Have You Looked At Your Credit Report?

Professional Resume Services

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.

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Why Was the May Jobs Report So Bad? Job Postings Went Down


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.

2013 19

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Women in the Workplace: What 2017 Taught Us

Ms. Career Girl

We all know about the sexual misconduct lawsuits in the entertainment industry, but it’s also brought more attention to workplace harassment for those of us without star-studded careers. The post Women in the Workplace: What 2017 Taught Us appeared first on Ms.

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Looking Forward to the September Jobs Report


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?

The Reports of the Death of HR Are Greatly Exaggerated


“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.

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Get Over Yourself When Writing Your Resume

Career Trend

Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Resume Advice U.S. News & World Report branded resume career advice executive resume executive resume branding professional resume writer resume Resume Story resume strategy resumes

2013 104

Hiring Temporary Workers Boosts Employment Rates as U.S. Jobless Rate Changes Little in January

Resume Bear

In a new report from ManpowerGroup, temporary workers, a significant component of a company’s needed flexible work model, remain key to jolting and sustaining business growth, as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics today reported that the overall January jobless rate was 7.9%, up from 7.8% The U.S. According to ManpowerGroup’s 2012 Talent Shortage Survey results, 49% of U.S. The post Hiring Temporary Workers Boosts Employment Rates as U.S.

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U.S. News & World Report Releases 2012 Rankings of World’s Best Universities

Resume Bear

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.

2012 14

April Jobs Report Sees a Big Slowdown


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

I.R.S. Pays Employee $4.5 Million for Reporting Employer’s Tax Cheating Eight Elements You Need to Know

Sklover Working Wisdom

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.

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The US Economy Added 156,000 Jobs in September


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.

The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

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.

Snoop Dogg, Lonzo Ball and Having a Favorite Direct Report on Your Team.

HR Capitalist

Some of us do and some of us don't. The other direct reports - who may or may not be as good as the favorite- get tired of hearing that #### about the favorite. “His daddy put him in the lion’s den with porkchop drawers on.”. Snoop Dogg on Lonzo Ball via Twitter.

Jobs Friday: The November BLS Jobs Report


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.

June Jobs Report: 287,000 New Jobs, But Unemployment Up


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

What NOT to Do When You’re New on the Job

Career Trend

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 [.].

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The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

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

Resume Bear

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.

US Bill Would Make Employer Requests for Facebook Access Illegal


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.

4 Best Cities In The U.S. To Focus Your Job Search

Career Realism

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.

3 Snack-Size Twitter Tips to Bolster Your Career

Career Trend

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.

Tech Giants Are Expanding Parental Leave — What About the Rest of Us?


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.”.

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Trump’s election tells us that we’re all a bunch of liars

Penelope Trunk

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.

2016 23

Forecast for 2013 U.S. Base Salary Increases Remain Stable

Resume Bear

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.

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the demise of WTF Wednesday, reporting problems, and more

Ask A Manager

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 —.

2015 11

coworker sent us all a 12-paragraph rant about office supplies

Ask A Manager

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.

2016 21

my coworker over-delivers and it’s causing us major problems

Ask A Manager

We handle lots of regular reports distributed to the branches and we produce ad hoc reports that go up the chain to executives. I have never cared about him burning the candle at both ends, except that it today has really gotten us into a pickle. He did an eight-hour project and turned it in the next morning, and the VP loved it so much he wants us to do it for six additional regions and have it done by 1 p.m.

2017 18

How I Registered JobMob as a US Trademark


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.

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Schedule Bulging? Managing Career and Personal Time.

Career Trend

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?

2013 33

The #HRBasics Guide to OSHA Workplace & Safety Reporting


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.

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Employer Social Media Could Save US Companies $370 Billion in 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.

2012 19

Service Industry is Fastest Growing US Job Market


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?


coworker mock-slaps me, reporting a coworker’s inappropriate comments, and more

Ask A Manager

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….

Your Weekly Status Report will Kill Your Personal Brand | Cube Rules

Cube Rules

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.

2008 11

The US Turtleconomy Is Basically Ok


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.

What the Olympics Can Teach Us About Career Management


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?

2012 21

my office wants us to bring single friends to a Valentine’s Day singles mixer

Ask A Manager

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.

2017 20

should I report my former boss’s Twitter account, bringing a coworker to a disciplinary meeting, and more

Ask A Manager

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.

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Top 10 Jobs that will (most likely and least likely) Be Outsourced

Resume Bear

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.&#

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my boss is unavailable and it’s driving us all mad

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I report to a C-suite level executive, “Bob” (where Bob’s boss is the CEO). You may also like: employee didn’t check email for 60 days my boss misunderstands emails because she only skims them my boss keeps sending me urgent work to do even when I’m out sick my boss is unavailable and it’s driving us all mad was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

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