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Nov 16

7 ways to nail the interview

By Scot Herrick | Job Search

Maybe you have recently graduated college and are looking to land your first big break in your chosen field. Maybe you’ve been breaking your back in an industry for 25 years, but the shift toward the knowledge economy has forced you to retool and reengage the marketplace in a new way. Whatever your situation, it’s […]

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Nov 15

How long will your job last?

By Scot Herrick | Job Search

Every job ends. The only question is when. Will it be tomorrow? Two months from now? Two decades from now? We really don’t think about when our job ends on a consistent basis. Usually, we start to think about getting a new job when bad stuff starts to happen. Your new boss doesn’t like what you are […]

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Jun 15

Why the Microsoft purchase of LinkedIn is a devastating blow to Cubicle Warriors

By Scot Herrick | Cube Rules Commentary

The surprise announcement of Microsoft purchasing LinkedIn is being praised by a lot of pundits as an excellent strategic choice for Microsoft’s effort to further its goal of being the best choice for company infrastructure. And with good reason. LinkedIn provides a much better social graph than the more Facebook-like Yammer, purchased for so many […]

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Jun 08

Cube Rules – 18 places to find a job

By Scot Herrick | Job Search

Where do career experts think the right places are to find a job? You can find out with this excellent round-up of responses (including mine) over at Career Waymark. Since we were all asked to contribute separately, it’s interesting to see the responses once all put together. When you take a look at the responses, […]

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Apr 02

How to read a job offer

By Scot Herrick | Job Search

Graduating from college calls for a big celebration, but there’s not much time to let loose before having to officially start the job hunt. It’s a frightening crossroads that is inevitable for most. There will be long nights of filling out applications, followed by grueling follow up emails, phone calls and, if you’re lucky, interviews. […]

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