my mom is my HR manager and it’s not good, I walked in on my boss crying, and more

Ask A Manager

Unless your mother is retiring tomorrow, you should be job-searching very, very actively so that you can extract yourself from this. It’s helpful for her to understand what happened so that she’s not mystified by your change of mind (since in order to do her job well, she needs to get feedback from you on the candidates she sends you). Is it okay to care about diversity in company website photos? I’m a new grad looking for my first post-college job.

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When Leaving Your Job, How to Take Your Colleagues With You

Sklover Working Wisdom

For Martina, her job was fun, fulfilling and full of future growth potential. Martina’s job was to create a “culture of innovation,” to the benefit of all, which she did with passion and success. The sweet siren song of equity cannot be underestimated. Job Security D.

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Frugality is a career tool | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

I’ve never bought a new car. I’ve never bought a new piece of living room furniture, and I do not own a single piece of real jewelry. The people who do best in a bad economy are those who are flexible about the types of jobs they can take and the types of careers they can move into, according to Philip Oreopoulos , professor of economics at University of Toronto. The most productive people in the world seem to be the most diverse and balanced.

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4 Lies about social media | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog 4 Lies about social media Posted to: Job Hunt | Networking | Promoting Yourself October 21st, 2009 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook Everyone knows that the best way to get a job is to leverage your network. Most of you already know I’m well connected—I’m a print journalist, blogger, and startup founder, which are all very network-intensive jobs.

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What makes a blog successful? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

I wanted to meet new people and learn new things about topics I’m interested in. I knew I wanted this to be my job, so I needed to be able to support my family doing it. So I decided to sell equity in my blog and spin off a company. Tweet This Facebook StumbleUpon Email this post to a friend Related Posts All-new launch for my company. I was counting the photos blog and the new blog where she writes about people who send her hate mail, and the regular blog.

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

Penelope Trunk

When I lived in New York City, I spent most of my time in Central Park and the Brooklyn Botanical Garden. Most people who live in New York City say they spend a lot of time in Central Park. Here's a test to see if you belong in New York City. They ask if it’s okay to want what they want because they’re so scared to want it: A book, a blog, a job change, lots of money, less money. Most people do not need to live on the property where their job is.

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Announcing another live video chat and something else. | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

I think it's actually something catchy like three things to do in an interview to get the job. How to negotiate salary, how to deal with getting fired from the last job, how to deal with references when your boss doesn't know your job hunting.

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