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Breastfeeding and Smoking on Zoom. What Would HR Say?

Evil HR Lady

Is it okay to breastfeed on camera on a video conference? The Society for Human Resources asked this question. SHRM Connect: Breastfeeding on Zoom Calls… What Would You Do? link] #SHRMConnect pic.twitter.com/tXMSNFPcf1 — SHRM (@SHRM) December 2, 2020.

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High Emotional Intelligence Can Help You Land an Executive Job

Executive Career Brand

Hard skills will always be an important consideration in hiring. But people with superior so-called “soft” skills, or Emotional Intelligence/Emotional Quotient (EI/EQ), are becoming more sought after. EI/EQ ties into personal branding.

2020 150

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Funding Female Careers: Are Women Financial Equals in the Workplace?

Ms. Career Girl

While many companies are attempting to do their best when it comes to gender inequality, it’s still not where we want it to be. Since women are paid 82 cents for every dollar a man makes, it leaves room for improvement. But how different is work for men and women?

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“I don’t fail. Either I succeed or I learn.” ” – Nelson Mandela. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

2020 130

Here's Your ATS Market Share Rundown!

The HR Capitalist

If there's one thing I love in the HR Tech Community, it's great recurring research - the type that's not a flash in the pan, but gets released every year so you can track changes. This type of research helps build a vendor/partner brand, and if done right, it's a total gift to folks like you and me.

2020 120

A Social Media Gaffe Destroyed Her Business. Learn From Her Mistake

Evil HR Lady

A little bit over a year ago, Sara Christensen’s business, Kickass Masterminds, went up in smoke.

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2020 Takeaways: What Did You Learn This Year?

Ms. Career Girl

?2020: The year of COVID-19. The year from hell. The year it all fell apart. Many of us can’t wait to leave 2020 behind. Even introverts like me are itching to get out and about again.

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More Trending

From Coaching to Consultancy

Career Shifters

“I needed a more resilient career after facing a challenging time.”. Heather Black wanted more flexibility and security in her work. So she invested in retraining, overcame imposter syndrome, and built a new career with a wealth of opportunity along the way. Here's her story

Do you have what it takes to successfully manage a remote team? This webinar is the perfect chance to find out.

Evil HR Lady

Sponsored Advertisement. WHAT: How to Make Remote Work Part of Your Team’s DNA. This is THE remote work webinar for managers.

2020 156

What Should Your Holiday Work Celebration Look Like This Year?

The Undercover Recruiter

Hard as it is to believe, 2020 is finally drawing to a close. The year has brought more challenges than expected, and most are far from over.

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5 Tips for Working With an Outplacement Service

Jobacle

Losing your job can be a devastating experience. Unfortunately, the current global situation is leaving a lot of people unemployed or looking at an industry change. This experience makes a tough situation even more challenging. .

2020 139

Seven Tips to Measure If Your Talent Acquisition is Working

Undercover Recruiter

Attracting the best people into a business is one of the biggest challenges facing many companies, however, while most employers understand the need for an effective talent acquisition process to attract and hire the right people, many haven’t developed a way for evaluating its effectiveness.

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The Real HR Show: When All Hell Breaks Loose

Evil HR Lady

Sometimes everything goes to Hell and you need to be prepared. Join Brenda and I as we discuss this and also talk about pie and why cats are better than dogs. Brenda might disagree on that last statement.). The post The Real HR Show: When All Hell Breaks Loose appeared first on Evil HR Lady

2020 153

On Vulnerability: A TED Talk by Brené Brown

Career Tips Blog

Brené Brown, a researcher of authenticity, shame, and courage, talks about vulnerability and living wholeheartedly. You can follow her on Twitter and at her website BreneBrown.com.

2020 52

Seven Great Questions to Ask at a Job Interview

Boomers Next Step

If you are going for an interview as a prospective employee then you should do some research. Read the job description and requirements carefully. Browse the web site to see how the organization presents itself. Search for news items and comments about the company on news sites and blogs.

2020 52

How do you say goodbye to a dog?

Penelope Trunk

Our dog died. Well, we put him down. Put him to sleep is what the vet in Boston said. Maybe “to put down” is only for a goat or a pig. I’m not sure. We knew Sparky would die soon because the vet wouldn’t operate on his cancer. His heart wasn’t good enough.

2020 52

Tony Hsieh, Former Zappos CEO and Holacracy Pioneer Dies at 46

Evil HR Lady

Entrepreneur and management revolutionary Tony Hsieh passed away on Friday, November 27, 2020, after injuries sustained in a house fire. Hsieh was, famously, the former CEO of Zappos, a company that revolutionized shoe shopping and how customer service worked.

