How To Master Fear When Making A Career Change

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By Caroline Castrillon – Forbes Did you know that research on stressful life events shows that changing to a different line of work ranks just below the death of a close friend? Yes, it’s that nerve-wracking. Yet career change has become the new normal. According to a 2019 Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) survey of baby boomers, the average… read more

What to ask HR if you’ve been laid off

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By Bianca Sanchez-MSN.com Layoffs are life-altering, and they are happening at a staggering rate across America during the coronavirus pandemic. To make sure you have everything in order before beginning the search for new employment, be sure to ask human resources these five key questions. ‘Is there a severance package?’ First, ask about severance pay…. read more

This one résumé tip will serve you through good and bad hiring times

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By Andrew Fennell-Fast Company If you’re currently on the hunt for a new role, you’ve probably read the same old résumé tips over and over again. “Focus on a clear structure.” “Keep it short and snappy.” “Focus on results, not responsibilities.” But I’ve worked in recruitment for years. Often, candidates follow all of the advice… read more

5 Tips for Answering “Tell Me About Yourself” in an Interview

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Originally posted on: Resumeway.com Interview questions like “tell me about yourself” help determine whether you are the right fit for the position. Interviewers are looking to establish if you are qualified for the job and if you will fit in with the company culture. By answering this question right, you can persuade the interviewer that… read more

Job Searching During A Crisis? Here Are 7 Things You Need To Know

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By Heidi Lynne Kurter – Forbes In the past four weeks, more than 22 million Americans filed for unemployment. People across all industries have been impacted in some way either through losing their job or having their hours reduced. As unemployment surges, gig workers and the self-employed are also struggling to keep their businesses afloat…. read more

6 Ways to Identify Your Key Achievements on an Executive Resume

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– Contributed by Daniela McVicker Daniela McVicker is a career coach and a contributor to Essayguard. She’s also a business communication coach, helping future job applicants to write business emails to help them achieve success on their career paths.   6 Best Ways to Identify Your Key Achievements on an Executive Resume Applying for any… read more