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When Bygones Come Around Again

Your job may be new but that doesn't necessarily mean your colleagues will be strangers. How do you handle unfinished business on a new job?

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Yes, But What Do You Really Want?

In these times of high unemployment, you're the one who should really care about job satisfaction.

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A Referral is Only As Good as the Referrer

Successful careers depend on great networking more than ever before. But, beware, the person you're depending on to open doors for you could conceivably be shutting opportunities down instead

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Maybe There Are Some Lights You Should Hide Under a Bushel -- At Least While You're on the Job Hunt

If your political beliefs aren't necessary for the job you want, keep them off your resume.

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By Martha I. FinneyDecember 7, 2009
Topics: Author Tips

How to Handle Rejection

No one likes to hear the words, "We've decided to go with another candidate." Still, the way you handle rejection could take you far in landing the job you really want.

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You Don't Deserve to Be Angry

We have a lot to worry and be angry about during these uncertain times. But letting anger drive our approach to life, health, and job search just punishes us even more.

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What to Do When You're Flat Out of Friends

The worst part of being out of work is the risk of being isolated. When left alone with your thoughts, it's easy to start believing that you have no network, no social groups, to tap into to begin your job search process.  Here's how to get out from under that spell.

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Really Crappy Advice -- And How to Keep It From Killing You

It's important to keep your mind open to new ideas and try new experiences -- even if they might ooch you out of your comfort zone now and then. But keep your wits about you -- and your wallet in your pocket. No one should go broke, or even lose their life, for the sake of expanding their horizons.

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Your Next Job Interview Should Be With Yourself

Too many people start a new job search without catching up with how they've changed since the last time they were looking for a job. Answer just a few questions for yourself and you'll have a better chance of making sure that the job you're looking for is the job that perfect for who you are now.

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By Martha I. FinneyOctober 27, 2009
Topics: Author Tips