updates: the wife messing up business travel, and more

Ask A Manager

Telling my boss his wife messed up his business travel. I’m the letter writer who wasn’t sure how I should have dealt with my boss’s wife messing up his travel. I always appreciate how diverse the commenter field is. It’s a special “where are you now?”

2020 70

Holland Travel Series: The Dutch Culture, Part 2

Personal Excellence Blog

This is part 4 of a new 6-part Holland travel series, including how to travel to Holland, the dutch culture, dutch lifestyle, dutch environment and essential things to know about the country. Community/Togetherness/Family. Family and Children.

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10 Must Have Travel & Productivity Apps for #SHRM16


I’m a traveler who loves to work from the road, in part thanks to my constant travel companion, my iPhone. 10 BEST APPS FOR MANAGING TRAVEL & PRODUCTIVITY AT #SHRM16. Here are the ten apps I’ll be using as I travel with me, my luggage and my 7 year old daughter, Ryleigh in tow. This is super helpful if there are travel delays or a connection that is a little tight. It’s my travel go-to.

2016 63

How to make business travel manageable | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to make business travel manageable Posted to: Productivity | Self-management November 11th, 2009 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook Last year I traveled almost every week. Some weeks I traveled to three different cities. If you are excited about business travel, thinking it’s a free ticket to see the world, you should stop reading now. I love travel.

2009 74

10 Books to Unwind with This Memorial Day

Ms. Career Girl

A touching personal account on the tough climb to Hollywood in the face of relentless diversity, This is Just My Face Stare will pierce every fierce feminist’s heart straight to the core and leave her ready to hustle even harder. Travel & Leisure books to unwind memorial day reading

2017 218

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

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Thanksgiving drama on steroids: Adding a family business to the mix Posted to: Entrepreneurship | Money | Negotiating November 25th, 2009 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I think its safe to say that for the majority of people, Thanksgiving is not about goodness and gratitude, but rather, family drama. There are pieces of the family business I’m dying to tell you about.

2009 62

How to cope with diversity | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to cope with diversity Posted to: Diversity June 21st, 2010 Del.icio.us I used to think diversity was my best friend marrying a black guy. Real diversity requires real patience.

2010 87

What Are We Doing in the Azores?


The moment provided another facet to the series of communities that occur when travelling. The pause in the Azores provided a transition point between these gatherings on understanding worklife and returning home to family and colleagues.

2013 130

HBO Acquires "Very Semi-Serious," the New Yorker Cartoonists Documentary

Ms. Career Girl

As well does Mankoff's life as we watch him through the peaks and valleys of time throughout the film; the most challenging being the tragic loss of a family member. Featured Travel & Leisure

2015 141

My 12-year-old son just told me he’s gay. How can I help him?

Penelope Trunk

A month earlier he said to me and my older son, “I have an announcement to make to the family. He plays basketball on two local teams and a travel team, and he had always been the fun goofy kid. DiversityThat’s the phrase I searched last December. All the time.

2018 88

Deciding where to work: Small business or large corporation…. Whats best for you?


Although the multinational offered large resources, growth opportunity, greater benefits and a chance to travel, I continuously felt like a small fish in a big pond. If you enjoy the smaller working environment where your co-workers are family-like and your schedule is much more flexible with less hierarchy, a smaller company could very well be the vehicle that serves you best. What’s better: Working for a small company or a large corporation?

2010 109

Social media rules for Jews on High Holidays

Penelope Trunk

Foursquare, of course, is not anything near appropriate for an observant Jew because it’s a double shanda – you can’t travel and you can’t use electronics to figure out how to travel. Diversity

Ask Celes – How Can I Stop Being the Giver in a Relationship/Friendship?

Personal Excellence Blog

Meeting New People When Traveling. With such diversity, it became clear that the issue wasn’t about other people, but about the way I was approaching my conversations. This is part of the limited-time Ask Celes section.

2012 87

How to Navigate Through Menopause AND Your Career

Ms. Career Girl

In the workplace, women’s bodies are usually the subject of discussion when they decide to start or grow their families. When she isn’t writing you can find her traveling far and wide or reading a good book.

2020 130

Living My Happily Ever After: Reinventing Life At 50

Ms. Career Girl

Coming from a family of nomadic roots, my childhood revolved around the arts of big cities and the cultural diversities of the places we travelled. I initiated with a range that gives my buyers a glimpse of my travel memoir.

2017 159

updates: using time off to nanny, the Secret Santa gift, and more

Ask A Manager

Almost everyone agreed this was a Bad Idea – maybe traveling with them could be ok, but I should steer clear of days off of school, sick days, and pickups/dropoffs. I traveled with them for two trips that first year, one last year, and did several long weekends with them.

