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Illegal Workplace Discrimination? Here’s How to Tell

Sklover Working Wisdom

A new Museum Director was appointed and publicly mandated to “Bring in Fresh Air” to the museum. Shortly after the new Museum Director started, Janine made sure to introduce herself, and soon invited the new Museum Director to lunch. Though the new Museum Director never responded to Janine’s invitation, Janine simply dismissed the lack of response to the new Director’s undoubtedly busy schedule. “Discrimination is a disease.” . . Roger Staubach.

Illegal Workplace Discrimination? Here’s How to Tell

Sklover Working Wisdom

A new Museum Director was appointed and publicly mandated to “Bring in Fresh Air” to the museum. Shortly after the new Museum Director started, Janine made sure to introduce herself, and soon invited the new Museum Director to lunch. Though the new Museum Director never responded to Janine’s invitation, Janine simply dismissed the lack of response to the new Director’s undoubtedly busy schedule. “Discrimination is a disease.” . . Roger Staubach.

Test: Is your life happy or interesting? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Minus one You would have to earn $150,000 more from a job if you were doing it far away from family, according to economist Nattavudh Powdthavee of University of York. Minus one Diversity is interesting, but in small groups (like friends) it does not make for happiness, according to Frans Johansson, author of The Medici Effect. The ratio of therapists to citizens is lowest in populations that skew to maximizers (like New York City and San Francisco).

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Trend watch: HR, texting, needlepoint | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

I am not sure if it’s possible, but I know that to achieve my goal of amicability, I have to stop getting angry on the phone, which comes not out of passion but rather out of boredom. I was thinking that even though I don’t know where my bank card is, I have the company card.

Do you overemphasize happiness? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Because I think knowing if we are happy would require knowing the meaning of life, or the ultimate goal, or the key to the world, or something that, which really, we are not going to find outside of blind religious fanaticism. When it comes to self-reporting happiness, New Yorkers report being less happy than everyone else, and they don't care. New Yorkers love that they can get the best of everything - they want that more than they want to be happy.

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Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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I attended a well known, New York City area university.) On the flip side, I’ve found its true that many recruiters attend most job fairs, especially general/non-industry specific ones, for marketing purposes or to fulfill a diversity recruitment or government requirement.

How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Just because the liberal arts education was a default goal to the bourgeois of the last three centuries does not mean that route will work for you, right now. I wish more people realized how important it is to be able to get a job out of college – and that getting a job is your ultimate goal, and matters more than the name of the college on your diploma. Imagine my shock 4 months into my new job when the hiring manager told me that she didn't give a fig about my degree.

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How to put blog comments to good use | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

If you don’t care, you can just type in a new URL. Tweet This Facebook StumbleUpon Email this post to a friend Related Posts I'm moving out of New York City None of us has especially unique career trouble – not even Emily Gould Do you need a career coach or a shrink? Beyond that, he has a responsibility to protect any new family that he was planning to create. When you are married, you create a new family and that must be his priority.

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