Non-Mechanic Careers For Car Fanatics

Careers For Car Fanatics

by Guest Author, Lucy Wyndham According to the Center for Automotive Research, the automobile industry directly employs over 1.7 million people in the United States. If you are currently choosing a career or looking into a career change, this may be an industry to look into. But what if you love cars, but are not a mechanical…

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Critical Thinking Skills for a Resume

Critical Thinking Skills

Critical thinking skills are the ability to think clearly and rationally, understanding the logical connection between ideas. Critical thinking could be described as the ability to engage in reflective and independent thinking. It requires you to use your ability to reason. For example, you can research the pros and cons of running two miles a day. A…

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Get Promoted – 4 Ways that Work

Get Promoted

Are you hoping to get promoted soon? Have you been wondering how you can help with the process? Here are 4 ways that will help your boss recognize that you deserve it. Surprisingly, they all have to do with asking for help – not pretending you can do it all on your own. Are you…

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How to Know Whether You’re The Right Fit for a Company

Before You Accept a Job Offer

When it comes to getting a new job, skills and experience are key factors, naturally. But, 91% of senior managers claim that a candidate’s fit with the company culture is just as important. Moreover, 35% of candidates would turn down a “perfect” job if the company culture isn’t the right fit for them. If you…

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Make Your Next Career Count With These Professions

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Guest author: Julia Merrill, owner of Befriend Your Doc What will your next career be? If your work doesn’t feed your passion or fuel your soul, you’re in the wrong career. But you can make a change now that will have a profound impact on both your personal and professional lives. Here are a few new…

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Men: Is Nursing Your Next Career?

nursing. Picture of a male nurse with a face mask and hair net.

Guest author: Julia Merrill, owner of Befriend Your Doc If you were asked to picture a nurse, you’d probably imagine a woman. For the last several centuries, nursing has been a predominantly female field. However, this stereotype holds us all back. There is nothing that makes men any less capable of being an amazing nurse.…

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Have You Tried the LinkedIn Publishing Platform?

LinkedIn publishing starts with writing. Image shows a woman's hands starting to type on a laptop.

The LinkedIn publishing platform is an effective built-in function of LinkedIn that can increase your reach and engagement with prospective employers.  Relationships are the key to landing that perfect job, and taking the time to create some long-form content within your expertise area is a great way to let people get to know you.  Publishing…

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What’s Keeping You From Changing Careers?

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When you find yourself stuck in a job that isn’t fulfilling it can be challenging to take the leap into changing careers.  Here are some of the ways you might be holding yourself back. Internal Blocks to Changing Careers If you’ve ever thought, “It’s all in my head.” that may be true, but it doesn’t…

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Resume Targeting: An Executive Job Search Bullseye

Resume Targeting

Resume targeting has always been important and is even more crucial in today’s job market. Create a strategic resume for your executive job search. Recently we published and article on Executive Job Search Tips and Things to Avoid. The strategy for advancing your career changes the further you travel up the ladder to success. Things…

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