Non-Competes Can Hurt Your Hiring

Hiring Technical People

The award almost always goes to the firm that wrote the best proposal. 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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7 Problems With Student Loan Forgiveness That Might Surprise You

Ms. Career Girl

The Trump administration recently unveiled a new education budget proposal , which called for the elimination of PSLF. Although Congress will likely make significant revisions to his proposed budget before passing it, no one can say for sure what changes are on the horizon.

2017 170

5 Things You Should Do To Revive a Toxic Work Culture

Ms. Career Girl

– A study by the Boston Consulting Group reports “appreciation for your work” as the most important factor to job happiness. Finally, help your employees see how the changes you’re proposing will reward them with a more positive workplace.

2017 141

David Zinger Employee Engagement Speaker: Don’t Manage Change (Lesson 4)

David Zinger

Here are a few of his pearls of change wisdom: I propose that we dispense with the concept of “change management” entirely. David has worked on employee engagement from Winnipeg to Warsaw, Saskatoon to South Africa, and Boston to Barcelona.

2013 84

The New Amazon HQ - Is the Key to Your City Winning The Competition Eliminating Non-Competes?

HR Capitalist

Bruce Rauner has recently put forth such a proposal to ban noncompete clauses, and it is time for Illinois legislators to write it into the law. In case you missed it, Amazon announced in early September that it is planning to open another headquarters called Amazon HQ2 in US city TBD.

2017 69

How to write about your life: Five-day seminar with Penelope Trunk. Plus special guest-appearance by The Farmer.

Penelope Trunk

I’ve lectured on writing at places like Boston University, Brown University, and the University of Paris. And, if any of you end up being ready for an agent, I’ll put you in touch with my agent, who has agreed to look at any proposals I send her way from this class.

2012 109

What is “The Perfect Fit”?

The Undercover Recruiter

Returning to the dating analogy – my wife, one day, wanted to go to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Develop relationships with people whose backgrounds indicate they might be a good fit, and then develop a customized training program to propose to the hiring manager as they are presented.

2014 114

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 112

How to know if you'll be good at sales | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Posted by Cat in Boston on November 19, 2009 at 3:09 pm | permalink | Reply Ha. When I got a job as a proposal writer out of University it dawned on me. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to know if you'll be good at sales Posted to: Finding a career | Knowing yourself | Recruiters November 19th, 2009 Del.icio.us

2009 83

Mindfulness makes you more productive | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

But if you're interested, you might check out this link: [link] Posted by Alex @ Happiness in this World on February 22, 2010 at 1:09 pm | permalink | Reply See also this recent Boston Globe column on Harvard social psychologist Ellen J. Most of all, it does away with the pathological focus and fusion with Happiness… Rather, it proposes to integrates happiness as “by-product” (even if an important one…), the symptom of a life that resembles you.

2010 76

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

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to put blog comments to good use Posted to: Learn to take advice December 8th, 2009 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I don’t usually write about my life in real time, because the difference between a blog post than reads like a diary entry and a blog post that someone would want to read is usually just time passing.

2009 62

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

Penelope Trunk

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. But I'm posting this one, where I talk about trying to get an abortion in Wisconsin and end up with a miscarriage at work instead.

2009 87

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

Penelope Trunk

Finally, since it’s Martin Luther King Day, and since Psychology Today just published a study that says people feel better if they do an act of activism, I have a proposal: We should each twitter today: @McDonalds Racism is not okay and neither is hate. 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.

2010 87

bad recruiter behavior: deceptive sales tactics

Ask A Manager

On the bright side, at least they weren’t contacting you from Bangalore with a job candidate in Boston, for your position in DC?! About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager bad recruiter behavior: deceptive sales tactics February 9, 2011 There are loads of good recruiters out there.

2011 84

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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