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Playing it Safe is Risky

In my continuing conversations with new graduates, I’ve encountered a lot of anxiety this graduation season, not only about getting a job in this recession-battered economy, but getting “the right job.”  While it is important to build a good career foundation, several new MBA graduates that I’ve encountered seem to think that “the right job” […]

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Ditch the Resume

With graduation season upon us, I’ve been trying to provide advice to a newly-minted MBA on preparing her resume in order to find a position in the natural products industry.  Then, while reading Seth Godin’s new book “Linchpin,” I realized that I had it all wrong.   In one of his many thought-provoking points, Godin says: […]

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