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Skilled Trades Career Option

Consider skilled trades. A lot of jobs that pay $50,000; $60,000; $70,000 a year don’t require a college degree.

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It’s a Tougher Job Market for Millennials

Millennials are finding it nearly impossible to get jobs and get on their own. There are ways to improve their chances of finding full-time employment.

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Help for Felons Reentering the Workforce

It’s sometimes difficult for convicted felons to get jobs but there are some things you can do and places you can contact for help.

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When Should You Discuss Salary?

You need to be ready to talk money in the very early stages of the interview process. You can’t wait until an offer is on the table.

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How to Manage A Job Loss

After a job loss, take time to take care of yourself. It is the most important thing you can do to ensure success in finding a new job.

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How Long Should My Resume Be?

Don’t believe the urban legend that says your resume should be kept to just one page. It’s important to properly market yourself to employers, and that can take several pages.

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It’s Important to Use Numbers in Your Resume

Jennie was proud of her success in producing high levels of revenue for her company but nervous about actually showing those numbers in her resume. After considering options, we found a way to use numbers to make her resume strong without revealing data she considered too sensitive.

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Does Dress for Success Always Mean Dressing Up?

Ken was confused about whether or not it was appropriate to wear a suit and tie to the second interview with the same company. He found out that dressing for success can mean blending with the environment and choosing a more casual approach when thinking about what to wear.

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Assess Where You Are and Where You Want to Be

After a few years, Susan found that her dream job had become a nightmare. She took a hard look at where she was, thought about where she wanted to be, and decided to make it happen. Faster than she could have imagined, Susan found herself in a job that satisfied both her professional and personal needs.

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How to Get Hired When You’re A Senior Past 60

It’s not easy being a mature worker looking for work. But, there are opportunities out there. Focus on your strengths and what you bring to the job that younger workers cannot.