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By J.T. O'Donnell Here is an AMAZING chance to have top stylists give you a new look...for FREE! As the famous Doris Day once said, "People HEAR what they SEE." This is your opportunity to get expert advice on how to get employers to notice YOU! Good Housekeeping TV is looking for women between the ages of 25 and 45 who are currently searching for work, whether due to layoffs or other changes in circumstances (finished grad school, career change, etc). Our makeover "dream team" including a top NYC hair stylist and colorist, pro makeup artist, and expert fashion stylist will give you a new, updated look in time for your next big interview. NOTE: Candidates need to live in the New York City area or be willing to travel here at their own expense. The makeovers will take place in late January and be featured in a spring TV special for 2010. If you're interested in this makeover opportunity, please send an e-mail to mschaberg@hearst.com ASAP with the following:
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Don't pass this chance up. You can't win if you don't submit. You've got nothing to lose, and a whole new professional look to gain!

When most people think of Nike, they think of shoes, retail stores, and, of course, athletes. That's all true, but there's more. Behind Nike's walls, you'll find the doers and thinkers who design, create, and innovate every day. There are also data scientists who discover and leverage athlete insights to create the future of sport.

You might be surprised to learn about the impact you can have in Data & Analytics at Nike versus at a major tech giant. Nike employees get to work on a wide array of challenges, so if you're obsessed with math, science, computers, and/or data, and you love sport, these stories may inspire you to work at Nike.

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if you worked for an owner who micro-manages you my watching you work on camera and reading through your company emails.

We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

Think you know? Vote below, and stay tuned for later this week when we announce the right answer (and why the other ones are wrong).

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