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A New Job and Your Elevator Pitch

So, how’s your elevator pitch? I call it my elevator story, and it’s also known as an elevator speech, but it’s just a different name for the same thing. UC-Davis calls it your commercial about yourself and your competencies and … Continue reading

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Resumè Smarts

I sometimes wonder what people are putting in their resumes. I was scanning some vacancy postings today, and I saw this statement in one of the vacancy announcements: “Applicants who include vulgar, offensive, or inappropriate language or information in their … Continue reading

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Everybody Has An Opinion, by Will Saunders

I recall a popular mantra from my childhood. It went something like, “Opinions are like elbows and assholes; everybody has them.” That’s certainly the truth when it comes to job hunting advice.  There are a variety of ideas and suggestions … Continue reading

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