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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Five More Days and Then the Offer is Off the Table!

In recent posts and in my recent newsletter I have offered to take 10 percent off the fees for anyone who applies and is accepted into my Job Search Mentor Program, prior to May 31st. That date is fast approaching. I know you think you can do this alone, but if this were truly the case, […]

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Five Myths About Younger Employees

I don't know about you, but I'm tired of hearing how poorly young people behave in the workplace. So I'm here to bust some myths regarding younger workers. Myth #1 They are unreliable – Compared to what? Compared to the parents of young children who need to be at home with their sick kids? Or […]

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A Message to The Class of 2010 and Their Parents

So often we try and sugarcoat things to prevent our children from facing the harsh realities of the real world. This recent article in the WSJ, tells it like it is. A Lament for the Class of 2010 . My hope is that this article will help you start a dialog that will strengthen your […]

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What are You Doing to Prepare Yourself for Management?

I was recently asked to comment about my observations, as a result of the work I am doing with my clients. Here was my response: Many employers believe their employees are happy to have a job. This may very well be the case, but they believe this means people are happy to be working for […]

Posted in Leadership, Learning and Development, Management

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Your Reap What You Sow – Class of 2010

Today was graduation day for students at Northeastern University. I remember my graduation from there as if it was yesterday. I felt excited to be moving onto another part of my life, yet I was scared to death. I was returning home because I did not have a job in hand. You see, I graduated […]

Posted in Job Searching