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December 27
Here’s the scenario: Alicia was laid off from her job in a way that made her feel like a pariah. As she arrived at work one morning, her supervisor met her as she was just entering the building. On either side of him were security guards View Full Article
By Zachery Koppelmann    View more articles by this author
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November 10
We all want to be heard. We all have ideas that we want to share, stories to tell, and insights to explore. However, it can be hard to get those ideas, stories, and insights from our heads and onto paper or a screen View Full Article
By Michael Felberbaum    View more articles by this author
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November 10
I hear from a lot of parents that their recent graduate or college student is not motivated or that he is just lazy. Does it seem like your child just wants to watch TV and hang out with her friends? Maybe at your kid’s age, you not only had a job and your own house, but were married and had 3 children. So how do you get your “unmotivated graduate” off the couch and on the road to his life? View Full Article
By Diana Ramirez    View more articles by this author
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July 16
Recently I started a project to create a Career Road Map for employees from day 1 to retirement. I realized that there is one fundamental thing that needs to happen for a career to flourish – Action. View Full Article
By Michael Felberbaum    View more articles by this author
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March 25
Let's say you have your first ever sales meeting, and it's coming up in 15 minutes. You look at your watch. 15 minutes till go time. You stretch back in your chair, rubbing your palms on your favorite pants, and you tell yourself: "I've got nothing to worry about. View Full Article
By Laura R. Hosid    View more articles by this author
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March 17
Informational interviewing is really just a fancy term for the dreaded “N” word – “networking.” Everyone hates the idea of networking, yet studies show that the majority of jobs are obtained this way. View Full Article
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March 10
Facebook is in metamorphosis from a strictly social media site to one that employers are checking routinely for any information that might put you in a negative light. You may already have an account there, so make sure that you don't have any damaging information accessible to the general public. Take care that none of the following information shows up on your profile. View Full Article
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February 24
When was the last time you Googled your name? What comes up when you do? Try all variations of your name and see what happens. If you don't have a professional presence on Google, then you are at a distinct disadvantage in the job market. View Full Article
By Laura R. Hosid    View more articles by this author
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January 27
By the time you get to the interview stage, you have hopefully rehearsed answers to the typical interview questions. Why are you interested in our company? Why did you major in Psychology? Where do you see yourself in five years? These are all obvious questions that you should prepare for before any interview. However, it is the less common questions that tend to unnerve candidates and cause them to lose composure during an interview. View Full Article
By Seth Meyers    View more articles by this author
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January 18
Even if you were not one of the million hopefuls who recently cast their new year’s resolutions to the universe in the hope that these prayers, of sorts, would be answered, it’s not too late to ask yourself what you would like to come of 2010. View Full Article
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January 12
Here’s a “stickKy idea” for the New Year. Rather than making a variety of resolutions—you know like “I resolve to lose weight, quit smoking, and exercise more”—instead make a more global resolution that will have a ripple effect in your entire life. I’ll explain with a story. View Full Article
By Diana Ramirez    View more articles by this author
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November 09
5. The Stress Interview It’s just as it sounds: an interview designed to stress you out. The point? To see how you cope. The interviewer will try to intimidate you by asking View Full Article
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October 26
3. The Behavioral Interview As a Human Resources professional I have trained managers how to rate, score and give Behavioral Interviews. Most companies believe that the behavioral interview assumes that the most accurate indicator of future success is past performance in a similar situation. View Full Article
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October 20
If you’re sure that you’re a chronic procrastinator (see Part 2 of this series, Are You Really a Procrastinator? to find out), the roots of your problem grow deep. The big “P” will hamper your life in many areas, not just your career. Because I’m a career counselor, however, I prefer to focus on how you can start to overcome procrastination in career decision-making View Full Article
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October 15
When the market is good, employers sometimes overlook cover letters in their hunt for top talent. But now, when employers are inundated with resumes from qualified applicants, your cover letter can be a valuable opportunity to distinguish yourself. View Full Article
By Diana Ramirez    View more articles by this author
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October 06
Depending on the industry and employer, you may encounter one – or a combination – of the common interview types. View Full Article
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September 08
Are you? Of course you are, or why else would you be reading this? Maybe to confirm what you already suspect or maybe you’re looking for something that says you’re not a chronic procrastinator. Well, it’s time to find out! View Full Article
By Laura R. Hosid    View more articles by this author
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September 08
Everyone knows that showing up late to an interview is a surefire path to immediate rejection. But there is a difference between arriving flustered and rushed, versus arriving calm, cool and collected. While both candidates may technically be “on time,” the second candidate will always have the edge. Here is how to make sure that is you: View Full Article
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August 14
By now, most professionals and job seekers know not to post incriminating pictures on the web for employers to view. But what about using the Internet proactively in your job search? View Full Article
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August 14
“I can't think about that right now. If I do, I'll go crazy. I'll think about that tomorrow.” - Scarlett O’Hara, “Gone With the Wind” Procrastination, Part I: What are its origins and what is its formal definition? View Full Article
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August 14
Key Words are powerful tools in today’s automated resume tracking systems and computer systems use them to sort and rank your resume. The more key words you have listed on your resume the higher your resume will float up a heavily populated resume pool. View Full Article

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