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Thinking about changing your job or even your entire career? Getting ready to make a change but you're unsure how? Are you stuck in a dead end job or have you hit the glass ceiling? Join us each Wednesday as we explore tips to get & keep your career on a careeriffic track.

Expectation Realizations Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

Lately I have been receiving many questions around the topic of how to stay motivated during a seemingly endless job search. In my blog, "Squashing the Job Search Blues" I talked about how important it is to maintain a positive attitude. The trick is to really believe that although you have not yet crossed the finish line, you are on the right track.

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Be a Career Fair Keeper Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

Many of you, by now, have experienced at least a few career fairs. They can be wonderful events to attend, but preparation is the key to getting the most out of them. You need to remember to bring several things with you and have a concise pitch prepared that can quickly capture your listener's attention. I'll walk you through some of the basics.

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Increasing Your Shares Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

The days where it was simply enough to search for jobs on Monster.com and in your local newspaper are long gone. While these sources are still great tools, taking your search to the next level requires that you dive into the world of online job sharing. The key word here is SHARING.

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The Man in the Mirror Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

Like everyone else who loved to dance in the 70's and 80's, I was unable to get Michael Jackson's songs our of my head when I learned of his passing. While some people debate his personal character, very few would debate that his songs were legendary and will be with us forever...

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The Business of Business Cards Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

In this day and age, networking is absolutely essential for job search success. It is no longer enough to simply apply to positions that you find online. You have to go out and meet real people if you wish to find hidden opportunities. When you travel around to various networking groups, it is important to hand your new connections a piece of personal collateral, which, like your resume, represents your career brand. Enter the business card!

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Drawn from my 18 years of experience and research in recruiting and Human Resources, my blog posts are intended to provide insight into what corporate recruiters and Human Resource professionals look for when they are evaluating your qualifications. Simply reading these blogs will not guarantee you success. However, consistently applying the strategies mentioned, as well as developing your own personal interview style, will greatly enhance your chances of victory amidst the competition. I wish you the best of luck with your search as you begin to take charge of your career!