Ten Tips for Better Time Management

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A balanced life means you have adequate time for work, goals, recreation, family, friends, spirituality and relaxation. Causes of poor time management Your work can be too difficult or unsuitable making it hard for you to focus on being organized.

Bank of America and Countrywide | Cube Rules

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Bank of America and Countrywide Written by Scot Herrick on June 27, 2008 in Cube Rules Commentary 9 Comments - Leave a comment! Yesterday, Bank of America announced that, with the acquisition of Countrywide, there would be about 7,500 layoffs ([link] NULL.msnbc NULL.msn NULL.com/id/25396543/). In a comment on a previous Bank of America post , I was asked if the acquisition meant layoffs for Countrywide IT operations in India. The management challenge.

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Is A Career In Banking Right For You?

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Opting for a career in banking is a very wise choice in today’s job market. The banking sector is a consistent and reliable source of well-paid jobs – meaning it’s considerably easier to find relevant posts in this sector compared to other areas of the job market.

Being Bought is an Opportunity | Cube Rules

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link] NULL.flickr NULL.com/photos/myklroventine/2869074871/) Being bought out by what is now the largest bank in the country can be a disheartening time for knowledge workers. You must have documentable accomplishments through your performance so that you are desired by hiring managers.

8 Ways You’re Sucking The Life Out Of Your Job Search

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I meet new job seekers all of the time in the course of my work as a Career Transition Coach. The ones who just got laid off or just decided to go back to work after taking time off for whatever reason, start out thinking that they can handle the job search process on their own.

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constant door-knocking interrupts me, choosing between a job and a vacation, and more

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Our office staff works behind a locked door, to protect customer information (we deal heavily with personal data and banking info in our sales process). I’m being interrupted probably 10-30 times a day to open a door, but it’s bad security to give the door code out to everyone in the building even though these people have legitimate reasons to go into the office. From the other candidates, I also found out that they had double booked each time slot.

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How To Get Maximum Results When You Have Too Many Ideas (Harnessing The Superstar Effect)

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What do you do when you have too many projects you want to embark on but limited time to do them? Every time I worked on something, 2-3 new ideas would pop out of nowhere. Doing both at the same time was a no-go since it would split my attention two ways.

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The Oscars 2011: Job Search Lessons from the Best | Career Rocketeer

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It is a relationship management tool and is in my mind the #1 business social networking site. I spend a lot of time coaching people on how to use it and it has paid off handsomely for them 127 Hours In my professional opinion this is the minimum number of hours a month you should devote to a job search when you are unemployed, and half that if you’re employed but serious about making a career move.

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Case Study: Craig Scott, From Procrastination to Massive Productivity in 1 Month

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I’ve worked in sales-related jobs in Banking and Insurance sectors since leaving school at 17. I was a UK Sales Manager and got to coach and train a lot which was useful experience, but this wasn’t what I wanted to do at all. It made me feel less alone in difficult times.

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Who benefits from part-time jobs?

Corn on the Job

Part-time jobs offer flexibility, extra income, and the chance to advance in a new career. Learn who benefits from part-time jobs, and decide whether this is the right choice for you. Those qualities can help you get ahead, but they can also make full-time jobs seem stifling.

JPMorgan Chase Buys Washington Mutual | Cube Rules

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link] NULL.flickr NULL.com/photos/faeryboots/2626474476/) The call from the local ABC station came before dinner local time last night. That means JPMorgan Chase is buying the assets, in this case, the bank branches and the mortgage loans. Which was bought by Bank One.

How to invoice clients like a pro

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It’s also important because it is the way to be paid in full and on time - something that’s often more trouble than it ought to be. Prompt invoicing shows good time management and attention to detail, and is more likely to elicit prompt payment in response.

