Career Moves
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You Can’t Fire Me! I QUIT!

Getting fired is one of the most emotional experiences a person can go through in a career. It’s easy to think less of yourself in that moment, to be concerned about your future, and to be incredibly afraid of what might ...

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Recognizing Red Flags in the Job Hunt

Red flags are a tricky subject in any realm. In bad relationships, there are always red flags before things get bad, but the truth is you usually don’t notice them until you’re looking back at the wreckage of a bad ...

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Damage Control: What To Do When Your Job Interview Goes Awry

Last week, I was interviewing for a sales position with a company looking to expand into my locale. I’d made it to the last round, beating out over 100 other candidates for a coveted spot in the “final four.” ...


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Soul Suck: How to Win at the Job Search Without Losing Your Soul In the Process

FACT: Looking for a new job totally blows. Now that you’ve resonated on that one for a moment, let’s come back to some more real talk. There is very little that is fun or exciting or rewarding about the job search. ...

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Why the New Line of Job Search Sites are Getting it RIGHT!

There are huge numbers of job search sites on the market, and each of them has a different specialty. Some focus on new grads, others on jobs over $100,000 in salary, and still yet others focused on specific industries – medi...

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Rejection in Interviewing: Tackling It From All Sides

Rejection is perhaps the ugliest most difficult to digest word in the English language. Being rejected never, under any circumstances, feels good. Whether it’s a date rejecting you from having a relationship, a friend rej...


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Why You Should ALWAYS Answer a Recruiter’s Call

They always seem to call at the worst time. No, I’m not talking about telemarketers. I’m talking about recruiters. You know the drill, you spend a year looking for the perfect job, you find it, you take it, and thre...

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The Great Gifts of Entrepreneurship

Today is a day of gift giving and receiving for many people around the world who celebrate the Christmas holiday. We take the time to buy our friends and family gifts, wrap them with great care, and take immense joy in the way ...

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My So-Called ‘Trep Life

Welcome to my so-called ‘trep life. Okay, I making a reference to what was an amazing, but short-lived show of the 90s in order to share what it’s like to be an entrepreneur with all the Career Girls out there. I...


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Writing Well: A Key Job Skill in 2013

Not surprisingly, one of the key “must-have” job skills for 2013 is clear communications, according to a Nov. 18, 2012 article in the Wall Street Journal. Regardless of your level, communications – particularly written co...