A Boston Marathon Story

Ms. Career Girl

One of my friends ran the Boston Marathon yesterday. Boston was no exception. As the stories of the Boston Marathon start to surface today, I think it’s important to acknowledge not only the tragic ones, but also the positive stories that make us think about our lives.

Tech Culture is in CTC’s DNA

Career Realism

NOTE: Be sure to watch the video above to learn more about the company and why it can help you find better gigs in Boston! Chase Technology Consultants (CTC) has a tech-centric culture that makes it easy for them to understand the needs of the talent they recruit.

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‘Wicked Smaht’ – Accent Hurting Your Professional Credibility?

Career Realism

Job Search accent advice blog Boston career goodwill hunting south uneducatedAn accent can misrepresent you, and possibly even hurt your chances of getting hired. Is it fair? Is it reality? Here’s why. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com.

CAPITALIST MAILBAG: What's the Most HRish Thing to Come Out of Boston?

HR Capitalist

Hey Capitalist/KD: What''s the most HRish thing to come out of the Boston tragedy? I''m betting you''ve got something to say about the media coverage. Becka from Charlotte. Hey Becka - . Media coverage? Talking at length when you know nothing? Sounds like HR, right? Or maybe marketing.

People Are Supposed to Be Good

Blogging4jobs

I woke up hearing everything that is going on in Boston and the manhunt being ensued. Life bad people boston good people happiness life oklahoma city Excuse me if I get a little emotional this morning.

The Dark Side of Telecommuting to the Office

Evil HR Lady

Pratt , a management professor at Boston College that talks about this dark side of telecommuting. The perk that many, many people want ? The ability to work from home-either part time or full time.

This Week On Twitter: Inbound Recruiting With Ed Nathanson

Career Realism

He has also been profiled or appeared in publications including: The Boston Globe , CIO.com , Xconomy , Boston Business Journal , Corp Magazine , Recruiter.com , CNBC.com , Wired Magazine , HR Fishbowl , Workopolis , HR Toolbox , Infosec Institute , LinkedIn Talent Blog and others.

Enterprise 2.0 Conference — Geeks at Work

Blogging4jobs

conference in Boston brought together thought leaders focused on applying social software strategies to improve business performance. boston enterprise 2.0 When Geeks Go Corporate at Work. The Enterprise 2.0

I’m Not Lucky, I’m Good.

Ms. Career Girl

Growing up in Boston has a way of making you a big fan of St. The post I’m Not Lucky, I’m Good. appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Heather Monahan. Her bio follows. I found myself thinking about St.

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Top 10 Cities of Geeks

Resume Bear

The tiny city was founded in 1651 and is located about 25 miles from Boston. Boston, MA : Whether you’re a history geek, food geek, arts geek or brainy, Ivy League geek, Boston is the city for you. Remember when geeks started having a comeback? Are they cool yet?

4 Tips For Reimagining Your Career From Top CEOs

Career Realism

It was part of Boston’s Outside the Box , a massive performing arts festival designed to engage, educate and entertain the citizens of Boston. 4 Tips For Reimagining Your Career From Top CEOs. CAREEREALISM.

Should You Talk Politics in the Office?

The Undercover Recruiter

Reyes contributed an article to the New Boston Post describing the most recent recruitment drive at his company, Silent Partner Marketing. Last month, Kyle S.

Culture Showcase: Fashion, Fun, And Bagels With The CEO

Career Realism

Today’s culture showcase is Rue La La , an online retailer headquartered in Boston. Each week, we try to showcase amazing companies that have cool company cultures. Take a peek at Rue La La.

The Power of Closure

WorkEngagement

Eclipsed by the scope of the devastation at the Boston Marathon finish line were the frayed loose ends of approximately 5000 runners who did not finish the race.

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.

Many Colleges and Universities have jumped on Pinterest

Resume Bear

Historic Boston. As a women-centered university located in Boston, Simmons College has a lot to offer when it comes to the history of the city. Old photos, maps, and historic architectural projects can be found in the college’s Historic Boston pinboard.

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

Lelisa Desisa, an Ethiopian, won the 2015 Boston Marathon. “One who runs alone cannot be outrun by another.”. Ethiopian Proverb. Yenane Dhane Tsegay, another Ethiopian runner, came in second in the Marathon.

Am I paranoid for not wanting to be on Facebook?

Careers Done Write

I sell financial products for a very buttoned-down firm in Boston. Dear Deb: I am probably the only person in my generation not on Facebook. As a field sales representative, I have always been worried about my private info becoming available to my clients and prospects.

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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.

Feminism fails because women lie to each other about work. Oh, and go Cubs!

Penelope Trunk

He won the World Series twice with the beleaguered Boston Red Sox, and now he’s in Chicago trying to do the same thing. I’m in the Houston airport waiting to fly home and I am sad that I’m not with my kids.

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What Can Mad Men’s Joan and Peggy Teach Women About Their Career?

