If you’ve decided you’re ready to find a new job, one that fulfills your desire for purpose and meaning, a first step is understanding your innate strengths and personal priorities.  Once you’ve done that homework, it’s time to build a network of people who can help you get there.  Here’s how. Identify people who have your dream […]

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BusinessInsider.com recently spoke to CEO’s who’ve done thousands of interviews about the things that catch their attention when meeting with job candidates. Here are a few of them. How you greet them and how you leave them.  Does your body language convey confidence and charisma?  Does your style of engaging indicate you can work successfully in a team […]

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According to Gallup, today’ employees treat their job search like they treat their shopping.  They have lots of information and options, and they don’t see the need to settle for a job that’s not right for them.   Central to today’s job search:  company culture, lifestyle compatibility, the ability to make a difference and transparency.  If your culture is […]

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If your company is hiring and the job posting doesn’t include a salary range, you may be turning off good candidates. According to the Society for Human Resource Management, 70% of job seekers surveyed by LinkedIn said they want to know salary information up front. Glassdoor.com backs this up with their survey — 76% of […]

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When updating your resume, you might be wondering how far back you should go, or how much should you pump yourself up. If you’re in the process of readying your resume for immediate distribution, Forbes.com contributor Liz Ryan offers a list of things you can remove. Any self-praising language like “savvy” or “senior-level. Ryan says […]

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 Is Your Mature Brand or Field A Turn Off to Young Candidates? Is your industry having trouble appealing to younger job candidates? Is it difficult to grab attention away from glamorous tech and start-up businesses? As Fast Company’s Bill Taylor writes in the Harvard Business Review, attracting young talent starts when they’re in college. […]

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Networking for Newbies or Refresher for Workforce Returnees If you just graduated, or are returning to the job market after an extended leave, networking is likely part of your strategy. But with little or no experience, how can you impress those with whom you’re meeting? Fast Company offers these five tips: Draft a list of […]

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