AGING 2.0 Hosts #30in30in30 in Philadelphia

Ms. Career Girl

Hosts #30in30in30 in Philadelphia appeared first on Ms. The tour kicked off on September 9, 2015 in Baltimore and arrived in Philadelphia on September 17th at the North Bowl, located in Northern Liberties. Philadelphia’s retro-style, 2-story event space, with its brightly lit bowling lanes, arcade games, spacious floor and bars, immediately pulled attendees into its relaxing embrace, as any social hangout would. Hosts #30in30in30 in Philadelphia appeared first on Ms.

Philadelphia Joins Massachusetts in Making Salary History Questions Illegal

Evil HR Lady

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney signed a bill on Monday that prohibits employers from asking candidates about their salary history. To keep reading, click here: Philadelphia Joins Massachusetts in Making Salary History Questions Illegal. The post Philadelphia Joins Massachusetts in Making Salary History Questions Illegal appeared first on Evil HR Lady.


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Shark Tank in Philadelphia with Miller Lite Tap the Future

Ms. Career Girl

Five teams of entrepreneurs pitched their business to a panel of judges consisting of Philadelphia based entrepreneurs along with Daymond John, FUBU founder and judge on the ABC show Shark Tank on June 12th in front of a live audience at the Dave & Buster’s showroom. Additional photos from the Philadelphia event appear below. The post Shark Tank in Philadelphia with Miller Lite Tap the Future appeared first on Ms.

Philadelphia Meet-Up?

Personal Excellence Blog

In the meantime, I’m attending the classes at Wharton to reminisce the good o’ days as a university student, immersing myself in the Philadelphia way of life, and quite simply, living in the moment.

Does Your LinkedIn Network Make You Feel Limitless? Mine Does

Corn on the Job

Social Media Bradley Cooper Limitless Linkedin Network Connections PhiladelphiaI love LinkedIn. But I also love putting work into LinkedIn. The bold should tell you that the second sentence is far more important. Unfortunately, far too many job seekers complain that LinkedIn hasn’t worked for them, so they end up failing to put in the proper work/time that building a LinkedIn network requires.

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Speaking at Wharton

Personal Excellence Blog

Since Wharton is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that means … *drumroll* I’ll be flying over to US in November!! I’m planning to make the best out of this trip (I’ll be returning to London after that*), so I decided to organize a Philadelphia TPEB readers meet-up while I’m in Philly – assuming we have enough attendees. If you are a reader from Philadelphia, give me a holler in the comments section below!

2011 57

Please Tell Me this CEO is Nuts

Evil HR Lady

Granted, if you’re hiring someone to work with government officials in Philadelphia, bribery may be a required skill.). This is not a creative way to get noticed. This is a stupid way to get noticed.

2020 233

The Flyers, my birthday, and where I'm going on vacation next week

Corn on the Job

Corn on the Job Wisdom for Job Seekers Blog About Archives COTJ Blog Roll Corn Heads Contact Subscribe The Flyers, my birthday, and where I’m going on vacation next week by Rich DeMatteo on June 11, 2010 Some know that I’m a pretty wild hockey nut, and and a die hard Philadelphia Flyers fan.

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Out and Equal: The Importance of Self Identification


I recently attended the Out and Equal Workplace Summit in Philadelphia. As a member of the LGBTQ+ community, I jumped at the opportunity. I knew that the fanfare and celebration would speak to me on a personal level but I was pleasantly surprised at the number of takeaways that resonated on a professional one. Between […] Source. HR diversity LGBTQ representation

Top 10 Things to Do Before and After a Job Interview


Whether applying for a marketing position in Spokane, WA or IT jobs in Philadelphia, PA , you will want to give yourself the best possible chances. Interviewing for a new job can be a nerve-wracking experience, even without a slow job market adding additional layers of stress to your mental state. With unemployment hovering around 8% according to the Department of Labor, competition remains fierce for each job opening.

2012 213

Hot New Titles For Your Winter Reading List

Ms. Career Girl

Roberta Forest is a bright and rebellious Black thirteen-year-old living in Philadelphia at the height of the Watergate scandal. Winter is fast approaching, and there is no better way to spend this season that by curling up with a great new book.