30 Career Management Tips — Save for a Layoff Day | Cube Rules

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30 Career Management Tips — Save for a Layoff Day Written by Scot Herrick on September 2, 2007 in Personal Finance 1 Comment - Leave a comment! This month, I’m providing a career management tip-a-day (along with other posts) to help you trigger your own career management activities. On the face of it, you might not think that “saving for a layoff day&# has a lot of relevance to career management. The management challenge.

Exploring HVAC Careers: FAQs

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Excellent customer service, efficient time management and sharp troubleshooting skills are vital for self-employed HVAC workers. Even after graduation and certification, you’ll spend time in an apprenticeship during which your earnings will be at the lower end of the pay scale.

Give Yourself Permission to Choose Something Else

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I went through the entire process which was a major investment of time and money (4 years at Drexel University wasn’t cheap) and at the end of the day decided that teaching in the classroom was not what I wanted to do.

Career Management Monday, September 29, 2008

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Career Management Monday, September 29, 2008 Written by Scot Herrick on September 29, 2008 in Cube Rules Commentary 5 Comments - Leave a comment! and now a couple of failing banks and mortgage companies in Europe are starting to be taken over by their governments.

HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: Fed Studies Show Damage to Labor.

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percentage points, of the jump in unemployment from 5 percent as the economic slump began to its 10 percent peak in October 2009 can be traced to a mismatch between the supply of labor and job openings, according to a study released this month by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Time Management - Managing Your Desk. Time to create page: 0.337 seconds. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix.

my coworkers keep pressuring me to take vacation — but I need to save up time for a chronic illness

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Some examples: my supervisor brought it up in both my three-month and (early) first annual review, the associate director of the department brought it up at the tail end of one of our small department’s meetings, and someone I report to part-time told me she was so glad I was finally taking some days off when I let her know I had to be out (though I’m actually working those days – I’ll just be away at a conference).

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

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Is this your first time here? But if you know why people who must have good eyebrows cannot take chances, and why most people have terrible eyebrows, then you took the time to find out enough about eyebrows to know what is best and how yours could be better. I realized I made a mistake the first time. ) -8 to -3 You have a desire for interestingness over happiness 3 to 8 You have a desire for happiness over interestingness. -2

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5 Ways to Guarantee Your Next Job is the Wrong Job

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How many times have you (-or someone you know) taken a job, ecstatic about the new role, only to do a 180 degree spin after the “honeymoon phase” is over? Proper research in a job search can require a lot of energy, time, and focus – however the reward is big.

5 Beliefs That Keep You Living Paycheck to Paycheck

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Being better able to manage your money won’t automatically happen once you reach a certain number. Belief #4: I hate thinking about money -managing finances is hard. The time and energy you invest in learning about money and investing has a huge ROI (return on investment).

3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession April 4, 2011 Last spring, I quit my job to go to work for myself. My couch, most of the time.) I see this advice all the time — “Can’t get a job?

Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair? Which means that they’re wasting the time of the employees they send, and they’re wasting the time of job fair attendees like you. Get an Ask a Manager mug.

Laid Off: How to answer “what work do you do?” | Cube Rules

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And, more important, you need to have a bit more armor for the questions and responses in a time where you are still processing you were laid off. “I work in technology management, but was recently laid off by (insert stupid company name) and am looking for something in my industry.&#

Be Productive Over the Summer Slowdown

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Have lunch with a networkingcontact:  Nowthat you actually have some down time, why not use it by spending a little morethan an hour with a person you’d like to get to know better and who could possiblyhelp you in your career? 

my boss's boss never talks to me but makes decisions that impact me

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meeting when she joined the company, but in a year of work that is literally the only time she’s expressed interest in knowing who I am or how my job’s going. Picture this: You’re a manager, and you’re working to convince your boss of the need to do X.

When Leaders Fail

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I’m sure this is not the first time you’ve heard of such a case. And how about the situation in banks since the failure of Lehman Brothers. Looking at these cases, what do you think is lacking in their leadership and management? Ultimate Career Career Worth Living For!

