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DENVER CITY HALL
Adjacent to the State Capitol building,
Denver's City & County Building was completed in 1932.

Sell-Me-This-Pen

Interviewer: “Sell me this Pen”

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I personally never thought anyone would actually say, “sell me this pen” in a sales interview. I was wrong. It will happen to you too. And to avoid panic, you should know exactly what to say back. I am going to give you the right sales framework to respond perfectly

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Stuck Career

Restarting Your Career?

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So, you’ve been on a career break. How long has it been… three years, five years, more? Whether you took time off to care for your children or to travel the world, relaunching your career is a major undertaking, especially these days. Just sending out a bunch of resumes won’t

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Colorado employment oulook

Colorado Employment 2016 Outlook:

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All sectors of employment up – but one – Colorado’s oil and natural gas industry is expected to keep shedding jobs in 2016, perhaps between 1,000 and 2,000. But even with such losses, the state’s overall unemployment has gotten so low that in-migration of new residents will be critical to

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Relaxed office conversation

Great Manager’s Top Qualities

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Owners of successful business enterprises will be the first one to tell you that you need to invest in your people. When you are running a business, you need to rely on the efficiency of each person involved in the organization, whether that person is a front liner or is

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A Great Resume

Successful Job Interviews – 3 Common Symptoms

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Ok, let me be the first to admit it.  Though ‘common symptoms’ may shout out ‘common sense’ or ‘review material’ for readers – I am confident that these symptoms of success are far from commonly known – continue reading, and more will be revealed. Watch: 2 Steps To Being More

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Attend A Networking Event – Successfully!

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You’ve just attended a great networking event… You met a ton of great contacts. Now what? Many people attend networking events and then don’t act on the great contacts they met. By following these easy steps, you’ll be a networking genius in no time. 1. Don’t Let Those Business Cards

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best for STEM Jobs

Boulder 3rd best U.S. city for STEM jobs

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Boulder is the third-best city for graduates with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) degrees, according to a new study. That’s good, because according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average salary in 2014 STEM occupations was about $81,000, compared with the $47,000 average salary for all occupations. According to

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Low Colorado Unemployment

Colorado among top 5 for startups

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Bright future for startups in Colorado Innovation and willingness to take risks have a bright future in Colorado, and that future is getting brighter — at least if the latest Kauffman Index report on startup activity is any indication. Colorado is ranked as the No. 4 state with the most

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CareerTransition

LinkedIn Profiles to Power Career Transition

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Are you raring to change careers? Break into a whole new line of work that makes you leap out of bed, happy to go to work every day? Parlay personal passions into professional endeavors? Or focus on a different clientele, type of product, or service? We all know the power

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Progress - Perfection

Still Looking For The Perfect Career?

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Some careers seem to maintain a powerful allure Many people fantasizing about leaving their jobs for careers that seem to offer deep meaning, like teaching or non-profit work, or apparent autonomy, like entrepreneurship. Others are attracted by high-status, high-pay occupations such as law and consulting. Still others want to work

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Career Risk

Riskiest Career Move? – Not Taking a Risk

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Mark was a survivor. Until he was fired in 2012, six months shy of his 50th birthday, he’d done everything right — rising through the ranks of the book publishing industry, from editorial assistant to associate editor to senior editor, then into management as an editor-in-chief. But as e-books and

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Stuck Career

Midway in a Career and Feeling Stuck ?

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If you’re midway through your career and feeling stuck, you are not alone. Maybe work doesn’t feel meaningful anymore, or your industry has drastically evolved, or your values and interests have changed. No matter what, your 40-something self is a very different person from the 20-something you were when you started out. The fact

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Why no call back for the interview?

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It’s natural to wonder the reasons you didn’t get an interview – or perhaps make it to the second round – for a job you thought was a perfect fit. Related: 5 Tips To Ace The In-Person Interview While I always feel it’s best to ask the hiring manager what went

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Job-or-Career

On a Job Search… or a Career Search?

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A person holds several jobs over the course of their career. Changing jobs within the same field of work is easier to do than switching careers. When you switch careers the person may have to begin at the bottom of the ladder and progress like any new entrant to that

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SuperBrand

Personal Brand – words not to use.

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Picture this. You meet someone new. “What do you do?” she asks. “I’m an architect,” you say. “Oh, really?” she answers. “Have you designed any buildings I’ve seen?” “Possibly,” you reply. “We did the new student center at the university…” “Oh wow,” she says. “That’s a beautiful building…” Without trying

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