Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Top 4 job hunting trends of 2014

“Employment situations can change quickly, and you may have to be job hunting even if you had no intention of doing so. When you know what the market looks like and what kinds of skills are required, you’re able to adjust easily and get back into the hunt seamlessly.” Continue reading

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Top Work-related Resolutions for 2014: Get money, get a new job

In this environment, the only sure way to get a raise is to change jobs, which is what I did as 2013 ended (changed jobs for a higher salary, oh yeah, more reason to read my book so you can do the same). Continue reading

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Career specialist or generalist, how do you decide?

The important point, I think, is you have to market yourself to fit whatever peg a recruiter or hiring manager is trying to fill. Continue reading

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Resume Delivery Gimmicks Don’t Work, Mostly

“Companies received an average of 383 applications for every opening they advertised in 2013, according to CEB, formerly known as the Corporate Executive Board, and many are funneled through automated tracking systems.” Continue reading

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Working from Home: Seven Companies to Consider

“With an economy based on knowledge workers, estimates suggest that a full 50% of professionals in the United States have jobs that can be performed from home.” Continue reading

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