Meanwhile, the program that authorized an additional $600 in weekly unemployment benefits is set to expire in just four weeks, a week earlier than expected, leaving many Americans unsure of how they will pay August bills, and unaware of what aid might be forthcoming from the government, how much, or when. Officials have said the $600 extra weekly unemployment payment will definitely not be renewed, out of apparent concern that it incentivizes the nonworking. … [Read more...] about Second stimulus checks? Some Republicans want ‘back-to-work’ payments
Speaking to mediapersons after announcing its Q1 FY21 result, Milind Lakkad, EVP and Global Head, Human Resources, TCS, said, “We are in no hurry to get our employees to office. We are very conservative in bringing people to work. Our strategy will vary depending on the COVID-19 situation in each country and each city.” … [Read more...] about Work from home | TCS to get 5% of employees back to office by September
Seek out feedback from trusted friends, managers, and colleagues. Ask general questions, such as, “What kind of impression do I make?” You can also be specific, asking about the authority, warmth, and energy you exude. For feedback to be valuable, you must be ready to welcome the truth. You will need it to push past your blind spots. … [Read more...] about Skyrocket your career by paying attention to these 3 things
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Simple answer: Go past the system. Whenever I was applying for a job, I would take a look through LinkedIn to see who my potential future boss would be. Afterwards, I would create a deck of recommendations of what I would do in my first months if I were to secure the job. Not only did this get me an interview, but it also showed the interviewer that I had done my research and knew what the position would entail. … [Read more...] about Tired of filling out a never-ending list of job applications? Try this strategy to set you apart.