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The New York Times – Employers Wait for Perfection

In this article from The New York Times, Catherine Rampell writes, With Positions to Fill, Employers Wait for Perfection. Read an excerpt of Rampell’s article below. Read Full Article American employers have a variety of job vacancies, piles of cash and countless well-qualified candidates. But despite a slowly improving economy, many companies remain reluctant to actually hire, stringing […]

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LiveCareer: How to Evaluate Career Advice

In this article from LiveCareer, find out How to Evaluate Good and Bad Career Advice Read an excerpt from this article below. We’ve discussed before how using your dating skills can help you find a job. But career advice is like romantic advice in some other ways as well. We often need it, sometimes we ask for […]

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LiveCareer: How to Ask for a Raise

In this article from LiveCareer, learn How to Ask for a Raise. Tips from this article include: Do your research Time your message appropriately Have a plan in the event of a no answer  Read full article 

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WSJ: Where the jobs are for older workers

In this article for The Wall Street Journal’s, Financing Your Future, Andrea Coombes  reports Where the Jobs Are for Older Workers. Read an excerpt from Coombes’ article below. Read Full Article Growing numbers of older adults are finding a nice surprise in the workplace: a “Welcome” sign. The number of workers age 55 and up grew […]

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Simply Blog: The 5 Worst Career Change Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

In this article for Simply Hired’s, Simply Blog, Annie Favreau  lists, The 5 Worst Career Change Mistakes and How to Avoid Them. Read an excerpt from Favreau’s article below. Read Full Article Are you ready to take your career in a new direction? Maybe you’re unsatisfied in your current role. Maybe you’ve been off of the job […]

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Lifehacker: Should You Accept the Job Offer of Walk Away?

In this article for LifeHacker, Amy Gallo explains, Should You Accept the Job Offer or Walk Away? Read an excerpt from Gallo’s article below. Read Full Article The hiring manager calls with great news: the job is yours. Phew, the hard part is over, right? Maybe not. Determining whether to take a job offer can—and should—be a […]

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New Grads: How Career Exploration Helps Your Job Hunt

New Grads: How Career Exploration Helps Your Job Hunt By: Annie Favreau, Inside Jobs College graduation season is in full swing. All over the country, droves of 20-somethings are starting their very first job hunt. For many career newbies, this can be an overwhelming process. With thousands of career choices and plenty of stiff competition, knowing where to […]

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Employment News – Machinists Wanted

In this article for CNN Money, Parija Kavilanz reports employers are Desperately Seeking Americans for Factory Jobs. Read an excerpt of Kavilanz’s article below. Read Full Article U.S. factories are creating many new jobs. But owners are hard pressed to find skilled American workers to fill them. There is a “critical shortage of machinists,” a common […]

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Seeking Information, Not Employment

WSJ article Seeking Information, Not Employment, Elizabeth Garone answer’s a readers question about how to set up an informational interview. Below is an excerpt of Garone’s article. Read Full Article Q: I’m thinking about a career change and would love to go on a few informational interviews to learn more about the fields I am considering. […]

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The Best Way to Take Control of Your Job Hunt

In this article for U.S. News and World Report, Miriam Salpeter explains The Best Way to Take Control of Your Job Hunt. Below is an excerpt of Salpeter article. Read Full Article Wouldn’t it be nice to have a little more control over your job search? It’s frustrating applying over and over again for jobs and […]

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