This article highlights some crazy things that people have done to get noticed and get hired. Some of my favorites: Turn the tables. Young programmer Andrew Horner asked employers to apply to have him work for them. “I will favor those job offers which fulfill my listed preferences,” he wrote, “but you shouldn’t worry too much… Continue reading Crazy/different things people have done for employment.
I think it’s professional (kinda) :)
When an email arrives in an undoubtably professional context that contains a smiley face, I do a double take. On one hand, it certainly creates a warm tone in a way that Kind Regards never will be able to do. On the other hand, we’re not in junior high and we don’t need to be… Continue reading I think it’s professional (kinda) 🙂
5 Tips For Jumpstarting Your Job Hunt
I get asked all the time for advice about job searching. Where do I start? Where are jobs listed that are “nontraditional”? I want to change my industry but my resume makes me look inexperienced; how do I fix that? Etc. Etc. Etc. This is a lot to ask, but not without answers! The problem is… Job… Continue reading 5 Tips For Jumpstarting Your Job Hunt
8 Core Beliefs of Extraordinary Bosses
Good article on how to recognize and be a great manager.8 Core Beliefs of Extraordinary Bosses
Part of the transcript from the recent millennial chat. I wasn’t able to attend, but the transcript was great and brought up many good, easy to digest points about meeting time, office communications, and challenges. I’m glad these conversations exist! Join in next week!
In New York City’s Fast Pace Culture, Should Companies Keep Up?
[Note: I wrote the below article for WECREATE NYC. They’re a super cool bunch of innovators interested in generating lasting economy and social change. Enjoy and share!] By Jen Bokoff, a Brooklyn-based non-profit professional dedicated to facilitating discussions around philanthropy, sociology, and DIY ideas. New York is inarguably a fast-paced city. From the way we walk… Continue reading In New York City’s Fast Pace Culture, Should Companies Keep Up?
Chatting is Working: a new kind of meeting
YES.Chatting is Working: a new kind of meeting
Germs we don’t give a second thought to.
Many women who fear the germs of public toilet seats don’t think twice about placing their purses down on the floor of the bathroom stall. Not only that, they also set them on the floor while riding the bus, or while dining at a restaurant, or while dancing at a nightclub, or on the bedspread… Continue reading Germs we don’t give a second thought to.
I’m digging this short guide for email etiquette from Tim Sanders. Of course, the etiquette queen Emily Post also has a great set of tips on the topic. What else would you add? Email Tips
Office Health Tips from Trainer Greg
This is pretty helpful for all of us stuck in an office at a desk 5 days a week. I wish I didn’t give up sitting on the ball; I think it might be time to start again. Thanks Greg!Office Health Tips from Trainer Greg
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