Is a Career in Family Medicine Still worth the Investment?

Ms. Career Girl

The post Is a Career in Family Medicine Still worth the Investment? These difficulties can leave anyone unsure about their future in family medicine. For individuals who are pursuing a career in family medicine , here are the pros and cons this path can have and what the future holds for this specific practice. As a professional in family medicine, you will be able to work with a variety of individuals at a variety of stages in their lifespan.

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So You Want To Write A Book in 2017?

Ms. Career Girl

The post So You Want To Write A Book in 2017? Maybe your vision involves a crazy family. The post So You Want To Write A Book in 2017? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Want to write a book this year? Don’t know where to start? Get a journal. Right now. Out ya go. Buy a pretty, interesting, edgy, funny, odd journal and start writing. Take that journal with you everywhere as if it’s your best, coolest friend. Write in it at least once a day. What do you write about? Anything.

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5 Links for Job Search Networking with Friends, Family and Colleagues

Career Alley

Networking is not only about who you know (friends, family and colleagues), it's also about who knows who you know (if that makes any sense). Networking Social Media

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Can Your Family and Friends Boost Your Networking Success?

Professional Resume Services

Many professionals and executives believe they will have easy access to a job if there is a family member or friend in the company. You could be putting your family member’s or your friend’s reputation on the line by asking for a favor. The worst thing that can happen to both your reputation and your friend or family member’s is to make the effort to get your foot in the door, only to find out you don’t meet the necessary qualifications.

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15 Companies Hiring Freelancers in 2017

Ms. Career Girl

The post 15 Companies Hiring Freelancers in 2017 appeared first on Ms. Boulder, CO, April 3, 2017 — According to a survey of over 3,000 professionals, 44 percent of workers expressed interest in freelance work as an appealing work schedule and 26 percent identified themselves as freelancers. GreatAuPair: House & Family. The post 15 Companies Hiring Freelancers in 2017 appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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Four Tips for Tending to Your Family AND Your Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Your job search should never take priority over your family. Going through a job search affects your family indirectly more than you think. As much as the search takes a toll on your own mental and physical state, you still have to find a balance with your family. Here are some ways you can tend to your family and your job search without either one suffering. Set both family goals and job search goals at some point. Get Your Family Involved in Your Job Search.

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Keeping It In The family: Who You Know, Not What You Know

Ms. Career Girl

The post Keeping It In The family: Who You Know, Not What You Know appeared first on Ms. It’s so, so normal’ to get a job – and especially a first job – through family connections, states the popular career agony aunt of Ask a Manager. And in a world where 7 in 10 new graduates use family connections to get their first job, she may just be right. The post Keeping It In The family: Who You Know, Not What You Know appeared first on Ms.

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my favorite posts of 2017

Adobe Captivate

Here are my favorite posts of 2017, in no particular order: 1. Update: I manage someone who was terribly harmed by family — what do I do ? if you’re not getting interviews, here’s how to fix your resume and cover letter my favorite posts of 2017 was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager Because this was handled with incredible care and compassion. What’s the deal with advice columns ?

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Job Search News October 6, 2017

Competitive Resumes

MightyRecruiter (@MightyRecruiter) October 4, 2017. There’s the scene in the movie “History of the World Part I” that reminds of Starbucks announcing its family leave policy. Your job search could use these articles and resources so enjoy! I’ve read them, and you can feel free to comment on them in any form you’d like. Leave a message on the “send voicemail” button on your right. I’ll try to keep it short, fresh, and informative.

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Job Search News – November 17, 2017

Competitive Resumes

I hope you have a great “Turkey Day” and enjoy family, friends, and the beginning of the holiday season. This is your job search news – THE PRE THANKSGIVING EDITION- with articles and resources so enjoy! I’ve read them, and you can feel free to comment on them in any form you’d like. Leave a message on the “send voicemail” button on your right. I’ll try to keep it short, fresh, and informative. If you have some news I need to know about, tweet me @MarkADyson ! Layoffs.

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Job Hunting Trends For 2017

Ms. Career Girl

The post Job Hunting Trends For 2017 appeared first on Ms. If you are planning to search for a job in the year 2017, here are some interesting trends to watch out for. Friends, family, or even acquaintances can always be of help. The post Job Hunting Trends For 2017 appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. In this age of modern technology, the ways in which most things are done around the World are significantly and consistently changing.

