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November 30, 2005

Numbers-- Applications for unemployment insurance jumped by a seasonally adjusted 30,000 to 335,000 for the week ending Nov. 19, the U.S. reported.

Tip of the Week - Implementing a career strategy

An effective career strategy is necessary for advancement.To implement such a strategy, I recommend the following: Begin by looking at past work experiences, education, training, and working relationships, and determine what you liked and disliked. Also, analyze strengths and improvement areas and think about where you are in your current role and where you want to be. Set short- and long-term goals - prioritize them and frequently monitor progress. Obtain support from leadership in your company and stay committed.

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