Career Moves
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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...

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Lessons in Interviewing from ABC’s Shark Tank

My husband and I love the show Shark Tank. Every week, we excitedly flip on the TV to watch entrepreneurs receive feedback, constructive criticism and ultimately often real money from the members of the Shark Tank. There are mo...


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Knowing When It’s Time to Quit

Gone are the days when we graduate college, get a job, and stay in that job most of our lives. Many of our parents will retire with 30+ years tenure in their companies, and often in their respective jobs. Years ago, this was no...

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Write a Great Cover Letter – CareerBuider Video

CareerBuilder.com isn’t just a great job search site, it also has fantastic practical tips for those looking for a job. I highly recommend subscribing to their YouTube channel for short, easy, practical tips like those in...

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New to Freelancing? Avoid These Mistakes

There are many circumstances you might find yourself in when you’re searching for a job. Best case scenario, you’re in a job you want to move on from and have the paycheck, freedom, and time to look for the right ne...


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The Hidden Benefits of Moonlighting

In 2008, fresh off a nasty divorce and still a lowly nonprofit worker, I realized my eyes were bigger than my wallet when it came to shopping and dining out. So I did what any early-20s woman would do – I found a second j...