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How To Maximize Your Time at a Career Fair


Robby

Indianapolis is home to several job fairs, some of which are organized by the local community and many of which are affiliated with schools, colleges, and specific employers. How can you make the most of your time there? (Read the rest of this post…)

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Tue, January 27 2015 » Career Planning and Goal Setting, Self Development » No Comments

The Danger of Traditional Thinking


Robby

I recently visited a small logistics firm here in Indianapolis. Like just about every trucking company, they had a solid, traditional-sounding name, operated out of a nondescript building, and were located in an industrial part of town. Are there good reasons for these choices? (Read the rest of this post…)

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Tue, January 20 2015 » Change Managment and Learning Organization, Corporate Culture, Leadership » No Comments

The Four Essential Numbers in Negotiating Salary


Robby

A lot of people here in Indianapolis ask me for advice when seeking jobs, or when hiring employees. Among the most common questions I get is: “How should I negotiate the salary?” (Read the rest of this post…)

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Tue, January 13 2015 » Uncategorized » No Comments

Generations at Work Should Work Together


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Throughout my young adult life, I have often found myself facing one professional predicament over and over again- people always mistake me for being years younger than I am. Though it is true that I am not the oldest or most tenured of my coworkers, I am also not the youngest. I fall into a range I affectionately call “Closer-to-30-than-20″, which I coined out of necessity when I had someone, once again, tell me I didn’t look old enough to [be married/have gone to graduate school/rent a car]. You get the idea. (Read the rest of this post…)

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Tue, January 6 2015 » Uncategorized » No Comments

The First Day: What to Do the Day You Start a New Job


Felicia

The first day at a new job is a lot like being the new kid in school. You don’t know what to expect! “Will you get along with the other kids? Will there be bullies? Will you get good grades?” are probably some of the questions running through your mind. The major difference, of course, between starting a new job and going to new school is that you probably won’t get swirlied. You’ll encounter folks you like and don’t like in both situations, but you can go in knowing that you’ll be surrounded by like-minded professionals who have the same aspirations as you. (Read the rest of this post…)

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Tue, December 30 2014 » Personal Organization, Self Development » 1 Comment

Personality Types and the Workplace


Robby

Here’s a brutal reminder about the world of work (and the world in general) that you know, but may have forgotten. Not everyone has the same personality as you. And worst of all, those differences in personality can drive you bonkers. (Read the rest of this post…)

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Tue, December 16 2014 » Uncategorized » 1 Comment