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Filed Under:Career & Jobs / Job Hunting
Posts on Regator:753
Posts / Week:2.2
Archived Since:June 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Saying "No" Benevolently When A Colleague Asks You To Give At The Office

Peter Post explains how to prepare for the inevitible requests for contributions made by colleagues at the office, how to decide who to give to, and how to say "no" politely.

Staying Positive in a Holiday Season Job Search

Elaine Varelas offers advice on how to stay positive while job searching in the Holiday season.

Being accessible 24 hours per day for work

Pattie shares advice on the expectation of "7 by 24" accessibility.

Take Stock of Your Brand?It?s How Others See You

Peter Post explains how your brand is your image and is made up of the actions, appearance and words you use as you interact with others. He offers a simple exercise to find out if the brand you think you have is the brand others see in you.

When Does Following Up Become Nagging?

Elaine Varelas offers advice on how to follow up after an interview multiple times.

At-Will Phrase in Offer Letter

Pattie explains the purposed of an at-will statement in an offer letter.

What the President Ate For Lunch

The problem with most biz info, says Paul Hellman, is that it's abstract. Here's how to spice it.

Encouraging preschoolers to make 'Playful Tunes'

Kids don?t have the fine motor skills that adults have, so accidents can happen, but the cost of instruments are going down, so affordable versions are not revered treasures that need to be kept on a shelf.

Addressing Correspondence

Peter Post explains how to address correspondence to gay and lesbian couples as well as to heterosexual couples.

My Boss is Creating a Hostile Work Environment

Elaine Varelas offers advice on how to approach a boss to change his hostile behavior.

Foster Care Advocate Finds Safe Havens for Youth to Heal

What the state?s most vulnerable youth really need are more people willing to defend and care for them.

Asking About an Overdue Performance Review

Pattie shares some advice on how to ask about an overdue performance review.

Office Bathroom Smells and Other Issues

Peter Post addresses the problems that happen with office bathrooms and offers a list of dos and don'ts to make the bathroom more pleasant for everyone.

Email Overload

Elaine offers advice on how to discuss email overload with your manager and set expectations for response time.

Project 20-20: A vision to change the way eye exams are delivered

"We take a headache-inducing process that has a lot of ?fat? involved and reduce it to 15 minutes, while increasing the quality of care."

A new supervisor confused over a performance problem

Pattie provides a new supervisor with some tips on addressing a performance issue.

Are you asking the right questions?

Plan your questioning strategy, says Paul Hellman. Resist the temptation to just wing it.

Social Networking At Work Is Really "Social Not-Working"

Peter Post unravels the rules of social networking: what to do and not do when online at work and why.

Adjusting to Change

Elaine offers advice on how to deal with management change at a company.

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