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Why You Should Not Treat 'Looking for a Job' as a Full-Time Job

Priscilla Christopher | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Priscilla Christopher

While this sounds like solid advice for someone in need of a job, it isn't. Why? Because it affects your overall well-being. It also affects your effectiveness. Looking for a job shouldn't be a full-time job for those going through unemployment.

What A Job Interviewer Says vs. What They Actually Mean

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.06.2016 | Comedy

Interviews: It's like your best friend throwing their kid a first birthday party. You pretty much have to go, but everyone in the room knows that it's...

What We'll Encounter on the Path to the Jobless Future

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 09.22.2016 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

Thanks to highly disruptive advanced technologies, jobs -- even industries -- will soon vanish, becoming remnants of a distantly remembered past. Other positions will be more efficiently done by machines, eliminating the need for human employees. This has happened before -- indeed, since the dawn of the Industrial Age -- but never in history at the same speed and scale.

7 Career Lessons Learned The Hard Way

Debra Walton | Posted 03.10.2015 | Business
Debra Walton

A successful career is a difficult and time-consuming journey. My hope is that these principles will help you avoid a few bumps along the way.

9 Ways Job Seekers Can Avoid Disaster on Social Media

John Egan | Posted 09.21.2014 | Business
John Egan

No, we're not talking about a spiritual journey here. We're talking about visiting Google and typing in your own name.

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 ...

5 Labor Day Resolutions To Help Jump-Start Your Job Search

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.03.2013 | Fifty

So it's Labor Day and you aren't celebrating because you are among the millions of midlifers still out of work. Being told you aren't alone doesn't he...

10 Things To Do When You Get Dumped -- By Your Job

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 10.02.2013 | Women
Joanne Tombrakos

Like every other scary thing you might be faced with in life, once you've experienced it and made it safely to the other side it's not as terrifying as when it's a big unknown. So what do you do if it happens to you?

The One-Two Punch to Networking: Learn, Then Do... ASAP

Alana Muller | Posted 01.12.2013 | Small Business
Alana Muller

Most of us would readily acknowledge that networking is something we should do every day -- not just when we need to. But it takes work, commitment, even generosity.

5 Critical Tips Before You Network

Elliot Lasson | Posted 01.08.2013 | Business
Elliot Lasson

Everyone is talking about networking, including career experts who preach its importance. However, it is a concept that is often misunderstood.

Ann Brenoff

12 Things I Learned From Getting Laid Off In My 60s | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.12.2012 | Fifty

I've been a journalist my entire working life. I've been a writer, an editor, and a nationally syndicated columnist for a major print daily. I can eve...

3 Tips To Combat Age Discrimination

U.S. News And World Report | Posted 09.28.2012 | Fifty

By Ritika Trikha for U.S. News and World Report Recently, the research and consulting firm Millennial Branding firm teamed up with the career netwo...

3 Things Older Job Seekers Should Never Do

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 09.27.2012 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Today's stagnant job market holds special challenges for mature job seekers. Hiring opportunities are limited and the competition for jobs remains stiff. To be successful, you'll want to avoid the three common mistakes older applicants make.

Joblessness Takes Its Toll

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 09.25.2012 | Money
Rayanne Thorn

What do you say to someone who has followed all your suggestions, done his homework, and is a good man... A good man who just can't seem to catch a break.

Graduation: The Loneliest Day

Sophie Egan | Posted 06.01.2012 | College
Sophie Egan

It's supposed to be like your wedding day or the birth of a child: blissful. Life affirming. There are flags and robes and sashes, hugs and cheers and high-fives, the band playing its jubilant heart out. But I have never felt less like celebrating.

5 Tips to Leverage Social Media to Get a Job

Megan Berry | Posted 05.20.2012 | Business
Megan Berry

If it turns out there is one dream job out there for you, social media is also a great place to do a stunt or go the extra mile to prove to them how great you are for the job. Go ahead, tweet your way to a job.

Some Free Advice on Being a Freelancer

Gary M. Krebs | Posted 05.14.2012 | Books
Gary M. Krebs

"A lot of freelancers have incredible skills but don't know how to market themselves and no one knows what they can do. A simple thing like creating an online portfolio on a web page can go a long way."

When Job Hunting, Trust Your Gut

Delia Lloyd | Posted 12.17.2011 | Women
Delia Lloyd

As strange as it may seem, I love looking for work. But I still make rookie mistakes.