14 Myths that Can Derail a Millennial’s Job Search

As they say, “It’s a jungle out there.” A job search, particularly for the very first job after graduating college, is a tough adventure. If you are in search of your first “real” job and have said or thought any of these common excuses, listen up and learn. If you’re the frustrated parent or mentor of a new job seeker, pay attention, too. Get ready to debunk the obstacles to finding a meaningful first employment opportunity.

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Timeless Tips for the Newly Hired

Experience teaches many things including how to make the most of a first “real” job. As parents, relatives, and mentors, we want to impart wisdom — without sounding like Methuselah — and help our millennials succeed.  

Here are a few tips to help get the conversations started. Use the list creatively. You may want to text one tip a day to your millennial, create a laminated card-size version of the first words of each tip, or post the entire list somewhere visible.

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Welcome Home To Cleveland and Northeast Ohio! A Roundup Of Business Friends

It’s no secret. We love Northeast Ohio. The North Coast is a great place to live and work. This is a real story, and we asked some of our friends to help tell it. We asked them:

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“A” Managers Hire “A” Players; But It’s OK If You’re Not Perfect

You’ve probably heard that saying: “A players hire A players, and B players hire C players”.

But does this mean you can’t hire someone who has ever made a mistake? Absolutely not. Or that you have to have a perfect hiring record or else you are a failure? Emphatically not.

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How To Leverage Your Network To Get Back To Work

Learn how to polish your networking skills and land a new position — even in a down market

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 70 percent of all jobs are found through networking.

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How To Tell Your Story And Achieve The Success You Seek

Having a well-defined corporate culture, i.e., having a good story to tell, is by far the best way to help  you recruit and retain the people who can help your company achieve the success you are seeking.

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What do you value most?

How you answer this question can make or break your organization’s ability to adapt to change in these very difficult times.

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Showing How You Can Benefit Others Is Still The Best Way To Find A Job

Finding your perfect job is not easy—even in the best of times.

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Project CFO: How to cope with the pressures caused by the downturn

If you are in Finance or Accounting, or you’re an Executive charged with managing the P&L of an organization, you are probably undergoing a rather large increase in stress as you come to terms with financial conditions you may not have experienced before. 

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What Are You Doing To Turn The Crisis Into An Opportunity?

The bad news just keeps coming.

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