Month: April 2020

how do I explain being fired for sharing confidential info with a friend?

A reader writes: This is a two-parter: 1. How do I tell potential future employers why I got fired and have them still want to hire me? 2. How do I explain to those potential future employers that the only reason I got fired was because I was ratted out by a coworker for a

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Launching a first-generation MSP successfully, Part 3: Managing Your MSP Program

This article is the final installment of a three-part series where we examine how to successfully launch a first-generation MSP program to manage various sources of talent in your organization. In part one, we examined how to select the right MSP partner and the importance of determining desired outcomes. In part two, we looked at how to implement

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Side Hustling in HR & Monetizing Your Skills…Without Cheating On Your Day Job! 

by Alan Collins If you ever decide to have an extramarital affair, there are some unspoken rules to abide by. One, you sure as hell don’t want your partner to find out…unless you have a death wish. Two, you’re probably going to have to fabricate stories about your whereabouts from time to time to cover

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The Amalgamation of HR and InfoTech- HRIS: A Boon or Bane

Human Resource Management is not a classical or customary job anymore. With modernization, the need to mechanize the HRoperations grew with leaps and bounds. Now, there are not just individual automatic systems to facilitate functions, the multifarious parts that each system has, also add to the level of advancement and efficiency. For instance, there are

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What We Do in the Shadows: Vampires Disregard Wage and Hour Rules for Human Familiars

As our family continues to practice social distancing, we are always on the lookout for a new comedy series to take a bit of the bite out of this new normal. We found exactly that in the FX series What We Do in the Shadows, a mockumentary exploring the “lives” of four vampire roommates in modern-day

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How a Gaming Company Used Scorecards to Overhaul Its Performance Evaluations Final Thoughts

What do you do when 35% of your employees say they do not understand their growth and career path at your organization? For one organization, the problem highlighted a need to closely examine its performance evaluation system. With some trial and error, it decided to implement a scorecard system, yielding great results. The organization in

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The Best 9 Companies to Work For In New York

Even though the COVID-19 crisis has greatly affected our current job economy, there are many companies that are actively hiring and looking for employees to fill new roles. The following nine companies from our list of the Best Places to Work in 2020, highlight the best in financial, healthcare, biotech and pharmaceuticals and accounting companies based

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