How Good Deeds Help Your Cause, Boost Your Skills and Add a
Spark to Your LinkedIn Profile
Volunteer work often involves skills
and responsibilities that translate nicely to the workplace, but people tend to
neglect those activities and say “it wasn’t a real job.”
Volunteering as a Big Brother ...
to do before accepting the job
You’ve run the
gauntlet of the job search and come out in one piece. In fact, everything has
gone so well that an offer is on the way. All that’s needed is the quick
finalization of a few details, and you ...
Not every interview in your job search is a
job interview. Consider the informational interview.
An informational interview is a chance to
meet briefly with someone in your field and talk about that person’s company,
her career, and the industry as a whole. It’s as simple as that ...
Guest post by Ashley Lipman Good news: the healthcare industry is expected to grow almost 20% by 2024. That makes health care one of the fastest growing industries in the country, and it’s a great way to make a living while helping others. As the population continues to age ...
There must be some people who enjoy the job search. After
all, there are people who wait with gleeful anticipation for the chance to dive
into their income taxes every year.
In the end, though, you don’t have
to love the search. You do, however, have to ...
part of the job search and interview process is selecting professional job
references. A study by the Society for Human Resource Management found that
references are one of the top three hiring techniques used by employers.
employers request job references either with a job application or during ...
The Best Job Search
Tool Isn’t an App or Spreadsheet.Are you tired of reading countless
self-help blogs in the quest for landing a job? Are you crumbling under the
weight of unemployment?
For millions, the waking nightmare
of unemployment, and even underemployment, feels like a never-ending cycle of ...
What’s in a Resume to Combat Age Discrimination?Once upon a
time, in a place not far from here, workers who wished to stay with the same
company for their whole working lives could have that wish granted. Yes, there
were disadvantages, but promotions were predictable, companies rewarded
How to Make the Leap Today, the average American worker will change careers three
times. Career longevity is no longer the norm. Meanwhile, the notion that a change in career is perfectly
acceptable, even admirable, is supported by the publicity afforded a long list
of well-known career-changers. Arnold Schwarzenegger goes ...
Thinking Big Begins with Big,
Important Baby Steps
For many people, the mental picture
of changing careers is a picture of abrupt change. It’s dramatic. One day
you’re a mortgage banker working the commercial loan desk. The next day, you’re
chatting with customers at your newly opened ...