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The 3 Golden Rules of Advanced Networking

Not too long ago, we wrote about beginner networking skills. Just to refresh your memory (and, personally, mine needs refreshing about every five minutes), networking is all about building relationships and is a two-way street. With that in mind, how do we build our networking…

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Can Fear of Public Speaking Hurt Your Career?

Only if it stops you from trying! Around 75% of us fear public speaking and it is regularly ranked among the top five fears, usually right before death. Being able to deliver a good presentation is crucial to career development, especially if you want to…

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Body Language for Networking

In the past, we’ve written about appropriate body language for job interviews. Now let’s talk a little about body language for networking. First a reminder: over half of what we communicate comes from our body language, so it pays to think about this. Some of these…

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LandaJob News

The LandaJob team has been staying busy in the office and throughout the community. Kathryn has been tapped by KC IABC to join their board of directors in the role of student and education relations chair. She has been supporting KC IABC outreach activities to…

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The Growing Impact of Freelancers and Temp Workers

Decades ago, our workplace model looked like this: you went to college, accepted a job at a company, worked there for the next forty or fifty years, then retired. That has obviously changed. People are changing jobs more frequently; sometimes out of necessity, sometimes out…

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Dear Landa

Another installment of advice to the joblorn, where questions are sometimes real, sometimes not – but try to imagine the ones we can’t print. Dear Landa, I recently witnessed a co-worker getting a really nice raise and a better title—all because she told the powers-that-be…

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The Chicken or the Egg?

Can you hire a replacement for someone before you fire them? Or, should you fire them, then replace them? We’ve observed companies (our clients and others) thinking about this more carefully before deciding how to handle a replacement. We applaud this, because it considers the…

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How do I prep for behavioral-based Interviewing?

Behavioral-based interviewing is centered on the principle that past behavior is the very best predictor of future behavior. Makes sense, right? How we behave in the past is the most effective way to see how we will behave in the future. For hiring managers, this…

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Body Language – how it can affect your job interview

It’s been said that over fifty percent of communication is non-verbal. Think about that. Over half of what we’re telling someone is being said consciously or unconsciously by our body. So how can you use that little factoid to increase your chances of a successful…

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How Do I Evaluate a Temp Job Offer?

Whether you’re a career freelancer, going through a freelance phase, or temping while you look for a permanent job, there are a variety of opportunities out there. Because there are a lot of variables to consider, it can sometimes be hard to decide whether an…

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