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Beware of Interview Liars: A Warning

Ms. Career Girl

You can’t possibly expect me to believe that the leadership team didn’t realize times were tough before they hired people.  How irresponsible.

Extended Working Hours Are the Norm

Water Cooler Wisdom

According to a recent global survey conducted by Regus , a provider of flexible workspaces, one in two workers in the U.S.   Some of the more interesting findings included: 35 percent of U.S. 11 percent of workers in the U.S. 56 percent of U.S. 13 percent of U.S.   “In the U.S.,

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my boss asks us to pick up his lunch for him — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

He never offers to buy us lunch. But he’s paying you for the time you’re spending on it. He never offers to buy us lunch.

Three Master Skills for Managers

Life@work

By the time managers and small-business owners call me, they’re pretty frustrated and discouraged. They’re a good fit for their job.

Efficiency Isn't All It's Cracked Up to Be

Water Cooler Wisdom

At the U.S. And productivity is defined in economic terms as efficiency, or delivering work in a time and energy efficient manner. It’s not focused on just perfectly managed minutes of the day. They do what’s asked on time, but they don’t tinker and look for ways to challenge the status quo because that wouldn’t be efficient.

10 mistakes you're making on your resume

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 10 mistakes you’re making on your resume March 28, 2011 Over at U.S. Posted in resumes Over at U.S. things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? Get an Ask a Manager mug. how can I get employees to use vacation time?

should you include a short-term job on your resume?

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager should you include a short-term job on your resume? Head on over to U.S. Head on over to U.S. If you get fired after being on a job for a short time, are you ever *required* to disclose it? Reply Ask a Manager March 22, 2011 at 11:42 pm I’m going to disagree!

3 Ways To Decide If The Position Is Right For You

Career Realism

Will there be room for advancement over time? Are there other roles in the organization that you might grow into over time? CAREEREALISM.

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the 10 interview questions you're most likely to be asked — Ask a.

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager the 10 interview questions you’re most likely to be asked January 24, 2011 The absolute best way to kick ass in a job interview is to practice the hell out of the questions you’re likely to be asked. Over at U.S. Over at U.S. Get an Ask a Manager mug. Whats This?

The Magic of Working from Home

Ms. Career Girl

But when you’re connected to your coworkers via Skype and you all live in different time zones, you have to learn to communicate in a new way.

3-rules for the 10-best of anything

Cube Rules

3-rules for the 10-best of anything Written by Scot Herrick on October 9, 2007 in Task Management 0 Comments - Leave a comment! This is not condemning the great work that people are offering up as advice in career management, personal branding and productivity. Instead, we need do the 10-things that are right for US. Me too.

How To Look For A Company’s Employer Brand

Career Realism

The answer is simple, but the process of exploring a company’s brand can be time-consuming. CAREEREALISM. Study it carefully.

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Time Is Life

Learning Voyager

with Phil Gerbyshak Management Craft Manager Tools Mass Bay ODLG McArthurs Rant - Human Resources, Organisations and HR 2.0 Time is life.

How to get good ideas for startups | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? Read all the time, among broad sources and materials. Not quite American Gothic. That’s my pitch. agree.

4 Types of questions get us in trouble | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog 4 Types of questions get us in trouble Posted to: Interviewing | Knowing yourself | Networking October 12th, 2009 Del.icio.us think a lot about how people ask questions because I get them all the time. Thanks!

Book Review: A Vigorous Mind, by Ingrid E. Cummings - life@work

Life@work

This truth operates as a confession because I know I live in a culture that educates, values, and demands specialists. "Is this it?"

my manager said I’m emasculating an employee (or how to respond to gendered feedback)

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I am a first-time manager, but have been with my current organization for four years. I am the only person at my level with a direct report (who started in January) and I have significant concerns about my direct report’s ability to fulfill the requirements of the job. How do I respond to gendered feedback?

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New Year’s Resolutions For Job Seekers [Top 10]

The Undercover Recruiter

What better time than now to start making your resolutions? Take some time to make a workable social media job search plan.

How to handle those tough interview questions

Mildred Talabi

Tough interview question 2: “Tell me about a time you faced conflict in the workplace…”. Guest post by Erica Moss]. Not good with deadlines?

