Posts Categorized: Career Management

Balancing Life and Work as a Single Dad

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This past weekend we took a trip to the mountains that inspired me to write about the difficulty of balancing life and work as a single dad in today’s society. Single moms also fit into this topic, but since I’m a dad, I’m writing the article in retrospect of that fact to keep it simple. …

4 Unexpected Social Media Platforms That Can Help You Land a Job

Posted by Abby Perkins | | Category: Career Management, Social Networking | Comments: 0

Social networking can be a great tool when it comes to developing professional relationships and furthering your career. And everyone knows to use LinkedIn for business connections, resume updates and more. But did you know that other social media platforms can be equally beneficial when it comes to landing a job? While LinkedIn is the …

Best Ways to Deal with Horrible Bosses – And We Aren’t Talking About the Movie

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The movie, Horrible Bosses, has now come out with a sequel (Horrible Bosses 2) after the knock-down hilarious “original” that depicts the story of 3 guys who become so fed up with their bosses that they end up trying to kill them. While many people who have ever experienced a horrible boss might gain some …

5 Signs that it Might Be Time for a Career Change

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There are many signs to indicate that it might be time for you to make a quick career change. In 2008, the United States began to see massive layoffs which forced millions of Americans to face the challenge of looking for a new venture after many years, even decades, on the job. Since then, the job market …

Benefits of Hiring a Resume Expert

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Throughout the 10 years we have been in business helping job seekers improve their resumes, we have been asked many times what the main benefits are to hiring a resume expert. We like to look at it as hiring a personal advertising agency to effectively market yourself in a highly competitive industry. There is an …

What Mentally Strong Job Seekers Shouldn’t Do

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There are many things that a mentally strong job seeker shouldn’t do during a career change and signs to indicate that it might be time for you to make a quick adjustment in how you handle certain things. In 2008, the United States began to see massive layoffs which forced millions of Americans to face …

Best 2014 Job Searching Strategies

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2014 is finally upon us and it’s time to dust off that old resume that’s been collecting computer-cobwebs and get busy hunting for that new job you’ve been thinking about all year. With over 10 million people unemployed, it’s imperative that you create an effective job search plan if you want to stay ahead of …

How Your Attitude Affects Your Career

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It’s easy for us to lose control of ourselves during a stressful transition into a new career or while working in a high-pressure environment dealing with difficult situations for a living. Maintaining a positive attitude can seem hard or impossible at times, but it is extremely important to the longevity of our successes that we …

The Case Against Deceptive Career Coaches

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As job seekers continue to struggle in a downed economy, it seems more and more of them are hiring career coaches as a last resort. They feel they are qualified for the jobs, but something is missing and that is why they aren’t getting noticed or hired. “Maybe it’s my interviewing skills or maybe my …

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