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By: Carl Mueller
Underemployment is typically when you are employed in a position that does not fully utilize your skills and is probably a position that is not ideally suitable for you at this stage in your career.Le (read entire article)
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By: Carl Mueller
A demotion can be a devastating experience in your career and can be a step backwards in more ways than one.Typically, getting demoted involves a reduction in your compensation or job responsibilities (read entire article)
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By: Vj Mariaraj
In the highly professional and business world that you are in, you are constantly called upon to hone your professional skills and attitude. All too often, there is a mismatch between what job you se (read entire article)
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By: Carla Vaughan
To be successful to today's competitive marketplace, you need to have an action plan in place to help maintain your job-search momentum, keep you organized and ensure you have everything ready when it (read entire article)
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By: Ramon Greenwood
What should you expect from your employer if you want to be a first-class player and a winner?Foremost, you should expect to be provided with an environment of opportunity in which hard work and a (read entire article)
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By: Carl Mueller
Having a mentor can be a great way to help develop your career for the long term.A mentor is simply someone who acts as a teacher and counselor and in the context of your career, is someone you can sp (read entire article)
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By: Robert Cameron
Let's examine the question “Do you want to select top candidates or top employees?” The answer would seem obvious but a surprising number of manager's perform very poorly in this critical task.Pe (read entire article)
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By: Felisa Rosa
With the country's immigrant population booming, the need for bilingual jobs continues to increase. But how do you single yourself out from the crowd and effectively market your bilingual skills? An a (read entire article)
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By: John Carvana
There used to be a time when outstanding performance on the job was reinforced, recognized and rewarded by employers. Nowadays, employees are expected to perform “above the line” in terms of their (read entire article)
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By: Diane DiResta
A job interview can be an adventure. You have the opportunity to learn about new companies, new positions, and network with new people. The first step is to equalize the power. And that involves an at (read entire article)
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By: Aisling D'Art
Local businesses are often the best places to sell your original arts and crafts. If your goal is gallery representation, local sales can build your reputation, and fill in your resume. In addition, (read entire article)
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By: Ken Lizotte
How often have you heard this one (or said it?): “I don't like sales, and besides… I'm no good at it.” Most of us have said it, no matter what our industry or profession, steering clear if possi (read entire article)
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By: Ken Lizotte
An item in Sales & Marketing Management Magazine really caught my eye one day, not so much for what it actually said but for what it COULD have said. In a report on reader responses to a survey about (read entire article)
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By: Liz Ryan
I got a phone call from a magazine writer who was working on a story. Turns out that Stanford University put out a research study looking at what barriers exist for women in the corporate world. They (read entire article)
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By: Carl Mueller
The 4-6 weeks after switching jobs are when you will most likely think that you made a mistake.Shortly after starting a new job, it isn't out of the ordinary to start wondering if you made a mistake b (read entire article)
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By: John Dir
When most people sit in a job interview, the last person they want to project is their true self. This is not to say that anyone intends to provide any false or misleading information about talents, (read entire article)
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By: Carl Mueller
I'm a recruiter so it probably won't come as a surprise that I'd recommend using a recruiter as part of your job search.Rather than justify my existence, I think it would be more valuable to you the r (read entire article)
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By: Daisy Wright
Do you know anyone who is afraid of talking about himself, afraid to blow his own horn? I am not referring to a narcissistic person who believes he is the ‘greatest thing since sliced bread'. I mean (read entire article)
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By: Matthew Keegan
In several related articles I made mention of finding work as a flight coordinator, as a flight attendant, or as a pilot. Each specialty, as you can imagine, has its own requirements, hence the job si (read entire article)
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By: Raymond Usbal
Just the points, please!1. Go to work one hour early and start working.2. Extend one hour before going home.3. Follow what your boss tells you. He has the power to promote you and increase your pay!4. (read entire article)
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By: Paul Megan
This career tip is for you . . . if you're serious about making a career or job change. Knowing your options and having a strategic plan are critical to your success in today‘s job marketplace.For (read entire article)
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By: JoAnn Hines
Did you know that in one week one percent of you colleagues and associates will change jobs? Look at it another way. In one year, over 50 percent will change jobs or positions. Wow! Those are some s (read entire article)
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By: Manik Thapar
Tips for your Job SearchIn the old days, finding a job was easy. All you had to do was get your hands on a flint-tipped spear and skewer a few mastodons and you were considered gainfully employed. The (read entire article)
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By: Manik Thapar
Forget about the long list of Interview questions that you think you need to know or memorize before a interview. The truth is that we are in a new millennium and things are getting simpler.There are (read entire article)
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By: Peter Fisher
If your career is not what it should be, retake control now and drive back to job satisfaction.You must change the way you think about your career, so you can get back in the driving seat.How can you (read entire article)
