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Labor Statistics say Unemployment is at a low not seen since 9/08

Posted by
Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com) | 08-25-2014
...or the manifesto of working in today’s environment You've heard the old story, there are lies, dam lies and then statistics, and 92.35% of them are made up just to support the theory...
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Maximizing Your Profile on LinkedIn

Posted by
Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.) | 08-12-2014
  I had every intention of writing about how accountants can create a dynamic blog to build business for this month’s QuickBooks and Beyond post, but changed my mind. I just finished...
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Selecting a Profession

Posted by
Lynn Fountain
Title: MBA CGMA CRMA, Past Chief Audit Executiv..
Company: Business Consultant
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(MBA CGMA CRMA, Past Chief Audit Executiv.. at Business Consultant) | 08-10-2014
Today, I was explaining to my six year old grandson that my 18 year old was about to leave for college. My grandson wasn't quite sure the purpose of college so trying to explain it simply I told...
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The Skills Of A Finance Business Partner

Posted by
Anders Liu-Lindberg
Title: Regional Finance Business Partner
Company: Maersk Line Northern Europe
(Regional Finance Business Partner at Maersk Line Northern Europe) | 08-04-2014
Are you dying to add value to the business you are in, but find that you are having trouble breaking down the barrier between Finance and the business? If so you are not alone as many finance...
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Who moved the Goal Line?

Posted by
Lynn Fountain
Title: MBA CGMA CRMA, Past Chief Audit Executiv..
Company: Business Consultant
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(MBA CGMA CRMA, Past Chief Audit Executiv.. at Business Consultant) | 07-28-2014
With my favorite time of year nearing (Fall) and the imminent sound of football talk (my favorite sport) I was reminiscing about the sport itself. As my mind wandered on the various rules of the game...
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If At First You Don't Succeed........

Posted by
Lynn Fountain
Title: MBA CGMA CRMA, Past Chief Audit Executiv..
Company: Business Consultant
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(MBA CGMA CRMA, Past Chief Audit Executiv.. at Business Consultant) | 07-23-2014
If at first you don't succeed, try...try again. That may be something you heard your parents say when you grew up. We would often be told "There is no shame in failure as long as we try our...
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Your Resume is Not Getting Traction: It is not easy to read

Posted by
James Weber
Title: President
Company: New Century Dynamics Executive Search
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(President at New Century Dynamics Executive Search) | 07-23-2014
Are you invisible?  Don’t laugh.  If your resume is not generating interest, you may as well be invisible.  If your resume is not read do you exist?  If your resume is not...
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Your Resume Sucks! 5 Reasons Why.

Posted by
James Weber
Title: President
Company: New Century Dynamics Executive Search
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(President at New Century Dynamics Executive Search) | 07-16-2014
We all know the adage.  “You only get one chance to make a good first impression.”  Whereas this might not be completely accurate, where your resume is concerned it most...
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Career Undertow

Posted by
Lynn Fountain
Title: MBA CGMA CRMA, Past Chief Audit Executiv..
Company: Business Consultant
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(MBA CGMA CRMA, Past Chief Audit Executiv.. at Business Consultant) | 07-12-2014
If you've ever swam in the ocean and had the mis fortune to get caught in an undertow, you know those brief and scary moments where your mind is racing, your body is searching for the right...
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Over 50, In Job-Search, You might need a Career Coach.

Posted by
James Weber
Title: President
Company: New Century Dynamics Executive Search
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(President at New Century Dynamics Executive Search) | 07-01-2014
I landed my first job out of college by responding to a classified ad posted in the local newspaper.  After that, I did not need to look for another job for 11 years.  The next job I landed...
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Career Path and "The Yellow Brick Road"

Posted by
Lynn Fountain
Title: MBA CGMA CRMA, Past Chief Audit Executiv..
Company: Business Consultant
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(MBA CGMA CRMA, Past Chief Audit Executiv.. at Business Consultant) | 06-30-2014
If you’ve read my blogs, you’ve probably realized I like to make corollaries. Career paths can be a bit like Dorothy’s trip to Oz and her walk down the yellow brick road. Let’...
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Is Bigger Better? The Fallacy of the Network Size as the Determiner of Success

Posted by
Judy Robinett
Title: Author
Company: How To Be a Power Connector
(Author at How To Be a Power Connector) | 06-02-2014
Be honest: Do you ever brag about the size of your network? I’m well aware that many social networks “rank” you more highly as the number of your connections increase. Certainly...
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