Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Advantage of the Informational Interview

January 25, 2012
The Advantage of the Informational Interview

Informational interviews are meetings between job seekers and representatives from companies that aren’t hiring at the time. If a job opening exists, pursue it. But if the company doesn’t have any openings, meeting with one of the executives is a great way to build your network of industry contacts. The meeting could lead to a…

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A Run I’ll Never Forget

January 21, 2012
A Run I’ll Never Forget

I don’t usually trail run alone, but I decided to one year ago today. Armed with pepper spray and a shoe Road ID that displayed pertinent contact information should someone find my body on the side of the trail, I started my run along the Potomac River. It was one of the coldest days of…

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A Career Path Constant- In any Company

January 11, 2012
A Career Path Constant- In any Company

One of my readers wrote that she wanted to hear about unconventional ways to grow a career. She probably realized that the career track her parents followed isn’t relevant today. Today, there is no conventional way to grow your career. Past generations picked role models or mentors and followed their every move in lock-step. Today,…

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