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Employment Digest - How to Negotiate an Employment Contract

03/30/2007

By Bill

While working as a managing director in charge of IT infrastructure, Christopher Barron noticed some inadequacies in his company's effort to comply with federal regulations.
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BBJ - Headhunters Report Challenge in CEO Search

08/25/2006

By Jennifer LeClaire
Special to the Journal

Global CEO turnover reached record levels for the second year in a row and may be peaking, according to Booz Allen Hamilton’s fifth annual survey of CEO turnover at the world’s 2,500 largest public companies.
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The Wall Street Journal - Interview Etiquette Begins the Minute You Walk in the Door

08/01/2006

MANAGING YOUR CAREER
By Joann S. Lublin

One afternoon in February 2003, Gateway Chief Executive Ted Waitt was supposed to interview a promising candidate for the top human-resources spot at the struggling personal-computer maker. But an intense session with his senior lieutenants lasted 30 minutes longer than expected.
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The Wall Street Journal - To Snag a Job Offer, Learn What Damages You Do in Interviews

05/02/2006

MANAGING YOUR CAREER
By Joann S. Lublin

William Olson has switched employers seven times in 25 years, usually because a search firm persued him. His success stems in part from his refusal to cooperate unless the recruiter promises to give him frank feedback about his performance during interviews.
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BBJ - Wanted: Engineering execs to play key product role

Hire Boston
February 10-16, 2008

By Jennifer LeClaire
Special to the Journal

Most new products fail. While many of those failures could be blamed on poor marketing or just off-target ideas, even the greatest invention and most brilliant marketing won't save a poorly engineered product.
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CIO.com - Getting on Board

02/01/2006

Being a member of a board of directors isn't easy, but offers great rewards. Here are eight points to help improve your chances of being selected for a board.

By Dora Vell

While the country club days are long gone, board membership still delivers substantial-even unparalleled-dividends.
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CIO.com - Your Resume is Mission Critical

12/02/2005

A tight labor market means the right resume is essential to getting ahead.

By Dora Vell

With the current competitive job market conditions, constructing a great resume is mission critical. Essential to giving job candidates an all-important head start, the resume is more than just a mere calling card.
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American Venture Magazine.com - Negotiating Your Worth

10/06/2005

By Dora Vell

You get what you negotiate, not what you're worth. Here's how to do both.

You've probably been here: Something compels you to doubt your compensation package.
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CIO.com - Finding Hidden Gems on Your Career Path

10/07/2005

Great careers don't just happen. Here's how to mine the opportunities to maximize your potential.

By Dora Vell

Shining careers don't just happen; they're created by individuals wisely and strategically managing their professional lives.
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Mass High Tech - Career Road Hazards

08/08/2005

By Dora Vell

Underemployment and just plain unemployment has been a hard reality for many C-level executives during the past four years. An unscheduled career disruption for many top-tier players, it's a situation that leaves both potential employers and stalled executives wondering what caused the professional slowdown.
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