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If You Can’t Think of Anything Nice to Say . . .

I have one week left at my current job and will start my new job next Monday. Last Friday my boss and I were talking, lightheartedly, about some of the things we’ve learned at our various jobs through the years. He … Continue reading

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Signs Your Job is Dysfunctional

Signs Your Job is Dysfunctional from CareerBuilder and HR World (I’m posting the ones that apply to my workplace): Value statements are filled with vague but important-sounding words like “excellence” and “quality.” Reward system? What reward system? You can’t have … Continue reading

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Some things I’ve learned in the workplace

I have now been employed full time for about 15 years, and I held lots of part time jobs in college & high school before that. Here are some things I’ve learned through the years: If your employer does not … Continue reading

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Ruminations on the Job Interview Process

It’s been over a week since my third job interview for the same position, and I haven’t heard anything. None of my professional references has gotten an inquiry about me, either. So, I’m assuming that I’m out of the running. … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan’s Wife

“I looked at the menu, then I looked at my wife. The one thing about her that I always loved was that she was never one of those people who thinks that someone else is the answer to their happiness. … Continue reading

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Just a Question

Is it more important to have a boring, secure job so that you can enjoy the rest of your life, or to have a relatively enjoyable job so that you can feel good about the 40 hours you have to … Continue reading

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Hanging Tight

Last night I sent my resume and cover letter off to that guy. He actually took the time to email back and acknowledge it. He also said he’s in the very beginning stages of the search process and asked me to … Continue reading

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