Yes, Virginia Unemployment Discrimination Exists

Blogging4jobs

While Rayanne this last week has been writing about age discrimination and ageism there is a silent discriminator amongst us one that affects over 14 million job seekers who are unemployed. Imagine. A candidate walks into your office or a resume graces your desk.

Transform Your Career By Changing How You View “Change”

Ms. Career Girl

The following is a guest post by Virginia Fraser. About the Author: Virginia Fraser. Virginia is a writer and editor for global learning and development company, Insights. The post Transform Your Career By Changing How You View “Change” appeared first on Ms.

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Trending Sources

No Virginia, the First Amendment Doesn’t Protect Workplace Speech

Blogging4jobs

I hope you all will indulge me today, as I discuss one of my personal legal pet peeves: a severe and significant lack of knowledge regarding the First Amendment to the Constitution, specifically, the right to free speech It seems that, unfortunately, we left some children (and adults) behind in civics/government class, because I find myself facing a significant misunderstanding of the First Amendment on a fairly frequent basis.

Yes, Virginia, There ARE still Great Places to Work

Jobacle

Yes, Virginia, there are still great places to work. Your Job Search find a job job search virginiaThe declining situation of the global economy has shaken the foundation of the dream of vertical ascent and wracked the general confidence in “the way things are.”

Girl Gets Date: Meet Real Career Girl Camille Virginia

Ms. Career Girl

The post Girl Gets Date: Meet Real Career Girl Camille Virginia appeared first on Ms. If ever there was a woman making her dreams come true, it’s Camille Virginia. The lovely Camille Virginia. What makes you Camille Virginia?

Why Wait? 3 Reasons To Reconsider Halting Your Job Search This Summer

Career Realism

Virginia Franco, NCRW, CPRW is the founder of Virginia Franco Resumes which offers customized executive resume and LinkedIn profile writing services for the 21st century job seeker. Why Wait? 3 Reasons To Reconsider Halting Your Job Search This Summer. CAREEREALISM.

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Are ESPN’s Viewers Really this Dumb? Their Management Sure Thinks So

Evil HR Lady

ESPN pulled him from commenting on a University of Virginia football game because they were afraid that their viewers would be offended. ESPN thought its viewers would be offended by a man named Robert Lee. No, not the Confederate General, whose statue was at the center of the recent Charlottesville protests. This is an Asian man who is a sportscaster.

3 Ways To Conduct Critical Company Research

Career Realism

Virginia Franco, NCRW, CPRW is the founder of Virginia Franco Resumes which offers customized executive resume and LinkedIn profile writing services for the 21st century job seeker. 3 Ways To Conduct Critical Company Research. Work It Daily.

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The Biggest Resume Hurdle For Experienced Job Seekers

Career Realism

Virginia Franco, NCRW, CPRW is the founder of Virginia Franco Resumes which offers customized executive resume and LinkedIn profile writing services for the 21st century job seeker. The Biggest Resume Hurdle For Experienced Job Seekers. CAREEREALISM.

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Positioning A Failed Startup Into A Positive Experience On Your Resume

Career Realism

Virginia Franco, NCRW, CPRW is the founder of Virginia Franco Resumes which offers customized executive resume and LinkedIn profile writing services for the 21st century job seeker. Positioning A Failed Startup Into A Positive Experience On Your Resume. Work It Daily.

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Online Hiring Expected To Double In 2012

Resume Bear

Kate D’Amico is in her senior year at Virginia Tech where she is studying communications with an emphasis in public relations as well as psychology and special events management and marketing.

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How To Keep A Casual Eye On The Job Market

Career Realism

Virginia Franco, NCRW, CPRW is the founder of Virginia Franco Resumes which offers customized executive resume and LinkedIn profile writing services for the 21st century job seeker. How To Keep A Casual Eye On The Job Market. CAREEREALISM.

Meetings With Remarkable People

Learning Voyager

So who helped you get to where you are today? Whose work had an influence on you? On LinkedIn, a question was posed the other day, asking about the Role Models we encountered in our field, who had a positive impact on our formation as professionals in Organization Development.

