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Happy Valentines Day! After being crazy busy to begin the year, I decided blow off a few days of work and head up to the snow.   Family had not been skiing together in a long time so we headed up to the local mountains and VRBO’d a cabin in Big Bear.   We hit the slopes… Read more »

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Happy Tuesday to all – I hope everybody enjoyed the Superbowl. Wow – what an awesome game. Tough one for Atl to lose, but Tom Brady – amazing! I had a kiddo soccer games, my third funeral in a week and got some tough ass runs in. I forgot how hard stair and sand sprints… Read more »

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Happy Monday to Everyone.  Today I throw down my thoughts on the very challenging subject of balancing work and life priorities.  A very tricky subject.  As a business owner and family man, I find this to be paramount to my happiness and productivity.   My mornings start out at 4.30am with a quick run, dog walk… Read more »

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Hello!  My name is Barry Vince and I am taking my first crack at blogging, so please bear with me.   I plan on sharing my experiences as a Southern California family man and business owner weekly.  Today I will introduce myself and give you a little background.  In future weeks, I will focus mostly on… Read more »

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Companies often conduct phone screenings or pre-interviews before inviting candidates to their offices. This applies when: Candidates will have a long commute. There are a large number of applicants. Personality is more important than experience or qualification. The job involves talking to people on the phone. If your phone interview has been set up through… Read more »

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If only job hunting could still be as simple as seeing a job posting in the classifieds, applying for the position, and starting your new employment endeavor. Job search today is more sophisticated , trickier, and highly competitive. You have to be imaginative, savvy and smart to be successful. Just responding to advertisements in the… Read more »

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You chuckle whenever anyone says “centrifugal force”. You’ve actually used every single function on your graphing calculator. It is sunny and 70 degrees outside, and you are working on a computer. You frequently whistle the theme song to “MacGyver”. You know how to integrate a chicken and can take the derivative of water. You have… Read more »

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Artificial Intelligence is finally emerging from the lab. After decades of early expectation and development, companies are finding practical use for AI in both anticipated and unexpected ways. Examples include IBM’s Watson services for businesses, researchers and scientists, to crunch and analyze big data. And AI for the right brain to create or modify art… Read more »

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Whether you’re switching fields or you’re reaching high for that next step up the ladder, it can be easy to think that you’re less valuable, less worthy, or unqualified for the job you want. More often than not, those thoughts are incorrect. Here are some reasons why you have so much to offer to your… Read more »

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The job search process is intimidating and confusing. Fortunately, there are some little known facts available that make this process more clear and more approachable. Knowing Someone on the Inside Can Get You Hired Maybe the job you’re looking for is posted online, but that doesn’t mean you should keep your interest to yourself. With… Read more »