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Book Review: Your First Job by Mark Blayney

Book Review: Your First Job by Mark Blayney

Book: Your First Job: How to make a success of starting work and ensure your first year is the launch of a successful career.  Author: Mark Blayney. Complimentary copy provided by the author for an honest review As most of my clients are senior executives, I was...

Job search success versus your attitude

Job search success versus your attitude

What influences job search success? It's one thing to have the tools to create the resume, cover letter and LinkedIn profile. But there is one thing that influences job search success just as much and that's your attitude. You may not even know or acknowledge that...

How to maintain your motivation in your job

How to maintain your motivation in your job

  My first real job was as a “Turn on Clerk.” I’m not kidding. This was a rather descriptive (and enormously funny) title for an administrative job that involved turning on the gas supply and creating accounts for people who were moving into new apartments. While...