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.

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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.

Flipside Crypto’s Balter Talks Uber, #MeToo, Cryptocurrencies

Imarticus Learning

The past year was a turbulent one for the tech industry. There was a new controversy seemingly every week, whether it was Uber’s myriad scandals ; more personal data breaches ; Russia’s use of social media and other online platforms to try and influence U.S.

5 Wild St. Patrick's Day Cities From Coast to Coast

Ms. Career Girl

Boston, Massachusetts. Boston is the home of the leprechaun. The city has the biggest event anyone can think of especially in South Boston. Home Travel & Leisure Boston Celebration Green Beer Luck of the Irish San Francisco St. The post 5 Wild St.

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.

People Are Supposed to Be Good

Workology

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.

Enterprise 2.0 Conference — Geeks at Work

Workology

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

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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.

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Employee Engagement and Storytelling for Business Leaders

David Zinger

I am looking very forward to going to Boston next week and taking a storytelling and leadership course. Employee Engagement Anecdote Boston David Zinger Kevin Bishop storytellingI will be looking for lessons, tips, strategies, and tactics for employee engagement.

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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.

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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.

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Using Your Network

Hiring Technical People

Q&A with the Recruiting Animal → Using Your Network Posted on May 13, 2008 by johanna I found my first job with the help of an on-campus recruiter, and with a local Boston-area recruiter.

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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.

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Seeking Experienced Graphic Web Designer (Work From Home)

Job Shoe

Boston, MA 02115. Internet/E-Commerce Other arts bachelor boston contract detail experience flexibility freelancer internet/e-commerce part result timeCompany. HorizontalVerticals. Location. Compensation. $45. Education. Bachelor of Arts. Contract. Experience. Experienced. Posted On. 5/2/2011 9:34:59 AM. We are looking for a part-time freelancer to work 4-5 hours per week.

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. 

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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.

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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.

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Why You Should Be Terrified of the Rising Millennial and Gen Z Work Force

Evil HR Lady

Peter Gray, PhD, a research professor at Boston College who studies how children learn and value play, writes about declining resilience in college students in Psychology Today. When a college student needs counseling because he’s scored a B on a report card, or worse, calls the police because there’s a mouse roaming the apartment, we can kind of laugh about it. I mean, how ridiculous!

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Four of America’s Favorite Organic Restaurants

Ms. Career Girl

Pressed: Boston, Massachusetts. With several locations around Boston, Pressed provides residents and visitors a healthy fix no matter where they live or which Boston area hotel might be their home away from home. This article was originally published on WakingUpWild.

What Are We Doing in the Azores?

WorkEngagement

It turned out that the only direct flight from Lisbon to Boston on Sata Air (a partner airline of TAP), made a stop here. We then continued to Boston. We were heading towards messy precipitation wandering across the freezing point in Boston.

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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?

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The benefits of transparency are bigger than you can imagine, which is why transparency feels so hard

Penelope Trunk

He’s in Boston now. ” I want to believe I picked Boston because there is a teacher there who is a good fit. And that’s how I knew Boston would be the right place for my son. But the next day I sent my younger son to Boston. My son left.

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Looking for proof? It is there!

Careers Done Write

That is how many of us felt over the hours and days following the terror attacks in Boston. Finally, thank you to the Boston area residents, who remind us of the meaning of patriotism and courage. As Americans, countless times we sing the Star Spangled Banner.

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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.

Why Women Only Chariot Could Crash

Evil HR Lady

You may have heard of Chariot –a new female-only taxi service–is set to launch soon in Boston.

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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.

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

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.

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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. 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. One of the things I say in the interview is, “Hiring should be a team sport, too.” What’s the title of my talk? Agile Hiring: It’s a Team Sport.

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Six Tips For Uncovering Salary Information About a Job

Career Solvers

If you were working as an analyst in Columbus, Ohio, and you are now seeking a similar position in Boston, Mass., Trying to gather some competitive data on salaries for a particular job function? Here are six strategies you can use to gather important salary information.

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.

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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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Entrepreneurial Advice from One Fierce Mom to Another

Ms. Career Girl

They currently live in Boston and have four beautiful kids, one boy and 3 girls and a dog named Sunshine. My mother has always told me “you can have it all, just not at the same time.” I live by these words.

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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.

Eat Like A Local: The Five Greatest Not-So-Famous Local Cuisine

Ms. Career Girl

Boston. Boston’s Chinese food is unlike any Americanized Chinese food you’ve ever experienced. A great deal of Boston’s immigrants come from the Southwestern China province of Sichuan, whose dishes typically employ dried chilies, chili oil, and Sichuan peppercorn.

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Three Tips to Unleash the Creative Entrepreneurs in Your Community

Ms. Career Girl

From Boston to Bangladesh, creative entrepreneurs are building companies at the cutting edge of digital fabrication, augmented reality, design and entertainment. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us.

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.

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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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.

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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.

2016 114

Knowing good grammar is a social skill

Penelope Trunk

My friend is staying at my apartment while he job hunts in Boston. 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.

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Empowering Women in Business: Intercollegiate Business Convention Year 10

Ms. Career Girl

This year’s tenth annual Intercollegiate Business Convention (IBC) will take place on October 18, 2014 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. . The post Empowering Women in Business: Intercollegiate Business Convention Year 10 appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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Four Interview Tips for Sarah Palin

Career Solvers

You could say that Sarah Palin had a bad interview experience last week when she visited Boston and was asked about Paul Revere’s famous ride.

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Employee Engagement Waggle on Slideshare

David Zinger

David has worked on employee engagement from Winnipeg to Warsaw, Saskatoon to South Africa, and Boston to Barcelona. Waggle while you work. Here is the latest eBook by David Zinger on 39 ways to improve organizations, employee engagement, and work.

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