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Jul 30

When to move on in your job search

By Scot Herrick | Job Search

Your job search involves stages — getting from resume to phone interview, phone interview to a face-to-face interview, and from face-to-face interviews to job offer. All of these stages have something in common: they take time. How much time should they take? No one knows because, for each potential employer, the answer is different. It […]

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Oct 06

Careers are over

By Scot Herrick | Cube Rules Commentary

Most of us realize that just having a job does not make it a career. But there are a lot of us out there that think the goal in our adult working life is to have a career, not just a job. Unfortunately, careers are over. Think about it. In my personal history, I’ve been […]

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Apr 06

Deadbeat Companies

By Scot Herrick | Cube Rules Commentary

Over at HR Fishbowl, Charlie had a thought-provoking article on what a “deadbeat employee” looks like and the need to get rid of them because they suck the life out of the rest of your employees. Interesting, for sure, but I think some of the points about deadbeat employees are the direct result of something […]

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Sep 13

What job skills will you practice?

By Scot Herrick | Job Search

I’m reminded by Alexandra Levitt that practice makes perfect. Lots of practice. In Outliers, she reminds me (a book I read!) that to get seriously good at what you do, you need to practice at least ten thousand hours. Ten thousand. In Outliers, there are many examples of this in action, including the diversity of […]

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