Sat.Dec 09, 2017 - Fri.Dec 15, 2017

Want to Freelance? Setting and Sticking to Targets is Crucial.

Ms. Career Girl

Maybe you’re also one of those people who embarked on the full-time freelancing journey with great excitement, only to realise that there’s still room for growth when it comes to your self-management skills.

The 2017 Employment Law Year in Review

Evil HR Lady

Did you miss the best webinar EVER? You might have because it became so popular we had to turn people away, as the system would only support so many people at once. But, don’t fret! We recorded it. It’s amazing.


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Does Diversity and Inclusion Matter to Your Career Anymore?

Competitive Resumes

Thanks for joining us for the last show of the season. The next show will be on January 19, 2018. I want you to stick around for this show.

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The Career Changer’s Guide To Informational Interviews: How To Find Clarity, One Conversation At A Time

Career Shifters

Informational interviews are one of the most powerful tools you can use to move your shift forward. But how do you find interesting people to speak to? What questions should you ask? And if you don't have any career ideas yet, how can interviews help you get inspired?

2017 27

Why Encouraging Employees to Take Vacation Matters

Ms. Career Girl

Entrepreneurs know what it means to put their nose to the grindstone and work hard to realize their dreams. It’s easy to get caught up in meeting daily business needs that never stop, and it’s more difficult to realize when you need to stop and take a break.


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employee is torturing her office mate with constant questions, sending a holiday card to your job interviewer, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My employee bothers her office mate with constant questions. I manage two employees who share an office. One is a long-term employee and stellar worker. She bit the bullet and volunteered to share her office because we needed the space. The other position is a new employee in an entry-level assistant role. My more seasoned employee has been venting that the assistant peppers her with many imposing questions.

2017 22

9 Powerful Lessons We Can Learn from the Sun

Ms. Career Girl

As you rise out of bed every day, the sun also rises, and when the earth turns on its axis to give sunlight to the other side of the globe, you also retire from the day’s work and go to bed.

2017 11

VIDEO: Using BHAGs as a Goal Setting Technique for High Performers.

HR Capitalist

Big, hairy, audacious goals, or BHAGs, are visionary, strategy statements designed to focus a group of people around a common initiative.

5 Qualities of an HR Super Hero

Evil HR Lady

An HR superhero that is able to leap tall buildings in a single bound? Yes please. Here are our top five qualities we think a superhero in HR would have. They Understand Regulations With a Single Seminar. How long do you have to keep applications on file? When do you have to ask employees if they want to take FMLA instead of waiting for them to ask? Is “this” a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act? Is this person truly exempt?

10 Ask a Manager letters that will make you glad you’re single

Ask A Manager

Brit + Co. compiled a list of their 10 favorite Ask a Manager letters about exes and other romantic complications at work. It’s here.

10 Tech Tools to Help You Get Excellent Hiring Results

The Undercover Recruiter

The hiring process is getting simpler… and more complicated by the day. How is that possible? One word: technology. As a recruiter, you have the option to make your job easier by using all the right tools. They help you pick the right candidates and eliminate the expense of a bad hire.

Data Analytics Market Growth and Scope Analysis in 2018

Imarticus Learning

There is a lot of growth and evolution that is witnessed in the field of data analytics in the recent years. One has observed a fast growth of Machine Learning and Deep Learning , and hence you will see a big change in the trends of 2018 for Business Intelligence and Data Analytics.

Dilemma of the Month: Drug Testing New Hires

Evil HR Lady

We drug test new hires at my company. When a potential employee’s test comes back positive it’s easy enough to rescind the offer, but we had a candidate have a test returned “negative but diluted” and we rescinded the offer. The candidate had already given two weeks’ notice at his current company and they won’t take him back. Did we do the right thing? To read the answer, click here: Dilemma of the Month: Drug Testing New Hires.

don’t make these 6 mistakes at work this month

Ask A Manager

Holidays at work can present some etiquette landmines if you’re not careful — like taking way too much interest in the date your coworker brought (or didn’t bring) to the office holiday party, or inadvertently assuming other people share your religious faith. At U.S. News & World Report today, I talk about six mistakes that people often make at work this month, and how to avoid them. You can read it here. You may also like: how do I recover from a huge, fireable mistake at work?

2017 13

The Culture of Workplace Silence Around Sexual Harassment


While sexual harassment in the workplace has always been an issue, recently, the floodgates have opened as more women—and some men—are emboldened to tell their stories. In some instances, these. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR company culture risk managment sexual harassment

10 Employer Branding Stats You Need to Know

The Undercover Recruiter

As an employer, taking advantage of your employer brand is now integral to your hiring process, especially if you want to consistently hire relevant and high-quality candidates.

Updating Insurance Based on Life Milestones

Evil HR Lady

Life changes mean different health care needs. Accordingly, your employees may need help updating insurance coverage as they encounter new life milestones. As open enrollment season is now underway, it’s a good time to sit down and talk with employees about any changes in coverage they may need as they hit certain life milestones. Here are some significant events to remind employees about: Getting Married.

do I really have to wear high heels to a job interview?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I am a college student employed through work-study. Once a month, my employer holds a training session for all student assistants to update us on new procedures, etc. Our most recent meeting focused on employment after college, because many assistants graduate this year. This training included mock interviews accompanied by an evaluation. I was surprised to see that I lost points for not wearing heels.

