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

HR Capitalist

We've all had alpha personality co-workers or bosses we couldn't connect with. . How about Kyrie Irving of pro basketball's Boston Celtics? They were overbearing. They had to do it their way. They were too far in the weeds and hyper-critical of your work. You didn't like them. Hate's a strong word, dislike is not. So you ran away and got the hell out. Time to do your own thing. . Then a funny thing happened.

Job Hunter’s Roadblock: Is It All in Your Head?

Career Realism

Isolation from former co-workers takes hold. I interviewed three of the very best career counselors in greater Boston to get their take on these issues. A long period of unemployment often takes a significant psychological toll.

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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5 Reasons HubSpot Made It On Glassdoor’s “Best Places To Work” In 2018

Career Realism

Co-Workers. These are the qualities of an ideal co-worker at HubSpot. Whether they’re celebrating Halloween by dressing up in the office, going to a yoga social, or walking in the Boston Pride Parade, HubSpotters know how to work hard AND play hard.

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Why Executives Should Consider A Career At HubSpot

Career Realism

As a result, HubSpot has won many awards for its strong company culture, including Glassdoor’s “Best Places To Work” in 2018 , Boston Business Journal’s “Best Places To Work ,” Fortune’s “Best Workplaces for Women ,” and more. Why Executives Should Consider A Career At HubSpot.

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Finding the Best Ways to Conduct a Job Search Online

Career Alley

Invest the time to set up your profile and make sure that you’re connected with family and friends, former bosses and co-workers, and colleagues you’ve met through professional events like conferences.

2013 176

Keys To Building A Winning Workplace

Career Realism

This is the worker that has been with the company for a long time and has been through every situation on the job imaginable and usually exceeds expectations. But these workers show up every day and perform their roles at a high level. Sports are a great distraction from everyday life.

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Telepresence Robots Coming to an Office Near You

Water Cooler Wisdom

Emily Dreyfuss is a remote worker at Wired. She lives in Boston, but most of her colleagues are in an office in San Francisco, and she was feeling left out. Although Embot put Dreyfuss physically in the office, her co-workers could only see her face and not her body, and therefore were not constantly reminded how pregnant she was.

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My Job Search Lessons

Career Realism

Even though I enjoyed my previous employer and co-workers, I became frustrated with my former job when I realized there was little chance for me to move up the proverbial ladder. I left my fundraising position because of a conflict with a co-worker.

What Does a Great Company Look Like?

Career Realism

Chris Pinto is an Account Manager who works in the Boston office. How did the personalities of co-workers affect your decision to join Fusion Worldwide? There’s lots of talk out there about what employers are looking for in a candidate. But, hiring is a two-way street.

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Fast track your career with Myers Briggs: Four-day seminar with Penelope Trunk

Penelope Trunk

It started out that I interviewed him, in the olden days, when I was a columnist at the Boston Globe and actually did interviews. Then I would call him just to ask him things: Q: Why do I hate my INTJ co-worker?

Why I Hate Recruiters, Part 2

Evil HR Lady

Dear Hiring Authority,My name is [SPAMMER] and I am a Recruiter in Boston. Now, she just needs to read my blog every day and share it with all her co-workers and friends. I received the following e-mail at my Evil HR Lady e-mail.

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

Career Realism

Watch The Office, Boston Legal, and Jon Stewart. Please look for a way to compliment a co-worker or a customer. But co-workers might be different. Here a few ideas: Stop comparing yourself to others, old classmates and/or co-workers.

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5 Stupid Interview Questions (And How To Answer Them)

Corn on the Job

How would your co-workers describe you? It’s my specialty, after training in Boston for it, and then training my entire company on it I’ve realized that I <3 Behavioral Interviewing.

2009 107

coworkers can't see past my Russian accent — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

This isn’t just non-american accents, I recently read an article that a lot of people go to speech therapy to lose brooklyn or boston accents because they feel like there are certain stereotypes or stigmas attached to them.

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How To Handle Bullying: An Important 6,600+ Word Guide

Personal Excellence Blog

You also want to connect yourself with other co-workers and get their support in the workplace. I’ll be going to Boston while I’m in NYC. Have you ever been bullied before, whether as a kid, teenager, or adult? What did you do about the bullying situation?

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bad recruiter behavior: deceptive sales tactics

Ask A Manager

Reply Natalie February 11, 2011 at 4:26 pm Just chiming in – three of my co-workers were hired through a staffing agency. Another co-worker was mostly happy with his current job but had no room for advancement.

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

Penelope Trunk

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. Posted by Cat in Boston on December 22, 2009 at 10:00 am | permalink | Reply What you do for BC is exactly what you did today. Is this your first time here?

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

Penelope Trunk

Until the only conversation becomes the color of the next mani/pedi for my co-workers. I had a comfortable, relatively happy life in Boston but got antsy and moved to Budapest because I wanted to experience new things. Since then I have met many “interesting” people whom I never would have met had I stayed in Boston, seen places I never even knew existed, and get a kick out of the bizarre language, food, and customs. Is this your first time here?

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

Penelope Trunk

I am trying to be a more amicable co-worker. If they don't, then I'd like to hear some musing on their co-existence in the future. I'm going to Seth Godin's Boston conference on the 17th. Is this your first time here?

My miscarriage — on CNN, ABC and AOL | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

I don't think the only question is "what are your boundaries in sharing" but also "what are your co-workers boundaries in being exposed?" Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog My miscarriage — on CNN, ABC and AOL Posted to: Women October 1st, 2009 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I don't usually post clips of myself when I go on TV.

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Martin Luther King Day Special: Racism is alive and kicking.

Penelope Trunk

My co-workers told me "You guys just feel bad down there for being racist and are trying to make it up to them." This was in midtown Manhattan, and many of my then co-workers grew up in the city. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Martin Luther King Day Special: Racism is alive and kicking. Hello, McDonald's) Posted to: Diversity | Leadership January 18th, 2010 Del.icio.us

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