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New Posts on The Job Search

Default Thumbnail Q&A: Interviews, Thank You Notes and Being Smart Enough

Questions from readers: “I’ve just returned from what I’d call a mighty good interview. I’d like... 

Default Thumbnail Conquering Interview Jitters

Let’s settle those interview jitters. How can you keep yourself from worrying about the questions that... 

Default Thumbnail Who You Gonna Call? Not a Recruiter

I need the name of a good recruiter. Who should I call? Recruiters aren’t for everyone. What’s your... 

New Posts on Managing Your Career

Default Thumbnail Feeling Unglued by Gremlins?

Are you feeling a little unglued? If you’ve been looking for a job and you can’t find your car keys,... 

Default Thumbnail What Does Work Life Balance Mean to You?

If you want to survive in today’s marketplace you have to balance self awareness with the needs of... 

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There are many sides to a story. Here are two: Her side: He’s disrespectful without cause, arrogant... 

Questions from Readers

Q&A: Interviews, Thank You Notes and Being Smart Enough

Questions from readers: “I’ve just returned from what I’d call a mighty good interview. I’d like to improve my odds for getting... 

Face Your Fear

I wrote a newspaper column about fear and the number it can play when you’re looking for a job.  Given the number of responses I... 

Make it Sustainable

Q:  My job is gone and my company left with it. I can’t say I’m surprised. Disappointed? Oh, yes. But not surprised. I worked... 

Questions about Job Search Strategies

Thanks for your great questions regarding job search strategies. Here are a few that represent what you’re asking:   Q: I’ve worked... 

Dealing With “Youngsters” (a.k.a. Your Manager)

“How do I deal with the fact that I’m smarter and more capable than the person hiring me?  This kid with a name tag that says,... 

Door Openers for New Graduates

Q: I’m frustrated. I graduated college in May, thinking that my degree would open doors of opportunity. Well, it hasn’t. If a door... 

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