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  • Join Me at Seattle Interactive!

    Join Me at Seattle Interactive!

    I’m thrilled to be speaking at the Seattle Interactive Conference, October 18-19. If you’re planning to attend, I’d love to see you at my session, “How to Add Live-Streaming to Your Marketing Mix.”
    - 24 Sep 16, 10:27pm -
  • Featured on MarketingProfs

    Featured on MarketingProfs

    I’m excited to get back into writing after a rather long absence (building a career is hard work!), and I’m so excited that my first article of the year is on MarketingProfs. I love Ann Handley and the MarketingProfs team, and after a lively disc…
    - 4 May 16, 11:09am -
  • Featured on TIME

    Featured on TIME

    I’m excited to have an article on the TIME website today! My Daily Muse article, “3 Questions to Ask When You Don’t Know What to Do” is on TIME today, under the “Business” section.
    - 16 Oct 14, 12:31pm -
  • Contributing to the Daily Muse

    Contributing to the Daily Muse

    I have an article on the Daily Muse today, “3 Questions to Ask When You Don’t Know What to Do with Your Life“. I’ve posted many times at The Daily Muse, and you can check out my other articles here. The Daily Muse is a site that caters to pro…
    - 9 Oct 14, 12:20pm -
  • Featured on Forbes

    Featured on Forbes

    I’m excited to have another article posted on Forbes! My Daily Muse article, “5 Signs it’s Time to Fire Your Problem Employee” is on ForbesWoman today, under the “Leadership” section. You can view my other articles on Forbes here, here,…
    - 12 Aug 13, 4:03pm -
  • Contributing to the Daily Muse

    Contributing to the Daily Muse

    I have an article on the Daily Muse today, “5 Signs it’s Time to Fire Your Problem Employee“. Unfortunately I’ve had some experience in this area, but I decided to take what I learned from the situation and help out some readers! I’ve poste…
    - 8 Aug 13, 11:52am -
  • Contributing to the Daily Muse

    Contributing to the Daily Muse

    I’ve got an article on the Daily Muse today, “How to Manage Your Team Through Change or Crisis“. I’ve posted many times at The Daily Muse, and you can check out my other articles here. The Daily Muse is a site that caters to professional wome…
    - 11 Jun 13, 12:48pm -
  • The Emperor’s New Clothes

    The Emperor’s New Clothes

    I had the opportunity to attend Pop-Up Magazine’s, “The Song Reader Issue” earlier this week. The premise of the event is a bunch of stories told in unique ways, and that the night happens live, and only once. The show organizers don’t record…
    - 22 May 13, 4:30pm -
  • Pros and Cons of Online Classes

    Pros and Cons of Online Classes

    I finished all my finals for Spring 2013 last week, meaning that I only need 6 hours to graduate with my MBA! I’ll be completing those hours online from the University of Texas at Dallas and graduating in August. HUZZAH! I’ve had quite a few peop…
    - 17 May 13, 5:03pm -
  • Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now

    Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now

    I attended a talk called, “Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now” during SXSW, with author Douglas Rushkoff. Disclaimer: I haven’t read the book. Further disclaimer: the concepts in his talk will smack you in the face and send you down the…
    - 9 Apr 13, 1:20pm -

Fortune: Ask Annie

    Glassdoor Blog

    New York Times: Jobs

    San Francisco Chronicle: Get to Work

    • Transform your networking by renewing the basics
      Do you agree that networking is an effective way to job search yet when you think about networking it feels awkward?  If you feel that way you aren’t alone because most people misunderstand the basic principle of networking that can make or break…
      - 3 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 10:55am -
    • Can your interview practice jeopardize a job offer?

      Can your interview practice jeopardize a job offer?

      When asked about job search concerns most people usually rank interviewing skills high on their list of worries along with resumes and networking. Being concerned reflects sensitivity toward landing a good job and that helps keep you mindful of how i…
      - 9 days ago, 15 Sep 17, 12:04pm -
    • Be aware of some myths about the job market

      Be aware of some myths about the job market

      There is no magic formula to landing a good job, even though most people tend to lean towards job search activities that worked for them in the past. Job searching plays a part of your career and it’s a learned skill. It is no surprise that job can…
      - 16 days ago, 8 Sep 17, 1:35pm -
    • Should you go back to your previous employer?

