Employee Engagement, Recognition Professionals International and St. Louis

David Zinger

The Recognition Professionals International conference will begin in St. Louis April 27th. There is an eclectic and engaging agenda of speakers. I look forward to my half hour on Sunday evening updating the association on the Employee Engagement Network and inviting a revolution in employee engagement and recognition. To attend the conference and join the revolution, click here. Employee Engagement

Why Software Developers Appreciate Working At Asynchrony Labs

Career Realism

It’s in a historic district in Downtown St. Louis and has taken up two and a half floors of a very cool building and turned it into a developers paradise. Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist at Asynchrony Labs, John Maglione says technically advanced software developers looking for the best place to work in St. Louis will love the company – especially, it’s office space. Louis. FUN Factor Sneak Peek WOW Factor asynchony labs st. loui

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Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers

Resume Bear

Jul, 2010 3 Comments 10 Worst Cities For Job Seekers to Find a Job St. Louis, MO Detroit, Michigan Miami, Florida Las Vegas, Nevada Riverside, California Los Angeles, California Sacramento, California Portland, Oregon Memphis, Tennessee Providence, Rhode Island Top 10 Cities for Job Seekers to Find a Job: Washington, D.C.

Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

Jul, 2010 3 Comments 10 Worst Cities For Job Seekers to Find a Job St. Louis, MO Detroit, Michigan Miami, Florida Las Vegas, Nevada Riverside, California Los Angeles, California Sacramento, California Portland, Oregon Memphis, Tennessee Providence, Rhode Island Top 10 Cities for Job Seekers to Find a Job: Washington, D.C.

Best and Worst US Cities for Finding Employment-Should We Care?

Career Solvers

Louis, Detroit, and Miami top the list for worst cities for finding employment and Washington, D.C, Is it really that unrealistic to live in St. Louis but work for a company in Newton, MA? Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 Best and Worst U.S. Cities for Finding Employment-Should We Care?

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The Employee Engagement Revolution

David Zinger

Sowing revolutionary seeds in St. Louis. I am heading to St. Louis for the Recognition Professionals International conference. RPI revolution St. LouisWork is now revolving around employee engagement and recognition. The engagement revolution. I believe we are witnessing and participating in the advent of a revolution in work and how we organize for work.

Steak ‘N Shake Makes a $7.7 Million Error. (You’re Probably Making the Same Error.)

Evil HR Lady

Steak ‘N Shake found out the hard way that they had misclassified 286 store managers in the St. Louis area and owed them back overtime pay. Managers are always salary exempt and are not eligible for overtime pay. This is a common belief but it simply isn’t true. In fact, your job title has nothing to do with how you have to be paid–it’s all about your job responsibilities.

2019 153

What Can Mad Men’s Joan and Peggy Teach Women About Their Career?

The Undercover Recruiter

I had already moved from St. Louis to San Francisco to Boston to Chicago for the company. When I was assistant regional manager at The Gillette Company in the early ’80s, I tried explaining to the president why I was not going to relocate across the country again when the step up position was available in my region. View Article What Can Mad Men’s Joan and Peggy Teach Women About Their Career? Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

World Wide Technology adds a world of jobs in St. Louis, Missouri : The systems integration company is hiring in St. Louis, worldwide. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGoodNews.biz. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about. As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies.

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Employee Engagement: Fly with Spirit – Be the Gateway – Never Quit

David Zinger

3 “Show-Me” state lessons from St. Louis. Here are 3 lessons for employee engagement I derived from a recent visit to St. Louis. Thanks to Recognition Professionals International for inviting me to their annual conference and offering me the opportunity to visit St. Louis and derive 3 lessons from the geography and history of this fine city. Charles Lindbergh flew the Spirit of St. Louis overseas. The St. Leaving St.

Don’t Become the Next Starbucks or Nordstrom. Have this Simple Conversation with Your Managers Right Now.

Evil HR Lady

Nordstrom Rack president, Geevy Thomas, flew to St. Louis to personally apologize to three black teenagers who were accused of shoplifting and even had the police called on them, when, in fact, they were simply shopping. “If the customer were white, would you be acting that way?” ” This is the simple conversation starter that can prevent racial problems in stores and restaurants.