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Top 5 Blogs in the #Workplace

Blogging4jobs

If we’ve missed any, let us know. This Thanksgiving, U.S. Each week Blogging4Jobs brings you the  Top Workplace Blogs of the Week.

What on earth is “employability” (and how can it help me get a job)?

Mildred Talabi

Can you demonstrate to us that you have the work ethic that we expect here? My qualifications speak for themselves.”. Who are you as a person?

coworkers can't see past my Russian accent — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

It sounds like the OP is well beyond the “settle into a new culture&# phase. Reply Ask a Manager January 28, 2011 at 1:52 pm Me too!

Asperger's at work: 5 ways to be less annoying | Penelope Trunk's.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? Spend limited amounts of time with people. What I do hear Asperger’s people sad about all the time is a lack of employment opportunity. The way to improve this is to spend less time with people. At work you do not need to spend tons of time with people. But I know for next time.

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how can I avoid jobs that expect 70-hour work weeks? — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager how can I avoid jobs that expect 70-hour work weeks? Get an Ask a Manager mug. Good luck!

Test: Is your life happy or interesting? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? Plus one Christmas is not a national holiday , because the US is not a Christian country. realized I made a mistake the first time. ) -8 to -3  You have a desire for interestingness over happiness 3 to 8     You have a desire for happiness over interestingness. -2 to 2   You are suspiciously well balanced.

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my hostile colleague says that I now report to him, a work mailbox cleaned out without warning, and more

Ask A Manager

His job requires him to be on the road part of the time, and this morning he had to depart before anyone else had arrived to keep on his schedule, so he did not have time to locate his items. Due to other circumstances, I am more inclined to suspect unconcerned neglect; if so, it wouldn’t be the first time. Here we go…. 1.

How to make business travel manageable | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to make business travel manageable Posted to: Productivity | Self-management November 11th, 2009 Del.icio.us If I was gone all week, I take off a day from work to have extra time for my personal life.

short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions

Ask A Manager

But on a different topic, multiple jobs where they asked you to interview 6-7 times? Reply Ask a Manager March 15, 2011 at 11:20 am Not at all.

my assistant is using my title on LinkedIn

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager my assistant is using my title on LinkedIn March 24, 2011 A reader writes: So, I got a new job (hooray!)

The Career Happiness Manifesto

Life@work

If enough of us work to escape the cycle of career cynicism, it just may catch on. Marx really did a number on that whole genre.

can I justify hiring someone who needs additional education to do.

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager can I justify hiring someone who needs additional education to do the job? area nonprofit manager?

Working Less Actually Works

Life@work

Working all of the time has become a habit that is unsustainable for most people over a 40-year working career.

20 Tips for 20 Somethings

Corn on the Job

It doesn’t matter what corporate culture they have – dress nicely. Here’s the thing: if you don’t think recruiters and/or hiring managers look you up via social media before they schedule your interview, then I can’t know you because you are retarded. Intimidated? Dump your GPA. Delete. 2. No. 7. Be nice.

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do what you say you're going to do

Ask A Manager

Every single time. Every single time. wish I managed to deliver more consistently or even track what I’ve said I’d deliver.

good management: finding out what's NOT getting done

Ask A Manager

This works fine if a person’s workload is completely manageable. would love to work for a manager like you, Alison! So try it.

how to fire an employee with a bad attitude — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

In general, if a manager has concerns about an employee that the employee doesn’t know about, the problem lies at least as much with the manager.

my office is obsessed with weight

Ask A Manager

Well, I do think that in a national culture that’s obsessed with this topic, you can’t expect to never hear it come up at work.

my coworkers keep pressuring me to take vacation — but I need to save up time for a chronic illness

Ask A Manager

At the same time, it’s great that they truly want people to take time off, and I can see where they’re coming from too — they’re probably used to people who have to be urged to take vacation before they really believe the culture encourages it. I do think it would be useful to tell your manager what’s going on, so that she doesn’t keep nagging you.

how to stand out at a job fair

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager how to stand out at a job fair March 14, 2011 A few months ago, I attended a bunch of job fairs to search for candidates for some jobs I was hiring for. Over at U.S. Over at U.S. things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise?

I will review your resume this week

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager want me to review your resume? Get an Ask a Manager mug. the new Ask a Manager is here!