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7 posts tagged with work by Metroid Baby.
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Interested in everything, experienced in nothing. What to choose?

Interested in many things, experienced in none. I want to change my career, but how do I figure out which way to go? [more inside]
posted by Metroid Baby on Dec 30, 2011 - 10 answers

How far back does my résumé need to go?

The first few years of my work history aren't really related to my current career path. Can I leave them off my résumé? [more inside]
posted by Metroid Baby on Jul 14, 2011 - 15 answers

Part-time work: can I make it work?

I daydream about quitting my job and spending a few months working part-time while I figure out my next career move. Feasible or foolish? [more inside]
posted by Metroid Baby on Dec 7, 2010 - 22 answers

How do I keep the daily grind from grinding me down?

How do you keep a mediocre job/work environment from getting you down? [more inside]
posted by Metroid Baby on Feb 2, 2010 - 6 answers

Business dress for the casual girl?

After a few years of hoodies and flip-flops, I'm re-entering a business-casual work environment - slightly clueless and very reluctant about dressing up. Help me adhere to the dress code and look good while maximizing comfort and minimizing effort. [more inside]
posted by Metroid Baby on Oct 1, 2009 - 31 answers

Can I change my motivation schedule?

I regularly get bursts of creative energy and motivation to work on personal projects right smack dab in the middle of the workday, when I can't do a thing about them. But when I've got free time, I don't feel like doing anything. How can I better synchronize my motivation with my free time? [more inside]
posted by Metroid Baby on May 1, 2009 - 10 answers

I want to be the "great addition to the team" they think they're getting.

Generally speaking, what can I do in the first day/week/month of a new job to make sure I get off on the right foot? Specifically speaking, how can I present myself as a smart interesting capable professional, and not a shy nervous slacker? [more inside]
posted by Metroid Baby on Mar 27, 2008 - 16 answers

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