Get the VIP Treatment at #SHRM15 with Our Conference Party Guide

Blogging4jobs

Make sure to download our 2015 Guide to Las Vegas and the SHRM Annual Conference Whitepaper while you’re waiting for the VIP Party Guide to launch! . Get the Inside Scoop at the SHRM Annual Conference in Las Vegas!

The Curious Life of a Mobile Veterinarian

Ms. Career Girl

Dr. Tyler Carmack, a vet with Hampton Roads Veterinary Hospice in Virginia, recalled a very special patient named Harley. The post The Curious Life of a Mobile Veterinarian appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Kelly Wright. Her bio follows.

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The 50 Best Places To Work In 2012

Resume Bear

Kate D’Amico is in her senior year at Virginia Tech where she is studying communications with an emphasis in public relations as well as psychology and special events management and marketing. It’s that time of year again: Glassdoor has released its list of 50 best places to work in 2012!

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Get the VIP Treatment at #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas

Blogging4jobs

GET THE INSIDE SCOOP AT THE 2015 HR TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE IN LAS VEGAS! I can’t believe are less than 2 weeks away from the 2015 HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas. We’re knee deep in pre-conference content strategy for #HRTechConf where we’ll bring you the best insights into what you can expect at three different events in Vegas in one week. Yes, three events which are the HR Tech Tank, IAEWS Fall Congress and the HR Technology Conference.

50 Best Workplaces & Employers for Boomer & Traditional Generations

Blogging4jobs

7. West Virginia University . 8. Bon Secours Virginia .

8 Reasons to Have an Office Dog

Ms. Career Girl

A 2012 study at Virginia Commonwealth University indicates that workers are calmer and more satisfied with dogs around. The post 8 Reasons to Have an Office Dog appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Dog owners look forward to coming home from work and being greeted by their furry friends.

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Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State

Blogging4jobs

VirginiaVirginia Workers Compensation Commission. West Virginia – West Virginia Offices of the Insurance Commission. Workers Compensation Definition.

Download Your 2015 Guide Las Vegas for #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas

Blogging4jobs

It’s arrived. The most anticipated guide filled with nuggets of wisdom, insights, where to go and what to do in Las Vegas during the HR Technology Conference. It’s sponsored by our friends, Talent Objects. This guide is filled with information about cabbing it in Vegas, shows to see, restaurants to enjoy and what to do when you aren’t at the HR Technology Conference.

Profile of a Gen Y Entrepreneur

Resume Bear

Pugh, a sophomore business student and president of the Virginia Tech Entrepreneur Club (E-Club), sat down with me to talk about her involvement in the club and her work with Gen Y entrepreneurs. What do you get when you cross world citizen with Gen Y student with budding entrepreneur?

Companies Do Hire Unemployed People

Resume Bear

of Fairfax, Virginia. The digital ink has been spilling for months about companies that will only hire people who already have jobs. A career blogger recently mentioned “hundreds” of ads on job boards that specify that the unemployed need not apply.

Social Recruiting: Advice From A COO

Resume Bear

Kate D’Amico is in her senior year at Virginia Tech where she is studying communications with an emphasis in public relations as well as psychology and special events management and marketing.

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Blogging4jobs

120 will staff Medical Facilities’ rehab center in Virginia Beach, Virginia : The 120-bed complex will provide transitional services for senior citizens after hospitalization. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGoodNews.biz.

when should I follow up after a job interview?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m in education and transferring to a new state, Pennsylvania to Virginia. I’ve had five interviews that I have not heard any response from. One of the interviews was a dud and I knew I was not their candidate. However, the others were great from my view, and I felt like a legitimate candidate for the job. How long should I wait before reaching out to either HR or the interviewer? Is there a policy expectation I can refer to in future interviews?

“Can my employer lower my pay starting two weeks ago, without telling me?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Harrisville, West Virginia. In your state of West Virginia, you can file a Request for Assistance form with the West Virginia Division of Labor. Be mindful, though, that your boss might just turn around and in retaliation fire you if you either (a) object to the $700 shortfall, or (b) file a State complaint against him, which might or might not be against West Virginia law. The West Virginia Division of Labor would be better able to tell you. .

Disability Employment Statistics: How Is Your State Doing?

