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Don’t Be the Turkey at Thanksgiving

Don’t Be the Turkey at Thanksgiving

Heading home for the holidays can be stressful. Everyone wants to know what you’ve been doing with your life, how school or work has been going, if you’ve found someone special, and if you’re on a solid track. Before you start sweating, here are three ways to prepare.

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How We Got to 200 Issues of Our Newsletter

How We Got to 200 Issues of Our Newsletter

Oh my!  I can’t believe we’ve actually published two hundred issues! I still remember a friend questioning whether I’d have the discipline to commit to kicking a new newsletter out every week.  HA.  (If only I could remember who it was so I could forward…

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10 Ways to Make Your LinkedIn Profile More Professional

10 Ways to Make Your LinkedIn Profile More Professional

Recruiters and human resource professionals are turning to LinkedIn instead of going through the standard avenue of the local papers. They can find new employees with ease, save some of the costs, and hire the right individuals. If you are looking for a new job,…

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10 Tips on Following Your Own Path

10 Tips on Following Your Own Path

Sometimes the pressure to become just like everyone else comes at us from all directions: from our friends, our families, colleagues, and even trusted advisors and mentors. So, how do you know when to take the road less traveled?

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7 Ways To Make Your Resume Boring

7 Ways To Make Your Resume Boring

As more and more companies choose to hire or promote from within, the opportunities left for job seekers is scarce. The competition is fierce, and when you’re forced to rely on your resume to get in the door – it better stand out from the crowd. Beware…there are several elements to your resume that may actually be putting HR and managers to sleep…

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Top 10 Jobs With Flexible Hours

Top 10 Jobs With Flexible Hours

There are always people who are just “hanging out” any time of day: sitting in coffee shops, reading the newspaper, walking their dog, surfing, working out at the gym, shopping… you name it. People of all ages… and I’m pretty good at picking out the tourists. So, I always find myself wondering, “What do they do for a living?”

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Consumed By Crisis – How to Cope & Conquer

Consumed By Crisis – How to Cope & Conquer

Your grandma is sick, your boss won’t listen to you, your best friend won’t talk to you over a stupid misunderstanding, and you have no idea how you’re going to pay rent for the next few months.Sometimes everything seems to go wrong at the same time. The walls cave in. It almost seems like the world wants you to fail. So what do you do? How do you cope?

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10 Ways to Make More Money! (Part 2 of 2)

10 Ways to Make More Money! (Part 2 of 2)

Here’s the second half of our 2 part series on how to make more money. Let’s get down to the business of money. We all need it. We all want it. The big question is how to get more, right?

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10 Ways to Make More Money! (Part 1 of 2)

10 Ways to Make More Money! (Part 1 of 2)

In kicking off a month of tips, strategies and hard core motivation to help people confront and conquer their biggest career challenges, it was really clear to us that one particular topic was on everyone’s mind: MONEY!

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4 Tips for Landing a Job Abroad

4 Tips for Landing a Job Abroad

In searching for a job or new career – don’t forget about opportunities that exist abroad! Many employers seek employees who are flexible and mobile. Here are four basic tips for landing your dream job abroad.

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BIG News From YSN!!

BIG News From YSN!!

We’ve all got some big challenges to deal with these days: this wacky economy, maintaining cash flow, laying safety nets, building our companies, attracting more business, all while managing to stay sane and tenacious through these trying times.
That’s why we rolled up our sleeves and put ourselves to work on attacking this hairball of issues that literally can make or break your career…not to mention your spirits.

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10 Critical Questions to Closing Deals

10 Critical Questions to Closing Deals

Small business owners, company execs and everyone in sales is preoccupied with closing deals. The economy has certainly made business a lot more difficult to succeed in, and more than ever, we all need to constantly be analyzing how we’re doing things to keep getting smarter, better, more efficient and more effective. And at the top of everyone’s list: making more money.

That all said, I want to share some hard earned insight that will hopefully save many of you a lot of time, money and aggravation.

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6 Steps to the Perfect Pitch

6 Steps to the Perfect Pitch

Investors are wary of funding over-eager businesses that seem destined to bite off more than they can chew. Before asking for millions of dollars to fund your new venture, be sure to read this quick article!

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10 Tips for Making 2010 Your BEST Year

10 Tips for Making 2010 Your BEST Year

Just because we’re at the end of January doesn’t mean were letting you off the hook with your resolutions just yet. You may already be into the groove of the new year, but odds are there are still many things you can do to set yourself up for great success this year!

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Tips for the Suddenly Unemployed

Tips for the Suddenly Unemployed

For the tens of thousands who lost their jobs this year, and the millions of others fearing for the jobs they still have, YSN.com’s Jennifer Kushell shares these tips to survive the initial shock — and bounce back like a star.

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