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Get Ahead By Going Abroad

I’m a proud mentor in the Step Up Women’s Network teen mentoring program. My mentee is a junior in high school, and once a month on a Saturday, I join 30 or so other professional women and their junior mentees for a...

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The Best Cities for Job Searching

Two years ago, my husband and I began to consider moving to a new city. We thought about the type of city we wanted to live in, the location of the city in relation to our families, the cultural opportunities in each city, and ...

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Nothing Lasts Forever and Other Lessons from Blackberry vs. Apple

The mark of truly phenomenal technology is a user saying, “I can’t remember a time without it!” Steve Jobs can rest proud of his achievements with the iPhone, then, as it’s revolutionized the way the wor...


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15 Unique Job Boards to Help You Find Your Next Gig

We recently shared a revolutionary new way to look at your job search from Lindsey Pollack at Harvard Business Review. Pollack’s way of “Curating Your Job Search” encourages job seekers to find the best job bo...

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Should You Take the Job?

You think you’ve gotten through the toughest parts of the process. You’ve written your cover letter, tailored your resume, passed through the phone interview and the in-person interview with flying colors. The offer...

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Curating Your Job Search

You’ve decided it’s time to leave your job. You were laid off. You were fired. You moved to a new city. All of these are circumstances under which someone will look for a new job. So there you are, blinking cursor o...


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Personality Tests – Yes or Stress?

“Know thyself,” an ancient Greek proverb reminding us all that the most important opinion is our own, and the clearest path to success is to honor ourselves first. In a job interview, knowing yourself can mean the d...

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Why It’s Time To Change the Way We Talk About Job Hopping

I, like many in my generation, have at times been accused of “job hopping.” I’m nearing 30 and haven’t stayed in a job longer than 3 years in my career. However, on the contrary, I’ve learned an in...

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Getting Hired by a Startup

When embarking on a job search, one of the most important questions to ask is, “What kind of company would you ideally want to work for?” Some of us are attracted to nonprofit organizations, others to large gleaming...


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Facebook and The Job Search

Mind your Facebook profile, job searchers. It’s advice I’ve given before, and advice the best recruiters and HR professionals in the business stick to when asked about candidates. What you put on social media can ab...