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By: Pat Brill
You're just about ready to start your job search and send out your first resume. Stop! Before your send out that resume, are you prepared for the job interview? Your resume just gets your foot int (read entire article)
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By: Kevin Eikenberry
Tom stepped into the meeting room, but from his perspective it might as well have been a jail cell. He was a prisoner in his own work day. Why? The PowerPoint slide projected on the screen said it (read entire article)
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By: Kathryn Marion
Did you go through the goal setting exercise outlined in the August '05 Dose of Reality™? [see the end of this article for subscription information and back issues] If you did, fabulous! With your g (read entire article)
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By: John Carvana
One of the keys to successful interviewing is anticipating the questions the interviewer will ask. It's amazing how few job seekers take the time to consider this. Here are some samples of interview q (read entire article)
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By: Paul Megan
You know it's time to make a move.Your employer is a pain. The organization sucks. Your job is boring . . . and it doesn't pay what you deserve. You know you could do much better somewhere else.So, (read entire article)
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By: Linda Trignano
Today as a career coach, I rely on my past experience as a former recruiter with a Fortune 50 company to help my clients focus on what needs to be done to land their next job. Often I begin working wi (read entire article)
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By: Gautam Dev
People always remember their firsts: first day in school, first day in college, first day in university, first job, first love, first kiss etc. For me it is my first job which is very memorable.But be (read entire article)
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By: Melanie Keveles
On Italy's Ligurian Coast sit a string of five colorful small fishing villages: Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso – wedged between the larger and better known coastal cities (read entire article)
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By: Matthew Keegan
The news for US legacy carriers continues to worsen. Northwest and Delta recently filed bankruptcy while several others are teetering toward insolvency. Finding employment with one of these carriers i (read entire article)
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By: Melanie Keveles
Recently, I had one of those "aha moments" while in the bathroom – I might have been brushing my teeth. I'm told that we are more creative around water – and I certainly find my bathroom a great (read entire article)
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By: John Carvana
The Client: It only seemed natural that James was angry. Wouldn't you be angry if you were being passed over for a promotion? And this wasn't the first time. Last month, there was a really big project (read entire article)
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By: Roy Miller
I've lost count of the number of times I've heard people complain that they can't pursue job X because they lack experience, and they "don't have transferable skills."Poppycock. Everybody has transfer (read entire article)
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By: Roy Miller
It's a fact of life. If you want a new job, you'll have to deal with a job interview.And they typically scare people (maybe you) to death.If you're feeling uncomfortable right now just thinking about (read entire article)
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By: Chris Bryant
Many newcomers to the IT field are surprised when they find out it's tougher to get that first job than they thought it would be. I know exactly what that's like. I've had a great career in IT and I (read entire article)
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By: Joan Pasay
Most everyone spends a good portion of their days putting their hand to something that will generate the resources they have decided they need, to live the life they have decided they want.What puzz (read entire article)
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By: Mark Baber
In this report, we will review some established techniques and concepts you can use to make certain that your decision to change careers is the right decision for you, and to help make your career tra (read entire article)
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By: Mark Baber
In this article, we will take an in-depth look at why new ideas rarely survive within corporate organizations, and how you can counter these factors, and open the way for innovation; thereby creating (read entire article)
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By: Sean Martin
Are you thinking on changing careers? Have you thought about the railroad? The railroad industry is one of the highest paying blue collar jobs in America. I actually came to the railroad industry f (read entire article)
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By: Kent Johnson
There's an old saying that if a person works at a job or career that they find unfulfilling, they're simply trading time for money. And since time is our most precious resource, your really have t (read entire article)
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By: Ameen Kamadia
Will Real Estate prices keep going up or will the bubble burst?Who knows? Either way, real estate is a risky business. Tying up all that money and having very little liquidity can spell disaster for (read entire article)
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By: Ann Baehr
Are you listening to that little voice in your head telling you how much you dislike your job? If not, you may become angry with those around you, when in fact, you'll be angry at yourself for failing (read entire article)
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By: Hesh Reinfeld
Of course, she then offered me a six-month process, costing thousands of dollars to get me back on track. However, I must say she was ethical in her approach and suggested I get a medical check up to (read entire article)
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By: Pierre Daunic
Your breath catches in your throat — at last, an interview! Elated, you write down the time and place of the interview, who to ask for, say thanks, and hang up!But, wait, it's such short notice, and (read entire article)
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By: Donna Monday
Attention Job Seekers: Tasks and Responsibilities are BoooringHo hum. The interviewer sits there drumming her fingers on the desk trying to look interested while you drone on about your duties and res (read entire article)
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By: Joan Runnheim
Salary negotiation requires preparation and good timing. It's important to determine your salary needs and research the market value for the job you want. Timing is critical for negotiation. Discussin (read entire article)
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