Mon.Oct 07, 2019

How to Get a Dream Career in Sports

Career Alley

very few people actually go on to become professional athletes. This piece of research from the NCAA shows that 9.8% of baseball players move from the NCAA to major pro level, while in football the number is only 1.6%. Discover Career Opportunities Careers in Sports

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Coming up with “Plan B” – Finding My Career

Ms. Career Girl

My intended career didn’t go as planned. Graduating college in 1984 with a degree in East Asian Studies and Chinese language did not offer many career prospects. I led a couple of tour groups to China that year for a startup company in Manhattan, but at a rate of $40.00

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From Market Research to Refugee Support

Career Shifters

“I decided then that I must do something or I would live the rest of my life as a fraud.”. When the refugee crisis hit Europe, Paul Hutchings knew he had to act. One small step snowballed into a new career that's brought him purpose and meaning.

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Can You Grow with the Company?

Ms. Career Girl

When searching for a new job, there may be many prospective companies that you are considering. However, what you truly want is a company that you know that you have a future at. Chances are, you are done with going to a company staying a year or two, and then having to move onto a new place.

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Anyone can be remarkable if they have something truly remarkable to do. Set remarkable goals for yourself, and get to work on achieving them. Then, watch in amazement as you become remarkable.” ” – Marelisa Fabrega. Remarkable people are just like the rest of us.

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“My Career Change Keeps Stalling. How Do I Move Forward With My Ideas?”

Career Shifters

Jennifer's doing everything she can to connect with people in the new fields she's exploring. But every conversation feels like a frustrating dead end. How do you get traction in your shift when it feels like all your ideas are falling at the first hurdle

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By: Returning to the Workforce? Master These Strategies - The Riveter

Careers Done Write

[…] to a job. You shouldn’t apologize for taking time off,” says Debra Wheatman, president of Careers Done Write. Women, in particular, marginalize themselves by doing […

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3 Steps To Create Your Own Career Development Plan

Career Realism

If you're pondering how you're going to get where you want to be in your career, there are some simple steps you can take that will help you create your own career development plan. Let's not be confused by the word “simple."

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What Are The Analytics Apps To Reduce Operational Costs At Production Facilities?

Imarticus Learning

Introduction. Digitization has taken over the world with a storm. With numerous benefits, it has proved to be a boon for all sectors in which data is involved. Data analytics is shaping the world in which businesses are evolving. It makes data much more than stored figures.

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LEADERSHIP SIGNALS WEEK: Elizabeth Warren Sends a Signal on Values.

HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note: It's "Leadership Signals Week" here at the HR Capitalist, where I talk about things I've seen leaders communicate over the last couple of weeks that speak volumes about what they want their followers to think. Communication matters if you're a leader.

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3 Ways Young Professionals Can Boost Their Confidence At Work

Career Realism

You're in a meeting at work and would like to suggest an idea, but feel you are too new to the working world or too young to add value at this point. You choose to say nothing and regret it later. How do you handle this situation in the future? How can you gain confidence at work?

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my coworkers make orgasm sounds while I’m on the phone

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: My office prides itself on our fun, casual culture and how we are all a “family.” ” I’m not a fan of this, but I’ve been working there for almost three years and it’s been okay, if slightly annoying at times, until now. Two and a half months ago at an after-work happy hour event, a bunch of us were discussing movies when the conversation turned to When Harry Met Sally and from there to the scene where Meg Ryan simulates an orgasm.

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your lunch might be stolen from your office fridge today

Ask A Manager

Office lunch thefts plague offices everywhere, and no one has found a good solution yet. One survey found that 18% of workers admitted to eating someone else’s lunch from the office fridge – that’s nearly one in five of the people sitting in your next meeting who might be plotting to waylay your Lean Cuisine. Lunch thieves are among us.

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student workers are using me for therapy, people try to reach my husband through my social media, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Student employees are using me for therapy. I oversee a team of student employees who assist with a variety of office tasks. Recently, several students have taken to talking to me a lot about their school and personal lives, including things like strained relationships with parents, struggling with schoolwork, managing cultural fit in a new city, and dating/relationships.

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I have a crush on my boss and he’s being standoffish

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: A few months ago, I started working at what’s basically the perfect company for me (introvert, diagnosed autism, possible undiagnosed ADHD). It’s a very small company. I enjoy the work, I’m good at what I do, I get my own space and lots of alone time, and there’s no customer interaction. Thing is, I still crave the occasional good conversation, even though I’m not that interested in meeting new people.

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