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Class of 2016: 10 Things You Must Do Before Graduation Day

Kristi Russo | Posted 04.26.2017 | College
Kristi Russo

Post college success comes easily to those who start the prep work before they walk across the graduation stage. Follow this to-do list and give yourself the best chance to score a job you actually want!

How to Get the Most Out of Your References

Kristi Russo | Posted 10.06.2016 | Business
Kristi Russo

References can end up being a critical component of your job search. Many people will list references on their applications and on their resume (which is not where they belong) and not think much of it. They completed a lengthy application, submitted a resume and cover letter and believe that they are finally done with the tedious application process.

The Moral Dilemna -- Who You Endorse In Your Career

Gil Laroya | Posted 08.18.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

With the economy slowly picking up steam, we are seeing an influx of new jobs and new companies popping up which gives many job-seekers hope for new h...

Not Hired? 10 Reasons You Didn't Get The Job

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 07.13.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

Sometimes, external things that have absolutely nothing to do with you personally get in the way of the job offer or completely derail the hiring process. While, other times, the rejection is personal, possibly something you might have avoided.

7 Tips For Avoiding Job Reference Disasters

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 05.23.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

For most job seekers, providing a list of references is an afterthought. The toughest part of the job search is over -- landing the interview and performing well enough to get to the "final four" (or five or...). Whew -- it's almost over! Not so fast!

Job References Are Pointless

Liz Ryan | Posted 04.24.2013 | Business
Liz Ryan

If we cared about talent in our organizations, we'd recruit differently. If we cared about talent, we'd scrap the early-twentieth-century recruiting process we follow in nearly every organization.

The Hiring Guru: Let Me Be Blunt - Prep Your References, Duh!

David Jensen | Posted 01.13.2013 | Business
David Jensen

Possibly the worst thing to happen before you attend an interview, or even worse after you've interviewed and the company is interested, is having unprepared references.

Risking Your Career and Reputation on Facebook

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Wendy N. Powell

When you are thinking about a controversial post, follow the 24 hour rule. That is, if you are emphatic about something you need to get off your chest, wait 24 hours.

How To Handle References | Anthony Balderrama | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Once you began the hunt for a new job, you updated your résumé, took your suit to the cleaners, practiced your handshake and interviewed yourself in...