, 2012
Here’s what the Olympics can teach us about managing our careers and going for the gold: Building & Maintaing a Personal Brand. For the rest of us, we have to do things a little differently. What else can the Olympics teach us about career management?