How To Make Your Job Application Stand Out

How To Make Your Job Application Stand Out Guest Author09.2016 IMAGE CREDIT: PIXABAY Since each job opening is designed to hire exactly one person, separating yourself is an absolute necessity in the face of intense competition. Do you know how much competition you are facing, though? ERE Media reports that recruiters receive 250 applicants for an

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Trust Yourself: Your Inner Voice is Your Career Expert

As children, we depend on other people to keep us safe, comfortable, healthy, and well. For a time we don’t realize all the decisions being made on our behalf and that’s okay… until it’s not okay. As we grow, we become more independent and our interests develop more fully, but if we’re not careful, we

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7 Easy Ways to Work on Your Career on an Ongoing Basis

http://idealistcareers.org/7-easy-ways-work-career-ongoing-basis/One of the biggest mistakes that job seekers make is that they fall into the trap of only thinking about their next career move when they need a job.  The fact is, it doesn’t matter if you’re working for a nonprofit organization that you love or are looking to find a new position in the

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Tips: How to Manage Your Online Brand

http://blog.penelopetrunk.com/2016/01/14/how-to-manage-your-online-brand/   Melissa broke up with her boyfriend. Thank god, because I never liked him. I have never liked any of her boyfriends, and the most unlikable of her boyfriends would say I’m overbearing and jealous. I would say I just have a good eye for men. Here’s the summary of Melissa’s love life in

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Tips for Making Teams Work Together

At age ten the Farmer was doing chores before and after school and most of the weekend. This was normal for his family. It’s what his parents did and what their parents did. I told him my kids were not doing that. Being a full-time farmer means kids don’t have the chance to figure out what

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Working from Home is not as Great as it Sounds

Maybe I actually do like working from home but I’m not liking it now because I’m not home. And I’m not working. I’m finding a cello teacher. Since the last teacher died, we are traveling all over the country navigating the world of cello teachers: Claremont, Chicago, Santa Monica, and now Aspen. My son sometimes says out loud what

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5 Steps To Achieving Your Career Goals

Time is precious. Whether it’s for work or personal reasons most of us have a lot going on in our lives, I know I do. How often do you stop to think about where your time goes? Are you focusing your time on achieving the right goals or just filling your time with a never-ending

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