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Better Than Business Cards

February 28th, 2009 · 8 Comments

Tweet  If you’re looking for a job, don’t try to give a business card to this guy.  HGTV’s Gary McCormick momentarily shocks young job seekers when they attempt to hand him their business cards, and he says:  “No thank you, I don’t want your business card.”  Initially, that might seem strange for the PRSA president-elect.  So, Gary […]

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Buying Your Way Into an Internship

February 6th, 2009 · 2 Comments

TweetHard times often spur innovation.  Unfortunately, one innovation – the sale of internships—is a very bad idea.   Internships are being auctioned off by online charity auction house Charityfolks.com, and some parents are offering to pay companies for “hiring” their children as a way for them to gain experience and a foothold for future employment.   After watching […]

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Tags: Job Search · Off-the-Wall