I Have Read Thousands of Résumés and I Have Some Advice

The history of this strange document can tell job-seekers what works and what doesn’t.

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Email, a Modern Expression of Passive Aggression

One option that is always available: embrace the petty.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

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The Traveling Work Diary of a Master Distiller

Marianne Eaves has traded the distillery life for travels with her partner’s circus, connecting to clients in the spirits business from all over the globe.

#alcoholic-beverages, #bourbon-whiskey, #brown-forman-corp, #careers-and-professions, #content-type-personal-profile, #eaves-marianne-1986, #whiskey

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Job Training That’s Free Until You’re Hired Is a Blueprint for Biden

Social Finance, a nonprofit, is spreading a model in which training programs get paid if students get hired, not just if they enroll.

#blue-meridian-partners, #careers-and-professions, #infrastructure-public-works, #labor-and-jobs, #nonprofit-organizations, #philanthropy, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Sorry, Sometimes You Do Have to Be Uncomfortable

Confronting the things that challenge us, off-the-charts stress levels and money matters.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

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How Wall Street Deals with Banker Burnout

Junior bankers are burning out. What should banks do about it?

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #careers-and-professions, #labor-and-jobs, #saturdaynewsletter, #wages-and-salaries, #working-hours

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As Pandemic Upends Teaching, Fewer Students Want to Pursue It

Disruptions to education during the pandemic are turning people away from a profession that was already struggling to attract new recruits.

#american-assn-of-colleges-for-teacher-education, #cardona-miguel-a-1975, #careers-and-professions, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #e-learning, #education-k-12, #teachers-and-school-employees

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It’s My Idea. She’s Taking Credit.

What to do about copycats on Zoom calls, a rival’s resentment and managing an intern.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

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I’m an Athlete, How Can I Find Clothes That Fit?

Vanessa Friedman, fashion director of The New York Times, takes reader questions.

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #fashion-and-apparel, #hanks-erica-stylist, #press-christen, #your-feed-selfcare

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Tackle the Big Problem With Hiring Workers in 2021

How a proposed law could combat the racism, sexism and biases associated with applicant-screening technology.

#artificial-intelligence, #careers-and-professions, #city-council-nyc, #discrimination, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs

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How Amazon Crushes Unions

In a secret settlement in Virginia, Amazon swore off threatening and intimidating workers. As the company confronts increased labor unrest, its tactics are under scrutiny.

#amazon-com-inc, #bessemer-ala, #careers-and-professions, #chester-va, #computers-and-the-internet, #e-commerce, #hough-bill-jr-1964, #international-assn-of-machinists-and-aerospace-workers, #labor-and-jobs, #national-labor-relations-board, #organized-labor, #performance-evaluations-labor, #shopping-and-retail, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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Health Care Workers on the Frontline Face a Year of Risk, Fear and Loss

For many nurses and doctors, medicine was an inherited calling and one that bound couples. Then the virus threatened the ones they love.

#careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #doctors, #grief-emotion, #hospitals, #mental-health-and-disorders, #nursing-and-nurses, #your-feed-healthcare

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No Boys Allowed

Some very odd workplace dilemmas for which there are no easy answers, except for one. There is one easy answer.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

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How to Turn Your Hobby Into a Career

As the pandemic has upended the American job market, the dream of turning a pastime into a moneymaker is no longer a fantasy for these entrepreneurs.

#careers-and-professions, #labor-and-jobs, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #your-feed-selfcare

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Breaking the Garage’s Glass Ceiling

Women are vastly outnumbered in the auto trades, but one pioneer, who died in 2019, is still inspiring others to pursue their dreams and lift one another up.

#anderson-sana, #automobile-racing, #automobile-service-and-charging-stations, #automobiles, #careers-and-professions, #combs-jessi-1983-2019, #holler-heather, #leon-eliza-1985, #united-states, #women-and-girls, #xtreme-4x4-tv-program

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Remember: What You Do Is Not Who You Are

The line between our personal lives and our work lives has all but disappeared. Make the effort to redraw it.

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #labor-and-jobs

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The Economist Placing Value on Black Women’s Overlooked Work

Tracing community activism back a hundred years, Nina Banks says this labor by Black women should be counted as part of the economy.

