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Networking Isn't Easy for Women, but It Is Crucial

Networking Isn't Easy for Women, but It Is Crucial
Professional relationships create opportunities and outlets for sounding off about career challenges, say senior executive women, who attribute most of their advancement to having connections. But women have fewer ties than men to colleagues and …
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Foreign policy tests Ben Carson
But that learn-on-the-job approach — honest as it might be — is anathema to a Republican Party base that has spent the last seven years lambasting Obama for his short political resume. "Carson keeps making messes that are created by him. He struggles …
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Want a Job? New Research Shows Studying Abroad May Get You Hired
Fortunately, there are ways to market yourself in the competitive field of job searching, and one of them happens to involve taking a semester long vacation (okay — there is some real work involved) in a foreign country. The Erasmus Student Network …
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Job training system in Mass. falls short, study says
He said the Baker administration is interested in improving the worker pipeline, including expanding programs offered by the state's network of career training centers. “I've been talking to employers in finance and health care industries about what …
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Argentine Presidential Front-Runner Forged His Career in World of Soccer
As elected president of the legendary Boca Juniors from 1995 to 2007, Mr. Macri turned an organization that was losing matches and money into an international brand name, winning more titles than in any other 12-year stretch in team history. Mr. Macri …
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In Two-Career Marriages, Women Still Do More of the Work at Home
Dr. Hobfoll says there are multiple reasons inequality still exists in two-career couples: Professions that are primarily male—say, orthopedic surgery or stock trading—are higher paid, and even when men and women have the same job, men make more …
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The Smartest Ways to Network at a Party
Some people enter a room of strangers and glide along from one lively conversation to another, uncovering golden new business contacts. How do they do it? These people know how to read a room—a capacity that can be partly inborn, but also learned.
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Foreign B-school grads left out in the cold in US job market
Like many international students who come to an American school for an MBA, Shekhar had hoped to land a job that would allow him to stay and work in the U.S. But Shekhar did not win the H-1B visa lottery that this year saw 233,000 applications for only …
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Four Steps to Choosing a College Major
That trip turned into Roadtrip Nation, a career exploration organization that produces, among other things, a curriculum for middle and high school students and a long-running public television series about finding meaningful work. After 15 years of …
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Abby Wambach retires at appropriate time, place to cap iconic career
In the end, Abby Wambach came full circle. On Tuesday, October 27, 2015, the most prolific goal-scorer in the history of international soccer began her day at the White House, where President Barack Obama honored Wambach and the U.S. women's national …
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Navy seeks officers to serve abroad as naval attachés
Foreign postings, cocktail parties, diplomats and intrigue — the foreign area officer program has a tinge of James Bond to it, especially for sailors on gray hulls. And they're hiring. The FAO community is adding about 50 positions over the next three …
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