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Is Keeping Your Resume 'Current' Hurting Your Career?

Brian de Haaff | Posted 12.20.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Is there a compulsive updater in your life? You know who I'm talking about -- the one who seems to be in a constant state of "reaching out" with a str...

Considering A Career in Marketing? Read This First

Ashley Stahl | Posted 12.20.2016 | Education
Ashley Stahl

We've all been there. Stuck in senior year of college, surrounded by swarms of our parents' friends at dinner parties, asking that dreaded question: ...

How To Job Hunt In Washington, D.C. (Hint: Is A Cyber Abyss)

Ashley Stahl | Posted 12.09.2016 | Education
Ashley Stahl

When I was 22, I joined the tidal wave of hope-and-changers descending on D.C. with their student loan debt and relentless optimism. My sunny outlook ...

5 Best Practices To Ace Your Job Hunt

Ashley Stahl | Posted 08.01.2016 | Business
Ashley Stahl

I can identify a job hunter from across a room. That might sound like hyperbole, but it's not - if I didn't have this magnetic attraction to job seekers, I'd probably still be doing national security work at the Pentagon. The fact that I kept finding myself being drawn into conversations with people who were looking to change their careers convinced me I needed to make my own career shift into coaching.

How To Keep A Successful Mindset On The Job Hunt

Ashley Stahl | Posted 02.19.2017 | Business
Ashley Stahl

Originally Published in Forbes "When you expect the best, you release a magnetic force in your mind which by a law of attraction tends to bring the b...

Should You Wear a Ring to an Interview?

Kate Van Dellen | Posted 08.27.2016 | Women
Kate Van Dellen

My wedding ring was the first ring that I've worn on that finger (no engagement ring). I was so proud of the man I married, yet still harbored something inside me that felt less valuable to this work team because I was a married woman.

5 Tips for Turning a Successful Internship into a Real Job

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
Sandy Malone

If you're a typical undergrad or new grad with a summer internship, you're almost to the finish line now.

7 Benefits of Using a Staffing Firm to Job Hunt in Hawaii

Brandon Suyeoka | Posted 05.18.2016 | Business
Brandon Suyeoka

A few posts ago I wrote about 5 things you can do when looking for a job in Hawaii. Out of those five, I've always been asked to expand more on how connecting with a local staffing firm can help in your job search.

What You Need To Know About The Job Hunt During College And After Graduation

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.14.2015 | College

Fear not, millennials and recent grads: Here's some sound advice to help you tackle your college years with a focus on the job market from the beginni...

5 Things That Will Make or Break Your Resume

Sandy Malone | Posted 03.24.2015 | Business
Sandy Malone

Based on Devon and Kayla's observations, and my own experience, I've created a list of five things that will make or break your resume:

Finishing an Internship Strong Opens Doors - Stay Focused for Success

Sandy Malone | Posted 02.15.2015 | Business
Sandy Malone

Every single day of a good internship makes a difference in your future. Your performance should improve as you learn the job and by the end, you should be a rock star if this is a job field you're meant to enter.

Party Your Way to a New Job During the Holidays

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 02.11.2015 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

One of the most enjoyable parts of the holidays are attending holiday parties, catching up with people you know and meeting new people. Conveniently, catching up with people you know and meeting new people is a wonderful opportunity to network.

Is it Better to Start at the Bottom or Hold Out for a More Rewarding Job?

Karen Frankola | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business
Karen Frankola

Emily, a bright English lit major who recently graduated from an Ivy League school, has her heart set on writing for a small online magazine where hipsters get their news.

What New Graduates NEED to Know About Applying for Jobs Internationally

Sandy Malone | Posted 08.31.2014 | Business
Sandy Malone

Before you start applying for jobs internationally, do the basic research on what kind of work visas or permits you'll need to have to accept the position.

10 Unconventional Career Tips from an Unlikely CEO

Fred Cook | Posted 06.21.2014 | Business
Fred Cook

The business world is full of rules. Some succeed by following them, others by breaking them. You have to find the right balance. If you break all the rules, you may frighten people. But if make your own rules, they may not even notice.

5 Ways Being Older Can Be A Boon To Finding A Job

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.26.2014 | Fifty

Age discrimination in the jobs market has been on the rise and many mid-lifers are struggling to gain traction in their search for work, often noting ...

You Next Job Can Find You: Draw Employers and Recruiters to You

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 05.05.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

These days, the most effective way to find a job may be to attract employers to you. How can you do that? By creating and maintaining public profiles ...

Seemingly Silly Scenarios That Might Cost You the Job

Maureen Anderson | Posted 04.24.2014 | Business
Maureen Anderson

How does a hiring manager choose one person over another, assuming they're both equally qualified to do the work? Sometimes he has to rely on hunches, on a vague sense of a person's character. Sometimes it isn't even that scientific.

I Just Got Laid Off -- Now What?

Literally, Darling | Posted 03.23.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

To say I was in a state of shock is an understatement. It took a case of hard cider, a Bridget Jones marathon and a good cry before I finally felt like I could face this new reality.

Are Your Job Goals Destined to Fail?

Amanda Augustine | Posted 10.15.2013 | College
Amanda Augustine

If you find yourself struggling to achieve your job goal, the goal may need to be reevaluated. Here are four types of goals the will work against your job search -- and what you can do to get back on track.

If You Wouldn't Eat Cereal With a Fork, Why Would You Use Social Media for a Job Search?

Steve Dalton | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business
Steve Dalton

Some social media tools simply do not apply to the job search. It's like using a fork to eat cereal -- theoretically it could be done, but neither effectively nor efficiently.

10 Ways The Job Search Has Changed

Posted 09.02.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Joshua Waldman If you haven't looked for work lately, be sure you know the new rules about resumés Job searchi...

Don't Start a Job Hunt Until You Read This

Gail McMeekin | Posted 07.15.2013 | Business
Gail McMeekin

I have been hearing unusual stories from clients who are job-hunting these days. So I decided to consult a few recruiters for a new perspective and their advice for gaining employment in today's world.

Tips for Women: Taxes and Job Hunting Expenses

Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti | Posted 06.14.2013 | Business
Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti

Tax day is here and many people are scrambling to make the final deadline. It is important to keep a record of job hunting expenses as they may qualify for a tax write off or credits.

Job Hunting: Separating Fact From Fiction

Deborah Stambler | Posted 06.12.2013 | Business
Deborah Stambler

After looking for months, I've got something of an anxious rhythm going. I'm ready for a new pattern to my days. I know this will all pay off, but I'm really eager to say thank you and unsubscribe from the job search sites.