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Image and Your Job Search

You’ve heard that it takes less than 10 seconds for a recruiter to decide if they want to continue reading further. If you think that's a ridiculous amount of time to review a resume,  think about how quickly your image can communicate a message.  The truth of the matter is that your professiona ...

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How to Uncover the Hidden Job Market

The research shows that 80% of the jobs available are never really advertised. This doesn't mean that you'll be unable to land a job using the internet. However, if  you are proactive about your search and change your approach to target specific companies and industries, you will be able to uncover ...

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Our Career Voyage and Inner Growth

In the midst of 24x7 technology advances, a recent poll indicated that 82 percent of people in the United States believe in God.  I was astounded at this statistic. Some folks call this belief  “a sense of the spiritual or a quest for meaning.” In fact, it turns out to be a central theme in th ...

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Boosting Your Interview IQ

I think we can agree that there are a ridiculous number of interviewing books on the market today.  Frankly, I have read many of these over the years, but my all-time favorite happens to be "How to Boost Your Interview IQ" by Carole Martin.  In the first half of her book, Carole  assesses your i ...