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5 Things You Should Never Bring to a Job Interview

There’s an anecdote about the late actress Shelley Winters that relates to job interviews. As the story goes, it took place late in her very remarkable career, when her agent sent her to meet a casting agent who was demanding an audition–a move she felt (with some justification) was beneath her. She goes down to

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Do Networking Events Work?

If you’re in search of a new position, you have to network, period. You can’t get around that. So if you’re going to network, it makes sense to attend networking events, right? If you’re going to network–and particularly if you’re not all that comfortable with it–it only makes sense to go a place where everyone

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What Is Networking, and How Can It Help?

This is a networking site. That’s why it exists. Yet it’s surprising how many comments and emails we get with people uncomfortably admitting they don’t really understand what networking is. And really, that’s understandable … no business school out there, to my knowledge, teaches a class in Networking 101. Academia doesn’t really teach networking: for

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How Can The Blockchain Revolutionize Photography?

At this point, you’ve probably heard plenty about how blockchain technology promises to “revolutionize” industries like banking, finance, and retail. But did you know this tool has broad, fascinating applications for the art world, too? We’re not just talking about surface-level applications like accepting bitcoin as a payment method for licensing fees or something. There’s

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Should You Make Compromises in Your Job Search?

Compromise gets a bad rap sometimes, but it’s a huge part of what makes society work. For example, under ideal circumstances, government is all about compromise. Look at the Affordable Health Care Act, or Obamacare: The bill went through over 100 public hearings and received 161 amendments from opposing parties before it was passed. Nobody

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Laid Off? Consider Taking Some TIME Off.

Most people understand that taking a little time off now and then is good for you. But what if you’ve just been laid off or terminated? Surely your priority at that point should be finding another position, right? Well actually, experts point out that it may take a little time to recover from the shock of

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