Monthly Archives: April 2011

There’s no Shame in Facing the Firing Line

April 25, 2011
There’s no Shame in Facing the Firing Line

Marie Claire magazine recently interviewed Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe. She talks about the tears she shed after getting fired at CBS in 2006 and the job she took afterwards  as a freelance reporter at MSNBC at a tenth of her previous salary. Even though she took the job because “it was work,” it…

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Rock your Confidence in the Office

April 13, 2011
Rock your Confidence in the Office

All eyes on me when I walk in, No question that this girl’s a 10 Don’t hate me cause I’m beautiful Don’t hate me cause I’m beautiful My walk, my talk the way I dress It’s not my fault so please don’t trip Don’t hate me cause I’m beautiful    Don’t hate me cause I’m…

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Maintaining Senior Relationships

April 12, 2011
Maintaining Senior Relationships

Through your early career, it will seem like everyone you work with will be senior to you. They will be. And damn it- sucking up to them is unfortunately part of your job description.  It would be so nice to scrunch up in your office chair, just you and your half-caf double latte, hold the foam. …

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Playing Politics with Your Administrative Assistant

April 11, 2011
Playing Politics with Your Administrative Assistant

When you start a job right out of school, you’re probably closer in rank to most of the administrative assistants in your group than you are to the officers. At this point your dream may be to have an administrative assistant, as opposed to being effectively considered one by your senior colleagues. Or, maybe you…

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Is it Better to Work with Women, or Not?

April 4, 2011
Is it Better to Work with Women, or Not?

Inadequate Career Development Holds Back Female Executives, McKinsey Says (WSJ 3/4/11). The Wall Street Journal previewed a McKinsey Report today which argues that corporations should take the initiative to develop women in the middle of their careers to increase the female ranks at the top of the corporate hierarchy. Doesn’t sound like shocking advice, does…

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