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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

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    New York Times: Jobs

    San Francisco Chronicle: Get to Work

    • 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…
      - 3 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…
      - 11 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…
      - 18 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…
      - 25 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…
      - 32 days ago, 20 Jul 17, 4:10pm -
    • How to measure the impact of a new boss

      How to measure the impact of a new boss

      Having a new boss is a common occurrence in the workplace and learning how to assess their effect on your career is a vital skill in managing your growth within the company. Everyone knows how important it is to have a good working relationship with…
      - 39 days ago, 13 Jul 17, 4:24pm -
    • Follow-up strategies can boost a job offer

      Follow-up strategies can boost a job offer

      Just ask anyone who has gone on an interview: Waiting for the next steps can seem like time stands still, especially when you had a great meeting with strong rapport. You left the interview feeling motivated and energized but the reality is until you…
      - 46 days ago, 6 Jul 17, 5:06pm -
    • Should you quit your job and join a start-up?

      Should you quit your job and join a start-up?

      That’s the question that can keep you tossing and turning in your sleep — to be presented with an opportunity to get into something on the ground floor or to stay with your job.  The notion that start-ups are often once-in-a-lifetime opportuniti…
      - 52 days ago, 30 Jun 17, 10:59am -
    • Keep your summer job search moving forward

      Keep your summer job search moving forward

      Job searching during the summer often resembles the holidays, where the mood and pace of work changes. Depending on the industry, the summer can slow things down a bit and that frequently leads to a relaxed job search. Much like the holidays, the sum…
      - 60 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 3:16pm -
    • How to leave your job gracefully

      How to leave your job gracefully

      The way your leave your job should be as professional as the way you started it. In all honesty, you’ll likely be remembered for how you left your employer. Was it an abrupt short notice or giving the time to help transfer your workload? Leaving a…
      - 67 days ago, 15 Jun 17, 3:00pm -

    SUCCESS: Life Balance

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

    The Guardian: Work & Careers

    U.S. News: On Careers

    WSJ: Careers

    • The Angst of Endangered CEOs: 'How Much Time Do I Have?'
      An array of challenges—from increasing impatience on Wall Street and in boardrooms to a corporate landscape rapidly transformed by new technologies and rival upstarts—has made the top job tougher and more precarious than just a few years ago, top…
      - 19 days ago, 2 Aug 17, 4:27pm -
    • Pay Snub? Interns Aren't Making As Much As You Think
      More internships are paid these days, and pay is inching up, though it remains below 2010 levels when adjusted for inflation.
      - 20 days ago, 1 Aug 17, 12:29am -
    • Companies Go Public, and the Board Is a Boys' Club
      Nearly half of the 75 biggest initial public offerings of the last three years involved companies that lacked female directors when they went public, a new analysis found.
      - 20 days ago, 1 Aug 17, 12:28am -
    • Working From Home? The Boss Wants You Back in the Office
      Employers are ending or reducing remote-work arrangements as managers demand more collaboration, closer contact with customers—and more control over the workday. But bringing workers back to the office isn’t easy.
      - 26 days ago, 25 Jul 17, 8:39pm -
    • Is Religion at Work Still Taboo? Not Everywhere
      Faith is coming up more often at work, forcing managers and employees to grapple with religious expression in the office. One firm’s solution: a 92-page guide.
      - 33 days ago, 19 Jul 17, 2:28am -
    • Questions Posed in Startup Funding Suggest Gender Bias
      Women entrepreneurs receive a tiny fraction of venture capital funds, and new research points to a surprising reason why: the questions investors ask female founders.
      - 38 days ago, 14 Jul 17, 3:01pm -
    • Baseball Tackles Workplace Mystery: How to Build Team Chemistry?
      A question every organization is desperately trying to answer: Can something as nebulous as “chemistry” be quantified like on-base percentage or ERA?
      - 40 days ago, 12 Jul 17, 2:30pm -
    • Who's Reading Employees' Online Reviews? Their CEOs
      Career websites like Glassdoor have become regular reading for job seekers. Now chief executives are increasingly perusing their online reviews to find out what employees think of them—to evaluate policies and even to talk back.
      - 40 days ago, 11 Jul 17, 7:00pm -
    • What's in a Name? For Some Court Reporters, Misconceptions
      Court reporting is one of the nation’s highest-paying jobs that doesn’t require a college degree. But the industry is facing a shortage of workers—and some say that’s due, in part, to a title that doesn’t fully reflect the job.
      - 47 days ago, 4 Jul 17, 9:33pm -
    • Media Startups Try a Lower-Cost Model: Unpaid Student Writers
      Chapter-based, for-profit media companies have been popping up in college markets across the U.S. As more traditional outlets struggle, these student-based sites have a lower-cost model to produce content—and revenue.
      - 60 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 7:03am -
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