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‘Tis the Season: How To Maximize Your Job Search During the Holidays

“Jingle Bell Rock” is playing on every station. Your neighborhood is decorated with plastic snowmen and dazzling lights. And, talk of vacation, gift giving and celebration is everywhere you turn. “‘Tis the season to be jolly.” Perhaps. BUT, it might not feel so jolly if you are trying

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LBF Recruitment Strategies, LLC Certified By The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

LBF Recruitment Strategies, LLC, an independent executive recruiting and career coaching firm, is proud to announce national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) and a Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) by the Women’s Business Development Center, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

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Feeling Stuck? 5 Ways to Get Your Career Back on Track

Photo Credit: Natalia Maximova/iStockphoto “I was so excited about this job when I started it. I’ve had really valuable experiences here, but now I just feel like I’m ‘over it.’ I’m bored. I’m not as motivated to do my best work. I don’t look forward to coming

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What to Wear to Your Dream Job Interview–and Nail It!

It was so great to sit down with fashion guru and founder of Ready Pretty, Jeannine Benoit Adams, to talk about how to dress for your dream job interview! Check out our tips here, on The Everygirl!

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Getting Business Casual Right

  By: Jeannine Benoit Adams, Founder of Ready Pretty This week, we’re collaborating with Ready Pretty, the online personal styling and shopping destination for women. Founder Jeannine Benoit Adams is sharing some of her favorite tips with us on how to step up your workwear wardrobe and

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What Are Your 5 Greatest Accomplishments?

What are your five greatest accomplishments? Seems like a pretty easy question to answer, doesn’t it? So – go ahead – grab a sheet of paper and jot them down. What’s that? You’ve got two or three, but now you’re feeling stuck?  And, you thought this would

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Online Profiles: Are you Putting Your Professional Face Forward?

  Do you have an online professional profile? Did you spend hours crafting your bio, sharing exciting details of your job history, and highlighting all of your skills and accomplishments to showcase your unique and amazing career journey? Of course you did. Because you want to do

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Slacking Already? 5 Ways to Stick To Your New Career Resolutions

Just a few weeks ago, you took some quality quiet time for yourself to reflect – perhaps at your favorite coffee shop, or snuggled on the couch with your cat and some tea, or while laying out on the beach on your paradise vacation. As you thought

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Disengaged Employees: Is It THEM or Is It YOU?

“Employee Engagement” – the new buzz-term popping up in HR departments, business journals, and company meetings everywhere as companies are scrambling to retain their talent in this new candidate-driven market.  According to a recent study by Saba and, one-third of the US workforce will make a

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Vacation Time – Today’s Guilty Pleasure?

Post By Connor Hanrahan: Summer Intern, LBF Recruitment Strategies   The International Labour Organization (ILO) found, “Americans work 137 more hours per year than Japanese workers, 260 more hours per year than British workers, and 499 more hours per year than French workers.” “The average paid vacation time

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