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Entries from July 2008

Jobs Bust Leads To Boom For Business Schools?

July 9th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough In every recession, there are certain things that boom. And almost every recession leads to a boom in Business School students. It’s a strategy that makes sense. You can only bang your head against the wall so many times before you decide to try something else. And sometimes that “something else” […]

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Tags: Getting Ahead · Jobs

A Bad Job Market Means Position Yourself For The Future (Repost)

July 9th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Posted by Brian McCullough Here’s a different philosophical take. From the make lemons from lemonade department… A bad job market might mean you’re not going to get your dream job for a while. But maybe you should take this time as an opportunity to figure out where you want to see yourself when the bad […]

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Tags: Career Change · Getting Ahead · Jobs

Retro Job Search Hack- Remember The Fax?

July 7th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Remember the fax? Like the telegraph, it had it’s brief moment in the sun as a major communication technology before being usurped by another technology – in this case, email. I hope I’m not showing my age, but I’ve been in this business long enough that I remember when it was […]

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Tags: Job Search · Resumes

Top 10 Checklist To Prepare For Your Vacation From Work

July 1st, 2008 · 4 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough There’s been a lot of talk this year that the vacation season won’t be the same. You hear about families staying home rather than break the bank to pay for the gas necessary to drive to Wally World. Also, I’ve seen a couple of cable news stories about how vacations are […]

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Tags: Organization · Working 4 The Weekend