Yes, Virginia, There ARE still Great Places to Work


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? The post Girl Gets Date: Meet Real Career Girl Camille Virginia appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Now, I have to start by letting you know how Camille and I first met. We were at a sorority brunch in Chicago.


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Yes, Virginia Unemployment Discrimination Exists


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. You quickly scan the resume and it peaks your interest, but you notice there’s an large gaping hole between their last job and present day. Doubt sets in and you begin to wonder if this candidate really has what it takes.

Virginia & Maryland Tech Sales | TML (A Xerox Company)

Career Realism

Virginia & Maryland Tech Sales | TML (A Xerox Company) Work It Daily. CLICK HERE to Apply >> The post Virginia & Maryland Tech Sales | TML (A Xerox Company) appeared first on Work It Daily. Job Search Recruiting career advice job search maryland maryland tech sales tech sales TML virginia Virginia & Maryland Tech Sales virginia tech sales xeroxTML is a subsidiary of Global Imaging Systems – a Xerox company.

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


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.

Stress May Test You, But It Doesn’t Have To Taunt You

Ms. Career Girl

About the Author: Virginia Fraser. Virginia is a writer and editor for global learning and development company, Insights Learning and Development and is based in Austin, Texas. Featured News Self dealing with stress Insights Insights learning and development stress stress tips Virginia FraserIn today’s business world, it’s not enough to simply be busy.

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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. Work career change handling career change Insights Discovery navigating career change Virginia Fraser workplace changesThe post Transform Your Career By Changing How You View “Change” appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Her bio follows. .

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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. Interested in reaching me, use my email, thseamon at yahoo dot com. View my complete profile My Blog List Aa.ha! Thinking Inside The Blog!]

Many Companies are Closing for Juneteenth. Yours Should Too

Evil HR Lady

New York and Virginia are moving towards making Juneteenth an official holiday. Although President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation in 1862 (effective January 1, 1863), the news didn’t reach Galveston, Texas until June 19, 1865.

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Amazon Chose Super Expensive Cities, Should Entrepreneurs Follow Their Example?

Evil HR Lady

Amazon announced they will split their new headquarters between two cities : Long Island City (in Queens) New York, and National Landing (formerly Crystal City) in Arlington Virginia. According to CNET, these incentives run into the billions: $1.525 billion in incentives in New York, and $573 million in Virginia.

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Ten Resilience-Building Habits to Master

Ms. Career Girl

Dr. Simonds is a former army neurosurgeon who created and ran the neurosurgery department and residency training program at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and the Carilion Clinic until his retirement last year. National Nurses Week is May 6 through May 12.

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in the woods

Ask A Manager

I’ve been in this incredibly cozy log chalet in the woods in West Virginia since Friday, and I may never leave it. Happy holidays

“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. .

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Embrace Change in 2010

Learning Voyager

Virginia Satir was a family therapist and author whose understanding of the process of change has found a home in the world of coaching and software engineering. 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. Interested in reaching me, use my email, thseamon at yahoo dot com.

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Hilton’s $21 Million Reason to Honor a Dishwasher’s Religious Schedule Request

Evil HR Lady

How did Conrad Miami (owned by Virginia-based Park Hotels & Resorts, formerly known as Hilton Worldwide) screw up so much that the jury not only found them guilty of violating the Civil Rights Act of 1964, but threw in millions in punitive damages? Marie Jean Pierre worked as a dishwasher at Conrad Miami Hotel. She requested Sundays off and from 2009 to 2015, the company had no problem accommodating her request, which was for religious reasons.

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Get the VIP Treatment at #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas


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.

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Entrepreneurs Adapt to the New Business Normal

Ms. Career Girl

Before the pandemic, Jennifer Jones , owner of Cosmopolitan Plated in Arlington, Virginia, used interactive cooking activities to build and strengthen communities.

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Download our 2015 Guide to Las Vegas & the SHRM Annual Conf #SHRM15


Over the past few weeks we’ve had numerous Facebook messages, emails, and texts into our secret club asking when we’d be launching our annual guide for the 2015 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition happening next month. If you’re headed to SHRM and you’d like all the resources necessary to make SHRM and your visit to Las Vegas a success, you’re in luck!

Recruiting Company Cynet Systems Advertises for ‘Caucasians Preferred’ and ‘Female Candidate Only.’ Here’s What Happened Next

Evil HR Lady

So, I wasn’t entirely shocked when a friend sent me this job posting at Ashburn, Virginia-based recruiting firm Cynet Systems : Note, under job description, it says “preferably Caucasian.” It’s 2019, so you would think that everyone knows that companies cannot make hiring decisions based on race or sex, but it’s also 2019 so the whole world has gone crazy.

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Lesson #2 from #March Madness: Being Conservative Can Get You Beat (UMBC Cinderella Rule)

The HR Capitalist

The UMBC upset of Virginia is a great example of this truth. Virginia plays a conservative style on both offense and defense - they aren't incredibly talented, but they execute their base strategy very well. Virginia has a very conservative approach. Capitalist Note: Throwing a couple of talent/business lessons I was reminded of as I watched the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament this year. March Madness has something for all of us. Some organizations/teams play to win.

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Back in the Studio

Career Tips Blog

I had a long pause as we moved from Virginia Beach, VA back to Las Vegas, NV. Phase two of my audiobook narration and production journey is well underway. Now that I feel settled in, I’m ready to roll with audiobooks again.