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Coming up with “Plan B” – Finding My Career

Ms. Career Girl

On September 24, 1989, I reported to my assigned training class in St. Louis for the Boeing 727. My intended career didn’t go as planned. Graduating college in 1984 with a degree in East Asian Studies and Chinese language did not offer many career prospects. I led a couple of tour groups to China that year for a startup company in Manhattan, but at a rate of $40.00 per day, the prospects weren’t the makings for a career.

2019 170

ECONOMIC MOBLITY CHART: The Older I Get, The Less I Judge People.

The HR Capitalist

Check out this great chart (enable images or click through if reading via email) based on a study from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis: Here's a run down from Business Insider : "The notion of an American Dream can be boiled down to a simple concept: a meritocracy in which place of origin and social status do not preclude success for hard workers. Now, a study published by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has found a way to measure that decay.

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Exceptions to Resume Rules

Careers Done Write

Another example is: “Sold products to middle market companies in New York, Kansas City, St. Louis, and the Southeast.” You know the rules, let’s discuss the exceptions. Resume standards are based on what has proven to be effective in the job market over recent years. However, there are exceptions to many of the resume rules. The following are the top five resume rules with exceptions. Omit articles on resumes.

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FALLING INTO HR WEEK: One Kid's Path Into the Rock and Roll Lifestyle of HR.

The HR Capitalist

5-- After getting my MBA, my wife and I relocated back home to Missouri (St. Louis area) where she became a staff prosecutor and I went to work doing market research for IBM Global. Note from KD - It's “Falling Into HR” series this week at The HR Capitalist. Go check out my post on Fistful of Talent from Monday as part of this series. This is the second post in that series. THERE ARE 8 MILLION STORIES IN THE NAKED CITY. Some of you knew you wanted to be in HR in middle school.

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Albert Pujols and the Art of the Counter-Offer: It All Comes Down to Replacement Cost for the Same Performance.

HR Capitalist

I'm from Missouri and a St. Louis pro sports fan. The reaction out of St. Louis is disappointment, but with a hat tip toward the realization that matching that offer would have been a suckers play. Louis is pretty quiet in comparson the day after Albert took his talents to SoCal. In case you missed it, Cardinal great (pro baseball) Albert Pujols has left the Cardinals at the age of 32 , signing a 10 year deal worth $254 Million with the Los Angeles Angels.

Ash Wednesday: Terrible Moments in HR Relationships.

The HR Capitalist

We had a great peer group of HR leaders nationally and we were in St. Louis for a quarterly meeting. Ash Wednesday, people. Time to give something up for Lent. Or the heart of Mardi Gras season - I guess it depends on your disposition. I''ve seen one epic fail related to Ash Wednesday and the workplace in my time as an HR pro. The year is something like 2003 and I''m a VP of HR at a big telecom. Brain trust time. Bonding. And one of the meeting days fell on Ash Wednesday.

2015 108

In Business With a Friend? Yes, It CAN Work!

Ms. Career Girl

She has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Design from the Sam Fox School of Design at Washington University in St. Louis. If you asked me five years ago where I would find myself in 2017, I would have probably shrugged and replied with a non-committal “I don’t know, maybe thinking of moving back to the Philippines to be closer to my parents and settle down,” which still sounds like a wonderful parallel life, but not just yet.

2017 168

Dad, This One’s For YOU!

Ms. Career Girl

Well, this past trip to St. Louis, he SHOCKED me. My Dad, he’s a business dude. Salesman through and through. We can talk for hours about strategies for building relationships, earning trust, sales ups and downs. It’s been so cool teaching him how to use technology to make sales more efficient. I’m like, “Dad, your customers are sick of going to lunch with you! Take them to a wine bar or to a shooting range – something they dig!”

2013 137

Follow the Clean Tech Money: DOE Makes Conditional Loan Guarantees of $139.9 Million and $197 Million, Mission Motors Receives $9 Million

Green Career Central

The plant is to be built in Hugoton, KS; the US corporate headquarters of Abengoa is St. Louis, MO. The Department of Energy has made a conditional loan guarantee of $133.9 million to Abengoa Bioenergy to begin the construction of a commercial size cellulosic biofuel manufacturing plant. The plant will convert corn stalks and leaves into cellulosic ethanol displacing nearly 15.5 million of gasoline annually.

