Tag Archives: coping with a new job

Excellent Career Ideas For People Who Enjoy Driving

Have you always enjoyed driving long distances for those family vacations? Are you looking to change your career for something a little more interesting this year? Then finding a driving job could be the best decision you’ve ever made. I’m … Continue reading

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Reasons to Consider a Police Career

Ever consider a career as a police officer? Here are reasons you may want to. It’s Rewarding Serving in the police force is one of the most rewarding careers out there. People want a police job because they want to give something back … Continue reading

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How to Land a Job Right After College: a guest post

The following guest post was sent to me by an associate of the author. I agreed to run it because it contains some job-hunting basics that are worth remembering. Continue reading

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Millennials and job churn, when will employers get it?

It would be nice to see the negotiation pendulum swing back to workers sometime soon, it’s been on employers’ side ever since Ronald Reagan busted the air traffic controllers union in the 1980s. Continue reading

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10 things to avoid doing, or being, at work

Listening is as important as speaking well in an interview or any work setting. Continue reading

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10 Don’ts That Will Help You Avoid Workplace Dysfunction

Great piece from a colleague’s blog. John 10 Don’ts That Will Help You Avoid Workplace Dysfunction.

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The Internship: a movie where art imitates life, and gets scary

The Internship, this summer’s movie that reunites comic partners Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson (see Wedding Crashers) is billed as a comedy and can be quite funny. But it also struck me as art imitating life, to a frighteningly realistic … Continue reading

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Always Be Job Hunting Excerpt: Landing a Management Job

Today, we continue to run excerpts from my new book, Always Be Job Hunting to give you the flavor of the book and encourage you to check it out on Amazon.com Chapter 3: Finding a First Management Job Once I … Continue reading

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Cyber Monday Special: Free Shipping & an Autographed Copy of “Always Be Job Hunting”

Always Be Job Hunting wants to be part of today’s Cyber Monday online shopping frenzy, so here’s a special offer for the first 25 purchase responses to this post. Fill out the form below and send to me, the book’s … Continue reading

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How Hard is It to Get Back in the Work Force?

How difficult is it to return to the workforce after a few years off? Very difficult but not impossible, as I detail about my own experience in Always Be Job Hunting. The Harvard Business Review’s November issue also looks at … Continue reading

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