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. We rounded up the crème-de-la-crème of reading escapes to add to your weekender bag this May that will transport you to another life and far away from your social media, computer and daily hustle – you’re welcome: 10 Books To Unwind With This Memorial Day. Four young immigrant women in Boston use their weekly pottery making group as a setting to launch their dreams, ambitions and heart’s true desires.

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I was calm until I read about colleges staying closed until September 2022

Penelope Trunk

” I told myself she would quell my loneliness and she’d help my older son do a summer project to add to his college application, which, as you can imagine, I have been working on with him for the last five years. This means that colleges will not open for 2020 or 2021.

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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?

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Colleges Offering OpenCourseWare

Resume to Referral

Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Recruiters on Twitter | Job Search Shortcut Your Resume – An Employer’s First Impression of You » Colleges Offering OpenCourseWare Need to Beef Up Your Professional Skills? The employed and unemployed are finding themselves attracted to colleges with opencourseware — making it ideal for jobseekers seeking to enhance their professional development, but lack the funds to accomplish the task.

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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. What was your college major?

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9 Famous Professors Who Rarely Teach

Resume Bear

George Clinton, Professor of Music, Berklee College of Music. The prestigious Berklee College of Music just awarded George Clinton, leader of the ground-breaking funk band Parliament-Funkadelic, an honorary doctor of music degree. And who wouldn’t want to enroll in a college-level course taught by “the disco king with the monster sound”? Parliament-Funkadelic held a teaching residency at Boston College prior to Clinton receiving the degree.

2012 165

ResumeBear Tips For “2012? New Grads on Linkedin

Resume Bear

Our New Networking series has taken a look at how social media sites can be used as powerful networking tools for new college graduates, sharing our best picks for tips, tools, and more for Facebook, Twitter, and now, LinkedIn. Ask for recommendations: Check in with former employers, professors, colleagues, and classmates to greatly improve your LinkedIn profile with recommendations from those who know you in your college/professional life.

2012 217

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

Resume Bear

The unemployment rate for workers with college degrees is half that of their non-degree-holding counterparts.) The city of 11,000 near the Pennsylvania border is now “one of the best places to make breakthrough products in the world,” Rivkin said, thanks to the company’s investment in the local school system, community colleges, and town infrastructure. The Greater Boston Interfaith Organization , for example, has worked extensively with Occupy Boston. “I

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. ” In January 2010, Gowel and his co-founder Mark Rockefeller started RockTech , a Boston-based software company that has built online tools for CEOs, entrepreneurs, sales professionals and job seekers to help leverage their LinkedIn accounts. According to Gowel, it’s easier than reading a book, and cheaper than online tutorials.

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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

Best Career Coaches in Your City

The Corporate Con/noisseur

You can also purchase their book, “ Career Judo: The Martial Art for the Mindful Career.” Best Career Coach in Boston. Home to world renown colleges and universities, Boston is the 21 st most populous city in the United States. Best Career Coaches in Your City.

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5 Tips to Keep Your Social Media Positive

Ms. Career Girl

The twins and college students started their separate brands, Springpop and The Newsette , during their sophomore year of college. 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. The college students and twin sisters have since created Springpop and The Newsette respectively.

Reality and the City

Ms. Career Girl

This is the first line of Jen Lancaster ‘s book, “ Bright Lights, Big Ass.&# Ms. I know a lot of you college seniors and recent grads are thinking about making the move to the big city, whether it is New York, Chicago, LA, San Fran, or anywhere else in the world.

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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. And one of the notable things about my relationship with him is that he was fresh out of college when I met him, and I had a falling-apart marriage , and he used to babysit my kids while I went to meetings with investors. There are no Chase branches in Boston.

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

Penelope Trunk

After eight years of vociferous unschooling , I’ve had to backtrack on my school-is-BS ranting because I am now helping my son go to college. To give you an idea of how much I did not flourish in college, I wrote every paper for every class on Lord of the Flies. A sign of impending old-age is that you link to the edition of the book that is out-of-print. Because college celebrates of the melding of two 0bscure ideas to get the effect of geometrically increasing irrelevance.

