10 Books to Unwind with This Memorial Day

Ms. Career Girl

The post 10 Books to Unwind with This Memorial Day appeared first on Ms. Thankfully the author of our book obsession is delivering us with yet another rollercoaster ride this summer and we guarantee you’ll consume it in one sitting.

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Hard Work And Ambition Are Rewarded At Drift

Career Realism

Drift is the fastest-growing technology company in Boston, but it remains committed to fostering a company culture of openness and teamwork. Drift has offices in Boston, San Francisco, Seattle, and will soon open an office in Tampa.

2019 52

Toast, Inc. Strives To Be The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

Career Realism

headquartered in Boston, is a cloud-based restaurant software company that provides restaurants with a management and point of sale system. In addition to its headquarters in Boston,Toast also has offices in Omaha, Chicago, Portland (Oregon) and Dublin, Ireland.

2019 52

A book you may find very helpful.

Job Stalker

Arts & Entertainment Life & Style News & Opinion Sports Find a blog Login or Sign Up Featured: No waiting: Become a ChicagoNow blogger now , Pitch us your blog idea Job Stalker Home Archive About A book you may find very helpful. Q: What do you feel makes your book unique?

2010 74

A New Book About HubSpot Reinforces The Truth About Your Culture.

HR Capitalist

Hubspot, a beacon for company culture in the new economy, recently got reminded of this as Dan Lyons (a former Hubspot employee) released a new book called Disrupted. Here’s how that guy describes HubSpot in his jaded tome of life at corporate HQ in Boston: .

2016 52

45 Free Spots for Author Book Events for Change Anything

David Zinger

45 Free Spots for Change Anything Book Events. Boston May 6.

A Different View on Decision Making

Water Cooler Wisdom

« New Episode: 30/20 Vision | Main | Mantra For Being Less Sensitive » July 13, 2010 A Different View on Decision Making   Ann MarieBland of Boston ,a video game marketing executive, was recently faced with two attractive joboffers. 

2010 74

Chat with Katherine Brooks, Author of “You Majored in What?!”

Ms. Career Girl

Career Girl on May 4, 2010 Today I had the chance to chat with the author of one of my favorite career books for college students and graduating seniors. If you haven’t picked up this book yet, please do. I tell them to read my book. Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women.

2010 244

Hiring is a Team Sport

Hiring Technical People

” I’m speaking at Agile Boston this week. I’m repeating the talk in Downtown Boston on Thursday , too. Then, do yourself a favor and buy the book. If you have the book and are thinking about writing a review, please do. Shane Hastie, my sometime coauthor , and sometime co-teacher, interviewed me for InfoQ about Hiring Geeks That Fit. We had a great time, and the interview shows it. I hope you enjoy the interview.

Sports 138

5 Public Speaking Myths You Need To Break

Ms. Career Girl

Amanda Hennessey is the founder of Boston Public Speaking and San Diego Public Speaking , where her innovative strategies give people confidence and charisma through finding their own unique voice. She is a co-founder of Boston Acting Classes, where she teaches with her husband, Art Hennessey.

2019 221

How To Bridge The Gap In Your Resume | ResumeToReferral.com

Resume to Referral

Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « The Value-Based Resume New Job-Search Toolbar » How To Bridge The Gap In Your Resume Jimmy Sweeney is the president of CareerJimmy and author of several career related books and writes a monthly article titled, “Job Search Secrets.

2010 64

Reality and the City

Ms. Career Girl

This is the first line of Jen Lancaster ‘s book, “ Bright Lights, Big Ass.&# Ms. You can find Nicole around Chicago devouring marketing books, walking her yellow lab Giada or trying not to shop. Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. Home About Archives Write for Us!

2010 179

Agile Hiring: It’s a Team Sport Slides Posted

Hiring Technical People

I gave the “same” talk twice last week, at Agile Boston. My book designer sent it off to the indexer this past weekend. Now, I never memorize my talks, so it’s never the same talk. I record my talks so I can learn from them. I had to select which talk I uploaded to slideshare. Tough decision! I decided to upload the first talk, because I thought the quality of the recording was better.

Sports 141

Moving Overseas For Your Spouse’s Job? The Most Important Thing You Will Pack is Patience

Ms. Career Girl

For over thirty years, I enjoyed a career in the world of non-profit organizations: fundraising for organizations I admired (such as PBS); helping corporations and foundations make strategic philanthropic decisions; serving on the boards of many civic organizations in the Boston area, where I live.

