Worklife Reflects Design


A Starbuck’s in Arlington MA faces serious challenges in design. The challenge is that the café’s space is pie-shaped. Customers enter on the broad end of the pie. Entering customers proceed past the counter area where they order and pay … Continue reading → Areas of Worklife Workgroups Worklife Design Dysfunctional work groups Starbucks Work Engagement

Amazon Chose Super Expensive Cities, Should Entrepreneurs Follow Their Example?

Evil HR Lady

Amazon announced they will split their new headquarters between two cities : Long Island City (in Queens) New York, and National Landing (formerly Crystal City) in Arlington Virginia. Numerous cities vied anxiously for the honor of landing this headquarters, which will bring upwards of 50,000 well-paid jobs. Right now, they are slated to be split between the two locations.). Amazon is getting massive subsidies and tax breaks from the “winning” cities.

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Entrepreneurs Adapt to the New Business Normal

Ms. Career Girl

Before the pandemic, Jennifer Jones , owner of Cosmopolitan Plated in Arlington, Virginia, used interactive cooking activities to build and strengthen communities.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This quote was sent to us by Gilberto of Arlington, Texas. “What the lion cannot manage to do, the fox often can.” ” – German Proverb. At work, as elsewhere, the size of the negotiator does not determine the success of the negotiation. Rather, it is he or she who is more knowledgeable, experienced, thoughtful and, yes, a bit wily, who usually wins out. Don’t be intimidated by big titles, institutional authority, and significant decision-making power.

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The Best and Worst Markets For HR Managers.

The HR Capitalist

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC . Had a client at Kinetix ask me last week where in the US I would build out a presence if my goal was to hire capable software developers with limited competition. Made me think that would be an interesting question for HR positions as well. With that in mind, here's the best and worst markets to be an HR Manager in America, with data pulled from Wanted Analytics.

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NATURAL SELECTION WORKS: Did This Employee Mocking The Unknown Soldier Wave Her Right to Separation of Work/Private Life?

HR Capitalist

Check it - From Gawker : The 30-year-old Massachusetts native, who gained overnight infamy for posting a Facebook photo of herself mock-disrespecting the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier while on a work-related trip to Arlington National Cemetery, was unceremoniously fired by her employer yesterday after it was reportedly inundated with angry emails and calls. The decision to do this at Arlington and post on social?

Worklife Reflects Design


A Starbuck’s in Arlington MA faces serious challenges in design. The challenge is that the café’s space is pie-shaped. Customers enter on the broad end of the pie. Entering customers proceed past the counter area where they order and pay to walk along the counter that runs towards the point of the pie, squeezing past those already in line. When they reach the end of the line, they turn around and shuffle towards the counter to give orders while newer arrivals squeeze by them.

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So You Want To Be A Mad (Wo)man… 6 Tips For Making It In Advertising

Ms. Career Girl

Dave Marinaccio is an international bestselling author, successful marketing business entrepreneur, and SVP, CCO of Laughlin Marinaccio & Owens in Arlington, VA. The post So You Want To Be A Mad (Wo)man… 6 Tips For Making It In Advertising appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Dave Marinaccio. His bio follows.

10 Simply Awesome College & University Career Service Blogs


I love that UT Arlington Careers Center gets creative with their blog going beyond the standard college career services url. Check out our awesome free & on-demand webinar on College Recruiting Best Practices worth 1.0 General HRCI recertification credit. It’s free and just for you. . Top College Career Services Blogs. For college students, the school year is winding down.

Poll: Should This Woman Be Fired For One Bad Decision?

Career Realism

According to NBC News, Stone and a co-worker were visiting the Arlington National Cemetery during a work trip. We all make mistakes and have moments we regret. However, all it takes is one big screw up to turn your life around. For Lindsey Stone, 30, one bad decision not only damaged her reputation, but cost her job. In an attempt to act rebellious, Stone made an offensive gesture next to a sign near the Tomb of the Unknowns that asked for “Silence and Respect.”

This is me battling impostor syndrome

Penelope Trunk

But at the same time, my parents were doing things like getting angry enough to leave me as in Arlington Heights, alone on a street corner, while they drove back to Wilmette. This is the big test. Right here. This is the test to see if you will stick with me even when you know everything. There is lameness about me. Not the lameness commenters point out. Not like, I don’t know anything about graduate school. Or I’m not fair to David Dellifield. It's more fundamental than that.

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A Conversation with "The OD Guy" Robin Cook

Learning Voyager

Robin Cook is a distinguished Organization Development professional based in Arlington, Virginia. The creator of the Organization Diagnostic Molecular Model, he is a George Land World Class Innovator Award recipient and an Innovation University Fellow. Robin is trained and highly skilled at implementing Dee Hock’s Chaordic Theory (one of few OD consultants in the world with this distinction).

Colloquium, Anyone?

Learning Voyager

They gathered at a hotel in Arlington, Virginia, where they met, ate meals, and stayed overnight. Here We Are. Now What? Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." ~ Mark Twain About Me Terrence Seamon Facilitator, blogger, and transitionist, Terry is engaged, learning, and changing. Interested in reaching me, use my email, thseamon at yahoo dot com. View my complete profile My Blog List Aa.ha! Thinking Inside The Blog!]

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my boss is forcing me to fly, my company didn’t send a funeral arrangement when my husband died, and more

Ask a Manager

My husband died and there was no arrangement sent to his memorial service nor to the funeral, which had to wait five months because he was buried at Arlington National Cemetery. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss is forcing me to fly. I have recently been promoted to a leadership position in my company and am on track for management. We are a small company and recently expanded with a new office on the other side of the country.