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Monthly Archives: December 2008

Unexpected layoff fallout – your kid disses you

CareerDiva, Eve Tahmincioglu just posted this story on her blog. Unexpected layoff fallout – your kid disses you . The story hits close to home for many. May 2009 find you gainfully employed. If you need help with your search, click here:Job Search Mentoring program

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Rudeness Knows No Age

I was riding the MBTA yesterday in Boston, heading to meet a friend for lunch, when I witnessed the ultimate in rudeness on the train. A sixty-something year old woman boarded the train with a baby in a Baby Bjorn. (For those of you who are not familar with these devices, they allow you to […]

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Moving Forward While Others are Standing Still

It's the last week of the year and many people are kicking back. That's exactly why this is the perfect time to continue to move forward. Here are some things you can do to keep the momentum going as the year winds down. Make a list of people you haven't spoken to in a while […]

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Post Holiday Traumatic Syndrome

Ever notice how out of sorts you feel as the holiday season comes to a close? All that anticipation for a few nights of festivities. It’s easy to let these feelings get in the way of starting the New Year off on the right foot. No one could have predicted the downward slide of the […]

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Eight Reasons Your Job Search Isn’t Working

In the spirit of getting people back to work, I’m sharing this excellent blog posting from Job Search Coach Rita Ashley.  Eight Reasons Your Job Search Isn’t Working 2009 will be a tough year for job searchers. Why go it alone?   Click here to select the level of service you need to quickly find work in […]

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New Group of Parents Making Tracks

Just when you thought it was safe to come out again, now that some of the helicopter parents have been reigned in, along comes the Lawn Mower parents. These are the parents that are mowing down administrators across college campuses when they can’t get the faculty to fix things for their beloved children! I am […]

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Unemployment Across the Generations

Workers of all ages are finding themselves climbing over one another hoping to grab those few interviewing slots. It seems like overnight the pendulum has swung. When it comes to hiring, employers are in the driver’s seat. It doesn’t have to be that way. Finding work is more than finding a job. For most, it […]

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