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Why Does the Hiring Process Take So Long For Young Professionals?

Why Does the Hiring Process Take So Long For Young Professionals?

| May 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The hiring process for new graduates can often be lengthy. Many employers are looking for young professionals with new ideas to add to their team. They may take a longer time to vet them, however, unlike with a veteran professional who might be fast-tracked due to his significant job experience.  This doesn’t mean an employer […]

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Why Learning to Say NO is Good For Your Career

Why Learning to Say NO is Good For Your Career

| May 6, 2014 | 2 Comments

Well, let’s face it! We all have been in a situation when our boss knowingly or unknowingly makes us work beyond we actually would want to. There have been times when we are already running short on a deadline and still, owing to our inability to say a simple “no”, we take on another assignment […]

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6 Ways to Foster Collaboration in Your Workplace

6 Ways to Foster Collaboration in Your Workplace

| May 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

What do the “The Avengers,” “The A-Team,” “The Expendables,” and “X-Men” have in common? They are all stories of individuals combining their talents to achieve a common goal. Teamwork brings victory in the world of fiction, and it can help you succeed in business, too. Collaboration is a big theme for small businesses today for a reason: It works. […]

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Where You Should Sit for an Interview or Meeting

Where You Should Sit for an Interview or Meeting

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you’ve graduated from college somewhat recently, you probably still remember the delicate art of choosing where to sit in your classes. When you were in a large classroom with hundreds of other people, you could either choose a seat towards the middle or back to remain anonymous, or you could choose a seat closer […]

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You Have the Floor: How to Present Ideas with Confidence

You Have the Floor: How to Present Ideas with Confidence

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

  You have a million ideas stirring around in your head, right? The world is teeming with inspiration, and you’re constantly scrawling new projects on cocktail napkins at the bourbon bar, on the “notes” page of your pocket planner or, heck, even on the back of your hand. But how many of these ideas actually […]

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Leading a Content Life: The Socrates and Emerson Principles

Leading a Content Life: The Socrates and Emerson Principles

| April 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

 Socrates, one of the renowned philosopher of all times, and Ralph Waldo Emerson, an imaginative poet and essayist have very similar views regarding the secret of leading a content and satisfied life. The one word description of their principle of leading a content life is “individualism”. So, what do they mean when they say that […]

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Why I Wrote A Check To The Nazis For $1,000 (Trust Me, There’s a Good Reason)

Why I Wrote A Check To The Nazis For $1,000 (Trust Me, There’s a Good Reason)

| April 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

  Wow. Never thought I’d type THAT title into the subject line of this post. Today, my friends, I wanted to give you some quick insight into a last resort strategy you can enact to finally get yourself to take action when other methods have failed. It’s very simple: Punishment. I’ve had an annoying psychological […]

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5 Creative Ways to Visualizing Your Resume

5 Creative Ways to Visualizing Your Resume

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Finding creative ways to get ahead of your competition for jobs is vital because at the moment it is an employer’s market. Add to that that college students have it even tougher because they have no experience and so have to work harder to stand out. That is why adding a visual element to your […]

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How to Use a Business Plan Template as a Resume Writing Tactic

How to Use a Business Plan Template as a Resume Writing Tactic

| April 16, 2014 | 3 Comments

Young professionals, with an entrepreneurial mindset, like us, should take advantage of traditional business management tools as tactics in our career planning strategy. I believe professionals should start implementing a “business management” framework to assess their career goals and define objectives with one clear end in mind: a tailored resume that highlights your top talent […]

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5 Reasons Your Job Application Didn’t Get a Response (And What You Can Do About It!)

5 Reasons Your Job Application Didn’t Get a Response (And What You Can Do About It!)

| April 12, 2014 | 2 Comments

  In the midst of an arduous job hunt, you will find that many of your applications and resumes are not getting the response you expected from employers, let alone a response at all. More likely than not, you won’t even get a rejection letter from 90% of the places you are applying to. Why […]

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