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Night Shift

Do you work two jobs or odd hours? Are you a freelancer, but you’d prefer a more traditional job? Perhaps you’re sick and tired of your unconventional schedule and hours, but you can’t figure out how to break out of your…

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clueless

Do you work with someone you could only generously refer to as “dumb as a post?” Do you have a clueless co-worker? You have no idea how this person finagled a job in your department or company, but it’s clear…

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You may be surprised the next time you apply for a job to have the opportunity to include a video in your application, or to be invited to send in a video after you apply. Many employers, seeking an efficient…

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As a career and business consultant and coach, I focus a lot on teaching clients how to identify and market their key skills and accomplishments. Usually, we think first about the “hard skills” — the skills that have a tangible result…

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It’s not bad enough that the job application was 10 pages long, and you waited three weeks to hear back from the employer. Now, you need to prepare for crazy brainteaser interview questions, too? Not necessarily. Typically, employers focus on the…

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social media expert, how to find a job on Twitter

When you’re looking for a job, you want to be sure to take advantage of all of the tools at your disposal to help you land the best possible opportunity. Social media should be on your to-do list, because it…

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“If you could throw a parade of any caliber through the Zappos office, what type of parade would it be?”  How are you supposed to reply to such an off-the-wall interview question? Do you even want this job? Someone applying for…

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door knocker

Parting may have been sweet sorrow, but you now notice there’s a new job at your old company, and you want to apply. What should you keep in mind to give yourself the best chance to avoid job seeker mistakes…

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social media expert, how to find a job on Twitter

Research shows employers benefit from using social media to attract candidates. According to Jobvite’s 2013 Social Recruting Survey, 94 percent of recruiters use or plan to use social media to hire, and 49 percent of them assert that they’ve found…

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career expert, social media expert

Perhaps you are underappreciated and seeking a new job – hopefully, with a company that will be an improvement in the appreciation department. Sometimes, when you’re so focused on getting a job – just any job – it’s easy to…

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