Archive | January, 2014

Don’t Make These Cover-Letter Rookie Mistakes

Lindsay Blackwell designed a highly creative Web site and even bought a domain name ( DearLisaRudgers.com) designed to pitch a single hiring manager at the University of Michigan to give her a job as social-media director. It’s a brilliant effort into which Blackwell clearly invested a great deal of effort. But, as reported in Mashable’s  […]

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5 Ways to Build Career Resiliency

Bad things happen to good people.  Karma doesn’t always show up in time.  Even good people may find that the knife in their backsports their own fingerprints.  Even the most well-intentioned leaders do stupid stunts from time to time.  My time in HR gave me a front row seat to such tragedies.  It’s not a […]

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Guest Post: Essential Tech Tools for Telecommuting

Telecommuting is fast becoming part of the mainstream workforce.  If you’re considering a career change that allows telecommuting or planning to implement a remote workflow into your current job, these tech tools will help make cutting the office cord work for you, and – more importantly – for your employer. A Tablet Turns the World […]

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Your Uncommon Diet Is a Social Advantage

I find it ironic (and mildly stupid) when people feel they’re at a social disadvantage if they eat differently from everyone else in a social situation, as if they have to conform to fit in. No, conformity puts you at an enormous social disadvantage. Being different is a godsend. Eating differently can enhance your social […]

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