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Career Shifters

"You're in the driving seat. You can make a change if you're just brave enough to take the first step.". Linda Bridge was searching for a fresh challenge. Just when she thought she'd found her new niche, another opportunity came her way… Here's how she made a two-step shift into a career she loves

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I didn’t get a job because I was a bully in high school

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’ve been trying to break into a niche industry (30-40 jobs in a city with a population of 3 million) for a while now. I’m in my late 20s, and though it took me some time to decide what I wanted to do with my life, I have finished my degree and completed two internships. I’m working part-time in a related field and freelancing while searching for a full-time job in the niche industry.

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EX - The New Movement in HR?

Learning Voyager

In the past few years, there has been a growing movement in HR called "Employee Experience" or EX for short. Taking a page from the Customer Service field, where a great deal of thought and energy has gone into CX, for Customer Experience, these smart HR leaders have started to recognize that employees, like customers, have experiences whereby they form impressions --good or bad-- of their employer. Stop and think about some of the ways that employees experience their employers.

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Ways to Protect Your Career

Career Alley

A career is not just a job. It’s not just a way to make ends meet. It’s a way somebody chooses to live their life for a significant period of it. Because of this it needs to be protected, and it needs to be protected at all costs. There is nothing wrong with protecting your […]. Career advice Job Loss

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Five Clichés and “Don’t Says” to Avoid Like the (Well, You Know)

Ms. Career Girl

The post Five Clichés and “Don’t Says” to Avoid Like the (Well, You Know) appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. At the End of the Day…Business Clichés Are Lazy Language! Those pointless little phrases you use at work might be sending exactly the wrong message (for instance, that you’re too lazy to come up with something better). Venture capitalist, speaker, and best-selling author Richard Moran explains why it’s time to ditch those business clichés.

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my employee’s son is scamming her out of money, and I’m worried

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A reader writes: I’m the director of a public library in a small town. I have a part-time clerk (let’s call her Maggie). Maggie has a son, “Ralph,” who is, quite simply, not a very nice person. He’s a former drug addict who was okay for a while, but now seems to have figured out it’s much more lucrative to just get all of Maggie’s money. About six months ago, Maggie helped him purchase a car so he could get to work.

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how can I get my boss to let me work from home?

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A reader writes: I’d like your advice on talking points when asking my boss about the ability to work from home once a week. I work on a very small team at a very large company. There are usually just three of us from my department in the office on a given day. My boss travels frequently, and is probably in the office only 50% of the time. I have one junior colleague, and often the two of us are the only ones on our team here. As a whole, my company is very supportive of working from home.

Everything You Should Know About LinkedIn Influencers

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The LinkedIn Influencers can provide extensive help with your job search. Here’s how. The LinkedIn Influencer program has been around for several years and has only gained in popularity.

a friend interrupted my job interview, interviewer asked about the last time I cried, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. A friend interrupted my job interview in a coffee shop. I had an awkward experience recently. I met someone for a job interview at a coffee shop recently (standard for this company). The interview was going well, but about 10 minutes in, a friend I haven’t spoken to in a few years came into the coffee shop, saw me, and headed over to say hi. She acknowledged the interviewer briefly (but I’m not sure she realized who he was?)


10 Actions to Manage Agency Recruiters

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As an in-house recruiter in an SME, it can be expedient to engage one or more external agencies to help fill a critical role. This is most appropriate when suitable candidates have proved hard to find or where you don’t have a good network in the field you’re recruiting for.

How to Quit Your Job and Travel the World


Chances are you’ve thought about how to quit your job and travel the world at one point or another. It’s probably been as you sat at your desk during a cold winter day, or even when the sun was shining and you’d rather be anywhere but indoors.

Why You Should Stop Thinking About Your Career Change (And 5 Effective Things To Do Instead)

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#SHRMTalent: The Paradox of Choice in Recruiting & Retention


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Why You Don't Need to Save the World

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I once knew a guy named Brian. Brian was a recent college graduate and he wanted to work for an environmental nonprofit, but he couldn’t find a job. All of the organizations that interested him could only offer volunteer roles, and Brian needed to pay his rent. Brian received a job offer in pharmaceutical sales. At first, he was resentful – Big Pharma wasn’t what he signed up for when he went to college. But after thinking it over, he decided to take the job and make the best of it. 

My Boss Is Having An Affair (And, I Can’t Stand It!)

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My Boss Is Having An Affair (And, I Can’t Stand It!). Work It Daily. Think your boss is having an affair? You’re not alone. Today, career experts J.T. O’Donnell and Dale Dauten tackle the following question from a reader… Dear J.T. and Dale, I think my boss is sleeping with someone on my team. They go to lunch off-site everyday. He is married and she is 10 years younger. I am totally annoyed by them and find it difficult to do my work. I don’t think I can stand this much longer.


20 Years Later, Much Career Advice Still Applies

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In the summer of 1996 after my sophomore year of college, I started an internship at a nonprofit technology association in downtown Washington, D.C. Until that point, I’d only worked in retail and had no idea what to expect. I asked my father and a professor for advice. Remarkably, 20 years later much of that guidance still resonates. Doors open based on who you know. In the late 90s, these were physical doors rather than virtual ones, but the concept is the same.