April, 2021

HR Is Not for Wimps

Evil HR Lady

Lots of people go into HR because they like people and because they think there will be no math. The problem is, there’s lots of math, and liking people often means you’re too nice and understanding. I like math.

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Faking “Fine”: Why I’ve Hidden My Mental Illness in the Workplace (For Now)

Ms. Career Girl

Most people I work with know I suffered a tear to my right anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in July 2020 and had reconstruction surgery. I welcomed questions about my recovery process from curious coworkers and openly admitted when my physical condition inhibited my ability to perform certain tasks.

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A Career in Nursing Can Be Broader Than You Think

Jobacle

If you are already in the nursing or healthcare sector, then the current pandemic will definitely have had some effect on your career. There has been a dramatic rise in demand for nurses and many have found increased career opportunities.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb, but how well you bounce.” ” – Vivian Komori. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. At work, as in all aspects of life, we sometimes “fall down.”

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From Consultant to Outdoor Instructor

Career Shifters

“I wanted to be able to tell my grandchildren that I'd been on an adventure.”. Tatty Pettigrew felt like she was stuck on a treadmill she couldn't get off. Then, a round-the-world race opened her eyes to different possibilities.

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Amazon, People Practices and Cancel Culture.

The HR Capitalist

Read the news and it's easy to fall into the trap of what I like to call "Amazon is Bad" and its close cousin, "The Amazon Mob.". Where can you find such news? Simple! Just tune into mainstream media, where all the usual suspects are ready to pile onto Amazon for a number of issues.

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4 True Workplace Horror Stories That Demonstrate Why You Need Professional HR

Evil HR Lady

Who is your head of Human Resources? in a small company, that person often has many hats, and their primary training was not in HR. I know because these people come to me asking questions that should be basic HR. No problem.

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How to Support Staff’s Mental Health When Working from Home

The Undercover Recruiter

Since the announcement on the 22nd February 2021 that lockdown restrictions will be easing, there has been a 466.67% increase in Google searches for “returning to office”.

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Happy Easter

Sklover Working Wisdom

To All our Friends Who Celebrate Easter: The Essential Message Of Easter is Hope. Is there any better Message to Celebrate? Happy Easter! 2021 Alan L. Sklover. All Rights Reserved. The post Happy Easter appeared first on Sklover Working Wisdom. Uncategorized Recent Posts

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Proof Projects: A Powerful Tool To Build Credibility And Break Into A New Field Faster

Career Shifters

Feel naïve and foolish in front of important people in your chosen industry? Acutely aware of your lack of ‘relevant’ experience? Natasha shares a simple but effective approach to help you stand out from the crowd, feel more confident, and generate new opportunities in your career change

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Recruit CRM's Recruitment Entrepreneurs Series Ft. Paul Breloff

Recruit CRM

CEO and Co-Founder of Shortlist Professionals , a talent matching and employability platform, Paul Breloff loves building great teams and helping young people find careers of meaning and purpose.

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Should a New Hire Be Allowed to Take a Trip?

Evil HR Lady

A new hire started today. He says he scheduled a trip before applying for the new job. He says he has all his reservations and has paid, so he will be taking the trip. He will finish the onboarding process and then go on the trip. What can I do?

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Andi Arndt’s Audiobook Agenda

Career Tips Blog

Every little bit I can learn from Andi is a win! She is not kidding about consistency.

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If you cannot do great things now, start by doing small things in a great way

Personal Excellence Blog

(Image: snowing ). Sometimes, we may see others’ successes and feel discouraged. Like so-and-so just launched a book and it hit best seller lists. Or so-and-so launched a product and it achieved sold-out status. So we set a high bar for ourselves and strive to do the same, if not better.

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7 Vital Habits Of The Successful Professional

Career Realism

Who isn't a little curious about what a successful professional does differently than the average person? It's not about what they do with their money. It's how they approach their careers. Passenger Or Pilot: Which One Are You?

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How You Get Paid is a Pretty Critical Job Consideration

Water Cooler Wisdom

When looking for work, we tend to think about certain key factors. Will the job be something I enjoy doing for many hours per day? Will I get along with my coworkers? What’s the salary or hourly rate? But we might forget about a simple question that can make or break our financial livelihood: How easy or difficult will it be to get paid by my new employer? Think about what happens when you aren’t paid accurately or on time.

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How Can Recruiters Assess Candidates Accurately?

Recruit CRM

It may be easier to go with the flow whilst conducting job interviews , but sometimes even while following your entire hiring checklist, you might end up making a bad hire. According to the Department of U.S

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The REAL HR Show Today at Clubhouse

Evil HR Lady

The REAL HR show has moved to Clubhouse! Every Thursday at 10:00 am Eastern you will find me and Brenda Neckvatal on Clubhouse! Today, though, Brenda is on a plane, so I will be alone! Please join me in discussing the horrors of HR. Here’s the link if you would like to join in!

