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    Using the Job Boards to Grow Your Career

    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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    Posted in Career Development

    The Rise of the Specialist

    I have a theory.

    It’s been developing for a few years.

    It’s been tested over the past couple of years.

    And it may be coming to a head now.

    Did the Great Recession Create Specialists?

    This is one conclusion I have come to. I’ve not tested it extensively with regressive and longitudinal studies, but I …

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    Posted in Career Development, Success Strategies

    Job Security or Job Insecurity?

    Unfortunately, as much as we’d like to think that our careers are entirely in our hands, there are many factors over which we have no control. Keeping your current job may be one of them. Of course, there are things you can do to increase your job security. Working hard, continually learning, and taking responsibility …

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    Applying for Jobs Is Ineffective

    Many people are looking desperately for suitable jobs, but ask yourself whether you’re just working hard at it or smart at it. Many get so disappointed by the entire process that they give up entirely. Please don’t! Via this article, I want to revive your interest by attempting to logically explain the job search process …

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    Skills, Passion and Execution – Tips for Hiring Managers

    Hire for Smarts.

    Dig for Passion.

    Look for proof of Execution.

    When hiring someone … or looking for a job yourself … these are three things you should be aware of and using to insure you find the right fit or are the right fit.

    These are especially true whether you are freelancing, consulting or …

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    Posted in Career Development, Personal Branding, Reputation Management

    5 Job Search Mistakes Show You’re Not Paying Attention

    Applying for jobs is one of the most burdensome aspects of the job search process. Cover letters, resumes, applications – lots of paper work requiring sharp attention to detail.  With so many things to pay attention to, people are bound to make mistakes. But as we all know, every little thing counts when it comes …

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    Posted in Job Search, Personal Branding, Recruitment, Success Strategies

    Decisions! Decisions! How to Pick Out Your Tie

    Men face few choices when it comes to dressing for a job interview. Suits and shoes are always dark colors – black, gray, or brown. Shirts are typically white or blue.  The real difficult choice is which tie to wear.

    When I was interviewing for jobs, I always tried to match my tie to the …

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    Posted in Interview, Job Search, Personal Branding, Success Strategies

    A New Year, A New Job: Make 2013 Your Lucky Year!

    It’s that time of year again; time to reflect on the past and set goals for success in the upcoming year. Setting New Year’s resolutions may be a cliché exercise, but taking the time to determine what your focus should be in the next year is the first step to achieving it.

    New Year’s also …

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    Posted in Job Search, Personal Branding, Recruitment, Success Strategies

    Unexpected: What Happened 6 Months Since Publishing My Ebook

    6 months ago on June 12, 2012, I published my multimedia ebook Camera Ready: How to Present Your Best Self and Ideas On Air or Online. After having two kids and “leaning back” in my career (as Anne-Marie Slaughter and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg call it) by freelancing part-time for a couple of years, I …

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    Posted in authors corner, Career Development, Job Search, Personal Branding

    Want to Relocate? Six Tips for Getting Noticed

    If you’re looking for a position in a different geographic area than where you live, it can be difficult to get your resume noticed.  Naturally, employers prefer to hire local – it costs less and it’s easier to coordinate interviews.There are ways for you to increase your chances of getting that job across the country.  …

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    Posted in Articles, Personal Branding, Recruitment, Success Strategies
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