Career Advice

How to Use Pessimism To Fuel Your Job Search

Job Alerts Now 21 August , 2020

Think positive. This mantra is often preached at us during any tough spot in life. We are encouraged to keep our thoughts trained on the positive while we are going through negative situations. Although there is much to be said for positive thinking, pessimism can also be a useful tool when you are going through a job search. Keep reading to find out how you can use this unpopular sentiment to help you land your next great job.

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How to Stand Out in a Crowded Employment Market

Job Alerts Now 24 July , 2020

After nearly four solid months of declining job losses, there is light at the end of the tunnel. Many states are finally beginning to re-open businesses and that means that a serious hiring frenzy is set to begin. While that is good news for the more than 40 million people who have lost jobs since March when schools and businesses across the country began shutting doors and millions of people were either laid off work or transitioned to working from home.

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Three Ways to Get Advance Pay From Your Job

Job Alerts Now 21 June , 2020

There may come a time during your career with your employer that you need to request an advance on your pay. You may have an unexpected emergency that can't wait until you get your paycheck. These are three ideas for getting the advance that you need.

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How to Stand Out in the Midst of Massive Unemployment

Job Alerts Now 22 May , 2020

NBC reports that the national unemployment rate is currently 14.7 percent. It is currently the worst it has been since the height of the Great Depression when those numbers grew to 24.9 percent of the American workforce. The numbers are alarming and may be disheartening to those in search of employment. However, there are things you can do to make yourself more attractive to potential employers – even in the midst of widespread unemployment spurred by COVID-19. 

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How to Work Efficiently at Home During the Pandemic

Job Alerts Now 23 April , 2020

Are you still struggling to adjust to working from home? If so, the following tips can help you manage your workload in an efficient, productive manner.

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