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How the Internet killed the old-fashioned resume

| February 20, 2013

In the good old day the content of your resume was important but as or perhaps even more important was how it looked. I remember how I used to go down to the local copy shop to get my master printed on a laser printer – I think I still had a dot matrix at […]

Is the resume dead? Part I

| February 13, 2013

First let’s introduce the star of our story for those of you who may not be familiar with him – and I call the resume him since for the first 500 years my guess is that these documents, that started out as letters of introduction, generally were penned by and profiled men. You can read […]

The Power of Podcasts – Part II

| February 8, 2013

Here are some other types of podcasts I recommend. Challenge everything – it can sometimes be really good to try something outside your comfort zone or investigate a topic/personality/attitude that you have no interest in or perhaps even actively dislike or disapprove of. There are amazing podcasts about the most arcane of subjects so it […]

Career Advice – Part II

| February 6, 2013

Back to the article by Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn. The second ‘career advice’ tidbit he mentions is something he read in a book (remember those!?). I am on the same wavelength as Weiner here in that this is part of the reasons I listen to podcasts (and read books) by trendspotters and thinkers like […]

The Power of Podcasts – Part I

| February 1, 2013

I’m a big fan of podcasts – I listen to them on my walk to and from school and when I am working out. Many of them I choose just for pure entertainment though I am guessing that what each of us finds entertaining is a very personal and subjective matter. Although I choose with […]