NY Post / Carlota Zimmerman These Job Recruiters Are Judging You by Your Outfits September 26, 2017

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Recruiters look at way more than just your experience — and the gender of the person recruiting you may impact what qualities you’re judged on, according to a survey of 831 recruiters released by recruiting software firm Jobvite.

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Gears of Biz / Carlota Zimmerman 11 Common Little Habits You Didn’t Realize Seem Unprofessional At Work September 25, 2017

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Whether you’re someone who works at a traditional office or more modern tech company, everyone wants to do their job well and feel respected. How you act at work plays a big role in how your colleagues will view you, which means you’ll want to avoid any little habits that can seem unprofessional.

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Moneyish / Carlota Zimmerman The Gross Way Many Male Recruiters Are Evaluating Job Candidates September 25, 2017

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Things aren’t what they appear to be.

Recruiters look at way more than just your experience — and the gender of the person recruiting you may impact what qualities you’re judged on, according to a survey of 831 recruiters released by recruiting software firm Jobvite.

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Moneyish / Carlota Zimmerman 10 Qualities Hiring Managers Say You Must Have to Land That Job September 18, 2017

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Nearly half (49%) of hiring decision makers say that being prepared for the interview and asking pertinent questions is a top attribute they want in a candidate. This makes it the No. 1 answer, topping even things like demonstrating you have the right experience (48%).

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Credit.com / Carlota Zimmerman 4 Ways to Find the Perfect Mentor for You–for Free September 12, 2017

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About 86% of CFOs say having a mentor is important to career development, according to a 2016 survey performed by Accountemps.

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Moneyish / Carlota Zimmerman Cursing On the Job Is No Longer Taboo But You Have to be Savvy About How You Do It September 5, 2017

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Ask Jesse Botte if she swears at work, and she’ll tell you: “A big f*****g hell yes!”

The 31-year-old founder of JBeWell Fitness Solutions – who boasts an accent she jokingly describes as “Marisa Tomei circa ‘My Cousin Vinny’”- says that when she began training clients at a fancy gym in Manhattan, she was told to tone down her frequent cursing.

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E & N / Carlota Zimmerman Ocho Consejos Para Estar Preparado Para una Recesión September 5, 2017

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¿Quién puede asegurar el futuro de la economía?, ¿Es posible garantizar la estabilidad financiera de una nación? Los especialistas afirman que no, por eso es importante que las personas estén listas para afrontar en la mejores condiciones una recesión económica.

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Money Talks News / Carlota Zimmerman College Students and Parents: Align Your Finances and Your Goals August 29, 2017

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Students going off to college are about to get a crash course they likely won’t find in their course catalogs: money. Parents can help them pass.

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Ladders / Carlota Zimmerman How to Develop Strong Female Friendships At Work August 28, 2017

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August 26 is Women’s Equality Day, which means it’s a good time to look at why even women with strong female friend networks find creating strong connections with female co-workers difficult. Having close female friends in the office can sometimes be a difficult goal to navigate.

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CheatSheet / Carlota Zimmerman 10 Most Important Things You Need to Do to Get the Job, According to Experts August 28, 2017

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These days, if you want to get the job, you have to stand out from the pack. It isn’t enough to simply be a good candidate. You have to be great. Exceeding the hiring manager’s expectations is a must. The best way to shine and stand out among a sea of job applicants is to have a clear strategy.

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Ladders / Carlota Zimmerman More than half of Americans have had an affair at work. Here’s what to do when you find out about one. August 25, 2017

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According to recent data, more than 51% of workers admit to having an office affair at some point in their career. And few of them regret it: 64% of those workers admitted they’d do it again, if the opportunity presented itself.

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Ladders / Carlota Zimmerman Office Romance August 21, 2017

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More than half of Americans have had an affair at work. Here’s what to do when you find out about one.

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StudentLoanHero / Carlota Zimmerman 5 Things to Look for in a Career Coach (and Whether You Need One) August 18, 2017

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You might want help finding your ideal job, or you might just need someone to push you along the right path. No matter your professional struggle, a career coach could be the solution.

