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How To Negotiate Benefits

Originally published at CareerThoughts.com Congratulations on your job offer! The hard part is not quite finished; you have yet to negotiate your offer. Unless you are well-seasoned in the world of work, negotiating benefits can be the most intimidating part of the job search and hiring process. After you receive the job offer, the first … Continue reading

Presidential Proclamation — Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Feminism / Politics

Presidential Proclamation — Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Some word from our President (or rather, his press secretary) acknowledging National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.   The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release October 01, 2012 Presidential Proclamation — National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, 2012 NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH, 2012 – – – – – – – BY THE … Continue reading

Outstanding Organization: National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
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Outstanding Organization: National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

This is part of a weekly series focusing on organizations and non-profits. The series highlights what they do and how they do it as well how you can get involved. If you have recommendations, please suggest them in the comments! This month is National Domestic Violence¬† Awareness Month, which seems to be perpetually over shadowed … Continue reading

Die Chivalry! Die!
Feminism / Life As I Know It / New York / The World Today

Die Chivalry! Die!

Gestures often seen as romantic or chivalrous are the opposite of such… at least in my eyes. Recently, it has all been too much, especially when someone does gestures without fully understanding their implications. There is a large difference between doing something sexist and acknowledging it and unknowingly engaging sexist acts. In case you were … Continue reading