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DUDE VIEWS: On The Facebook/Apple Benefit of Covering Cost for Women to Freeze Eggs....

Hi Gals! Here's just what you've been waiting on. A guy to come in and analyze the recently decision by Facebook and Apple to cover the cost of women freezing their eggs. You live it, but I report it. Here's...

The Saga of the Jimmy John's Global Non-Compete...

In case you HR pros who long for legal catfights and PR missed it, your neighborhood Jimmy Johns is taking a PR hit based on the fact they mandate every employee in the company sign a general non-complete. Yes, even...

NOBNOM Winners and Other Updates

2008 pic, RV breakdown en route to Burning Man. Shit happens, but that’s OK. Ladies and gents! A few updates: 1) If you missed instructions for the three quick-start videos from Tony Robbins, or his morning breathing routine and Cryotherapy, I’ve added the links here. 2) I’m so very sorry for the delay in announcing […]

5 Types of People You Don’t Want to Become at the Office

Ever had trouble getting along with your coworkers at the office? Before you point fingers at someone else, take a look at this list to see if the problem is really your personality. The post 5 Types of People You Don’t Want to Become at the Office appeared first on Brazen Life.

Friday Woohoo: Ron Swanson on coworkers

Parks and Recreation is a funny show and this clip of Ron Swanson talking about his coworkers is hilarious:

How Hard Rock Cafe Hired 120 People in 30 Days Using Facebook

If you’re trying to find the next big thing in recruiting, stop; the solution is right at your fingertips. Need proof? It’s how Hard Rock was able to hire 120 people in 30 days. The post How Hard Rock Cafe Hired 120 People in 30 Days Using Facebook appeared first on Brazen Life.

Some team members resist happiness. What would you do?

I received the following email from a manager who reads my blog and I got his permission to post it here, to get input from all of you. What would you do? Here’s the email: I have a team of 10 people doing admin based work. The job can be busy but mundane and this can lower the “fun” […]

Smart Networking for MBA Students: How to Schmooze Your Way to Success

Making the most of business school is about meeting the right people. Learn how to strategically build your network as an MBA student. The post Smart Networking for MBA Students: How to Schmooze Your Way to Success appeared first on Brazen Life.

9 Networking Events in Austin You Won’t Want to Miss

Live in Austin, Texas? Expand your professional and social circles with these networking opportunities. Who knows, you might find your next boss - or maybe just a new best friend! The post 9 Networking Events in Austin You Won’t Want to Miss appeared first on Brazen Life.

Why Learning Languages Makes You a More Appealing Job Candidate

Can you speak more than one language? Here’s why multilingualism is a coveted skill -- and why it could be key to landing your next job. The post Why Learning Languages Makes You a More Appealing Job Candidate appeared first on Brazen Life.

5 Ways Millennials Can Nail Their Next Job Interview

An employee whose company has a selective interview process shares his best tips for hopeful job applicants. The post 5 Ways Millennials Can Nail Their Next Job Interview appeared first on Brazen Life.

Why performance reviews are so reviled

Lots of companies have an annual performance review that goes along with the calendar year, which means right now it’s probably on your mind. If you’re a manager, you’re dreading writing them. And unless you own the company, you’re probably dreading receiving yours — no matter if you’re a top notch employee. Even if your […]

4 Things You Need to Do to Land Your Dream Job

With your dream job on the horizon, you need to take these steps to seal the deal. The post 4 Things You Need to Do to Land Your Dream Job appeared first on Brazen Life.

Lessons in Leadership From Donkey Hiking

Learning how to be a leader can happen through a seminar, or through living life. Often, though, lessons in leadership happen everywhere, and sometimes against our will. My first mistake was having a late night meeting, leaving my husband and children home alone. By the time I got home at 10:00 pm the trek had […]

Using the SDP Scale to Evaluate Yourself and Others

There are no simple tests to know when you will be successful at something. However, there are a few factors that can be applied to create what I call the SDP Scale that may help you get a better feel for what will likely lead to success. The...Show More Summary

How to Create an Online Business That Allows You to Work From Anywhere

What you can start doing today to build a global online business and work from anywhere. The post How to Create an Online Business That Allows You to Work From Anywhere appeared first on Brazen Life.

Why Neutral References Don’t Work

You want to protect your business, so you listened to your attorney and you implemented a policy of only “neutral” references. That is, you only confirm dates of service and title. This is a great policy, and the one recommended by many attorneys. In fact, last week, I asked six labor and employment attorneys their […]

Interview Horror Stories–Even When It’s Not Halloween

Each year as Halloween approaches, Hollywood and the rest of the entertainment business roll out the horror features that are always a staple at this time of the year. All of the “horror” stories, however, are hardly fictional or strictly limited to the movies and TV. Show More Summary

Considering a Career in Public Relations? Set Yourself Up for Success With These 5 Tips

Still contemplating what your future career might be? If you’re considering public relations, here’s what you need to know. The post Considering a Career in Public Relations? Set Yourself Up for Success With These 5 Tips appeared first on Brazen Life.

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