Tag: career

Career Corner: The Human Side of Interviewing
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Career Corner: The Human Side of Interviewing

By Angela Copeland Years ago, job interviewing was an event. During my first job post-college search, I flew to companies all around the U.S.  There were phone interviews in the beginning. But, once you got to the in person interview, the company rolled out the red carpet. And keep in mind, my experience was as…

Career Corner: Interview Breakup Aftermath
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Career Corner: Interview Breakup Aftermath

By Angela Copeland Have you ever had a great job interview go south? If you were the job seeker, perhaps you weren’t picked right at the very end — after a lengthy interview process. Or, if you were the hiring manager, a candidate that you gave a great offer to turned you down. These things…

Career Corner: Labor Day Decisions
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Career Corner: Labor Day Decisions

By Angela Copeland Labor Day is a holiday that honors the American labor movement. It celebrates the development, productivity, and prosperity of the United States. And, it marks the unofficial end of summer. If you’re like most Americans, Labor Day is spent with loved ones and tasty food. But, the end of summer means one…

Career Corner: What Does Your Brand Say About You?
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Career Corner: What Does Your Brand Say About You?

By Angela Copeland I don’t know about you, but I was told that the person who’s the most qualified and the hardest working gets the job but, it turns out, at many companies it’s just not. I first learned this lesson in graduate school. I attended Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif. You’ve probably heard of…

Career Corner: Annual Hiring Trends
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Career Corner: Annual Hiring Trends

By Angela Copeland You may be wondering if you have missed your chance to get a new job. After all, you had a New Year’s resolution to job search. And, you just didn’t get around to it. Or, maybe you did try but it didn’t work out the way you were expecting. Well, I have…

Career Corner: A Deeper Look at Ghosting
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Career Corner: A Deeper Look at Ghosting

By Angela Copeland There’s been a lot in the news about ghosting lately. Job seekers aren’t showing up to interviews. And, they’re not coming to work on their first day – all with no notice. At first look, it can be explained simply: companies have been treating job seekers badly for years, and now, it’s…

Career Corner: My New Pet Peeve
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Career Corner: My New Pet Peeve

By Angela Copeland There’s this thing that happens when you see something unexpected. You just can’t unsee it. Once you know, there’s no turning back. That happened for me one year ago. I’ve tried to push it out of my mind, but I just can’t any longer. Professionals on LinkedIn are posting some very unprofessional…

Career Corner: The Best Job Market in a Generation
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Career Corner: The Best Job Market in a Generation

By Angela Copeland I am so excited! This year – 2019 – is set to be a record year for job searching. If I could knock on the door of every reader to personally deliver this message, I would. This message deserves to be yelled from rooftops everywhere. If you have ever thought of looking…

Career Corner: Holiday Party Time
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Career Corner: Holiday Party Time

By Angela Copeland It’s party time! Chances are you may have a holiday party coming up for work or with friends that you just can’t avoid. Whatever the occasion, these parties can be draining. This is especially true for those of us who are introverts or who have other commitments. It can feel like there’s…

Career Corner: The Risky Business of Job Searching
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Career Corner: The Risky Business of Job Searching

By Angela Copeland I recently heard a stand-up comedian make a joke about dating. They compared the experiences that men have versus women when they go on a Tinder date. They joked that when a man gets ready for a blind date, his biggest worry is that it will be boring. He will have wasted…

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