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Penelope Trunk

Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook Now that I am committed to living on a farm which is sort of the anti-New York City, visiting New York City no longer brings up flashbacks to a really, really difficult lifestyle. Is this your first time here?

The Top Cities in America for Women in Business

Ms. Career Girl

With these numbers only set to rise in the future and with more female CEOs in America than ever before, it’s a great time to be a woman in business. ShareFile’s Businesswomen Power City Index has revealed the top 20 cities in the country for women in business, with some surprising results.

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Work With America’s Best Executive Recruiters

Executive Career Brand

The 250 Top-Ranked Executive Search Firms in America and 8 Tips To Work With Them. Most of the recruiters on both lists are located in New York (41 executive recruiting firms and 18 professional recruiting firms), followed by Chicago and Atlanta. to land a great-fit new gig ?

Why corporate America needs to embrace social media

Resume Bear

While social media recruiting is relatively new, we are now relying on online sources to source talent. Cyndy began her career in Human Resource Communications on Madison Avenue in New York City over 12 years ago. It is my pleasure to have Margo Rose with me today.

What Do You Know About White People?

Evil HR Lady

Political Scientist, Dr. Charles Murray, studies white America and the concept of bubbles-how people are insulted from groups other than their own. Did you grow up in New York City?

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Best Career Coaches in Your City

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Career Coaches in Your City. The best career coaches not only have direct industry knowledge, but they have spent a majority of their careers in that industry, networking, speaking at conferences, and developing new methodologies and processes which are adopted across the board.

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3 Ways To Get Over Your “Useless” College Degree

Ms. Career Girl

I knew that even with a degree in the arts, I still had to bust my butt like every other starving artist in New York City. Since that time I have used my degree in many off-the-wall ways and entered corporate America.

2016 228

Best Travel Apps to Try This Year

Ms. Career Girl

With app stores overloaded with thousands of software options claiming to make life easier and less stressful, it can be hard to sort out the truly great apps from those that really don’t provide anything new.

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How has studying or working abroad changed your career?

Ms. Career Girl

Today Courtney is back in the US working in New York City with the same company. One of my readers recently left on a whim to help start a company in South America. Over the weekend I celebrated my friend’s bachelorette party with a fantastic group of girls.

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Need a Change of Pace? Consider Working Overseas

Ms. Career Girl

Working in a foreign country is a professional activity to which you might not have given much thought in the past, but it offers an array of benefits to anyone who’s willing to move past her comfort zone and absorb some new experiences. Are you tired of your job?

2017 158

Benefits Behind Offering Internships to Veterans


Some of America’s veterans are going straight from combat to the workforce because they already have their college degree. An internship will open new doors and provide valuable experience for them. The New York Stock Exchange has actively been hiring veteran interns in New York City.

5 Hot Cities for Recent College Graduates Entering the Workforce

Career Alley

For recent college graduates who are lucky enough to be part of the 45 percent finding work , the job offers they receive may require moving to another city or state, which is a monumental task. The city also has a modest unemployment rate, at 7.5 city, state or zipcode.

It’s Just a Fad!


Social media has become social business , according to the speakers and executives attending the Working Mother Media conference called “ The Business of Social Media ” in New York City on June 14. The early days of social media were just a few short years ago.

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Your Personal Brand: Are You Forgettable?


To quote Peter Ferrara from Forbes Magazine in his January 2012 article, “The Worst Economic Recovery since the Great Depression” – “America has suffered the longest period of unemployment, near 9% or above, since the Great Depression.”. He was one of the greatest Mayors of New York City.

2013 135

It’s Just a Fad!


Social media has become social business , according to the speakers and executives attending the Working Mother Media conference called “ The Business of Social Media ” in New York City on June 14. The early days of social media were just a few short years ago.

2013 126

Employer’s Interview Advice for College Students


Jeff Fernandez, CEO of Grovo in New York City, says “Prospective employees need to be in tune with the corporate culture and social cues.” Dan Black, Americas Director of Recruiting at EY describes: “At Ernst & Young, our interviews include three components: factual questions about the candidate, opinion questions and behavioral questions. Are you gearing up for interviews this spring? Employers are the best source of credible advice.

