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Desperate parents are sabotaging their kids’ careers

March 14, 2019 Stephanie Anderson

Desperate Housewives has nothing on 50 desperate parents, who rocked the news this week in an extensive college admissions scandal. This story has the elements of a Hollywood blockbuster — lies, cheating, bribery, famous actresses, rich and powerful people caught …

Does it spark joy? KonMari your career

January 16, 2019 Stephanie Anderson

If you have Netflix and/or have seen the chatter on social media, you’ve heard of Marie Kondo’s new show Tidying Up. The key to controlling your home’s chaos? According to her, if it doesn’t bring you joy, it has to go. …

    Smart ways to address gaps in employment

    December 10, 2018 Stephanie Anderson

    Last week LinkUp partnered with Dress for Success to host a “Day of Success” that included resume reviews, mock interviews, headshots, and a professional panel presentation. One important question that came up was how to best address a break in …

    The juggle is real for working parents and child care

    November 8, 2018 Stephanie Anderson

    Families with two parents working outside the home are common today. In fact, among married-couple families with children, 61.9 percent have both parents employed, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. My household is one of them. With both my spouse …

    Should you resign or wait to be fired?

    September 27, 2018 Stephanie Anderson

    All week there has been talk of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, will he resign or be fired? Political pundits are taking guesses and discussing outcomes. Rosenstein is in charge of the Russia investigation and has been the center of …

    Scam alert: copycat job websites

    July 26, 2018 Stephanie Anderson

    Scams are everywhere, fake IRS phone calls, smishing (otherwise known as SMS or text phishing), that Nigerian prince who keeps emailing you. Job sites are no different. Right now at LinkUp we’re dealing with a problem: Our web address: www.linkup.com A …