Sat.Jul 04, 2020 - Fri.Jul 10, 2020

We Need More Girls in STEM!

Ms. Career Girl

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – why is it the world of men? Truth is, we need more girls in STEM! Worldwide, STEM jobs are dominated by men, but this is not because they are better!

2020 228

When Your Boss Doesn’t Let You Go on Vacation

Evil HR Lady

luxury hotel pool and summer vacation Photo by Engin Akyurt. Yesterday, Brenda Neckvatal and I talked about vacation and PTO usage on The Real HR Show.

2020 267

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Respect science. Respect nature. Respect each other. That is all we need to do.” ” – Tom Friedman. How might we overcome the growing worldwide crisis of the Covid-19 virus? So often our most difficult questions require only the simplest answers.

2020 130

What Career Freedom Really Means

Cube Rules

In the United States today, it is our Independence Day, a holiday celebrating the independence from England. You'll hear a lot of talk today about independence and freedom; how we broke away from the tyranny of England's King.

2020 130

The Only Prioritization and Productivity Tool You Will Ever Need

Ms. Career Girl

Prioritize Your Tasks, Boost Your Productivity. Look on almost any website targeting professionals, entrepreneurs or career development and you find articles on productivity and prioritization.

2020 156

In a Tweet, John Legend Gave All Business Owners a Critical Gut Check

Evil HR Lady

Photo by Flo Dahm.

2020 221

Independence Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The bravest things we do in our lives are usually known only to ourselves.”. – Peggy Noonan. You might not have thought about it, but Lady Liberty always stands by herself. The quest to be free, and to help others be free, is first and foremost an internal quest.

2020 130

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Reopening for Business? 3 Things to Consider

Ms. Career Girl

The U.S. is slowly beginning to open again, and small business owners are eager to get back to business as usual. Once your state or county has announced that it will allow businesses to reopen, you’ll be faced with a difficult decision that only you can make.

2020 135

Some Companies Can’t Hire Fast Enough. Study Their Business Models

Evil HR Lady

While many businesses–and, yes, entire industries even–have suffered as a result of the Coronavirus crisis , some companies have managed to thrive in this moment.

2020 145

From Media Planning to Interior Design

Career Shifters

“I felt like a square peg in a round hole.”. Lizzie Green's unhappiness at work was starting to have a negative impact on all areas of her life. But it wasn't until she literally had some sense knocked into her, that she decided to do something about it.

2020 139

Which Industries Are Dangerous to Work In?


If you’re trying to decide what career to pursue, you have a lot of options to choose from. It can be hard to pick one job and there are many different factors to consider. One of the most important factors to think about is how dangerous the field is.

2020 141

Government intelligence-style ‘fusion centers’ on the rise at big banks


Big banks are taking inspiration from government intelligence agencies when it comes to combating cybersecurity threats as command centers become the standard, according to Bill Stewart, partner at fintech consultancy Capco. “If If you’re a large [financial institution], for sure you have it.

2020 80

What HR Professionals Should Be Doing in the Midst of a Hiring Freeze

Evil HR Lady

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic , companies across sectors have implemented hiring freezes and paused active talent recruitment efforts.

2020 149

here’s a bunch of help finding a new job

Ask A Manager

Since lots of people are job-searching right now, here’s a round-up of some of the most key job-searching advice on this site. Resumes and Cover Letters. The first thing to know is, if you’re not getting interviews, you probably need to fix your resume and cover letter.

2020 101

Woj vs. Shams: When Young Upstarts Overtake Established Stars.

HR Capitalist

You've seen this talent story before. There's an established star at your company. He/she has been widely recognized as the best, the industry/company standard, the go-to person. Their run of performance has been impressive and it looks like it will never end.

2020 66

WFH Saves People 23.5 Days a Year Traveling

The Undercover Recruiter

Is remote working here to stay? While many people have predicted the rise of remote working over recent years, nobody expected it to rocket its way to the forefront as it has during 2020.

2020 57

The Real HR Show: Stacking & Racking PTO–Avoid the Burnout

Evil HR Lady

The post The Real HR Show: Stacking & Racking PTO–Avoid the Burnout appeared first on Evil HR Lady

2020 145

what are my obligations to my team when I’m also caring for a toddler full-time?

Ask A Manager

It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” question. A reader writes: I work from home full time (including pre-coronavirus) and am typically very busy and focused all day while I’m working.

2020 86

Executive Coaches: When The Company Pays the Bills, Watch Out.

HR Capitalist

Let's say you're a rising star with a lot of potential, but a few things to work out. Your company finds you an executive coach, makes the introduction and pays the bills. You probably need to be wary of who the coach works for.

