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Survivor Angst

Much has been written and offered by way of support for the hundreds of people affected by the Target Corp. lay offs. This highly publicized event sent a shock wave not only through each and every employee but also through the community at large.  The limelight is being brightly shone as these former Target employees embark on their […]

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Understanding Unemployment Benefits

Accessing unemployment benefits from the State of MN can often be confusing.  So I’ve decided to debunk some common misconceptions and stumbling blocks people encounter when trying to access  State unemployment benefits.
Unemployment benefits pertains to the money awarded.  However there are also programs available to displaced workers.  As soon as you are laid off you […]

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Choosing a Networking Group – Be Picky

There are literally dozens and dozens of networking and job transition groups in the Twin Cities.  The list can be overwhelming and changeable.  How do you know which to attend?
The key question is which will render the greatest return on investment of time.  There is only so much time whether you are in a job […]

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Job Seekers: Don’t Lose Track of Time

Time is one of those intangible things that holds a great deal of value in our hustle bustle over scheduled, over programmed world.  The amazing thing is how incredibly efficient we become when we are pressed for time.  I will even admit that I slice and dice my work days by the minute.  But I’ve witnessed […]

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Hiring During the Holidays

It is a longstanding popular belief that “no one hires over the holidays”, which prompts many job seekers to kick back and coast until the new year. As we look to Thanksgiving next week, going into the holiday season with a good job search plan so that you come into the new year with momentum […]

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