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Post image for Interviews Always Start with this Question

Interviews always start with this question.  You heard it before and you will hear it again, tell me about yourself What does this question reveal?  This simple question tells the interviewer so much about the candidate.  How can a single question tell the interviewer so much?  You just sat down, the interviewer may be getting organized and he/she asks this important question.  What do you do? Read More…

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Post image for Congratulations Class of 2015, Now What?

Congratulations class of 2015!  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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Post image for Why Get a College Degree?

Why get a college degree?  You would expect a high return on investment (ROI), if you attended Harvard, Yale or MIT. Even if you received a degree from a no name university.  A lot of families are thinking about this question, whether you are a high school senior or just graduated.   Finding a job in this economy is tough and paying off student loans are tougher without a job.   Is college worth it? Read More…

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Post image for 10 Interview Tips that Will Get an Offer

A Job interview is a test! If you do well, you get the job! Whether this is your first job or the beginning of your career, the interview is important! Why not prepare for it? You can find interview questions and practice answers, dress and groom well and even work on your communication skills. There are a lot more to interviews and here are 10 tips to increase your success. Read More…

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Post image for Can You Handle Tough Interview Questions?

Can you handle 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 demonstrate your skills to convince them you are the right person.  How do you prepare for them? Read More…

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Post image for Networking Still Works Well!

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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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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Post image for If You Want to Earn More Money, Start with your Career

Do you have to work more to earn more money?  Many financial experts suggest starting a business, getting a second job, or a side hustle.  Is this really the solution?  Is the alternative to just spend less?  Have you thought about how to earn more money without leaving your day job?  Do you need more money to pay down debt or is it just a sign of success?  What is your plan? Read More…

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