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    The Founders Of Chic Salon Chain Dr…

    Sibling entrepreneurs Alli Webb and Michael Landau say they owe much of their small business' enormo…

    The Founders Of Chic Salon Chain Drybar Attribute Their Success To This Motto

    Sibling entrepreneurs Alli Webb and Michael Landau say they owe much of their small business' enormous success to the three-word motto they've embraced since day one: "We are family." In 2009, the brother-sister duo cofounded Drybar, a chic chain of hair salons that offers blowouts ("no cuts, no color, just blowouts")

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  • Career Coach

    Cautionary Tales About Work-Related…

    We all know that we can’t believe everything we hear and read, don’t we? Yet many of us are naturall…

    Cautionary Tales About Work-Related Fraud

    We all know that we can’t believe everything we hear and read, don’t we? Yet many of us are naturally trusting, leaving us open to fraud in the most unlikely of places. Let’s look at two real-life work scenarios in which a bit of skepticism would serve us well. Scenario 1:

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  • Career Inspiration

    My Road to Detoxification

    A while ago an ex-colleague of mine posted on a social networking website a very sensitive piece of …

    My Road to Detoxification

    A while ago an ex-colleague of mine posted on a social networking website a very sensitive piece of information that usually people prefer to keep private. This was a sad event in his life (a divorce) and all said and done; took courage to put it out there for everyone

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  • Career Coach

    Career Advice for a History BA Who …

    The editor-in-chief of AOL Jobs asked me to write a piece today to try to help a liberal arts BA who…

    Career Advice for a History BA Who Loves Playing the Guitar

    The editor-in-chief of AOL Jobs asked me to write a piece today to try to help a liberal arts BA who majored in history and loves playing the guitar. He has $133,000 in college loans and the only job he's been able to get is menial work in a hospital

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  • Career

    Personality type master class: Four…

    This webinar will show you how to leverage your strengths by understanding personality type. The co…

    Personality type master class: Four-day webinar with Penelope

    This webinar will show you how to leverage your strengths by understanding personality type. The course is 8pm EST from Mon. Oct. 13 – Thurs. Oct. 16. It includes four days of live video sessions, live chat and email-based course materials. If you purchase this course in the next week, the cost is $145. After that the

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  • Career Coach

    4 Ways to Deal with Criticism

    As freelancers, we get up close and personal with new acquaintances very quickly. We go from cordial…

    4 Ways to Deal with Criticism

    As freelancers, we get up close and personal with new acquaintances very quickly. We go from cordially greeting a businessperson and exchanging pleasantries to sending that person the work for which they’ve hired us in a dizzying space of time. Whether we’re designing graphics, preparing spreadsheets, writing copy, whatever our bag, we

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  • Career Woman

    Creating More Life Balance

    We don’t think of ourselves as frogs in boiling water very often, but Andria reminds us how often t…

    Creating More Life Balance

    We don’t think of ourselves as frogs in boiling water very often, but Andria reminds us how often this is the case. Take care of yourself, my friends. Read this to remember why life balance is so very important to you. – InPower Editors After spending 20 years in the work

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  • Career

    Here's Why This CEO Finds All …

    When it comes to hiring the perfect person, there's a lot of information to wade through to narrow d…

    Here's Why This CEO Finds All Her Employees Through LinkedIn

    When it comes to hiring the perfect person, there's a lot of information to wade through to narrow down your choices. Between resumes, cover letters, and job applications, it can take hours to filter out the best candidates — and there's still no guarantee that you'll find what you're looking for. Rebekah

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  • Career

    Here's Why Deloitte Hires Almo…

    If you're one of the 400,000 people sending a résumé to mega-consultancy Deloitte this year, you'll …

    Here's Why Deloitte Hires Almost Half Its Experienced Staff Through Referrals

    If you're one of the 400,000 people sending a résumé to mega-consultancy Deloitte this year, you'll have a better shot if you come recommended.  In the 2014 fiscal year, approximately 44% of its experienced hires came from referrals, according to Jen Steinmann, the consultancy's chief talent officer.  "From our perspective, referrals allow us

