Body Language for Networking

In the past, we’ve written about appropriate body language for job interviews. Now let’s talk a little about body language for networking. First a reminder: over half of what we communicate comes from our body language, so it pays to think about this. Some of these tips will be similar to what we suggested for interviews,…

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LandaJob News

The LandaJob team has been staying busy in the office and throughout the community. Kathryn has been tapped by KC IABC to join their board of directors in the role of student and education relations chair. She has been supporting KC IABC outreach activities to students on college campuses for several years as a volunteer,…

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The Growing Impact of Freelancers and Temp Workers

Decades ago, our workplace model looked like this: you went to college, accepted a job at a company, worked there for the next forty or fifty years, then retired. That has obviously changed. People are changing jobs more frequently; sometimes out of necessity, sometimes out of desire for variety, flexibility, or growth. And the role…

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Dear Landa

Another installment of advice to the joblorn, where questions are sometimes real, sometimes not – but try to imagine the ones we can’t print. Dear Landa, I recently witnessed a co-worker getting a really nice raise and a better title—all because she told the powers-that-be about a job offer she had from a competing firm…

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The Chicken or the Egg?

Can you hire a replacement for someone before you fire them? Or, should you fire them, then replace them? We’ve observed companies (our clients and others) thinking about this more carefully before deciding how to handle a replacement. We applaud this, because it considers the needs of the company, the team, and the current employee.…

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