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8 Survival Tips For The Laid Off And Looking

Job searching full-time can be hard. If you're laid off and looking, check out these eight simple tips to get you out of the house and back to work. The post 8 Survival Tips For The Laid Off And Looking appeared first on CAREEREALIS...

3 Keys To Success From A Lesser-Known Billionaire

When you think of billionaires, Bill Gates comes to mind. But how about Charlie Munger? Here are three keys to success from a lesser-known billionaire. The post 3 Keys To Success From A Lesser-Known Billionaire appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

This Woman Says She Got Fired For Private Video

A 22-year-old identified as Sequeya Henderson has filed a lawsuit against Boar’s Head after she got fired. She says that she reported a domestic violence incident but was then terminated after her boyfriend, Jarrett Claitt, showed off a sex tape. … More » The post This Woman Says She Got Fired For Private Video appeared first on EveryJoe.

The Best-Laid Plans

You might say it was a Robert Burns weekend. Various priorities, including a visit to an emergency room, pushed plans off the table. (Fortunately, all is now well.)

Help People Get Into the Right Role

#65 Help People Get Into the Right Role Help your direct reports get into the right role that fits their interests and strengths, and provides the right degree of challenge.  If you are not able to get them a role that is a perfect fit,...Show More Summary

Sales and Marketing Are Two Different Things

A few weeks ago, I published a post on the “10 Skills You Need to Innovate”. I received a comment from Hannah Morgan (aka Career Sherpa) suggesting the addition of sales and marketing skills. I totally agree that sales and marketing skills are important. Show More Summary

Working for a Family Owned Business – Pros and Cons

Family Owned Business Have you considered going to work for a family owned business? These businesses have their own special qualities. What prompted me to write about this was an e-mail I received after I posted my LinkedIn Publisher...Show More Summary

Bargaining Power to the People

Earlier this month, in the sparsely populated Kentucky county that’s home to Bowling Green, officials voted to convert the place into a right-to-work (for less) sinkhole. The county officials did it at the bidding of big corporations. They certainly didn’t do it for their Warren County constituents because employees in right-to-work (for less) states get […]

Women With The Same Qualifications As Men Get Passed Over For Promotion

Even when women have the same experience, tenure, and jobs as men, they have a much lower chance of being promoted, according to a new study. Authors Astrid Kunze and Amalia R. Miller examined private sector employment data from Norway, known as a generally women-friendly country, between 1987 and 1997. They found that even when […]

2014 was the end of the workplace revolution

When I started writing about careers we were at the beginning of a huge revolution. It makes sense, then, that I spent so much time trying to not write about careers. If you start at the beginning of a revolution you look like a crazy person. The revolution hasn’t started yet, which means that everyone is...

Management Practices: Find the Reason

An often-overlooked truth: If a manager or supervisor frequently does what he or she is not being forced to do, they are doing it for what they think is a good reason. Don't jump to discourage the practice unless you know that the reason is truly a poor one.

Starting Over, a Goal for 2015

Learn to Start Anew Holding on to what’s no longer there holds too many of us back. Some of us spend the majority of our lives recounting the past and allow negativity to permeate our present. We waste our time and energy when we dwell...Show More Summary

Prepare to Be Wowed

Bored Panda has majestic photographs of great libraries. Click on the site and scroll down. Marvelous combinations of functionality and beauty. [HT: Kelly Corsette]

Miscellaneous and Fast

Nicholas Bate: Learning from those vacation jobs. Fortune: Five facts about Amazon's holiday season. Wally Bock: Stories and strategies from real life. CoolTools: Socks with a lifetime guarantee. Terry Eastland: Will there be an end to race-conscious college preferences? Spiegel: Backlash in Germany. The trailer for "Milius." Tom Peters on spontaneous discovery.

Where Campbell Worked

Cultural Offering adds to his fine workplace series by featuring Joseph Campbell's desk as well as his reading list.

First Paragraph

Of all the towering figures of the twentieth century, both good and evil, Winston Churchill was the most valuable to humanity, and also the most likable. It is a joy to write his life, and to read about it. None holds more lessons, especially for youth: How to use a difficult childhood. Show More Summary

How to Create and Use an Infographic Resume

Pictures are not only worth a thousand words, they can also help you get a job. Visual content is more appealing to look at and can illustrate quickly, making them ideal for resumes. While many creative types are using infographic resumes,...Show More Summary

Invisible Boxes

When managing, you usually don't go from Box A to Box B without a return trip. You go from Box A to Box B and back to Box A to complete items which could not be known until you got to Box B and there may even be some Box A work to be done once you get into Box Z. Show More Summary

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Find out who you are and do it on purpose. - Dolly Parton

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