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5 Negotiation Tips Every Career Girl Should Know

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you’re a seasoned professional or new to the work force, the challenges of negotiating pay affect all of us. She was caught by surprise while working as a government economist, to learn a male coworker in the same position was paid over $60,000 more than she was!

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5 Must-Know Tax Deductions if You’re Self-Employed

Ms. Career Girl

The self-employed lifestyle has many benefits. It’s great being your own boss, having flexible hours, working from home, and having more tax deductions. Home Office. Many who are self-employed take advantage of working from a home office.

2016 169

7 Things You MUST Consider Before Accepting A Job

Career Realism

Do I like the people I’d be working with at this company? While you don’t necessarily have to be buddy-buddy with them, you want to make sure you can at least get along so you can work together effectively. Does the work environment mesh with my work style?

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employee’s boyfriend keeps making her late for work, seriously ill employee who’s making mistakes, and more

Ask A Manager

Employee’s boyfriend keeps making her late for work. I manage an employee, who does good work. This is fine in principle as our company has no policy on dating coworkers and they work in different departments. Over the past two months or so, my employee has been late for work nearly every day, by up to 20 minutes. We work in a department where certain tasks have to be completed by certain times, so it’s important employees are on time.

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boss asked me to be “brutally honest,” manager ignores my emails, and more

Ask A Manager

This assistant is a difficult person to work for, and is quite a micromanager. This created unclear instructions, resulting in me having to redo my work sometimes up to 10 times to suit her particular taste. She is well aware of the assistant’s management style, as several people in the organization refuse to work with her. I work for a small, family-owned business. Do not spend 30 hours preparing work as part of a try-out unless you’re paid for it.

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short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions

Ask A Manager

I was not working for her (or the organization) at the time; however, via conversation with her, I know of the date. If you send your documents as plain text in the body of the email, make sure that you re-format them to work in plain text.) What does this email from an employer mean?

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

Penelope Trunk

The first thing I have to grapple with, besides having spent the last three years of my life completely enthralled and ensconced in the happiness research from positive psychologists , is if I don’t want a happy life, what sort of life do I want? Posted by tallpinetree on January 14, 2010 at 11:27 pm | permalink | You will have to work hard to convince me that it really matters to anyone about who made the diagnosis and when. I'm from the S.F.

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