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Job Offers Are Like Buses
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Job Offers Are Like Buses

By Angela Copeland The title of my column today may sound a bit confusing. It comes from one of my own mentors. Years ago, when I was finishing graduate school in California, I spent a significant amount of time searching for the right job. I would go to job fairs and networking events as if…

Career Corner: The Illegal Question in the Room
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Career Corner: The Illegal Question in the Room

By Angela Copeland The title of this column is a reference to the big elephant in the room. It’s that thing that everybody knows, but nobody is talking about. I’d like to talk about it a little today: illegal job interview questions. Did you know that in 2018, people are still being asked illegal questions…

Career Corner: The Time to Find a New Job is Now
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Career Corner: The Time to Find a New Job is Now

By Angela Copeland For years, the job market has been tight. I’ve spoken to many job seekers who are suffering through work each day. They aren’t sure what their alternatives are, and they’re not prepared to be unemployed for any length of time. If you can relate, there’s good news for you. All signs indicate…

The Risky Business of Job Searching
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The Risky Business of Job Searching

By Angela Copeland I recently heard a stand-up comedian make a joke about dating. They compared the experiences that men have versus women when they go on a Tinder date. They joked that when a man gets ready for a blind date, his biggest worry is that it will be boring. He will have wasted…

When Are We Going to Close Down the Open Office?
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When Are We Going to Close Down the Open Office?

By Angela Copeland I hear from job seekers every day. They’ve been searching for a new job for ages. When they finally land it, they have a concern that’s not about money; it’s their office setup.  For years, open style offices have been all the rage. Whether it’s shared cubicles or a big open room,…

Career Corner: What Got You Here Won’t Get You There
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Career Corner: What Got You Here Won’t Get You There

By Angela Copeland Do you ever feel like you’re struggling to take your career to the next level? If so, you’re not alone. Many of the job seekers I speak to each day are struggling with similar feelings. They have not received the achievements they expected to get by now. Perhaps they’re coming up on…

Glassdoor Announces 2018 Top CEOs
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Glassdoor Announces 2018 Top CEOs

By Angela Copeland It’s often said that employees don’t quit jobs. They quit bosses. Can you relate? If you’ve ever left a job, there’s a good chance you might agree with this idea. If you’re looking for a new job, one of the first things to consider is the management you’ll be working for. I…

Career Corner: The Secret to Networking
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Career Corner: The Secret to Networking

By Angela Copeland The story I’m about to share is very common. A job seeker recently came to me with a problem; they’d been looking everywhere for the right job. Finally, they found it. It was just what they were looking for and their skills were a perfect match. Even better, a close friend should…

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