But hiring a career coach isn’t cheap. The average career coach earns $70 per hour, according to Thumbtack. So you’ll want to find a good one if you’re willing to make the investment.

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Moneyish / Carlota Zimmerman These Are The 5 Most Common Interview Questions — And How to Ace Them August 18, 2017
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Bustle / Carlota Zimmerman Do Stunt Resumes Actually Work? 13 HR Managers & Career Experts Weigh In On Out-Of-The-Box Job Applications August 17, 2017

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For the third year in a row, Bustle’s Upstart Awards are honoring young women who are doing incredible things in the realms of business, STEM, fashion and beauty, the arts, philanthropy, and beyond. Want to be an Upstarts honoree one day? Read on for career tips, insights, and inspiration to help get you there.

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Glassdoor / Carlota Zimmerman Is it Still Possible to Get Hired After Being Rejected? August 16, 2017

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You applied to the job. You passed all three rounds of interviews with flying colors. Your references were off-the-charts amazing. But still, you got rejected from your dream company. Now what?

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Moneyish / Carlota Zimmerman 10 Careers Where it Takes Longest to Land a New Job August 14, 2017
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Glassdoor / Carlota Zimmerman 6 Anecdotes You Need to Rehearse Before Your Next Interview August 14, 2017

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You’ve aced “Tell me about yourself.” You’re cool as a cucumber when asked, “Why do you want to work here?” And you laugh in the face of “What are your biggest strengths and weaknesses?” You’re way past Interviewing 101, but there’s a tricky subset of questions that you may not have mastered yet: behavioral questions.

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IT World / Carlota Zimmerman 10 Tips for Building Your Executive Brand July 27, 2017

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Cultivating your professional brand as an executive takes time, energy and patience. These ten tips will get you on the right path to building a successful reputation.

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Moneyish / Carlota Zimmerman Millions of Men Are Suffering in Silence Over This Upsetting Career Issue July 27, 2017

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While we often hear more about how women struggle to balance work and family, men actually have the same levels of work-family conflict that women do, according to a study published Thursday in the Journal of Applied Psychology. The study looked at more than 350 past studies on work-family conflict with more than 250,000 men and women over three decades.

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Prevention / Carlota Zimmerman 9 Ways To Be More Resilient About Anything July 19, 2017

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You know those people. The ones who seem to easily bounce back from a crisis or tragedy faster than you polish off a box of post-breakup Girl Scout cookies. What’s their secret? They’re resilient as all heck.

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MonsterWorldwide / Carlota Zimmerman College seniors, here are 10 things you can do this summer to help your job search July 19, 2017

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As you head into senior year, you’re probably feeling some conflicting emotions. It’s your last summer of freedom, so you want to make the most of it. On the other hand, the clock is starting to tick, winding down to that dreaded day when you’ll have to start adulting for real–aka, get a job.

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FastCompany / Carlota Zimmerman Your Promotion Should Help Your Career, Not Just Your Bank Account July 19, 2017

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So you got a promotion. Congratulations! But are you feeling unsure about how great that raise, title change, or additional benefit actually is? Maybe you’re even wondering if it’s worth accepting at all since you might be able to find a better compensation package elsewhere. If so, you’re not alone.

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Ladders / Carlota Zimmerman 13 Reasons Your Bosses Don’t Find You Likable July 17, 2017

While you might wish those days where a popularity contest mattered are over, the hard, cold truth is that being liked by those above you may make or break your career. As New York career coach, Carlota Zimmerman explains, likability can determine your life.

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SpectrumNews|NY1 / Carlota Zimmerman NY1 Online: Strategist Gives Tips on How to Network During Holiday Weekend July 3, 2017

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NY1 VIDEO: Despite it being a holiday, some are taking advantage this 4th of July weekend to network with other people. Success Strategist Carlota Zimmerman sits down with our Rocco Vertuccio to explain some tips.

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GineersNow / Carlota Zimmerman Tip for Engineers: If Your Boss Thinks You Should Quit, Do This July 3, 2017

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There will come a time that you begin to ask a lot of questions about your career choice or the way your engineering job is running. Along with this, you will feel some pressure to make a diversion, which includes quitting your job.

