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The BlogNotions Career Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in the Career industry. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on topics like improving your current career, taking the steps to start a new one, and much more more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

Liar, Liar

Janine Driver is the Author of You Can’t Lie to Me: Supercharge Your Inner Lie Detector and Get to the Truth. Driver has made a living out of getting to the truth; she worked for many years for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms.  She’s an expert interrogator and investigator and has studied – […]

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What Curve Balls Say About Your Culture

I was recently interviewed by Fast Company on the effectiveness of “curve ball questions” in the interview process.  When I received the call, I was intrigued. Surely there would be a pro and con, and I was happy to be the con artist. Don’t get me wrong, I believe in hiring managers conducting deep interviews […]

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The New Conscious Heart Workshop

I’m happy to announce that we’re now taking registrations for a new 3-day workshop: The Conscious Heart Workshop. Since this workshop is very unique, I decided to create a video to tell you all about it. So please watch the video to learn about CHW and to decide if you want to be there. Here are the […]

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How to Stop Having Stupid Staff Meetings

I asked the crowd, “Raise your hand if you’ve been to a really stupid staff meeting.” Every hand in the room went up. “Keep your hand up, if you find most staff meetings in your career could have been more efficient.” Nearly all hands stayed raised, with the exception of the new kid, who’s in his […]

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LinkedIn, Storytelling, and Concise Resumes and Cover Letters Feature Prominently in Annual Career Brainstorming Report – Part 1

Concise resumes and cover letters are currently the trend, even as job-seekers add new bells and whistles to their career-markeing documents – such as storytelling and infographics. Those were among the findings of the 2014 Global Career Brainstorming Day by the Career Thought Leaders Consortium. From the group’s newly published white paper, here are some highlights about […]

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The 5 Biggest Succession Planning Mistakes

Succession planning, done well, creates brilliant competitive advantage. Poorly executed, at best it’s a waste of time, and often creates serious havoc on long term performance. All words I’ve heard in the last 15 days: “Oh, we’re too small to need a formal process.” “Our business is moving so fast we don’t have time for that.” […]

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Leaving a Job on Good Terms

By definition, when you decide to resign from a position, there is a certain amount of discontent with the status quo – you might even be actually miserable.  It can be tempting to let your negative feelings show as you prepare to leave a company.  You think to yourself, “What difference does it make?  I’m […]

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5 Ways to Become a LinkedIn Ninja

Building a strong LinkedIn network takes time. Scrambling to build a profile and connections when your current position has suddenly become “qualified manager seeking opportunities” is not attractive. I hear this again and again from my speaking audiences– stories of folks who waited too late and then had to scramble. And if you think LinkedIn really doesn’t matter, […]

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Experts Share Advice on Inspiring Breakthrough Results: A Frontline Festival

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. Our March Festival is all about inspiring breakthrough results. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors! Next month’s Festival is all about “Spring Cleaning” for your leadership or team (e.g. renew, refresh, planting seeds). New contributors welcome. […]

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