Archive | August, 2013

Open Relationships and Friendship

One thing that surprised me about getting into open relationships for the past several years is that my relationships with my male friends improved markedly as well. When I was in an exclusive mono relationship for 15 years, I got into the habit of limiting how I shared intimacy. Physical and emotional intimacy were restricted […]

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The Unemployed Need Not Apply: How to Work Around a Hiring Bias

It’s an unfortunate fact but some hiring managers have what we call “hiring tendencies.” They might lean towards interviewing workers with at least three years of experience. Maybe they prefer candidates who are in their mid-30s. Or—and this is surprisingly prevalent—they might lean towards hiring candidates who are currently employed. In the minds of these […]

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Are You a Results Oriented Executive?

Besides being a resume cliché, it seems that there are some disadvantages to being too focused on results – at least when it comes to achieving your goals. I’ve written before about using visualization as a part of the job search process and there is a wealth of scientific evidence that supports its effectiveness in […]

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Are You a Results Oriented Executive?

Besides being a resume cliché, it seems that there are some disadvantages to being too focused on results – at least when it comes to achieving your goals. I’ve written before about using visualization as a part of the job search process and there is a wealth of scientific evidence that supports its effectiveness in […]

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On Resume: The Line “References Available Upon Request” Is Unnecessary

Content from our resume-writing partner,  Great Resumes Fast: About GreatResumesFast.comBeginning with a  post about resume length and continuing with one about customizing your resume for each job, we’re publishing a series dispelling common resume myths. Here’s the third one: I have to include “References Available Upon Request” on my resume, right? Actually, no you don’t. […]

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Ask the Coach

Every week, NETSHARE hosts Ask the Coach, a phone-in coaching session with leading career management experts. In a recent Ask the Coach with Pam Quinn the focus was on working with recruiters. On a recent call with Pam Quinn, a participant asked a question about working with recruiters. He was concerned about a questionnaire he […]

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Ask the Coach

Every week, NETSHARE hosts Ask the Coach, a phone-in coaching session with leading career management experts. In a recent Ask the Coach with Pam Quinn the focus was on working with recruiters. On a recent call with Pam Quinn, a participant asked a question about working with recruiters. He was concerned about a questionnaire he […]

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Coach in Quiet Moments

(This is the first of many posts inspired by Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In . I suggest you just give up and buy the book now.) In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg discusses how important feedback has been to her career.  She understood, for instance, how important her relationship with Mark Zuckerberg would be to her work […]

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