From Los Angeles to Atlanta: a Culture Shock Indeed!

Ms. Career Girl

The post From Los Angeles to Atlanta: a Culture Shock Indeed! Los Angeles, otherwise known at the “City of Angels.” Angels! Angels in one hand, peaches in the other. It’s as bad as anything you can imagine on the 405 in Los Angeles during rush hour, only with eighteen wheelers taking up two of the four-lane highways here. Los Angeles. Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Rams Head Coach, Sean McVay, Has the Assistant You Need

Evil HR Lady

Sean McVay made history, snagging the job as Los Angeles Rams head coach at the ripe old age of 30, but he went viral with something different: an assistant that pulls him back. To keep reading, click here: Los Angeles Rams Head Coach, Sean McVay, Has the Assistant You Need. The post Los Angeles Rams Head Coach, Sean McVay, Has the Assistant You Need appeared first on Evil HR Lady.

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Case Closed – A Former Los Angeles Superior Court Judge turns Author

Ms. Career Girl

The post Case Closed – A Former Los Angeles Superior Court Judge turns Author appeared first on Ms. ” I’m also a former Los Angeles Juvenile Court judge, and the author of “Juvenile Court – A Judge’s Guide for Young Adults and their Parents” (Scarecrow Press). I now live in Los Angeles with my amazing husband, David. The post Case Closed – A Former Los Angeles Superior Court Judge turns Author appeared first on Ms.

Join Us at the Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference in Los Angeles March 15-16

Green Career Central

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Green Career Central is proud to be a co-convener of the Good Jobs, Green Jobs West conference on Thursday, March 15th and Friday, March 16. I've participated in two of these conferences on the East Coast.and am excited to be able to attend on the West Coast this month! If you plan to attend, please let me know. Would be great to connect. Here is a list of some of the speakers that will be attending the conference.

Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers

Resume Bear

Louis, MO Detroit, Michigan Miami, Florida Las Vegas, Nevada Riverside, California Los Angeles, California Sacramento, California Portland, Oregon Memphis, Tennessee Providence, Rhode Island Top 10 Cities for Job Seekers to Find a Job: Washington, D.C.

Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

Louis, MO Detroit, Michigan Miami, Florida Las Vegas, Nevada Riverside, California Los Angeles, California Sacramento, California Portland, Oregon Memphis, Tennessee Providence, Rhode Island Top 10 Cities for Job Seekers to Find a Job: Washington, D.C.

PE Los Angeles Meet-Up (Jan 14, 2012) – Pictures and Afterthought!

Personal Excellence Blog

Our Los Angeles meet-up took place as planned on Jan 14, at Sage Organic Vegan Bistro. It was a HUGE BLAST – We had readers coming from LA itself, to Orange County, to Ventura County (both of which are counties in California), to all the way from Australia!!!! We met at 1:30pm, and hung out all the way till 4:30pm. Thank you to everyone for turning up! At Sage – A popular vegan restaurant in LA.

Breaking Down the Onboarding Style of Steve Ballmer, Former Leader at Microsoft.

The HR Capitalist

Ballmer is retired and now owns the Los Angeles Clippers, and his leadership style was on full display earlier this week. I'm over at my other site today - Fistful of Talent - talking about the leadership style of former Microsoft leader Steve Ballmer. Check out my post at FOT - " Could Your Onboarding of New Hires Be More Like Steve Ballmer? " - by clicking here. Communications Leadership Managing

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Mentoring Your Successor


The Los Angeles Lakers are off to a shaky start to their 2012-2013 NBA season. Only a few games into the season, the organization has decided to fire head coach, Mike Brown. As of Monday morning, they had hired Mike … Continue reading → Uncategorized Leadership Planning succession planning Teamwork Workgroup

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Yes, There is Life After Divorce

Ms. Career Girl

LESLIE began practicing matrimonial law in 1992 in Los Angeles, California. Life after divorce is, at times, viewed as terrifying due mostly to the unknown of what is to come. Where will I live, and what will I do? Who will I become?

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Protecting Yourself: Safety Tips For Uber Drivers


The button’s currently available in 250 select cities and counties in the US, including Los Angeles, Washington DC, Seattle, Phoenix, and San Diego. Roughly 3 million people drive for ride-sharing company Uber, and make an average of $364 a month , Market Watch reports.

