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How to Get 5 Interviews Per Week (or More!) Flip the script

 You're Not Applying for a Job

Let's talk about applying for a job. We always say this, "I'm applying for a job." 

But one thing to keep in mind when we're talking about creating the right mindset is you are not applying for a job. In fact, when you apply, you're actually applying...

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Think like a Boss... How hiring managers are actually looking for you

How does the boss approach finding somebody to fill a job? What do they do?

[Note: Sometimes there are rules. Larger companies or public institutions, like universities or government jobs, might have rules in place for how a job needs to be posted, but outside of a company...

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The two most powerful tools in job hunting are a handshake and a smile

By far, the most powerful tools that you have at your disposal (aside from perhaps your smartphone) are a handshake and a smile.

Getting face-to-face and being able to see the whites of somebody's eyes, the expressions on their face, and the energy that somebody puts off. That...

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What to do when you’re feeling stuck... It's time to go have fun

Almost Everyone Feels Stuck at Some Point

I want to make sure that we identify and address the feeling of being stuck. This is really important because I can't in fact recall anybody who hasn't felt that feeling before when you either know that you need to make a career change or you've just been...

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Like a Mechanic, Word-of-Mouth is Key to Success

How do people go about looking for a mechanic? 

Let's say you're brand new in town. You don't know anybody and you have European sports car that needs a very competent, skilled mechanic who specializes in European sports cars.

You have a couple options. You could get online and let's say you...

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Introducing “Career Building from the Inside Out”

From Homeless Youth to Seasoned Professionals

When I was 25 years old, I started volunteering with homeless youth at a local nonprofit, helping with job-readiness training. Most of the youth had never worked before, and our goal was to help them find employment. 

After completing the...

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