What Shopping Habits Say About A Job Seeker | CAREEREALISM

If I had to choose the biggest mistake I see job seekers making right now, I’d say it’s diving into a job search without properly determining their value to potential employers. They throw together a resume, blast out cover letters, and submit online applications without first stepping back and getting a truly clear picture of…
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Managers Lie Because You Want Them To | CAREEREALISM

June 7, 2013 by J.T. O’Donnell 16 In this WSJ article, an accomplished AT&T executive, Howard McNally shares the time when a laid-off middle-aged employee walked into his office crying. The man was holding six, (yes, SIX) annual reviews that said he was performing well. Thus, he had been completely caught off-guard by the pink…
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The Secret to Getting People to Adore You | LinkedIn

I recently picked up a friend at the airport, and he enthusiastically told me, “I just met the nicest woman on the planet on my plane!” “Awesome”, I responded. “What was her name?” “You know, I’m not sure,” he told me. “Ok, then,” I continued. “What did she do for a living?” “I don’t recall,”…
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Following Your Gut When People Think You’re Crazy | LinkedIn

My kind of Leader: …………….. When Mindy Grossman left her job as the global vice president of Nike to take over as CEO of HSN Inc., people thought she was insane. “I realized they weren’t seeing what I was seeing. So many people thought I’d lost my mind and was having a mid-life crisis,” Grossman…
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Why Yes, My Life Is a Three-Ring Circus

I really, truthfully could not make up the amount of chaos going on in my life right now if I tried.  Honestly, I’m not sure I could even explain everything that’s happened in the last couple of weeks, much less couple of months, and have you believe any of it.  If you’ve ever been a…
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One of the struggles as a working mom is the balance between the need and desire to work, and the need to deal with all of the stuff going on at home.  At times, that can get to be overwhelming, as I have to deal with all of the demands being placed on me, and…
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They Come By It Honestly

To say that my children are a handful is something of an understatement.  Between the kid who decided to swing from the dining room chandelier, to the episode with the ceiling fan, we’ve had lots of “those” moments in our household.  Plenty of them are almost impossible to describe. This week, my youngest son, El…
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Ann Hand – Meet the 2013 Fortune Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs – FORTUNE

Ann Hand – Meet the 2013 Fortune Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs – FORTUNE. I hope to be one of them one day, but here’s the list. Ann Hand Julia Hartz Julies Pieri Leila Janah Lisa Stone Lori Steele Maria Rios Rose Wang Sarah Collins Sari Davidson Related posts:

Bring Up a Business

Right now, we are in the process of bringing up a business or two.  Next Wednesday, we will sit for our state survey for Extension of You Home Care.  After we pass our survey, we will be able to start accepting clients.  It is wildly exciting, and scary at the same time.  We are looking…
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Why Do Women Start Businesses | The Groupon Local Merchant Blog

  Why Do Women Start Businesses | The Groupon Local Merchant Blog. This is a great article on why women start their own businesses.  As someone who currently has a couple of businesses going, and a couple more in the start-up phase, this rings so true for me.  I think that for me, the flexibility…
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