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Networking: Staying Safe When Meeting Strangers Sep. 05, 2019

At Work

Q: A friend talked me into accompanying her to an open networking event for people in all fields. I ... Read More

Insurance Anxiety Apr. 11, 2019

Susan Estrich

I'm lucky. Very lucky. There are a million things I wish I could do that I am absolutely terrible at... Read More

Cold-Calling That Might Possibly Work Mar. 05, 2019

Succeeding in Your Business

"I run a one-person consulting service that provides marketing, public relations and other image and... Read More

Take the Wrong Job to Get the Right Job Feb. 28, 2019

At Work

Most job seekers know about the code words designed to digitally weed out resumes that supposedly do... Read More

Networking 101 Jan. 24, 2019

Work Daze

Ha-ha-ha! I'm not laughing at you. I'm laughing at your LinkedIn network. That scraggly bunch of mi... Read More

Clearing the Path for Good Employees Sep. 13, 2018

At Work

Do you feel as if your job applications are falling into a black hole? Many job seekers share this f... Read More

An Old Dog Learns a New Trick Sep. 07, 2018

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: I'm an old guy with some advice for other older people in the workforce. I've been a con... Read More

Getting a Job After a Felony Apr. 19, 2018

At Work

Q: I was in information technology, but I committed a really stupid tech crime that tarnished my car... Read More

Are Business Cards a Thing of the Past? Oct. 05, 2017

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: While clearing out my desk and bookshelf for some late spring-cleaning, I came across a ... Read More

Surviving Your Next Networking Group Meeting Aug. 22, 2017

Succeeding in Your Business

I don't know about you, but I find most networking groups to be exceedingly boring, unproductive and... Read More

Pulling Strings and Playing Ball in the House Dec. 17, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: My 16-year-old daughter is desperately trying to land a competitive internship at... Read More

Take Me Out, Coach Feb. 04, 2016

Work Daze

Hey, I get it. You've always wanted a career coach. Some slick, wildly expensive, extremely well-co... Read More

Networking: The World Is Your Workplace When It Comes to Good Behavior Oct. 15, 2015

At Work

Q: I ride my bike to work every day, and I work in a building that houses several large, important c... Read More

Social Media: Friend or Foe? Aug. 26, 2014

Jenny McCarthy

One day they're your pal, and the next they're your worst enemy. Social media are our two-faced frie... Read More

Smart Way to Change Careers, Change Locations Jun. 19, 2014

At Work

Q: I've wanted to move out of state all my life but always found excuses to not follow through. I wa... Read More

Surviving Your Next Networking Group Meeting Jun. 10, 2014

Succeeding in Your Business

I don't know about you, but I find most networking groups to be exceedingly boring, nonproductive an... Read More

Networking Not Working May. 22, 2014

At Work

Q: I went to a business event and was looking forward to meeting new people, making contacts and han... Read More