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Looking For Job in 2017? Find Companies With These Hot Employee Perks

Ms. Career Girl

The post Looking For Job in 2017? Eighty-three percent of large firms and 46% of small firms with less than 200 employees offer some type of wellness program, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation/Health Research & Education Trust 2016 Employer Health Benefits Survey. The post Looking For Job in 2017? Job Search Money Self Anna Helhoski job search 2017 nerdwallet perksFind Companies With These Hot Employee Perks appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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How To Tell Your Friends And Family About Your Career Change

Career Shifters

There's no escaping it – at some point, you're going to have to 'come out' as a career changer to your friends and family. And what they think and say (or don't think and don't say) can have a huge impact on the way you feel about your shift. So how do you do it? Natasha shares the seven things you need to know when you break the news

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Getting Back On The Career Ladder

Career Alley

Reasons can be pursuing higher education to learn new skills, becoming a carer for a family member or to start a family of your own. Getting back out in the career field after a break is not uncommon. Making the decision to get back into the work can be daunting but it doesn't need to be. Career advice career paths

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Why You Should Consider A Career In Marriage And Family Therapy

Career Realism

Why You Should Consider A Career In Marriage And Family Therapy. It’s no surprise that careers in marriage and family therapy are on the rise. As the general public becomes more comfortable with the idea of accepting help from therapists to resolve conflicts, particularly those that stem from the home, family and marriage therapists ( MFT degree ) are in greater demand than ever before,” said Dr. Edith Neumann, Provost.

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Should You Relocate for a New Job?

Professional Resume Services

Sometimes a fresh start is exactly what an executive needs at some point in their career, but picking up and moving your family is easier said than done. How Will Your Relocation Affect Your Family? No matter how effective you are at writing a professional resume and ultimately landing a new job, you need to consider how the job relocation will affect your family. However, dealing with the stresses of moving can be difficult for a family.

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5 Jobs That Offer A Flexible Schedule

Career Alley

This goes for both part-time and full-time work - whether people are looking for something they can do while raising a family, or a part-time job they can fit around their current full-time one. One thing that a lot of people are now looking for when it comes to their jobs is a flexible schedule. Career Opportunities jobs

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Military and Veteran Connections: Social Media for our Heroes and Families


I remember writing letters to my son while he was serving overseas in 2010 – 2011. I never knew how long it would take for delivery and just assumed it was several weeks at least. I also. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Career Job Search Social Media hero heroes hiring military May Memorial Day military military veterans sandra sandra long social media veterans

Avoid These 3 Self-Sabotaging Social Media Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

We constantly see put-downs of people in the news, past and current employers, and even family and acquaintances. Amy Brown, former Social Media Manager for Wendy’s, made a splash early in 2017 with her Twitter dialog with a disgruntled customer. A robust online presence is great for your personal brand and executive job search, but not all publicity is good publicity. There is such a thing as bad PR, when it comes to landing an executive job.

12 Ways to Keep Yourself Happy at Work


Many employees have pictures of their family on their desk. Your mood can drastically affect the quality of your work. You always work better and time passes faster when you’re having fun. Imagine how great it would be to stay happy at work. While you can’t control everything at your job, you can take steps to keep a more positive, happy attitude throughout the day. Help Someone Else . You probably know at least one coworker who could use some help now and then.

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Seven Inspiring Summer Reads

Ms. Career Girl

If 2017 has taught us anything, it’s that knowledge, information and an understanding of all the facts is more important than ever. If you’re totally exhausted with the universe in 2017 (raises hand), this read will restore all hope. This wedding-centric treat is the ultimate trifecta of distraction, entertainment and refreshing family drama you won’t be able to get enough of. The post Seven Inspiring Summer Reads appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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Three Ways You Can Help Close the Gender Pay Gap

Ms. Career Girl

Where I live, in Switzerland, the pay gap in 2017 is 15% – despite the fact that it’s against Swiss law! Find out when the next Equal Pay Day is in your country; in the US it’s April 4 2017. Making sure you have equal pay impacts your quality of life, your family, your old age.”. The post Three Ways You Can Help Close the Gender Pay Gap appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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10 Books to Unwind with This Memorial Day

Ms. Career Girl

Intense female friendships, dysfunctional families and the drama-filled hills of Hollywood – yes, that’s the literary recipe for one of your favorite 2017 reads. A fiercely emotional story on family loyalty and giving in to the sweet desires of the heart (even when inconvenient), The Simplicity of Cider is soul-food for any sentimental girl boss this summer. The post 10 Books to Unwind with This Memorial Day appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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Who Are You Really?

