Category Archives: Employment

School’s Out: 5 Tips for Millennials at Work*

Much has been said about the different generational cohorts in today’s workforce. Perhaps the most talked-about group is the Millennials. Millennials, are sometimes referred to as “GenY” who were born between 1980 and 1995. They are the first “digitally native” … Continue reading

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5 Things You Should Know About the Job Search in 2012

Applying for a job has never been so easy.  But, is that the endgame?  Searching for a job in 2012 is different than it was 20 years ago.  It is even different than the way it was 5 years ago.  … Continue reading

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The Internet, Social Media, and Digital Image

Last week, I attended two different forums, which got me thinking about “digital  imaging”.  By this, I am not referring to scanning and digitizing content, but the image and reputation which we convey electronically. Forum #1 was a presentation on … Continue reading

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Top 10 Ways to Keep Your Job

While finding and securing a job is challenging enough.  Once you find a job, here are 10 tips to keep in mind to help keep your job. Tip #1 – Know what is expected of you. Almost every job changes … Continue reading

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Summer is Coming: Top 5 Job Search and Networking Mistakes of Young (and not-so-young) People

Summer is Coming: Top 5 Job Search and Networking Mistakes of Young (and not-so-young) People It is around this time of the year that many people are looking towards the summer for employment opportunities.  As such, people reach out to … Continue reading

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Survey of Work Styles

Based on some observations, I have been wondering about a variety of employment-related behaviors, personality characteristics, and styles.  I came up with some questions which I might eventually develop into a survey that I would distribute.  Below are some of the … Continue reading

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The Importance of a Cover Letter

Cover letters are an important part of introducing oneself to an organization.  Most often, they are submitted together with a resume in expressing interest in a particular job.  While resumes should be somewhat customized to demonstrate one’s qualifications for a … Continue reading

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