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The Best Way to Take Control of Your Job Hunt

In this article for U.S. News and World Report, Miriam Salpeter explains The Best Way to Take Control of Your Job Hunt. Below is an excerpt of Salpeter article. Read Full Article Wouldn’t it be nice to have a little more control over your job search? It’s frustrating applying over and over again for jobs and […]

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Why You Need an Elevator Pitch

In this article for the Wall Street Journal, Sarah E. Needleman explains, Why You Need an Elevator Pitch. Read an excerpt from Needleman’s article. Read Full Article A few weeks ago, I found myself in an elevator with a senior executive at my company. Since I work for a large organization, I didn’t expect such a […]

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Success Story: From Downsized to Self-Employed

In her article for ForbesWoman, Susannah Breslin shares her story, How I went from Downsized to Self-Employed in Four Months. See an excerpt from Breslin’s article. Read Full Article I was downsized in January. Four months later, I was self-employed and earning almost as much as I had at my full-time salary. Here’s how I did […]

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Two Myths About Résumés

In her article for Forbes Magazine, Susan Adams writes, Two Myths About Résumés Below is an excerpt from Adams’ article. Read Full Article Over eight years as a career coach in New York City,  Win Sheffield has observed the myths his clients tell themselves about the challenge of finding a job. In this piece, he lays out […]

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More Hiring on the Horizon

Could there be a positive hiring trend in 2011? In her article for The New York Times, A Sign of Hope for More Hiring, Phyllis Korkki reports an increase in job listings to online job boards including Simply Hired and Indeed. Below is an excerpt from Korkki’s article. Read full Article WILL businesses ever start hiring […]

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Universities Help Veterans Earn Degrees

Great news for veterans. LiveCareer News reports, Ashford University Helps Veterans Earn Degrees. The University has teamed up with Cox Communications to provide scholarships to veterans seeking higher education. Read on to learn more about The Homefront Heros Scholarship and how it helps our veterans obtain a college education.

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Funny Video: Background Check Gone Wrong

In this clip for CBS hit sitcom The Big Bang Theory, Sheldon tries to make things right when he ruins a friend’s background check. The Big Bang Theory: You Never Said No Backsies

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Employers Help to Shape College Programs

In Wall Street Journal Education article, B-Schools Give Firms Say Amid Tough Job Market, Diana Middleton reports, “Some business schools are working harder to incorporate employers’ wishes into their curriculum, as the job market for M.B.A. graduates remains tough”. Read an excerpt of Middleton’s article. Read Full Article Business schools for years have sought to […]

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Most Common Job Interview Questions

U.S. News and World Report On Careers article, The 10 Most Common Job Interview Questions, Alison Green helps you to prepare for your next interview. In today’s competitive job market, it’s important to anticipate what an employer will ask you during the interview process. Green lists common interview questions and gives you advice on how […]

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Resume Writing Tips: How to Tailor Your Resume

In her U.S. News and World Report On Careers article, How to Tailor Your Resume for an Employer, Miriam Salpeter shows job seekers how they can “appeal to your targeted employer“. Great tips from Salpeter’s article include (Read Full Article): Review LinkedIn profiles with your target job title Study Job Descriptions Talk to people Read […]

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