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Show Don’t Tell: Interview Advice for Students

Despite the snow and ice from the Siberian Express, technically its spring and college students are in full interview mode. Some are looking for summer internships while those ready for graduation are seeking full-time employment. Because of this my phone and email are buzzing constantly with students seeking interview advice. Biggest question I’ve gotten so [...]

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Sometimes You Can’t Beat Experience

Do you ever wonder about your capabilities at work?  Perhaps you wonder if you’re really any good at what you do, or if you’re even remotely smart. No? Well lucky you. You can quit reading now. Despite years of job success and multiple degrees which tell me otherwise, I sometimes doubt my intelligence. This doubt [...]

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Flying Interview Questions

  Ashton Cooper took a surprise hit as we were driving home.  That’s right; Ashton – my Mini Cooper Clubman – had a run-in on the highway with a large piece of flying debris. We were enjoying a nice ride when suddenly out of nowhere a shredded tire flew right at us.  With just seconds [...]


Why I Would Never Hire Kanye

Watching award shows are like watching movies you’ve never heard of before.  Sometimes they are great; sometimes they are snoozers; and sometimes there are surprises. Sunday’s Grammy Awards showcased a lot of great talent. Artists both new and old were in attendance, performing and supporting each other, singing and dancing to the beat.  It was [...]

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The Power of Positive Thinking

Positive thinking is critical to success. Not in the “Build it and they will come” – Field of Dreams sort of way, but you have to believe in yourself and your idea in order to have any chance at all. Last week I saw the power of positive thinking in action as a judge at [...]

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Five Ways to Help Your Job Search in 2015

The end of January is here already! Where did the month go? Don’t know about you but my resolutions are not holding up quite as well as I had hoped.  Sigh. Since we have a few days left in the month I thought we could revisit five ways to help your job search.  These tips were first published [...]