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What Makes You Stand Out When Job Hunting?

“You have to become a premium item in a generic market.” ~ Tom Hopkins This is one of my favorite quotes from world renown motivational speaker Tom Hopkins, that has guided and motivated me over my career. Millions of Americans are currently unemployed, which makes the job environment very competitive. But now is also the most […]

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Common Sense Keys For Creating Your Career Success Story

The story of our careers, work and jobs continues to be written and told by all of us living it. 2008-2010 were tumultuous, paradigm shift years that most of us had never known, seen or experienced in our lifetime. We were all forced to deal with change on just about every level of our personal and professional lives. […]

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Make Your Career Shift in 5 Steps

You have been toying with the idea of doing  something else with your career and work but you are paralyzed with fear. Don’t be! Jobs and careers are better now because people are taking more responsibility for making them happen. Yes optimism is up, attitude is better, there is more opportunity, but finding jobs and […]

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Dan Schawbel: 10 Best Pieces of Career Advice for College Graduates

Reprinted with permission from Dan Schawbel. Giving advice to college graduates is extremely important to me because I was one of them and even though the economy was better back in 2006, it took me eight months to find a marketing job. I succeeded because I started six months before graduation, collected eight internships, seven […]

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Personal Branding Through Social Media Boosts Job Application Success

Guest Post by Anna Pitts, a Marketing Assistant and Online Researcher at the Graduate Recruitment Bureau. Social media is a pivotal part of your job hunt, that’s a given. You need to make sure that you have a strong presence and identity on the internet that is accessible and appealing to employers and recruiters. Once […]

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Career Transition-Make the Shift Nominated For 2013 Small Business Book Awards

Cleveland, OH, [date] – Author Deborah Shane has been nominated for the 2013 Small Business Book Awards in the category of Classics. Her book Career Transition-Make The Shift published in March 2011 is currently a #1 paperback and #2 kindle in career transition on Amazon.com The Small Business Book Awards celebrate the best business books that appeal to entrepreneurs, […]

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