Category Archives: Networking & Career Management

Career 911: What You Can Do to Prepare for Irene (And After-Effects)

As Irene rapidly approaches, here are quick tips to prepare your career for a Hurricane. The focus is on winds and water now, but we could be talking about unemployment and job loss caused by the storm in a few … Continue reading

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14 Intriguing Perspectives on Career Change You’ll Want To Read

Once a month, my friends at Career Collective and I blog on a common topic. Up this month: How to make a career change. While this is a topic that I love to talk about — my interest in career … Continue reading

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Managing Your Career 2.0: On Giving Up To Get It Right

I’m a big fan of the A& E show Hoarders, a program that looks “inside the lives of people whose inability to part with their belongings is so out of control that they are on the verge of a personal … Continue reading

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Career Advice Not Worth Taking Part III: Talking About Your Passions

This is the second in a three part series inspired by an e-book of career advice that prescribed answers to interviewing questions. Here, I take a look at the Q & A given by the e-book’s authors, and suggest an … Continue reading

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Career Advice Not Worth Taking Part II: Should You Say You’re Always Flexible?

This is the second in a three part series inspired by an e-book of career advice that prescribed answers to interviewing questions. Here, I take a look at the Q & A given by the e-book’s authors, and suggest an … Continue reading

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Career Advice Not Worth Taking: Does a Pat Answer to How You Deal With Stress Work?

Several weeks ago, I learned of a free new career e-book for new grads from a technical recruiting firm. I worked in university career offices for eight years before starting my business, so I couldn’t wait to see what they … Continue reading

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The Keywords You Need To Find the Right Job

Have you spent hours searching job boards for position listings?   Do you know what you want but get too many search results when you look for it?   Did you know employers and hiring managers are very sophisticated when … Continue reading

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Job Hunting Rules To Break (Or Why & How to Crowd Your Shadow)

I participate in the Career Collective, a community of bloggers who convene and give their takes on a singular topic once a month. Up this time: outdated job search beliefs or rules that are made to be broken.   Given … Continue reading

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They’re Just Not Into Me…Or Are They?

One of the job seekers I know and think the world of applied for her dream job several months ago. Based on  the job description and what she could learn of the organization, it wasn’t only an ideal role from … Continue reading

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To Get A Job, Hold the Job Applications (Apply Later)

I wear several hats on the social web, including serving as the "New Grads" columnist for Job-Hunt.org, one of my favorite resources on the web. My latest column on Job-Hunt is about why you should never click the apply button … Continue reading

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