Social Media – Is it Really Bad For Us?

Ms. Career Girl

So, is social media bad for us? It got us thinking – perhaps there’s more to social media than doomsday headlines might suggest. Here’s a short exploration of why social media is probably not bad for us after all. After all, whether our family is halfway around the world or right next door, social media gives us that extra method of connection to help us strengthen family bonds. The post Social Media – Is it Really Bad For Us?

Congrats to Us!!

Sklover Working Wisdom

Our Three Millionth Visitor. Yes, that is what I said: Three Million Visitors. We are both very pleased and quite proud to have grown to be a source of workplace insight and empowerment for over three million employees, worldwide. Apparently, our visitors have told others, and they, in turn, have told others. Thank you all for being part of our ever-growing “Blog Family.”. Al Sklover and Staff. 2018 Alan L. Sklover. All Rights Reserved

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The Top Cities for Marketing Jobs in the US

Ms. Career Girl

The post The Top Cities for Marketing Jobs in the US appeared first on Ms. The post The Top Cities for Marketing Jobs in the US appeared first on Ms. Job Search marketing degree best cities for marketing career Marketing Jobs in the USCareer Girl. There has never been a better time to get into marketing. The industry is changing and adapting with the growth of the internet, blog marketing and social media.

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Protected: Time For Us To Retire Retirement

Boomers Next Step

The post Protected: Time For Us To Retire Retirement appeared first on Boomers Next Step. There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. Designing Your Retirement

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Career Opportunities In The U.S. Military

Career Alley

In other words, there are myriad career opportunities in the various branches of the U.S. Here are some of the high-level business career opportunities in the U.S. According to the US Department of Labor, the military has about 23,000 administrative support specialists, and requires more each year due to changes in personnel and demand fields. To work for the U.S. Of course, the U.S. To join the U.S. However, the U.S.

Why the US Suspension of Foreign Work Permits is Good News for UK Companies

Undercover Recruiter

As the legalities of employment in the US continue to evolve, the conviction that the future of work will be remote becomes stronger. In June, the US President decided to halt access to several employment-based visas, including H-1B visas for high-skill workers.

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Is Being Normal Making Us Mediocre?

Ms. Career Girl

Many parents hope for their children to grow up ‘normal’, and most of us have done our best to make our parents happy in this regard! Bodies are great at reminding us when we are trying to be normal. There is so much for us to discover – and to be – once we get over being normal and striving for mediocrity. The post Is Being Normal Making Us Mediocre? Have you ever tried to be normal? How did it go? Were you happy? Was making money effortless and easy?

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5 Ways The Internet Is Killing Us

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Ways The Internet Is Killing Us appeared first on Ms. Here is my rant about how the internet is killing us. The post 5 Ways The Internet Is Killing Us appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The internet is the enemy. I hate to be the one to romanticize the good ol’ days. That is a sure sign that one is no longer a spring chicken, but instead an, uh, old fogie? Well, call me what you want, although I must say I am much closer to the former category.

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The History Which Defines Us


I say attempt because she failed, often – but raised three sons in the process, lost four husbands, sold pot, grew pot, did jail time, was shot in the head, and showed us a future of clear smart phones, Starbucks selling pot, and her own empty nest. Played Out on the Big Screen. Thank God our lives are not played out on TV or in a theater, live or film. But if they were, would we be more accountable for our actions?

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We appreciate your trust in us

Sklover Working Wisdom

Your taking a minute to drop us an email would be so very much appreciated. Lately we have received a lot of wonderful feedback. hope you don’t mind our sharing one of them with you: “Hi, Al, I cannot thank you enough for helping me escape my bully boss. The last nine months of my life have been a living nightmare. Using your Model Request for Separation After Filing a Complaint, I was able to successfully get HR to remove me from direct reporting to my bully manager. Thank you!!”

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We appreciate your trust in us

Sklover Working Wisdom

Your taking a minute to drop us an email would be so very much appreciated. Lately we have received a lot of wonderful feedback. hope you don’t mind our sharing one of them with you: “Please pass on my message to Mr. Sklover that I am one of his biggest fans. Very regular reader of his blog. It has helped me a lot. I work in IT for around 11 years. Recently I was put into PIP for fraudulent reasons by my boss.

