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How to Land a Job?

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How to land a job? It could be you or someone you know who is looking for a job.  Are you looking for summer employment, a part time job, a full time job or a career position?  You may be young, old or just in the middle, it does not matter!  What are companies looking for? Experience, skills, problem solvers or super stars? If you just graduated, you can still find a job! What should you do? Read More…

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Are CEO’s the only ones who get rich working for someone else? No, there are many millionaires who are lucky enough to work in the technology industry. Are they the only ones? There are many more who are part of the IPO (Initial public offering) when a company goes public. There are still more who go to work in certain industries that do very well too. Read More…

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You can prepare for tough interview questions! Have you ever been in an interview and the interviewer asks you an off the wall question to see how you think?  Every interview should have these questions and the good ones always do!  Interviews are opportunities for the employer to learn about you and you should demonstrate your skills  you are the right person.  How do you prepare for them? Read More…

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Income inequality has grown significantly in the United States! The top 1% increased income and the middle class income has been declining at a much faster rate. Some of the factors that contribute to income inequality are geographical, globalization, race, gender, education, immigration, institutional, taxation and decline of unions. What do you think is the biggest factor in income inequality?  Read More…

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Congratulations class of 2014!  Four years or more of hard work has gotten you here.  Alright, maybe it wasn’t all hard work; you enjoyed college, joined a fraternity or sorority, participated in sports, joined clubs or organizations, enjoyed a party or two and had a good time.  Now you have to start acting like an adult and get a job, move out on your own and support yourself.  What should you do? Read More…

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“It is never too late to start over!” (Lynne Gentry)  Sometimes you need to start over because of job loss, divorce or change in career. Sometimes you need to start over in a new direction or just make some changes. Change is difficult, but necessary when you realize something is no longer working or never worked at all.  What are you going to do? Do you have a plan? Read More…

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If You Were Boss

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What would you do if you were boss? What if you were boss of the company you work for? What would you change? Do you think like an employee or an entrepreneur? Suddenly, you need to see the big picture vs. doing just a job. You should be performance focused rather than just doing a job. Planning for the future just became your number one priority! What would you do if you were boss? Read More…

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Don’t retire early! You may be near retirement or in your early thirties! There is always someone who will tell you not o do something. It is usually someone with a bad experience or never did it anyway. I am neither! I retired early and do not regret it. I did not squander my wealth nor did I just sit and do nothing. I am suggesting that it is not for everyone! Read More…

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If you do not enjoy what you are doing, you should make changes! It is always old(er) people who give this advice and I qualify based on my age (67 years old) and experience (46 working years). Too often, people are stuck with a job or career they do not like because they need the money. You do not want to look in the mirror some day (today) and see an old version of yourself staring back at you!  Read More…

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A resume is a one to two page formal document that lists a job applicant’s work experience, education and skills. . It is usually the first document an employer sees to determine if you are the right candidate for the job opening. You literally have only seconds to get the employer’s attention with a document that is supposed to show you are most qualified for the job opening.  Read More…

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