Archive for Category: "Career Management"

The secret side of an unlimited vacation policy

The secret side of an unlimited vacation policy

When speaking off-hand, we sometimes call our “Unlimited Vacation Policy” a “No Vacation Policy.”

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Great flexible jobs for baby boomers

Great flexible jobs for baby boomers

What are you most looking forward to about retirement? Is it travel? More time with family? Not commuting back and forth to your job every day? Those all sound fantastic.

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How to open and close your cover letter

How to open and close your cover letter

In a tight job market flooded with resumes and cover notes, it’s a given that your documents and messages need to be error-free. So how else can you distinguish your communications? Appropriate openings and closings convey professionalism and polish.

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How to move up the ranks as an admin

How to move up the ranks as an admin

From the front-desk receptionist to the CEO’s executive assistant, administrative professionals put their legendary organizational skills to work at all levels of business to keep companies running smoothly.

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Introducing Project You: using data science to fuel self-discovery and career advancement.

Introducing Project You: using data science to fuel self-discovery and career advancement.

At Monster, we wanted to help develop new ways for millennials to approach their careers.

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4 reasons to seek out employers with diverse workforces

4 reasons to seek out employers with diverse workforces

During your job search, are you looking at employers that stress diversity in the workforce? You should. Companies that focus on diversity — not just in terms of race, but also gender, sexual orientation, age, culture, educational background, and more — can offer you a lot of benefits other companies can’t.

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Find yourself a high-paying, low-stress career in these industries

Find yourself a high-paying, low-stress career in these industries

For 77 percent of us out there, stress is a major factor when it comes to changing jobs.

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How to handle criticism when you think it’s wrong

How to handle criticism when you think it’s wrong

In business especially, no one is infallible. And in startups, you can only benefit from asking for opinions from people you trust and respect. (Whether you listen to those opinions or not is another issue.)

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5 tips for staying healthy at work

5 tips for staying healthy at work

Work can be a place where healthy habits fly out the window. Despite the daunting task of making time to take care of yourself, you’ll find yourself happier and more productive if you do.

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When to tell your boss ‘no’

When to tell your boss ‘no’

Is there ever an appropriate time to say “no” to your boss?

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