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Love To Tinker? 3 Unique Careers That Let You Work With Your Hands

There are some people who like working in an office setting and some people who enjoy staying busy with their hands. A job working with the hands often makes the day go by faster as you always have something to do with most careers. It also gives you a change to explore the creativity that you have instead of working with a computer or documents all day. ...




7 Ways to Find Your Perfect Job

Of all the questions asked, answered, and fretted about during the dating game between job seeker and employer, applicants often forget one that should be directed at themselves: Is this opportunity a good fit? Figuring that out is less science, more art, says Reesa Staten, director of workplace research for staffing firm Robert Half International. ...




The Intel Insider With The Outsider's Perspective

In this last week of 2016, a year in which I met many great people, I'll be writing short posts about some of my most memorable encounters. Today: my introduction earlier this Fall to Rosalind Hudnell, Vice President of Worldwide Corporate Affairs at Intel and President at the Intel Foundation. ...




Thirteen Pieces of Life Advice That Fifty Year Olds Know and Twenty Year Olds Don't

When your heart breaks, you will feel like you will never love again, and you will be alone forever and ever. That feeling is a lie. The night passes. Dawn comes. You will be all right.
 
When you meet a stranger and your eyes lock across a crowded room, and every fiber of your heart and soul sings “Yes! Yes! This is the one! I am in love!” you are not in love. ...




Too Young To Lead? When Youth Works Against You

Most research on age discrimination covers bias against older people in the workforce.
But if the media’s anti-millennial messages are any indication of what’s going on at work, younger employees may face discrimination, too. One survey found that employers are reluctant to hire people under 30 because they’re “unpredictable and ‘they don’t know how to work. ...




5 Things You Need to Fix About Your Resume Before 2017

Is getting a new job in 2017 at the top of your list of New Year’s resolutions? Then you need to start preparing now. Hiring tends to pick up just after the holidays, especially at those businesses that start off the new year with a new budget or who suddenly have positions to fill. ...




Resume Profile vs. Resume Objective

Should you use a resume profile or a resume objective on your resume? Some hiring managers recommend that job applicants begin their resume with a resume profile instead of an objective.
What's a resume profile? It's a brief summary of an applicant’s skills, experiences, and goals as they relate to a specific job opening. ...




Here's the Sound Career Advice Allison Williams Received from Tom Hanks

28-year-old Girls star Allison Williams has managed to land roles outside of the hit HBO show since its start. Who can forget her successful live performance of Peter Pan in 2014?
And while the star clearly has what it takes to make it in Hollywood all on her own, that's not to say she isn't open to career tips from seasoned A-listers. ...




This Productivity Hack Completely Changed My Life, and It Can Improve Yours

During your day, you have a lot going on. Email, phone calls, meetings, interviews, driving, answering questions, tech support, coding, hosting webinars and whatever else you have to accomplish during those hours that you've defined as "work. ...




Leaving a Long-Term Job Takes Courage, Especially If You're a Woman

A former Etsy employee recently got me thinking about something I hadn’t articulated, although I’d lived it: women are likelier than men to stick around in jobs they’ve outgrown.
 
Danielle Maveal worked for Etsy when it was a true startup. ...