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Relentless reminders render us unproductive

Cube Rules

Relentless reminders — about our calendar, appointments, tasks — will overwhelm our productivity. Not just in our jobs but in our life. I have a great dentist. I’m going pay him and his firm a lot of money for work that really needs doing. But I have this issue about his service: he has relentless reminders. With an appointment, I get a text message 3 days before to confirm the appointment. I get an e-mail that does the same.

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Chipotle Gives Us a Lesson in Rash Decision Making

Evil HR Lady

” To keep reading, click here: Chipotle Gives Us a Lesson in Rash Decision Making. The post Chipotle Gives Us a Lesson in Rash Decision Making appeared first on Evil HR Lady. A Chipotle Manager in Minnesota lost her job after refusing to serve a group of black men. Clear cut firing, right? You don’t refuse any paying customer! And, if you’re Starbucks, you don’t refuse any non-paying people as well.)

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Robots Won’t Replace Us, They’ll Work With Us


The fears of workers being replace en masse by robots has been well documented in the press (and here on B4J). Rather than replace them however, how about if technology allowed companies to retain workers by melding them with machinery to make them much more efficient and productive? Worker and Robot Co-Existing. One possible solution to replacing workers with robots is having workers cooperate with robots, a concept called HRC or human robotic cooperation.

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The Real HR Show: The Burnout is Catching up with US

Evil HR Lady

The post The Real HR Show: The Burnout is Catching up with US appeared first on Evil HR Lady

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Who Are the Most In Demand Employers in the US?

The Undercover Recruiter

Who Are the Most In Demand Employers in the US? Employer Attractive employers companies North America organisation USPeople are attracted to a company for a variety of reasons and there are many different things that people look for in their ideal workplace. Whereas some may be drawn to an organisation who have a great reputation, as a long standing and successful business; others may look for a company who share and support their. View Article.

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Women in the Workplace: What 2017 Taught Us

Ms. Career Girl

We all know about the sexual misconduct lawsuits in the entertainment industry, but it’s also brought more attention to workplace harassment for those of us without star-studded careers. The post Women in the Workplace: What 2017 Taught Us appeared first on Ms.

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Risky Business: The 7 Most Dangerous Jobs in the US

Career Alley

Top 7 Most Dangerous Jobs in the US. “ An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.” ” – Oscar Wilde. Not everyone heads into the office each morning wondering whether or not they are going to make out alive, but for some, this is a reality. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) program compiles data annually on the number of fatal work-related injuries.

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Interview Question: Why Do You Want to Work for Us?


In our series on interview questions that you can expect, this is one that will come up in almost every interview. And, consider yourself fortunate: This interview question is one of the top ones to separate the people who are 100% interested in a positon from those who are just blindly interviewing. In fact, in […]. Interview Interview Questions & Answers

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The Top US Staffing Trends of 2015 [STUDY]

The Undercover Recruiter

LinkedIn recently released a report on the US staffing trends of the last four years, which has pin-pointed three key trends to incorporate into your business strategy for 2015. The report was based on LinkedIn’s fourth annual survey, which covered 11 countries, 1,994 staffing leaders and 300 million members; drawing conclusions about the recruitment industry in the US. […]. The Top US Staffing Trends of 2015 [STUDY].

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Bad Reviews. There’s a US Department of Labor App for That


US DOL App & Your Government Dollars at Work. Ever wanted to have an app from the U.S. In 2011, the U.S. View health/labor info from the Department of Labor on businesses at a glance on the U.S. HR Social Media customer review apps department of labor Eat Mike Vandervort Shop sleep The Human Race Horses US department of labor apps US DOL US DOL laborDepartment Labor on your smartphone? You can finally make your dream come true.

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High Anxiety: 5 Things that Set Us Off and What to Do

Ms. Career Girl

The post High Anxiety: 5 Things that Set Us Off and What to Do appeared first on Ms. Anxiety is defined as a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome. It’s future thinking in a negative way. While it’s normal to have concerns from time to time, chronic anxiety leads to loss of appetite, insomnia, compromised immunity and other diseases.

