Negotiating 101: Prep, Exchange, Bargain, Close

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The art of negotiating effectively is a vital part of business, making it a critical part of your career. Your relationship with your employer is a business relationship after all. While you may have personal bonds with your boss, corporate partners, customers and colleagues, the foundation of those relationships is business and the moment this […]

Climbing the corporate ladder may not be for you and that’s OK!

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Like many undergrads fresh out the starting gate, I couldn’t wait to get to work. I had a bright shiny new degree, a serious fire in my belly and student loans to think about. I knew exactly what I wanted. I wanted to work in New York City, for a Fortune 500 brand, and build […]

Career Coaching Advice You Should NEVER Listen To

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As a Career Coach, I make it my business to keep my ear to the ground. I make it a point to stay plugged in to coaching and business trends, changes in technology and the job market itself. I often peruse LinkedIn reading articles and blog posts written by other coaches expecting to learn something […]

You are NOT a Circus Tiger! Stop jumping through hoops!

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I once knew a hiring manager that said things like, “I like to draw out the interview process on purpose. I need to see that they’re really interested. If they keep coming in, that shows me they really want the job.” He would ignore candidate follow up correspondence and play hard to get. He wanted […]

ATTENTION EMPLOYERS!! Your Horrible Job Ads Are Killing Your Recruitment Efforts

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In any job market whether employer-driven or candidate-driven, there is always competition. Much of the attention seems to go toward the thousands of candidates competing for a single job opening however the competition for talent is equally as important. One bad hire can poison corporate culture and cost thousands in turnover costs so it’s important […]