Category Archives: Work Search/Job Search

Job Seeker? Put First Things First

Lots of jobs are going begging; just keep applying until you get lucky. Become an entrepreneur – there’s funding for that. Try the Second Career program. There’s funding for that. Become a contractor and work for yourself. Start a home-based business. … Continue reading

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Dear Job Seeker: I Don’t Care If You’re Passionate

Yes, I know my HR department (whom I don’t control and to whom I pay insufficient attention) has asked for a dedicated, energetic, goal-oriented leader with a passion for quality. And I know your outplacement consultant has suggested you mirror … Continue reading

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Get Off the Shelf!

Here on the threshold of 2014, let’s imagine you’ve just written a book and it’s ready to bring to market. Your book is a niche product, and unlikely to be picked up by a mass-market publisher, so you self-publish as … Continue reading

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