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How to Pick a Career With the Most Job Openings

Although I hate taxes as much as the next guy, I have to appreciate some of what I get for my money. Case in point, how often do you check the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics? Okay, there was a time would I would have said "never" as well. However, I feel myself being pulled back to it fro...

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10 Ways for Women to Lean In

In April 2013, I wrote a blog called Why Now Is a Great Time to Lean In. It was a month after Sheryl Sandberg’s game-changing book Lean In came out and now it is almost a year later. If you haven’t heard about it, quite a lot has happened in a mere 12 months. I believe every working...

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5 Tips to Create a Job That Doesn’t Exist Yet

For every job opening, there are three people who are unemployed. When it comes to finding your dream job, this isn't the best news for job seekers. However, this does present an opportunity: to create a job that doesn't exist yet. Many job seekers are beginning to realize they can crea...

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5 Tricks to Stay Motivated When Working at Home

Staying motivated at work can be hard but for remote employees it can be downright impossible. Unlike an office environment, at home there are a ton of temptations and distractions that can easily sap your productivity and your career trajectory. "Working from home is essentially an ...

Why You Shouldn’t Stop Using Buzzwords During Your Job Search

The rules of job search have changed; in fact, some might say they have taken a 180-degree turn in recent years, particularly with the advent of social networking. The waters have become murkier than ever as career journalists vie for the attention of readers with click-generating headline...

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25 Highest Paying Companies for Interns 2014; Some Interns Earn $7,000+ Per Month

While the median household income in the U.S., according to the U.S. Census Bureau, is $53,046, several interns earn much more – $75,000+, assuming they were to work a full year. At a time when the income inequality debate continues, Glassdoor is revealing its report of the 25 Highest Pa...

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4 Ways Your Ego is Getting in the Way of Your Job Search

Toeing the line between confidence and arrogance is an easy line to cross during your job search. Sure, you might have strong technical skills and experience. You probably have a great network and personal brand, too. And chances are, you probably can find a colleague who can write you a g...

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3 Tips to Get a Recruiter’s Attention

Finding a job is a job in itself and to succeed at finding work, one thing I would HIGHLY suggest is that you release any sense of entitlement. One very hard truth that some have not learned is that recruiters do NOT work for you. They are looking out for themselves and are not being selfi...

How Diversity in Your Career Can Get You Hired

In today’s economy, workers often switch jobs frequently, and even re-invent entire careers. But if your resume includes jobs in a number of industries or professions, does that signal to potential employers that you’re good at many things—or good at none? A jack of all trades or a d...

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How to Answer 4 Types of Weird Interview Questions

When preparing for job interviews, there's no such thing as being too prepared. You should expect to answer a variety of questions; some of which will be difficult and even weird. Glassdoor recently revealed its Top 25 Oddball Interview Questions. These questions were compiled from comp...