Do you have tattoos? Are you considering getting any in the future? Have you ever regretted a tattoo? For those of you who have a visible tattoo, where is it, and do you feel like there have been any career ramifications of your tattoo? How have you handled your tattoos in the workplace?
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What are your early, sneaky signs of burnout, readers — and what do you differently when you notice the signs?
What are you old-fashioned about in terms of career etiquette? Do you think certain etiquette rules have gone the way of the dodo?
I just learned about this easy way to track your favorite books and authors to get them on sale…
Can you wear leggings to work in 2019? What is your favorite brand of leggings for work (or, if you have a legging-substitute in terms of comfort or style, who makes it?)
As the end of the year approaches, what kind of end-of-year career assessments are you doing? Are you making end-of-year career goals?
Here’s a question that might be an interesting topic, particularly as we head into holiday season: how do you introduce yourself and your work? Do you have an “elevator pitch” that you’ve honed to make your work and skills sound interesting (and if so, what is it)? Does your introduction/description change depending on context?
Do you keep a failure résumé? What are three big things you might put ON a failure résumé, if you did keep one?
What are your THREE best networking tips? These are some of mine…
What do you think was the most offensive thing in the disastrous Ernst & Young seminar on women’s leadership training that has made headlines lately? Was there anything you think the training got RIGHT?
Readers, what career lessons have you learned from others? Have you been surprised to see who has “succeeded” and who “failed”? (Has watching others’ careers changed how you define success and failure?)
A reader wrote in, wondering if she should use her resignation letter to enumerate all the reasons she’s quitting. What would your advice to her be?