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Ever Wonder What Those Coexist Bumper Stickers Mean? & Bridging Divided Communities, Dr. Tarek Elgawhary, Episode 2

November 13, 2017 Podcasts 0

An Interview with Dr. Tarek Elgawhary the President of the Coexist Foundation. On this episode, Tarek shares with us how he has been able...

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From Teaching in Grade School to Visiting Michael Jordan’s House, Sneakerhead Jacques Slade of “Today in Sneaks,” Episode 1

November 6, 2017 Podcasts 0

Meet my first guest Jacques Slade on An Interview with Melissa Llarena — the podcast. Have you ever been curious about how YouTube international superstars think...

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master class for director and VP

A Master Class on Getting High Paying Job Offers from the Hidden Job Market – Apply Today

October 2, 2017 Effective Networking

Round one applications are now open… Are you a Director or VP with 10+ years of experience who wants to change the direction of his...

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Stop taking your unhappiness at work out on others

September 10, 2017 Work-Life Balance

I want to career coach job seekers who go out of their way to mentor others. I prefer working with people who believe that they...

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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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The In Demand Virtual Professionals Mastermind

If you’ve decided you rather transition in your career with other professionals who are going through the same things then apply today right here. Note...

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How Independent Contractors Are Replacing You

April 4, 2017 Interviewing

Are you feeling the pinch behind the proliferation of freelance gigs and the decline of full-time headcount in your industry? The job market has been changing...

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The Key to Landing Strategy Jobs

September 13, 2016 Interviewing

The key is confidence however not just your own…read on. As a job candidate, you are constantly being evaluated when it comes to how much...

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How to Land an Interview: Add Online Comments

June 30, 2015 The Job Hunt

Chances are your prospective employer leverages the power of content marketing to draw in its audience. A plethora of companies have a blog on...

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[DARE #9] Get Unstuck – Be a philantrophist

November 23, 2014 Work-Life Balance

It’s the week of Thanksgiving here in the US. In cities across the US, many of us are celebrating our gratitude for family, friends, uplifting...

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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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Three Pillars to Successful LinkedIn Recommendations

August 23, 2012 LinkedIn

LinkedIn recommendations are useless…if not supported by a strategy. After tailoring LinkedIn profiles for professionals who have successfully attracted attention, I found that having a...

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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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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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LinkedIn Groups: Don’t Have Regrets

June 22, 2012 LinkedIn

Stop ignoring your LinkedIn groups!  Yes, you can join up to 50 LinkedIn groups. However, don’t stop there.  Ignoring them can mean missing out on...

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Does Your Motivation for Changing Careers Stink?

June 15, 2012 Changing Careers

“I want to stop reading and rotting and that’s why I want to leave law in pursuit of becoming a marketer!” Changing sectors takes extraordinary...

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Company Culture Elements mind map

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 your MOST impressive accomplishments and selecting...

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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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