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.
McKinsey Report: Managing Others and Influence Safe From Next Wave of AI/Automation.
APRIL 11, 2017
McKinsey has a pretty good report out about where machines/AI can replace humans, and where they can't. What you learn from the report is that AI and other forms of automation aren't new related to their ability to destroy jobs and cause dramatic restructuring of workforces as we know them.
Trust in the Workplace with Payscale
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
Sean Leslie from Payscale is my guest this week to discuss the new Payscale report, “ You’re not the Boss of Me – Trust in the Workplace.” Sean is the Senior Content Strategist at Payscale who first report the survey results. Workplace workplace
7 Common Myths About Workplace Romances
Ms. Career Girl
SEPTEMBER 25, 2016
The post 7 Common Myths About Workplace Romances appeared first on Ms. Generally, follow the rule that if it happens in the workplace or is connected to a business relationship, it’s business. Myth #5: there’s no reporting necessary.
Report on Millennials: Young, Underemployed & Optimistic
FEBRUARY 20, 2012
The Pew Research Center recently released a report including findings from a survey of over 800 young adults, ages 18-34. The survey was conducted in late December 2011 and revealed facts about Generation Y and the workplace.
August Jobs Report: Let’s Talk Labour Statistics for Labour Day
SEPTEMBER 5, 2016
The August jobs report fell short of expectations but the news wasn’t all bad. The BLS revised June growth from 292,000 to 271,000 jobs added, and the July report from 255,000 to 275,000. With every new jobs report comes revisions to the previous report or reports.
Workplace Injury? What to Do If You’re Hurt at Work
Ms. Career Girl
APRIL 18, 2016
The post Workplace Injury? Workers’ compensation laws vary by state, but here are eight general things you should do if you ever find yourself involved in a work-related accident: When Hurt at Work Report Your Injury Immediately. Be Sure Your Employer Completes a First Report of Injury.
10 Ways To Increase Workplace Safety
SEPTEMBER 14, 2014
Safety in the workplace is vital to a well-functioning warehouse, or manufacturing environment. It’s the law to report all workplace injuries to the Occupational Safety Health Administration. Insist on safety in the workplace. 5 Ways To Maintain A Safe Workplace.
What Causes Conflict in the Workplace?
Ms. Career Girl
MAY 16, 2014
Conflict in the modern workplace is unavoidable. By understanding the various types of workplace conflict and their underlying causes, you’ll be able to tackle worker disputes with a sense calmness and professionalism. Have you encountered conflict in the workplace?
7 Ways Managers Can Build Trust in the Workplace
JULY 28, 2016
Trust is one of the most important things you need in the workplace. Help managers learn how to identify and avoid bias in the workplace. Trust isn’t the magic key to workplace bliss. Welcome to the Workology Podcast where we discuss the science and art of the workplace.
Bells and Whistles in the Workplace?
Water Cooler Wisdom
MARCH 10, 2011
« Does Gender Determine Workplace Strengths? Main | How to Organize a Panel Discussion » March 10, 2011 Bells and Whistles in the Workplace?
The #HRBasics Guide to OSHA Workplace & Safety Reporting
JULY 1, 2014
Blogging4Jobs is bringing you a special two-week series on basics in the workplace. 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. HR hr basics hrbasics osha workplace safety
Why Genetic Testing and the Workplace Don’t Match
Evil HR Lady
JANUARY 4, 2016
The Wall Street Journal reports that several companies are using genetic testing to help employees lose weight or learn about certain cancer markers. To keep reading, click here: Why Genetic Testing and the Workplace Don’t Match Sounds awesome, right? Wouldn’t you like to be prepared and take precautions if you knew that you were genetically predisposed to breast cancer?
4 Steps to an Employee-Friendly Workplace
APRIL 14, 2014
An employee-friendly workplace is one that places priority on making employees happy at work. For people in upper management and HR, we often interact with a lot of employees—not just the handful of people who report directly to us.
Bullying in the Workplace?
Careers Done Write
JUNE 27, 2012
According to a 2011 Career Builder survey , 27% of workers felt bullied in the workplace. Workers under age 24 and workers over age 55 reported bullying in higher percentages.
Is Microsoft PowerPoint Still Relevant in the Workplace?
Ms. Career Girl
MARCH 9, 2017
The post Is Microsoft PowerPoint Still Relevant in the Workplace? The fact that you’re bored during these presentations is not your fault, but the presenters’, and that is exactly why PowerPoint is still relevant in the workplace.
Professionalism in the Workplace by the Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]
The Undercover Recruiter
MAY 11, 2013
Recent grads are becoming more laid back, but their future workplace may not be. The 2012 “ Professionalism in the Workplace Study ” surveyed a national sample of HR professionals, upper class undergraduates, and managers or supervisors.
5 terrible workplace policies that good companies don’t have
Ask A Manager
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
Workplace policies are supposed to serve the needs of the business – which includes attracting and retaining great employees. News & World Report today, I wrote about five of the worst workplaces policies that good companies have jettisoned long ago but which lesser companies continue to cling to. outside workplace practicesAnd yet some truly terrible policies have stuck around for decades, despite fairly sweeping changes in work culture.
3 Ways Social Science Can Improve The Workplace
APRIL 10, 2014
Not surprisingly, the academic discipline has affected one of the most tangible facets of human life: the workplace. Related: How To Build Positive Workplace Relationships. With that said, here are a few ways to use social science to improve the workplace.
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. Keep in mind that June’s 287,000 could be revised in time for the July report, either up or down.