#banks-nina, #black-people, #careers-and-professions, #content-type-personal-profile, #discrimination, #economics-theory-and-philosophy, #labor-and-jobs, #minorities, #national-economic-association, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states-economy, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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Doug Emhoff and the Opportunity of the Second Gentleman

As the country’s first male vice-presidential spouse, Doug Emhoff can model a masculinity that embraces support.

#careers-and-professions, #dating-and-relationships, #emhoff-douglas-c, #harris-kamala-d, #men-and-boys, #parenting, #united-states, #vice-presidents-and-vice-presidency-us, #women-and-girls

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My Co-Worker Is a Scammer and She Gets on My Last Nerve

Advice for three people trying to navigate racial politics at work, and one person dealing with the emotional baggage from a previous job.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

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A First for a First Lady: Jill Biden Will Balance Her Career and East Wing Duties

Dr. Biden, who holds a doctorate in educational leadership, will continue to teach writing at Northern Virginia Community College, where she taught full-time during her two terms as second lady.

#biden-jill-tracy-jacobs, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #careers-and-professions, #first-ladies-us, #labor-and-jobs, #presidential-transition-us, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-building-washington-dc

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‘A Slap in the Face’: The Pandemic Disrupts Young Oil Careers

Students and recent graduates struggle to get hired as the oil industry cuts tens of thousands of jobs, some of which may never come back.

#alternative-and-renewable-energy, #careers-and-professions, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #engineering-and-engineers, #geology, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #natural-gas, #oil-petroleum-and-gasoline, #rice-university, #texas, #university-of-texas-at-austin

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No More All-Nighters!

How to navigate an office where all-night work sessions are celebrated, tips for transitions and what to do with a charismatic but abusive colleague.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

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Athletes Leaving the Field Are Joining LinkedIn

The platform that put the “network” in “social network” has proved unexpectedly popular with jocks seeking second careers.

#athletics-and-sports, #careers-and-professions, #free-agents-sports, #linkedin-corporation

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How to Handle Bad Co-Workers of the Anti-Mask and Boyfriend Varieties

It isn’t all about you. Or your officemate (even if you are living with him).

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #dating-and-relationships, #labor-and-jobs, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

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Pandemic Closures Devastate Restaurant Industry’s Middle Class

A sous-chef’s search for job security shows how cooks, managers and servers at upscale dining establishments have been hit hard by the pandemic.

#careers-and-professions, #chefs, #chicago-ill, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #food, #jeff-danaher, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #restaurants, #shutdowns-institutional, #unemployment, #united-states

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Reinventing Workers for the Post-Covid Economy

Especially in service industries, old jobs may not be coming back. Training programs are aiming to provide skills for more resilient occupations.

#careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #shutdowns-institutional, #united-states-economy, #vocational-training

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Covid Combat Fatigue: Doctors and Nurses Are Running on Empty

Doctors and nurses on the front lines are running on empty, under increasing duress as the pandemic surges and hospitals are overrun with patients.

#anxiety-and-stress, #careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #disease-rates, #doctors, #hospitals, #labor-and-jobs, #nursing-and-nurses, #your-feed-healthcare

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Recession With a Difference: Women Face Special Burden

Hit hard by job losses and the pandemic’s effect on schooling and child care, American women face short-term difficulties and long-term repercussions.

#careers-and-professions, #child-care, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #families-and-family-life, #income, #labor-and-jobs, #parenting, #recession-and-depression, #shutdowns-institutional, #united-states-economy, #women-and-girls

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I’m Tired of Babysitting Man-Babies at Work

Plus: Ending reply-all abuse once and for all.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

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For Veterans Day, Some Former Military Officers Reflect on Lessons From Their Parents

The values that shaped them include leadership, optimism and charting your own course.

#careers-and-professions, #children-and-childhood, #defense-department, #families-and-family-life, #parenting, #united-states-army, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #united-states-marine-corps, #united-states-navy

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Looking for Job Advice? Try TikTok

Career coaches are watching their follower counts soar on the short-form video app in the midst of a global recession.

#careers-and-professions, #social-media, #tiktok-bytedance

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Whitewater Unions, and a Toobin-Like Bathroom Mistake

Plus: A museum worker who’s too petrified to visit other museums.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

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Young and Jobless in Europe: ‘It’s Been Desperate’

The pandemic-induced jobs crisis has fallen disproportionately on generation Covid-19, and the effects may be long lasting.

