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by Kurt Schmidt

Business Insider: “The 10 Most Common Jobs in America”

Not really a pretty picture.  The link I originally followed to get to Business Insider’s post was from Slate and had the tab headline:  “The 10 Most Popular Jobs in America.”  The Business Insider post also uses the word “popular” [...]

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Slate: “What Mistakes do Graduates Make…”

This is a thoughtful Q&A on mistakes graduates make in their first jobs with answers by Jason Ewing and Carson Tang from Quora and re-posted by Slate. I think I made a couple of these myself way back when. One [...]

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Business Insider: “How to Get Job Recruiters to Come to You”

I guess “5” is a magic number because so many of these lists have five items – though usually, one or two are redundant.  Business Insider’s Jacquelyn Smith’s article “How to Get Job Recruiters  to Come to You” contains a [...]

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Forbes: “The Happiest and Unhappiest Jobs…”

According to CareerBliss and Susan Adams at Forbes being an Executive Recruiter or Headhunter is the 3rd “happiest” job you can have.  I feel so lucky, though somehow being a headhunter is still ranked behind being a Data Base Administrator [...]

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Mashable – Daily Muse: “5 Job Search Tactics / Stop…”

Jenny Foss for the Daily Muse at Mashable hits the nail on the head with her post about 5 tactics that candidates shouldn’t do.  Like a lot of these types of posts, there’s some redundancy but overall, what she says [...]

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