Five tips for asking better questions | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook Now that I am committed to living on a farm which is sort of the anti-New York City, visiting New York City no longer brings up flashbacks to a really, really difficult lifestyle. Is this your first time here?

Finding Internships that Lead to Permanent Placement

Career Alley

A prime example of this is the Made in New York Tech Meetup site. If you have an idea about how to reach customers in your age range, pitch a new product or marketing idea. Work closely with your mentor and volunteer to take on extra projects as they become available.

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Making New Year’s Resolutions:  Start with a Vision of Your “Future Me”

Ms. Career Girl

As the New Year approaches, people say things like, “My resolution is to be better at everything in this New Year.” “I’ll Such New Year’s resolutions, while well-intended, don’t seem to be very effective and are often quickly abandoned.

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Love Dove? Be Their Next Correspondent

Ms. Career Girl

Dove recently launched a new scent in their go fresh line called Revive, a pomegranate and lemon verbena scent that is very summery. Receive valuable writing coaching and reporting experience from mentors at their publication. Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women.

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Tips For Launching Your #SideHustle

Ms. Career Girl

Sign up for upcoming events, workshops and mentors. Are there men and women who are willing to mentor young entrepreneurs? Her clients are located across the world, from New York City to the UK. The post Tips For Launching Your #SideHustle appeared first on Ms.

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Five Ways to Use Snapchat Spectacles Around Your Workplace


A week before the Thanksgiving holiday, it was 7:00 AM and I was in my car making the trip to Dallas from my home in Oklahoma City. Imagine if we integrated these types of wearables and peer to peer learning and experiences into our new hire onboarding and orientation programs.

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Real Career Girls CEO Spotlight: Annbeth Eschbach, Exhale Spa

Ms. Career Girl

It is the most peaceful, low key, natural, and uplifting place in the world—the antidote to New York City. What have you learned on this journey that you wish a mentor would have told you when founding your own business?

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Culture Shock—Without Ever Leaving Your Home Country

Career Realism

Colleagues might tease the Houston executive about his upcoming move to New York City, or the Milan professional moving to Palermo, but intra-country culture shock is no laughing matter. For example, moving a Canadian Francophone family from Montreal to the Athabasca oil sands area in Alberta; moving a single, 20-something man from a small town in Nebraska to New York City; or moving a London-based family to a small town in Scotland.

#1 Thing College Students Must Do To Become Employable

Career Realism

I just finished reading an article in Crane’s New York Business titled Recent College Grads Face a Tough Job Market. The article quotes that 52% of New York City-based company heads will not be hiring fresh graduates at this time. Get A Mentor.

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my boss makes me wear her clothes, eat her food, and say I’m grateful for my job

Ask A Manager

Also for reference, I work 9-5 5 days a week, and make a $35,000 in New York City.). Boss claims she likes to mentor young women, which I do appreciate, but most of the time it’s just mothering. But now I’ve run into a new problem. I’m still new to the workforce and have no experience handling these type of situations. First, start actively looking for a new job. Right now, make your top priority a new job.

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6 Steps To Maximize Your School’s Career Center As The Path To Job Success

Career Realism

That day, I met Kevin, a dynamic and insightful expert from the Center who became both a career coach and a real-world mentor to me. Whenever I met with my mentors, I brought him them their favorite latte or iced tea.

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How School Affects Future Earnings

Penelope Trunk

Teach kids to find mentors. Faye Crosby , professor at the University of Santa Cruz says that the two most important factors in a person’s earning potential is quality of schooling and quality of mentoring.

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How to Bounce Back After a Lay-Off

Jennifer Anthony

Making $75,000 annually in New York City or Honolulu is not going to stretch as far as it could in Cheyenne or St. Use a cost of living calculator to give you an idea of how your new salary will fare. Look for mentors in your field and network as much as possible.

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You can be happier by reading this post | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Here is why I think that: Recently, Gretchen Rubin sent me her new book, The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun. Not that New York City is the place to be happy, by the way. Also, it’s clear that happy people attract happy people because Live Science reports that people in New York City are more unhappy than the rest of the country.)

