Category Archives: Job Search Strategies

After racial tensions, over 150 CEOs to sign groundbreaking pledge to create diverse workforces


With Monday’s launch of the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion, more than 150 CEOs announced that they pledge to to take specific actions to improve diversity and inclusion at their companies, in what the campaign is calling “the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.” Companies from […]

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Exclamation points are the answer to friendlier work emails


We have already covered the difficult question of how to use emojis in the workplace. Now I will be leading you through an advanced course on whether or not you should use exclamation points. Let’s be honest: It’s a divisive subject. Apple strongly advises its advertisers to avoid it in their promotions. The […]

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5 steps to keep food allergies and dietary restrictions from taking over your workday


Dietary restrictions can often be a barrier in our food-centric culture. Whether they’re religious restrictions — like avoiding caffeine, alcohol, or pork — or allergies, principled choices or health problems, a different diet can sometimes be a barrier to socializing with colleagues. Being vegan, vegetarian or having an intolerance to […]

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What’s the Best Advice You Ever Got From Your Dad?


Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there! Let’s be honest, your pop probably wasn’t one to hold back on doling out life tips. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) went to Times Square to ask people the best advice they ever got from their dads. The answers were varied and at […]

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How Amazon buying Whole Foods could one day affect how you shop


We all know the lament of the office worker: there’s just no time to take on the demands of bringing lunch to work every day, especially if it’s a healthy lunch. One big deal today could change that: Amazon announced today that it is buying the upscale grocery chain Whole Foods […]

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Grief leave is catching on with more companies


There’s almost no harder task than to keep working after losing a close family member. Companies are increasingly recognizing that. This week, Mastercard followed in Facebook’s footsteps by extending its bereavement policy of 15 days to 20 days for employees who lose a child, spouse, or domestic partner. “This is another […]

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Five success secrets we can learn from Harvard’s first female president


Drew Faust, Harvard’s first female president, announced yesterday that she will be stepping down on June 30, 2018, which will be 11 years after she became the school’s 28th president. The New York Times reported “it had been widely assumed that Dr. Faust, 69, the university’s 28th president, would leave her post soon. […]

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How Dad’s best advice led 15 women in business to succeed


Between the truly terribly-wonderful dad jokes, the candid humor and the smart advice, good fathers can have a way of changing their daughters’ lives. Dad was the best mentor for some female entrepreneurs, who have built careers that then built successful companies. Often times, the targeted, personal and kind-hearted business […]

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Jackass creator Jeff Tremaine on success: ‘It was baffling to me’


Jeff Tremaine is a name you know if you like pranks. He was the creator of the skating culture magazine Big Brother back in the 90’s, which took its stunts and pranks to the extreme in each issue. “Most of my magazine career was spent sitting in front of a […]

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Job interviews over text message are your next work challenge


Talking with recruiters is already stressful enough by phone—and now there’s a startup that wants to make it easier and more enticing by using the language many younger people prefer: text messages. Canvas claims it is the world’s first text-based interviewing platform and it was founded by people who were […]

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