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Who reads cover letters? [Facebook LIVE episode #5 on Standing Out]

August 7, 2017 Effective Networking

The jury is out whether anyone will read your cover letter. It’s a great excuse that many candidates use in order to rationalize not writing...

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A CEO Encounter Wish Granted [Facebook LIVE Episode #2 on Standing Out]

July 17, 2017 Effective Networking

How To Stand Out & Expand Your Network When you work for top company, you expect people who are looking for a job in your...

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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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3 Epic Kids Who Should Influence Your Career

February 12, 2013 Changing Careers

Life changed when fixed income analyst Monique Péan’s 16- year old sister passed away in a tragic car accident. Monique found herself staring at seven...

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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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The Agency Shift to Client Side: Thinking Like a Client [free full eBook edition within]

November 28, 2012 Changing Careers

Ad executives thought I was nuts for going in the opposite direction when I left American Express to work for Ogilvy & Mather. I decided...

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Fashion Career Change Tips: How to Dress for Jobs in Creative Fields

November 19, 2012 Changing Careers

Since I launched my Gen X career coaching firm, I have found that more than 97.9% of my clients (i.e. practically everyone) wants to transition...

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