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 May 2012    


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8 Sure-fire Ways to Screw up Your Job Search
by Matt LeBlanc

Is your job search not going the way you want it to? Without even knowing it, you could be making one of these eight critical job search mistakes. Take an honest assessment of your job search today. If you have made any of these mistakes, you can easily take the steps needed to get back on track!

  Job Search Budgeting
by Peter Weddle
Maximize your job search efforts by budgeting how you are spending your time. It's so easy to lose sight of the big picture and spend your time unnecessarily. Check out the areas Weddle thinks are easy to lose your focus on, and learn how to correct this behavior by setting up a job search budget.  


5 Don'ts of Salary Negotiation
by Cheryl Palmer

With every bit of your energy poured into exceeding the countless expectations of today's hiring managers, you may be forgetting to prepare for negotiating your future salary. Check out the five most common mistakes to ensure you take the right steps when it's time to negotiate.   

Looking for something a little different? Check out NCMA's Career Library, which contains articles from previous CareersConnects, our monthly career articles, and other articles job seekers will find valuable. Don't see what you're looking for? Contact me and let me know; maybe I'll write an article on the subject for the next CareersConnect newsletter.

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April Silverthorn
Senior Marketing Specialist
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