How to improve your soft skills is an important question to answer for your career success.  It is also a tough question to answer in general as soft skills encompass many different skills in two general categories. self management skills– those we use to manage our emotions, self-perception, and reactions to unexpected situations. Examples of

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networking tips

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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most common interview mistake

Most of you know that you must arrive early for an interview.  But do you know what are the most common interview mistakes that even smart professionals make? Today, US News posted on Yahoo finance an interesting article called 50 worst of the worst interview mistakes.  While most of the listed are pretty obvious and funny,

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When practicing mock interviews, it’s important to ask specific questions after the interview to get the feedback that you need to improve. Here are some sample feedback questions to ask.   This set of questions assumes that before the mock interview, you briefed your friend on the details of the job you are applying. Open ended

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baby puzzle

It’s amazing how much children (like my 21 months old) can repeatedly do things so they can learn a new skill, like how to build a puzzle. There is no hesitation or judgment – just pure focus on repeating an action until she gets it right and sheer drive to learn more everyday. Developing your

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It’s a numbers game. Just like dating where it may take quite a few “bad” dates before you have a good one, job search is like professional “dating.” It can take awhile to find a company that is a good fit for you and vice versa. So don’t worry about it if a company does

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