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

Proctor & Gamble producing new jobs in St. Louis, Missouri : Looking for a new job? Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGOODNews.BIZ. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about. As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies. Whether this be that they’re hiring a large new workforce or doing good in the world.

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“How do I negotiate an equity position in a new company that will be meaningful and secure?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Krissy, I see that Pacific is near St. Louis. If you would like to obtain a list of experienced employment attorneys in St. Louis, simply [ click here ]. Question : I am currently working as a Regional Director for a company and have brought a potential partnership to the table to my CEO based on my personal relationships with the other business owner.

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How to Get Past the Screening Interview

Career Alley

Melissa Woodson is the community manager for @WashULaw, an online llm program in US law offered through Washington University in St. Louis. “ Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. ” – Thomas Stearns Eliot. The interview process — most of us have walked down this road before.

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What Was the First Day of the Rest of Your Professional Life?

The HR Capitalist

I was living in St. Louis as a 29-year old and trying to get back to the Southeast and in networking with some BellSouth Executives they said the following: "Kris, we don't have anything we can put you in within Marketing, but we've got this HR Manager spot. Not going to lie - I'm underwater with work today. Enjoy this blast from the past and be sure to read the comments.

2018 68

What Was the First Day of the Rest of Your Professional Life?

The HR Capitalist

I was living in St. Louis as a 29-year old and trying to get back to the Southeast and in networking with some BellSouth Executives they said the following: "Kris, we don't have anything we can put you in within Marketing, but we've got this HR Manager spot. Not going to lie - I'm underwater with work today. Enjoy this blast from the past and be sure to read the comments.

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HR AND CATHOLIC (or not): "You've Got a Little Smudge Up There".

The HR Capitalist

He's attending national HR meetings in St. Louis ( shout out to Nelly - maybe NSFW or NSF-HR, but it's St. Louis-themed for sure ). A VP of HR who lived in St Louis grabbed a lunchtime Ash Wednesday service. Reflections from a past Ash Wednesday: The year is 2002. A young HR Capitalist is running a field region of HR for a Fortune 500. The meeting includes 10 Director/VPs of HR - the best HR team I've ever been a part of.

Counter-Offers: 5 Times Not To Counter a Top Performer.

HR Capitalist

If you follow baseball, then you''ve heard of the St. Louis Cardinals. Second only to the Yankees in world series championships.The Cardinals had a decision to make with mega-star Albert Pujols two years ago. Should they give him a contract worth 300M over 10 years? The answer for the Cardinals was "no". They let him walk to the Angels, and there was a lot of hand-wringing in the city about what it meant for the franchise.

In Defense of Downtime

Workology

In about two weeks I’ll be headed to backwoods Illinois by way of St. Louis to spend 7 glorious days with friends and family. Ahhh, vacation. I know it still several days away, but I’m already calling friends and family for weather updates and planning my wardrobe. As I’m digging through my closet pulling out my must have comfy pants, I stopped for a moment and thought – “what about my laptop?”. Oh no. I plan on taking my laptop on vacation. I already have coverage planned.

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The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

150 Jobs for St. Louis. Louis-based Fortune 100 company is expanding again. Six months after opening a new technology center in north St. Louis County, Express Scripts is investing $73 million on a fourth building for its corporate headquarters.

The Last Jobs Friday of 2015 Is a Good One – Mostly

Workology

According to the New York Times , An analysis of long-term changes affecting the labor market released this week by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis focused on how automation and offshoring were continuing to reduce the number of middle-skill jobs, like those in manufacturing and production. The American economy added 292,000 non-farm payroll jobs in December, but wages fell by one cent. That’s still better than projections, which had put job growth closer to 211,000.

Key Signs You're About to Hire the Wrong Person

Water Cooler Wisdom

Bishop says that one of his clients, a St. Louis-based photocopier company, figured its first-year cost to train a new copier repair person is in excess of $63,000. Turnover costs are steep. Just ask John Bishop, founder of employee assessment company Accent on Success. That figure includes advertising for the position, overtime for other repair people to cover the area until a new person can be hired, then salary, training costs, travel, and road time with a supervisor.

The Original Social Network was Usenet

Resume Bear

Louis, MO (stl.jobs). Once upon a time, before the days of Facebook, was a series of computer network systems called USENET. Usenet was (more or less) an online forum without frills as all you could do was post text and share files (mostly pictures). It was very low tech by today’s standards, but a LOT of people used them (mostly geeks and academia). Usenet was comprised of several hierarchal group headings.