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Podcast Interview With Jobacle Founder Andrew Rosen


I recently had the pleasure of being a guest on the 12 Minute Conversations podcast. If you are interested in learning a bit more about the history behind my little career advice journey with, I encourage you to take a listen. This project has always been a labor of love.


How and When to Follow Up After Your Executive Job Application

Professional Resume Services

It’s human nature to want to receive a response very shortly after sending in your executive resume for a job application. However, the reality is an HR manager likely has to filter through hundreds of resumes on top of their other job duties, so a quick response rarely happens.

Happy Hanukkah

Sklover Working Wisdom

On This First Night of Hanukkah – A Message for all our Friends, Regardless of Faith: Hanukkah celebrates the miracle of “the light,” the miracle that it exists, and the miracle that it endures. Each of us can be a “light unto the world” in our own lives.

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updates: the friend-boss and more

Ask A Manager

Here are updates from three people whose letters were answered here in the past. Boss, then friend, now boss again (#3 at the link). It’s been about a year since I wrote for advice, and I’m still not exactly positive about how to categorize our work relationship. I took your advice and decided to wait and see what happened, whether she would pull us back into a boss-employee relationship, whether she would bring up facebook, how things would work now that she was supervising me.

My Top 10 Posts on LinkedIn for Personal Branding and Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

No doubt about it, LinkedIn is the place to be and be seen when you’re building your personal brand and in an executive job search. Not surprisingly, I frequently blog about LinkedIn. Of the 20 or so blog posts I wrote this year about using LinkedIn, I’m spotlighting the ten best here.

Are the Holidays the Best Time to Search for a Job?

Professional Resume Services

Getting ready for the holidays can be challenging enough where it’s tempting to put your job search on hold. Besides, companies don’t actually hire new employees during the holiday season, right? This is a common misconception people have.

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The art of reading between the lines is a lifelong quest of the wise.” ” – Shannon L. Adler. What is said is important; what is not said may be more important. What is written is important; who does not get in the email may be more important.

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update: I bit my coworker

Ask A Manager

Remember the letter-writer who bit her coworker ? Here’s the update. So I don’t have an update I think anyone will like. Going through Alison’s three suggestions: #1) Find a new job. I applied to the perfect position the next day, interviewed within the week, aaaaand bombed the interview. Nerves? Lack of practice? I do have Alison’s book, did research, but just didn’t click with anyone. Probably going to stay where I am.

2017 11

Fake It ‘Til You Make It: A Lesson in Work Ethic

The Undercover Recruiter

Occasionally it happens. You start a new job, only to realize it’s not what you had hoped. Perhaps the job was oversold by the employer, or it’s a new role you thought you would enjoy more. Or maybe you just weren’t in a financial position to turn down the job offer. Regardless, what’s done is.


Ep 120 – Cisco’s Inclusive Hiring Apprenticeship Program


In 2016, the Department of Labor reported the rate of unemployment for those with a disability was 10.5%. This talent pool remains largely untapped and presents a great opportunity for businesses who. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. In 2016, the Department of Labor reported the rate of unemployment for those with a disability was 10.5%.


How to maximize the potential of in-between jobs

Career Alley

Being jobless could be a stressful time, but it can also be an excellent time to reflect on life decisions, make positive changes and get a fresh start. Career advice Career Advice Job Loss

updates: the small lies, the boundary violator, and more

Ask A Manager

Here are updates from three people whose letters were answered here this year. My employee tells small lies but is otherwise good at her job. Thanks again for your advice on this issue. As usual, it was incredibly helpful. As a side note, I was hired to manage two clinics with no formal management experience. I felt completely lost trying to manage a group of people who had been my peers until recently.

Why it’s Important to Create Employer Brand Videos

The Undercover Recruiter

Recruitment and employer brand videos are an awesome way to give your brand a face. They give candidates a chance to see who really works for your company, as well as an inside look at your working environment and company culture. This week we’re speaking to Audra Knight, the Recruitment Operations Manager at Tenable. View Article. Why it’s Important to Create Employer Brand Videos. Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

Children’s books that made me rethink careers

Penelope Trunk

When Squarespace contacted me and asked me to collaborate with them, I said yes. I usually say no to everybody. But, everybody I know uses them for their sites and their sites all look so good. And I thought it would be really good for my brand to be working with Squarespace. So I said yes.

Mistakes Of A Millennial During The Job Hunting Process

Career Alley

Whether you’re a student thinking about future prospects or a jobseeker looking to break into a desired industry isn't important. The job hunting process can be a daunting factor. However, you’re not alone in feeling a little overawed by it all. In fact, most millennials are guilty of sabotaging their possibilities. And in most cases, it’s largely preventable. Job Search Millennials

should I tell my employer about my boundary-crossing coworker?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I have a coworker who continues to cross professional boundaries and I’m not sure when/if I should escalate this to my manager, his manager, or HR. I work at a regional office of a medium size company. I transferred from another site and have been working at this location for about six months. There are about 10 salaried employees. Since we’re so small, everyone is friendly. I hit it off with one employee and we became friends. However, it got really weird.