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A cheerleader, a cratered career & Facebook

Recruiting news flash! Hiring decisions made by strangers may be made on the content of your content, as opposed to the content of your character. Just when I thought that everyone knew that Facebook was not a place to display … Continue reading

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Going to work: Networking should be purposeful — not puzzling

Networking should be purposeful, not puzzling.  If, when asked, you cannot provide a common interest or acquaintance in common, don’t be surprised if your attempts to connect fall flat. Lacking telepathy, I remain at a loss to explain this conversation … Continue reading

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Alternative Career Search Step 4: Patience

Expect a barbecue-like long and slow process, not a ramen noodles quick-fix career shift because of three unalterable truths: 1. There is no Alternative Careers Monster Board because an alternative career for a lawyer is a traditional career for someone … Continue reading

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Purposeful and serendipitous networking: Step 3 in an alternative career search

Combining research and smart networking to learn about potential career paths can create powerful momentum. Purposeful (in person): After you know a little bit about an industry and have your four questions (Step 2) in hand, go to a professional … Continue reading

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