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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 5 years ago | Rated: +4
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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 almost 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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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 5 years ago | Rate This
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    What Not to Say During an Interview

    The truth is most people sabotage their own interviews. Instead of putting their best foot forward, they put off the interviewer by acting cocky, unsure of their talent, having bad manners, or by simply acting weird. HRPeople has interviewed several recruitment experts to bring you unbelievable true stories of what actually happens behind interview doors. If you want to land ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +3
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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 5 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Two Weeks Notice Not Enough?

    Two Weeks Notice Not Enough?
    A reader writes: I have been working at the same company (my first post-school job) for about 2 years now, and I've been moderately to very unhappy for most of my time here for a variety of factors (different working style from my boss which has lead to clashes in the past, public belittlement if something goes wrong, a team that ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Out of Time? 7 Ways to Manage Your Day

    Time flies when you're busy as a bee at the office. Before you know it, it's 5 p.m. and you've barely made a dent. What happened? Whether it's a nasty case of procrastination, the inability to say no, or a very busy lifestyle, there aren't enough hours in the day to finish all the work you have to do. Unfortunately, ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +9
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    Motivating Without Money

    Motivating Without Money
    Keeping employees engaged is critical during an economic downturn. Here are some smart ways to do it. In the months after September 11, as business activity slowed to a crawl, Steve Kerr, then the chief learning officer at Goldman Sachs (GS), launched a leadership seminar for senior managers that he nicknamed "Motivating Without Money." The daylong sessionsdiscussed how Goldman's managers could ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +7
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    7 Executive Resume Mistakes That Can Sink Your Job Search

    [photo:72554] If your job search strategy keeps running into a brick wall whenever you send out your executive resume or you are repeatedly receiving phone calls for lower paying positions that are below your capabilities, it may be time to re-examine your executive resume layout. One of the main things to remember is your executive resume is a strategic marketing tool ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +2
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    What Stupid Interview Questions Really Mean

    If you’ve been in the workforce long enough, the same inane questions will continue to creep up in interview after interview. What is your greatest weakness? Where do you see yourself in five years? You know, the small-talk questions that fill up just enough time between the really important questions. But all those meaningless questions actually have a purpose. That’s ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +1
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    How to Dress (Successfully) for Work

    How to Dress (Successfully) for Work
    It's the great generational debate in Corporate America: What's O.K. to wear to the office? Tank tops and flip-flops? Or Hillary pantsuits? Must women blend in with the guys to be taken seriously? Or is it all right to show a little skin? Here are the dos and don’ts from a dozen Chicago women of all ages. Take a look, ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +8
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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 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    7 Ways to Make Your Layoff Pay Off

    All too often, work and what we really love doing are two very different things. If that's your situation, a layoff can be a blessing in disguise. The blessing might be disguised as a severance package or a chance to reorient towards a more fulfilling career path. It might be a time to reconnect with family and friends or just ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Complete Job Search Strategy Guide

    Complete Job Search Strategy Guide
    The following job search tips have been provided to help you as you start your search. Job Search Tip #1: Targeting Your Search This is one of our most important job search tips - if you don’t know what you want, you will never find it! Too many job seekers simply apply to advertised positions that seem to fit their qualifications. ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +3
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    6 Steps to Great Leadership

    Every once in a while I’ll get a question from a reader, co-worker, or student about how to break into the leadership development field. The reality is, it’s not really an entry level profession, and there’s no one right way to get there. The leadership development profession includes trainers, coaches, HR generalists, managers, authors, speakers, preachers, and every combination of ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +2
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    7 Tips to Make a Strong First Impression

    7 Tips to Make a Strong First Impression
    We have all heard this warning: “You never get a second chance to make a good first impression.” Also, psychologists, writers, and seminar leaders 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 my seven tips for ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +5
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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 4 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Studying for the PHR Exam- Week One

    Studying for the PHR Exam- Week One
    This is intended to be a guide for those in the reading audience that are contemplating taking the Professional in Human Resources Certification Exam. I am currently preparing to take the PHR exam in January. I have been using many different resources to help me along the way, and I plan to write an article for each week detailing what I ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Job-Hunting Realities: What 'No' Really Means

    Job-Hunting Realities: What 'No' Really Means
    You've probably read plenty of job-hunting articles. And they're all the same. A so-called expert will advise you to develop a plan, broaden your skills, and network. On résumés, they will counsel you to customize, use keywords, and quantify your accomplishments. If you land an interview, they will remind you to mind your body language, ask good questions, and convey confidence ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +11
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    How to Spot a Selfish Boss

    How to Spot a Selfish Boss
    If you've ever worked in an office environment — and as an HR professional you probably have — you've probably dealt with some kind of bad boss. Micromanagers, control freaks, and selfish tyrants ruin lives at all levels of organizations, their destructive powers wreaking havoc in on their subordinates. In fact, employee-employer relations are major stressors for even the savviest HR ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +4

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?