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Networking Into Your Target Company

Networking Into Your Target Company

Strategies for getting into your target company Should you key in on a specific company during your job search, or focus on a particular role or position within…

How To Say Goodbye Gracefully

How To Say Goodbye Gracefully

Six things to do before you quit your job Congratulations! After months of searching you finally found the perfect job. During the interview process you felt a connection…

Three Common Negotiating Mistakes

Three Common Negotiating Mistakes

How to negotiate successfully when it doesn’t come naturally Whether you want a higher starting salary or a promotion or even a raise you’ll get better results if…

How To Reject A Job Offer Or Promotion—Gracefully

How To Reject A Job Offer Or Promotion—Gracefully

Six ways to say no to a new job or promotion You’ve gone through the interviews and gotten the job offer. Generally, congratulations would be in order. But…

Management

Is It A Date?

Is It A Date?

The pros and cons of dating at the office In today’s culture of working 24/7 it’s safe to say that most of us spend a lot of time…

Staying Cool When The Heat Is On

Staying Cool When The Heat Is On

How to stay cool and professional this summer When temperatures rise maintaining a professional image gets a bit more complicated. It’s not unusual to go from a hot…

Developing Your Personal Brand

Developing Your Personal Brand

Interview with personal brand specialist Lisa Orrell There’s been a lot of talk about personal branding for the last several years. The problem for most people is twofold:…

Your Looks And Your Job: Does Appearance Affect Advancement?

Your Looks And Your Job: Does Appearance Affect Advancement?

How your appearance may affect getting hired, getting promoted, and making more money We’d all like to believe that career success is strictly a result of talent, drive,…

Job Search

Five Ways To Get A Job Offer Using Social Media

Five Ways To Get A Job Offer Using Social Media

How you can make social media work for you It’s well known that people have been fired over posts on social…

What Most Recruiters Won’t Tell You

What Most Recruiters Won’t Tell You

Eight recruiters and HR pros share a few “secrets” you’ll probably never hear There’s no doubt about  it, looking for a…

Social Media Can Help You Get Hired

Social Media Can Help You Get Hired

CareerBuilder survey indicates employers are swayed by favorable findings online If you’re looking for a job your social media presence is…

Why You Need Business Cards

Why You Need Business Cards

Business cards are a great little marketing tool Whenever I speak to a group of jobseekers the first question I ask…

Changing Course

Building A Career Of Choice

Building A Career Of Choice

How to choose and change careers Let’s face it, most career choices are not choices at all, but people held hostage by paychecks. Most of us fall…

College Corner

Millennials: Well Educated And In Debt

Millennials: Well Educated And In Debt

Study finds that despite economic hardships Millennials remain optimistic Every generation has growing pains. Today’s Millennials (aged 18 to 33) are forging a much different path to…

Health & Fitness

No Time To Exercise?

No Time To Exercise?

Five ways to start and maintain an exercise routine Most days, juggling work and family responsibilities seem like the equivalent of two full-time jobs. It’s common to…

Goals

Using SMART Goals For A Job Search

Using SMART Goals For A Job Search

A better way to find a new job Are you looking for work? What is your current situation? Were you one of the thousands laid off over…

Conflict

Is There Trust In Your Workplace?

Is There Trust In Your Workplace?

Tips for building trust in the workplace. And why you should. Lack of trust is a common complaint in today’s workplace. In some cases, it’s seen in…

Communication

Do You Make Snap Judgments?

Do You Make Snap Judgments?

Studies show that people judge you in less than a second You’ve heard the saying “You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression” but, what…

Decision Making

Multiple Job Offers? So What’s Your Problem?

Multiple Job Offers? So What’s Your Problem?

Take these steps to make the right decision More than one offer? Lucky you! What’s the problem? Choose the one that pays the most and move on,…

Interviewing

Get Ready: Virtual Interviewing Is Here

Get Ready: Virtual Interviewing Is Here

How to ace your phone and Skype interviews Companies are becoming more flexible, global, technological, and sometimes remote – benefits that are great to take advantage of…