E&Y Probe | Ultimate Career

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People familiar with the case confirmed the police probe had widened beyond Dang, who was a mid-ranking manager at Ernst & Young when Akai collapsed, to examine whether he had potentially acted on the instructions of others. The liquidator claimed the accounting firm turned a blind eye when, between 1997 and 1999, Akai founder James Ting looted US$800 million from the company and covered his tracks with false bank accounts and fabricated investments.

When Leaders Fail

Job Hunt Doctor

People familiar with the case confirmed the police probe had widened beyond Dang, who was a mid-ranking manager at Ernst & Young when Akai collapsed, to examine whether he had potentially acted on the instructions of others. The liquidator claimed the accounting firm turned a blind eye when, between 1997 and 1999, Akai founder James Ting looted US$800 million from the company and covered his tracks with false bank accounts and fabricated investments.

HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: HRCI's Official PHR?/SPHR.

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What better than to go to the very resources who actually Create, Moderate, Write, and manage the exam - HRCI - (A Completely separate entity from SHRM) **. PES also maintains the item bank of test questions and provides the HR Certification Institute with statistical information. Time Management - Managing Your Desk. Time to create page: 0.411 seconds. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix.

HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: HRCI's Official PHR?/SPHR.

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What better than to go to the very resources who actually Create, Moderate, Write, and manage the exam - HRCI - (A Completely separate entity from SHRM) **. PES also maintains the item bank of test questions and provides the HR Certification Institute with statistical information. Time Management - Managing Your Desk. Time to create page: 0.341 seconds. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix.

coworkers can't see past my Russian accent — Ask a Manager

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager coworkers can’t see past my Russian accent January 14, 2011 A reader writes: I come from eastern Europe, specifically from Russia. Honestly, most of the time I let it slide or make a crack right back. But use it as a time to educate.

short answer Sunday: 8 short answers to 8 short questions

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Sunday: 8 short answers to 8 short questions March 27, 2011 It’s time for short answer Sunday once again — eight short answers to eight short questions. Asking for comp time I just started a new job two weeks ago!

short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions February 20, 2011 It’s short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions. A version of it, asking directly for their timeline this time? Get an Ask a Manager mug.

Asperger's at work: Why I need a sick day to register my car.

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Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Asperger's at work: Why I need a sick day to register my car Posted to: Diversity | Self-management December 1st, 2009 Del.icio.us This is one of those times. I have Googled a million times to see if picking cuticles is associated with Asperger’s because it’s insane that I do it. We have time management issues.

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We overestimate the gap between nonprofit and for-profit jobs.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? Caring for each other has more to do about the people who we report to and manage than the goals of the organization. If your boss comes to work every day genuinely looking to help you grow, and you do the same for the people you manage, then that's a great workplace. And they give employees time off to serve the community directly. Our bank account barely noticed. but i can't do that all the time, i need to eat too.

The science of love at first sight | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? The setting of smart people talking about ideas primed me to fall in love, like the farm setting primed me the next time. Bank balance yes, soul no.

mother bought me plane tickets without asking me if I could get.

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager mother bought me plane tickets without asking me if I could get time off work February 28, 2011 A reader writes: My mom recently surprised me with a two week trip around Europe, paid by her. Just take the time off.

BNET Column: Forget the job hunt. Have a baby instead. | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? Here’s why a stint of unemployment is a great time to have a baby: 1) The escapism that people engage in during a bad economy is pathetic. First-choice escape from reality: Grad school,which is almost always a waste of time and money.

Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work | Penelope.

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Is this your first time here? What you might not know, though, is that if you take the time to evaluate a top 50 list, it forces you to think about what values and programs you rank when you look at companies, and what top three things you would care most about. Not that I have any reason to doubt you, but why does nearly every major investment/banking firm that got gobs of money in the bailout because they nearly collapsed under the weight of stupid investments make the list?