Five Interview Tips For 2013 And Beyond

This is 2013. As you know, there are fewer new jobs being added to the economy and there are more people competing for these jobs. What worked three years ago may not work this year. So for that reason, we have compiled five tips that you can use to nail the job in your next…

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Finding a Job on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is one the world’s largest professional networking sites. There are thousands of companies and hundreds of thousands of professionals in every industry and at every level. Finding a job on LinkedIn requires some persistence and ingenuity, but it can be done. In fact, it’s done every day. This is a short guide to finding…

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How to Get the Most from an Employment Agency

Employment agencies can be a great way to find the right job. They are dedicated, hard-working people who are there to help you find a job. There are a few things that you can do to help your cause and make finding a job through an agency that much easier. Firstly, make sure that your…

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Starting A Career In Sales

Sales… it’s like a 5-letter dirty word. Everyone thinks that they hate sales. Which is kind of funny since everyone sells, all the time. Politicians sell themselves for votes. Teachers sell learning to reluctant children. Plumbers sell themselves for work. Children sell future good behavior for a night at Chuck-E-Cheese (“I will be good, I…

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Can’t Find Work? Try Freelancing

We know it can be hard to find work. Even though the economy is improving and things are looking better, lots of things have changed since the Great Recession and the collapse of Wall Street, again. Lots of the old type jobs are gone. Manufacturing is moving overseas. Technology is out-pacing most people’s ability to…

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Computer Science Degrees are Still Money

For ten years or more, we have heard about how computer science degrees are the future. This has a lot of people asking when that future is going to be. The short answer is: Not yet. The internet is growing exponential and the jobs just keep coming. One of the biggest questions that people have…

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Marketing Yourself: Your Future is Written in the Card(s)

Do you need business cards? Even if you are presently unemployed and not in any business? The short answer is yes. They are one of the fastest ways to give out your information. As you walk around all day, you need to be handing out your personal information. What should be on your card? 1)     …

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Tips to Survive Working for the Man (or Woman)

For some people, working every day for a company is akin to torture, a slow spiral downward to retirement. It might not all be sunshine and roses, but there is a way to survive it. Remember what going to work gets you – If you can pay the rent, put gas in the car and…

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Change Your Brain – The Pity Party is Over

The US economy is not perfect, but it’s time for all of us to stop playing the pity card about finding jobs. There have been some changes and certain things may never be the same, but understanding where the economy is at right now can make all the difference in your success. The News: The…

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From Barista to Corporate

What do you do if your skills seems so specialized that you aren’t sure how it applies to any other job? Think outside the box and try to find ways to redefine yourself. What if you have spent the last five years being the person at the espresso shop that hands the drink to the…

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