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

Sklover Working Wisdom

One client found the Boston area simply without par as a place to raise her children, while another chose the Midwest as a preferable place to live his life. “It’s not hard to make decisions. when you know what your values are.”. – Roy E. Disney.

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“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. Acquiring Agreements and Contracts Going Out on Your Own Job Offers and Offer Letters Monthly Newsletter Library Offer/"Welcome" Aboard Letters Promotions Raises and Promotions Specific Terms and Provisions Stock, Stock Options, "Equity

2013 122

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Top 10 Cities of Geeks

Resume Bear

The San Diego Public Library system also boasts 35 branches, the first of which opened in the late 19th century. The tiny city was founded in 1651 and is located about 25 miles from Boston. Just imagine all the geeks working, visiting and attending class in Boston: you’ll be surrounded!

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“If I am on a Performance Improvement Plan, and fear I might get.

Sklover Working Wisdom

The timing of this thing has me very stressed, and I don’t know how to handle it. Theresa Boston, Massachusetts Answer: Theresa, just today I had a client in my office asking me almost the very exact same question.

2010 141

What I’m reading. Really.

Penelope Trunk

I should donate them to a library. Actually, there’s a book in my stack about a woman who donates her stacks to a library.). Willem de Kooning. I get asked so often to publish a list of what I’m reading. People tell me to make a discussion board. Make a Facebook group.

2013 93

Find the right career by doing the wrong career

Penelope Trunk

There is this window in life, between graduating from college and having kids, when life is a library. Like, when I was in Boston with my kids and no money , Melissa left her job and walked to the bank to put money into an account for me.

2012 108

Emails my mom sent from her NYC co-op

Penelope Trunk

She took the two-hour train from NYC to Boston to meet me. May 1 –– Look what the New York Public Library did! I stopped talking with my mom a few years ago. She might not have noticed at first. My brothers have all cut her off at times as well. But my mom is pragmatic.

2020 92

reputation repair at work, someone keeps stealing my jobs, and more

Ask A Manager

I am a patent secretary in the Boston area. When I am close but not quite on many jobs I am applying for (different type of library, not quite enough tech experience) this can set me apart. It’s fast answer Friday — seven short answers to seven short questions. Here we go… 1. Can I save my reputation at my summer job?

2013 55

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


Business of Software 2011 takes place in Boston - 24-26th October.  And the clues were things like you had to go to the state library and follow the marble hand on the floor to the bookshelf find the fourth book from the left hand side and find the 50th word from the 32nd page, and eventually that would give you to a code. Scott Farquhar is the Co-Founder and CEO of Atlassian , an innovative, award-winning enterprise software company.

2011 87

How to get good ideas for startups | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

It's nice to see your real sense of humor emerging…not all obsessed with the whackjob east coast definition of success (money, plastic surgery, mental illness…yikes, how they can get anyone to live in NY, Boston or DC is beyond me!) Is this your first time here?

2010 101

Productivity is about finding space | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

I remember when I taught creative writing to freshmen at Boston University. And Rework is a book I ordered for the library that just came in last week or the week before and it's on the top of my reading list. Is this your first time here?

2010 90

Asperger's at work: Why I need a sick day to register my car.

Penelope Trunk

To give you a sense of how much I can’t deal with it, I almost did not graduate college because I had too many library fines. Posted by Jill on December 1, 2009 at 9:22 am | permalink | Reply Reminds me of the time that the police came to our house, because my Mom wouldn't return the library books. Is this your first time here?

2009 87

How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Studying Victorian history is a hobby – you're better off reading books from the library and maybe taking a class or two in the subject than going for an entire degree in it. They can't get enough of Vanderbilt, USC, Boston University, and Colby, but if you mention UVA, Washington University in St. Is this your first time here?

2010 79