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What If You Could Re-Elect Your Boss?

On the heels of an exciting election night, here at MediaJobsDaily, we couldn’t help but ponder something.

A while ago a boss of yours truly quipped, “This is not a democracy.”

That is, to put it into context,  several managers were making a hiring decision on a new managerial colleague and one of our direct reports provided us with her unsolicited thoughts.

That prompted the director to rebuke her comment even though the employee did indeed point out something insightful the managers had missed. Read more

Mediabistro Course Management 101

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Should Election Day Become a National Holiday (As in Paid Time Off)?

When we read this piece on AOL Jobs, it made us smile.

After all, what better way to ensure everyone will get to the polls by making a national holiday during Election Day? Translation: Paid time off from the office job.

As per the piece, approximately 50 to 60 percent of the voting population will have cast ballots during the presidential election. Read more

Presidential Political Debates in the Office? Just Say No

We’re getting down to the wire now! With merely one week to go in the election, there’s no doubt your Facebook feeds are blowing up and watercooler buzz is focusing on the candidates.

As per a piece in today’s New York Post, if someone doesn’t give up on their questions and is relentless in getting you to respond to their questions about the issues, ask them a question back.

Nicole Williams, NYC-based career expert explained, “You know they have an opinion, or else they wouldn’t be asking you the question.” Read more