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I lucked into a job so close to home, only to be unhappy and soon 20 miles away.
you are the advice columnist
I have to be paid enough to keep us above the poverty level and keep me from losing my mind.
you are the advice columnist
Any tips for what I can do in the meantime so I don't feel like I"m staring down the deep dark hole of depression every workday?
you are the advice columnist
grown up jobs
Interviews are a two-way street, and paying attention as you go through the process can show you a lot about what working there might really be like.
career advice
Should I stress that I know the job inside and out and could easily take the place of my former supervisor, or do I approach this like job interview 101?
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And please, please do tell if you have to wear a suit. I want to hear all about it.
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Oct 14, 2013 at 12:30pm | 255 comments

learnvest
Every career has “aha” moments. Though my discovery about blonds vs. brunettes probably won’t do you any good, here are few more of mine—decade by decade—that might be worthwhile for you in your own career.
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Oct 4, 2013 at 2:30pm | 22 comments

job interviews
Please, learn from me -- then make me feel better by telling me your best interview blunders.
learnvest
The core virtue of career coaching is to help people assess their professional situations with a greater degree of honesty, curiosity, empathy and compassion.