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Do More than Expected to Get Ahead


One of the best things you can do to increase your career advancement opportunities where you work is to do more than expected.It's often not enough to just do a fine job and expect promotions now and then based on longevity.

Tips for Requesting a Raise


You probably think you deserve a raise. But does your boss think so?Here's how to go about convincing your boss that you're really worth more than you're being paid.

Why You Should Never Complain About Former Bosses


You're at a job interview. You're doing great, answering questions left and right.

17 Surefire Ways to Annoy Potential Employers


Despite the President's encouraging words, the job market is still in sorry shape. There are more job seekers than job openings, so do NOT make things harder on yourself by doing any of the things on this list! Never, ever do these!Apply for jobs you are not qualified for.

Ask Me No Questions, Ill Tell You No Lies


If only there were no questions involved in getting a job!If you've been following NBC's "The Apprentice," you know who Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth is. She's had the honor of being fired by Donald Trump (and others, according to "People" magazine).

If Youre Fired, Will Past Employers Keep Your Secret?


Despite what some job seekers think, it is not illegal for former employers to tell reference checkers that you were fired. They can say anything they want as long as it's true.

Youre Fired Isnt The Finale


According to the U.S.

20 Powerful Tips For Advancing Your Career


You don't want to stay in your current position forever..

References: Choose Wisely


Sophisticated job seekers know and understand that sometime during the interview and hiring process you will be asked to supply references. With this in mind, here are five concepts to focus on in developing your reference list.

Hiring Managers: Preventing "Fall-Off's" and Counter Offers


"Bill, thanks so much for your assistance with this search. We're very happy that Robert has accepted the position.

Resume Posting: Tips for Jobseekers


Recruiting firms, like most businesses today, must embrace technology in order to prosper. Part of modern recruiting is understanding the value and benefit of internet job boards.

How To Resign Gracefully


Once a new job has been accepted, you need to consider the timing of your resignation. Since two weeks' notice is considered the norm, make sure your resignation properly coincides with your start date at the new company.

Avoiding Tire Kickers as Job Seekers


With the economy heating up and employment prospects opening up after years of dormancy, it is more critical than ever for employers to understand that unfortunately, career "tire kickers" still exist in the marketplace. Demand for quality talent, especially at the senior executive level, still outweighs supply.

What Everybody Ought To Know About How To Change Their Career or Profession and Still Survive...


Dr. Denis Waitley, trainer of leaders, including Super Bowl and Olympic athletes, Apollo astronauts, and Fortune 500 executives, is the most listened to voice on personal and career achievement and the author of the all-time best-seller, The Psychology of Winning claims that the 21st century is unlike anything we could have imaged.

About Your Work


I like Simon, one of three judges on American Idol. I find his feedback refreshingly honest.

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Two studies reiterate that very few postdoctoral researchers land academic posts — and suggest that the skills postdocs learn are not sought by employers ...


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Here's a look of how much retirement income you might be able to expect from Social Security once you've attained a six-figure salary.


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Low business costs and a highly-educated labor supply propel the Tar Heel State to the top of Forbes' 13th annual look at the business climates of the 50 states.


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The Career Services team at the Singapore campus of James Cook University engages in “career education” for future success. Anusha Krishnamoorthy.


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Nearly 10 million people in the U.S. live with a serious mental illness. But one psychologist says there isn't agreement on whether workers should make mental ...


Smoothen the rough edges, soften the blow  The Hindu

Involuntary job losses may be unavoidable in some circumstances, but there is always a choice in how they are handled.


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Consistently ranked as one of the nation's “Great Colleges to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education, Baylor is a rewarding place to build a career.


Job growth in the U.S.: Cities adding the most jobs in every state  USA TODAY

Changes in total employment in 381 metro areas were reviewed from August 2013 to August 2018 to identify cities adding the most jobs in every state.


Employment trends: 20 jobs that are now dominated by women  USA TODAY

In 2000, women held approximately 40.5 percent of all jobs in the United States. That number increased to 43.1 percent in 2016.


How to Make the Most of a Seasonal Job | Careers  U.S. News & World Report

Seasonal jobs employ temporary and gig workers in the retail, hospitality and logistics industries in time to meet high consumer demand during the holidays.


Your College Major Does Not Define Your Career | Applying for a Job  U.S. News & World Report

Wondering what you can do with a liberal arts major? There are no useless college majors. Find out how to make yours valuable by selling your skills.


This Veteran Seeks To Reinvent The Employment Ecosystem For Salaried Careers  Forbes Now

This veteran is working to reinvent the hiring process for skilled labor, especially in the growing tech sector. Working with formerly incarcerated, he's finding ...


Not Ready to Retire? Find a Bridge Job or Second Career.  U.S. News & World Report

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How a Low Unemployment Rate May Affect your Job Search  U.S. News & World Report

While a low unemployment rate is good news for job seekers, it can spell trouble for employers because the competition to hire and retain talent is fierce.


Human Resources  JBU Athletics

Job Opportunities and Careers at JBU, Human Resources, Faculty, Staff, & Graduate Assistants, Careers.


These are the jobs with the best – and the worst – job security  USA TODAY

While much of the U.S. workforce has an easier time finding a job than they did nine years ago, there are dozens of jobs with high unemployment rates.


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These are careers for creative people who want to find best jobs for writers, best jobs for artists and best jobs for actors.


Outdoor Jobs: Careers That Take You Beyond the Cubicle | Best Jobs  U.S. News & World Report

Cubicle life isn't for everyone. If the prospect of sitting at the same desk every day makes you squirm, you may be better suited to a job you can perform outside.


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Career advice about how to find a job in the blockchain industry, how to find a job in the bitcoin industry and how to find a crypto job.


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Breaking Into the Weed Business: Everything You Need to Know  U.S. News & World Report

How to get a job selling marijuana and how to work in the cannabis industry.


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How to deal with the office tattletale  The Seattle Times

Is it worth complaining to the boss about the irritating snitch?


How to Deal With Job Search Rejection | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

When you're rejected from a job, take time to analyze your professional strengths and weaknesses and practice your interview techniques.


Wawa hiring 5,000 new employees this spring  6abc.com

Wawa is looking to hire 5000 new employees during the next three months.


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Boost your insider knowledge, use the right keywords when searching for jobs and network with a specific purpose in mind to find the right roles.


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No matter what the reason, there is a good chance you will experience an employment disruption at some point in your career.


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Advice about how to find a meaningful job that makes you happy instead of a pointless job that makes you bored at work.


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If you're job searching or networking, make sure you're taking full advantage of LinkedIn's new features and functions, such as "Find Nearby" and giving kudos.


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College seniors figure out how to get a first job after graduation.


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In "Give People Money," author Annie Lowrey of The Atlantic explains how universal basic income could career prospects and social attitudes toward work.


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