The Undercover Recruiter

Louis to San Francisco to Boston to Chicago for the company. When I was assistant regional manager at The Gillette Company in the early ’80s, I tried explaining to the president why I was not going to relocate across the country again when the step up position was available in my region. I had already moved from St. View Article What Can Mad Men’s Joan and Peggy Teach Women About Their Career? Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

Top 10 Cities For New Grads

Resume Bear

Boston, MA – Boston has the lowest unemployment rate of the top east coast cities (7.1%), yet the cost living is higher than NYC ($1,112). Still, Boston hones many educated citizens and large companies.

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7 Ways To Meet New People (And Have Fun Doing It)

Career Realism

Last summer, I got coupons for a parasailing trip, a Boston harbor cruise, and tons of local restaurants!). 7 Ways To Meet New People (And Have Fun Doing It). Work It Daily. It can be hard to meet new people.

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50 Happiest Companies for 2012

Resume Bear

Boston Scientific. CareerBliss announces employees’ choice for the happiest places to work! See Top 10 We’re proud to reveal the winners of CareerBliss’ Happiest Companies in America Awards for 2012, thanks to thousands of employees from around the country.Of

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Rob Gronkowski Is That Young HiPo That's Either Going to End Up Running Your Company, Or.

HR Capitalist

The toast of Boston. Rob? -- Mugging for a picture with Boston enemy Kobe Bryant after a Lakers win in Boston Garden. . Serving 5 in the clink. You know who Rob Gronkowski is. In real life, he's a superstar tight end for the New England Patriots that's an absolute talented freak. Moves like a NBA small forward. Catches every ball.

Listing Every Job on Résumés

Careers Done Write

Boston, MA. Dear Deb, Q: I just met with a recruiter. He represents some of the biggest healthcare companies on the East Coast and he’s been in the business for 15+ years, so I think he knows what he’s doing.

Brain Food: Avocados Can Help You Focus at Work

Career Realism

2 heads Boston lettuce, torn. Did you know avocados can help you focus better at work ? According to Web MD , avocados help blood flow because they are loaded with monounsaturated fat (a healthy fat). Better blood flow helps to keep your brain cells moving, which increases concentration.

3 Steps to Move Ahead in Your Entertainment Career

Career Realism

I just graduated from Boston University College of Communications and I’m looking for an opportunity to break into production.”. To create movement in your career , you have to generate a lot of energy. Sometimes you can get stagnant, out of practice at making things happen.

3 Reasons Women Make Great Salespeople

Career Realism

If so, Fusion is looking to expand its sales team in their new Boston office. The game of sales can be a challenging one, and some people are just not meant to be in the field. However, some people are born with the natural ability to sell.

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3 Reasons Recruiters Make Great Salespeople

Career Realism

It’s no surprise LaSaffre and his team at Fusion are focused on finding more recruiters to join their sales team in their new Boston office. The staffing industry has weathered a pretty tough business climate over the last several years.

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9 Traits Of A Professional Resume

Tim's Strategy

My wife and I recently ate at an Italian restaurant in the North End of Boston, where I had Linguine Alla Pescatore and Caprese Salad (with fried tomato). University of Boston, Boston, MA. This is a guest blog post by Bob McIntosh.

Long Distance Interviewing

Careers Done Write

They are in Boston. ” Avoid asking about who covers the cost of the trip to Boston. Wait until you are invited to Boston. Dear Deb, I read your article on Skype interviews. I had a phone interview with an HR manager last week.

5 Tips from a LinkedIn Jedi

Resume Bear

” 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.

How to Make Yourself More Marketable

Ms. Career Girl

It’s okay if you don’t yet have the money to move, particularly to a place that is known for high living costs like New York or Boston. Rumor has it that once upon a time finding a job was about picking the company for which you most wanted to work. That’s what my parents say, anyway.

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Blogging4jobs

Boston, Massachusett’s thoughtbot growing, adding jobs in 2014 : App design and development firm is Ruby on Rails expert. RapidMiner opens worldwide HQ in Cambridge, Massachusetts : Predictive analytics firm hiring for Boston-area office.

Entrepreneurs Who Changed the Market

Resume Bear

Facebook originally served as a directory-like website for Harvard students, but was later expanded to other colleges in Boston and in the Ivy League. Starting a business is hard work, but making it successful is a whole other challenge.

The Next Finish Line

WorkEngagement

By Nicola Leiter Yesterday, less than a week after I lined up at the starting line of the Boston Marathon, I lined up at a very different start.

Resiliency of Community

WorkEngagement

At 2:50 pm on 15 May 2013 I was on Commonwealth Ave in Boston waiting for my daughter, Nicola (a contributor to this blog), to emerge from the Massachusetts Ave underpass in the pack running the Boston Marathon.

Adjusting an Employee’s Workload Based on their Brain Activity

Blogging4jobs

According to the Boston Globe such a device has been created by two researchers in Boston at Tufts University’s Human-Computer Interaction Lab. You know how sometimes you feel like your brain is going to explode because of all the crap you are dealing with?

Non-Competes Can Hurt Your Hiring

Hiring Technical People

Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job.