2020 71

How I decide to work on Rosh Hashannah | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook We drove to Iowa City yesterday, to have Rosh Hashanah with my family. Now I'm thinking out loud: it reminds me of people whose families go back to owning a cotton plantation with hundreds of slaves. Is this your first time here?

2010 77

The Future Is Here and it Is in Florida


The more my business travels send me south, the more impressed I become with the evident technological renaissance the state of Florida is experiencing. This young, educated and diverse workforce keeps residents in the state and attracts transplants from around the world.

Millennials: Fickle or Pragmatic?

Ms. Career Girl

With no great war to teach us what hardship was, and so many opportunities opening up to us than our elders ever had, it’s no great surprise that we quickly became the most diverse and educated generation yet. The post Millennials: Fickle or Pragmatic? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

2016 141

Examine Your Hobbies & Interests to Discover Your Career Path

Career Alley

making a difference, being needed, talking to diverse groups of people, being in a busy environment. Travel, being away from family. Family environment – coworkers are friendly.

2013 308

Read the Inspiring Story of Real Career Girl, Danielle Wilson, CEO of Aero Jet Medical & United Medivac Solutions

Ms. Career Girl

No matter the travel destination, Aero Jet Medical’s fleet of ICU-equipped jet aircraft stand ready to bring patients safely home. Being a clinician at heart, the most gratifying portion of my job is when the patient is comfortable and the family is happy.

2016 208

Why You Should Relocate To Portland, Oregon

Career Realism

No matter how you prefer to travel during the work week and on the weekends, Portland has many options available to accommodate all residents. Portland’s inclusive community and friendly residents will have you going from feeling like an outsider to part of the family in no time. “I

my boss wants me to share my location with her constantly, interviewer asked if I was pregnant, and more

Ask A Manager

I travel quite a bit for work, sometimes with my boss and most times without. I’m the only person on my team that travels the most. My boss asked me if I could turn on Find My Friends (we both have iPhones) and share my location with her when I travel so she can “know I’m safe and where I’m at” while I travel. I am not close to my boss but she often pushes that we are family. My boss knows my travel schedule but it seems like this is … too much.

2019 60

???? 50 Career Coaches Who Give Free Consults On Every Topic You Need


Target audience: ✓ Female, mid to late thirties, infant children, London, south-east or home counties, university education, professional – has worked long hours to achieve high status role in a profession but this is no longer compatible with having a young family. Young family.

2017 79

The hardest time management decision of my day

Penelope Trunk

She writes: At one of the companies with which I work, the firm’s most senior line woman was asked to join a newly constituted high-level diversity committee, which included the company CEO. The reason I have time to write this blog post is that I had sex with my husband last night.

Avoid, If You Can, The “Obsolete Job” Trap

Sklover Working Wisdom

Item : Marilyn followed in her parents’ footsteps to become a travel agent. Little did she know that Expedia, Orbitz and other online travel sites would rapidly replace more than one half of those employed in her industry. Item : An increasing number of Americans in need of surgery are traveling to India for their operations – at one tenth the cost, in brand new hospitals – and seeing the local sights as part of the bargain. .

2012 131

2014 was the end of the workplace revolution

Penelope Trunk

Harsh conditions and long distance between homes meant that if a man traveled to meet a girl he would likely need to stay overnight at the girl’s home. Like, I wrote that diversity is bad for small teams in 2007. Because education transformation requires family transformation.

2014 94

Become Your Own Job Creator in 10 Simple Steps


What to do: Conduct a thorough self-assessment, ideally with the help of a career counselor or even a friend (family members are not very objective when it comes to helping you with this). Conduct a survey of your family and friends via Facebook to see where there might be a need.

2012 114

5 Must-Have Traits Of A Successful Data Analytics Department

Career Realism

Solomon Kang, Executive Director of Analytics, explains that before taking a position at Edmunds.com, he worked 12+ hour days with lots of travel and essentially no work-life balance. Part of this stems from having a group of people with diverse skills and knowledge.

2014 112

How to Sell and Pitch to Me at #SHRM16


I have this thing called vacation and also a busy family in addition to my full time job and other blogging & business responsibilities. 6 Sessions On Diversity You Can’t Miss at #SHRM16. 10 Travel and Productivity Apps for #SHRM16.

2016 82

Dear Bloggers, I'm Sick of Reading about Passion

Ms. Career Girl

Leave your job to travel the world! Not everyone wants to leave their day job to travel around the world. If the job is flexible and I can see my family and friends and go on fun vacations, then I’m all for it. What does your family think of this?

