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June 27, 2011

5 networking tips for regular people

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We hear it all the time. Networking is crucial.  It’s a tough economy – you have to sell yourself. It’s not what you know, it’s who you know. Ugh, right? Sounds like you better write yourself a catchy elevator pitch and sign up for some professional associations. I’m definitely not a networker in the traditional […]

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June 20, 2011

Going back to school after a layoff

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In the past decade, millions of Americans have been laid off. Unemployment is at 9 percent (8.8 percent in Colorado), with the number of long-term unemployed people (jobless for more than 27 weeks) at a whopping 5.8 million. It’s discouraging and downright scary to lose your job, especially if you’ve been in the same industry […]

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June 15, 2011

Paying for college

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Here you are, getting your education—maybe based on a lifelong ambition to do so, or maybe because you know it’s the step that will make the pursuit of your career dreams possible. But college can be expensive. What are the different avenues to foot the bill? Here are a few ideas:   Apply for financial […]

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