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All Alone, Surrounded By Friends

All Alone, Surrounded By Friends

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sitting in a room with all my friends, I realize that I am so much different than they are… MY FRIENDS…the people I chose that I am going to probably be around for the rest of my life. How is it that their views on life and business can be so different than my own? […]

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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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6 Warning Signs You May Need a New Job

6 Warning Signs You May Need a New Job

| April 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

Trust your instincts. If you suspect that things are not going well at work, you’re probably right. Some clues are blatant, such as having a subordinate promoted above you or having your office — or your parking spot — taken away. When that happens, you know you’re in trouble. Other indications are harder to assess, […]

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5 Steps To Going From A Full-Time Job To Owning A Company

5 Steps To Going From A Full-Time Job To Owning A Company

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Since the vast majority of jobs are repetitious, it is only natural at times for the mind to wander at work and for those who hold down jobs to become frustrated and think to themselves “I could run a company like this myself”. This is a romantic vision, and the idea of “being your own […]

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Corporate Event Planning: It’s Not All About Weddings

Corporate Event Planning: It’s Not All About Weddings

| March 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

People say all sorts of things about the Millennial generation, and not all of it is kind. However, lots of those things are generalizations, and they’re based on statistics that don’t necessarily reflect the reality that plenty of young professionals are driven to succeed, and to not only meet expectations, but surpass them. Professions, like […]

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Acquire Soft Skills to Fast-Track Your Career Success

Acquire Soft Skills to Fast-Track Your Career Success

| March 10, 2014 | 4 Comments

“In today’s competitive environment, it is not enough to be the best in your field, intellectually.  Competency is only half of what you need to climb the ladder of success. The other half is the softer side of you – it’s that part of you that will be liked, admired, trusted and remembered.” – Carole […]

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How To Impress Your Boss

How To Impress Your Boss

| March 2, 2014 | 2 Comments

When I was a university student who fervently anticipated what we all called “the real world,” I devoured plenty of articles that dished out advice on navigating the interview process, getting along with coworkers and, most importantly, being positively regarded by the boss. Common advice for impressing superiors included “dress for success”, “show up on […]

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Supercharging Your Career After Redundancy

Supercharging Your Career After Redundancy

| February 23, 2014 | 4 Comments

Years ago I was off on my way to university to read business and marketing looking forward to choosing the one company I would spend my forty-odd working years at, rising from intern and rookie to CEO and master. Little did I know that in my four years post-university, after attaining a high-scoring degree and having 18 months […]

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I Wanted to Work for Whataburger, So I Created a Whataresume (Obviously)

I Wanted to Work for Whataburger, So I Created a Whataresume (Obviously)

| February 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

A struggle I’ve had with so many of my peers is they complain about not finding great jobs after graduation. “The job market is so bad.” “Nobody is hiring right now.” The truth is, you don’t want a job bad enough to really invest in applying for one. How many times have you called the […]

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Career Catalysts: Books For Young Leaders

Career Catalysts: Books For Young Leaders

| February 1, 2014 | 2 Comments

Reading books is a vital life skill. It’s the best way to record history and share beloved stories. There are plenty of books out there packed with valuable facts and there are great volumes with priceless insights on human experiences. It’s heartbreaking but we have to admit that global literacy rates are declining. Young people […]

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