Time for a New Career?

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Tired of the job you have now? Not getting any satisfaction or fulfillment from your work ? Thinking about making a change? Some people see a career change as just the thing they need to get them engaged and excited about their work.  You hear stories about people who have made the transition from one… Read more »

Stress — It’s Not What You Think

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Stress is something we all have to deal with, whether looking for a job or at work. We have to deal with deadlines, workload, coworkers and bosses. But recent research has revealed something interesting about the nature of stress. It turns out that the impact of stress, whether bad or good, may depend to a… Read more »

Why Unemployment Is Still High

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While the economy appears to be recovering, and the stock market has hit new highs, there is still one area of the economy that has not improved much since the recession, and that is unemployment. The number of unemployed still remains stubbornly high. It is a marked difference from other recoveries, when economic recovery also… Read more »

Using a Video Resume

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The job recruiting process is changing rapidly, influenced by social media. And technology is having an impact in another area as well with video resumes.   Many employers seem to be receptive to the idea. Almost 90 percent of them said they would watch a video resume. They like the idea because it allows them… Read more »

Job Hunting After a Long Layoff

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If you have been out of work for a while, you are well aware of how difficult it is to find a job. And the longer you have been unemployed, the more difficult it is. Employers have embraced the attitude – however misguided it may be – that something must be wrong with a person… Read more »

Your Presence on Social Media

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 Whether you have a job and are looking to advance your career, or are currently looking for work, you are probably getting a lot of advice about social media. You need to be out there, selling your personal brand, goes the conventional wisdom. And, many will say, the more platforms you are on, the better…. Read more »