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You Must Be Seen! Make Your Mark! Monroe College Talk.

I’ve said it many times, I don’t just attend events, I must be involved. Recently, I was invited to share a few words at an…

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Military Stories: 5 Must Know Tips Before Talking To A Military Recruiter

Joining the military has long been an option for young people. Some will join because they come from a line of military service, and it’s…

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Professionalism at the workplace

After 18 years in the cutthroat business that is corporate America, I have learned a few things: 1. Speak up diplomatically. 2. Speak up diplomatically….

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3 simple steps to not be a public relations jerk!

I often receive emails from public relations people. Usually they are promoting an event, an artist, a book, and so on. Generally, they are good…

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What Did You Want to Be When You Grew up?

From a young age, it’s been drilled into us that we should follow one career path. That, somehow, by the end of high school, we…

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Hire Locals: Research and Editing by Melinda Gonzalez.

NYCTalking is creating a new section called “Hire locals”.  Here we will highlight local businesses and service providers.  Normally if you need something like a…

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How did you get hired?

Someone asked me today “Angel, how did you get hired”. My reply was “I was brought on in 1997 because I graduated top of my class,…

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