Let the Holiday Spirit Help You Become a Networking Natural!


With the holidays upon us – spending time with family, exchanging gifts and reveling in the warmth of season – I’ve been thinking a lot about generosity. And I’ve begun to realize that networking has parallels to the generous cheer associated with the holidays.

Networking, too, is about generosity… a willingness to give without expecting something in return…   

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The Top Habits of Healthy, Happy and Productive People [Infographic]

Top Habits of Happy Productive People

Other than some of the devout trolls you may have met on social media, who doesn’t want to be healthy, happy and more productive?

Most of us, though, aren’t aware that these three characteristics – health, happiness and productivity – are closely tied to together…   

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10 Mistakes Job Seekers Just Can’t Make


Our friends at YEC asked their members this question:

“When seeking a job at your company, what is the biggest ‘no, thank you!’ mistake a candidate can make?”

Here are the answers we can all learn a lot from…   

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3 Resume Formatting Errors Recruiters Won’t Ignore


Job seekers spend lots of time agonizing over the content of their resumes, yet many overlook the importance of their resume format.

On average, a recruiter or hiring manager is only going to spend six seconds reading your resume, which means that making your resume easy to read is just as important as the words you use…   

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5 Epic Fails from the Worst Job Interviews Ever

Epic Fail

Failing to bring copies of your résumé? Forgetting the recruiter’s name? Needing a do-over when answering the “Why should I hire you? question?

Not great perfect, but not epic job interview fails like these from the worst interviews ever…   

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12 Top Tips for Getting Hired After Graduation

get hired recent grads

Perhaps you are a December grad. Or maybe you’re looking ahead to May 2015 and graduation. You may even be one of the 2014 graduates who discovered that finding work post-graduation is far more difficult than anyone could imagine.

To help grads in either of those three scenarios, here are 12 tips to help you stand out in the job search and make yourself memorable to potential employers…   

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