Category: Career Transitions

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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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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Finding A Job in America: A trailing spouse from Sweden’s story of success

Posted on 05/10/12 by Yvonne Lefort
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If you’ve ever looked for a job, you know it can be a time-consuming and frustrating experience.  If you’re from another country, finding a job in America can be even more daunting.  You’re immediately at a disadvantage because you don’t have American work experience, your social and professional network is in your home country, your more »

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Don’t forget to send a thank-you note after a job interview!

Posted on 03/08/12 by Yvonne Lefort
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Sending a thank-you note to your interviewer lets that person know you’re really interested in the job and gives you the opportunity to sell yourself one last time. This article gives a nice example of a short thank-you note.

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Get off your computer and network with people face-to-face!

Posted on 03/08/12 by Yvonne Lefort
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Want to make some new contacts? Using social media is a good tool, but there’s nothing like networking face-to-face. Read this article to get some good tips.

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Turning job failure into success

Posted on 11/18/11 by Yvonne Lefort
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Here’s a guy who knows how to turn failure into success! Graduating from University of Southern California with a degree in Economics, Daniel Seddiqui couldn’t find a job. After 40 failed interviews, he decided on a new strategy for finding work. Becoming a professional job hopper, he traveled around America, trying out different jobs, and more »

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My talk at MIT in Boston

Posted on 11/12/11 by Yvonne Lefort
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I recently gave a presentation called “Re-Entering the Workforce After Taking Time Off From Work” to over 40 international spouses at MIT in Boston. I just found this site promoting it.http://eventful.com/cambridge_ma/events/reentering-workforce-after-taking-time-off-wor-/E0-001-043302088-7

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10 Tips for Effective Networking

Posted on 11/08/11 by Webmaster
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I found this article on a site for expats, but the information is good for anyone needing to network.

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When Mom Returns to Work

Posted on 06/11/08 by Webmaster
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Interview with Robin Fahr, producer and host of “Conversations” on TV30. When Mom Returns to Work Originally aired May 5-11, 2008

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When It’s Quitting Time

Posted on 01/05/08 by Webmaster
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I was quoted in this article in Newsweek about transitioning out of one’s career.

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