Career Moves
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Mom, Dad, and Your Interview

I flipped the first time I learned of the new interviewing tactic some twenty-somethings were employing in their job search: Mom, or Dad, or both were accompanying them on their job interviews. HUH?? My first thought jumped to ...

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What Your Boss Is Reading…Before They Become Your Boss

As a recruiter, I frequently ask and give advice on how to interview. Everything is in play–from how to schedule the interview to what happens immediately afterward…weeks afterward. The one thing I tell people to ke...

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Tell Me About Yourself

How often have you found yourself having to answer the question, “Tell me about yourself” in your personal life, work life, and/or social life? It seems like this is a popular “ice-breaker” style question that Career Gi...


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Are You Investing Enough In Your Career?

Christie Mims is an expert career coach who helps smart women who are unwilling to settle for anything less than career happiness.  She’s a dispenser of witty advice and a little bit of snark, and she’s here to mak...

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6 Ways to Prepare for a Career Fair

For the last three years, football weekends and homework assignments dominated my schedule.  This semester, however, my peers and I have one more thing to squeeze in: searching for a job.  Last week I attended the University ...

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Online Resources for Finding a Job in the Media Industry

Finding a job in the media and communications industry can be difficult. It is a competitive field that many people are interested in. As someone looking for a job in the industry, you need to use every resource at your disposa...


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How to Apply for an Unadvertised Job

Three words can be both the holy grail of job seekers and at the same time the greatest frustration: “hidden job market.” What is the hidden job market? It’s the notion that there are many jobs that are truly ...

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Repeat After Me: Stress is My Friend

Huh? Stress is my friend? Since when? Since I watched this fabulous Ted Talk featuring Kelly McGonigal, a health psychologist! By way of background, many people have described me as high-strung, nervous, jumpy, edgy, energetic...

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Why Planting Seeds Reaps Growth

I recently worked with a client whose life really seemed to “come together” in about a two week process. When this person started working with me she had been unemployed for a few months due to a company restructure, had be...


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Climbing the Corporate Ladder…But At What Expense?

Now you’re climbing to the top of the company ladder Hope it doesn’t take too long Can’t you see there’ll come a day when it won’t matter Come a day when you’ll be gone I understand about ind...