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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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To Know or Not To Know: Which is Better

This weekend, I spoke with a job seeker who — three weeks ago — applied for a job listing online for a job that he saw at Borders. He hadn't seen the closing signs, or the news coverage that Borders … Continue reading

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We Get By With a Little Rec from our Friends (& By Getting There First)

Each month, I participate in the Career Collective with a group of colleagues who blog about a common topic related to career development and job search. Up this month: The topic of social media and how to use it for … 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 Up this time: outdated job search beliefs or rules that are made to be broken.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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What Was in 2010, What To Expect in 2011

I'm pleased to be a member of Career Collective, a community of bloggers that provides perspective on job search related topics on a monthly basis. Up this month, trends that will affect your career this year! Here's my take: 2010 … Continue reading

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