CAREER HACK #48 – THE FOLLOW UP DILEMA

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The way most people follow up is wrong.  They’re asking strangers for things like a “connection”, a meeting and even a job without offering anything of value. Without building trust. Often times you’re asking someone, a complete stranger to invest their time, their resources and most importantly their knowledge (which has taken them a lifetime…

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CAREER HACK #47 – CONQUER JOB SEARCH DEPRESSION

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Hey it’s the “Career Hacker” here, Corey Harlock. Author of Find Your DRIVE and Creator of Skills to Achieve. I want to talk to you about a serious topic… Job Search Depression! I don’t know if “Job Search Depression” is a clinical term, I don’t know if it’s a diagnosed “thing.” All I know is…

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CAREER HACK #46 – WHY GOOD INTENTIONS ARE BAD!

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I want to talk to you today about how good intentions are killing your job search. They’re killing you chances of getting back to work. It’s Corey here, the “Career Hacker” and author of Find Your DRIVE (the new rules to finding your ideal job and living your best life) with another episode of the Career Hacker…

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CAREER HACK #45 – HOCKEY FIGHTS AND THE BIG LIE!

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When it comes to your job search you’ve gotten some pretty crappy advice!  You’ve been lied to, manipulated and sabotaged at almost every corner (from the people you’ve trusted)! Hiring Managers have brain washed you (and everyone else) into believing that they’re your friends and that the hiring process is designed for you to showcase…

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CAREER HACK #44 – BAD JOB DILEMA

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Here are my Top 3 Reasons you’re stuck in a Bad Job! 65% of North Americans are stuck in a bad job where they are completely unhappy and unfulfilled! There is no more compelling proof that our hiring system is broken! So, if you are stuck in a bad job that’s nothing like the one…

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CAREER HACK #43 – JOB CHANGE CONUNDRUM

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Allan wrote me last week asking if he should change jobs? He is in a job that he really likes with a company that he likes working for and has been offered a “promotion.” In his current role he is enjoying his ideal work/life balance and spends lot’s of time with his family and doing…

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CAREER HACK #42 – ASK QUESTIONS LIKE AN INTERROGATOR

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65% of people who have a job in North America are completely unhappy and unfulfilled with their job! I received this question from someone in my “inner circle” and it is a great example of why people end up in jobs that are completely unfulfilling… they don’t dig deep enough when they ask job interview…

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CAREER HACK #41 – DREAM VS. IDEAL JOBS

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There is so much career advice out there claiming to help you get your “dream job.” I hate to be the bearer of bad news but dream jobs are exactly that – a dream. My dream job would be an actor in Hollywood… no amount of resume writing, job interviewing or career advice on this…

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CAREER HACK #40 – SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO?

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Last week I talked about how your career is like a road trip and the three options that we have when it comes to making the decision to either stay in your current situation or find a new job. As a reminder here is the article and Video Blog from last week – CAREER HACK #39…

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CAREER HACK #39 – ROAD TRIP CONCEPT

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Often times when I talk about how to change jobs I compare it taking a road trip. Think about if for just a second… you plan your weekends, your holidays, your family and future but not your career. You even plan your road trips.  You go on line, check out where you should stay, what…

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