Angela Copeland


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Career Corner: What Have You Done in the Last Five Years?
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Career Corner: What Have You Done in the Last Five Years?

By Angela Copeland There’s a new question emerging in the world of job seeking. It’s something I never expected. It doesn’t happen in every interview but it happens enough that it’s worth mentioning. As you grow in your career, companies expect more. More senior roles require more experience. Job descriptions will ask for 10 or…

Career Corner: The Job Seeking Mistakes We Make
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Career Corner: The Job Seeking Mistakes We Make

By Angela Copeland Job searching is hard work. That saying “getting a job is a job” couldn’t be truer than it is right now. I hear from job seekers every day who are struggling, and rightfully so. But, it may not be for the reasons they think. When I ask a job seeker what it…

Career Corner: It’s Not All About You
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Career Corner: It’s Not All About You

By Angela Copeland Job searching involves quite a lot of internal reflection. If you’re looking for a job or thinking of looking, you know what I mean. You initially spend a lot of time thinking about yourself. What do you want to do with your life? Where do you want to live? Does your resume…

Career Corner: How to Help Your Loved Ones
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Career Corner: How to Help Your Loved Ones

By Angela Copeland Job seeking is a daunting task. This is especially true if you’re unemployed, and you need to find something quick. It’s painful, long, and challenging. It can be demoralizing. Every day can feel like a struggle. If you have a loved one going through this job search process, you might want to…

Career Corner: The Odds of Getting Hired
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Career Corner: The Odds of Getting Hired

By Angela Copeland Since the launch of the internet, job searching has become increasingly transactional. Job seekers are able to apply to jobs in bulk. In fact, they must apply in bulk if they want to increase their chances of getting hired. Whenever I attend a conference, I always hear at least one of the…

Career Corner: What Does Your Brand Say About You?
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Career Corner: What Does Your Brand Say About You?

By Angela Copeland I don’t know about you, but I was told that the person who’s the most qualified and the hardest working gets the job but, it turns out, at many companies it’s just not. I first learned this lesson in graduate school. I attended Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif. You’ve probably heard of…

Career Corner: Annual Hiring Trends
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Career Corner: Annual Hiring Trends

By Angela Copeland You may be wondering if you have missed your chance to get a new job. After all, you had a New Year’s resolution to job search. And, you just didn’t get around to it. Or, maybe you did try but it didn’t work out the way you were expecting. Well, I have…

Career Corner: Would You Hire You?
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Career Corner: Would You Hire You?

By Angela Copeland When it comes to being interviewed, there are a few rules that must not be broken. You must show up on time, every time. You must be prepared. You must look nice. You should have studied the job description. You should have learned about the company — inside and out. You should…

Career Corner: The Salary Riddle
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Career Corner: The Salary Riddle

By Angela Copeland There’s a riddle hidden at the end of job interviews. As a candidate, you show up to an interview believing you’ll be talking about fit. And, you do – at first. You go through your work background. You give your elevator pitch. You explain why you want the job, why you’re looking…

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