When You Should (and Shouldn’t) Turn Down a Job

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This is the third entry in a three-part series on modern life in work and business – you can read part one here and part two here.

The call you’ve been awaiting finally arrives.

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The Hellishness of a Ridiculously Long Daily Commute

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This is the second entry in a three-part series on modern life in work and business – you can read part one here.

I recently accepted a new job and the first question everyone asks isn’t “What’s the position?” or “What is the organization?” or even “Is it a promotion?” The question is, “Is it a shorter commute?”

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What Could Have Been: Lessons and Regrets from My First Job

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Last night, I was reading a story online that mentioned the woman that was the CEO of the first organization in which I worked after college. As I fell down a rabbit hole of reading associated articles, it mentioned her successor, the woman that had been the VP of Finance when I was there – in other words, my boss’s boss.

The more I read, the more I found myself thinking about that job and that organization.

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