2019 176

Ask a Manager on Buzzfeed, Ask a Clean Person, and more

Ask A Manager

I wrote a piece for Buzzfeed about the #1 thing I’ve learned after reading 100,000 work advice emails (this piece is adapted from the intro to my book ). And a smattering of other recent stuff you might enjoy: I talked to The Billfold about my new book. I talked to the Boston Globe about whether Tom Brady is a baby. Refinery29 has an excerpt from my book.

2018 61

Networking means making real friends.

Penelope Trunk

I took my kids to a four-day music workshop in Boston. Now we are tourists in Boston. So I go through my list of people who I know who I would want to hang out with in Boston, and the list is really long. We have a bit of a cash problem here in Boston.

Employee Engagement Waggle on Slideshare

David Zinger

The book is based on 3 years of experience convening honeybees and humans. David has worked on employee engagement from Winnipeg to Warsaw, Saskatoon to South Africa, and Boston to Barcelona. Waggle while you work.

How to be a team player while Gen Z saves the planet

Penelope Trunk

A sign of impending old-age is that you link to the edition of the book that is out-of-print. Using the same book in every course meant illustrating John Locke by describing Piggy’s crushed glasses as a failure of the government to protect private property.

2019 69

The Power of a Loose Connection

Hiring Technical People

If you read this blog or my Manage Your Job Search book, you know I’m a big fan of networking with loose connections. I wanted to work at Symbolics, a local Boston company. Yes, I’m working on a new version of the hiring book and I say even more there.). Those referrals are more likely to land you a job or help you find a candidate than asking the same people you already know. That’s why recruiters are so successful.

2012 136

A Hiring Manager’s Starting Guide to Twitter

Hiring Technical People

As part of the updated hiring book, I have a section devoted to networking with Twitter. You’ll have to read the book , won’t you?). Add your city or major metropolitan area, such as #Boston or #NYC for Boston or New York, especially if you are not going to pay for relocation. One of the things that’s so hard about hiring these days is that it’s so dependent on your personal network. LinkedIn is part of your network.

5 Tips from a LinkedIn Jedi

Resume Bear

The man who wrote the book on LinkedIn shares his secrets to becoming an expert social networker. He even wrote a book to prove it. According to Gowel, it’s easier than reading a book, and cheaper than online tutorials.

2012 267

Knowing good grammar is a social skill

Penelope Trunk

My friend is staying at my apartment while he job hunts in Boston. So he stopped booking me. My job hunts were always done in pajamas with a jeans-and-T-shirt interview finale. Micah is in sales and his hunt starts with a trip to a clothing store.

2018 97

10 Tips To Achieve A Perfect Harmony In Your Career And Life

Ms. Career Girl

This might comprise of listening to soothing music or audio books during your way back home from the office, working out at the gym, running particular errands or meeting a close friend. She has pursued her PhD from Boston University.

2017 151

5 Tips to Keep Your Social Media Positive

Ms. Career Girl

Now, heading into their senior year at the University of Pennsylvania and Boston University respectively, the duo is determined to supply stress-free, streamlined social platforms for young women to explore lifestyle, fashion and career topics.

I’m insulted by a junior hire with the same title as me, thank-you notes after terrible interviews, and more

Ask A Manager

For example, if you have a fly-out to one city a couple of days before you have a conference in another, and would prefer not to fly home in between, could you ask to book an non-roundtrip ticket, and/or delay the departure leg a day or two (with lodging, ground transport, etc. I’m assuming here that I would be doing the legwork of booking so it wouldn’t make any extra work for the organization.). I’d like looks like it would cost $350, the same as flying me back to Boston.

2019 63

Innovation - Are There Any Original Ideas Left Anymore?

HR Capitalist

From What the Dog Saw , Gladwell's book from a while back that is a compilation of his columns from the New Yorker, specifically a passage where he's talking about the feeling that his work had been stolen for a Broadway play : "I'd worked on "Damaged" through the fall of 1996.

2011 79

Who dat stealing my brand

Career Brander

What if Tom also asked for royalty payments from all the blogs, books and services that use the words personal branding. The legal wrestling will begin between Neal Diamond and the Boston Red Sox over Sweet Caroline.

2010 104

How to Make the Most of Your 15 Minutes

Water Cooler Wisdom

first baby born in Boston in the year 1974 (his photo was on the front.   For me, that day was in 2006, when an article about my book They Don’t Teach Corporate in College went viral from. There comes a day in many of our lives when we will briefly become. famous.    For one of my friends, that day came early on, when he was the. page of the Globe). 

