Author Archives: The Career Lady®

Could Your Facebook Page Get You Fired?

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The recruiter called to tell you the great news.  You aced your job interview.  However, the company needs to perform a standard background check before your offer letter can be mailed out.  Naturally you are not worried.  You have never been arrested.  You have great credit.  Your academic record is outstanding. So imagine your surprise […]

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Is Working From Home An Option?

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When the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its 2008 American Time Use Survey, it noted 21% of employees worked at home either part-time or full-time.  These results remind us the majority of jobs are still performed from a location other than the home.  However, as companies look to decrease the cost of maintaining office space, […]

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I Need A New Career

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Even in this tough economy, many people are dissatisfied with their current jobs.  A variety of reasons are frequently offered for the discontent, but they generally fall into three major categories – better work-life balance, lack of interest in a chosen career, and  frustration with the politics or rat race in corporate America. For those […]

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Online Postings Could Cost You Your Job

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Tip of the Week: You can not control how information is used once you poste it online.

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