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    How to Win Friends in Corporate America

    Corporate America, especially in a down economy is a very difficult place to get ahead. In some corporate cultures, people are out to get each other as much as they are out to win business from prospective clients.

    Politically speaking, you have to be highly savvy to get ahead. By savvy, I am referring to …

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    Do’s and Don’ts of Cover Letters

    You should use a cover letter whenever you apply for a job. Usually, companies ask you to also send a cover letter in addition to your resume so they can have a better idea about your personal brand, skills and experience as well as what you are looking for and what values you can bring …

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    How to Evaluate and Negotiate a New Job Offer

    You finally got the offer you have been waiting for! However, the salary is below what you are expecting. Now what? Should you accept the offer or reject it? How are you going to evaluate it? Read below and find the answers.

    First of all, you should not evaluate the offer based only on salary …

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    6 Reasons Employers Are Going to Pay You More

    When employers come to us, they all have broad requirements as to the traits they are seeking in the sales or marketing rep whom they are looking to hire.

    Some have overly stringent background requirements. Others may just want someone who is intelligent, ambitious and fits in well with the company culture. Regardless, in an …

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    Posted in Career Development, Interview, Job Search, Recruitment

    Why You Should Attend A Career Fair?

    Career fairs are like “one stop shops” at the mall. Attending one of them will give you the opportunity to see the current openings on the market and meet with many company representatives face-to-face. 

    A career fair is a job fair. It’s a fair for employers to meet and identify potential job seekers. In this …

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    How to Get Your Recruiter to Love You

    Job seekers and recruiters may have a love/hate relationship but if it’s handled right, it can be fruitful for both sides.

    Entry level job candidates may not find using a recruiter that successful, but for more senior level people it can mean the difference between landing a dream job and an OK one. That’s not …

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    The Optimistic vs Pessimistic Job Applicant

    There are two ways to look at life, one’s job search and the inevitable interviewing rejection each job seeker incurs. The first is to imagine the worst and be prone to depression when we encounter each roadblock. The second is to look at interviewing rejection as a temporary setback and to leverage that disappointment into …

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    Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Career Search Tool

    There are a number of very good tests of personality type on the market, and as a career coach I always recommend that people in transition explore the results of such tests and apply those results in their decision-making processes. Being in transition is an opportune time to assess where you are and what you …

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    50 Great Questions to Ask on a Sales Interview

    Without exception, when recruiting sales job seekers, companies want the interviewee to ask intelligent, thoughtful questions. Though, all too often, the applicant does not come prepared with inquiries.

    Regardless of how well the answers the individual gave were, if they don’t have pertinent questions, the meeting is left in an “up in the air” state.…

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    When LinkedIn Can Hurt the Recent Graduate

    For recent graduates, LinkedIn has provided a platform that allows the young graduate to apply to a mass quantity of job openings with little to no effort.

    The ease of the application process coupled with the curiosity in many different fields lends the graduate to apply, in some cases to over 100 positions. While they …

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