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How to Get a Job You Love in the New Year

January 12, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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(StatePoint) The New Year is the perfect time to evaluate your career and take control of your professional life. And doing so may be easier than you think in today’s economy, where one-third of the American workforce is now comprised of freelancers. Experts say self-employed, independent workers have gone mainstream and are here to stay. [...]

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Fayette Job Fair Sept. 20

September 18, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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  Hosted by New Hope Baptist Church In Partnership with the Newnan-Peachtree City Area Employer Committee and the Newnan Career Center Thursday, September 20th 4 pm to 7 pm New Hope Baptist Church 551 New Hope Road, Fayetteville, Georgia 30214 Contact: Lesley Deyton Email: connect@newhopebc.org Phone: 770-461-4337

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Building Best Practices for Your Small Business

September 5, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Best practices—big corporations have been using the concept to make money for years. But what does the term “best practices” mean for a small business? And how do you arrive at the ones that make sense for your small business? In a nutshell, any idea, policy or strategy – from how you build and maintain [...]

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Speaking “Skill Set” Translates to Better Careers

July 25, 2012 by Maggie Worth  
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Most of us have heard the term “translating a skill set,” but many aren’t quite sure what it means, how it works, or why it’s important. As the economy continues to struggle and the world changes, jobs can become insecure or obsolete. New job titles emerge and each available position attracts multiple candidates. The ability [...]

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Resume Workshop: “Objective Statement” versus “Summary”

July 19, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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by Linda Wells In resumes, Objective statements are generally very vague and worthless. Consider the following objectives I have seen on resumes: “Position with an honest company” (Does anyone really want to work for a dishonest company?); “To find a place where I can use my skills to improve the company’s bottom line” (What skills?); [...]

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18 Essential Job Skills

June 25, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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The slowly recovering economy has taken a toll on all Americans. But for many recent college graduates, it has made that first step into the “real” world a real doozy. In fact, the Associated Press’s analysis of recent government data shows that 53 percent of recent college grads (those under 25) are either jobless or [...]

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Resumes: Get a Second Opinion!

May 4, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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by Linda Wells   Most of us spend a lot of time drafting our resume; laboring over selecting just the right words to reflect our years of experience. Once finished, we look at it with a sense of pride and are sure that everyone who sees it will immediately see our value. We see a [...]

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Get More Done!

March 19, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Mission Complete! Five Ways to Know When You’re Done with What You’re Doing If you often feel like you’ve barely skimmed the surface of what you should have accomplished on a given work day, Jason Womack has a secret for you. He says that when you learn to “know when you’re done” with projects, tasks, [...]

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10 Tips for Successful Networking

February 24, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Make Your Connections Count: 10 Things You Need to Know (Now!) About Successful Networking Many people spend a lot of time and energy trying to make effective business connections, only to find that their networking is not working. Vickie Milazzo shares her insight on how to build meaningful relationships with the right people. In the [...]

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Preparing for a Successful Interview

January 23, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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I have met many people who strike out interview after interview and don’t know why. When I ask them what they did to prepare for the interviews, they seldom have a response. What follows is a brief summary of a three step process that successful job seekers use to land their dream job. Step I: [...]

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12 Tips to Land that New Job in 2012

January 16, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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If your New Year’s resolution is to find a job, and you want to be the candidate that stands out and gets the job offer, then here are 12 tips to follow. 1.   Become An Expert at Interviewing. Nobody gets a job without going through the interview process.   This takes a lot of preparation [...]

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15 Tips to Conquer Your To Do List (Part 3)

January 4, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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For too many of us, feeling anxious and overwhelmed has become the new normal. But 2012 can be the year you finally get a handle on your to-do list and start working—and living—at your best. Workplace performance expert Jason Womack explains how to get a handle on your to-do list and your email inbox—and maybe [...]

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