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Top 10 Rebounding USA Markets | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

1 New York City 2. Oklahoma City 9. Virgina Beach- Norfolk Click here for more details (like where your city ranks).

2010 221

MEMO TO: New College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

Let’s explore some of the challenges, and solutions, that new college grads will encounter making their first giant step into the world of work. A new college grad could pursue that sales job and make good money. Each large and medium size city has a convention center.

3 Keys to an Authentic Personal Brand


The McDonald’s hamburger you buy in rural America is identical in taste and quality to the one you buy in New York City or Beijing. The notion of the personal brand isn’t new. That’s nothing new.

2015 130

How Volunteering Can Help Your Career in Public Service

Career Realism

In homeless shelters like New York City’s Ali Forney Center, for example, volunteers cook meals for residents and interact with homeless teenagers by relating about the day’s events, playing games and providing an extra set of hands to the staff on duty.

2012 106

Success Wall: James Got The PR Internship!

Career Realism

Obviously a much smaller market than others like New York City, there are only a handful of public relations agencies that could provide the ability to reach my goal. Land your dream job? Get a promotion? Make a successful career change? Congratulations!

How to compete with Generation Z

Penelope Trunk

And I think I'm on the right track, because Lisa Nielsen , an education reformer working in the New York City public schools, says that lifelong learners are great at creating their own networks of experts.

Dr. Martin Luther King’s Economics: Through Jobs, Freedom

Resume Bear

We are going to bring those who have known long years of hurt and neglect… We are coming to ask America to be true to the huge promissory note that it signed years ago,” the year was not 1963, and his issue was not segregation. Martin Luther King Jr.

2012 253

Savor success. Forget failure.

Penelope Trunk

So even though we fundamentally disagree with the carcass show judging process, my son did take care of animals and then kill them, which is no small feat for a kid transplanted from New York City to rural Wisconsin. That gives you energy to keep learning and trying new things.

2012 114

all of my 2019 book recommendations

Ask A Manager

Henriques, the New York Times business correspondent who covered the scandal as it unfolded. An exchange student from Russia spends a year in America after a tragedy befalls his family at home. Chasing Cosby: The Downfall of America’s Dad , by Nicole Weisensee Egan. City of Girls , by Elizabeth Gilbert. A 19-year-old gets expelled from Vassar in 1940 and is sent to live with her black sheep aunt who runs a theater in New York City.

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On #EqualPayDay Dig Deeper into the Pay Gap’s Complexities


The gender pay gap in America is still significant, ranging from the average of 5.4% to $1.00, the average woman in America must work 15 and 1/2 months to meet the earnings of what the average man takes in 12.

2016 80

???? 50 Career Coaches Who Give Free Consults On Every Topic You Need


Based in: New York, New York, USA. Sharon has a virtual practice and serves other cities around the USA. Can meet in-person if in Twin Cities, Minnesota area. Based in: New Jersey, USA. Based in: New York City, NY, USA.

2017 79

My accidental vacation

Penelope Trunk

But now that I am basically raising farm boys, I am careful to take them to the city so they know what it's like. When I lived in New York City, I didn't ever cook a meal, which is normal for NYC. I have never been a fan of vacations.

2011 111

I had to take a Xanax to read Time magazine this week

Penelope Trunk

I kept saying that I was going to launch a new startup. You have to introduce the new bunny to the old bunny to see if they are friends. Reses lives in New York City with her husband, Matthew Apfel, who has a big job at CORE Media Group, and her three, school-aged kids.

2013 114

4 Best States For Attorneys To Work

Career Realism

Earning $160,000 in New York City is vastly different than earning $160,000 in Louisville, Kentucky. in New York City and $1.99 In the legal field and wondering where you should work ?

