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How to be a Mentor

  How to be a Mentor The word “mentor” goes back to Homer’s Odyssey. Odysseus left his infant son in the care of a friend named Mentor. This type of relationship has grown to become the process whereby an older, more experienced person helps to…

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How to Change Fields or Industries

How to Change Fields or Industries These days it’s quite common for people to change jobs every five or so years. But are they changing industries? Going into a whole new field? Sometimes, yes. It takes a little more work, but it can be done….

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How Do I Explain a Termination at a Job Interview?

How Do I Explain a Termination at a Job Interview? Right up front. The best way to deal with this uncomfortable situation at a job interview, is to address it immediately. First of all, why were you terminated? If the company was down-sized or a…

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How is Artificial Intelligence Affecting the Hiring process

How you ever asked Alexis to play a certain song? Or asked Siri for directions? Then you’ve interacted with a form of artificial intelligence (AI). AI is different from automated response programs, for example, you call the gas company and the machine is pre-programmed for…

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Team Building ( that may actually help build teams )

Team Building ( that may actually help build teams ) Team building has been around for a long time. It’s been proven over and over that people who like each other work better as team members. Better teams translate directly into better products, more efficient processes and…

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What’s happening at LandaJob? A LOT!

What’s happening at LandaJob? A LOT! Transition of ownership was completed June 1 to Mark Perrin, a long-term Kansas City based advertising executive. BUT . . . Landa continues in her role as does Ralph, Kathryn and Sydney. PLUS, we have a new team member….

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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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Body Language – How it can affect your job interview

It’s been said that over fifty percent of our 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 I use that little factoid to increase my chances of a…

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LandaJob News

LandaJob continues our commitment to supporting college students with information about careers and job search. Kathryn recently was featured in a blog post at Glassdoor for Employers (http://bit.ly/2hnpZB1). The article gathered input from a variety of hiring professionals about the best interview questions to ensure…

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Why don’t you Google that?

How many times have we said that to someone or heard that from someone? The term for the powerful search engine comes from the word “googol.” A googol is 10 to the 100th power (which is 1 followed by 100 zeros). A googol is larger…

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