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Job Hunting? “Innocent” Facebook Posts Can Ruin Your Chances

It is well-documented that poor use of social media can derail careers. However, it’s just as likely that social networks…

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The 5 Words Never to Say… During a Job Interview

Job hunters greatly outnumber openings these days, so even a seemingly minor slip of the tongue can cut short your…

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New On the Job? 10 Ways to Make Them Really Glad They Hired You

We don’t just have to learn a new set of responsibilities when we start a new job…we also must learn…

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To Find a Job, Break the Rules

In this tough job market, you can’t play by the old “rules.” As a career coach who has helped thousands…

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8 Professions Hiring Now (No College Required)

The recent recession has taken its toll on many working people, but those who lack college degrees have fared the…

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Lost Your Job? Cobra vs. Obamacare

If you find yourself temporarily unemployed or you retire shortly before becoming Medicare eligible (at age 65), you might face…

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Where’s Your Wow? Four Ways to Stand Out from the Pack

Some people have a natural ability to “wow”—an effortless charisma and skill in relationships that draw others toward them. But…

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Layoffs Coming? A Shrewd Strategy to Stay Employed

Requesting a demotion might seem an odd career move, but if layoffs are coming, a step backward on the corporate…

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Three Words Never to Say When You’re Eating Out with a Client or the Boss

The impression we make at the dining table can affect the way others see us. It even can affect our…

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Add a P.S. to Your Cover Letter… and Other Tactics to Jump-Start a Stalled Job Search

According to the Bureau of Labor statistics, the average job search in America now takes 28.5 weeks. But if you’ve…

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You Can Get Ahead at Work Despite a Chronic Illness

About 40% of working Americans have a chronic illness. That means they have a health problem that lasts longer than…

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The Secret to Finding a Job When “There Are No Jobs”

Advice from Richard Nelson Bolles, author of What Color Is Your Parachute? Finding a job is tough enough in this…

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Should You Take a Job Buyout Offer?

General Motors, Ford and Chrysler have been offering as much as $140,000 to tens of thousands of workers willing to…

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Where the Jobs Are

The government is hiring 193,000 people... plus other "hot" sectors Despite the grim news about unemployment and layoffs, there still…

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Where to Find Today’s Top-Paying Retirement Jobs

Look around the bank, the bookshop, drugstore and doctor’s office. Jobs once filled by 25-year-olds now go to older adults.…