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How to Get Through a Big Change Without Having a Cow

I haven’t blogged for quite a while. That’s not because I ran out of things to say (My husband will confirm that I never run out of things to say) or because I just got lazy and spent the last month eating chocolate and watching reruns of The Golden Girls. I haven’t blogged because our […]

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What Posh Spice Knows About Starting a New Gig

Before Tuesday night’s American Idol premiere, I knew precisely 3 things about Victoria Beckham (aka Posh Spice): 1) She used to be the in Spice Girls. 2) She’s married to David Beckham. 3) She’s a clueless and cold-hearted clothes hanger with no personality. I have no idea where I got that last one from because […]

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How to Resign With Class

If you’ve been following the entertainment news over the last few days, you’ll know that NBC plans to deal with the failure of Jay Leno’s new show by giving him his old time slot back and pushing Conan O’ Brien’s Tonight Show back to after midnight. Not surprisingly, Conan isn’t happy with this. He’s been […]

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Advice to a Friend on Starting Her Business

I was emailing back and forth with a friend the other night who is starting up a small business. She was struggling with writing copy for her website and wanted to know what I thought. Seeing her agonize over the process reminded me of something a very wise ex-colleague said to me when I was […]

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Want to Find a Job? Pull a Susan Boyle.

Earlier this year, Susan Boyle became famous for being able to sing well even though she was neither young nor pretty (apparently we find this surprising!). Simon Cowell rolled his eyes when she first walked on stage to sing on his TV talent show The X-Factor, although he soon warmed to her when she began […]

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Money Can’t Buy Happiness? Really?

‘Money can’t buy happiness.’ It’s an over-used cliche that came to mind this weekend while I was reading this article in the New York Times about the increase in use of food stamps. It’s a heartbreaking read about people who have worked hard and contributed their whole lives, but who now find themselves struggling due […]

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Why I’m Sharing

We’ve been working on a new site design for blueskyresumes.com for a while. We started by clarifying our brand, we then went on to site strategy – thinking through everything we want the site to do for us and for our visitors – and now we’re in the design phase, where that stuff is coming […]

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