When You Should Turn Down a Job Offer

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Is this Job Offer the Right One? All the hard job searching and interviewing work paid off and you received  job offer. How do you know if it’s a good offer? Or even the one you have been waiting for? Trust Your Gut with any Job Offer If you aren’t jumping up and down and…

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What is an Offer Letter? Offer Letters Defined by Paul Gumbinner

What is an offer letter?  Should you leave (resign from) your current job once you get an offer letter? What promises are made? Check out this post by Paul Gumbinner: What Offer Letters Are and Are Not (he posted this on his own blog here). It’s exciting to get a job offer, however if you…

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2011 Career Predictions: What It Means For Us

I wrote about my career predictions yesterday… here’s what it means for us, individually: >> The economy is going to continue to be in the toilet, despite any reports otherwise.  There will be too many job seekers, too many laid off people, and way too much age discrimination. In 2010 we heard the ratio was…

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Where have all the secure jobs gone?

My dad was a career federal employee.  He had a good career and has a pension. I remember when I commuted to his office with him and his peers, sometimes they would talk about money.  They would say something like “you won’t get rich but as long as you manage your money well you’ll always…

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Advice for the job seeking college student

I just got an email from someone who is in an enviable (because they have so much to look forward to) and unenviable (the job market stinks right now) position… here’s what they ask: I am a second year MBA student getting ready to graduate and am looking for a job. Please let me know…

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