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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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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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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How to Get a Job After Being Fired

by Guest Author, Biron Clark If you’re trying to get a new job after being fired, this article will help you immediately. As a former recruiter, I’m going to show you how to get hired after being fired, including: How to write your resume to get more interviews Pros and cons of lying about being…

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