It’s that time of year again: the time of year when the leaves change color, football season gets into full swing, and companies begin their on-campus recruiting efforts at colleges across the country. But how can you differentiate yourself from your classmates in a crowded market? How can you convince employers that they want, no […]
I remember the time I was laid off from my first job out of college. My boss told us all to meet him in the conference room. I joked, “I’m not in trouble, am I?” And he replied by giving an uncomfortable half-laugh and a nod toward the door. Once we were all gathered he […]
Unless your career interests are so narrow as to only include one position in the world (for instance, personal assistant to Heidi Klum), there is a good chance you will be applying to quite a few positions during your job search. For example, if you are looking for an entry-level financial analyst position in New […]
Frustration is a feeling near and dear to all job seekers. Whether you were laid off, you just graduated, you’re changing careers, or you just hate your current job, looking for employment is seriously not fun. Here are three common irritations of the job search, and three ways to make them a little less troublesome. […]
Looking for a job can be one of life’s most unpleasant tasks, akin to shopping for car insurance or getting a root canal. But the process need not be so painful. If carried out in a thoughtful, directed way, the job search can be streamlined, and dare I say, even fun? Well let’s not get […]
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