How to Shop for a Job

Jobs, like cars need to be replaced or maintained on a regular basis. When you grow tired of your current job due to poor management, low pay or perhaps cut backs, you will want to treat you new job search the same way you would shop for a new car. Here are a few tips

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Interview Tips: Making an Impression that Lasts

If you’ve just graduated and are looking for work a great idea is to get into an industry that’s rapidly expanding. The online and mobile casino industry is growing fast and the demand for employees grows on a daily basis. It’s not only developers and designers that are needed for this industry, customer service representatives,

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Intern at Any Age

Are you between jobs? At a career crossroads? Trying to transition to another field? An internship may be your best next step, even if you haven’t seen the inside of a classroom in many years. No longer just for college students or recent graduates, internships can be a passport to success for professionals of any

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3 Job-Interview Myths

Think you know all there is to know about interviewing for a job? According to career coach David Couper, there are many surprising “myths” surrounding job interviews. In his book “Outsiders on the Inside,” Couper lists several myths that, if you believe them, may prevent you from landing your dream job.

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Interview Small Talk Makes a Big Impression

“Oh, I notice you went to Whittier College. So did I.” “You were at Disney for two years? I worked for Disney, too.” “Toastmasters? I’m in Toastmasters, too.” All of the above are opening gambits that I’ve used while interviewing candidates. They often were greeted with an “uh huh” while the interviewee waited for a

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What I Learned From A Year of Free Agency

In 1998 I found myself, for the first time in my career, a “free agent,” meaning that I was not a “regular” employee anywhere; in fact, I was untethered to any organization and loosened upon the world. Fortunately, my spouse works, so I wasn’t desperate to accept just anything. I had his health insurance and

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Some Schools Are Selling Case Studies on the Web

Customers are moving to the Web. Traditional sales and distribution methods seem outdated. How fast can an enterprise adapt to the Internet age? At business schools, such high-stakes predicaments are ripe fodder for case studies. Amazon.com Inc.’s assault on traditional book retailing has been dissected at least 16 times in cases at Harvard Business School.

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Job Search Tips and Networking Tips

Job Search Tips Searching for a job in today’s environment can be challenging at best. Most people complete their education and end up working in a completely unrelated field. The fact is that we have to work to pay bills and support families. This means that sometimes we take jobs we don’t necessarily want to

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Interviewing Techniques and Tips

Interviewing for a job can be stressfull. You may have a feeling of vunerability “selling” your skills or answering unexpected questions from the interviewer.  However, interviewing is a skill you can learn. With the right tips and techniques, you can become an expert at sharing your positive traits with potential employers, presenting yourself effectively at

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How To Answer The Most Common Interview Questions

So you have managed to successfully stand out from dozens of applicants and you have been called for an interview. As much as writing your cover letter and resume were difficult, a job interview can easily make even the most composed of individuals nervous. For many, job interviews feel like they’re “do or die”, and feeling as if

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5 Ways to Successfully Handle an Exit Interview

How to Handle the Departure of Irate Employees Exit Interviews with Irate Employees Are Tricky For the most part, exit interviews are an excellent opportunity for employers to have a final conversation with their departing employees. They can be used to gain perspective from an employee on how well the team is working together and

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