2020 69

Best Job Search Apps for 2021

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Job Search Apps for 2021. Although 2020 isn’t yet over, it may be a good time to begin looking forward to the new year and the opportunities it brings. With 2020 being dominated by news of the coronavirus pandemic, 2021 will surely be a better and more productive year for us all.

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Quarantine with my ex changes my opinion about good careers

Penelope Trunk

Things Nino hates about me: I yell. I’m ungrateful. I threw things when we were married. Things I hate about Nino: That he left. Five years ago. I supported the kids after the divorce, so he’s always had save-the-world jobs that pay almost nothing.

2020 67

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

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I am in HR and one of my employees, “Brenda,” is a sweet, kind, sensitive, empathetic soul – she wears her heart on her sleeve. To know Brenda is to love her, and she is adored by everyone in the organization. A self-described empath, she cries easily and is a feeler’s feeler.

2020 86

What Are The Compensation Questions Your Managers Should Be Able to Answer?

HR Capitalist

Putting together an online version of our BOSS Training (Compensation Module) for a client this week, and while our training on the topic is great, there's no question a fully functioning manager or people has to be really knowledgeable on the comp front to successfully answer all tough questions they're going to face. What questions, you ask?

2020 66

Pros and Cons of a Career in Radiology

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Pros and Cons of a Career in Radiology. Clinical radiologists are one of the most in demand jobs. As a radiologist, you’ll be responsible for reporting on imaging procedures which are used in diagnosing medical conditions.

2020 52

Hindsight Is 20/20: Living Your Culture In The Next Normal

Career Realism

There's no doubt that things have shifted dramatically as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, leaders are asking themselves hard questions. What does the next "normal" look like for them? And, how can they successfully implement new aspects of their culture into this new normal?

2020 56

my employee announced her acceptance to grad school on Twitter without telling anyone in advance

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I am a manager of an entry-level employee who share with another manager. Our shared employee, let’s call her “Jane,” is terrific — a hard worker, very smart, quick, and organized.

2020 83

Talking Politics As A Manager in 2020: The Advice Hasn't Changed.

HR Capitalist

It's 2020, which means it's an election year. Of course, there's more going on in 2020 than just an election - pandemic, resulting economic struggles, social movements and unrest, etc.

2020 69

Tips for Setting Up a Job Fair Booth

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Tips for Setting Up a Job Fair Booth. Job fairs give students and recent graduates a great opportunity to meet with local businesses and employers.

2020 52

Perks of a Career in Nursing

Corn on the Job

A career in nursing is a highly respected career option. Saving lives and caring for a wide range of patients. If you are thinking about embarking on this exciting career, here are a number of perks that come with a career in nursing. Shortages.

2020 52

my boss sent a friend to spy on me at my house

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work for a very large company and am working from home. When I spoke to my manager on the phone recently, she hinted about whether I was watching TV while working.

2020 87

Conduct Market Research on a Budget

Water Cooler Wisdom

Business success today depends on understanding what market trends are most prominent, what your customers need and what types of competitive strategies are the most effective. After all, there's nothing worse than spending precious resources  launching a new product  or service that ultimately flops in the marketplace. Fortunately, advancing technology makes it possible to conduct competitive market research more rapidly than in the past.

2020 40

Best Supply Chain Keywords

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Supply Chain Keywords. Getting your resume noticed and making it past the applicant tracking system can be tough. However, by utilizing certain keywords on your resume, you can ensure that your resume passes the applicant tracking system and lands on the hiring managers desk.

2020 52

am I being unprofessional on video calls?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: A little over a year ago, I started to work for a government agency in a very niche field. I started this job straight out of grad school, and there was certainly an adjustment period going from academia to an office job.

2020 71

was this networking or a date request, coworker is secretly traveling, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Was this networking or a date request? It’s too late to act on anything now, but I’m hoping that you can provide some clarity regarding a professional incident that I encountered about a year ago.

2020 73

my coworker’s meetings run on and on … and he knows we’re all trapped in our houses

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I have a question about etiquette re: booking meetings and going past the set end of the meeting. I have a coworker, Fergus, who is senior to me, although he and I report to the same boss, and with whom I have a good working relationship.

2020 76

boss is forcing me to work while I’m laid off, office says “I appreciate you” instead of “thank you,” and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss is forcing me to work full-time while I’m laid off. Covid has hit the tiny company I work for hard. The owner, my boss, has made terrible decisions at every turn, but somehow we were able to keep going.

2020 69

it’s your Friday good news

Ask A Manager

It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. I recently received a really good result using your advice and wanted to share it with you and other readers.

2020 65