Time management...it seems like it should be simple, but for so many it is one of the greatest challenges. It's every job hunter's hidden secret. While you might claim you're spending every minute reading job postings and tweaking your resume, it's not actually true. Don't worry -- even the most hard-pressed job seekers can't physically
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People change jobs often throughout life. The average person born in the latter years of the baby boom (1957-1964) held 11.7 jobs from age 18 to age 48, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. While there are different methods used when attempting to find a job, gaining new employment when you are already employed may
It’s been said the most stressful endeavors in life are getting a divorce, buying a house, and having a baby. Anyone currently in the job market would add “looking for a job” to that list, and would probably put it at the top. The job search requires you to get confident and put yourself out
Running a long distance job search can be challenging indeed. We have compiled a list of 7 considerations to help you get your search right the first time.
#HashTags? Seriously? Why should I care? I hear the objections starting to run through your head already. They ran through mine too. In fact, the truth is that despite the fact that I run an online business, until recently I had only the most rudimentary knowledge of what a hashtag was. In the expectation that
50 is now the new 30. Do you agree? While that statement may be true in most circumstances, job searching when over 50 can be quite challenging. These tips will help you conquer that barrier. You’ll make sure that potential employers see you in the most positive light and recognize how your experience will benefit
It's no secret that most people view looking for work as one of life's necessary evils. Can you relate? Most of us have had to do it at some point, but few of us have ever enjoyed the process. Finding a job is often a job in itself. It is time consuming, frustrating at times,
Looking for a job is hard work. Conducting a productive job search takes time. Effective networking often requires many hours of sitting through lengthy presentations while feasting on mediocre fare and feigning interest in small talk in the hope of collecting business cards. Researching potential employers requires patient diligence. And the application process for most jobs
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Are you currently engaged in a job search? Although it can be fun, it probably isn't because, quite frankly, it's work, work that's often stressful to boot! And usually a lot of work. Which, if you're working while looking for other work, is almost unworkable. Obviously, the goal is to get hired and get hired
Okay, so it's job search time. It's possible that you're between jobs. You might be looking to change employers. Maybe you're even contemplating switching careers. Perhaps you're excited for the challenge. Or not. Regardless, you know that any serious job search requires planning, time, and work. And a list, of course. In fact, you can't
"50 is the new 30". "Old guys rule". "Age is only a number." "Yeah, I got that scrape skateboarding with my grandson". These are just some of the comments that reflect a shift in perception about aging in our society, in part because life-expectancy keeps increasing, as do the expectations those in middle age (and