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Becoming A Successful Job Interviewee

Before you begin preparing for an interview - a word of caution. If you went through this process easily in the past, don't expect a repeat performance. Moreover, if you're still following the advice of gurus like John Crystal and Jeff Allen; don't. Their advice is obsolete. In 2009 there is a new reality, and unless you are mentally and emotionally prepared for it, you're in for a rude awakening.

The Pros & Cons of Job/resume Posting Boards

If you are old enough, you may remember how your job search was predicated on getting a head start on the Sunday editions of the New York Times and the New York Daily News and making a list of all the places you would call and all the resumes you would mail out on Monday morning.

Where The Job Listings Are

Advanced technology allows information to flow instantly 24/7/365, which is why job boards have become larger and more sophisticated. But before you boot up your computer, you need to know which boards to use.

Networking For That Job

This past week the national unemployment rate reached 7.5 percent, and many of you are wondering, "How do I find a job in these turbulent times?" There is no quick fix solution; however, I can share with you what people who are conducting successful job searches are doing.

Job Hunting In The 21st Century

Imagine yourself a business owner who provides an incredible service; however the market is saturated with your Competition. What's more, customers have no clue about the value of what you have to offer; it's as if you don't exist.

The Wedding Gown That Made History

Lilly Friedman doesn’t remember the last name of the woman who designed and sewed the wedding gown she wore when she walked down the aisle over 60 years ago. But the grandmother of seven does recall that when she first told her fiancé Ludwig that she had always dreamed of being married in a white gown he realized he had his work cut out for him.

In The Embrace Of Mama Rachel

"Mama Rachel, I missed you!" I half-sob. "Mama Rachel . . . how could I have waited so long to visit you?!"

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Special Summershpiel Edition

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Question: How would you rate this year's turnout?

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Question: Will Sen. Obama's relationship with Rev. Wright affect your vote?

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