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Comment on: What You Need to Know About LinkedIn Profile Pictures - The Job Doc Blog - Boston.com
Posted 06/05/2013 02:52:26 EDT
I agree that people shouldn't be judged on their appearances, but these days, it really is a professional norm to include a photo. As a professional career counselor, I advise all my clients to have more »
Comment on: His parents, her parents, your parents: When should a couple's parents meet? - Expertly Engaged - Boston.com
Posted 06/03/2013 10:16:46 EDT
Our parents didn't meet until the actual wedding. It was only after that fact that my new husband and I realized we hadn't even introduced them - we just separately pointed them all to the parents tab more »
Comment on: Do or Don't: Doing your own wedding-day makeup - Blissfully Inspired - Boston.com
Posted 05/14/2013 02:48:16 EDT
That's flawed logic. I'm not good at doing my own make-up because I rarely wear it and it's low on my list of priorities. It's not even in the same category as cooking or balancing a checkbook, both o more »
Comment on: Will my feminist friends hate me if I change my last name after the wedding? - Expertly Engaged - Boston.com
Posted 04/11/2013 04:14:22 EDT
In the States, paying a dowry is no longer standard practice and men are no longer the sole breadwinners. It's called history for a reason. If you want to talk practicality, I think people would be ea more »
Posted 04/11/2013 04:03:22 EDT
My fiance's place is equal to, not better than, my place. I'm not going to do something just because it's what's people have done historically. I think if a woman wants to change her name, go for it, more »
Posted 04/11/2013 03:54:05 EDT
Not necessarily. I'm getting married next month, but I'm keeping my name. Doesn't mean I love my fiance any less. We're not his and hers towels, we don't have to match!
Comment on: On college seniorsâ to-do list this spring: complete degree credits, clean up online profile - Boston.com
Posted 02/14/2013 04:33:02 EST
The first amendment only protects you from the government, not private employers. Even then, there are limitations based on public welfare, such as you can't scream fire in a crowded theater. And as m more »
Posted 02/14/2013 09:53:54 EST
Privacy laws are actually not entirely a thing of the past. At least half a dozen (and growing) states have implemented laws prohibiting an employer from asking for your social media passwords (I went more »
Comment on: Can I convince him to have a kid? - Love Letters - Relationships questions, advice and more
Posted 10/10/2012 01:08:45 EDT
I totally agree - it's very different. Just like now people are telling me I'll change my mind about not wanting kids - I roll my eyes and point out how different it is. I was just making the point th more »
Posted 10/10/2012 08:45:29 EDT
I do agree with the majority of comments saying she needs to have a direct conversation, and then decide if she can live with the results. But I wouldn't call it bait and switch, that implies delibera more »
Comment on: 'Job seekers getting asked for Facebook passwords'
Posted 03/20/2012 09:14:08 EDT
I'm a professional career counselor, and I believe this is crossing a line. It's one thing to look people up on social media and see what info is available, it's another to demand candidates give you more »
Comment on: 'Body found in SUV of slain Wash. woman's husband'
Posted 10/11/2011 09:44:29 EDT
I believe it's "martial" arts, not "marital" arts more »
Comment on: SJC leaves child support guidelines in place, rejects appeal by fathersâ rights group from Metro Desk
Posted 09/01/2011 05:29:34 EDT
I can't help but take offense to some of the insulting posts towards women. I was the eldest child of parents who did split, and my mother tried to make it as easy as possible on my dad. He paid for o more »
Comment on: 'Vermont high school draws the line at pajamas, slippers'
Posted 07/28/2011 05:45:58 EDT
I have to disagree with the assumption that better-behaving children are generally wealthier. Some of them are the worst offenders - they think they're entitled to everything, can do whatever they wan more »
Comment on: 'Boston sends ‘
Posted 04/24/2011 10:09:44 EDT
Those of you who mentioned nonprofits paying their administrative staff "ridiculous" amounts of money, clearly don't work at a nonprofit. While of course there are some organizations that may seem inf more »
Comment on: 'In Boston the cupcake fad is still growing strong'
Posted 02/22/2011 10:42:18 EST
Kick*ss cupcakes has the worst cupcakes I've ever tasted. Dry and bland, not to mention overpriced. I could make myself something better from a box mix. My mother works in that area, and she and most more »
Comment on: 'Don’
Posted 01/21/2011 12:06:31 EST
As for the citations, in MA, I'm pretty sure it's the property' owner who is subject to citation, not the renter. The mail man can stop delivering if it's not shoveled, which then affects the renters, more »
Comment on: 'Not sure what you’
Posted 10/14/2010 01:25:30 EDT
As a professional career counselor, I discourage the use of the word "test" when discussing the MBTI, Skill Scan, etc. Tools, inventories, assessments, yes. Test, no. "Test" typically implies that the more »
Comment on: 'Jobless NYC woman sues college for $70K in tuition'
Posted 08/03/2009 02:45:18 EDT
As a college career counselor, most University Career Services that I have worked with subscribe to the following principle "Give a man a fish, he eats for a day. Teach him to fish, he eats for a life more »
Comment on: 'The incredible shrinking wedding guest list'
Posted 04/07/2009 10:45:04 EDT
Unless they are a personal friend, I don't believe there's any obligation to invite coworkers. Most of my coworkers are lovely people, and I enjoy chatting with them at work and eating lunch with them more »
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