Tag Archives: Job Growth

Repost – The New York Times: How to Ask for a Raise, Without Alienating Your Boss Along the Way

To do this, don’t just describe the employee you’ve been, but the employee you plan to be, said Alexandria Brown, a human resources consultant and founder of The HR Hacker, who has been involved with hundreds of hires over her career. She advises that right before you head into performance reviews, you give your boss a heads up that you want to talk about your career. Then, come to the meeting not only with a list of your contributions, but also a plan for what you want to work on over the next year.

Talent Re-Defined: Advice and How-To’s “Are You Hiring Deciders, or Drifters?”

http://www.ere.net/2012/04/18/are-you-hiring-deciders-or-drifters/ Thanks ere for this article. It just qualifies a few of the characteristics that I think truly shine in the most talented individuals within my current and past organizations. In a time where many organizations are changing-some organizations are losing talented, valued employees to competitors and others are growing and recruiting round the clock, […]
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Be the CHANGE: Perfecting Organizational Change: Defining the Role of the Change Leader by Walter McFarland

Perfecting Organizational Change: Defining the Role of the Change Leader by Walter McFarland. I woke up this morning with one of my favorites Mahatma Gandhi sayings on my brain: “You must be the change you want to see in the world.” During a time where I am changing both personally and professionally, I truly have conceptualized […]
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Where did all the jobs go????

I was having a nice little Friday afternoon-until I read this article! http://www.ere.net/2012/04/06/march-jobs-gains-are-smallest-in-months/#more-24799  Ouch!  (thanks @ere.net ha!) Jobs growth has decreased in the month of March. hat I personally think has contributed to the decrease is the fact that the holiday seasons are over. There was a huge increase in job openings in the retail and hotel/restaurant sectors […]
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You want me to read what? A Newspaper?!?! What’s that???: Print Help Wanteds: Going, Going, Almost Gone

Print Help Wanteds: Going, Going, Almost Gone. Newspapers post “jobs wanted” ads?!?!?!?! If you are a Millenial like me, chances are that you NEVER read the newspaper. And why would you? I don’t even like the feel of newspaper on my fingertips, let alone enjoy the ink rubbing from the pages onto my fingertips and […]
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Happy Tuesday: Unemployment Rate Drops Again as U.S. Adds 243,000 Jobs

Unemployment Rate Drops Again as U.S. Adds 243,000 Jobs. This is great news. Finally we get a decent list of which sectors are adding jobs. If you are job searching, or have friends that are currently unemployed, please share this article with them! It’s a great start to helping others seek employment in industries that […]
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170k New Private Jobs In January, Says ADP-That’s great, but what are the job titles being added?

170k New Private Jobs In January, Says ADP. These type or articles are a double edged sword to me. I love to see that our economy is adding jobs and not cutting them, but I feel like jobs are not being added within the functions of HR. I see a million job posts for nurses, […]
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