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

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Preparing for Doing Business Abroad

When you travel for business overseas you ratchet up the issues you need to be concerned about compared to traveling domestically. Special attention should be taken too: time issues, generalizing versus stereotyping, laws and customs, and how decisions are made in the culture you are visiting.

Can my Employer Reduce my Last Paycheck?

Elaine Varelas consults with Bill Hoch and offers advice on receiving a last paycheck from an employer.

Craft stylist creates imaginative projects for families and kids

When stylist Kimberly Stoney is creating a new craft, fun is the most important consideration; is it enjoyable to make?

Giving feedback? Avoid nice.

Words like "nice," says Paul Hellman, are dangerous.

Six Perplexing Dining Etiquette Questions

Is a doggie bag okay? When should you start eating? What do you do if you have spinach stuck on a tooth? Is it okay to ask for a doggie bag at a business dinner? Confusing situations abound at the business dinner table and Peter Post helps solve six of them.

Promoting an entrepreneurial community in the Merrimack Valley

The Merrimack Valley Sandbox helps early-stage entrepreneurs accelerate their businesses by providing support and guidance, including workshops, mentorship, networking opportunities, business competitions and other resources.

Including Company Specific Titles on Resumes

Elaine Varelas offers advice on what to do when your title is company-specific

Logos on resumes and fake job postings

Pattie Hunt Sinacole responds to a two-part question: logos on resumes and false job postings

The Not-So Smart Phone

People increasingly use smartphones for email and text messages. Unfortunately it's easy to make mistake when writing with that small mobile device. Yet, for the recipient, the mistakes stand out, even if they were written on a smartphone. Proofread everything you write on any device.

Transferring from the Private to Social Sector

Elaine Varelas consults with Mike Humphries, President of Waldron, on transferring into the social sector.

Field manager keeps Harvard athletic fields in top playing condition

One of Jason Waldron's biggest challenges in maintaining the outdoor athletic grounds at Harvard University isn?t the pests, weeds, or unpredictable weather, but overuse of the fields.

Beware The Witness For The Prosecution

Even in Emily Post's first edition of Etiquette, she recognized that people's opinion of you were important to your success. That reality?that perspective matters?is as true today in business as it was 92 years ago.

You Got the Job! Now to Put it in Writing

Elaine Varelas provides advice on how to get a verbal offer put into writing

Retail Buyer Finds Trends Fuel Sales at The Paper Store

Being quick to capitalize on trends such as Beanie Boos, Rainbow Looms and Minecraft ? and being smart about marketing and product supply ? are a fine balancing act that Meg Anderson Lavoie has perfected at The Paper Store.

Ethics in Etiquette

Emily Post believed ethics to be an integral part of etiquette. Ethical behavior involves making decisions in interacting with people where those decisions have a moral component. The ethical customer recognizes the imperative of ethical behavior in his actions with vendors and suppliers.

Help! I missed a Deadline

Elaine Varelas offers advice as to what one should do when a work deadline is missed.

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