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CheatSheet / Carlota Zimmerman Cheat Sheet on Making a 6-Figure Salary June 27, 2017

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If you’re like most workers, you dream of one day landing a six-figure job. You think about the new home you’ll buy, the debt you’ll finally pay down, and the emergency savings fund you can finally beef up. The idea of making six figures is pretty fabulous, but how do you get there? What’s the secret to unlocking the door to this mystical place?

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NY Times / Carlota Zimmerman No Job? Tips for Teens to Fill Idle Summer Time June 23, 2017

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Mademenoire / Carlota Zimmerman Stuck in a Job You Hate? Don’t Switch Jobs, Change Your Mindset June 22, 2017

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Jobs in Sports / Carlota Zimmerman Sports Networking: 7 Myths that are Holding You Back June 14, 2017

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Moneyish / Carlota Zimmerman 4 Signs it’s Time to Quit Your Job June 9, 2017

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Moneyish / Carlota Zimmerman Tweeting Between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. Could Hurt Your Job Performance June 6, 2017

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Atlanta Black Star / Carlota Zimmerman Natural Hair Bias is the Latest Tool Being Used to Criminalize Black Girls, Marginalize Black Women June 6, 2017

Wild_hairIn Malden, Mass., the long-simmering argument of how appropriate it is for African-American women to style their hair as they choose hit a new crescendo. In an attempt to, as the Mystic Valley Regional Charter School interim director said, “… promotes equity by focusing on what unites and by reducing visible gaps between those of different means,” the school placed a restriction on hair thickness and extensions that seemed to directly contradict U.S. Department of Justice guidelines on race-based policies.

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Moneyish / Carlota Zimmerman How to Recover from the Horror of Sending an Email you Shouldn’t Have May 30, 2017

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Bustle / Carlota Zimmerman 13 Tips for Being Charismatic that are Seriously Helpful May 16, 2017

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Whether it’s letting your personality shine through during an interview, or impressing someone on a first date, it never hurts to turn up your charm and be more charismatic. Being the most magnetic person in a room is a pretty handy skill that can win you friends, while scoring you all sorts of life perks. (more…)

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Moneyish / Carlota Zimmerman Proof that College Grads are Totally Delusional about the Real World May 10, 2017

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What happens when expectations meet reality in your first job

Gen Z, prepare to be disappointed.

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Money ish / Carlota Zimmerman Your co-workers think you’re really annoying when you do this at work May 5, 2017

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More Money / Carlota Zimmerman How To Get A Job When You’re Fresh Out Of College May 5, 2017

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You graduated college and got your diploma. Congrats! That’s something to be proud of. Unfortunately, it’s usually only minutes after you toss your cap and finish celebrating that panic to starts to creep in. Because yeah, you got your degree–but now what? (more…)

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Bustle / Carlota Zimmerman 11 Daily Habits That Make You An Easy-To-Be-Around Person May 4, 2017

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We all have that one person in our lives who is simply wonderful to be around. They’re full of charisma and jokes and great advice. But what really stands out are all the qualities that make them easy to be around. These lovely people have a certain “it” factor that makes all their friends and family feel comfy, understood, and appreciated. (more…)

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Bustle / Carlota Zimmerman 11 Little Things You’re Doing Every Day That Can Attract More Negativity Into Your Life April 11, 2017

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I’m pretty sure no one’s ever sat up in bed and promised themselves to have a negative day. “Hey self, let’s make today super negative” is just not something people think. And yet, so many of us engage in little habits that attract more negativity, this way of thinking might as well be a morning mantra. (more…)

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NBC News / Carlota Zimmerman Want to Be Your Own Boss? Here’s What You Need to Know March 28, 2017

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Many of us who are self-employed look back on our 9 to 5 cubicle days and wonder: How did I ever do that? Not because we didn’t enjoy our full-time careers, but because it’s just so different now: We make our own schedules, build our own clientele, choose our workspace and are 100 percent responsible for our financial growth. Everything we do — and every decision we make — is self-directed. We are the boss. (more…)

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