Tag: your first job

Career Fashion: Forward

“If you’re not dressed well, you can say all the right things … but you won’t get the job when you’re being compared with a lot of other capable people who are dressed better.” -Kim Zoller, founder and president of

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Senior Series: What’s Your Story?

Imagine your life unfolding and your career direction taking shape as an interesting tale with a happy ending. What do you see as the major plot points? Is it a story of knowing your dream job from the time you

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Senior Series: Get Ready to Negotiate!

Receiving an offer of employment can be very exciting.  You’ve worked hard, interviewed well, and jumped through several hiring hoops to beat out the competition.  But what if the salary offer seems too low? The first thing to remember is

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Senior Series: Interviewing

Advice from an Employer to Help You Land the Job When a candidate is invited for an interview, I’m looking at how the candidate’s background coincides with the position’s responsibilities, whether it’s through experience or skills they’ve gained in school.

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Senior Series: Marketing Yourself

3 Steps to Standing Out From the Crowd In today’s fiercely competitive job market, it’s more essential than ever to distinguish yourself from the crowd. Though qualifications and previous experience play a factor, properly marketing yourself can elevate you among

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