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  • Will your next career change light brighter horizons?

    DEAR JOYCE: After 15 years of holding good jobs with top compensation in the fields of technology and data analytics, I'm ready to move on to another line of work. Unsatisfied with my career life, I've been thinking about doing something that matters more...
  • Do this before grabbing job from 'best places' list

    DEAR JOYCE: As I recall, you suggested using such websites as Glassdoor.com and Indeed.com to check out various lists of "Best Places to Work," which are compiled by employees' ratings of their employer. Well, I did. And I found out that my job working...
  • Are robots lining up to snatch your job? Maybe

    DEAR JOYCE: My daughter and son are in high school and it will soon be time for them to anticipate their future careers. What are some of tomorrow's good jobs and which ones are likely to hit the dustbin? -- P.H. As technology continues to fire away at...
  • Want a promotion? Here's how to make it happen

    DEAR JOYCE: At 26, I'm ambitious. What are my best moves to nail a promotion? -- C.L.J. The following six tips capsulate how to move up through a management structure: 1) MAKE A JOB PLAN; WORK YOUR PLAN Despite a deafening barrage of warnings that...
  • Smart to take a second swing at the job you lost? Maybe

    DEAR JOYCE: I was laid off from a job about eight months ago. Yesterday I got a call from my old boss asking me back. Several searches for jobs that pay more are finally looking promising and I'm hesitant about returning. Good idea? Bad idea? -- B.A.B....
  • How do you take your coffee? With a college degree, please

    DEAR JOYCE: After hearing about the big employee scholarship program Starbucks is offering to employees, I'm surprised to note critics of the program. Why is that? -- S.E.J. The Starbucks effort is the splashiest bachelor's degree employer tuition...
  • Go for top student dollars in aid and internships

    DEAR JOYCE: I would like to go to graduate school but the vision of racking up thousands and thousands of dollars from day one of grad school --instead of after graduation -- is scary. Ideas? -- S.G. Yes, graduate degree debt is scary, but do check the...
  • How to phone your way into a job

    Dear Joyce: Getting past gatekeepers to speak to a hiring decision-maker is extremely difficult in these times of screeners and voicemail. Any suggestions? -- P.S.L. Start with a charm offensive on every gatekeeper you encounter. Imagine gatekeepers as...
  • Quality research is your key to best career and job moves

    DEAR JOYCE: In times being radically reshaped every day, how can anyone sustain a rewarding work life? How do we know a good job we have today won't vanish tomorrow? -- D.E. While there's no failsafe formula for finding a satisfying and well-paying job...
  • Can boss cut lunch hour for hourly employees?

    DEAR JOYCE: Is it against any laws or rules for a private employer to cut lunch hours to only 30 minutes for all hourly employees -- claiming that the workload demands the change?" -- J.J. "Absent a state or local law to the contrary, there is no federal...
  • High stakes: sign non-compete contract, or keep looking?

    DEAR JOYCE: I want to change jobs but apparently I can't. When I came here, I signed a non-compete contract and apparently I'm stuck. I don't want to be kept off the market for a year or more or be sued. Advice? -- S.F. Non-compete agreements protect...