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Career Trends to Watch in 2011

January 13, 2011

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Happy New Year! Over the holidays, I spent some time thinking about the career trends that are most on my mind as we head into a fresh new year. Here are my thoughts, and I hope you’ll share yours in the comments. 1. The job market is not improving fast enough for most Americans. I […]

Create a Career Wish List

December 2, 2010

As we turn the calendar to December, the holiday season is in full swing. Hanukkah is beginning, the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lights are shining and every ad on TV and online relates to shopping, shopping and more shopping. I plan to do all of my holiday shopping online this year, as I do most […]

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6 Common Sense Job Search Tips

September 29, 2010

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Last week’s post, “5 Simple But Brilliant Job Interview Strategies,” generated a lot of feedback, particularly from recruiters who told me how often job seekers make seemingly obvious mistakes such as spelling a recruiter’s name incorrectly. This reminded me of the fact that, as Voltaire famously said, “Common sense is not so common.” So today […]

5 Simple But Brilliant Job Interview Strategies

September 22, 2010

In a recent blog post I outlined some of the biggest job seeker mistakes to avoid, based on my own experience hiring a paid intern. Today, I’ll share some simple but impactful tactics to help you land the job you want. 1. Spell the recruiter or hiring manager’s name right. Of the emails I received […]

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Guest Post: 3 Job Hunting Tips for College Athletes

August 12, 2010

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This is a guest post by Eileen Wisnewski. Graduation often signals the end of competition for most college athletes. This can be an emotional realization, as many graduating athletes would love to play just one more season. While competing, the level of time and commitment college athletes give to their sport sometimes prevents them from […]

5 Career “Super Foods”

July 9, 2010

As you can probably tell from reading my blog, I love lists. Top 10 These. Absolute 5 Thats. Well, I recently came across a fantastic list of 10 Everyday Super Foods, described by WebMD as “multitaskers,” such as nuts, blueberries and salmon, that are packed with multiple nutrients to help you stay healthy, promote wellness […]

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Lindsey on Good Day New York: Job Prospects for College Grads

May 21, 2010

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Many thanks to Good Day New York for having me on as a guest this week! Watch the five-minute video here: If you have trouble viewing the above, watch the video here.

4 Ways to Be a More Confident Job Seeker

February 15, 2010

I’ll never forget what my driving instructor said to my mom while we were waiting in line at the Department of Motor Vehicles the morning of my driver’s license test. “She has the ability to pass. It’s going to come down to whether she thinks she can pass.” I failed. My driving instructor was exactly […]

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