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Will the Real You Please Stand Up?

In 1956, CBS debuted a game show entitled, To Tell The Truth, where contestants asked questions of a three person panel in an effort to discover their real identity.  The panelists all claimed to be the same person and after … Continue reading

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LinkedIn Making News

Many of us have heard LinkedIn topping 100 million users and launching its IPO this week, the Wall Street Journal’s career section has an article about LinkedIn and quotes ND alum, JP Sniffen on how to best utilize the online … 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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Navigating the Minefield…

Late last week, I was working with a client on his follow-up to a hiring manager.  He wanted to wow the interviewer which is the goal we all should set in our interactions with a perspective employer.  The client had … Continue reading

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I’d Like to Add You to My Professional Network

I am a huge fan of LinkedIn and I run an alumni group with over 19,000 members.  The site allows me to find information, develop business relationships, and expand my ability to contribute at my job.  LinkedIn has helped job … Continue reading

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January = Promotion?

Do you know the month when most in-house promotions occur? From the title, you guessed it, January.  A recent LinkedIn study revealed that most promotions occurred in the year’s first month – although the stranglehold January used to have promotions … Continue reading

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Test Time

Back in September, I wrote about an increase in the use of pre-employment testing of job candidates. Last week, I had the fortune of asking several employers about their use of assessments and tests in screening applicants.  Some notes: A … Continue reading

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