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Negotiating an Offer

I was looking through some of the career advice on Monster reference a blog I was reading. Based on the blog, I checked into some of the advice given on the site reference negotiations. During the ..
(November 10, 2008)
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You Are Not Your Resume

This discussion we have been having around the padding of the resume, essentially the direct misrepresentation of skills so that someone will interview or offer you the position has gotten me moved ..
(November 10, 2008)
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Who Are You Talking To?

Time is one of the only things that we are truly capable of managing in our chaotic worlds. With more expectations mounting daily, the ability to manage time becomes all the more important. When ..
(November 10, 2008)
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The Message You Have is the Message You Leave

Often we overview and discuss some of the most common ways to best represent yourself to the outside world, a sense of personal branding. It is important since the web allows a seamless and ..
(November 10, 2008)
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Do Not Shoot Yourself in the Foot

Economic worries and stress about the direction of the country have led a good deal of companies to evaluate their human capital strategy, looking for solutions that are both cost efficient and ..
(November 10, 2008)
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Beating Out Experienced Competition

I read most recently some advice about beating out the professional competition if you are entering the process with less experience, or in some cases none. Major areas of focus were terms, ..
(October 21, 2008)
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Traditional Family Making a Comeback

The traditional family, that horrible word - that trend that impedes the successful women of the world from making their mark. Women's rights I thought squashed this terrible ideology where woman ..
(October 19, 2008)
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Not an Interview When One Person is Talking

We hear consistently the phrase, it is not a conversation when one person is talking. Heed the advice and see that it is true also for the interview process. An interview is a conversation if done ..
(September 21, 2008)
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Resume Format and Layout

This is something that we cover frequently but I find more people wish to discuss it than I would think. Resumes. . . . let's focus, are the keys to the opportunities - THEY DO NOT GET YOU JOBS. I ..
(September 13, 2008)
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Email Address - What it Says About You?

I get some great information from one of the blogs I enjoy reading, InterviewChatter, and recently commented on this subject. I wanted to take a moment and expand on my experiences with this and ..
(August 18, 2008)
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The Cover Letter

As a recipient of countless resumes and cover letters, I get the first hand privilege of reading through and evaluating the way people present themselves. I concern myself most in this segment with ..
(June 17, 2008)
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What Company?

Knowing information about the potential company you might be working for is elementary. Basic web searches will uncover the details of most facts, and with a little due diligence a web surfer can ..
(July 09, 2008)
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My Boss, Keep the Connection

"I hated my last boss. " Your last boss was a miserable person whose main concern was making your life miserable. Of course you don't have a lot of nice things to say; however, don't mistake honesty, .
(July 09, 2008)
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Employment Handbook Humor

DRESS CODE It is advised that you come to work dressed according to your Salary. If we see you wearing $350 Prada sneakers &carrying a $600 Gucci Bag, we assume you are doing well financially and ..
(July 09, 2008)
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Sell Yourself and Not the Company

There is a common misconception that professionals that work for world branded companies sometimes believe. . . . . that their pedigree gets them hired. People that have gone to world class ..
(July 13, 2008)
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Suit Up

Dress has become a hot topic these days especially down here in the south so I wanted to recap on the basics of appropriate dress for the interview. Business professional is the default. You will ..
(July 17, 2008)
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Offer Acceptance

The way one accepts an offer is just as important as the offer itself. There are several parts of the offer process. The offer negotiation, candid communications on desire and intent, and then the ..
(July 17, 2008)
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Career Objective

The resume we have discussed previously in its entirety however the objective has come up recently as a subject of “requirement". People want to know, do I need an objective? If I do, what does .
(July 17, 2008)
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Career and Credit

This past weekend, approached by a family member, with the question of background checks and credit checks. Most people do not realize that companies have forgone the days of accepting your ..
(July 27, 2008)
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Not Burning The Bridge With Former Employer

I get a lot more than the norm lately about keeping the relationship with one's current employer when leaving a role. Leaving on good terms and keeping a relationship. There are a lot of inquiries ..
(April 20, 2008)
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Use Your Boss To Help With Upcoming Interview

The manager/worker relationship in many positions has been blurred over the years with increased work hours, friendships formed on the job, and lack of corporate integrity. Immediate supervisors are ..
(April 27, 2008)
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