Gift Ideas for the Emotional Job Seeker

Job seekers will experience a variety of different emotions throughout the job search. They can become stressed and anxious as they wade through a sea of lengthy job applications, tricky interviews, and potentially awkward networking events, but there are high points, too—like when they’ve finally perfected their resume, secured a networking contact, or landed an [...]

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Six Dream Jobs for Creative Folks

About the Author: Tara Jackson is an education and career prep enthusiast. When she’s not writing about or researching colleges and careers for EduTrek, she enjoys reading classic literature, hiking in the mountains, and traveling. Connect with Tara on Twitter at @tjatedutrek
It can be an elusive endeavor for many people—to merge your vocation and avocation, achieving a career that [...]

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5 Things You Need to Know About Hiring Gen Y

Gen Y (or Generation C, as Nielson coined the group) is changing HR and recruiting as we know it. Although many proactive employers have already increased their usage of technology, assessment centers, and competency-based hiring, there are other aspects of the hiring and recruiting process to consider revamping if you want to attract Millennials to [...]

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3 Tips for Finding the Right Career for You

About the Author: Liz Becker is a blogger, freelance writer and recent college graduate. She currently performs market research for an online marketing firm when she is not contributing her own thoughts and observations to the online community.
Whether you are thinking about being a medical assistant, lawyer or journalist, finding the right career does not have [...]

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Career Crossroads: 5 Practical Hints for Beginners

About the Author:  Jack Milgram’s has been interested in writing since he made his first acquaintance of pen and paper. While in college he studied psychology and education, and began freelance writing while still a student. He currently works for Custom-Writing.org. Follow some of Jack’s posts on Twitter.
Just as a beginning driver feels stressed when s/he approaches a [...]

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Fantasy Football Skills Will Help Land You a Job

About the Author: Adam Blacker is a recent URI graduate attempting to break into PR or marketing. He enjoys animals, business, green tech, sustainability, sports & other outdoor activities. While on the Internet super-highway, stop by his LinkedIn & Twitter.
Can you feel it? It’s the beginning of something new, some call it a new season, others just a fresh start. Preparing for [...]

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3 Little Known Reasons Employers Ask for a Background Check

About the Author: Jane Smith regularly writes about personal information screenings and online background checks, in her blogs. Feel free to send her comments at janesmith161@gmail.com.
Screening the backgrounds of potential employees is becoming more and more common among small and large businesses, alike. Even though it can be a hassle, possibly feel like an invasion of privacy, and even be [...]

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Resume Writing: How to Sell Your Talents to Employers

About the Author:  Jack Milgram’s has been interested in writing since he made his first acquaintance of pen and paper. While in college he studied psychology and education, and began freelance writing while still a student. He currently works for Custom-Writing.org. Follow some of Jack’s posts on Twitter.
In today’s overcrowded labor market, applying for a job is like [...]

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How to Learn from Not Getting the Job

About the Author: Ali Turner is a recent liberal arts graduate, professional writer and career blogger. She’s also an managing editor of CampusestoCareers.info, an online publication that helps young people make informed decisions about their career and education path. Topics Ali has covered include is a liberal arts degree useless and how to make money while [...]

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Beware: Fake Jobs!

About the Author:  Anna Beyder is a young professional with almost two years of real world experience under her belt. After a year of working at a medical billing job that she detested, she ditched her cubicle and began writing a blog about her search for the perfect career. Like most women dream of finding a perfect [...]

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