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How to Walk Away from Something That Isn’t Working for You

Ms. Career Girl

Fast forward 10 years, and I now own a successful business in Los Angeles, travel the world teaching social media workshops and business classes, and I genuinely love my life! She moonlights as a Salon Owner and Hair Stylist in Los Angeles. From a young age we are taught to, “Finish what you start.” Keep your eye on the prize.” And, “clean your plate.” What happens when your desires change mid-creation, mid-race or, horror of horrors – mid-meal?

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Cost of Living Pay Cuts for Twitter Employees Moving from Bay Area: Valid or BS?

The HR Capitalist

Add that the densely populated cities were the first hotbeds of COVID infection, and you've got a recipe for a talent migration - individuals determining that this is a good time to leave coastal areas like NYC, the Bay Area and Los Angeles (click link for one of hundreds of reports).

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The Cost Of A Perfect Valentine’s Around The World

Ms. Career Girl

in Los Angeles, USA. Los Angeles ranks as most expensive city to celebrate love worldwide. For the cost of a day of romantic activities in Los Angeles, a couple could buy return flights to Prague and still have enough money to enjoy all the same activities in the Czech capital. Prague, Czech Republic at $458.28, is the most affordable city to celebrate Valentine’s Day, whilst Los Angeles, USA is the most expensive at $1316.26.

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Bright Lights: Tips on Breaking into the Entertainment Industry

Ms. Career Girl

When you see the Hollywood sign on the hill overlooking Los Angeles, one glance and you are sucked into the energy, creativity, and history it represents. The allure of the entertainment industry is one-of-a-kind.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This quote was shared with us by Deedee, of Los Angeles, California. “A nick here, a nick there. pretty soon you are bleeding to death.” ” – Arthur Ashe, Pro Tennis Player (describing the tennis style of John McEnroe). Everyone has their own way of “negotiating.” One way, often quite effective, is to chip, chip, chip away at the will, patience and perseverance of your negotiating counterpart.

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Five Musts for Your SoCal Visit

Ms. Career Girl

The Runyon Canyon has amazing view of the Hollywood sign, Los Angeles and nearby snow-capped mountains. Los Angeles is the world’s capital of entertainment. Los Angeles is home to some of the best shopping centers worldwide. Southern California is a top global destination for vacation. It is home to exceptional sandy beaches, beautiful weather and has many waterfront attraction sites to say the least.

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Back to Basics: Tech-Savvy Sourcing Tips

Undercover Recruiter

It’s been sometime since I’ve shared my insights with Undercover Recruiter (my recent move to Los Angeles with Recruiting Social has been a busy but exciting time). What better way to dive in again by sharing some sourcing tips! Let’s get back to basics and learn how to improve our sourcing efficiency. Here are some tips. View Article. Back to Basics: Tech-Savvy Sourcing Tips. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Recruiting Angela Bortolussi candidates Sourcing

Is Your Company in a Hyper-Growth Stage or Just Hyper-Enthusiastic?

The Undercover Recruiter

Over the past year, I’ve met many ambitious tech companies in Los Angeles and Vancouver that tend to get lost over the hype, their “thing”, but it’s never as cool as it sounds. I think part of the reason is because, behind every ambitious tech company exists an ambitious entrepreneur, who believes their invention, product, service, app, etc. is the. View Article Is Your Company in a Hyper-Growth Stage or Just Hyper-Enthusiastic? Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

The Non-Working, Non-Credible Executive at Your Company.

The HR Capitalist

I was reminded of the four buckets of Executive perception when Magic Johnson resigned as the President of the Los Angeles Lakers (pro basketball). For the uninitiated, Magic is a top 5 player all time in pro basketball, and he's royalty when it comes to the Los Angeles Lakers. Let's talk about something that impacts every organization - The perception of whether your executives do anything, and in a related topic, whether they are viewed as credible.

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Green Jobs Growing: Which CA City Leads the State in Green Jobs? Hint: It's Not San Francisco

Green Career Central

According to a new study released by the Californians for Clean Energy and Jobs Network , Los Angeles is the leader. Over the last decade the rate of green job creation has been three times as much as the rest of the Los Angeles basin economy. A new study from Californians for Clean Energy and Jobs found Los Angeles leads the state in number of green jobs. Which city leads the nation in number of green jobs and that number will more than double by 2030?

