The Golden Age of Unretirement

by Guest Author, Kerry Hannon Football legend Tom Brady announced his retirement in February 2022, then announced his return to the sport in March. (Update: In January 2023, he announced that he is again retiring—for good.) Brady is far from the only retiree who returned to the workforce after retiring. As of early 2022, nearly one…

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Tips for Finding a Job on LinkedIn

by Guest Author, Brian Adam Searching for a new job opportunity or changing jobs are usually two of the most repeated purposes…and to achieve them there is a fundamental tool: the professional social network par excellence, LinkedIn, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2016. However, using LinkedIn properly is not easy, especially if you want…

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8 Ways to Find a Job Without the Internet

by Guest Author, Dori Zinn Believe it or not, there was a time when there was no Internet. Using the job-hunting techniques people used back then will still work today. The national unemployment rate is still north of 7.5 percent, meaning more than 12 million Americans are out of work. That’s a lot of people who could…

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9 Tips for Finding a Job After Age 50

by Guest Author, Kathleen Coxwell If you are older than 50 or already retired, these tips can help you find the perfect job to keep bringing in cash. Working as long as possible is a recommended retirement strategy for almost everyone. There are so many benefits to working as long as possible, and they are not…

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7 Tips To Find The Perfect Remote Job for You

by Guest Author, Anthony Cofrancesco Ever since the option became more prevalent during the worst of the pandemic, employees have been flocking to remote work. Per Forbes, interest in remote work rose by 556% last month (believed to be in part spurred by some harsh words from Elon Musk towards remote employees). But a remote job…

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How to answer, “Why do you want to leave your current job?”

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When you are interviewing, how do you answer those more difficult questions like, “Why do you want to leave your current job?” You can be strategic, thoughtful, and positive with these difficult questions. It is an opportunity to show your skills and ability to frame your experiences in a forward-moving manner. Why Do Employers Ask…

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How to Use Instagram in Your Job Search

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Have you added Instagram as a tool for your job search? Our online presence is important in a solid job-hunting plan. In-person networking can be difficult during the pandemic. This means that it’s vital to align all your social media profiles with your job search.  Companies are increasingly using Instagram to present their own brand,…

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5 Things That Will Slow Your Job Search

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Don’t slow your job search down by making these five common mistakes.  Any of these errors can hamstring your career strategy.  If you’re making more than one of these mistakes, watch out for slow traffic ahead. 1) Not Networking Enough You can’t get hired if you can’t get seen. It’s crucial to up your game…

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Summer Job Search: Now is a Great Time to Start a New Job

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Maybe your first thoughts about summer aren’t that it’s a great time to focus on your job search. Maybe you’re thinking of a trip to a secluded cabin, or some time at the beach.  Don’t forget your job search while you’re at it. Everyone else is going to be thinking those same thoughts. That means…

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