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March 30, 2017

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Posts By Career Expert

Five Things to Consider Before Asking a Friend to Submit Your Resume

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Having an “in” at a company — specifically a friend who can go to bat for you — can be invaluable. But before you ask a pal to submit your resume to a hiring manager, Liz Ryan says there are five key considerations you should take into account.

A 4X6 Index Card Can Help You Find a Job

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Index cards aren’t just for favorite recipes, says career expert Jon Acuff. They can also be a helpful networking tool that can help you in your job search.

Ten Things That Turn Off Hiring Managers

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You’ve gone over your resume with a fine-toothed comb, cleaned up your social media accounts and managed to get an interview at a company where you’d really like to work. But there are still many pitfalls that can trip you up during a face-to-face interview. Read about them here

Seven Job Search Misconceptions

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If you’re counting on a college degree to land a job and think that networking is all about social media, you’re making two common wrong assumptions about what it takes to find a job. Read about five other career misconceptions here.

What Happens When Women Run the Show

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While 2016 marked the year in which there were the most women ever heading top companies, their ranks are still low: out of 500 companies, only 27 have female CEOs.  As more women climb to the tops of corporate hierarchies, will their being there help other women advance? This piece suggests it will.

Putting Career Happiness in Perspective

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We all like to succeed in out careers, but beware of linking your overall job satisfaction and happiness to your ability to achieve only positive outcomes, says career coach Joseph Liu. There’s a difference — a subtle one to be sure, but important all the same — between staying committed to your work and being overly attached to its outcomes. Many people consider commitment and attachment to be inextricably linked, but I’ve learned to see them as two distinct things.