Monthly Archives: October 2011

Top 8 Rules of Networking

Great article from Kelly Eggers posted on FINS, good reminders for your next venture into a networking event. http://www.fins.com/Finance/Articles/SBB0001424052970204644504576651181338419022/The-Top-Eight-Rules-of-Networking Advertisements

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Athletics and Interviewing

This weekend was the 83rd installment of the ND/USC rivalry on the gridiron – and although the outcome of the game was a letdown, not all is a loss, there are lessons to be learned.  I often use athletics in … Continue reading

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Branding: What We Learned from Steve Jobs

With the passing of Steve Jobs, I thought I would add to the montage of tributes and write a piece on what I learned about branding from Steve Jobs and how it can apply to one’s career search. Keep it … Continue reading

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Understanding and Promoting Your Brand

A couple of days ago, I was reading an article about career management and came across the following advice: If you want to survive and see new opportunities, “think of yourself as an independent contractor,”  said CRAIG ALLEN, Creator, ‘Career Doctors’ … Continue reading

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Top Ten Career Mistakes

Good one from the archives – an article published in 2009 on money.usnews.com by Michael Wade detailing his top 10 career mistakes.  These are great nuggets to learn from and avoid.  For the full article, see 10 Career Mistakes I’ve Made. I … Continue reading

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All In

One of my favorite quotes from the movie, The Karate Kid, is when Mr. Miaygi talks with Daniel prior to the first training session. Miyagi: Now, ready? Daniel: Yeah, I guess so. Miyagi: [sighs] Daniel-san, must talk. [they both kneel] … Continue reading

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