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How to Uncover Keywords in Job Postings and Write Attention-Grabbing Resumes

How to Uncover Keywords in Job Postings and Write Attention-Grabbing Resumes

Searching through all those online job ads can be time-consuming and tedious.…

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Career Turning Point

Career Turning Point

One of the most rewarding parts of my career advising role is the stories I hear from students who have...

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5 Reasons Why Networking Matters

5 Reasons Why Networking Matters

When choosing to pursue an MBA from your desired business school, perhaps one of the most vital aspects that you...

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The secret weapon for helping people with Aspergers succeed as adults

I coached this guy Tanner who invented a thing to make milk flow smoothly in tubes and now he’s a millionaire tech CEO. During his fifteen-year marriage he’s scheduled sex with his wife, on a calendar, a year in advance. He was surprised to hear other couples do not do this. And yes, he gave me...

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Grit is overrated; the hardest worker never wins

Grit is overrated; the hardest worker never wins

The people with the most grit are really poor or really neglected and they overcome those circumstances. But why aspire to that? We glorify it like life is one big Horatio Alger story. Working smart is the opposite of grit We also glorify the idea of persisting through hardship. There’s the Seth Godin book of grit that everyone loves: It’s The...

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If past worrying was unnecessary then future worrying is too

If past worrying was unnecessary then future worrying is too

ComPsych is this place that puts out research about how employees feel, and it turns out that feelings are generational. At least at work. Which is what ComPsych specializes in. The biggest problem Gen Y has is depression. The biggest problem Gen X has is relationships. The biggest problem Baby Boomers have is death. This is...

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Everyone was right. About everything.

Everyone was right. About everything.

Everyone who said that me moving with the kids to Swarthmore would be the end of my marriage is probably right. And while I’m at it, all the people who told me to stay away from the farmer when we were dating — you were probably right too. And the people who say in the comments...

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5 Tips for Getting the Salary You Deserve

5 Tips for Getting the Salary You Deserve

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MLK Had a Dream: Cut Everyone a Check

MLK Had a Dream: Cut Everyone a Check

What if every citizen got the same paycheck monthly no matter what their job or whether they had any job at all? The idea of a universal basic income, or UBI, has been getting a bit of attention recently following Finland’s decision to test out a limited version of the concept. This from a recent CNN Money [...]

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Is the Pope praying for Obamacare?

Is the Pope praying for Obamacare?

It’s always news when the Pope publicly encourages women to breastfeed their babies in the Sistine Chapel. He does this often, and did it yet again this past Sunday. This from a USAToday article: During his homily, the pope likened the word of God to “substantial food,” that would help children grow well. He took [...]

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