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US Social Media by the Numbers – May 2012


How US Time is Spent on Social Media. All the numbers in the colored bubbles are listed in minutes: Facebook users in the US average 393 minutes a month. Keep in mind the useage numbers are US based while the user numbers are global. My opinion is no but faithful fans of music and art in the US are spending 12 minutes a month on the site. Social Media shrm 12 shrm conference social networking usage US spends time on social networks

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5 Simple Things the US Should Adopt from Europe

Evil HR Lady

But, if the US could adopt these 5 things, they would make your hearts sing. To keep reading, click here: 5 Simple Things the US Should Adopt from Europe. The post 5 Simple Things the US Should Adopt from Europe appeared first on Evil HR Lady. I’m an American who lives in Europe — Switzerland to be exact , and I’m home for a visit. I love Europe and I love America, but both could use a bit of infusion from the other to make things better off.

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Service Industry is Fastest Growing US Job Market


U.S. & HR Job Search american job growth food service job hiring challenges hiring difficulties job creation Manufacturing industry manufacturing industry growth retail industry growth service industry growth service industry job us job growth“Yawn,” you say. Why does one even care about these things? Forecasting your business and hiring are some of the most important and often overlooked pieces to having a successful business.

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Take Your Lunch: How Breaks Keep Us from Breaking Down


Just about all of us have stressful jobs. Work is crazy. Lunch is often overlooked or had at our desks in the midst of the massive paper mountains and keyboard. It is important to give your body and mind a break. Without downtime, our minds will not function properly and we will become exhausted and hence, begin falling behind in our work. Even the most workaholic types should understand that breaks equal efficiency.

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4 Ways Women Talk Differently In The Workplace (& What Men Could Learn From Us)

Ms. Career Girl

The post 4 Ways Women Talk Differently In The Workplace (& What Men Could Learn From Us) appeared first on Ms. Ignore the stereotypes of nagging, gossipy women – this conversationalist leaning actually gives us a professional edge. The post 4 Ways Women Talk Differently In The Workplace (& What Men Could Learn From Us) appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Of all the tired clichés, “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus” may be one of the worst.

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What Back to the Future Can Teach Us About Success


DeLorians, hoverboards, incestuous crushes (really, Mom McFly, really?) and Buddy Holly aside, Back to the Future is about ethics, hard work and the power of personal brands. Stay with me, now. It’s Back to the Future Day , after all, so I was bound to tie it in to the world of work. But the Back to the Future franchise is ultimately about character, success, and second chances.

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College Classes for the Rest of Us


But for many of us, that just never happened. When you think of college students, you may imagine a group of high school graduates fresh out of school who spend their nights partying and their days sleeping through professorial lectures. And in a lot of cases, that's an accurate image. But there is another whole society of people who are getting up every day and facing the 9-to-5 drag and long commute who are also pursuing that highly sought-after diploma.

New Data Tells Us Which Companies/Vendors Owns Corporate Expense Accounts.

The HR Capitalist

If you've ever wondered (what, just me?) what companies and vendors have the biggest share of corporate expense accounts/submitted expenses for approval, look no further. The Certify SpendSmart™ quarterly report analyzes the most recent business expense transactions and vendor ratings data to provide valuable insights to Certify clients and the corporate T&E industry at large. Translation - who is spending money on what?

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BREAKING: Big Data Is Going to Tell Us Our Workforce is Hopelessly Flawed.

The HR Capitalist

Once these systems advance to a certain level, the only thing saving us from becoming incredibly jaded is.a It's coming for all of us. If you're a leader, you probably understand that the workplace is flawed. Whether you believe it is merely flawed or hopelessly flawed probably depends on your natural outlook and disposition. Glass half-full? You know the workplace is flawed but you're confident we can make it better. Glass half-empty?

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Résumé Help: Converting a Mexican CV to a U.S. Résumé

Careers Done Write

A great résumé or CV in another country may not translate well in the U.S. A standard U.S. However, on a U.S. A major reason is because in the U.S. If you would like a résumé critique, please contact Debra Wheatman at or visit us at [link]. market. This is the case with Antonio. Let’s first look at the structure of his CV.

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FRIENDS: How Many of Us Have Them? (At Work)

The HR Capitalist

Don breaks down how a lot of us feel in a recent blog post at Modern Survey: " I have a best friend at work. Being connected assists loyalty and having a friend at work makes us feel connected. First up, who caught the Whodini reference ? Friends at work. On my mind today based on this post by Modern Survey's Don McPherson. If you don't know about Modern Survey, go check them out.

