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Oh, the Dog Days of Summer: Plan Your Getaway This Summer

August 1, 2016 The Job Hunt

This class if full. The deadline has passed. Would you like to go in the space of four weeks from blank pages to a job...

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Interview Insights | Interview Question: Where would you like to be in your career five years from now?

June 15, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: Where would you like to be in your career five years from now? While this is a common question, the truth is...

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Interview Insights | Interview Question: What other companies are you interviewing with?

June 9, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Insights: What other companies are you interviewing with? Sometimes it’s out of curiosity that interviewers ask this question. Other times it’s a critical data...

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Interview Insights | Interview Question: How did you hear about this position?

May 27, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: How did you hear about this position? This question is a great excuse for you to explain why you were drawn to the...

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Interview Insights | Interview Question: What do you like to do for fun?

May 18, 2015 Interviewing

What do you like to do in your free time? The best employees have outside interests. They can include spending time with family, running marathons,...

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You Nailed the Interview — Now What?

May 14, 2015 Salary Negotiations

One of the most difficult parts of any application—to a school program, for a job, etc.—is the interview. Often, depending on what you’re applying for,...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: What didn’t you enjoy about your former bosses or managers?

May 4, 2015 Interviewing

What didn’t you enjoy about your former bosses or managers? Make sure to do extensive research on your new boss in anticipation of having to...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: What didn’t you enjoy about your last job?

April 30, 2015 Interviewing

What didn’t you enjoy about your last job? You likely have a laundry list of items; yet, it is in poor form to complain during...

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I surveyed 100 subscribers. Here’s what happening (or not happening) in their job hunts

January 7, 2015 Special Offers

2015 is in full swing and after multiple conversations with you as well as your peers, you fall into one of three buckets. 1. A...

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[DARE #11] Get Unstuck – Draft a Roadmap

December 8, 2014 Work-Life Balance

Santa did it! I was having so much fun this past weekend that I forgot to send over this Sunday challenge. Obviously, my three boys...

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[DARE #7] Get Unstuck – Clean Up Your Online Brand Presence

November 9, 2014 Work-Life Balance

Last week I took the plunge and enrolled in a one-day course. While the idea sounds simple, it takes a great deal of orchestration to...

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[DARE #4] Get Unstuck – Start a LinkedIn Conversation

October 19, 2014 LinkedIn, Work-Life Balance

Last week I asked you to “ask for more.” The rationale behind that dare was three-fold, to get you to: Think through what you might...

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Have an Interview Coming Up? Tips for Prepping with a Partner

September 29, 2014 Interviewing

We all get nervous before a big interview! Your hands turn clammy, your heart starts thudding and the thoughts in your mind are going a...

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Effective Networking: 4 Easy Steps to Stay Top of Mind

December 18, 2013 Effective Networking

Whether or not you’re looking for a job, informational interviews are beneficial to your career. Not only do they give you an opportunity to learn...

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Change Your Career Outlook by Q1 2014

October 31, 2013 Special Offers

You are back on the job market.   Perhaps, it’s been a few years since the last time you hunted for an opportunity or the...

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Fast Contributors Make More Money than Fast Learners – Which One Are You?

January 2, 2013 Changing Careers

How fast can you contribute to my bottom line? Conversations with 15 well-paid executives revealed that contributing toward important goals when you are newly hired...

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Stop Depreciating in Value

July 6, 2012 The Job Hunt

Job hunters are like houses waiting to be sold; the longer they are on the market, the harder it is to sell them. In the...

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Write Evidence-based Cover Letters Not Fluff

June 7, 2012 The Job Hunt

Generic cover letters or fluff-filled ones are as bad as showing up to an interview with a grossly stained outfit. Yes, you wore the suit...

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