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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These Women Over 50 Shared How They Landed New Jobs, But Ageism Is Alive And Well In The U.S.A.

by Guest Author, Perry Carpenter The older we get, the scarier career change becomes. But if you’re unhappy with your current job, waiting out retirement could be even more frightening. Luckily, plenty of women have lived through a midlife job change and lived to tell the tale. The Reddit group AskWomenOver50 featured a thread about finding employment…

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How to Deal with Layoff Anxiety

by Guest Author, Melody Wilding The Great Resignation has given way to The Great Apprehension, as more than half of U.S. companies actively reduce headcount or plan to in the coming months. As a result, layoff anxiety is palpable among workers. More than 39,000 workers have been let go in the U.S. tech sector alone as of August, including…

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5 Efficiency Tips for Online Job Hunting

by Guest Author, Miles Oliver Finding a job online makes the process easy. You can specify what you’re looking for, read descriptions quickly, and apply within minutes. However, the convenience of online job hunting is often what makes it overwhelming, too. With so many job postings online, don’t allow yourself to fall into the tedious…

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How To Optimize Your Digital Portfolio

by Guest Author, Miles Oliver Having a digital portfolio is essential if you’re seeking a job in creative fields or if you’re trying to demonstrate your skills and success as a freelancer or remote worker. Nowadays, since so much hiring is done online (especially in the gig economy), it’s even more important to have a…

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How to Leverage Transferable Skills In Your Job Search

by Guest Author,  Frankie Wallace Are you considering a career change or embarking on a job search to find your first “real” job? Highlighting your transferable skills in your resume, cover letter, and interview is essential if you want the best chance at landing your next role. But what exactly are transferable skills? Definition of…

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Recommended Reading for Job Seekers

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These may actually be REQUIRED reading for all job seekers Attention all JOB SEEKERS! How’s your job search going? If you’ve done any research at all into how to conduct a job search, than you’ve already received a FREE critique of your resume, right? Now what? A quick Google search will provide you with hundreds…

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Free Ebook: What I Wish I Had Known

Check out this page where you can download a free ebook titled What I Wish I Had Known. From the website, this book is… “…filled with inspiration, words of wisdom and leadership from more than 60 individuals excelling in business, philanthropy and the arts.” I love these types of books, and I think it will make…

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