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Baby Nutella: French Judge Orders Name Changed to Ella

A French judge banned a couple from naming their daughter Nutella, and instead chose to rename the baby girl Ella. The court said regarding the name Nutella that “it is contrary to the child’s interest to have a name that … More » The post Baby Nutella: French Judge Orders Name Changed to Ella appeared first on EveryJoe.

Running Disney

To illustrate the company’s hard line about performance, Cockerell recalls once asking his grandson, who worked at Disney last summer, what he learned on a particular day. The answer: If you’re one minute late for work, you have to go home. Read the rest of the Fast Company article here.

10 Inside Tips for Nailing Your First Board Presentation

Presenting at your first board meeting? Don’t sweat it. These tips will make your first presentation a breeze -- all you need is a little preparation. The post 10 Inside Tips for Nailing Your First Board Presentation appeared first on Brazen Life.

Random Thoughts

Individuals and organizations are often reluctant to do the things which will achieve their greatest desire. When problems make you want to withdraw from the world, usually the best strategy is to engage. Take any week and someone you know will really need your help. Show More Summary

Season 3, Episode 3: The Right Way to Fire the Wrong Person [Podcast]

6 Steps for Resolving Poor Hiring Decisions. Welcome to Season 3, Episode 3 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this second episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the best way to handle the firing and layoff process. Letting someone go from your organization is hard. In fact, it should be. But sometimes it’s necessary, and it’s there a simple, six-step […]

Are You In The Right Profession?

As a career coach, at times I am being asked for advice, whether the person is a good fit for what they do professionally or want to do in the future? Often I refer such a case to my business partner who is a well-qualified and veryShow More Summary

First Paragraph

In the beginning, there was no word. There was no word adequate to label and mentally assimilate the murder of two of three European Jews in states occupied by and/or allied to Nazi Germany in World War II. Although the West had been...Show More Summary

Quote of the Day

Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all. - John F. Kennedy

Stop Making These 3 LinkedIn Mistakes IMMEDIATELY!

There are some mistakes candidates make on LinkedIn that prevent them from getting hired - stop making these LinkedIn mistakes IMMEDIATELY! The post Stop Making These 3 LinkedIn Mistakes IMMEDIATELY! appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

How To Build A Consistent Personal Brand

A personal brand is not fluff, or buzzwords or keywords on a resume. It’s deeper than that. Find out how to build a consistent personal brand for yourself. The post How To Build A Consistent Personal Brand appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

Trumka: Obama 'Forcefully Advocated for Working Families' in State of Union

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said, “President Obama eloquently and forcefully advocated for working families throughout his State of the Union Address,” last night. He also said: ‘The  president’s focus on raising wages through collective bargaining, better paying jobs, a fairer tax code, fair overtime rules, and expanded access to education and earned leave sent the […]

The Top Seven Reasons Your Successful Start-up Will Fail

Failure is bad enough, but failing at success--now that's really bad. Here's how you can avoid the pitfalls of success.

Freshness is key for supermarket's perishable department

In produce, for example, we offer about 700 different varieties of fruits and vegetables, including 140 or so organic choices

Woman Says Employer Forced Her To Take Unpaid Leave While Pregnant

While Jamie Cole’s doctor was monitoring her pregnancy because she had suffered preeclampsia with a previous one, she was still healthy. Her doctor simply told her to continue working as normal, just without heavy lifting. “The only restriction I had was lifting,” she told ThinkProgress. Given that the Sava Senior Care’s Brian Center nursing home […]

35 Questions If You Are In the Midst of a Career Transition

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. You are the guy who’ll decide where to go.”...

Nevermind the Wix Commercial, Super Bowl Players Do Start Companies

These NFL all-stars are leading the charge of football players chasing second careers as entrepreneurs.

Blizzard 2015: Working From Home With Puppies For Company

We got hit with a major blizzard today. Thankfully, our staff was able to work from the comfort of our own homes. Check out these pics! There are puppies... The post Blizzard 2015: Working From Home With Puppies For Company appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

Remembering Auschwitz

It is the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

The Millennial CEO

I recently attended a party hosted by a startup run almost entirely by millennials. I had the opportunity to chat with the company’s twenty-something founder and CEO, who gamely answered my probing questions about his leadership style. (“So, you study … [Read more...] The post The Millennial CEO appeared first on Lindsey Pollak.

How to build a flexible workplace

Millennials are looking for flexibility in the workplace — they’re comfortable checking work email from home, but they also want to be able to check personal emails at work, for example. This can be challenging for employers, especially large organizations … [Read more...] The post How to build a flexible workplace appeared first on Lindsey Pollak.

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