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BOB LANKARD

Bob Lankard, a retired employment specialist at the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry's Indiana Job Center, is a job-search columnist for the Indiana Gazette. Read his columns on Sundays.

Articles by BOB LANKARD

BOB LANKARD: Serious medical issues BOB LANKARD: Serious medical issues
43 weeks ago - - BOB LANKARD
An under-40 job seeker received a cancer diagnosis. He is not alone as others in the workforce must deal with serious issues. [Read More]
BOB LANKARD: Evaluate your interview BOB LANKARD: Evaluate your interview
45 weeks ago - - BOB LANKARD
What do you do after a job interview? Some head to the nearest bar. Others daydream about getting the job. Others crash. [Read More]
BOB LANKARD: Looking for team players BOB LANKARD: Looking for team players
47 weeks ago - - BOB LANKARD
Many job listings specify that the job applicant be a team player because the team approach gets more done than the same number working as individuals. [Read More]
BOB LANKARD: Job hunting, on the job BOB LANKARD: Job hunting, on the job
49 weeks ago - - BOB LANKARD
Do you fit in any of these categories? [Read More]
BOB LANKARD: Avoid networking turnoffs
51 weeks ago - - BOB LANKARD
Networking is one of the best ways to find a job, but it can be tricky. [Read More]
BOB LANKARD: Going the extra mile
53 weeks ago - - BOB LANKARD
“He does everything I tell him, but nothing more,” an employer once told me. [Read More]
BOB LANKARD: Making your first impression BOB LANKARD: Making your first impression
55 weeks ago - - BOB LANKARD
“You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression,” they say. [Read More]
BOB LANKARD: Paying your dues
57 weeks ago - - BOB LANKARD
Financial columnist Bruce Williams called a radio station several times a day about a job — he thinks he made 3,000 phone calls. [Read More]
BOB LANKARD: Referrals are more effective
59 weeks ago - - BOB LANKARD
The Internet has certainly made finding job openings much easier. There are myriad job search engines where the job seeker need only click “apply” and your resume is on its way. [Read More]
BOB LANKARD: First find new job, then quit
67 weeks ago - - BOB LANKARD
A recent headline told of two assistant college football coaches who resigned to “pursue other interests.” During my 37 years as an employment counselor many workers came to me describing their work circumstances and asking, “Don’t you think I should just quit?” [Read More]
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