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5 Secrets of Likable Job Candidates

Every job seeker knows making a positive first impression is crucial to landing a job. However, many don’t realize how to make the perfect first impression. 575 more words

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Diving in, without expecting a 'Thank you'

It is interesting where lessons are learned.  At a Wisconsin water park, I rapidly learned two lessons which emphasized the benefit of quick action, and recognizing the value of your own work (regardless of others’ perspectives). 524 more words

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And so, the quest for gainful employment begins!

Yes. I am the turtle in this analogy. And there’s no shame in being a turtle. They’re tough, steady creatures and, if you recall your childhood Aesop’s fables, I believe the turtle beat the hare. 280 more words


From college lectures to the class of life

The weeks leading up to my college graduation were memorable to say the least. My friends and I made numerous perfect moments filled with endless exams, anxiety, and near meltdowns that definitely overshadowed the four year college journey . 270 more words


The checkout is the best motivator

“Hi, I have a Master’s degree, speak many languages and work at the supermarket check-out.”

A worse introduction can hardly be found and unfortunately it is mine at the moment. 105 more words


Desert Dune: First Step On The Road To Becoming A Web Developer

I decided to become a Web Developer after encountering roadblocks toward a full Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science.  That, and having a career in hospitality go completely belly up.   1,167 more words

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