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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.

The Elementary Rules of Networking Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

The interesting thing about networking is that we all know how to do it successfully…we just forgot. Think back to elementary school. Can you remember the first day when your mom dropped you off? Regardless of your personality, I guarantee that you were absolutely terrified. But you somehow figured out how to make friends. You found kids who had similar interests and you spent the most time with them. You were networking back then but you didn't even know it.

Sweep Your Way to the Top Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

I'm dating myself by saying that  The Secret of My Success was one of my favorite childhood movies, but it's a risk I'm willing to take. In the movie, Michael J. Fox plays a character who uses his creativity and ingenuity to work his way to the top of the company. The great part about it is that he starts his climb from the mailroom.

Voluntary Volunteering Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

According to Wikipedia, volunteering is the practice of people working on behalf of others without being motivated by financial or material gain. Volunteering is an altruistic activity, intended to promote good or improve human quality of life. Aside from the goosebumps that you get when you help people less fortunate than you, there are also many other added benefits.

Strengthening your Strengths Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

One of my favorite motivational speakers is Marcus Buckingham, the co-author of Now, Discover Your Strengths. In this book, Marcus explains that managers are generally instructed to complete performance appraisals for their employees based on their strengths and weaknesses. Typical performance review meetings include 10 minutes about the employee's successes in the past year and the rest of the time is devoted to a conversation about how the employee can improve their weaknesses by taking classes or completing "stretch assignments".

The Entrepreneurial You Print
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Dating back almost as far as when I left the womb, I always wanted to start my own business. It started with the typical lemonade stand on my front porch in Brooklyn and then continued with the carnival I created for the neighborhood kids in my driveway. I’m not exactly sure but I think I may have tried to sell snow one winter. Trust me…there’s a business idea in all of us…some of us just have to reach a little deeper down to find it.

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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!