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Entries for October, 2017

Public Speaking — 4 Ways to Own the Room During Your Next Presentation

[To comment:] This comes to you thanks to Dale Carnegie and Inc: By Jordan Scheltgen      Jordan is Co-founder and managing partner, Cave Social@cavejordans   When you’re on stage, finding your groove starts with finding out what the audience really wants from your presentation. It’s not about what you’re saying, but what they’re hearing. “And […]

8 steps to help you find a job in 30 days

[To comment:] The following appeared in the Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 edition of the Courier-Post. BY PETER JONES THEJOBNETWORK You need a new job and you need one fast. Maybe you’ve just been laid off, or quit or you’re just starting out — or you’re doing some secret job hunting from a position in which […]

Why keywords are so important in a resume

[To comment:] The following comes from CAREERBUILDER’s Deanna Hartley (June 26, 2016) HERE ARE THREE REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD USE CERTAIN KEYWORDS THROUGHOUT YOUR RESUME. Did you know that, according to CareerBuilder’s 2016 Candidate Behavior Study, more than 3 in 4 full-time employed workers (76 percent) are either actively looking or open to new job opportunities? That […]

A bit of bathroom cellphone etiquette — A health disconnet

[To comment:] From The Philadelphia Inquirer (Oct. 10, 2017) By Mari A. Schaefer – Staff Writer Next time you want to check your cellphone on the way to the bathroom sink after using the toilet, fight the urge. You could make yourself sick, warns a microbiologist at London Metropolitan University. “Toilet seats, handles, sinks, and […]

How to answer tough interview questions

[To comment:] This comes from the Courier-Post and The Job Network on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 BY PETER JONES THEJOBNETWORK.COM We all know it’s good to prepare answers to the standard interview questions, plus the not-so-standard ones that might come up in a particular interview at a particular company. But often, we are so prepared that we forget […]