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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

    • 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…
      - 6 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…
      - 13 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…
      - 20 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…
      - 26 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…
      - 34 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…
      - 41 days ago, 15 Jun 17, 3:00pm -
    • Your summer job is really a long interview

      Your summer job is really a long interview

      Summer jobs can be great ways to boost your career and make some money even though most of them are temporary.  Some people make the mistake of downplaying a summer job with less importance, thinking, “I am only there for the summer working above…
      - 41 days ago, 15 Jun 17, 2:55pm -
    • Live life after graduation debt free

      Live life after graduation debt free

      Congratulations! You graduated from college with a lot of hard work and determination. Fresh starts are always exciting and having a plan for landing a new job as well as managing your money can be two of the greatest challenges facing graduates. In…
      - 54 days ago, 2 Jun 17, 12:07pm -
    • Your attitude can determine your next job
      Harvey McKay is one of my favorite authors about importance of keeping a good attitude and he shared a story that hits home with job seekers that I wanted to pass along. The story starts out with two hikers that were camped out overnight in the moun…
      - 62 days ago, 25 May 17, 2:34pm -
    • Be aware of the five most common interview areas

      Be aware of the five most common interview areas

      Recently, I was listening to a group of candidates talk about interviewing and how overwhelming the whole experience was of sending out resumes, applying for positions and then being called in for an interview. Amid the nervousness of being invited f…
      - 69 days ago, 18 May 17, 4:02pm -

    SUCCESS: Life Balance

    Shorts Fix
    Shorts Fix
    Shorts Fix
    Shorts Fix

    The Guardian: Work & Careers

    • newThe Guardian view on employment tribunal fees: denial of justice | Editorial
      The UK’s supreme court has ruled the government wrong to levy charges. They undermine the rule of law. Ministers must respect the limits of powerDave Prentis, the general secretary of Unison, can be forgiven for boasting that Wednesday’s supreme…
      - 1 min ago, 26 Jul 17, 2:53pm -
    • newVictory on employment tribunal fees: this is what justice feels like | Jason Moyer-Lee
      The Tories’ vicious fees have been a disaster for working people. Today’s supreme court ruling that they are unlawful is a cause for joy• Jason Moyer-Lee is the general secretary of the Independent Workers’ Union of Great BritainJuana and Jul…
      - 3 hours ago, 26 Jul 17, 11:41am -
    • newCapita criticised over unpaid graduate training scheme
      Novus programme asks applicants to take up to four months’ unpaid training with no job guaranteed at the end of it Capita, one of the UK’s largest outsourcing companies, has come under fire for a graduate scheme that involves up to four months of…
      - 4 hours ago, 26 Jul 17, 10:47am -
    • newMinds and machines: can we work together in the digital age? - Science Weekly podcast
      Ian Sample sits down with Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson to discuss the future of the workplace and the role artificial intelligence will playSubscribe & Review on iTunes, Soundcloud, Audioboom, Mixcloud & Acast, and join the discussion on Faceb…
      - 4 hours ago, 26 Jul 17, 10:28am -
    • newMinisters vow to end employment tribunal fees after court defeat
      Supreme court rules fees of up to £1,200 are ‘inconsistent with access to justice’ and government may have to pay back £27m The government has been forced into a humiliating overhaul of employment tribunal fees after the supreme court ruled the…
      - 7 hours ago, 26 Jul 17, 7:35am -
    • newWant to improve public services? We need a sleep revolution
      Doctors, nurses and social workers are among those facing long night shifts which inevitability lead to lack of sleepIn Claire Blackthorn’s previous job working with homeless young people in Southampton, the residential support worker was required…
      - 13 hours ago, 26 Jul 17, 2:00am -
    • The Guardian view on happiness: spending money to save time | Editorial
      Research suggests that buying convenience or paying others to do tasks you dislike can boost satisfaction with lifeYou really can buy happiness, it turns out; but even when we can afford it, most of us don’t. A study suggests that those who outsour…
      - 1 day ago, 25 Jul 17, 2:36pm -
    • The return of office music: is it better than silence – or much, much worse?
      Almost 30,000 licences to play songs in the workplace were granted last year – up 8% on 2015. Are we set for a new era of employee productivity?Why not read this while listening to the soundtrack to which it was written? There is a weird video on Y…
      - 1 day ago, 25 Jul 17, 12:33pm -
    • Female BBC journalists 'belittled' by chiefs over pay, Rachel Burden says
      Radio 5 Live presenter says women have been ignored when they asked if they were paid the same as male colleaguesRachel Burden, the co-presenter of BBC Radio 5 Live’s breakfast show, has said female journalists were “ignored or belittled” when…
      - 1 day ago, 25 Jul 17, 11:38am -
    • UK labour market tsar vows to jail rogue bosses
      Sir David Metcalf says he will work with government agencies to identify and punish serious and repeat offendersThe Low Pay Commission founding member tasked with enforcing workers’ rights has pledged to jail rogue bosses and investigate failing in…
      - 1 day ago, 25 Jul 17, 8:31am -

    U.S. News: On Careers

    WSJ: Careers

    • newWorking 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.
      - 18 hours ago, 25 Jul 17, 8:39pm -
    • 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.
      - 6 days ago, 20 Jul 17, 3:34pm -
    • 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.
      - 7 days ago, 19 Jul 17, 11:27pm -
    • 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.
      - 8 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.
      - 12 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?
      - 14 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.
      - 15 days ago, 11 Jul 17, 7:00pm -
    • 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…
      - 20 days ago, 6 Jul 17, 9:12am -
    • 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.
      - 22 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.
      - 34 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 7:03am -
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