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5 Easy Steps Toward a More Creative Workplace


Here at we reside in an old hat factory that is also home to a recording studio and a group of Philadelphia Mummers. Is the cubicle lifestyle not something you envisioned entering daily? Is the generic office building not your style? Luckily, today's corporate infrastructure is taking a departure from cookie cutter settings, opting to repurpose structures and repurpose spaces.

2012 184

Eat Like A Local: The Five Greatest Not-So-Famous Local Cuisine

Ms. Career Girl

This means that you should seek out not only the obvious choices, like cheesesteaks in Philadelphia or chowder in San Francisco, but also find the fare which the locals love and appreciate. Philadelphia. When you’re done polishing off a one “wiz with”, it’s time to go hunting for a lesser-known Philadelphia favorite: The soft pretzel. PS: If you’re thinking you might want to combine your pretzel and cheesesteak love, Philadelphia Pretzel Company has you covered.

2014 146

Don’t Become the Next Starbucks or Nordstrom. Have this Simple Conversation with Your Managers Right Now.

Evil HR Lady

Notably, these two men, Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson settled with the City of Philadelphia for $1 each and $200,000 for a program for young entrepreneurs. “If the customer were white, would you be acting that way?” ” This is the simple conversation starter that can prevent racial problems in stores and restaurants. Nordstrom Rack president, Geevy Thomas, flew to St.

2018 109

Paid Sick Days Bill Gains Momentum


Steam is picking up for paid sick days in Philadelphia, Seattle, Denver and Georgia. The U.S. government is finally coming around to a simple concept: no employee should have to choose between their health and their income. Senators around the nation have been voting favorably for legislation that mandates paid sick time off for ill employees. San Francisco and Washington, DC have already passed the laws and Connecticut appears to be next.

2011 158

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


Fibria Celulose brings 380 jobs to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: The world’s largest producer of Bleached Eucalyptus Kraft Pulp moves distribution center to Port of Philadelphia. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about. As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies.

2014 105

3 Art Exhibits Perfect For a Fall or Winter Getaway

Ms. Career Girl

Philadelphia: Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism. Where: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Dorrance Special Exhibition Galleries. The post 3 Art Exhibits Perfect For a Fall or Winter Getaway appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Who says vacations and getaways are always part of the Summer routine? What better excuse to visit a new, or your old favorite, metropolis than the rare opportunity to indulge your love of art?

2016 100

American Jobs: An Oxymoron

Resume Bear

Phyllis Mufson , a Philadelphia career consultant, and one of my favorite Twitter pals, shared the following info-graphic from on Twitter this morning. In looking at, I was struck by the anachronism “American Jobs.” We live in a labor market that is both local and global. You can empower yourself most by pursuing a high value, location independent career.

2011 186

Conducting Company Research

Careers Done Write

To find top employers in a city or region, use these search words: “Largest employer Philadelphia PA” To find employers in an industry, use these search words: “Electronics manufacturers PA Pennsylvania” To find out about an employer, simply type in the company name and city: “Burns Electronics PA” To find out the name of the HR Manager: “HR Manager Burns Electronics PA” 2.)

2012 124

Starbucks Just Learned that Virtue Signaling Isn’t Enough, You’ve Got to Be Virtuous

Evil HR Lady

I’m sure that’s what the two black men who were arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks thought. Remember when then Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz declared that his baristas were now going to spend there time serving coffee and lecturing–oh, oops– discussing race with their customers ? Because who better to discuss race relations than a Starbucks employee?

2018 109

Would You Fire Starbucks Employees Who Ask People to Leave for Questionable Reasons?

The HR Capitalist

Just over a year ago, a Starbucks manager in Philadelphia had two black men arrested because they sat in a restaurant and hadn't ordered anything. If you're reading this while sitting in a Starbucks, be aware - you're sitting a location where bad things can happen. Starbucks - with its 30,000 locations and 300,000 employees - has become a lighting rod reflection of polarization in America.

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Top 10 Cities For New Grads

Resume Bear

Philadelphia, PA – Though closest to NYC, the cost of living is a little lower ($895 per month). However, Philadelphia is an active hub for jobs in healthcare, science, and tech. For those ready to graduate this spring, have you decided where you’re going to live? Though staying in your hometown or college town does have its benefits – relocating can open you up to much more career opportunities. In fact, some areas offer more incentives to live there than others.

