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Under Armour’s Double Secret Lab

Chances are good that you own at least one piece of Under Armour. That is, if you move off the couch once in awhile to get the endorphins flowing. Under Armour’s success has been reliant on the ability to constantly innovate and differentiate itself from the bigger boys in the industry. So, it keeps the place…

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Speling Counts

They are watching you. Always watching. Every little thing you do. Every “i” you do not dot. Every “t” you do not cross. All the escapades, drinking, partying, gambling, and debauchery you post on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. And they DO pay attention to your grammar. Who, you ask? The grammar police?…

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From Crack Dealer to Top Vegas Chef

You CAN turn your life around and make an honest living. Maybe going to prison to have time to figure it out is what it takes, and that’s exactly what Jeff Henderson did. Henderson became the first African-American chef at the Bellagio casino in Las Vegas before branding himself as “Chef Jeff” and starting The Henderson Group…

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That’ll Do For Now

It’s been a while since the last paycheck, and the finances are not looking good. Right now, you’re more concerned about making ends meet than finding the perfect job, but does taking that good-for-now job hurt your career in the long run? “If you take a temporary job after a year [of being unemployed], you…

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Set Yourself Apart From the Rest

Employers  get MILLIONS (I swear, I NEVER exaggerate) of resumes each year, so why should they look at yours? What makes YOU more employable than the next guy? Aside from printing your stellar resume on glittering lime green cardstock, author Jennifer Merritt–“The Wall Street Journal Guide to Building Your Career”–offers several career boosters to transform your…

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Start Your Own Business with $100

Are you tired of working for “the man”? Do you think you can do better working for yourself? Do you think you need tons of money, a legal team, or even an original idea to start your own business? Yes. YES! and NO! Chris Guillebeau, the author of “The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make…

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Wanted: Badass Ninjas

Does that describe you in a nutshell? Are you afraid if you put that as a qualification on your resume you will scare off employers by exposing the true depths of your talent? So what gives? It seems that in the fierce competition for top-level programming talent, technology companies hope a fun job description will…

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Post Interview Etiquette

Most job seekers perceive landing an interview to be their biggest hurdle in the search process. Once that foot’s in the door, they think it’s all downhill as long as they wow the hiring manager with their charm and skills during the meeting. Actually, you can murder your chance to get hired by not following…

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Resumes To Impress Computers

Job search hurdle number ONE–Dazzle the computers, which these days are more likely than people to be frontline resume readers. “Computers have a very specific way that they look at resumes,” said Jon Ciampi, founder of Preptel Corp. in Danville, Calif. For a subscription of $25 a month, Ciampi’s two-year-old company will help a candidate…

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Consider Tuition Reimbursement as a Benefit

Job offers come with many different types of compensation in addition to salary. In fact, some surveys show one benefit considered even more important than a salary offer when they’re considering whether to accept a job: opportunities for continuing education. Whether you’re pursuing a higher degree or simply taking classes to enhance your skill set,…

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