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5 Things to Consider When Furthering Your Education in a Job Search

5 Things to Consider When Furthering Your Education in a Job Search Two years ago, I received my MBA.  Since graduating with dual majors many years ago, I had planned to go back to school.  I thought about law school and … Continue reading

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Community Networking – 6 ways to incorporate your community into your job search

Networking, Networking, Networking!  In a job search, we are told again and again that we must network.  The question I get from job seekers is where to network.  Do we limit networking to organized events?  Do we network in every … Continue reading

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90 Second Commercial – Stand Out with Video

                    A very talented film digital engineer, Gary Brefini. Gary had agreed to film a 90 second commercial for me, which is part of my personal branding plan. Gary had developed an … Continue reading

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Vision Boards – Finding your Career Direction and Bringing it all together

By Rachelle Lappinen Vision boards can be a great way to find direction in your job search. Whether you already know what you are looking for and just need clarification, or if you are unsure, vision boards can help bring … Continue reading

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How Stay-at-Home Moms Can Network to Their New Jobs

By Rachelle Lappinen First seen on Job-Hunt.org When a stay-at-home mom decides to return to work, it can be a big surprise. According to Richard Bolles, author of“What Color is Your Parachute,” the job market has changed significantly since 2008. … Continue reading

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Do you have a Skype interview coming up? Here are 10 tips to prepare

Employers are using Skype interviews to save time and money of transporting candidates.  Some employers are using the Skype interview as a screening tool, similar to the phone screen, with the added advantage of face to face communication.  In some … Continue reading

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In Honor of Women’s History Month

Barriers Women Face in a Job Search: As a female career and academic advisor with a Minor in Women’s Studies, I often work with women job seekers on ways to overcome barriers in their job search, both at MassEdCO and in … Continue reading

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“In every job that must be done there is an element of fun”

Originally posted on The Princess and the Blog:
As Mary Poppins once said, “In every job that must be done there is an element of fun.” In the wonderful world of PR, it is easy to get lost in the…

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Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Why you will not fail to have a great career… Developing your Career Development plan For many years, I only say myself doing the same thing. I had a good job, with good benefits, and two children and I found … Continue reading

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Ace your interview – using this 2 minute exercise from Amy Cuddy

“We know our minds change our bodies,” Amy Cuddy shared in her TED Talk. “But do our bodies change our minds?” “So I want to start by offering you a free no-tech life hack, and all it requires of you … Continue reading

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