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Internet based recruiting has made you easier to find, not easier to like…

“Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose” wrote Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr: “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” It sounds more profound in French, but then a lot of things do. C’est La vie. 30 years … Continue reading

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Face it, your friends and colleagues are more popular than you.

The statement is true, we are our worst critics. How many times have you found yourself frustrated at that person at your gym because they are in better shape than you, or at your neighbor because their house has more … Continue reading

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Somebody’s Watching You … The Loss of Privacy During the Digital Ages

I would consider myself to be somewhat of an IT junkie. Nonetheless, I still miss the good ole simple, non-techie days. Days when we reconnected with people by bumping into them at actual department stores or ran into them at … Continue reading

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In an imperfect world, can the growing trend toward perfectionism in the hiring market really be healthy?

So, there is this thing called the “Beveridge Curve” that I find extremely interesting. A Beveridge Curve, named after the British economist William Henry Beveridge (1879-1963), is more or less a visual representation of the ratio between unemployment levels and … Continue reading

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E Pluribus Unum – Could multitasking make the leap from personal choice to key professional skill?

Some activities are not meant to be attempted in tandem. There is a time when doing two things at once can only end badly. I sometimes wonder what became of Lacey Underlay from Caddyshack, who enjoyed Skinny-skiing, and going to … Continue reading

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