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Shooting One?s Self in the Foot

People shouldn't do personal grooming tasks at their desk. But what do you do if you see someone doing just that? Address the problem immediately. But do it carefully so the focus is on the problem and not on how you address it.

Transitioning into the Education Industry

Elaine Varelas consults with Boston Public School representatives on how to transition into the education industry as an experienced professional.

Are Salary Surveys Actually Useful? [PODCAST]

The numbers are there, but do they really mean anything? After I recently published Over 100 Salary Surveys, Guides and Calculators For 2014, Mark Anthony Dyson, creator of blog TheVoiceofJobseekers.com, reached out to interview me for...Show More Summary

Recordings Come to Life, Thanks to Music Producer

Q Division recording studio in Somerville helps bands achieve optimal sound.

The next time you speak, avoid this risk

Do you ever use language, asks Paul Hellman, that's meaningful to you, but gobbledygook to everyone else?

One Baby Boomer's Success Story About Finding Her Ideal Job - Super Fast!

The thing I love about the career management business is that I have the opportunity to provide services to all ages spanning all generations. In my work with Baby Boomers, one of the frequently cited reasons for not finding a...

Reply All and No Joking Matter

Email is the primary communications tool in business today, but be careful how you use it, especially the REPLY ALL function and how you deal with jokes. Misuse of REPLY ALL frustrates recipients and damages your image, while mishandling jokes can even lead to the oss of your job.

Employment Options for Nurses

Elaine consults with Kathy Lind, Staffing Manager for Boston Children's Hospital on career options for nurses.

Your One Wild and Precious Life

As a job seeker, what concerns are you wrestling with and/or struggling with as it pertains to your job search? In my practice, I hear all types of concerns: I don’t have a degree. I have a degree and no...

Current Searches as of April 12, 2014

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10 More Reasons You Should Exercise Regularly

You know you should do it, and your job search is a great time to do it. Here's my original list of 10 Mighty Reasons to Work Out During Your Job Search. With those first reasons in mind- Regular exercise will also... 11. Settle at least part of your job search into a routine. Show More Summary

The Dreaded No-Exit Conversation

Before you jump to the impulsive choice to solve a problem?like being stuck in an interminable conversation?consider the alternatives to find the best choice for solving the situation and maintaining or growing the relationship at the same time.

Working after Retirement

Elaine Varelas offers options for working after retirement.

Job Doc chat with Tracy Cashman

Tracy Cashman is Senior Vice President and Partner of the Information Technology search division at WinterWyman. She takes your career-related questions

Why your job is a never-ending problem

What problems do you like to solve? That's good to know, says Paul Hellman. But you also add value by solving the 10,000 other ones.

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