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New Year, New You Winner: Tony England

In January of this year we ran a contest called New Year, New You where the winner received a career makeover including a new laptop, new work clothes and career counseling from an Adecco recruiter. The lucky winner was Tony England, a family man from Kansas who was looking for a new position and a […] Read Article “New Year, New You Winner: Tony England”

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5 Ways To Start Getting Social With Your Career

It’s surprising to me how many people have embraced social networks for personal use, but don’t really use social to enhance their careers or find a new job. Everyone can benefit from using social media, no matter what you do for a living. And having a Linkedin profile, while extremely important, is not enough. A […] Read Article “5 Ways To Start Getting Social With Your Career”

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Six second resume review

The organization of your resume is extremely important, given that recruiters generally only spend approximately 6 seconds evaluating whether you could be a good fit for a job. Generally, the most important items will be your job title and start and end dates at your current and previous position, as well as your degree.That said, […] Read Article “Six second resume review”

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Tips for Working with Recruiters

There are a lot of factors that go into recruiting. For some of you who are new to the process of working with a recruiter, here’s a quick primer to help you get the lay of the land: 1. Know that the recruiter doesn’t work for you – they work for their client. Too often, […] Read Article “Tips for Working with Recruiters”

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New Moms: To work or not to work?

To be or not to be…a working mom? Every professional woman entering the novelty of motherhood is faced with the decision whether or not they will return to work after their bundle of joy is born. For some women the decision is a profound crossroads, and others do not have a choice at all. They […] Read Article “New Moms: To work or not to work?”

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Less than 100 Days until the London 2012 Games

Things are exciting here in Colorado Springs, the hub of Olympic activity in the United States! It is only 100 days until the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England and just hearing the first couple notes of that Olympic theme makes my heart beat just a little faster and goose bumps […] Read Article “Less than 100 Days until the London 2012 Games”