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In the driver's seat

...manufacturer or factory training. "Manufacturer-sponsored training, where students get factor credits for training at colleges, usually can advance a career more quickly," he says. "Daimler-Chrysler has five levels of training." - Rob Kallick
Deception, Inc.

...Carbone. "I thought all the legwork was already done and I would go in and help bring our services to the companies. I had no idea I'd be in sales." Carbone called his old boss in Cincinnati and was able to get his old job back. - Rob Kallick
Heard, not seen

...that you should be sure to tell them you are looking forward to meeting them. "They are trying to screen you out so don't give them a reason to put you in the 'no' pile," she says. "Stay upbeat, positive and attentive." - Rob Kallick
Accountants seize new opportunities as companies clamp down on finances

...while similar growth goals are expected for the graduating class of 2006. "We have also added more than 750 hires from the experienced ranks, and expect a similar level of hiring needs for this upcoming year," says Bansemer. - Rob Kallick
Home-field advantage?

...up hours of operation and post your business hours on your Web site," says Barrett. "Let friends and family know you are running a business and ask them to respect it by not interrupting you unless it's absolutely necessary." - Rob Kallick
Crossing enemy lines

...have passion for the current company, and now you go in there with them," she says. "It can send a mixed signal to a former client. So unless I'm approached, I go out and find new business because it's always dangerous." - Rob Kallick
Center stage

...candidate who obviously has studied the company. "You should come in loaded with information and ready to get down to business," he says. "If you're not well-prepared, you won't get the job, no matter how charming you are." - Rob Kallick
Goal tending

...things you feel you must do," says Shapiro. "Could-do lists contain those things that you want to do that inspire you. They keep possibility in front of you. Keep the list of could-do items large and to-do items small." - Rob Kallick
The interview 10

...out where you stand within the overall hiring process by the employer. Ask them, 'when are you looking to bring someone in for this position?' You'll know if the employer intends to make phone calls and when." - Lisa Radke and Rob Kallick
Kind, cautious approach can help co-workers deal with grief for a week or so. While helping out in these ways will almost always be appreciated, there may be times where it's best for you not to offer assistance, but rather to help your co-worker find the right person to help them. - Rob Kallick


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