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Abercrombie Lost A Supreme Court Case. Could They Win A Retail War?

Last fall, Samantha Elauf, a young Muslim who was denied employment at Abercrombie and Fitch because her headscarf violated the company’s dress code, took her case all the way to the Supreme Court. On Monday, SCOTUS ruled against Abercrombie, 8-1, declaring that A&F’s refusal to accommodate a hijab-wearing applicant was a violation of civil rights […]

Help! My adviser won’t stop looking down my shirt!

When faced with unwelcome attention in the workplace, Alice says that it’s important to be practical, as long as it’s not too severe.

Confirmation, Rescue, and Obstacles

I suspect that many of the executives and managers whom I coach already know the answers to the situations they face but they simply want another opinion. Some are very open and others hold their cards close to the chest but all are seeking either confirmation or rescue. Show More Summary

Don’t Fix Your Bad Reputation: A Marketing Lesson from Miley Cyrus

Don’t let a social misstep ruin your personal brand. If Miley Cyrus can attract fans by playing up her bad reputation, so can you. The post Don’t Fix Your Bad Reputation: A Marketing Lesson from Miley Cyrus appeared first on Brazen Life.

Quote of the Day

The aim of argument and of discussion, should not be victory, but progress. - Joseph Joubert

How to Easily Increase Sales

The seller’s demeanor is what will either negatively or positively begin the sale cycle that either leads to an answer of “no” or “Yes!” In order to attract a positive flow of sales, the following adjectives come to mind: Be respectful, kind, thoughtful, inquisitive, an advisor and a benefactor. Show More Summary

How This Designer Set Out to Cure Your Aching Back

Overcoming the design challenges behind building one of this year's best-designed products of 2015.

Customer-Centric Org Charts Aren’t Right for Every Company

The new conventional wisdom on corporate structure is that companies can do better by organizing themselves around customer groups. The logic sounds compelling: A customer-centric structure, as the approach is known, can help a company understand its customers better, develop deeper relationships with them, and improve customer satisfaction. Show More Summary

Liberal-Minded Private School Sends Preteens to a Sex Shop, Parents Get Upset

One might expect that parents who choose to send their children to a liberal-minded private school would be comfortable with their children learning via unorthodox methods. Parents of nearly a dozen children at Minneapolis’s Gaia Democratic...Show More Summary

A course correction (personal)

I’ve been writing about jobs and careers for six years. While some of those years the writing wondered around, since the great recession, I’ve focused a lot more on straight-up how-to articles, series and products. Useful, especially for those looking for work and job success. That focus, though, has been a little relentless, always on […]

5 Secrets to Developing a Better Relationship With Your Boss

Productive, respectful relationships between a boss and his or her employees is key to any company’s success. While the boss’ top priority is likely to have hardworking employees who fulfill his vision for the company, it’s a safe bet that he’d also like to have more than superficial relationships with the people he works with every day. Show More Summary

3 Tips On How To Answer: ‘Why Should We Hire You?’

'Why should we hire you?' is one of the most common questions asked at a job interview. Check out these three tips to nail this answer during an interview. The post 3 Tips On How To Answer: ‘Why Should We Hire You?’ appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

How To Be Happy & Successful

Some of us feel like we were just made to do something more with our lives. Some of us know what that something is. But some don’t. It took me a while to figure out what my mission is in life. And it took my good friend, Marie Forleo, a few years as well. Show More Summary

Community meditator promotes reconciliation by consensus

Longtime negotiator Gail S. Packer has made it her life?s mission to help resolve seemingly impassable disagreements

As transgender discussion increases, workplace improvement still needed

By Alex Hicks This week the famed Olympian, formerly known as Bruce Jenner, made headlines by posing on the cover of Vanity Fair under a headline that read: “Call me Caitlyn.” The magazine cover ran a mere six weeks after ABC aired an interview between Diane Sawyer and Jenner, in which Jenner identified herself as

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