Monthly Archives: September 2012

What Unemployment Looks Like

-          You rent a room at a friend’s house –          You drive your parents’ 1995 Maxima with 294,000 miles –          You invite people out for coffee, not a meal –          You don’t buy perfume when you run out, or a

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Job Search Update – Progress, finally!

Job search update! Brief rundown: –          Wednesday I got a voicemail from a Chick-fil-A operator of another Charlotte Chick-fil-A. His Marketing Director just left and he wanted to know if I was interested in her position. –          My meeting with

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Social Media – Where to say what

  One of the most common bits of advice from social media marketing experts is the importance of tailoring the right message for each audience on each platform. From my experience, the brands that Tweet only links to their Facebook updates

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The Upside of the Job Hunt – the People

As I’m convinced that 95% of online applications aren’t going to amount into anything, I’ve been splitting my job hunting efforts into filling those out (the 5% could very well be worth it) and networking. And by networking I mean

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The Cure for Inexperience

My discussion of my weaknesses in my last post led me to think about what skills I need to work on. These are not personality flaws or bad work habits, more technical abilities that I would like to get some

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Knowing your Weaknesses

One of the more common questions asked in a job interview is, “What are some of your strengths and weaknesses?” While it’d be easiest to answer the weaknesses part Michael Scott style with, “I work too hard and care too

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Me, as a Brand.

Finding brands that work together in order to start working together   So I got my new business cards in the mail yesterday. I wanted business cards not only as an efficient way of passing along my contact information but

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