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Expectations

Career Tips Blog

I get what I expect and allow. …I I expect cooperation. …I I expect beauty. …I I expect love. …I I expect friendship. …I I expect joy. …I I expect laughter. …I I expect fun. …I I expect wellness. …I I expect cool experiences. I expect and allow all that I enjoy.

2020 52

How to Become a More Effective Manager

Corn on the Job

How to Become a More Effective Manager . Your management style will, to some extent, depend on personal factors such as your values, the relationships you have with your staff and the type of industry your business is operating in.

2020 52

update: my employee keeps getting deadnamed by a coworker

Ask a Manager

It’s the launch of this year’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager! Every day this month, I’ll be running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. To kick us off…. Remember the letter-writer whose employee kept getting deadnamed by a coworker ?

2020 52

No Monopoly on Burnout: Burning Down the House

David Zinger

According to Gallup the level of burnout of people working from home has risen this year from 18% to 29% and the amount of people working entirely from home has risen from 4% to 40%. This nullifies the idea, “that there is no place like home.”

2020 52

Pros and Cons of Florida Voting in the $15 Minimum Wage - It's Complicated.

The HR Capitalist

By now, most of us have reached a steady state conceptually related to raising the minimum wage. Reasonable people can agree that we should pay people as close to a living wage as we possible can, right? Then, of course, it all goes to hell.

Microsoft’s creepy new “productivity score” tells your boss how often you attend meetings, answer email, and use Word

Ask a Manager

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Frazzled by Burnout

David Zinger

Work offers us structure, purpose, meaning and contribution. Work can make us well, but when burnout occurs positive emotions can feel fleeting, engagement is threadbare, relationships are frayed, meaning is murky, accomplishments are infrequent, and our personal strengths languish.

2020 52

Microsoft is removing the user names from its creepy “productivity score”

Ask a Manager

In response to a backlash, Microsoft has agreed to remove the user names from its new “Productivity Score” function that we talked about earlier this week.

2020 37

boss told me I need to wear makeup and jewelry, employee has terrible attitude, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go…. My boss told me I need to wear makeup and jewelry. I work as an account manager in health care. I have a new boss who has been writing me up for having an “unprofessional appearance.” Today she explained to me that I need to wear makeup and jewelry.

2020 40

updates: my older male coworker is obsessed with my weight and baby plans, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are four updates from past letter-writers. My older male coworker is obsessed with my weight and baby plans.

2020 34

update: my coworkers make orgasm sounds while I’m on the phone

Ask a Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer whose coworkers were making orgasm sounds while she was on the phone ? Here’s the update.

2020 37

update: my emotionally fragile employee is sobbing at work multiple times a week

Ask a Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer whose emotionally fragile employee was sobbing at work multiple times a week ? Here’s the update.

2020 32

“I will confront you by Wednesday of this week”

Ask a Manager

Several years ago, a reader shared with us this epic email that was sent by their company’s boss after a holiday party gone terribly awry, and as we enter the holiday season we remember its glory. This happened about ten years ago, but the email I received from our boss was so epic I preserved it. Context: The second year I worked at this company, our holiday party was held on a dinner cruise boat.

2020 35

my old job ripped off another company, should I tell my coworkers why my boobs are gone, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My old job ripped off another company. I just finished a year long project with a really great place. It went really well and they have strongly hinted at me coming back next year for more projects and supporting my continued work in my field.

2020 33

my employee wants too much time off for the holidays

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: Two of my employees are hourly graduate students who mostly work nights and weekends when our full-time employees do not. The position is pre-professional, meaning we treat them like any other professionals, while giving them coaching and help looking for full-time work in the field.

2020 33

update: my coworker is a Covid denier

Ask a Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer whose coworker was a Covid denier and was monopolizing group calls with rants about it? Here’s the update.

2020 33

I couldn’t use sick time after my boyfriend had a stroke because we’re not married, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go…. I couldn’t use sick time after my boyfriend had a stroke because we’re not married. I have a pre-COVID question about something that is still bothering me after more than a year.

2020 33

I’m attracted to my boss, VIP references, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go…. I had a dream about my boss … and now realize I’m attracted to him. I am a teacher in a large school district. From my first interview with my superintendent, we got along. I didn’t realize then that he had a reputation for not being friendly.

2020 32

how do you hold an office holiday party during a pandemic?

Ask a Manager

Usually at this time of year, my inbox fills up with questions about company holiday parties: How many drinks are OK to have there? Should I bring a date? Do I really have to go at all? This year, the questions are quite different – and nearly all along the lines of “what do we even do for the holidays in a pandemic?” Many employers are simply canceling holiday celebrations, since there’s no way to safely gather.

2020 32

interviewer pressed me about politics, I was undercover-bossed, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Interviewer pressed me about the presidential election. I had my first job interview since the pandemic started. It took place the day after Election Day.

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