Who Knew Diana Nyad Gave Such Good Career Advice?

Career Solvers

By now you’ve heard about Diana Nyad’s historic swim from Cuba to Florida and no doubt been impressed by the physical and emotional stamina she displayed swimming 103 miles, dodging sharks and jellyfish, and battling sea sickness.

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Are YOU Wired to Be the Best?

The Undercover Recruiter

Imagine a 19-year-old from a small town in Florida on a bus in Anniston, Alabama, heading down a hill and stopping in front of military barracks with nine drill sergeants eagerly anticipating her foot hitting the pavement upon exiting the bus.

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“Can I be fired for having a sick child?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Racquel Orlando, Florida Answer: Dear Racquel: First, I would like to express my hope that your son is doing better, and that his illness will go into remission soon, if it has not already done so. Blog » “Can I be fired for having a sick child?” “Can

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How A Little Career Paranoia Pays Off Brilliantly

Career Realism

Related: 7 Ways To Actively Manage Your Career. “I Why had I managed to foresee her firing but she hadn’t? At one of the first magazines I ran during my media career, my boss used to take me out to lunch a few times a year for a catch-up. Career Management: Are YOU Lazy?

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“Can an employer require employees to relocate for a promotion.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Published on June 12th, 2010 by Alan Sklover Question: There are a couple of levels of management above mine that often have openings company-wide, including my location.

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“Can my employer change its attendance policy any way it wants to?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Orlando, Florida Answer: J.P.M., Sklover Job Security and Career Success now depend on knowing how to navigate and negotiate to gain the most for your skills, time and efforts. Blog » “Can my employer change its attendance policy any way it wants to?” “Can

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“Could I get in trouble for 'going public' about a threat to.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Am I culpable in any way if I “go public” with this information? Name Withheld Bradenton, Florida Answer: This is a very important question, and one that requires a rather complicated answer.

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Lesson from LeBron James: How to decide when to relocate.

Penelope Trunk

This starts off as a post about whether to stay safe in a comfortable, harmonious environment or to choose the greater risk and potentially unknown payback inherent in moving to advance a career. His ego-maniacal, selfish attitude would not help him move up the career ladder.

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3 Critical Things to Know Before Jumping Ship in a Bad Economy

Career Realism

Probably the most blatant one was when the human resource manager leaned over in one of my several interviews, and told me that the person I would be reporting to was a real hothead. You could get the best career advice daily by subscribing to us via e-mail.

The farmer reviews three business books | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog The farmer reviews three business books Posted to: Parenting | Productivity | Self-management July 13th, 2010 Del.icio.us whether the career or the kids were your greatest achievement. Career?

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The Internet has created a generation of great writers | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

And I say that as the mother of a bright 10 year old who declares her intent to be an author as her future career! Now I've gotten it down to 49, which feels much more manageable. The school is Nathan Bedford Forrest High School (yes) [link] F Rating as of 2007-2008 on the Florida School Accountability Grading Scale. Is this your first time here?

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

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Asperger's at work: Why I need a sick day to register my car Posted to: Diversity | Self-management December 1st, 2009 Del.icio.us I have ADD and I can manage without a keeper or government intervention. We have time management issues. Is that why you hired a house manager? Posted by Lynn on December 1, 2009 at 9:47 am | permalink | Reply What happened to your house manager?

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Thanksgiving drama on steroids: Adding a family business to the.

Penelope Trunk

Tweet This Facebook StumbleUpon Email this post to a friend Related Posts Guest post: How to start a business if you know nothing about business How to get good ideas for startups Career lessons about grit (and nepotism) from Oscar-nominee Sofia Coppola Live call today, 3 P.M. My last career I've blamed on my father and I'm not going there again. And going to school for a career is not the norm in my family. Is this your first time here?

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