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Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Thursday, March 10th, 2011 20 Careers Where Women Outnumber Men I know that Tuesday was International Working Women’s Day, but since I think we should celebrate working women (and men!)

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The politics of ‘nice’ – are you too friendly at work?

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In a US election process that stumped even the most apathetic on onlookers, one moment in particular stood out for career women across the western world. But women have, for most of known history, been particularly subject to ‘nice’-policing.

Universal pre-K is bad for everyone

Penelope Trunk

Alphabet Horse In his last State of the Union speech President Obama proposed that we have universal preschool in the US. Women have been very vocal about not wanting to work full-time while they have kids. Women don’t want a preschool system. Here is my proposed solution.

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19 Female Founders & CEOs Working in HR Technology #HRTech

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Practitioners are most likely working in a human resources capacity are women. To help increase the number of women in technology, Google created a coding education program for women. Called Women Techmakers , the program is no longer accepting applications due to its popularity. This fact alone makes me hopeful that women are finding success in whatever field they believe they need to be, technology included. Women in HR Technology.

Why men should give women flowers | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

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About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Why men should give women flowers Posted to: Learn to take advice | Office Politics October 28th, 2009 Del.icio.us Women like receiving flowers. Men know that women in general like flowers, but men also believe that women they know personally do not like flowers. The women they know are the exception to the rule. women? Is this your first time here?

10 mistakes you're making on your resume

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News & World Report today, I list 10 common mistakes that you might be making on your resume. News & World Report today, I list 10 common mistakes that you might be making on your resume. was boss wrong to share restructuring proposal with me? the ethics of cancelling remaining interviews once you find "the one" 5 ways companies mistreat job-seekers bypassing the employment agency when an employee isnt taking your hint should we report husbands ex-wife to her boss?

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Sexism, Jill Abramson’s Firing, and How it Impacts Your Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

It is a well-documented fact that women in America make on average 23% less than men in comparable positions, and it’s also been long-established that this is a conversation no one wants to have. Women on the White House staff make an average of 88 cents for every dollar made by men.).

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should you include a short-term job on your resume?

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News & World Report to read my column about how to handle this. News & World Report to read my column about how to handle this. "> { 4 comments… read them below or add one } Anonymous March 22, 2011 at 9:16 am So… what about the application itself, or perhaps a security clearance form? was boss wrong to share restructuring proposal with me? on balls and lack thereof should I report an ethics violation?

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How to find the most fulfilling careers | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook Thanks to dating sites, we have a great way to gather data about the human condition without having to write grant proposals to the National Science Foundation. Engineers For Women: 1. Who will do these jobs if all the women quit?

the 10 interview questions you're most likely to be asked — Ask a.

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News & World Report today , I list the 10 most common questions you’re likely to be asked in an interview — which are thus the 10 you should rehearse and rehearse and rehearse. News & World Report today, I list the 10 most common questions you’re likely to be asked in an interview — [.] "> { 7 comments… read them below or add one } Mike January 24, 2011 at 1:15 pm “What are the first five things you would do if you got this position?&#

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Is Microsoft PowerPoint Still Relevant in the Workplace?

Ms. Career Girl

In fact, a study conducted in 2012 reports that Microsoft PowerPoint has an estimated market share of 95%. Entrepreneurs make pitch decks and business proposals using PowerPoint. Various professional services firms formulate reports on PowerPoint.

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Dr. Martin Luther King’s Economics: Through Jobs, Freedom

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The Economic Policy Institute reports that, in 1962, a family unit in the top one percent of U.S. ” Precedents for such a proposal could be found in the writings of canonical American thinkers such as Thomas Paine and Henry George. Martin Luther King Jr.

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How to not self-destruct

Penelope Trunk

That’s what I would have told the reporter if she had called me for the story. I send Melissa photos of proposed outfits. A famous person emailed me to ask about personality type. I don’t get a lot of emails from famous people. But I do get some.

What to do in college right now

Penelope Trunk

And, to begin the discussion about what is the new canon, I’d like to propose we measure literature by how many people have made entries on a book’s Wikipedia page. Now that I grow all my own food and cook three meals a day, I wonder why more women do not poison their mate.

my boss asks us to pick up his lunch for him — Ask a Manager

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My store manager tends to only hire women, and part of the reason I think is this: He frequently (several times a week) asks one of us to go get lunch for him.

my relative is angry that I backed out of an interview, managers taking off right before or after a holiday, and more

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I have two employees who report to me. Frankly, you could also have a similar “let’s debrief the project” conversation with Leo himself — “here’s what I thought went well, here are the bumps I saw, here’s what I’d propose we change next time.” I technically work in Teapot Delivery, reporting to “Mike.” Come my performance review, would it be out of line to ask to incorporate input from the person I “unofficially” report to in addition to Mike’s?

employee disregards direct instructions, coworker asks where I’m going every single time I leave my desk, and more

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One of the women who reports to me has been with the company much longer, and commonly disregards requests I make of her (and the team). It would be overstepping if you kept bringing it up repeatedly, over and over, but that’s not what you’re proposing. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker asks where I’m going every single time I leave my desk. I am a research analyst at a small research center. I share an office with two other analysts.

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my boss asked me to do her kid’s homework, are sandals considered business attire, and more

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However, the past couple summers I’ve seen a lot of women who’ve been in the professional world for over 10 years wearing nice sandals, flat and heeled, to the office and events. My office is business casual and not very strict in terms of dress code, but I even saw a women wearing heeled sandals to an interview! It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss asked me to do her kid’s homework.

