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DEAR JOYCE: I enjoyed your column about boomerang employees. But let me share my situation of the moment. I am employed but was planning to become a boomerang employee of a company I worked for and liked a lot several years go. Despite prior salary...
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DEAR JOYCE: I was one of two finalists for a great job and was so perfect for it that I thought I'd surely get it. The other finalist, a man, was selected. I don't think the company discriminates against women, but if I ask the hiring manager why I wasn't...
DEAR JOYCE: At 43, I'm feeling like a has-been. I was at my previous job for 18 years as I rose to become a department manager. When my employer relocated to another state six months ago, I chose to call it quits. I'm beginning to think the job...
DEAR JOYCE: I read a blog saying that downsizing at technology-sector companies is at its highest level in three years. What does this mean for people hoping to do well in an information technology era? -- K.T. DEAR K.T. -- Not much, top expert David...
DEAR JOYCE: My son isn't ready to spend four or five years in college going into debt to get a bachelor's degree that may or may not lead to a good job. What alternatives not requiring a four-year bachelor's degree would pay well? -- W.T.T. DEAR -- W.T....
DEAR JOYCE: I'm no beginner. I think I've tried everything to get a good job. What else can I do? -- E.L. DEAR E.L. -- Consider these 10 suggestions to reignite your search: IDENTIFY YOUR BEST CHANCES. Create potential employers most likely to value the...
DEAR JOYCE: Recently I was one of two finalists for a position I worked hard to land. The other person got it. By chance, I later learned that the choice came down to references: mine were fine, but the winner's were outstanding. Perhaps I should write my...
DEAR JOYCE: I formerly worked as a paralegal but have stayed home for the last seven years with kids. Now I'm hoping to go back to work on a part-time basis, perhaps 15 to 25 hours a week. I applied to two companies but was not given a warm welcome....
DEAR JOYCE: Approaching 40, I worry about hitting a career wall. But I'm so busy I'm not sure how to avoid waking up one day to find that the wall appeared overnight. Advice? -- C.G. DEAR C.G. -- Career survival 101 for managers and professionals...
DEAR JOYCE: College-educated and 33 years old, I have held four jobs, detest my current position and have no idea what I want to be when I grow up. I have met with a career coach and taken tests. No luck. Suggestions? -- L.L. DEAR LL -- Try working...
DEAR JOYCE: I graduated from college four years ago with a liberal arts degree. For the past two years, I've worked in a real estate office, but it feels as though I'm stuck in a tar pit: can't get out and going nowhere fast. Advice? -- S.O.S. DEAR S.O....
DEAR JOYCE: I was an event planner for a nonprofit but have been looking for a job for about two years. Everywhere I turn for advice, the first recommendation is networking. I must be doing something wrong because it's not working for me. Help! -- A. J....
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