Career Moves
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The 4 Moments of Truth in the Hiring Process

When you’re searching for a job, it can feel like every moment, every conversation, every communication, is equally as important as any other. The truth, though, is that there are some key moments in any job search or int...

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The #1 Question to Ask Yourself When Trying to Find YOUR Passion!

Recently, I was talking to one of my very inspiring private clients about her life passion.  She was feeling stressed and frustrated that she hasn’t found it yet (she’s both smart and a hard worker, so used to thin...

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Should We All Be Contractors?

  Let’s start with a provocative line: Would you be better at your job if you were a contractor? If you were paid hourly, or at least per project? I worked for an hourly wage when I was fourteen: I nannied for twin ...


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Negotiate on Behalf of Someone Else

Why? You fight harder on behalf of someone else…. In Adam M. Grant’s terrific book, Give and Take, he discusses different negotiating styles. One of his findings demonstrates that ‘givers’, people who eschew the law...

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Should You Expand Your Job Search Across the Pond?

Perhaps you’re an adventurer and you’ve always wanted to move abroad. The most common way to get a job across the pond is to find a way to move with your current company based in USA. But that’s not to say it&...

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What We Can Learn From Seniorpreneurs

As someone who worked in manufacturing for decades and thought he’d be able to retire in a few short years, my dad’s journey is like that of many others. After his shop closed operations locally, my dad jumped into career c...


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How to Connect with Anyone

Whether you are looking for new business, a new job, the love of your life (or maybe just a date for Friday night!), networking is an unavoidable fact of life.  Most of us don’t love to do it and could use a little help.  T...

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The Do’s and Don’t’s of Job Interview Thank You Notes

Repeat after me (no, seriously, do it): the thank you note is not dead. Recently, it seems many believe it is. In my own hiring practices at Career Girl Network, and from countless friends who hire regularly, I’ve heard s...

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Succeeding in the Job Search Today [INFOGRAPHIC]

At some point or another, most of us will go through the long-winded process that is the job search. It’s a tough business to be in, especially if you’re not getting the results you want. However, when you’ve done your re...


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What Would You Burn Your Resume For?

Mark Pincus, the CEO of Zynga (famed for Words with Friends, Farmville, and more) was profiled last weekend in The New York Times Magazine and said something that blew my mind: If you want to be a great entrepreneur, you’re g...