Archive: September, 2012

Right Mindset Critical to Landing A Job

Posted on 09/26/12 by Yvonne Lefort
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Having the right mindset may be the key to getting hired by your next employer.  Learn more about the 3Gs of a winning mindset.

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Work skills you’ll need to survive the ‘conceptual age’

Posted on 09/19/12 by Yvonne Lefort
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What is the most important leadership quality for the future? Creativity! Read this article on why employees of the future will need right-brained skills to be successful in the workplace.

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Telephone interviews from HR

Posted on 09/14/12 by Yvonne Lefort
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This article gives some good tips on preparing for a telephone interview by someone from HR. Click here to read.

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Dual-Track Couples in Academia

Posted on 09/06/12 by Yvonne Lefort
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On June 28, 2012, UC Berkeley held a PhD Colloquium on Dual-Track Couples, and I was invited to speak on this topic. Over 70% of PhDs are in dual-career relationships. This “Two Body” problem adds to the stress and uncertainty caused by the already challenging academic job search process. The purpose of the colloquium was more »

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Tips for Non-Awkward Informational Interviews

Posted on 09/06/12 by Yvonne Lefort
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Here are some good tips on getting the most out of informational interviews and making the process simple.

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Happiness Breeds Success

Posted on 09/06/12 by Yvonne Lefort
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Want to be happy? I recommend reading this piece by New York Times columnist Harvey Mackay.

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Reaching out to recruiters on Linkedin

Posted on 09/06/12 by Yvonne Lefort
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If using recruiters is going to be part of your job search strategy, check out these tips on how to reach out to them using Linkedin.

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Gaps on resume

Posted on 09/06/12 by Yvonne Lefort
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Employers don’t like to see gaps on resumes. This article has some good advice on how you can fill those gaps.

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Secrets from the World’s Happiest Workplace

Posted on 09/06/12 by Yvonne Lefort
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Here’s a very interesting article about what managers in Iceland are doing to create a work environment that leads to happier workers!

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100 Best Companies To Work For

Posted on 09/06/12 by Yvonne Lefort
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Want to know which companies were voted  in 2012 as the 100 best companies to work for? Here’s the list!

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