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How To Dress For Business Casual

Professional Resume Services

Cowboy boots in Fort Worth, Texas are part of a formal outfit, but not in Philadelphia. One of the more flexible definitions in office wear is “business casual” This is because there are so many variables in acceptable clothing for an office environment. So, how do you decide what the new workplace will define as “business casual” when you are told to show up for your new job? It really depends on where you work, and who you work with.

2013 145

Space And The Single Lady – Women Homeowners On The Rise!

Ms. Career Girl

In Philadelphia, the majority of single women favor small, three-bedroom homes in more residential areas just outside of Center City. Boyer says her Philadelphia clientele may like time on their own, but they also do a substantial amount of entertaining. Today’s “single ladies” are not waiting for a diamond, but instead, opting for a ring of a different kind – a key ring.

2017 105

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


AmerisourceBergen creating 185 jobs in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area : Global pharmaceutical services company opening new facility. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGOODNews.BIZ. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about. As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies.

2014 106

4 Underutilized IT Staffing Tips

Career Alley

Byline: Kane Partners is a Philadelphia based staffing firm concentrating on technology clients, especially in IT, engineering and manufacturing. Sometimes when looking to fill a position, IT companies need a fresh perspective on their recruiting process. Below are four tips that will help to assist companies with figuring out which candidates fit their IT staffing needs. Anticipate for the Future. Being proactive is key in any type of business.

2013 219

The Top Cities in America for Women in Business

Ms. Career Girl

and Philadelphia. 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 trillion in sales. In fact, one in five companies that earn over $1 million in revenue are now women-owned. With these numbers only set to rise in the future and with more female CEOs in America than ever before, it’s a great time to be a woman in business.

Workbook: Wearing a Crop Top to Work

Ms. Career Girl

With the recent cold front that has hit Philadelphia, I’ve been incorporating layers into my daily work outfits to stay warm. I often find myself staring at my closet with nothing to wear, which is ridiculous because I’m staring at a full closet. It usually happens when I need to leave the house in 10 minutes. Everything just seems too plain, too tight, too black, too colorful, and just not right. We’ve all been there.

2014 128

Leadership Lessons From Limp Bizkit.

HR Capitalist

Last week found me rolling through airports in Baton Rouge and Philadelphia. As I was running through the Philadelphia airport to catch a plane, I spotted a bunch of old school autographed photos on the edge of a depressing little airport bar and grill. I''m Generation X. If there was ever any doubt about that, this post should put that doubt to rest.

Could Giving Your Employees WeWork Memberships Help Your Recruiting Efforts?

The HR Capitalist

The company also has 40 employees working in a private office in an Atlanta WeWork, and will have employees working out of WeWorks in Philadelphia and Portland as well. All of us have recruiting challenges, often times centered around technology. . At the same time, our employees can long for a bit more freedom - to work remotely, or even just to break the monotony of the day to day grind.

2016 112

How to Make Yourself More Marketable

Ms. Career Girl

Cities like Philadelphia and Pittsburgh are havens for grad students and people working with limited budgets. You can even attend online grad programs now, which means that you can take advantage of graduate programs in Philadelphia even if you still live in Austin—you can get your grad degree started while saving up to move to the city proper. Rumor has it that once upon a time finding a job was about picking the company for which you most wanted to work.

2014 130

Can "Horrible Bosses" Be the Next "Office Space"?

HR Capitalist

What I like: -Jason Bateman , Charlie Day (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) and Jason Sudeikis as the likable losers. You watch the trailer and tell me, Sparky. Email Subscribers click through for video). Jennifer Aniston as the harassing, man-eating boss who harasses Day. Kevin Spacey and Colin Farrell as the additional terrible bosses. Jamie Foxx as the "murder consultant". name in the movie: Mother[you know what] Jones). What I don't like: -Trailer didn't blow me away.

Who are the 10 Most Connected People on LinkedIn?

