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By careers on 12/9/2010 5:54 AM

By Mike Gardner

Do you have what you need? It’s an interesting question
.  There is a difference between having what we want and having what we need.  Needs are sometimes a very overlooked requirement for finding a new job

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By careers on 12/9/2010 5:42 AM

Capitol Communicator has introduced a new service for companies that have ongoing recruiting needs. Career Center Sponsor. The intent is to focus on the culture of the company and what it is like being a part of the company. Capitol Communicator offers this blog, which is well read, to it's Career Center Sponsors. Peter Weddle provides some good insight into recruitment blogging.

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By careers on 12/1/2010 11:53 AM

Peter Weddle, author & CEO, Weddle’s says… “The winners in the 21st Century will be those employers with an unfair share of the best talent." Here are five tips to help make your next job posting easier and more effective.

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By careers on 11/17/2010 6:03 PM

By Peter Weddle

Parents, it seems, now want their youngsters to graduate to text as quickly as possible, so they can get on with the business of preparing for life in our modern economy. Mom and Dad are buying fewer of the books that tell their stories with colored images and visual portraits because they believe that the world doesn’t work that way. And, I guess, in some respects that’s true, but what have those kids lost in the process?

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By careers on 11/11/2010 7:26 AM

By Mike Gardner
 
Thomas A. Edison said it well:
 Opportunity is missed by people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

I have to go to a networking event tomorrow night.  The truth is, up and until the event, I dread the thought of going.  But once I get there, meet some really interesting people and feel like I’ve moved my career forward in even some small way, I always leave the event feeling great.   If you are like me, this is pretty typical.  Networking is such an important part of our professional lives

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By careers on 11/11/2010 4:41 AM

Peter Weddle

I recently did a survey of the social media habits of recruiters in some of America’s largest employers. One of the questions I asked the 79 percent that said they were using such sites was Why did your organization begin to use social media sites?. Here are the top two answers:

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By careers on 11/1/2010 5:08 AM

We would like to thank you for being a devoted customer whether you’ve posted with us in the past or are considering our site in the near future by offering you a FREE Featured Job Upgrade with any multiple-job posting package purchased in 2010. That’s a savings of up to $112.50 on top of the discount automatically earned when you purchase any multiple-job posting package. You can take up to one year to post your jobs.

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By careers on 10/28/2010 6:48 AM

By Mike Gardner

“I’m no stranger to pain.”
 
That’s what my six-year old told my 11-year old in response to the comment:  “You just learned how to ride a bike.  That’s the easy part.  The hard part is learning how to fall off of it.  Get ready to hurt.”
 

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By careers on 10/27/2010 9:01 AM

Peter Weddle


Fiction #1: A job search is an interruption in your career.


The conventional wisdom is that a job search creates a gap in your record. And, gaps drain your perceived value as a new hire. Rightly or wrongly, recruiters believe that a gap is evidence that you’re out-of-date in your field and out-of touch with the latest challenges at work.

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By careers on 10/19/2010 8:09 AM

Michael Gardner, executive search and career management professional, Thinkinghire, delivered the following address on Sept. 26 to the graduating class of 2010 at Boston University Center for the Digital Imaging Arts:

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