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January 13, 2013 · 1 Comment
The title may ring a bell for anyone watching TV commercials in the early 1980′s. (I’m too young to remember, but I heard it from one of my TV gurus!)
What does it have to do with job search? Well, this isn’t actually a post about what to wear…Mainly, it’s inspired by watching the Golden Globes. I’ve only seen some of it so far (I missed the opening), but it seems to me that no one on the stage seems to know where they are going! Did you notice?
Then, Paul Rudd and Selma Hayek presented and their cue cards apparently didn’t come up, so they totally missed their lines. All I could think was, “Don’t they know what they were there to present? Shouldn’t they have been able to say the award they were there to discuss without cue cards?”
What’s the lesson for the job seeker or small business owner from tonight’s show so far (at 8:56 pm ET)? Plan. Prepare. Practice. Ask questions if you need to…Don’t be the job seeker or business owner who doesn’t know which direction to go, which exit to take or what to say next.
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Article by Miriam Salpeter
Are you a job seeker or small business owner? You’ve come to the right place. Miriam Salpeter, author of Social Networking for Business Success, Social Networking for Career Success and 100 Conversations for Career Success is a CNN-named "top 10 job tweeter" and on Forbes' list of "best career resources." An expert source for CNN, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and other media outlets, she offers cutting-edge information on the latest trends to help you succeed in your business or career. Miriam is an in-demand writer, speaker and coach for small business owners and job seekers. Let's get this done!