Our Newest Approved Career Expert: Jenny Yerrick Martin

Career Realism

Jenny Yerrick Martin, founder of, is a Los Angeles-based entertainment career expert and strategist for people in all fields. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Personal Branding Resume & Cover Letter Seasoned Professional Young Professional advice blog career coach entertainment expert

Careers That Require The Highest Pain Threshold

Career Alley

Many stunt doubles live in Los Angeles because that is where most movies are filmed, doctors in Hollywood have seen their share of injured stunt doubles and for those who refuse to find a safer job, pain management Los Angeles might be the only option. If you love what you do, you never work a day in your life,” is a saying that tells career searchers to find something they have a passion for but jobs that people love are few and far between.

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Failure Is a Gift: How Working with Failure Can Become a Personal Best

Ms. Career Girl

Melinda personally navigated from Olympian (Los Angeles 1984) to businesswoman and from volunteer to community leader. Ask anyone who has achieved a significant goal in their life or career, “What fueled your success?” and many people will talk about a moment when they needed to look in the mirror and say, “Well, now what?” Often it is failure to reach a goal that propelled them to their next success.

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This quote was shared with us by Peter Barlevey of Los Angeles, California. “When I was young, my teachers were the old. Now that I am old, my teachers are the young.” ” – Robert Frost. Last week, I hosted a lunch for a group of friends and family. I had the good fortune to be seated next to a six-year-old boy. The adult conversation was quite thoughtful, interesting, and at times fascinating.

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How to Enact Change in a Bureaucracy

Water Cooler Wisdom

Have you ever tried to drive in Los Angeles? Gayla Kraetsch Hartsough and her firm,  KH Consulting Group , recently worked with Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel to review the city’s transportation structures and recommend reforms. For those of us who have, changes to the notoriously frustrating transportation infrastructure have been a long time coming, but how do you enact change in a government entity that seems like the very definition of bureaucracy?

Four Tips For Being Confident At Work — But Not Catty

Ms. Career Girl

She started her career as an accountant in Los Angeles but soon realized she couldn’t spend all day staring at a spreadsheet. Women in the workplace are sometimes thought of as a scary group of people.

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Wine and weight loss? Yes, please!

Ms. Career Girl

Andrea Marcellus is a Los Angeles based fitness expert and life strategist with more than 20 years’ experience. For many of us working women trying to do and have it “most” since we have become painfully aware that “all” is not available, Wine O’Clock is a sacred time each night.

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Are Career Objectives on Résumés History?

Careers Done Write

Los Angeles, CA. Dear Deb, Q. I have been looking at résumé samples on the internet and many of them have Objectives. I was told that Objectives are no longer used on résumés. Now I am confused. Is it true that Career Objectives are history? -

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How to Begin Your Career as an Independent Author

Ms. Career Girl

In the sixties and seventies, I attended Clark University and lived in San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles and Seattle doing the hippie/peace/love/protest thing. How do I begin a career as an independent author? There are probably as many different ways to answer that question as there are independent authors. We are all unique individuals, coming from different backgrounds, with our own stories, traveling our own journeys, with varied outlooks and dreams.

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5 Fitness Secrets from the Diaries of the Best Personality Trainers

Ms. Career Girl

Jillian Michaels is a celebrity personal trainer from Los Angeles, California – best known for her appearances on the popular NBC weight-loss show ‘The Biggest Loser’ She says that the fads are ‘fads’ They pass on. Your fitness level is directly proportional to how hard and how often you work out. Everyone knows this. Yet, it is not easy to maintain the kind of motivation level it needs to work out regularly.

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Boundaries For Success ? What Are Yours?

Ms. Career Girl

Melinda navigated from Olympian (Los Angeles 1984) to businesswoman and from volunteer to community leader. Several weeks into working from home, many of us have discovered just how challenging it can be. Everyone in your household has needed to make adjustments. The more people under one roof, the more agendas, the more complicated it gets, and the greater need for boundaries.

