Persephone Postcards: My Office

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Karishma

Karishma is a twenty-something living in New York City and is trying her hardest to live out every cliche about Millennials.This involves eating her feelings, drowning in debt and mocking infomercials.She likes sociology so much that she has two degrees in it, and is still warding off her parents' questions about a real career.
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Ladyguide: Resume Tips

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Amandamarieg is a lawyer who does not work as a lawyer.She once wrote up a plan to take over the world and turned it in as a paper for a college course.She only received an A-, because she forgot that she would need tech geeks to pull off her scheme.
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I read a lot of resumes. And I spent a lot of time perfecting my resume. As it turns out, I actually know a lot about resumes. (This was surprising to me, too.) Because it’s job hunting season, I thought I might throw out a few helpful tips (and pet peeves) when it comes to polishing your finest asset. (Other … Read More

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This Weekend Open Thread is At Work

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[E] Liza

PhD student. Knitter. Brooklynite. Long-distance dog mom. Reluctant cat lady. Majestic unicorn whose hair changes color with the wind.
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Anyone else do the Friday-Sunday shifts? 

[E] LizaThis Weekend Open Thread is At Work

Sneaky Sexism Can Go Away

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[E] Sally Lawton

My food groups are cheese, bacon, and hot tea. I like studying cities and playing with my cat, Buffy.
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What? What’s that? Oh, what, you are sniffing sexism but you can’t prove it? You’re working in sneaky sexism land.

[E] Sally LawtonSneaky Sexism Can Go Away

Dispatches from Ladyblogland Are Dressing Up

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[E] Sally Lawton

My food groups are cheese, bacon, and hot tea. I like studying cities and playing with my cat, Buffy.
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If you’ve been putting in overtime at work like I have and just haven’t been able to pay attention to what’s going on in our little corner of the Internet, here’s what you might want to read:

[E] Sally LawtonDispatches from Ladyblogland Are Dressing Up

Lunchtime Poll: Hardly Working

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On this lovely Friday, as many of us look forward to the weekend ahead, I thought I’d ask a positive work-related question: what is your favorite job you’ve ever had?

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Positivity Challenge Week 8: The Job Search

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Crystal Coleman

Florida girl living on the west coast. During the day, I consult in social media and community management. I have a really cute puppy (Elphaba) and a British husband (I keep him for his accent) as well as an unhealthy relationship with parentheses. http://thatgirlcrystal.com
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It’s possibly one of the most demoralizing things that can happen. Whether it’s downsizing, firing, end of a contract, or other reasons, losing a job can be stressful to your mind and body, your finances, and your relationships. On top of the stress of losing your job is the pressure to find another one and quickly. No small feat in … Read More

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Positivity Challenge Week 7: Staying Positive at Your Non-Ideal Job

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Crystal Coleman

Florida girl living on the west coast. During the day, I consult in social media and community management. I have a really cute puppy (Elphaba) and a British husband (I keep him for his accent) as well as an unhealthy relationship with parentheses. http://thatgirlcrystal.com
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Think big. Don’t settle. Find your passion. Get your dream job. Follow your bliss. For many of us, those messages are thrown at us from a young age. We’re made to believe that we can do great things and that we shouldn’t settle for anything less. And then we’re saddled with tens of thousands in student loan debt and a … Read More

Crystal ColemanPositivity Challenge Week 7: Staying Positive at Your Non-Ideal Job