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What a Black person thinks when they read this blog

Penelope Trunk

I call the College Board to reschedule before the rest of the world does. all the kids applying to college who will be disadvantaged by this situation), you’re using your power to aggressively protect just your own kid. The College Board person is pissed and snips at me. But I have no faith that there will be another SAT before college applications are due this fall. We have 400 books. Amazon has 4 million books.

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I thought coronavirus would be more fun

Penelope Trunk

I call the College Board to reschedule before the rest of the world does. The College Board person is pissed and snips at me. But I have no faith that there will be another SAT before college applications are due this fall. And the streets of Boston are quiet now that the students have all flown home to deliver coronavirus from the petri-dish dorms to little houses full of old people all over the country. “We have 400 books. Amazon has 4 million books.

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


are sponsoring college classes and graduate-level research to get help with their online marketing from the young and hyperconnected. to spin your college classwork into a potential job.

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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). 

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For Career Success In 2014, Think Like An Employer

Career Realism

You’re in your final year at college, and you don’t have a job. It’s not enough to have great grades and a passion for medieval history; you have to find a way to transform your educational experience into a job lucrative enough to repay your college loans. 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!

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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. About 3 years out of college I landed a great recruiting job. 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. I had a location, Boston. I don’t care how old we are, going through our first major career transition is dramatic.

Two (or More) Job Opportunities? – 18 Elements of Comparison – [Part 1 of 2]

Sklover Working Wisdom

Working for a university or college may well provide free college tuition to your children. One client I know is willing to keep her present job – almost no matter what – because she will be getting all three of her children free college educations, together worth at least $600,000! One client found the Boston area simply without par as a place to raise her children, while another chose the Midwest as a preferable place to live his life.

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How to take ownership of what you really want

Penelope Trunk

The novel Fifty Shades of Grey is selling faster than a Harry Potter book right now. The book is about sexual domination in a contemporary setting, including the career woman who has everything, including a hot, successful boyfriend. In urban areas, more women than men graduate college, women out earn men in their 20s, and we are almost to the point where women in their 30s are outnumbering men as breadwinners.

2012 80

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. Like, I got a teaching position in Boston University’s writing program by submitting a story about being bulimic and using a blow job to make myself gag and then going to the bathroom for a quick, furtive throwing-up session before popping in my diaphragm to finish up. My career advice ran in 200 newspapers, I got a book deal for $150K.

2014 72

Should I Take a Boring Internship?

JT & Dale Talk Jobs

Dale: Well, Ryan, my first choice for this spring would be to play point guard for the Boston Celtics, but I haven’t heard back, so I guess I’ll do something less enjoyable. I had a college senior approach me last year with the same dilemma you’re facing, Ryan. Dale Dauten’s latest book is “(Great) Employees Only: How Gifted Bosses Hire and De-Hire Their Way to Success&# (John Wiley & Sons). Dear J.T. &

Find the right career by doing the wrong career

Penelope Trunk

She was a math major in college while she was teaching herself to be fluent in Mandarin. Which reminds me of when I graduated from college and all I did for five years was play volleyball and read. I read a book every night. There is this window in life, between graduating from college and having kids, when life is a library. If that thought resonates with you, you will love this book: The Night Bookmobile.

2012 82

Work for yourself without financial worries

Penelope Trunk

I am in Boston having post-traumatic stress syndrome from being too close to the town where I went to college. The kids are doing a music workshop and it’s in Newton, which is very close to Waltham, which is where I went to college. But also, you might think that as I am older and wiser I have figured out how to have friends from college. I think of the person I was in college.

2012 68

who pays for coffee, combining an interview and a trip, and more

Ask a Manager

I’d ideally like to work in California, which is tough because I currently live and go to school in Boston. I’m about to graduate college and I have a job lined up where the dress code is business causal. My workplace regularly recruits graduating college students. When we extend the invite, we let them know that we will reimburse travel and can book on their behalf if they prefer (we understand that not every student can pay these expenses up front).

2018 28

How to be lost with panache | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

It falls in line with my "Becoming a Better Person" category with my Eat, Pray, Love book/movie review, my posts promoting authors like Eckhart Tolle and my love for a book called Silence on Fire (all at CareerJockey.org). I started a blog (yes, I war writing a book before.

