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5 Questions to Ask Your Interviewer When Seeking a Job

One of the most frequent tips I have received in researching job-interviewing skills is that the job seeker should always ask a question of his or her interviewer after the interview itself has seemingly come to a close. Your interviewer is still assessing you and drawing conclusions about you based on the questions you ask—or […]

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Kansas Job Market Continues to Improve

The February 2012 Labor Report showed numbers in line with the January report, including continued increases in nonfarm jobs and a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate that remained constant –both January and February had a 6.1% rate. Seasonal changes are influenced by weather, holidays and the closing of schools and are consistently figured in year-to-year, so […]

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10 Insightful Books for Career Changers

As the economy continues to improve, many people are beginning to consider changing careers, or at least exploring that possibility. If you are thinking about testing the waters, or even starting your own business, here are 10 books that Entrepreneur magazine suggests to help make your decision. Some of the books offer practical step-by-step advice, […]

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Great By Choice by Jim Collins

Ten years after his groundbreaking bestseller Good to Great, Jim Collins returns with new focus and a new question to ask: “Why do some companies thrive in uncertainty – even chaos – and others do not?”  This time, with the help of his colleague Morten Hansen*, Collins enumerates the principles for building a truly great […]

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Kansas Job Market Continues to Improve

The January 2012 Labor Report was released yesterday (3/13/12), showing continued improvement in employment numbers across the state. According to January 2012 estimates, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 6.1 percent, down from 6.4 percent in December 2011. Kansas gained 12,200 nonfarm jobs over the year (a 0.9 percent increase) and 22,200 private sector jobs, […]

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Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries

We’re taught from an early age to use certain procedures and rules to analyze and solve problems to come up with the right answers. The emphasis is, of course, on minimizing errors. But what happens when we don’t even know what problems we’re trying to solve? It happens a lot. In his book, Little Bets, […]

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