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Hip Hop Artist & Professor Join Forces to Battle Difficult Job Market

Timid and Dr. ChiagourisNew York, NY-October 17, 2011 - Hip-hop artist Timid has created a unique and encouraging music video titled, I Want the Secret, in conjunction with the critically acclaimed book, The Secret To Getting A Job After College: Marketing Tactics to Turn Degrees into Dollars, from Pace University professor and branding expert Dr. Larry Chiagouris.

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Nine Reasons to Pursue a Federal Job

150 Best Federal JobsINDIANAPOLIS—Occupational expert and author Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., is widely known for pinpointing which occupations and industries are most likely to offer employment opportunities, job security and great rewards. In his newest book, 150 Best Federal Jobs, he demystifies the world of federal employment, explaining its advantages and identifying its most promising jobs.

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LinkedIn Study: Name Impacts Your Career [Video]

Choosing Your Next CEOWant to know why you’re not a CEO? Turns out, it could be because you have the wrong name! A new study by LinkedIn reveals the most popular CEO names for men and women. More importantly, your name may also impact your career choice. There’s even evidence people change their names (i.e. shorten their names or use nicknames), to better fit their careers.

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‘Wicked Smaht’ – Accent Hurting Your Professional Credibility?

Good Will HuntingI was talking to a fellow career journalist recently and the subject turned to accents. We were contemplating whether or not certain accents (i.e. Boston, Deep South) can hurt a person in a phone interview. After some reflection on our own experiences, we both agreed, yes, an accent can misrepresent you, and possibly even hurt your chances of getting hired.

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