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1. The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything, by Guy Kawasaki  “A new product, a new service, a new company, a new division, a new organization, a new anything—where there’s a will, here’s the way.  It begins with a dream that just won’t quit, the once-in-a-lifetime thunderbolt of pure inspiration, the… Read more »

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1. Print your resume. Make sure you have a physical copy of your resume so that when the hiring manager asks you about your work history, you will be looking through the same thing they will. Also, make sure you write down certain topics and experiences you’ve had that you want to cover in the… Read more »

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1. Choose a Few Conversation Starters  Whether it’s your favorite Helen Keller quote, your latest trip to Europe, or showing how much of a Cardinals fan you are, be sure to bring out your personality without overdoing it. Personalizing your workspace will make people comment on objects or pictures in your office, making them great… Read more »

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1. Don’t Be Unprepared Make sure to take time to research the company, the owner’s and the position you are applying for. Nowadays, this information is so readily available, that you don’t want to be thee one candidate who doesn’t know what industry the company is in. Furthermore, this will show the hiring manager that… Read more »

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1. Ask About Next Steps (Before You Leave the Interview) Asking the interviewer what happens next will tell you exactly when to follow up! If the hiring manager says they will be contacting candidates within a week, following up would be appropriate after the week has gone by.   2. Send a Thank You Note… Read more »

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1. THINKING, FAST AND SLOW by Daniel Kahneman. “In this international bestseller, Daniel Kahneman, the renowned psychologist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think.” Buy Here 2. THRIVE by Arianna Huffington. “As more and more people are coming… Read more »

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Interview–one of the most dreaded words in the English language for job seekers young and mature. Do your hands begin to tremble or do you break out in a cold sweat when you hear the word? You’re not alone. Could there be a more difficult situation than walking into a room with one or more strangers,… Read more »

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1. DO remember the interview starts before you get there. Punctuality is key when looking for a job. Most employers want someone that is consistent, reliable, and responsible. Starting off your interview by being late might disqualify you before the interview has even started! 2. DON’T be unprofessional. From your appearance to the way you… Read more »