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    How to Write Masterpiece Resumes and Nail Interviews

    How to Write Masterpiece Resumes and Nail Interviews
    Since we are constantly trying to out-smart old-money fraternity boys and improve our chances of getting a new job or promotion, we've got to know how to carry ourselves. But is it not true that many of us rely on our outgoing personalities to outperform others? Of course, this is an important part of being an empowered woman; but how can ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +10
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    Five Habits of Millionaires

    Five Habits of Millionaires
    According to a study of college students at the Ernst & Young International Intern Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida, 59 percent of these young leaders expect to be millionaires within their lifetime. What's more, 5 percent of them expect to hit the million-dollar mark while in their 20s. And the super-rich are a growing group. The top 0.1 percent of the ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +5
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    First Offer Not Your First Choice? When to Take It - And When to Walk Away

    First Offer Not Your First Choice? When to Take It - And When to Walk Away
    When you're unemployed, unhappily employed or eager to change careers, jumping at the first offer you get - even if it isn't quite what you want - can be tempting. So should you? While an offer can give you a sense of security, that feeling can quickly vanish if the position just isn't right for you and you find yourself looking ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Don't Let the Recession Underestimate Your Career Value

    [photo:104758] I recently had the pleasure of working with a very talented marketing professional who wanted to explore opportunities outside of her company. She was on the executive track within her company, but wanted to make sure that she was making the best decisions for her career. After working with her on her resume and other career marketing tools, I was ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Ten Interview Fashion Blunders

    Ten Interview Fashion Blunders
    Any article about what to wear to an interview might well begin with a qualifying statement covering the extremes in various states (New York and California, for example) and industries (technology, manufacturing), which are possible exceptions to the normal rules of fashion. But it might surprise you to learn that those extremes have, over the last couple of years, begun to ...
    Published almost 11 years ago | Rated: +2
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    10 Things NOT to Wear to Your Work Holiday Party

    What Not to Wear #1: Tacky Holiday Sweaters Why Not? For some professionals, wearing holiday sweaters and vests seems to be acceptable (at least ironically). But while some of your coworkers may get a kick out of seeing you wear Rudolph with a big red pom pom nose front and center, an adult only holiday party calls for more mature attire. ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    5 Free Career Reinvention Tools

    5 Free Career Reinvention Tools
    For years, I've been a sucker for those magazine quizzes that purportedly measure your fashion (or dating or relationship) smarts with just a handful of questions. Even though I know full well that it is unrealistic to expect to glean any meaningful conclusions from these simple tools, I still find the results of these quizzes intriguing. And surprisingly, despite the limitations ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Your Work Values Checklist

    [photo:102383] Every day, we make choices -- some without careful consideration. Whether we realize it or not, often our career choice is based on values rather than the work. Values are the beliefs, attitudes and judgments we prize. Are you aware of your values? Do you act on them? Use this checklist to get a better idea of what's important to ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Resume Critique Checklist

    Resumes normally get less than a 15-second glance at the first screening. If someone has asked you to review his resume and you want to help him ensure it gets read - or want to know if your own is up to par - be sure you can answer yes to the following questions: h2. First Impression Does the resume look ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Use Your Vacation Time Wisely

    [photo:103087] Working all year without a vacation is like driving a car for 12 months without stopping to change the oil. You might keep running, but you're probably heading for a breakdown. "Vacations are an easy way to recharge the batteries and regroup for the next challenge," says Judy Meleliat, senior vice president for Xylo, a Web-based work-life solutions provider that's ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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