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Filed Under:Career & Jobs / Job Hunting
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Archived Since:June 7, 2008

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Mobility aids get bling, thanks to empathetic entrepreneur

When Kelly Marchetti had to wear an ugly, drab medical walking boot after two major foot reconstruction surgeries, she was inspired to create a waterproof ? and fashionable ? cover to fit over the orthopedic device.

Posting jobs within a company

Job Doc columnist Pattie Hunt Sinacole shares information on job posting practices.

?Have happy workers, grow better pineapples.?

Peter Post explores the difficulties Larry Ellison faces as the owner of the island of Lanai i Hawaii. Previous owners had been successful or unsuccessful and their success often depended on how they treated the people who lived the...

Should I be Paid if I'm On-Call?

Elaine Varelas consults with Todd Bennett, Partner at Bennett and Belfort on whether on-call employees should be compensated or not

Custom holiday card designer appeals to global audience

Consumer preferences and tastes are constantly changing, but even with all the digital noise out there, staying connected to loved ones through cards and letters is still important.

Dogs in the workplace

Pattie Hunt Sinacole (owner of two wonderful rescue dogs) share some tips on bringing dogs into the workplace.

Monday: Job Doc with Elaine Varelas

Elaine Varelas, managing partner of Keystone Partners in Boston, has over 20 years experience in career consulting, executive development and coaching. She takes your career questions during a live chat Monday at noon.

Got an important message? Avoid this mistake.

When your message matters, says Paul Hellman, repeat it multiple times, and multiple ways.

Etiquette does change.

Peter Post explores how etiquette changes by looking at the demise of message taking as an example as as looking at how voicemail and texting are affecting how we communicate today differently than in the past.

Dealing with Conflict at Work

Elaine Varelas offers advice on how to deal with conflict at work.

Wednesday @ Noon: Job Doc chat with Judy Shen-Filerman

Judy Shen-Filerman, CEO of Dreambridge Partners, takes your career-related questions during a live chat Wednesday at noon.

Designer does swimmingly when designing new products

"There?s no good way of knowing what will happen when you fill an idea with air."

Anticipating feedback from a supervisor

Pattie Hunt Sinacole shares advice on how to prepare for a "feedback meeting" with a supervisor.

Monday @ Noon: Job Doc Chat with Stu Coleman

Stu Coleman, a partner at Waltham recruiting firm WinterWyman, is a hiring and contracting expert. He takes your questions during a live chat Monday at noon.

?Awesome tie! I love that color.?

Peter Post experiences great customer service with Starbucks and United Airlines and explains why the service was great: friendliness, a positive attitude, concern for the customer, and appreciation offered sincerely.

Expanding in your Current Role

Elaine offers advice on how to expand in your current role and set yourself up for career success.

He's staging a versatile acting career

When you?re in front of a camera, everything the face and body does is close up, so the smallest eyebrow raise or blink is magnified.

Meal breaks for part-timers in Massachusetts

Pattie Hunt Sinacole provides guidance on meal breaks for part-timers working in Massachusetts.

Monday @ Noon: Job Doc Chat with Pattie Hunt Sinacole

Pattie Hunt Sinacole, a human resources expert with consulting firm First Beacon Group in Hopkinton, takes your career-related questions live on Monday.

Reclining Airplane Seats: It?s Time For The System To Change

Peter Post explores the problem of reclining airplane seats causing frustration for travelers while at the same time being considered a right by other travelers. The only solution: reduce the recline featured or eliminate it altoget...

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