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7/20/2018

A Forbes investigation into Papa John's pizza company unveils a toxic culture of sexual harassment, spying and confidential settlements, allegedly fostered by founder John Schattner and some high-level executives. Current and former employees detail Schattner's control over the company, including nondisparagement contracts and mandatory arbitration, frequent executive turnover and numerous occasions of sexist behavior.

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7/20/2018

A conscious leader is self-accountable and more aware than egotistical leaders, Jennifer Cohen writes. To be a conscious leader, be mindful of your personal weaknesses and motivations, analyze the behavior and attitudes of close associates and meditate to reduce stress.

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7/20/2018

If you are over 50, emphasize your experience and accomplishments, Julie Halpert writes. Visit conferences and classes to stay informed about your industry and use LinkedIn to show engagement with modern hiring practices.

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7/20/2018

Eliminate generic skills from your resume, especially in the top half of the document, Andrew Fennell writes. Use facts and numbers to quantify the impact you had in various roles.

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7/20/2018

Recent shootings and fiery rhetoric against journalists have led many newspapers to tighten security, writes journalist Mary Duan of the Monterey County Weekly. Duan describes incidents at her newspaper and others, including death threats, stalking and harassment from members of the public.

7/19/2018

If you face the prospect of a major career change, it is important to remain positive and in control, writes Digital Kangaroos CEO Sania Gupta. Remember the habits that have brought you success in the past and stay true to your passions, she writes.

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7/19/2018

A company's culture is a key factor to consider when looking for a job, David Jensen writes. You can assess the culture in a business by analyzing employees' expressions, available facilities and company policies.

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7/19/2018

If you are being scolded by a boss, there are ways to tactfully avoid blame, Kat Boogaard writes. Consider pointing out that you lacked crucial information and ask to discuss the issue at a team meeting.

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7/19/2018

Salary is often less important than the opportunity to learn new things and build your reputation, Michael Arthur writes. "A successful job change will close one learning chapter in your career, and open another chapter," he writes.

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7/19/2018

Sending a thank-you note after an interview is crucial if you want to get the job, Jill Cornfield writes. Check for spelling and grammar mistakes, send notes to everyone involved in the interview and make sure the note's tone is formal.

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