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Want to Go Into Healthcare? How to Choose the Right Medical Field for You

Medical field careers have been booming in popularity over the past decade. These professions are often high paying and stable with long-term potential for growth. As our society gets older, the need for skilled healthcare workers will continue to grow. ...




Offered a New Job? 4 Tips for Transitioning Into a New Home & Workplace

Relocating for a new job can be a source of anxiety. You have to find a new place to live. There is also the added burden of starting in a new workplace. Here are some tips to help you make the transition.
 
Plan Your Moving Strategy
 
Get all of your belongings organized and packed before the big day. ...




Education Career on the Line? How to Rock Your Teacher Evaluations

Being observed while conducting class is one way that administrators evaluate teachers. Another portion is through feedback that they receive from students, parents, and other teachers. The third part is measured with academic success, generally through test scores. ...




5 Simple Resume Writing Hacks That Will Make You Stand Out

Getting the job interview in today's competitive job search environment means creating a resume that stands out in the crowd. Here are five hacks that will do just that.
Writing a resume is one of the most important career management tasks you can do. ...




The Career Advice No One Will Give You

Below is an excerpt from Weird in a World That’s Not: A Career Guide for Misfits, F*ckups, and Failures by Jennifer Romolini, Chief Content Officer at Shondaland.com.
 
Over the decade or so since I officially became an editor, I’ve sat on a number of conference panels, with a number of silly-formal conference-panel names. ...




Sheryl Sandberg explains when moving 'backward' in your career can be a good thing

Taking a step backward in your career isn't always a bad thing. In fact, Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook and founder of leanin.org, thinks it's sometimes necessary.
"One of the most important times that I see people not jump when they should is about changing either industries or functions," Sandberg said on an episode of the podcast "When to Jump. ...




Expert Advice: 8 Tips for Writing a Standout Cover Letter

It’s practically unheard of nowadays to apply for a job or an internship without submitting a cover letter. Companies are flooded with resumes, and candidates need to stand out in order to avoid unemployment. Students especially have it tough: according to a 2013 study by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, roughly 13% of recent college graduates are unemployed and an additional 44% take jobs they are over-qualified for. ...




The Most Off-Putting Things Recruiters & Hiring Managers do to Candidates

Ghosting, the term used to describe ending a relationship by not responding to texts or calls, has gained such popularity in recent years. Even the New York Times wrote a story on the phenomenon.

 At least the broken-hearted have good company! Jobseekers have many frustrations about the search process, but none greater than a lack of communication. ...




How One Woman Made Helping Moms Find Flexible Work Into a Booming Business

Allison Robinson had plenty of experience with moms and their concerns before she had a child herself. As the leader of the innovation team at Pampers North America, she was dedicated to understanding how being a mom is different now compared with generations before. ...




Minority Women Veterans Are Our Most Invisible Heroes

Our brave minority women veterans are often forced to navigate a discouraging obstacle course when they transition back into civilian life. No matter what their demographic might be, all military veterans returning home after a long time in active service face a distinct set of difficult challenges. ...