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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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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if your co-worker took credit for the work you did...right in front of your colleagues AND boss!

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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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if witnessed a hiring manager at your organization making fun of a candidate who they had just interviewed who had autism.

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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Fortunately, some companies have generous paternity leave policies that give new dads the ability to take time off of work to stay home with their child.

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During our weekly live Office Hours on YouTube, two of our coaches, Ariella Coombs and J.T. O'Donnell, answer questions live from viewers related to their job search, career success, on the job situations and more.

We complied a simple list of what we find to be the most common questions our coaches get about resumes. We hope you find this helpful.

Let's start with the basics...

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Back in March, we made the hard decision to change our private Facebook group of over 37 THOUSAND members to a fee-based only platform.

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if a recruiter called you a day EARLY for your phone interview (and you were NOT PREPARED!)

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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