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Second Career and Job Search for People over 40

July 15, 2013

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Tweet It is never too late to make a career change – even if you are over 40. You may have to attack your career and job search a bit differently at this age as you have different issues to deal with at this stage in your career. Whatever your reason for wanting to change […]

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Protect Your Resume during Your Career and Job Search

June 18, 2013

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Tweet During your career and job search, your resume will be viewed by a large number of people that you don’t know. Is the information on your resume safe? There are some steps you can take to protect your personal information on your resume. Be Selective about Your Contact Information It is customary to have […]

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Career and Job Search Resume Tips for Veterans

May 29, 2013

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Tweet Once you leave the military, it may be challenging to enter the civilian workforce. Although many of the jobs that you worked on while on active duty translate to job positions outside of the military, civilian companies may not know this. Veterans may benefit from some resume advice to be successful in their career […]

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Need Help Finding a Job? The Fed Understands

December 24, 2012

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Tweet The Federal Reserve Board in mid-December took a step to help spur the economy and create more jobs: It agreed to keep a key short-term interest rate near zero until the country’s unemployment rate falls to 6.5 percent or lower. What does this mean for you if you need help finding a job? Plenty, […]

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Learn how to Job Search! We Need Confident Consumers

November 7, 2012

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Tweet It’s important to learn how to job search effectively in today’s hiring market. After all, even with the national unemployment rate down to 7.9 percent, there might still be hundreds of applicants trying to land those same jobs you find on even the best job search sites. But by knowing how to job search […]

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Knowing how to Job Search Politely can Make the Difference

July 5, 2012

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Tweet Your executive job search is going nowhere. You’ve networked. You’ve reworked your resume. You’ve even landed a few interviews. But you haven’t nabbed a single job offer. The problem might be that you don’t know how to job search politely. You might think that experience and skills are all that matters when you are […]

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Why “Help Me Find a Job” is the Wrong Approach to Landing a New Career

May 24, 2012

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Tweet “Help me find a job” is not the right approach in today’s competitive jobs market. The best way to complete a successful career and job search today is not to look for others for help; it’s to look at you. The best job applicants today are confident. That’s because they know they’ve taken all […]

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You know where to Search for Jobs, but do You know how to Search for Jobs?

May 9, 2012

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Tweet You know where to search for jobs. You’ve mastered the art of finding the best online job listings in your field. You’ve networked with your former bosses, co-workers and college professors. You regularly attend the luncheons thrown by your area’s chamber of commerce. You post about your efforts to find a job regularly at […]

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Where to Search for Jobs? Everywhere

February 2, 2012

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Tweet The nation’s unemployment rate has been dipping, but still remains higher than 8 percent. And much of the drop in the jobless rate is due to people dropping out of the career and job search game. If you’re still unemployed, then you’re still competing with many other qualified candidates every time you apply for […]

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