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PROOF OF THE HIDDEN JOB MARKET

I have returned many clients to work as a result of accessing, either directly (cold calls) or indirectly (networking), but cannot think of any other ocassion when a job was created as a result of a cold call. My client is very excited about this opportunity in a new field and I will no longer feel like a broken record preaching about THE HIDDEN JOB MARKET….Amen! Continue reading

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CAREER FAIR – DON’T HIRE ME!

I am just coming from a career fair, here in Delaware and saw or heard many of the scenarios outlined below. A few I added from other career fair experiences, but not many! This is no commentary on Delawareans or those seeking to work in Delaware – I commonly see and hear many of these egregious examples at job fairs I attend across the region.

This article was meant to be tongue in cheek and not to offend anyone. That having been said, if you are guilty of any of the preceding: Don’t do it again! Good Luck on your job search…. Continue reading

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Extreme job change: One woman’s story

It is very encouraging to see people that not only are able to find employment, but able to secure positions that they would have never considered a few short months ago and in which they will find happiness. As adults, we spend a large part of our lives working – why not plan to enjoy it? Continue reading

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FREE: 6 Things Every Job Seeker Must MASTER to Get Hired in 2010

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Potential Employer Stood Me Up TWICE!

December 4, 2009 by sparktalk QUESTION: Dear Experts, A successful web development company I have recently applied to stood me up TWO times for a scheduled phone interview. I have spent 2 hours studying their company and their services and an … Continue reading

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How Do I Say “No” to Freeloading Co-workers?

Just say NO…

Be polite, but firm! Indicate that you just make it a policy not to do this. If a co-worker didn’t pay you back right away or you purchased the wrong item it could strain your relationship. Continue reading

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Do I have to listen to my coworker?

You are right to be careful in this situation. If possible, I would recommend that you speak to your boss directly and let him or her know that you have heard this rumor and would like to know if it is true. Be upfront, but politic if you are asked why you want to know. Continue reading

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