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Using Acronyms

When and how should acronyms be used during a job application or interview?
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Part One: Women Tell It Like It IS and Provide Real Leadership

So why are both corporations and our country still MISSING THE BOAT? As a “dyed-in-the-wool” Democrat, watching the Republican Convention last week took a great deal of perseverance and determination... until I heard the speeches of wife of the nominee, Ann Romney and another woman, who was never my favorite politico, former Secretary of State, Condoleezza...
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Landing a Great Rental is Like Landing a Great Job

LIKE MANY PLACES IN THE COUNTRY, THE DENVER RENTAL MARKET IS HOT... THE JOB MARKET IS NOT! I had a real a-ha moment today about how landing a job is similar to landing a great rental. My husband and I own a duplex in Congress Park and are spending our Sunday night discussing the virtues of three...
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Personalities

EXTROVERTS ROCK INTERVIEWS!! INTROVERTS SUCK!! Introverts approach the interview like an interrogation prior to torture. Many of the discouraged unemployed seek interview coaching because they are unbearably shy and are terrified of tooting their own horn. They show little personality and give wooden answers that project...
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Is Personal Branding the Flavor of the Day?

Or Can It Really Help the Invisible Be Seen? Learn tips on how to brand yourself within your company-same techniques can be used if you’re searching for a careeer. As a former marketing director, I have instinctively encouraged all of my clients to use “Madison Avenue” advertising techniques to enhance their visibility within an organization or...
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Leaders Beware! High Performers are Planning their Exit Now

Employers need to re-engage their high-performing employees since most are frustrated by lack of development, raises and feel over-worked and underappreciated. This provides opportunity for the unemployed and anyone ready for a new opportunity.

Over-worked Professionals are Frustrated

As we inch out of this recession, talented employees are beginning to actively explore their options for better...
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Are Past Negative Corporate Experiences Hindering your Interview Success?

Today in my Networking Group, "Career Connect Coffee Club", we focused on "cleaning up" past experiences from former corporate wars. I thought the topic was timely because many of the current members seemed like they were members of the "walking wounded", angry and depressed from the manner in which they were laid-off or "forced out" of...
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