Category: Career Advice

Featured Image: Back to work after having a baby?

Back to work after having a baby?

August 8, 2016 | Career Advice

Along with Papua New Guinea and Oman, the US is one of only three countries left in the world that do not guarantee paid maternity leave. What we have here instead is the Family Medical Leave Act, which guarantees most new mothers with jobs 12 weeks of UNPAID leave. So things are already tough enough […]

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Career Transition: More Than Resume Writing

May 16, 2016 | Career Advice

Most people think of Career Transition services as a glorified resume-writing seminar slapped on at the end of a termination. If you have a great transition plan and team in place, it’s about much more than that! It’s true that reviewing and updating the resume is an important part of the Career Transition process, but […]

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Featured Image: You need a career management plan – for today, tomorrow, and the next twenty five years!

You need a career management plan – for today, tomorrow, and the next twenty five years!

May 2, 2016 | Career Advice

According to a 2014 Forbes article, “Most managers believe employees must take responsibility for their career development: 98% say workers should continually update and improve their skills, 85% say they should identify job opportunities and career paths, and 80% say they should be responsible for building their job-hunting and career-planning skills.” With long-lasting employment becoming […]

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Do you need an e-portfolio?

April 25, 2016 | Career Advice, Resume Tips

These days, pretty much every job requires the creation of documents, media in the form of documents, images, presentations, and online content. For this reason, portfolios aren’t just for designers and photographers any more! A good e-portfolio could help you stand out and give you an edge over competitors in the job market and will […]

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Finding Your Personal Work-Life Balance

June 26, 2015 | Career Advice

Work-life balance can seem like the ultimate oxymoron, as technology makes your office and colleagues accessible on a 24/7 basis. According to a recent Harvard Business School study, 94 percent of professionals reported working over 50 hours a week, and nearly half said they put in more than 65 hours. You can avoid burn out […]

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Five Embarrassing Workplace Moments

April 8, 2015 | Career Advice

We’ve all experienced awkward moments at work, along with that feeling of alarm you get the moment you realize you just said or did something you can’t take back and that you know will elicit a reaction from fellow workers. You swear you’ll never show your face around the office again. But time heals all […]

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Self-Marketing Advice

April 8, 2015 | Career Advice, Resume Tips

1. Solid Resume Resumes should be functional in content while being presented in a reverse chronological order. Take the extra time to verify all of the dates down to the correct months. 2. Be concise Clients will want to know what you did, where. Be sure to include specific projects, results, and any tangible financial savings. 3. If you did […]

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How to Communicate Your Value

December 19, 2014 | Career Advice

Every employee can’t contribute the same thing to an organization ─ and that’s okay. Each person has different strengths, skills and attributes to offer, which when combined together, keep the company running smoothly. When interviewing for a job, it’s important to determine what you have to offer the company prior to the meeting, so you […]

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Featured Image: Ready to ask for a Raise? Are you sure?

Ready to ask for a Raise? Are you sure?

September 5, 2013 | Career Advice

Nothing quite strikes fear in the heart of the diligent worker as asking for a raise. If you find yourself fearful at the thought of asking for a pay increase, you’re in good company. Most fear that this could lead to sending a mixed message to their boss/company or even worse lead to conflict.. Even […]

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Climbing the Corporate Ladder with Dignity

July 24, 2013 | Career Advice

Climbing the corporate ladder is risky business. Sometimes, when you take a look a little too high up the ladder, you can get a bit shaky. While it’s a good idea to look up to see just how high it goes, you really ought to look to simply the next step. As you work your […]

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