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Are You Listening to Me? – Unschooling Mom2Mom

Career Tips Blog

Sue Patterson’s work is valuable not just for relationships with kids (a.k.a parenting) but relationships with anyone. We all could likely use a little remedial relationship-building course of study. Check her out and pass on her work to others if you find it helpful.

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my staff is anxious about reopening, even though they’re vaccinated

Ask a Manager

This post, my staff is anxious about reopening, even though they’re vaccinated , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I manage a staff of about 50 in a publicly funded, public-facing organization.

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3 Ways To Be Memorable During An Interview

Career Realism

When you go into a job interview, your goal is to make a good impression, right? Kind of. The goal is to make a memorable impression—you want them to automatically think of you when someone asks, “Who should we hire?" How can you make such a powerful impression?

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4 unique interview questions to help you find the best employees

Evil HR Lady

Interviewing is a difficult task, and most hiring managers don’t do it very often – so they don’t have time to get good at it. But, asking unique interview questions can help you better evaluate candidates to land someone with the proper knowledge, skills, and abilities.

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Dave Ramsey Fires People for Premarital Sex. Can You?

Evil HR Lady

Imagine: You find out you’re pregnant, and you excitedly go to the Human Resources Department to ask for your Family Medical Leave Act paperwork , and instead, you get fired. Caitlin O’Connor claims this happened to her at Ramsey Solutions , the company run by financial guru Dave Ramsey.

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What Is High-Volume Recruiting? 4 Best Strategies & Tools To Master It

Recruit CRM

As the name suggests, high-volume recruiting or mass hiring refers to recruiting a wide variety of candidates in a limited period. Here, there is no specific number you could hold on to.

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The Ugly Truth About Getting Your Dream Job

Career Realism

What if you discovered that everything you've been taught about creating success in your life was wrong? What if the system society has in place to help you create a great life and get a job you love…didn't work any more?

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Join The Band! Spotify Is Hiring

Career Realism

Spotify considers its workforce as a giant band, and like any band that consistently produces hits, everyone needs to play a role. Are you interested in making some beautiful music at Spotify? Here's some insight into what it takes to work at Spotify.

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Want A Mission-Based Career? 10 High-Paying, Remote Job Opportunities In The Nonprofit Sector

Career Realism

Remote job opportunities have skyrocketed in every corner of the economy, including the nonprofit sector. If you're looking for a mission-based career, without sacrificing pay or work-life balance, a job in the nonprofit sector could be a perfect fit.

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How To Set Up An Informational Interview

Career Realism

An informational interview is a great way to learn more about a job or career path you're interested in. It's also a great way to connect with someone who is already doing that job. However, if you've never set one up before, you could be confused about how to do it properly.

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3 Things Employers Should Focus On After COVID-19

Career Realism

COVID-19 changed the workforce, and as companies begin returning to the office, or revamping how things are done, it's important to think about what employees need.

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HR questioned me for hours about a sex injury

Ask a Manager

This post, HR questioned me for hours about a sex injury , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: This happened a few weeks ago and I’m hoping it’s resolved, but I’m at a loss as to what I could have done differently.

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can I ignore a toxic employee who’s leaving, warning candidates about weirdness in our hiring, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, can I ignore a toxic employee who’s leaving, warning candidates about weirdness in our hiring, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Can I ignore a toxic employee during her last few days?

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my boss wants my husband to come to work so he can scold him, vaccines and BMI, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, my boss wants my husband to come to work so he can scold him, vaccines and BMI, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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I was offered a job, not given much time for an answer, and then things went south

Ask a Manager

This post, I was offered a job, not given much time for an answer, and then things went south , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: Last week I was offered a job at a big government agency after a six-week interview process.

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if you lost your job recently, you’re eligible for 6 months of free health insurance

Ask a Manager

This post, if you lost your job recently, you’re eligible for 6 months of free health insurance , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. If you lost your job in the last 18 months, you can now remain on your employer-sponsored health insurance for free through September 30 , as part of the American Rescue Plan Act signed into law last month.

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I’m constantly interrupted while I work, no comfortable space to work in at home, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, I’m constantly interrupted while I work, no comfortable space to work in at home, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I can’t get work done because of constant interruptions.

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coworker is writing a dissertation on our boss being a narcissist, using social media comments to get a job, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, coworker is writing a dissertation on our boss being a narcissist, using social media comments to get a job, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

This post, it’s your Friday good news , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. Last year my company was so great when it came to COVID.

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