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  • Career

    How One Flower Delivery Company Got…

    BloomNation's co-founder David Daneshgar has poker to thank for his company's early success. Daneshg…

    How One Flower Delivery Company Got Its Start From An Epic Poker Game

    BloomNation's co-founder David Daneshgar has poker to thank for his company's early success. Daneshgar is a professional poker player. He won the World Series of Poker in 2008 and has been ranked one of the world's best poker players. By the time he was 26, he had won several million dollars playing the high-stakes card game. So

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  • Career

    6 Weird Psychological Reasons Peopl…

    Are some people naturally more likely to take risks than others? Or does it depend on a social situa…

    6 Weird Psychological Reasons People Make Risky Decisions

    Are some people naturally more likely to take risks than others? Or does it depend on a social situation? A time of year? A time of life?  The research isn't conclusive — but here's a selection of what the science tells us thus far. Happier people take more risks.  If you're feeling high

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  • Career

    22 Executives Who Wake Up Really Ea…

    They say the early bird catches the worm, and nowhere is this old adage more true than in business. …

    22 Executives Who Wake Up Really Early

    They say the early bird catches the worm, and nowhere is this old adage more true than in business. Waking up early allows executives like AOL's Tim Armstrong and Pepsi's Indra Nooyi to get a head start on the day, knocking out tasks before the rest of the world is out

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  • Career

    24 Ways To Influence Even The Most …

    Seduction, convincing a person to yield to your advances, isn't only used in the pursuit of a love i…

    24 Ways To Influence Even The Most Resistant People

    Seduction, convincing a person to yield to your advances, isn't only used in the pursuit of a love interest. Influencing others is how we get jobs and promotions, win negotiations, sell products, and gain notoriety. In "The Art of Seduction," popular author Robert Greene explores the ruthless tactics of some of

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  • Work Life Balance

    Work Life Balance When Your Child L…

    I just have experienced work life balance in a whole new way. I took my daughter to college hundreds…

    Work Life Balance When Your Child Leaves For College

    I just have experienced work life balance in a whole new way. I took my daughter to college hundreds of miles away from home. The reality of this life event is something for which a parent never can fully prepare. It is bittersweet realization: I have one less child to

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  • Career Inspiration

    What 3 Dead Authors Taught Me About…

    “When the beginnings of self-destruction enter the heart it seems no bigger than a grain of sand.” -…

    What 3 Dead Authors Taught Me About Living

    “When the beginnings of self-destruction enter the heart it seems no bigger than a grain of sand.” - John Cheever Confusing, isn’t it? Perhaps you’re having problems finding a career you love? Or maybe your day-to-day life is making you unhappy? Or are you struggling to pursue a passion you’ve held close for years. I’ve faced

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Should You Accept That Offer F…

Robert Bruner, dean of the University …

College

Want Great Talent? Think Outsi…

You may be feeling the skill gap press…

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9 Resources to Help Your Find …

“Fortune favors the prepared mind.” – …

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Riding The School Bus

It’s that time of year when parents an…

HR

Franchise Discovery Day: To Cl…

Discovery Day presents a make-or-break…

Recruiter

How To Stand Out In The Applic…

On Tuesday, September 9, rain is pred…

College

Favorite Job Interview Questio…

In the first two parts of this series …

Recruiter

The MIT Sloan Essay That Got M…

I noticed last year when I was writin…

College

Derek Zeller Returns - To The …

Our good friend, Derek Zeller, the @De…

Recruiter

How Business Schools Game The …

This is a request from an admissions d…

College

Company Spotlight: NetApp

Every so often here at InternMatch we …

College

Millennials Ready to Change th…

It appears that Millennials (or Genera…

Recruiter

LinkedIn Profile Review: Glen …

In this episode, J.T. reviews the prof…

Recruiter

Nickelodeon Animation Studios:…

  This is a guest post by Marie Cheng…

College

Custom Term Paper Writing Serv…

Writing term paper is quite important …

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Recruiter Tips

4 Ways to Deal with Criticism

As freelancers, we get up close and personal with new acquaintances very quickly. We go from cordially greeting a businessperson and exchanging pleasantries to sending that person the work for which they’ve hired us in a dizzying space of time. Whether we’re…

