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Meet My Team

July 12, 2007 7:53 AM

Welcome to the new Women For Hire Blog! We went looking for a great group
of women to add their candor, wit, and attitude to blog.womenforhire.com –
and that's just what we found! Our top-notch team of bloggers includes women
from every walk of workplace life: entrepreneurs, corporate climbers,
comeback moms, home-based workers, millennials, and boomers. Click on their
pictures to check out their profiles, read their stories, and find out their
favorites and their fears. And get ready to follow their posts on work,
life, and everything in between. I urge you to be part of our team as well
and join in the dialogue. Post your responses when you can empathize or
advise or when you agree or disagree. We hope that blog.womenforhire.com
gives everyone something to talk about.

P.S. Click on my pic at right to find out my greatest pet peeves de jour.
Gum snappers and Bluetooth abusers beware!

Comments (2)

I read Tory Johnson's article "How to Ask for Recognition" on Yahoo HotJobs. The information is useful, but I have to take issue with the statement "Yet for many workers, frequent recognition is even more motivating than an annual raise."

I've heard and read similar statements, and I have to wonder why can't recognition and raises be on equal footing? Both are equally important to me, and I'm sure that other people feel the same.

Acknowledgment of a job well done is always welcome, but it doesn't pay the bills. If I give more than 100%, take on more responsibilities, and perform well on the job, I expect that all the praise will, at some point, turn into monetary reward. Working harder and sacrificing extra hours to the job needs to be rewarded by an employer. If all I can expect for my hard work is a compliment, then my motivation turns toward finding a new job.

I read your article('Make Good on a Bad First Impression') with great interest on Yahoo today. I wrote a blog entry somewhat related to the samee subject today as well. You may find it interesting. (http://numericlife2.blogspot.com/2007/08/impact-of-whiter-teeth-on-key-first.html)

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