How School Affects Future Earnings

Penelope Trunk

Lisa Neilsen , who manages teacher training for New York City public schools, also comes down hard on the classroom structure. Everything in rural America that has funding is either government or Christian.).

2011 114

How to pitch a blogger

Penelope Trunk

We just spent a week in Steven’s Point, WI (at cello camp, again ) and I was excited that we were in a city (yes, a town of 25,000 is big excitement for us now) and my son could drink the water. As I’m going to the meeting, Melissa tells me that I have to use the new purse.

2011 111

5 Nonprofits Committed To Clean Water Initiatives

Career Realism

Water For People partners with local governments, private sector, and other nongovernmental organizations to support their work, raising about $11,786,406 in 2012 and works in Africa, Asia, Central and South America.

2013 80

International Relations Internships

Career Realism

Kennedy created the United States Agency for International Development to further America’s interest and improve the lives of those in the developing world. If poverty reduction, foreign aid development ,or diplomacy are of interest to you, internships are abound.

What To Do When Someone “Stabs” You in Your Back: 6 Tips To Move On From the Ordeal

Personal Excellence Blog

Then over in America, fundamental social issues beg looking into. The number of homeless people in New York City continues to rise every year. Recently I learned that a “friend” stabbed me behind my back by badmouthing me in a pretty malicious way.

2013 114

The Culture of Waste: Why It’s Bad, and How To Prevent Waste

Personal Excellence Blog

In the 7 weeks I lived in New York City , one of the occupants in the apartment I stayed in, a local, was extremely wasteful. If he ever wanted to eat something, he would get a new meal, be it getting it from the store or making it himself.

2012 107

Top 10 Reasons the Occupy Wall Street Protestors Can’t Find a Job: # 7 You Network Like a Girl!

Guerrilla Job Hunting

  If the ‘average person’ finds a job networking… and  the average job search in America now takes 39 weeks… well, you get the picture.     Needing a new person, they will look inside their organization to see  whom  they can promote into the role. 

2011 62

Top 50 LinkedIn Subgroups for Job Seekers and Recruiters


LinkedIn Recruiters Linked:HR Jobs Career Networking HR Human Resources Recruiting Staffing Direct Hire Placement Splits Executive Consultant Manager Director VP Marketing Job Board Posting Sales SHRM USA US North America Job Search Seeker Open Networker Networking Careers Hiring Employment. New York Careers, Networking and Jobs – 1,741 members – a subgroup of Job Postings and Job Boards!

2011 83

How To Be Happy: 10 Timeless Principles for Lasting Happiness

Personal Excellence Blog

If you think that the people around you seem quite unhappy, let me tell you that this is a common issue everywhere in the world – be it countries/cities I’ve been to in Asia, in Europe, or in America. If you just lost your job, focus on the new jobs you can now pursue.

2012 113

11 Reasons You Are Fat (And Will Continue To Be)

Personal Excellence Blog

For what it’s worth, I’ve been in cities such as New York City , Washington DC, Philadephia, Los Angeles and soon San Francisco, where people are probably more health conscious than other US states.

2012 110

Interview: Groupon – Giving You the Best Deals, Every Day

Personal Excellence Blog

Launched only 3 years ago (2008), Groupon now serves more than 150 markets in North America and 100 markets in Europe, Asia and South America and has amassed 35 million registered users! The next day, a new deal is promoted on Groupon’s site.

2011 81

You can be happier by reading this post | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Here is why I think that: Recently, Gretchen Rubin sent me her new book, The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun. Not that New York City is the place to be happy, by the way. Also, it’s clear that happy people attract happy people because Live Science reports that people in New York City are more unhappy than the rest of the country.)

2010 70

First, be honest about what you want | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

When I lived in New York City, I spent most of my time in Central Park and the Brooklyn Botanical Garden. Most people who live in New York City say they spend a lot of time in Central Park. Here's a test to see if you belong in New York City. I do not belong in a city. I always wanted to live in a large city, and actually did for a few years. Now I'm back in the city and visit the farm occasionally.

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