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Career Challenges: Veterans Looking for a Job

Posted on August 5, 2015

There are many challenges that veterans face today when trying to find a civilian job. It is not just about translating military experience to civilian work, there are other challenges that sometimes make it difficult to find employment. However, there a lot of employers who would love to hire veterans. Unfortunately, most of people don’t...

A Resume and LinkedIn Profile: Should There Be Any Difference?

Posted on July 23, 2015

We all know by now that sending out your resume and cover letter to multiple job openings isn’t enough to get the job. It might be enough for some job seekers but for the most part it is one of many job search steps. Social networks have already become a popular method for job seekers...

Saying ‘No’ at Work

Posted on July 13, 2015

There are people who feel reluctant to say ‘no’ to people. Even if they don’t really want to do something because they are asked by someone they know they (family member, friend, relative) they can’t reject. This later can become a problem when one is distracted by too many requests… It is a little bit...

Leaving a Job

Posted on July 6, 2015

Today people don’t stay at one work for too long as they seek new opportunities for growth and development. If a company doesn’t provide any growth opportunities for its employees it is likely they will seek it in a different company. There are other situations when people tend to leave – when they are unhappy...

How to Customize Your Job Application?

Posted on June 26, 2015

We all know that it is much more effective to tailor your job applications to each and every job opening. It makes sense because generic applications assume that people didn’t care enough to spend some time on the application package. Judge for yourself, whenever you receive a generic marketing letter with some kind of goods...

Thank You Letter Writing

Posted on June 25, 2015

We used to talk a lot about resume writing and maybe cover letter writing in regards to job search and interviews. However, there is one more document that could help you win the favor of hiring authorities – a thank you letter. Many people underestimate the importance of additional job search tools, including a thank...

Messed Up At Work? Learn What You Should Do…

Posted on June 24, 2015

There are no perfect people. We all make mistakes no matter how good we might think we are or no matter how our colleagues perceive us. If you have been employed for a while then you know what it feels like to go through the failures when you messed up with something important at work....

Career Challenges: Age Discrimination

Posted on June 22, 2015

Age discrimanation is something we either face today or will face in sometime soon. If you don’t know what it is like to be rejected just because of your age today you will likely experience that a little bit later. Obviously, employers won’t ever tell you that directly, they will come up with all sorts...

What To Do If Denied a Promotion?

Posted on June 19, 2015

What do we do when we don’t get something we really wanted? Or what do we feel when we don’t get something we think we deserved? Obviously, those are not the best situations in life but sooner or later we have to face them. And depending how we react to those kind of things we...

Taking a Summer Job Seriously

Posted on June 16, 2015

Summer is a time when lots of students take their chance to get some professional experience by becoming an intern or seasonal worker. This time of the year usually offers lots of opportunities for everybody who is interested in gaining valuable experience and earning extra money. However, despite the fact that many are happy to...

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