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Choosing A Professional Career Path As A Millennial

Ms. Career Girl

A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, she practices law in Los Angeles. Wright has used her own advice on how to reach success by making her way to being a partner in the Los Angeles-based Millennial Government Affairs group. The post Choosing A Professional Career Path As A Millennial appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Millions of millennials, those who were born since 1980, are in the midst of paving their professional paths.

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The Top Cities in America for Women in Business

Ms. Career Girl

Another significant city on this list is Los Angeles, CA, which reportedly has the smallest wage gap between men and women (6.6%), although the city’s buying power lowered its overall score (ranked 48 th ), as properties in LA and the cost of living are infamously among the country’s highest. The number of women in executive roles and women-owned businesses has steadily risen over the last decade, with more than 9.4 million firms owned by females, generating over $1.5

10 Books to Ignite Your Career Spirit this Fall

Ms. Career Girl

Adrienne Rubin knows the landscape of 1970s Los Angeles better than most. Let this fall be a time filled with inspiration and motivation to go after all of your career goals. These 10 new books will help ignite your career spirit and set the season off on a positive and productive note. Joy Seeker: Let Go of What’s Holding You Back So You Can Live the Life You Were Made For. by Shannon Kaiser .

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HEY HR FOODIES: Stop Dreaming About Opening a Restaurant - Here's Why.

The HR Capitalist

Wages were lower in Los Angeles: $40,740 for a head chef, $25,300 for a cook and $27,570 for a server. San Francisco will increase its minimum wage from the current $13 in July 2018, but Los Angeles will not reach $15 an hour until 2020 or 2021, depending on staff size. A bottle of white, a bottle of red Perhaps a bottle of rose instead We'll get a table near the street In our old familiar place. . You and I, face to face.

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Real Career Girls: Betsy Rivera on Following Your Own Path

Ms. Career Girl

Now in my fourth year teaching and my third year at Environmental Charter High School in South Los Angeles,I couldn’t be happier with the choices I’ve made in my life and where I am now. I returned to Los Angeles to pursue my teaching credential, then my masters in digital teaching and learning. The post Real Career Girls: Betsy Rivera on Following Your Own Path appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Betsy Rivera. Her bio follows.

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13 Chilling Thrillers to Keep You Cool This Summer

Ms. Career Girl

Knowing Ash’s past of spending her days on the streets, it’s no surprise when she runs away and returns to an unsavory life in Los Angeles. Here it is, the middle of August. Yes, we’re only a bit over a month from the official end of summer. And that means the season of the scare – Halloween – is just around the corner. But take heart, there’s still time to grab one of these captivating thrillers for a weekend escape.

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Great People to Follow on Twitter for Startups

Resume Bear

based Docstoc in 2007, Nazar was a partner in a venture consulting firm in Los Angeles where he worked with dozens of startups. He also founded Launchpad LA , a mentorship program designed to help the most promising Los Angeles-based companies get funding. he also founded the Open Angel Forum , an event that connects early stage startups with angel investors. Jason Nazar has made serving small businesses his business.

So You Wanna Be a Bartender?


Los Angeles and New York aren’t cheap, and like it or not, you’ll need something to pay for rent and food while you network. Congratulations! You’ve just graduated college. Nights of crumpled Red Bull cans, twitchy eyes and library sleepovers have finally paid off with the ultimate prize of a shiny new liberal arts degree.

Changing Careers After 10 Years? Consider Becoing a Chiropractor


We spoke about our profession for a few minutes, only to find out he was quitting his career as a chiropractor to become a children's book author in Los Angeles. Choosing the right career path can be one of the most difficult decisions a person can make in their lives. Even for a person who is fortunate enough to decide on a career early there can many obstacles and stumbles along the way. Take my situation for example.

#GIRLBOSS Inspiration For National Boss Day

Ms. Career Girl

As the owner of an award winning fashion PR agency with offices in New York, Miami and Los Angeles, people are often surprised to find out that Lori Riviere used to be a civil litigation attorney. How did you grow your agency into what it is today with offices in Miami, New York and Los Angeles? National Boss Day is October 16th , and it’s the perfect moment to highlight female bosses.

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New Study On Automation: Is Your Job At Risk?

Ms. Career Girl

She started her career as an accountant in Los Angeles but soon realized she couldn’t spend all day staring at a spreadsheet. There’s no doubt that technology is constantly becoming more advanced and more efficient — and most of the time this is welcomed.

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