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Monthly Archives: March 2010

Timeless Communication Tips for New Grads from Guest Blogger, Marjorie Whittaker

A colleague of mine, who will be presenting at Northeastern University thisĀ  evening, sent me this posting. I told her it was too darn good to keep a secret. So I’m spreading the word. The advice applies to both experienced and newly minted grads. I hope you find this information useful and feel free to […]

Posted in Communication

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The Battle for Summer Jobs Heats Up

Okay, how can I possibly be writing about summer jobs when it was 35 degrees here in New England this morning? That's because if I wait until the thermometer hits 80 degrees, it will be too late for those of you who were waiting for the signal to let you know the season has officially […]

Posted in Job Searching

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Are You Allowing Yourself to be a Victim of the Economy?

Yes, I know…it’s a lousy economy and jobs are scarce. But they do exist. I’m frequently hearing people complain about the way they are being treated at work, yet these same people don’t even have an updated resume nor have they done much to expand their network. No one else will be able to help […]

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What if You Could Go Back in Time?

What if you could go back in time and do things over? Would you? If so, what, if anything, would you do differently? I'm asking this question as I write the manuscript for my forthcoming book, Suddenly in Charge: Managing Up, Managing Down, Succeeding all Around. And I'm getting some very interesting responses. It seems […]

Posted in Learning and Development

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Who Really Has a Problem Working for a Younger Boss-(Hint, It’s Not Who You Think!)

A new CareerBuilder survey finds more than four-in-ten workers over the age of 35 currently work for a younger boss. From time to time, the younger boss, older worker situation can create challenges. However, the group that really seems to find this relationship most challenging are workers between ages 25-34. Sixteen percent said they find […]

Posted in Management

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