Thursday, October 23, 2014
Inquirer Daily News


Q: A manager who reports to me is creating a lot of problems.
If you’re in your senior year and not sure what type of job you want after graduation, you might want to consider a job in the transportation industry.
From now until the end of the year, other dispensers of workplace advice will bombard you with monumentally stupid tips on how to behave at work during the holidays.
Across the nation this month, businesses are rallying their employees and customers in the fight against breast cancer. For some owners, the cause is personal and workplace participation is that much more rewarding.
The businesswoman sitting across the table from me at the luncheon talked with her mouth full and food tumbled onto her plate. Around the table, one person stifled a giggle. Another grimaced noticeably.
Exaggerating the truth or outright lying on resumes isn’t unusual, but that doesn’t mean it’s an effective way to advance your career.
Cecelia Fitzgibbon puts a lot of stock in being Irish -- she even credits it for helping her succeed at fund raising -- an increasingly important part of her job as president of Moore College of Art & Design. "I've found that being Irish is extremely helpful in raising money," she told me during our Leadership Agenda interview published in Monday's Philadelphia Inquirer.
Do your leadership skills generate the results you desire?
A career coach gives tips on the questions a job candidate should ask when it's their turn to ask the employer at the end of an interview.
For 16 years, Dena Adams investigated child abuse cases for Covenant House, a New York City nonprofit.
You're sure you could do the job, but the posting says a bachelor's degree is required and you don't have one.
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