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How Being Constantly Hungry Got Isaac Lai a Job

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Tweet Isaac Lai is of the opinion that being hungry does not lead to a happy life. The problem with Lai is that he’s CONSTANTLY hungry! His devoted readers at Sparro.com.au know that Lai has always made his living writing, but there have been times when Read more…

If You Think a Criminal Record Means You Can’t Get a Job, Think Again!

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Tweet Okay, you did a bad thing. But you’re not a bad person, are you? And you deserve a job. The problem often is convincing other people that a criminal record doesn’t define you. You might actually be surprised to find out that a good many Read more…

Resumes

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Cover Letters and Resumes Revisited

Tweet We’ve talked a lot before about cover letters and resumes, but sometimes a refresher course isn’t a bad idea. So, when I was invited recently to participate as a facilitator for one of Mashable’s #BizChats Twitter chats, I was really looking forward to discussing the Read more…

Personal Branding

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Optimizing Your Resume for the 10-Second Initial Review

Tweet Studies show that hiring managers spend an average of ten seconds looking at a resume before deciding whether to keep going or move on to the next candidate. That’s right, only ten seconds! That says a lot about the job market today and the number Read more…

Job Search

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How Being Constantly Hungry Got Isaac Lai a Job

Tweet Isaac Lai is of the opinion that being hungry does not lead to a happy life. The problem with Lai is that he’s CONSTANTLY hungry! His devoted readers at Sparro.com.au know that Lai has always made his living writing, but there have been times when Read more…

Interviews

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How One Woman Used a Stunt to Get a Job, Without Creeping Out the Interviewer

Tweet You’ve probably heard about stunts when it comes to conducting a job search. Honestly, most of the time it’s a bad idea. Standing outside your potential employer’s home wearing a gorilla suit and a sandwich sign is weird. Spamming their Facebook makes you look like Read more…

Knock ‘em Dead

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Knock 'em Dead - Secrets & Strategies for First-time Job Seekers

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