Career Advice

Strategies to Make Job Hunting Less Stressful

Hunting for that perfect job can result in a lot of stress. Sleeping troubles, anxious emotions and other issues might impede your efforts for several days or weeks. Job hunting today is more involved than just picking out a classified ad and calling the contact number. You need to be proactive with your search while
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Building Your Startup Team

In the early stage of running your own business, it’s natural to try to do as much as possible by yourself. It’s the most cost-effective, comfortable, sensible way to do things in the beginning.But as your enterprise grows, you will find yourself stretched thinner and thinner. Eventually, you’ll find you just can’t continue to oversee
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Your job campaign is gong extra innings when you’ve been out of work over six months. That’s when interviewers start making statements like, “hmmm you’ve been out of work for awhile.” It’s like some of the HR types and hiring managers haven’t a clue that it can take a long time to find a job
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When to Say "No" to Richard Branson

If you are a bold entrepreneur, your dream mentors may be Elon Musk, Richard Branson or Larry Page. While they may be amazing mentors, are they the right ones for you at this moment in time?*I talked to people in my industry and met Mr. Takrao, owner of a $2 billion company, and got him
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Pointers When Taking Up Media And Journalism

Media and journalism cannot be torn apart because they appear hand in hand in the same industry. They both are responsible in disseminating valuable information though they have different ways of execution. Journalism alone, for example, has various forms or types and each focuses on a particular area of writing. Below are some of the
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Pick, Plan, Apply - Career Steps

Let’s hit the ground running on this – because that’s the way I usually operate; start explosive and end with a graceful land.I’m going to start with what people do when they find something that they want to do/achieve/or work on – create a weight list. No this isn’t a jab at how many burgers
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How To Ace Your Next Interview by Practicing for It

So you think you’re not good at interviewing. Well, you didn’t walk too well the first time either.You learned how to walk, ride a bicycle, play a musical instrument, shoot hoops, drive a car, and use a computer by practicing. The only way to become good at anything is to practice doing it. After practicing
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How Colin Powell Outperformed All The Rest

Colin Powell made headlines again recently with some unflattering comments he made about Hillary Clinton and her husband, the former President. Those comments were leaked in an e-mail and the media had another field day.While this article isn’t about today’s headlines, it reminded me about another Colin Powell story I came across some years ago
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