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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: Who Do You Plan to Relocate?
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Career Corner: Who Do You Plan to Relocate?

By Angela Copeland Job interviews are full of bias. Very often, it’s unconscious. Companies want to be fair. They don’t often realize where they may be biased. That’s where rules around interviewing come in. There are certain laws in place to help minimize bias in the job search process. These laws are to protect the…

Career Corner: The Job Seeking Mistakes We Make
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Career Corner: The Job Seeking Mistakes We Make

By Angela Copeland Job searching is hard work. That saying “getting a job is a job” couldn’t be truer than it is right now. I hear from job seekers every day who are struggling, and rightfully so. But, it may not be for the reasons they think. When I ask a job seeker what it…

Career Corner: It’s Not All About You
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Career Corner: It’s Not All About You

By Angela Copeland Job searching involves quite a lot of internal reflection. If you’re looking for a job or thinking of looking, you know what I mean. You initially spend a lot of time thinking about yourself. What do you want to do with your life? Where do you want to live? Does your resume…

Career Corner: How to Help Your Loved Ones
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Career Corner: How to Help Your Loved Ones

By Angela Copeland Job seeking is a daunting task. This is especially true if you’re unemployed, and you need to find something quick. It’s painful, long, and challenging. It can be demoralizing. Every day can feel like a struggle. If you have a loved one going through this job search process, you might want to…

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: The Salary Riddle
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Career Corner: The Salary Riddle

By Angela Copeland There’s a riddle hidden at the end of job interviews. As a candidate, you show up to an interview believing you’ll be talking about fit. And, you do – at first. You go through your work background. You give your elevator pitch. You explain why you want the job, why you’re looking…

Career Corner: What Will You Be Relocating When You Move?
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Career Corner: What Will You Be Relocating When You Move?

By Angela Copeland When it comes to job interviews, there are certain questions that are off limits. Not only are they a faux pas, they are against the law. One illegal question is around a person’s family status. Employers are not allowed to ask a candidate if they are married. They are also not allowed…

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