Resume Bear

Greater Philadelphia Area. In honor of LinkedIn passing the 100 Million member mark this week, I thought I’d introduce you to the 10 most connected people on LinkedIn. Each of these members has at least 30,000 first-level connections. Ron’s got the most with more than 43K! Ron Bates. Managing Principal, Executive Advantage Group, Inc. San Francisco Bay Area. Staffing and Recruiting. Member #141450. Kenneth Warner Weinberg. Contract Sourcer / Recruiter. San Francisco Bay Area.

2011 196

Five Steps to Create a Super Bowl Winning Team

Ms. Career Girl

Just like the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles, great teams do not happen by accident. There has to be deliberate intention in investing in the team and a shared goal that is bigger than any one team member. This week, sports fans, columnists, and analysts will debate the strengths and weakness of each team every minute of every day until Super Bowl LII begins Sunday.

2018 135

My Starbucks and Homeless People.

The HR Capitalist

In April, a video showing two black men being arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks, when they had done nothing but sit inside one of the coffee shops without buying anything, triggered outrage and boycotts across the country. By now, you know the Starbucks story, right? .

2018 80

Career Advice From the Class of 2015

Career Solvers

My dad was one of the least pretentious people I have ever met, but when we brought my brother to school, dad decided to hire a limo service (we didn’t own a car) to transport us from New York to Philadelphia. This week my first child began her college career. I’ve told her dozens of stories about my college experience but on this day I was thinking more about the college experience from the parent’s perspective.

2015 52

What Makes Works Great?

Career Makeover Coach

One of my all time favorite jobs was as an Americorps member with the National School and Community Corps (now EducationWorks) in Philadelphia. Blog About Tai on Twitter Free Consultation Coaching Options Coaching FAQs Testimonials Contact Resources Reading List CMC Products Events Subscribe to RSS What Makes Work Great? by Tai Goodwin on August 23, 2010 In my usual web surfing this weekend, I came across a Job Misery Survey that asked respondents what made their favorite job great.

2010 154

You have no idea what you are doing…and that’s good.

Blue Sky Resumes

Author Neil Gaiman’ s brilliant commencement speech at Philadelphia’s University of the Arts. I think this statement is true for many professions: When you start out on a career in the arts you have no idea what you are doing. This is great. People who know what they are doing know the rules, and know what is possible and impossible. You do not. And you should not.

IN THE BLACK: Odyssey Media's 15-City Fall Tour

Ms. Career Girl

In The Black: Odyssey Media’s 15-City Fall Tour of networking arrived in high style at Philadelphia’s Ritz-Carlton on October 20, 2015. The post IN THE BLACK: Odyssey Media's 15-City Fall Tour appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The small business and entrepreneur networking exchange for multicultural women made its seventh stop in the “City of Brotherly Love” for an evening of empowerment, social engagement and professional development.

2015 109

Spit That Out: Going Green and Staying Sane

Ms. Career Girl

She lives in Philadelphia with her husband, two children, and American Hairless Terrier. The post Spit That Out: Going Green and Staying Sane appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Paige Wolf. Her bio follows. From BPA in plastics and asbestos in crayons to misleading “natural” labels—it can despair even the most conscientious consumer.

2016 145

Interview Questions - Interview Tips

Careers Done Write

Philadelphia, PA. Dear Deb, Q. I was wondering what I can do to improve my performance during interviews. It seems like I am making a lot of headway now that the economy is picking up and I have revised my résumé, but it is still quite competitive out there. I have been on nearly 30 interviews and even a few second and third interviews, but I never get the offer. I appreciate your advice on this as I am very frustrated.

Top 5 #Workplace & #HR Blogs of the Week – Editor’s Choice


Philadelphia Now Requires Breastfeed Protection For Employees from The Employer Handbook. Philadelphia requires that employers allow for employees to use their break time or unpaid time to express milk. This week Blake (@rblake), our blog master of ceremonies has been on a much deserved vacation so I’ve been scheduling, editing and managing the blog. Just like the old times except without about 25+ more writers than years past.

2014 100

Tall Poppy Syndrome

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Kevin Donlin and I just wrapped up a talk in Philadelphia, "Job Search Secrets Revealed" and it's clear to me from some of the Q and A that many job hunters don't understand how to talk about their accomplishments. Let me be absolutely clear - it ain't bragging if it's the truth.

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