REAL WORLD: This Sales Training Program Looks a Lot Like the Jehovah's Witnesses.

HR Capitalist

Check out how the Edward Jones sales function rolls : "Then there’s Edward Jones, a 91-year-old brokerage based in St. Louis that’s thriving by sticking to its old ways. You think your Sales Training Class is tough? Child, please. It hired 2,682 trainees last year and plans to add a similar number this year, according to Steve Kuehl, a partner. Trainees at Edward Jones, which has more than 12,000 advisers, don’t spend their days pitching stocks to strangers over the phone.

How Much Money Does a Front End Developer Make

Imarticus Learning

The lowest are Denver, St Louis, Minneapolis and Charlotte. A front-end web developer is responsible for the applications involving the visual and interactive element’s implementation used at the front-end or where users engage through their web browser. They are supported at the server end or back-end by the developers at that end, which integrates server-side application logic with the front-end and the various layers between them.

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05/14/2010 #FF — More Good Folks

The Job Quest

Alicia Otero ( @StLNetworkGuru ) As her Twitter handle indicates, Alicia is the go-to gal for career networking in St. Louis. If you happen to be in the St. Louis area, you also get the benefit of her tweets that give information about the happenings in the community.

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What Was the First Day of the Rest of Your Professional Life?

HR Capitalist

I was living in St. Louis as a 29-year old and trying to get back to the Southeast and in networking with some BellSouth Executives they said the following: "Kris, we don't have anything we can put you in within Marketing, but we've got this HR Manager spot.

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How Should Small Businesses Manage Their Cash Flow?

Water Cooler Wisdom

" Given a still-far-from-ideal financial picture, we asked three small-business owners—Fritz Heffinger, founder and president of event marketing firm OutCold in Chicago;  Diana Goodwin, founder and CEO of  AquaMobile Swim School  in Toronto; and Shawn Schulze, CEO of  SeniorCare.com in St. Louis, Missouri—what their cash flow management techniques are this year.

Why Intern Benefits that Are Better than Real Money

Workology

Nestle Purina has a massive internship program that seeks out top students, but being based in St. Louis provides a challenge for them to be as attractive as possible to students. Download InternMatch’s free e-book on everything internships. Do it! . Everyone remembers the scene in Jerry Maguire when Ron gets Jerry to yell Show Me the Money at the top of his lungs.

Women Over 50: Consider Starting A Business To Jump Start Your Career

Career Realism

Women over 50 have been disproportionately left behind by today’s economy, according to a recent report from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Women Over 50: Consider Starting A Business To Jump Start Your Career. CAREEREALISM. How often have you heard that women over 50 are getting left behind in the job market? Related: 10 Tips For Job Seekers Over 50.

Do Cover Letters Matter?

Career Realism

This article was written by Melissa Woodson, the community manager for @WashULaw on behalf of CAREEREALISM-Approved Partner, 2U – an education technology company that partners with Washington University in St. Louis to offer a premier LLM degree. Cover letters are one of those application requirements everyone seems to have an opinion about.

How Speaking a Second Language Can Help Your Career

Career Realism

This article was written by Social Media Outreach Coordinator, Melissa Woodson, on behalf of CAREEREALISM-Approved Partner, 2tor — an education technology partner that partners with institutions of higher education such as Washington University in St. Louis to deliver their LLM degree in U.S. As a young adult preparing to enter the professional world upon graduation, the ability to speak a second language is a great skill.

Quick Breakfast Ideas for Your Workday – To Go!

Career Realism

Melissa Woodson is the community manager for @WashULaw, one of the premier LLM degree programs offered through Washington University in St. Louis. If you’re like most busy professionals , most mornings you’re rushing to get out the door, and sitting down to breakfast is the last thing on your mind. The most important meal of the day suddenly takes a backseat to everything else that seems, well, more important.

5 Apps That Increase Your Productivity

Career Realism

Melissa Woodson is the community manager for @WashULaw, one of the premier LLM degree programs offered through Washington University in St. Louis. If you’re looking to do more than just play games with your new iPhone, iPad, or other mobile device, there are powerful new apps coming out all the time to increase your productivity. In fact, there are so many apps out there you could waste hours just reading about them all!