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Comfortable or Complacent?

With 2013 beginning to wind down, many people will use this time of year to take stock in their lives.  One part of that introspection will often include one’s career.  Individuals who have been doing the same job for multiple … Continue reading

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Networking Tips from the Godfather II

A month ago, I wrote a piece about networking tips one could take from the movie, The Godfather.  In the piece, I focused on the scene where Marlon Brando’s character, the Godfather, assists the undertaker, who is in need, and … Continue reading

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Networking Tips from The Godfather

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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Hut 1, Hut 2, Hired!

Those who know me or follow my blog know that I love college football.  There are many lessons one learns in athletics that can be applied to one’s career search.  Because of this synergy,  I often use athletics in my … Continue reading

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Post Career Fair Tips

With Career Fair Week in full swing at Carnegie Mellon University, I thought it an opportune time to share advice with attendees on how to make the event a success.  In yesterday’s post, I focused on actions to take prior to … Continue reading

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Career Fair Tips

Today marks the beginning of Career Fair Week at Carnegie Mellon.  By Friday, over 350 firms and 1000+ employer reps will have descended onto campus to meet and interview CMU students.  So how does one prepare for a career fair? … Continue reading

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Motivating “Cruise Control” Employees

You know this person. He arrives at 8:00 a.m. and clocks out exactly at 5:00 p.m. –never a minute late on either end.  He does what is assigned and his work performance is satisfactory.  He has been doing the same … Continue reading

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