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August 21

Before You Go Chasing Your Dreams

Last week Andy McKay, Director of Player Development for the Seattle Mariners, tweeted out: “Before you go all in on chasing your dream, don’t forget to read the ‘fine print’ of that contract that you will need to make with yourself.” Here’s that fine print: The journey will take longer than you hoped. The obstacles […]

August 14

6 Ways to Get Rich Working for Someone Else

Think you have to be an entrepreneur or business owner to get rich? Think again. In Tom Corley’s Rich Habits study, 39% of the rich participants got rich working their whole lives for someone else. You don’t have to start a business or invent something to end up with millions in the bank.  There are […]

November 15

Working from Home: More Pros than Cons?

There’s nothing like getting up late, not stressing about a commute, and sitting down at your laptop with a big breakfast and no outside distractions to start your day at work right? Well, that seems accurate until you realize you’re in the comfort of your own bed, have access to far too many TVs, and have […]

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January 7

Your Job Interview is a Story Session

Making the connection between job interview questions and collaborative storytelling is a powerful career insight.

October 1

What You Need to Know: Working in a Brewery

The brewing industry is exploding in New York. How do you make the jump from beer aficionado to brewer?

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September 22

6 Insights for Job Fair Success

Kirk Elliot of United Career Fairs has been doing this for a long time, both as a recruiter and job fair organizer. Here’s (some of) what he learned along the way.

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September 21

Jobs in Buffalo [Infographic]

We started out taking notes for an upcoming piece on employment trends and jobs in Buffalo, NY … and ended up making this handy infographic instead.

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September 1

25 Highest Paid Jobs in New York

You’re probably thinking the highest paid jobs in New York are all CEOs, lawyers, and screaming finance wizards — and you’re probably wrong.

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August 31

Everybody Wants to Rule the World, Albany Kind of Does

Take a minute and brainstorm: what are the jobs that define a civilization? Turns out Albany has the greatest concentrations of those jobs in the state, and way more than the national average.

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August 24

5 Effective Cover Letter Tips

I wrote literally thousands of cover letters for people over the last ten years. Here are five things I learned (and a free cover letter template).

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August 1

3 Great Second Jobs for Freelancers

Finding a second job as a freelancer isn’t hard. The internet has made it easier than ever to find second jobs for freelancers.

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February 23

4 Common Things Not to Do in an Interview

Job interviews are stressful, and people make mistakes under pressure… but these four mistakes can cost you the job.

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February 18

Medical Field Associate Degrees that Work

You don’t need ten years of schooling to get a job in healthcare.  These three jobs are available with an associate’s degree.