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The 5 Golden Rules of Job Reference Etiquette

June 16th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Tweet In the past two weeks, I have served as a reference for six job candidates. I gave enthusiastic references for five of them, but I had to take a pass on the sixth person since I hadn’t heard from him in nearly 20 years. I recall that he was a good employee, but it […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Job Search

Best Cities for Summer Jobs in 2016

May 17th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet With the number of both summer jobs and internships expected to increase this summer and many students looking for work to bridge their finances or grow their professional skills, the personal-finance website WalletHub took an in-depth look at 2016’s Best Cities for Summer Jobs. To help job seekers find the best short-term employment options, […]

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Tags: Intern · Job Search

A ‘Logical Detour’ Can Lead to Desired Career

May 15th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet Q. As a college junior, I realize career-relevant internships are important. But I’m having trouble finding one that pays. And I can’t afford to not make some money this summer. What do you suggest? -AK A. Paid internships in PR are hard to land for undergrads since many agencies prefer to hire recent graduates […]

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Tags: Job Search · Q&As

Pair Passion with Practicality for Optimum and Early Career Success

May 4th, 2016 · No Comments

TweetKudos to long-time friend Rita Dragonette for creating and funding an innovative scholarship that will enhance future employment prospects for five lucky liberal arts majors at her alma mater, Northern Illinois University. The $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to NIU sophomore and junior liberal arts majors who choose a business minor. As this blog has […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Careers · Job Search

It’s Housecleaning Time for Your Online ‘Resume’

February 22nd, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet Despite dire warnings about social media transgressions killing job offers or business opportunities, some people just can’t help themselves. So, forge ahead letting the world know your thoughts if you’re secure in your job or business—even if you know you may be annoying half your audience. However, if you are looking for a job, […]

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