      Should you go back to your previous employer?

      Deciding to go back to your previous employer regardless of the reasons why you left can lead to a career dilemma, especially if other employers are knocking on your door. In the case of a recent job search, an employee who left was approached by the…
      - 24 days ago, 31 Aug 17, 5:16pm -
    • Overcome job search fatigue

      Overcome job search fatigue

      Job search fatigue can be somewhat confusing and is often disguised as frustration with a lack of results. When you usually think of fatigue, images of physical labor and exhaustion come to mind but in a job search fatigue comes from an inner dialogu…
      - 31 days ago, 24 Aug 17, 4:51pm -
    • Do you sweat the small talk?

      Do you sweat the small talk?

      Small talk can feel like it sounds — small and insignificant however learning how to master the art of starting a conversation is a crucial skill in your career. People naturally think of small talk as talking about the weather which can seem trivi…
      - 37 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 5:48pm -
    • Are you ready for an interview?

      Are you ready for an interview?

      Being invited for a job interview is the No. 1 goal of every job candidate who diligently searches for a good opportunity. It takes a tremendous amount of effort and time to find the right position and when that happens you want to be your best. We a…
      - 45 days ago, 10 Aug 17, 5:41pm -
    • Make your resume look amazing with these five steps

      Make your resume look amazing with these five steps

      Resumes are not dead, rather they have evolved over time to fulfill numerous needs during your career. The irony with resumes is that they can be your best friend in opening doors of interest from employers or close them shut if poorly designed. Of a…
      - 52 days ago, 3 Aug 17, 4:51pm -
    • Mastering work stress is not an accident – it’s a skill

      Mastering work stress is not an accident – it’s a skill

      Q: My company just went through a merger and I thought everything would work out well until, one by one, my roles began to change as well as my colleagues.  Now I am finding that my stress level is at an all-time high just waiting to hear news that…
      - 59 days ago, 27 Jul 17, 4:07pm -
    • Change the way you approach job interviews asking three questions

      Change the way you approach job interviews asking three questions

      Landing an interview is what a job search is all about. It’s the moment you meet with your next potential employer and even though interviewing may seem second nature to you by now, you still need to prepare ahead of time. A job candidate was conce…
      - 66 days ago, 20 Jul 17, 4:10pm -

    SUCCESS: Life Balance

    Janine Just, Inc.
    Janine Just, Inc.
    Janine Just, Inc.
    Janine Just, Inc.

    The Guardian: Work & Careers

    • newNew Brexit rules ‘could lead to unskilled workforce crisis’
      IPPR thinktank warns UK may suffer if rules for non-EU migrant workers are extended to EU citizens for access to jobs marketA swath of UK industry would find it “near impossible” to recruit non-skilled workers from Europe post-Brexit if proposals…
      - 17 hours ago, 23 Sep 17, 3:29pm -
    • Brixton's Ritzy cinema workers to strike as pay row enters second year
      Members of Bectu union to walk out for 24 hours as dispute over wages spreads to several other Picturehouse venuesWorkers at the Ritzy cinema in Brixton, south London, will go on strike again on Saturday as a dispute over pay enters its second year.…
      - 1 day ago, 23 Sep 17, 6:16am -
    • I’m glad it’s all over for Uber in London – and I work for them | Anonymous
      As a driver, I enjoyed the early years. Then the company slashed fares in an attempt to crush its rivals, forcing us all to work longer hours for less payI’ve been an Uber driver for five years, so you’d expect me to be furious that Transport for…
      - 1 day ago, 23 Sep 17, 2:00am -
    • Secret Teacher: I was forced to claim benefits over the summer holidays
      I’m committed to my job, but my school’s temporary contracts left me struggling to pay the billsRead more from the Secret TeacherI recently found myself out of a job. On the whole, I’d enjoyed working at my school – the dreaded Ofsted inspect…
      - 1 day ago, 23 Sep 17, 2:00am -
    • Want to write a bestselling novel? Use an algorithm
      In the first of a four-part series on earning money, we look at the fast-track route to a chartbusting book – with a little help from a computerIt’s the multimillion pound question that publishers and writers have been pondering for decades: what…
      - 1 day ago, 23 Sep 17, 2:00am -
    • The Guardian view on Uber in London: obey the rules | Editorial
      Many Londoners are horrified that the taxi app faces a ban. But this is a defining momentThe decision by Transport for London to withdraw Uber’s operating licence in the capital – it continues unhindered in its 19 other UK centres – feels like…
      - 2 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 1:32pm -
    • Meet your new workplace role model: the chef giving up his Michelin stars | Stefan Stern
      A celebrated French chef wants to cook food without constant scrutiny and performance review. Managers and workers, take noteMaybe life is too short to stuff a mushroom after all. That is one conclusion to draw from the news that Sébastien Bras, a t…
      - 2 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 7:13am -
    • Vice-chancellors may be winning big from tuition fees – but academics aren't
      The vice-chancellor pay scandal is concealing the real problem within universities: talented young researchers are leaving because of low salaries A scandal has rocked Britain’s academic establishments and exploded across the media this summer. The…
      - 2 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 2:30am -
    • What I wish I could tell my boss: 'Your lack of humanity made me sick'
      The waitress: you regularly reduced your workforce to tears. But your behaviour has made me even more determined to respect and care for my staff At first I thought you were harmless. A middle-aged restaurant manager who liked to hire young girls for…
      - 2 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 2:00am -
    • How my school takes the stress off teachers
      My school has found ways to reduce the workload burden on teachers – while also helping us become more effective in the classroomWe all know that stress is a problem in teaching, with workloads and other pressures affecting the health of many acros…
      - 2 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 2:00am -