Ms. Career Girl

Looking to the Family. Sitting down with a grandparent, or great-grandparent if you are lucky to have one, and asking questions, is a great way to find out more about your family. Unless you are Native American, everyone in the USA comes from an immigrant family. There is a lot to ask about with how your family came here and what sorts of traditions they brought with them. The simplest way to begin is to trace family history in newspaper archives.

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Chocolates For Life And Advice On Writing

Ms. Career Girl

Don’t tell your friends or family that you’re writing a novel either, because if you do, they’ll ask you how your writing is going each time they see you, and that can be defeating, because writing a book takes a long time, and publishing a book takes even longer. The post Chocolates For Life And Advice On Writing appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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Where Do Writers Write? Take A Look…

Ms. Career Girl

Take a look… Barbara Claypole White, Echoes of Family. After years of working on the family computer in the main living space of our open plan house, I took over a small upstairs bedroom. For years I helped operate our family’s sustainable farm in Oxford, Mississippi. It’s in the middle of everything and, as visiting family comes and goes, almost impossible to concentrate. Last month I showed you where I write my books.

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How to Turn an Awesome Idea into a Business

Ms. Career Girl

A New York-based entrepreneur, Heather launched the company to provide a fun but healthy, sugar-free, preservative-free beverage choice for families. The post How to Turn an Awesome Idea into a Business appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Heather McDowell. Her bio follows. “It tickles.”. That’s what my son said to me the first time he tried sparkling water. He loved it, and I liked that choice for him since it was the only sugar-free drink he liked.

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From Boxes to Bricks, How Women Can Break Into Male Dominated Careers

Ms. Career Girl

Being a courier made sense, and I had the confidence to try it, along with support from family and friends. The following are four tips for moving into a career in a male-dominated field: Build a Support Network: When entering a new field, it is important to have the support of family and friends, and to get their encouragement.

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Hey, Lady. You’re not Forgotten: the Importance of You

Ms. Career Girl

We are trained from a very early age that our role in the family is multifaceted. The post Hey, Lady. You’re not Forgotten: the Importance of You appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Do you know the safety drill of air stewards, “Put your mask on before assisting others”? When it comes to taking care of everyone else, have you forgotten about you? Are you actually taking care of yourself at all? Or, did you forget to put your air mask on first?

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Books for the Feminist in Your Life

Ms. Career Girl

Roxane Gay skillfully depicts the diverse lives of women in this collection of stories about love, family and adversity. When everyone around her has a different idea of what it is to grow up, Andrea Bern must find a way into womanhood on her own terms as the birth of her niece threatens to rip her family apart. There’s never a bad time to pick up a good book about fearless women trying to take on the world.

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Five Steps Mothers and Mentors Can Take to Foster Purpose in Adolescents

Ms. Career Girl

At dinner each night, ask each family member to share at least three things from their day for which they’re grateful. Encourage youth to reach out to friends and family members. You can help by encouraging the recipients of these emails or other friends and family members to respond. Historically, psychologists have focused on stopping or minimizing the things that go wrong for youth.

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The Benefits of Working from Home

Ms. Career Girl

A huge plus of this is that you can spend more time with your family and friends and be present at important milestones in their lives. While some people believe that working 40 hours a week in an office space is the best way to be productive and get the business to perform its best, others believe that this is an old-fashioned and outdated form of working. The world of work is adapting, and rapid changes are occurring.

Know Thy Characters

Ms. Career Girl

Know Thy Character’s Family. You need to figure out your character’s family and what her childhood was like. Did one abandon the family? Delve deep into her family history. Is she close to her family or estranged? A family tea pot? Cookbooks from friends and family. The post Know Thy Characters appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. (ed’s ed’s note: this is the second in a 12-part series offering coaching to aspiring writers).

