Job Seeker

People Who Make Decisions Based on Fear, Never Make Great Decisions

When is the right time to think about your future? A critical look back at yesterday? Today?  What about tomorrow?  The answer is to develop a daily practice of resiliency.  When a life event comes knocking on the door, people find themselves at a place in time when they have to make a hasty decision.

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The Multiple Phases of Negotiating a Job Offer

You may believe that the negotiation of a job offer begins after that offer has been extended.  A careful review followed by the decision of which components you wish to negotiate followed by your counter-offer.  Basically, getting an offer (in writing) and then turning it into more!  And you would be absolutely correct in doing

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When Networking Gets Social

Not your parents’ Thursday at the Square anymore, Queen City Social has taken the weekly Thursday night happy hour and given it the Buffalo renaissance make-over.  New restaurants, local sponsors, and local bands will be showcasing Fountain Square, Buffalo’s professionals now have another reason to enjoy downtown every Thursday from June 30th-August 4th. With over 85% of

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#CPIBNgoesto Candidate B, Week Three

The CPIBN staff works to make the office environment as comfortable as possible for each and every candidate.  The first step of that process is assuring that the staff members are perceived as approachable and trustworthy.  There is always someone to greet people walking through the front door, which works to help ease the first

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#CPIBNgoesto Candidate B, Week Two

Every CPIBN candidate finishes the boot camp modules with the idea that they are employed; for themselves as job seekers.  Repeatedly stressing the importance of treating the job search as a full time job makes the advice feel cliche, but it serves a purpose.  Embracing the mantra creates an understanding of the process and a

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