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Join Us During Telework Week

Telecommuting Journal

Join us for Telework Week, a nationwide effort to encourage agencies, organizations, and individuals to pledge to telework on February 14-18, 2011. Sign up now and telework during the week of February 14-18, 2011. Pledge to Telework ! bookmark or share this post More » Copyright © 2011 Telecommuting Journal. This Feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

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Bringing Up Bebe: French vs. US Parenting Explored

Ms. Career Girl

Are you happy with maternity leave and Mothers’ rights in the US? I kept hearing about the book Bringing Up Bebe and finally found some time to read it on my honeymoon (is that weird?!). Bringing Up Bebe is written by an American mother who lives in Paris and discovers the wisdom of French parenting as she becomes a new mother to one (then eventually three) kids. For a quick recap of the book, check out this New York Times article written by the author.

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What the Walmart VP Termination Over a Resume Teaches Us

Career Key

Yes, it teaches us not to lie on our resume, not to leave a misimpression or omission about our credentials. But why did Walmart’s former Vice President of Communications David Tovar feel the need to demonstrate he graduated from college? I can’t speak for him but we know the answer… it’s because he needed the degree. You need to graduate from college if you want to make a living wage working for someone else.

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Better Candidate Experience = Sustainability For Us All


Do not misunderstand me on this, recruiters who know me know that I am all business and I am not some zen recruiter that wants us to coddle every applicant and drown them with swag. Recently I observed a candidate experience that went something like this; the recruiting team was pushing for a self imposed deadline for an interview day. A couple days before the ‘big day’ a few of the candidates that had been through the normal and fairly rigorous screening process needed to reschedule.

This CEO’s 2,000 Word Email Explains Why German Managers Are Superior Than Those in the U.S.

Evil HR Lady

To keep reading, click here: This CEO’s 2,000 Word Email Explains Why German Managers Are Superior Than Those in the U.S. The post This CEO’s 2,000 Word Email Explains Why German Managers Are Superior Than Those in the U.S. German superiority is something one shouldn’t throw around lightly–there are too many negative stereotypes about that.

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5 Lessons Olympic Athletes Can Teach us About Mentoring

Career Copilot

It was about U.S. I love watching the Olympics- so many amazing stories and so inspiring. I read a great article the other day in the Wall Street Journal by Jason Gay, entitled Cycling’s Luke Finds Her Obi-Wan. Olympic cyclist, Evelyn Stevens, and her mentor, Connie Carpenter (1984 gold medalist in cycling). There were a lot of great lessons [.]. Career Development career developement how to choose a mentor mentor mentoring

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Up & Coming Business Locations in the US to Check Out

Undercover Recruiter

Up & Coming Business Locations in the US to Check Out. Business cities USWhile major cities obviously still play a key part in business, such as New York and Chicago, there are plenty of other cities around the United States which are now up and coming business locations. While it may not be unusual for business giants to flock to a particular location in a country or city, View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

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Fun Things The Internet Allows Us To Do

Ms. Career Girl

Thanks to this magnificent modern network, leaps and bounds of infinite possibilities just keep presenting themselves to us. Since the introduction of the internet, everything has gone on fast forward. As a self-confessed internet addict, I just can’t get enough of the many things you can do online. I’ve rounded up a list of the main ways to have fun with the internet…. Shopping. The exhilaration that women get from shopping is still the same even when done online.

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Filing Fees Set to Increase


The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has annouced that starting on December 23, 2016 , U.S. Application for naturalization/U.S. USCIS Immigrant Fee for individuals entering the U.S. on immigrant visas issued by a U.S.

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Twitter Poll: Tell us about First! #Firsts #PriusC

Ms. Career Girl

” Most of us have plenty of firsts (Priuses??) Tell us about a first in your life! @ daniellemercer. A couple at restaurant saw us drive up and asked about it! Tell us about a #first in your life by leaving a comment below or on Twitter @MsCareerGirl ! I had a great time test driving the Toyota Prius c a few weeks ago. It was the first time I had ever driven a Prius or a Toyota of any kind.