What is the quickest you got feedback when applied for a job posted online?
My record was broken recently when I applied in the middle of the night and got a rejection before 9am same day from the company in my timezone.
The question that popped in my head - is the company extremely so efficient and was able to assess my skills and qualifications, compare them against the role, make the decision and inform me of that, or simply it was something else that prompted that decision.
And I do believe in this case it was not my professional qualifications that drove that decision.
Even aside from what we are asked and chose to report on the voluntary questionnaires there are certain aspects that are rather apparent from the resume itself.
What bothers me is that the organizations most loud at advocating diversity and inclusion usually mean opposite or just having the particular group in mind, whether the gender, race, age, orientation, veteran status or whatever.
Not only it is complete lie, but makes no sense even from the business perspective.
Do we really need only elder people working with and for elderly? Can only veterans work and help veterans? Can only people of particular race understand the customer base comprised of individuals of that race? Can not organization with one gender in mind employ people of other gender/s?
Discrimination is a hard topic to discuss and violation hard to prove.
Still, those organization that claim solely to work in the inclusion and diversity have to phrase more as "special interest", and not overall inclusion as they clearly exclude all other groups.
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Please HR people, what EXACT information is given to the employer when a credit check is done?
How specific or complete is the information? Is it just the credit score or more details like the amount of outstanding debt and past due amounts? Thank you!
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Has anyone left their full time toxic job for a contract role ?
I work with a very condescending, micromanaging manager and honestly it makes me sick to my stomach every time she puts a 1:1 on my calendar. I currently have a part time contract role that is way better environment wise, but no benefits. They offered me more hours and I am considering it.
Additional info: Contract role is well paying and is a level up from my current role. So pays more, better environment.
what would you do in my shoes ?
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It's tough to overestimate how effective these two tools — visualization and mindfulness meditation — are when trying to figure out what in the world your dream job really is.
I know this because I've engaged this holistic and empowering method personally and with hundreds of students and clients.
One of the many reasons it's so instrumental in gaining clarity is because we tend to romanticize what we think our dream job is. That can pull us off-course really fast, and we often feel like we've gone too far down that road toward it to turn back, so we're disappointed yet again finding ourselves in a job that's not a great fit.
In today's post on my blog "Reimagine," we look at what visualization and mindfulness meditation are in the context of a dream-job pursuit and how separately and together they can transform your experience.
If you would love to change jobs but have no clue what you’d rather do instead, or you find yourself trying to find a new opportunity but not gaining traction, this approach may be exactly what you need.
You can read it here:
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My manager does not listen.
she will jump in and take the conversation in the wrong direction and provide wrong information.
I tried telling her the client had issues with something, she cut me off and said the contract is under review that’s why the issues. It sounded wrong so I clarified but she further explained the contract being in review. I know my information was clear therefore I believed her. During a meeting with my client I passed along the info and they had no idea there was contract issues and after they emailed my boss and I.
my boss responded that she was not aware of any contact issues. Now the client is confused why I told them there were issues and even questioning my abilities.
She has done stuff like this before, today in a different client meeting she made me look incompetent.
how do I address this with my boss or do I just ignore her when she does it? my worry is sounding childish and being a complainer but I also don’t care to look bad to clients.
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Approaching month 7 of being laid off.
I recently got my job rejection letter after 3 rounds of a (seemingly) successful interview process; which took a total of 2 months, BTW. I am of course left feeling DEFEATED, however. I am wondering if there should have been something within the months-long process I could have done or inquired about etc.? Like a clue to have let me know hey, they aren't as serious about hiring you as it appears. Just in an effort to be better prepared for next time, that was a huge waste of time I actually missed out on the Job Fair
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Lots of people sell their coaching services on this platform.
I think this episode is worth listening to before engaging a Coach.