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Making it work (from home)

March 17, 2020 Jeni Kramer

With large numbers of new COVID-19 cases being reported every day, more companies than ever are doing their part to encourage social distancing by asking employees to work from home (WFH). Everyone from Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Google, Oracle, Twitter, and …

Veterans deserve more than just thanks

November 14, 2019 Stephanie Anderson

“Thank you for your service” is a simple statement to veterans showing appreciation for the freedoms we all enjoy because of their sacrifices. It’s probably something you’ve said yourself and with good intentions, but it might cause more awkwardness than …

What Greta Thunberg Could Teach Us In The Office

September 26, 2019 Stephanie Anderson

When you were 16, what were you doing? If you were like me, you were probably focused on hobbies, friends and discovering who you want to be when you grow up. For 16-year-old Greta Thunberg, her days are spent sailing across …

How to negotiate better: the 4 strategies to dominate

September 11, 2019 Stephanie Anderson

New cars, flight upgrades, salary increases and so much more: Negotiation comes into play in almost all aspects of life. Heck, you probably negotiate frequently with your fickle toddler or opinionated teen. Whether at home or work, knowing how to …

AI in recruiting is pissing people off

June 26, 2019 Stephanie Anderson

There are many steps in the recruitment funnel and today technology is used in virtually every single one of them. From utilizing an applicant tracking system (ATS) to adopting artificial intelligence (AI) in interviews, this ain’t your grandmother’s job application …

Desperate parents are sabotaging their kids’ careers

March 14, 2019 Stephanie Anderson

Desperate Housewives has nothing on 50 desperate parents, who rocked the news this week in an extensive college admissions scandal. This story has the elements of a Hollywood blockbuster — lies, cheating, bribery, famous actresses, rich and powerful people caught …