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A Boston Marathon Story

Ms. Career Girl

One of my friends ran the Boston Marathon yesterday. Boston was no exception. Good thing she paid attention to it. Tweet This! Digg this!

Tech Culture is in CTC’s DNA

Career Realism

NOTE: Be sure to watch the video above to learn more about the company and why it can help you find better gigs in Boston!

‘Wicked Smaht’ – Accent Hurting Your Professional Credibility?

Career Realism

Job Search accent advice blog Boston career goodwill hunting south uneducatedAn accent can misrepresent you, and possibly even hurt your chances of getting hired. Is it fair? Is it reality? Here’s why. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at

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CAPITALIST MAILBAG: What's the Most HRish Thing to Come Out of Boston?

HR Capitalist

Hey Capitalist/KD: What''s the most HRish thing to come out of the Boston tragedy? I''m betting you''ve got something to say about the media coverage.

People Are Supposed to Be Good


woke up hearing everything that is going on in Boston and the manhunt being ensued. Excuse me if I get a little emotional this morning.

Enterprise 2.0 Conference — Geeks at Work


conference in Boston brought together thought leaders focused on applying social software strategies to improve business performance. Hackathon.

The Dark Side of Telecommuting to the Office

Evil HR Lady

Pratt , a management professor at Boston College that talks about this dark side of telecommuting. The perk that many, many people want ?

Top 10 Cities of Geeks

Resume Bear

The tiny city was founded in 1651 and is located about 25 miles from Boston. Remember when geeks started having a comeback? Are they cool yet?

4 Tips For Reimagining Your Career From Top CEOs

Career Realism

4 Tips For Reimagining Your Career From Top CEOs. CAREEREALISM. It’s not necessarily about launching a platform/business for everybody.

5 Tips to Keep Your Social Media Positive

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Tips to Keep Your Social Media Positive appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Their bio follows. Set the tone early. We love social media.

The Power of Closure


Networking means making real friends.

Penelope Trunk

I took my kids to a four-day music workshop in Boston. Now we are tourists in Boston. We have a bit of a cash problem here in Boston.

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

Lelisa Desisa, an Ethiopian, won the 2015 Boston Marathon. “One who runs alone cannot be outrun by another.”. Ethiopian Proverb. 2015 Alan L.

Many Colleges and Universities have jumped on Pinterest

Resume Bear

Historic Boston. As a women-centered university located in Boston, Simmons College has a lot to offer when it comes to the history of the city.

Am I paranoid for not wanting to be on Facebook?

Careers Done Write

sell financial products for a very buttoned-down firm in Boston. Dear Deb: I am probably the only person in my generation not on Facebook.

What Can Mad Men’s Joan and Peggy Teach Women About Their Career?

The Undercover Recruiter

Louis to San Francisco to Boston to Chicago for the company. When I was assistant regional manager at The Gillette Company in the early ’80s, I tried explaining to the president why I was not going to relocate across the country again when the step up position was available in my region. I had already moved from St.

Top 10 Cities For New Grads

Resume Bear

Boston, MA – Boston has the lowest unemployment rate of the top east coast cities (7.1%), yet the cost living is higher than NYC ($1,112).

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Rob Gronkowski Is That Young HiPo That's Either Going to End Up Running Your Company, Or.

HR Capitalist

The toast of Boston. Rob? -- Mugging for a picture with Boston enemy Kobe Bryant after a Lakers win in Boston Garden.  . Serving 5 in the clink. You know who Rob Gronkowski is.  In real life, he's a superstar tight end for the New England Patriots that's an absolute talented freak. Moves like a NBA small forward. Hello?

50 Happiest Companies for 2012

Resume Bear

Boston Scientific. CareerBliss announces employees’ choice for the happiest places to work! Company. Bliss Rating*. Average Salary. 4.360.

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


Boston, Massachusett’s thoughtbot growing, adding jobs in 2014 : App design and development firm is Ruby on Rails expert. Read more.

