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Who Do You Know?

In a world in which the job search is forever evolving and opportunities forever changing, I’ve noticed one thing to keep in mind- it’s no longer about what you know, it’s about WHO you know. Networking is a must, especially when social media is one of the top ways employers are finding prime candidates. “Social...

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Michelangelo vs. Edison

“Sometimes when I am inventing the light bulb, I find myself wishing I were painting the Sistine Chapel ceiling.” I recently read a blog post on Figuringoutfulfillment.com that perfectly describes the infuriating endeavors that inevitably follow a frustrating job search. You perfect your resume, apply for jobs and network with everyone within a twenty mile...

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The Perfect Interview

The perfect interview- when most people see those three little words they believe they are connected to a phony story that could never possibly be a reality. I’m here to tell you that the perfect interview is possible by following these easy steps found on mscareergirl.com! Do Your Research- Before shaking your interviewer’s hand, be...

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The Tricky Thing About Resumes

Writing the perfect resume is no easy task. With everything from choosing the right wording to racking your brain on what information to include and not include- we know resumes can be overwhelming and challenging. By using these simple tips found on about.com, creating the perfect resume will be a little less scary and help...

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The Difficult Monday Blues

I believe the proper term for it is called “A case of the Mondays”. Scientists and doctors have been looking for a cure for the pesky disease for ages. Symptoms include: stress, whining, trouble getting out of bed, and drinking coffee by the gallons. However, I recently read a blog post on Figuring Out Fulfillment...

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The Importance of Mr. Spock

Perhaps it is because I was raised by a man who owned one too many Star Trek t-shirts- nonetheless, I was immediately intrigued when my eye caught a team leadership post featuring none other than Mr. Spock and Captain Kirk. Sure, we all have seen the nail biting adventures of Mr. Spock and Captain Kirk...

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Are You On Summer Vacation From Your Job Search?

It’s summertime and it’s busy. Family vacations, kids are out of school, days by the pool- it all happens within a few short months. Our daily routine has changed from the schedule we are used to. Amidst all the change, we need to remain focused on our priorities. For some people, this is finding a...

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To include or not to include? That is the question.

Lately, I feel like I have read article after article on etiquette tips for job-seekers. At first, it concerned me because I thought everybody knew how to talk to a prospective employer, how to write a solid resume, and how to act in an interview. Unfortunately, I learn more and more every day that I...

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Phone Etiquette as a Job Seeker: Don’t flush your chances down the drain…or toilet

In three years of working in the staffing industry, I’ve listened to more than one voicemail that left me confused, laughing, puzzled and more importantly, wondering why I should call the  job seeker back.  Recently, I received two consecutive voicemails that prompted me to share some advice on phone etiquette with job seekers. The message...

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What NOT to do While Interviewing

I recently came across an article from the Daily News that quickly caught my undivided attention. This article was titled “Top Interview Mistakes include Lying, Answering Phone.” At first, I thought there had to be a catch and that the article really talked about something else. I mean, people don’t really answer their phones while...

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