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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #6: Columbus, GA

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #6: Columbus, GA
    Southern hospitality is alive and well in Columbus. It’s a community that takes pride in preserving the past while maintaining a vision for the future. Columbus is known for its rich history and fine attractions. Columbus is also the headquarters of many leading companies such as AFLAC Insurance and Carmike Cinemas. [widget:hr_career_articles] Quick Facts Population: 250,000 High School Graduates: 40.0% Bachelor's ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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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 4 years ago | Rated: +6
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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 about 4 years ago | Rated: +2
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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 about 5 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #9: Grand Rapids, MI

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #9: Grand Rapids, MI
    Grand Rapids, MI is consistently rated among the top cities in the US. Located along the bank of the Grand River, Grand Rapids combines sophisticated charm with mid-western friendliness. Grand Rapids is known for being safe and clean. It also boasts exciting art and cultural events including plays, museums, and botanical gardens. [widget:need_job_interview_help] Quick Facts Population: 195, 601 High School Graduates: ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #8: Minneapolis - St. Paul, MN

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #8: Minneapolis - St. Paul, MN
    Actually composed of 188 sub-cities and towns, the twin cities region comprises the country’s 16th largest metropolitan area. With a large number of theaters, universities, and a generally strong economy, the twin cities boast a music scene that warrants national attention and an extensive recreational and park system. [widget:hrpeoples_workplace_humor_guide] Quick Facts Population: 3,175,041 High School Graduation Rate: 53.8% Bachelor's Degree or ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rate This
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    5 Interview Types and How to Ace Them

    All interviews were not created equal. Depending on the role, the kind of HR department and the ruthlessness of your potential employer, you may encounter one — or a combination — of the most common types of interview. Each of these types is unique, and you'll need to tailor your preparation to each one. HRPeople has identified the five most ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +10
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    How to Write a Great Individual Development Plan (IDP)

    How to Write a Great Individual Development Plan (IDP)
    An individual development plan (IDP) is a tool that helps facilitate employee development. It’s a two-way commitment between an employee and their manager on what they are going to do to grow. IDPs are often used as a way to drive leadership development. Organizations like them because they are visible, tangible evidence that leadership development is taking place. They can be ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rate This
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    Should Bashing Your Boss on Facebook Be Legally Protected?

    Should Bashing Your Boss on Facebook Be Legally Protected?
    Employees have been criticizing their bosses since the beginning of time. Until the birth of social media, these conversations generally played out in lunchrooms or restrooms, around the water cooler, over a few cocktails at the local pub after working hours, and in the smoker’s circle outside the office building. Regardless if the criticisms were true or not, the context remained ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +2
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    100 Interview Questions You Should Be Prepared to Answer

    100 Interview Questions You Should Be Prepared to Answer
    While there are as many different possible interview questions as there are interviewers, it always helps to be ready for anything. So we've prepared a list of 100 potential interview questions. Will you face them all? We pray no interviewer would be that cruel. Will you face a few? Probably. Will you be well-served by being ready even if you're not ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rate This
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    Office Email Etiquette — Before You Hit Send

    Office Email Etiquette — Before You Hit Send
    If you’ve ever begged IT to stop a sent email in its tracks, or wasted an entire morning sifting through an unruly inbox, it might just be time for an email refresher course. In this age of BlackBerry-toting professionals connected by email around globe, it's crucial to abide by the written (and unwritten) rules of email communications. You don’t want to ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Shocking HR Blunders

    There is never a dull moment in Human Resources. The following stories actually happened. You be the judge of who is at fault, the HR department or the employee... #1 Hatin’ on Hooters >> [page] Hatin’ on Hooters A woman working as a criminal intelligence analyst with the Department of Public Safety was fired because she didn’t disclose having worked ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +4
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    What Would You Do? 20 Ethical Dilemmas for Leaders

    What Would You Do? 20 Ethical Dilemmas for Leaders
    I’ve been watching an ABC News television series called “What Would You Do?" It’s a fascinating study of human behavior. Everyday people are secretly filmed in situations where they are faced with a choice, usually involving an actor or actors staging a scenario. It reminds me of “Scruples," the classic party game where players draw cards with a variety or moral ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +3
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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 almost 5 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 5 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Deal Breakers for Hiring Managers

    
Getting an interview is a really big deal. It means that you have achieved a level of confidence with your resume and cover letter and have made it to the next steps of the hiring equation. This is something that you should be proud of; this is also something you should take very, very seriously. The interview presents a lot ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +4
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    5 Things You Need to Give up to Get A Job

    It’s time for the reality check. America is in a recession, and jobs are fewer while competition is greater. It takes even more hustle, dedication, and tenacity to land a job today than it did for your parents. Having a degree isn’t always enough, and sorry to break it to you, but you aren’t likely to get your dream job ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    25 Best U.S. Vacation Cities On the Cheap

    Gearing up for your summer vacation, but aren't sure which direction to go? When it comes to vacationing in the U.S., you’ve got 50 states full of unique travel destinations. So which city is the best travel destination? We’ve rated 25 cities for vacationing by examining what each has to offer: culture, food, travel expenses and more! Our criteria: • ...
    Published about 5 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 about 5 years ago | Rate This

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?