How to Avoid the ‘Motherhood Penalty’ During Your Job Search

Social science research suggests that in the labor market, mothers of young children are at a disadvantage. Employers seem to be less…

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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…

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How To Get A Job Before It’s Posted

It’s a story every job seeker has to tell. You find the perfect job opening. You apply. And then you wait. And…

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Why Personal Connections Matter & Can Get You Hired

Personal connections land jobs. Everybody knows that. Hence, “It’s not what you know, but who you know.” Indeed, in surveys, it’s typical…

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Why Long-Term Unemployment Isn’t As Bad As You Think

Here’s some good news for folks who’ve long been out of work: that big gap on your resume may not be hurting…

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