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    How to Run a Successful Internship Program

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    At their best, internships provide students with invaluable experience working alongside professionals in a “real” business. Yet they remain the butt of many jokes and the bane of many managers’ existence.

    If the thought of some snot-nosed 20-year-old cramming your office, needing something to do to stay busy is annoying – well, I have the …

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    Posted in Career Development, Recruitment

    The Soft Skills That Will Get You Hired

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    It’s that time of year again.

    College grads are having their coming out parties.

    Careers are in the offing.

    Soft Skills Will Help them Get Hired

    Soft skills will get you hired too. By learning and using soft skills you will be able to set yourself apart in your career. They aren’t hard to master. …

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    Posted in Book Reviews, Career Development, Interview, Personal Branding

    Resiliency Is The Most Powerful Tool In Your Career

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    Everyone’s career journey is different, and it would be incredibly misleading to suggest that there is one skill that comes at the top of the list every time. But there is one trait does come pretty close: resiliency.

    The tenacity and ability to bounce back from failure and moments of huge stress and disaster, time …

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, Career Development, Futures, Personal Branding, Skill Development, Success Strategies

    Most Inspiring Ted Talks for Your Career

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    Everyone can have downtimes especially at work. If you feel like you have been staring at the excel spreadsheet in your computer screen for the past hour and don’t want to do anything, you may need some inspiration to be able to refunction. Watch the below videos in your coffee break and get the inspiration …

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    Posted in Career Development, Personal Branding, Skill Development, Video

    Branding Lesson: Revels, Advocate

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    As much as I enjoy discussing the similarities between personal and corporate branding, it is just as important to examine the relationship between the two as well as the nuances within. No matter your career “vertical,” an understanding of the way these two types of branding are connected coupled with the points where you can …

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, Career Development, Corporate Branding, Employer Branding, Me 2.0, Personal Branding, Skill Development, Sound Branding

    Are you REALLY Interested In Connecting?

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    Let’s do lunch!

    Call me!

    I’ll ping you soon!

    Come on … Seriously?

    Have you heard all of these lines?

    Have you spoken them? Typed them? Texted them?

    One thing I have noticed over the past few years is that a lot of people say they want to connect. Which leads to the obvious question …

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    Posted in Career Development, Personal Branding

    Are You Blaming Self for Being Unemployed?

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    Recently, while looking around LinkedIn, I came across an article that intrigued me. It was about a book titled Flawed System/Flawed Self, written by Ofer Sharone, who taught at MIT’s Sloan School of Management, where he was assistant professor of work and employment research. I ordered the book and found it amazing. The author digs …

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    Posted in Career Development, Career Resources, Interview, Job Search

    Is Your Daily Routine Killing Motivation?

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    A long list of have-to-do’s both personally and professionally, day in and day out, tends to dampen motivation. The second factor involved is your comfort level. Being comfortable prevents many from taking a leap forward. The question then becomes whether you are truly content and happy with where you are at, or deep down, do …

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    Posted in Career Development, entrepreneurship, Success Strategies

    Questions to Answer Before Going to Graduate School

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    Whether you are a new graduate or a working professional who wants to make a career change, going to graduate school may be an option for you. It can also be the next step if you want to be a lawyer, doctor or professor. While going to graduate school can be a very fulfilling experience, …

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    Posted in Career Development, Personal Branding, Skill Development, Success Strategies

    Get to Know Your Worth… With Tech

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    You may recall a time, not too long ago, when we talked about showing your worth for the betterment of your career. Yet and still, in order to do that, it is necessary to know and understand what you’re worth in the grand scheme of things. …

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, Career Development, Career Resources, Job Search, Me 2.0, Personal Branding, Skill Development, Workplace Success
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