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5 Business Networking Tips Anyone can Follow

Learning how to network well is essential to job search and career success.  It doesn’t matter what level of business networking skills you have.  These 5 business networking tips can either help you get started or serve as a good reminder.   Use these 5 business networking tips at any event and see results. Be focused…

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Laid Off? Now What – 5 Things to Do

You have just been laid off.  Now what?  This can be a confusing and stressful time, and sometimes well-meaning friends don’t know what to say or how to help.   Don’t worry!  Your fellow readers Tamara, Ajantha, Judy and I have some great tips for you.  The best way to move forward after being laid off…

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How real should you be in interviews?

I love it when my blog readers suggest topics for discussion. One reader suggested this article for discussion – It’s a job interview, not a beautiful pageant. From reader 1: The article primarily discusses how a  job interview should be treated – as an avenue to express one’s true self or as a formality to…

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Employment discrimination or job market reality?

Yesterday, CNN Money published this article online – Out-of-work job applicants told unemployed need not apply. The gist of the article is increasingly recruiters and companies are dismissing blankly any applicant who is currently unemployed. Is this employment discrimination? what should you do if you are currently out of work?

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Career Advice for Recent College Grads

If you just graduated from college, finding a job and starting work will be a major life transition.  Here is a good resource that aggregated the top 100 career advice for recent grads by category Job hunting Interviews and resumes Preparing for the working world Finding your passion Career advice Inspiration and Motivation What not…

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Are you making career decisions based on other’s opinions?

No man or woman is an island, so we are all affected by others’ opinions.  Sometimes the opinions of others helps us see clearly but many times other people’s opinions can sway our confidence and our fundamental career decisions.  You begin to second guess yourself and your decisions.   You begin to make decisions based on…

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