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How my friend got a high-power finance job by walking his dog

July 15th, 2009 · 4 Comments

The job market was very bad in 2003 while I was in business school. It was a few days before the end of the school year. My friend Jacob was still without an internship. The recruiting process had been particular hard for Jacob because he came from an unconventional background and he was trying to […]

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Tags: Learning and Growing · Recruiting & Job Hunting

What job applicants can learn from a group of church planters

March 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

Several years ago, I met a group of church planters. They all came from a church in Southern Illinois. The pastor at the church had a calling to plant a new church in the Pacific Northwest. He asked his church members to join him if they felt they received the call. More than fifty people […]

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Tags: Beat Recession · Recruiting & Job Hunting

Ten things you should do before layoff

December 1st, 2008 · 5 Comments

Are you employed but concerned about your job security? You’re not alone. And you should be concerned. According to Barron’s Tech Trader Daily, As Tech Job Cuts Mount, Layoff Rumors Pervade The Valley. And CEOs told Chicago Mayor They Plan Huge Layoff in November, December. I wish I have the crystal ball to tell folks […]

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Tags: Beat Recession · Recruiting & Job Hunting