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Dealing With Judgments – Your Own And Others

Ms. Career Girl

Coming from a family where I was the apple of many eyes, this was a harsh reality check. Ever wondered what is common to highly stressful situations like exams, interviews, appraisals, presentations, public speaking? Judgments. As a little girl, I was happy and playful, making up imaginary worlds, games, mock class rooms and what have we. I didn’t mind playing by myself given my endless imagination. Then came a teacher in Grade 3 who turned my world upside down.

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Change: How Embracing It Can Make All The Difference

Ms. Career Girl

I needed to take care of him and of my family, go to work and pay bills, meanwhile creating an atmosphere of positivity through it all… that’s what moms do. Whether we like it or not, change is an inevitable part of life. It can be so many things: messy, overwhelming, scary and exciting. Despite how we feel going into a change, we know that it makes us stronger as individuals in the end.

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Merry Christmas

Sklover Working Wisdom

To all our Readers, Friends and Colleagues, regardless of faith: Our Best Wishes to You and Your Family for a Very Merry Christmas. © 2017 Alan L. This holiday is one we have all come to identify with as a time of joy, a time of giving, a time of wonder, and a time of warmth. Give generously this Christmas, especially of your time, attention, affection and support. As you give, so shall you get. All of Us at SkloverWorkingWisdom. © Sklover All Rights Reserved.

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How to Succeed in an Executive Interview With Your Body Language

Professional Resume Services

A firm handshake shows you are a confident person, so practice with peers or family members if you have to. What you say during your executive job interview plays a huge role in determining whether you get the job. On the same notion, your body language is a factor as well. You’ve worked hard to optimize your LinkedIn profile to get noticed and eventually land an interview, so learning some body language tips will help you succeed once you get there.

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5 Tips To Help You Decide On Your College Major

Ms. Career Girl

Perhaps, it was not a family member who made a deep impression on you, but maybe a teacher who encouraged you in art class and was also passionate about taking the class to visit the latest art collections at well-known art museums. If you’re not sure what career would be good for your personality, then take personality quizzes and ask family and friends about some of your qualities.

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Just a Reminder: Express Gratitude At Work Today

Sklover Working Wisdom

Incidentally, we want you to know that we appreciate that you are a member of our Sklover Working Wisdom Blog “Family.”. 2017 Alan L. Every once in a while, we take a moment to remind you of perhaps the easiest, yet most effective, way of to gain an important kind of leverage at work: being a person who expresses gratitude to managers, colleagues and subordinates.

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Entrepreneurial Advice from One Fierce Mom to Another

Ms. Career Girl

Raising four kids, moving multiple times and working a day JOB all the while starting Kick Like A Girl, Inc, this phrase is a daily reminder to me to be patient and to focus on the “here and now” whether it be family or business it will work out if you stay focused and organized. As the 5th child in a large family, she earned a soccer scholarship at the University of Denver in 1989 and absolutely loved every minute of her time at DU.

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A Writer’s Space

Ms. Career Girl

Some writers have a desk in the family room where the kids screech and yell and the dog barks. Editor’s note: This is the seventh in a series of 12. Find the others here. You need space, yes you do. If you want to write, you need a space all to yourself. You need a place for scribbling, drafting, drawing, and editing. You need a place to concentrate, daydream, plan, and wonder, ‘What if…’.

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Tools to Change Your Financial Reality

Ms. Career Girl

Committing to you is about being willing to have an adventure of living, to keep choosing what works for you, even if it is uncomfortable, and even if that means making changes and choices that no one else (even your partner, your family or friends) understands. The post Tools to Change Your Financial Reality appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Simone Milasas. Her bio follows.

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4 Ways to Start Learning How to Cook

Ms. Career Girl

Whoever got the cooking gene in your family. You get some family bonding time and maybe even secret recipes to boot. Nothing is better than learning hands on, and spending time with family in the kitchen can be an easy, stress free way to dive into cooking. Plus, you probably already know what recipes run in your family, and can start learning by requesting your favorites. Unfortunately, not everyone is blessed with family members that are great cooks.

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