Tue.Feb 11, 2020

5 Ways to Improve as a Female Leader in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

Despite having a record-high number of female CEOs running Fortune 500 companies, this still only represents 6.6 percent of all the companies on the Fortune list, according to CNN.

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Tips from Experts: How to Get Prepared for Your College Application

Career Alley

Are you excited and stressed at the same time? Are you ready to start a new page in your book of life? What does it […]. Career Advice College college application

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Sklover Working Wisdom

Lately we have received a lot of wonderful feedback. We hope you don’t mind our sharing one recent and heart-warming example with you: Mr. Sklover, I’m a long-time fan of your wonderfully helpful site and really appreciate your articles full of wit and wisdom. Your recent “It’s a pebble.

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4 Top Tips for Finding the Right Career for You


Choosing the right career path for you, at any stage of your life, can be a scary prospect.

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How to Pick up Women on LinkedIn

Evil HR Lady

One thing I love about being a woman on LinkedIn is the fabulous messages I get from Army Generals and entrepreneurs who find me so incredibly attractive that they have to reach out. Like this message I received today from “Greg.” ” I put “Greg” in quotation marks because, while he says that’s his name, I have my doubts. But, hey, love is love regardless of the name. Anyway, here’s the message! Hello, How are you doing?

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Deciding When To Retire

Boomers Next Step

I enjoy my business and my blogging, but as the result of a recent health scare I found myself seriously deciding when to retire. This surprised me as I had planned to work for several more years and I enjoy being involved in my business. I did not expect illness to stop me in my […].

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We’re in New Hampshire campaigning for Bernie!

Penelope Trunk

Last night at midnight, our theoretical family bedtime, we were listening to the most recent episode of our favorite podcast, Chapo Traphouse. And they started screaming at listeners to go to New Hampshire to get people to vote for Bernie. “Go to Durham, New Hampshire!

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The Art of the Pivot in Executive Search

The Undercover Recruiter

A key piece in identifying the right executive candidate happens before the search begins, during the engagement launch. We identify the desired education, skills, experience and cultural fit of targeted candidates and use that to bring the client an ideal set of candidates from which to choose.

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Employee Write Up Form

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Employee Write Up Form. An employee write up form is most commonly used as a reference and as evidence for a workplace violation. You can download a free employee write up form below, which is most commonly used to document specific workplace violations.

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my step-by-step guide to writing a resume

Ask A Manager

If you’re like most people, your resume is … not great. That’s not because your work history is bad or your accomplishments aren’t impressive (you are undoubtedly Very Impressive). It’s because you suck at writing a resume. Most of us do. It’s hard to be good at something you probably only do once every few years at most – and which requires you to sell yourself in a weird, unnatural-feeling way.

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Eagle Scout on Your Resume

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Eagle Scout on Your Resume. The Eagle Scout is the highest rank or achievement attainable in the Boy Scouts of America. Since the Boy Scouts began in 1911, a mere 4% of all Scouts have earned the designation of Eagle Scout.

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who should clean the disgusting office fridge, hiring people without experience, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Who should clean the disgusting office fridge? I work at a small company with offices spread out through town and in my office there is just me and my coworker. Our boss works remotely from another state and comes in every few months.

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Options For Working In The Educational Sector That Doesn’t Involve High School

Corn on the Job

Source – CC0 Licence. Most of us feel that in order to work in the educational sector that becoming a teacher is the most obvious option.

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how can I get my employee to stop condescending to me?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I am a fairly easygoing person with one major weakness: I cannot handle it when men are condescending. After years of weathering many insufferable male friends, colleagues, boyfriends, and family members, I have simply had a lifetime’s fill of being condescended to. My tolerance has reached its limit. Now, when men in my personal life condescend to me, I get angry and fight back.

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my boss called me “overly emotional” because I cried at work when I thought my grandmother was dying

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: As a sophomore in college, I was fortunate enough to find an internship in an industry I was very excited about. The company was small — the owner, three employees, and me. About halfway through the four months that I worked there, my family dealt with a serious crisis — my grandmother was hospitalized after taking a bad fall and fracturing one of her vertebrae.

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