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Old Friends, New Friends, Work Friends

You may ask, how does this topic relate to work? Well, it does. Think of how you interact with “old friends” and ask yourself, is that the same way you interact with “work friends” or “new friends”? We should all … Continue reading

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Minor Errors are NO JOKE in the Career Game!

Minor or Major? Okay, I am not the athletic type, but I do understand the difference between a major penalty and minor penalty in hockey. I’m married to a hockey player! That being said, in the “career rule book” when applying … Continue reading

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What do you want to do when you grow up?

“Grow Up?”…..It’s funny how common this question was when we were kids, right? This was a conversation today with some colleagues which has stuck with me and prompted me to write some thoughts. So who gets decide at what age … Continue reading

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Pajamas and Jobs – Get out of your comfort zone!

Do you have a favorite pair of pajamas you’ve had for years? Or a favorite pair of sweats you’ve had since college and you refuse to throw them out? Don’t we all? I think this is what happens to us … Continue reading

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Resume Fear?

Almost 20 years in the staffing industry and I still find many job-seekers exceptionally fearful of “The Resume”. It’s almost like “stage fright” – seriously! Why? What makes us so nervous about this little 8X11 piece of white paper?  A … Continue reading

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Made the Touchdown? Now What?

The Patriots are Super Bowl Champions! They clutched the big win! Did you recently get a chance to do a victory dance? Did you get offered a new job? Just like the Patriots, you need to plan your next steps! … Continue reading

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Your Career Playbook!

Have you been following the Patriot’s season? I am sure we are all still in awe of the trick play a couple games ago! Edelman’s past of being a quarterback at Kent State sure came in handy! If you missed … Continue reading

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Thoughts About the Innovative Tools to Learn More About Company Culture

Picture this… the web browser open: http//www… dot what? What is the candidate typing in? Is it Glassdoor? The Daily Muse? Is it Facebook? Yelp? If I am in search of a new job that will be the perfect fit … Continue reading

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Take Care of Your “DIGITAL HEALTH”

Clean Up Your Digital-Self Prior to Applying to a New Job in 2015! Did that red (1) just pop up on your Facebook app? Did your family tag you in holiday photos? Friends from high school or college at the … Continue reading

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The Ever-Changing Job Applications

In our last blog, we talked about the importance of a content strategy in order to stand out in online applications. Well what about companies who only source using resumes, cover letters, or LinkedIn? The key is still content! Today … Continue reading

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