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Work/Family Balance Is For Everybody

Professional Resume Services

Sometimes the subject of work/family balance seems to be all about parents and kids, but that would be erroneous. take care of your health.

How to Deal With Family Asking About Your Job Search

Career Realism

So, what should you tell your family and friends over the holidays when they badger you about your job search? We are doing fine. Give it a try.”

What To Do When Your Friends and Family are Unsupportive (of Your Goals)

Personal Excellence Blog

In today’s article, I’ll be writing specifically about what to do when you have unsupportive friends and family. 3) Tune Them Out.

Definition of Job Search Insanity

Career Rocketeer

“What is the definition of insanity? Doing the same thing time after time and expecting different results.” Advertise on Career Rocketeer.

Establishing Work-From-Home Rules for The Family


Definitely. But if you have a family, you have probably already discovered that working from home poses special challenges. Anytime.

employee is citing a family death two years ago as a reason not to work around any holidays

Ask A Manager

However, this year, one of our students said “my parent recently died” as a reason to get out of working around any holidays, and requests time off (instead of swapping) for smaller family events, such as a relative’s birthday, because “it is important for them to be there since they lost someone recently.” being the boss

5 Ways to Succeed in Reinventing Your Career


Quote on the Definition of Insanity. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over but expecting different results.

FMLA – “Parent” Definition is Flexible – “Parents” include People Who Cared for You

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : Just recently, in the course of representing a client, I carefully reviewed the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) law and its regulations. Congress wisely recognized the changing nature of the American family. And always do what you can to achieve for yourself, your family, and your career. In Sum.

Stop Shaming, Start Praising (Growing Up in a Shaming Culture)

Personal Excellence Blog

I was recently in this business meeting where this director openly shamed his subordinate in front of a group of people: in quite a nasty way too.

Work-Life Balance: Your Guide to Achieving that Elusive Balance Between Work and Life

Personal Excellence Blog

This may mean time spent with your family, time dedicated to grow spiritually or get into a better physical shape, to pursue a hobby and so on.

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One Family's Recipe for Happiness

Ms. Career Girl

Everyone was smiling, laughing, telling hilarious stories, eating great food, and embracing distant friends as if they were family. Really.

What to Do When You Live with Angry People: 7 Gentle Tips

Personal Excellence Blog

Note from Celes : Today’s piece on handling angry family members is a long overdue segment in my anger series from Nov last year.

How To Make Life’s Biggest Decisions (or Any Decision for that Matter)

Personal Excellence Blog

“ Yes, I should definitely quit now and pursue my passion. You know this business venture will definitely take off. Why? (If Image.

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Is Networking Working For You?

Professional Resume Services

All the definitions of networking include the basic concept of interconnecting individual parts. Think again: are you part of a family?

How To Be a Better Person: 101 Ways (and All New August Challenge!!)

Personal Excellence Blog

The trip has definitely enriched my perspective on the world. How does one become a better person? Not a pretty vision, me thinks. Be Able.

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Defining Moments and What They Mean


The birth of a baby, the death of a parent, a new job, or a family or national tragedy. There are moments in our lives that define. Change.

Where Will U Go Next- The Family Move

Ms. Career Girl

Why do I feel a trememdous attachment to a house that is too small for our huge family? All of my childhood memories flooded me.

Beautiful Advice from a Divorced Man after 16 Years of Marriage

Personal Excellence Blog

Advice from a Divorced Man after a 16-Year Marriage. Start of selected snippets of Gerald’s advice. My add-ons in blue. Never stop courting.

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HR Playbook: UPS Does Spousal Benefits "Carve Out" on 15K Families

HR Capitalist

My definition of viable is communication related to quality of the plan (what does it cover) and cost (how much comes out of the spouse''s paycheck to get coverage). One of the games that HR Leaders of all shapes and sizes (company size, not body size) have to play is medical cost. How can I manage the cost of my medical plan?

5 Wacky Ways To Make Sure Your Resume is Noticed

Corn on the Job

It’s obsessive, creepy, and definitely shows you have stalker like tendencies, but you’ll get noticed. Am I wrong? Am I?

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“My job is definitely 'The Job from Hell.' Any ideas?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Blog » “My job is definitely ‘The Job from Hell.’ My job is definitely ‘The Job from Hell.’ Any ideas?” “My Any ideas?” Alan L.

