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how to find a remote job

How to Find a Remote Job – 17 Tips

If you’re looking for how to find a remote job, you’ve come to the right place. After working as a recruiter for 5+ years, I’m going to share how you can find full time remote jobs so you can work from home and ditch that painful commute! We’ll start with how to find remote opportunities […]

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age discrimination job searching

How to Beat Age Discrimination in Your Job Search

Dealing with age discrimination when job searching isn’t easy – it can be frustrating and mentally draining, and you might even feel like giving up. Don’t call it quits yet, though! In this article, I’m going to share my best advice for how to overcome age discrimination in a job search so you can get […]

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finding job after long term unemployment

Finding a Job After Long-Term Unemployment

Finding a job after long-term unemployment isn’t easy. Whether you took time off to raise a child, continue your education, or anything else, there are some employers who are going to have some questions about this. So I’m going to share some tips that will help you get a job after long-term unemployment, even if […]

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How to Get the Job While Being Overqualified

How to Get a Job While Being Overqualified

One of the toughest obstacles to getting hired: Being overqualified, or being told you’re overqualified by employers. You might hear it in rejection emails after applying for a job, in an interview question, or when you get feedback after your interview. No matter what, it’s frustrating, demoralizing and difficult to overcome! Don’t worry though, in […]

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starting work after unemployment

6 Tips for Getting Back in the Game After Long-Term Unemployment

With the unemployment rate at a super low 4 percent, many people who haven’t been able to find jobs are going back to work. If you’ve been unemployed for a long stretch of time, you too may be headed back into the workforce. And, if you’ve been out of work for a significant amount of […]

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Finding a Job After Self Employment

Finding a Job After Self Employment – Tips for Resumes, Interviews and More

When running your own business or launching a startup doesn’t pan out, many people choose to return to a corporate job for more stability and a steady paycheck. But making the transition and finding a job after self employment isn’t always easy… In this article, I’m going to share some of the best strategies for […]

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how to find a job after being laid off - things to do

What to Do After Being Laid Off – 7 Steps for 7 Days

Whether you see it coming from a mile away, or it comes as a complete shock, losing your job in a layoff can rock your world. To help you find a job after being laid off, we created a step-by-step list of 7 things to do the first week after being laid off. Follow the […]

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How to Write a Letter of Resignation

How to Write a Letter of Resignation

One of the fundamentals of actor training is scene entrances and exits. Good actors know their entrances and exits are what will be remembered, and that holds true in your career as well. So in this article, we’ll look at how to write a great letter of resignation (and how to hand it in to your […]

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what you need to know about job hopping

What You Need to Know About Job Hopping in 2018

A new study that delves into retention and job-hopping behaviors was recently released, and the findings provide some interesting insights for jobseekers. The 2018 Job-Hopping Report, commissioned by LiveCareer, explores whether observations about rampant job-hopping are accurate; the report also delves into worker engagement in the workplace. Employers fear that business will suffer as a […]

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giving up job search

Thinking of Giving Up Your Job Search? Try These 5 Things First

If you’re thinking of giving up your job search or frustrated by lack of results, this article is for you. I’m going to give you a few simple, practical things you should try before calling it quits. My goal in this article is to (hopefully) convince you NOT to give up, and to provide you […]

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finding a job after 50

Best Ways to Find a Job After 50

Trying to find a new job after age 50? You have come to the right place. I’m going to walk you through the steps and  tips I recommend following to give yourself the best chance at finding a job after 50 years old. Find a New Job After Age 50 – Best Tips and Strategies […]

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best time of year for job hunting

3 Reasons Winter is THE BEST TIME to Job Hunt

Recruiters agree, according to this Monster.com article, that recruiting cycles occur in waves. Although personally not a fan of winter and the cold weather that comes with it, I’ll acknowledge the one upside: January and February are hands down the BEST time to job hunt. Here’s why: #1 Companies Have Their Foot Back on the […]

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