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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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Remixer of the Month: Reed Smith LLP

As is the case with other traditional industries, many law firms have struggled with the rise of millennials in the workplace. Many of my law firm clients have shared that their long-time practices – such as billable hours, up-or-out career paths and high expectations for 24/7/365 client service – don’t always match the preferences of […]

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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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A Guide to In-Person Job Interviews

In-person interviews come in many shapes and sizes, from the classic one-on-one to the increasingly common group interview. Each in-person interview requires you to show off your skills as a prospective employee, but you may want to prepare a bit differently depending on the type. Tips for One-on-One Interviews One-on-one interviews are often the second ...

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Use Social Media to Find a Job

General Social Media Advice Make sure your social media accounts (all of them!) are professional, employer-friendly, and clean – essentially, present your best self! Your real name goes a long way. Avoid using nicknames/slang, or names that make it difficult for employers to find you. Make your name consistent across all platforms. Picture perfect! If ...

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