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.

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.

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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.

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

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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‘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.

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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.

2009 130

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.

2013 154

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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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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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.

2012 76

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.

2013 180

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.

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.

2013 175

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.

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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.

2013 130

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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Women Fired for Not Returning from FMLA; Wins a Lawsuit for Unlawful Termination. Here’s Why

Evil HR Lady

So, why did Boston University lose a lawsuit? Maria Alves’s employer fired her when she didn’t return from her maternity leave. Well, to be fair, they gave her one extension and fired her when she asked for a second extension. That may seem reasonable–companies aren’t obligated to hold your job forever, and the US requires only 12 weeks of unpaid time off–if you qualify for FMLA. Because Alves not only had a new baby, she had postpartum depression (PPD).

2019 100

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.

2017 81

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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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.

2013 148

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!

2015 180

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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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.

Making New Year’s Resolutions:  Start with a Vision of Your “Future Me”

Ms. Career Girl

A former senior middle manager at IBM, she has a DBA in strategy from the Questrom School, Boston University. She is also a graduate of Columbia University in New York City and Simmons College in Boston.

2018 221

Call Up The Co-Worker or Boss You Used to Hate and Tell Them You Understand.

HR Capitalist

How about Kyrie Irving of pro basketball's Boston Celtics? More from ESPN: Celtics guard Kyrie Irving said that in the wake of his outbursts at coach Brad Stevens and forward Gordon Hayward on the court at the end of Saturday's loss at the Orlando Magic and pointed criticisms of Boston's young players afterward, he called LeBron James and apologized for the way he handled criticism from James when the two were teammates in Cleveland.

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.

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

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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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.

Agile Hiring: It’s a Team Sport Slides Posted

Hiring Technical People

I gave the “same” talk twice last week, at Agile Boston. 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. There were fewer background sounds, even though some of my talk was better the second day.

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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.

2016 158

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.

2018 86

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.

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.

2011 212

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.

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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