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How To Prepare For An Interview: The 20 Dos and Don’ts

“Besides getting several paper cuts in the same day or receiving the news that someone in your family has betrayed you to your enemies, one of the most unpleasant experiences in life is a job interview.” —Daniel Handler (a.k.a Lemony Snicket), The Carnivorous Carnival To say that job interviews are challenging is putting it mildly. Among many […]

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“I Hate My Job. Now What?” 3 Ways to Find a Position You’ll Love

More than 50 percent of Americans are unhappy at work, according to Forbes. Low pay, meaningless duties, and personality conflicts with superiors are just a few of the reasons that contribute to a vastly unsatisfied workforce. If you’re one of the millions who have said “I hate my job” and want to do something about it, read […]

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Doctor’s Orders: Top 8 Tips for Medical Resumes

“The medical field.” It’s only three words long, but the phrase encompasses hundreds of different occupations and a rapidly growing employment sector of the American economy. With such a vast array of specialized positions available in medicine, job seekers must ask and answer the following question: What should go on professional medical resumes? Start with this neatly bisected list […]

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Top 3 Blogs for Education Jobs

While the summer heat hasn’t quite let up as August is coming to a close, there is a sure sign of fall on the horizon: students heading back to school. Educational professions are a common vocational choice in my family. From college professors to elementary school teachers, I am surrounded by incredible passion for learning and […]

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Considering a Career Change? 3 Unexpected Industries for Baby Boomers

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. “ —Nelson Mandela “You can often change your circumstances by changing your attitude. ” —Eleanor Roosevelt “When people are ready to, they change. You can’t make them change if they don’t want to, just like when they do want to, you can’t […]

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What Is a Resume?

It’s happened to each of us. You’re at a party, networking, on a date, or even at an interview. You extend your hand to meet a contact, excited about the possibilities associated with this new person— —and get a weak, listless handshake. Even if only for a split second, your attention shifts to the handshake and not the person behind […]