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    Using the Job Boards to Grow Your Career

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    It’s never been easier.

    The job boards are making it very easy to understand what roles are in demand and about updated job descriptions and skills are for today’s workforce.

    FACT: Millennials will change jobs four times by the age of 32

    This is not a slight to Millennials. It’s a fact of the modern …

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    The Rule of 555

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    The Rule of 555 is simple… It’s all about determining the value and implications of some action or decision.

    This is The Rule of 555 in a nutshell

    When you’re trying to make a decision think about how it will impact you in:

    Five Days Five Weeks Five Years

    That’s it!

    Pro Tip: You can …

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    7 Gives and 7 Takes for 2017

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    This is the last Personal Branding Blog post for me in 2016.

    Over the last few weeks I have written a lot about finding a job through the holidays and a few of the things I’ve learned thru the process of searching for a job myself.

    This post and the Gives and Takes below were …

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    Using Your Network in a Job Search

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    Networking is not a dirty word.

    Networking is something you should be doing all the time.

    As noted in this previous post … Growing your Network is your Job

    Since it’s your job … or at least part of it … you should feel comfortable and confident using it when you are making a change …

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    6 Things You Learn in a Job Search

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    There are a lot of truths you will discover about yourself and others in the job search process.

    Everything from recommendations to referrals, to people you have helped and now cannot seem to find 5 minutes to call you back, to the way you can insure your job search process is as smooth and professional …

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    You’ve Got the Job Offer, Now What?

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    You’ve been thinking about it. You’ve been dreaming about it. Now it’s in your hand or at least in your inbox. That job offer you’ve been dreaming of is finally here.

    Now what?

    All your hard work. All your research. All your effort’s, including time away from family, friends, and fun activities.

    First off … …

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    Job Hunting Through The Holidays

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    Can I tell you a little secret?

    Smart people keep job hunting through the holidays.

    Smart people realize a few things about job hunting through the holidays:

    There is less competition Hiring managers are still looking HR professionals get to pick from a very smart and select group

    Family Will Understand

    Your friends and family …

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    There is No Free Lunch

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    Subtitled: As the water cooler goes … So goes the company.

    When the water stops being delivered … When the sodas are not stocked … When the Odwalla’s stop showing up …

    You know the free lunch is coming to an end.

    One simple observation is:

    As the water cooler goes … So goes the …

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    What’s your Vector, Victor?

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    Don’t worry. There will be no pop quizzes.

    However, there may be some reminiscing of the classic movie “Airplane”

    If you have never seen the movie “Airplane” you have more than likely heard some of the best lines over the years. If you haven’t seen it … Go ahead and watch it now. I’ll wait.…

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    How to use POP on the Job

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    There are a lot of measures of productivity.

    For some, that means just pure and raw output.

    For others it means the ability to use your EQ and IQ – sometimes in proportion and sometimes not.

    No matter what everyone has Patterns of Productivity, aka POP.

    How do you make the most of your POP?…

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