Monthly Archives: March 2009

Can People’s Personalities Be Measured?

On Thanksgiving Day 2008 one of the most profound and influencial leaders in the field of career development, John Holland, died. If you’ve ever had a high school guidance counselor or college career development specialist try to help you figure out what … Continue reading

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Salary Negotiation Tips

Let’s talk about salary negotiation. “What!?”, you may ask. Isn’t this a terrible time to even think of raising a negotiation about salary if you’re so fortunate to have made it far enough along in an interview process to be … Continue reading

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The Value of Education

Among the interesting facts contained within the U.S. Labor Department’s February national monthly labor report are some pertaining to education. Although lay-offs across all levels of education were at record highs (at least since 1992) those individuals with more education … Continue reading

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Personal Branding Is Worth the Effort

Personal branding is hot right now in career development and it should be. In a competitive job market it’s more important than ever to craft yourself as a unique and desirable image and package. When recruiters and HR hiring managers … Continue reading

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Updating That Resume

Resumes matter. And they matter in a couple of important ways. One is its obvious and traditional use as a tool necessary for you to be considered for a job intereview. This use has not gone out of style and … Continue reading

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