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Creative Ways to a Second Career

Many people long to do something different. They dream about starting a new career but can’t get past the common hurdles: how to leverage what they know into what they love and how to live on less, as a new … Continue reading

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Need a Job? Work Your Alumni Network

Jonathan Greenglass graduated in 2009 from Holy Cross with a degree in Sociology and something maybe even more important, a job. He was hired as an analyst by the investment banking firm, Sandler O’Neill, and attributes his success in getting … Continue reading

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How to Plan Your Exit and Not “Just Quit”

 If you feel trapped in a job you can’t stand, you may be tempted to just quit. As understandable as this may be, it’s the last thing you want to do as this will haunt you when you need a … Continue reading

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Salary – Chicken and the Egg

Pete was laid off from a position he had been in for 15 years. The good news was he had an interview next week and just needed a little advice on interviewing. We scheduled him in and put him through … Continue reading

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Rejected Outright for the Job Because of Their Online Image

Business strategist and Webby Award winner David Allen Ibsen (runs business consultancy 5 Meetings Before Lunch) was helping one of his start-up clients with their organizational needs. Specifically, they were looking to make a couple of key hires. Ibsen tapped … Continue reading

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They Took My Ideas and Gave Somebody Else the Job

We met over coffee with a Director of Sales who told us of a recent experience he had interviewing at a company. He went through several rounds of interviews and by all accounts he was headed for an offer. The … Continue reading

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The Best Answers to: How Do You Manage?

Companies are always looking for people who have the potential to advance within the organization. One of the keys to progressing is being an effective manager. When we’re interviewing candidates we spend a significant amount of time on the management … Continue reading

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