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Standing Out With a Knockout Thank You Note

Standing Out With a Knockout Thank You Note

Whatever kind of job you are seeking, sending a polite and well-written thank you note after your interview will ensure that you stand out from the other candidates you’re up against. You don’t want to fall short of other candidates who send follow-up notes and you don’t want to miss out on your chance to […]

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Creating a Professional Bucket List

Creating a Professional Bucket List

You’ve probably heard of bucket lists, where people list all of the things they want to do before they kick the bucket. But what about when it comes to your professional life? If you’re a motivated, driven individual and you want to go places with your career, you should create a professional bucket list to […]

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Job Search Resolution

Job Search Resolution

Whether you’re looking to move up the career ladder, enter a new career, or make more money with a new position, there’s no time like the new year to make some job search resolutions. While the economy is improving, the market for jobs continues to be competitive. However, by making a few resolutions — and sticking […]

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How to Quit Your Job Gracefully

How to Quit Your Job Gracefully

I know we’ve all seen those movies and TV shows where the lead character (and sometimes his/her buddies) stand up and triumphantly shout “I Quit!” and storm out of the office with the obligatory fighter music blaring in the background. Some coworkers cheer while others hang their head in despair, wishing they could display the […]

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The Power of Networking

The Power of Networking

The news is constantly reporting how bad the poor job market and economy are right now. For those that are looking for work the coverage can be discouraging, but we can’t let those stories keep us from pursuing a job or career. Instead we need to use those reports to be more creative in our […]

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The Small Victories

The Small Victories

Have you ever experienced a time when you really wanted something but only got a small part of it? Naturally one would be disappointed over not getting everything, but now that’s starting to seem like the wrong emotion to have. Instead of being disappointed why don’t we use that energy to be happy about what […]

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Solving a Temporary Situation

Solving a Temporary Situation

As the saying goes, it’s one thing to have a dream but it’s another to go after it. While that is true, most careers require some sort of work experience and as young adults we are limited in that area. Even though we want to move straight into our dream job, we have to come […]

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Interview Woes

A couple of months ago I shared with you guys that I lost my job and how difficult it’s been for me to find another job. While I’m still unemployed, I thought I should share what’s happened since the last update. Plus it will give me a chance to explain why my I’m worried about […]

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What We Choose to Accept

What We Choose to Accept

One part of being in the real world is finding a way to relate and respect the different personalities of everyone that we encounter. While it can be challenging, we have to do and insure that we are also being respected in every environment. Otherwise people will determine who they treat us, and we can’t […]

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It’s Either Rest or Progress

It’s Either Rest or Progress

When one is without a job it’s easy to get out of a routine and start to get comfortable and procrastinate. The opportunity to sleep in and do whatever is there, but it can  turn into us resisting to get back into the work force. We have to ask ourselves what do we want our […]

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