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Are Your Transferrable Skills the Key to a Career Change?

By Barbara Berman on September 1, 2015

Through his evolution from multi-media file sharing to ride sharing, Kalanick has demonstrated that skills and expertise can be applied across different industries and sectors. And that the distance between what we’re doing now, and where we might do it in the future, is a lot closer than we think.

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Lessons from HitchBOT: We’re Wired to Network

By Joan Modrinski on August 20, 2015

Social networking proponents have long believed that our ability to connect to each other through sometimes disparate channels is an expression of pure human nature. In other words, we are wired to network. All we need is a common purpose, and a willingness to engage. All this leads to an interesting question: if networking is actually part of our very nature, then why do so many people resist?

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Six Proven Ways to Uncover Job Leads

By Lee Hecht Harrison on May 7, 2015

The number of job openings is at its highest level in 14 years, but that doesn’t necessarily mean a job search is going to be a snap. Competition for jobs remains fierce. Uncovering job leads and getting connected to the job market will continue to require a multi-pronged approach. Here are six ways to improve your job search effectiveness and generate job leads now,

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Three Ways to Spark a Stalled Job Search

By Lee Hecht Harrison on April 17, 2015

Conducting a job search can be intense—even overwhelming. To avoid falling into that trap, the most successful job seekers are those who approach the search just as they would any work project—breaking down a large project into manageable subprojects so that their strategy is focused and takes them to their goals. In order to achieve […]

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