“In-The-Meantime Clause” – This is One to Remember

Sklover Working Wisdom

TWO ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES”: Melinda was a 32-year-old family practice physician recruited to leave her home and practice in the suburbs of Boston to join a large family-medicine practice in southern Maine. And always do what you can to achieve for yourself, your family, and your career. You can’t do better than to expect the unexpected. Nothing is so certain as the unexpected.” . - English Proverb.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

Of all of the common elements of job offer comparison, equity is the most difficult to compare, as it takes a good understanding of how these “work” to determine how valuable they may be. Example: What are the tax ramifications of being awarded equity? “It’s not hard to make decisions.

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What a Black person thinks when they read this blog

Penelope Trunk

To live as you live, one would need enough generational and familial wealth to absorb the financial blows and instability that come with professional self-determination outside the corporate environment. Note from Penelope: This is a guest post of sorts.

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Career Success Strategy For Professionals Over 40

Career Realism

A study released by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College indicated many companies have reservations about hiring older workers because of these preconceived notions. Critical-thinking senior manager with true commitment and passion for programs that empower youth and families.

From $0-100million with no sales people. The Atlassian 10 commandments for startups.


Business of Software 2011 takes place in Boston - 24-26th October.  We sold about 60 million dollars worth of software last year, and about three months ago we took on an equity investor, a venture capitalist called Accel partners. He’s the sole breadwinner of the family, and he just wasn’t doing the job we needed him to do. Scott Farquhar is the Co-Founder and CEO of Atlassian , an innovative, award-winning enterprise software company.

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

Penelope Trunk

This was competing with my second favorite happy memory of finally getting a family friend's dog to settle and calm down at his first big party when he was terrified of everyone around (he had been likely abused before our friends took him in). It makes sense then that what makes me happiest now are my hours with the local shelter–working with the dogs there so they learn skills and confidence and get adopted into great families. Is this your first time here?

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

Penelope Trunk

I read the comments from farm families and gave them extra weight. There were lots of people who told me that the family was insane and that the guy should always choose me before the farm but I decided that if you want to live on a farm, you have to live by those values, so I should go with what the farm family comments told me. I knew a family growing up who had a family farm. The farmer's family seemed to rise up as one to expel you from their midst.

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