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Entries Tagged as '… Or Hardly Working?'

Literally, The Worst Job I’ve Ever Seen, Saved By The Internet

June 20th, 2012 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough If you haven’t heard this story yet, the one about Karen Klein, the bus monitor, you have to read/watch it. The turned me on to this, so click through to their Karen Klein story. And then click through there to contribute. Don’t you love how the internet can deliver┬ávigilante┬ájustice in […]

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Tags: Working 4 The Weekend

Lessons on Life Success From Seinfeld

March 6th, 2011 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Remember the show Seinfeld? In one episode, George, currently unemployed and living with his parents, decides to do the opposite of whatever he’s thinking. As a result, he gets a beautiful girlfriend and his dream job with the Yankees. If you’re thinking of strategies to jumpstart your career or job search, […]

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Tags: ... Or Hardly Working? · Getting Ahead · WorkLife

Can You Play Civilization V On A Macbook Air?

February 20th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Posted by Brian McCullough I know this isn’t job-related, but… Yes you can. If you got the 13 inch Macbook Air, AND you fully souped it up (i.e., opted for the 2.13 GHZ with 4GB of RAM) then the answer is yes. Civilization V plays. It’s jittery, and the graphics aren’t that great. But Civ […]

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Tags: Time Wasters

Ask Brian: How Long To Wait For Approval On A Vacation Request

September 29th, 2009 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough If you have career or job search question you would like answered on this blog, click here to Ask Brian. D. asks: How long should one expect to wait to get approval on a vacation request? I have three weeks vacation and have only used two. Vacation request? This time of […]

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Tags: Ask Brian · Office Politcs · Working 4 The Weekend

Impressive Resume

February 18th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough All credit, hat tip and linkage to UglyDoggy via BuzzFeed. To see an enlarged version for reading purposes, click through here and click on the image.

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Tags: ... Or Hardly Working? · People R Forwarding. · Resumes

Where Are The Jobs In The Stimulus Package

February 13th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough So after all the hemming (himming?) and hawing, I guess we’re getting a stimulus package. The whole idea behind this thing is to create jobs… stem the flow of job losses… prevent a new great depression… give everyone a pony… take your pick. Is there useful news here for job seekers? […]

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Tags: Jobs · Recession · Resumes · Time Wasters · Uncategorized

It’s Great To Be A Florida Gator

January 9th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Hey. Sorry, but as a Florida grad, I’d be remiss if I didn’t take a moment to say the above…

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Tags: ... Or Hardly Working?

The Office Holiday Party In This Economy

December 10th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Last year, we had a post about surviving the year-end holiday office party without embarrassing yourself too much or putting your career in jeopardy. Ah… the good old days! Now I guess you’re just lucky if you’ve survived to witness the year end party with your job intact! And that leaves […]

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Tags: ... Or Hardly Working? · Getting Ahead · Networking · Time Wasters

The Office Treadmill

October 6th, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Picture Source, NYTimes. Early on in the life of this blog, I posted on office treadmill hacks. It looks like the fad is continuing, and maybe even catching on a bit. The key is to keep the rpms low… even going at less than 2 miles per hour can burn serious […]

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Don’t Bring Your Politics Into The Workplace

September 29th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Maybe I’m old fashioned. (The further into my 30s I go, the more old fashioned I feel.) But I really don’t feel there is a place in the workplace for three things: your religion, your sex life and your politics. I don’t want to hear about any of them. Keep it […]

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Tags: ... Or Hardly Working? · Getting Ahead · Office Politcs