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should I give my new boss a gift, I get my own hotel room while my male coworkers have to share, and more

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Is it okay that I get my own hotel room while my male coworkers have to share? I’m a woman on a team of mostly men. We work long days and don’t spend much time at the hotel. My company would be glad to save the hotel money. It’s 100% normal to not mix sexes in hotel rooms during business travel. Sharing hotel rooms sucks.

7 Vacation Tips for Women Who Travel a Lot on Business

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interviewing a job candidate who won’t shake hands with women

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A reader writes: A while ago, my group interviewed a candidate who did not shake the hands of the women he spoke with. Of course, this is a very specific subgroup — many Muslim men have no issue shaking hands with women, especially in a professional setting. Does he have a track record of working effectively with women in the past?

interviewing when an employer has a horrible website, same-sex sharing of hotels on business trips, and more

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Same-sex marriage and sharing hotel rooms on business trips. I am a female member of a 10-person sales team, 6 men and 4 women. Our team is attending an out of town convention in October, and to save money and because of a shortage of hotel rooms at the venue, we will be sharing hotel rooms, two men or two women to a room.

The best perk of being Diamond level at Hilton

Penelope Trunk

This story begins at 3am in the Orrington Hotel when I am answering emails. What I really want to do is come back to the hotel and write. I

Traveling in Turkey as a Woman?

Ms. Career Girl

Travel in Turkey for women can be rewarding and educational, but it pays to travel safely through unfamiliar landscapes. Staring. Pinching.

5 Cover letter mistakes that make you look crazy

Penelope Trunk

Melissa and I are in a hotel room in New York City to meet with a guy who has a lot of money and wants to do a makeup line. Of course. ALL CAPS.

Passive income is BS (but here’s how to get it)

Penelope Trunk

should know because my first husband was a UCLA film school guy but all I learned is that the director always casts women he wants to sleep with.

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5 Steps to take to make time for everything

Penelope Trunk

When you live on a farm, there is no coffee shop, no shared working space, no cushy hotel room for an escape.) Probably not. Productivity

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Where in the World is Your Job Search?

Career Alley

“ You got to be careful if you don’t know where you’re going, because you might not get there “ – Yogi Berra I’m on the road again this week and writing this from my hotel room. Not that that should surprise anyone, but I never really gave much thought to it until this week. So, where to start?

5 tips for business travel

Penelope Trunk

book hotels according to how good the gym is. Be a tyrant about your hotel choice. So you should pick a hotel chain and stick with it.

This is me battling impostor syndrome

Penelope Trunk

And, in fact, to our hotel rooms. But rather, the kids get their own hotel room.) He tells me he researched women’s shelters in my area.

Living Fit In Today's Business World - BLOG - Career.


With work suits for men and women, as well as work shirts , knitwear, and work ties and scarves , we’ve got corporate clothing covered. Greg H.

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Employment Resources for Military Veterans

Resume Bear

Hilton Worldwide Announced Hiring Veterans Initiative. Visit for more information. Veterans Job Bank. The U.S.

The psychology of quitting

Penelope Trunk

I am at a hotel. took the kids and went to a hotel so I could have time to think. think I need to move into a hotel for a month.

How to understand your relationship to money

Penelope Trunk

tell the hotel they have bed bugs. ” (there’s a shortage of women in China) or “What is an early piece of technology worth?”

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What happens if your neighbour turns his apartment into a mini hotel? What happens if most of your neighbours turn their units into mini hotels?

Chicago Girls Listen Up!

Ms. Career Girl

Young Professional Women of Chicago Happy Hour. MCGConnect career women Chicago EventsCheck out these events, then share with friends!

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With work suits for men and women, as well as work shirts , knitwear, and work ties and scarves , we’ve got corporate clothing covered. Cheers!

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Things I wish I had written

Penelope Trunk

Anyway, I asked Melissa if I could pay her through PayPal and use her credit card at the hotel. Like this article about Ikea.) The girl.

Friday Five: Tech, HR Tech and a Good Night’s Sleep


Tech Startups Are So Sexist They’re Losing Women Who Don’t Even Work There Yet. A new study says that women are particularly averse to working at tech startups, citing obvious and more subtle sexism, and the cultural bias against, well, having a life outside the company. TGIF, friends! billion to 5.2 billion. Though user

my manager’s daughter’s wedding will separate men and women, job searching soon after starting a new job, and more

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My manager’s daughter’s wedding will separate men and women. I am a physician at a small office. I am the only female physician, and our support staff consists of both men and women. That said, I’d just start telling hotels that you need fees spelled out (which isn’t an unreasonable request).

