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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 »

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What we’re surrounded with every day directly affects our behavior. We create our environment and then it shapes us. Below are some tips on how to create your ideal environment to reflect the goals you want to achieve and how to kick bad habits that will hinder those goals. You can literally change your “design”… Read more »

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There are multiple scenarios each day that warrant appreciation and gratitude. Saying a quick “thank you” is appreciated but, over time, has lost its true meaning in some cases. Below are some ways to offer your most sincere gratitude when someone inspirational comes around and offers you a heartfelt expression. Actions Speak Louder Than Words… Read more »

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The people you surround yourself with directly affect your perspective on life, especially work. Below is a list of people you should definitely have around, for different reasons. The Critical Thinker Keep someone around that challenges you to become a better you, someone that asks the right questions. You’ll be forced to self-reflect and think… Read more »

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Failure is the one thing that stands between people and success. It’s important to allow serve as a push or opportunity to become better at something or develop new practices and skills. Here are ways to stay mentally strong so that you may build your way to success: Compassion Avoid bringing yourself down if you… Read more »

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Switching careers can be very overwhelming and exciting at the same time. You may do a career switch a few times or many times, working for startups or large agencies. Maybe you’ll even decide to start your own company. No matter what path you follow, always come up with a plan and get to know… Read more »