2013 64

Effective Onboarding: How to Introduce New Leadership to a Team


When Joe Cabral started at the Cleveland Clinic as chief human resources officer, he was given an “Executive Book of Knowledge” that contained important basic information that helped him do his new job.

How To Deal With The First Career Transition

Career Realism

HR has been the constant through-out my career in various forms, but early on, I bounced around to various jobs within HR around the Boston area. I picked my top companies for the two locations I wanted to check out, Boston and New York City. I opted to stay in the Boston area.

Naive Intensions Are Good for Business


In researching for his book Better Under Pressure , Justin Menkes found that organizational leaders to perform their best demonstrating three traits: realistic optimism, subservience to purpose, and finding order in chaos.

2011 122

ResumeBear Tips For “2012? New Grads on Linkedin

Resume Bear

Some of the best of these include the Boston College Alumni Group and The Penn State Alumni Association. Reading List: This app is great for discovering new and relevant books, and also for striking up a conversation with others about what you’ve read.

2012 283

How to write about your life: Five-day seminar with Penelope Trunk. Plus special guest-appearance by The Farmer.

Penelope Trunk

I’ve lectured on writing at places like Boston University, Brown University, and the University of Paris. My first book was a memoir that Publisher’s Weekly said was “quick, punchy prose that keeps the reader riveted.”

2012 109

Tweet Your Way to a Possible Job - Jobacle.com BLOG - Career.


Sprint, for example, supplies a class at Bostons Emerson College with smartphones and unlimited service in exchange for students working gratis on the companys local Internet push.”

2011 201

Jobs wanted, Harvard analysts suggest Rx for America’s unemployment doldrums

Resume Bear

American business should look to emulate such fruitful examples, said Joseph Bower , HBS’s Baker Foundation Professor and co-author (along with Harvard faculty Lynn Paine and Herman Leonard) of the new book “ Capitalism at Risk: Rethinking the Role of Business.”. While parts of the U.S.

Common Sense Social Media Job Search Etiquette | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

Guest Expert: Scott Foley is a Principal of Winter, Wyman’s Boston Accounting & Finance Contract Jobs division. Launchpad is YOUR ultimate career search strategy guide, a career book series with exclusive articles by the top career experts in the industry. Learn more about the Launchpad series and download all 4 books for only $9.99

5 Key Things to Know When Pursuing a Contract or Temporary Job

Career Rocketeer

Guest Expert: Scott Foley is a Principal of Winter Wyman’s Boston Accounting & Finance Contract Jobs division. Learn more about the Launchpad series and download all 4 books for only $9.99

2011 79

The Job Market for Tech is Moving Forward. You Should Too.

Career Rocketeer

billion for 341 deals, while Boston raised $2.2 This is the first time NYC has ever passed Boston in total number of VC deals. Launchpad is YOUR ultimate career search strategy guide, a career book series with exclusive articles by the top career experts in the industry.

What I’m reading. Really.

Penelope Trunk

Have an online book club. Children’s books. Except children’s books. It used to be that I could tell myself I’m saving them for my kids, but I can tell you with certainty that they are not into my collection of Maira Kalman books. Willem de Kooning.

2013 105

10 Job Interview Regrets To Avoid | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [07.12.10] View Comments 10 Job Interview Regrets To Avoid Stop kicking yourself. The interview is over and you’ve given it your best shot. Sure, you made a few mistakes. Few are perfect in the pressure cooker of a job interview.

2010 100

For Career Success In 2014, Think Like An Employer

Career Realism

It’s up to you to determine whether you can imagine a life North Dakota—a fertile area for job growth–or if you must accede to your family’s demand that you stay in Boston. Download Your FREE E-Book! You’re in your final year at college, and you don’t have a job. You’re not alone.

2014 110

2014 was the end of the workplace revolution

Penelope Trunk

I read books by Judy Blume and Erica Jong , and I wanted to be like them, transforming how we thought about sex. My career advice ran in 200 newspapers, I got a book deal for $150K. When I started writing about careers we were at the beginning of a huge revolution.

2014 107

Share Your Passion – Be an About.com Guide

Telecommuting Journal

Then in 2005 the NY Times Company acquired About.com for $410 Million, the largest acquisition for the Times since it purchased The Boston Globe for $1.1 Over the past 14 years, Michael has worked out of his home office as a consultant, editor, book author, freelance writer and small business owner. If you’re looking for legitimate work at home jobs you might keep running across writing gigs that note “$675/mo base” as the compensation.

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