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How to do damage control | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

When it started to get dark, about four hours later, I was completely lost, but somehow I was in the city of Darlington (which is two blocks long) so I asked someone where the police station is, and I walked there. Are you new to town? " @Cally: Are you new here?

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

Penelope Trunk

So I decided that steampunk is a better look for me, and maybe I should sell our old barn boards – which I constantly rescue from the farmer’s bonfires – to the farm-fetish people of New York City. There's relief: A new, jarring way of thinking becomes tame over time.

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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. Now I'm back in the city and visit the farm occasionally.

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Webinar on Friday, Wedding on Saturday | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Here’s what I’m wearing: I am obsessed with boots, and I buy a new pair of boots at Target every month. These are the last pair of boots I bought when I lived in New York City. Also, I've lost 23 lbs so must buy new stuff. Is this your first time here?

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The fifth annual Q&A. Or sixth. I can't remember. | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

I can use a relative's address on my resume, but I am working in New York so I am technically a non-local candidate to Kansas companies. I know that she knows a long-distance job hunt is really hard , so I can’t send her to that link, so I had to write a new response.

2010 78

Welcome, San Francisco Chronicle Readers | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook It looks like a lot of people are coming here from the article in the San Francisco Chronicle: Big City Blues, Could a more affordable life, away from the Bay Area, actually be better , by Rob Baedeker. Here are some of my most popular posts about figuring out where to live: I'm moving out of New York City How much money do you need to be happy? I pity the poor New Yorkers in their stupid tubs.

Trend watch: HR, texting, needlepoint | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

There is a bead store near the farm, but they are not interesting beads, and I knew I was going to New York City, which must be home to many amazing beads. BTW, I have a favorite needlepoint shop in almost every city. Is this your first time here?

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

Penelope Trunk

Some weeks I traveled to three different cities. When people travel to another city, why do they throw out their to do list for sightseeing in random museums? If sightseeing is on your priority list, then get a new job, because you have no control over where you sightsee if you have a job with a lot of travel. I am new to your blog and am thoroughly enjoying your work and writing style. There is a dojo in every major city in the world.

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How to put blog comments to good use | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

If you don’t care, you can just type in a new URL. Tweet This Facebook StumbleUpon Email this post to a friend Related Posts I'm moving out of New York City None of us has especially unique career trouble – not even Emily Gould Do you need a career coach or a shrink? Beyond that, he has a responsibility to protect any new family that he was planning to create. When you are married, you create a new family and that must be his priority.

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

Penelope Trunk

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. Posted by Forest on February 8, 2010 at 3:04 am | permalink | Reply The football thing has bothered me since I read Malcom Gladwell's article in The New Yorker. Is this your first time here?

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

Penelope Trunk

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. Imagine my shock 4 months into my new job when the hiring manager told me that she didn't give a fig about my degree. How about Career Centers bringing in new companies in order to focus more on the student? Is this your first time here?

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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. The ratio of therapists to citizens is lowest in populations that skew to maximizers (like New York City and San Francisco). People who are interested in new experiences are less likely to be happy, according to Psychology Today. Is this your first time here?

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Do you overemphasize happiness? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

When it comes to self-reporting happiness, New Yorkers report being less happy than everyone else, and they don't care. New Yorkers love that they can get the best of everything - they want that more than they want to be happy. Here's what I have believed FOR A LONG TIME: You know that song "New York, New York"? I just spent all of 2008 and the majority of 2009 miserable and said that my new measure of success was a level of happiness.

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Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

Ask A Manager

I attended a well known, New York City area university.) the new Ask a Manager is here! temp workers new account manager is a jerk 10 things to know about applying for nonprofit jobs what qualifications can trump experience, when job-searching?

How to deal with doubt: Take a leap | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Check out my high school: New Trier. The Story of the Farmer – From the First Day We Met: June 2008 New Way to Measure Blog ROI June 2008 How I started taming my workaholic tendencies Oct. Robinson, III on October 22, 2009 at 8:05 am | permalink | Reply I grew up in a small town in New England. The opportunities are there, you just find them a bit differently than you do in the city. This could be the start of a whole new blog…life on the farm!

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

Penelope Trunk

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. I felt lonely that I live in a city where this could happen. Madison is a great, very progressive city.

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