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Career Corner: Generations and Communications
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Career Corner: Generations and Communications

By Angela Copeland Today, there are many ways to communicate. There’s old fashioned in person talking. There’s talking on a landline at home or work, and talking on a cell phone. Then, there’s email and cell phone texting. If you keep going, you’ll find things like messaging on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and so many more….

Career Corner: Headhunters Explained
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Career Corner: Headhunters Explained

By Angela Copeland One of the most common questions I receive from job seekers is, “What is a headhunter and should I use one?” I hope I can break it down for you here and demystify this profession. When you’re job searching, you’ll hear a number of terms to describe people who will help you…

Career Corner: Achieving 2020 Resolutions
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Career Corner: Achieving 2020 Resolutions

By Angela Copeland January is finally here. The start of this New Year seems to be hitting many people hard. It’s the beginning of a new decade. Even the year, 2020, gives us some pressure to find our way and see the future more clearly. Over the holidays, you may have taken a little time…

Career Corner: Seeing 2020 Clearly
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Career Corner: Seeing 2020 Clearly

By Angela Copeland This is the perfect time to work on your 2020 plan. As you prioritize your New Year’s resolutions, consider a career cleanup along with your plans to go to the gym more often. If you’ve been thinking of a career change, whether it’s an internal promotion or moving to a new company…

Career Corner: Job Search Dinner Party Etiquette
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Career Corner: Job Search Dinner Party Etiquette

By Angela Copeland The title of this column may sound funny. After all, you’re looking for a new job, not a steak and baked potato. On the surface, you’re right, but there are lessons you can carry over from your dinner tonight to your job interview tomorrow morning. Like a dinner party, you never know…

Career Corner: What We Can All Learn from Techies
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Career Corner: What We Can All Learn from Techies

By Angela Copeland I received a text from a friend a few years ago. It said, “I spent some time today figuring out a new video software.” And, it had a link to a fun short video. This friend doesn’t use video at work, but he and two other IT guys are creating a YouTube…

Career Corner: Preparing for January
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Career Corner: Preparing for January

By Angela Copeland In less than three weeks, the race will be on. Are you ready? You may wonder what race I’m talking about. It’s time for one of the most important races of your life: the race to your dream job. Over the holidays, hiring slows down. Although it doesn’t completely stop, some companies…

Career Corner: Broken Promises
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Career Corner: Broken Promises

By Angela Copeland For years, one of the hardest challenges I’ve seen with the job search is what I’ll call broken promises. These broken promises can happen anywhere along the job search journey. And honestly, they have the ability to be pretty upsetting to job seekers at every point of the process. Let me give…

Career Corner: Dropping Off Your Baggage
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Career Corner: Dropping Off Your Baggage

By Angela Copeland Have you ever had a date with someone who had recently been through a bad breakup? There’s a good chance they were nervous to go through the same thing again. You can practically see the fear in their eyes. In relationships, we call this sort of thing emotional baggage and it can…

Career Corner: Cutting the Horn Off the Unicorn
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Career Corner: Cutting the Horn Off the Unicorn

By Angela Copeland I saw the perfect profile for a recruiter recently. It said, “I am not a ninja/purple squirrel/unicorn hunter, nor someone who hires ‘rock stars.’ I am a strategic and tactical recruiter, meaning I partner with leaders and we hire – at scale, for the niche skills required to make the difference to…

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