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Are you there, Twitter? It’s me, Penelope.

I woke up on August 12th and my Twitter account was stolen. This is not a small account. I have 130,000 followers. Is it too optimistic to use the present tense? I’m not sure, because there is still a picture of a cat in the spot that should be me. I remember the early days...

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Five Things You Can Do Now to Get a Job at Graduation

Welcome back to school. I am sure you had a good summer, but now it is time to get back into the swing of things, catch up with friends and focus your attention on your studies. If this is your last year of studies, I want to let you in on a little secret. Your ...

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Judge Kavanaugh has taught me so much about how the world works

I can’t stop reading about Judge Kavanaugh. I am learning so much about how the world works. His yearbook from high school is horrifying. There were derogatory jokes about women throughout the pages. Everyone knew, but the boys were rich, and they were going to top colleges, so it was okay. I didn’t know there...

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This post is hard to write, so you better read it.

What I’ve learned from selling stuff on this blog is that I don’t like to do it. It’s hard to tell you I’m hating myself and then tell you, “Buy my course about happiness!” So, I’ve decided to change my business model. Except that I don’t actually have a new business model yet. And while...

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This post is hard to write, so you better read it.

What I’ve learned from selling stuff on this blog is that I don’t like to do it. It’s hard to tell you I’m hating myself and then tell you, “Buy my course about happiness!” So, I’ve decided to change my business model. Except that I don’t actually have a new business model yet. And while...

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17 years after 9/11 and I am still surprised

I have been writing a post about 9/11 every year. Maybe because 9/11 comes right around the Jewish High Holidays, I treat my archive of posts a little like a prayer book. I read my favorite – the first one – because it’s still incredible to me that I was at the World Trade Center...

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Communication Styles Across Generations: 5 Ways to Ensure Understanding

Remember when your choices for business communication were to make a phone call, mail a letter or use that dog-eared manila “interoffice” routing envelope? (Who says older generations weren’t into recycling?) As a proud Gen Xer, I sometimes miss the … [Read more...]

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How to Lead Across Generations: Putting the Remix Into Practice

In today’s five-generation workforce, it is more important than ever for leaders to become skilled at overseeing employees from a wide variety of backgrounds, identities and workplace expectations. Diversity and inclusion are critical to personal and organizational success. Research shows … [Read more...]

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What Do Multigenerational Employees Want in a Work Environment?

Location, location, location? It turns out the old real estate saying about the three most valuable qualities of a property may not be true for modern workplaces. For employers wanting to attract today’s multigenerational employees, the mantra might now be … [Read more...]

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A Campus Recruiter’s Perspective

“I can’t get experience without a job, but I can’t get a job without experience.” “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” “Today’s generation is lazy and entitled.” “There are no good jobs out there.” “I can’t find the right candidate who will be a great fit.” All of these quotes and myths ...

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