NOT FOR SALE! 8 Things you should NEVER sacrifice for a paycheck

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Compensation is a big word with many parts to it. There’s your base salary, bonuses, vacation time, retirement, health and wellness benefits, perks like free parking, cell phone discounts and more. Typically, most cling to the base salary and for good reason. This is your paycheck. This is what you’ll be bringing home to pay […]

10 Steps to “Working It” at Your Next Job Fair

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Traditional job fairs are still a major way many companies find the people they hope to employ. Employers and recruiters gather their banners, booklets, pamphlets, business cards, candy and other unique goodies and head to high school and college gymnasiums, auditoriums and other large scale venues excited about meeting talented career seekers just like you! […]

Millennials and the Entrepreneur Mindset

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Today’s Gen-Y workforce AKA Millennials are changing the way we look at work. They’re (I suppose I should say we’re) changing workplace cultures, manager mindsets and the image of the successful executive. Perhaps one characteristic of Millennials that stands out most is their entrepreneurial mindset. This doesn’t mean that every millennial is going to run […]

“I Had NO Idea!”

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I remember being a young coordinator happy to have my first real job out of undergrad. I interviewed successfully, got my offer letter and had been on-board for about a year. It was annual review time. I had filled out my employee portion and my manager completed hers. I had my note pad, my copy […]