Career Advice from 10 Years Ago – Does It Still Apply?

In 2008, the “great recession” was in full swing. Today, the economy is considered to be in great shape. Does job advice offered in harder economic times still apply? At that time, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated that 14 million Americans were unemployed and actively looking for work. Let’s take a look at a few

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Best jobs for 2018

New year. New start. New job. Sound about right? If so, read on. Whether it’s a career change or a move up in your current field, we have identified some of the best jobs for 2018. Occupational Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant The number of positions available in healthcare careers is growing, no doubt about it—it’s a field that will continue to

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Part Three of Returning to Work After Raising Kids

A New You The world around us is constantly moving forward. Just look at the products in your home, “new and improved”. Vehicles are safer and more comfortable, and they get better all the time. They become more efficient too. People are always changing – our style, our interests, our friendships and our attitudes are never

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Part Two of Returning to Work After Raising Kids

This is the second instalment of a three part series on returning to work after raising kids. Find the first part here. In the first instalment of this series, we covered tips on how to get some initial meetings that will help you get back into the workforce after time out raising kids. In this

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3 Part Series: Returning to Work After Raising Kids – Part One

Looking for work can be a challenge for anyone, but it’s especially daunting if you haven’t worked outside the home in several years. If you or someone you love is returning to the workforce, you may be concerned a lack of up to date skills, competing against other candidates with current relevant experience, and re-learning

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Simple Job Search Tips

Some things are so simple that we overlook them. But we know that sometimes the simplest things are the most effective. That’s the case with the following job search tips. With all the job search advice out there, it’s easy to overlook what truly works for finding a new job. Instead of getting complicated with

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Using Your Hobbies to Help You Get a Job

You likely have a hobbies and interests section on your resume. Having this section is important ONLY if you can show how your leisure pursuits are relevant to your professional life. Consider the following points and then evaluate if you are using your interests effectively in your search for employment. Pick the Right Interests to

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Top 10 Dead End Jobs

And some hints on how to avoid them. While employment indicators may be stable or even optimistic, there are areas of the economy that are shrinking. In those areas, there are jobs, and whole career fields, that are becoming obsolete. Worse than being in one of these dead end jobs today, would be finding yourself

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How to Resign Like a Boss

The best way to resign from any job Though you may have the urge to march into your boss’ office, letter in hand and smug look on your face, DON’T! Instead, take a moment to read through a few strategies to help you smoothly and effectively quit your job without burning any bridges. The Letter

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