Emily Lamia 10 posts
Emily Lamia is the Founder of Pivot Journeys, which offers career coaching, group programs, and organizational consulting to teams that want to build strengths-based cultures that increase engagement, collaboration, and productivity.

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Unpacking Organizational Culture During an Interview

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Culture. It’s a big word. But what does it really mean? We seem to know how to identify bad organizational culture: constant stress, unreasonable workloads, and passive aggressive or mean people. But aside from unlimited snacks, casual Fridays, and a summer picnic, what goes into determining how to define positive organizational culture? The truth is, […]

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Next Time You’re Making a Career Move, Try Design Thinking

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If you’re thinking through your next career move, you’re probably scouring articles with tons of advice on how to figure out and land your next position. These resources are often filled with suggestions like networking, updating your resume, and reconnecting with former colleagues. But here’s the thing: While most of us know what we should […]

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So You Want to Work Remotely? Part 2

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You’ve considered all the factors related to working remotely. You now know why it appeals to you and you’ve considered your ideal remote-work situation. So what else could be standing in your way? Probably your workplace culture or your manager. Making your case Walking into your boss’s office to declare that you should be allowed to work […]

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So You Want to Work Remotely? Part 1

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Recently, there’s been a lot of buzz about working remotely. It sounds nice, doesn’t it? The prospect of not having your boss looking over your shoulder from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. everyday, being able to wear your pajamas to “the office,” and either being steps away from your refrigerator, or getting your morning coffee […]

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