Sat.Feb 15, 2020 - Fri.Feb 21, 2020

What You Need to Know (and Do) About the Generation Gap at Work 

Ms. Career Girl

The communication and motivational styles of your coworkers and employees vary according to which generation they grew up in. Attitudes toward work, language, mindset and social norms evolve over time, leading to occasional generational conflict.

2020 153

Reset Your Executive Job Search: What Got You There Will Keep You on Top

Executive Career Brand

When you first meet a recruiter, you may think “I’m so perfect for the job. Isn’t it obvious?” ” But their reaction will probably be “Umm, no. Excuse me, do I know you?”

2020 135

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Tips to Help You Find Your Dream Job

Career Alley

Do what you enjoy: some people can’t believe they get paid to do something they’d do for free, simply because they enjoy it so much. Find your Dream Job Dream job

2020 153

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“When you begin to carry your own water, you learn the value of every drop.”. – African Proverb. This is so, so true, in all aspects of life, and in work, as well. Carry your own water” is a way of saying “take care of yourself.”

2020 130

What’s Next in Human Resources Data Privacy and Compliance

Evil HR Lady

Data privacy is something we pretend to worry about while discussing it on Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr, where we share every detail of our personal lives and take pictures of all our food.

2020 163

From Geotechnical Engineer to Software Engineer

Career Shifters

“I dreaded going to the office every day.”. Marina Sideri felt like she was performing a well-scripted role: doing well on the outside, yet unhappy on the inside. So, she quit her job without a back-up plan and took some time to plan her next move.

2020 133


HR Capitalist

Who out there likes to work to music? When you're working on your laptop, music can either help or hurt your attention. For me, it's always felt better to have the TV in the background as music has generally interrupted my flow.

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Five Reasons Why Candidate Care is So Important

The Undercover Recruiter

As recruiters, looking after our candidates is a vital part of our everyday role. After all, if our candidates aren’t happy, we haven’t done our job! It’s imperative to maintain close relationships with them and inform them of any updates in their job search.

2020 69

I had a secret relationship with a coworker and now I’m pregnant

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: A colleague and I have been in a secret relationship for a couple of months. We work in the same team. He is not my manager but is slightly senior to me in terms of the work we do. He doesn’t have influence over my work, but we do occasionally have to work together.

2020 61

How Working Parents Can Hack Their Professional Development

Water Cooler Wisdom

Considering the average working parent's schedule, most don't have time to pursue an additional degree or attend lengthy onsite trainings while parenting and working full time.    However,  keeping skills current  is essential to gainful employment through the automation age. Let's have a look at six alternate ways working parents can upskill without drowning in additional commitments. Read a book on your phone.

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15 Reasons You Are Failing Your Interviews

The Corporate Con/noisseur

15 Reasons You Are Failing Your Interviews. Being prepared for an interview begins the second that you submit your application to the job. Interviews, contrary to popular belief, should be taken seriously and should garner the support and preparation needed to ensure a successful showing.

2020 52

How Apprenticeship Employers Can Unlock the Potential of TikTok

The Undercover Recruiter

TikTok has taken the social media world by storm. With Generation Z embracing the short-form video-sharing app in their millions, what does this mean for employers needing to reach teenagers? We used National Apprenticeship Week to investigate.

2020 74

should I avoid wearing pricey status items at work?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I inherited a watch recently from my late grandfather, and it happens to be a Swiss model which is frightfully expensive — as in over $2,500 new. He purchased it upon his retirement 20 years ago, and its been in the family ever since.

2020 59

3 Ways You Can Train to Become an Accountant

Corn on the Job

Every state in the U.S. has endless job opportunities available for accountants. Every business, non-profit agency, and the taxpayer has some use for the services accountants provide.

2020 52

Getting Released From a Work Project

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Getting Released from a Work Project. Getting released from a work project or task can be a tough situation. While seemingly straightforward, you will only want to do so after careful consideration and internal deliberations.

2020 52

How a Strong Employer Brand Impacts Seasonal Hiring

The Undercover Recruiter

Filling 100,000 seasonal positions, and winning that talent back the following year,demands a compelling employer brand. It’s something a leading tax prep company does it year in, year out. But how do they achieve it?

2020 71

how much stuff can I “move in with” on my first day at a new job?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m starting a new job in a week and a bit, my first after finishing my PhD. I’m wondering how much stuff it’s acceptable to “move in with” on the first day. I’ve seen the space, it’s a large-ish desk in a three-person office.

2020 63

Key Benefits To Keep In Mind When Looking For Work Out Of State

Corn on the Job

2020 kicked off with over 7 million job openings across America. For the current job seekers, this came as welcome news. Estimates put job openings at 1.4 million more than the number of unemployed job seekers. This does not mean that the job hunt market is not a competitive one, however.

2020 52


HR Capitalist

NOTE FROM KD : Back with episode 2 of “ The HR Famous Podcast”. Take a listen and we’ll be back on a weekly basis.

2020 13

What Does the Future of World-Class Leadership Look Like?

The Undercover Recruiter

Talk to anyone in business and it won’t be long before someone comments on the pace of change – whether it’s political, technological or people’s changing expectations of work.

2020 72

employee quit over a coworker’s email, wiping down my keyboard as soon as someone else uses it, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My employee misdirected an email criticizing her problem coworker — who saw it and quit. I have two direct reports who can’t stand each other but they’ve managed to be civil and professional.

2020 64

12 Apps For Career Development

Corn on the Job

Pexels. Setting yourself career goals is essential to pursue the future that you desire. Once you know where you are going, it’s all the easier to plan how you are going to get there. Perhaps you’d like to network more to establish valuable contacts?

2020 52

becoming a receptionist against my will, baking for one employee but not the other, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I think I’m about to become a receptionist against my will. A few months ago, I started a new job in an administrative but non-reception role.

2020 60

how can I stop being so nervous in job interviews?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Do you have advice for someone who self-sabotages during interviews? I look very good on paper, and I always get called to interview nearly everywhere I apply. Unfortunately, I have diagnosed PTSD, and my fight or flight instinct kicks in on the morning of my interviews, every time, without fail. Employed-me is polished, organized, and confident. Interview-me is sweaty, shaky, and rambles through her answers.

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weekend free-for-all – February 15-16, 2020

Ask A Manager

Foster cat Humphrey (on couch) is tolerating resident cats taking over his room. 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.).

2020 55

my coworker makes mistakes that affect my work

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I have a colleague who I depend on for data for a recurring project. Every time the update is due, I schedule check-in meetings weeks in advance and make it explicitly clear that I need X by [date] and Y by [date]. And every. single.

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