The Reality of the Ongoing Job Search (& 4 Steps to Prepare for It)

“We were trained to finish our homework, our peas and our chores. Today, we’re never finished, and that’s okay.” ~Seth Godin, Dancing on the edge of finished In his post, marketing expert and author Seth Godin was talking about the continual stream of work that awaits us. We’re never “done” with anything. There’s always more […]

Working from Home? Be Sure to Establish Boundaries

Working from home is now a reality for more than 26 million people. It can be part-time or full-time, for an employer or as an entrepreneur. Generally, working from home is seen as one of the choice benefits that companies can bestow on employees, or as one of the perks of being self-employed. How do […]

Be Aware of Your Weaknesses

Today, we have a guest post by Erin Palmer on how knowing your weaknesses can be a benefit. Identifying your strengths and weaknesses is a pretty standard job interview topic. Knowledgeable job seekers have most likely found a clever way around the weakness question, naming traits an employer would love to have in a worker: […]

6 Work Skills that Improve Your Home Life (and Vice-Versa)

Whether you are currently working as a manager or are a stay-at-home mom looking to get back into a management role after taking time off, you possess skills that are very transferable to the other side of your life. 1. Project/quality management: At work, you need to keep everything moving smoothly so that, ultimately, the […]

Can Women Have It All With Careers and Kids?

I know – the title of this post is a loaded question. The feminist in me scoffs at it and asks, “And why not? Men have been doing it without problems or questions for centuries. So now, in 2011, isn’t it about time that women would be able to do it, too?” And then there […]

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