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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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soft skills you need to succeed

The Soft Skills You Need to Succeed in 2018

It’s natural to want to show off your impressive hard skills when you are looking for a new job. But to succeed in today’s job market, jobseekers have to include an equal balance of hard skills and soft skills on their resumes. New research suggests that even those jobseekers who are adding soft skills to […]

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making a career change - how to change careers

Tips for Making a Career Change – From a 3X Successful Career Changer

A 3X successful career changer, Drew Schuetz’s career path has included moves from San Francisco to Chicago to Wisconsin, and now back to California – with roles as a flight attendant, a telecom account executive, and a university tech services professional. Early in 2017, Drew leveraged his then newly-earned MBA and BBA – earned back-to-back […]

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the best ways to get promoted at your job

The 9 Best Ways to Get Promoted at Your Job

Somebody asked me this recently: “what are the best ways to get promoted in my job?” I’ve had a lot of experience helping people do this as a recruiter (and doing it myself) so I decided to put together a master-list of strategies that work! These are the most powerful/important things you can do to […]

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what every job seeker can learn from successful traders

What Every Job Seeker Can Learn From Successful Traders

Being risk takers, traders are rarely viewed as the most ideal inspirations though, especially when it comes to business and careers. However, successful traders do have some admirable traits that employers need from their staff and want from applicants, such as exhibiting confidence, being goal-oriented, and paying attention to details… These are traits that job […]

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body language tips

Body Language Tips: How to Impress Anyone Quickly and Easily

People judge you with their eyes before anything else when they meet you, so your body language is important in making a first impression and being remembered. Practicing strong, impressive body language can change your career whether you’re interviewing for jobs, networking, asking for a raise, or anything else. This article is going to quickly walk […]

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Should I Leave My Job? 5 Signs You Need To Get Out

Wondering if you need to leave your job?… keep reading and we’ll give you the answer you need. There are plenty of articles out there are on how to spot a toxic work environment, a horrible boss, or that you have outgrown your current job. But what are the personal signs that you need to be real […]

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women's labor laws

7 Important Women’s Labor Laws You Need To Know

While it’s true women have cracked the glass ceiling, don’t run over to dust up the shards just yet. Women have come far in the workplace, but there’s still a lot left to do. Part of doing this is being educated about current laws so you can use them to make sure you — and […]

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how to clean up your online reputation

How To Clean Up Your Online Reputation When Something Negative Shows Up

When you start building your online brand, your biggest goal is to increase your visibility. You want people to be able to easily find you online. You want Google searches that include your name to lead back to you. But what happens if something bad is showing up when people search for you? In this […]

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kdp kindle direct publishing experiences

What I Learned Self-Publishing an eBook on Amazon

I recently published a short book on Amazon using their Kindle Direct Publishing platform (KDP). Self publishing is becoming more and more popular so I wanted to write this post to talk about the pros and cons of self publishing. The pleasant surprises, the frustrations, the things I didn’t find out until it was too late, […]

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Why You Should Write Like a 5th Grader

Writing is important in any career. Or any business. Writing is how we communicate in business. It’s how we convince a customer to stay with our company. Or convince somebody to buy a product online. Later in this article I’ll show you exactly how to check what level you’re writing at. But you might want […]

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