Tag: Career Corner

Career Corner: It’s Not the Search That’s Hard
Columns

Career Corner: It’s Not the Search That’s Hard

By Angela Copeland If you’re in the middle of a job search, you know: it’s not the searching that’s hard. If you have a loved one who’s looking for a job, you may wonder what has gone wrong in their life. They’re moody and they doubt their abilities. You wonder what’s taking them so long….

Career Corner: Meeting the Minimum Requirements
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Career Corner: Meeting the Minimum Requirements

By Angela Copeland If you’re like most people, there was a time when you were under-qualified for a job. This is typically the case when you apply for your first job or when you make a big career change midstream. At some point, you didn’t meet all of the requirements of a job description you…

Career Corner: Job Offers Are Like Busses
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Career Corner: Job Offers Are Like Busses

By Angela Copeland The title of my column today may sound a bit confusing. It comes from one of my own career mentors. Years ago, when I was finishing graduate school, I spent a significant amount of time searching for the right job. Occasionally, one would pop up that would seem almost right. It would…

Career Corner: Trouble Finding Candidates? Try This
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Career Corner: Trouble Finding Candidates? Try This

By Angela Copeland I read articles about candidates who are ghosting employers. They’re not showing up to interviews. They’re not showing up on their first day. They’re disappearing and employers are frustrated. On top of the ghosting phenomenon, employers can’t seem to find enough qualified candidates. It’s like there just aren’t any good people left….

Career Corner: It’s Not Personal
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Career Corner: It’s Not Personal

By Angela Copeland Job searching is one of the most personal impersonal experiences there is. As a job seeker, you pour your heart into your cover letter. You customize your resume. You sit in agony at each step of the process, which can drag out for many months. Along the way, you may encounter many…

Career Corner: Cutting The Cord
opinion

Career Corner: Cutting The Cord

By Angela Copeland I could write a book about the information I’m about to share. If you’re a parent with an adult child, this is for you. Before I go too far, let me say this: I know you love your child. I know you want them to do well and when they’re struggling you…

Career Corner: Keep Your Jargon to Yourself
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Career Corner: Keep Your Jargon to Yourself

By Angela Copeland Have you ever wondered how your website is doing in the SERPs? What about your PPC? Are you getting a good CPA? What about the CPM? Are you tracking all of your KPIs? Was the last sentence obnoxious, or what? There’s a good chance I almost lost you when you saw it….

Career Corner: The Best Job Market in a Generation
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Career Corner: The Best Job Market in a Generation

By Angela Copeland I am so excited! This year – 2019 – is set to be a record year for job searching. If I could knock on the door of every reader to personally deliver this message, I would. This message deserves to be yelled from rooftops everywhere. If you have ever thought of looking…

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