How to Network Your Way to a Standout Resume

by Guest Author, Miles Oliver Your resume is one of the most important tools for advancing your career. When done well, it communicates your value efficiently to potential employers and collaborators. But there are also ways to utilize it beyond simply sending it with applications. Leveraging networking opportunities can boost your resume on multiple levels.…

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How to Make a Pivot in the Latter Half of Your Career

by Guest Author, Marlo Lyons Changing careers can be challenging, especially when you’ve worked in a single profession or industry. Doing so when you’re in the last decade or two of your career may be even harder because you need to maintain a certain compensation, level, or title and your competition is younger and “experienced…

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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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Use these 5 tips to make your CV stand out

by Guest Author, Xolile Mtembu You face fierce competition whenever you send in your job application. With dozens or even hundreds of CVs to look at, hiring managers may spend a little time scanning through your documents. According to job portal Indeed, on average, employers look at CVs for six to seven seconds. This means…

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Marketing Mavericks: Unlocking Skills to Supercharge Your Job Search

by Guest Author, Miles Oliver The marketing sector is a multi-billion dollar industry that’s only expected to keep growing. However, the level of growth that happens in this sector depends largely on the people who currently work in the field and the up-and-coming talent entering it. If you’re hoping to break into marketing, setting yourself…

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