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[New Service!!!] The Easy Way to Amp Up Your Job Search

September 17, 2015 Effective Networking

Have you hit a wall in your job search? Have you already exhausted your network? Are you spending more time than you’d like researching recruiters/hiring...

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The 3 Least Intimidating Yet Effective Ways to Resurrect Your Stale Network

April 13, 2015 Effective Networking

Do either of the following scenarios sound familiar?  You started out in education, but gradually moved into the marketing industry where you’ve worked for the...

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[DARE #10] Get Unstuck – Have fun

November 30, 2014 Work-Life Balance

About that pic above: That’s me and my family having fun! Nick is to my left. Noah is to my right. Then further right is...

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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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Career Networking for Outcomes – The Starter Kit [Brief Edition]

July 29, 2013 Effective Networking

Who is this reference guide for?   This career-networking guide is most useful for professionals who are serious about making a career transition within the...

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Interview Tips: When to Share Personal Information to Land a Job

January 2, 2013 Interviewing

It’s NOT always inappropriate to discuss your personal life during a professional conversation — including during a formal interview, informational interview, or while networking. However,...

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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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A Dialogue About Changing Careers between Military Veterans and Civilians

November 13, 2012 Changing Careers

Two military veterans, one career coach, and an HR executive walk into a bar… See below what those parties say about language barriers between HR...

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Informational Interview Tips: Who to Network With and What to Ask (Part 1)

November 10, 2012 Effective Networking

You must speak with people if you are serious about transitioning in your career. It is absolutely not enough to sit behind a computer screen....

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48 Hours After a Job Rejection

August 30, 2012 The Job Hunt

The 48 hours after a job rejection are critical. They sting even when you really did not want the job. You spent a great deal...

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Interview Tips: Figuring Out a Company’s Culture

July 20, 2012 Interviewing

How to figure out a company’s culture before you agree to work there. Is the grass really greener on that other side?

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1,000 Hours of Sweat Equity

June 29, 2012 Changing Careers

Who benefits from your sweat equity? You probably have already clocked 1,000 hours during the first 6 months of 2012.  If at this point you...

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What Cultural Nuances Energize YOU?

May 24, 2012 The Job Hunt

When I read Bill Barnett’s Harvard Business Review blog entry, “Investigate Culture, Ask the Right Questions,” I shook my head in agreement. A firm’s culture...

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Bear Gifts to an Informational Interview

May 17, 2012 Effective Networking

Show appreciation when you are given a gift. An informational interview is a gift to a job seeker or a curious soul. You will surface...

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Writing a Résumé Should Hurt

May 10, 2012 The Job Hunt

A résumé enables you to put your best foot forward so be painfully thoughtful about its content. It must showcase only...

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Learn From My Experiences

April 24, 2012 The Job Hunt

My fortune is that I benefited from a set of professional, academic, and personal circumstances that I am fully aware usually never happen to individuals. 

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