    U.S. News: On Careers

    WSJ: Careers

    • Do Free Business-School Courses Have a Payoff?
      Schools like Wharton and Harvard Business School have attracted thousands of people to free or low-cost online versions of courses taken by full-time M.B.A. students. But the career benefits for learners remain unclear.
      - 18 days ago, 6 Sep 17, 8:11am -
    • Americans Are Happier at Work, but Expect a Lot Less
      For the first time since 2005, more than half of U.S. workers say they’re satisfied with their jobs. But data also suggest Americans have changing views of what makes a job good, after a decade of bruising job cuts, minimal raises and lean staffing…
      - 19 days ago, 5 Sep 17, 11:29am -
    • When It's OK to Be a Workaholic
      For those who love what they do, being a workaholic isn’t all that unhealthy, new research suggests.
      - 19 days ago, 5 Sep 17, 10:50am -
    • The Trick to Resisting Temptation
      Dan Ariely answers readers’ questions on personal policies, distracted driving and office overconfidence.
      - 25 days ago, 30 Aug 17, 11:29am -
    • Workers Save More for Retirement When Employers Tell Them to: Study
      In an experiment involving older public employees in North Carolina, older workers—typically the most inflexible—were more likely to reassess their savings strategies or increase contributions in response to ‘nudges.’
      - 26 days ago, 29 Aug 17, 6:10pm -
    • Unlimited Vacation Time Is a Lot of Work
      Experts say unlimited vacation time isn’t a perfect solution to an overworked workforce. Employees can become more hesitant to take time off when they’re allowed to do it any time—and for as long as they desire.
      - 26 days ago, 29 Aug 17, 4:45pm -
    • Generals Bring Battlefield Expertise to the Business World
      Employers are turning to generals for help on numerous fronts, from corporate governance to grappling with cyberwarfare.
      - 26 days ago, 29 Aug 17, 11:54am -
    • New Uber CEO's First Job: Manage the Board
      Dara Khosrowshahi, the longtime head of Expedia who has been tapped to take over at Uber, would have to work with a board riven by animosity and legal disputes that is still looking for a new chairman.
      - 26 days ago, 29 Aug 17, 10:23am -
    • Office Spaces Focusing More on Communal Areas
      Businesses are beginning to design offices spaces that are increasing the amount of square footage per employee when shared work settings are taken into account.
      - 27 days ago, 28 Aug 17, 6:41pm -
    • Silicon Valley Scandals Open Dialogue Between Men and Women
      Some female startup founders speak up about behavior they say they encounter in the male-dominated venture capital industry, as a string of scandals prompt some in the industry to confront cases of impropriety and re-examine practices.
      - 30 days ago, 25 Aug 17, 6:43am -
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