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It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. I don’t want to be friends with my coworker. I work in a bookshop. It’s the sort of place that hires pretty much only graduates, and an obsessive interest in reading is an absolute must — for a retail job, it’s much more of a career than is typical.

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how do I draw the line on political conversations at work ...

Posted: (16 days ago) Exactly this. I’ve been accused of getting political about things when I was just discussing life for myself or my friends. We’ve had supervisors try to muzzle employees from discussing science when their job is to talk about science, because there are facts certain parties want to pretend are political opinions.

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how much does your job in college matter? — Ask a Manager

Posted: (4 days ago) I don’t think I would have gotten my internship or my current full time science job without the relevant experience from school. J * October 10, 2019 at 2:39 pm. I think maintaining the lab job if at all possible is more important if OP intends to roll directly into graduate school. If they intend to work after coming out of undergrad ...

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my employee has been sulking since her job changed — Ask a ...

Posted: (22 days ago) My job is starting to evolve and some of the changes I’m happy about and some aren’t in my plan. I know that if the job deviates from my career goals, I should leave, but I’m always on the look-out for being shifted to responsibilities that are more stereotypical due to my age, gender, etc etc rather than real business needs.

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employee gets hangry when she doesn't eat, my boss and ...

Posted: (25 days ago) Hi, OP#4 — I have nothing to add to Alison’s excellent advice (post an FAQ with the gritty details of careers in lama photography), but I really wanted to thank you for one sentence: I got my start back when the internet was mere science fiction, so my particular career path isn’t open to these 20somethings.

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my dysfunctional office only hires young people because we ...

Posted: (15 days ago) I work for a law firm that, due to Covid, has in recent months been downsized an incredible amount. The paralegal team which I am a part of went from ~10 people to basically 2.5. (Another paralegal and I handle all legal work, and there is a person who works in a different department who helps out ...

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why don't employers send job rejections anymore? — Ask a ...

Posted: (8 days ago) The required documents for each job application were extensive at the level I’m at (In addition to cover letter and resume, another 10 pages of polished writing tailored to the specific location, and including descriptions of how you would integrate with unique units in the department – which changes with each job application).

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science says you’re starting work at the wrong time, and ...

Posted: (2 days ago) science says you’re starting work at the wrong time, and more. by Alison Green on April 19, 2016. ... If every job that didn’t operate on shift schedules let people have widely flexible start times it could potentially be a great quality of life boost regarding people and their commutes. I live in a city where varying your starting travel ...

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what do job ads mean by "progressively responsible ...

Posted: (3 days ago) It’s one of those things that seems like it should be science but is actually much more art. Anonymous Educator * December 17, 2015 at 3:46 pm I’ve received inappropriate résumés for positions I’ve been involved in hiring for.

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