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Jessica Calderon
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4 months ago

How do you guys feel about being scheduled for on-call shifts? How long should the window of being called in be?

#on-call #scheduling #workplace #schedule # #jobsearch #oncall

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Anthony Harrington
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Where I work, we have 7 days of being the after-hours on-call staff. we are on-call every 7th week. I LOATHE my turn on the rotation. It stresses me out, we have to put our lives on hold for 7 days so we can be near a computer at all times in the event a call comes in.

Additionally, if we have to pull in an additional resource, like a developer for example, it takes a herculean effort to get ahold of someone.

Calls come in all hours of the night/early morning. Then you have to be up and ready for your regular shift the next day.

There is no differential pay for this either as we are salaried.

If ever I decide to look for a new job, I am going to ensure it does not have on-call hours as a requirement.

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Coustomer service.

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Ahli Love
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4 months ago

It's not cute. If it doesn't belong to you...leave it be. #advice #wordsofadvice #workplace #motivation #integritymatters And what goes around, comes around...

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Ahli Love
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5 months ago

Why not? Hair clean and combed, clothes clean and pressed, body clean with no disturbing odors, teeth brushed, shoes cleaned, black straight, head high, handshake firm.... smile glowing.... why not?

When you look good, you feel good. When you look good, feel good, and smell good you represent yourself as a high-quality professional who is also approachable.

This means, more opportunities to grow and thrive in your career. :) Woot woot!

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Are you ready to Show Up, Show Out, Shine, and Get those Raises? 1 on 1 or group coaching sessions are available.

And if you need assistance with getting the apparel and hygiene items needed to be successful, contact me. Together, let's work on gaining those resources for you.

~Lady Love #wordsofadvice #jobsearch #interview

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Ahli Love
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5 months ago

Check yourself before heading into your workday. Remember you chose the job and they went on and chose you for a reason. Integrity, Quality Service and Respect still matters in the #workplace .

Annnd palease do not be the tacky butthole that everyone hates to work with. There's absolutely no need for it.

If you or your teammates are in need of simple and to-the-point workplace coaching services, please reach out. Let me help you find joy and self-respect in the art of work. #wordsofadvice #inspiration #motivation

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Annette Jones
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over 6 months ago

#farewage #workplace #loving #everyday #households We all have problems at this time in history everyone is on same plate. Work is necessary for us all to survive I have faith that was all going to make it 2021 year hope. #faith #peaceful #hope

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Jeff Magnuson, MBA
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over 6 months ago

Around this time of year, many managers present their employees with formal annual reviews.

For many, these meetings can make employees nervous, but, when done properly and professionally, these reviews should be non-events.

Good managers will communicate with their employees THROUGHOUT the year; giving constructive feedback so employees can grow and progress in the organization and in their own careers.

Therefore, when the annual review comes around, it should simply be a documentation of the main points discussed during the last year. That’s it.

Not-so-great managers won’t actively manage their employees and will potentially use the annual review to sabotage and/or hold employees back from a promotion or a raise by first giving negative feedback during this time.

Use your annual review to gauge how you feel about your current company.

If you find yourself surprised (in a bad way) during your annual review, take it as a clear sign that your current company may no longer deserve your efforts in 2021.

Alternatively, an easy, fair review with no surprises is a good indicator of a strong manager and a positive work environment.

#management #advice #employee #workplace

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Jeff Magnuson, MBA
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If you have a manager (or another colleague) who is bullying you repeatedly or who acts very unprofessionally to you over and over again, you HAVE to take steps to bring it to an end.

No one deserves to have this type of stress in their life. I’ve seen (and experienced) how this behavior can negatively impact people’s health.

The first thing you have to do is clearly document the behavior.

Second, practice what you are going to say to whomever is bullying or mistreating you at work in a calm but firm tone.

And third, sit down in a private 1:1 meeting, lay out the issue(s), and TELL them their mistreatment of you stops right now.

Often, this is all that will be necessary because bullies, underneath all the false bravado, are just cowards who likely know what they are doing is wrong, but just keep doing it because they feel they can get away with it with you.

This is not your fault, but you must take steps to stop it.

If that doesn’t work, you escalate accordingly. Either through HR or, if that’s not enough, an appropriate employment lawyer.

Bottom line: No one deserves to be bullied or mistreated in the workplace and the only one who can REALLY make sure it comes to an end is you.

#workplace #hr #bullying #advice #jobtips #harassment

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Karissa Sawyer
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over 6 months ago

What's been your worst experience in costumer service?

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Sarah Hogg
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over 6 months ago

Okay so I don't do this very often and I hate telling potential employers this, but I have a learning disability and because of this certain things take a little longer for me to understand or catch on to....

I also have a hard time hearing them when there's a lot of loud noises/equipment near me or them, or sometimes I hear about half of what they say and the other half my brain tries to fill in the blank spots with random words... Ex. Manager: "Can you check in the freezer for this specific item?" My brain: "can you chicken finger item?"

I know it makes no sense, which is why I have to move closer to them so I can understand what they actually said.

I've had my hearing checked and it's always been perfectly fine, but I was diagnosed with auditory processing disorder. I try to overcompensate for it but sometimes it doesn't always work in my favor.

I just lost my new job because of this disability prevented me from learning everything they wanted me to learn in the few days they had me working...

So I guess what I'd like to ask is, how do I go about telling potential employers about it and keep myself qualified enough for the job?

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Ally G
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over 6 months ago

I am only nineteen and have not had many jobs yet, but I saw an article that said there is scientific evidence that people are happier and more efficient in their work in a happier environment...even the color of the walls matters. My previous conception of working was that you clock in at 9 and out at 5 and environment doesn’t matter, but I’m slowly realizing the importance of a happy workplace. We spend so many hours of our lives in these offices, shouldn’t we enjoy it? I was wondering if you (other jobcasers) are happy at your job, and if so, why? What makes it so enjoyable or unenjoyable? Is it the personality of coworkers or the appearance of the building?

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