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LinkedIn Challenge TIP 1: Make your LinkedIn Headline Stand Out‏

October 30, 2013 LinkedIn

Is your LinkedIn headline drawing in the right people? Let’s begin the ultimate LinkedIn challenge. LinkedIn Challenge TIP 1 out of 5: Make your LinkedIn Headline...

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LinkedIn Challenge Starts Now!

October 26, 2013 LinkedIn

Increase your LinkedIn IQ in 5 weeks for free. See results in only 1 week. Start by joining the Ultimate LinkedIn Challenge. I am taking...

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How to Find a Job: The Art of Fitting In and Standing Out

September 17, 2013 The Job Hunt

How to Find a Job: The Art of Fitting In and Standing Out by guest blogger, Orlee Berlove If you are like most people looking...

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Top 10 Signs Compelling Savvy Professionals to Start the Job Hunt

August 30, 2013 The Job Hunt

Who wants to launch into a job search? No one—it’s not fun! And yet, this can sometimes be the better alternative, especially for savvy professionals...

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Using Competitive Intelligence (CI) to Land a Job, as Told by a Former Insider within the CI Unit for a Fortune 500 Firm

August 12, 2013 The Job Hunt

Competitive intelligence spend is increasing among organizations on the rise. It’s proven to gain an edge on competitors, but it is not just for Fortune...

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Career Networking for Outcomes – The Starter Kit

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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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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How Not To Lose Your New Employees In Their First 45 Days

July 15, 2013 Retaining Employees

Cost-conscious firms are missing out. Few prioritize onboarding programs, yet they expect new employees to drive results within 90 days because “anything faster can mean...

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Here’s a Quick Way to Get Promoted by a Gen Y-er

May 29, 2013 Promotions

How Gen-Yers [aka Millennials or those born during the early 80s – 00s] Can Get Promoted in a Year by guest blogger, Lancel Joseph   I’m...

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What LinkedIn Users Ought to Know about Job References

May 24, 2013 LinkedIn

Job references still matter. Eight out of 10 HR executives consistently contact references for professional (89 percent), executive (85 percent), administrative (84 percent), and technical...

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The Secret of Making Space (Even If Your Schedule is Crazy)

May 6, 2013 Work-Life Balance

The Secret of Making Space (Even If Your Schedule is Crazy) by guest blogger, Christian Simamora “We are very good at ‘doing.’ But there’s something...

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3 Ways Marie Curie Would Fix the Plight of Women in STEM Fields

May 2, 2013 Promotions

Current Situation It’s ridiculous that the same issues Nobel laureate Marie Curie confronted at the turn of the 19th century continue to be impediments to...

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Treat Employees Like Volunteers – The Cure for High Staff Turnover?

April 1, 2013 Retaining Employees

An interview by Melissa Llarena, a career transition and talent management expert, with Christine Schoaff, an IT, and Project Manager who has contributed  across 15 years...

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Limited-time offer for business owners who are NYU alumni

March 25, 2013 Special Offers

**Update: this offer is no longer valid**   Limited-time offer for business owners who are NYU alumni Who: Melissa Llarena, alumna of New York University (CAS...

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Limited-time offer for business owners who are Tuck alumni

March 25, 2013 Special Offers

**Update: this offer is no longer valid**   Limited-time offer for business owners who are Tuck alumni Who: Melissa Llarena, alumna of the Tuck School of...

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Limited-time offer for business owners who attended the Tuck Minority Business Executives Program

March 25, 2013 Special Offers

**Update: this offer is no longer valid**   Limited-time offer for business owners who attended the Tuck Minority Business Executives Program Who: Melissa Llarena, alumna...

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Seeking PT Marketing Consultant (Start Date: April 15, 2013)

March 23, 2013 Special Offers

Job Description **Update: this offer is no longer valid**   About Career Outcomes Matter LLC (melissallarena.com) Career Outcomes Matter LLC is a New York-based talent...

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How to Avoid Being Dumped by Your Best Employees

March 20, 2013 Retaining Employees

Are you surprised that 2 million Americans quit each month, per the Bureau of Labor Statistics? Corporate America faces a $6 billion-plus epidemic. Replacing one...

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5 Smartest Ways to Spend Your Work Bonus

March 7, 2013 Work-Life Balance

1. Invest in yourself. Potential return on investment (ROI) (+50%)  You can hire a career adviser. Similar to a financial adviser who helps you better...

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From Loud Chewing to Cherry-Tomato Spewing, the Five Senses of Office Pet Peeves

February 27, 2013 Workplace

Are you sitting at your desk right now with your earphones in pretending to listen to music while secretly avoiding your annoying coworker? Well, you’re...

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