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10 Ways Thankfulness Helps You Get a Job Faster

With Thanksgiving coming up, I thought I’d share a list of 10 ways a sincere “thank you” can make a practical difference in your job search.

1. Send thank-you notes or cards after networking conversations. An attractive card is especially good because it’s likely to sit on your contact’s desk for days, helping keep you at top of mind. Buy a couple of boxes…

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How to Talk about Being Unemployed (& Still Get a Job)

When you’re in between jobs it can become very uncomfortable answering the inevitable questions–at job interviews, in networking or social situations–about your lack of  livelihood.

Furthermore, your responses will influence other people’s perceptions of you and your readiness for work.

Here’s how to talk about this phase in a way that moves you forward.

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October 28, 2019

Managing “Me, Inc.” for Career Security

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Career security is not something we get from employers today. Most of us change careers several times, and jobs even more often. Some of these changes are involuntary. All of these changes can be difficult. Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu wrote, Because the sage always confronts difficulties, he never experiences them. (The nerve of that guy! […]

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Job Seeker: Don’t Do What Everybody Else Does!

When you’re working on something that’s outside your comfort zone–like marketing yourself in a job search–it’s natural to look to others for ideas and examples.

In job search, this “herd mentality” can be a big mistake. You need to be different.

Here are a few smart ways to stop following the herd–and dare to stand out.

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