Archive | June, 2011

Update Your Resume

In this article for the Wall Street Journal, Elizabeth Garone explains, Updating a Resume for 2011. Read an excerpt from Garone’s article. Read Full Article Q: I am a senior executive and haven’t looked for a job in more than 10 years. How can I make my résumé more current by today’s standards? –Boston, Mass. A: […]

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College major analysis: Engineers get highest salaries

In her article for USA Today, Mary Beth Marklein reports College major analysis: Engineers get highest salaries. Read an excerpt from Marklein’s article. Read Full Article Just one word of advice for the nation’s 2011 high school graduates: petroleum. An analysis of the projected lifetime earnings of 171 college majors provides a clearer picture of […]

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Making LinkedIn Work for You

In her article for the Wall Street Journal, Sue Shellenbarger reports, Making LinkedIn Work for You. Read an excerpt from Shellenbarger’s article. Read Full Article Some Juggle commenters have asked for a post on the professional networking website LinkedIn. The site passed 100 million users in March and continues to grow by about one million members a week. Its […]

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Tips for Following Up on Your Job Application

In her article for U.S. News and World Report, Alison Green gives you Tips for Following Up on Your Job Application. Read a excerpt from Green’s article. Read Full Article Once you apply for a job, the next step isn’t just sitting back and waiting—there’s plenty you can do meanwhile to increase your chances of […]

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Why You Need an Elevator Pitch

In this article for the Wall Street Journal, Sarah E. Needleman explains, Why You Need an Elevator Pitch. Read an excerpt from Needleman’s article. Read Full Article A few weeks ago, I found myself in an elevator with a senior executive at my company. Since I work for a large organization, I didn’t expect such a […]

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Success Story: From Downsized to Self-Employed

In her article for ForbesWoman, Susannah Breslin shares her story, How I went from Downsized to Self-Employed in Four Months. See an excerpt from Breslin’s article. Read Full Article I was downsized in January. Four months later, I was self-employed and earning almost as much as I had at my full-time salary. Here’s how I did […]

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The Shift in Retirement Plans

In this Yahoo! Finance video, Farnoosh Torabi reports many baby boomers are planning a second career as they transition into retirement. Financially Fit: The Shift in Retirement Plans

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The Pressure of ‘Most Likely to Succeed’

Is there too much pressure to be named “most likely to succeed”? Sue Shellenbarger of the Wall Street Journal explores this topic in WSJ video, News Hub: The Pressure of ‘Most Likely to Succeed’

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