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  • If You Must Do Networking Cold Calls, Try Using These Templates

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    Chris Gaetano
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    Sep 13, 2017
    While reaching out to people you've never met before is generally thought to be poor networking practice, there's ways you might be able to make it work. 
  • Desk Job? Get Up About Every 30 Minutes

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Sep 12, 2017
    I'd say you might want to sit down for this, but you're probably already sitting: a recent study has found that sitting for long periods of time, such as one might in a desk job, is a risk factor for early death, even if you exercise regularly. 
  • To Get a Recommendation, Try a Little Flattery

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Sep 11, 2017
    Recommendations from established professionals can make a real difference in job searches, but asking for one can be an awkward exercise. If you're nervous about asking someone to write good things about you, FastCompany recommends trying a little flattery first. 
  • Avoid the Mass-Produced Resume, Custom-Tailor Them to Employer

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Sep 8, 2017
    While it may be tempting to just have one master resume you send out to all job prospects, an article in CNBC notes that you'll stand out more if you custom-tailor them to whom you're applying. 
  • When It's Time to Move On

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    Chris Gaetano
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    Sep 7, 2017
    Younger people are known for changing jobs more often than has traditionally been considered usual. What are some of the signs that a job has gone stale and it's time to move on? 
  • "Tell Me About Yourself" Not So Simple to Answer in Job Interviews

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Sep 6, 2017
    While it may seem like one of the most banal questions someone could encounter during a job interview, the answer to "tell me about yourself" can make or break a candidate's chances. 
  • Selecting the Right Font for Your Resume

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Sep 5, 2017
    Resumes take a lot of thought and a lot of choices. One of them is what font to actually use. While there are literally thousands of fonts you could use, CNBC talks about the ones you absolutely should not. 
  • Business Execs Worried They Can't Find Skilled Personnel

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Sep 1, 2017
    Having access to skilled staff is the number one concern of business executives, according to a recent survey from the AICPA. 
  • Things Hiring Managers Hate Hearing From Job Candidates

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Aug 31, 2017
    While there are many reasons for a job interview to not turn out for the best, Glassdoor outlines 13 phrases that, if uttered, tend to make hiring managers tense up, roll their eyes and otherwise rub them the wrong way. 
  • Two Biggest Worries for Young Accounting Students: Choosing the Wrong Job, Failing to Adapt

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Aug 30, 2017
    A poll of 600 accounting students has found that their primary worry was choosing the wrong job and failing to adapt, or making a mistake, on the job.