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4 Ways To Find Work That Feels Like You

Career Shifters

You want to do work that fits your personality. But what if you've spent so long in a job you hate, you've lost touch with who you are? Natasha shares four starting points to getting paid to be yourself

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Lower Quality Resumes Are Loud, With a Bumpy Ride

Career Trend

My husband and I are avid boaters who live on a lake. Our fleet of boats over the past 11 years has included three sailboats and a Four Winns power boat we dubbed Pilar, an homage to Ernest Hemingway. We currently are in transition, having sold Pilar as we prepare to invest in our next […].

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10 Simple Ways to Make Other People Happy

Evil HR Lady

This is an old article, but I thought the world could use some more positivity! We here at Inc. give tons of good suggestions about how to make yourself happier. We had “ 10 Easy Ways to Make Yourself Happy in 2016 ,” “ 5 Secrets to a Balanced, Happy Life ,” and “ 5 Daily Habits of Remarkably Happy People ,” all within the past few weeks. These articles are all fabulous, but what if we want to make other people happy? How can we do that?

Reading a Novel: You Just Might Find A Surprise Role Model

Ms. Career Girl

I must have been about ten when I discovered the Sue Barton Nurse books. My older sister brought them home, but I was the one that devoured them. My mother worried that they were too sophisticated for me because they had a hint of romance.

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my boss won’t let me quit, treating people like adults while enforcing high standards, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Yesterday was my last day — but my boss won’t let me quit. So two weeks ago I put in my resignation letter at my job. I agreed to work for two weeks and that’s it. My boss and coworkers had been nothing but rude and unprofessional to me the entire time I was employed there. Everyday they would go to a bar and drink while I was back at the office working. That and a few other things are what made me quit.

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weekend free-for-all – September 23-24, 2017

Ask A Manager

This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. This one is truly no work and no school.). Book recommendation of the week: A Year in Provence , by Peter Mayle.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The mountains that you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb.” ” – Najwa Zebian. At work, and in business affairs generally, the biggest “buzzword” these days is “productivity.” It is easily translated to “making more with less.”

Help! I Work With Negative People


There is a cancer in the workplace. Negative people. Frighteningly, they have a masterful way of polluting corporate waters before you even figure out that they are wet with rage.

Why Employee Experience is the New Employee Engagement

The Undercover Recruiter

I love a bold statement. Employee engagement is dead” is up there. But why would a man who spent most of his career preaching employee engagement say that it’s dead? We speak to Cliff Ettridge of The Team to learn why makes such a claim. Have a listen to the interview below, keep reading for a summary. View Article. Why Employee Experience is the New Employee Engagement. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

my new employee spends too much time justifying everything

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: We are a very small facility in the northeast U.S. with under 10 employees who are all from the town we work in. I recently hired a new employee who is originally from the midwest. For the most part her work is acceptable, but she has some personality traits that are affecting the work environment and other staff.

From Consultancy to Charity

Career Shifters

“My heart just wasn’t in it.”. Between Louisa Barnett's day job and her side project, it was clear which one she was most called to do. But knowing what you want and knowing how to get there are two very different things.

The New Amazon HQ - Is the Key to Your City Winning The Competition Eliminating Non-Competes?

HR Capitalist

In case you missed it, Amazon announced in early September that it is planning to open another headquarters called Amazon HQ2 in US city TBD.

5 Tips for Moving Up the Corporate Ladder

Career Alley

Most of us would like to climb the corporate ladder. Often it can seem impossible to move up just one rung, but when you understand how to play by the "rules" you can find yourself at the top faster than you imagined. Career advice Careers Corporate Ladder Success

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attending a coworker’s disciplinary meeting, rescinded vacation time, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Do I really have to attend my coworker’s performance meeting? I am a pharmacist in a small hospital. We have three rotating shifts during the day. One is decentralized and exclusively reviews patient profiles, while the other two divide their time between profile review and dispensing in central pharmacy. Most of the full-time group balance these duties without major conflicts, but one guy makes an art of not pulling his weight.

5 Steps to Simplifying Your Hiring Process

The Undercover Recruiter

Saying spending hours on hours finding the right person for the right job can be a long and tedious process is an understatement. Dealing with thousands of applications and hundreds of candidates on a weekly basis can make your job difficult to cope with. So just like many other recruiters out there, you try to. View Article. 5 Steps to Simplifying Your Hiring Process. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

Do The Work You Love and Change The World

Boomers Next Step

In this video the late Scott Dinsmore speaks passionately about how important it is to find work that you love and do that work with passion and purpose.

4 Career Options That Are Always In Demand

Career Alley

Millennials face a lot of problems in the job market. A wobbly economy is making employment insecure, leading to the rise of the so-called gig economy. Add to this the fact that people are working for longer than ever -- meaning jobs are not naturally being vacated as quickly -- and it’s clear: the choice of career you embark upon is more important than ever. Career Opportunities Job Search


Dangerous Jobs – How You Can Protect Yourself

Career Alley

Let’s face it - there are dangers in every job. The role itself might not prove fatal, but stress, poor building maintenance, or high-risk positions can all cause problems for you. Career Opportunities Job Search

Home Based Business Website Tip

Boomers Next Step

How to make your website look great on mobile devices Many people who start building a business online make the mistake of thinking that once their website is up and running, their biggest job is finished. Actually, it’s just beginning.

An Interview With A Go-Giver

Boomers Next Step

John David Mann, Co-author of “The Go-Giver” This week I really enjoyed watching the video which I have shared below. My friends Chris and Susan Beesley interviewed John David Mann who is the co-author of The Go-Giver.

Planning to Retire? Five Issues You Must Discuss With Your Partner

Boomers Next Step

Most long term relationships have their share of communication black spots. You learn to navigate around them, sharing day-to-day life comfortably but avoiding the issues that you suspect are likely to cause conflict or discomfort. Then suddenly the concept of retirement looms. Someone asks you outright “Are you planning to retire soon?” ” or worse still “So […]. Retirement Lifestyle Retirement Planning planning to retire retirement planning

Live Life Your Way – Reinvent Yourself

Boomers Next Step

You’ve probably spent your life thinking that by the time you reach “a certain age” you’ll have it all together. But sometimes the path you want to follow just gets more confusing…. Where you thought there’d be a pathway in front of you there is just crazy paving! Life is too short to keep living a […]. Designing Your Retirement Lifestyle Business Retirement Lifestyle baby boomers business home-based business live life your way online business reinvent yourself start an online business