Listing Every Job on Résumés

Careers Done Write

Boston, MA. Dear Deb, Q: I just met with a recruiter. This contradicts what my writer has advised. Both seem to be highly qualified. Mark J.,

Adjusting an Employee’s Workload Based on their Brain Activity


According to the Boston Globe such a device has been created by two researchers in Boston at Tufts University’s Human-Computer Interaction Lab.

This Week On Twitter: Inbound Recruiting With Ed Nathanson

Career Realism

Recently, we announced that we will be hosting weekly Twitter chats on inbound recruiting using the #InboundRecruiting hashtag. The Twitter Handle.

Non-Competes Can Hurt Your Hiring

Hiring Technical People

Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. First, he looked at Michigan.

Five Tips to Combating Ageism in Hiring, Part 2

Hiring Technical People

Once I hit 30 years of work, I referenced where I worked for the first ten years: “Worked as a software developer/project manager at these Boston-area companies.” In Part 1 , I suggested five tips for the “older” job-seeker. In In this part, I’ll talk about what you can do to craft your resume. Be specific.

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Brain Food: Avocados Can Help You Focus at Work

Career Realism

heads Boston lettuce, torn. Did you know avocados can help you focus better at work ? What’s your favorite healthy lunch to bring to work?

Using Your Network

Hiring Technical People

Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Network. Bookmark the permalink.

9 Traits Of A Professional Resume

Tim's Strategy

University of Boston, Boston, MA. This is a guest blog post by Bob McIntosh. What does fine Italian food have to do with the job search?

Long Distance Interviewing

Careers Done Write

They are in Boston. ” Avoid asking about who covers the cost of the trip to Boston. Wait until you are invited to Boston.

How to Make Yourself More Marketable

Ms. Career Girl

It’s okay if you don’t yet have the money to move, particularly to a place that is known for high living costs like New York or Boston.

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5 Tips from a LinkedIn Jedi

Resume Bear

The man who wrote the book on LinkedIn shares his secrets to becoming an expert social networker. He even wrote a book to prove it.

Why Your Office Needs a Director of People


Pretty unheard of, but The Boston Consulting Group gets it. CEOs, human resource directors and managers: it’s time to step aside.

The Road to the CBAP is Not Paved by Applied Knowledge

Hiring Technical People

Joined the Greater Boston IIBA – early bird special $28. I have the pleasure of introducing a guest writer for today’s post, Tina Underhill. Take it away, Tina! The Road to the CBAP is Not Paved by Applied Knowledge. The glorified CBAP credentials have been a desire of mine since their inception. Renewed IIBA membership $110.

Entrepreneurs Who Changed the Market

Resume Bear

Facebook originally served as a directory-like website for Harvard students, but was later expanded to other colleges in Boston and in the Ivy League.

The Next Finish Line


By Nicola Leiter Yesterday, less than a week after I lined up at the starting line of the Boston Marathon, I lined up at a very different start.

Resiliency of Community


The two … Continue reading → community resiliency stress trust

3 Steps to Move Ahead in Your Entertainment Career

Career Realism

just graduated from Boston University College of Communications and I’m looking for an opportunity to break into production.”.

Agile Hiring: It’s a Team Sport Slides Posted

Hiring Technical People

I gave the “same” talk twice last week, at Agile Boston. Now, I never memorize my talks, so it’s never the same talk. record my talks so I can learn from them. I had to select which talk I uploaded to slideshare. Tough decision! decided to upload the first talk, because I thought the quality of the recording was better.

Top Internship Programs Announced

Ms. Career Girl

The Boston Consulting Group. The post Top Internship Programs Announced appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. down to No. Google. Apple. Facebook.

The College Student’s Guide to a Winning Resume

Resume Bear

She had put her home address in New Jersey down while applying for full-time positions in Boston. Gone in sixty seconds. No exceptions.