A friend of mine has been on her job for quite some time. Lately her new managers have been criticizing her work, speak negatively towards her, and even placed her on a PIP. She called me this weekend frantic because she's never been treated this way by any other managers before and suddenly she's a poor performer. She shared how other teammates are talking amongst themselves about finding a new job, posting out or taking an LOA. She's afraid HR... see more
MLK day is coming up soon and it has got me thinking about those who do what is right.
A few weeks ago as I was getting off the train my keys fell out of my pocket and due to the lack of sleep, I didn’t even notice (#momlife).
I would have traveled for an hour and a half without them, rushed over to the car and then realized they were gone. My baby would have been waiting at daycare and I probably would have cried.
...but instead, someone on... see more
In today's world, people want instant gratification. Employers seem to only go with the sure thing. Yes, hiring someone with experience may be a good thing, but how's their work ethic?? Thing is, companies get so caught up in pretty resumes that they overlook a lot of good candidates. I've been getting views on my resume but only one call. This is very discouraging but I just heard on the news that unemployment is at a low for African Americans... see more
Curious for this community’s thoughts on yesterday’s news? Anyone here who works for Uhaul who can share how the workforce is feeling about it? https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/01/03/u-haul-will-stop-hiring-smokers-foster-culture-wellness-cut-health-care-costs/
WorkForce Discrimination is Happening More than we thought. After researching this over the past month here is information regarding it.
Types of Workplace Discrimination
What is workplace discrimination, and what constitutes discrimination against employees or job applicants? Employment discrimination happens when an employee or job applicant is treated unfavorably because of his or her... see more
I have started to fill out applications on line and although they can't ask your age they do ask the year you graduated high school. I was in class of 78, anybody want guess my age? Seems wrong...thoughts?
Im transitioning back to work ive been on dissability since 2012 What do i say to a hiring manager " why was I on dissability? Without putting up red flag regarding my dissability like it would be a problem if i were to be hired. And so fourth ? Is that against the law for them to ask im afraid of being discriminated for my dissabilty.
I have put together this little report to make Employers Aware of WorkForce Discrimination. I have researched it and found many cases where Employers are not aware of the frequency of it. Hopefully, this shines a light as to what it is?
Here are 11 Types of Workplace Discrimination taking place in the United States. I have been studying this topic for over a month and more and more I am finding out it is happening too frequently.
Here are some... see more
I have been unemployed for about 7 months now. I left my previous job because it was a very toxic environment lacked of respect. I have been in so many interviews and everytime hey asked why I left I always said I'm looking for a professional environment. I don't know I'm awsering wrong. I change my tactic and I'm saying something else. My last interview I was asked if I have kids I said no. And I was asked if I'm planing to have... see more
Had an interview this year for a state job here in my town. I applied for a painter's position and was able to be interviewed. I meet all the qualifcations that was required. The gentleman interviewing me was the head of the paint department and he said that he was only interviewing one other person and they was on a cruise. I was the first to be interviewed so only two made it through. As he walked me out, some of the guys in the maintenance... see more
Observation has led me to the conclusion that the larger majority on this site are 40
somethings, or younger. It would be helpful to get insight from younger career oriented individuals on the struggles of those of us who are 55+, trying to re-invent ourselves, (very possibly for the 3rd or 4th time), especially more so it seems for women, and having great difficulty in doing so.
Anyone would think that the job market as it now stands, with more... see more