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    10 Warning Signs of a Toxic Boss

    10 Warning Signs of a Toxic Boss
    We've all heard stories about the nightmare of working for a toxic boss. Some of us have even had the unique displeasure of doing so ourselves. Red flags to such behavior often appear as early as the interview process. We've compiled 10 warning signs of a toxic boss. Watch for them in the interview and you might be able to avoid ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +10
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    5 Friends You Should Have at Work

    5 Friends You Should Have at Work
    You spend most of your day at work, right? Why not make some friends while you're there? You won't just have more fun — you'll work better. Gallup research shows that developing close friendships at work boosts employee satisfaction by almost 50%. And while we don't always choose our friends with career success in mind (company happy hour, ahem), there are ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +13
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #1: San Francisco, CA

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #1: San Francisco, CA
    A popular tourist destination resting on a peninsula in the Pacific Ocean, San Francisco is a diversified city with a dense population and beautiful Victorian architecture. With many historical sites and a burgeoning downtown, San Francisco hosts a population coming from a variety of different backgrounds, political perspectives, and classes. [widget:worst_workplace_distractions] Quick Facts Population: 751,682 High School Graduates: 64.4% Bachelor's Degree ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Top Paying Industries for HR Professionals

    Top Paying Industries for HR Professionals
    Human resources professionals have the ability to change industries without changing careers. Do you dream of working for a fast-paced technology company but you failed math? Try Google HR! As HR becomes increasingly important to the business, more industries are turning to their HR staff to help give them an edge. Want to know how your industry measures up? Ready ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +7
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    8 Ways to Spice Up Your Resume

    8 Ways to Spice Up Your Resume
    Career experts are unanimous on the importance of customizing our resumes for each new job we apply for. But for many of us, when it comes to revising our resumes, the first question is "How?" It's easy to get stuck in rut when you're working with material you know so well. So here are some ways to take a fresh look ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +2
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    7 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

    7 Ways to Make a Great First Impression
    We have all heard this warning: 'You never get a second chance to make a good first impression.' In fact, psychologists caution that we only have from seven to seventeen seconds of interacting with strangers before they form an opinion of us. With this widely acknowledged pressure to 'make our case' instantly, here are seven tips for making your first impression ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +13
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    Don't Resign Current Job Without a Formal Offer Letter

    Don't Resign Current Job Without a Formal Offer Letter
    A reader writes: I've been working at a company for the last year and a half, and its been great for what it is-- first job out of college, I've learned a ton, and they've been very nice about working with my schedule. I've been working full-time and going to school at nights to get my masters degree, and they've been ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Human Resources Virtual Interview

    Human Resources Virtual Interview
    If you work in human resources, you know it's important to practice for interviews. Prepping for an interview can be tough, but it's not impossible. Our Virtual Job Interview will give you instant feedback on your answers to the most likely asked questions and scenarios. How would you do in an interview? Find out now! Start [page] Question number: 1 of ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +14
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    10 Ways to Make Yourself Unfireable

    Make Yourself Unfireable Phew. You survived the culling. Or maybe your company has managed to dodge layoffs altogether — this time. Either way, you think you've made it. Unlike so many people you know, you won’t have to wrangle unemployment checks or cancel your cable — yet. But instead of smugly sitting at your desk, you should be figuring out ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +9
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    6 Outrageous Hiring Practices

    From the downright crazy, to the just plain fun, hiring practices sure are getting interesting. Some companies turned to virtual reality to recruit new employees, while others weeded out weaklings by raising the stakes – literally. But do some of these new hiring methods cross the line? Are HR departments taking advantage of a sour economy and desperate job seekers? ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Best Cities to Ride Out a Recession

    Where the Jobs Are Worried about the future? You're not alone but it doesn't mean you're going to have start loading the family up in a truck and go pick grapes in California like John Steinbeck's Joad family in The Grapes of Wrath. What it does mean, though, is that even in a recession some communities will fare better than ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #2: New York City, NY

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #2: New York City, NY
    Officially the largest city in the United States, New York City has over 8.2 million residents. New York City is incredibly diverse, and usually considered the cultural hot-spot of the entire United States of America. [widget:resume_questions] Quick Facts Population: 8,250,567 High School Graduates: 47.2% Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.4% Mean Travel Time to Work (in minutes): 40.0 Homeownership Rate: 30.2% Best ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    The Benefits of Employer-Sponsored Child Care Benefits

    The Benefits of Employer-Sponsored Child Care Benefits
    Maintaining a population of skilled, productive workers is a continual challenge for employers. For working parents, their challenge is often related to sourcing convenient, quality child care solutions. Today, many employers are stepping into this work-life challenge and have begun offering child care benefits that support the work-life balance of employees. And, despite budget crunches and space constraints that many companies ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rate This
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #3: Boston, MA

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #3: Boston, MA
    Home to the esteemed Harvard College and center point of the American Revolution, Boston is one of the most historic cities in New England. Although the cost of inner-city living is on the rise, Boston is a bastion of New England’s unique assortment of attitudes, accents, and weather patterns. [widget:bored_at_work] Quick Facts Population: 581, 616 High School Graduates: 51.2% Bachelor's Degree ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    The ABCs of Handshake Etiquette

    Ahh, the shaking of hands. It sounds simple enough: Two hands meet and greet and do a little shake. Easy, right? Not so fast. Unfortunately, there are quite a few ways a handshake can go south. From an overly moist hand to a bone-crushing grip, handshakes come in all shapes and sizes — and only the best will hit the ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +5
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    5 Difficult Types of People at Work: How to Deal

    5 Difficult Types of People at Work: How to Deal
    It is said that every person is unique in their own way, but the term ‘unique’ is sometimes misleading. The truth is that everyone of us has come across unpleasant people of various types and degrees in our personal and profession lives, and I bet you won’t like to call them unique (jerks, perhaps?!). The worst is when you happen to ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +3
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    7 Dos and Don'ts of Fighting Fair

    7 Dos and Don'ts of Fighting Fair
    How we fight sometimes says more about us than how we got into a fight in the first place. Living a conflict-free life, especially with a loved one, sounds nice but in reality is impossible. Not only that, but it's unhealthy. Disagreements from time to time, if dealt with maturely and with the requisite kindness, can actually help to strengthen the ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rate This
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #4: Washington, D.C.

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #4: Washington, D.C.
    As the capital of the United States, Washington, D.C. is considered one of the fastest growing cities in the US. The city is known for its history and diversity. This bustling city is full of life and excitement. [widget:aspiring_community_field_discussion_aspiring_hr_professionals_discussion] Quick Facts Population: 582,174 High School Graduation Rate: 77.8% Bachelor's Degree or Higher:39.1% Mean Travel Time to Work (in minutes): 29.7 Homeownership ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rate This
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    How to Answer Employers' Top Interview Questions

    How to Answer Employers' Top Interview Questions
    ALL that effort honing your application has paid off, now all you need is a snazzy suit, a big smile and some answers. Here we ask recruiters for the answers to their favorite interview questions so that you don’t disappoint. *1. Tell me about yourself.* This is your big chance to sell yourself, so go for it. “Outline the skills and ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Five Questions to Ask After the Offer

    Five Questions to Ask After the Offer
    All job hunters are waiting for that call -- the one that says they've landed the job. But as eager as you may be to escape either your current job or the unemployment ranks, don't abdicate your power position once the offer comes in. Now it's your turn to sit in the interviewer's seat and ask the company and yourself some ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +2

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?