Workplace Fit Rule of Thumb:

Over the last decade I’ve gained an excessive amount of experience interviewing for an array of companies and opportunities. On each occasion I consistently attempt to analyze the process and treatment I endure. There are a few truths I’ve analyzed and concluded that allow me to determine if a specific workplace is worthwhile for me or not. …

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Two Months into the #Laidoff Life…

From the moment I was old enough to be held accountable I’ve been tasked with choirs. Choirs, homework, and sports groomed me well to take instruction and excel when provided direction. However, for the past 2 months I’ve lived with no direction and without any instruction, save for my own. It has been easily the …

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When is your next #Self Performance Review?

While I believe strategic goal setting is vastly under taught, it is still emphasized within most educational and professional arenas. And for the bulk of us who either fall under the bucket of being futuristic, ambitious or have a work structure that is built around regular benchmarks, have been introduced to the act of repetitively setting goals. Properly, …

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College -> Career: The Modern Day Arranged Marriage

Millennials are the first generation to live by the mantra, do what you Love and love what you do. And though this is still a very young concept to humankind, in the grand scheme of our history, it’s amazing how most of us act as if doing something we don’t love very well could be …

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Salary: Is it all about the Benjamin’s?

While it is still an uncomfortable conversation for most of us to have, there is still ample information out there on strategically negotiating towards your desired salary or raise. But I’ve come to notice, there’s little advice addressing how to leverage non-monetary assets within the workplace that fall within the bucket of ‘compensation.’ Money is …

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Post-Interview Diagnosis

There's the online job listing. There's the 'About Us' web page. There are sites such as Glassdoor and Wikipedia. And if you're really lucky, there's an inside employee contact. These generally make up a job seeker's sources of information of what it would actually be like to work at the company. Most of the time it just seems like far too …

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