Creating More Life Balance

We don’t think of ourselves as frogs in boiling water very often, but Andria reminds us how often this is the case. Take care of yourself, my friends. Read this to remember why life balance is so very important to…

Franchise Discovery Day: To Clinch A Deal?

Discovery Day presents a make-or-break moment for many would-be franchisees. Related: Franchise Discovery Day: A Franchiser’s POV For Megan Yu, a visit to the franchise parent company of Signarama, United Franchise Group, in West Palm Beach, Fla., helped seal her decision. Of course,…

Favorite Job Interview Questions May Not Be The Best – Part 3

In the first two parts of this series (Part 1 and Part 2), I analyzed the questions from a LinkedIn article on the “Favorite Job Interview Questions” from 13 CEO’s. I used a simple scoring scale, -2, -1, 0, +1,…

Derek Zeller Returns - To The Recruiting Animal Show

Our good friend, Derek Zeller, the @DerDiver returned to The Recruiting Animal Show today as a guest and, as a pleasant surprise, long lost former regular @MaureenSharib came back as well. In fact, she took some Derek's time at the…

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Work Life Balance

27 Aug 2014

Work Life Balance When Your Child Leaves For College

I just have experienced work life balance in a whole new way. I took my daughter to college hundreds of miles away from home. The reality of this life event is something for which …

19 Aug 2014

Working parents biggest fears

I shouldn't say I'm shocked but I am. How is it that in 2014, at a time when most mothers and fathers work, we still fear that we will be fired when our family needs interfere with…

18 Aug 2014

Back to School: A teacher's work life balance

As we struggle with work life balance and adjusting to new school routines, we think teachers have it easier than we do because they already are at school - and/or have school hour…

14 Aug 2014

Do you have hurrying sickness? How to slow things down

    For the last week I have been touring colleges with my son who is entering his senior year. We have been on the go in big cities and it's been a challenge to find time to retu…

Guest Posts

Looking for a job: market yourself first, your…

29 Jul 2014 College crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

Bill Holland, a Michigan State University graduate, and subject matter expert on the current state of the job market shares…

Tips to keep your new job (before you…

04 Mar 2014 College crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

Learn secrets to keeping your new job from our guest writer, Cone Averos. If you got a call back for a…

Reasons to hire an expat

22 Feb 2014 Guest Posts crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

When outsourcing work abroad, employers find that they end up with mixed results. Sometimes everything goes as planned, but others…

Four Rebranding Tips For Career Shifters

13 Feb 2014 Guest Posts crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

Are you planning to shift careers soon? If yes, reinventing your brand is highly important, especially that corporate perimeters have…

Interview Tips

4 Essential Steps to a Landing a Job…

10 Jul 2014 Interview crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

LinkedIn, with its more than 259 million users, is the most popular social network for professionals today. According to LinkedIn,…

How to Write a Damn Good LinkedIn Profile

09 Jul 2014 Interview crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

This is the first in our new series on harnessing the power of LinkedIn for your job search. In this first…

How to Write a Damn Good LinkedIn Profile

12 Jun 2014 Interview crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

This is the first in our new series on harnessing the power of LinkedIn for your job search. In this first…

How to Answer Top Java Interview Questions

27 May 2014 Interview crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

Hiring experts agree that Java is one of the most in-demand tech skills. But how do you get one of…