Raising Awareness: Doing Good and Doing it Well


” for checking in to five hotels during the last four weeks.  I stopped dead in my tracks and said – “That is not nice!”

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With work suits for men and women, as well as work shirts , knitwear, and work ties and scarves , we’ve got corporate clothing covered.

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

Ask A Manager

He never offers to buy us lunch. He recently asked me to go get his lunch. However, I am concerned about the legality and safety issues of this.

Why You Need to Keep Your Profile, Brand and Resume Up to Date

The Undercover Recruiter

Just because we are dancing does not mean you need to come up to my hotel room and consummate the relationship. Census Bureau.

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SFW: When Sex at the Workplace Pays


The amount of shame and embarrassment this women and her colleague must have felt.  Sex Sells But Should It Happen at Work?

Workplace Flexibility & Scheduling for ALL


It’s the smile that greets you when you walk into a store or hotel, or the positive voice on the phone that solves your problem. Powerful!

How to give a compliment

Penelope Trunk

I am in our weekend getaway hotel room watching Melissa follow the rules for dating. snap a picture of her brush in my mouth. She lured him.

The reason we stink at solving our own problems (and how I get along with my ex-husband)

Penelope Trunk

It’s a live concert and in the middle they start giving away speculums to promote women’s health. We have fun until we are lost.

dealing with an overly persistent job applicant

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m an HR Manager at a small hotel of about 200 employees. You know how sometimes women complain about overly aggressive suitors, and then it turns out that they’ve never actually told the person, “I’m not interested. also have a director of HR. Our department is small. His messages sounded creepy.

my boss jokes that I don’t work after 5, company donations to a controversial charity, and more

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Well, I looked into it, and the group is a very Christian crisis pregnancy center– an organization that discourages abortion, single parenthood, or gay parenthood in favor of placing children with (exclusively) Christian families, and uses high pressure tactics to do so, including lying to and intentionally deceiving women.

my boss told me “sorry isn’t good enough anymore,” wearing see-through blouses to work, and more

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” She went on to explain that some of the activities involve evening entertainment away from our hotel, with no access to transport for me to return to the hotel early. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. 1. feel like in the last few months, I have had a major screw-up like clockwork, once a month. but in the U.S.,

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Blogging and building your brand is big business for bloggers especially when it comes to women.  I also serve as a writer for SmartBrief.

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

Penelope Trunk

Opt for the complimentary cot instead of a hotel room. All the oooh's and aahhh's of traveling to LA monthly, mean nothing, when all I see are indoors of ballrooms, room service and cheesy hotel bartenders. Stuck to hotels with pools – my favorite place to work out. But also hotels. Eat really well. Ideas?

company wants to have tea with my family as part of an international interview

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It’s hard for women, but for generations there have been wives clubs and such, with little for men. A reader writes: I’m going on a final interview in another country next week, and they’re flying out my whole family so we can decide together if we want to expatriate. ” Do I warn the interviewer? trips. Shudder.

Top 55 Most Popular Facebook Pages for Job Search in 2011


We are fully committed to putting our expertise and research resources to work for the well-being of men and women, in all their diversity, around the world. Hyatt Hotels and Resorts Careers – 23,480 people like this – very active official page for Hyatt Hotels and Resorts. Do you Like any of these pages already?

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3 Famous Business Icons to Learn From

Career Realism

Although this is true for some business men and women , for the majority it’s not. Donald Trump. Oprah Winfrey. Bill Gates.

my interviewer laughed at me, band manager is out of his gourd, and more

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As I was responding to the question of why I wanted to work for the company, I noticed one of the women glancing over across the table to her colleague, laughing. This is a company whose culture is about being inclusive and investing and valuing people and clearly this message was falling short in these three unprofessional women.

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The 5 Best Apps and Software to Streamline Your Working Day

Ms. Career Girl

Today, there are more women bosses, CEOs and business owners than ever before. Career Girl. Slack Software. Travel with TripIt. Mobile Scanner.