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. Jobs Report Bolsters Case for December Rate Hike.
Dealing With Workplace Betrayal – Part 1
MAY 8, 2014
If you have spent enough time in the workplace, you have probably suffered the surprise of betrayal. What I’m talking about is when a workplace friend or mentor engages in conduct that advances their career at your expense. This is the first in a four-part series on Dealing with Workplace Betrayal. Workplace Betrayal. These actions usually arise in a workplace setting as: Tattling. Do not confront a subordinate about going over your head to report your error.
Build a Culture of Workplace Flexibility
JANUARY 29, 2014
An even broader debate, however, “has arisen between HR professions (who have to administer flexible work programs) regarding workplace flexibility tools in general.” One thing is critical, reports Kelly, is the intersection between these workplace flexibility tools and various employment laws.
Sexism, Jill Abramson’s Firing, and How it Impacts Your Workplace
Ms. Career Girl
MAY 19, 2014
Career Girl readers know well, workplace sexism and harrasment is all too common, and the truth is that if it happens in your office, there’s no reason it couldn’t happen in the office of the most trusted news organization in the country.
What’s the Future of Social Media in the Workplace?
Corn on the Job
JANUARY 5, 2016
Today’s blog post will be talking about the world of social media and it’s future in the workplace. The Emerging Workforce Study by Spherion has examined the issues and trends impacting employment and the workplace for more than 18 years.
Expense Reports That Get You Fired: Did the Receipt for Your Company Picnic Look Like This?
JULY 7, 2011
WorkplaceBecause if it did, you won't have a job when this one goes through accounting. Check out the receipt for a recent company party below, then see the notes below the receipt for the company and circumstances. Notes: . obviously RedBull is used for mixed drinks these days. -1 1 Corona?
Will Millennials End Up Being Less Creative in the Workplace?
OCTOBER 18, 2016
My thought about this subject is that collaboration is one of the major things Millennial employees seek in the workplace.
5 workplace trends to be thankful for
Ask A Manager
NOVEMBER 24, 2014
But there are some significant changes underway in the American workplace, and they’re offering workers real advantages that most people didn’t have a decade ago. News & World Report today, I talk about five positive developments that have been changing the workplace in the last few years, including the growth in telecommuting, an increase in laws requiring paid sick leave, and more. workplace practices
Signs of a Dysfunctional Workplace
Careers Done Write
DECEMBER 21, 2012
Also, in your second interview ask the manager to define the reporting structure between the service reps, you, and the sales reps. Ask Deb WorkplaceDear Deb: I went to a job interview for a customer service supervisor position.
5 Tips on Managing Millennials in the Workplace
SEPTEMBER 7, 2011
Today’s workplace also includes Generation X (born between 1965–1976), Baby Boomers (1946–1964) and Traditionalists, born between 1900 and 1945. Millennials bring many gifts to the workplace. By Terri Klass and Judy Lindenberger.
Improving Communication In The Workplace
NOVEMBER 29, 2012
Improving communication in the workplace can be difficult in large companies as there are lots of people to communicate with, potentially on different floors, but is equally as problematic in small businesses. The post Improving Communication In The Workplace appeared first on CAREEREALISM.
Happiness Is Leading Factor of Workplace Influence
AUGUST 2, 2012
This article is Part 4 of an ongoing series on influence in work, life, and the workplace. This article is Part 4 of an ongoing series on influence in work, life, and the workplace. In Part 1, we discussed how someone is determined influential.
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? I was supporting a senior colleague in an external-facing meeting, and he made a number of analogies using terms generally inappropriate for the workplace. 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. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Coworker regularly mock-slaps me with a clipboard while yelling at me.
Workplace Violence Prevention and Safety Tips for Employees
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
Ways to Prevent a Possible Shooting Incident at Your Workplace. Make Your Workplace Secure. Report any broken lights or locks. Report such individuals to security or the police. Be responsible for questioning and/or reporting strangers to supervisors.
Preventing Accidents in the Workplace
NOVEMBER 23, 2012
We’ve all seen safety posters in our workplaces, but for the most part, we pay little attention to them. Here are a few tips to keep your workplace safe and to minimize work-related injuries.
March Madness sheds light on the real workplace revolution
APRIL 4, 2013
Women don’t care about workplace stuff and men don’t care about home stuff. The New York Times reports that women work more hours at the office than men do. The real workplace revolution is not happening at work.
Dealing with Workplace Betrayal – Part 2
MAY 21, 2014
This is the second in a 4-part series on the all-too common occurrence of workplace betrayal. You tell your best workplace friend about it and, BAM, she raises the idea as hers at the next meeting. If you elect to report your colleague, don’t let the grass grow under your feet.
The Job Quest
OCTOBER 3, 2012
Livingston is a reporter in my hometown of La Crosse, WI. But what about bullying in the workplace? So, what are the facts about workplace bullying? In my online searching, I was shocked to find a website for the Workplace Bullying Institute (WBI).
HR and Workplace Guide Tackling Employee Conversations That Stink
APRIL 26, 2016
As the HR manager and business leader, it’s your job to address these types of stinky workplace situations and doing so from a position of strong leadership, positive employee development and an awareness of the sensitivity of the matter is key. This post is sponsored by BreatheHR.
Top 5 #Workplace Blogs of the Week
APRIL 18, 2014
Each week Blogging4Jobs brings you the Top 5 Blogs in the #Workplace. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that annual quits (employees voluntarily leaving a position) rose in 2013 for the 4th consecutive year.