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Getting Your Resume Noticed: “Say This, Not That”

Are you telling prospective employers what you think they want to hear? Or, are you giving them the facts? As human beings, and especially human beings trying to land a job, we all tend to err on the side of saying what we believe will give us the best chance for success. (Watch any el...

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Tips To Save Your Job If You Think You Could Be Fired

Just because the writing is on the wall doesn’t mean you can’t come back from a bad situation at work. Whether you get a poor performance review or fear you may soon be on the unemployment line, knowing the signs and how to react to them can prevent you from being fired....

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Job Interview? How To Stand Out From The Rest

Every interview requires a sales pitch - and you’re the hot commodity up for grabs. If you want to land the sale, you must stand out from all the other products on the market. Sure, you could take the Billy Mays approach and proclaim your problem-solving prowess in a loud, impassioned ma...

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Now Hiring: Glassdoor Campus Ambassadors

Attention: College Students! Looking for an awesome internship experience? Glassdoor, the world's largest online careers community, is hiring campus ambassadors at colleges across the nation. This 10 week Fall on-campus internship gives you the awesome opportunity to connect to Silicon ...

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The Internship Outlook For 2012: How You Can Benefit

Great news, students: Internship and co-op recruiting for the year 2011-2012 projections indicate that hiring is up. In fact, according to the Collegiate Employment Research Institute’s latest report, 70 percent of organizations plan to seek interns and co-ops for spring and summer roles...

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Why March Is A Slam-Dunk Time For Your Job Search

College basketball can be a powerful connector, especially this time of year. With the NCAA playoffs in full swing, it's a wonderful time to connect or reconnect with well-placed alumni, college friends or your university career office to see what jobs may be in play. You also could contac...

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4 Things To Help Your Career Over The Next 40 Years

The top 10 jobs in demand in 2010 did not exist in 2004. We are currently preparing students for jobs that don't exist yet; using technologies that don't exist yet in order to solve problems we don't know are problems yet. 60% of new jobs require skills that only 20% of workers have. Thing...

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Workplace Friends: Do’s & Don’ts For Your Career

I talked about the advisability, around Valentine’s Day, of dating co-workers. It’s a short step to talk about forging friendships and personal relationships at work - when it’s appropriate, when it’s a risk, when it’s inevitable. And when to say NO. Yes, there is a NO setting on...

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Goldman Sachs Employees Sound Off Amid Top Executive’s Public Resignation

Goldman Sachs executive director, Greg Smith, dropped a bombshell through the financial world and beyond when he publicly resigned through a severely critical opinion piece in the New York Times. Some 35,000 employees work at Goldman Sachs. So, is Greg Smith’s opinion indicative of what ...

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How To Work In A Small Company After A Big Company

Large and small businesses aren’t created equal, which is why transitioning from working at a large company to small one can be difficult. Culture shock isn’t the only thing you’ll have to face. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make a smooth transition. It just requires an open mi...