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When crisis strikes, but you still have work to do | Provided By Advertising Publications

Life happens. Whether it’s a health emergency, loss of a loved one, an unexpected move … crises crop up. And yet, work must go on, no matter the dire circumstances. Our jobs, projects and clients sustain us financially and keep us sane and grounded in our “normal” life. ...




How Your Recruitment Strategy Can Be Defined By Rejected Job Candidates

An organization's HR team can create advocates out of any applicant—even the rejected ones—by ensuring each candidate has a positive experience. But too many organizations ignore, or blunder through the potentially unpleasant part of the recruitment process in which hopeful candidates must be told "Thanks, but no thanks. ...




National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

In recognizing the histories, cultures and contributions of co-workers during National Hispanic Heritage Month, observed Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, SHRM-certified professionals will make good use of their proficiencies in the HR functional areas of Employee Engagement & Retention and Diversity & Inclusion and the Relationship Management and Global & Cultural Effectiveness competencies. ...




How to Negotiate Salary Like a Pro

Negotiation is not any easy thing, especially when it comes to salary. It makes most everyone uncomfortable, and that means people on both sides of the equation. Just as a candidate is nervous to approach the topic of salary, an employer is typically worried about how to respond to a counteroffer in order to not give the wrong answer. ...




Getting a Second Job to Save for Retirement

Some full-time jobs don't pay enough to allow employees to cover their expenses and save for retirement at the same time. To bridge the gap, some people work full-time and have a second job on the side, perhaps as a freelance writer by night, a regular at a local comedy club or some weekend shifts as a barista. ...




Why You Should Dress 25% Better Than Everyone In The Office

The actor Matt Damon appeared on The Tonight Show a few weeks ago to promote a new movie. He wore a nicely tailored dark suit, vest, and tie. For another interview earlier the same day, Damon dressed more casually in a V-neck sweater. Damon dresses appropriately for the “culture” of the show. ...




Understand Culture, values to Reach, Keep Hispanic Workers

NEW ORLEANS—Companies that want to be an employer of choice for Hispanic workers need to understand the value this group places on family, their culture and their desire for self-improvement, according to Miguel Joey Aviles, founder and CEO of Virginia-based MJA International, a talent management consulting firm. ...




How to Handel a Poor Manager

            The saying, “people don’t leave jobs, they leave managers” is all too often true in the workforce. Having a bad boss or manager may seem like the end of the world- or job- to a hard working employee. ...




Creating a Happier, Healthier Hispanic Work Force

While we want every member of our work force to be happy and healthy, sometimes we need to pay attention to specific employee groups or populations. For example, how do the satisfaction rates of your Hispanic workers compare with those of the Anglo workers? Are your Latino employees well integrated into your work culture or could you do a better job of creating a diverse, harmonious work force?
 
Understanding the cultural backgrounds and behaviors of your Hispanic employees could make a significant difference. ...




3 Advantages of Hiring a Bilingual Candidate

Having bilingual employees in the workforce can only bring benefits to the company. Studies have shown that bilingual people are good at multitasking and have excellent communication skills. Any company looking to expand or to have global reach should have at least 5 bilingual employees on their payroll. ...