2010 97

How to get good ideas for startups | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

BUT, I had enough knowledge of the thing I was lying about, and enough access to books, coffee and my computer, that I was confident I could learn quick if I was giving the opportunity. Is this your first time here?

2010 101

You can be happier by reading this post | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Here is why I think that: Recently, Gretchen Rubin sent me her new book, The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun. Let me tell you now, I am not a huge fan of the book. She basically (as she says in her forward to the book) needs something to talk about at cocktail parties. So she is writing a book so she can talk about it. So I kept reading the book.

2010 66

Mindfulness makes you more productive | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

So I get about ten zillion books in the mail because publishers ignore the fact that most book reviews on this blog simply say why I didn’t like the book. So I get this book in the mail – The Power of Slow: 101 Ways to Save Time in Our 24/7 World – and for some reason I find myself reading it during violin practice. I forced myself to put the book down. But I liked the book. Very practical books. I forced myself to put the book down."

2010 69

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

Penelope Trunk

To give you a sense of how much I can’t deal with it, I almost did not graduate college because I had too many library fines. And I can only think of that part of the book Go Dog Go where the dogs say: Hello again. Their parents are reading books, taking care of young siblings, not paying attention to the forms and the numbers and the lines. Great book. And I think it's an achievement to have that book and Go Dog Go show up in the same comments string.

2009 87

How to hit a wall at work, with grace | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

And I had to take literature courses, which I passed by reading New York Times book reviews (you’d be surprised how far back those go.) And then, after burning every bridge possible at Boston University, I left, one credit short of a graduate degree. I have played professional volleyball, I climbed the corporate ladder in Fortune 500 marketing, I was a journalist at the Boston Globe, and I’ve gotten three startups funded. Is this your first time here?

2009 67

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

Penelope Trunk

Just graduated from college, still looking for a job. I'm going to Seth Godin's Boston conference on the 17th. Is this your first time here?

Turning point | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Posted by Marci Diehl on April 20, 2010 at 12:53 pm | permalink | Reply The part I love about that last pic is that, as he is looking for the lost ring, he is holding a book with the word "Hope" on it. Is this your first time here?

2010 88

Thanksgiving drama on steroids: Adding a family business to the.

Penelope Trunk

Six Sex Scenes ( my 1994 master's thesis, graduate program for english, Boston Univ. Posted by thatgirlinnewyork on November 27, 2009 at 3:17 pm | permalink | Reply Wow — I'm sending you a copy of my book, Every Family's Business. I dated one girl a long time ago, and her parents still think I did a few rounds as a male prostitute to pay for college. I found a copy of your book in a thrift store. I love your blog and your book.

2009 62

First, be honest about what you want | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

They ask if it’s okay to want what they want because they’re so scared to want it: A book, a blog, a job change, lots of money, less money. I've since moved away and have lived and/or spend considerable time in the Pacific NW, Southern California, the Carolinas, Boston, and New York City. Is this your first time here?

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

Penelope Trunk

My grandfather passed away when my father was in college, and my grandmother inherited the land. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to put blog comments to good use Posted to: Learn to take advice December 8th, 2009 Del.icio.us

2009 61

Generation Y in Politics: Krystal Ball's candidacy | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

Ball dives in head first: How did I end up with private photos of me at 22 with my ex-husband across the entire Internet, and in papers from London to New York to Boston? As a 23 year old female, I was brought up to consider no other alternative than to go to college.

2010 101

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

Penelope Trunk

For one thing, people who are happy do not look for a lot of choices, according to Barry Schwartz, in his book, The Paradox of Choice. His book, Create Your Own Economy , is about how the information flow of the Internet allows us to manage our careers differently than before. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Do you overemphasize happiness?

2010 84

Productivity is about finding space | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

I remember when I taught creative writing to freshmen at Boston University. Jason recent book, Rework , is about counter-intuitive ways to be more productive (here is a hilarious ad for the book). The book by Jason sounds great, it is now on my must read list.

2010 90

How To Be More Likeable At Work: 10 Things To Do Today

Career Realism

There are books and books about this subject. He was actually a college national debate champion. Watch The Office, Boston Legal, and Jon Stewart. Better yet, buy a manners book and work hard on improving yours. Want to be more likeable at work ? Here are 10 things you can try today. To a large measure, your likeability will lead to success or failure.

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