Archive | January, 2013

It’s a matter of pride

The first day of a new job can be pretty nerve-wracking for anyone. You’re overwhelmed with all sorts of emotion: nervousness, anxiety, excitement. Well, that was me on my first day working for Publix. There I was, assigned to lane five, front and center of the store. I was nervous, but customers were kind and [...]

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Replacing Stress with Success: How To Relax Before a Job Interview

After applying for job after job and playing the waiting game, you finally get the call that you’ve been waiting for!  You’ve been invited to an in-person interview. You can barely contain your excitement!  You want to call and tell everyone you know the good news.  And BAM it hits you……the excitement starts to wear [...]

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Why we ask retail job seekers to apply in person

I don’t know what I would do without the Web, and I’m sure a lot of you feel the same way. When I need to buy a big-ticket item like a car or an appliance, I go to the Consumer Reports website for advice, and then immediately check out prices online from reliable vendors.  Projects [...]

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