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-personal-profile, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #europe, #hiring-and-promotion, #internships, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #unemployment, #youth

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Six Enormous Hot-Dog-Shaped Vehicles Travel America, Spreading Only Brand Awareness and Joy

A pandemic cannot stop either marketing or human emotions.

#automobiles, #careers-and-professions, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #your-feed-selfcare

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Joe Biden’s Non-Radical 1960s

Trump has called Biden a tool of leftist agitators. Friends say that has never much been his way, even as a young man surrounded by protest.

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My Boss’s Drinking Is Getting Worse. How Do We Intervene?

Also: Dealing with an office mean girl and campaigning for the pay you deserve.

#alcohol-abuse, #careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations, #your-feed-selfcare

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Their Buzzy Off Broadway Play Shut Down. Here’s What They Did Next.

When the virus forced New York theater to go dark, it upended thousands of lives, from actors to ticket takers. An anatomy of one production.

#careers-and-professions, #greenfield-adam, #khoury-sylvia, #new-york-city, #playwrights-horizons, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #theater

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I’m a Ghostwriter for a ‘Thought Leader.’ Boo!

Also: I’m ending my marriage, and my boss keeps staring at my ring-less finger.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

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Help! My Boss Is a Conspiracy Theorist

Plus: Workers debate whether to go public with stories of corporate racism and the systems that reward it.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

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A Job That Isn’t Hard to Get in a Pandemic: Swindlers’ Helper

Criminals are increasingly using people like Denise Newton to move their money, just as many have lost their jobs and are vulnerable.

#better-business-bureaus, #careers-and-professions, #computers-and-the-internet, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #frauds-and-swindling, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #money-laundering, #unemployment, #united-states-economy

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How to Network From Home

While team meetings and industry conventions have moved online, the pandemic has opened as many doors as it has closed.

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #linkedin-corporation, #social-media, #telecommuting

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Musicians on How to Bring Racial Equity to Auditions

Conductors, players and administrators don’t necessarily want to abandon blind auditions. But they say the lack of diversity in American orchestras is more complicated than that.

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Lou Brock, Baseball Hall of Famer Known for Stealing Bases, Dies at 81

The son of sharecroppers, Brock attended a one-room schoolhouse, but was inspired by possibilities beyond the poverty and segregation of the rural South.

#baseball, #careers-and-professions, #deaths-obituaries, #halls-of-fame, #lou-brock, #st-louis-cardinals, #trades-sports, #world-series

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Say My Name, Say My Name, Say My Name (Correctly!)

Plus: Synagogues have work drama, too.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

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My Colleagues Have Great Work-Life Balance (Thanks to Childless Me)

Plus: Advice for a worker who’s too self-critical, and for a boss who’s not nearly critical enough.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

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How to Handle a ‘Friendly’ Co-Worker Who’s Really a Total Jerk

A woman has a misogynist at her job. A 56-year-old despairs about his prospects. And employees are asked to pay for their own diversity training.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

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‘It’s Time for a Change’: Workers Idled by the Virus Try New Careers

Facing a loss of hours, unsecured wages and slow reopenings, some unemployed Britons are reconsidering their livelihoods.

#careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #freelancing-self-employment-and-independent-contracting, #great-britain, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #quarantines, #unemployment, #unemployment-insurance, #wages-and-salaries

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Is Corporate Change Really Possible?

On setting boundaries in an unpaid internship, navigating corporate bias and mandatory social check-ins.

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #corporations, #internships, #labor-and-jobs, #work-life-balance, #working-hours, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

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The Pandemic Has Accelerated Demands for a More Skilled Work Force

Even groups that regularly disagree on labor issues said there should be significant public investment in programs that can upgrade the skills of American workers.

#careers-and-professions, #computers-and-the-internet, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #e-learning, #exelon-corporation, #labor-and-jobs, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vocational-training, #wages-and-salaries

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An Evangelist for Remote Work Sees the Rest of the World Catch On

Matt Mullenweg, the founder of Automattic, which runs the publishing platform WordPress, says working remotely is “good for the environment” and “good for the economy.”

#automattic, #careers-and-professions, #computers-and-the-internet, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #labor-and-jobs, #mullenweg-matt, #telecommuting, #tumblr

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