Category Archives: Tips

Interview Prep – Get your Story Put Together

“Where do you see yourself in 5 years?” isn’t always a question you consider before an interview, but HRinterviews has made it easier to prep. This is a great list of questions, put on my radar by SystematicHR with a … Continue reading

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Good Karma For Your Career

To add to the career management pile-on of Rick and Toby’s recent posts, I wanted to extend the “it’s not what you know” line of thought around networking. Forget standing around a dull conference hall or bad party with a … Continue reading

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Intramural commutability

For us work-from-home types, it can be difficult to “unplug” from the office. Especially when that office sits just a few short steps away from “home.” Web Worker Daily offers some tips for transitioning from work to home with “When … Continue reading

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How to write a better performance review

As I was doing a little Kumquat research, I just happened to stumble upon this article, entitled “How to write a better performance review.” It’s nearly a decade old. The problem? It still smells as fresh as a daisy in … Continue reading

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Want to work from home? Tips on making your work and life intramural

For many of us, working from home holds a great deal more appeal than sitting in a noisy–or worse yet, deathly silent–cube farm, day-in, day-out. I know that I’m more productive here than I ever was in the office. And … Continue reading

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5 tips to guarantee fulfillment on your next project (even if it's a complete failure)

As I’ve mentioned in some of my recent posts, I tend to get hung up on the big picture. And because of that, I tend to overlook smaller successes. Or I downplay them. A change of perspective is in order. … Continue reading

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Job titles draw additional ire

Toby and I have had our recent rants on job titles and their ever increasing irrelevance. We’re a cranky lot. We like to criticize a great deal. And I’ll let you in on a little something. Keep this a secret, … Continue reading

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