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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.

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


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.

Should You Fire the Charlottesville Protesters?

Evil HR Lady

Over the weekend, a group of white nationalists held a march to protest the removal of a Civil War hero statue in Charlottesville, Virginia. Protesters from Antifa and Black Lives Matter showed up in a counter protest and violence broke out, resulting in one death, when a driver rammed his car into the crowd of counter-protesters. A Twitter account, “ Yes, You’re Racist ” is working to uncover the identity of the white nationalist protesters.

2017 126

10 Romance Novels You Need to Cuddle Up with This Fall

Ms. Career Girl

Bree Leake is a job hopper so when her parents ask her to stay put in Abingdon, Virginia for one year, she’ll inherit her grandmother’s home. Romance novels. The excitement of a new love, the passion, the fights, the fall-out, and the reconnection.

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That’s one small step for WOMEN, one giant leap for WOMANKIND

Ms. Career Girl

In the 1970s Mary helped students, most of whom were black, to build their own wind tunnel to conduct experiments, in the Virginia Community centre.

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


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! I can’t believe are 6 weeks away from the 2015 SHRM Annual Conference in Las Vegas.

Amazon to Hire 100,000 without Asking for Salary History. Women Still Hit Hardest.

Evil HR Lady

That’s because taking information away from employers doesn’t make them stop caring about the information, said Jennifer Doleac, an economist at the University of Virginia. Like Google, Facebook, and Cisco, Amazon has announced that they will throw out the “tell us your salary history” question in the hopes of eliminating the effects of past discrimination. Several states and cities have adopted legislation that does the same thing.

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


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!

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. Living costs can be quite different and the same dollar amount may translate into the equivalent of a nice raise — or an unwelcome pay cut. Rasmussen College has a nice tool for comparing your options.

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Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State


VirginiaVirginia Workers Compensation Commission. West Virginia – West Virginia Offices of the Insurance Commission. Workers Compensation Definition. Workers compensation is defined as a form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee’s right to sue his or her employer for the tort of negligence.

5 Resources for Job Interview Thank You Letters

Career Alley

Interview follow-up / thank you letters – One more site with examples, this one from Virginia Tech. This is the third post in the “ Marketing Toolkit Series ” and we will focus on Thank You Letters. Thank you letters are another important part of your Marketing Toolkit.

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


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 Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about. As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies.

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


Capital One creates 100 jobs at new Chesterfield County, Virginia data center : Financial corporation will create technology and IT support jobs in Central Virginia. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about. As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies.

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Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Ms. Career Girl

These states include Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. The post Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Last week, Indiana Governor, Mike Pence privately signed the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act “RFRA” into law.

Looking for Inspiration? Let it find you.

Ms. Career Girl

Stone described her early experience working in the fields in rural Virginia and hearing a poem coming at her across the landscape like a “thunderous train of air.”. Though bent over her hoe in that rural Virginia field, Ruth Stone kept an ear out for that “thunderous burst of air” that fueled her poems. The post Looking for Inspiration? Let it find you. appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post By Tess Callahan. Her bio follows. .

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A Negotiating Story – “Monticello”

Sklover Working Wisdom

The True Story: Thomas Jefferson’s home, located outside Charlottesville, Virginia, is named “Monticello.” It includes a sprawling plantation house and outbuildings that are preserved as a museum and popular tourist attraction. Monticello is considered an excellent example of neoclassical architectural design, and is registered as a National Historic Landmark.

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The Secret to the NFL Shoe Sisters' Success

Ms. Career Girl

At Old Dominion University in Virginia, Kathleen went for Pre Law and majored in Political Science and Criminal Justice. After graduation, their parents, who had always been in the food and beverage industry and own several restaurants in Virginia Beach, let their twin daughters run one of their high-end restaurants. On November 15th, 2009, we flew from our home city of Virginia Beach, Virginia to Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Greek Sororities Are More Than Just Fun And Games

Ms. Career Girl

They’re one of four women’s fraternities founded at Longwood University (Virginia). Greek Sororities, and Fraternities, have been a part of the college scene since 1870. They often struggle with a poor reputation, either because of the “Frat House” image portrayed in movies and television, or from news stories that focus on unfortunate or tragic events. But there’s a lot more to Greek Sororities than fun and games.

2018 133

How Your Stress Could Be Preventing You from Advancing In Your Career

Career Alley

Byline: Virginia Cunningham is a freelance writer in Southern California who specializes in health and wellness, and loves writing about ways to create a healthier lifestyle. If you’re climbing that corporate ladder to a high-level position, or working towards a major promotion, make sure you keep your stress levels in check. One of the greatest causes of on-the-job stress is working towards achieve career advancement.

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50 Best Workplaces & Employers for Boomer & Traditional Generations


7. West Virginia University . 8. Bon Secours Virginia . 12. West Virginia University Hospitals . 17. Virginia Commonwealth University .

“Is it true church employees don’t get unemployment benefits?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

According to a published report in the National Catholic Reporter newspaper, The Richmond, Virginia, Catholic Diocese willingly pays unemployment benefits. Though exempt by law, it established an agreement with the Commonwealth of Virginia to participate in its unemployment benefits system. Question: I have just been “let go” from my position at a church where I worked for five years.