2010 238

HR Manager: “I Would Much Rather Hire Someone Who is Currently.

The Job Quest

The person may have decided to take break, go to school for further education, care for a family member or just travel the world. David Kordek July 6th, 2010 @ 5:46 am There is so much diversity in LinkedIn Discussion Groups, comments regarding jobs and unemployment.

2010 229

what’s up with candidates turning down our job offers after we pay to fly them out?

Ask A Manager

This means that I’ve had to work pretty hard to identify applicants who are serious about the opportunities and would be likely to say yes if offered a position, given that we invest a lot of money both during the interview process (travel and lodging expenses, etc.) Personal and family concerns can intervene, etc. The “personal reasons” they cited to you could be true — they could be dealing with a sudden family health crisis, or a divorce, or all sorts of other things.

2018 53

using unlimited time off to work a second job, a sexist conference organizer, and more

Ask A Manager

Because I’m new, I’m still working out exactly what the norms are, but it seems like people regularly take large chunks of vacation (2-3 weeks to travel internationally, for example) and are very quick to take days here and there for errands, appointments, days off of school for their kids, etc. Before I took this job, I was working part-time, and supplemented that with a nanny job for an awesome family that I love. It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go….

2018 55

Illegal Workplace Discrimination? Here’s How to Tell

Sklover Working Wisdom

It is analogous to a physician: while he or she may know a medical specialty quite comprehensively, that does not mean much without his or her being familiar with the patient’s blood tests, x-rays, family history, etc., You simply would not believe how obvious it can be, simply from the faces and names of the executives and managers shown on the company website that diversity is absent from the company’s top levels of management. “Discrimination is a disease.” . . Roger Staubach.

Illegal Workplace Discrimination? Here’s How to Tell

Sklover Working Wisdom

It is analogous to a physician: while he or she may know a medical specialty quite comprehensively, that does not mean much without his or her being familiar with the patient’s blood tests, x-rays, family history, etc., You simply would not believe how obvious it can be, simply from the faces and names of the executives and managers shown on the company website that diversity is absent from the company’s top levels of management. “Discrimination is a disease.” . . Roger Staubach.

My Review of 2011 (and Moving On To 2012!)

Personal Excellence Blog

I’ve since regained some weight during my travels (refer to activity in June), but I aim to shed off the extra weight with proper diet and fitness after my trip. Hence began my travel around the world. Passed by Belgium while traveling from Paris back to Amsterdam.

2011 60

Performance Review a Problem? 16 Steps to a Robust Rebuttal

Sklover Working Wisdom

Its goals need to be: (1) to make a correct and true record of your performance; (2) to ensure that negative consequences do not follow, whether a Performance Improvement Plan, a reduced bonus or even job loss; and (3) to show the Reviewer and others that the employee is capable and prepared to defend his or her performance record, and hence his or her career and your family. c) relative performance, and/or (d) directed diversions of your time and attention.

2012 157

The Day I Quit My Job to Pursue My Passion: 6 Tips on When to Resign

Personal Excellence Blog

Or perhaps one of your life priorities is family but your job has terrible work-life balance. By the end of 2 years, even though I was paid very well, had great career advancement opportunities, and got to travel often, these meant little to me. My resignation letter to my ex-company.

2015 111

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

Penelope Trunk

It's friends and family vs. opportunity. Happiness comes from close relationships with family and friends. That explains a lot of the relocating away from families in small towns. He will have plenty of things to distract him from his game and away from his family.

2010 107

asking interns to stop greeting everyone individually, coworker used a racist word, and more

Ask A Manager

We are an entirely white branch, but we have a racially diverse crowd of young patrons, particularly after school. The usage is always for travel, not because she’s dealing with an illness or family issues or anything serious. This year, she has already started saying that she will be taking much more than her allotted time off (using LWOP again) in order to travel for multiple weeks at a time, and if she doesn’t get to take the days off, she’ll quit.

2018 44

Employee Engagement Dialogue: Mike Wagner and David Zinger

David Zinger

I suppose in the workplace people talk about it as diversity, but I thought maybe strange would be a more fun way and maybe a fresh way to enter into that conversation, and so that’s why I put together this talk for the TEDx Des Moines presentation. [9:15].

2012 77

How to deal with unemployment in the face of holiday cheer.

Penelope Trunk

The peer pressure for good cheer is outrageous, the financial pressure of gifts is huge even for those with a steady paycheck, and the constant catchup with friends and family means everyone will ask, “how are you doing?” I mean, it’s one thing to have warm, fuzzy family stuff. Talking about something difficult with family is good for you. It will make you feel closer to your family if you can tell them what’s really going on with you. Is this your first time here?

2009 69