Monthly Archives: September 2014

Darcy Lear LLC Has a New Home

darcylear.com has been growing and formalizing–this summer it became an LLC and is now an officially registered business in the state of Illinois. An official business needs official space–the photo here is the view from darcylear.com’s office at 25 E. Washington, … Continue reading

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The Job Search: How Low Is the Bar?

We all know that is a lot harder to secure employment now than it was ten years ago.  You have to sell yourself as the best possible candidate for a position when you’re up against a lot of other job … Continue reading

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Why This Form Letter Is a Bad Letter of Recommendation and Why You Should Consider Using It

I have pasted here a letter of recommendation that is both good and bad–depending on whether you are an overwhelmed writer of letters of recommendation who needs an efficient solution or the subject of the recommendation:            … Continue reading

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