7 Tips to Get the Interview

Securing an interview for a job can be very stressful and time consuming. In a job market that seems to have greater demand than supply, it becomes even more critical to set yourself apart from the competition. While there are many creative tools and tactics you can use today, an attention to the right details […]

Gone to the Clouds – Ex Apple CEO Steve Jobs Has Died

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Happiness is….Work that you Love

Charlie Brown and the Peanuts found happiness in two kinds of ice cream, pizza and tying your shoe for the very first time but for many of us happiness is doing work we love. As I sipped my morning coffee, I took interest in a new post from MBO Partners, The Key to Happiness is…Work? […]

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While this may feel like the Great Depression of our grandparents’ era, today’s job search requires a thoroughly modern approach. Searching for a job requires a much more tailored approach that is customized to your desired employer and shows your talents and skills in action. To get noticed in this market, you have to be […]

Land of the Free, Home of the Independents

Last week President Obama outlined a new job creation plan. There was a continued focus on small business and their role in the economy. Yet, long before the economic crisis there was a quiet revolution transforming the workplace. Daniel Pink called it the “freelance nation” and it has now become a steady march of the […]

Workers are Red, White and Very Blue Over August Jobs Report

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What the Jobs Report Means for Workers

Depending on whom you listen to, the latest jobs report was a bit of good news in a drab week or another sign of a still shaky economy that could teeter at any moment. Numbers can be dissected and spun to support nearly any viewpoint. The real question is what does it all mean for […]

An Empire in Peril

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How to Text Yourself Out of a Job

I get it. We are firmly in the digital age where texting is more common than talking. Our smartphones and gadgets have become an extension of our own limbs. We are communicating more than ever with our fingers and all of this “talk” requires us to adapt for rapid fire updates. So we use text […]

Ur Doing It Wrong: How Not to Suck in Social Media – Advertising Age – DigitalNext

Ur Doing It Wrong: How Not to Suck in Social Media Lessons From the 2011 Suxorz Awards Teach Us How to Avoid a Campaign Catastrophe Posted by Rebecca Lieb on 02.16.11 @ 02:50 PM Rebecca Lieb Quick! Which is the worst social media faux pas? Inviting consumers to follow your company — via a locked […]