Tag Archives: employer

Would you hire me if you were blindfolded?

As a child, having your name mispronounced hurts. But what happens as an adult, when your name hurts your chances of earning a fair living? “We may think we don’t discriminate, but many of us are guided by our unconscious … Continue reading

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Trap for Prying Eyes

I’m pretty sure my employer is spying on me by reading my work email, because I’m highly valuable. I am thinking about writing a resignation letter, postdated a couple months from now, signing and scanning it, and emailing it to … Continue reading

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How to Move Past An On-The-Job Mistake.

Q: I made a mistake at work that cost my company some money and embarrassed some executives. Yet everyone seems to be moving on but me; I can’t seem to let go and no longer trust my own judgment. What … Continue reading

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Small Business

Were in a tight labor market, and entrepreneurs must be smart about what they offer new employees. New hires want to know: How is this company helping me plan for my future, helping with my wellness? These questions don’t just … Continue reading

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Recruiting

Companies have gotten very good at providing creature comforts to developers- they have candy, free lattes, free massages- but if you ask developers what  they want, it’s a quiet place to work, with a door that closes, and more flexibility … Continue reading

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