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We All Make Mistakes

Sure, we all make mistakes, that's how we learn! But making the same mistakes over and over again is just plain stupid! In life (and job search) we have to take risks. We have to step outside our comfort zone and try new things, especially if we want results. But fear is a powerful deterrent. [...]

Introverts- Tap Into Your Strengths During Job Search

Introverts possess many strengths which make them great job seekers. These are some tips on how to overcome networking challenges and the perception of being shy.

Make Your LinkedIn Profile Media Rich

Your LinkedIn profile is more than just a boring online resume (or one big blob of text). Isn't time you start treating it like an on-line portfolio? Company websites and commercials contain customer testimonials, product demonstrations, and visual proof of their products. Companies are doing much more than stagnant print advertising and with the power [...]

Advice for College Seniors 2013-Style

Graduation is just around the corner but you probably don't have a job lined up yet.  Time is ticking and there are eight really important things you need to know if you are a senior getting ready to head out into the real world. But first... The good news is employers plan to hire 13% [...]

Dating and Job Search Have A Lot In Common

It is amazing how many similarities there are between finding a job and dating. What you may know from experience is that they both take time and effort to produce the results you want! Landing a job is about building relationships...that's what dating is about too! As much as you probably don't want to admit [...]

5 Workplace Trends That Sway

I find it fascinating to watch trends in the workplace. As a former HR practitioner, I have enough first-hand knowledge to understand how policy changes rock a company. This post was initially inspired by the news that Yahoo's new CEO, Marissa Mayer, was eliminating their work from home policy. Seriously, this is one of those [...]