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How To Use Guest Blogging To Attract Work

Share your expertise to earn attention from the right people. A guest blog post is authored by you but published on someone else's blog. By quickly growing a small portfolio of 3-5 guest posts on well-known blogs in your industry, you...Show More Summary

Six Keys to Successful Business Communications

Peter Post spells out six ways to help make business writing successful.

More Responsibility Doesn't Always Mean a Promotion

Elaine Varelas advises on how to navigate a discussion with your manager on how to prepare for a promotion.

So Where Are You Headed? #Jobseekers

As I approached the intersection, I could see two young people – one standing and one sitting…late teens, early 20’s. They looked tired. The young man was sitting by a backpack. The young woman held a sign that read: TRAVELING...

Tone and Content Add Up To Successful Emails

A reader weighs in with advice on how to be sure an email's tone is positive. His little trick to slaw down the process of writing and sending the email gives a person a little time to reflect on the message before hitting the send button.

The Crystal Bridges Experience and Your Career

Last week as I toured the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, I was awestruck by the beauty and elegance of the structure designed by internationally renowned architect Moshe Safdie. The art inside the museum features more...

Employees Work Schedule is a Juggling Act

Elaine Varelas explains the laws around compensating exempt and non exempt employees.

Paint and Sip Nights Foster Creative Experimentation

The trend in ?social painting? ? instructional get-togethers that revolve around wine and art ? encourage creativity to flow while imbibing in cocktails.

WIN $11K: The 8th Annual JobMob Guest Blogging Contest

The biggest guest blogging contest is back again for an 8th summer. This time with more prizes than ever and some new twists. In this official announcement, you'll find: Main contest prizes How to WIN the contest How to enter the contest Contest calendar Take your time to carefully read this announcement. Show More Summary

Smash Cakes And A Job Search

Until recently, I had not heard of a smash cake. Smash what? A friend was telling me about a Smash Cake birthday party she attended for a baby’s first birthday party. The baby delighted in getting the cake everywhere…head, hands,...

Job Doc chat with Pattie Hunt Sinacole

Pattie Hunt Sinacole, a human resources expert with consulting firm First Beacon Group in Hopkinton, takes your career-related questions live on Monday.

What?s In A Name?

Nicknames and abbreviated names shouldn't be part of a business card says Peter Post, author of The Etiquette Advantage in Business. Nicknames or abbreviated names can be indicated at an introduction or in the signature area of a written message.

And The Big News Is…

...that the 8th Annual JobMob Guest Blogging Contest is almost here. As usual, there will be thousands of dollars in prizes, including new prizes that I’ve never offered before and some new twists that I'll be trying out for the first...Show More Summary

Keeping Vehicles On the Roll at Local Car Wash

?Washing your car is like taking a shower or brushing your teeth ? it makes you feel better about yourself and also maintains the finish of your vehicle,? said Otto Torres, on-site manager at Belmont Car Wash.

Summer Job Scheduling

Elaine Varelas offers advice on how to approach your manager with scheduling concerns.

Job Doc chat with Elaine Varelas Monday

Elaine Varelas, managing partner of Keystone Partners in Boston, has over 20 years experience in career consulting, executive development and coaching. She takes your career questions during a live chat Monday at noon.

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