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Careers

Post image for 4 Ways to Get Past the Resume Gatekeepers

It’s been estimated that for every job posted these days, there are over 100 people that apply for it. And if the job is in a sought-after profession, you can easily expect to go up against hundreds of others who likely have qualifications that are similar to yours – or better! How can you expect to catch the attention of hiring managers with so much competition? Learn the four secrets to a great resume. Read More…

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Post image for 25 Odd Jobs that Make Good Money

Ever wondered how people end up in most unusual jobs? The reasons for taking up odd jobs could be many, such as making quick money, realizing passion or yearning to do something new and different. Sometimes these seemingly odd endeavors turn out to be great platforms for building personally rewarding professions.  Not all such odd jobs can be good, some of them might leave you broke. Read More…

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Post image for Most asked Job Interview Questions and How to Answer them

Got an interview to attend? Nervousness and apprehension are quite common when there is an interview scheduled. Certainly, interview is a most important phase in the recruitment process. A successful interview clears your path to landing your dream job. It’s the best opportunity for the candidates to project a good image about themselves to the employers. Read More…

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Post image for Some Things Get Better with Age!

Some things get better with age such as wine, cowboy boots, blue jeans, rib-eye steaks, balsamic vinegar and some human beings. Older people are not quietly go into the sunset and retiring.  Successful entrepreneurs are getting older!  The young entrepreneurs may get more press, but there are many older people becoming entrepreneurs.  Are they more productive and creative?   Read More…

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Post image for Your Career Is Going Nowhere, What Can You Do?

Has your career hit a bump, you’re in a dead end job or you just want a change? You are not alone! You could just go out with your friends and complain about it or you could do something about it.  Are you bored, want more money or just want a change? Did you give it your all or did you just expect they would discover your talent?  Whatever the reason, if you want to do something about it, you can start here! Read More…

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Post image for Why using your Facebook Friends to get referred into jobs beats job boards

Job seekers have never been more empowered as they are in today’s job search landscape. The sheer amount of tools, advice and sites they have at their disposal is truly amazing. This is especially true when it comes to using social networking sites like Facebook and Linkedin. Read More…

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Post image for Congratulations Class of 2013, Now What?

Congratulations class of 2013!  Four years or more of hard work has gotten you here.  Alright, maybe it wasn’t all hard work; you enjoyed college, joined a fraternity or sorority, participated in sports, joined clubs or organizations, enjoyed a party or two and had a good time.  Now you have to start acting like an adult and get a job, move out on your own and support yourself.  What should you do? Read More…

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Post image for Too Young to Retire!

Too young to retire and too old to get a job!  There are many people in their forties and fifties that feel that way.  They lost their jobs in the recession and cannot find another one.  They already exhausted their unemployment and have given up.  That’s right, they stopped looking!  They do not have the savings they should have and they gave up.  What should they do? Read More…

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Post image for Road Map to Success – A Personal Story

Writing about success reminds me of the interview question tell me about yourself?  If you are not familiar with this question, it is an interviewer’s question to get the candidate to start talking.  Some call it a 60 second commercial!  It is supposed to focus on the skills you bring to the job.  I thought I would describe myself through my journey to success.   Read More…

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Should Age Matter?

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Should age matter?!  I bet you think I am talking about me.  Just because I am older (middle aged), it isn’t always about me.  Alright, I am just past middle aged, I am sixty-six (66) years old, but as healthy as a thirty-five (35) year old!  I expect to live to a hundred, but more importantly thirty (30) years in retirement (again).  Read on because how we feel about age will affect you too! Read More…

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