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  Category: Articles » Articles by Author » Author: Virginia Bola, PsyD
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1.Personal Contacts: The Key to Successful Networking
When the word "networking" is used, we tend to think of upwardly mobile college graduates with a bursting day timer in hand chatting up the competition at business meetings, conventions, or workshops. The average blue/pink/white collar worker disconnects, feeling that they could never be ...
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2.Overwhelmed and Overworked: The Myth of American Productivity
Employment finally seemed back on track during the last few months of 2004. Politicians crowed that "Our tax cuts are working." Then, without warning, further job growth slowed to a crawl, resulting in a deficit of more than 2 million jobs from that ...
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3.Job Winning Tactic: Organize Your Attack
Looking for work is an energy-devouring ordeal, often leading to running in circles and not getting anywhere. A systematic approach can help you focus on your goal, avoid wasting the energy you need to conserve for interviews and employer contacts, and lower your stress level. Some resources you might ...
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4.Job Search Survival: Emotional Damage Control
Looking for work is a roller-coaster ride: high with elation when you think you've found a great position, low with discouragement when you realize that someone else was offered a job you wanted. Most ...
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5.Unemployment Challenge: Downward Mobility
All the indicators show an improving economy and, finally, the start of job growth. More than eight million unemployed workers see hope around the corner and re-enter the nightmare of job search with increased enthusiasm and the positive outlook they lost six months ago when ...
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6.Layoff Survival Technique: Create Your Own Job Security
In a time of economic downturn, international turmoil, company restructuring and corporate mergers run amok, thousands of people are either out of work or fearful of losing their jobs. Is there, then, such a thing as job security? No job, ...
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7.Job Search Survival: Assessing Your Personal Value
A week out of work is a vacation. You can sleep late in the morning, revel in your newly found free time, shop when the stores are empty, and get around to those chores you have been putting off for ...
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8.Age-Proof Your Resume
Older job hunters fear interviews where their age cannot be concealed and where an initial response of dismay on an interviewer's face, quickly hidden, confirms their anticipation of discrimination. The mature job seeker often prefers the anonymity of mailed resumes, e-mailed inquiries, internet applications, and ...
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9.Job Search Survival: Accepting Judgment
Applying for work is stressful, no matter the circumstances. Even if you are already working, and merely looking to see what else is out there, you still want to be offered the position. If you ...
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10.Unemployment Problem Solved -- 7 Proposals
The subject is constantly in the news and was a orime issue in the recent national elections - the infamous jobless recovery. More than 8 million Americans are still out of work with another 4 million underemployed or no longer looking ...
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