Monthly Archives: April 2011

Online Business Etiquette

Robert Half, one of the premier executive search agencies in the world, has produced a guide for online etiquette.  No longer is etiquette just about which way you are supposed to pass the rolls at a restaurant, individuals are more … Continue reading

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Comedy Class and the Job Search

Ran across an old post from Carol Ceniza Levine about her experience taking a comedy class and the five lessons she took from the class and their applications to the job search.  Good read: http://www.cnbc.com/id/39990593

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Holy Thursday Networking

Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet.  I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you. 16 Very truly I tell you, no servant is … Continue reading

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Networking – Don Corleone Style

In the opening scene of the 1972 classic, The Godfather,  Don Corleone (The Godfather) and Bonasera (the undertaker) engage in a conversation around favors.  Bonasera desires justice to be served on the young men who assaulted his daughter.  After some … Continue reading

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Six Common Myths about the Job Hunt

Great blog post about common myths about the job hunt – don’t give in to these myths! http://www.fiveoclockclub.com/2011/03/six-job-search-myths-that-can-hurt-your-search/ The Five O’Clock Job Club began as an idea by Kate Wendleton as a way to help those who are in the midst … Continue reading

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Are You Alive?

The Gallup Organization polled workers about their jobs and found that only 20% said they get to do (at work) what they do best everyday.  Does this mean 80% of us are unhappy, underemployed, or in the wrong jobs?  Not … Continue reading

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30 Second Pitch

30 Second Pitch Value Statement Elevator Speech Lots of names for it, but each item boils down to having a succinct and engaging answer to the question “Tell me about yourself?” Past postings have recommended the Harvard Business School elevator … Continue reading

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