How I Found My Soulmate in Life, Part 4: How I Realized Ken is The One for Me Forever

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Unlike men who get intimidated by strong women , he’s thoroughly confident in himself and loves that I’m always striving to be the best that I can be.

The Best Week Ever

Ms. Career Girl

So many women have emailed me, tweeted me and called me saying that they got so much out of the event and can’t wait for the next one. And the best part about this whole blog post, week and possibly ever… Thano proposed to me on Sunday!

my boss asked a reference-checker to move my start date, creepy coworkers, and more

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I have a large number of direct reports, all of whom have the title of “widget maker,” but about a third are “senior” widget makers. Throw in the fact that they have an in-demand skill set, and what your manager is proposing is a recipe for less retention, not more. In the last week or so, a new employee started who is either incredibly socially awkward with women or just creepy.

will looking like a teenager harm my job search?

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I find it disgusting that the women commenting here have to go through so many changes just to simply be taken seriously. Reply Liza February 10, 2011 at 12:37 pm Sadly, there is a double-standard for how women need to dress to be considered professional.

do what you say you're going to do

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was boss wrong to share restructuring proposal with me? the ethics of cancelling remaining interviews once you find "the one" 5 ways companies mistreat job-seekers bypassing the employment agency when an employee isnt taking your hint should we report husbands ex-wife to her boss?

3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession

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of the time, women will be seen as “the bitch&#. I’ve actually seen it go a little too far in some women executives, in that they receive feedback to be more compassionate and not so “cold&#. was boss wrong to share restructuring proposal with me?

at an interview in a coffee shop, who pays for the coffee?

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It can be done if a manager goes, but they should not be in your reporting chain. was boss wrong to share restructuring proposal with me? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager at an interview in a coffee shop, who pays for the coffee?

how to stand out at a job fair

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News & World Report today, I have some advice on job fairs based on my experience recruiting there, and it includes some stuff I never thought I’d write (like this might be the one time it’s okay to have an objective on your resume, and that your handshake might actually matter). was boss wrong to share restructuring proposal with me? on balls and lack thereof should I report an ethics violation?

Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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Now the local home improvement store saving all their applications for the strapping young men in attendance is one thing, but when you see a recruiter overly helpful to any pretty young (but smart) women /or handsome guys who approach the booth is ridiculous.

my company does secret performance reviews we're not allowed to see

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Yes, he physically touched them multiple times, and no, the attention was not wanted by the women and they asked him to stop repeatedly.) Gather around women and men of all ages and backgrounds while I regale you with stories of horror and mystery!

I will review your resume this week

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was boss wrong to share restructuring proposal with me? the ethics of cancelling remaining interviews once you find "the one" 5 ways companies mistreat job-seekers bypassing the employment agency when an employee isnt taking your hint should we report husbands ex-wife to her boss?

yes, you really should write a better cover letter

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News & World Report. was boss wrong to share restructuring proposal with me? the ethics of cancelling remaining interviews once you find "the one" 5 ways companies mistreat job-seekers bypassing the employment agency when an employee isnt taking your hint should we report husbands ex-wife to her boss? on balls and lack thereof should I report an ethics violation?

recruiter says: half my candidates are no-shows for interviews.

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As in, I don’t believe the career portfolio that sales people typically build, full of internal weekly sales matrices and monthly commission reports, or that company certificate of 1st Quarter Top Earner, or the email from the sales manager about the rockstar sales month in 2009?

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manager is scaring her employees with sad Facebook posts

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Reply Stephen March 3, 2011 at 3:55 pm This is why I don’t friend any of my direct reports :) But I agree with AAM that it would be best to have a discussion and see if there is a serious issue and if not, discuss the proper boundaries for managers.

bad recruiter behavior: deceptive sales tactics

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager bad recruiter behavior: deceptive sales tactics February 9, 2011 There are loads of good recruiters out there.

does company's silence mean I didn't get the job? — Ask a Manager

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was boss wrong to share restructuring proposal with me? the ethics of cancelling remaining interviews once you find "the one" 5 ways companies mistreat job-seekers bypassing the employment agency when an employee isnt taking your hint should we report husbands ex-wife to her boss?

things that aren't good ideas #78

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was boss wrong to share restructuring proposal with me? the ethics of cancelling remaining interviews once you find "the one" 5 ways companies mistreat job-seekers bypassing the employment agency when an employee isnt taking your hint should we report husbands ex-wife to her boss?

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answering questions from your old employer after you've moved on

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The only way I could put a stop to it was to propose a consultancy agreement, which they predictably turned down due to the fact that the company was sinking and had no money to spare. was boss wrong to share restructuring proposal with me?

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apparently (many) outplacement firms suck — Ask a Manager

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One firm president who received application materials sent through an outplacement firm told the paper that “he eliminated both women from consideration as his executive assistant. I laugh when reports come out about companies who cannot find talent.

Effective Immediately: Meet Emily Bennington!

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Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. Ten years her junior, I really admire women like Emily. Welllll, Emily and I are currently working on a proposal for an absolutely AWESOME book for young women in corporate environments. Home About Archives Write for Us!

manager who's bad at numbers is panicking over budget process

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I got an extension and can turn the proposed budget in to my boss next Friday. was boss wrong to share restructuring proposal with me?

how to fire an employee with a bad attitude — Ask a Manager

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was boss wrong to share restructuring proposal with me? the ethics of cancelling remaining interviews once you find "the one" 5 ways companies mistreat job-seekers bypassing the employment agency when an employee isnt taking your hint should we report husbands ex-wife to her boss?

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