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Book Review
May 4, 2012

Book Review – The Work Revolution by Julie Clow

When I was working at HarperBusiness, a former imprint at HarperCollins, business books were my life and I fell in love with the genre and the knowledge I gain for each book (and secretly still geek out when I see the books I worked on, on the shelves still!). One…
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Job Search
May 3, 2012

Cover Letters Galore (Part 1)

Ok, I admit it – cover letters are the bane of my existence. When I am job hunting, I absolutely loathe them and try to do everything in my power to circumvent them. Unfortunately, with the way most companies hire today, a cover letter is a necessary evil – so…
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Dream Job
April 27, 2012

Take this Job… I Quit!

That’s right folks… I did it – I quit my job to be a full-time solopreneur. I am so excited (and nervous, exhilarated, happy, determined) and so much more! There must be something in the water, as I’ve seen a few people venturing out on their own recently, including some…
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Job Search
April 19, 2012

5 Tips for Your Social Media Profiles to Land a Job

Quick note: Be sure to head over to Monster.com’s BeKnown blog today, where I share 5 Ways to Network from Your Couch! Before you start your job hunt, you need to make sure your online calling cards are up to date, accurate and HR-ready. These five tips will help you…
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Finding Passion
April 16, 2012

Don’t Quit Your Job to Build Water Wells

Everywhere I turn, people are quitting their high-stressed and demanding jobs to pursue “more meaningful work.” I used to roll my eyes at that and snicker. And then the guilt would set in… Doing meaningful work hardly ever crossed my mind – I donated to charities, I volunteered, but I…
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Job Search
April 5, 2012

5 Resume and Application No-No’s

Back by request, here’s another Practical Tactical Thursday! (aka – resume, interviewing, getting a job action items, hints, and please don’t you dares). Length of your resume – if you have worked for five years or less, your resume MUST remain with a one page resume. I will not read…
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