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    Getting into Leadership Roles as a Woman

    Getting into Leadership Roles as a Woman
    There's a lot of talk about the pipeline -- that magical conveyer belt that calls a select few up toward the top of organizations. The pipeline is critically important for women, who in most organizations are notably absent from it. This underrepresentation of eligible females is often cited as the excuse for everything from pay inequity and the shortage of women ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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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 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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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 9 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #10: Oxnard, CA

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #10: Oxnard, CA
    As a quickly growing town, Oxnard offers many opportunities for enterprising, forward-thinking business people. Located on the California coast in between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, Oxnard is a casual seaside city filled with uncrowded beaches and plenty of outdoor activities. Oxnard is known for its strawberries and its annual California Strawberry Festival in May. [widget:no_more_health_benefits] Quick Facts Population: 180,872 High ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +5
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    HRPeople's Layoff Survival Kit

    HRPeople's Layoff Survival Kit
    Being laid off is a tough situation to be in, especially on your confidence. If you've been let go, you really can't afford to let things slide. HRPeople has gathered the critical information for you, so you can get back on your feet quickly. Here's what you need to know to survive your job loss, and get back in the game! ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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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 8 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 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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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 9 years ago | Rated: +10
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    HRPeople's Networking Workshop

    HRPeople's Networking Workshop
    Welcome to our Networking Workshop. Your one stop shop for all of your networking needs — from tips and best practices to finding the right connections and making the most of your environment, we've got it covered. Are you just starting out? Find out why networking is especially crucial for new hires. Networking isn't that hard or complicated. We've made it ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Ask a Manager: 7 Qs and 7 Answers

    Ask a Manager: 7 Qs and 7 Answers
    I'm trying something new -- seven short answers to seven short questions, all in the same post: Company Won't Hire Former Employees of Competitor I applied for a job at a staffing agency and was told the particular company who was hiring wouldn't accept applicants who worked previously for their competitor even though I no longer work for them. Is that ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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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 9 years ago | Rated: +13
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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 9 years ago | Rated: +9
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    Office Exercises: Keep Fit While Sitting at Your Desk

    Office Exercises: Keep Fit While Sitting at Your Desk
    Introduction It's hard to stay in shape while sitting at a desk all day, but if you're not ready to give in to office worker body stereotypes just yet, we've got your back. One solution: mini-workouts at the office. In order to keep yourself healthier and more trim, consider adding these office-friendly exercises to your daily routine. If you add these ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    10 Ways You're Annoying Your Coworkers

    Everyone has something (or someone) that annoys him or her at work. It could be faulty equipment or coworkers who don’t pull their own weight. But nobody’s complaining about you, right? Not so fast. Even though your mom, friends, or significant other may worship the ground you walk on, there could be some people you work with who are far ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Measuring Training Effectiveness

    Measuring Training Effectiveness
    Delivering a training program is not enough, the cycle does not end there. Measuring the effectiveness of training programs gives a realistic idea of how effective the training program really has been, it’s technical preciseness nowithstanding. Today, we look at one of the most widely used tool for this purpose, which is Donald Kirspatrick’s four level model, for evaluating the impact ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Lying on the Employment Resume

    Lying on the Employment Resume
    Ever wanted to just erase your inglorious past as a Denny’s server and forget that unfortunate plate-smashing incident that got you fired? Have dreams of starting over as an advertising executive at a posh design firm? But you just don’t seem to have any actual advertising experience. Okay, maybe you’d be more of a success as a chef. After all, you’re ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Twitter Mistakes to Avoid at Work

    A lot has been written about the revolutionary impact of Twitter: how it's changed the way we communicate, how it's connected us to one another and how it's increased transparency in everything we do. But as much as people love Twitter, there's growing concern about other impacts the social networking tool is having, especially when it comes to workplace productivity. ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +6
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    How to Create a Motivating Work Environment

    How to Create a Motivating Work Environment
    These days, leaders are looking for way to keep their employees focused and motivated during challenging economic and business conditions. With layoffs, pay freezes, furloughs, and 401K cuts, there’s plenty of bad news going on that a leader can’t control that can drag a team down. What does a “motivating environment” look like? When it’s 5:00pm, and most of the department ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Workplace Checklist: How Toxic is Yours?

    Workplace Checklist: How Toxic is Yours?
    Nobody loves going to work all the time--but there's a difference between routine workplace hassles and a working environment that stresses you out to the point of illness, according to Linnda Durre, the author of "Surviving the Toxic Workplace." Durre suggests that hostile working environments typically have one or more types of dysfunction--how many symptoms does yours have? Unfairness You do ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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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 over 8 years ago | Rated: +5

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?