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Diane L. -
Have you ever dreamed of becoming a small business owner? Small businesses are the backbone of the U.S. economy. As an alternative to working for someone else, many job seekers today are considering small business ownership. In today's challenging economy, small business start-up requires a tremendous amount of... More 
Iris A. -

Overlooked Tax Benefits for Job Seekers

If you have spent lots of time this past year polishing your resume, attending job fairs, and trying to get interviews for employment, you may be able to deduct those expenses. In order to... More 
Lori C. -

Résumé Tip: Think Accomplishments not Tasks!

If you tell me you are an Administrative Assistant, as an employer, I have a good idea of what types of duties you performed. What I don’t know is what kind of an employee you might be. Do you... More 
Lori C. -

Cover Letters and Pick-Up Lines

As I write this post, it is Valentine’s Day and I am thinking about my hot date tonight with my husband… and 2 kids… and nephew… and mother… at Pizza Man’s 2 for $10 Thursday Night special. (... More 
Lori C. -

New Job Search Strategy: Think like a “Free Agent”

Many professional athletes are reaping the benefits of being free agents and so should we! Free agents are not under contract; therefore, their options are open and their focus is... More 
Sylvie G. -
That’s right. Handle the process of looking for a new career just like you would if you were starting your very own business. Who knows, by implementing this tactic you may very well discover an entrepreneurial opportunity! But, in the meantime, you are the CEO of YOU. The product you are selling is YOU. Therefore... More 
Lori C. -

New Year… New Job Search Strategy

It’s a New Year and may be time to adopt a new strategy for your job search. Whether you are unemployed, underemployed, or looking for a career change, with the right tools and strategies,... More 
Susan L. -

Don't Fear IT! How to Relieve your Techno-Stress

I would bet that everyone has felt stressed out by technology at some point. By 2018, as many as 90% of jobs will require or involve computers. Whether you join us at the library for... More 
Lori C. -
When something is new, not everyone sees the value or potential. "I think there is a world market for maybe five computers." --Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM, 1943 "There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home." --Ken Olson, president, chairman and founder... More 
Amber C. -
Last October, popular rapper Drake caused a stir for all the right reasons. Think getting your GED is no big deal? Drake, and the 36,000 people who retweeted his post, might disagree! Even with all he's accomplished as an actor and rapper, he wasn't satisfied without his diploma. Now he's got the kind of joy that... More 

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