I emailed my girlfriend’s boss to complain that he encroached on our relationship

Ask A Manager

You do not get to complain to other people who she chooses to spend time with, and you definitely don’t get to interfere in her business relationships. family, spouses & significant othersA reader writes: My girlfriend recently went on a business trip with her boss. Not a big deal. Perfectly fine. Is what I outlined above fair?

What Childhood Stories Are You Reenacting in Your Life Today?

Personal Excellence Blog

While I use the word “childhood”, “childhood stories” are definitely not just limited to our childhood. Link: [link].

Lessons in Focus


We were a lucky family that day. Focus. Distractions come and go throughout our day – they try to steal our focus and change our plans.

All-New: Be a Better Me in 30 Days Program (and How To Get 15% Off on Friday / 27 Apr!!!)

Personal Excellence Blog

This is the go-to program to develop yourself into a better person – by your own definition and on your own terms. Definitely a big yes.

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Ask Celes — How to Keep Calm and Make a Good First Impression in 15 Minutes or Less

Personal Excellence Blog

You will definitely leave a lasting impression in many’s minds if you execute the steps right. Charu. Hi Charu! ”). Blogger?

Thanksgiving drama on steroids: Adding a family business to the.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Thanksgiving drama on steroids: Adding a family business to the mix Posted to: Entrepreneurship | Money | Negotiating November 25th, 2009 But this year is a big switch for me, because I’m doing Thanksgiving family drama—with the farmer.

3 Awesome Perks of Working Part-Time During the Holidays

Career Realism

That way, you don’t have to worry about paying your bills as well as providing your family and loved ones with presents, food, or decorations.

How I Found My Soulmate in Life, Part 4: How I Realized Ken is The One for Me Forever

Personal Excellence Blog

He was so excited about our relationship that he couldn’t hold back from telling all his close friends, family, and relatives that day.

Why Everyone Needs Some “Me Time”

Ms. Career Girl

I thoroughly enjoy my time spent with friends, family, coworkers, etc. I’m not an anti-social person. Or is there?! The hardest part? Dancing.

how can I convince my girlfriend to get a better job?

Ask A Manager

I’m realizing that I’ve been assuming that you definitely do want to change jobs, and I wonder if I’ve made it hard for you to say that you’d actually prefer to stay where you are. family, spouses & significant othersA reader writes: I know this is sort of out of your core expertise, but I figured it was worth a shot.

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Personal Branding: How Well Are You “Branded” Amongst Your Contact.

Career Realism

How Well Are You “Branded&# Amongst Your Contact Network? What comes to mind when people think of YOU ? You’ve made a referral request.

Paying Attention to Anthropologists May Be Important to HR


The Definition of Marriage. What about paying attention to your local anthropologist? The Past Speaks. Do Current Trends Reflect This?

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#Gratitude Challenge Day 11: List 3 Things You Tend to Take For Granted (and What You Plan to Do About Them)

Personal Excellence Blog

Well, I can definitely relate. This is Day 11 of the 14-Day Gratitude Challenge where we perform 14 acts of gratitude over 14 days.

is my employer plotting against me?

Ask A Manager

Reply Courtney March 11, 2011 at 7:06 am I can totally relate to your situation, having worked for a sketchy family buiness before. No notice.

The Day I Gave Out Free Hugs

Personal Excellence Blog

Two days ago, I gave free hugs at the busiest area of Singapore during the lunch hour–the Central Business District @ Raffles Place! GO AWAY!

How to Get Motivated After a Setback

Career Makeover Coach

Death of a family member. A lay-off. Divorce. Break up of a friendship. Loss of a critical member of your support system. Happened. Love it!

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my coworkers know I’ve been in a volatile, possibly abusive relationship — can I bring my fiance to work events?

Ask A Manager

He told his whole family that I am a nightmare and cut me out. Your fiance is telling you that “people have drama,” but actually most people don’t have drama like this, and they definitely don’t bring it to work. family, spouses & significant othersSomehow I was able to continue my job and survive. It was very awkward.

The ONE Thing You Must Do To Be a Better Negotiator

Ms. Career Girl

Another way of doing it is to think that you are representing your family’s interests in the negotiation. Career Girl. Career Girl.

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Two Conversations Parents Must Have: The Sex and Career Talk

Competitive Resumes

Yet, as a family, we want to emphasize the results when the relationship building is the most critical. That’s right. Sex is just an act.