Blogging4jobs

West Virginia had the lowest rate at 25.6%. The highest gaps occur in Maine, Kentucky, District of Columbia, South Carolina, and West Virginia. Earlier this year a new study was released that highlighted disability statistics around the United States.

Romance Narrators Panel at VA Festival of the Book

Career Tips Blog

I went to Charlottesville, Virginia for the Men of Romance Audiobook Narrator Panel moderated by Andi Arndt. It was a presentation in the very well organized Virginia Festival of the Book. I am just back from an event I’ve been looking forward to for awhile. The men on the panel were: Aidan Snow, Will Damron, READ MORE >>. Narration audiobooks events romance

Learn Everything You Need to Know about Las Vegas & #SHRM15

Blogging4jobs

SHRM15 is literally within a week and if you’ve never been you’re in for a treat! This year we’ve put together another one of our ultimate guides to the conference and Las Vegas. Whether you’re going to SHRM to network or you’re going because it’s a free trip to Vegas (let’s face it, some of you reading this are thinking just that!) we have you covered!

Social Business: Developing Your Company to Better Interface with Consumers

Ms. Career Girl

While the circumstances surrounding that incident have been mulled over and over for more than four decades, the sweatshirt also brought into the minds of consumers more recent school shootings like Columbine, Sandy Hook, Virginia Tech, and NIU.

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How to Source, Hire, & Recruit Candidates on Instagram

Blogging4jobs

By reviewing his Twitter account which is included in his bio I can see he is West Virginia Graduate who has his Masters in Integrated Marketing Communications. Instragram. It’s just for snapping, sharing and “love”-ing pictures, right?

Take Charge of Your Career as a Freshman

Blogging4jobs

Eric Friddell, a recent grad from the University of Virginia, adds “Getting an internship after my first year of college was crucial to demonstrating my interest in business and finance to both the McIntire school and future employers.”. Welcome to college!

yet another reason to stay far away from resume-writing companies

Ask A Manager

Their employee claimed that I was a career advisor in Virginia Beach in 2012-2013 (!) I’ve never worked as a career advisor, or worked in Virginia Beach, or taught a cover letter writing workshop, or attended a cover letter writing workshop.

5 Ways To Make The Right Impression In A Group Interview

Career Realism

When I was President of the Virginia Education Association (2008-2012), I often sat on the side of the table with individuals who were responsible for bringing new people into our organization. 5 Ways To Make The Right Impression In A Group Interview. CAREEREALISM.

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10 Things That Haven’t Changed For Women In The Business World

Career Realism

It was introduced in 1968 by Virginia Slims, which linked smoking with female empowerment and equality. Remember that old cigarette ad that proclaimed: “You’ve come a long way, baby?” When we look closely at women in the business world, however, we may not have come as far as we think. Sure, women have made great strides in the corporate climate, but it appears we still do have a long way to go. Related: 7 Ways Women Can Achieve Happiness & Satisfaction In Their Careers.

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Questions for Coaching

Learning Voyager

Here We Are. Now What? Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." ~ Mark Twain About Me Terrence Seamon Facilitator, blogger, and transitionist, Terry is engaged, learning, and changing.

A Simple Tool To Compare Salaries by State

Professional Resume Services

West Virginia: $96,280 becomes $108,668 when adjusted for cost of living. When you are looking at a job change there are lots of variables complicating your task. One of the challenges is getting an idea of how far your current salary would stretch in another state.

Is “CEO’s Disease” Really a Good Thing for Your Business or Career?!

Ms. Career Girl

An article by Richard Elsberry says that bi-polar disorder was common among some of the most creative people in history including: Ernest Hemingway, Leo Tolstoy, Virginia Woolf, Mark Twain, Paul Gauguin, George Handel, Gustav Mahler, Cole Porter, and Winston Churchill.

In the Workplace, Appearance Still Counts for A Lot

Water Cooler Wisdom

In June of 2012, the University of Virginia. announced the resignation of its president, Teresa Sullivan.    Faculty. members received an e-mail indicating that the dismissal was due to a. philosophical difference of opinion” with the institution’s governing. board.    Sullivan had been with the university just two years, and in the opinion of some, had been let go for little or no reason. College presidents are chief executives too.