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Discussion topic: Was restaurant right to fire waitress for refusing to refund $200 tip?

Elizabeth Bromstein | Apr 23, 2014 6:47 pm

IHOP fires waitress for not returning a $200 tip, then rehires her. Should she have had to return it? Let’s discuss.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Recruiting and Managing,

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Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 24, 2014 10:45 am

Heading to a job interview? Be prepared. Here is everything you need to know in one convenient place about what to do … and what not to do.

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Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 24, 2014 10:33 am

If you want to know what someone is thinking, there are clues in the direction their feet are pointing and the size of their pupils.

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Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 24, 2014 9:09 am

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Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 21, 2014 8:45 pm

This big blunder may be costing you the job at every interview. Don’t assume employers know why you’re there. You have to tell them.

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Twenty reasons why your coworkers don’t like you

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 21, 2014 12:24 pm

All things being equal, it’s the likable folks who get hired and promoted. There’s usually someone unpopular in the group whose head is the first to be on the chopping block. Watch for these reasons that it could be you.

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How to craft a skilled trades resume

Kim Hughes| Mar 20, 2014 7:11 pm

Tips on writing your resume for skilled trades positions, highlighting valuable information and lining yourself up as the stand-out candidate.

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What your boss should never ask you to do

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 20, 2014 11:14 am

Bosses sometimes ask their employees to do physically dangerous, inappropriate, or just plain annoying things. Here are five of them. Do you think these are fair game?

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The happiest jobs you can have

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 19, 2014 7:21 pm

If you’re seeking happiness in your job, salary isn’t the first place too look. Here’s a list of the happiest jobs you can have.

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The one word that can basically ruin your credibility

The one word that can basically ruin your credibility

Peter Harris| Mar 19, 2014 11:45 am

There’s one word that you can say in a job interview that can completely undercut the believability of everything you’ve listed in your resume. Don’t let this one fairly common expression wreck your chances.

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