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Posts about Job Search

Guy Kawasaki on Getting a Job

Thursday, August 17th, 2006

Yesterday I added a comment to my lengthy posting about looking for a job online linking to an interview Guy Kawasaki conducted with Libby Sartain a senior HR person at Yahoo! Today Guy shows how he would apply to an actual position at Yahoo! in the form of a cover letter and two sample resumes…

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Staying in China Longer

Friday, January 13th, 2006

I’ve finally moved into Tsinghua foreign student dormitories after being in China five months and completing my MBA degree…

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The Power of 关系

Tuesday, December 27th, 2005

So I just got off the phone with the TA from my Theory of Investment class. I still don’t know my grade but it is conceivable that it will be my worst one, ie less than 84%. In fact if I was a gambling man I’d take that bet. One of the Chinese people I went out of my way to help was her husband. He had a really important interview with the British Embassy concerning a job and a scholarship to study abroad in England. The final interview was in English and I conducted some mock interviews and gave him some other tips…

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Editing Resumes

Wednesday, November 30th, 2005

I’ve noted before how I have some modest ability at writing resumes and cover letters, which I credit to my days as a UVIC CSC co-op student. I may have also mentioned how I’ve volunteered to help fellow Sauder MBA classmates with their job search and job application process. This was always appreciated with one inexplicable but none-the-less extremely notable exception…

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Networking Online with LinkedIn

Saturday, November 26th, 2005

This morning I helped the husband of the TA for my Theory of Investment class prepare for his upcoming job interview with the British Embassy. When I was back at Sauder I went to a number of PDP events and was pleased to learn that I knew what was what when it comes to resumes, cover letters, and interviews. I credit the co-op program of the Computer Science Department at UVIC for that. Of course I tried to help fellow MBA classmates as much as I could…

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