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Career Corner: Who Do You Plan to Relocate?
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Career Corner: Who Do You Plan to Relocate?

By Angela Copeland Job interviews are full of bias. Very often, it’s unconscious. Companies want to be fair. They don’t often realize where they may be biased. That’s where rules around interviewing come in. There are certain laws in place to help minimize bias in the job search process. These laws are to protect the…

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…

Career Corner: What Will You Be Relocating When You Move?
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Career Corner: What Will You Be Relocating When You Move?

By Angela Copeland When it comes to job interviews, there are certain questions that are off limits. Not only are they a faux pas, they are against the law. One illegal question is around a person’s family status. Employers are not allowed to ask a candidate if they are married. They are also not allowed…

Career Corner: Parents’ Role in the Job Search
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Career Corner: Parents’ Role in the Job Search

By Angela Copeland I run into many questions surrounding parents. And, I’m not talking about the parents of young children. I’m talking about the parents of full grown adults. Both the parents and the children don’t seem to know where the boundaries are in the job search world. A similar issue was magnified for us…

Career Corner: My New Pet Peeve
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Career Corner: My New Pet Peeve

By Angela Copeland There’s this thing that happens when you see something unexpected. You just can’t unsee it. Once you know, there’s no turning back. That happened for me one year ago. I’ve tried to push it out of my mind, but I just can’t any longer. Professionals on LinkedIn are posting some very unprofessional…

Creating Career Independence
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Creating Career Independence

By Angela Copeland I hope you have a wonderful holiday week! I know I’m looking forward to spending time with friends, grilling out, and watching fireworks to celebrate this Independence Day. This holiday is also a great time to reflect on your career. Are you feeling happy, or is something missing? If you’ve been thinking…

Career Corner: How Much Do You Make?
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Career Corner: How Much Do You Make?

By Angela Copeland Have you ever been asked, “How much do you make?” in a job interview? This question usually shows up during the first phone call. You’ve applied online. The HR manager calls you. The conversation seems normal at first. They ask, “Why did you apply for this job?” and “Tell me about yourself.”…

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