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IMPORTANT: Never resign until you know for sure!

Susan Adam’s recent Forbes column, “How A Criminal Background Check Can Cost You The Job” is a necessary read for pretty much anyone who is looking for a job in today’s market.  All of my large corporate clients do background checks and [...]

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Preaching to the Choir: 6 Big Reasons to Use LinkedIn More Like Twitter

Larry Kim’s recent Inc. article, “6 Big Reasons to Use LinkedIn More Like Twitter” is more affirmation than innovation – at least for me.  However it is a nice reminder, and more importantly, if you’re not using or under-using LinkedIn, then [...]

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What Signals Are You Sending? (Expanded from Inc.)

Are you doing everything you can to get the most out of your job interview experiences?   Sure, you’ve prepared, done research on the company, read and re-read the job description, thought about key questions and answers, and generally read [...]

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Because You’re Doing It Wrong: “Why You Hate Networking” via Forbes

Everything everyone reads or writes about networking always focuses on how to do it to advance your own goals – selfishly, efficiently, designed to get what you want.  Is it any wonder you feel dirty after doing it? Susan Adam’s [...]

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“The First 90 Days” by Michael Watkins

A candidate I recently worked with told me she was reading Michael D. Watkins’ “The First 90 Days” ahead of starting at her new job. I haven’t read it yet myself, but based on the excerpts and reviews I read [...]

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What’s the worst thing that can happen?

Nothing. That’s the worst thing that can happen if you read this article and act on it. What’s the best thing that can happen? Everything! I’ve built entire businesses based on cold-emailing or cold-calling. The trick is to do your [...]

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Apply These Tactics to Your Job Search Now!

Great article:  “Want to Write Better Sales Proposals? Follow These 5 Steps” by Marc Wayshak via Entrepreneur.  These are great tips to consider in the context of a job search too.  More importantly, this is the right mindset to apply. BTW [...]

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How To Spot Bad Career Advice: 4 Telltale Signs via Forbes

I didn’t know this when I was writing my book (I should have guessed) but there are a lot of people out there offering career advice without the experience to back it up. The four “clues” to bad advice cited by [...]

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Job Seekers: Read This > via Inc. “4 Audible Cues That Can Kill Customer Service”

John Brandon’s latest Inc. article “4 Audible Cues That Can Kill Customer Service” holds true for a lot more than customer service.   Think about it.  How would you feel if the other party, either a candidate or an interviewer, [...]

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Modern Job Search *NEW* Lower Price!

If you haven’t done so already now is the time to get your copy of “Modern Job Search for Kindle.”  At $5.49, and available to read on any device with the Kindle App for Android, IOS or PC, “Modern Job [...]

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