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Job Applications Gaining Importance

February 26, 2014
Job Applications Gaining Importance

In years past, if you wanted to work at a particular company, you sent its recruiters your resume and a cover letter. Now you often have to complete a detailed application as well. Aileen Richards, the Head of Human Resources of Mars Candy, recently told me that company-sponsored applications are gaining importance in her organization…

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Have You Made This Networking Mistake?

January 15, 2014
Have You Made This Networking Mistake?

In 2014 you would have to live in a cave not to know that networking is critical to almost every aspect of your career. The message to develop potential business…

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Recent Grads Explore New Ways to Network

December 5, 2013
Recent Grads Explore New Ways to Network

Millennials grew up hearing that their career success will depend on networking and they have enthusiastically responded. Not only have these recent grads embraced all the traditional methods of connecting…

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Debora Spar’s Wonder Women Sends a Message to Gen Y Women

November 13, 2013
Debora Spar’s Wonder Women Sends a Message to Gen Y Women

…In Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection, Debora Spar, President of Barnard College, tells us that yes, you can have it all; but you probably don’t want…

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Write Your Resume for the Job You Want, Not the Job You Had

October 23, 2013
Write Your Resume for the Job You Want, Not the Job You Had

My friend, Anna, has a pretty great job. She is an associate in a private equity firm that gives her a ton of responsibility and has enabled her to learn…

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The First Thing You Should Do After You Accept a Job

October 9, 2013
The First Thing You Should Do After You Accept a Job

……………Congratulations, you got a job! Someone has finally recognized your talents after you’ve sucked up loads of time in interviews, not-getting-interviews, and not-getting-return-emails. You’re probably ready to absorb yourself in…

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Coming Out on Top in Email Chain Battles

September 11, 2013
Coming Out on Top in Email Chain Battles

…………….Have you ever been involved in an email discussion at work that seems like more of a divorce dispute than a business conversation? Sides are taken, tempers flare and colleagues…

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