Learn How to Show Off Hard and Soft Skills in Your Job Search

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When searching for a new job, you typically hear the terms “hard skills” and “soft skills.” Knowing what you should highlight in your resume can be difficult. Here is the best way to showcase both hard and soft skills in your job search. What Are Hard Skills? Hard skills are specific industry skills you have… Read more »

When Updating Your Resume, How Far Back Should It Go?

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When you begin applying to new jobs, it is a good idea to update your resume. Be sure you are including your most recent skills and experience. You will also want to be sure you include your most relevant experience. However, you shouldn’t list your entire work history on a resume. Here is how to… Read more »

An Open Letter To Job Seekers…

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Contrary to popular opinion, recruiters sitting on the opposite side of the interview table from you absolutely remember what it is like to be a job seeker.  In most cases, we have experienced the same fear, angst, and frustration you are feeling today.  However, recruiting is a business and we have our own goals to… Read more »

What Employees Should Expect in 2021

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It’s no secret that the COVID-19 crisis has fundamentally transformed the world of business. Over the last several months, the pandemic has forced millions of employers to lock up the workplace and (if they’re lucky) set up shop via a completely remote workforce. This nationwide shift to the work-from-home model has had far-reaching economic and social consequences that… Read more »

Are You a Remote Worker Now? Learn How To Find Your Groove

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Over the past ten months, employers across the United States have been forced to adopt a distributed workforce model due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, millions of employees have suddenly found themselves working remotely. To be sure, the nationwide transition to remote work has not been only bad news. Many employees have found that… Read more »

Laid off? Now is the Time To Begin Working – Here’s Why

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Over the past nine months, the COVID-19 pandemic has sent a shockwave of unemployment throughout the United States. In late July, the New York Times reported that roughly thirty million workers – that’s about one in every five American professionals – had lost their jobs and were currently collecting unemployment benefits. One of the most… Read more »

What Is Going On???

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Generally, I try to avoid the emotional side of the employment situation. I know, and you know, that when you are unemployed or frustrated at work your stress levels rise. Your mind goes into overdrive as it works to determine what the right next step is for you and your career. So it pains me… Read more »

4 Important Tips For Staying Motivated During COVID-19

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Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, professionals working across industries are continuing to adapt to remote work in new and creative ways.  There are two major categories of challenges that remote employees have been forced to contend with over the past six months. On the one hand, there are the logistical and communications-related challenges of working… Read more »

Job Searching In 2021!

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For those of you who have hated 2020, and you can count me among them, I have already turned my attention to what we can do to help people in their job search for 2021! But before I get there, I do think it is important that I point out that the narrative right now… Read more »

Why You Should Have a Passion Outside of Work

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If you’re passionate about excelling to the top of your field, you probably spend a disproportionate amount of your time being more productive and skilled at your job. Of course, there’s nothing remotely wrong about that; we should all be doing everything we can to perform at our best. But when it comes to success, it turns… Read more »