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    Need to Conduct ‘Stealth’ Job Search? Here’s How

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    You’ve bid you time for the last several years on a job that’s become stale and largely unfulfilling, just waiting until you were convinced that the job market was indeed improving, that the apparent recovery is for real. Clearly, your career is definitely in the “stall” mode, so you decide now may in fact be …

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    How the Workplace Has Changed Over the Years

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    LinkedIn has put together a great infographic a few weeks ago showing how the workplaces has changed over the years. This week, I would like to share this infographic with you. Everyone is aware that as the technology evolves, our lives evolve with it. Especially, after the mid-90s, the way we communicate and work started …

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    What is the Value of Your Personal Brand?

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    Have you ever wondered exactly how much you’re worth, in tangible currency?

    On some level, most of us have questioned our value in our professional lives. Valuation becomes particularly tricky if you don’t occupy a revenue-generating position. T o assign a dollar value to your work, consider the following factors:

    How much money are you…
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    Interviewing Strategies That Convert to Job Offers

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    Regardless of level, education, field, industry, experience or age, the overwhelming majority of American job seekers are apprehensive about interviewing. It’s part of a human being’s DNA to want acceptance from others.

    Nobody likes to be rejected or judged, though it’s a necessary part of interviewing. However, the ones that dislike it the most use …

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    Hardest Part of Taking New Job Often Resigning Current One

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    For a surprising number of men and women the hardest part of taking a new job, no matter how excited they may be about the career opportunity, or even how dissatisfied they may have become with their current job, is going in to the boss’s office to resign. And usually, the longer they have been …

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    Which ‘Self’ Should You be in a Job Interview?

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    You’ve probably run across articles or blogs that advise job hunters to “just be yourself” to succeed in a job interview. Ostensibly, this would seem to be rather sound advice. After all, no one enjoys dealing with a phony or someone who comes across as disingenuous. Still, I’ve always had problems with such advice, primarily …

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    Successful Salary Renegotiation

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    Successful salary renegotiation is a complex, multistep process that takes time. Just like anything else, there is a right and wrong way to approach it. Employees who walk into their boss’ office and ask for more money leave the meeting empty-handed and afraid of losing their job.

    Roughly 70% of the job seekers whom I …

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    Four Tips for Acing Your Job Interviews

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    I spoke to a career group last weekend and my speech was titled Seven Critical Career Questions. The questions covered topics that ranged from choosing a profession to improving your interview results. I want to share what I told them about interviewing in this blog post.

    As I mention in Chapter 14 of Fast Track …

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    What Millennials Seek, Desire in an Employer

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    I just read an interesting article online entitled, Stop Treating Millennial Employees Like Enigmas, written by Sara Roberts and Michael Papay and featured on Fastcompany.com.[1] As the title suggests, the article focuses on how businesses can best utilize the skills and talents of Millennials, generally defined as that 80-million-strong cohort born between 1977 and 2000, …

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    Career Stalled? NOW is GREAT Time for New Job Hunt!

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    If you’ve spent the last four or five years (or even longer!) laboring in “stable misery” at your current job because, among other reasons, you were just thankful to stillhave a job, now would appear to be the best time in years to peek over the edge of your self-imposed foxhole and check out the …

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