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5 Signs of a Great Recruiter

The world of recruiters is one most job searchers know very little about. You might get a call out of the blue from a person you’ve never met and think to yourself, “Is this person legit?” Or perhaps you’...

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Supporting Your Job Searching Friends (Without Getting Your Head Bitten Off)

We’ve all been through it, your incredibly talented, beautiful, and dynamic best friend just got fired or laid off. She’s down and out, she’s depressed, she isn’t believing in her abilities, and as her f...

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Mitt Romney Says “It Kills Me” Not to Be President: You’ve Been There, Right?

Mitt Romney gave an interview to Fox News Sunday last week. In it, he was asked about his feelings following the election. How does Mitt feel today about his loss. He said, “It kills me not to be there,” referring t...


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5 Ways to Stand Out as a Job Seeker

As someone who’s been a small business owner most of my life, it occurred to me that I’ve never gotten a job the traditional way — with a resume and job interview — ever.  Instead, I’ve always used creative w...

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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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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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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...