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Careers

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Is networking over for job seekers? A few years ago, I read an article called ”Has Networking Become a Waste of Time for Job Seekers” on www.fastcompany.com discussing the new way of networking.  Each year new college graduates enter the job market. What should they do to get their first professional job?  Social media or face to face networking? Read More…

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Get rich working in the corporate world!  Before you think I am crazy, think about it.  Startups and high tech companies have a lot of millionaires!  You work 40-60 hours a week, why not make it pay!  You went to a good college and you received your MBA from a top 25 school.  You should be able to be successful, shouldn’t you?  Are you on your way to millions?  Why not? Read More…

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Post image for Are you working on your Soft Skills?

If your soft skills are not up to snuff, you better work on them! If you are a doctor, dentist or surgeon, your technical skills could mean life or death!  Does it matter, if these individuals treat you well?  Soft skills are personality traits, social graces, communication, language, personal habits, friendliness and optimism that characterize relationships with other people. Read More…

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Post image for How to Prepare for a Lunch Interview?

How to prepare for a lunch interview? You made it through your first interview!  Your second interview is over lunch with your perspective new boss.  It is at a great restaurant near their office and you have been there before.  What do you need to know?  What will the employer look for? Remember, you are not there for the food! You need to answer questions and not embarrass yourself!. Read More…

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Post image for Are You Networking during the Holidays?

Holiday Networking are you crazy? It is the holidays and it should be enjoyable! You are probably invited to parties where you can make connections and make next year better for your career. Whether you are happy with your career or need a change, make the most of this holiday season networking opportunities. Read More…

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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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Post image for Congratulations Class of 2014, Now What?

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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