Mandy Cooley
Name: Mandy Cooley Twitter:@mandycooleyLinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/MandyCooley Personal Website/Blog:www.DeliberateDirection.com Bio: Mandy Cooley is a career management consultant who helps professionals intentionally direct their career paths while honoring their lives’ priorities. She writes, speaks and coaches on topics related to discovering a Deliberate Career, creating and maintaining a professional brand, and navigating the 21st Century job market. What's your favorite career related quote?“Work to become, not to acquire.” (Elbert Hubbar) What’s your favorite part about being a CAREEREALISM-Approved Career Expert? I am thrilled to share with and coach professionals based on 10+ years in the workplace and career management experience. Our working world is changing rapidly and I look forward to staying on top of trends in career services while supporting those who seek to clarify their innate career path. Articles written by this expert:5 Ways to Make Networking Work for YOU!
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Woman talks to her boss about resetting work expectations
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In my last article, I talked about an example of someone who was working 60 hours a week and then went through a big life event (like having a baby) and now only wants to work 40 hours a week. If you're in the same boat, how can you reset work expectations with your boss and still get a good performance review?

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How do you know if you understand something?

I am a non-technical person working in an IT company. My colleagues will often tell me something technical. Sometimes I understand what they are saying. Sometimes I have no idea what they are talking about. Sometimes I think I understand what they are telling me when they are telling me, but then later I realize that I don’t understand it at all.

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