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

Happy Grass Model Denim Woman PersonNEW YORK (AP) — With the number of teenagers working summer jobs in decline since the 1980s, students and their parents have found creative ways to fill summer months. Some still find traditional summer work, while others spend their summers doing a variety of activities and work that can help them pad their college applications. (more…)

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

depressionYou’re miserable at work. It seems like drudgery to get up and go into the office every day. You’d love to quit, but right now you just can’t make that move. While your situation may seem hopeless, this is the time to stay positive and keep up your morale. (more…)

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

businessmen-786074_960_720The idea of sports networking makes most people uncomfortable. But not taking a step out of your comfort zone can keep you from making valuable connections within your industry. (more…)

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

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

32984287702_156b52450d_bIt only takes 140 characters to harm your career. (more…)

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

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This is one click of the mouse you can’t undo. (more…)

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Carlota Zimmerman 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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Carlota Zimmerman 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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Carlota Zimmerman 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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Don’t even think about talking politics at work. (more…)

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Carlota Zimmerman 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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Carlota Zimmerman 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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Carlota Zimmerman 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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Carlota Zimmerman 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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Carlota Zimmerman Flex Jobs / Carlota Zimmerman How to Get a Raise in 2017 March 27, 2017

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Asking for a raise is one thing–getting it is another. In fact, a variety of factors go into whether or not one successfully secures a pay bump. How and when you ask, the type of research you do beforehand, and your follow-up all make a huge difference in whether or not you get a raise. (more…)

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Carlota Zimmerman Moneyish / Carlota Zimmerman The Secret to using your side hustle to get ahead at work March 14, 2017

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Mark Zuckerberg attributes a lot of his success to his hobbies.

You don’t need Harvard. You need a side hustle.

Harvard-educated Mark Zuckerberg attributes some of his success to his side projects. “I probably learned more coding from random side projects than the courses that I took in college,” he says in town hall meeting at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University that was broadcast via Facebook Live. (more…)

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Carlota Zimmerman New York Post / Carlota Zimmerman Being an introvert in the office may not be a bad thing after all March 13, 2017

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Getting noticed, speaking up, being visible. Sounds like a winning knockout punch to land the corner office, right? (more…)

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Carlota Zimmerman More Money / Carlota Zimmerman How To Stay In Touch After The Job Interview Is Over March 9, 2017

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You can breathe now–the hardest part is over. You’ve landed an interview with the company of your dreams and you’ve given it your all with the job recruiter or manager who interviewed you. And now, you wait to hear if you’ve moved on in the hiring process or not. But your anxiety levels are rising on the daily and you’re checking your inbox and voicemail every ten minutes, hoping for any kind of response. (more…)

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Carlota Zimmerman Financial Advisor / Carlota Zimmerman Want To Avoid Losing Your Job To Ageism? Just Raise Your Hand March 9, 2017

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If you and your clients want to avoid losing your jobs to ageism, raise your hands at work. (more…)

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Carlota Zimmerman Good Call / Carlota Zimmerman Common Job Search Blunders – and How to Avoid Them February 22, 2017

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Successfully navigating the job search process can often seem, in and of itself, like a full-time job. An open position may garner dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of responses, requiring applicants to be more competitive while also staying abreast of requirements and preferences. (more…)

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Carlota Zimmerman CNBC / Carlota Zimmerman 6 things you should never say to your boss February 10, 2017

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Whether you’re preparing for an annual performance review, contract negotiation or salary discussion, there’s no time like the present to make sure you know how to communicate professionally. (more…)

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Carlota Zimmerman New York Post / Carlota Zimmerman Get ready to see a lot more skin at the office February 6, 2017

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Fifteen years ago, Carlota Zimmerman lived in baggy trousers and oversize men’s shirts — which she wore even to her TV news jobs in Washington, DC, and New York. But when she launched a new career as a life coach in 2008, she knew she had to get over her fear of dresses and heels. (more…)

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Carlota Zimmerman The Network Journal / Carlota Zimmerman Before Walking Into That Job Interview, Do These 7 Things January 3, 2017

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There is no doubt. Job interviews are nerve wracking. But if you take a few minutes before walking into the interview to do these things, you could come out a winner. (more…)

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Carlota Zimmerman The Network Journal / Carlota Zimmerman How to Get That Knockout Job Referral December 13, 2016

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A good job referral can make or break a job opportunity, but asking for one can be a bit tricky, so TNJ.com asked a few experts for some advice. Here’s what they said: (more…)

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