How to Use LinkedIn’s Interview Prep to Land Your Dream Job

by Guest Author, Electra Nanou Preparing for job interviews? Here’s how LinkedIn’s Interview prep feature can give you the edge to ace your next interview and land your dream job. It’s normal to get nervous about interviews. You have complete strangers asking you professional and sometimes personal questions in order to assess your suitability for…

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Should You Use A.I. to Apply for Jobs?

by Guest Author, Nick Kolakowski What if you could apply for thousands of jobs with a single mouse-click? That dream is driving a new generation of A.I.-powered startups that allow job candidates to apply for jobs with a minimum of time and effort. A recent article in Wired breaks down how these companies will use their trained bots…

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15 Sneaky Signs of Ageism in the Workplace (And What To Do About It)

by Guest Author: Heather Bien From assumptions about technical ability to missed happy hour invites, employees discriminate against older workers in subtle and obvious ways. These offenses aren’t always intentional, but they hurt older employees in their ability to get ahead financially. Companies also miss out on the experience and perspective these workers bring to the table.…

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What You Should Do When an Employer Ghosts You

by Guest Author, Jeff Somers It’s not your imagination: Finding a job is harder than ever. Not necessarily because of a lack of jobs, but because the interview process has become what scientists call awful. It begins with the requirement that you upload your résumé and then replicate all that information in a wonky online form; and leads…

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6 Resume Red Flags to Avoid

by Guest Author, Beatrice Manuel Are there any resume red flags that could cost you your dream job? Here are some things you should watch out for. Finding a job is never simple, but having a resume full of issues makes it more difficult. Your resume is your first impression of a recruiter, and even…

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How To Combat Ageism During A Job Search

by Guest Author, Caroline Castrillon As of 2020, workers 50 and older made up over 30% of the U.S. workforce. While experienced employees make up a substantial portion of the labor market, they also face significant challenges during a job search, including ageism. For example, in a survey by WerkLabs, 60% of respondents indicate that they have…

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The Best and Worst Ways to Explain a Career Break

by Guest Author, Brianne Hogan Finding a job is tough these days, especially given the circumstances surrounding the pandemic and recession, and, you know, life. A survey published earlier this year revealed that 68% of workers have experienced a gap in their employment, with 39% citing family responsibilities as the most common reason. Among the workers surveyed,…

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