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What to Do if Job Search is Taking Forever

In this economy, a long job search effort is unfortunately more the norm than the exception. It can be very defeating and job searchers can easily run out of ideas of what to do next. Here are three articles that may help: Can’t find a job – 8 side gigs that actually make you money…

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The Worst Interview Faux Pas

A friend sent me this article – The Worst Interview Faux Pas. It’s unbelievable what some people would do in interviews. In this article, various hiring managers dishes on the eight types of interview faux pas they have encountered. Most stories should make you laugh or shocked, but if any makes you think “Wait, what’s wrong…

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Acknowledge Your Effort for Showing Up

“Acknowledge your effort for showing up.” That is what a Bikram teacher used to say to us at the end of every class.   To this day, I still repeat this phrase to myself during class.   It reminds me to appreciate myself for simply making the class, regardless of how inflexible I was, or how imperfectly…

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Use Rules of Dating to Find Dream Career

Since starting this blog, I constantly receive from friends recommended articles written about career advice. Thank you! Here is an insightful and hilarious one written by Nicole Williams called Rules of Dating can Help You Land a Dream Job. Nicole is the author of the book “Girl on Top,” and this article contains excerpts from…

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Do Women suffer Disadvantages in Business?

This is a very popular topic for discussion in this day and age. A good friend forwarded me an article this week that prompted me to want to write this post. The article is called Salary, Gender and the Social Cost of Haggling It included a lot of great quantitative data on this subject, if…

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Great article on Job Search tips

A friend recommended a great article in the New York Times on how to improve your job search efforts. It’s called Still Looking for a Job? It’s Time to Refocus written in March 2008. I agree with every word and have been talking about it throughout this blog. I really like the way they summarized…

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