What Do You Know About White People?

Evil HR Lady

We talk a lot about diversity , in HR, and we have all sorts of programs and measurements in place. Many businesses are even subject to Affirmative Action Reporting, where you have to declare to the federal government the racial and gender makeup of your staff.

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“Marijuana Legalization: Does it bring new issues into the Workplace?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

And, too, legalizing recreational use of marijuana also presents the opportunity for new jobs in a new industry, new sources of taxes for local and state governments, and the diversion of monies away from organized criminal groups. This week in New York City, a federal judge approved a City requirement that every police officer who fires a gun on duty to be immediately given a breathalyzer test to determine if he or she was drinking on the job.

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Illegal Workplace Discrimination? Here’s How to Tell

Sklover Working Wisdom

A new Museum Director was appointed and publicly mandated to “Bring in Fresh Air” to the museum. Shortly after the new Museum Director started, Janine made sure to introduce herself, and soon invited the new Museum Director to lunch. Though the new Museum Director never responded to Janine’s invitation, Janine simply dismissed the lack of response to the new Director’s undoubtedly busy schedule. “Discrimination is a disease.” . . Roger Staubach.

How to Make Your Resume Stand Out in a Crowded Job Market – Part 1.

Jennifer Anthony

Nor will they try to piece things together and figure out how your interesting and diverse background might fit with their organization.

2010 141

Illegal Workplace Discrimination? Here’s How to Tell

Sklover Working Wisdom

A new Museum Director was appointed and publicly mandated to “Bring in Fresh Air” to the museum. Shortly after the new Museum Director started, Janine made sure to introduce herself, and soon invited the new Museum Director to lunch. Though the new Museum Director never responded to Janine’s invitation, Janine simply dismissed the lack of response to the new Director’s undoubtedly busy schedule. “Discrimination is a disease.” . . Roger Staubach.

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. I do not belong in a city. I always wanted to live in a large city, and actually did for a few years. I agree that federal farm subsidies are huge and mostly misdirected.

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Test: Is your life happy or interesting? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Minus one You would have to earn $150,000 more from a job if you were doing it far away from family, according to economist Nattavudh Powdthavee of University of York. Minus one Diversity is interesting, but in small groups (like friends) it does not make for happiness, according to Frans Johansson, author of The Medici Effect. The ratio of therapists to citizens is lowest in populations that skew to maximizers (like New York City and San Francisco).

2010 88

Check-up for self-delusion | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Check-up for self-delusion Posted to: Diversity | Self-management | Women February 7th, 2010 Del.icio.us You need to do a better job staying on the leading edge if you are gonna give advice to gen-whatever-you-call-it: MMA is the new thing. But most school systems can't afford new technology every year. Is this your first time here?

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

Penelope Trunk

Posted by priscilla on January 21, 2010 at 11:31 am | permalink | Reply I got a lot of federal aid to go to exactly the kind of institution you're putting down, and I wouldn't do it differently if I had the chance. My new job isn't what I want to do forever, but it is putting money in the bank to fund my interests, and gaining me experience in communications. How about Career Centers bringing in new companies in order to focus more on the student?

2010 87

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

Penelope Trunk

Hello, McDonald's) Posted to: Diversity | Leadership January 18th, 2010 Del.icio.us I was not thrilled about going, but I try to be open-minded when it comes to stuff that is new to me that I am not ever wishing I will get a chance to experience. He said, “City people probably think so. I have heard the doctor/gun owner argument before, but not in a stadium, in Madison, WI, which is one of the most left-leaning cities in the country. Is this your first time here?

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