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What’s Your Game Plan After a Layoff?

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Although improving, the economy is still tenuous. Downsizing still happens every day – and being laid off is a reality many of us may face in the near future.

So’ like it or not, you need to be prepared with an “After the Layoff” game plan…   

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The Answer Zone: What’s Your Game Plan After Getting Laid Off?

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Although improving, the current economy is still tenuous. Downsizing still happens every day – and getting laid off is a reality many of us may face in the near future.

With that in mind, our latest episode The Answer Zone tackled exactly how to handle getting laid off…    

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Are Unpaid Internships Ethical? Exploitative?

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On our last The Answer Zone – no BS career advice we tackled a very hot topic: unpaid internships. Joining us to discuss this important issue were Mark Babbitt, founder of YouTern and a leadership and career mentor, and Jennie Mustafa-Julock, aka Coach Jennie, The Audacity Coach. We got right to the point with a yes or no question: Are unpaid internships unethical? Exploitative? I turned to Coach Jennie first, who had trouble with the very strong words we used in our line of questioning. She acknowledged the idea that a large percentage of internships have been unpaid for a   

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The Answer Zone – No BS Career Advice

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In September, we were excited to introduce Breaking Glass, a series on blab.im discussion to help young women navigate their career paths. The response has been terrific; it is obviously a topic people are very interested in – and we are grateful for your support. But because we know everyone has questions – and they need a go-to resource for career advice – we didn’t stop there. Next week we will launch ‘The Answer Zone: No BS Career Advice’ for anyone who needs a little help getting their first, or next, job or internship. Although the economy has improved in   

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