Leveraging Your Skills to Start a New Career

  Today’s job market doesn’t exactly lend itself to staying with the same company until retirement like people did some years ago. Volatility within the market, lack of employee benefits, and sometimes boredom can lead to a career change. Maybe you’ve been in the same career for a while, and you’re ready to move into …

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Generate a Successful Job Search Campaign by Employing an Executive Mindset

There is a lot of information available on the web and in other published materials about the skills and attributes needed to be a successful executive. This suggests that there is a mystic about being an executive that does not really apply to other people. It does not take a giant leap in logic to …

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Temp Work: Why and How to Use a Staffing Agency to Find Work

  Sometimes, the job search doesn’t always go as planned. It takes longer than expected to secure the perfect full-time position. The emergency fund starts to run low, and you’ve decided finding temporary work might be in your best interest while you continue to search for your dream, full-time position. Staffing agencies tend to have …

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The Best Job Search Campaign is a Long-term One

People change jobs and even careers in today’s job market like they do cars or laptops. This is an exaggeration, but it is stated to make a point. The idea that a worker finishes school and then secures a great job that has lifetime security and fulfillment is long gone. A society that is speeding …

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The In-Person Business Interview: Boost Confidence with These Simple Steps

Of all interview types, the in-person interview might be the most nerve-wracking. As a culture, so much of our correspondence is done through email, texting, and video, and face-to-face communication has become more difficult. Add the already stressful element of interviewing for a potential job, and one’s sense of confidence can hit a low point. …

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Three Ways to Overcome Age Bias in Hiring, Critical to Finding That Great Job

There has been a lot written in recent years about the challenges older workers face in finding gainful employment. In general, people over the age of 55 take longer than their younger job competitors to secure the work they desire with many choosing to leave the workforce out of frustration. The U.S. Census Bureau reported …

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Top Computer Skills and Digital Savvy Every Applicant Should Brush Up On

Technology is ever changing and ever important in today’s job market. Most positions require use of some kind of technology, from email to Microsoft programs and even social media. Applications generally include questions regarding an applicant’s proficiency in certain computer skills. Brushing up on certain computer skills could increase your chances of standing out to …

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