WSJ – How to Ask for a Raise…

28 Apr 2014 Interview crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

Starting today at 3:00pm EST – you can ask questions live. Ask a panel of career coaches and compensation experts your…

Resume Makeover — College Grad Resume Examples and…

01 Apr 2014 Interview crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

In a new series of posts, we will be sharing resume samples and best practices to help you land more…

Intern “Legos” Herself to Land a Job

26 Mar 2014 Interview crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

We rarely come across any truly creative approaches to the job search process. Most times, the gimmicks come across as…

The Complete Guide to Panel Interviews

20 Mar 2014 Interview crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

When You’ll Be Facing Multiple Interviewers at the Same Time Contributor Elizabeth Magill gives you the inside scoop on how to…

Acing the Group Interview | The Ultimate Guide

06 Mar 2014 Interview crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

It’s you, the interviewers, and a bunch of other candidates in the same room. No pressure. The group interview is a…

How to Answer “What Is Your Greatest Weakness?”

27 Feb 2014 Interview crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

In an interview, talking about your weaknesses and flaws is difficult. We’re here to make it easier. Today, I want to…

Answering Behavioral Questions: Your Biggest Failure

20 Feb 2014 Interview crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

Part of our continuing series on answering the most common (and trickiest) behavioral interview questions. Tell Me About a Failure What’s the…

Answering Behavioral Questions: Problem Solving

13 Feb 2014 Interview crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

The latest in our continuing series on how to answer the most common behavioral interview questions. Tell Me About Your Problem-Solving…

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Career Inspiration

28 Aug 2014

My Road to Detoxification

A while ago an ex-colleague of mine posted on a social networking website a very sensitive piece of information that usually people prefer to keep private. This was a sad event in …

27 Aug 2014

What 3 Dead Authors Taught Me About Living

“When the beginnings of self-destruction enter the heart it seems no bigger than a grain of sand.” - John Cheever Confusing, isn’t it? Perhaps you’re having problems finding a care…

25 Aug 2014

How to Smack Down Your Inner Critic Once and For…

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent” – Eleanor Roosevelt Do you have an inner critic that taunts you every time you trip up? You know, that taunting voice that …

23 Aug 2014

What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do

Many people are on the go 24/7. Overworked, overcommitted, and overstimulated seems to be the norm these days. It’s harder than ever to slow down long enough to connect with oursel…

TheCareerKing Column

Why are we here?

04 Feb 2014 CareerKingColumn crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

The question I have been asking myself lately is: Why does CareerAdvisorDaily exist?  A few minutes ago I was reminded…

Beware the Gatekeepers

25 Jan 2014 CareerKingColumn crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

The Gatekeeper, otherwise known as Executive Assistant, Receptionist, Secretary, Admin, Office Manager and so on, is supposed to protect you. …

Best cities for job seekers

14 Jan 2014 CareerKingColumn crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

Nerdwallet.com recently compiled a list of the best cities in the USA for job seekers to find employment.  The winner…

Life Moments and your career

10 Sep 2013 CareerKingColumn crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

Dear Readers, Thank-you for your loyalty to our fledgling site.  Without you, there would be no purpose to our existence. Sometimes Life…

How to fire a protected employee

24 Jun 2013 CareerKingColumn crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

Fire employee protected by your boss?  We already discussed “can you,” “why you should,” and “when to” fire a protected…

References: What to Do When Your Former Boss…

03 Jul 2013 CareerKingColumn crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

References are always checked.  Generally they are a confirmation of why you are a great hire.  Most employers do it…

When to fire (whack) a protected employee (Made…

20 Jun 2013 CareerKingColumn crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

Firing a “protected employee” is fraught with danger.  At any point in the process it could be you instead.  You…

Why you want to whack (fire) a Made…

19 Jun 2013 CareerKingColumn crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

Before you can eliminate a Made Man (protected employee), you have to have a good reason as to “why.”  This…

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