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Agreed! Study says unemployment bad for one’s health

MSNBC.com had a small article on this study today: Job Loss Greatly Increases Risk of Premature Death, Especially in Men As someone who was unemployed for six months, I can 100% back up these results.   When I was unemployed, I … Continue reading

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FYR: Forbes article, 15 Jobs where Women Earn More than Men

When I saw the title of this article, I was excited.  Jobs where women are earning more than men.  And then I started reading it and thinking, “Could the wage gap seriously be closing?”  The first paragraph certainly says so. … Continue reading

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525,600 minutes

How do you measure, measure a year? Last year at this time, I was celebrating the holidays and looking forward to a New Year with a boyfriend of two years, so wonderfully in love. However, I was not looking forward … Continue reading

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FYR: Huff Post lists “The Most Popular Jobs in America”

Huffington Post: The Most Popular Jobs in America The most “populated” jobs, yes, but I wouldn’t say these are the most “popular” jobs. That makes it sound like we all want these jobs. Only teachers and RN’s require any type … Continue reading

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FYR: NY Times article: “Building Towers, Razing Sexism”

For your reference… I always try to post articles about ladies braving and demolishing sexism in the workplace, and I especially love it when it comes from overly male-dominated industries. This op-ed piece appeared in the New York Times “Preoccupations” … Continue reading

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FYR: WSJ article “When Job Interview Questions become too Personal”

For your reference, this article was featured in Monday’s edition of the Wall Street Journal. As luck would have it, my column on Tuesday (by pure coincidence) was about how it would be nice if we could get a bit … Continue reading

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The Résumé

We all have to do it. Whether we’re aiming for our first or fourth jobs, at some point we sit down and create or update our résumés. We look at ourselves and sum up all of our accomplishments into one … Continue reading

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